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Modern Fiction Studies

John N. DuvallEditor

Robert P. MarzecAssociate Editor

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63.2 (Summer 2017)

Editor: John N. Duvall
Associate Editor: Robert Marzec

Special Issue: Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
Guest Editors: Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles

  • Introduction
    • Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles, "Enduring Operations: Narratives of the Contemporary Wars"
  • Articles
    • Brenda Sanfilippo, "Combat Prosthetics: Recovering the Literaure of the Wounded Female Soldier in the War on Terror"
    • Belinda Linn Rincón, "Home/Land Insecurity, Or, un Desmadre en Aztlán: Virginia Grise's blu"
    • J. D. Schnepf, "Domestic Aerial Photography in the Era of Drone Warfare"
    • Alla Ivanchikova, "Imagining Afghanistan in Deep Time: Nadeem Aslam and the Aesthetics of the Geologic Turn"
    • Patrick Deer, "Beyond Recovery: Representing History and Memory in Iraq War Writing"
    • Jennifer Haytok, "Reframing War Stories: Multivoiced Novels of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan"
    • Roger Luckhurst, "Iraq War Body Counts: Reportage, Photography, and Fiction"
    • Alex Vernon, "Spectator-Citizen-Soldier: History, Genre, and Gender in The Hurt Locker"
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