Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 37 - 1981

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

Issue 1

Editor: William J. Stuckey
Special Issue: John Updike

William T. Stafford, 1924-1991
Page 3

Page 4

The Rabbit Tetralogy: From Solitude to Society to Solitude Again
Matthew Wilson
Pages 5-24

Updike's New Versions of Myth in America
Basem L. Ra'ad
Pages 25-34

Mapless Motion: Form and Space in Updike's Rabbit, Run
Derek Wright
Pages 35-44

Rabbit Rerun: Updike's Replay of Popular Culture in Rabbit at Rest
Stacey Olster
Pages 45-60

"The Adulterous Society": John Updike's Marry Me
Barbara Leckie
Pages 61-80

The Pleasure of Textual/Sexual Wrestling: Pornography and Heresy in Roger's Version
John N. Duvall
Pages 81-96

John Updike and the Distractions of Henry Bech, Professional Writer and Amateur American Jew
Sanford Pinsker
Pages 97-112

Containing the Third World: John Updike's The Coup
Malini Schueller
Pages 113-128

Updike: A Selected Checklist 1974-1990
Jack DeBellis
Pages 129-156

Issue 2

Editor: William J. Stuckey
General Issue

Page 160

Fishing for Stories: What "Big Two-Hearted River" is Really About
Robert Paul Lamb
Pages 161-182

Marlow's Rhetoric of (Self-)Deception in Heart of Darkness
Barry Stampfl
Pages 183-196

"This obsessive reinvention of the real": Speculative Narrative in Philip Roth's The Counterlife
Debra Shostak
Pages 197-216

The Re-humanization of Art: Pictorial Aesthetics in John Fowles'sThe Ebony Tower and Daniel Martin
Lynne S. Vieth
Pages 217-234

Covering a Debt: F. Scott Fitzgerald and Francis Cugat
D. Mesher
Pages 235-239

Raymond Carver's Monologic Imagination
Miriam Marty Clark
Pages 240-248

Recent Books on Modern Fiction
Pages 249-367

Page 370

Issue 3

Guest Editor: Shaun F. D. Hughes
Special Issue: Postcolonial African Fiction

Shaun F. D. Hughes
Pages 377-388

Essays on General Issues

Oral Tradition and the African Novel
Edward Sackey
Pages 389-408

The Dynamics of Spatiality in African Fiction
Benedict M. Ibitokun
Pages 409-426

The Aesthetics of Nigerian War Fiction
Chinyere Nwahunanya
Pages 427-444

In Another Life: The Refugee Phenomenon in Two Novels of the Nigerian Civil War
Maxine Sample
Pages 445-458

Essays on Chinua Achebe

The Politics of Interpretation: The Novels of Chinua Achebe
Kofi Owusu
Pages 459-470

Achebe and the Negation of Independence
Onyemaechi Udumukwu
Pages 471-492

Knowledge and Power, the Story and the Storyteller: Achebe'sAnthills of the Savannah
Robin Ikegami
Pages 493-510

Essays on Other Writers

M. G. Vassanji's The Gunny Sack: A Reflection on History and the Novel
Charles Ponnuthurai Sarvan
Pages 511-518

Men as Archetypes: Characterization in Soyinka's Novels
Anjali Roy and Viney Kirpal
Pages 519-528

Patterns of Decadence, Visions of Regeneration in Armah'sFragments
Ode S. Ogede
Pages 529-548

A Vision of the Idea: Armah's Two Thousand Seasons
Chinyere Nwahunanya
Pages 549-560

"One Wife be for One Man": Mariama Bâ's Doctrine for Matrimony
J. O. J. Nwachukwu-Agbada
Pages 561-574

Bessie Head's Syncretic Fictions: The Reconceptualization of Power and the Recovery of the Ordinary
Linda Susan Beard
Pages 575-590

Colonization and the Feminine in Bessie Head's A Question of Power
Paul H. Lorenz
Pages 591-608

Theoretical Confrontations in the Study of Postcolonial Literatures
Kanishka Chowdhury
Pages 609-616

Others' Africas: Recent Critical Studies of African Literature
Shaun F. D. Hughes
Pages 617-638

Pages 639-640

Issue 4

Editor: William J. Stuckey
General Issue

Veldtanschauung: Doris Lessing's Savage Africa
Eve Bertelsen
Pages 647-658

A Story in Love's Default: Andre Brink's States of Emergency
Madeleine Sorapure
Pages 659-676

The "Octopus" in McTeague: Frank Norris and Professionalism
David Heddendorf
Pages 677-688

Reinscribing a Dead Author in If On a Winter's Night a Traveler
Melissa Watts
Pages 705-715

Border Crossings in Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping
William Burke
Pages 716-724

Recent Books on Modern Fiction
Pages 725-830

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