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CONTENTS OF ISSUE NO. 16, FALL, 1985

Klaus-Peter Hinze: Hitler and the Beetle, 3

One of America's favorite automobiles, the Volkswagen "bug," began as a pet project of the Nazi regime.

Ron Haybron: Packaging the Seasons, 12

Calendars of different societies have ingeniously struggled with the incompatible cycles of sun, earth, and moon.

Nancy McAfee: Philip Johnson's Play House, 27

Cleveland's new theater complex is a major example of Post-Modern architecture.

Carsten Ahrens: Recollections of a Dragonfly Man, 39

A naturalist's lifelong pursuit of the fascinating famUy of the Odonates.

Wojbor Woyczynski: Of Men and Martingales, or, How to Gamble If You Must, 44

A deceptively simple mathematical process that could help you to hire a typist, win a court case, break the bank at Monte Carlo . . .

Stuart A. Kollar: Short Story, "Performing Art", 52

William Chisholm: Ions, Eons, Yarmulkes ... Mysteries of Pronunciation, 57

More art than science goes into the dictionaries' decisions about how to say a word.

Leonard M. Trawick: John Bennett's Poetry of Beauty and Disgust, 70

Seemingly repellent poems repay sympathetic reading.

John Bennett: Poems, 78

"Diptick for C"

Three poems from Puking Horse

"Nips Works"

"Biting the Brick"

"French fries under water"

"I was watching bug guts"

Harvey Pekar: The Novels of Daniel Fuchs, Neglected Master of the '30s, 84

Pioneering novelist turned screenwriter.

Harvey Pekar: Hypothetical Quandary. From American Splendor, 93

BACKMATTER

Nina Gibans: Supporting the Arts-A Comment, 96

Publication Date

Fall 1985

Publisher

Cleveland State University

City

Cleveland

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Engineering | Life Sciences | Physical Sciences and Mathematics | Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Gamut: A Journal of Ideas and Information, No. 16, Fall 1985

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