The Paris Review No. 202 Fall 2012
James Fenton on the art of poetry: “What happened to poetry in the twentieth century was that it began to be written for the page.” And Roberto Calasso on the art of fiction: “The author is the successor of the saint, everyone respects the author.”
New fiction from Sam Savage, Ottessa Moshfegh, David Gordon, Peter Orner, and Jim Gavin. A portfolio of illustrations by Maira Kalman and Daniel Handler and a selection of collages by Jess.
Poems by Bernadette Mayer, James Fenton, Jason Zuzga, August Kleinzahler, George Seferis, and new translations of Guillaume Apollinaire.