Volume 47, Number 4, Winter 2001

Table of Contents

From: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

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Editor's Note

pp. 721-722
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Articles

"Remorse and Power": Conrad's Karain and the Queen

pp. 723-752
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A Slow and Dark Birth: Aesthetic Maturation and the Entelechic Narrative in James Joyce's Ulysses

pp. 753-773
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A Portrait of the Snob: James Joyce and the Anxieties of Cultural Capital

pp. 774-799
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"A Further Reservation in Favour of Strangeness": Isherwood's Queer Pastoral in The Mortmere Stories and "On Reugen Island"

pp. 800-830
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Cold Comfort Farm, D. H. Lawrence, and English Literary Culture Between the Wars

pp. 831-854
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Postcolonial Complexity in the Writings of Rudy Wiebe

pp. 855-886
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The Postmodern Imaginary in William Gibson's Neuromancer

pp. 887-909
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On the "Simplicity" of Sandra Cisneros's House on Mango Street

pp. 910-946
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Edith Wharton and the Fiction of Marital Unity

pp. 947-976
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Review Essay

Idealized, Debased, and Ordinary: Gender in (Post)Modern Circuits of Desire

pp. 977-985
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What's Contemporary about Contemporary Women's Fiction?

pp. 986-994
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The Perils of Disembodied Readership

pp. 995-1003
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James Joyce after Postcolonialism

pp. 1004-1008
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Placing the Unplaceable: The Dilemmas of Samuel Beckett's Fiction

pp. 1009-1018
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Book Reviews

Americas

New Deal Modernism: American Literature and the Invention of the Welfare State (review)

pp. 1021-1023
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Labor's Text: The Worker in American Fiction (review)

pp. 1023-1025
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Literary Culture and U.S. Imperialism: From the Revolution to World War II (review)

pp. 1025-1027
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Imagining Each Other: Blacks and Jews in Contemporary American Literature (review)

pp. 1027-1029
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Black on Black: Twentieth-Century African American Writing about Africa (review)

pp. 1029-1031
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Up from Bondage: The Literatures of Russian and African American Soul (review)

pp. 1031-1033
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Quiet As It's Kept: Shame, Trauma, and Race in the Novels of Toni Morrison (review)

pp. 1033-1035
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Flannery O'Connor, Hermit Novelist (review)

pp. 1035-1036
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Willa Cather: The Writer and Her World (review)

pp. 1037-1038
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Impossible Women: Lesbian Figures and American Literature (review)

pp. 1038-1040
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Light Writing and Life Writing: Photography in Autobiography (review)

pp. 1040-1042
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Beautiful Chaos: Chaos Theory and Metachaotics in Recent American Fiction (review)

pp. 1043-1045
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Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe

Virginia Woolf Icon (review)

pp. 1046-1048
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Sails of the Herring Fleet: Essays on Beckett (review)

pp. 1048-1050
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The Years of Bloom: James Joyce in Trieste, 1904-20 (review)

pp. 1050-1052
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Joyce's Comic Portrait (review)

pp. 1052-1054
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Envisioning Africa: Racism and Imperialism in Heart of Darkness (review)

pp. 1054-1056
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Ethical Issues in Twentieth-Century French Fiction: Killing the Other (review)

pp. 1056-1058
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Theory and Cultural Studies

Latent Destinies: Cultural Paranoia and Contemporary U.S. Narrative (review)

pp. 1059-1061
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Reading 1922: A Return to the Scene of the Modern (review)

pp. 1061-1063
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Late Modernism: Politics, Fiction, and the Arts Between the World Wars (review)

pp. 1063-1065
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Reading on the Edge: Exiles, Modernities, and Cultural Transformation in Proust, Joyce, and Baldwin (review)

pp. 1065-1068
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Women Coauthors (review)

pp. 1068-1070
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Writing a Politics of Perception: Memory, Holography, and Women Writers in Canada (review)

pp. 1070-1072
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Demon or Doll: Images of the Child in Contemporary Writing and Culture (review)

pp. 1072-1073
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Scraps of the Untainted Sky: Science Fiction, Utopia, Dystopia (review)

pp. 1074-1075
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Contributors

pp. 1076-1078
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