Volume 14 • Issue 2 • 1984 • Spring-Summer: Writing From the World: Selections from the International Writing Program 1977-1983

Front Matter


Front Matter, The Iowa Review, v.14 no.2, Spring-Summer, 1984

1984-04-01 Volume 14 • Issue 2 • 1984 • Spring-Summer: Writing From the World: Selections from the International Writing Program 1977-1983

Contents


Foreword

Paul Engle and Hualing Nieh Engle

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On Poetry

Ai Qing and Marilyn Chin

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My Life as a Chinese Writer

Mrs. Ding Ling, Yeh, Marilyn Chin, Anna Lillios and Kathy Yeh

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My Friends

Bjorg Vik

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Where Does the Poet Come From?

Ottó Orbán

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Tension

Sahar Khalifeh

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I Strain My Ears

Gozo Yoshimasu

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Arranging Chaos

Gozo Yoshimasu

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Lakeside

Gozo Yoshimasu

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Autumn Flowers

Gozo Yoshimasu, Richard Arno and Marilyn Chin

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Snowy Morning

Ai Qing and Marilyn Chin

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The Ramshackle Car

Xiao Qian

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The Eye of Night

Wang Meng, Janice Wickeri and Marilyn Chin

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My Hometown's Base Creatures

Wu Cheng, Marilyn Chin and Jesse Wang

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The Morning Reading

Wu Cheng, Marilyn Chin and Eunice Chen

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The Street

Sachiko Yoshihara

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Woman

Sachiko Yoshihara and John Solt

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Wandering Was Always an Important Theme in My Lyric

Tetsuo Nakagami

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I'm Lying on the Bed at a Motel and...

Tetsuo Nakagami and Marilyn Chin

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For the Desert Island

Tae-ch'ul Shin and Marilyn Chin

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Bukan

Emha Ainunn Nadjib and Harriet Levin

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Force of Circumstance

Jose Lacaba

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The Sacred Passion of St. Joseph

Jose Lacaba

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King's Orders

Jose Lacaba

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A Dragon for the Family

Robert Yeo

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From "A Thai Divine Comedy"

Montri Umavijani

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Belief

Ashokamitran .

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Homecoming

R. Parthasarathy

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Poem

Nadia Bishai

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The Son, the Father and the Donkey

Sabri Moussa, Denys Johnson-Davies and Anna Lillios

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Benevolence

Sabri Moussa, Elizabeth Bloeger, Vivien Abadir and Anna Lillios

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The Year of the Zop

Yitzhak Orpaz and Daniel Weissbort

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Exile

Gideon Telpaz

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Dedicatory Entry

Anton Shammas

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Goodboy

Anton Shammas

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Self-Portrait

Abdul-Latif Akel

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Ghazal

Jonaid . and Mary Jane White

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Poem

Jonaid .

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A Period of Darkness

Bessie Head

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Naphiri

Edison Mpina

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Arlington

Edison Mpina

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Kwabenya

Kwabenya .

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From "Song of Lawino"

Okot p'Bitek

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Tort's Bitter Marriage

Amos Tutuola

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Images on the Beach

Elsa Cross, Abby Wolf and Eric Walker

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At the Sources

Tomás Segovia

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Dawn of Tomorrow

Tomás Segovia and James Irby

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Interludio Idilico: Coda

Tomás Segovia

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Canciones sin Su Música

Tomás Segovia and Nathaniel Tarn

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