Tribute to Ervin Beck
In This Issue
Postmodern Rhapsody: Faithful Negotiations in the Poetry of Jeff Gundy
Coming Into Voice: Three Mennonite Women
Poets and the Beginning of Mennonite Poetry in the United States
The Beloved, Ambivalent Community: Mennonite Poets and the Postmodern
Yorifumi Yaguchi: International Poet and Prophet of Peace
Eve’s Striptease: What’s in a Name?
John J. Fisher
“Sloughing Off Ribs”: Revealing
The Second Sex in Julia Kasdorf’s Poetry
Beth Martin Birky
Memory Lost and Found: Inspired Forgetfulness in Julia Kasdorf’s
The Body and the Book
Susan Fisher Miller
Between Memory and Longing: Rudy Wiebe’s Sweeter Than All the
Hildi Froese Tiessen
Resolving Dualisms in David Bergen’s
Sitting Opposite My Brother
Putting Herself Forward: Naming and Performance in Sandra Birdsell’s
Searching for Intruders: The Story Behind the Novel
The Construction of Mennonite/Amish Character
in Novels by John Updike and Denis Johnson
Daniel W. Lehman
To Harry Loewen by Paul Tiessen
To Yorifumi Yaguchi by Wilbur Birky
To Barbara Claassen Smucker by Elaine Sommers Rich
To Rudy Wiebe by Hildi Froese Tiessen
News and Announcements
Bergen, David. The Case of Lena S.
Reviewed by Brad S. Born
Friesen, Patrick. The Breath You Take from the Lord.
Reviewed by Rhoda Janzen
Good, Merle and Phyllis Pellman Good, eds. What Mennonites are Thinking:
Reviewed by Jeremy Garber
Gundy, Jeff. Scattering Point: The World in a Mennonite Eye.
Reviewed by Shari Miller Wagner
Kasdorf, Julia. Fixing Tradition: Joseph W. Yoder, Amish American.
Reviewed by Theron F. Schlabach
Mierau, Maurice. Ending with Music.
Reviewed by Kevin Saylor
Mock, Melanie Springer. Writing Peace: The Unheard Voices of Great
War Mennonite Objectors.
Reviewed by Rachel Waltner Goossen
Waltner-Toews, David. The Fat Lady Struck Dumb.
Reviewed by Jeff Gundy
Hostetler, Ann, ed. A Cappella: Mennonite Voices in Poetry.
Reviewed by Jessica Lapp
David, Todd. Ripe: Poems.
Reviewed by Victor Jarrett Enns
Hostetler, Ann. Empty Room With Light: Poems.
Reviewed by Lamar Nisly
Janzen, Jean. Tasting the Dust.
Reviewed by Darlene Mathis Eddy
Wiebe, Rudy. Sweeter Than All the World.
Reviewed by John L. Ruth
Contents of Volume LXXVII (2003)