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The Paris Review No. 19, Summer 1958

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“The more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in”: Henry Green on revision, changes in style, and the secrets of a writer’s writer’s writer.

“More drinkers should be dragged to the bottle than from it”: An essay by Niccolo Tucci.

Stories by V. S. Naipaul and Philip Roth. Poems by Philip Larkin and James Merrill.

Table of Contents

Fiction

V. S. Naipaul, My Aunt Gold Teeth  Full Text

Philip Roth, Epstein  Full Text

Evelyn Shefner, The Fourth-Floor Apartment

Interview

Henry Green, The Art of Fiction No. 22  Full Text

Poetry

Richard Barnes, La Vie Litteraire en Province

David Galler, The Wrack

Allen Grossman, Two Poems

Philip Larkin, Referred Back

Oswald LeWinter, A Monsieur Lyonard, Peintre du Roi

Lawrence Lipton, Materia Poetica

James Merrill, Amsterdam

Perry Organ, Esprit de Corps

Robert Pack, The Appointment

David Perkins, A Lady Dying

Helen Pinkerton, Two Poems

Alan Stephens, A Walk in the Void

John Woods, When Senses Fled

Feature

Nelson W. Aldrich, Jr., Text, Jacques Villon Portfolio

Niccolò Tucci, To Be and Not to Be

Art

Mario Avati, Illustration

Roger Barr, Illustration

Colin Spencer, Contents Page

Vanni, Four Drawings

Jacques Villon, Seven Drawings

David Omar White, Illustration