Oregon Quarterly Autumn 2013

Cluster of Lily-of-the-Valley plants, ca. 1954. Photograph courtesy Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
October 1

‘Autumn Bouquets for Everybody’

The letters of a noted Northwest painter show a complex character pulled by competing impulses

This year marks 20 years since Harry Rinehart returned to Wheeler to revive what had developed into a dying, small-town clinic, successfully meeting the manifold challenges of delivering health care to rural America. Photograph by Bonnie Henderson
October 1

Family Practice

A coastal community benefits from generations of care by the Rinehart family

Participants busily at work during The Night of Writing Dangerously. Photograph by Veronica Weber
October 1

Writers Unblocked

Chris Angotti helps writers bring out their (50,000-word) stories

The aged and often dingy Salem hospital (shown here) was replaced in 2011 by a new 620-bed hospital offering modern treatment and recovery facilities. Photograph by Audrey Lawson
October 1

Dark Response to Our 'Fecund Mental Derelicts'

A recollection of the history of forced sterilization at Oregon State Hospital

Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov book cover
October 1

That Book by Nabokov

A reflection and a look back at the value of an unread book 

Oregon State Capitol. Photograph by Jeff Baxter
October 1

New Board to Govern the UO

State legislature approves S.B. 270, establishing board of trustees

October 1

Letters to the Editor Autumn 2013

Letters criticize last issue's letters; discuss the politics of climate change; appreciate past and present campus police officers

October 1

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