VOLUME LXXIV (1984-1985)

[Reviews are entered under the author of the book reviewed and under the reviewer.]


VOLUME LXXIV, NO. 1 (November 1984)

Malcolm Cowley A Time of Resignations 1
Stanley Kauffmann Album of an Eccentric 15
Mary Jo Salter Mary Cazzato, 1921 A Poem 25
Reginald Gibbons The Eager Interpreter A Poem 27
James Schuyler This Notebook A Poem 30
William Logan Capability Brown in the Tropics Poem 31
Daniel Aaron Letter to a Chinese Friend 32
Norman Birnbaum Letter to A European Friend 47
Howard Lamar The First American West: Jamestown, 1607-1699 64
David St. John Two Poems 56
Frederick Turner The Cave at Zhoukoudian A Poem 58
Carl S. Smith Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire 79
Carrie Young Bank Night A Story 96
John Hermann South Fork A Story 107
Louis Menand Revisionists Revised 119
Amy Kaplan "Absent Things in American Life" 126
Giles Gunn Perception at the Pitch of Passion 135
B. H. Haggin New Records in Review 142
Barbara Ascher A Visit with Eudora Welty 147
Ben Sonnenberg Public Relation 154
John Hollander Poetry in Review

VOLUME LXXIV, NO. 2 (January 1985)

Robert Fitzgerald When the Cockroach Stood by the Mickle Wood 161
Elting E. Morison Being an American 182
Lawrence W. Levine American Culture and the Great Depression 196
Michael Seidel Nabokov and the Aesthetics of American Exile 224
Laura Battey Katz Recovery A Story 240
Gjertrud Schnackenberg Kremlin of Smoke A Poem 253
John Skoyles Two Poems 259
R. W. B. Lewis Letters of a Self-Renewer 261
Frederick Wegener An Inward Life 269
Andrew Delbanco Reconstructing Hawthorne 276
Roberto González-Echevarría America Conquered 281
Catherine L. Albanese Religion on the Uninstallment Plan 290
Ross Spears Fiction as Life 296
B. H. Haggin New Records in Review 307
Comment: Annie Dillard Singing with the Fundamentalists 312
Maureen Howard Fiction in Review vii

VOLUME LXXIV, NO. 3 (April 1985)

Jaroslav Pelikan Christ—and the Second Christ 321
Zbigniew Brzezinski Poland: Reflections on Solidarity 346
Marie Borroff "Fowler and the Rest" 353
Victor Bers Achilles' Name among the Maidens and Deeper Questions: Looking It Up in the Classics 368
Barbara McCorkle An Atlas for the Times 378
Edward Mendehon Baedeker's Universe 386
Barry Goldensohn Poetry Anthologies and the Canon 404
John McGahern Like All Other Men A Story 415
Gish Jen Eating Crazy A Story 425
Debra Ratner The Dreams of All Men A Story 434
Allen Grossman Two Poems 447
Alice Fulton 603 West Liberty St. A Poem 450
David Wagoner By a Waterfall A Poem 452
Yannis Ritsos Two Poems 452
Christine Froula The Adventures of Ulysses 454
B. H. Haggin New Records in Review 467
Comment: Paul Wallich Computers and the Humanities 472
John Hollander Poetry in Review ix

VOLUME LXXIV, NO. 4 (July 1985)

Anthony Hecht The Pathetic Fallacy 481
Marianne Moore Preface to Monsieur Teste by Paul Valery 500
Ronald F. Turner Luzon A Story 507
John Ashbery Two Poems 518
Daniel Hall Two Poems 520
Charles Simic Three Poems 521
Pamela Alexander City House Built as a Series of Additions A Poem 523
Allen Guttmann The Belated Birth and Threatened Death of Fair Play 525
Terence Clarke The Red A Story 538
Brad Canard Swimming A Story 557
Thorn Gunn Two Poems 567
Ellen Bryant Voigt The Witness A Poem 569
John Peck Two Poems 570
Jane Shore The Game of Jack Straws A Poem 572
Dave Smith Robert Penn Warren: The Use of a Word Like Honor 574
Robert B. Shaw Heaney's Purgatory 581
David M. Halperin All Dressed Up and No Place to Go 587
Katha Pollitt Sleeping Fury 596
Richard Wertime Poets' Prose 602
B. H. Haggin New Records in Review 610
Comment: Edward Mendelson Word Processing: A Guide for the Perplexed 615
John Hollander Poetry in Review vi