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The Missouri Review, founded in 1978, has helped shape the contemporary literary scene by offering the finest work of today’s most important writers and by discovering the brightest new voices in fiction, poetry, and the essay. We are a quarterly publication based at the University of Missouri, and work first published in our magazine has been anthologized over 100 times in Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Travel Writing, Best American Poetry, The O. Henry Prize Anthology, and The Pushcart Prize. Additionally, we publish special features on art, and interviews with a diverse body of contemporary writers. Our “History as Literature” series, we publish historical documents that have literary significance or effect, and the “Found Text” series features previously unpublished work by literary giants of the past, including Mark Twain, Tennessee Williams, Katherine Anne Porter, William Faulkner, Charlotte Bronte, Jack Kerouac, and Marianne Moore.
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viewing issueVolume 39, Number 3, 2016
Table of Contents
- The tragic undertones that mar our best achievements, and: When you think of the past, what comes to mind is the dead, and: It has been observed before, of course, how oppressive, and: How instructive, the skull placed among the bric-a-brac, and: Or take, for instance, this still life from a Pompeii wall, and: For weeks now I have been meditating on still lifes, and: The apples in the basket, the apples of the mind
- pp. 107-113
- DOI: 10.1353/mis.2016.0053
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