Volume 15

15.1—SPRING 1983

George Eliot Special Number

Articles:

“The Rhetoric of Magic in Daniel Deronda”—James Caron, p. 1
“George Eliot: The Sibyl of Mercia”—David Carroll, p. 10
“Modeling Natural History: George Eliot’s Framings of the Present”—Suzanne Graver, p. 26
“The Weaver of Raveloe: Metaphor as Narrative Persuasion in Silas Marner”—Meri-Jane Rochelson, p. 35
“The Madonna and the Gypsy”—Victor A. Neufeldt, p. 44
Middlemarch: A Feminist Perspective”—Ellin Ringler, p. 55
“George Eliot’s Romola and Bulwer Lytton’s Rienzi”—Hugh Witemeyer, p. 62
“The George Eliot Centenary Year”—Rosemary T. VanArsdel, p. 74


15.2—SUMMER 1983

Articles:

“The Effect of the Narrator’s Rhetorical Uncertainty on the Fiction ofRobinson Crusoe”—Mary E. Butler, p. 77
“Gaskell, Darwin, and North and South”—Carol A. Martin, p. 91
“The ‘Grim Identity’ in Hawthorne’s Marble Faun”—James G. Janssen, p. 108
“From Words to Things: Margaret’s Progress in Howards End”—Douglass H. Thomson, p. 122
“Parallax as a Metaphor for the Structure of Ulysses”—Barbara Stevens Heusel, p. 135

Review Essay:

“Problems in Victorian Criticism”—Eugene Hollahan, p. 147

Reviews:

Asals, Flannery O’Connor: The Imagination of Extremity—Marshall Bruce Gentry, p. 156
Grabo, The Coincidental Art of Charles Brockden Brown—Peggy McCormack, p. 158
Guiliano, Lewis Carroll: A Celebration—Beverly Lyon Clark, p. 161
MacCabe, James Joyce and the Revolution of the Word and Henke and Unkeless, Women in Joyce—John Willet-Shoptaw, p. 162
Pizer, Twentieth-Century American Literary Naturalism: An Interpretationand Rosen, John Dos Passos: Politica and the Writer—Stephen C. Brennan, p. 166


15.3—FALL 1983

Articles:

“Androgyny and Authority in Mansfield Park”—Margaret Lenta, p. 169
“Melville’s Pierre and the Psychology of Incongruity”—Paul Lewis, p. 183
“The Cant of Reform: Trollope Rewrites Dickens in The Warden”—Jerome Meckier, p. 202
“How Maisie Knows: The Behavioral Path to Knowledge”—Geoffrey D. Smith, p. 224
“Cable and Turgenev: Learning How to Write a Modern Novel”—Robert O. Stephens, p. 237
“‘Crisis’ in Bellow’s Novels: Some Data and a Conjecture”—Eugene Hollahan, p. 249

Review Essay:

“A Panoply of Metaphor: Exuberances of Style in Pynchon and Updike”—Peter Balbert, p. 265

Reviews:

Bruss, Victims: Textual Strategies in Recent American Fiction—Daniel J. Cahill, p. 278
Fogel, Henry James and the Structure of the Romantic Imagination and Kappeler, Writing and Reading in Henry James—William R. Goetz, p. 280
Klein, Foreigners: The Making of American Literature, 1900-1940—Jose David Saldivar, p. 283
Lindberg, The Confidence Man in American Literature—James R. Russo, p. 285
Matthews, The Play of Faulkner’s Language—David Krause, p. 287


15.4—WINTER 1983

Articles:

“Compassion and Fictional Structure: The Example of Gissing and Bennett”—William J. Scheick, p. 293
“Three Max Gottliebs: Lewis’s, Dreiser’s, and Walker Percy’s View of the Mechanist-Vitalist Controversy”—Mary G. Land, p. 314
“‘Warmest Climes but Nurse the Cruellest Fangs’: The Metaphysics of Beauty and Terror in Moby-Dick”—Frank G. Novak, Jr., p. 332
“‘All Art Is One’: Narrative Techniques in Henry James’s Tragic Muse”—Judith E. Funston, p. 344
“Philip: The Tragedy of The Mill on the Floss”—Barbara Guth, p. 356

Review Essay: 

“Parallactic Criticisms: Contrasting Views of the Works of James Joyce”—Michael Patrick Gillespie, p. 364

Reviews:

Boardman, Defoe and the Uses of Narrative—Alistair M. Duckworth, p. 378
Brownstein, Becoming a Heroine: Reading About Women in Novels—David Robinson, p. 384
Cox, William Faulkner: Biographical and Reference Guide and Cox,William Faulkner: Critical Collection—Doreen Fowler, p. 385
Gilson, A Bibliography of Jane Austen—Barry Roth, p. 387
Graham, ed., Critical Essays on Frank Norris—Stephen C. Brennan, p. 389
Moser, The Life in the Fiction of Ford Madox Ford and Thomas, Dickens and the Short Story—Eugene Hollahan, p. 391
Ruppersberg, Voice and Eye in Faulkner’s Fiction—Michael Oriard, p. 394
Stevick, Alternative Pleasures and Rivers and Nicol, eds., Nabokov’s Fifth Arc—David W. Madden, p. 396

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