Volume 1

1.1—SPRING 1969


“Une Ruse de Style: A Pattern of Allusion in Madame Bovary”—John Hagan, p. 6
“Conrad’s The Rover: The Grammar of a Myth”—David Leon Higdon, p. 17
“The Trilogy: Faulkner’s Comic Epic in Prose”—Ladell Payne, p. 27
“The Allegory and Symbolism of Hawthorne’s The Marble Faun”—Daniel J. Schneider, p. 38
This Side of Paradise: The Dominating Intention”—Barry Gross, p. 51
“The Boston Seasons of Silan Lapham”—G. Thomas Tanselle, p. 60
“An Interview in London with Brian Moore”—p. 67
“Yorick Redivivus: A Bicentenary Review of Studies on Laurence Sterne”—Lodwick Hartley, p. 81


Axhelm, The Modern Confessional Novel—Germaine Bree, p. 90
Cooperman, World War I and the American Novel—Malcolm Griffith, p. 91
Guetti, The Limits of Metaphor: A Study of Melville, Conrad and Faulkner—James W. Gargano, p. 95
Marshall, The World of the Victorian Novel—Edward Wagenknecht, p. 95
Rubin, The Teller in the Tale and Scholes, The Fabulators—Paul Edward Gray, p. 101
Tarrant, James Branch Cabell—William Leigh Godshalk, p. 105
Other Books Received, p. 108

1.2—SUMMER 1969

Charles Dickens Special Number


“Dickens’ Public Readings: The Performer and the Novelist”—Philip Collins, p. 118
“Dickens, the Dandy, and the Savage: A Victorian View of the Romantic”—R.D. McMaster, p. 133
“Dickens and the Tragi-Comic Grotesque”—Richard J. Dunn, p. 147
“Dickens, the Two Nations, and Individual Possibility”—Richard A. Levine, p. 157
Martin Chuzzlewit: Pinch and Pecksniff”—Michael Steig, p. 181
“The Dickens Hero as Child”—Leonard Manheim, p. 189
“Symbol and Subversion in David Copperfield”—James R. Kincaid, p. 196
“Capitalism and Compassion in Oliver Twist”—Robert L. Patten, p. 207
“Mrs. Nickleby’s Monologue: The Dichotomy of Pessimism and Optimism in Nicholas Nickleby”—Leslie M. Thompson, p. 222
“The English Malady, Corrupted Humors, and Krook’s Death”—Janice Nadelhaft, p. 230
“Dickens Studies, 1958-1968: An Overview”—Lauriat Lane, Jr., p. 240
“Dickens Criticism, 1963-1967”—J. Don Vann, p. 255

1.3—FALL 1969


Wuthering Heights as a Victorian Novel”—Arnold Shapiro, p. 284
The Princess Casamassima: The Politics of Power”—Mildred Hartsock, p. 297
Conrad’s Under Western Eyes: The Question of Razumov’s Guilt and Remorse”—John Hagan, p. 310
“Bellow’s Intimations of Immortality: Henderson the Rain King”—Jeff H. Campbell, p. 323
“Gissing’s Demos: Late-Victorian Values and the Displacement of Conjugal Love”—Paul Sporn, p. 334
“Jane Austen and Mansfield Park: A Discrimination of Ironies”—Everett Zimmerman, p. 347
“Joyce and the Empire: Some Thoughts on Finnegans Wake”—John C. Sherwood, p. 357
An Interview in New York with Peter DeVries, p. 364
“The Source of Faulkner’s Jason”—Weldon Thornton, p. 370
“Richardson’s Response to Fielding’s Felon”—Kathleen Miles, p. 373


Hoffman, The Art of Southern Fiction: A Study of Some Modern Novelistsand Reid, The Fiction of Nathanael West: No Redeemer, No Promised Land—Barry Gross, p. 377
Porter, Restif’s Novels—Dolores Holder, p. 379
Morris, The Novels of Anthony Powell—Jerome Meckier, p. 381
Raleigh, Time, Place, and Idea: Essays on the Novel—Richard Eastman, p. 385
Rubin, The Curious Death of the Novel: Essays in American Literature—Ladell Payne, p. 388

1.4—WINTER 1969

Herman Melville Special Number


“Melville’s Tomahawk Pipe: Artifact and Symbol”—Hennig Cohen, p. 397
“Tactics of Indirection in Melville’s The Confidence-Man”—Merlin Bowen, p. 401
The Confidence-Man: The Con-Man as Hero”—Paul Brodtkorb, Jr., p. 421
“‘Ungraspable Phantom’: Reflections of Hawthorne in Pierre and The Confidence-Man”—John D. Seelye, p. 436
“Melville’s Radical Resistance: The Method and Meaning of Bartleby”—Kingsley Widmer, p. 444
“The Artist in Melville’s Mardi”—Barbara Meldrum, p. 459
“Ishmael: Time and Personality in Moby-Dick”—Carl F. Strauch, p. 468
Moby-Dick and the Calvinist Tradition”—Thomas Werge, p. 484
“A Checklist of Melville Criticism, 1958-1968”—J. Don Vann, p. 507