Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 56 - 2010

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

Issue 1

Guest Editors: Stephen Hong Sohn, Paul Lai, and Donald C. Goellnicht
Special Issue: Theorizing Asian American Fiction

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Introduction: Theorizing Asian American Fiction
Stephen Hong Sohn, Paul Lai, and Donald C. Goellnicht
Pages 1-18

Asian American Literature and the Resistances of Theory
Christopher Lee
Pages 19-39

Collaboration and Translation: Lin Yutang and the Archive of Asian American Literature
Richard Jean So
Pages 40-62

Indispensable Labor: The Worker as a Category of Critique inChina Men
Caroline H. Yang
Pages 63-89

Chinese Suicide: Political Desire and Queer Exogamy in Fae Myenne Ng’s Bone
Yoonmee Chang
Pages 90-112

“A gift or a theft depends on who is holding the pen”: Postcolonial Collaborative Autobiography and Monique Truong’s The Book of Salt
Y-Dang Troeung
Pages 113-135

Theorizing the Hyphen’s Afterlife in Post-Tiananmen Asian-America
Belinda Kong
Pages 136-159

Haunted Homelands: Negotiating Locality in Father of the Four Passages
Erin Suzuki
Pages 160-182

Nowhere in Particular: Perceiving Race, Chang-rae Lee’s Aloft,and the Question of Asian American Fiction
Mark C. Jerng
183-204

The Place of Transgressive Texts in Asian American Epistemology
Jennifer Ann Ho
Pages 205-225

Contributors
Pages 226-28

Issue 2

Editor: John N. Duvall
Associate Editor: Robert P. Marzec
General Issue         

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The New Woman of the Tenements: Anzia Yezierska’s Salome
Lisa Botshon
Pages 233-61

“The Shortcomings of Timetables”: Greenwich, Modernism, and the Limits of Modernity
Adam Barrows
Pages 262-89

Passing Into Diplomacy: US Consul James Weldon Johnson andThe Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
Brian Russell Roberts
Pages 290-316

From Discos to Jungles: Circuitous Queer Patronage and Sex Tourism in Jessica Hagedorn’s Dogeaters
Stephen Hong Sohn
Pages 317-48

The Jews of Ruby, Oklahoma: Politics, Parallax, and Ideological Fantasy in Toni Morrison’s Paradise
James M. Mellard
Pages 349-77

Discretionary Subjects:  Decision and Participation in William Gibson’s Fiction
Jane Tobeck
Pages 378-400

Review Essay: Seeing Wharton Anew
Katherine Joslin
Pages 401-07

Book Reviews
Pages 408-68

Contributors
Pages 469-70

Issue 3

Editor: John N. Duvall
Associate Editor: Robert P. Marzec
General Issue

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The Modernism of Ian McEwan's Atonement
Richard Robinson
Pages 473-95

Holding On to the Sentimental in Winesburg, Ohio
Aaron Ritzenberg
Pages 496-517

Anti-Menckenism: Nathanael West, Robert M. Coates, and the Provisional Avant-Garde
Jonathan P. Eburne
Pages 518-43

Ernest Hemingway and the Discipline of Creative Writing, Or, Shark Liver Oil
Eric Bennett
Pages 544-67

Textual Entanglement: Jean Rhys's Critical Discourse
J. Dillon Brown
Pages 568-91

Mutations of Romance: Evolution, Infidelity, and Narrative
Venla Oikkonen
Pages 592-613

Review Essay: Common Places and Commonplace Things: Modernism at Home on an Average Day
Lewis MacLeod
Pages 614-23

Book Reviews
Pages 623-69

Contributors
Pages 670-71

Issue 4

Guest Editors: Alfred J. Lopez, Robert P. Marzec, and David Chioni Moore
Special Issue: Postcolonial Literature, Twenty-Five Years Later

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Introduction: Postcolonial Studies at the Twenty-Five Year Mark
Alfred J. Lopez and Robert P. Marzec
Pages 677-88

The Impossible Closing: Death, Neoliberalism, and the Postcolonial in Bolaño's 2666
Grant Farred
Pages 689-708

Orientalism Matters
Ali Behdad
Pages 709-28

Is There an Arab (Yet) in This Field? Postcolonialsim, Comparative Literature, and the Middle Eastern Horizon of Said's Discourse Analysis
Hosam Aboul-Ela
Pages 729-50

Is the "Post" in "Postsecular" the "Post" in "Postcolonial"?
Graham Huggan
Pages 751-68

The Colonizing Impulse of Postcolonial Theory
John C. Hawley
Pages 769-87

Influence and Intertextuality in Arundhati Roy and Harper Lee
Tracy Lemaster
Pages 788-814

Who is Christophine? The Good Black Servant and the Contradictions of (Racial) Liberalism
Shakti Jaising
Pages 815-36

Contributors
Pages 837-38

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