by Peter Gimpel. Containing . . . POETRY MY ARS! A hilarious send-up of the academic poetry scene. ON THE INTERPRETATION OF BEETHOVEN: Elegy from the ruins of today's mass-media classical-music celebrity culture. THE QUESTION: What if the State of Israel had no right to exist? A fable. CANTO VII: An unsuccessful bid for the first civilian spaceride is transformed into a defiant tribute to the Challenger VII Astronauts. TESHUVA: A five-poem cycle celebrating the poet's return to Jewish observance in the chassidic tradition of his grandfather. And much more! Trade paper. Price (US): $7.95.