restricted access   Volume 43, Number 1, Spring 1997

Table of Contents

From: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

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Special Issue: National and Postnational Narratives

National Narratives, Postnational Narration

pp. 1-23

I. Narratives of Sexuality

The Specter of Adamastor: Heroic Desire and Displacement in "White" South Africa

pp. 27-52

Trafficking in the Void: Burroughs, Kerouac, and the Consumption of Otherness

pp. 53-92

"It's the Third World Down There!": Urban Decline and (Post)National Mythologies in Bonfire of the Vanities

pp. 93-111

II. Fables of (Post)National Identity

Fables and the Forming of Americans

pp. 115-143

Undesirable Desire: Citizenship and Romance in Modern American Fiction

pp. 144-169

Queer Passions, Queer Citizenship: Some Novels About the State of the American Nation 1946-1954

pp. 170-205

III. Postcolonial and Postnational Narration

The Marble Faun and American Postcolonial Ambivalence

pp. 209-236

Imperial Triangles: Mark Twain's Foreign Affairs

pp. 237-248

Evidence-cum-witness: Subaltern History, Violence, and the (De)Formation of Nation in Michelle Cliff's No Telephone to Heaven

pp. 249-287


pp. 288-289