April 1998

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Volume 86, No. 2
April 1998
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

Wanamaker Indians
Alan Trachtenberg

An Imperial Childhood?
David Cannadine

The Flight from Enchantment
Ornament as a Threat to Reason and Reality
James Trilling

How to Harden Your Heart
Six Easy Ways to Become Corrupt
Amélie Oksenberg Rorty

F I C T I O N

Dead Cat, Floating Boy
John Barth

Death, Night, Etc.
Donald Justice

P O E T R Y

New Constructions
John Ashbery

Little League
Kevin Durkin

Your One Good Dress
Still Life, With Gloxinia
Brenda Shaughnessy

In Medias Res
Philip Schultz

Matinees
Diann Blakely

The Fixed Wing
Mark Levine

Seven, Without Binoculars
Robin Magowan

How To Do Things With Tears
Allen Grossman

Parents
Terese Svoboda

The Hammock
Scattering
Tom Sleigh

Windless Night
Eamon Grennan

R E V I E W S

The Fate of the Inner City
Kai Erikson

Poteen in a Brandy Cask
The Ethical Imagination of Hubert Butler
Chris Agee

Fiction in Review
Journeying Through Underworld
Walter Kendrick

Poetry in Review
On Frank Bidart and C. K. Williams
Stephen Yenser

Recordings in Review
Archival Treasures
Patrick J. Smith

Cinema in Review
Victor Nunez and Ulee’s Gold
Gilberto Perez

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New Constructions

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