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  Volume 36, Number 1, Spring 2011

Table of Contents


Editor's Introduction: Ethnic Storytelling

pp. 5-12 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0015

Storytelling, Melancholia, and Narrative Structure in Louise Erdrich's The Painted Drum

pp. 13-36 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0000

"Making One Story"?: Forms of Reconciliation in Jonathan Safran Foer's Everything Is Illuminated and Nathan Englander's The Ministry of Special Cases

pp. 37-60 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0003

"Remaking the World" One Story at a Time in The Fifth Book of Peace and Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace

pp. 61-81 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0006

"That Story about the Gun": Pseudo-Memory in Julia Alvarez's Autobiographical Novels

pp. 83-108 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0009

Eusebio Chacón's America

pp. 109-134 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0012

Petting Asian America

pp. 135-155 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0014

"Greater Lore": Metafiction in Chang-rae Lee's Native Speaker

pp. 157-176 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0017

"A Lot You Know about Us Monkeys": Representation and Reference in Kingston's Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book

pp. 177-194 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0002


Building Precious Knowledge: An Interview with Documentary Filmmaker Eren Isabel McGinnis

pp. 195-217 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0005


Border Renaissance: The Texas Centennial and the Emergence of Mexican American Literature (review)

pp. 218-221 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0008

The Harlem Renaissance Revisited: Politics, Arts, and Letters (review)

pp. 222-224 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0011

Culinary Fictions: Food in South Asian Diasporic Culture (review)

pp. 225-228 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0013

Critiquing Postmodernism in Contemporary Discourses of Race (review)

pp. 229-231 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0016

Encarnación: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature (review)

pp. 232-233 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0001

X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent (review)

pp. 234-236 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0004

Poetics of Dislocation (review)

pp. 237-239 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0007


pp. 240-243 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2011.0010

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