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  • Book Reviews

The Americas

Laura L. Beadling • New Visions of Community in Contemporary American Fiction: Tan, Kingsolver, Castillo, Morrison, by Magali Cornier Michael. 886

Dean Franco • Growing Up Ethnic: Nationalism and the Bildungsroman in African American and Jewish American Fiction, by Martin Japtok. 889

Marshall Bruce Gentry • Philip Roth: New Perspectives on an American Author, by Derek Parker Royal, ed. 892

Angela Laflen • The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television, by Kathleen Fitzpatrick. 895

Saundra Liggins • A Freedom Bought with Blood: African American War Literature from the Civil War to World War II, by Jennifer C. James. 898

Samuele F. S. Pardini • Driving Women: Fiction and Automobile Culture in Twentieth-Century America, by Deborah Clarke. 902

British, Irish, and Postcolonial Literatures

David Adams • Virginia Woolf: Feminism and the Reader, by Anne E. Fernald. 906.

R. Victoria Arana • A Black British Canon?, by Gail Low and Marion Wynne-Davies, eds. 909

Robert Murray Davis • Graham Greene’s Narrative Strategies: A Study of the Major Novels, by Murray Roston. 912

Barbara Harlow • Apartheid and Beyond: South African Writers and the Politics of Place, by Rita Barnard. 915 [End Page 884]

Greg Thomas • Jamaica Kincaid and Caribbean Double Crossings, by Linda Lang-Peralta, ed. 919

Henry Veggian • J. M. Coetzee and the Idea of the Public Intellectual, by Jane Poyner, ed. 922

Theory and Cultural Studies

Daniela Caselli • Androgyny in Modern Literature, by Tracy Hargreaves. 926

Donelle Dreese • Figuring the Woman Author in Contemporary Fiction, by Mary Eagleton. 929

Sandor Goodhart • Ritual Unbound: Reading Sacrifice in Modernist Fiction, by Thomas J. Coustineau. 932

Ruth Parkin-Gounelas • Margaret Atwood: Feminism and Fiction, by Fiona Tolan. 935

Stephanie S. Turner • Nanoculture: Implications of the New Technoscience, by N. Katherine Hayles, ed. 938

Comparative Literature

Madeleine Dobie • Never Say I: Sexuality in the First Person in Colette, Gide, and Proust, by Michael Lucey. 942

Charles Ross • Style as Matter: The Moral Art of Vladimir Nabokov, by Leland de la Durantaye. 945 [End Page 885]



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