Winter 2004 (Volume LVI, No. 4)

The End of Immortality

Homeowner; The Guide; The Lookout

The Crabapple in Flower

A Clutch of Mammals; A Dialogue Between the Body and Soul

The Bridge

A Hemiplegic’s Romance

Auto Salvage; Garrison, Nebraska; The Possible Lives

Character in Contemporary Fiction

To Certain Students; Suspect

Maintenance; Requiem

The Color of My Eyes

Wild Sarsaparilla

Three A.M. and the Stars Were Out

The Dead: Story and Film

The Clothespin Bag

Case Notes

Art and Matter

Northernness and Other Considerations: At the Museums and Elsewhere

Ibsen Triumphant

Carnegie’s New Zankel Hall

In Search of Chopin

Fiction Matters

Kingdom, Power and Glory

Jean Starobinski’s History of “Reaction”: The Uses and Dangers of Metaphorical Language

In the Anteroom

A Plague of Poets