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Migrants Devouring the Flesh of a Horse

Salmagundi No. 204-205, Fall 2019

“Our Contemporary Winds”: Christian Petzold’s Transit

Salmagundi No. 204-205, Fall 2019

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A Short Film By Simone Teague with Narration by Rick Moody from his Story “Grocery List”

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Salmagundi Magazine’s “SALon” Podcast, Episode 1 SALon: TRANSLATION
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Translation: a carrying over but also a blundering through, a desire, perhaps a little feral, to get hold of what you don’t possess and transform it into something you can use, something that’s yours. Listen in to Episode 1 of Salmagundi’s Podcast “SALon” …

Mary Gordon translates her phobias into non-fiction: on boredom & bad smells 3:26 ARCHIVES 1 Rudolf Arnheim on Van Gogh and Gauguin: translating nature 10:40 Peter Gizzi: Rainy Days & Monday — Pop into Poetry 11:37 ARCHIVES 2 Ben Belitt on translators: illusionists, epistimologists, and the sybil 20:57 Vijay Seshadri: Bach, Etta James, Amazing Grace, Commas & Full Stops 22:20 ARCHIVES 3 Terry Caesar on English in Japan 26:27 Taerin Kim: On Family and Not Speaking the Same Language 28:37 James Miller on “El Paso"and Music Writing 30:46 Max Nelson on film-maker Claire Denis and translating emotion in film 35:31

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The Silences of Eric Hobsbawm

Salmagundi No. 204-205, Fall 2019

Metaphysical Modernists, Italian: Morandi, Carrà, Sironi

Salmagundi No. 204-205, Fall 2019

Guilt / Identity / Freud

Salmagundi No. 204-205, Fall 2019

Democracy, Populism & The Age of Trump

Salmagundi No. 204-205, Fall 2019

The Simplicity of Shame

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

Quartet

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

La Distruzione del Padre

An Interview with Louise Bourgeois

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

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Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline …
April 16, 2019Chase Twichell’s poem “Sad Song” is featured in Salmagundi #190-191. Here’s an audio piece about the poem—including an original interview with Twichell—created by Skidmore student Olivia Fidler in a course that’s a colloboration between the college’s Documentary Studies (MDOCs) program and the magazine.

Bad Smells

Monica + Bill + 20 = #MeToo AF

Salmagundi No. 204-205, Fall 2019

For the Love of Sin

Toward an Understanding of Trump’s Base

Salmagundi No. 204-205, Fall 2019

The Teacher

Portraits of Kafka

Bottomless Superficialities, Aristocracies of Wealth

Salmagundi No. 204-205, Fall 2019

Dumb Enough to Try: Some Notes on Aesthetic Rules

Salmagundi No. 204-205, Fall 2019

The Transformations of Philip Rahv

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

What I Saw at the Pictures

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

October Berceuse

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

Hunting Days

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

In the Pages of the Tehran Times

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019