- Hiram Bingham, A. Bartlett Giamatti, Horatio Parker, George Wilson Pierson, and Robert Penn Warren.
- Harold Bloom, Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, and J. D. McClatchy; reviews by Langdon Hammer, Amy Hungerford, and Ellen Rosand.
- Geoffrey Hartman, Paul Bloom, and Gordon Rogoff; reviews by Cynthia Zarin, Caleb Smith, and Timothy Young.
- Leslie Brisman, Roberta Frank, Louise Glück, Richard C. Levin, and Peter S. Hawkins; reviews by J. D. Connor, Richard Deming, and Paul Grimstad.