July 1997

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Volume 85, No. 3
July 1997
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

The Sage of Selborne
Edward Hoagland

Burton Lane
A Man and His Piano
Wilfred Sheed

The Cotton Ballet
Christopher Benfey

The Katydid’s Wing
Letters on Poetry
Marianne Moore
Introduction by Cristanne Miller

The Happiest Man in Morocco
Eric Ormsby

F I C T I O N

Fugitive
Joyce Carol Oates

Balloon Flight, 1870
Steven Millhauser

Burnt Light
Valerie Wohlfield

P O E T R Y

A Kiss in Space
A Robin’s Nest
Mary Jo Salter

Ballade
Kenneth Koch

Union Station
Jordan Smith

Milk
Stephen Berg

Electric Storm on Brayton Point
Joanie Mackowski

The Water Spider
Stephen Sandy

Aluminum Chlorohydrate
Sarah Lindsay

Boy, 19, Requests Death by Drowning
Todd Smith

Polovtsian Dances
Frederick Tibbetts

Rain
Jennifer O’Grady

R E V I E W S

An Open Book
Edmund White

Defining Experience
John Morton Blum

Three Lives
Rachel Hadas

Rebecca West
The Meaning of Research
Tracy Seeley

Fiction in Review
Michael Malone

Poetry in Review
Stephen Burt

Recordings in Review
Dewey Faulkner

Film in Review
Gilberto Perez

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