F E A T U R E S

Human Rights, Rationality, and Sentimentality
Richard Rorty

The Burning Book Genet and Cocteau
Edmund White

Crime That Pays
Ann Fabian

F I C T I O N

A Suitable Good-bye
Christopher Tilghman

P O E T R Y

Humpty Dumpty
W.H. Auden

A Taxi to the Flame
Vickie Karp

Description
Mark Doty

Chant Royal
Greg Williamson

R E V I E W S

The Imperial Embrace
Linda Colley

An Unexpected Attachment
John Bayley

Doing Britten
Richard Howard

The Oxford English Dictionary in the Square and the Round
Edward Mendelson

Fiction in Review
Walter Kendrick

Poetry in Review
Vernon Shetley

Recordings in Review
Harry Haskell