April 2019

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Volume 107, No. 2
April 2019
The Yale Review

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Table of Contents

Nonfiction

Louie Bellson lighting Pearl Bailey's cigarette
Essays

Cultural Differences

How fictional portrayals of intermarriage haven't quite caught up
Jennifer Acker
April 1, 2019
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Essays

Music in the Second Person

Listening to Opus 110
Mark Mazullo
April 1, 2019
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Essays

Myth and Anarchy

Matthew Spellberg
April 1, 2019
A photograph of Ann Petry.
Essays

Nothing New Under the Sun

Ann Petry’s The Street and The Narrows
Emily Bernard
April 1, 2019
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Books

On "kaddish.com"

Fiction in review
David Galef
April 1, 2019
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Books

On Nine Recent Collections

Poetry in review
Stephanie Burt
April 1, 2019
A portrait by Picasso of Gertrude Stein.
Essays

“Sitting at the Table” with Stein and Ashbery

“An Occasion” for Thin[g]king
Karin Roffman
April 1, 2019

Criticism

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Music

On Modern Composition

Music in review
Timothy Young
April 1, 2019
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Film

The Cinematic Afterlife of James Baldwin

Film in review
Ayten Tartici
April 1, 2019

Fiction

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Fiction

Stalking

John Sayles
April 1, 2019
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Fiction

The Silver Pearl

Joanna Scott
April 1, 2019
A painting of four Koreans by Shin Yun-Bok.
Fiction

The Woman Next Door

Ha Seong-Nan,
Janet Hong
April 1, 2019

Poetry

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Poetry

An Old Theme

Derek Mahon
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Baggy-arsed country

Jacques Moulin,
David Ball
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Bulgur

Peter Balakian
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Cassandra in San Francisco

Henry Sloss
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Chaos Theory

Barry Goldensohn
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Chorus from "The Birds"

Derek Mahon
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

D. and Dog

Lynne Potts
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Dear Millennium, of Edible Blossoms and the Unborn

Karen An-hwei Lee
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Dissonance

Barry Goldensohn
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Elegy in October

Frannie Lindsay
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Ernest Lawrence

John Canaday
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Five Goldfinches

Karl Kirchwey
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

How Much I Love You

Peter Balakian
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

I Was Waiting for You Outside the Post Office

Jessica Greenbaum
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Midwinter Letter

Geoffrey Brock
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Revenge

Nathaniel Hutner
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Rough Plaster

Bernard O’Donoghue
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Something Forced

Benjamin S. Grossberg
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Storm Warning

Randy Blasing
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

The Duchess of Malfi

Barry Goldensohn
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

The Potato Plants

Jodie Hollander
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

The Tablecloth

Giovanni Pascoli,
Geoffrey Brock
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

The Way I Like Best

James Longenbach
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

The Wedgewood, the Watches

Benjamin S. Grossberg
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

Three Sarcophagi

Karl Kirchwey
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

To My Daughter

Peter Cooley
April 1, 2019
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Poetry

“As Are Right Fit”

Benjamin S. Grossberg
April 1, 2019

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