Harvard Review 20

Harvard Review 20

Harvard Review 20

Issue 20 features new fiction by Paul Mandelbaum and Jo-Ann Graziano, poetry by David Lehman and John Kinsella, remarks by Seamus Heaney, and a special section on the poetry of Michael Harper.

Harvard Review 20 (print)


Kirsten Hoyte "Recovery"
Paul Mandelbaum "The Explorers"
Margaret J. Barker "Exile, 1972"
Andrea Graham "Lustre"
Jo-Ann Graziano "The Mustard Seed"
Julie McNary "Hydraulic Heart"
Martha Ronk "Page 42"
Katherine Lynn "Unfurnished Souls"
Sharon Wahl "Brain Slots"
Doug Frelke "Waking Up"


Terry Caesar "My First Father"
DeWitt Henry "Forces of Nature"
Seamus Heaney "Homage to Seferis"
Janet Riehl "The Starling"
Don Share "Michael S. Harper: An Introduction"
Jacquelyn Pope "Citizen Pilgrim Poet"


Han-Shan, Taylor Stoehr "Three Poems"
William Doreski "Post-Continental Drift"
Ace Boggess "Find the Essence of Silence"
Amy Scattergood "Flood"
Christoforos Liontakis, Athina Hatzihristou "With Pleasureness"
Barry Mazur "LIBR"
Diane Mehta "Consider Jerusalem"
Eric McHenry "The Sign"
Katia Kapovich "A Paper Plane to Nowhere"
Malcolm Farley "Writing from Ultima Thule"
Michael Salcman "Dr. Williams Delivers a Baby"
Sean Singer "Scintillatingly Armstrong"
Terrance Hayes "Hip Logic"
Mimis Souliotis, Stratis Haviaras "The Wooden One"
Michael S. Harper "Vote: 11 07 00 (Providence)," "9 23 99: Coltrane Notes on the MIllenium," "Critical Mass," "8 22 99: Artist on a Cellphone (Yaddo)," "Notes on African Novels Not African," "Dubonnet," "TCAT serenade: 4 4 98 (New Haven)"
John Kinsella "The Epistemology of Sheep"
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Harry Thomas "To Hope"
Giacomo Leopardi, Harry Thomas "To Himself"

Book Review

Michael Shinagel A LIFE OF JAMES BOSWELL by Peter Martin
Marcia Deihl ALWAYS BEGINNING by Maxine Kumin
Chard deNiord ANOTHER BEAUTY by Adam Zagajewski
Robert Schnall BLUE JESUS by Jim Daniels
Bruce Bennett CAIRO TRAFFIC by Lloyd Schwartz
Kevin McGrath CARNAC by Eugene Guillevic
William Doreski EARLY AUDEN AND LATER AUDEN by Edward Mendelson
Joyce Wilson EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED by Joel Brouwer
Catherine Toal HOTEL IMPERIUM by Rachel Loden
Christina Pugh LITTLE RIVER by Linda McCarriston
William Corbett LIVE FROM THE HONG KONG NILE CLUB by August Kleinzahler
Benjamin Paloff MEDICINE by Amy Gerstler
Robert Schnall NOW THAT MY FATHER LIES DOWN BESIDE ME by Stanley Plumly
Genevieve Abravanel O WHEEL by Peter Sacks
Page Richards ON THE BUS WITH ROSA PARKS by Rita Dove
Elizabeth T. Gray Jr. RAVISHING DISUNITIES by Agha Shahid
Bernard E. Morris STILL THE NEW WORLD by Philip Fisher
Joyce Wilson SUMMONS by Deborah Tall
Pamela Greenberg TERRAIN VAGUE by Richard Meier
Kevin McGrath THE CUE FOR PASSION by Gail Holst-Warhaft
Barry Mazur URBAN NATURE by Laure-Anne Bosselaar