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Modern Fiction Studies

John N. DuvallEditor

Robert P. MarzecAssociate Editor

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67.2 (Spring 2021)

Special Issue: Anglophone Literature, Its Critics, and the Left

  • Articles
    • Peter Kalliney, "Anglophone Literature, Its Critics, and the Left: An Introduction"
    • Caroline Levine, "The Long Lure of Anti-Instrumentality: Politics, Aesthetics, and Sustainability"
    • Matthew Taunton, "Chorus and Agon in the Political Novel: Staging Left-Wing Arguments in H. G. Wells, Iris Murdoch, and Doris Lessing"
    • Christopher J. Lee, "The Workshop of Confinement: Political Quarantine and the Spatial Imagination in the Early Fiction of Alex La Guma"
    • Tsitsi Jaji, "The Bulawayo Novel: In Praise of the Parochial"
    • Marina MacKay, "'Temporary Kings': The Metropolitan Novel Series and the Postwar Consensus"
    • Benjamin Kohlmann, "Slow Politics: H. G. Wells, Reform, and the Idea of the Welfare State"
    • Rashmi Varma, "Essaying Solidarity: 'Kaamraid' Roy and the Politics of Representation"
    • David James, "Listening to the Refugee: Valeria Luiselli's Sentimental Activism"

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