October 2004

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Volume 92, No. 4
October 2004
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

On Some Functions of Literature
Umberto Eco

Occasions and Entries
Pages for the Public, Pages from a Diary
Ned Rorem

Letters to John Ashbery, 1958
Edited with a note by William Corbett
James Schuyler

A Prose Writer Looks at Poets
Jean McGarry

Innovation in the Visual Arts
James Trilling

F I C T I O N

Getting Heavy with Fate
Patrick Ryan

P O E T R Y

Three Poems of Three Shrines
Gary Snyder

Poem with Refrain
Don’t You Admire Me?
Irving Feldman

Every Time the Mountains
A World of Differences
Vicki Hearne

The Dark Autumn Nights
Robert Bly

Tree of Mirrors
Henry Hart

My Mother’s Last Christmas Card, Unsent
Michael Spence

Vox
Katharine Whitcomb

The Dead
Dolsy Smith

Umbrella
Tom Healy

The Prop
Juliet Mattila

R E V I E W S

History Starts Today
John Morton Blum

A Radical World View
Georgina Kleege

Fiction in Review
Jim Crace
David Galef

Poetry in Review
Donald Justice
Willard Spiegelman

Recordings in Review
Sir Thomas Beecham
Dewey Faulkner

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