restricted access   Volume 32, Number 2, Summer 1986

Table of Contents

From: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

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Articles

In the Company of Strangers: Absent Voices in Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Beckett's Company

pp. 157-173
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The Reader as Voyeur: Complicitous Transformations in "Death in the Woods"

pp. 175-190
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Willa Cather's "Consequences" and Alexander's Bridge: An approach through R. D. Laing and Ernest Becker

pp. 191-202
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Sanity and Responsibility: Big Chief as Narrator and Executioner

pp. 203-217
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Notes and Discussion

Displaced Communities and Literary Form in Flannery O'Connor's "The Displaced Person"

pp. 219-227
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Agendath Netaim: Promised Land or Waste Land

pp. 228-235
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Caligari and Cipolla: Mann's "Mario and the Magician"

pp. 235-239
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Dreams and Visions: A Study of American Utopias, 1865-1917, and: The Utopian Novel in America, 1886-1896: The Politics of Form (review)

pp. 245-247
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In Hawthorne's Shadow: American Romance from Melville to Mailer, and: Literature's Silent Language: Non-Verbal Communication (review)

pp. 248-249
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The Black Heart's Truth: The Early Career of W. D. Howells, and: Young Howells and John Brown: Episodes in a Radical Education (review)

pp. 249-251
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Imagination and Desire in the Novels of Henry James, and: Henry James and the Art of Power, and: The Problematic Fictions of Poe, James and Hawthorne, and: Engel en afrond over "The Turn of the Screw" van Henry James (review)

pp. 252-255
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One Hundred Years of "Huckleberry Finn": The Boy, His Book, and American Culture, and: Mark Twain: A Sumptuous Variety (review)

pp. 255-256
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Form and History in American Literary Naturalism, and: The Labor of Words: Literary Professionalism in the Progressive Era (review)

pp. 257-260
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Ambrose Bierce: The Making of a Misanthrope, and: The Shape of Art in the Short Stories of Donald Barthelme (review)

pp. 260-262
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Owen Wister: Chronicler of the West, Gentleman of the East (review)

pp. 262-263
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A "Sister Carrie" Portfolio (review)

pp. 263-264
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Ernest Hemingway: The Search for Courage, and: Along with Youth: Hemingway, the Early Years, and: Hemingway: A Biography (review)

pp. 265-267
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Aspects Idéologiques du Roman Américain de la Deuxième Guerre Mondiale (review)

p. 268
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William Faulkner: The Novelist as Short Story Writer, and: Intertextuality in Faulkner, and: Faulkner and the Novelistic Imagination (review)

pp. 269-271
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"A Certain Slant of Light": Aesthetics of First-Person Narration in Gide and Cather, and: With Ears Opening Like Morning Glories: Eudora Welty and the Love of Storytelling (review)

pp. 272-273
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James Agee: A Life, and: Conversations with Walker Percy, and: Letters to Bab: Sherwood Anderson to Marietta D. Finley, 1916-33 (review)

pp. 273-276
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Jack Kerouac, and: Quest for Kerouac, and: The Beat Road, and: Beat Indeed! (review)

pp. 276-279
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Crisis and Covenant: The Holocaust in American Jewish Fiction, and: Transcending Exile: Conrad, Nabokov, I. B. Singer, and: Fear of Fiction: Narrative Strategies in the Works of Isaac Bashevis Singer (review)

pp. 279-282
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Black and White Women of the Old South: The Peculiar Sisterhood In American Literature, and: Black Women in the Fiction of James Baldwin, and: Prologue: The Novels of Black American Women, 1891-1965 (review)

pp. 283-286
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Adultery in the American Novel: Updike, James, and Hawthorne (review)

pp. 286-287
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The Fiction of William Gass: The Consolation of Language (review)

pp. 287-288
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Paul Bowles: The Inner Geography, and: Reading Stanley Elkin, and: Thor's Hammer: Essays on John Gardner (review)

pp. 289-291
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The American Dream and the Popular Novel, and: American Apocalypses: The Image of the End of the World in American Literature (review)

pp. 292-293
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The Tainted War: Culture and Identity in Vietnam War Narratives, and: American Myth and the Legacy of Vietnam (review)

pp. 293-296
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The Wacousta Syndrome: Explorations in the Canadian Langscape (review)

pp. 296-297
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 297-299
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British and Irish

The Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy, Volume Five: 1914-1919, and: The Literary Notebooks of Thomas Hardy, and: The Life and Work of Thomas Hardy, and: Moderns and Contemporaries: Novelists, Poets, Critics, and: Unities: Studies in the English Novel (review)

pp. 300-305
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Joseph Conrad and Charles Darwin: The Influence of Scientific Thought on Condrad's Fiction, and: Coercion to Speak: Conrad's Poetics of Dialogue (review)

pp. 305-308
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James Joyce and Sexuality, and: A Handlist to James Joyce's "Ulysses": A Complete Alphabetical Index to the Critical Reading Text (review)

pp. 308-309
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The Letters of D. H. Lawrence and Amy Lowell 1914-1925, and: Flame into Being: The Life and Work of D. H. Lawrence, and: D. H. Lawrence: Life into Art, and: Class, Politics and the Individual: A Study of the Major Works of D. H. Lawrence, and: D. H. Lawrence: A Centenary Consideration (review)

pp. 309-315
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D. H. Lawrence and Tradition (review)

pp. 315-317
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Bloomsbury Aesthetics and the Novels of Forster and Woolf, and: E. M. Forster as Critic (review)

pp. 317-318
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Orwell's London (review)

p. 319
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George Orwell: L'Engagement (review)

pp. 320-321
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A View from the Spire: William Golding's Later Novels (review)

pp. 321-322
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The Romances of John Fowles (review)

pp. 322-324
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Shadows of the Past in Contemporary British Fiction, and: Novelists in Interview (review)

pp. 324-326
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 326-327
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A Cumulative Index

Announcement

p. 328
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Continential

The Burden of Vision: Dostoevsky's Spiritual Art, and: Andrei Bely: The Major Symbolist Fiction (review)

pp. 329-331
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"Germinal" and Zola's Philosophical and Religious Thought (review)

pp. 331-332
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Existential Prisons: Captivity in Mid-Twentieth-Century French Literature, and: Alain Robbe-Grillet: The Body of the Text (review)

pp. 332-334
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The Faust Legend: Popular Formula and Modern Novel (review)

pp. 334-335
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On Writing and Politics, 1967-1983, and: The East German Novel: Identity, Community, Continuity (review)

pp. 335-337
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Beyond the Metafictional Mode: Directions in the Modern Spanish Novel (review)

pp. 337-339
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Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 339-340
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Miscellaneous

Beasts of the Modern Imagination: Darwin, Nietzsche, Kafka, Ernst, and Lawrence, and: The Translated World: A Postmodern Tour of Libraries in Literature, and: Loving Reading: Erotics of the Text (review)

pp. 341-344
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The Only Teller: Readings in the Monologue Novel, and: Pattern and Chaos: Multilinear Novels by Dos Passos, Döblin, Faulkner, and Koeppen, and: The Nonfiction Novel, and: The Soft Machine: Cybernetic Fiction, and: A Theory of Narrative (review)

pp. 345-350
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Words in Reflection: Modern Language Theory and Postmodern Fiction, and: Derrida on the Mend (review)

pp. 351-353
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Women and Death: Linkages in Western Thought and Literature, and: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman: The Writer as Heroine in American Literature, and: Insatiable Appetites: Twentieth-Century American Women's Bestsellers, and: Fantasy and Reconciliation: Contemporary Formulas of Women's Romance Fiction, and: Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature (review)

pp. 353-358
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Romantic Imprisonment: Women and Other Glorified Outcasts, and: Sex, Politics, and Science in the Nineteenth-Century Novel, and: The American Narcissus: Individualism and Women in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction (review)

pp. 358-360
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Writing of Women: Essays in a Renaissance, and: With Fondest Regards (review)

pp. 361-363
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Female Novelists of Modern Africa (review)

pp. 363-364
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Delightful Murder: A Social History of the Crime Story, and: Art in Crime Writing: Essays on Detective Fiction, and: The Boys from Grover Avenue: Ed McBain's 87th Precinct Novels, and: Secret Agents in Fiction: Ian Fleming, John le Carré and Len Deighton, and: The Novels of John le Carré: The Art of Survival (review)

pp. 364-369
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Cain's Craft, and: Something More Than Night: The Case of Raymond Chandler, and: Ross Macdonald, and: Private Eyes: 101 Knights—A Survey of American Detective Fiction 1922-1984, and: Murder in the Millions: Erle Stanley Gardner, Mickey Spillane, and Ian Fleming (review)

pp. 370-374
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The Cosmic Dancers: Exploring the Physics of Science Fiction, and: Clockwork Worlds: Mechanized Environments in SF, and: The Intersection of Science Fiction and Philosophy: Critical Studies (review)

pp. 374-378
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Other Books Received

p. 379
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The Margaret Church MFS Memorial Prize

pp. 154-155
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Contributors

p. 156
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