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Modern Fiction Studies

John N. DuvallEditor

Robert P. MarzecAssociate Editor

Published for the Purdue English Department by the Johns Hopkins University Press

New Issue

62.2 (Summer 2016)

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

  • Robin Blyn - Belonging to the Network: Neoliberalism and Postmodernism in Tropic of Orange
  • Maryam Wasif Khan - Enlightenment Orientalism to Modernist Orientalism: The Archive of Forster's A Passage to India
  • Mark W. Van Wienen - Men (and Women) of Iron: Labor, Power, and the Railroad in Willa Cather's Novels
  • Patrick W. Moran - The Collyer Brothers and the Fictional Lives of Hoarders
  • Mason Stokes - "A Brutal, Indecent Spectacle": Heterosexuality, Futurity, and Go Tell It on the Mountain
  • Enrique Lima - Individual Protagonists, Literary Communities, and the Collective Rights of Tribal Nations in Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine
  • Renee Hudson - Guerrilla Conversions in Jessica Hagedorn and José Rizal: The Queer Future of National Romance
  • Laura James - Art, Activism, and Labor: Community and Nation in Contemporary African American Women's Literature

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