VOLUME LXXV (1987-1988)

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


VOLUME LXXVII, NO. 1 (December 1987)


John Hersey Mr. Quintillian A Story 1
Douglas Crase True Solar Holiday A Poem 25
Priscilla Sneff Poem A Poem 26
Mark Doty Harbor Lights A Poem 26
Jay Cantor Kat and Maus 29
Alfred Corn The Poet's Criteria 41
Robert Garis Dancing for Balanchine 52
Carolyn G. Heilbrun Women, Jews, and Nazism 69
Mary Jo Salter The Moon and Big Ben A Poem 79
Wayne Koestenbaum Shéhérazade A Poem 80
Alvin Kernan Criticism as Theodicy: The Institutional Role of Literary Criticism 86
Robert Miklitsch The Language of Literary History-Dead or Alive? 103
Stephen Yenser Bright Sources 115
Jeffrey Harrison Reflection on the Vietnam War Memorial A Poem 148
Terese Svoboda Conquistador A Poem 148
Donald Finkel Separation A Poem 150
William Wadsworth The Physicist on a Cold Night Explains A Poem 150
Dave Smith Lake Drummond Dream A Poem 151


VOLUME LXXVII, NO. 2 (March 1988)


Jonathan Kozol Distancing the Homeless 153
James Merrill Walks in Rome A Poem 168
Brom Anderson Two Healers 172
David Bromwich Public Faces 183
Ronald Bush But Is It Modern?: T. S. Eliot in 1988 193
Giles Gunn The Kingdoms of Theory and the New Historicism in America 207
Medbh McGuckian Three Poems 237
Debra Allbery Tour of Duty A Poem 240
Eavan Boland The Shadow Doll A Poem 241
Maureen Howard Semi-Samizdat and Other Matters 243
Maureen Quilligan Rewriting History: The Difference of Feminist Biography 259
Erich Segal The Noblest Roman of Them All 287
Jay Wright Madrid A Poem 293
Karl Kirchwey Two Legends of Salvation A Poem 295
Sandra Alcosser Michael's Wine A Poem 297


VOLUME LXXVII, NO. 3 (June 1988)


Joan Dayan The Crisis of the Gods: Haiti after Duvalier 299
Ronald Aronson Lecturing in South Africa: "Remember, Stay out of Politics" 332
William Kornblum Working the Deuce 356
Craig Raine Two Poems 368
Stephen Romer Three Poems 369
Andrew Motion Lovely Day A Poem 373
Jeremy Reed Two Poems 373
Carol Rumens Two Poems 376
Nancy F. Cott Women's Rights: Unspeakable Issues in the Constitution 382
Richard Howard Colored Stones A Poem 397
Edward Hirsch When Skyscrapers Were Invented in Chicago A Poem 399
Robert Pinsky An Old Man A Poem 401
Mary Helen Stefaniak America, the Beautiful A Story 402
William F. Van Wert Shoe Trees A Story 418
A. R. Ammons The Damned A Poem 435
Cynthia Zarin Klex A Poem 436
James Laughlin Our Bicycles A Poem 438
Paul Lake Additions A Poem 439
Jeanne Schinto The Disappearance A Story 441


VOLUME LXXVII, NO. 4 (October 1988)


Noel Annan Dean Acheson 463
Julian Barnes Playing Chess with Arthur Koestler 478
Fred Collier The First Lady of the World 492
John Hollander W. H. Auden 501
Amy Clampitt Dejection: A Footnote A Poem 512
Jeffery Donaldson Word from Niagara Falls A Poem 513
David Lehman The Answering Stranger A Poem 518
Maureen Howard There Are Many Wonderful Owls in Gambier 521
James Laughlin About Gertrude Stein 528
Eleanor Perényi Carl Van Vechten 537
Henri Peyre Claudel, Breton, and Sartre at Yale 544
Vincent Price A Legend in My Life 551
Steven Runciman Mrs. Wharton 560
Angus Wilson D. P. Walker 563
Mary Kinzie On the Actor Edward Petherbridge A Poem 566
Alan Shapiro Covenant A Poem 568
Mona Van Duyn Three Poems 572
Marjorie Sandor Judgment A Story 578
Daniel Wallace The Offering A Story 589
David R. Schmahmann Baptie in Her Homeland A Story 600
Joe Bolton Tall Palms A Poem 607
Turner Cassity Two Poems 607
Sandra McPherson Four Poems 609
Comment: Annie Dillard Making Contact 615