Volume 40

40.1 and 2—SPRING and SUMMER 2008

Special Number: Postcolonial Trauma Novels

 Articles:

“Introduction: Postcolonial Trauma Novels”—Stef Craps and Gert Buelens, p. 1
“Journeying through Hell: Wole Soyinka, Trauma, and Postcolonial Nigeria”—Anne Whitehead, p. 13
“Who Speaks? Who Listens? The Problem of Address in Two Nigerian Trauma Novels”—Amy Novak, p. 31
“The Curse of Constant Remembrance: The Belated Trauma of the Slave Trade in Ayi Kwei Armah’s Fragments”—Laura Murphy, p. 52
“’You would not add to my suffering if you knew what I have seen’: Holocaust Testimony and Contemporary African Trauma Literature”—Robert Eaglestone, p. 72
“Mortgaged Futures: Trauma, Subjectivity, and the Legacies of Colonialism in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s The Book of Not”—Rosanne Kennedy, p. 86
“Apartheid Haunts: Postcolonial Trauma in Lisa Fugard’s Skinner’s Drift”—Mairi Emma Neeves, p. 108
“’This text deletes itself’: Traumatic Memory and Space-Time in Zoe Wicomb’s David’s Story”—Shane Graham, p. 127
“The Past in the Present: Personal and Collective Trauma in Achmat Dangor’s Bitter Fruit”—Ana Miller, p. 146
“The Heterotopic Spaces of Postcolonial Trauma in Michael Ondaatje’sAnil’s Ghost”—Victoria Vurrows, p. 161
“’You your best thing, Sethe’: Trauma’s Narcissim”—Petar Ramadanovic, p. 178
“Linking Legacies of Loss: Traumatic Histories and Cross-Cultural Empathy in Caryl Phillips’s Higher Ground and The Nature of Blood”—Stef Craps, p. 191
“The Trans/historicity of Trauma in Jeannette Armstrong’s Slash and Sherman Alexie’s Indian Killer”—Nancy Van Styvendale, p. 203
“Decolonizing Trauma Studies: A Response”—Michael Rothberg, p. 224


40.3—FALL 2008

Articles:

“The Manuscript of Septimius: Revisiting the Scene of Hawthorne’s ‘Failure’”—Magnus Ullén, p. 239
“That ‘Old Rigmarole of Childhood’: Fairy Tales and Socialization in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Wives and Daughters”—Carrie Wasinger, p. 268
“The Sublime Train of Sight in A Hazard of New Fortune”—Christopher Raczkowski, p. 285
“We’re on the Road to Nowhere: Steinbeck and Kerouac, and the Legacy of the Great Depression”—Jason Spangler, p. 308
“Realism, Modernism, and the Representation of Memory in Dodie Smith’s I Capture the Castle”—Victorian Stewart, p. 328

Essay-Reviews:

“Representing Violence, Rewriting Empire”—Evan Gottlieb, p. 344
“Modern English: Police State, Empire, Cosmopolis”—Stephen Ross, p. 351

Reviews:

Burack, Charles Michael. D. H. Lawrence’s Language of Sacred Experience: The Transfiguration of the Reader—Matt Leone, p. 368
Chu, Patricia E. Race, Nationalism and the State in British and American Modernism—Peter Kerry Powers, p. 370
Coffman, Christine E. Insane Passions: Lesbianism and Psychosis in Literature and Film—Susan McCabe, p. 371
Desmond, John F. Walker Percy’s Search for Community—Wendell Farrell O’Gorman, p. 374
Schweizer, Bernard, ed. Rebecca West Today: Contemporary Critical Approaches—Marina Mackay, p. 376
Simmons, Ryan. Chestnutt and Realism: A Study of Novels—Cynthia A. Callahan, p. 377
Stockton, Kathryn Bond. Beautiful Bottom, Beautiful Shame: Where “Black” Meets “Queer”—Magdalena J. Zabrowska, p. 379
Wesley, Marilyn C. Violent Adventure: Contemporary Fiction by American Men—Kevin Alexander Boon, p. 381
Wilson, Keith, ed. Thomas Hardy Reappraised: Essays in Honour of Michael Millgate—Laura Green, p. 383


40.4—WINTER 2008

Articles:

“Charlotte Brontë’s Shirley as a Novel of Religious Controversy”—J. Russel Perkin, p. 389
Daniel Deronda and the Limits of Sermonic Voice”—Dawn Coleman, p. 407
“Relegation and Rebellion: The Queer, the Grotesque, and the Silent in the Fiction of Carson McCullers”—Melissa Free, p. 426
“Portraits in Absentia: Repetition, Compulsion, and the Postmodern Uncanny in Paul Auster’s Leviathan”—Scott A. Dimovitz, p. 447
“Žižekian Reading: Sex, Politics, and Traversing (the) Fantasy in Toni Morrison’s Paradise”—James M. Mellard, p. 465

Essay-Reviews:

“A Fugitive of Criticism and Taste”—Michael John DiSanto, p. 492
“Shifting Conceptions of Englishness: Cultural Manifestations of Multi-Ethnicity, Class, and the City”—Kerstin Frank, p. 501

Reviews:

Dewey, Joseph. Beyond Grief and Nothing: A Reading of Don DeLillo—Elizabeth Rosen, p. 512
Grimshaw, Tammy. Sexuality, Gender, and Power in Iris Murdoch’s Fiction—George Klawitter, p. 514
Leab, Daniel J. Orwell Subverted: The CIA and the Filming of “Animal Farm”—Janine Utell, p. 515
Lee, Stuart D. and Elizabeth Solopova. The Keys of Middle Earth: Discovering Medieval Literature Through the Fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien—Kay Marsh, p. 517
Mackay, Marina and Lyndsey Stonebridge, eds. British Fiction After Modernism: The Novel at Mid-Century—Jonathan Bolton, p. 519
Murray, Rolland. Our Living Manhood: Literature, Black Power, and Masculine Ideology—Peter Kerry Powers, p. 521
Richardson, Brian. Unnatural Voices: Extreme Narration in Modern and Contemporary Fiction—Suzanne Keen, p. 523
Steinberg, Theodore. Twentieth-Century Epic Novels—Janis Haswell, p. 524
Trogdon, Robert W. The Lousy Racket: Hemingway, Scribners, and the Business of Literature—Zoe Trodd, p. 526

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