Volume 37, Numbers 1-2, 1983

Table of Contents

Editor's Letter

p. 2

The American Dream in the Chicano Novel

pp. 4-19

Guinea Pigs and the Czech Novel "Under Padlock" in the 1970s: From the Modern Absolutism to the Postmodernist Absolute

pp. 20-52

Omens

p. 53

Fantasy and Dream in Thomas Pynchon's "Low-lands"

pp. 54-68

Whittler

p. 69

Holistic Vision and Fictional Form in Peter Matthiessen's Far Tortuga

pp. 70-81

A Study of Intertextuality: Thomas Mann's Tristan and Richard Wagner's Tristan und Isolde

pp. 82-90

Das Bild des Helden im DDR-Roman

pp. 91-101

Book Reviews

The English Language. Its Origin and History by Rudolph C. Bambas (review)

pp. 102-103

Introduction to Text Linguistics by Robert de Beaugrande and Wolfgang Dressier (review)

pp. 103-104

The Pocket Oxford Russian Dictionary: Russian-English, Compiled by Jessie Coulson, and English-Russian, Compiled by Nigel Rankin and Delia Thompson (review)

pp. 104-105

The Pursuit of Signs: Semiotics, Literature, Deconstruction by Jonathan Culler (review)

pp. 105-106

London Poets and the American Revolution by James C. Gaston (review)

pp. 107-108

The Structure of Shakespearean Scenes by James E. Hirsh (review)

pp. 108-111

Possessed with Greatness by Richard S. Ide (review)

pp. 111-112

Enrique A. Laguerre by Estelle Irizarry (review)

pp. 112-113

New Feminist Essays on Virginia Woolf ed. by Jane Marcus (review)

pp. 113-114

Vowel Undersong: Studies of Vocalic Timbre and Chronemic Patterning in German Lyrik Poetry by Robert P. Newton (review)

p. 114

Rock and Hawk: Robinson Jeffers and the Romantic Agony by William H. Nolte (review)

pp. 114-115

Fenimore Cooper: A Study of His Life and Imagination by Stephen Railton (review)

pp. 115-116

Juan Huarte de San Juan by Malcom K. Read (review)

p. 117

The Comic Matrix of Shakespeare's Tragedies: "Romeo and Juliet," "Hamlet," "Othello," and "King Lear" by Susan Snyder (review)

pp. 117-118

Trilogy of Treason. An Intertextual Study of Juan Goytisolo by Michael Ugarte (review)

pp. 118-120