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Modern Fiction Studies

John N. DuvallEditor

Robert P. MarzecAssociate Editor

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65.4 (Winter 2019)

General Issue

  • Articles
    • Regina Martin, "The Feminist Realism of Zadie Smith's On Beauty"
    • James M. Fitz Gerald, '"Hounded by the Terrible Threat': Illness at the Edges of Citizenship in Carlos Bulosan's America Is in the Heart"
    • David Buchanan, "Reporting is Not a Holy Word: Tim O'Brien's Edits in If I Die in a Combat ZoneBox Me Up and Ship Me Home, and The Things They Carried "
    • Michael Dango, "Minimalism as Detoxification"
    • Andrew Dean, '"Why Will He Not Join the Guerrillas?': J. M. Coetzee's Life & Times of Michael K and the Politics of the Postcolonial Novel"
    • Aliki Varvogli, "The Death of the Self? Narrative Form, Intertextuality, and Autonomy in Joshua Ferris's Then We Came to the End"
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