October 2018

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Volume 106, No. 4
October 2018
The Yale Review

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Nonfiction

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Books

Bondage and Freedom

Frederick Douglass
David W. Blight
October 1, 2018
An old advertisement for Lucky Strike in which a blonde woman lights a cigarette.
Essays

Computational Propaganda

Public relations in a high-tech age
Renée DiResta
October 1, 2018
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Essays

Getting It Twisted

Jabari Asim
October 1, 2018
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Essays

Incarcerated Language

Reginald Dwayne Betts
October 1, 2018
A photograph of Leni Riefenstahl during filming, 1936.
Essays

Leni Riefenstahl

On a Nazi female filmmaker
Francine Prose
October 1, 2018
Two girls lie facing each other
Film

Life Unamplified

The small-scale satisfactions of Brett Haley’s Hearts Beat Loud
Charles Taylor
October 1, 2018
A poster with figures whose bodies include the letters C and P. El Lissitzky, Basic Calculus, 1928.
Essays

Of Martyrs and Robots

Propaganda and group identity
Megan Hyska
October 1, 2018
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Music

Racialized Timbre

Listening to listening with musicologist Nina Eidsheim
Marit MacArthur
October 1, 2018
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Essays

The Misinformation Age

Weaponizing Reputation
Cailin O’Connor,
James Owen Weatherall
October 1, 2018

Criticism

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Books

On "Don’t Call Us Dead"

Poetry in Review
Christopher Spaide
October 1, 2018
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Books

Ventriloquizing and the Novel

The nesting structure of Lisa Halliday's Asymmetry
Ayten Tartici
October 1, 2018

Fiction

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Fiction

Anthropophagi

Leslie Epstein
October 1, 2018
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Fiction

The Pilot’s Instructions

Karen E. Bender
October 1, 2018

Poetry

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Poetry

Against Anxiety

Vona Groarke
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

Against Pessimism

Vona Groarke
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

Albuquerque Aubade

Randy Blasing
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

Boats

Hailey Leithauser
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

Dove Song

Hailey Leithauser
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

Hasty Pudding

Stanley Moss
October 1, 2018
Jeanne Mammen, She Represents (Carnival Scene), c. 1928. Priv collection © VG BILD-KUNST Bonn, 2017, rep © Mathias Schormann
Poetry

Invitation

Hailey Leithauser
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

Jar Song

Don Bogen
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

Light Steps

Jeredith Merrin
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

Nostalgia

James Arthur
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

On Atrazine

Zoë Hitzig
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

Perspective

Carolie Parker
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

Proxy Means

Zoë Hitzig
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

The Old Country

Vona Groarke
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

The Sandy Hook Fire

Henry Hart
October 1, 2018
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Poetry

Verklärte Nacht

Bruce Bond
October 1, 2018

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