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The Paris Review No. 25, Winter-Spring 1961

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“It’s a terrible struggle, because what you really feel hasn’t got the form, it’s not what you can put down in a poem”: Robert Lowell on the Art of Poetry.

Kafka-inspired engravings by Lars Bo.

Stories by Bowden Broadwater, Hughes Rudd, and Jan Gerhard Toonder. Poems by Donald Davie and Thom Gunn.

Table of Contents

Fiction

Bowden Broadwater, Ciao

Hughes Rudd, The Lower Room

Jan Gerhard Toonder, The Spider

Interview

Robert Lowell, The Art of Poetry No. 3  Full Text

Poetry

Donald Davie, Two Poems

Thom Gunn, Two Poems

X. J. Kennedy, Two Poems

Daniel Langton, The Marriage of Anne

Lewis Turco, Dream of a House

Feature

Blair Fuller, Text, Lars Bo Portfolio

Art

Hans Beck, Contents Page

Michael Biddle, Illustration

Lars Bo, Portfolio, Cover

Ernst Fuchs, Illustrations