VIEWSnBianca and the Commissar 18nRussia has silenced its poets in the Gulag, but America’snmuses cannot be heard above the boom boxes.nby Andrei NavrozovnVITAL SIGNSnSCREENnNoble Savagery: The Emerald Forest reviewed bynHerbert LondonnARTnThe Sumptuous Basket by Shehbaz H. SafraninCORRESPONDENCEnLetter From Washington by Samuel T. FrancisnLetter From College by T. Harvey HoltnLetter From the Lower Right by John Shelton ReednCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnTexas falls prey to literary carpetbaggers; John Kenneth 38nGalbraith discovers an economic system he likes—Italy—andnthe spirit is still moving in an Iowa city small press.nTYPEFACESnWriting Without LettersnOne by one, America’s great literary organs have atrophiedninto predictable politics gift-wrapped for the washed masses.n30n30n33n34n36n40nnnBOOKSHELVESnCOMMENDABLESnCriticism With Character: 22nThomas D. Eisele on ThenCourage of Judgment: Essaysnin Criticism, Culture, andnSocietynSigns of Life: Clyde Wilson on 23nThe Recovery of PoliticalnTheory: Limits andnPossibilitiesnReagan’s Rhetoric; ChristophernMuldor on The Triumph of thenAmerican Spirit: ThenPresidential Speeches ofnRonald ReagannSmashing “Ugly Monuments”: 24nDavid Vicinanzo on TennPhilosophical MistakesnIN FOCUSnTRUTH in Green Trousers: 24nBrian Murray on Ezra Poundnand Dorothy Shakespear: TheirnLetters: 1909-1914nThreepenny Marxist: John 25nMoeller on Brecht: AnBiographynTrenchcoat Treachery: Michael 26nWarder on Inside SovietnMilitary IntelligencenLooking for Love in All thenWrong Places: The Nature ofnLove; Volume 1: Plato tonLuther; Volume 2: Courtlynand RomanticnAn Uncritical Mixture: Edward 27nS. Shapiro on Foundations ofnthe Frankfurt School of SocialnResearchnPlaying Pointless Games: EugenenEngland on Literacy and thenSurvival of HumanismnScientism’s Sins: Cosmos and 28nTranscendence: BreakingnThrough the Barrier ofnScientistic BeliefnDEPARTMENTSnREVISIONS 12, 16, 34, 39, 43nBOOKS IN BRIEF 9, 32nNEW EDITIONS 36nOCTOBER 1985 / 3n