January 1996

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Volume 84, No. 1
January 1996
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

Warfare on the Plains
John Keegan

Family Circles
Jonathan Spence

Lottery
Maribeth Fischer

Cold Dark Deep and Absolutely Clear
Mark Doty

Letters from Great Spruce Heat Island
James Schuyler
introduction and notes by William Corbett

F I C T I O N

Love Explained
John Barth

Voyager
Kit Reed

P O E T R Y

Tomorrow’s History
Donald Hall

“I Miss the Mystery,” He Said
Julie Agoos

Watching the Commuters Read
Vickie Karp

An American Beauty
Carolyn Kizer

Under the Mountain
Tom Sleigh

The Appalachian Book of the Dead
Charles Wright

Book of Life
John Peck

R E V I E W S

Heine’s Last Years
Jeffrey L. Sammons

The Politics of Architecture
Dolores Hayden

Fiction in Review
Novelists’ Novels About Novelists
Sven Birkerts

Poetry in Review
Rare Birds: John Ashberry and Brigit Pegeen Kelly
Stephen Yenser

Recordings in Review
Mezzo-Sopranos and Others
Gary Schmidgall

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