January 2009

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Volume 97, No. 1
January 2009
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

The Lessons of Likeness
Being a True History of Thomas Eakins’s Portrait of Walt Whitman
Allan Gurganus

From Le Cid
Pierre Corneille
Translated and introduced by Richard Wilbur

Some Overlooked Operatic History
Touring in the United States in the Nineteenth Century
George Martin

I Could Eat You Up
The Life and Adventures of a Metaphor
Claude Rawson

F I C T I O N

The Eye
Laura Furman

P O E T R Y

Constellations
Mary Jo Salter

Cedar Waxwings
Craig Arnold

Encounter with John Malkovich
Jeffrey Harrison

Film Noir
Sherod Santos

TMI
McGuffin
Scott Dalgarno

Turkish Night
Randy Blasing

The Writing on the Wall
Vergelegen
C. J. Driver

Talk
Dorothea Tanning

Schumann to Clara – Bonn, 1854
The Joy which Tends Toward Unbecoming
Joseph Fasano

The Ascension
Barbara J. Orton

Hotel Arcturus
D. Nurkse

Old Man Swimming
Frannie Lindsay

R E V I E W S

Robbins in New York
Siobhan Phillips

Fiction in Review
Denis Johnson
Amy Hungerford

Poetry in Review
Ciaran Carson
Wes Davis

Recordings in Review
Offenbach
Gary Schmidgall

Film in Review
Dostoyevskyan Surges, Bressonian Spirits
Bert Cardullo

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