April 2008

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Volume 96, No. 2
April 2008
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

Miller's Tragic Muse
Jeffrey Meyers

Days of 1939 and 1941
Peter Demetz

Frieda in Taos
Paula Fox

Backups
Rachel Hadas

The Ethics of Expression
Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues in Performance
Mark Mazullo

F I C T I O N

An American Story; Or, What Unfortunately Happened
Tess Wheelwright

P O E T R Y

Walking at Night
Burning Leaves
Harvest
Sunrise
Louise Glück

The Seafarer
Translated by Amen Grover

Two Epigrams, Lovers' Tears
Asclepiades
Translated by Edmund Keeley

The Fat Man in the Mirror
Franz Werfel
Translated by Martin Greenberg

Listening
The Day I Believed in God
Trying to Write a Poem While the Couple in the Apartment Overhead Make Love
David Wagoner

The Plains of Troy
The Raft
Carl Phillips

Scenes
Rewrite
Richard Kenney

Global Warming
Margaret Gibson

Sleet in the Garden
Robin Magowan

Tennessee Homesick Blues
Emily Moore

R E V I E W S

Canonical, Contemporary, Classic
Dewey Faulkner

Fiction in Review
Roddy Doyle
Margaret Spillane

Poetry in Review
Contemporary Italian Poets
John Taylor

Recordings in Review
Tribute Albums
Timothy Young

Film in Review
The Ghost of Films Past
Bert Cardullo

Table of Contents

Poetry

Frederic Edwin Church, Cloud Study, 1870–80. Courtesy Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York.
Poetry

Burning Leaves

Louise Glück
April 1, 2008
Gerrit Willem Dijsselhof, Wall Panel with Orchids, c. 1892. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Poetry

Harvest

Louise Glück
April 1, 2008
Jan Brandes, Ananas, 1785. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amserdam.
Poetry

Sunrise

Louise Glück
April 1, 2008
Sigfrid Lundberg / Creative Commons
Poetry

Walking at Night

Louise Glück
April 1, 2008

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