Modern 

Fiction Studies

MFS Modern Fiction Studies 47.2, Summer 2001

Contents

Articles

    Armstrong, Paul B., 1949-
  • The Narrator in the Closet: The Ambiguous Narrative Voice in Howards End
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    Subject Headings:
    • Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. Howards end.
    • Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970 -- Technique.
    • Narration (Rhetoric)
    Dussere, Erik.
  • Accounting for Slavery: Economic Narratives in Morrison and Faulkner
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    Subject Headings:
    • Morrison, Toni -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Slavery -- Economic aspects -- United States.
    • Economics in literature.
    Mallios, Peter.
  • Undiscovering the Country: Conrad, Fitzgerald, and Meta-National Form
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    Subject Headings:
    • Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Nostromo.
    • Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. Great Gatsby.
    • Nationalism in literature.
    Michael, Magali Cornier.
  • Rethinking History as Patchwork: The Case of Atwood's Alias Grace
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    Subject Headings:
    • Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- Alias Grace.
    • Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- -- Technique.
    • History in literature.

Review Essays

    Young, Suzanne.
  • The Simple Art of Detection: The Female Detective in Victorian and Contemporary Mystery Novels
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nickerson, Catherine Ross. Web of iniquity: early detective fiction by American women.
    • Walton, Priscilla L. Detective agency: women rewriting the hard-boiled tradition.
    • Jones, Manina.
    • Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Hawley, John C. (John Charles), 1947-
  • In Search of African Literary Theory
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    Subject Headings:
    • Adéèkó, Adéléke. Proverbs, textuality, and nativism in African literature.
    • Cooper, Brenda. Magical realism in West African fiction: seeing with a third eye.
    • African literature -- History and criticism.
    • West African fiction (English) -- History and criticism.

Book Reviews

Americas

    Atkinson, Ted.
  • Natural Aristocracy: History, Ideology, and the Production of William Faulkner (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Railey, Kevin, 1954- Natural aristocracy: history, ideology, and the production of William Faulkner.
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Knowledge -- History.
    Zender, Karl F., 1937-
  • Faulkner on the Color Line: The Later Novels (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Towner, Theresa M. Faulkner on the color line: the later novels.
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Political and social views.
    Holland, Sharon Patricia.
  • Producing American Races: Henry James, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McKee, Patricia, 1945- Producing American races: Henry James, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison.
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Political and social views.
    Kreiger, Georgia.
  • Henry James and the Language of Experience (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Meissner, Collin. Henry James and the language of experience.
    • James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Political and social views.
    Malin, Irving.
  • The Twentieth-Century World of Henry James: Changes in His Work After 1900 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Tintner, Adeline R., 1912- Twentieth-century world of Henry James: changes in his work after 1900.
    • James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Bower, Stephanie.
  • Immigrant Mothers: Narratives of Race and Maternity, 1890-1925 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Irving, Katrina. Immigrant mothers: narratives of race and maternity, 1890-1925.
    • Women immigrants -- United States -- Public opinion -- History.
    Urgo, Joseph R.
  • Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Acocella, Joan Ross. Willa Cather and the politics of criticism.
    • Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.
    Brown, Alanna Kathleen.
  • Contemporary American Indian Literatures and the Oral Tradition (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brill de Ramírez, Susan Berry, 1955- Contemporary American Indian literatures and the oral tradition.
    • American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
    Linton, Patricia.
  • Coyote Kills John Wayne: Postmodernism and Contemporary Fictions of the Transcultural Frontier (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smith, Carlton, 1956- Coyote kills John Wayne: postmodernism and contemporary fictions of the transcultural frontier.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Lucky, Crystal J.
  • Authentic Blackness: The Folk in the New Negro Renaissance (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Favor, J. Martin. Authentic Blackness: the folk in the new negro renaissance.
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    Loman, D. Andrew.
  • Hard-Boiled: Working-Class Readers and Pulp Magazines (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smith, Erin A. (Erin Ann), 1970- Hard-boiled: working-class readers and pulp magazines.
    • Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
    Kelley, Matthew.
  • Jack Kerouac's Duluoz Legend: The Mythic Form of an Autobiographical Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jones, James T., 1948- Jack Kerouac's Duluoz legend: the mythic form of an autobiographical fiction.
    • Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Walker, Joseph S.
  • Novels From Reagan's America: A New Realism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dewey, Joseph, 1957- Novels from Reagan's America: a new realism.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe

    Marshik, Celia.
  • Sympathy and Joyce's Dubliners: Ethical Probing of Reading, Narrative, and Textuality (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Vesala-Varttala, Tanja. Sympathy and Joyce's Dubliners: ethical probing of reading, narrative, and textuality.
    • Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Dubliners.
    O'Shea, Edward.
  • Outsiders Together: Virginia and Leonard Woolf (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rosenfeld, Natania. Outsiders together: Virginia and Leonard Woolf.
    • Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Political and social views.
    Raitt, Suzanne.
  • "Woman, Your Hour is Sounding": Continuity and Change in French Women's Great War Fiction, 1914-1919 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Goldberg, Nancy Sloan. Woman, your hour is sounding: continuity and change in French women's Great War fiction, 1914-1919.
    • French fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Salsini, Laura A. (Laura Anne)
  • The Pleasure of Writing: Critical Essays on Dacia Maraini (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Diaconescu-Blumenfeld, Rodica, ed. Pleasure of writing: critical essays on Dacia Maraini.
    • Testaferri, Ada, ed.
    • Maraini, Dacia -- Criticism and interpretation.

Other World Literatures

Theory and Cultural Studies

    Turner, Christopher Lindsay.
  • Pierre Bourdieu: Fieldwork in Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brown, Nicholas, 1971-, ed. Pierre Bourdieu: fieldwork in culture.
    • Szeman, Imre, 1968-, ed.
    • Bourdieu, Pierre.
    Hirsh, Elizabeth.
  • The Agon of Modernism: Wyndham Lewis's Allegories, Aesthetics, and Politics (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Quéma, Anne, 1960- Agon of modernism: Wyndham Lewis's allegories, aesthetics, and politics.
    • Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Bouchard, Norma, 1960-
  • Umberto Eco: Philosophy, Semiotics and the Work of Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Caesar, Michael. Umberto Eco: philosophy, semiotics and the work of fiction.
    • Eco, Umberto -- Philosophy.
    Jeffers, Jennifer M.
  • Saying I No More: Subjectivity and Consciousness in the Prose of Samuel Beckett (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Katz, Daniel. Saying I no more: subjectivity and consciousness in the prose of Samuel Beckett.
    • Beckett, Samuel, 1906- -- Prose.
    Leckie, Barbara.
  • Other Sexes: Rewriting Difference from Woolf to Winterson (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Harris, Andrea L., 1962- Other sexes: rewriting difference from Woolf to Winterson.
    • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    Curtin, Maureen F.
  • Straight with a Twist: Queer Theory and the Subject of Heterosexuality (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Thomas, Calvin, 1956-, ed. Straight with a twist: queer theory and the subject of heterosexuality.
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
    Ekotto, Frieda.
  • Countermodernism and Francophone Literary Culture: The Game of Slipknot (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Walker, Keith Louis. Countermodernism and francophone literary culture: the game of slipknot.
    • French literature -- French-speaking countries -- History and criticism.
    Gardner, Eric.
  • Neo-slave Narratives: Studies in the Social Logic of a Literary Form (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rushdy, Ashraf H. A., 1961- Neo-slave narratives: studies in the social logic of a literary form.
    • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    Shelton, Jen.
  • Alice to the Lighthouse: Children's Books and Radical Experiments in Art (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dusinberre, Juliet. Alice to the lighthouse: children's books and radical experiments in art.
    • Children's literature, English -- History and criticism.



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