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The Paris Review No. 43, Summer 1968

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“Goddamn it, FEELING is what I like in art, not CRAFTINESS and the hiding of feelings”: Jack Kerouac on the Art of Fiction.

Stories by John Ashbery, James Schuyler, Donald Barthelme, and Marge Piercy. Poems by Jim Carroll, Kenneth Koch, and Vito Acconci.

Table of Contents

Fiction

John Ashbery, Further Adventures

Donald Barthelme, Alice

Marge Piercy, Love Me Tonight, God

Francis Ponge, Soap, The Parabolic Heater, The Asparagus-fern, The Peasant House, The Shape of The World

James Schuyler, Further Adventures

Eric Thompson, Adam, Adam, Shave Your Face

Interview

Jack Kerouac, The Art of Fiction No. 41  Full Text

Poetry

Vito Hannibal Acconci, Two Poems

Michael Benedikt, The Chest of Energy

Michael Brownstein, Big City

Jim Carroll, Poem

Clark Coolidge, Poems

John Godfrey, Our Knees

Kenneth Koch, The Pleasures of Peace

David Lehman, The Presidential Years

Bernadette Mayer, Two Poems

Aram Saroyan, Two Poems

Tony Towle, Daybreak

Anne Waldman, Two Poems

Lewis Warsh, Poem

Don Weingarten, Two Poems

Art

Roland Michenet, Flash Concernant