Fall Literary Review 2017

Vol.216 / No.9

Fall Literary Review 2017

 Specialist Capezza. My Lai, Vietnam. March 16, 1968. PFC Capezza shown setting a fire during the My Lai massacre, in which between 300 and 500 Vietnamese civilians were killed. Photo by Ronald Haberle
Politics & Society Books
Thomas C. FoxNovember 01, 2017

This is a book about war, about inhumane acts, about personal and institutional instincts of self-preservation.

Arts & Culture Books
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillNovember 02, 2017

A survey of children's books that put a human face on the complexities of America’s past

Arts & Culture Poetry
Paul MarianiSeptember 11, 2017

 “I really feel I can touch you even in this darkness when I pray.”
    —War correspondent James Foley (1973—2014)
           from his last message to his family

Man Jack the man is, just” Gerard Manley Hopkins

Arts & Culture Poetry
Amy NewmanSeptember 29, 2017

He is putting his whole hood/ over the hyssop, lowering his bone nose/ for the scent.

Arts & Culture Poetry
Colleen DulleOctober 18, 2017

Poet Kim Bridgford hopes to publish an essay on every woman poet who has ever lived through the Mezzo Cammin Women Poets Timeline, which she edits.

Promotional photograph of John Clements and Ralph Richardson in the 1939 film, The Four Feathers
Arts & Culture Culture

Raymond A. Schroth, S.J., America's books editor, considers shifting masculine ideals in film and literature.