Volume 11

11.1—SPRING 1979

Articles:

“Woman’s Influence”—Paula R. Backscheider, p. 3
“Lawrence’s Lamias: Predatory Women in The Rainbow and Women in Love”—James Twitchell, p. 23
“Ethical Values in Anthony Burgess’s Clockwork Orange”—Rubin Rabinovitz, p. 43
“Changing Frames: Doris Lessing’s Memoirs of a Survivor”—Betsy Draine, p. 51
“Mr. Mudge as Redemptive Fate: Juxtaposition in James’s In the Cage”—Joel Salzberg, p. 63
“‘The Red Badge of Courage Nobody Knows’: A Brief Rejoinder”—Donald Pizer, p. 77

Review Essays: 

“A Precipice Marked V”—James Gindin, p. 82
“The Sociology of Literature?”—Kingsley Widmer, p. 99
“Four Views of James”—Adeline Tintner, p. 106

Reviews:

Alcorn, The Nature Novel from Hardy to Lawrence—Michael Squires, p. 118
Eigner, The Metaphysical Novel in England and America: Dickens, Bulwer, Hawthorne, Melville—Richard A. Levine, p. 119
Markson, Malcolm Lowry’s Volcano; Smith, ed., The Art of Malcolm Lowry and New, Malcolm Lowry: A Reference Guide—William M. Hagen, p. 121
Tracy, Trollope’s Later Novels and Edwards, Anthony Trollope: His Art and Scope—John Halperin, p. 123


11.2—SUMMER 1979

Articles:

“Georgic Comedy: The Fictive Territory of Jane Austen’s Emma”—Paul H. Fry, p. 129
“Beyond the Text of Vanity Fair”—Michael Lund, p. 147
“Nemerov’s Definition and Proust’s Example: A Model for the Short Novel”—Eugene Hollahan, p. 162
“The Accommodation of the Present in Novels by Murdoch and Powell”—William Bowman Piper, p. 178
“Dos Passos’s Newsreels: The Noise of History”—Charles Marz, p. 194
“Domestic Gothic: The Imagery of Anger, Christina Stead’s Man Who Loved Children”—Joan Lidoff, p. 201
“Donald Pizer, Ripley Hitchcock, and The Red Badge of Courage”—Henry Binder, p. 216

Review Essay:

“Prodigious Pynchon and His Progeny”—Khachig Tololyan, p. 224

Reviews:

Brooks, William Faulkner: Toward Yoknapatawpha and Beyond—Alan Warren Friedman, p. 238
Conrad, Shandyism: The Character of Romantic Irony; Freedman,Laurence Sterne and the Origins of the Musical Novel and Hartley,Laurence Sterne: An Annotated Bibliography, 1965-1977—Katharine Eisaman Maus, p. 239
Cushman, D. H. Lawrence at Work, “The Emergence of the Prussian Officer Stories”—Kingsley Warner, p. 243
Edinger, Melville’s “Moby-Dick”: A Jungian Commentary/An American Nekyia—Hershel Parker, p. 244
Fleming, Willard Motley and Klinkowitz, ed., The Diaries of Willard Motley—Ann Rayson, p. 246
Gilmore, The Middle Way: Puritanism and Ideology in American Romantic Fiction—T. Walter Herbert, Jr., p. 249
Pratt, James Baldwin—Robert E. Fleming, p. 251


11.3—FALL 1979

Articles:

“The Autobiographical Matrix of Silas Marner”—Lawrence Jay Dessner, p. 251
Persuasion: The Motive for Metaphor”—Sylvia Sieferman, p. 283
“Joseph Conrad and the Metaphysics of Time”—J. M. Kertzer, p. 302
Martin Chuzzlewit: Dickens’s Prodigal and the Myth of the Wandering Son”—Cynthia Sulfridge, p. 318
“Bellow’s Alternative to the Wasteland: Romantic Theme and Form inHerzog”—Allan Chavkin, p. 326
“The Tantalization of Lolita”—Brenda Megerle, p. 338
“Dadist Collage Structure and Nathanael West’s Dream Life of Balso Snell”—Deborah Wyrick, p. 349

Reviews:

Fleishman, Fiction and the Ways of Knowing—Ramon Saldivar, p. 362
Chatman, Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film—Harold F. Mosher, Jr., p. 364
Graff, Literature against Itself: Literary Ideas in Modern Society—John Reichert, p. 368
Tobin, Time and the Novel: The Genealogical Imperative—William Harmon, p. 369
Cain, Tolstoy; Christian, ed., Tolstoy’s Letters, Vol. I: 1828-1879. Vol. II: 1880-1910; Knowles, ed., Tolstoy: The Critical Heritage and Wasiolek,Tolstoy’s Major Fiction—James M. Holquist, p. 372
Scott, Reality and Comic Confidence in Charles Dickens—Richard J. Dunn, p. 374
Tatar, Spellbound: Studies on Mesmerism and Literature—Keith Schuchard, p. 376
Cockshut, Man and Woman: A Study of Love and the Novel 1740-1940—Hugh L. Hennedy, p. 378


11.4—WINTER 1979

Articles:

“The Chameleon of Convenient Vice: A Study of the Narrative of Arthur Mervyn”—James R. Russo, p. 381
The Deerslayer: Cooper’s Tragedy of Manners”—Donald Darnell, p. 406
“The Writer’s Procreative Urge in Pierre: Fictional Freedom of Convoluted Incest?”—Brook Thomas, p. 416
“The Fictions of Absalom, Absalom!”—Margaret Dickie Uroff, p. 431
“A Second Controlling Myth in John Updike’s Centaur”—Ronald Wesley Hoag, p. 446
“Readings from the New Book of Nature: Physics and Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow”—Robert L. Nadeau, p. 454

Review Essay:

“Readings and Systems of Readings”—Ramón Saldivar, p. 472

Reviews:

Clark, Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Descriptive Bibliography—Arlin Turner, p. 484
Dalton, Unconscious Structure in The Idiot: A Study in Literature and Psychoanalysis—Gerald Pirog, p. 485
Dawson, Victorian Noon: English Literature in 1850—Lawrence Poston, p. 487
Delany, D. H. Lawrence’s Nightmare: The Writer and His Circle in the Years of the Great War—Kim A. Herzinger, p. 489
Higdon, Time and English Fiction—William Harmon, p. 492
McMaster, Trollope’s Palliser Novels: Theme and Pattern—Carl Diehl, p. 494
Mink, A Finnegans Wake Gazetteer—Bernard Benstock, p. 496
Peters, Robert Musil, Master of the Hovering Life: A Study of the Major Fiction—Burton Pike, p. 497
Sieber, Language and Society in La Vida de Lazarillo de Tormes—J. V. Ricapito, p. 499

 

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