The University Record, November 13, 2000

MQR features writers discussing writers

By Elizabeth McNamara
News and Information Services

The fall edition of the Michigan Quarterly Review (MQR), now available, features articles by an international panel of authors.

Bert Cardullo, associate professor of theatre and drama, contributes an essay about the film career of director Ingmar Bergman. Cardullo compares Bergman’s Autumn Sonata to the Swedish director’s other films, as well as to American films including Woody Allen’s Interiors and Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into the Night.

Former U-M Prof. Donald Hall includes a poem about his late wife and an essay about his early career as a poet. Robert Solotaroff reviews the new book by English Prof. Charles Baxter, The Feast of Love, and Carolyn See’s The Handyman

U-M alumni Lawrence Joseph and Elisabeth Rich’s Smokey Robinson’s High Tenor Voice and Chekhov and the Moscow Stage Today: Interviews with Leading Russian Theatre Directors, also is included.

Stephen Dunn, who recently published his 12th book of poetry, Different Hours, available this season from Norton, adds to the volume his work Their Divorce. Dunn is a visiting professor in the Department of English. J.J. Wylie interviews author Russell Banks about “Reinventing Realism.” Banks, author of The Sweet Hereafter, an Academy Award screenplay nominee, will be visiting the University for a week in the winter.

Yearly subscriptions for MQR are $18, and single copies are $5. Contact MQR, Room 3032, Rackham Building 1070.