Volume 40, Number 2, Winter 2016

Table of Contents

Revisiting modernist classics*

Empires of Enlightenment: On Illumination and the Politics of Buddhism in Heart of Darkness

pp. 1-21

“At the Mercy of Editorial Selection”: Amy Lowell, Ezra Pound, and the Imagist Anthologies

pp. 22-40

Ham and Eggs and Hermeneutics: Re-reading Hemingway’s “The Killers”

pp. 41-59

A Strangeness in Common: Trespass, Drift, and Extravagance in Robert Frost

pp. 60-78

Absolute Music and the Death of Desire: Beethoven, Schopenhauer, Wagner and Eliot’s Four Quartets

pp. 79-93

Science and technology

Absolutism, Relativism, Atomism: The “small theories” of T.S. Eliot

pp. 94-111

Newsreels, Novels, and Cybernetics: Reading the Random Patterns of John Dos Passos’s U.S.A.

pp. 112-131

The Death of a Gramophone in Elizabeth Bowen’s The Last September

pp. 132-146

A Non-Euclidean Novel: Christine Brooke-Rose’s Such and the Space-Age Sixties

pp. 147-164

Bad Networks: From Virus to Cancer in Post-Cyberpunk Narrative

pp. 165-183

The Disruptive Power of Ordinary Things

pp. 184-188

Asking Zombies about Zombies

pp. 189-192

* Dan O’Hara, one of the journal’s long-time editors, and Gina MacKenzie, advisory editor, developed the idea of and call for papers on this topic of “Revisiting Modernist Classics.” It is their and the journal’s hope to receive future submissions appropriate to this topic.