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                                                                                                          Spring 1997 Issue = 25 Articles
                                                                                                          1. Letter to the Editors, pp. 6-14
                                                                                                          2. The First Annual Performance Art Festival at the Slaughter Rock Battlefield by Thomas M. Disch, pp. 15-39
                                                                                                          3. New Translations from Cavafy by Daniel Mendelsohn, pp. 40-44
                                                                                                          4. Southern Classics by Susan Balee, pp. 45-66
                                                                                                          5. Irish Poetry at the Crossroads by David Mason, pp. 67-82
                                                                                                          6. Harold Bloom and King Lear: Tragic Misreading by Carol Iannone, pp. 83-94
                                                                                                          7. The Scandal; What Bill Stafford Was Like by Robert Bly, pp. 95-96
                                                                                                          8. Before the Beginning: Maybe God and a Silk Flower Concubine Perhaps; Come, Drink Here by Pattiann Rogers, pp. 97-99
                                                                                                          9. The Harp Seal by Robin S. Chapman, p. 100
                                                                                                          10. Oxford Meeting; The Telling by Colette Inez, pp. 101-102
                                                                                                          11. Frogs Returning Moon; Hop Fields in Winter by Floyd Skloot, pp. 103-104
                                                                                                          12. Musee d'Orsay by Brian Cox, p. 105
                                                                                                          13. The Arrival by John Drexel, p. 106
                                                                                                          14. Woodman by Ruth Fainlight, pp. 107-108
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                                                                                                            Film: Road Fever by Bert Cardullo, pp. 109-114 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Cold Fever (1996 Film) by Fridrik Thor Fridriksson
                                                                                                          16. Art by John Loughery, pp. 115-121
                                                                                                          17. Theatre by Richard Hornby, pp. 122-128
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                                                                                                            Discovering Ives, Once Again by Josiah Fisk, pp. 129-136 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Charles Ives: A Life with Music by Jan Swafford
                                                                                                            2. All Made of Tunes by J. Peter Burkholder
                                                                                                            3. Charles Ives and the Classical Tradition by Geoffrey Block and J. Peter Burkholder
                                                                                                            4. Charles Ives and His World by J. Peter Burkholder
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                                                                                                            Poetry Chronicle by Robert McDowell, pp. 137-146 - 10 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Connecting the Dots by Maxine Kumin
                                                                                                            2. To the Bone by Sydney Lea
                                                                                                            3. Oils of Evening by G.E. Murray
                                                                                                            4. Now by Judith Baumel
                                                                                                            5. Spring Garden by Fred Chappell
                                                                                                            6. The Holy Surprise of Right Now by Samuel Hazo
                                                                                                            7. The Figured Wheel by Robert Pinsky
                                                                                                            8. Meadowlands by Louise Gluck
                                                                                                            9. Trespasser by R.T. Smith
                                                                                                            10. Work Without Hope by John Burt
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                                                                                                            Assessing the New Formalism (So-Called) by Robert Phillips, pp. 147-153 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Rebel Angels by Mark Jarman and David Mason
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                                                                                                            Telling Stories About the Bartrams by Harold Fromm, pp. 154-158 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Natures of John and William Bartram by Thomas P. Slaughter
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                                                                                                            Familiar Capability by Thomas Filbin, pp. 159-165 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Last Thing He Wanted by Joan Didion
                                                                                                            2. Cross Channel by Julian Barnes
                                                                                                            3. Heat Wave by Penelope Lively
                                                                                                            4. Immigrant Train and Other Stories by Natalie L.M. Petesch
                                                                                                            5. Shipwrecks by Akira Yoshimura
                                                                                                            6. After Rain by William Trevor
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                                                                                                            The Joy of Reasoning by Thomas M. Disch, pp. 166-170 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Night Is Large by Martin Gardner
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                                                                                                            At the Goreyworks by William H. Pritchard, pp. 171-175 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The World of Edward Gorey by Clifford Ross and Karen Wilkin
                                                                                                          25. Notes on Contributors, pp. 176-178
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                                                                                                          Summer 1997 Issue = 27 Articles
                                                                                                          1. To Our Readers, p. 181
                                                                                                          2. Letters to the Editors, pp. 182-187
                                                                                                          3. Comment by David Mason, pp. 188-198
                                                                                                          4. The Blue Coast; "He's asleep"; Out on the Island; Country Doctor; When Rosalind Was a C... by Louis Simpson, pp. 199-205
                                                                                                          5. Emily Dickinson: The Heft of Cathedral Tunes by Daniel Hoffman, pp. 206-226
                                                                                                          6. The Messiah of Modernism: F.R. Leavis (1895-1978) by George Watson, pp. 227-241
                                                                                                          7. Black Helicopters; Coastal Freeze; Bone Scan; Before Prostate Surgery by R.S. Gwynn, pp. 242-244
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                                                                                                            What to Do with Carlyle? by William H. Pritchard, pp. 245-254 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Moral Desperado by Simon Heffer
                                                                                                          9. Kingdom of the Sweet by Marcia B. Siegel, pp. 255-267
                                                                                                          10. Kevin by Julie Keith, pp. 268-274
                                                                                                          11. Pride by Madeleine Mysko, pp. 275-282
                                                                                                          12. Letter to My Mother; Trashed by Robert Phillips, pp. 283-284
                                                                                                          13. The Boy in the Woods by Mark Vinz, p. 285
                                                                                                          14. Duets by Jerome Mazzaro, p. 286
                                                                                                          15. Leda by Patricia Hooper, pp. 287-288
                                                                                                          16. Less; A Word with My Father by Neal Bowers, p. 289
                                                                                                          17. Rendezvous in Providence by D. Nurkse, p. 290
                                                                                                          18. Art by John Loughery, pp. 291-297
                                                                                                          19. Theatre by Richard Hornby, pp. 298-304
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                                                                                                            Film: Woody Allen, or Artificial Exteriors by Bert Cardullo, pp. 305-310 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Interiors (1978 Film) by Woody Allen
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                                                                                                            In Our Beginnings by Bruce Bawer, pp. 311-316 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Genesis: A Living Conversation by Bill Moyers
                                                                                                            2. Genesis As It Is Written by David Rosenberg
                                                                                                            3. Talking About Genesis by Bill Moyers
                                                                                                            4. Genesis by Robert Alter
                                                                                                            5. Genesis by Stephen Mitchell
                                                                                                            6. The Beginning of Desire by Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg
                                                                                                            7. In the Beginning by Karen Armstrong
                                                                                                            8. Genesis Unbound by John H. Sailhamer
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                                                                                                            Poetry Chronicle by John Haines, pp. 317-324 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Understanding Fiction by Henry Taylor
                                                                                                            2. Walt Whitman Bathing by David Wagoner
                                                                                                            3. Flight Among the Tombs by Anthony Hecht
                                                                                                            4. New and Selected Poems by Donald Justice
                                                                                                            5. The Vigil by C.K. Williams
                                                                                                            6. Floating on Solitude by Dave Smith
                                                                                                            7. The Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai by Yehuda Amichai
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                                                                                                            Reconstructing Henry James by Dean Flower, pp. 325-332 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Henry James: The Young Master by Sheldon M. Novick
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                                                                                                            The Hunter Davenport by Mark Jarman, pp. 333-339 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Hunter Gracchus, and Other Papers on Literature and Art by Guy Davenport
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                                                                                                            Days of Whine and Posers by Susan Balee, pp. 340-346 - 9 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Creek Walk and Other Stories by Molly Giles
                                                                                                            2. First, Body by Melanie Rae Thon
                                                                                                            3. Tabloid Dreams by Robert Olen Butler
                                                                                                            4. Back in the World by Tobias Wolff
                                                                                                            5. The Point, and Other Stories by Charles D'Ambrosio
                                                                                                            6. Time Famine by Lance Olsen
                                                                                                            7. The Panic Hand by Jonathan Carroll
                                                                                                            8. A Watch in the Night by A.N. Wilson
                                                                                                            9. Blue Italian by Rita Ciresi
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                                                                                                            "You Made Me Love You!" by Sonya Rudikoff, pp. 347-351 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Evolution of Allure by George L. Hersey
                                                                                                          27. Notes on Contributors, pp. 352-354
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                                                                                                          Autumn 1997 Issue = 25 Articles
                                                                                                          1. Letter of Correction, p. 357
                                                                                                          2. Comment by George Watson, pp. 358-368
                                                                                                          3. My Slight Stoop by Bert O. States, pp. 369-390
                                                                                                          4. Poems from Greece by David Mason, pp. 391-399
                                                                                                          5. Holding the Bag by Barbara Haas, pp. 400-418
                                                                                                          6. Reasons to Hate Poetry by Sydney Lea, pp. 419-421
                                                                                                          7. The Further Off from England by Louis Simpson, pp. 422-434
                                                                                                          8. A Story of Deep Delight by Mark Jarman, pp. 435-443
                                                                                                          9. Will Georges Braque Ever Get His Due? by Karen Wilkin, pp. 444-452
                                                                                                          10. Called into Play by A.R. Ammons, pp. 453-454
                                                                                                          11. The Cove; Letter to Ye Feng, His Student Now in Iowa by Dick Allen, pp. 455-456
                                                                                                          12. The Temple of Attis; The Visitant by Timothy Murphy, pp. 457-458
                                                                                                          13. Porc d'Espine by Jeffrey Franklin, pp. 459-460
                                                                                                          14. Observations: Middle Age by Christopher Buckley, p. 461
                                                                                                          15. Landscape by Nina Bogin, p. 462
                                                                                                          16. Art by John Loughery, pp. 463-469
                                                                                                          17. Theatre by Richard Hornby, pp. 470-476
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            Film: Secrets and Lies by Bert Cardullo, pp. 477-486 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Secrets and Lies (1996 Film) by Mike Leigh
                                                                                                            2. Angels and Insects (1996 Film) by Philip Haas
                                                                                                          19. Music by Robert S. Clark, pp. 487-490
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                                                                                                            Yeats's First Fifty Years by William H. Pritchard, pp. 491-498 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. W. B. Yeats: A Life, Vol. I by R.F. Foster
                                                                                                          21. [+]
                                                                                                            Poetry Roundup by Thomas M. Disch, pp. 499-507 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Inventions of the March Hare by T.S. Eliot and Christopher Ricks
                                                                                                            2. Venus and Don Juan by Carol Frost
                                                                                                            3. Crown of Weeds by Amy Gerstler
                                                                                                            4. What the Darkness Proposes by Charles Martin
                                                                                                            5. Questions for Ecclesiastes by Mark Jarman
                                                                                                          22. [+]
                                                                                                            Mammarian Musings by Susan Balee, pp. 508-514 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. A History of the Breast by Marilyn Yalom
                                                                                                          23. [+]
                                                                                                            The Mindless Cunning of Dreams by Harold Fromm, pp. 515-518 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Seeing in the Dark by Bert O. States
                                                                                                          24. [+]
                                                                                                            Hopperesque by Tom Wilhelmus, pp. 519-527 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. American Pastoral by Philip Roth
                                                                                                            2. The Madhouse Nudes by Robert Schultz
                                                                                                            3. Girls by Frederick Busch
                                                                                                            4. Destiny of Nathalie X and Other Stories by William Boyd
                                                                                                            5. The Secrets of a Fire King by Kim Edwards
                                                                                                          25. Notes on Contributors, pp. 528-530
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                                                                                                          Winter 1997 Issue = 26 Articles
                                                                                                          1. Letter to the Editors, pp. 534-540
                                                                                                          2. Soldier's Heart by Louis Simpson, pp. 541-552
                                                                                                          3. Water-Wheels: The Factory on the River by Jean Starobinski, pp. 553-568
                                                                                                          4. Red Foxes by Robert McDowell, pp. 569-577
                                                                                                          5. In the Heart (fiction) by Joan Wickersham, pp. 578-598
                                                                                                          6. My Science Wars by Harold Fromm, pp. 599-609
                                                                                                          7. I Was Kingsley Amis by George Watson, pp. 610-618
                                                                                                          8. The Glories; Bobolink; Collection by Daniel Mark Epstein, pp. 619-621
                                                                                                          9. A World Remembered by Allen Hoey, p. 622
                                                                                                          10. After Valentine's by Sydney Lea, pp. 623-625
                                                                                                          11. A Geode by Robert B. Shaw, p. 626
                                                                                                          12. What to Do with an Inchworm; Play-By-Play by Joan Murray, pp. 627-629
                                                                                                          13. Village Evening by Jayanta Mahapatra, p. 630
                                                                                                          14. The Colors of the Forest by Tom Wayman, pp. 631-633
                                                                                                          15. At Feng-hsiang by Tom Sexton, pp. 634-636
                                                                                                          16. Film: Lands of the Free by Bert Cardullo, pp. 637-644
                                                                                                          17. Theatre by Richard Hornby, pp. 645-651
                                                                                                          18. Art by John Loughery, pp. 652-658
                                                                                                          19. [+]
                                                                                                            Poems, Mostly Personal, Some Historical, Many Unnecessary by Robert Phillips, pp. 659-668 - 9 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Brink Road by A.R. Ammons
                                                                                                            2. Even in Quiet Places by William Stafford
                                                                                                            3. Otherwise: New and Selected Poems by Jane Kenyon
                                                                                                            4. Sands of the Well by Denise Levertov
                                                                                                            5. The Crack in Everything by Alicia Suskin Ostriker
                                                                                                            6. Dark Songs: Slave House and Synagogue by Laurence Lieberman
                                                                                                            7. A Gift: The Life of da Ponte by David R. Slavitt
                                                                                                            8. Points of Departure by Miller Williams
                                                                                                            9. Facing the River by Czeslaw Milosz
                                                                                                          20. [+]
                                                                                                            The Good Soldier by Bruce Bawer, pp. 669-674 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Quest for God by Paul Johnson
                                                                                                          21. [+]
                                                                                                            The Heroes We Deserve by Tess Lewis, pp. 675-680 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Myths of Modern Individualism by Ian Watt
                                                                                                          22. [+]
                                                                                                            On the Art of Liberty by Clara Claiborne Park, pp. 681-686 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. On Dialogue by Robert Grudin
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                                                                                                            Schemers and Schemas by Gary Krist, pp. 687-694 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Last Orders by Graham Swift
                                                                                                            2. The Last of the Savages by Jay McInerney
                                                                                                            3. Martin Dressler by Steven Millhauser
                                                                                                            4. Mona in the Promised Land by Gish Jen
                                                                                                            5. Cheaters, and Other Stories by Dean Albarelli
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                                                                                                            A Critic Whose Judgment Can Be Trusted by James Seaton, pp. 695-699 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Vital Signs by James W. Tuttleton
                                                                                                          25. Notes on Contributors, p. 700
                                                                                                          26. Index to Volume XLIX, pp. 701-706
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