Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 36 - 1990

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

Issue 1

Guest Editor: William J. Stuckey
Special Issue: Willa Cather

Preface
William J. Stuckey
Pages 2-4

"Possession Granted By a Different Lease": Alexandra Bergson's Imaginative Conquest of Cather's Nebraska
Demaree Peck
Pages 5-24

Revisiting and Revising the West: Willa Cather's My Ántonia and Wright Morris' Plains Song
Reginald Dyck
Pages 25-38

"Behind the Singer Tower": Willa Cather and Flaubert
Evelyn Haller
Pages 39-56

A Note on Willa Cather's Use of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Pit and the Pendulum" in The Professor's House
Thomas Strychacz
Pages 57-60

"What was it . . .?" The Secret of Family Accord in One of Ours
Blanche H. Gelfant
Pages 61-80

A Code of Her Own: Attitudes Toward Women in Willa Cather's Short Fiction
Jeane Harris
Pages 81-90

Displacing Homosexuality: The Use of Ethnicity in Willa Cather'sMy Ántonia
Katrina Irving
Pages 91-102

"A Losing Game in the End": Aestheticism and Homosexuality in Cather's "Paul's Case"
Claude J. Summers
Pages 103-120

Is Cather's Paul a Case?
Loretta Wasserman
Pages 121-130

Recent Books on Willa Cather: An Essay Review
Susan J. Rosowski
Pages 131-141

Contributors
Page 144

Issue 2

Editor: William T. Stafford
General Issue

Contributors
Page 148

Borges and the Idea of Woman
Bella Brodzki
Pages 149-166

The Dark Side of Magic Realism: Science, Oppression, and Apocalypse in One Hundred Years of Solitude
Brian Conniff
Pages 167-180

"A Piercing Virtue": Emily Dickinson in Margaret Drabble's The Waterfall
Harriet F. Bergmann
Pages 181-194

D. H. Lawrence's Mother as Sleeping Beauty: The "Still Queen" of His Poems and Fiction
Judith Farr
Pages 195-210

James's "The Aspen Papers" and the Ethics of Literary Biography
Gary Scharnhorst
Pages 211-217

Shrike as Modernist Anti-Hero in Nathanael West's Miss Lonelyhearts
Beverly J. Jones
Pages 218-224

Recent Books on Modern Fiction
Pages 225-318

Issue 3

Editor: William T. Stafford
Special Issue: Peter Handke / MFS History / Other Essays

Contributors
Page 322

To Our Readers
W. T. S.
Pages 323

MFS, Me, and Others
W. T. S.
Pages 324-354

Four Articles on Peter Handke

Desiring Eyes
Alice Kuzniar
Pages 355-368

Challenging the Arrogance of Power with the Arrogance of Impotence: Peter Handke's Somnambulistic Energy
Eva-Maria Metcalf
Pages 369-380

Peter Handke's Slow Homecoming to a "Chinese" Austria
Hugo Caviola
Pages 381-394

The Left Handed Women of Peter Handke and Jimmy Reed
Russell E. Brown
Pages 395-404

Other Essays

The Fiction of Correspondence: LETTERS and History
Kim McMullen
Pages 405-420

"Taking Hands and Dancing in (Dis)unity": Story to Storied in Doris Lessing's "To Room Nineteen" and "A Room"
Virginia Tiger
Pages 421-434

Evelyn Scott's The Narrow House
Peggy Bach
Pages 435-451

Issue 4

Acting Editor: William J. Stuckey
General Issue

Contributors
Page 454

The Free Man's Journal: The Making of His[$]tory in Joyce's "The Sisters"
Garry M. Leonard
Pages 455-482

"It all depends on what story you hear": Historiographic Metafiction and Colin Johnson's Dr. Wooreddy's Prescription for Enduring the Ending of the World and Witi Ihimaera's The Matriarch
Joanne Tompkins
Pages 483-498

"The Nature of a Text": Ford and Conrad in Plato's Pharmacy
Eric Meyer
Pages 499-512

Atwood's Time: Hiding Art in Cat's Eye
Chinmoy Banerjee
Pages 513-522

Miscegenation and "the dicta of race and class": The Rhinelander Case and Nella Larsen's Passing
Mark J. Madigan
Pages 523-528

Lennon's Larfter: Treating "Araminta Ditch"
Louis P. Kaplan
Pages 529-534

Recent Books on Modern Fiction
Pages 535-694

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