Volume 34, Number 4, Winter 1988

Table of Contents

From: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

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Contributors

Contributors

p. 518
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Articles

The Gnomonics of Dubliners

pp. 519-539
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The Grotesque Rose: Medieval Romance and The Great Gatsby

pp. 541-558
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Italic Calvino: The Place of the Emperor in Invisible Cities

pp. 559-573
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Stingo's Complaint: Styron and the Politics of Self-Parody

pp. 575-586
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Notes and Discussion

The Two Narrators and Happy Ending of Nineteen Eighty-Four

pp. 587-595
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E. M. Forster's A Passage to India: What Really Happened in the Caves

pp. 596-604
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Book Reviews

Scenes of Nature, Signs of Men, and: The Unwritten War: American Writers and the Civil War, and: From Fact to Fiction: Journalism and Imaginative Writing in America, and: Equivocal Endings in Classic American Novels, and: Gender and the Writer's Imagination: From Cooper to Wharton, and: American Historical Romance (review)

pp. 611-616
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Henry James and the Evolution of Consciousness: A Study of "The Ambassadors", and: Searching for the Figure in the Carpet in the Tales of Henry James: Reflections of an Ordinary Reader, and: Henry James: Selected Letters (review)

pp. 617-619
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Sherwood Anderson (review)

pp. 619-620
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Hemingway's Craft of Omission: Four Manuscript Examples, and: The True Gen: An Intimate Portrait of Hemingway by Those Who Knew Him (review)

pp. 621-622
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William Faulkner: The Man and the Artist: A Biography, and: William Faulkner: Letters and Fictions, and: Reading Faulknerian Tragedy (review)

pp. 622-628
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Thomas Wolfe and His Editors, and: A Thomas Wolfe Companion (review)

pp. 628-630
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The Lytle-Tate Letters: The Correspondence of Andrew Lytle and Allen Tate, and: T. S. Stribling: Pioneer Realist in Modern Southern Literature, and: Welty: A Life in Literature, and: Southerners and Europeans: Essays in a Time of Disorder (review)

pp. 631-633
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Ishmael Reed and the New Black Aesthetic Critics, and: The Character of the Word: The Texts of Zora Neale Hurston, and: New Dimensions of Spirituality: A Biracial and Bicultural Reading of the Novels of Toni Morrison, and: New Essays on Invisible Man, and: Invisible Criticism: Ralph Ellison and the American Canon (review)

pp. 634-638
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Robert Penn Warren and American Idealism, and: The Fiction of Walker Percy, and: Conversations with Peter Taylor (review)

pp. 638-641
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Katherine Anne Porter: Conversations, and: Truman Capote: Conversations, and: With All My Might, and: William Styron, and: The Southern Vision of Andrew Lytle (review)

pp. 642-643
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Innocence and Estrangement in the Fiction of Jean Stafford (review)

p. 644
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Reading Philip Roth, and: Shadows Within: Essays on Modern Jewish Writers (review)

pp. 645-646
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Leon Edel and Literary Art (review)

pp. 646-647
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Conversations with John Cheever (review)

pp. 648-649
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Contemporary American Fiction, and: Facing Texts: Encounters between Contemporary Writers and Critics, and: Alive and Writing: Interviews with American Authors of the 1980s, and: Before Reading: Narrative Conventions and the Politics of Interpretation (review)

pp. 649-654
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The Light of Imagination: Mavis Gallant's Fiction (review)

pp. 654-655
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All the Polarities: Comparative Studies in Contemporary Canadian Novels in French and English (review)

pp. 655-656
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The Web of Tradition: Uses of Allusion in V. S. Naipaul's Fiction (review)

pp. 656-658
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Treading the Ebony Path: Ideology and Violence in Contemporary Afro-Colombian Prose Fiction, and: García Márquez: Writer of Colombia (review)

pp. 658-660
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Middle Grounds: Studies in Contemporary American Fiction, and: In the Loop: Don DeLillo and the Systems Novel, and: The Fictional Labyrinths of Thomas Pynchon, and: At the Field's End: Interviews with 20 Pacific Northwest Writers (review)

pp. 660-664
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Pynchon's Mythography: An Approach to "Gravity's Rainbow", and: The Style of Connectedness: "Gravity's Rainbow" and Thomas Pynchon (review)

pp. 665-666
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Western and Hard-Boiled Detective Fiction in America: High Noon to Midnight (review)

pp. 667-668
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 668-671
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The Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy, Volume 6: 1920-1925, and: The Unknown Thomas Hardy: Lesser-Known Aspects of Hardy's Life and Career (review)

pp. 672-674
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Thomas Hardy: The "Dream-Country" of His Fiction, and: Hardy's Influence on the Modern Novel (review)

pp. 675-676
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde After One Hundred Years (review)

pp. 677-678
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Culture and Irony: Studies in Joseph Conrad's Major Novels (review)

pp. 679-680
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The Flesh Made Word: Female Figures and Women's Bodies, and: Bearing the Word: Language and Female Experience in Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing (review)

pp. 680-682
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Regions of the Imagination: The Development of British Rural Fiction (review)

pp. 682-683
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Vico and Joyce, and: Joyce's Uncertainty Principle, and: James Joyce (review)

pp. 684-687
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Reading Joyce's "Ulysses", and: "A Portrait of the Artist" in Different Perspective (review)

pp. 687-689
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Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom (review)

pp. 690-691
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The Novel as Family Romance: Language, Gender and Authority from Fielding to Joyce (review)

p. 691
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Virginia Woolf for Beginners, and: To the Lighthouse: The Marriage of Life and Art, and: Virginia Woolf: Feminist Destinations (review)

pp. 692-695
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Pillar of Flame: The Mythological Foundations of D. H. Lawrence's Sexual Philosophy, and: Domestic Disharmony and Industrialization in D. H. Lawrence's Early Fiction, and: Lawrence and Nietzsche: A Study in Influence, and: Memoir of Maurice Magnus (review)

pp. 695-699
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British Writers of the Thirties (review)

pp. 700-701
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C. S. Lewis: His Literary Achievement (review)

pp. 701-702
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The Short Narratives of E. M. Forster, and: George Orwell (review)

pp. 702-704
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Graham Greene's Childless Fathers (review)

pp. 704-705
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Aldous Huxley and Film (review)

pp. 705-707
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Rereading Doris Lessing: Narrative Patterns of Doubling and Repetition, and: The Theme of Enclosure in Selected Works of Doris Lessing (review)

p. 708
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Doris Lessing: The Alchemy of Survival (review)

pp. 709-710
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 710-711
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Bulgakov's Last Decade: The Writer as Hero (review)

pp. 712-713
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Thomas Mann: Buddenbrooks, and: Georg Lukács and Thomas Mann (review)

pp. 714-716
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Kafka's Prussian Advocate: A Study of the Influence of Heinrich von Kleist on Franz Kafka (review)

pp. 716-717
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Novel Configurations: A Study of French Fiction (review)

pp. 717-718
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Paris: A Literary Companion (review)

pp. 718-719
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Beckett's Later Fiction and Drama: Texts for Company, and: Samuel Beckett's New Worlds: Style in Metafiction (review)

pp. 719-721
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Beckett Translating/Translating Beckett (review)

pp. 722-723
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Six Memos for the Next Milllenium, and: Alienation in Giuseppe Berto's Novels (review)

pp. 723-726
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Psychology, Religion, and Ethics in Galdós' Novels: The Quest for Authenticity (review)

pp. 726-727
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

p. 728
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The Return of the Reader: Reader-response Criticism, and: Words About Words About Words: Theory, Criticism, and the Literary Text, and: The Myth of the Modern: A Study in British Literature and Criticism after 1850 (review)

pp. 729-731
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History, Politics, and the Novel (review)

p. 732
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Contemporary Political Satire: Narrative Strategies in the Post-Modern Context, and: Ellipse of Uncertainty: An Introduction to Postmodern Fantasy, and: Postmodernist Fiction (review)

pp. 733-735
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The Current in Criticism: Essays on the Present and Future of Literary Theory (review)

pp. 736-738
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The Self-conscious Novel: Artifice in Fiction from Joyce to Pynchon, and: The Dark and Light Gods: Essays on the Self in Modem Literature (review)

pp. 738-739
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Elegant Jeremiahs: The Sage from Carlyle to Mailer, and: Pieces of Resistance (review)

pp. 740-741
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Anzia Yezierska: A Writer's Life, and: The Rise of Socialist Fiction 1880-1914 (review)

pp. 742-743
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The Imposition of Form: Studies in Narrative Representation and Knowledge (review)

pp. 743-744
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Tradition Counter Tradition: Love and the Form of Fiction, and: Consuming Fiction (review)

pp. 745-747
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No Man's Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century. Volume 1: The War of the Words, and: Women Reading Women's Writing (review)

pp. 747-749
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Romance and the Erotics of Property: Mass Market Fiction for Women (review)

pp. 749-750
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Israeli Mythogynies: Women in Contemporary Hebrew Fiction (review)

pp. 750-751
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The Vietnamese Novel in French: A Literary Response to Colonialism (review)

pp. 752-753
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Voices from the Iron House: A Study of Lu Xun, and: The Odyssey of Shen Congwen (review)

pp. 753-755
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Reading the African Novel (review)

pp. 755-756
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The Novels of Nadine Gordimer: History from the Inside (review)

pp. 756-757
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 758-759
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Correspondence

Correspondence

p. 605
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Index

Modern Fiction Studies Volume 34: 1988

pp. 760-762
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