issue 52: March - April 2006  



American Literature and Culture of the 1960s

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Name the title of the book, short story or poem . . .

1.Metafictional mock epic of the colonization of Maryland based on an actual poet . . .

2. Monologue delivered by introverted Jewish schlemiel to psychoanalyst, whingeing about sexual issues which involve the family’s liver dinner . . .

3. Traces five days in the life of a philosophy professor whose second wife has recently left him for his best friend . . .

4. Theatrical production centered around an all-night drinking bout in which a middle-aged professor and his wife verbally lacerate each other . . .

5. Randall Patrick McMurphy, Big Nurse Ratched and Chief Broom all appear . . .

6. Non-fiction novel chronicling the author of the novel above and his Merry Pranksters as they traipse around America . . .

7. Post-modern romp involving bizarre conspiracy theories that concern a renegade postal system . . .

8. Innovative non-fiction novel based on the October 1967 anti-Vietnam march on the Pentagon . . .

9. Autobiography of young black girl named Anne coming of age in Mississippi during the beginning of the civil rights movement . . .

10. Much of this story takes place with a young girl named Connie hanging around her front door . . .

11. In the schoolroom in this story everything dies . . .

12. I came to explore the wreck.
     The words are purposes.
     The words are maps.

13. Prison memoir by Black Panther who speaks of many timely topics and includes a love letter to his lawyer . . .

14. Award-winning Native American novel, weaving together past, present and myth, about a man returning home after W.W.II . . .

15. Story of young black boy with a toothache and his strong mama on their day trip to a nearby town, set in the south of the 1930s . . .

16 Collection of two polemical essays - one addressed to the author’s nephew - which analyzes the Black Problem in American of that time . . .

17. Story distilling many themes in its evocation of the dying grandmother who was once an orator in the 1905 Russian Revolution . . .

18. I have always been scared of you,
      With your Luftwaffe, your gobbledygoo.


Match the names on the left with the most appropriate number on the right . . .

put a number in the box
Allen Ginsberg
Truman Capote
Mario Savio
Owsley Stanley
Paul Krassner
Sonny Barger
Huey P. Newton
Valerie Solanis
Bill Graham
Malcolm X
Emmett Grogen
Jerry Rubin
Jonathan Jackson
Betty Friedan
Peter Fonda
Janis Joplin
Marshall McLuhan
Frank Zappa
Richard Brautigan
Pauline Kael
James Meredith
Jann Wenner
Berry Gordy
Wavy Gravy
Thomas Pynchon
Eldrige Cleaver
Norman Mailer
Abbie Hoffman
Gary Sndyer

1. Big Brother and the Holding Company

2. coined the term ‘Yippie’
3. Fuck the System
4. co-founder of the Black Panther Party
5. NOW
7. the Diggers
8. Velvet Underground
9. Audubon Ballroom
10. Santa Claus at HUAC
11. Why Are We in Vietnam?
12. Old Miss
13. FSM
14. Rolling Stone
15. trout fishing
16. Hell’s Angels
17. the Hog Farm
18. Marin County Courthouse
19. underground chemist
20. Motown
21. the Fillmore
22. Bonnie and Clyde
23. Turtle Island
24. the medium is the message
25. Perry Smith
26. coined the phrase ‘pussy power’
27. Susie Creamcheese
28. entropy
29. "We blew it."
30. America I’m putting my queer shoulder to the wheel .. .
TBR 2006

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issue 52: March - April 2006 

f i c t i o n

Kit Reed: Grand Opening
R.D.T Byrd: Fooling God
Terry DeHart: Chasing Angela
Steven Gullion: Old Maids
Patrick Cole: California Stop

picks from back issues

Adam Haslett The Beginnings of Grief
Neil LaBute Time Share

q u i z

American Lit and Culture of the 1960s
answers to last issue’s quiz, Harold Pinter

b o o k   r e v i e w s

The Highest Tide by Jim Lynch

r e g u l ar  f e a t u r e s

Book Reviews (all issues)
TBR Archives (authors listed alphabetically)

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