January 2001

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Volume 89, No. 1
January 2001
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

The Civilizing Hand of the Law?
Birmingham, 1963
Owen Fiss

Children’s Literature and the Stories of the List
Seth Lerer

How Should One Read a Book?
Virginia Woolf

Montaigne
André Gide

Learning from Lowell
Robert B. Shaw

In Search of Tragedy
Stanley Kauffmann

F I C T I O N

Beautiful Baby
Laura Furman

P O E T R Y

Red Berries
Jane Hirshfield

Three-Sided, One-Way Mirror
Greg Williamson

Aubade
John Poch

Work
Nathaniel Bellows

Adultery
Seven Deadly Sins
William Logan

The Other Side of the Canyon
John Koethe

Death Stayed
Teresa Svoboda

Nefarious
Ira Sadoff

R E V I E W S

The Information We Were Born For
Edison Miyawaki

Guillevic’s Quest
John Taylor

Fiction in Review
J. M. Coetzee
Michael Ravitch

Poetry in Review
Anne Carson
Stephen Yenser

Recordings in Review
Mélodies Passaagères
Dewey Faulkner

Film in Review
Mike Figgis’s Time Code
Gilberto Perez

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