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Florentin Smarandache:

Ophyr University Press
PO Box 42561
Phoenix AZ, 85085

174 pp., $17.95

More of a chrestomanthy than an anthology, since the genius of Smarandache is predominant through out. After reading his NON POEMS last year I thought Paradoxism an interesting development, though I would have had difficulty defining it. Here are manifestos, stridency and curious writings, but also gnawing doubts that arise when one suspects a tincture of hucksterism. When something new and different comes out of the wilds of Romania I am curious and ready to give it credence, but I am beginning to wonder if Paradoxism is all that it purports to be.--as

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This review originally appeared in TapRoot Reviews #5,
Copyright Burning Press 1994, 1996.

Contact the editor, luigi-bob drake, at Burning Press