F E A T U R E S

Some Reflections on Tragedy
C. K. Williams

The Pattern of the World
Russell Fraser


Is Robert Frost a New England Poet?
Henry Hart

"The Mystery of the World"
On the Criticism of Fairfield Porter
Craig Watson

A Perfectly Beastly State of Filth
Hector Gavin, Sanitary Ramblings, and the
Abominable I
Gerald Majer

The Shakespeare Perverse
Theodore Leinwand


F I C T I O N

The Interlude
Jean Ross Justice


P O E T R Y

In Praise of Shards
Grace Schulman

Under the Pier
Carole Bernstein

Fidelities
Joseph Harrison

Ode to Skimpy Clothes and August in the Deep South
Barbara Hamby

Hack
Michelle Boisseau


The Case of the Spurious Spouse
David Lehman

Kissing You
Jason Koo

Fragments from Unpublished Tales of Beatrix Potter

Gabriel Fried



R E V I E W S

Fiction in Review
"Spoiler Alert": Julian Barnes
Amy Hungerford

Poetry in Review
Timothy Donnelly
Willard Spiegelman

Recordings in Review
Debussy
Dewey Faulkner

Film in Review
Not Even Past
Charles Taylor

Yale Review | October 2012
Yale Review | October 2012