Vol 4, No. 1 & 2, Fall/Winter 1985 | Alaska Quarterly Review

Vol 4, No. 1 & 2, Fall/Winter 1985

About the Cover

Sitting prominently in the middle of the village of St. George, the St. George Russian Orthodox Church symbolizes the Russian heritage of Pribilovians of the Bering Sea. In the foreground sits a fishing baidarka, or skin boat used by people of the Pribilofs for halibut fishing.

© Rob Stapleton

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Table of Contents


Accomplices Zena Collier
The Glass Clowns Rocco Lo Bosco
The Thing Mary Logue
Taken For A Ride Robert Shuster
The Garden Thereze Glück
Four Elements Dainis Hazners
Corn-Silver Paul Ruffin
The Long Distance Swimmer William R. Kanouse


Drinking With Henry Donald Caswell
Fine Arts James Doyle
Each Followed Movement Naton Leslie
Whiskey Gary Lundy
Morris Cove – Unalaska Jan Olsen
Up River At The Fifth Bridge Tom Sheehan
Burying Paul Ruffin
The Homestead Act Eliot Schain
Summer On The Out Island Michael Burwell

Criticism and Philosophy

Broadening The Audience: A Contemporary Poet Turns To Shakespeare For Answers Michael J. Bugeja
Galway Kinnell: Wandering Toward Incarnation Thomas H. Getz
To Sip Their Pernod Robert Fyne