April 2004

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Volume 92, No. 2
April 2004
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

The Prisoner of War
Paul West

Letter from Cairo
Theresa Everline

Letter from India
William Deresiewicz

Townhouse Trilogy
Dorothea Straus

Loaf or Hot-Water Bottle
Closely Translating Proust
Lydia Davis

Vectors 2.0
More Aphorisms and Ten-Second Essays
James Richardson

Bodies Swayed to Music
An English Teacher Steps Out
Willard Spiegelman

F I C T I O N

Behind the Suits I Wear to Work
Mark Wisniewski

P O E T R Y

Ardent: An Arguable Elegy
Richard Howard

Buildings, Birds, Leaves
Eamon Grennan

Rainy May in the Valley
Joan Swift

The Visit
Reverie with a Line from Goethe
Sydney Lea

Cars
Philip Schultz

One Part of the Tradition of Locomotion in Country Music
Anthony Lacavaro

Against Fertility
Stephen Burt

Fresh Air
Barry Goldensohn

Blood to the Head
Randy Blasing

Virus
Elisabeth Murawski

Good-Bye
Daniel Groves

R E V I E W S

Visions of Reality
Jeffrey Meyers

Memory Room
Edison Miyawaki

The Stage Life of Props
Kenneth Gross

Fiction in Review
William Gaddis
Michael Ravitch

Poetry in Review
Marianne Moore
Kay Ryan

Recordings in Review
Charles Ives
Benjamin Ivry

Table of Contents

Essays

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Essays

Loaf or Hot-Water Bottle

Closely Translating Proust
Lydia Davis
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