restricted access   Volume 36, Number 2, Autumn 2008

Table of Contents

From: Studies in American Fiction

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Editor's Comment

p. 131


Stephen Crane and Methodism's Realism: Translating Spiritual Sympathy into Urban Experience

pp. 133-154

Wedded to Race: Charles Chesnutt's Stories of the Color Line

pp. 155-176

"Important, Responsible Work": Willa Cather's Office Stories and her Necessary Editorial Career

pp. 177-196

Poverty, Payment, Power: Kathleen Thompson Norris and Popular Romance

pp. 197-220

"Militant Expectations": Childhood's End and Millenarianism in Richard Powers' Operation Wandering Soul

pp. 221-238


Beyond Practical Virtue: A Defense of Liberal Democracy Through Literature (review)

pp. 239-242

The Making of Racial Sentiment: Slavery and the Birth of the Frontier Romance (review)

pp. 242-243

Men Beyond Desire: Manhood, Sex, and Violation in American Literature (review)

pp. 244-246

Passive Constitutions or 7½ Times Bartleby (review)

pp. 246-248

Exiled Royalties: Melville and the Life We Imagine, and: Melville's Bibles (review)

pp. 248-251

William Faulkner: An Economy of Complex Words (review)

pp. 251-252

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

pp. 252-255