January 1997

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Volume 85, No. 1
January 1997
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

Helen Keller and the American Myth
Paula Marantz Cohen

The Blue Room in Florence
Joan Dayan

Old Movies
Dorothea Straus

Deep Puzzles
Anthony Bailey

F I C T I O N

New York Lit Up That Way at Night
James McCourt

P O E T R Y

That Music
A Claim
The Chinese Mountain Fox
W. S. Merwin

Landscape with Bubbles and Broom
James Lasdun

Ghost Supper
David Wojahn

Three Sonnets
Ronald Wallace

The Lives of the Heart
Jane Hirshfield

Cheiron in California
Roald Hoffmann

Seasons
Wyatt Prunty

Enchanted Rock
William Mullen

The Two Houses
Jody Gladding

The Last Photograph of My Sister
The Miracle
Sherod Santos

The Unnaming
Edward Hirsch

The Meaning of Romance
Steve Orlen

R E V I E W S

The Figural Presence of Erich Auerbach
Nicholas Howe

Fiction in Review
Three Novels for the End of the Millennium
Sven Birkerts

Poetry in Review
Dorothy Parker and the Art of Light Verse
John Hollander

Recordings in Review
Tenoritis: Two Young Singers and Their Masters
Charles Michener

Film in Review
The Edges of Realism: The Flims of Abbas Kiarostami
Gilbert Perez

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