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Volume 37, Number 2, Summer 1991

Table of Contents

From: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

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Articles

Fishing for Stories:

pp. 161-181 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0322

Marlow's Rhetoric of (Self-) Deception in Heart of Darkness

pp. 183-196 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0454

"This Obsessive Reinvention of the Real": Speculative Narrative in Philip Roth's the Counterlife

pp. 197-215 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0586

The Re-Humanization of Art: Pictorial Aesthetics in John Fowles's The Ebony Tower and Daniel Martin

pp. 217-233 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0719

Notes and Discussion

Covering a Debt: F. Scott Fitzgerald and Francis Cugat

pp. 235-239 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0852

Raymond Carver's Monologic Imagination

pp. 240-247 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0985

Book Reviews

Writing the American Classics (review)

p. 253 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0270

Cather Studies, Volume I, and: The Humanization of Willa Cather: Classicism in an American Classic, and: After Eden: The Secularization of American Space in the Fiction of Willa Cather and Theodore Dreiser, and: Willa Cather's Modernism: A Study of Style and Technique (review)

pp. 254-256 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0402

The Dramatic Landscape of Steinbeck's Short Stories, and: The Short Novels of John Steinbeck, and: New Essays on "The Grapes of Wrath", and: Inside Cannery Row: Sketches from the Steinbeck Era (review)

pp. 256-259 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0533

Writers in Hollywood 1915-1951 (review)

pp. 259-261 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0666

Gertrude Stein, and: Reading Gertrude Stem: Body, Text, Gnosis (review)

pp. 261-263 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0799

Hemingway in Italy and Other Essays (review)

pp. 263-264 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0932

Mazo de la Roche: The Hidden Life (review)

pp. 264-265 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0216

Confronting the Horror: The Novels of Nelson Algren, and: To Reach Eternity: The Letters of James Jones (review)

pp. 266-267 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0349

Vietnam in American Literature, and: Doing Time in American Prisons: A Study of Modern Novels (review)

pp. 268-270 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0481

Conversation with Raymond Carver (review)

pp. 270-271 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0613

Thomas Pynchon: Allusive Parables of Power, and: The Gnostic Pynchon (review)

pp. 271-273 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0746

The Crime of Innocence in the Fiction of Toni Morrison, and: Race, Gender, and Desire: Narrative Strategies in the Fiction of Toni Cade Bambara, Toni Morrison, and Alice Walker (review)

pp. 274-275 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0879

Inter/View: Talks with America's Writing Women (review)

pp. 275-276 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1012

Regression and Apocalypse: Studies in North American Literary Expressionism, and: In a Dark Time: The Apocalyptic Temper in the American Novel of the Nuclear Age (review)

pp. 276-279 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0297

Vicente Leñero: The Novelist as Critic, and: García Márquez: 100 Years of Solitude, and: García Márquez: The Man and His Work, and: Borges and His Successors: The Borgesian Impact on Literature and the Arts (review)

pp. 280-283 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0429

Knives and Angels: Women Writers in Latin America, and: Women's Voice in Latin American Literature, and: Narrative Magic in the Fiction of Isabel Allende (review)

pp. 284-287 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0561

Brazilian Fiction: Aspects and Evolution of the Contemporary Narrative (review)

pp. 287-288 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0694

Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 288-291 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0827

The Language of Thomas Hardy, and: Hardy the Writer: Surveys and Assessments, and: Thomas Hardy and His God: A Liturgy of Unbelief, and: Thomas Hardy (review)

pp. 291-295 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0960

Darkness at Heart: Fathers and Sons in Conrad, and: Joseph Conrad: Narrative Technique and Ideological Commitment (review)

pp. 295-296 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0244

W. H. Hudson and the Elusive Paradise, and: In the Spirit of Powys: New Essays (review)

pp. 296-298 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0376

Narcissis and the Novel (review)

p. 299 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0508

Erotic Faith: Being in Love from Jane Austen to D. H. Lawrence (review)

pp. 299-300 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0640

Virginia Woolf: The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Her Life and Work, and: Who Killed Virginia Woolf?: A Psychobiography, and: Virginia Woolf: A Study of the Short Fiction, and: Virginia Woolf: Strategist of Language (review)

pp. 300-305 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0773

"Ulysses" as a Comic Novel, and: Joyce Studies Annual: 1990, and: Coping with Joyce: Essays from the Copenhagen Symposium (review)

pp. 306-308 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0906

On Miracle Ground: Essays on the Fiction of Lawrence Durrell (review)

p. 309 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1038

In Pursuit of Doris Lessing: Nine Nations Reading, and: Vocation and Identity in the Fiction of Muriel Spark (review)

pp. 310-311 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0323

Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 312-313 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0455

Drieu La Rochelle and the Picture Gallery Novel: French Modernism in the Interwar Years (review)

pp. 313-314 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0587

Albert Camus, and: Albert Camus (review)

pp. 314-317 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0720

Dürrenmatt: Reinterpretation in Retrospect (review)

pp. 317-318 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0853

Responses to Christa Wolf: Critical Essays (review)

pp. 318-320 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0986

Contemporary Women Writers in Italy: A Modern Renaissance, and: Calvino and the Age of Neorealism: Fables of Estrangement (review)

pp. 320-322 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0271

Worlds within Worlds: The Novels of Ivan Turgenev, and: Novel Epics: Gogol, Dostoevsky, and National Narrative, and: The Genesis of "The Brothers Karamazov": The Aesthetics, Ideology, and Psychology of Text Making (review)

pp. 322-324 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0403

Boris Pasternak: A Literary Biography. Vol. I, 1890-1928, and: Four Contemporary Russian Writers, and: Soviet Literature in the 1980s: Decade of Transition (review)

pp. 325-328 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0534

Images of the Sign: Semiotic Consciousness in the Novels of Benito Pérez Galdós, and: Juan Goytisolo: The Case for Chaos (review)

pp. 329-330 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0667

Other Books Received

Other Books Received

pp. 330-331 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0800

Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India (review)

pp. 331-332 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0933

Salman Rushdie: Sentenced to Death (review)

pp. 333-334 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0217

The New Indian Novel in English: A Study of the 1980s (review)

pp. 334-335 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0350

Suicidal Narrative in Japan: The Case of Dazai Osamu (review)

pp. 335-336 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0482

Other Books Received

p. 337 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0614

Short Story Theory at a Crossroads, and: Re-reading the Short Story (review)

pp. 337-338 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0747

Lovecraft: Disturbing the Universe, and: Science Fiction Roots and Branches: Contemporary Critical Approaches, and: Science Fiction in the Real World (review)

pp. 339-340 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0880

Modern Allegory and Fantasy: Rhetorical Stances of Contemporary Writing (review)

pp. 340-342 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1013

Sherlock Holmes Among the Pirates: Copyright and Conan Doyle in America 1890-1930, and: Mother of Detective Fiction: The Life and Works of Anna Katharine Green, and: John Dickson Carr: A Critical Study, and: Eric Ambler, and: The Remarkable Case of Dorothy L. Sayers (review)

pp. 343-348 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0298

The Cunning Craft: Original Essays on Detective Fiction and Contemporary Literary Theory (review)

pp. 348-349 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0430

The Art of Fact: Contemporary Artists of Nonfiction (review)

pp. 349-350 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0562

Other Books Received

Other Books Received

p. 350 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0695

Reading Narrative Discourse: Studies in the Novel from Cervantes to Beckett (review)

pp. 351-352 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0828

Gay Fictions: Wilde to Stonewall (review)

pp. 352-353 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0961

Travels of a Genre: The Modern Novel and Ideology (review)

pp. 353-354 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0245

European Literature and Theology in the Twentieth Century: Ends of Time (review)

pp. 354-355 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0377

Frivolity Unbound: Six Masters of the Camp Novel, and: Ancient Cultures of Conceit: British University Fiction in the Post-War Years (review)

pp. 356-357 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0509

Paths of Resistance: The Art and Craft of the Political Novel. Robert Stone/Isabel Allende/Charles McCarry/Marge Piercy/Gore Vidal (review)

pp. 357-358 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0641

Circus of the Mind in Motion: Postmodernism and the Comic Vision (review)

p. 359 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0774

Strategies of Reticence: Silence and Meaning in the Works of Jane Austen, Willa Cather, Katherine Anne Porter, and Joan Didion (review)

pp. 360-361 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0907

Covert Relations: James Joyce, Virginia Woolf and Henry James, and: Self & Form in Modern Narrative, and: Afterimages of Modernity: Structure and Indifference in Twentieth-Century Literature (review)

pp. 361-364 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1039

In Her Own Write: Twentieth Century Women's Fiction, and: Feminist Alternatives: Irony and Fantasy in the Contemporary Novel by Women (review)

pp. 364-366 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0324

Other Books Received

Other Books Received

p. 367 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0456

Index

Announcement

p. 369 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1479

Award

Award

pp. 158-159 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1471

Contributors

Contributors

p. 160 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.1037

Erratum

Correction

p. 370 | DOI: 10.1353/mfs.0.0588

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