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“From then on [the marine's] life was made miserable by raging headaches... he was jumpy, apprehensive of possible metallic noises and furious when they occurred. His fever was cured; but his headaches and his jumpiness made it necessary for him to be returned to the States and for him to be discharged. Where was the seat of his neurosis? For a 'war neurosis' it was, if we accept his doctors' dignosis... Here we must ask something seemingly far removed from headaches: Why was this man such a good man? For even now though practically surrounded with postwar circumstances, he seemed unable to verbalize and give vent to anger.” -- Erik H. Erikson, Childhood and Society (1950, 1963)
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James Beach, "Number Nine"
Philip Corner, "The way Nam June Paik played..."
Hugh Fox, "The Coils of Eternity (part 6)"
Guy J. Jackson, "Faludi's Grief"
Lyn Lifshin, "With One it was Baseball"
Simon Perchik, "***"
Margaret Randall, "Above the Colors..."
John Roche, "A Midnight's Tale"
Barbara Rosenthal, "Jewish Go-Go"
Xeus Zenon, "The Last Post"
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