Volume 94

January, 2006
No. 1

F E A T U R E S

Literalism, Common Sense, and the Price of Dogs
Wayne A. Meeks 

From Lovers’ Quarrels
Moliere 
Translated and introduced by Richard Wilbur

The Meeting of East and West
Donald Keene

Urban Blues 
Detective Fiction and the Metropolitan Sublime
Glenn W. Most 

Love Translated The Little Players
Kenneth Gross

Henry James, Master of Suspense
Paula Marantz Cohen

F I C T I O N

Pa’s Darling
Louis Auchincloss 

Merrymount 
Joe Ashby Porter

P O E T R Y

Glose
Marilyn Hacker

Secrets 
The Swallows 
Laments for a Stone 
W. S. Merwin 

Riff of Space and Skin 
Eamon Grennan 

Testimony of the Apprentice Scribe 
D. Nurkse

A Citizen
Don Bogen

The Raft of the Medusa
Steve Gehrke 

From a Third-Floor Window in Bogliasco
Deborah Cummins

The Names of Things
Jeffrey Harrison

Red Sky at Morning
The Small Lord’s Ledger Book
Maurice Manning 

Three Times Only
Daisy Fried 

Blue Genes 
Chris Wallace-Crabbe

A Note from the Rock
Dorothea Tanning

R E V I E W S

On First Looking into Taruskin’s History
Matthew Gurewitsch 

Fiction in Review
William Trevor 
Eric Weinberger 

Poetry in Review
Five Poets and Others
Stephen Burt 

Recordings in Review 
French Opera on DVD
Dewey Faulkner