F E A T U R E S

The Funeral of the Tragic Muse
Rachel Brownstein

Freedom and Interpretation
Frank Kermode

The Abduction from the Theater
Mozart Opera on Film
Stanley Kauffmann

F I C T I O N

Lost
Stephen Dixon

The Frequent Flyer
Walter Kirn

P O E T R Y

Sleeping with Boa
Logs in the Grate

May Swenson

Motions of the Soul
Frederick Tibbetts

Sed de Correr
Amy Clampitt

Warm Enough
Irving Feldman

Hypothetical
Brooks Haxton

La Petite Danseuse de Quatorze Ans
Debora Greger

R E V I E W S

A Knowable City
R. W. B. Lewis

The Painful Dream
William Weaver

The Uses of a Political Hero
Gaddis Smith

Fiction in Review

Jane Smiley

Poetry in Review

Stephen Yenser

Recordings in Review
Dale Harris