restricted access   Volume 47, Number 2, Summer 2015

Table of Contents

Articles

Infectious Fiction: Plague and the Novelist in Arthur Mervyn and The Last Man

pp. 141-157
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William North’s The City of the Jugglers and the “Conventional Necessity” of Mid-Nineteenth-Century Fiction

pp. 158-175
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Elegy and the Unknowable Mind in Jacob’s Room

pp. 176-192
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“Before the Destruction Began”: Interrupting Post-Imperial Melancholia in Ian McEwan’s Atonement

pp. 193-209
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Performing the Abyss: Octavia Butler’s Fledgling and the Law

pp. 210-230
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“To Be from the Country of People Who Gave”: National Allegory and the United States of Adichie’s Americanah

pp. 231-245
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Interview

The Audacity of Despair: An Interview with Aleksandar Hemon

pp. 246-266
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Reviews

The Afterlife of Little Women by Beverly Lyon Clark (review)

pp. 267-268
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The Maximalist Novel: From Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow to Roberto Bolaño’s 2666 by Stefano Ercolino (review)

pp. 269-270
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Women, the Novel, and Natural Philosophy, 1660–1727 by Karen Bloom Gevirtz (review)

pp. 270-271
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Gender Protest and Same-Sex Desire in Antebellum American Literature: Margaret Fuller, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville by David Greven (review)

pp. 272-273
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Conspicuous Bodies: Provincial Belief and the Making of Joyce and Rushdie by Jean Kane (review)

pp. 273-275
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Reading Constellations: Urban Modernity in Victorian Fiction by Patricia Mckee (review)

pp. 275-277
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Utopian Geographies and the Early English Novel by Jason H. Pearl (review)

pp. 277-278
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Seven Modes of Uncertainty by C. Namwali Serpell (review)

pp. 279-280
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Sentimental Memorials: Women and the Novel in Literary History by Melissa Sodeman (review)

pp. 280-281
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Contributors

p. 282
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