restricted access   Volume 36, Number 2, Summer 1990

Table of Contents

From: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

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Articles

Borges and the Idea of Woman

pp. 149-166
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The Dark Side of Magical Realism: Science, Oppression, and Apocalypse in One Hundred Years of Solitude

pp. 167-179
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"A Piercing Virtue": Emily Dickinson in Margaret Drabble's The Waterfall

pp. 181-193
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D. H. Lawrence's Mother as Sleeping Beauty: The "Still Queen" of His Poems and Fictions

pp. 195-209
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Notes and Discussion

James, "The Aspern Papers," and the Ethics of Literary Biography

pp. 211-217
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Shrike as the Modernist Anti-Hero in Nathanael West's Miss Lonelyhearts

pp. 218-224
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Book Reviews

The Correspondence of Stephen Crane (review)

pp. 229-231
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Cheap Rooms and Restless Hearts: A Study of Formula in the Urban Tales of William Sydney Porter, and: Looking Backward, 1988-1888: Essays on Edward Bellamy (review)

pp. 231-233
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The Social Construction of American Realism (review)

pp. 233-235
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After the Fall: The Demeter-Persephone Myth in Wharton, Cather, and Glasgow (review)

pp. 235-236
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Scott Fitzgerald: The Promises of Life (review)

pp. 236-237
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William Faulkner, and: Faulkner's Country Matters: Folklore and Fable in Yoknapatawpha (review)

pp. 238-239
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The Trinidad Awakening: West Indian Literature of the Nineteen-Thirties (review)

pp. 239-240
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Caroline Gordon: A Biography, and: Flannery O'Connor and the Mystery of Love (review)

pp. 240-242
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An Invisible Spectator: A Biography of Paul Bowles (review)

pp. 243-244
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A Rhetorical Analysis of "Under the Volcano": Malcolm Lowry's Design Governing Postures (review)

pp. 244-245
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Words in Search of Victims: The Achievement of Jerzy Kosinski (review)

pp. 245-246
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The Fiction of Joseph Heller: Against the Grain (review)

pp. 246-247
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Saul Bellow in the 1980s: A Collection of Critical Essays, and: Inevitable Exiles: Cynthia Ozick's View of the Precariousness of Jewish Existence in a Gentile Society, and: Witness Through the Imagination: Jewish American Holocaust Literature (review)

pp. 247-249
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Controlling the Uncontrollable: The Fiction of Alice Munro (review)

pp. 249-250
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Listen to the Voices: Conversations with Contemporary Writers, and: Politics and the Muse: Studies in the Politics of Recent American Literature, and: Reminiscence and Recreation in Contemporary American Fiction, and: The Modern American Novella (review)

pp. 251-254
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Intertextuality and Contemporary American Fiction, and: The Art of Excess: Mastery in Contemporary American Fiction (review)

pp. 255-257
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Reading Mavis Gallant (review)

pp. 257-258
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New Ground: Western American Narrative and the Literary Canon (review)

pp. 258-259
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Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 259-261
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The Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy, Volume VII: 1926-1927, and: Hardy and the Erotic, and: Hardy and the Creator: A Textual Biography, and: Thomas Hardy: Distracted Preacher? Hardy's Religious Biography and Its Influence on His Novels, and: Hardy in History: A Study in Literary Sociology (review)

pp. 262-264
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Joseph Conrad: A Literary Life, and: Conrad's Narrative Method (review)

pp. 265-267
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The Road to Armageddon: The Martial Spirit in English Popular Literature, 1870-1914, and: Mark of the Beast: Death and Degradation in the Literature of the Great War (review)

pp. 267-269
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Crimes Against Fecundity: Joyce and Population Control, and: Writing Joyce: A Semiotics of the Joyce System, and: Joyce and the Law of the Father (review)

pp. 270-273
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The "Ulysses" Guide: Tours through Joyce's Dublin, and: James Joyce's Italian Connection, and: Joyce and Prose: An Exploration of the Language of "Ulysses", and: James Joyce and His Contemporaries (review)

pp. 273-276
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"Ulysses" Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's "Ulysses" (review)

pp. 276-277
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Joyce Cary's Creative Imagination, and: Joyce Cary Remembered (review)

pp. 277-279
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A Reader's Companion to the Novels and Short Stories of Evelyn Waugh: An Annotated Glossary of the Narratives, A Who's Who Among the Characters, A Gazetteer of the Principle Places, A Description of the Important Proper Names, and an Explanation of the Abbreviations Used in the Stories (review)

pp. 279-280
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G. K. Chesterton and C. S. Lewis: The Riddle of Joy (review)

pp. 280-281
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Why Beckett (review)

p. 282
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The Imperishable Empire: A Study of British Fiction on India (review)

pp. 283-285
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"Murder Will Out": The Detective in Fiction, and: Sherlock Holmes in London: A Photographic Record of Conan Doyle's Stories, and: On the Scent with Sherlock Holmes (review)

pp. 285-287
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Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 287-288
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The Other Woman: Feminism and Femininity in the Work of Marguerite Duras (review)

pp. 288-289
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Robert Musil, and: Robert Musil's "The Man without Qualities": A Critical Study (review)

pp. 290-291
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Hermann Hesse's Fictions of the Self: Autobiography and the Confessional Imagination (review)

pp. 292-293
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Erich Maria Remarque: A Thematic Analysis of His Novels (review)

pp. 293-294
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The Structure of "The Brothers Karamazov", and: Dostoyevsky and the Process of Literary Creation, and: Dostoevsky's Letters (review)

pp. 294-295
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Books Received

Other Books Received

p. 296
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Dissociation and Wholeness in Patrick White's Fiction (review)

pp. 296-297
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The Novels of Anita Desai: A Study in Character and Conflict (review)

pp. 298-299
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The Fiction of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala: The Politics of Passion (review)

pp. 299-300
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Books Received

Other Books Received

p. 300
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Stories of Reading: Subjectivity and Literary Understanding, and: Poetics of Reading: Approaches to the Novel, and: Reading People, Reading Plots: Character, Progression and the Interpretation of Narrative, and: Narrative Poetics: Innovations, Limits, Challenges, and: Inventions of Reading: Rhetoric and the Literary Imagination (review)

pp. 300-306
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Modern and Modernism: The Sovereignty of the Artist 1885-1925 (review)

pp. 307-308
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Sheer Fiction, and: The Fiction of Relationship (review)

pp. 307-310
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I Am a Process with No Subject (review)

pp. 310-311
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Feminism and Science Fiction, and: Contemporary Women's Fiction: Narrative Practice and Feminist Theory (review)

pp. 311-313
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Japanese Science Fiction: A View of a Changing Society, and: Rationalizing Genius: Ideological Strategies in the Classic American Science Fiction Short Story (review)

pp. 313-314
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Books Received

Other Books Received

p. 315
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Advertising Fictions: Literature, Advertisement, and Social Reading (review)

pp. 315-316
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Orthodox Heresy: The Rise of "Magic" as Religion and Its Relation to Literature (review)

p. 317
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Books Received

Other Books Received

p. 318
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Announcement

The Margaret Church MFS Memorial Prize

pp. 146-147
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Contributors

Contributors

p. 148
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