VOLUME LXXVIII (1988-1989)

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

VOLUME LXXVIII, NO. 1 (March 1988-Autumn 1988)

Arnold Rampersad Psychology and Afro-American Biography 1
Gloria Naylor Love and Sex in the Afro-American Novel 19
Les A. Murray Three Poems 32
Carolyn G. Heilbrun Freud's Daughters 37
Robert Erwin The Man Who Discovered America 46
Robert E. Lerner The Pope and the Doctor 62
Katherine Soniat Learning in Time Poetry 80
Brian Swann Two Poems 80
A. F. Moritz Popular Songs Poetry 83
Rita Dove Dedication Poetry 84
Robert Karen The Revenge of the Wounded 85
Philip Kuberski Proust's Brain 97
Daryl Hine Postscripts Poetry 113
Robert Thomas December Matinee Poetry 115
Julie Agoos Two Poems 116
Giles Gunn Authority and Its Distractions 119
Mary T. Reynolds Present at the Creation 127
Gianfranco Poggi A Work in Progress 134
Debora Greger Two Poems 142
Robert Pack Display Poetry 144

VOLUME LXXVIII, NO. 2 (September 1988-Winter 1989)

Frank Kermode The Last Classic 147
William Arrowsmith Grave Prattle: Eliot's "Le Directeur" 166
Prefaces: Five Poets on Poems by T. S. Eliot
Amy Clampitt T. S. Eliot's "Different Voices" 196
Anthony Hecht The First Eighteen Lines of The Waste Land 202
James Merrill "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" 209
Gjertrud Schnackenberg "Marina" 210
Richard Wilbur "Ash-Wednesday" 215
Denis Donoghue The Idea of a Christian Society 218
Christine Froula Eliot's Grail Quest, or, The Lover, the Police, and The Waste Land 235
A. Walton Litz The Allusive Poet: Eliot and His Sources 254
Lucy McDiarmid Eliot: The Dead, the Living, and the End of Poetry 265
Lawrence S. Rainey The Price of Modernism: Reconsidering the Publication of The Waste Land 279
Comment: Patricia C. Willis American Modern: Scofield Thayer, Marianne Moore, and the Dial 301
Cleanth Brooks The Waste Land: A Prophetic Document 318

VOLUME LXXVIII, NO. 3 (December 1988-Spring 1989)

Richard Wilbur The Persistence of Riddles 333
Michael G. Cooke Byron, Pope, and the Grand Tour 352
Robert B. Shaw The Post Office Murals Restored Poetry 370
Stephen Menick Dr. Rapallo Fiction 379
James Gordon Bennett The Searle Sisters Fiction 392
Sandra Spatt Olsen The Butcher's Girl Fiction 403
Wyatt Prunty The Lake House Poetry 410
Kevin Hearle Each Thing We Know Is Changed Because We Know It Poetry 414
Joyce Carol Oates Edward Hopper, Nighthawks, 1942 Poetry 415
Paul Horgan Not Even a Footnote Fiction 417
Tom Ruane Space on the Tape Fiction 428
Catherine Mellett The Orange Popsicle Fiction 442
Peter Gordon Joan in Love Fiction 452
David Wojahn Two Poems 459
Henri Cole Lost in Venice Poetry 462
Wayne Koestenbaum Immunities 466
Roberto González-Echevarría Love in the Golden Years 472
Doretta Wildes Blow Ball Poetry 479
Frances Lindsay An Iris from Purgatory Poetry 480
Katha Pollitt Two Poems 481
Hannah Stein Anniversary Poetry 483
Daniel Hall Two Poems 484
Comment: Geoffrey Hartman The Longest Shadow 485

VOLUME LXXVIII, NO. 4 (March 1989-Summer 1989)

Ford Madox Ford War and the Mind 497
Ford Madox Ford Creative History and the Historic Sense 511
Kai Erikson On Sociological Prose 525
Terrence Des Pres Channel Fire: Political Intrusion in Poetry 539
Sandra Spatt Olsen The Sigh of the Hard-Pressed Creature Fiction 561
Marilyn Hacker Two Poems 579
Sylvain Maréchal The Last Judgment of Kings: A Prophecy in One Act, in Prose 583
Sara Suleri Contraband Histories: Salman Rushdie and the Embodiment of Blasphemy 604
Mark Strand Fiction Poetry 625
Tom Sleigh Aubade Poetry 625
Daniel Hoffman Evidence Poetry 626
William Logan The Rule of the Rule of Law Poetry 627
Comment: Donald Hutter The Repository: A Remembrance of Scribner's 629
Deborah Larsen Slant Shape Poetry 654
James Richardson How It Ends Poetry 654