F E A T U R E S

Singing Hiawatha

Longfellow's Hybrid Myth of America
Alan Trachtenberg

Truth and Photography
Jerry L. Thompson

The Terror of Nothing
Duane Michals

All My Soul Is There
Verse Translation and the Rhetoric of English Poetry
Dick Davis

F I C T I O N

Game Time
Mark Edmundson

P O E T R Y

The Pinhole Camera
In Which Hester Bateman, 18th-Century English Silversmith, Takes an Irish Commission

Eavan Boland

The Hare
Henri Cole

On the Hundred-Percent Corner
Dolores Hayden

Exit Pursued
David Yezzi

Looking at a Yi Dynasty Rice Bowl
Sue Kwock Kim

The Walker
Susan Lasher

Ghazal
Emily Moore

Through the Waves
Mark Jarman

Columnar
John Hollander

You
Gerald Stern

Threshold
The Time it Takes
Peter Sacks

Ten with Edwin Denby
Mary Maxwell

A Last Hayride
Making the Best of the Holidays
James Tate

Skin
James Longenbach

R E V I E W S

The Body Writing Itself
Georgina Kleege

A Man of Singular Desert for the State to Make Use Of
George Lord

Fiction in Review
Allan Gurganus's Latest
Michael Malone

Poetry in Review
A.R. Ammons's Last
Helen Vendler

Recordings in Review
Mike Richter's Opera Recordings
Stephen Blier