Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 27 - 1981

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

Issue 1

Guest Editor: Shaun F. D. Hughes
Special Issue: Modern New Zealand and Australian Fiction

An Editor's Preface: ". . . Scanning the Land for a Feasible Dog"
Shaun F. D. Hughes
Pages 3-12

Pakeha and Maori behind the Tattooed Face: The Emergence of a Polynesian Voice in New Zealand Fiction
Shaun F. D. Hughes
Pages 13-30

"Farthest from the Heart": The Autobiographical Parables of Janet Frame
P. D. Evans
Pages 31-44

The Aborigine in Australian Fiction Stereotype to Archetype?
Helen Daniel
Pages 45-60

The Lost Child in Australian Fiction
John Scheckter
Pages 61-72

Frank Moorhouse: A Retrospective
Brian Kiernan
Pages 73-94

The Theme of Reconciliation in Stow's To the Islands
John B. Beston
Pages 95-108

Literary Transvestism in Eve Langley's The Pea-Pickers
Marian Arkin
Pages 109-120

Patrick White: The Early Novels
Thomas L. Warren
Pages 121-140

The Power and Failure of "Vision" in Patrick White's Voss
Susan A. Wood
Pages 141-158

Twyborn: The Abbess, the Bulbul, and the Bawdy House
Manly Johnson
Pages 159-172

Neat Books, Eh! Recent Academic Forays into Antipodean Fiction
Shaun F. D. Hughes
Pages 173-188

Critical Writings on Modern New Zealand and Australian Fiction: A Selected Checklist
Rose Marie Beston and John B. Beston
Pages 189-204

Issue 2

Editors: Margaret Church and William T. Stafford
General Issue

"Do You Like Poe, Mr. Hardy?"
D. H. Fussell
Pages 211-224

Passion and Delusion in A Book of Common Prayer
Victor Strandberg
Pages 225-242

Canadian Gothic and Anne Hébert's Kamouraska
Arnold E. Davidson
Pages 243-254

Point of View in Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!
Thomas E. Connolly
Pages 255-272

Art, Renunciation, and Religious Imagery in Proust and Azorin
Lawrence D. Joiner and Joseph W. Zdenek
Pages 273-277

"The American Revolver": An Essay on Dostoevsky's The Devils
Maria Banerjee
Pages 278-283

"A New Version of the Midas Touch": Daniel Martin and The World According to Garp
Eleanor B. Wymard
Pages 284-286

"Other Frequencies": The Parallel Worlds of Thomas Pynchon and H. P. Lovecraft
Jeffrey L. Meikle
Pages 287-294

Orwell's Fiction: Funny but not Vulgar
John V. Knapp
Pages 294-301

Recent Books on Modern Fiction
Pages 303-424

Issue 3

Guest Editor: A. A. DeVitis
Special Issue: Anthony Burgess

Editor's Preface
A. A. DeVitis
Pages 427-428

An Interview with Anthony Burgess
Samuel Coale
Pages 429-452

The Ludic Loves of Anthony Burgess
Samuel Coale
Pages 453-464

The Old Shelley Game: Prometheus & Predestination in Burgess' Works
Timothy R. Lucas
Pages 465-478

Alex Before and After: A New Approach to Burgess' A Clockwork Orange
Philip E. Ray
Pages 479-488

Sonata Form in Tremor of Intent
James I. Bly
Pages 489-504

Better to Be Hot or Cold: 1985 and the Dynamic of the Manichean Duoverse
John J. Stinson
Pages 505-516

Faust in the Labyrinth: Burgess' Earthly Powers
Geoffrey Aggeler
Pages 517-532

Criticism of Anthony Burgess: A Selected Checklist
Samuel Coale
Pages 533-536

Issue 4

Editors: Margaret Church and William T. Stafford
General Issue

Dead, Desacralized, and Discontent: Robbe-Grillet's New Man
Ben Stoltzfus
Pages 543-554

The Structure of the Detective Story: Classical or Modern?
Timothy Steele
Pages 555-570

The Novels of B. S. Johnson: Against the War against Joyce
Morton P. Levitt
Pages 571-586

William Gaddis, JR, & the Art of Excess
Thomas LeClair
Pages 587-600

Aldous Huxley: The Quest for Synthetic Sainthood
Kulwant Singh Gill
Pages 601-612

Words in the Service of Silence: Preverbal Language in Lawrence's The Plumed Serpent
Frederick Ramey
Pages 613-621

Epistemological Uncertainty in The Red Badge of Courage
Thomas L. Kent
Pages 621-628

The Meaning of Elvedon in The Waves: A Key to Bernard's Experience and Woolf's Vision
Joseph Allen Boone
Pages 629-637

Perception and Perspectives: The Function of Windows in Doctor Zhivago
Walter F. Kolonosky
Pages 638-646

Recent Books on Modern Fiction
Pages 647-770

Author and Subject Index: Volume 27
Pages 771-774

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