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  Volume 37, Number 3, Fall 2012

Table of Contents


Editor’s Introduction: The Haunting and the Haunted

pp. 5-12 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0041

Arab American Women’s Writing and September 11: Contrapuntality and Associative Remembering

pp. 13-41 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0044

The Light That Came to Lucille Clifton: Beyond Lucille and Lucifer

pp. 43-70 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0047

“Ghost[s] in the House!”: Black Subjectivity and Cultural Memory in Howard Sackler’s The Great White Hope

pp. 71-95 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0050

The Contradictions in Culinary Collaboration: Vietnamese American Bodies in Top Chef and Stealing Buddha’s Dinner

pp. 97-115 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0052

The Gothic in Cristina García’s The Agüero Sisters

pp. 117-139 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0038

Reading as Responsible Dialogue in Ana Castillo’s The Mixquiahuala Letters

pp. 141-165 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0040

“Damaged Pieces”: Embracing Border Textuality in Revisions of Ana Castillo’s Sapogonia

pp. 167-188 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0043

Broken Chord: Sounding Out the Ideogram in Marilyn Chin’s Rhapsody in Plain Yellow

pp. 189-214 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0046


Interview with Marilyn Chin

pp. 215-226 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0049


Identity Papers: Contemporary Narratives of American Jewishness (review)

pp. 227-229 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0051

Images of Black Modernism: Verbal and Visual Strategies of the Harlem Renaissance (review)

pp. 230-232 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0053

By the Breath of Their Mouths: Narratives of Resistance in Italian America (review)

pp. 233-235 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0039

The Literatures of the U.S.-Mexican War: Narrative, Time, and Identity (review)

pp. 236-238 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0042

Naming Jhumpa Lahiri: Canons and Controversies (review)

pp. 239-241 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0045


pp. 242-245 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0048

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