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

62.1 (Spring 2016)

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

  • Katherine Fusco - Better Travel Through Brand Names: The Couture Grand Tour in Paris Is a Woman's Town and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • Emily Hayman - "Under Four Eyes" (Unter Vier Augen): Ford Madox Ford, Propaganda, and the Politics of Translation
  • Paula Derdiger - To Drag Out a Rough Poetry: Colin MacInnes and the New Brutalism in Postwar Britain
  • Amy Woodbury Tease - Call and Answer: Muriel Spark and Media Culture
  • Christian Ravela - "Turning Out" Possessive Individualism: Freedom and Belonging in Samuel R. Delany's The Mad Man
  • Mirja Lobnik - Sounding Ecologies in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things
  • Jeffrey Severs - Collision, Illinois: David Foster Wallace and the Value of Insurance

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