Harvard Review 23

Harvard Review 23

Harvard Review 23

Issue 23 features new writing from Korea, essays from Afghanistan and Israel, Australian writers Kate Grenville, Les Murray, Drusilla Modjeska, John Kinsella, and Dîpti Saravanamuttu, new fiction by Harry Mathews and Robert Coover, with Sarah Kafatou on Jorge Semprun, and Alan Feldman on Carl Dennis.
Harvard Review 23 (print)


Kate Grenville "Jacob's Ladder"
Tracy Geary "How to Be a Beekeeper"
Robert Coover "The Return of the Dark Children"
Anne Waldron Neumann "The Turtle That Had Elevated Thoughts"
Charles Yu "Problems for Self-Study"
Kyoung-sook Shin, Yu Young-Nan "The Blind Calf"
Harry Mathews "The Broadcast"


Alan Feldman "Freedom of the Poet: Carl Dennis"
Sarah Kafatou "Jorge Semprun: la vie continue"
"A Note on Korean Writing Today"
Sarah Chayes "Letter from Kandahar"
Marsha Pomerantz "Moment"
Michael Gorra "Scrapbook: Hamburg"
Drusilla Modjeska "The Traveller's Husk"


Jonathan Hart Excerpt from "Turning"
Stephen Sandy "Above Cadenabbia"
Lee Upton "Ancient Arts"
Charles Harper Webb "Wave"
Meena Alexander "Ghalib's Ghost"
Cole Swensen "The Hands' Testament" and "The Hands as Historical"
Elizabeth Smither "Shopping with Beth"
Eva Hooker "Almanac: for Making Consolation"
David R. Slavitt "Crazy Delmore"
Les Murray "Post Mortem," "The Test," "The Domain of the Octopus," "Leaf Brims," and "Pieta Once Attributed to Cosme Tura"
Nadia Herman Colburn "The Gypsy"
John Kinsella "Rust humidity in drum-world recollections: a test for colour-blindness"
Jonathan VanBallenberghe "Untitled"
Dipti Saravanamuttu "Flying North in Winter"
John Tagliabue "Often we can't help but wonder What we're to Do about It"
Rowan Ricardo Phillips "Sin Verguenza"
Richard Caddell "Six Workers on the Northumbrian Coast in the Dark between Land and Sea"


John Murray "Six Linocuts"

Book Review

Andrew DuBois BORROWED LOVE POEMS by John Yau
Andrew DuBois CECI N'EST PAS KEITH/CECI N'EST PAS ROSMARIE by Keith and Rosmarie Waldrop
Harry Thomas COLLECTED POEMS 1952-1999 by Robert Mezey
Floyd Skloot COLLECTED POEMS 1952-2000 by Richard Murphy
Jacquelyn Pope COLLECTED WORKS by Lorine Niedecker
Christina Pugh CRUCIBLE by Daniel Bosch
Thomas O'Grady FINDERS KEEPERS by Seamus Heaney
Deborah Z. Porter IN PATERSON by Miriam Levine
William Doreski INTERNAL WEST by Pricilla Baker
Lauren Leighton KEATS AND THE RUSSIAN POETS by Sonia Ketchian
Tony Baker MAGPIE WORDS by Richard Caddel
Cynthia Roth MISS AMERICA by Catherine Wagner
William Doreski OPEN HOUSE by Beth Ann Fennelley
Tony Baker QUIET MUSIC by Anthony Flowers
Floyd Skloot THE CAGED OWL by Gregory Orr
William Doreski THE COP WHO RIDES ALONE by Ross Martin
Graham Christian THE HORSE FAIR by Robin Becker
Chuck Leddy THE LOVE SUICIDES AT SONEZAKI by Siri von Reis
Paul Harding THE NECESSARY GRACE TO FALL by Gina Ochsner
Cynthia Roth ZIRCONIA by Chelsey Minnis