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Issue No. 141-142 / Winter-Spring 2004
Table of Contents

Salmagundi No. 141-142Interview
In Praise of Nuance: An Interview with Tzvetan Todorov by Karine Zbinden

Extemporaneities by Mario Vargas Llosa The Art Scene by Charles Molesworth


Ben Belitt by Robert Boyers

Three Poems by Lucie Brock-Broido
The Peacocks of Cuernavaca by Thomas Healy
It is a kind of dying by Stephen Tapscott
Two Poems by Charles Edward Eaton
The Pearl Earring by Debora Greger
Two Poems by Carl Dennis


On Exiled Language by Norman Manea
The Boogeyman by Daniel Harris
“Inescapable”: Robert Lowell Remembered
Et in America Ego: The First Person of Robert Lowell by Debora Greger
On Lowell’s Imitations by C.K. Williams
Firing the Canon by Richard Howard
On Robert Lowell by Joyce Carol Oates
Dedications: Lowell’s “Skunk Hour” and Bishop’s “The Armadillo” by Lloyd Schwartz
Lowell’s Bubble by William Logan
Statue in Motion by John Peck
My Robert Lowell by Honor Moore
Robert Lowell in Retrospect by Jay Parini
Robert Lowell’s “Dropping South: Brazil” by Lorrie Goldensohn
Snapshots of Lowell by Gail Mazur
Reading “Blizzard in Cambridge” by Dan Chiasson
On Robert Lowell by Rosanna Warren
Credible Language by Barry Goldensohn
Transmission by Carl Dennis


Letter from Namibia by Nicholas Delbanco

Fiction by Greg Hrbek


Who Was Ayn Rand? by Gene H. Bell-Villada
Passion and War by Calvin Bedient