Issue 45 Games Spring 2012

Table of Contents

Columns
  • Colors / Madder Lake
    Lytle Shaw
    Fierce blood to pale wash
  • Legend / Siegfried’s Underwear
    Wayne Koestenbaum
    Preposterously white
  • Ingestion / Glutton on the Stand
    Fleur MacDonald
    The road to hell is paved with pot-au-feu
  • Inventory / Elevator Button
    Ginny Maki
    Let the chips fall where they say
Main
  • Heavy Breeding
    Michael Wang
    The Heck “Aurochs” and the quest for biological unity
  • Dada on Trial
    Colby Chamberlain
    The Barrès affair and the end of a movement
  • L’Affaire Barrès
    André Breton and Tristan Tzara
    The first English translation, by Alex Stein
  • The Architecture of Psychoanalysis
    Volker M. Welter
    The consulting rooms of Ernst Freud
  • Holy Rollers
    Celeste Olalquiaga
    The floral paroxysms of paper reliquaries
  • Friendship and Philosophy: An Interview with Giorgio Agamben
    Giorgio Agamben and Leland de la Durantaye
    A shared sensation
Games
  • Reimagining Recreation
    James Trainor
    The lost world of New York City adventure playgrounds
  • The Games Game Theorists Play
    D. Graham Burnett
    The unstable alliances of So Long, Sucker
  • Walter Conrad Arensberg’s Anagramania
    William H. Sherman
    Wordplay, madness, and modernity
  • In the Palm of Your Hand
    Barbara Levine and Jessica Helfand
    A brief history of dexterity games
  • War & Peace Games
    Joshua Glenn
    H. G. Wells’s battle against kriegspiel
  • Class Struggle, Inc.: An Interview with Bertell Ollman
    Bertell Ollman and Sina Najafi
    The rise and fall of a Marxist board game
  • Locus Communis
    Jeff Dolven
    Games that make poems
  • It’s in the Cards
    Geeta Dayal
    Following Oblique Strategies
  • Irish Wake Amusements: An Introduction
    Joanne Laws
    Funeral parlor games
  • Irish Wake Amusements
    Seán Ó Súilleabháin
    Rowdies round the coffin
And
  • Postcard / Beaten at our own game
  • Bookmark / The Philosopher’s Reaction Game
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