January 1999

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Volume 87, No. 1
January 1999
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

An Eyelid’s Soundless Blink
The Poetry of Thomas Hardy
Robert Mezey

Auden, From Parable to Myth
Edward Mendelson

Waltzing with the Black Crayon
Gail Godwin

Two Letters and a Poem
Robert Lowell
Introductory Note by Hannibal Hamlin

There Goes the Judge
Wilfred Sheed

The Avignon Program
Richard Olney

F I C T I O N

Nobile’s Airship
Marshall N. Klimasewiski

P O E T R Y

Family Values
Richard Howard

The Burning Heart
Louise Glück

In a Small City, Somewhere in the Past
Jesse Lee Kercheval

Family Dog
Jeffrey Harrison

James Dean
Scott Hightower

M and M’s
John Hollander

Anthology Piece
Robert B. Shaw

Nimbus
Jennifer Atkinson

Refined Waste
Thomas Bolt

A Perspective of Tangerines
Sandra McPherson

The Move
Elizabeth Cohen

The Overland Bus
Debora Greger

R E V I E W S

Keyboard Cabbages and Kings
Igor Kipnis

Fiction in Review
American Allegories
Diana Postlethwaite

Poetry in Review
At Century’s End: The Poetics of Plash and Speed
Stephen Yenser

Recordings in Review
Never Look Back: Broadwa Original Cast Recordings
Jesse Green

Cinema in Review
Spectacle and Surveillance: The Truman Show
Gilberto Perez

Table of Contents

Poetry

Odilon Redon, Beatrice, 1897. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam..
Poetry

The Burning Heart

Louise Glück
January 1, 1999

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