January 2018

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Volume 106, No. 1
January 2018
The Yale Review

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Table of Contents

Nonfiction

pastoral scene with sheep
Criticism

Ashbery’s Pastoral Art

Echoes of an older age
Giulio J. Pertile
November 1, 2017
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Essays

HMS Bounty

A moment in Venice
Rachel Kushner
November 1, 2017
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Books

On Claire Messud

Fiction in review
Marta Figlerowicz
November 1, 2017
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Books

On Frank Bidart

Poetry in review
Christopher Spaide
November 1, 2017
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Essays

The Aquarists

Life, death, and fish
Seth Lerer
November 1, 2017
Exterior view of Metropolitan Opera
Music

The Metropolitan Opera’s Fiftieth Anniversary

Recordings in review
Dewey Faulkner
November 1, 2017
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Essays

Turning the Soil

Cultivating our gardens in times of trouble
Jane Costlow
November 1, 2017
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Essays

Whistleblower, Traitor, Soldier, Queer?

The truth of Chelsea Manning
Lida Maxwell
November 1, 2017

Fiction

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Fiction

Love (3 Excerpts)

Hanne Ørstavik,
Martin Aitken
November 1, 2017
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Fiction

The Artist’s Model

Mary Gordon
November 1, 2017
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Fiction

The Pinch

Dina Nayeri
November 1, 2017

Poetry

People underwater in a pool

Night Swimming

George Witte
January 1, 2018
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Poetry

A Portrait of My Father in Seven Maps

David Baker
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

All We Are Not

Geri Doran
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

Between

Shane McCrae
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

Breakup at the Starfish Brasserie

Owen McLeod
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

Concave Decades

Steve Barbaro
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

Crime Scene

Henry Walters
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

For a Dog

Ryan Wilson
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

In the cottage

Kathleen Winter
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

My Sweet Accompanist

Li-Young Lee
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

Ode on Inheritance

Kate Partridge
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

On Being Told: You Must Learn to Love the Violence

John Sibley Williams
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

On Being Told: You Must Learn to Pray

John Sibley Williams
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

Physics of the Breeze

David Baker
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

Quadratic

Steve Barbaro
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

Roundabout

Chad Davidson
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

Something You Left to Me

Owen McLeod
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

swing-shift ruckus

Kathleen Winter
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

The Coming of Age

Henry Sloss
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

The Marvel of It Is

Henry Walters
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

There

Rush Rankin
November 1, 2017
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Poetry

Three Sonnets

Robert Thomas
November 1, 2017

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