Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 51 - 2005

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

Issue 1

Editor: John N. Duvall
Associate Editor: Nancy J. Peterson
General Issue

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History and Masculinity in F. Scott Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise
Pearl James
Pages 1-33

The Sane Woman in the Attic: Sexuality and Self-Authorship inMrs. Dalloway
Jesse Wolfe
Pages 34-59

The Science of Superstition: Gertrude Stein, William James, and the Formation of Belief
Stephanie L. Hawkins
Pages 60-87

"This is not for you": Nihilism and the House that Jacques Built
Will Slocombe
Pages 88-109

Melancholic Remains: Domestic and National Secrets in Fae Myenne Ng's Bone
Juliana Chang
Pages 110-133

Revolutionary Enunciatory Spaces: Ghost Dancing, Transatlantic Travel, and Modernist Arson in Gardens in the Dunes
A. M. Regier
Pages 134-157

Flight of Ideas: Jonathan Livingston Seagull and the New economy
Ken Cooper
Pages 158-182

Review Essay: Naturalism's Histories
Jeffory A. Clymer
Pages 183-193

Book Reviews
Pages 194-246

Issue 2

Guest Editor: Maren Linett
Special Issue: Modernism's Jews / Jewish Modernisms

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Introduction: Modernism's Jews/Jewish Modernisms
Maren Linett
Pages 249-257

Whose Modernism Is It? Abraham Cahan, Fictions of Yiddish, and the Contest of Modernity
Sara Blair
Pages 258-284

The Subversive Obedience of Proust and Freud
L. Scott Lerner
Pages 285-310

In Search of "the Jew" in Djuna Barnes's Nightwood: Jewishness, Antisemitism, Structure, and Style
Lara Trubowitz
Pages 311-334

Goy Interrupted: Mina Loy's Unfinished Novel and Mongrel Jewish Fiction
Amy Feinstein
Pages 335-353

Femininity and Assimilatory Desire in Joseph Roth
Katja Garloff
Pages 354-373

The Year of the Rose: Jewish Masculinity in The House of Mirth
Meredith Goldsmith
Pages 374-392

The Rise (and fall) of David Levinsky: Performing Jewish American Heterosexuality
Warren Hoffman
Pages 393-415

"Drunk with the fiery rhythms of jazz": Anzia Yezierska, Hybridity, and the Harlem Renaissance
Lori Harrison-Kahan
Pages 416-436

Gertrude Stein and Zionism
Barbara Will
Pages 437-455

Yiddish Modernisms: Red Emma Goldman
Marilyn Reizbaum
Pages 456-481

Issue 3

Editor: John N. Duvall
Associate Editor: Nancy J. Peterson
General Issue

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"Going Blood-Simple Like the Natives": Contagious Urban Spaces and Modern Power in Dashiell Hammett's Red Harvest
Thomas Heise
Pages 485-512

The Return of the Soldier Brings Death Home
Wyatt Bonikowski
Pages 513-535

From South Asia to South Africa: Locating Other Post-colonial Diasporas
Pallavi Rastogi
Pages 536-560

The Unsustainable Hacienda: The Rhetoric of Progress in Jovita González and Eve Raleigh's Caballero
Monika Kaup
Pages 561-591

Traumatic Patriarchy: Reading Gendered Nationalisms in Chang-rae Lee's A Gesture Life
Hamilton Carroll
Pages 592-616

Ralph Ellison, Juneteenth, and African American Prophecy
Christopher Z. Hobson
Pages 617-647

"At the Dead Center of Things" in Don DeLillo's White Noise: Mimesis, Violence and Religious Awe
Matthew J. Packer
Pages 648-666

Book Reviews
Pages 667-727

Contributors
Page 728

Issue 4

Guest Editors: Jonathan P. Eburne and Jeremy Braddock
Special Issue: Paris, Modern Fiction, and the Black Atlantic

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Introduction: Paris, Capital of the Black Atlantic
Jonathan P. Eburne and 
Pages 731-740

Jeremy Braddock

Cultural Artifacts and the Narrative of History: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Exhibiting of Culture at the 1900 Paris Exposition Universelle
Rebecka Rutledge Fisher
Pages 741-774

"The Only Real White Democracy" and the Language of Liberation: The Great Wary, France, and African American Culture in the 1920s
Mark Whalan
Pages 775-800

Writing Home: Comparative Black Modernism and Form in Jean Toomer and Aimé Césaire
Jennifer Wilks
Pages 801-823

Embodies Fiction, Melancholy Migrations: Josephine Baker's Cinematic Celebrity
Terri Francis
Pages 824-845

Assuming the Position: Fugitivity and Futurity in the Work of Chester Himes
Kevin Bell
Pages 846-872

Entering the Politics of the Outside: Richard Wright's Critique of Marxism and Existentialism
Jeffrey Atteberry
Pages 873-895

Richard Wright's "Island of Hallucination" and the "Gibson Affair"
Richard Gibson
Pages 896-920

René, Louis, and Léopold: Senghorian Negritude as a Black Humanismv
Michel Fabre
Pages 921-935

Nos Ancêtres, les Diallobés: Cheikh Hamidou Kane's Ambiguous Adventure and the Paradoxes of Islamic Negritude
Marc Caplan
Pages 936-957

Redefining Paris: Trans-Modernity and Francophone African Migritude Fiction
Pius Adesanmi
Pages 958-975

Afterword: Europhilia, Francophilia, Negrophilia in the Making of the Modernism
T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting
Pages 976-978

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