Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 58 - 2012

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

Issue 1

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

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Referring to the Human in Contemporary Human Rights Literature
Mitchum Huehls
Pages 1-21

The Politics of Sovereignty and Violence in Flora Annie Steel's A Prince of Dreamers
Alex Padamsee
Pages 22-45

Academic Discourse at Havana: Pan American Eugenics and Transnational Capital in Alejo Carpentier's ¡Écue-Yamba-Ó!
Stephen M. Park
Pages 46-78

The Aesthetic Alibi in The End of the Road
Christopher Conti
Pages 79-111

Genealogy and Geography in Patricia Grace's Tu
Erin Suzuki
Pages 112-27

Failed Messages, Maternal Loss, and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison's A Mercy
Jean Wyatt
Pages 128-52

Book Reviews
Pages 153-87

Contributors
Page 188

Call For Papers
Page 189

Forthcoming
Page 190

Issue 2

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

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Margaret Church Award
vi

Dirty Books: Modernism and the Toilet
Ian Scott Todd
Pages 191-213

The Extraterritorial Poetics of W. G. Sebald
Matthew Hart and Tania Lown-Hecht
Pages 214-238

The Chinatown and the City: Kingston, Kerouac, and the Bohemian Bay Area
Jason Arthur
Pages 239-260

A Little Fiction is Good for You: Currency Crisis, The Nation State, and Waugh's African Texts
Alissa Karl
Pages 261-283

How to Love Your Local Homophobe: Southern Hospitality and the Unremarkable Queerness of Truman Capote's "The Thanksgiving Visitor"
Michael P. Bibler
Pages 284-307

"Gravity rushes through him": Volk and Fetish in Pynchon's Rilke
Doug Haynes
Pages 308-333

Aphrodite's Faces: Toni Morrison's Love and Ethics
Mariangela Palladino
Pages 334-352

Review Essay: Cognitive Theory and Literature
Theron Britt
Pages 353-362

Review Essay: Underneath, at the Edges, and in the Heart of the Urban Imagination
Kathy Knapp
Pages 363-374

Book Reviews
Pages 375-423

Contributors
Pages 424-425

Call For Papers
Page 426

Forthcoming
Page 427

   

Issue 3

Editor: Patrick O'Donnell
Special Issue: New British Fiction

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New British Fiction
Patrick O'Donnell
Pages 429-435

Reading the Multiple Drafts Novel
Stephen J. Burns
Pages 436-458

The Anxieties of Authenticity in Post-2000 British Fiction
Daniel Lea
Pages 459-476

Rethinking the Arcadian Revenge: Metachronous Times in the Fiction of Sam Taylor
Caroline Edwards
Pages 477-502

Brick Lane Blockades: The Bioculturism of Migrant Domesticity
Mrinalini Chakrovorty
Pages 503-528

The Pathology of Flexibility in Monica Ali's In The Kitchen
Sara Brouillette
Pages 529-548

The Critique of Trauma and the Afterlife of the Novel in Tom McCarthy's Remainder
Pieter Vermuelen
Pages 549-568

Dirty Media: Tom McCarthy and the Afterlife of Modernism
Justus Nieland
Pages 569-599

John Burnside's Ecologies of Solace: Regional Enviornmentalism and the Consolations of Description
David James
Pages 600-615

British Black Box: A Return to Race and Science in Zadie Smith'sWhite Teeth
Mindi McMann
Pages 616-636

"Everything You Ever Dreamed": Post-9/11 Trauma and Fantasy in Ali Smith's The Accidental
Emily Horton
Pages 637-654

Contributors
Pages 655-656

Calls for Papers
xxx

Issue 4

Editor: R. Radhakrishnan
Special Issue: Modern Fiction and Politics

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Modern Fiction and Politics
R. Radhakrishnan
Pages 659-667

Coetzee's Posthumanist Ethics
Calina Ciobanu
Pages 668-698

Speaking with a Forked Tongue: Disgrace and the Irony of Reconciliation in Postapartheid South Africa
Sohinee Roy
Pages 699-722

Toni Morrison's A Mercy and the Counterwriting of Negative Communities: A Postnational Novel
Mina Karavanta
Pages 723-746

Event, Exceptionalism, and the Imperceptible: The Politics of Nadine Gordimer's The Pickup
Andrea Spain
Pages 747-772

Mutating Toward the Future: The Convergence of Utopianism, Postcolonial SF, and the Postcontemporary Longing for Form in Amitav Ghosh's The Calcutta Chromosome
Hugh O'Connell
Pages 773-795

A New Biological Citizenship: Posthumanism in Octavia Butler'sFledgling
Pramod Nayar
Pages 796-817

Edward Said, Mahmood Mamdani, V.S. Naipaul: Rethinking Postcolonial Studies
Sanjay Krishnan
Pages 818-836

Contributors
Pages 837-838

Forthcoming
Page 839

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