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The Paris Review
Volume: 154 | Year: 2000

Table of Contents:

Agha Shahid Ali
A Ghazal for Michael Palmer

Nin Andrews
Poets on Poets

John Ashbery
Caravaggio and His Followers
Strange Cinema

Mary Jo Bang
Stone, Montana
The Downstream Extremity of the Isle of Swans

Dan Beachy-Quick
The Jeweler's Solstice, His Madness
Carrier Pigeon, Anonymity

Murray Bodo
After the Earthquakes

Thomas Bolt
After a Dingy Rain
Nature

Bruce Bond
Oval

Shannon Borg
Walking London with Charlotte Mew

Lucie Brock-Broido
Periodic Table of Ethereal Elements

Peter Covino
At the Triple Treat Theatre

Catherine Coy
Cause and Effect of Suburbia
Prayer for the Suburbs
To Get to You

Brian Culhane
Chekhov's "The Student," April, 1894

Arnaut Daniel
Lo Ferm voler qu'el cor m'intra

Bryan D. Dietrich
The Magician

Jeff Dolven
Splinter
Cantaloupe

Michael Fried
The End of History

Debora Greger
To the Snow

Eamon Grennan
Musical Interlude

Marilyn Hacker
A Farewell to the Finland Woman

Judith Hall
Upon the Bed-Trick Played on Jack

Jeffrey Harrison
A Garbage Can in Brooklyn Full of Books
Remembered Departure

Matthea Harvey
Thermae

Zbigniew Herbert
Prayer
Prayer
Prayer

William Hunt
Outside with George Trakl

Karl Kirchwey
St. Giles Cripplegate
Oracular Degeneration
[fish]

John Koethe
Theories of Prayer

Yusef Komunyakaa
Nipples

Nicole Krauss
The Nostalgia of Descartes
Bronze Poseidon

James Lasdun
Deathmeadow Mountain

Daniel Lewis
Word Dog Doesn't Bite

Elizabeth Macklin
Edward M. Stringham Copied in Pencil
1,985 Years Through a Word Between Us

Geoffrey G. O'Brien
To

J. Cailin Oakes
Substitute

Joe Osterhaus
New York Minute

Pam A. Parker
Venice 1993, Adventures in Crossdressing

Evan Smith Rakoff
Freaks and Graces
Eisenstadt's Kiss
After Housman

Timothy Richardson
The Luminous Boy
Oubliette
Freud Before the Fireplace

Robyn Selman
Essay in the Form of a Russian Doll

Gary Shulpyakov
An evening, sad like snow in a landscape
Let's say you live in a dead-end, near the Kazan Station

John Tranter
See Rover Reach

Pimone Triplett
One More Time

Reetika Vazirani
Independence

Rosanna Warren
Cyprian

Greg Williamson
from Double Exposures

Saadi Youssef
Exhaustion
Attention
Winds

Cynthia Zarin
Auden in the Aquarium

Poets of Interest in this issue:

John Ashbery
Caravaggio and His Followers; Strange Cinema

 

Mary Jo Bang
Stone, Montana; The Downstream Extremity of the Isle of Swans

 

Dan Beachy-Quick
The Jeweler's Solstice, His Madness; Carrier Pigeon, Anonymity

 

Bruce Bond
Oval

 

Lucie Brock-Broido
Periodic Table of Ethereal Elements

 

Matthea Harvey
Thermae

 

Zbigniew Herbert
Prayer; Prayer; Prayer

 

John Koethe
Theories of Prayer

 

Yusef Komunyakaa
Nipples

 

Geoffrey G. O'Brien
To

 

Pimone Triplett
One More Time