Modern 

Fiction Studies

MFS Modern Fiction Studies 47.4, Winter 2001

Contents

Articles

    Adams, David.
  • "Remorse and Power": Conrad's Karain and the Queen
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    Subject Headings:
    • Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Karain: a memory.
    • Remorse in literature.
    • Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 -- Anniversaries, etc.
    Smith, Eric D.
  • A Slow and Dark Birth: Aesthetic Maturation and the Entelechic Narrative in James Joyce's Ulysses
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    Subject Headings:
    • Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Ulysses.
    • Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Technique.
    Latham, Sean.
  • A Portrait of the Snob: James Joyce and the Anxieties of Cultural Capital
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    Subject Headings:
    • Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Dubliners.
    • Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Ulysses.
    • Snobs and snobbishness in literature.
    Christie, Stuart.
  • "A Further Reservation in Favour of Strangeness": Isherwood's Queer Pastoral in The Mortmere Stories and "On Reugen Island"
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    Subject Headings:
    • Isherwood, Christopher, 1904- Mortmere stories.
    • Upward, Edward.
    • Isherwood, Christopher, 1904- On Reugen Island.
    • Isherwood, Christopher, 1904- -- Political and social views.
    Hammill, Faye.
  • Cold Comfort Farm, D. H. Lawrence, and English Literary Culture Between the Wars
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gibbons, Stella, 1902- Cold Comfort Farm.
    • Pastoral fiction, English -- History and criticism.
    • Canon (Literature)
    Johnson, Laura K.
  • Edith Wharton and the Fiction of Marital Unity
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. House of mirth.
    • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Glimpses of the moon.
    • Marriage in literature.

Review Essay

    Detloff, Madelyn.
  • Idealized, Debased, and Ordinary: Gender in (Post)Modern Circuits of Desire
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    Subject Headings:
    • Felski, Rita, 1956- Doing time: feminist theory and postmodern culture.
    • Schlossman, Beryl, 1955- Objects of desire: the madonnas of modernism.
    • Feminist theory.
    • Modernism (Literature)
    Robinson, Sally, 1959-
  • What's Contemporary about Contemporary Women's Fiction?
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sceats, Sarah. Food, consumption, and the body in contemporary women's fiction.
    • Armitt, Lucie, 1962- Contemporary women's fiction and the fantastic.
    • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    • Fantasy fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    Engles, Tim.
  • The Perils of Disembodied Readership
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hume, Kathryn, 1945- American dream, American nightmare: fiction since 1960.
    • Giles, James Richard, 1937- Violence in the contemporary American novel: an end to innocence.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Harris, Susan C. (Susan Cannon), 1969-
  • James Joyce after Postcolonialism
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    Subject Headings:
    • Attridge, Derek, ed. Semicolonial Joyce.
    • Howes, Marjorie Elizabeth, ed.
    • Booker, M. Keith. Ulysses, capitalism and colonialism: reading Joyce after the Cold War.
    • Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Political and social views.
    • Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Ulysses.
    Cloonan, William J.
  • Placing the Unplaceable: The Dilemmas of Samuel Beckett's Fiction
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cousineau, Thomas. After the final no: Samuel Beckett's trilogy.
    • Weisberg, David, 1955- Chronicles of disorder: Samuel Beckett and the cultural politics of the modern novel.
    • Beckett, Samuel, 1906- -- Fictional works.
    • Beckett, Samuel, 1906- -- Political and social views.

Book Reviews

Americas

    McCann, Sean.
  • New Deal Modernism: American Literature and the Invention of the Welfare State (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Szalay, Michael, 1967- New deal modernism: American literature and the invention of the welfare state.
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Booker, M. Keith.
  • Labor's Text: The Worker in American Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hapke, Laura. Labor's text: the worker in American fiction.
    • American fiction -- History and criticism.
    Morgan, William M.
  • Literary Culture and U.S. Imperialism: From the Revolution to World War II (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rowe, John Carlos. Literary culture and U.S. imperialism: from the Revolution to World War II.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    Melnick, Jeffrey Paul.
  • Imagining Each Other: Blacks and Jews in Contemporary American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Goffman, Ethan, 1961- Imagining each other: Blacks and Jews in contemporary American literature.
    • American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
    Tarbox, Gwen Athene.
  • Black on Black: Twentieth-Century African American Writing about Africa (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gruesser, John Cullen, 1959- Black on Black: twentieth-century African American writing about Africa.
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    Byerman, Keith Eldon, 1948-
  • Up from Bondage: The Literatures of Russian and African American Soul (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Peterson, Dale E. (Dale Earl) Up from bondage: the literatures of Russian and African American soul.
    • Russian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Kodat, Catherine Gunther.
  • Quiet As It's Kept: Shame, Trauma, and Race in the Novels of Toni Morrison (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bouson, J. Brooks. Quiet as it's kept: shame, trauma, and race in the novels of Toni Morrison.
    • Morrison, Toni -- Knowledge -- Psychology.
    Michel, Frann.
  • Impossible Women: Lesbian Figures and American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rohy, Valerie. Impossible women: lesbian figures and American literature.
    • Lesbians' writings, American -- History and criticism.
    Barrett, Laura.
  • Light Writing and Life Writing: Photography in Autobiography (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Adams, Timothy Dow. Light writing and life writing: photography in autobiography.
    • American prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Gauthier, Marni J.
  • Beautiful Chaos: Chaos Theory and Metachaotics in Recent American Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Slethaug, Gordon. Beautiful chaos: chaos theory and metachaotics in recent American fiction.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe

    Adler, Thomas P.
  • Sails of the Herring Fleet: Essays on Beckett (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Blau, Herbert. Sails of the herring fleet: essays on Beckett.
    • Beckett, Samuel, 1906- -- Dramatic works.
    Duffy, Enda.
  • The Years of Bloom: James Joyce in Trieste, 1904-20 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mc Court, John, 1965- Years of Bloom: James Joyce in Trieste, 1904-20.
    • Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Homes and haunts -- Italy -- Trieste.
    Peters, John G. (John Gerard)
  • Envisioning Africa: Racism and Imperialism in Heart of Darkness (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Firchow, Peter Edgerly, 1937- Envisioning Africa: racism and imperialism in Conrad's Heart of darkness.
    • Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Heart of darkness.
    Ravvin, Norman, 1963-
  • Ethical Issues in Twentieth-Century French Fiction: Killing the Other (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Davis, Colin, 1960- Ethical issues in twentieth-century French fiction: killing the other.
    • French fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Theory and Cultural Studies

    Conte, Joseph Mark, 1960-
  • Latent Destinies: Cultural Paranoia and Contemporary U.S. Narrative (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • O'Donnell, Patrick, 1948- Latent destinies: cultural paranoia and contemporary U.S. narrative.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    King, John.
  • Reading 1922: A Return to the Scene of the Modern (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • North, Michael, 1951- Reading 1922: a return to the scene of the modern.
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    McCarthy, Jeffrey Mathes.
  • Late Modernism: Politics, Fiction, and the Arts Between the World Wars (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Miller, Tyrus, 1963- Late modernism: politics, fiction, and the arts between the world wars.
    • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Lewis, Pericles.
  • Reading on the Edge: Exiles, Modernities, and Cultural Transformation in Proust, Joyce, and Baldwin (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Johnson-Roullier, Cyraina E., 1960- Reading on the edge: exiles, modernities, and cultural transformation in Proust, Joyce, and Baldwin.
    • Baldwin, James, 1924- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Emberley, Julia, 1958-
  • Writing a Politics of Perception: Memory, Holography, and Women Writers in Canada (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Thompson, Dawn, 1963- Writing a politics of perception: memory, holography, and women writers in Canada.
    • Canadian fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    Malin, Irving.
  • Demon or Doll: Images of the Child in Contemporary Writing and Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pifer, Ellen. Demon or doll: images of the child in contemporary writing and culture.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Schell, Heather.
  • Scraps of the Untainted Sky: Science Fiction, Utopia, Dystopia (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Moylan, Tom, 1943- Scraps of the untainted sky: science fiction, utopia, dystopia.
    • Science fiction -- History and criticism.



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