Volume 25, Number 4 / 2004

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A Note From the Editor

Poetry
JANE HIRSHFIELD  In a Room with Five People, Six Griefs / Vilnius
NATASHA TRETHEWEY  Genus Narcissus / Myth
CARL PHILLIPS  Distortion
DEBORA GREGER  Orpheus in Florida
JOAO CABRAL DE MELO NETO  A Few Matadors / Cemetery in Pernambuco / On a Monument to Asprin / For the Book Fair  (translated from the Portuguese by Richard Zenith)
PHILIP METRES  Hiroshima: A Panorama
TED GENOWAYS  The Smallpox Diary
RICHARD WOLLMAN  Paper in Autumn
SARAH MANGUSO  Getting Over the Twentieth Century / Prayer

Fiction
MOLLY MCNETT  Catalogue Sales
MANDELIENE SMITH  Friday Night
LORRAINE MAVIS LUPO  The Secret Life of Margaret Dumont
HONOREE FANONNE JEFFERS  Soon One Morning
F. D. REEVE  Inside Outside
SEBASTIAN BARRY  A Long Long Way

Literary Biography
JAMES WRIGHT  A Poet’s Life in Letters
FREDERICK BROWN  Flaubert in Egypt

Reader’s Notebook
A. J. SHERMAN  Isaiah Berlin, Flourishing

Reflections
JOSHUA HARMON  The Records

Revaluations
J. M. TYREE  Henry Thoreau, William Gaddis, and the Buried History of an Epigraph

Rediscoveries
KENYON COX  The Illusion of Progress in the Arts

Contributors’ Notes

COVER ARTIST: Tod Gunter



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