Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 25 - 1979

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

Issue 1

Guest Editors: Leslie Field
Special Issue: Saul Bellow

Saul Bellow and the Critics--After the Nobel Award
Leslie Field
Pages 3-14

"Stillness in the Midst of Chaos": Plot in the Novels of Saul Bellow
Keith Opdahl
Pages 15-28

Bellow's Critique of the Intellect
Bruce J. Borrus
Pages 29-46

Comedy and Guilt in Humboldt's Gift
Sarah Blacher Cohen
Pages 47-58

Jewish and Human Survival on Bellow's Planet
Hana Wirth-Nesher and Andrea Cohen Malamut
Pages 59-74

Consciousness Fills the Void: Herzog, History, and the Hero in the Modern World
James M. Mellard
Pages 75-92

Finding before Seeking: Theme in Henderson the Rain King andHumboldt's Gift
David C. Dougherty
Pages 93-102

The Art of Dr. Tamkin: Matter and Manner in Seize the Day
Gilead Morahg
Pages 103-116

The New American Adam in The Adventures of Augie March
Steven M. Gerson
Pages 117-128

"Pushy Jew": Leventhal in The Victim
Andrew Gordon
Pages 129-138

"The Consummating Glimpse": Dangling Man's Treacherous Reality
Michael K. Glenday
Pages 139-148

Criticism of Saul Bellow: A Selected Checklist
Lewslie Field and John Z. Guzlowski
Pages 149-171

Issue 2

Editors: William T. Stafford and Margaret Church
General Issue

Interview with Alan Sillitoe
John Halperin
Pages 175-190

Barth and Barthelme Recycle the Perseus Myth: A Study in Literary Ecology
Joe Weixlmann and Sher Weixlmann
Pages 191-208

Fullness of Dissonance: Music and the Reader's Experience of Modern Fiction
Daniel Melnick
Pages 209-222

The Spirit of No-Place: Elements of the Classical Ironic Utopia in D. H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover
Joseph C. Voelker
Pages 223-240

Sexual Desire and Illusion in The Bostonians
Elizabeth McMahan
Pages 241-252

Kafka's Piping Mice as Spokesmen for Communication
Marion E. Wiley
Pages 253-258

"A Voice in a Fugue": Characters and Musical Structure in Carson McCullers' The Heart Is  Lonely Hunter
C. Michael Smith
Pages 258-263

"A Single Self": A Jungian Interpretation of Virginia Woolf'sOrlando
Clifton Snider
Pages 263-268

Henry Roth's Call it Sleep: Ethnicity, "The Sign," and the Power
Daniel Walden
Pages 268-272

Recent Books on Modern Fiction
Pages 273-386

Issue 3

Guest Editor: Charles S. Ross
Special Issue: Vladimir Nabokov

An Editor's Preface
Charles S. Ross
Pages 391-396

Nabokov as a Man of Letters: The Alphabetic Motif in his Work
D. Barton Johnson
Pages 397-412

Reading between the Lines and the Squares
David I. Sheidlower
Pages 413-426

To "Special Space": Transoformotion in Invitation to a Beheading
Susan Strehle Klemtner
Pages 427-438

Nabokov and Fictional Artifice
Robert Merrilll
Pages 439-462

Time in Lolita
Christina Tekiner
Pages 463-470

"My Ultraviolet Darling": The Loss of Lolita's Childhood
Robert T. Levine
Pages 471-480

Dark Paradise: Shades of Heaven and Hell in Ada
Ellen Pifer
Pages 481-498

Notes and Reviews

A Comparison of Hawthorne's "Wakefield" and Nabokov's "The Leonardo": Narrative Commentary and the Struggle of the Literary Artist
Chapel Louise Petty
Pages 499-507

Bend Sinister and "Tyrants Destroyed": Short Story into Novel
Dan E. Burns
Pages 508-513

Nabokov's Mistress/Muse Metaphor: Some Recent Books
Charles S. Ross
Pages 514-526

Criticism of Vladimir Nabokov: A Selected Checklist
Samuel Schuman
Pages 527-554

Issue 4

Editors: William T. Stafford and Margaret Church
General Issue

Another Centenary: E. M. Forster
P. E. Firchow
Pages 559-562

Talking with Margaret Drabble
Dee Preussner
Pages 563-578

Desire, Design, and Debris: The Submerged Narrative of John Hawkes's Recent Trilogy
C. J. Allen
Pages 579-592

Mann's Mario and the Magician, Or Who Is Silvestra?
Siegfried Mandel
Pages 593-612

"You'll Be Sorry When I'm Dead": Child-Adult Relations in Huck Finn
Keith M. Opdahl
Pages 613-624

The Narrator as Demon in Grass and Alain-Fournier
Ruth V. Gross
Pages 625-640

Unamuno and the Memoir Format
Roger Ramsey
Pages 641-646

Clamence and Women in Albert Camus' La Chute
Terry Keefe
Pages 646-651

Willa Cather's Cuts and Revisions in The Song of the Lark
Robin Heyeck and James Woodress
Pages 651-658

Of Time and Winesburg, Ohio: An Experiment in Chronology
Ray Lewis White
Pages 658-666

Recent Books on Modern Fiction
Pages 667-761

Author and Subject Index: Volume 25
Pages 762-764

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