restricted access   Volume 32, Number 4, Winter 1986

Table of Contents

From: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

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Articles

The Magic Mountain

pp. 487-520
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Moments of Meaning Dearly Achieved: Virginia Woolf's Sense of an Ending

pp. 521-541
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Evelyn Waugh During the Pinfold Years

pp. 543-559
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Notes and Discussions

A Mirror of the Whole: Shaun in Book III, Chapters 1-3

pp. 561-568
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The Epigraph to John Fowles's The Collector

pp. 568-572
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"For the Ovaltine Had Loosened Her Tongue": Failures of Speech in Barbara Pym's Less than Angels

pp. 573-580
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Tarot and Gravity's Rainbow

pp. 581-590
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Recent Books on Modern Fiction

The Americas

The Making of Mark Twain: A Biography, and: Old Clemens and W. D. H.: The Story of a Remarkable Friendship, and: New Essays on "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (review)

pp. 595-596
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Desire and Repression: The Dialectic of Self and Other in the Late Works of Henry James, and: Silence in Henry James: The Heritage of Symbolism and Decadence, and: The Museum World of Henry James (review)

pp. 597-599
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Henry James and the Problem of Robert Browning, and: Heroic Commitment in Richardson, Eliot, and James, and: Henry James and the Darkest Abyss of Romance, and: Henry James: A Life (review)

pp. 599-603
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Novels 1881-1886: "Washington Square," "The Portrait of a Lady," "The Bostonians", and: Literary Criticism: "Essays on Literature," "American Writers," "English Writers", and: Literary Criticism: "French Writers, "Other European Writers," "The Prefaces to the New York Edition", and: James the Critic, and: Henry James: The Writer and His Work, and: Act of Portrayal: Eakins, Sargent, James (review)

pp. 604-608
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The Language of the American South, and: The Southern Belle in the American Novel (review)

pp. 609-610
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Three Catholic Writers of the Modern South (review)

pp. 610-611
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Interviews, and: Silence and Narrative: The Early Novels of Gertrude Stein, and: The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Carl Van Vechlen (review)

pp. 611-613
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Ernest Hemingway: The Angler as Artist, and: The Young Hemingway (review)

pp. 614-615
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Novels 1930-1935: "As I Lay Dying," "Sanctuary," "Light in August," "Pylon" (review)

pp. 616-617
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Thomas Wolfe Interviewed: 1929-1938 (review)

pp. 618-619
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Mailer: His Life and Times, and: No Laughing Matter, and: On Bellow's Planet: Readings from the Dark Side (review)

pp. 619-623
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Conversations with William Styron, and: The Root of All Evil: The Thematic Unity of William Styron's Fiction (review)

pp. 623-625
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N. Scott Momaday: The Cultural and Literary Background (review)

pp. 625-626
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Pocahontas's Daughters: Gender and Ethnicity in American Culture, and: Regionalism and the Female Imagination: A Collection of Essays, and: Living Stories, Telling Lives: Women and the Novel in Contemporary Experience, and: Contemporary American Women Writers: Narrative Strategies (review)

pp. 627-630
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Dashiell Hammett, and: The American Private Eye: The Image in Fiction, and: Into Eternity: The Life of James Jones, American Writer (review)

pp. 631-633
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Author as Character in the Works of Sholom Aleichem (review)

pp. 634-635
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The World of Toni Morrison: Explorations in Literary Criticism, and: Fingering the Jagged Grain: Tradition and Form in Recent Black Fiction, and: Belief vs. Theory in Black American Literary Criticism (review)

pp. 635-638
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Portrait of an Expatriate: William Gardner Smith, Writer, and: The Afro-American Short Story: A Comprehensive, Annotated Index with Selected Commentaries, and: Conjuring: Black Women, Fiction, and Literary Tradition (review)

pp. 638-641
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Prairie Women: Images in American and Canadian Fiction, and: Mother and Daughter Relationships in the Manawaka Works of Margaret Laurence (review)

pp. 641-644
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Critical Angles: European Views of Contemporary American Literature, and: Understanding John Hawkes (review)

pp. 644-646
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An Introduction to the French Caribbean Novel, and: Gabriel García Márquez, and: Women's Voices from Latin America: Interviews with Six Contemporary Authors, and: Twenty-Four Conversations with Borges, Including a Selection of Poems: Interviews by Robert Alifano 1981-1983, and: The Lost Rib: Female Characters in the Spanish American Novel (review)

pp. 646-652
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Other Books Received

pp. 652-655
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British and Irish

The Humanistic Heritage: Critical Theories of the English Novel from James to Hillis Miller (review)

pp. 655-656
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The Human Predicament in Hardy's Novels, and: Thomas Hardy Annual No. 3 (review)

pp. 656-658
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Thomas Hardy: Towards a Materialist Criticism (review)

pp. 658-660
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Backgrounds for Joyce's "Dubliners" (review)

pp. 660-661
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Commonplace Book (review)

pp. 661-663
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Lawrence's Leadership Politics and the Turn against Women, and: The Consciousness of D. H. Lawrence: An Intellectual Biography (review)

pp. 663-665
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Graham Greene and Cinema, and: The Achievement of Graham Greene (review)

pp. 665-668
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George Orwell and "Nineteen Eighty-Four", and: Reflections on America, 1984: An Orwell Symposium, and: George Orwell: The Age's Adversary (review)

pp. 668-671
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Rebecca West, and: The Literary Achievement of Rebecca West, and: Jean Rhys, and: Jean Rhys. (review)

pp. 671-675
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Other Books Received

pp. 675-676
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Continental

Julien Green: Religion and Sensuality and: Reality and Illusion in the Novels of J. K. Huysmans and: Zola (review)

pp. 677-678
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Queneau's Fiction: An Introductory Study, and: Representation in Contemporary French Fiction, and: Claude Simon, and: Politics, Writing, Mutilation: The Cases of Bataille, Blanchot, Roussel, Leiris, and Ponge (review)

pp. 678-681
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A Chekhov Companion (review)

pp. 681-682
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Pasternak on Art and Creativity (review)

pp. 682-684
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The Fate of the Self: German Writers and French Theory (review)

pp. 684-685
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Other Books Received

pp. 685-686
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Miscellaneous

Portraits of the Artist in Contemporary Fiction and: Character in Literature and: Literary Meaning: From Phenomenology to Deconstruction (review)

pp. 686-690
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The Maze in the Mind and the World: Labyrinths in Modern Literature, and: God's Story and Modern Literature: Reading Fiction in Community, and: Modern Fiction and Human Time (review)

pp. 690-693
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The Dramaturgy of Style: Voice in Short Fiction (review)

pp. 693-694
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The Look of Distance: Reflections on Suffering and Sympathy in Modern Literature—Auden to Agee, Whitman to Woolf (review)

pp. 694-695
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The Politics of the Feminist Novel, and: Atrocity and Amnesia: The Political Novel since 1945 (review)

pp. 696-697
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Collected Essays Volume Two: "The American Novel" and "Reflections on the European Novel", and: Just Looking: Consumer Culture in Dreiser, Gissing, and Zola (review)

pp. 697-699
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The Talking Cure: Literary Representations of Psychoanalysis; and: Female Adolescence: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Literature; and: Writing the Absence of the Father: Undoing Oedipal Structures in the Contemporary American Novel; and: The Hidden Script: Writing and the Unconscious (review)

pp. 700-704
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Aspects of Fantasy: Selected Essays from the Second International Conference on the Fantastic in Literature and Film, and: Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature, and: Hard Science Fiction (review)

pp. 704-707
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Colloquium on Crime: Eleven Renowned Mystery Writers Discuss Their Work (review)

pp. 707-708
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Other Books Received

pp. 708-709
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Index

Modern Fiction Studies Volume 32: 1986

pp. 711-713
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Contributors

Contributors

p. 486
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