PERSPECTIVEnVIEWSnNew York vs. New York by Bill Kauffman 18nWhy Upstate’s secession would be in thennational interest.nA Global Village or the Rights of the Peoples? 22nby Tomislav SunicnThe great conflict of the future.nA Doctor in Spite of Himself 25nby Theodore PappasnThe strange career of Martin Luther King,nJr.’s dissertation.nOPINIONSnGreat Exaggerations by Chilton Williamson, Jr.nAlvin Kernan: The Death of Literature. On thenconnections between the Word and the word.nA Province of the Republic by J.O. TatenThe Lytle-Tate Letters: The Correspondence ofnAndrew Lytle and Allen Tate, edited by ThomasnDaniel Young and Elizabeth Sarcone. WilliamnDoreski: The Years of Our Friendship: RobertnLowell and Allen Tate. Chronicling three ofnAmerica’s most brilliant personalities.nREVIEWSnWilliam Gairdner shows why Canada is faltering,nwrites Allan Carlson • James Graves saysnRosalie Porter’s Forked Tongue: The Politics ofnBilingual Education is a little forked •nMichael Lind has a mixed review of AllannBloom’s Confronting the Constitution • PaulnGottfried looks at Alan Levine’s study of Sovietnforeign policy • William Styron’s DarknessnVisible is a fascinating tour of darkness, writesnWilliam Nolte • Gregory McNameenpraises George Peacock’s Grizzly YearsnChroniclesnA MAGAZINE OF AMERICAN CULTUREnDivorce Italian Style by Thomas FlemingnUnity through division — a test case.n30n33n36n12nCORRESPONDENCEnLetter From Eastern Europe: A Difficult Roadnby Thomas MolnarnLetter From Paris: More Verbal Panache ThannMilitary Muscle by Curtis GatenLetter From the Lower Right: Blazing Melonsnand Parmley’s Law (Rated R)nby John Shelton ReednVITAL SIGNSnDefining Anti-Semitism: Pat Buchanan and 49nHis Critics by Allan C. BrownfeldnAssassination of el Piochito (Love, Art, and 51nthe Fourth International) by Leon SteinmetznDreams, Ideals, and Jokes by David R. Slavitt 53nThe Virginia Cavalier by Marshall W. Fishwick 56nPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSnby Samuel FrancisnPOETRYnWhile Watching the Shrimp Boats atnSt. Augustinenand Dutch Interior on Spanish Streetnby Anthony KerrigannThe Blue Trainnby Charies Edward EatonnDEPARTMENTSnON THE COVER -nCover illustration by Anna Mycek-Wodecki.nnn43n45n47n4n5n10n17n21nJANUARY 1991/3n