Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 62 - 2016

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

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


Issue 1

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

Better Travel Through Brand Names: The Couture Grand Tour in Paris Is a Woman's Town and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Katherine Fusco
Pages 1-24

"Under Four Eyes" (Unter Vier Augen): Ford Madox Ford, Propaganda, and the Politics of Translation
Emily Hayman
Pages 25-52

To Drag Out a Rough Poetry: Colin MacInnes and the New Brutalism in Postwar Britain
Paula Derdiger
Pages 53-69

Call and Answer: Muriel Spark and Media Culture
Amy Woodbury Tease
Pages 70-91

"Turning Out" Possessive Individualism: Freedom and Belonging in Samuel R. Delany's The Mad Man
Christian Ravela
Pages 92-114

Sounding Ecologies in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things
Mirja Lobnik
Pages 115-135

Collision, Illinois: David Foster Wallace and the Value of Insurance
Jeffrey Severs
Pages 135-161

Book Reviews
Pages 158-188

Pages 189-190


Issue 2

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

Belonging to the Network: Neoliberalism and Postmodernism in Tropic of Orange
Robin Blyn
Pages 191-216

Enlightenment Orientalism to Modernist Orientalism: The Archive of Forster's A Passage to India
Maryam Wasif Khan
Pages 217-235

Men (and Women) of Iron: Labor, Power, and the Railroad in Willa Cather's Novels
Mark W. Van Wienen
Pages 236-271

The Collyer Brothers and the Fictional Lives of Hoarders
Patrick W. Moran
Pages 272-291

"A Brutal, Indecent Spectacle": Heterosexuality, Futurity, and Go Tell It on the Mountain
Mason Stokes
Pages 292-306

Individual Protagonists, Literary Communities, and the Collective Rights of Tribal Nations in Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine
Enrique Lima
Pages 307-329

Guerrilla Conversions in Jessica Hagedorn and José Rizal: The Queer Future of National Romance
Renee Hudson
Pages 330-349

Art, Activism, and Labor: Community and Nation in Contemporary African American Women's Literature
Laura James
Pages 350-357

Book Reviews
Pages 359-379

Pages 380-381


Issue 3

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

The Dance of Death: Fitzgerald and Decadence
Alex Murray
Pages 387-411

"This Great Work of the Creation of Beauty": Imagining Internationalism in W. E. B. Du Bois's Dark Princess and Black Beauty Culture
Elizabeth M. Sheehan
Pages 412-443

Concrete Sensations: Imagining Feeling in A Farewell to Arms
Laura E. Tanner
Pages 444-461

Cultural Futurity and the Politics of Recovery: Mary Renault's Ambivalent Romances
Jesi Egan
Pages 462-480

J. M. Coetzee's Literature of Hospice
Katherine Hallemeier
Pages 481-498

The Rival Lover: David Foster Wallace and the Anxiety of Influence in Jeffrey Eugenides's The Marriage Plot
Marshall Boswell
Pages 499-518

"My Job Is to Take Care of You": Climate Change, Humanity, and Cormac McCarthy's The Road
Adeline Johns-Putra
Pages 519-540

Book Reviews
Pages 542-570

Pages 571-572


Issue 4

Editor: John N. Duvall
Associate Editor: Robert P. Marzec
Guest Editors: Wang Ning and Charles Ross
Special Issue: Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Chinese Fiction

Introduction: Contemporary Chinese Fiction and World Literature
Wang Ning, Charles Ross
Pages 579-589

Chinese Metafiction in the Context of Globalization: Strategies and Typology
Xiaohui Liang
Pages 590-609

Between Histories: Chinese Avant-Garde Writing of the Late 1980s and 1990s
Sara Rutkowski
Pages 610-626

Gao Xingjian's Individualistic Revolt: Fiction, Biography, and Event
Chengzhou He
Pages 627-643

Yan Lianke’s Mythorealist Representation of the Country and the City
Weijie Song
Pages 644-658

Chinese Historical Fiction in the Wake of Postmodernism: Two Versions of Yan Geling’s The Flowers of War
Graham J. Matthews
Pages 659-677

Pages 678-679

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