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Subject: Announcing Jacket # 4
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Jacket magazine is a literary quarterly free on the Internet, edited from
Sydney Australia by poet John Tranter. Issue # 4 is now fully fitted and
stitched up, at this URL:
Announcing Jacket’s first QUIZ, with real prizes!
With a gallery of sparkling poems by :
Adam Aitken, Charles Alexander and Sheila Murphy - a collaboration, Gary
Catalano, Maxine Chernoff, Bernard Cohen, M.T.C.Cronin, Elaine Equi, Coral
Hull, David Lehman, Tony Lopez, Rod Mengham, Ian Patterson, Roger Pellett,
Gig Ryan, Keston Sutherland, and Robert Vandermolen.
Articles to knock your socks off:
David Lehman - The Questions of Postmodernism,
Eliot Weinberger : on the strange ghosts of Ísland,
Caddel and Quartermain : OTHER British and Irish Poetry since 1970,
Forrest Gander - review of Yasusada : DOUBLED FLOWERING,
A peculiar and perspicacious Portuguese perspective of the 1998 Cambridge
(England) Conference of Contemporary Poetry,
H.M.Enzensberger's "KIOSK" reviewed by Lawrence Joseph,
Noel King interviews Pete Ayrton, publisher of Serpent's Tail books,
Mr Rubenking's "BREAKDOWN" - computers and writing (with a REAL AUDIO
recording of ROBOT POET Joy H.Breshan reading a computer-generated poem in
the mode of Mr Ashbery, and John Tranter’s “Carousel”, a computer-assisted
Tom Clark's "White Thought" reviewed by Dale Smith,
Photography - art, fine art, or prostitution?,
Pet of the Month - the MEERKAT (very handy for poets - find out why),
Great Moments in Literature # 13 - Kleist’s TWELVE-VOLUME OPUS reduced to
haiku (!) ,
Dangerous Liaisons # 91 - Jo and Meg in Mexico.
. . . and, as usual, a lather of photographs and other visuals.
Drop by, try the fit of the Jacket, and if you like it, tell your friends!
( I understand that you may not wish to receive these notices.
( If so, please reply to this email to that effect, and
( I'll take your name off the mailing list pronto. [ J.T. ]
John Tranter, 39 Short Street, Balmain NSW 2041, Sydney, Australia
tel (+612) 9555 8502 fax (+612) 9818 8569
Editor, Jacket magazine: http://www.jacket.zip.com.au