October 1996

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Volume 84, No. 4
October 1996
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

A Passion for the Primitive
Dian Fossey among the Animals
Marianna Torgovnick

Secret Maps
Holly Wright’s Photographs of Hands
Charles Simic

Eight Photographs
Holly Wright

The Woman Clothed with the Sun
Jaroslav Pelikan

99 Cracks
Aphorisms, Expostulations, and Ten-Second Essays
James Richardson

F I C T I O N

Air Mail
Jeffrey Eugenides

Lovers
Ellen Wilbur

Bone Key
Joe Ashby Porter

P O E T R Y

Umbrella Weather
Rachel Wetzsteon

Old Man
C. K. Williams

Fall Landscape, with Empty Places & Sound
Suzanne Paola

The Woman Who Died in Her Sleep
Linda Gregerson

The World
Mark Jarman

Blood Orange
Slaughterhouse Flies
Street of Martyrs
Charles Simic

The Cyclist
William Jay Smith

Wisdom (Not for Beginners)
Irving Feldman

Big Sister
Jeredith Merrin

History, Weather, Loss, the Children, Georgia
Herbert Morris

R E V I E W S

Archaeologist as Liar
Robert Pounder

The Art of Portraiture
James Trilling

The New Catastrophism
Edward T. Chase

Fiction in Review
Religion and the Contemporary Novel
Joan Silber

Poetry in Review
Louise Gluck, Alan Shapiro, Seamus Heaney, S. X. Rosenstock
James Logenbach

Recordings in Review
The Allure of Great Conducting
Albert Innaurato

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