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Think Globally, Lose Locally

Theodore J. Lowi leads a forum with responses from Susan Rose-Ackerman, Sanford Lewis, Joel F. Handler, and others. Harold Bloom on The Best of the Best American Poetry; Claudia Rankine introduces Alicia Rabins; poetry by John Ashbery, Jorie Graham and more.

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Forum

Think Globally, Lose Locally
Theodore J. Lowi with Susan Rose-Ackerman, Sanford Lewis, Gerald E. Frug, Donald F. Kettl, Jerry L. Mashaw, Joel F. Handler, and Charles F. Sabel


Essays

They Have the Numbers; We, The Heights
Harold Bloom

Gorris’s Dalloway
Alan A. Stone

Darwin on the Mind
Jeremy C. Ahouse and Robert C. Berwick


Poems

Poet’s Sampler: Alicia Rabins
Claudia Rankine

The Spacious Firmament
John Ashbery

Going Away Any Time Soon
John Ashbery

Of the Woe That Swallows Hue
Heather McHugh

Arm and Pec (the 2 adillos)
Heather McHugh

Correspondence
Jane Yeh

Underneath (9)
Jorie Graham

These Pretty Years
Lynn Melnick

To the Author of Glare
David Lehman


Fiction

Two Stories
Norberto Luis Romero (translated by H. E. Francis)


Reviews: Poetry

John Ashbery: The Mooring of Starting Out
Calvin Bedient

Frank Bidart: Desire
David Gewanter

James Tate: Shroud of the Gnome
Max Winter


Reviews: Prose

Michel Feher: The Libertine Reader
Christopher Cahill

William Everdell: The First Moderns
Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht: In 1926
Edwin Frank

Stephen L. Carter: Civility
Paul Gediman


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