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  Volume 41, Number 1-2, 1987

Table of Contents


p. 3

Notes from the Executive Director

p. 4


p. 5


Feminist Literary Criticism as Irony

pp. 7-19

Sanity and Strength in Jean Rhys's West Indian Heroines

pp. 21-31

Careful Negligence: Cicero's Low Style and Business Writing

pp. 33-49

Rire et Angoisse dans L'Heptameron

pp. 51-64

Kane and Badiane: The Search for the Self

pp. 65-72


pp. 73-75

Book Reviews

Chaucer Criticism: A Review of Revisions

pp. 77-81

The Subject of Tragedy: Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama by Catherine Belsey (review)

pp. 83-85

La Nouvelle Beatrice: Renaissance and Romance in "Rappaccini's Daughter" by Carol Marie Bensick (review)

pp. 85-86

Origen y desarrollo de la poesia tradicional y popular chilena desde la conquista hasta el presente by Inés Dölz-Blackburn (review)

pp. 86-87

American Professors: A National Resource Imperiled by Howard R. Bowen and Jack H. Schuster (review)

pp. 89-90

Critical Essays on Sinclair Lewis ed. by Martin Bucco (review)

pp. 90-91

The French Novel of Quebec by Maurice Cagnon (review)

pp. 91-92

Sexuality and Victorian Literature ed. by Don Richard Cox (review)

pp. 92-94

Female Adolescence: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Literature by Katherine Dalsimer (review)

pp. 94-95

Alternate Voices in the Contemporary Latin American Narrative by David William Foster (review)

pp. 95-96

Dante: The Poetics of Conversion by John Freccero (review)

p. 97

The Indestructible Woman in Faulkner, Hemingway, and Steinbeck by Mimi Reisel Gladstein (review)

pp. 98-99

Frauen-Literatur-Geschichte: Schreibende Frauen vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart ed. by Hiltrud Gnüg and Renate Möhrmann (review)

pp. 99-101

A Comparative Typology of English and German: Unifying the Contrasts by John A. Hawkins (review)

pp. 101-102

A New Theory of Old English Meter by David L. Hoover (review)

pp. 102-103

Myths and Realities of Contemporary French Theatre: Comparative Views ed. by Patricia M. Hopkins and Wendell M. Aycock (review)

pp. 103-105

The New American Novel of Manners: The Fiction of Richard Yates, Dan Wakefield, and Thomas McGuane by Jerome Klinkowitz (review)

pp. 105-106

The Literature of Idaho: An Anthology ed. by James H. Maguire (review)

pp. 106-108

Hero, Captain, and Stranger: Male Friendship, Social Critique, and Literary Form in the Sea Novels of Herman Melville by Robert K. Martin (review)

pp. 108-109

Coleridge and the Concept of Nature by Raimonda Modiano (review)

pp. 110-111

The Novels of John Le Carré by David Monaghan (review)

pp. 111-112

Masks, Transformation, and Paradox by A. David Napier (review)

pp. 112-114

The Brief Compass: The Nineteenth-Century German Novelle by Roger Paulin (review)

pp. 114-115

Language, Sexuality, and Ideology in Ezra Pound's CANTOS by Jean-Michel Rabaté (review)

pp. 115-117

N. Scott Momaday: The Cultural and Literary Background by Matthias Schubnell (review)

pp. 117-119

Spanish Film Directors (1950-1985): 21 Profiles by Ronald Schwartz (review)

pp. 119-120

Woman as Myth and Metaphor in Latin American Literature ed. by Carmelo Virgillo and Naomi Lindstrom (review)

pp. 120-122

Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy ed. by Jane B. Weedman (review)

pp. 122-123

Review Essay: Recent Chicano Writing

pp. 124-128

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