F E A T U R E S

Whitman at Night
"The Sleepers" in 1855
Alan Trachtenberg

Seven Dreams
Thornton Wilder
With an introduction and notes by A. Tappan Wilder

Over Martinis, in Bed, Driving Somewhere
Romulus Linney

On Proust and Chanel
Paul Morand
Translated and introduced by Vincent Giroud


Theater into Film
Notes on One Scene and Two Adaptations
Bert Cardullo

Medical Manners
Dorothea Straus

F I C T I O N

The Taper's Tale
Benjamin DeMott

Back
J. S. Marcus

One, Whispering Pines
Melanie Fallon

P O E T R Y

How the Dance Came to the City
Eavan Boland

Azores
David Yezzi

The Unrecorded Conversation
Stephen Dunn

She, Tiresias
Barry Goldensohn

E.S.L.
The Song-Book of Justus and Merci
Eight Horatian Odes for the Fourth of July

John Talbot

The Eve of the Festival of Venus
David Wagoner

Crossing the Bar
Michael Schiavo

You Take an Onion
Judith Baumel

The Thousand Thistle Seeds
Eric Pankey

Hymn to Persephone
Craig Arnold

Woman, Mined
Carolyn Creedon

Don't

Mary Jo Bang


R E V I E W S

Fiction in Review
Bruce Wagner
Dana Goodyear

Poetry in Review
Ammons and Ashbery
Willard Spiegelman

Recordings in Review
Peter Sellars on DVD
Lloyd Schwartz