F E A T U R E S

From the Editor
J. D. McClatchy

"For God, for Country and for Yale" in War and Peace
Gaddis Smith


Literary Love
Harold Bloom

The Day the World Turned Red
A Report on the People of Utrik
Kai Erikson

How Lincoln Explained Democracy
David Bromwich

Which Southerners? Which Southern Historians?
A Century of Teaching Southern History at Yale
Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

Improvisation in the Genesis and Structure of the Quijote
Roberto González Echevarría

Magistrates as Vigilantes
The Italian Example
Joseph LaPalombara

Eden and Empire
The Mercantile Making of American Colonial Husbandry
Daniel J. Kevles

My Life in the Theatre, 1910–1960
John Crowley

Criminal and Enemy in the Political Imagination
Paul W. Kahn



R E V I E W S

Fiction in Review
Cold Fiction: Caryle Phillips and Leslie Jamison
Amy Hungerford

Poetry in Review
Kay Ryan
Langdon Hammer

Recordings in Review
Monteverdi's Poppea
Ellen Rosand