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  Volume 45, Number 2, Summer 2013

Table of Contents


Catherine Sinclair, Domestic Community, and the Catholic Imagination

pp. 143-160

Intimate Cities: The Portrait of a Lady and the Poetics of Metropolitan Space

pp. 161-177

“She is Not a Lady, But a Legal Document”: The Tattoo as Contract in Mr. Meeson’s Will

pp. 178-197

Thrust beneath the Carpet: Hardy and the Failure of Writing

pp. 198-213

“The Difference between Us”: Conrad, Wells, and the English Novel

pp. 214-233

The Art of the Incredibly Serious: Native Son as Künstlerroman, Native Son as Fiction

pp. 234-258

Modes of Dislocation: Jewishness and Deafness in Elizabeth Bowen

pp. 259-278

Homeland Security and the State of (American) Exception(alism): Jess Walter’s The Zero and the Ethical Possibilities of Postmodern Irony

pp. 279-297


Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe: The Hard-Boiled Detective Transformed by John Paul Athanasourelis (review)

pp. 299-300

Elizabeth Singer Rowe and the Development of the English Novel by Paula R. Backscheider (review)

pp. 300-302

Must Read: Rediscovering American Bestsellers from Charlotte Temple to The Da Vinci Code ed. by Sarah Churchwell and Thomas Ruys Smith (review)

pp. 303-304

No More Heroes: Narrative Perspective and Morality in Cormac McCarthy by Lydia R. Cooper (review)

pp. 305-306

Sylvia Plath’s Fiction: A Critical Study by Luke Ferretter (review)

pp. 306-307

Chick Lit and Postfeminism by Stephanie Harzewski (review)

pp. 307-310

Louise Erdrich: Tracks, The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, The Plague of Doves ed. by Deborah L. Madsen (review)

pp. 310-312

Falling into Matter: Problems of Embodiment in English Fiction from Defoe to Shelley by Elizabeth R. Napier (review)

pp. 312-314

The Intellectual in Twentieth-Century Southern Literature by Tara Powell (review)

pp. 314-315

Kurt Vonnegut and the American Novel: A Postmodern Iconography by Robert T. Tally Jr. (review)

pp. 315-317

Nabokov, Rushdie, and the Transnational Imagination: Novels of Exile and Alternate Worlds by Rachel Trousdale (review)

pp. 317-319

Thinking in Literature: Joyce, Nabokov, Woolf by Anthony Uhlmann (review)

pp. 319-321

Everybody’s Jane: Austen in the Popular Imagination by Juliette Wells (review)

pp. 322-323

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