Vol. XV, #2 Stanley Elkin / Alasdair Gray

Arthur M. Saltzman, “Stanley Elkin: An Introduction” Peter J. Bailey, “‘A Hat Where There Never Was a Hat': Stanley Elkin’s Fifteenth Interview” Stanley Elkin, “Words and Music” William Gass, “Stanley Elkin: An Anecdote” Jerome Charyn, “On Stanley Elkin” Jerome Klinkowitz, Read on! →


The Magic Kingdom by Stanley Elkin

Abandoned by his wife and devastated by the death of his twelve-year old son, Eddy Bale becomes obsessed with the plight of terminally ill children and develops a plan to provide a last hurrah dream vacation for seven children who Read on! →

Critical Conditions

Context N°12 by Daniel Green I.The Educated General Reader Among the lighter casualties of the great Internet crash must be counted the possibility of a cyber-based style of literary criticism offered up initially by such web publications as Salon, Slate, Read on! →

Reading W. M. Spackman

Context N°18 by Jeremy M. Davies I had been an admirer of Dalkey Archive for a good while—not suspecting that I would work for them a few years down the line—and it was their logo that attracted me to The Read on! →

Selected Bibliography

Casebook: The Dick Gibson Show by Stanley Elkin Reviews Avant, J[ohn] A. Library Journal 96: 2008, 1 June 1971. Barrett, Mary Ellin. “Cosmo Reads the New Books.” Cosmopolitan 22 March 1971: 10. Bell, Pearl K. “Slogging through a Sahara.” New Read on! →

Selected Bibliography

I. Works by Gass (arranged by date) Cartesian Sonata and Other Novellas. New York: Knopf, 1998. (Includes: “I Wish You Wouldn’t,” “The Sugar Crock,” and “The Clairvoyant.”) Finding a Form: Essays. New York: Knopf, 1996. The Tunnel. New York: Knopf, Read on! →