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Volume 37 Number 2

Fall 2017

A Note on the Fall 2017 Issue

While reading proofs for this issue in August, a friend asked me whether I felt that my work at Raritan was “doing something” to stay politically engaged. She was in a woeful mood--the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, had just occurred and the news cycle was toggling between images and descriptions of the violence, and reports on the indulgent, deliberately provocative response by Donald Trump. My friend wondered whether working at Raritan felt meaningful in such a political and social climate or whether it felt too far removed from the “real” world. Her question surprised me, but I didn’t have to think too hard about my answer. I just had to turn to the proof pages at hand. Read more...

Carbon Burn (digital C print)

Remembering Karl Miller

Philip Horne and others

One of the Bridesmaids (poetry)

Frederick Seidel

Poetry by Numbers

Matthew Bevis

Two Poems

Tom Sleigh

No Direction Home: The Journey of Frantz Fanon

Looking for Balance

Michael Wood

Two Poems

Daniel Brown

Elizabeth Bowen in Love

Vivian Gornick

Nothing Much to Say (fiction)

Three Poems

What We Talk about When We Talk about Populism

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