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Modern Fiction Studies

John N. DuvallEditor

Robert P. MarzecAssociate Editor

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New Issue

64.1 (Spring 2018)

Editor: John N. Duvall
Associate Editor: Robert Marzec

General Issue

  • Articles
    • Iain Bernhoft, "The Politics of Escapistry: Harry Houdini, Nostalgia, and the Turn from Critique in Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay"
    • Derek Ryan, "Katherine Mansfield's Animal Ethics"
    • Adrienne Brown, "We Wear the White Mask: John Cheever Writes Race"
    • Joseph Darda, "Dispatches from the Drug Wars: Ishmael Reed, Oscar Zeta Acosta, and the Viet Cong of America"
    • Chris Clarke, "'Unconsciously Influenced': Alan Burns, Ian McEwan, and the Lasting Legacies of Postwar British Experimental Fiction"
    • Eric Vásquez, "Interrogative Justice in Héctor Tobar's The Tattooed Soldier"
    • Ben Tran, "Negative Paradise: Rethinking Anglophone and World Literature as Literary Dubbing"
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