Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 42 - 1996

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

Issue 1

Editor:  Patrick O'Donnell
Assistant Editor: Nancy J. Peterson
General Issue

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Spacing and Placing Experience in Toni Morrison's Sula
Patricia McKee
Pages 1-30

Dangerous Liaisons: Prostitution, Disease, and Race in Frank Norris's Fiction
Stephanie Bower
Pages 31-60

Bonfire of the Avant-Garde: Cultural Rage and Readerly Complicity in The Day of the Locust
Mathew Roberts
Pages 61-90

Work of the Detective, Work of the Writer: Paul Auster's City of Glass
Jeffrey T. Nealon
Pages 91-110

Review Essay: Costly Compensations: Postmodern Fashion, Politics, Identity
Vincent B. Leitch
Pages 111-128

Recent Books on Modern Fiction
Pages 129-254

Issue 2

Editor:  Patrick O'Donnell
Assistant Editor: Nancy J. Peterson
Special Issue: Narrative and History

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Editor's Preface
Patrick O'Donnell
Pages 255-257

Mournful Histories: Narratives of Postimperial Melancholy
Ian Baucom
Pages 259-288

Jean Toomer's Washington and the Politics of Class: From "Blues Veins" to Seventh-Street Rebels
Barbara Foley
Pages 289-322

Sublime Barbarians in the Narrative of Empire; or, Longinus at Sea in The Waves
Laura Doyle
Pages 323-348

History, Literature, Proust
Michael Sprinker
Pages 349-370

Imperial Topographies: The Spaces of History in Waterland
Pamela Cooper
Pages 371-396

The Consequences of Chaos: Cleopatra's Sister and Postmodern Historiography
Tony E. Jackson
Pages 397-418

History Re-Membered: Forrest Gump, Postfeminist Masculinity, and the Burial of Counterculture
Thomas B. Byers
Pages 419-444

Review Essay: The Holocaust and Rodney King, Memory and Silence: Cliff Notes in the Age of Historical Reproduction
Alan Nadel
Pages 445-468

Issue 3

Guest Editor:  Marianne DeKoven
Special Issue: Gertrude Stein

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Introduction: Transformations of Gertrude Stein
Marianne DeKoven
Pages 469-484

Stein's Identity
Charles Bernstein
Pages 485-488

Gertrude Stein's Jewishness, Jewish Social Scientists, and the "Jewish Question"
Maria Damon
Pages 489-507

"We Are Americans": Gertrude, Brewsie and Willie
Julie Abraham
Pages 508-528

"A little body with a very large head": Composition, Psychopathology, and the Making of Stein's Normal Self
Priscilla Perkins
Pages 529-546

Sapphic Primitivism in Gertrude Stein's Q.E.D.
Jaime Hovey
Pages 547-568

"Cousin to Cooning": Relation, Difference, and Racialized Language in Stein's Nonrepresentational Texts
Lorna J. Smedman
Pages 569-589

Narratologies of Pleasure: Gertrude Stein's The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
Georgia Johnston
Pages 590-606

Gertrude Stein and Her Thoroughly Modern Protégé
Constance Pierce
Pages 607-626

Desultory Correspondence: An Interview with Paul Bowles on Gertrude Stein
Florian Vetsch
Pages 627-646

Review Essay: Stein and Cultural Criticism in the Nineties
Lisa Ruddick
Pages 647-660

Gertrude Stein: A Selected Bibliography
Deborah M. Mix
Pages 661-680

Issue 4

Editor:  Patrick O'Donnell
Assistant Editor: Nancy J. Peterson
General Issue

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Alan Paton and the Novel of South African Liberalism: Too Late the Phalarope
John O. Jordan
Pages 681-706

Ethan Frome and the "Springs" of Masculinity
Maria Magdalena Farland
Pages 707-729

On Lamentation and the Redistribution of Possessions: Faulkner'sAbsalom, Absalom! and the New South
Rebecca Saunders
Pages 730-762

The Shattered Modernism of Momaday's House Made of Dawn
Larry Landrum
Pages 763-786

Serving a New World Order: Postcolonial Politics in Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day
Susie O'Brien
Pages 787-806

Review Essay: Uncertain Terms of Pleasure
Christopher Lane
Pages 807-826

Book Reviews
Pages 827-942

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