F E A T U R E S

Lincoln and Whitman As Representative Americans
David Bromwich

Edwin Booth
Mystery as Consolation
Stanley Kauffmann

The Legal and the Literary
Jerome Bruner

Toscanini Speaks
Translation and Notes by Harvey Sachs

After the Sublime
Stations in the Career of an Emotion
Glenn W. Most

F I C T I O N

Roast Duckling Pig
Donald Hall

P O E T R Y

The Masters on the Movies
Richard Howard

Dance in the Dark
Irving Feldman

Winter Field
Ellen Bryant Voigt

Love

John Allman

Bonfires
Rosanna Warrren

The Harvest
Emily Fragos

Matryoshka
Melissa Green

Duck Hunting

Timothy Liu

Theft
Desert Reservoirs

Kay Ryan

Deaths Duell
David Sofield

The Interview

Elisabeth Murawski

An Insomniac’s Education
David Bergman


R E V I E W S

Nearer, My God, To Thee
Edison Miyawaki

“Roman” History
Ramsay MacMullen

Fiction in Review

Jonathan Franzen
T. M. McNally

Poetry in Review

Charles Simic
Stephen Yenser

Recordings in Review
Spoken Arts
Benjamin Ivry

Film in Review
Song-And-Dance Artists
Gilberto Perez