Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

Volume 67 - 2021

[Issue 1 2 3 4]

(Note: This entire volume is available online through Project Muse) 

Issue 1

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

Special Issue: Ishiguro After the Nobel
Guest Editors: Chris Holmes and Kelly Mee Rich

On Rereading Kazuo Ishiguro
Chris Holmes and Kelly Mee Rich
Pages 1-19

Kazuo Ishiguro's Nocturnes: Bet
Anne Whitehead
Pages 20-39

"Are They Going to Say This Is Fantasy?": Kazui Ishiguro, Untimely Genres, and the Making of Literary Prestige
Matthew Eatough
Pages 40-66

Reading Ishiguro Today: Suspicion and Form
Doug Battersby
Pages 67-88

Screening Japan: Kazuo Ishiguro's Early Japan Novels and the Way We Read World Literature
Jerrine Tan
Pages 89-122

Typical Japanese: Kazuo Ishiguro and the Asian Anglophone Historical Novel
Jane Hu
Pages 123-48

Being Kathy H.: Relatability in Never Let Me Go
Thom Dancer
Pages 149-70

Ishiguro's "<Strange> Rubbish": Style and Sympathy in Never Let Me Go
Adam Parkes
Pages 171-204

Pages 205-06

Issue 2

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

Special Issue: Anglophone Literature, Its Critics, and the Left
Guest Editor: Peter Kalliney

Anglophone Literature, Its Critics, and the Left: An Introduction
Peter Kalliney
Pages 207-24

The Long Lure of Anti-Instrumentality: Politics, Aesthetics, and Sustainability
Caroline Levine
Pages 225-46

Chorus and Agon in the Political Novel: Staging Left-Wing Arguments in H. G. Wells, Iris Murdoch, and Doris Lessing
Matthew Taunton
Pages 241-71

The Workshop of Confinement: Political Quarantine and the Spatial Imagination in the Early Fiction of Alex La Guma
Christopher J. Lee
Pages 272-92

The Bulawayo Novel: In Praise of the Parochial
Tsitsi Jaji
Pages 292-319

"Temporary Kings": The Metropolitan Novel Series and the Postwar Consensus
Marina MacKay
Pages 320-41

Slow Politics: H. G. Wells, Reform, and the Idea of the Welfare State
Benjamin Kohlmann
Pages 342-65

Essaying Solidarity: "Kaamraid" Roy and the Politics of Representation
Rashmi Varma
Pages 366-89

Listening to the Refugee: Valeria Luiselli's Sentimental Activism
David James
Pages 390-417

Pages 418-19


Issue 3

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

General Issue

Regrounding the Secular: Forms of World Sharing in J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace
David Babcock
Pages 421-42

Dogs, Whiteness, and the Politics of African Humanity
Megan Cole Paustian
Pages 443-67

Bloodthirsty Pigeons and Sentimental Bats: Conrad's Unreal Animals
Johan Adam Warodell
Pages 468-86

Something Deficient and Great: Disability Aesthetics and Narrative Prosthesis in Willa Cather's My Ántonia
Elizabeth Wells
Pages 487-516

Between the (Head) Lines: Extended Cognition, Print Culture, and Nonhuman Narrative in Ulysses
Nell Pach
Pages 517-41

Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar as Neoliberal Bildungsroman
Aaron Schneeberger
Pages 542-67

Rohinton Mistry's Vulnerable Aesthetic: Health, Illness, and the Body in Such a Long Journey
Derek Ettensohn
Pages 568-88

Book Reviews
Pages 590-610

Page 611


Issue 4

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

General Issue

"Science Fiction and Prehistory": Don DeLillo's Underworld and the Novel of the Anthropocene
Patrick Whitmarsh
Pages 613-36

Graham Greene Takes Flight
Guy Woodward
Pages 637-59

The Provocative Strangeness of Camus's L'Estranger and Coetzee's Disgrace
Phyllis van Slyck
Pages 660-87

Minority Formalism, Aesthetic Concepts, and Chuang Hua's Crossings
Sue-Im Lee
Pages 688-713

Castrating Superman: Rachel Pollack's Transgender Mutant Cyborg Superhero in Doom Patrol
Peter Nagy
Pages 714-37

Ben Lerner's 10:04 and the "Utopian Glimmer of [Auto]fiction"
Alexandra Effe
Pages 738-57

How We Read Comics Now: Literary Studies, Computational Critcism, adn the Rise of the Graphic Novel
Alexander Dunst
Pages 758-84

Book Reviews
Pages 786-809

Pages 810-11

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