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  Volume 34, Number 4, Winter 1988

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p. 518 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0495


The Gnomonics of Dubliners

pp. 519-539 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0627

The Grotesque Rose: Medieval Romance and The Great Gatsby

pp. 541-558 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0760

Italic Calvino: The Place of the Emperor in Invisible Cities

pp. 559-573 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0893

Stingo's Complaint: Styron and the Politics of Self-Parody

pp. 575-586 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1026

Notes and Discussion

The Two Narrators and Happy Ending of Nineteen Eighty-Four

pp. 587-595 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0311

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

pp. 596-604 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0443

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0708

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0841

Sherwood Anderson (review)

pp. 619-620 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0974

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0259

William Faulkner: The Man and the Artist: A Biography, and: William Faulkner: Letters and Fictions, and: Reading Faulknerian Tragedy (review)

pp. 622-628 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0391

Thomas Wolfe and His Editors, and: A Thomas Wolfe Companion (review)

pp. 628-630 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0522

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0655

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0788

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

pp. 638-641 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0921

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0205

Innocence and Estrangement in the Fiction of Jean Stafford (review)

p. 644 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0338

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

pp. 645-646 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0470

Leon Edel and Literary Art (review)

pp. 646-647 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0602

Conversations with John Cheever (review)

pp. 648-649 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0735

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0868

The Light of Imagination: Mavis Gallant's Fiction (review)

pp. 654-655 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1001

All the Polarities: Comparative Studies in Contemporary Canadian Novels in French and English (review)

pp. 655-656 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0286

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

pp. 656-658 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0418

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

pp. 658-660 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0549

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0682

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

pp. 665-666 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0815

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

pp. 667-668 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0948

Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 668-671 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0232

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0364

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

pp. 675-676 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0496

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde After One Hundred Years (review)

pp. 677-678 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0628

Culture and Irony: Studies in Joseph Conrad's Major Novels (review)

pp. 679-680 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0761

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0894

Regions of the Imagination: The Development of British Rural Fiction (review)

pp. 682-683 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1027

Vico and Joyce, and: Joyce's Uncertainty Principle, and: James Joyce (review)

pp. 684-687 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0312

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

pp. 687-689 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0444

Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom (review)

pp. 690-691 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0576

The Novel as Family Romance: Language, Gender and Authority from Fielding to Joyce (review)

p. 691 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0709

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

pp. 692-695 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0842

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0975

British Writers of the Thirties (review)

pp. 700-701 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0260

C. S. Lewis: His Literary Achievement (review)

pp. 701-702 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0392

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

pp. 702-704 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0523

Graham Greene's Childless Fathers (review)

pp. 704-705 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0656

Aldous Huxley and Film (review)

pp. 705-707 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0789

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

p. 708 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0922

Doris Lessing: The Alchemy of Survival (review)

pp. 709-710 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0206

Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 710-711 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0339

Bulgakov's Last Decade: The Writer as Hero (review)

pp. 712-713 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0471

Thomas Mann: Buddenbrooks, and: Georg Lukács and Thomas Mann (review)

pp. 714-716 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0603

Kafka's Prussian Advocate: A Study of the Influence of Heinrich von Kleist on Franz Kafka (review)

pp. 716-717 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0736

Novel Configurations: A Study of French Fiction (review)

pp. 717-718 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0869

Paris: A Literary Companion (review)

pp. 718-719 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1002

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

pp. 719-721 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0287

Beckett Translating/Translating Beckett (review)

pp. 722-723 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0419

Six Memos for the Next Milllenium, and: Alienation in Giuseppe Berto's Novels (review)

pp. 723-726 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0550

Psychology, Religion, and Ethics in Galdós' Novels: The Quest for Authenticity (review)

pp. 726-727 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0683

Other Books Received

Other Books Received

p. 728 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0816

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0949

History, Politics, and the Novel (review)

p. 732 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0233

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0365

The Current in Criticism: Essays on the Present and Future of Literary Theory (review)

pp. 736-738 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0497

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0629

Elegant Jeremiahs: The Sage from Carlyle to Mailer, and: Pieces of Resistance (review)

pp. 740-741 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0762

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

pp. 742-743 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0895

The Imposition of Form: Studies in Narrative Representation and Knowledge (review)

pp. 743-744 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1028

Tradition Counter Tradition: Love and the Form of Fiction, and: Consuming Fiction (review)

pp. 745-747 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0313

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 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0445

Romance and the Erotics of Property: Mass Market Fiction for Women (review)

pp. 749-750 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0577

Israeli Mythogynies: Women in Contemporary Hebrew Fiction (review)

pp. 750-751 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0710

The Vietnamese Novel in French: A Literary Response to Colonialism (review)

pp. 752-753 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0843

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

pp. 753-755 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0976

Reading the African Novel (review)

pp. 755-756 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0261

The Novels of Nadine Gordimer: History from the Inside (review)

pp. 756-757 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0393

Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 758-759 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0524



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Modern Fiction Studies Volume 34: 1988

pp. 760-762 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1408

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