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

Contributors

Contributors

pp. xviii-xix
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Fiction

Things Beyond Us

pp. 1-18
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Poetry

For Mrs. Sullivan

pp. 19-20
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Endings

pp. 21-23
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Firewood and Ashes

pp. 24-26
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Five Poems

pp. 27-29
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The Cold Fields of November

pp. 30-33
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Altars of the Eye

pp. 34-35
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Three Irish Artists

pp. 36-37
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Tears of Grief, Tears of Joy

pp. 38-40
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Small Things

pp. 41-42
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Combustible Thoughts, Ethereal Possibilities

pp. 43-45
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Essays

W. B. Yeats’s Poetry of Aging

pp. 46-61
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A Great Seizure of Poems

pp. 62-75
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Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes: A Complex Friendship

pp. 76-90
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Kindred Spirits: Kathleen Raine and Margaret Fay Shaw

pp. 91-102
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Cassandra at the Evening Window: Louise Glück’s Dark Visions

pp. 103-117
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The State of Letters

Shakespearean Spectacles in London and Stratford

pp. 118-124
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A Father’s Son: George Garrett and the Art of Dying

pp. 124-129
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A Personal Remembrance of John Haines (1924–2011)

pp. 129-134
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Martin Gardner, 1914–2010

pp. 134-137
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Kosta

pp. 138-146
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Not Writing the Poem

pp. 146-150
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When Country Was Country

pp. 151-156
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Arts and Letters

Johnson’s Lives of The Poets

pp. 157-167
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Turner the Monarch

pp. 167-171
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A Most Extravagant Art

pp. 172-178
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