restricted access   Volume 47, Number 1, Spring 2001

Table of Contents

From: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

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Special Issue: Working-Class Fiction

Guest Editor: Stephen Ross

Introduction: Working-Class Fictions

pp. 1-11

"Work Has the Smell of Vinegar": Sensing Class in John Berger's Trilogy

pp. 12-42

In the Country of Contradiction the Hypocrite is King: Defining Dirty Realism in Charles Bukowski's Factotum

pp. 43-68

The Politics of Cliche: Sex, Class, and Abortion in Australian Realism

pp. 69-91

Cities of Affluence: Masculinity, Class, and The Angry Young Men

pp. 92-117

Poles Apart? Ethnicity, Race, Class, and Nelson Algren

pp. 118-144

Breaking the Signifying Chain: A New Blueprint for African-American Literary Studies

pp. 145-163

The Other Proletarians: Native American Literature and Class Struggle

pp. 164-189

The Failures of the Romance: Boredom, Class, and Desire in George Gissing's The Odd Women and W. Somerset Maugham's Of Human Bondage

pp. 190-228

Domestic Labor: Film Noir, Proletarian Literature, and Black Women's Fiction

pp. 229-254

A Theoretical Afterword

pp. 255-276


pp. 277-278