July 2004

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Volume 92, No. 3
July 2004
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

Keats’s Appetite
Anthony Hecht

Children’s Literature and the Art of Forgetting
Seth Lerer

Tough Love
Dante Among the Sodomites
Peter S. Hawkins

The Figure Not in the Carpet
Bernard Berenson and Henry James’s Rejection of the Modern in The Outcry
Paula Marantz Cohen

Inkles, Shreds, and Scales
Stephen Yenser

F I C T I O N

The Birthday Party
Elizabeth Denton

The Doctor
Ellen Wilbur

P O E T R Y

Noah’s Flood
The Gawain-Poet
translated by Marie Borroff

A Faun’s Afternoon
Stephane Mallarmé
translated by Richard Howard

Two Poems
“The Admirals” and “A Tree of Serpents”
Charles Tomlinson

Weak Forces
Kay Ryan

The Great Truth
Philip Levine

Conspiracies
Turner Cassity

The Magician Card
Annie Finch

Returning Home Late Sunday Night
Daniel Anderson

The Implications of War
Anna George Meek

Tomorrow’s Living Room
Jason Whitmarsh

Moon Mask
Elena Karina Byrne

(Our Word)
Nadia Herman Colburn

Gibbon Motion
Deborah Warren

Ode to W. E. Diemer
The Inventor of Bubblegum
Barbara Hamby

R E V I E W S

Wide Awake with Anxiety
Nicholas Howe

Fiction in Review
Shirley Hazzard
Robyn Creswell

Poetry in Review
Philip Larkin
Nigel Alderman

Recordings in Review
Opera in the Vernacular
Patrick J. Smith

Film in Review
Angels in America
Patrick Giles

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Poetry

Detail from The Flood of Noah (Genesis 7:11-24), ms W.106.3R, Walters Art Museum.
Poetry

Noah’s Flood

The Gawain Poet,
Marie Borroff
July 1, 2004

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