Volumes 1 - 9

The following is a list of the contents of Volumes 1 through 9. Copies of most of the volumes are available through Xavier Review.

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Volume 1, Issues 1 & 2

1980 - 1981

Summer, 1947 (poem) by Mark Goldman... Growing Old Together (poem) by Janice V. Dabney... Barrow Street and 17 (poem) by Alice M. Claudel... Clearsightedness (poem) by Andrew Salkey... two poems by Joseph Bruchac... Todo El Mundo (poem) by Joel Dailey... Mannequin (poem) by Todd Rolf Zeiss... Eohippus (poem) by Bernard Meredith... Where A'nt Matt Lived in 1921 (poem) by Richard Haley... Keeping Time (poem) by Neil Shepard... Billie (poem) by Al Young... Danny Barker/Danny Banjo (poem) by Kalamu ya Salaam... Nina (poem) by John Sherman... Portrait of Lois (poem) by John Sherman... A Poem About Madrid Before I Even Went by John Sherman... three poems by Charles Fort... Visions at Norwich (poem) by Elton Glaser... How Stories Begin (story) by James Breeden... Ice and Passion (story) by Terri C. Miller... Los Negritos (The Little Black Messengers): A Maya Christmas Comedy (essay) by Carroll Edward Mace... The Mexican Jesuit Expulsos of 1767: Theological and Philosophical Writings (essay) by Alfred E. Lemmon... Barthelme's "The Piano Player": Surreal and Mock Tragic (essay) by William B. Warde, Jr... T.S. Eliot's 'Journey of the Magi': Confrontation with Christianity (essay) by Michael P. Dean... Martin Luther King as a Folk Hero (essay) by Patricia K. Rickels... William Faulkner and New Orleans : A Restrospective (essay) by Thomas Bonner, Jr

  

Volume 2, Issues 1 & 2

1982

Interview With Eleanor King by Charles Fort... Enough (story) by Fred Chappell... Summer Women, Part II (story) by Gay Gladhart... The Mouth of the Monkey (poem) by Christine Zawadiwsky... Dream with Your Grandmother (poem) by Richard Robbins... American (poem) by Helen Lawson... Look Away (poem) by M. Cortney Daniels... Pine Baron (poem) by Tony Curtis... Songs for an Unstrung Banjo (poem) by Philip Sterling... My Father Remembers (poem) by Mark Doty... Leo of Roses (poem) by Ruth Doty... Horse (poem) by Ken Fontenot... Four poems by Robert Stock, New Orleans Poet, d. 1981... Crazy Bear Bayou (poem) by James F. Gaines... The Desperate Sonnet (poem) by Everett Maddox... Night Raid (poem) by Quo Vadis Gex... In the Candor's Shadow (poem) by Kenneth R. Forde... Milton (1901 - 1927) (poem) by Richard Haley... Sax Man (poem) by Jim Daniels... Dream Orpheum Balcony (poem) by Tom Dent... What Was Upstairs at the Picture Show When I was Eight Years Old (poem) by Lee Meitzen Grue... Salt and Pepper (poem) by Constance Clark... Joy (poem) by Donald Levering... Tornado Watch (poem) by Charlotte Mears... On My 29th Birthday I Remember (poem) by Jeanie Thompson... Waiting (poem) by Harry Stephenson... Until Dawn Covers Me (poem) by Patricia Lieb... Wyoming Yuletide (poem) by Robert Lietz... Doors (poem) by ligi... Laughter of Minutes (poem) by Stuart Bartow... The Caravan # 1 (poem) by Charles Fort... A Japanese Garden in November (poem) by Gordon Osing... In America (novel in progress) by Andrew Salkey... Remembering Galindez (essay) by Randolph Bates... Miracle of the Jewess thrown from a High Cliff (essay) by John Keller... Pandarus and Criseyde (essay) by James F. Maybury... Apocalypse (translation) by Jim Barnes... Alex Haley's Commencement Address, Xavier University of Louisiana , May, 1981

 

Volume 3, Issue 1

Spring 1983

Interview with Ernest Gaines by Jeanie Blake... Commemoration (Translation) by James Hoggard... Concert in the Park of Culture (Poem) by Edward Falco... "This War is No Pleasure for Me" (Poem) by Nicholas Rinaldi...Please (Prose Poem) by Tom Whalen... The Owl (Fiction) by Andre LeBlanc and Michael Russo... in memory of a convict (Poem) by R. Wayne Hardy... The Last Night of the Vigil (Poem) by William Vergil Davis... Yucatan (Poem) by John Ditsky... Untitled Poem by Herb Fackler... Winter Light (Poem) by Sister Mary Lucina... Renovation (Poem) by Gary Finke... "The Dreadful Martyrdom" St. Lydwine of Schiedam and Auden's "Musee des Beau Arts" (Article) by Nathan Cervo... Evasive Maneuvers (Poem) by Thomas Lisk... Home (Poem) by Cleveland Latham... Cousin Snook (Poem) by Joseph Singleton... After the Rain (Poem) by Rick Lott... Quilting (Poem) by Sue Walker... The Theological Significance (Poem) by Martha McFerren... On Seeing the First Housefly (Poem) Richard R. O'Keefe Review of The Collected Poems of Sterling Brown by Gayl Jones... The German Theater in New Orleans During the Nineteenth Century by Cornelia Scheider Shiber

 

 

Volume 3, Issue 2

Fall 1983

Conversations with Robert Frost (Essay) by Baird Whitlock... The Man Who Died by Lightning (Poem) by Joseph HarrisFlaws (Poem) by Malcolm Glass... two poems by B. Z. Niditch... Tennessee Williams: An Appreciation (Eulogy) by W. Kenneth Holditch...The Linens (Poem) by Bink Noll... The Grey Men Under the House (Poem) by Gordon Osing... Eighth Grade Review (Poem) by Anthony Mercer... The Great Southern Roach War (Story) by Lee Meitzen Grue... The Startle Effect (Poem) by Enid S. Shomer... No Answer in Pledges (Poem) by Roger Wayne-Wright... From Pontchartrain to Yoknapatawpha: Faulkner's Mosquitoes (Essay) by Philip Castille... Gargoyles (Poem) by Christopher Woods... To the Little Lamb in a Holy Chair (Poem) by Joseph Singleton... A Sacrifice for Illinois (Poem) by Cleveland Latham... The Bad Story by Betsy Martinez... Joseph Coleman: A Memory (Sketch) by Michon Irons... Reviews by Kenneth J. Brown, Caroline K. Barnard-Hall, David G. Lanoue and Marcia Gaudet

 

Volume 4, Issues 1 & 2

1984

Interview with Walker Percy by Linda Whitney Hobson...Skyline (Poem) by Edward Mycue... Guests (Poem) by Bink Noll... The New Orleans Brass Band in the Twentieth Century(Essay) by Michael White... two poems by Peter Cooley... Interview with Peter Cooley by Caroline K. Barnard Hall..."Right There Where the Old Trolley Track Ended" (Poem) by Glenn R. Swetman...Three Signs (Poem) by Sister Jean Martinez... A Good Job (Fiction) by Lucille Bellucci... The Remains of the Dead King (Poem) by Gail White... Graham Greene and the Revolution Within (Essay) by John Desmond... Perfect Silence (Poem) by Hugh C. Abernethy, Jr... Profligate (Poem) by William Page... I Drink Alone with the Moon (Poem) by James F. Maybury... Abortion and the Missing Moral Center : Two Case Histories from the Post-Modern Novel (Essay) by William Bedford Clark... Reviews by David Lanoue and Gordon Osing

 

Volume 5, Issues 1 & 2

1985

From Louisiana Love (Novel-in-Progress) by Rebie Turnage Williams... The Parable of the Dark (Poem) by William D. Lindsey... Sea Dreaming (Poem) by Philip C. Kolin... Beside the Tawny River : Literary Mobile (Essay) by Sue Walker... Meditations in Passage (Lyrics) by Hale Smith... Two Unpublished Letters by Flannery O'Connor with Introduction by Rainulf A. Stelzmann... Reviews by Judith H. Bonner and J. R. LeMaster

 

Volume 6, Issue 1

Spring 1986

 

Tom Dent Talking (Interview) by Jerry W. Ward, Jr... Visitor (Poem) by J. B. Goodenough... Waves (Poem) by William Page... Ironworks (Poem) by Mark Henke... The Tunnel Through the Earth (Poem) by Gary Finke... Those Who Have Long Lain Fallow (Poem) by Loy Banks... The Tradition of Men (from Novel-in-Progress) by Carl Bean... Images from Honduras (Photographic Essay) by Cliff Roland... I Wish I Could Tell You a Flower (Poem) by William D. Lindsey... Honeoye Lake (Poem) by Sister Mary Lucina...Helladic Rite: A Memory (Poem) by James Hoggard... Far Distant Whales (Fiction by Flavio Cardozo) translated by Alexis Levitin... Silent Clam (Poem) by Tony Mercer... Lead People (Poem) by Michael Cadnum... Brief Encounter (Poem) by Diane Webster... Kate Chopin and the Lore of Cane River 's Creoles of Color (Essay) by Marcia Gaudet... Winter at the Intersection (Poem) by Chris Willerton... Summer on the Ave. (Poem) by Antoinette Scherrie Thaxton... A Night in North Carolina (Poem) by Lenard D. Moore... Coming to the Village (Fiction) by Christopher Woods... Taken for Granted (Prose) by Charles E. Gould, Jr... Review by Kirby Olson

 

 Volume 6, Issue 2

1986

 

A Special issue containing a two act play based on the life of Saint Catherine of Sienna by Retta Taney

 

 

Volume 7, Issue 1

Spring 1987

When a Pariah Becomes a Celebrity: An Interview with James Baldwin by Clayton G. Holloway...Emerson and Hooker: From the Footstool of God (Essay) by Albert W. Fields... Recent Work in Southern Religious History: A Review Essay by Andrew Michael Manis... Variations at Pass Christian (Poem) by Catherine Savage Brosman... Druidic (Poem) by James Doyle... The Boy (Story) by Mary Queen Donnelly... Crumbcakes (Poem) by Janet McCann... lawns (Poem) by William J. Austin... Night (Poem) translation by James F. Maybury... from Odd Fellows Rest (Play) by Jan Villarrubia... The General's Mistakes (Poem) by Marnie Mahoney... 129 (Poem) by Simon Perchik... Barking Dogs, They Say, Never Bite (Poem) by Robert Cooperman... Fruit (Fictional Sketch) by Shelby Camese, Jr... Kate Chopin: Her Actual Birthdate (Note) by Jean Bardot... Reviews by J.R. LeMaster and Linda Hobson... 

 

 Volume 7, Issue 2

Fall 1987

 Alvin Aubert: Literature, History, Ethnicity (Interview) by Jerry W. Ward, Jr...The Attic (Short Story) by Alvin Aubert...Ruth McEnery Stuart: A Reassessment (Essay) by Dorothy H. Brown...To Write Realistically: An Interview with Elmore Leonard by Robert E.Skinner...Passing at Le Havre (Short Story) by Patricia Friedmann...Searching for the Source: A Review Essay on Seven Volumes of Contemporary Poetry by Michele Frucht Levy

 

 

 

Volume 8, Issues 1 & 2

1988

 

Interview with Andre Dubus by Patrick Samway, S.J. ... Bobby Cross (story) by Dabney Stuart... To My Chinese Interpreter (poem) by Gordon Osing... Willows Shaping the River (poem) by J.R. LeMaster... An Underneath (poem) by William Virgil Davis... The Power of the Past in Walcott's Another Life (essay) by Yvonne Ochillo... When Everyone Leaves (poem) by Jorge Teillier , Translated by Mary Crow... A Souvenir (story) by Maria C. Artigas... Hard Freeze (poem) by Lee Meitzen Grue... Her Size (poem) by Cynthia Betty Levee... "Fleur du Mal": Elizabeth Spencer's Portrait of New Orleans (essay) by Hilton Anderson... James Morton (poem) by R. Baxter Miller... Everybody Knows What Time It Is (novel-in-progress) by Reginald Martin

 

 

Volume 9,  Issues 1 & 2

1989

 A special issue containing a young adult novel based on the adventures of Jordan Noble, a young African-American boy who served as drummer boy for Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans