Issue 39: Money Talks

Introduction and a note from the editors
Thomas Cobb, Edward Jackson, Hannah Lauren Murray


Henry Miller’s Economical Need to Bullshit
Wayne E. Arnold, University of Kitakyushu

“The Family Gone Wrong”: Post-Postmodernism, Neoliberalism, and the Contemporary Novel’s Contract with the Reader
Ryan M. Brooks, West Texas A&M University

The Liquidity Preference: Money and Metaphor in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Andrew Lyndon Knighton, California State University, Los Angeles

How Well Has American Beauty Aged?: A Critical Review of the Suburban Film Genre
Richard Andrew Voeltz, Cameron University


Olaf Christian Christiansen, Progressive Business: An Intellectual History of the Role of Business in American Society 
David Hancock, Buckinghamshire New University

Michael W. Clune, American Literature and the Free Market, 1945-2000
Tim Jelfs, University of Groningen

April Merleaux, Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness
Evan C. Rothera, Pennsylvania State University

Joan Hawkins, ed. Downtown Film & TV Culture 1975- 2001
Gordon Alley-Young, Kinsborough Community College – City University of New York

Christian von Hodenberg, Television’s Moment: Sitcom Audiences and the Sixties Cultural Revolution
Oscar Winberg, Åbo Akademi University

Michael Goodrum, Superheroes and American Self Image: From War to Watergate
John H. Barnhill

Ichiro Takayoshi, American Writers and the Approach of World War II, 1935-1941: A Literary History
Dominic Caraccilo, Walden University

Lee Konstantinou, Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction
Alex Moran, University of Birmingham

David Hering, David Foster Wallace: Fiction and Form
Iain Williams, University of Edinburgh

Clare Hayes-Brady, The Unspeakable Failures of David Foster Wallace: Language, Identity, and Resistance
Edward Jackson, University of Birmingham


Issue 35

A note from the Editor


“Not eradicated by enlightenment alone”: Reinhold Niebuhr and the conflicted meaning of racial factions in American civic life.
Gideon Mailer, (University of Minnesota)
Note: This paper was updated on July 8 2015 by request of the author. The original article can be found here.

“This Ain’t So Bad”: The Suburban Furrow in Transit
Christian Long

Demon est deus inversus: Literary Cartography in Melville’s “The Encantadas”
Patrick Chura, (University of Akron)


Marshall Boswell and Stephen J. Burn (eds.): A Companion to David Foster Wallace Studies
Edward Jackson, (University of Birmingham)

Charles N. Edel: Nation Builder: John Quincy Adams and the Grand Strategy of the Republic
Alex Bryne, (The University of Nottingham)

Joseph Eaton: The Anglo-American Paper War: Debates About the New Republic, 1800-1825
Peter O’Connor, (Northumbria University)

Alison Clark Efford: German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the Civil War Era
Lorenzo Costaguta, (University of Nottingham)

Catherine McNeur: Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City
Pat Massey

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