Modern 

Fiction Studies

MFS Modern Fiction Studies
Volume 49, Number 2, Summer 2003


Contents

Articles

    Fernald, Anne E.
  • "Out of It": Alienation and Coercion in D. H. Lawrence
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Fantasia of the unconscious.
    • Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Women in love.
    Veltman, Laura J.
  • "The Bible Lies the One Way, but the Night-Gown the Other": Dr. Matthew O'Connor, Confession, and Gender in Djuna Barnes's Nightwood
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    Subject Headings:
    • Barnes, Djuna. Nightwood.
    • Barnes, Djuna -- Characters -- Matthew O'Connor.
    • O'Connor, Matthew (Fictitious character)
    • Sex in literature.
    • Catholics in literature.
    Chaney, Michael A.
  • Slave Cyborgs and the Black Infovirus: Ishmael Reed's Cybernetic Aesthetics
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    Subject Headings:
    • Reed, Ishmael, 1938- Flight to Canada.
    • Reed, Ishmael, 1938- Mumbo jumbo.
    Tucker, Lindsey, 1936-
  • Gay Identity, Conjure, and the Uses of Postmodern Ethnography in the Fictions of Randall Kenan
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kenan, Randall. Visitation of spirits.
    • Kenan, Randall. Let the dead bury their dead.

Review Essays

    Teverson, Andrew.
  • Salman Rushdie's Metaphorical Other Worlds
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sanga, Jaina C., 1961- Salman Rushdie's postcolonial metaphors: migration, translation, hybridity, blasphemy and globalisation.
    • Clark, Roger Y. (Roger Young), 1960- Stranger gods: Salman Rushdie's other worlds.
    • Rushdie, Salman -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Gordon, Jan B., 1941-
  • The Literature of Allegorical Occupations
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    Subject Headings:
    • Copeland, Rebecca L., 1956- Lost leaves: women writers in Meiji Japan.
    • Molasky, Michael S., 1956- American occupation of Japan and Okinawa: literature and memory.
    • Japanese literature -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 -- History and criticism.
    • Japanese fiction -- 1945-1989 -- History and criticism.
    Hungerford, Amy.
  • The Ambivalent Detective
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    Subject Headings:
    • Forter, Greg. Murdering masculinities: fantasies of gender and violence in the American crime novel.
    • McCann, Sean. Gumshoe America: hard-boiled crime fiction and the rise and fall of New Deal liberalism.
    • Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.

Book Reviews

Americas

    McRuer, Robert, 1966-
  • Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Holland, Sharon Patricia. Raising the dead: readings of death and (Black) subjectivity.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Hilton, Angela.
  • Mothering the Race: Women's Narratives of Reproduction, 1890-1930 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Berg, Allison, 1963- Mothering the race: women's narratives of reproduction, 1890-1930.
    • Motherhood -- United States -- History.
    Bernard, Patrick, 1956-
  • Reading Africa into American Literature: Epics, Fables, and Gothic Tales (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cartwright, Keith, 1960- Reading Africa into American literature: epics, fables, and gothic tales.
    • American literature -- African influences.
    Batty, Nancy E.
  • Subversive Voices: Eroticizing the Other in William Faulkner and Toni Morrison (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schreiber, Evelyn Jaffe, 1948- Subversive voices: eroticizing the other in William Faulkner and Toni Morrison.
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Characters -- African Americans.
    Towner, Theresa M.
  • Faulkner's Questioning Narratives: Fiction of His Major Phase, 1929-42 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Minter, David L. Faulkner's questioning narratives: fiction of his major phase, 1929-42.
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Political and social views.
    Robisch, S. K.
  • Traces of Gold: California's Natural Resources and the Claim to Realism in Western American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Witschi, Nicolas S., 1966- Traces of gold: California's natural resources and the claim to realism in western American literature.
    • American literature -- California -- History and criticism.
    Kehrwald, Kevin J., 1967-
  • Perspectives on Richard Ford (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Guagliardo, Huey, ed. Perspectives on Richard Ford.
    • Ford, Richard, 1944- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    McNamara, Kevin R., 1958-
  • Literature and Race in Los Angeles (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Murphet, Julian. Literature and race in Los Angeles.
    • American literature -- California -- Los Angeles -- History and criticism.
    Nadel, Alan, 1947-
  • Uncontained: Urban Fiction in Postwar America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wheeler, Elizabeth A., 1959- Uncontained: urban fiction in postwar America.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Ross, Charles Stanley.
  • Nabokov's Pale Fire: The Magic of Artistic Discovery (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Boyd, Brian, 1952- Nabokov's Pale fire: the magic of artistic discovery.
    • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. Pale fire.
    Herman, David, 1962-
  • Rewriting: Postmodern Narrative and Cultural Critique in the Age of Cloning (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Moraru, Christian. Rewriting: postmodern narrative and cultural critique in the age of cloning.
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Kuester, Martin.
  • Speculative Fictions: Contemporary Canadian Novelists and the Writing of History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wyile, Herb, 1961- Speculative fictions: contemporary Canadian novelists and the writing of history.
    • Historical fiction, Canadian -- History and criticism.

Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe

    Fernald, Anne E.
  • Modernist Fiction, Cosmopolitanism, and the Politics of Community (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Berman, Jessica Schiff, 1961- Modernist fiction, cosmopolitanism, and the politics of community.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Schillig, Lisette.
  • Solitude and Its Ambiguities in Modernist Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Engelberg, Edward, 1929- Solitude and its ambiguities in modernist fiction.
    • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Glover, David, 1946-
  • Dracula's Crypt: Bram Stoker, Irishness, and the Question of Blood (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Valente, Joseph. Dracula's crypt: Bram Stoker, Irishness, and the question of blood.
    • Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912. Dracula.
    Mezey, Jason Howard.
  • England through Colonial Eyes in Twentieth-Century Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Blake, Ann, 1941- England through colonial eyes in twentieth-century fiction.
    • Gandhi, Leela, 1966-
    • Thomas, Sue, 1955-
    • Commonwealth fiction (English) -- History and criticism.
    Pinkert, Anke.
  • Rewriting Germany from the Margins: "Other" German Literature of the 1980s and 1990s (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fachinger, Petra, 1958- Rewriting Germany from the margins: "other" German literature of the 1980s and 1990s.
    • German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Theory and Cultural Studies

    Green, Jeremy.
  • Plotting Terror: Novelists and Terrorists in Contemporary Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Scanlan, Margaret, 1944- Plotting terror: novelists and terrorists in contemporary fiction.
    • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Kollin, Susan.
  • Moving Lives: Twentieth-Century Women's Travel Writing (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smith, Sidonie. Moving lives: twentieth-century women's travel writing.
    • Travelers' writings -- History and criticism.
    Sen, Asha.
  • Postcolonial Imaginings: Fictions of a New World Order (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Punter, David. Postcolonial imaginings: fictions of a new world order.
    • English literature -- Developing countries -- History and criticism.
    Royle, Nicholas, 1957-
  • Cryptomimesis: The Gothic and Jacques Derrida's Ghost Writing (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Castricano, Carla Jodey, 1947- Cryptomimesis: the gothic and Jacques Derrida's ghost writing.
    • Derrida, Jacques.
    Blackmon, Samantha.
  • Narrative as Virtual Reality: Immersion and Interactivity in Literature and Electronic Media (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ryan, Marie-Laure, 1946- Narrative as virtual reality: immersion and interactivity in literature and electronic media.
    • Books and reading.
    Murphy, Patrick M., 1955-
  • Truth and Consequences: Intentions, Conventions, and the New Thematics (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dasenbrock, Reed Way. Truth and consequences: intentions, conventions, and the new thematics.
    • Literature -- Philosophy.



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