F E A T U R E S

Literalism, Common Sense, and the Price of Dogs
Wayne A. Meeks

From Lovers' Quarrels
Moliere
Translated and introduced by Richard Wilbur


The Meeting of East and West
Donald Keene

Urban Blues
Detective Fiction and the Metropolitan Sublime
Glenn W. Most

Love Translated The Little Players
Kenneth Gross

Henry James, Master of Suspense
Paula Marantz Cohen

F I C T I O N

Pa's Darling
Louis Auchincloss

Merrymount
Joe Ashby Porter

P O E T R Y

Glose
Marilyn Hacker

Secrets
The Swallows
Laments for a Stone
W. S. Merwin

Riff of Space and Skin
Eamon Grennan

Testimony of the Apprentice Scribe

D. Nurkse

A Citizen
Don Bogen

The Raft of the Medusa

Steve Gehrke

From a Third-Floor Window in Bogliasco
Deborah Cummins

The Names of Things
Jeffrey Harrison

Red Sky at Morning
The Small Lord's Ledger Book
Maurice Manning

Three Times Only

Daisy Fried

Blue Genes

Chris Wallace-Crabbe

A Note from the Rock
Dorothea Tanning

R E V I E W S

On First Looking into Taruskin's History
Matthew Gurewitsch

Fiction in Review
William Trevor
Eric Weinberger

Poetry in Review
Five Poets and Others
Stephen Burt

Recordings in Review
French Opera on DVD
Dewey Faulkner