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Spring 2016 Apr 2016

Spring 2016

The Alembic

Spring 2016. Full issue, 133 pages in total including front matter & table of contents.

Table of Contents:

  • Levy, Jeffrey, A Story to Tell, 1
  • Durbin, Branan, Namesake, 2
  • Durbin, Branan, Hannah, 4
  • Durbin, Branan, Zoraida, 5
  • Price, Devyn, The Surly Bonds of Earth, 7
  • Perchik, Simon, *, 17
  • Moglia, Greg, Three Steps, 18
  • Moglia, Greg, Try to Get Away, 19
  • Moglia, Greg, Commander, 20
  • Wright, Ben, 1000 Tea & Topology, 21
  • Wright, Ben, Herstein & More Caffeine, 22
  • Wright, Ben, Irrational Pi, 23
  • Wright, Ben, Bullet from Vicksburg, 24
  • Smith, Richie, Orion's Belt, 25
  • Wilson, D. Jeanne, Science Fails, 35
  • Wilson, D ...


Spring 2015 Jan 2015

Spring 2015

The Alembic

2015. Full issue, 193 pages in total including frontmatter & table of contents.

Table of Contents:

FICTION

  • Barefoot Princesses, Jennifer Cyr, 4
  • My GPS, My Love, Walter B. Levis, 19
  • Rejection, Sten Spinella, 28
  • Kamaloca, Stephen Jarrett, 47
  • Blinded by the Sight, Diana Vlavianos, 74
  • Choice, Blake Kilgore, 102
  • Four-and-a-Half Feet, Neal Mercier, 121
  • The Village, Collin Anderson, 133
  • Purple Petunias, Lee Varon, 159

POETRY

  • Simic, Guy Thorvaldsen, 1
  • Nomad, Catharine Lucas, 2
  • Eileen Marú, Matt Gillick, 3
  • Beams, Laurie Patton, 10
  • Home is a Human Being, William Nawrocki, 11
  • Indecisive, Marissa Como, 14
  • Matrimony, Jason Tandon, 15
  • September, Jason Tandon ...


Volume 27, Number 3 - February 1949 Feb 1949

Volume 27, Number 3 - February 1949

The Alembic

Volume XXVII, Number 3 - February 1949. 78 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "Editorial"
  • "Exchange"
  • Daley, James T., Jr., "Miller's Reputation"
  • Eagle, George L., "Embers In The Mist"
  • Plummer, William H., "The Critic"
  • Brott, Clifford J., "A Pastoral Meditation"
  • Vayo, Harold E., "One Autumn Afternoon"
  • Vayo, Harold E., "Winter Scene"
  • Wooley, Charles F., "Kaleidoscope"
  • Vayo, Harold E., "A Passing Thought"
  • Henry, Wales B., "Meditation After Reading Dorothy Parker"
  • Plummer, William H., "To A Meadowlark"
  • Honnen, William, "Thirty Pieces of Silver"
  • Henry, Wales B., "Unrequited Love"
  • Henry, Wales B., "Idee Fixe"
  • Eagle, George L., "Morning Classes"
  • Vayo, Harold E., "I Wonder ...


Volume 27, Number 2 - December 1948 Dec 1948

Volume 27, Number 2 - December 1948

The Alembic

Volume XXVII, Number 2 - December 1948. 90 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "Editorial"
  • Doherty, Robert E., "Editors Also Know Despair"
  • Brott, Clifford J., "Reunion"
  • Boning, Thomas H., "66th Street, East of Broadway"
  • Henry, Wales B., "Timpani in Tom-Toms"
  • Geffroy, Guy, "The Way A Friend Would"
  • Honnen, William, "Rue De Bom Jesus"
  • Wooley, Charles F., "The Concrete Jungle"
  • Brott, Clifford J., "Reverie"
  • Beausoleil, Norman D., "Evolution of French Literature"
  • Lynch, John J., "Gross Negligence"
  • Henry, Wales B., "Five and Twenty Years Ago"
  • Cochran, George Hunter, "Sonnet to Beauty"
  • Eagle, George L., The Felon"
  • Cochran, George Hunter, "One Rose"
  • Marino, L. W ...


Volume 27, Number 1 - October 1948 Oct 1948

Volume 27, Number 1 - October 1948

The Alembic

Volume XXVII, Number 1 - October 1948. 58 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Paolino, Daniel, "Not I, Lord"
  • Scungio, Raymond, "Rain in Trinidad"
  • Doherty, Robert, "Adventures of Blunderjohn"
  • Cochran, George, "Day Coach"
  • Brott, Clifford, "Short Essays"
  • Cruz, Valentine, "On F.E.P.C."
  • Cochran, George, "Windsong"
  • Kirtland, Robert, "St. Thomas Aquinas"
  • Fleck, Richard L., "Resurrection"
  • Henry, Wales B., "Clouds"
  • Fitz Simmons, E. P., "Simplicity"
  • Henry, Wales B., "Soap"
  • Doherty, Robert, "On Gertrude Stein"


Volume 26, Number 3 - March 1948 Mar 1948

Volume 26, Number 3 - March 1948

The Alembic

Volume XXVI, Number 3 - March 1948. 105 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "Alembiscope"
  • Eagle, George, "Another Vintage"
  • Brott, Clifford J., "Those Tender Years"
  • Kurguz, Peter William, "A Students Prayer"
  • Meagher, Francis T., "History's Lesson"
  • Lynch, John J., "Modern Trends"
  • Henry, Wales B., "The Dim Red Glow"
  • "$64 Question"
  • Cochran, Hunter George, "Modern Poetry and the New Slavery"
  • Doherty, Robert E., "Memoirs From Bedlam"
  • Weir, Fantasy, "Illustration"
  • Scungio, Raymond, "Things Are Really Racy In Rio"
  • "Football and the Friars"
  • Eagle, George L., "Hearse-Verse"
  • Doherty, Robert E., "From Europe About the Marshall Plan"


Volume 26, Number 2 - January 1948 Jan 1948

Volume 26, Number 2 - January 1948

The Alembic

Volume XXVI, Number 2 – January 1948. 71 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Editorial
  • Poutray, A.R. "Three for a Dime"
  • Cochran, George Hunter "To St. John of the Cross"
  • O'Brien, John J. "Design for Intellectuals"
  • Doherty, Robert E. "Austrian Interlude"
  • Eagle, George "How Far We've Come!"
  • Henry, Wales B. "The Twelve Steps"
  • Scungio, Raymond "The Commander's Husband"
  • Knickerbocker, Jr., M.R. "The Catholic Novel: Its Problems"


Volume 26, Number 1 - November 1947 Nov 1947

Volume 26, Number 1 - November 1947

The Alembic

Volume XXVI, Number 1 - November 1947. 71 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "Editorial"
  • Henry, Wales B., "The Uncertain Mind"
  • Cochran, George Hunter, "Man To His Soul"
  • D'Ambrosio, Raymond, "Turret and Tree"
  • Goulet, Norman, "Social Justice"
  • Doherty, Robert E., "Resume"
  • Cochran, George Hunter, "Infinitus"
  • Deasy, John, "Looking Down The Years"
  • Boning, Thomas, "Tears"
  • Fitz Simmons, Edward P., "The Village Art Show"
  • Eagle, George, "Peculiar Company"


Volume 25, Number 1 - February 1947 Feb 1947

Volume 25, Number 1 - February 1947

The Alembic

Volume XXV, Number 1 – February 1947. 58 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Editorial
  • Doherty, R.E. "The Beast"
  • O'Brien, John J. "On Coffee"
  • Eagle, George L. "A Stranger in Strasbourg"
  • Shanley, Joseph V. "Reflections"
  • Doherty, R.E. "Thoughts on New York"
  • Gnys, Edward L. "Chaos"
  • Morrison, Coleman "On Floorwalkers"
  • Eagle, George L. "Moment of Vision"
  • Deasy, John "Living History"
  • Fortin, Andrew G. "Effects of Studying the Essayists"
  • Critique


Volume 25, Number 3 - March 1943 Mar 1943

Volume 25, Number 3 - March 1943

The Alembic

Volume XXV, Number 3 - March 1943. 49 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Stafford, John, "Frustration"
  • Davitt, John H., "Among The Missing"
  • "War And Nutrition"
  • Weintraub, Jerome Irving, "A Study Of Sir John Falstaff"
  • Fournier, Conrad A., "Come Follow Me"
  • Carroll, Jr., Walter F., "Auntie's Favorite"
  • Buckley, John F., "Isaac Hecker And Brook Farm"
  • "Reveille"
  • "Divertissement"


Volume 25, Number 2 - December 1942 Dec 1942

Volume 25, Number 2 - December 1942

The Alembic

Volume XXV, Number 2 - December 1942. 54 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "Fingers In The Pi"
  • Lee, Edward A., "In God We Trust"
  • Gorman, Jeffrey, "On Etiquette"
  • Davitt, John H., "Before The Wave"
  • Stadnicki, Francis A., "Saroyanism And Surrealism"
  • Shiel, James F., "Rauschning Has The Answer"
  • Fournier, Conrad, "Check--$50,000"
  • O'Shea, Joseph C., "Blueprints For A Just Peace"
  • "By The Way"


Volume 25, Number 1 - October 1942 Oct 1942

Volume 25, Number 1 - October 1942

The Alembic

Volume XXV, Number 1 - October 1942. 58 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "New Fingers in the Pi"
  • Hughes, Riley, "A Catholic College and War"
  • Gerhard, John, "The Father"
  • Kelly, Matthew "Fast Freight"
  • Kenny, Joseph, "Revolution in the Making"
  • Holleran, Thomas, "Journey to Scotland"
  • Kiernan, Leo, "Cancer Research"
  • Fay, Michael, "We Shall Meet Again"
  • Gerhard, John, "By the Way"


Volume 24, Number 4 - Summer 1942 Jun 1942

Volume 24, Number 4 - Summer 1942

The Alembic

Volume XXIV, Number 4 – Summer 1942. 55 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Kenny, Joseph "A Woman of Letters"
  • Rosen, Louis "The Gazette Goes to Press"
  • Gerhard, John "When the War is Over"
  • Young, Peter "Need Money?"
  • Shiel, James "Alembichords"
  • Gerhard, John "The Truck"
  • Sherman, James "Conquistador"
  • Gorman, Jeffrey "On Late-Comers"
  • Sharkey, John "St. Georgie and the Dragon"
  • "By the Way'


Volume 24, Number 3 - March 1942 Mar 1942

Volume 24, Number 3 - March 1942

The Alembic

Volume XXIV, Number 3 – March 1942. 49 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Cavanaugh, Paul "Captain Charles E. Rosendahl, U.S.N."
  • "New Fingers in the Pi"
  • Mulligan, Thomas "Writing for the Alembic"
  • F.M., Extension School "God Bless Them"
  • Bracq, Edward "'Liberal Education'"
  • McCormick, William "Certitude"
  • Young, Kenneth "The Chinese Language"
  • Murphy, James J. "In the Land of the Shamrocks"
  • O'Shea, Joseph "The New Fleet"
  • Maguire, Frank "Alembichords"
  • Rosen, Louis S. "Futility"
  • "The Enchanting Young Ghost"
  • Shiel, James "By the Way"


Volume 24, Number 2 - December 1941 Dec 1941

Volume 24, Number 2 - December 1941

The Alembic

Volume XXIV, Number 2 - December 1941. 62 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "Dedication"
  • Sharkey, John S., "Poets At Sea"
  • Shiel, James F., "Keating and the Four Masters"
  • Hickey, Vincent J., "The House of Rurik"
  • McWeeney, Leo, "The Hero of the Russian Peasants"
  • Gill, James, "The Political Police of the Soviet Union"
  • McCool, Edward, "Peter the Great"
  • Kaminski, Robert, "The Soviet Press"
  • Krupowicz, Z.A., "Some of Russia's Leaders and Governments"
  • Greenstein, Maurice, "Stalin"
  • Garber, Martin, "Social Life in Russian Farm Communes"
  • Gennaro, Anthony, "Social Conditions of Russia"
  • Maddren, Herbert, "Russian Language and Literature"
  • Mulligan, Thomas, "Damon Runyon At College ...


Volume 24, Number 1 - October 1941 Oct 1941

Volume 24, Number 1 - October 1941

The Alembic

Volume XXIV, Number 1 - October 1941. 49 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "Dedication"
  • "New Fingers In The Pi"
  • Gerhard, John, "Defence Efficiency"
  • Whalen, Jr., Frank J., "A Few Minutes Of Rest"
  • Gerhard, John, "Brains"
  • Cottam, Charles F., "Strawberry Love Song"
  • Sharkey, John, "On First Looking Into Newspaper Rumor"
  • Doyle, Thomas J., "Her Majesty The Cook"
  • J. A. C., "Alembichords"
  • "By The Way"


Volume 23, Number 4 - May 1941 May 1941

Volume 23, Number 4 - May 1941

The Alembic

Volume XXIII, Number 4 – May 1941. 66 pages including covers and advertisements. (Only 36 pages available in archival copy.)

  • The Quality of Decorum
  • Conway, Joseph A. "For the Fatherland"
  • Rich, Harold "End of a Visit"
  • Gallagher, Matthew P. "How Long, O Lord?"
  • Murphy, James J. "Holy Man of Dublin"
  • J.A.C. "Records and Discords"
  • Greene, John "Thought"
  • Maguire, F.J. "In Quest of Arcady"
  • Jodaitis, Annie T. of the Extension School "Women's Posiition in the Early Social World"
  • "By the Way'


Volume 23, Number 3 - March 1941 Mar 1941

Volume 23, Number 3 - March 1941

The Alembic

Volume XXIII, Number 3 – March 1941. 66 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Editorial
  • Kaylor, Edward "The Rivals"
  • Williams, Jr., Ira T. "Fool's Folly"
  • J.A.C. "Records and Wrecked Chords"
  • Sweeney, Charles E. "Children of the Sun"
  • Gallagher, Matthew P. "The Master"
  • "By the Way"


Volume 23, Number 2 - December 1940 Dec 1940

Volume 23, Number 2 - December 1940

The Alembic

Volume XXIII, Number 2 – December 1940. 64 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Dedication
  • Perrotta O.P., Rev. Paul C. "The Soul's Lasting Armistice with Christ"
  • Murphy, James J. "Queen at the Crib"
  • Gallagher, Matthew P. "A Bow-Legged Saint"
  • Sharkey, J. "The Hunt"
  • Murphy, Leo "The Hill"
  • Conway, J.A. "On Not Having Seen the World's Fair"
  • Smith, Raymond C. "A Child's Christmas"
  • Whalen, Frank J. "Jim Scares Me No Longer"
  • Mulligan, Thomas A. "Go to the Office"
  • McGovern, Charles "A Footnote to History"
  • Williams, Jr., Ira T. "The Still of the Night"
  • "By the Way'


Volume 23, Number 1 - October 1940 Oct 1940

Volume 23, Number 1 - October 1940

The Alembic

Volume XXIII, Number 1 - October 1940. 66 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "Traumwelt"
  • Sweeney, Charles E., "Men Against A Tide"
  • Rosen, Louis, "Fantasy At Night"
  • Gallagher, Matthew P., "The Kettle"
  • Maguire, Francis J., "Excuse Please"
  • Conway, J.A., "The Wines of Germany"
  • Falcas, John M., "To Prince Henry The Navigator"
  • Williams, Jr., Ira T., "Lest We Forget"
  • Anonymous, "Home of the Brave"
  • "By The Way"


Volume 22, Number 4 - May 1940 May 1940

Volume 22, Number 4 - May 1940

The Alembic

Volume XXII, Number 4 - May 1940. 66 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Jalbert, Russell R., "Fyodor Dostoievsky"
  • O'Connell, James, "Escape"
  • Mulligan, Thomas A., "Reward"
  • Whalen, Jr., Frank J., "Monday to Monday"
  • Napolitano, Ralph, "The Good That Men Do"
  • Smith, Raymond C., "Shakespeare On Sleep"
  • Hayes, J.T., "Lifter, Love and Butterflies"
  • Conway, Joseph A., "The Old Harrington House"


Volume 22, Number 3 - March 1940 Mar 1940

Volume 22, Number 3 - March 1940

The Alembic

Volume XXII, Number 3 – March 1940. 67 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Gallagher, Matthew P. "Only the Valiant"
  • Rosen, Louis "King O' Old Time Fiddlers"
  • Landry, Lionel J. "A Man of His Times"
  • Kaylor, Edward "Vignette"
  • Conway, Joseph A. "Traumerei"
  • Bowen, George "Stand-Up"
  • McGovern, Charles "The Earth and the Stars"
  • Ryan, Mark John "Catholic Action and the Catholic Collegian"


Volume 22, Number 2 - December 1939 (Twentieth Anniversary Issue) Dec 1939

Volume 22, Number 2 - December 1939 (Twentieth Anniversary Issue)

The Alembic

Volume XXII, Number 2 – December 1939. Twentieth Anniversary Issue. 63 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Foreword
  • Editorial
  • LaCroix, John "Christmas Bells"
  • Healey, Robert C. "Eroica"
  • Geary, William Denis "Song of Experience"
  • Beaudro, William George "Jovial Embroidery"
  • Lynch, James J. "A Barbarous Epic"
  • Skehan, Paul F. "Franklin, the Self-Made Man"
  • Hughes, Edward Riley "Vox Ex Umbris"
  • Hayes, John T. "Dance of the Years"
  • Walsh, John P. "The Holy NIght"
  • O'Reilly, Thomas J. "On the Art of Worry"
  • Sweeney, Charles E. "World Beyond"
  • Houlihan, John "Winter"
  • Lynch, James F. "Ramelium"
  • Samaan, Anis "Voltaire"


Volume 22, Number 1 - October 1939 Oct 1939

Volume 22, Number 1 - October 1939

The Alembic

Volume XXII, Number 1 – October 1939. 66 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Dedication
  • McGowan, James R. "The Anglo-Saxon"
  • Sherman, Seymour A. "On the Appian Way"
  • Sasso, Anthony B. "The Hoarders"
  • Landry, Lionel J. "Take, for Example, Wagner"
  • Kaylor, Edward "The Way of the Cross"
  • Gallagher, Matthew P. "A Veteran's Tale"
  • Houlihan, John "Loss and Profit"
  • Hayes, John T. "Lesson in Liquid"
  • Lehner, Francis "Charles Peguy"


Volume 21, Number 4 - May 1939 May 1939

Volume 21, Number 4 - May 1939

The Alembic

Volume XXI, Number 4 - May 1939. 67 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "En Avant"
  • Crowley, Francis, "Tick-Tick-Tick"
  • Farrell, Thomas, "To Her"
  • Healey, Robert C., "Alas, Poor Cobb"
  • Gallagher, Matthew P., "The Glory of an Empire"
  • Landry, Lionel J., "The Common Touch"
  • Hayes, John T., "Solitary Solitude"
  • Williams, Jr., T., "One Never Knows"
  • McGovern, Charles T., "Loved I Not Honor More"
  • Kenny, Herbert, "Well Done, My Son"
  • Honnen, Jr., William H., "Papist Propaganda"


Volume 21, Number 3 - March 1939 Mar 1939

Volume 21, Number 3 - March 1939

The Alembic

Volume XXI, Number 3 - March 1939. 56 pages including covers and advertisements.

Contents

  • Editorial, "Urbi et Orbi"
  • Wardle, Irving, "Tavern on the Turnpike"
  • Carignan, Norman J., "Bad, Bad Benny"
  • Landry, Lionel, "A Clear Prophet"
  • Williams, Jr., Ira T., "Welcome Home"
  • Houlihan, John T., "Adaptation of XXI of Les Regrets"
  • Hayes, John T., "Bag of Oats"
  • Sasso, Anthony R., "The Old Masters"
  • Houlihan, John T., "I Hold a Drop of Water"
  • Gallagher, Matthew P., "Armageddon"
  • Ryan, Mark John, "Climbing Mount McHenry"
  • Reidy, John J., "I Lose a Friend"
  • Sherman, Seymour A., "On Water"


Volume 22, Number 2 - December 1938 Dec 1938

Volume 22, Number 2 - December 1938

The Alembic

Volume XXI, Number 2 - December 1938. 66 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "To Men of Good Will"
  • Healey, Robert C., "We, The Students, Elect"
  • Carignan, Norman J., "Famous Infamy"
  • McGovern, Charles J., "Oops! I Split An Infinitive"
  • Gibbons, Walter F., "End of Day"
  • Healey, Robert C., "Sights and Sounds"
  • Wardle, Irving, "A House Built on Poles"
  • Sweeney, Charles E., "Guiana Hell"
  • Hayes, John T., "Old Schrieber"
  • Williams, Ira T., "Ignominy"
  • Sherman, Seymour, "On My Learning to Swim"


Volume 21, Number 1 - October 1938 Oct 1938

Volume 21, Number 1 - October 1938

The Alembic

Volume XI, Number 1 - October 1938. 65 pages including covers and advertisements.

Contents

  • Healey, Robert C., "What Floor, Please?"
  • Carignan, Norman J., "Decision"
  • Lincoln, Milton, "Rebuff"
  • Mulligan, Thomas, "We Wuz Robbed"
  • Wardle, Irving, "Guns for Spain"
  • FitzGerald, Louis, "A Couple of Years Ago..."
  • Healey, Robert C., "Sights and Sounds"
  • Landry, Lionel J., "Prelude"
  • Gibbons, Walter, "Brother Sebastian's Monkey"


Volume 20, Number 4 – May 1938 May 1938

Volume 20, Number 4 – May 1938

The Alembic

Volume XX, Number 4 – May 1938. 66 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • "College Men"
  • Sullivan, Robert, "The Bells"
  • Healey, Robert C., "The Great American Novel"
  • Fanning, John H., "Lamb on Your Bosom"
  • Sullivan, Robert, "Falling Stars"
  • Sweeney, Charles E., "World Beyond"
  • Aumann, Russell, "The Harvest Is Ready"
  • Landry, Lionel J., "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"
  • Geary, William D., "The Carver of Nitsuke"
  • Gibbons, Walter F., "The Worm Turns"
  • Sheehan, Thomas F., "Brotherly Martin"
  • MacArthur, Daniel J., "Enchanted Isles"
  • "Editorial"
  • "Obiter Dicta"


Volume 20, Number 2 – January 1938 Jan 1938

Volume 20, Number 2 – January 1938

The Alembic

Volume XX, Number 2 – January 1938. 51 pages including covers and advertisements.

  • Wardle, Irving, "Voltaire"
  • Cavanagh, Joseph V., "Euthanasia"
  • Geary, WIlliam D., "Polyphonic Poetry"
  • Houlihan, John, "When I Am Dead"
  • Sheehan, Thomas, "Social Catholicism"
  • Landry, Lionel J., "Ballet-Ho"
  • Geary, William D., "To Mother in Her Grave"
  • Finnegan, Francis, "On Home"
  • Gibbons, Walter F., "On Wearing Overshoes"
  • "Editorial"
  • Gibbons, Walter F., "Obiter Dicta"
  • "Book Reviews"