April 2000

April 2000 cover image

Volume 88, No. 2
April 2000
The Yale Review

Buy This Issue

F E A T U R E S

The Fool of Light
Paul West

An Exchange of Letters
Kenzaburo Oe and Susan Sontag

Molière’s The Bungler, Act I
Richard Wilbur

Searching for Sylvia Beach
Leon Edel

F I C T I O N

Words
Joyce Carol Oates

Cider
Neil Grimmett

P O E T R Y

Paradiso II
W. S. Merwin

Eyes Like Leeks
Linda Gregerson

No Friend
Don Bogen

Marriage Dissolving in the Upstairs Room
Lynne McMahon

Cadillac Ranch
Dolores Hayden

The Iconography of Drought Jackie
John Kinsella

Immediate City
Vijay Seshadri

Lessons in Chiaroscuro
Andrew Zawacki

Brown Recluse
Erin Belieu

Fire in the Doll’s House
Frances Padorr Brent

The Boy’s Own Manual
Daryl Hine

The Pass
The Catch
Kay Ryan

Today and Two Thousand Years From Now
Moradian
Philip Levine

R EV I E W S

An Appetite for Writing
Hermione Lee

Byron’s Afterlife
Michael Ravitch

Memory and History
Diane Stevenson

Fiction in Review
Frederick G. Dillen & Trace Farrell
Lorin Stein

Poetry in Review
Some Versions of Pastoral
James Logenbach

Recordings in Review
Richard Strauss
Dewey Faulkner

Films in Review
Bad Boys: Klaus Kinski & Werner Herzog
Gilberto Perez

Table of Contents

Fiction

Black and white striped background with hand holding a shape with text on it.
Fiction

Words

Joyce Carol Oates
April 1, 2000

More Issues

Fall 2021 cover image

Fall 2021

View Issue

Summer 2021 cover image

Summer 2021

View Issue

Spring 2021 cover image

Spring 2021

View Issue

Winter 2020 cover image

Winter 2020

View Issue

Fall 2020 cover image

Fall 2020

View Issue

Summer 2020 cover image

Summer 2020

View Issue