9.0051 Post Modern Culture 5.3 Available (1/97)
Elaine Brennan (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Tue, 6 Jun 1995 02:09:25 EDT
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 9, No. 0051. Tuesday, 6 Jun 1995.
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 1995 14:21:17 -0400 (EDT)
From: John Merritt Unsworth <email@example.com>
Subject: PMC 5.3
The May, 1995 issue of Postmodern Culture is now available.
The issue includes essays on madness, the mired sublime,
indexical criticism, Pynchon's Vineland, Gertrude Stein,
stupid undergrounds; plus poetry, music, reviews, notices,
letters from readers, and a popular culture column on the
video game "Theme Park."
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