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Volume 44 Number 3-4  2017   BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SPECIAL EDITION

SIGNS OF THE TIMES

THE POETS

FROM THE GUEST EDITOR, Joseph Bathanti, Magnetic Ether: "the Back of Beyond"

MEMOIRS, RECOLLECTIONS, REFLECTIONS

  • Alex Albright, “We Were All Famous. You Just Never Heard of Us”
  • Tom Patterson, Reconstituting Black Mountain
  • Whitney Jones, Jonathan Williams, The Jargon Society, and Black Mountain College  
  • Thomas Meyer, Black Mountain: A Tangential Recollection  
  • Cathryn Davis Zommer, Full Circle: Making Fully Awake  

POETICS & PRACTICE

  • Robert Duncan, Black Mountain College, with introduction & note on the text by James Maynard  
  • Michael Rumaker, Spotted Touch-Me-Not poem
  • Burt Kimmelman, My Own Private Black Mountain College
  • Leon Lewis, Black Mountain Memories: Books and their Makers
  • Jeff Davis, Primordia: Charles Olson’s Project to Recover the Mythic, The Testimony of the Lectures at Black Mountain College
  • Keith Flynn, Charles Olson: Human Vesuvius
  • Julia Connor, Across Divides: The Poetry of M.C. Richards
  • Charmaine Cadeau, Handling Poetry, Hearing Pottery: M.C. Richards and Black Mountain College
  • Alessandro Porco, The Poetry of Jane Mayhall
  • Savannah Paige Murray, “A New Kind of Stillness”: The Poetry of Hilda Morley
  • Anne Waldman and Vincent Katz, To Open Minds: The Black Mountain Experiment Still Resonates

WRITERS & POETS

  • Katherine Chaddock, Tall Tales on a Human Scale: The Stories of John Andrew Rice
  • Suzanne Penuel, The Leisure Class: John Andrew Rice’s Free Time
  • A Correspondence: John Andrew Rice and Charles Olson
  • Leverett T. Smith Jr., “a vast mosaic”: Composing Black Mountain Days
  • Michael Rumaker, The River at Night prose
  • Michael Rumaker, Cape Ann prose
  • Michael Rumaker, Journal Entry
  • Michael Rumaker, Untitled poem
  • Michael Rumaker, Praying Mantis poem
  • Michael Rumaker, Spotted Touch-Me-Not
  • Fielding Dawson, The Long Man poem
  • Paul Carroll, Untitled poem
  • Paul Carroll, Untitled poem
  • Paul Carroll, Poem to a Night in May poem
  • Martha King, A Late Night Snack  
  • Basil King, On the Road to Black Mountain College  
  • Joshua A. Gardner, The Disparate World of Basil King
  • Jeff Davis, Introduction to Charles Olson’s “Imago” and “The Morphology”
  • Charles Olson, Imago
  • Charles Olson, The Morphology  
  • Anne Waldman, At Mountain poem

ART, MUSIC, DEMOCRACY & DESIGN…

  • Frank H. Hursh Jr., ’Round About and ’Round Again: A Painter’s Trajectory from Black Mountain College to Mexico
  • Mark Davenport, Variations on a Ground: Patsy Lynch at Black Mountain College
  • Brian Butler, Black Mountain College, Alvin Lustig and Design for Democracy
  • Margret Kentgens-Craig, Joseph Albers at Black Mountain College: Infusing Modernism Into Mainstream North Carolina Culture
  • Mary Emma Harris, The Wisdom of Josef Albers
  • Irwin Kremen, On the Score of 4’33” (Original Version in Proportional Notation)
  • Sebastian Matthews, Wish You Were Here: Ray Johnson in Detroit, Black Mountain, the Lower East Side & Sag Harbor
  • Julie J. Thomson, Seeing More Than Failure: The Photographs of Buckminster Fuller’s 1948 Dome by Beaumont Newhall, Trude Guermonprez, Josef Albers, and Hazel Larsen Archer
  • Ray Miller & Jessica Wood, Merce Cunningham and Black Mountain: No Fixed Points
  • Craig Fischer, The Foot in Nixon’s Mouth: Stan VanDerBeek, Terry Gilliam, and Black Mountain Collage
  • Eva Díaz, R. Buckminster Fuller’s Strange Bedfellows

BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE & PLACE

  • Carey Hedlund, Black Mountain College and Penland School of Crafts: Neighbors Without Introduction  
  • Kelsey Wagner and William Schumann, John C. Campbell Folk School & Black Mountain College: An Interview with Jan Davidson  
  • Alice Sebrell, A Small But Mighty Museum: The Story of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
  • Heather South, Black Mountain College Through the Eyes of an Archivist 
  • David Silver, The Founding of the Farm at Black Mountain College 
  • John Corkran, Extra Innings: Some Black Mountain Lives after Softball 
  • Fielding Dawson, Education at Black Mountain College
  • Cratis D. Williams, With an Alumnus at Black Mountain College, with introduction by Sandra L. Ballard 
  • Alma Stone Williams, My Black Mountain College: A Personal Account
  • Alma Stone Williams, Selected Black Mountain Letters of Alma Stone Williams 
  • Percy Williams, That Took Some Doing: An Interview with Alma Stone Williams 
  • Russell Williams, Intergenerational Reverberations 

REVIEW ESSAYS / BOOK REVIEWS

  • Tom Frank, Three Models of Design at Black Mountain College: On Eva Díaz’s The Experimenters: Chance and Design at Black Mountain College  
  • Dustin Witsman, Black Mountain Was Rice—On Rice’s I Came Out of the Eighteenth Century and Chaddock’s Visions and Vanities: John Andrew Rice of Black Mountain College 
  • Savannah Paige Murray, on Martin Duberman’s An Exploration in Community  
  • Ted Wojtasik, on Michael Rumaker’s Black Mountain Days
  • Katie Kehoe, on Fielding Dawson’s The Black Mountain Book (new edition) 
  • Andrés Fisher, on Jonathan Creasey’s The Black Mountain Letters: Poems and Essays
  • Jean McLaughlin, on Helen Molesworth’s Leap before You Look 
  • Eric Baden, on Julie Thomson’s Begin to See: The Photographers of Black Mountain College
  • Darnell Arnoult, on the BMC section of North Carolina Literary Review 

 

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