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From: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

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Articles

A Symbolic Center in a Conceptual Country: A Gassian Rubric for The Sound and the Fury

pp. 623-643
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Edifying the Reader: Ionesco's "The Colonel's Photograph"

pp. 645-657
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The Sadly Rejoycing Slave: Beckett, Joyce, and Destructive Parody

pp. 659-674
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Ends and Loose Ends: The Triptych Conclusion of Light in August

pp. 675-690
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Notes and Discussion

Authority/Author-ity: Representation and Fictionality in Huckleberry Finn

pp. 691-702
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Being in the Midst: Italo Calvino's If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

pp. 702-710
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Lawrence's Mr. Noon

pp. 710-715
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Correction

Correction

p. 721
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Recent Books on Modern Fiction

The Americas

Flawed Texts and Verbal Icons: Literary Authority in American Fiction, and: Toward the End: Closure and Structure in the American Short Story (review)

pp. 721-723
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The Theoretical Dimensions of Henry James, and: Henry James: Fiction as History (review)

pp. 723-725
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Marietta Holley: Life with "Josiah Allen's Wife" (review)

pp. 725-726
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The Lost Life of Horatio Alger, Jr., and: Pearl Buck: A Woman in Conflict, and: Saroyan: A Biography (review)

pp. 727-730
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Dust Tracks on a Road, and: Black Women Writers (1950-1980): A Critical Evaluation, and: Down Home and Uptown: The Representation of Black Speech in American Fiction, and: Exorcising Blackness: Historical and Literary Lynching and Burning Rituals, and: Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory (review)

pp. 730-735
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Hemingway (review)

pp. 735-736
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Vision in Spring, and: The Origins of Faulkner's Art, and: Genius of Place: William Faulkner's Triumphant Beginnings, and: Faulkner: International Perspectives, and: Faulkner Studies in Japan (review)

pp. 737-739
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The Two Worlds of William March, and: A Cloak of Light: Writing My Life, and: Selected Notebooks 1960-1967, and: Herman Wouk: The Novelist as Social Historian, and: Saul Bellow's Moral Vision. A Critical Study of the Jewish Experience (review)

pp. 740-745
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John Steinbeck's Re-Vision of America, and: Naturalism in American Fiction: The Classic Phase, and: After the Vows Were Spoken: Marriage in American Literary Realism, and: Edith Wharton's New York Quartet (review)

pp. 745-748
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Sacred Groves and Ravaged Gardens: The Fiction of Eudora Welty, Carson McCullers, and Flannery O'Connor, and: Walker Percy and the Old Modern Age: Reflections on Language and the Telling of Stories, and: Flannery O'Connor's Library: Resources of Being (review)

pp. 749-751
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The Forties: From Notebooks and Diaries of the Period, and: Edmund Wilson's America (review)

pp. 751-753
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American Silences: The Realism of James Agee, Walker Evans, and Edward Hopper (review)

pp. 753-754
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Los Angeles in Fiction: A Collection of Original Essays (review)

pp. 755-757
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The Novels of Vladimir Nabokov, and: Vladimir Nabokov: The Velvet Butterfly, and: Vladimir Nabokov: Life, Work, and Criticism (review)

pp. 757-758
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Fictional Space in the Modernist and Postmodernist American Novel, and: Metafiction: The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction, and: The Post-Modern Aura: The Act of Fiction in an Age of Inflation, and: IN FORM: Digressions on the Act of Fiction (review)

pp. 759-763
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Voicelust: Eight Contemporary Fiction Writers on Style, and: Conversations with American Writers, and: The Friday Book: Essays and Other Nonfiction (review)

pp. 763-766
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Passionate Virtuosity: The Fiction of John Barth, and: Silverless Mirrors: Book, Self and Postmodern American Fiction (review)

pp. 766-768
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Saint with a Gun: The Unlawful American Private Eye, and: Dashiell Hammett: A Life, and: Private Investigations: The Novels of Dashiell Hammett (review)

pp. 769-773
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Thurber's Anatomy of Confusion (review)

pp. 773-775
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Poetics of Change: The New Spanish-American Narrative, and: The Craft of an Absolute Winner: Characterization and Narratology in the Novels of Machado de Assis, and: Isla a su vuelo fugitiva: ensayos críticos sobre literatura hispanoamericana (review)

pp. 775-778
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Other Books Received

pp. 779-781
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British and Irish

"Ulysses": A Critical and Synoptic Edition (review)

pp. 782-784
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Joyce's Dislocutions: Essays on Reading as Translation, and: An Anatomy of "Penelope", and: Joyce the Creator, and: James Joyce (review)

pp. 784-789
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Stephen and Bloom at Life's Feast: Alimentary Symbolism and the Creative Process in James Joyce's "Ulysses", and: Joyce's Catholic Comedy of Language, and: Children's Lore in "Finnegans Wake" (review)

pp. 789-793
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Conrad Revisited: Essays for the Eighties, and: Modernism and Authority: Strategies of Legitimation in Flaubert and Conrad (review)

pp. 793-795
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Paradox and Polarity in the Fiction of Joseph Conrad, and: "I'd Have My Life Unbe": Thomas Hardy's Self-Destructive Characters (review)

pp. 795-797
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Conrad and Imperialism: Ideological Boundaries and Visionary Frontiers, and: Joseph Conrad's Bible, and: The Deceptive Text: An Introduction to Covert Plots (review)

pp. 798-802
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The English Short Story, 1880-1945: A Critical History (review)

pp. 802-804
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H. G. Wells in Love: Postscript to an Experiment in Autobiography (review)

pp. 804-805
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H. G. Wells (review)

pp. 805-806
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C. S. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion (review)

pp. 806-807
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Lawrence in Oaxaca: A Quest for the Novelist in Mexico (review)

pp. 808-810
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George Orwell and the Problem of Authentic Existence, and: The Orwell Mystique: A Study in Male Ideology (review)

pp. 810-812
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Saints, Sinners and Comedians: The Novels of Graham Greene (review)

pp. 812-813
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Samuel Beckett's Novel "Watt" (review)

pp. 813-814
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Muriel Spark: An Odd Capacity for Vision, and: Virginia Woolf and London: The Sexual Politics of the City, and: Vita: The Life of Vita Sackville-West (review)

pp. 815-816
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Ten Modern Scottish Novels, and: A Blasphemer and Reformer: A Study of James Leslie Mitchell/Lewis Grassic Gibbon, and: Lewis Grassic Gibbon (review)

pp. 816-819
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Other Books Received

pp. 820-821
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Continental

The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka, and: Franz Kafka: Pictures of a Life, and: A Proliferation of Prophets: Essays in Modern German Literature (review)

pp. 822-823
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Dostoevsky and the Healing Art: An Essay in Literary and Medical History, and: Tryant and Victim in Dostoevsky, and: Dostoëvski et l'autre (review)

pp. 824-826
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Robert Musil and the Culture of Vienna (review)

pp. 826-828
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Exile from the Kingdom: A Political Rereading of Albert Camus, and: Sartre: Literature and Theory, and: Reflections on Malraux: Cultural Founding in Modernity (review)

pp. 829-832
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Witnessing André Malraux: Visions and Re-Visions, and: Intimate Memoirs, Including Marie-Jo's Book (review)

pp. 832-835
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Italian Literary Icons (review)

pp. 835-836
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Other Books Received

pp. 836-837
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Miscellaneous

Money and Fiction: Literary Realism in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries, and: Disease and the Novel, 1880-1960 (review)

pp. 838-840
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Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative, and: Time and Narrative (review)

pp. 840-841
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Criticism and Critical Theory, and: Fictional Narrative and Truth: An Epistemic Analysis (review)

pp. 842-844
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The Poetics of Protest: Literary Form and Political Implication in the Victim-of-Society Novel (review)

pp. 844-845
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The Realist Fantasy: Fantasy and Reality since "Clarissa", and: Motives for Fiction (review)

pp. 846-847
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The Scope of the Fantastic —Theory, Technique, Major Authors: Selected Essays from the First International Conference on the Fantastic in Literature and Film, and: Fantasy and Mimesis: Responses to Reality in Western Literature, and: In Defense of Fantasy: A Study of the Genre in English and American Literature since 1945, and: The Comedy of the Fantastic: Ecological Perspectives on the Fantasy Novel, and: The Return from Avalon: A Study of the Arthurian Legend in Modern Fiction (review)

pp. 848-852
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The Cosmic Web: Scientific Field Models and Literary Strategies in the Twentieth Century, and: The Transcendent Adventure: Studies of Religion in Science Fiction/Fantasy, and: Death and the Serpent: Immortality in Science Fiction and Fantasy (review)

pp. 852-855
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"A White Heron" and the Question of Minor Literature, and: Popular Fiction and Social Change, and: Society in the Novel, and: The Role of Place in Literature (review)

pp. 855-858
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Different Drummers: A Study of Cultural Alternatives in Fiction, and: Afro-American and East German Fiction: A Comparative Study of Alienation, Identity, and the Development of Self (review)

pp. 858-860
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Other Worlds: Arishima Takeo and the Bounds of Modern Japanese Fiction, and: The Saga of Dazai Osamu: A Critical Study with Translations (review)

pp. 861-863
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At the Handles of the Lock: Themes in the Fiction of S. J. Agnon (review)

pp. 863-864
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(Alternative) Literary Publishing: Five Modern Histories (review)

pp. 864-865
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Diary Fiction: Writing as Action, and: Writing beyond the Ending: Narrative Strategies of Twentieth-Century Women Writers, and: Unbodied Hope: Narcissism and the Modern Novel (review)

pp. 866-868
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Other Books Received

pp. 869-870
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Author and Subject Index

Modern Fiction Studies Volume 31: 1985

pp. 871-873
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Contributors

Contributors

p. 876
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