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Volume 44 Number 3-4 / Volume 45 Number 1-2  2017/2018   BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SPECIAL EDITION

SIGNS OF THE TIMES ... 202

THE POETS ... 217

FROM THE GUEST EDITOR, Joseph Bathanti, Magnetic Ether: "the Back of Beyond" ... 218

MEMOIRS, RECOLLECTIONS, REFLECTIONS

  • Alex Albright, “We Were All Famous. You Just Never Heard of Us” ... 224
  • Tom Patterson, Reconstituting Black Mountain ... 234
  • Whitney Jones, Jonathan Williams, The Jargon Society, and Black Mountain College ... 246
  • Thomas Meyer, Black Mountain: A Tangential Recollection ... 254
  • Cathryn Davis Zommer, Full Circle: Making Fully Awake ... 260

POETICS & PRACTICE

  • Robert Duncan, Black Mountain College, with introduction & note on the text by James Maynard ... 266
  • Burt Kimmelman, My Own Private Black Mountain College ... 272
  • Leon Lewis, Black Mountain Memories: Books and their Makers ... 280
  • Jeff Davis, Primordia: Charles Olson’s Project to Recover the Mythic, The Testimony of the Lectures at Black Mountain College ...288
  • Keith Flynn, Charles Olson: Human Vesuvius ... 296
  • Julia Connor, Across Divides: The Poetry of M.C. Richards ... 304
  • Charmaine Cadeau, Handling Poetry, Hearing Pottery: M.C. Richards and Black Mountain College ... 310
  • Alessandro Porco, The Poetry of Jane Mayhall ... 318
  • Savannah Paige Murray, “A New Kind of Stillness”: The Poetry of Hilda Morley ... 330
  • Anne Waldman and Vincent Katz, To Open Minds: The Black Mountain Experiment Still Resonates ... 340

WRITERS & POETS

  • Katherine Chaddock, Tall Tales on a Human Scale: The Stories of John Andrew Rice ... 350
  • Suzanne Penuel, The Leisure Class: John Andrew Rice’s Free Time ... 356
  • A Correspondence: John Andrew Rice and Charles Olson ... 362
  • Leverett T. Smith Jr., “a vast mosaic”: Composing Black Mountain Days ... 368
  • Michael Rumaker, The River at Night prose ... 373
  • Michael Rumaker, Cape Ann prose ... 375
  • Michael Rumaker, Journal Entry ... 384
  • Michael Rumaker, Untitled poem ... 387
  • Michael Rumaker, Praying Mantis poem ... 627
  • Michael Rumaker, Spotted Touch-Me-Not poem ... 271
  • Fielding Dawson, The Long Man poem ... 493
  • Paul Carroll, Untitled poem ... 253
  • Paul Carroll, Untitled poem ... 571
  • Paul Carroll, Poem to a Night in May poem ... 439
  • Martha King, A Late Night Snack ... 388
  • Basil King, On the Road to Black Mountain College ... 392
  • Joshua A. Gardner, The Disparate World of Basil King ... 394
  • Jeff Davis, Introduction to Charles Olson’s “Imago” and “The Morphology” ... 398
  • Charles Olson, Imago ... 399
  • Charles Olson, The Morphology ... 400
  • Anne Waldman, At Mountain poem ... 404 

ART, MUSIC, DEMOCRACY & DESIGN…

  • Frank H. Hursh Jr., ’Round About and ’Round Again: A Painter’s Trajectory from Black Mountain College to Mexico ... 408
  • Mark Davenport, Variations on a Ground: Patsy Lynch at Black Mountain College ... 416
  • Brian Butler, Black Mountain College, Alvin Lustig and Design for Democracy ... 430
  • Margret Kentgens-Craig, Josef Albers at Black Mountain College: Infusing Modernism Into Mainstream North Carolina Culture ... 440
  • Mary Emma Harris, The Wisdom of Josef Albers ... 460
  • Irwin Kremen, On the Score of 4’33” (Original Version in Proportional Notation) ... 470
  • Sebastian Matthews, Wish You Were Here: Ray Johnson in Detroit, Black Mountain, the Lower East Side & Sag Harbor ... 474
  • 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 ... 482
  • Ray Miller & Jessica Wood, Merce Cunningham and Black Mountain: No Fixed Points ... 494
  • Craig Fischer, The Foot in Nixon’s Mouth: Stan VanDerBeek, Terry Gilliam, and Black Mountain Collage ... 512
  • Eva Díaz, R. Buckminster Fuller’s Strange Bedfellows ... 520
  • From the Archives of Harper's Monthly (April 1936) ... 525

BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE & PLACE

  • Carey Hedlund, Black Mountain College and Penland School of Crafts: Neighbors Without Introduction ... 526
  • Kelsey Wagner and William Schumann, John C. Campbell Folk School & Black Mountain College: An Interview with Jan Davidson ... 532
  • Alice Sebrell, A Small But Mighty Museum: The Story of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center ... 540
  • Heather South, Black Mountain College Through the Eyes of an Archivist ... 548
  • David Silver, The Founding of the Farm at Black Mountain College ... 552
  • John Corkran, Extra Innings: Some Black Mountain Lives after Softball ... 564
  • Fielding Dawson, Education at Black Mountain College ... 572
  • Cratis D. Williams, With an Alumnus at Black Mountain College, with introduction by Sandra L. Ballard ... 574
  • Alma Stone Williams, My Black Mountain College: A Personal Account ... 584
  • Alma Stone Williams, Selected Black Mountain Letters of Alma Stone Williams ... 600
  • Percy Williams, "That Took Some Doing": An Interview with Alma Stone Williams ... 610
  • Russell Williams, Intergenerational Reverberations ... 616

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 ... 622
  • 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 ... 628
  • Savannah Paige Murray, on Martin Duberman’s An Exploration in Community ... 632
  • Ted Wojtasik, on Michael Rumaker’s Black Mountain Days ... 635
  • Katie Kehoe, on Fielding Dawson’s The Black Mountain Book (new edition) ... 637
  • Andrés Fisher, on Jonathan Creasey’s The Black Mountain Letters: Poems and Essays ... 639
  • Jean McLaughlin, on Helen Molesworth’s Leap before You Look ... 641
  • Eric Baden, on Julie Thomson’s Begin to See: The Photographers of Black Mountain College ... 643
  • Darnell Arnoult, on the BMC section of North Carolina Literary Review ... 645

CHRONICLE ... 648

DEDICATION: TO MARY EMMA HARRIS, by Joseph Bathanti ... 653

BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BY THE NUMBERS ... 654

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