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Theater

A MESSAGE FROM THE EDITORS

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Art

Exhibition note

Eric Gibson on “Jean-Antoine Houdon: Sculptor of the Enlightenment,” at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

Music

The media

Verse chronicle

Out on the lawn

Reviews of Nine Horses, by Billy Collins; Departure, by Rosanna Warren; The Selected Poems of Howard Nemerov, by Howard Nemerov, edited by Daniel Anderson; The Perishing, by Sherod Santos; Blue Hour, by Carolyn Forché; & The Love Bomb, and Other Musical Pieces, by James Fenton.

Books

Leap of faith

A review of A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic, by John E. Ferling.