Volume 4

4.1—SPRING 1972


“The ‘I’ Persona in the Novels of Jane Austen”—Joseph A. Kestner III, p. 6
“White Jacket’s Intentional Fall”—Robert C. Albrecht, p. 17
“Plinlimmon and the Pamphlet Again”—Brian Higgins, p. 27
“Dreiserian Tragedy”—William L. Vance, p. 39
“Margaret Whitehead in The Confessions of Nat Turner”—Donald W. Markos, p. 52
The Sound and the Fury: A Note on Benjy’s Name”—William V. Davis, p. 60
An Interview in New York with Joseph Heller—p. 63

Review Essays:

“Liberty, Libertinism and Randomness: Form and Content in Picaresque Fiction”—Maximillian E. Novak, p. 75
“Eclecticisms and Pluralisms: Trying to Find Dostoevsky and Tolstoy”—Edward Wasiolek, p. 86
“Vision, Perspective, Structure in Thomas Hardy”—Walter F. Wright, p. 93
“Books on Melville in 1970”—Paul McCarthy, p. 98


Cook, Masks, Modes, and Morals: The Art of Evelyn Waugh—Robert Murray Davis, p. 114
Lehan, Theodore Dreiser: His World and His Novels—Carl Laun, p. 117
Meckier, Aldous Huxley: Satire and Structure—James Gindin, p. 119
Petter, The Early American Novel—Henry Nash Smith, p. 122
Starr, Defoe and Casuistry—J. Donald Crowley, p. 124

4.2 SUMMER 1972

Commonwealth Novel Special Number


Australia: “H. H. Richardson: The Education of an Australian Realist”—William D. Elliott, p. 141
Canada: “The Novels of Margaret Laurence”—Clara Thomas, p. 154
Canada: “The Northern Paradise: Malcolm Lowry in Canada”—Richard Hauer Costa, p. 165
Canada: ‘Frederick Philip Grove’ and the Canadianism Movement”—Margaret R. Stobie, p. 173
New Zealand: “Bird, Hawk, Bogie: Janet Frame, 1952-62”—Robert T. Robertson, p. 186
West Africa: “Oral Tradition and the Individual Literary Talent”—Bernth O. Lindfors, p. 200
West Africa: “Social Comment in the West African Novel”—Eustace Palmer, p. 218
South Africa: “Olive Schreiner: A Critical Study and a Checklist”—Richard M. Rive, p. 231
South Africa: “The Search for Self in the Novels of Doris Lessing”—Lois A. Marchino, p. 252
South Africa: “Twentieth-Century Realism: The ‘Grid’ Structure of The Golden Notebook”—Anne M. Mulkeen, p. 262
West Indies: “Roger Mais: The Man on the Cross”—Oscar R. Dathorne, p. 275
West Indies: “The Personal Sense of a Society—Minority View: Aspects of the ‘East Indian’ Novel in the West Indies”—Barrie Davies, p. 284
India: “The Indian Novel in English: A Search for Identity”—K. S. Narayana Rao, p. 296
India: “The Indian Novel in English”—David McCutchion, p. 304
“A Selected Checklist of Commonwealth English Novels”—Robert E. McDowell and Joseph J. Jones, p. 321

4.3—FALL 1972


Clarissa and Fanny Hill: Sisters in Distress”—Edward W. Copeland, p. 343
Sanditon: The Kingdom of Folly”—John Lauber, p. 353
“Ainsworth’s Tudor Novels: History as Theme”—Llewellyn Ligocki, p. 364
“Dombey and Son and Sutpen and Son”—Thomas H. Adamowski, p. 378
“Melville’s Use of John and Awnsham Churchill’s Collection of Voyages and Travels”—Mukhtar A. Isani, p. 390
“Ending the Seven Gables: Old Light on a New Problem”—Jerome Klinkowitz, p. 396
“Romantic Love and the Prostitution of Politics: On the Structural Unity of Flaubert’s L’Education sentimentale”—Gerhard C. Gerhardi, p. 402
“Rider Haggard’s She: An Archetypal ‘History of Adventure’”—Evelyn J. Hinz, p. 416
“The Artist in The Damnation of Theron Ware”—A. Carl Bredahl, Jr., p. 432
“The Journey to Patusan: The Education of Jim and Marlow in Conrad’sLord Jim”—Daniel R. Schwarz, p. 442
“The Aesthetics of Anti-imperialism: Ironic Distortions of the Vergilian Epic Mode in Conrad’s Nostromo”—Victor J. Emmett, Jr., p. 459
My ntonia: A Rose for Miss Cather”—William J. Stuckey, p. 473
“‘I am This, I am That’: Shifting Distance and Movement in Mrs. Dalloway”—Francis Gillen, p. 484
“The Double Structure of The Morning Watch”—Roger Ramsey, p. 494
Another Country, Another Time”—Fred L. Standley, p. 504

Review Essay:

“Thackeray Criticism: Its Fortunes and Misfortunes”—M. G. Sundell, p. 513


Bellamy, The Novels of Wells, Bennett and Galsworthy 1890-1910—Frederick R. Karl, p. 524
Birnbaum, Aldous Huxley’s Quest for Values—Jerome Meckier, p. 527
Gose, Imagination Indulged: The Irrational in the Nineteenth-Century Novel—John Halperin, p. 531
Tanner, City of Words: American Fiction 1950-1970—Sanford Pinsker, p. 532
Watkins, The Flesh and the Word: Eliot, Hemingway, Faulkner—Gerald Langford, p. 534

4.4—WINTER 1972

Thomas Hardy Special Number


“The ‘Chronological Frontier’ in Thomas Hardy’s Novels”—L. MacKenzie Osborne, p. 543
“‘The Art of Renunciation’ in Hardy’s Novels”—Lewis B. Horne, p. 556
“‘Forbear, Hostler, Forbear’: Social Satire in The Hand of Ethelberta”—George Wing, p. 568
Jude the Obscure and the Bildungsroman”—Frank R. Giordano, Jr., p. 580
“Hardy’s Mayor: The Antitraditional Basis of Tragedy”—Lawrence J. Starzyk, p. 592
The Mayor of Casterbridge as Aeschylean Tragedy”—Duane D. Edwards, p. 608
“Whatever Happened to Eustacia Vye?”—Bruce K. Martin, p. 619
“‘Ideas, Striking, Novel, or Beautiful’: A Hitherto Unpublished Comment of Hardy’s”—Robert F. Fleissner, p. 628
“Criticism of Thomas Hardy’s Novels: A Selected Checklist”—B. J. Alexander, p. 630


Hardy and Pinion, eds., One Rare Fair Woman: Thomas Hardy’s Letters to Florence Henniker, 1893-1922—J. O. Bailey, p. 656