October 2009

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Volume 97, No. 4
October 2009
The Yale Review

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F E A T U R E S

The Founders and the Bard
Barbara A. Mowatt

The Drama of Perception
Looking at Morandi Siri Hustvedt

Lost at Sea: Jasper Johns with Hart Crane
Langdon Hammer

From The Straw Sandals: Notes, 1980
Pierre-Albert Jourdan
Translated and Introduced by John Taylor

Montaigne and the Suicide Bombers
A discussion of “De la Vertu”
David Quint

Imagining Influence
Robert Boyers

F I C T I O N

Custodians
Nancy Reisman

This Life or the Next
David Philip Mullins

P O E T R Y

Zero
Dorothea Tanning

On the Ferry
Rachel Hadas

Night Ferry to Finland
Anne Frydman

Watercourse
Tony Sanders

The Dream of
John Kinsella

Gimlets
Ben Downing

The Furnace
Jeremy Axelrod

Late Harvest
Jeredith Merrin

Sick Song
Don Bogen

Leaving the Body
Barry Goldensohn

Self-Portrait as Robert Mapplethorpe
Gregg Wrenn

R E V I E W S

Openhearted and Close-Lipped
Thornton Wilder’s Letters
Marc Robinson

Fighting On
Jeffrey Meyers

Fiction in Review
Jayne Anne Phillips
David Galef

Poetry in Review
Linda Gregg, Susan Wheeler
Craig Morgan Teicher

Recordings in Review
The Durutti Column and Others
Timothy Young

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