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  Volume 55, Number 4, Winter 2009

Table of Contents

General Issue

Getting Impersonal: Mina Loy's Body Politics from "Feminist Manifesto" to Insel

pp. 663-692

The Politics of Gothic in Conrad's Under Western Eyes

pp. 693-715

"The Voice of the Prophet": From Astrological Quackery to Sexological Authority in Djuna Barnes's Ladies Almanack

pp. 716-738

Extremities of the Body: The Anoptic Corporeality of As I Lay Dying

pp. 739-764

A Duplicated Life: On Virtuality in John Banville's Mefisto

pp. 765-784

Ishiguro's Inhuman Aesthetics

pp. 785-807

"A story we could live with": Narrative Voice, the Reader, and Jeffrey Eugenides's The Virgin Suicides

pp. 808-832

Review Essay

Improvising the Oikos

pp. 833-839

Book Review

Book Reviews

pp. 840-841

The Americas

Race and Identity in Hemingway's Fiction (review)

pp. 842-845

Partial Faiths: Postsecular Fiction in the Age of Pynchon and Morrison (review)

pp. 845-848

Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition (review)

pp. 849-852

Plantation Airs: Racial Paternalism and the Transformations of Class in Southern Fiction, 1945–1971 (review)

pp. 853-856

British, Irish, and Postcolonial Literatures

Nation States: The Cultures of Irish Nationalism (review)

pp. 857-859

Modernism and Colonialism: British and Irish Literature, 1899–1939 (review)

pp. 859-863

Cosmopolitan Style: Modernism Beyond the Nation (review)

pp. 863-866

Reading the Global: Troubling Perspectives on Britain's Empire in Asia (review)

pp. 866-868

Theory and Cultural Studies

W. G. Sebald: Image, Archive, Modernity (review)

pp. 869-871

Masculinity, Psychoanalysis, Straight Queer Theory: Essays on Abjection in Literature, Mass Culture, and Film (review)

pp. 871-874

Violent Femmes: Women as Spies in Popular Culture (review)

pp. 874-876

The Genesis of Fiction: Modern Novelists as Biblical Interpreters (review)

pp. 877-879

Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative (review)

pp. 880-882

Novels, Maps, Modernity: The Spatial Imagination, 1850-2000 (review)

pp. 882-885



pp. 886-887

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