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  Volume 37, Number 2, Summer 1991

Table of Contents

From: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

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Articles

Fishing for Stories: What "Big Two-Hearted River" is Really About

pp. 161-181
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Marlow's Rhetoric of (Self-) Deception in Heart of Darkness

pp. 183-196
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"This Obsessive Reinvention of the Real": Speculative Narrative in Philip Roth's the Counterlife

pp. 197-215
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The Re-Humanization of Art: Pictorial Aesthetics in John Fowles's The Ebony Tower and Daniel Martin

pp. 217-233
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Notes and Discussion

Covering a Debt: F. Scott Fitzgerald and Francis Cugat

pp. 235-239
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Raymond Carver's Monologic Imagination

pp. 240-247
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Book Reviews

Writing the American Classics (review)

p. 253
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Cather Studies, Volume I, and: The Humanization of Willa Cather: Classicism in an American Classic, and: After Eden: The Secularization of American Space in the Fiction of Willa Cather and Theodore Dreiser, and: Willa Cather's Modernism: A Study of Style and Technique (review)

pp. 254-256
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The Dramatic Landscape of Steinbeck's Short Stories, and: The Short Novels of John Steinbeck, and: New Essays on "The Grapes of Wrath", and: Inside Cannery Row: Sketches from the Steinbeck Era (review)

pp. 256-259
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Writers in Hollywood 1915-1951 (review)

pp. 259-261
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Gertrude Stein, and: Reading Gertrude Stem: Body, Text, Gnosis (review)

pp. 261-263
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Hemingway in Italy and Other Essays (review)

pp. 263-264
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Mazo de la Roche: The Hidden Life (review)

pp. 264-265
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Confronting the Horror: The Novels of Nelson Algren, and: To Reach Eternity: The Letters of James Jones (review)

pp. 266-267
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Vietnam in American Literature, and: Doing Time in American Prisons: A Study of Modern Novels (review)

pp. 268-270
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Conversation with Raymond Carver (review)

pp. 270-271
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Thomas Pynchon: Allusive Parables of Power, and: The Gnostic Pynchon (review)

pp. 271-273
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The Crime of Innocence in the Fiction of Toni Morrison, and: Race, Gender, and Desire: Narrative Strategies in the Fiction of Toni Cade Bambara, Toni Morrison, and Alice Walker (review)

pp. 274-275
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Inter/View: Talks with America's Writing Women (review)

pp. 275-276
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Regression and Apocalypse: Studies in North American Literary Expressionism, and: In a Dark Time: The Apocalyptic Temper in the American Novel of the Nuclear Age (review)

pp. 276-279
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Vicente Leñero: The Novelist as Critic, and: García Márquez: 100 Years of Solitude, and: García Márquez: The Man and His Work, and: Borges and His Successors: The Borgesian Impact on Literature and the Arts (review)

pp. 280-283
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Knives and Angels: Women Writers in Latin America, and: Women's Voice in Latin American Literature, and: Narrative Magic in the Fiction of Isabel Allende (review)

pp. 284-287
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Brazilian Fiction: Aspects and Evolution of the Contemporary Narrative (review)

pp. 287-288
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 288-291
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The Language of Thomas Hardy, and: Hardy the Writer: Surveys and Assessments, and: Thomas Hardy and His God: A Liturgy of Unbelief, and: Thomas Hardy (review)

pp. 291-295
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Darkness at Heart: Fathers and Sons in Conrad, and: Joseph Conrad: Narrative Technique and Ideological Commitment (review)

pp. 295-296
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W. H. Hudson and the Elusive Paradise, and: In the Spirit of Powys: New Essays (review)

pp. 296-298
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Narcissis and the Novel (review)

p. 299
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Erotic Faith: Being in Love from Jane Austen to D. H. Lawrence (review)

pp. 299-300
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Virginia Woolf: The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Her Life and Work, and: Who Killed Virginia Woolf?: A Psychobiography, and: Virginia Woolf: A Study of the Short Fiction, and: Virginia Woolf: Strategist of Language (review)

pp. 300-305
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"Ulysses" as a Comic Novel, and: Joyce Studies Annual: 1990, and: Coping with Joyce: Essays from the Copenhagen Symposium (review)

pp. 306-308
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On Miracle Ground: Essays on the Fiction of Lawrence Durrell (review)

p. 309
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In Pursuit of Doris Lessing: Nine Nations Reading, and: Vocation and Identity in the Fiction of Muriel Spark (review)

pp. 310-311
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 312-313
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Drieu La Rochelle and the Picture Gallery Novel: French Modernism in the Interwar Years (review)

pp. 313-314
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Albert Camus, and: Albert Camus (review)

pp. 314-317
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Dürrenmatt: Reinterpretation in Retrospect (review)

pp. 317-318
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Responses to Christa Wolf: Critical Essays (review)

pp. 318-320
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Contemporary Women Writers in Italy: A Modern Renaissance, and: Calvino and the Age of Neorealism: Fables of Estrangement (review)

pp. 320-322
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Worlds within Worlds: The Novels of Ivan Turgenev, and: Novel Epics: Gogol, Dostoevsky, and National Narrative, and: The Genesis of "The Brothers Karamazov": The Aesthetics, Ideology, and Psychology of Text Making (review)

pp. 322-324
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Boris Pasternak: A Literary Biography. Vol. I, 1890-1928, and: Four Contemporary Russian Writers, and: Soviet Literature in the 1980s: Decade of Transition (review)

pp. 325-328
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Images of the Sign: Semiotic Consciousness in the Novels of Benito Pérez Galdós, and: Juan Goytisolo: The Case for Chaos (review)

pp. 329-330
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 330-331
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Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India (review)

pp. 331-332
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Salman Rushdie: Sentenced to Death (review)

pp. 333-334
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The New Indian Novel in English: A Study of the 1980s (review)

pp. 334-335
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Suicidal Narrative in Japan: The Case of Dazai Osamu (review)

pp. 335-336
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Other Books Received

p. 337
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Short Story Theory at a Crossroads, and: Re-reading the Short Story (review)

pp. 337-338
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Lovecraft: Disturbing the Universe, and: Science Fiction Roots and Branches: Contemporary Critical Approaches, and: Science Fiction in the Real World (review)

pp. 339-340
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Modern Allegory and Fantasy: Rhetorical Stances of Contemporary Writing (review)

pp. 340-342
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Sherlock Holmes Among the Pirates: Copyright and Conan Doyle in America 1890-1930, and: Mother of Detective Fiction: The Life and Works of Anna Katharine Green, and: John Dickson Carr: A Critical Study, and: Eric Ambler, and: The Remarkable Case of Dorothy L. Sayers (review)

pp. 343-348
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The Cunning Craft: Original Essays on Detective Fiction and Contemporary Literary Theory (review)

pp. 348-349
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The Art of Fact: Contemporary Artists of Nonfiction (review)

pp. 349-350
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

p. 350
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Reading Narrative Discourse: Studies in the Novel from Cervantes to Beckett (review)

pp. 351-352
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Gay Fictions: Wilde to Stonewall (review)

pp. 352-353
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Travels of a Genre: The Modern Novel and Ideology (review)

pp. 353-354
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European Literature and Theology in the Twentieth Century: Ends of Time (review)

pp. 354-355
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Frivolity Unbound: Six Masters of the Camp Novel, and: Ancient Cultures of Conceit: British University Fiction in the Post-War Years (review)

pp. 356-357
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Paths of Resistance: The Art and Craft of the Political Novel. Robert Stone/Isabel Allende/Charles McCarry/Marge Piercy/Gore Vidal (review)

pp. 357-358
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Circus of the Mind in Motion: Postmodernism and the Comic Vision (review)

p. 359
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Strategies of Reticence: Silence and Meaning in the Works of Jane Austen, Willa Cather, Katherine Anne Porter, and Joan Didion (review)

pp. 360-361
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Covert Relations: James Joyce, Virginia Woolf and Henry James, and: Self & Form in Modern Narrative, and: Afterimages of Modernity: Structure and Indifference in Twentieth-Century Literature (review)

pp. 361-364
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In Her Own Write: Twentieth Century Women's Fiction, and: Feminist Alternatives: Irony and Fantasy in the Contemporary Novel by Women (review)

pp. 364-366
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

p. 367
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Index

Announcement

p. 369
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Award

Award

pp. 158-159
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Contributors

Contributors

p. 160
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Erratum

Correction

p. 370
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Research Areas

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