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The Paris Review No. 41, Summer-Fall 1967

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“I am an obscure, doubly obscure, novelist with an unpronounceable name”: An interview with Vladimir Nabokov.

Stories by Kenward Elmslie, Edward Hoagland, and John Phillips. Poems by John Ashbery, Frank Lima, and James Schuyler.

Table of Contents


Kenward Elmslie, The Orchid Stories

John Phillips, Bleat Blodgette


Vladimir Nabokov, The Art of Fiction No. 40  Full Text


John Ashbery, Two Poems  Full Text

Michael Benedikt, The Way Things Settle

Bill Berkson, Two Poems

Paul Carroll, In an Ozark Flight over Iowa

Thomas Clark, You

Clark Coolidge, Bee Elk

Dick Gallup, Riding Dowyn Grandma's Driveway

Barbara Guest, Two Poems

Kenneth Koch, The Interpretation of Dreams

Frank Lima, Three Poems

Harry Mathews, Colette

Ron Padgett, The Sandwich Man

James Schuyler, Three Poems

Tony Towle, Sunrise: Ode to Frank O'Hara

Philip Whalen, The Garden


Gianfranco Baruchello, Louis Philippe to Miocene