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March 29, 1999 Issue

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  • Books & the Arts

    Montale as Couplet

    The publication of Jonathan Galassi's translation and meticulous annotation of Eugenio Montale's Collected Poems, 1920-1954 has been justifiably celebrated on both sides of the Atl

    Michael Mewshaw

  • Too Many Cigarettes

    Monday: Screening of Garry Marshall's The Other Sister, which seems to be about a goldfish.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Feminine Mystiquers

    For Danielle Crittenden, the "click" came when she was going to play tennis with her husband and a couple of acquaintances. She left her racket on one side of the court.

    Kim Phillips-Fein

  • Correspondance School Art

    If we think of a historical period as defined by what the French have usefully designated a mentalité--a shared set of attitudes, practices and beliefs--then periods end when one <

    Arthur C. Danto
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