The Vol. 4, No. 1 (Autumn 1947) issue of Retort, an anarchist publication produced out of Bearsville, New York from 1942-1951.
-Editorials" The new resistance in Russia part II
-Poem: India, the great day by W.B. Yeats
-Art, play and its perversions by Holley Cantine
-Poem by George Sims
-Poem by Alex Comfort
-Poem: Sestina by Dachine Rainer
-Poem: Parable by Pearl Bond
-Poem by Jackson MacLow
-Poem by Martin Dworkin
-Michael Bakunin: a pioneer of anarchist resistance by Michael Grieg
-A refugee from Dalstroi (Interview conducted by Ida Mett, translated by Holley Cantine)
-Review: New world primer by Julien Cornell and The state by Randolph Bourne (Review by Holley Cantine)
-Review: The innocent eye by Herbert Read (Review by Dachine Rainer)
-Review: The coming crisis by Fritz Sternberg (Review by Alexander Lang)
-Review: Bend sinister by Vladimir Nabokov (Review by Holley Cantine)
-Records: Bach; Beethoven; Harmonica Classics; Wagnerian Excerpts; Chansons; Richard Strauss; Debussy
This issue digitized for libcom.org by the Centre International de Recherches sur l'Anarchisme (CIRA) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The cultural stuff kills
The cultural stuff kills me.... But the articles on Russia ain't bad
I didn't realize that Bearsville, New York is actually part of Woodstock. Pretty groovy.
Yeah the classical music
Yeah the classical music reviews I just kinda roll my eyes at. Some of the poetry is ok, I guess. Personally have found it hard to get into that stuff.
Yeah, I saw a few things where it seemed to be a part of Woodstock but wasn't sure. I assumed that there was an anarchist intentional colony or something that Retort was published out of. Will have to check further.
^^^^^ artists lots of
^^^^^ artists lots of creative people. I'm not aware of intentional community, but ya nevha know