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Volume 32, Number 4, Summer 2009

Table of Contents

From: Journal of Modern Literature

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Editor’s Introduction

pp. v-vi

The Unbearable Openness of Death: Elegies of Rilke and Woolf

pp. 1-21

The Southern Demiurge at Work: Modernism, Literary Theory and William Faulkner’s “Dry September”

pp. 22-33

“Charley, you’re my darwing!”: Sexual Selection in the Joycean Nursery

pp. 34-42

Localizing Late Modernism: Interwar Regionalism and the Genesis of the “Micro Novel”

pp. 43-64

Is Narrative Fundamental?: Beckett’s Levinasian Question in Malone Dies

pp. 65-81

Facial Uplift: Plastic Surgery, Cosmetics and the Retailing of Whiteness in the Work of María Cristina Mena

pp. 82-104

Psychology and Black Liberation in Richard Wright’s Black Power (1954)

pp. 105-124

Drawing on Modernism in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

pp. 125-140

The Problem of the Human Narrator

pp. 141-143

Active Reading and Reciprocal Texts: Destroying Habit and Embracing Responsibility in Modernist Texts

pp. 144-149

Being Intrigued: How the Unsettling Writing of Ethics Precedes the Ethics of Identity

pp. 150-153

Notes on Contributors

pp. 154-156

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