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Welcome to Flesh

The table of contents for our Fall 2016 issue.

By Lapham’s Quarterly

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Fall 2016 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly, Flesh, is on newsstands now. With original essays by Lewis H. Lapham, Noga Arikha, Lucy Ives, and Peter von Ziegesar; Voices in Time contributions from Arnobius the Elder, Barry Bonds, Harry Crews, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Helen Keller, Omar Khayyam, D.H. Lawrence, Jan Morris, Silvina Ocampo, the Marquis de Sade, Johann Winckelmann, and Émile Zola; and art by Caravaggio, Peter Paul Rubens, and many others.

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Flesh, the fall 2016 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly.

INTRODUCTORY
Program Notes | Among the Contributors
Map | Flow Chart
Preamble | Lewis H. Lapham, A Perishable Commodity

VOICES IN TIME
Appetites
2013: United Kingdom | Caroline Resident
c. 130: Rome | Marguerite Yourcenar
1755: Nöthnitz | Johann Winckelmann
c. 1935: Prague | Bohumil Hrabal
1552: Island of Gastrolaters | François Rabelais
2001: Germany | Bernd Jürgen Brandes & Armin Meiwes
1872: Paris | Émile Zola
c. 1400: Kalyana | Dharmaghosa
1979: Sweet Arrow Lake, PA | Maureen Gibbon
c. 303: Sicca Veneria | Arnobius the Elder
1960: United Kingdom | Elias Canetti
1967: Port Jefferson, NY | Robert Farrar Capon
c. 1082: Tabaristan | Kai Kaus ibn Iskandar
1959: Buenos Aires | Silvina Ocampo
1962: Ibadan | Wole Soyinka
1652: England | Eliza
1868: Paris | Comte de Lautréamont
c. 60: Boeotia | Plutarch
1773: New Zealand | James Cook
c. 1630: Naples | Giambattista Basile
c. 1932: Barcelona | Jean Genet
c. 170: Corinth | Lucius Apuleius
1785: Paris | Marquis de Sade
1,500,000,003,200,011: Congo | Denis Diderot
1935: Columbia, MO | John Williams

Metamorphoses
2012: London | Juliet Jacques
1884: Russia | Anton Chekhov
c. 1000: Knafaholar | Njál’s Saga
1962: Devon | Sylvia Plath
1952: New York City | Audre Lorde
1684: London | Richard Morton
427: Hippo | Saint Augustine
c. 1900: Kolomir | Isaac Bashevis Singer
c. 450 BC: Egypt | Herodotus
1906: Chicago | Upton Sinclair
1922: Prague | Franz Kafka
c. 2006: New York City | Alex Kuczynski
1887: Rochester, NY | John O. Roe
1991: Maryland | Lucille Clifton
1941: Bacon County, GA | Harry Crews
2007: Provincetown, MA | Jillian Weise
1986: Leonia, NJ | Robert F. Murphy
1908: Wrentham, MA | Helen Keller
c. 300: Antioch | Jacob the Deacon
c. 1910: Davos | Thomas Mann
2003: San Francisco | Barry Bonds & Jeff Nedrow
1937: Alexandria | Nawal El Saadawi
c. 1200: Denmark | William Shakespeare
1965: Georgia | Flannery O’Connor
1580: Bordeaux | Michel de Montaigne

Vital Signs
2013: London | Hilary Mantel
1437: Florence | Cennino Cennini
1952: Lyon | Frantz Fanon
1890: Tokyo | Junichiro Tanizaki
c. 500 BC: India | Verses of the Elder Monks
1953: Mount Everest | Jan Morris
1748: Leiden | Julien Offray de La Mettrie
c. 1868: Ruabon | Frank Harris
1943: Paris | Jean-Paul Sartre
416 BC: Athens | Plato
1636: Yiyang | Wang Wennan
c. 1120: Neyshabur | Omar Khayyam
c. 1950: Paris | Blaise Cendrars
1671: England | Jane Sharp
1790: Korea | An Chongbok
1891: Paris | Joris-Karl Huysmans
c. 1843: Indian Ocean | Herman Melville
1941: Lockport, NY | Joyce Carol Oates
1940: Saransk | Mikhail Bakhtin
c. 1250: England | “Signs of Death” Poem
c. 1921: Tevershall | D.H. Lawrence
147: Luoyang | Maid Wu
2009: Venice | Giorgio Agamben
c. 1950: Pittsburgh | Annie Dillard
1856: Brooklyn, NY | Walt Whitman

FURTHER REMARKS
Essays
Body and Soul | Noga Arikha
Reinventing Sex | Peter von Ziegesar
Sodom, LLC | Lucy Ives

Departments
Conversations | Kipnis, Cronenberg, Maimonides
Miscellany | Fat Thieves, Barley Men, Hot Fish
Glossary | Arse, Drutling, Sitzfleisch
Sources | Readings & Art