F E A T U R E S

Ibsen's Black Poodle
Gordon Rogoff

A Portrait of Decay
Britain in the Postwar Years
A. N. Wilson

On Edvard Munch
W. S. Di Piero

Auden and Shakespeare
Arthur Kirsch

Crises and Renewal in Twentieth-Century
French Opera

Vincent Giroud

As Guided by Palinurus
(A Way You'll Never Be)
Memoiries of Cyril Connolly
C. J. Driver



F I C T I O N

Permafrost
Amy Bloom

P O E T R Y

Far Away in Time, The Senses Return to Me As
I Identify With That Tree
Personal Estates
Dodder and True Rhymes
Sandra McPherson

My Father in the Shadows
The Adandoned Crow

William Logan

Out the Window, Winter, Before Daybreak, Ohio
Joanie Mackowski

In the Garden

Karl Kirchwey

In the Crosshairs of Mystery, They
Marianne Boruch

God Bless

Eamon Grennan

Vengerov's Violin
Elise Partridge

Millennial Male
Henry Sloss

Storm and Stress
Caki Wilkinson

Just When We Are Safest
Roald Hoffman

Bit From Possible Origin of Punch and Judy Show
Mary Leader

Apples
Talvikki Ansel



R E V I E W S

An Antique Scandal
Patrick McCaughey

Fiction in Review
Colson Whitehead
Amy Hungerford

Poetry in Review
Louise Glück
Willard Spiegelman

Film in Review
Some Like it Hot

Bert Cardullo