April 1999

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Volume 87, No. 2
April 1999
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

European Tragedy, European Mystery
John Keegan

What Actually Existed Here Before the Big Bang?
Amos Oz

The Mask of Art
Edmund White

Picture Story
Inger McCabe Elliott

Your Own Footprints
W. D. Snodgrass

On Rhyme
Anthony Hecht

Depths Below Depths
Robert Frost in a Dark Time
Jay Parini

Ibsen the Pioneer
Stella Adler

F I C T I O N

Among the Philistines
Jean McGarry

P O E T R Y

Fabrications
Richard Wilbur

Minotaur
James Merrill

Which One?
Gerald Stern

The Train
Droplets
C. K. Williams

Yes
Robert Hahn

Lives of Their Own
Dabney Stuart

Nearing Rome
Rick Barot

Chevalier D’or
David St. John

R E V I E W S

The Winds of Will
Richard Howard

Spirits and Scandals
Cynthia Russett

Fiction in Review
Lorrie Moore and Alice Munro
Michael Frank

Poetry in Review
Hill, Rich, Creeley, Szporluk
Stephen Burt

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Ink sketch of minotaurs in profile. Jean Cocteau, Untitled. Courtesy 888 Auctions.
Poetry

Minotaur

James Merrill
April 1, 1999

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