Harvard Review 28

Harvard Review 28

Christina Thompson


Jim Crace

Too Young for Funerals

Vu Tran

The Other Country

Peter Orner

Last Car over the Sagamore Bridge

Joyce Carol Oates

The Stolen Heart

Cynthia Morrison Phoel

Satisfactory Proof


David Rompf

Viet Q

Alison Krupnick

The Benefit of the Doubt

Matthew Goodman

The Rise and Fall of the Bagel

Marion Halligan

Novels, Philosophy, and Apricot Jam


Meena Alexander

August 14, 2004

Dog Days of Summer

Closing the Kamasutra

Elizabeth Smither

The Mink

Dolls House

Craig Edward Stetson


Sam White

En Route

Mircea Ivanescu, Adam J. Sorkin, Lidia Vianu


Michael Loughran


Rachel Losh

Tiny Green Square #1

Frannie Lindsay


Ray DiPalma



John Hennessy

How the Dog-Star Got His Name

Ariadne on Naxos

Janice N. Harrington

They All Sang

Teresa Cader

Blue Table with Pomegranates

Seamus Heaney

A Scuttle for Dorothy Wordsworth

Samuel Menashe

Railroad Flat

Rest in Peace

Make It New


Landis Everson

I Reach for My Knight

Ingeborg Bachmann and Peter Filkins

Fall Down, Heart

The Heavy Cargo

[On Many Nights I Ask My Mother]

Oscar Hahn & James Hoggard

Wedding Album

The Insects’ Wisdom

Kelly Cherry

Chance in a Universe of Values

Stephen Sandy

Three Stones

Sandra McPherson

Virtue Study: Pastoral

James McCorkle

September Notes

G. G. Pontano & Rodney G. Dennis

To His Wife, Ariadna

Peg Boyers

Pentecost: Waiting

Diane Tucker

Hands Ghazal



Stephan Balkenhol

Four Drawings

Meg Birnbaum

Four Photographs

John Coplans

Four Photographs


Jacquelyn Pope

Meena Alexander, Raw Silk

Tim Kindseth

Edgardo Cozarinsky, The Bride from Odessa

Shrode Hargis

Steven Cramer, Goodbye to the Orchard

Tony Baker

Ken Edwards, eight + six

Andrew DuBois

Angus Fletcher, A New Theory for American Poetry

Michael Shinagel

Marjorie Garber, Shakespeare After All

Stephen Greenblatt, Will in the World

Maggie Dietz

Debora Greger, Western Art

Chard deNiord

Mark Jarman, To the Green Man

Chris Wallace-Crabbe

August Kleinzahler, Cutty, One Rock

Jeffrey Galbraith

Ted Kooser, Local Wonders; Delights and Shadows

Scott McCabe

Jocelyn Lieu, Potential Weapons

Ellen Davis

Frannie Lindsay, Where She Always Was

Meg Tyler

Michael Longley, Snow Water

Tony Baker

Tony Lopez, False Memory

Jonathan Weinert

Lisa Lubasch, To Tell the Lamp

Kathleen Rooney

Roddy Lumsden, Mischief Night

William Doreski

Montale in English, ed. Harry Thomas

H. L. Hix

Nicholas Mosley, Inventing God; The Uses of Slime Mould

Jacquelyn Pope

Amos Oz, A Tale of Love and Darkness

William Doreski

The Poetry of Petrarch, trans. David Young

David Blair

James Tate, Return to the City of White Donkeys

Thomas O'Grady

Richard Terrill, Coming Late to Rachmaninoff

Michael Shinagel

Helen Vendler, The Art of Shakespeare’s Sonnets

Henry Pickford

A New History of German Literature, eds. David Wellbery and Judith Ryan