Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 60 - 2014

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

Issue 1

Editor: John N. Duvall
Associate Editor: Robert P. Marzec
General Issue

(Note: This entire volume is available online through Project Muse)

Paraliterary Labors in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar: Typists, Teachers, and the Pink-Collar Subtext
Adam T. Jernigan
Pages 1-27

An "Unworkable Compound": Ireland and Empire in "Eveline"
Maxwell Uphaus
Pages 28-51

Clarissa and the Coolies' Wives: Mrs. Dalloway Figuring Transnational Feminism
Valerie Reed Hickman
Pages 52-77

Enchanting Modernism: Mary Butts, Decadence, and the Ethics of Occultism
Amy Clukey
Pages 78-107

Dangerous Return: The Narratives of Jurisgenesis in Faulkner's Requiem for a Nun
Jay Watson
Pages 108-137

Nazi Children, Christian Anti-Semitism, and the New Athiest in William Styron's Sophie's Choice
Michael Lackey
Pages 138-164

"Common People": Realism, Class Difference, and the Male Domestic Sphere in Nick Hornby's Collision with Britpop
John McCombe
Pages 165-184

Immigration and Amnesia: Andrew X. Pham's Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
Lucas Tromly
Pages 185-203

Book Reviews
Pages 205-221

Pages 222-223

Calls for Papers
Pages 224-225

Page 226

Issue 2

Editor: John N. Duvall
Associate Editor: Robert P. Marzec
General Issue

(Note: This entire volume is available online through Project Muse)     

Fear of the Dark: Surrealist Shadows in The Nigger of the "Narcissus"
Nidesh Lawtoo
Pages 227-250

Writing Politically: Dorothy Canfield and the "Wrongness of the World"
Janis P. Stout
Pages 251-275

Black Boy No More? Violence and the Flight from Blackness in Richard Wright's Native Son
Kadeshia L. Matthews
Pages 276-297

Nonsense, Ordinary Language Philosophy, and Flann O'Brien's The Third Policeman
John Attridge
Pages 298-319

Samuel Beckett's "Echo's Bones": Politics and Entailment in the Irish Free-State
James McNaughton
Pages 320-344

The Sacred and the Secular: Spirituality, Aesthetics, and Politics in Rudyard Kipling's Kim and Vikram Chandra's Sacred Games
Krupa Shandilya
Pages 345-365

Recognition, Political and Interpersonal: Gay Tribalism in Witi Ihimaera's The Uncle's Story
Yanwei Tan
Pages 366-386

Book Reviews
Pages 387-416

Pages 417-418

Calls for Papers
Pages 419-420


Issue 3

Editor: David Herman
Special Issue: Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction

(Note: This entire volume is available online through Project Muse)

Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction: An Introduction
David Herman
Pages 421-443

The Literary Animal and the Narrativized Zoo
Aaron Santesso
Pages 444-463

Species Performance, or, Henry James's Beastly Sense
Benjamin Bateman
Pages 464-483

"Three smells exist in this world": Literary Fiction and Animal Phenomenology in Italo Svevo's "Argo and His Master"
Marco Caracciolo
Pages 484-505

Mongrel Fiction: Canine Bildung and the Feminist Critique of Anthropocentrism in Virginia Woolf's Flush
Karalyn Kendall-Morwick
Pages 506-526

The Animals of James Joyce's Finnegas Wake
Margot Norris
Pages 527-543

Narrative Disruption as Animal Agency in Cormac McCarthy's The Crossing
Raymond Malewitz
Pages 544-561

No Higher Life: Bio-aesthetics in J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace
Carrie Rohman
Pages 562-578

Fables of the Tiger Economy: Species and Subalternity in Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger
Sundhya Walther
Pages 579-598

Backward/Forward: Thalia Field's Metanarratives
Jan Baetens and Éric Trudel
Pages 599-615

Boundary Issues: Human-Animal Relationships in Karen Joy Fowler's We Are All Completely beside Ourselves
Matthew Calarco
Pages 616-635

Review Essay: What Kind of Literary Animal Studies Do We Want, or Need?
Robert McKay
Pages 636-644

Pages 645-647

Calls for Papers
Pages 648-650


Issue 4

Editor: John N. Duvall
Associate Editor: Robert P. Marzec
General Issue

(Note: This entire volume is available online through Project Muse)

Weird Investigations and Nativist Semiotics in H. P. Lovecraft and Dashiell Hammett
Brooks E. Hefner
Pages 651-676

Henry James and the China Trade
Kendall Johnson
Pages 677-710

Shaping Modern Bodies: Edith Wharton on Weight, Dieting, and Visual Media
Margaret Toth
Pages 711-739

No-No Boy's Dilemma: Game Theory and Japanese American Internment Literature
Tara Fickle
Pages 740-766

Schwarz-Bart, Levinas, and Post-Shoah–Postcolonial Gendered Ethics
Neil R. Davison
Pages 767-795

Writing Under the Sign of Anne Frank: Creolized Holocaust Memory in Michelle Cliff and Caryl Phillips
Sarah Phillips Casteel
Pages 796-820

Multilingualism and Multiculturalism in Ishmael Reed's Japanese by Spring
Jeehyun Lim
Pages 821-843

Written on the Face: Race and Expression in Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go
Pages 844-862

Book Reviews 
Pages 863-888

Pages 889-890

Calls for Papers
Pages 891-894


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