October 2008

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Volume 96, No. 4
October 2008
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

Fiesta Time in Old Havana
Three Pictures of a Nineteenth-Century Afro-Cuban Ritual
Roberto Gonzáles Echevarría

“Our Grief is Not Greek”
Auden’s Poems on War
Arthur Kirsch

Watching Fred
Lorrie Goldensohn

Tutors
Paul West

Patrimony and Its Discontents
Phillis Wheatley and “Die Weltliteratur”
Elizabeth Powers

F I C T I O N

An East Egg Update
George Bradley

My Flame
Lily Tuck

P O E T R Y

At the Lake
Notes
Rosanna Warren

Antigone at Colonus
The Shock
Mairi MacInnes

Field Manual for Counterinsurgency at Paul’s Lounge
Julie Sheehan

The Back of a Girl in Florence
Winter of Falling Temperature
William Logan

The Walker
Sydney Lea

The Island
James Longenbach

Little Mercutios
Emily Fragos

Promiscuity
Greg Wrenn

R E V I E W S

Letter from Italy
Massimo Bacigalupo

Stevensiana
Paul Grimstad

Fiction in Review
Jasper Fforde
David Galef

Poetry in Review
Greg Williamson, Henri Cole
David Yezzi

Music in Review
The Great Dictator
Dewey Faulkner

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