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The Paris Review No. 54, Summer 1972

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“I do not want to be remembered. These are dehumanizing times—it’s best to be forgotten”: An interview with Jerzy Kosinski.

A movie-picture outline by James Ivory, Michael O’Donoghue, and George Trow.

Stories by Gail Godwin and Harry Mathews. Poems by Allen Ginsberg and Ron Padgett.

Table of Contents

Fiction

Kenward Elmslie, Tropicalism

Gail Godwin, Some Side Effects of Time Travel

James Ivory, Savages: A Motion Picture Outline

Harry Mathews, The Sinking of the Odradek Stadium

Michael O’Donoghue, Savages: A Motion Picture Outline

Michael Rothschild, The Austringer

David Shetzline, Country of the Painted Freaks

George Swift Trow, Savages: A Motion Picture Outline

Interview

Jerzy Kosinski, The Art of Fiction No. 46  Full Text

Poetry

Tom Clark, Three Poems

Allen Ginsberg, An Open Window on Chicago

Faye Kicknosway, Our Gang: Ginger

Ron Padgett, Two Poems

Tom Walsh, Two Poems

Art

Howard Grey, The Open Secret