Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

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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

62.3 (Fall 2016)

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

  • Alex Murray - The Dance of Death: Fitzgerald and Decadence
  • Elizabeth M. Sheehan - "This Great Work of the Creation of Beauty": Imagining Internationalism in W. E. B. Du Bois's Dark Princess and Black Beauty Culture
  • Laura E. Tanner - Concrete Sensations: Imagining Feeling in A Farewell to Arms
  • Jesi Egan - Cultural Futurity and the Politics of Recovery: Mary Renault's Ambivalent Romances
  • Katherine Hallemeier - J.M. Coezee's Literature of Hospice
  • Marshall Boswell - The Rival Lover: David Foster Wallace and the Anxiety of Influence in Jeffrey Eugenides's The Marriage Plot
  • Adeline Johns-Putra - "My Job Is to Take Care of You": Climate Change, Humanity, and Cormac McCarthy's The Road

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