Volume 17

17.1—SPRING 1985

Articles:

Emma and the Democracy of Desire”—Beatrice Marie, p. 1
“Parent-Child Tensions in Frankenstein: The Search for Communion”—Laura P. Claridge, p. 14
Resurrection and Little Dorrit: Tolstoy and Dickens Reconsidered”—Brian Rosenberg, p. 27
“The Spectrum of ‘Taste’ in Barchester Towers”—Gay Sibley, p. 38
“The Rhetoric of Silence in Hardy’s Fiction”—Wayne C. Anderson, p. 53
“Wells’s Tono-Bungay: The Novel Within the Novel”—Jeffery Sommers, p. 69

Review Essays:

“Faulkner’s Blues”—David Krause, p. 80
“Virginia Woolf and Her Critics: ‘On the Discrimination of Feminisms’”—Lydia Blanchard, p. 95

Reviews:

Graver, George Eliot and Community: A Study in Social Theory and Fictional Form—Rosemary T. VanArsdel, p. 105
Mortimer, Faulkner’s Rhetoric of Loss: A Study in Perception and Meaning—Noel Polk, p. 106
Nelson, Zola and the Bourgeoisie: A Study of Themes and Techniques in Les Rougon-Macquart and Blackall, The Novels of the German Romantics —Richard D. Fulton, p. 108
Saldavar, Figural Language in the Novel: The Flowers of Speech from Cervantes to Joyce—Patrick O’Donnell, p. 110
Schneider, D. H. Lawrence: The Artist as Psychologist—William K. Buckley, p.112


17.2—SUMMER 1985

Articles:

“From Pamela to Jane Gray; or, How Not to Become the Heroine of Your Own Text”—Temma F. Berg, p. 115
“Bondage and Freedom in Thackeray’s Pendennis”—Deborah A. Thomas, p. 138
“Plato’s Symposium and the Tragicomic Novel”—Randall Craig, p. 158
“History as Myth: Charles Kingsley’s Hereward the Wake”—Michael A. Young, p. 174
“Miss Price All Alone: Metaphors of Distance in Mansfield Park”—Kenneth L. Moler, p. 189
“Mr. Kurtz, I Presume? Livingstone and Stanley as Prototypes of Kurtz and Marlow”—Mary Golanka, p. 194
“A Trip to Greeneland: The Plagiarizing Narrator of Kingsley Amis’s I Like It Here”—Norman Macleod, p. 203

Review Essay:

“The Once and Future Austen”—Barry Roth, p. 218


17.3—FALL 1985

Articles:

“The Character of Esther and the Narrative Structure of Bleak House”—John P. Frazee, p. 227
“The Holy Guide-Book and The Sword of the Lord: How Melville Used the Bible in Redburn and White Jacket”—Kris Lackey, p. 241
“Falkland’s Story: Caleb Williams’ Other Voice”—Andrew Scheiber, p. 255
“Ursula Brangwen and ‘The Essential Criticism’: The Female Corrective in Women in Love”—Peter Balbert, p. 267
“Modernist Writers and Publishers”—Joyce Wexler, p. 286
“Proteus: From Thought to Things”—Patricia A. Rimo, p. 296

Review Essay:

“The Novel in the Rough: Two New Studies of English Fiction Before Defoe”—Jerry C. Beasley, p. 303

Reviews: 

Adams, Joyce Cary’s Trilogies: Pursuit of the Particular Real and Roby,Joyce Cary—Edwin Christian, p. 311
Bold, Sir Walter Scott: The Long-Forgotten Melody—Judith Wilt, p. 312
Brivic, Joyce the Creator—Michael Patrick Gillespie, p. 314
Hardy, Jane Austen’s Heroines: Intimacy in Human Relationships—David R. Anderson, p. 315
Humphries, Metamorphoses of the Raven: Literary Overdeterminedness in France and the South Since Poe—Bettina Knapp, p. 317
Kreiswirth, William Faulkner: The Making of a Novelist—Noel Polk, p. 319
Mann, The Language That Makes George Eliot’s Fiction—Joseph Wiesenfarth, p. 321
O’Hanlon, Joseph Conrad and Charles Darwin: The Influence of Scientific Thought on Conrad’s Fiction and Parry, Conrad and Imperialism: Ideological Boundaries and Visionary Frontiers—David Leon Higdon, p. 322
Owens, John Steinbeck’s Re-Vision of America—Robert Con Davis, p. 326
Sharrock, Saints, Sinners and Comedians: The Novel of Graham Greene—Richard Kelly, p. 329
Walsh, American War Literature: 1914 to Vietnam—William K. Buckley, p. 331


17.4—WINTER 1985

Articles:

“Early English Fiction: Historical Criticism, Old and New”—Jerry C. Beasley, p. 335
“Facing the Fire at Home: Redburn’s ‘Inland Imagination’”—Brian Saunders, p. 355
Daniel Deronda: A View of Grandcourt”—Badri Raina, p. 371
“The Tough-and Tender-Minded: W. D. Howells’s The Landlord at Lion’s Head”—C. A. Erickson, p. 383
The Guilded Age: Performance, Power, and Authority”—John E. Bassett, p. 395
“Poisonous Creature: Holmes’s Elsie Venner”—Margaret Hallissy, p. 406

Reviews:

Adams, Travel Literature and the Evolution of the Novel—Howard Anderson, p. 420
Birdsall, Defoe’s Perpetual Seekers: A Study of The Major Fiction—David S. Durant, p. 421
Braham, A Sort of Columbus: The American Voyages of Saul Bellow’s Fiction—A. Sidney Knowles, p. 422
Frank, Charles Dickens and the Romantic Self—Richard A. Levine, p. 423
Hardy, The Moral Art of Dickens—Daniel Cottom, p. 424
Kaston, Imagination and Desire in the Novels of Henry James—Judith E. Funston, p. 425
Kestner, Protest and Reform: The British Social Narrative By Women 1827-1867—Karla K. Walters, p. 428
Myer, Laurence Sterne: Riddles and Mysteries—Lila Graves, p. 430
Rogin, Subversive Genealogy: The Politics and Art of Herman Melville—Mark R. Patterson, p. 432
Rooney, Dreams and Visions: A Study of American Utopias, 1865-1917—Christopher P. Wilson, p. 434
Rowe, The Theoretical Dimensions of Henry James and Fowler, Henry James’s American Girl: The Embroidery On The Canvas—Geoffrey D. Smith, p. 435
Secor and Secor, The Return of the Good Soldier: Ford Madox Ford and Violet Hunt’s 1917 Diary and Snitow, Ford Madox Ford and The Voice of Uncertainty—Joseph Wiesenfarth, p. 437
Smith, The Novel and Society: Defoe to George Eliot—Gary Lee Stonum, p. 441
Squires and Jackson, D. H. Lawrence’s ‘Lady’: A New Look At Lady Chatterley’s Lover—Michael Patrick Gillespie, p. 443

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