Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 30 - 1984

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

Issue 1

Editor: William T. Stafford
Special Issue: Modern War Fiction

Editor's Preface
W. T. S.
Pages 3-4

Singing Back the Silence: Gravity's Rainbow and the War Novel
John M. Muste
Pages 5-24

Hemingway's Second War: The Greco-Turkish Conflict, 1920-1922
Jeffrey Meyers
Pages 25-36

Mr. Dos Passos' War
John Rohrkemper
Pages 37-52

The "Beautiful" War in One of Ours
Jean Schwind
Pages 53-72

"There Is No Elsewhere": Elizabeth Bowen's Perception of War
Jeslyn Medoff
Pages 73-82

The Significance of Exhilirating and Silence in Put Out More Flags
Claire Hopley
Pages 83-98

Four Fictional Faces of the Vietnam War
Kathleen M. Puhr
Pages 99-118

Diving into the Wreck: Sense Making in The 13th Valley
Thomas Myers
Pages 119-134

Two Interviews: Talks with Tim O'Brien and Robert Stone
Eric James Schroeder
Pages 135-164

Recent Books on War Literature: An Essay-Review
Thomas Myers
Pages 165-171

Issue 2

Editor: William T. Stafford
General Issue

To Our Readers
W. T. S.
Page 174

Some New Woolf Letters (Ed. Joanne Trautmann Banks)
Virginia Woolf
Pages 175-202

Random Verbal Generators and Verbal Constraints in Fiction
Leonard Orr
Pages 203-216

Kipling the Nightwalker
Zohreh T. Sullivan
Pages 217-236

Isaac Babel and Violence
Peter Stine
Pages 237-256

Notes on a New Letter by Thomas Mann: The Passover in Young Joseph
Stanley Brodwin
Pages 257-266

Of Time and the Apocalypse in Petersburg
Pierre R. Hart
Pages 266-274

The Macmillan Reader's report on Romance
David Leon Higdon
Pages 274-278

Text and Pre-Text in Nabokov's The Defense or "Play It Again, Sasha"
D. Barton Johnson
Pages 278-289

Happy Birthday, Mr. Greene
A. A. DeVitis
Pages 289-290

Recent Books on Modern Fiction
Pages 291-435

Issue 3

Guest Editors: Leon Gottfried and Shaun F. D. Hughes
Special Issue: V. S. Naipaul

Preface: The Face of V. S. Naipaul
Leon Gottfried
Pages 439-444

V. S. Naipaul
Paul Theroux
Pages 445-454

Naipaul on Naipaul and the Novel
Bibhu Padhi
Pages 455-466

Variations on the Theme of Mimicry: Naipaul's The Mystic Masseur and The Suffrage of Elvira
Harveen Sachdeva Mann
Pages 467-486

The Grotesque Satire of A House for Mr. Biswas
Keith Garebian
Pages 487-496

Naipaul's English Fable: Mr Stone and the Knights Companion
John Thieme
Pages 497-504

A Hindu Castaway: Ralph Singh's Journey in The Mimic Men
John Thieme
Pages 505-518

The Figure of Performance in Naipaul's The Mimic Men
James R. Lindroth
Pages 519-530

The Cuse of Marginality: Colonialism in Naipaul's Guerrillas
Hana Wirth-Nesher
Pages 531-546

Past and Present Darkness: Sources for V. S. Naipaul's A Bend in the River
Lynda Prescott
Pages 547-560

Among the Believers: Two Views: V. S. Naipaul and the Believers
Amin Malak
Pages 561-566

Among the Believers: Two Views: A Skeptical Pilgrimage
Leon Gottfried
Pages 567-572

Two Books on V. S. Naipaul: An Essay-Review
Shaun F. D. Hughes
Pages 573-580

Primary Works of and Critical Writings on V. S. Naipaul: A Selected Checklist
Harveen Sachdeva Mann
Pages 581-594

To Our Readers
Page 595

Contributors
Page 596

Issue 4

Editor: William T. Stafford
General Issue (30th Anniversary Issue)

MFS Anniversary
Pages 598-600

Antinomies of Nineteen Eighty-Four
Carl Freedman
Pages 601-620

"An Extraordinarily Safe Castle": Aesthetics as Refuge in The Good Soldier
Miriam Bailin
Pages 621-636

Nabokov  and Freud: The Play of Power
J. P. Shute
Pages 637-650

Henry James and James Baldwin: The Complex Figure
Lyall H. Powers
Pages 651-668

Ruth Jhabvala in India
David Rubin
Pages 669-684

Horror and Perverse Delight: Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"
Dennis W. Allen
Pages 685-696

Upton Sinclair's The Jungle and Orwell's Animal Farm: Relationship Explored
Timothy Cook
Pages 696-703

Hulks with One and Two Anchors: The Frame, Geographic Detail, and Ritual Process in Heart of Darkness
Peter Lindenbaum
Pages 703-710

Correspondence
Pages 711-712

Recent Books on Modern Fiction
Pages 713-872

Author and Subject Index: Volume 30
Pages 873-877

Contributors
Page 878

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