Modern 

Fiction Studies

MFS Modern Fiction Studies
Volume 51, Number 3, Fall 2005

CONTENTS

Articles

    Heise, Thomas, 1971-
  • "Going Blood-Simple Like the Natives": Contagious Urban Spaces and Modern Power in Dashiell Hammett's Red Harvest
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. Red harvest.
    • Crime in literature.
    • Law enforcement in literature.
    • City and town life in literature.
    Bonikowski, Wyatt.
  • The Return of the Soldier Brings Death Home
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    Subject Headings:
    • West, Rebecca, Dame, 1892- Return of the soldier.
    • Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Thoughts for the times on war and death.
    • Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Jenseits des Lustprinzips.
    • War -- Psychological aspects.
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature and the war.
    • Psychic trauma in literature.
    Rastogi, Pallavi.
  • From South Asia to South Africa: Locating Other Post-colonial Diasporas
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    Subject Headings:
    • South African fiction (English) -- South Asian authors -- History and criticism.
    • Essop, Ahmed, 1931- Hajji Musa and the Hindu fire-walker.
    • Karodia, Farida. Daughters of the twilight.
    • Sam, Agnes. Jesus is Indian.
    • Dangor, Achmat, 1948- Kafka's curse.
    • Coovadia, Imraan. Wedding.
    Kaup, Monika.
  • The Unsustainable Hacienda: The Rhetoric of Progress in Jovita González and Eve Raleigh's Caballero
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mireles, Jovita González, 1904-1983. Caballero.
    • Raleigh, Eve, d. 1978.
    • Haciendas in literature.
    Carroll, Hamilton.
  • Traumatic Patriarchy: Reading Gendered Nationalisms in Chang-rae Lee's A Gesture Life
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lee, Chang-rae. Gesture life.
    • Assimilation (Sociology) in literature.
    • Psychic trauma in literature.
    Packer, Matthew J.
  • "At the Dead Center of Things" in Don DeLillo's White Noise: Mimesis, Violence, and Religious Awe
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    Subject Headings:
    • DeLillo, Don. White noise.
    • Mimesis in literature.

Book Reviews

The Americas

    Bebout, Lee.
  • Life in Search of Readers: Reading (in) Chicano/a Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Martín-Rodríguez, Manuel M. Life in search of readers: reading (in) Chicano/a literature.
    • American literature -- Mexican American authors -- History and criticism.
    Boyd, Anne E., 1969-
  • Influencing America's Tastes: Realism in the Works of Wharton, Cather, and Hurst (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Thompson, Stephanie Lewis, 1969- Influencing America's tastes: realism in the works of Wharton, Cather, and Hurst.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Brantley, Will.
  • Strange Bodies: Gender and Identity in the Novels of Carson McCullers (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gleeson-White, Sarah, 1965- Strange bodies: gender and identity in the novels of Carson McCullers.
    • McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Del Gizzo, Suzanne.
  • Hemingway's Theaters of Masculinity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Strychacz, Thomas F. Hemingway's theaters of masculinity.
    • Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 -- Characters -- Men.
    Lowe, John, 1945-
  • Voices from the Quarters: The Fiction of Ernest J. Gaines (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Doyle, Mary Ellen, 1932- Voices from the quarters: the fiction of Ernest J. Gaines.
    • Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Williams, Jennifer Denise.
  • South of Tradition: Essays on African American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Harris-Lopez, Trudier. South of tradition: essays on African American literature.
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.

British, Irish, and Postcolonial Literatures

    Goodwin, Jonathan.
  • A Shrinking Island: Modernism and National Culture in England (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Esty, Joshua, 1967- Shrinking island: modernism and national culture in England.
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Hickman, Miranda B., 1969-
  • Step-daughters of England: British Women Modernists and the National Imaginary (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Garrity, Jane. Step-daughters of England: British women modernists and the national imaginary.
    • Richardson, Dorothy Miller, 1873-1957 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Richard, Thelma Shinn.
  • A. S. Byatt and the Heliotropic Imagination (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Campbell, Jane, 1934- A. S. Byatt and the heliotropic imagination.
    • Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Seshagiri, Urmila.
  • Lily Briscoe's Chinese Eyes: Bloomsbury, Modernism, and China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Laurence, Patricia Ondek, 1942- Lily Briscoe's Chinese eyes: Bloomsbury, modernism, and China.
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Teverson, Andrew.
  • When Borne Across: Literary Cosmopolitics in the Contemporary Indian Novel (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ghosh, Bishnupriya. When borne across: literary cosmopolitics in the contemporary Indian novel.
    • Indic fiction (English) -- History and criticism.
    Thiher, Allen, 1941-
  • Kafka's Travels: Exoticism, Colonialism, and the Traffic of Writing (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Zilcosky, John. Kafka's travels: exoticism, colonialism, and the traffic of writing.
    • Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 -- Criticism and interpretation.

Comparative Studies

    Eckstein, Barbara J.
  • Postcolonial Narrative and the Work of Mourning: J.M. Coetzee, Wilson Harris, and Toni Morrison (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Durrant, Sam, 1970- Postcolonial narrative and the work of mourning: J.M. Coetzee, Wilson Harris, and Toni Morrison.
    • Coetzee, J. M., 1940- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Forter, Greg.
  • Risking Difference: Identification, Race, and Community in Contemporary Fiction and Feminism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wyatt, Jean. Risking difference: identification, race, and community in contemporary fiction and feminism.
    • American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.

Theory and Cultural Studies

    Bay, Jennifer.
  • Narrative across Media: The Languages of Storytelling (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ryan, Marie-Laure, ed. Narrative across media: the languages of storytelling.
    • Narration (Rhetoric)

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