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  Volume 120, Number 1, Winter 2012

Table of Contents

Current Books in Review

Ovid: New Introductions and Translations

pp. i-ii

Poets and the Devil’s Party

pp. iii-iv

The Spiritual Within Limits

pp. iv-vii

The Giving Vein

pp. ix-xii

Place and Idiom in William Carlos Williams’s Poetry

pp. vii-ix

The Gym is Locked

pp. xii-xiv

The Big Payback

pp. xiv-xvi

My Father’s House

pp. xvi-xvii



pp. xviii-xix | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0000


Things Beyond Us

pp. 1-18 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0025


For Mrs. Sullivan

pp. 19-20 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0023


pp. 21-23 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0001

Firewood and Ashes

pp. 24-26 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0005

Five Poems

pp. 27-29 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0009

The Cold Fields of November

pp. 30-33 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0013

Altars of the Eye

pp. 34-35 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0017

Three Irish Artists

pp. 36-37 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0021

Tears of Grief, Tears of Joy

pp. 38-40 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0026

Small Things

pp. 41-42 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0004

Combustible Thoughts, Ethereal Possibilities

pp. 43-45 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0008


W. B. Yeats’s Poetry of Aging

pp. 46-61 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0003

A Great Seizure of Poems

pp. 62-75 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0007

Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes: A Complex Friendship

pp. 76-90 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0011

Kindred Spirits: Kathleen Raine and Margaret Fay Shaw

pp. 91-102 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0015

Cassandra at the Evening Window: Louise Glück’s Dark Visions

pp. 103-117 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0019

The State of Letters

Shakespearean Spectacles in London and Stratford

pp. 118-124 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0012

A Father’s Son: George Garrett and the Art of Dying

pp. 124-129 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0016

A Personal Remembrance of John Haines (1924–2011)

pp. 129-134 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0020

Martin Gardner, 1914–2010

pp. 134-137 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0024


pp. 138-146 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0002

Not Writing the Poem

pp. 146-150 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0006

When Country Was Country

pp. 151-156 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0010

Arts and Letters

Johnson’s Lives of The Poets

pp. 157-167 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0014

Turner the Monarch

pp. 167-171 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0018

A Most Extravagant Art

pp. 172-178 | DOI: 10.1353/sew.2012.0022

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