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Winter 1981

Winter 1981

Volume 57, Number 1

  • A. S. Knowles’s “ ‘Shadows on the Sand’ ”
  • Charles Maechling’s “Japan and the United States: the Brittle Alliance”
  • Walter Harding’s “Walden’s Man of Science”
  • Jane Barnes’s “John Updike: A Literary Spider”
  • Stories by A. S. Knowles, Charles Maechling, Walter Harding, and Jane Barnes
  • Poetry by Daniel Mark Epstein, Eleanor Ross Taylor, Heather McHugh, and Barbara Eve
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Winter 1981

Table of Contents

John Updike: A Literary Spider

IN 1979, two collections of John Updike's stories appeared, Too Far To Go, published in February by Fawcett, and Problems, published by Knopf in October. Rather than review these books by themselves, I want to discuss the stories in the new collecti [...]



Author Profiles

Heather McHugh’s books include Upgraded to Serious, Eyeshot, Father of the Predicaments, and Hinge and Sign: Poems, 1968–1993. She is currently Milliman Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington in Seattle