North American Short Stories and Short Fictions

Edited by Nicola Bradbury

Yearbook of English Studies 31

Maney Publishing for the Modern Humanities Research Association

1 January 2001  •  351pp

ISBN: 1-902653-15-7 (paperback)

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Contents:

ix
Editorial Note
Nicola Bradbury
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1
Preface
Lionel Kelly
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2-9
Napalm and after: The Politics of Grace Paley's Short Fiction
Judie Newman
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10-23
Imperilled Communities in Edward P. Jones's 'Lost in the City' and Dagoberto Gilb's 'The Magic of Blood'
J. Gerald Kennedy, Robert Beuka
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24-38
Breaking the Silences: Jewish-American Women Writing the Holocaust
David Brauner
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39-49
'Do You See What I'm Saying?': The Inadequacy of Explanation and the Uses of Story in the Short Fiction of Raymond Carver
Charles E. May
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50-61
'The Crack-House Flicker': The Sacred and the Absurd in the Short Stories of Dennis Cooper, Dennis Johnson, and Thom Jones
Kevin McCarron
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62-73
Geometry and Music: Rita Dove's 'Fifth Sunday'
Pat Righelato
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74-92
'Moments of Punctuation': Metonymy and Ellipsis in Tim O'Brien
T. J. Lustig
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93-108
Winging It: Realism and Invention in the Stories of Tobias Wolff
Martin Scofield
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109-117
Dis/figuration in the Stories of Jean Stafford
Clare Hanson
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118-124
Ben Marcus, 'The Age of Wire and String'
Peter Vernon
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125-132
Short Fiction with Attitude: The Lives of Boys and Men in the 'Lives of Girls and Women'
Janet Beer
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133-143
Story Cycles of Future History: Cordwainer Smith's 'Instrumentality of Mankind'
David Seed
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144-154
In the Subjunctive Mood: Carol Shields's 'Dressing up for the Carnival'
Coral Ann Howells
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155-167
Escape Stories: Narratives and Native Americans in Sherman Alexie's 'The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven'
Andrew Dix
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168-181
Mavis Gallant and the Politics of Cruelty
Mary Condé
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182-191
The Thick-Skinned Art of John Updike: 'From the Journal of a Leper'
Jay Prosser
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192-204
How Dirty Is Jayne Anne Phillips?
Brian Jarvis
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205-217
Fraternizing with the Enemy: Constructions of Masculinity in the Short Fiction of Timothy Findley
Susan E. Billingham
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218-229
American Fat: Obesity and the Short Story
Lionel Kelly
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230-231
Review of Cecile M. Jagodzinski, Privacy and Print: Reading and Writing in Seventeenth-Century England
Sheila Ottway
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231-233
Review of John K. Hale, John Milton, John Milton: Latin Writings. A Selection
Bruce Danner
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233-234
Review of Janet Todd, The Critical Fortunes of Aphra Behn
Carolyn D. Williams
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234-236
Review of Blanford Parker, The Triumph of Augustan Poetics: English Literary Culture from Butler to Johnson
Keith Walker
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236-237
Review of Harold Love, John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, The Works of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester
Keith Walker
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238-239
Review of Ilse Vickers, Defoe and the New Sciences
Brean Hammond
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239-240
Review of Paulina Kewes, Authorship and Appropriation: Writing for the Stage in England, 1660-1710
Malcolm Kelsall
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240-241
Review of Paul Baines, The House of Forgery in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Allan Ingram
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241-242
Review of William B. Warner, Licensing Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain, 1684-1750
Robert D. Hume
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242-243
Review of Edward A. Bloom, Lillian D. Bloom, O. M. Brack, Jr., Hester Lynch Piozzi, The Piozzi Letters: Correspondence of Hester Lynch Piozzi, 1784-1821 (Formerly Mrs. Thrale). Vol. 5. 1811-1816
Allan Ingram
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243-244
Review of Audrey Bilger, Laughing Feminism: Subversive Comedy in Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen
Ashley Montague
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245-246
Review of David Punter, Gothic Pathologies: The Text, the Body and the Law
David H. Richter
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246-247
Review of Diane Long Hoeveler, Gothic Feminism: The Professionalization of Gender from Charlotte Smith to the Brontës
Frances Wilson
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247-248
Review of Emerson R. Marks, Taming the Chaos: English Poetic Diction Theory since the Renaissance
Richard Taylor
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248-249
Review of Nick Havely, Dante's Modern Afterlife: Reception and Response from Blake to Heaney
Piero Boitani
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249-251
Review of Joseph E. Riehl, That Dangerous Figure: Charles Lamb and the Critics
Philip Shaw
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251-252
Review of Janet Lyon, Manifestoes: Provocations of the Modern
Ian F. A. Bell
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252-253
Review of Tilottama Rajan, Julia M. Wright, Romanticism, History, and the Possibilities of Genre: Reforming Literature, 1789-1837
R. A. Foakes
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254-255
Review of Elizabeth A. Fay, A Feminist Introduction to Romanticism
Marion Shaw
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256-257
Review of Tim Fulford, Romanticism and Masculinity: Gender, Politics and Poetics in the Writing of Burke, Coleridge, Cobbett, Wordsworth, De Quincey and Hazlitt
Myra Cottingham
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257-258
Review of Anne Janowitz, Lyric and Labour in the Romantic Tradition
J. H. Alexander
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258-259
Review of Kerry McSweeney, The Language of the Senses: Sensory-Perceptual Dynamics in Wordsworth, Coleridge, Thoreau, Whitman, and Dickinson
Massimo Bacigalupo
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259-261
Review of Isobel Armstrong, Virginia Blain, Women's Poetry in the Enlightenment: The Making of a Canon, 1730-1820
Catherine Maxwell
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261-262
Review of Alan Bacon, The Nineteenth-Century History of English Studies
Robert Fraser
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262-263
Review of Megan Perigoe Stitt, Metaphors of Change in the Language of Nineteenth-Century Fiction: Scott, Gaskell, and Kingsley
Robert D. Aguirre
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263-264
Review of Joss Marsh, Word Crimes: Blasphemy, Culture, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century England
William R. McKelvy
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264-266
Review of William B. Todd, Ann Bowden, Sir Walter Scott: A Bibliographical History, 1796-1832
G. A. M. Wood
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266-267
Review of J. Douglas Kneale, Romantic Aversions: Aftermaths of Classicism in Wordsworth and Coleridge
David Vallins
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267-268
Review of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, H. J. Jackson, George Whalley, The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Vol. 12. Marginalia, IV. Pamphlets to Shakespeare
Brian Vickers
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269
Review of Jeffrey C. Robinson, Reception and Poetics in Keats: 'My Ended Poet'
Heidi Thomson
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270-271
Review of Charles Donelan, Romanticism and Male Fantasy in Byron's 'Don Juan': A Marketable Vice
Malcolm Kelsall
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271-272
Review of Richard Dellamora, Victorian Sexual Dissidence
Catherine Maxwell
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272-273
Review of Susan Zlotnick, Women, Writing, and the Industrial Revolution
Deborah Parsons
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273-274
Review of David Alderson, Mansex Fine: Religion, Manliness and Imperialism in Nineteenth-Century British Culture
Robert Fraser
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274-275
Review of Ian J. McNiven, Lynette Russell, Kay Schaffer, Constructions of Colonialism: Perspectives on Eliza Fraser's Shipwreck
Angela Smith
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276-277
Review of John Schad, Victorians in Theory: From Derrida to Browning
Matthew Reynolds
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277-278
Review of Murray Baumgarten, H. M. Daleski, Homes and Homelessness in the Victorian Imagination
Elisabeth Jay
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278-279
Review of Matthew Arnold, Cecil Y. Lang, The Letters of Matthew Arnold. Vol. 3. 1866-1870
Josephine M. Guy
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279-281
Review of Gail Marshall, Actresses on the Victorian Stage: Feminine Performance and the Galatea Myth
Diana Devlin
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281-282
Review of Kerry McSweeney, Supreme Attachments: Studies in Victorian Love Poetry
Alison Chapman
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282-284
Review of Sharon Aronofsky Weltman, Ruskin's Mythic Queen: Gender Subversion in Victorian Culture
Malcolm Hardman
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284-285
Review of Judith Stoddart, Ruskin's Culture Wars: 'Fors Clavigera' and the Crisis of Victorian Liberalism
Malcolm Hardman
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285-286
Review of U. C. Knoepflmacher, Ventures into Childland: Victorians, Fairy Tales, and Femininity
Karin Lesnik-Oberstein
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286-287
Review of Andrew Thompson, George Eliot and Italy: Literary, Cultural and Political Influences from Dante to the Risorgimento
Hilary Fraser
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287-288
Review of Christina Rossetti, Anthony H. Harrison, The Letters of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2. 1874-1881
J. B. Bullen
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288-289
Review of Robert M. Seiler, The Book Beautiful: Walter Pater and the House of Macmillan
Nick Kneale
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289-290
Review of William Hughes, Andrew Smith, Bram Stoker: History, Psychoanalysis and the Gothic
Fred Botting
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290-291
Review of Thomas Vargish, Delo E. Mook, Inside Modernism: Relativity Theory, Cubism, Narrative
Alan Munton
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291-292
Review of Colleen Lamos, Deviant Modernism: Sexual and Textual Errancy in T. S. Eliot, James Joyce, and Marcel Proust
Craig Monk
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292-294
Review of Vincent J. Cheng, Kimberley J. Devlin, Margot Norris, Joycean Cultures/Culturing Joyces
Alan Riach
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294-295
Review of Benjamin G. Lockerd, Jr., Aethereal Rumours: T. S. Eliot's Physics and Poetics
Robert Crawford
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295-296
Review of S. P. Rosenbaum, Aspects of Bloomsbury: Studies in Modern Literary and Intellectual History
Peter Faulkner
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296-298
Review of Oddvar Holmesland, Form as Compensation for Life: Fictive Patterns in Virginia Woolf's Novels
Jane Goldman
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298-299
Review of Alan J. Peacock, Kathleen Devine, Louis MacNeice and His Influence
Adam Frost
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299-300
Review of Lionel Adey, C. S. Lewis: Writer, Dreamer, and Mentor
Sheridan Gilley
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300-301
Review of John Pilling, Beckett before Godot
Ann Beer
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301-302
Review of Thomas J. Cousineau, After the Final No: Samuel Beckett's Trilogy
Peter Boxall
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303-304
Review of Howard Marchitello, Narrative and Meaning in Early Modern England; M. Lindsay Kaplan, The Culture of Slander in Early Modern England
Roger Pooley
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305-306
Review of Jim Egan, Authorizing Experience: Reconfigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century New England Writing
Deborah L. Madsen
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306-307
Review of Jared Gardner, Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature, 1787-1845
R. W. (Herbie) Butterfield
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307-309
Review of Grantland S. Rice, The Transformation of Authorship in America
Henry Claridge
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309-310
Review of Michael Newbury, Figuring Authorship in Antebellum America
James Hurt
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310-311
Review of Margit Stange, Personal Property: Wives, White Slaves, and the Market in Women
Janet Beer
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311-312
Review of A. Robert Lee, Designs of Blackness: Mappings in the Literature and Culture of Afro-America
Sharon L. Moore
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312-313
Review of Anne Goodwyn Jones, Susan V. Donaldson, Haunted Bodies: Gender and Southern Texts
Pamela Knights
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313-315
Review of Malcolm Kelsall, Jefferson and the Iconography of Romanticism: Folk, Land, Culture and the Romantic Nation
Wil Verhoeven
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315-316
Review of Lois Parkinson Zamora, The Usable Past: The Imagination of History in Recent Fiction of the Americas
Jerome Klinkowitz
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316-317
Review of Patricia Merivale, Susan Elizabeth Sweeney, Detecting Texts: The Metaphysical Detective Story from Poe to Postmodernism
Morag Shiach
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317-318
Review of Jane M. Rabb, The Short Story and Photography, 1880's-1980's: A Critical Anthology
Lionel Kelly
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318-319
Review of Philip Horne, Henry James, Henry James: A Life in Letters
Peter Rawlings
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320-321
Review of John Carlos Rowe, The Other Henry James
Peter Rawlings
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321-322
Review of Luke Carson, Consumption and Depression in Gertrude Stein, Louis Zukofsky and Ezra Pound
Stephen Matterson
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322-323
Review of Elisabeth W. Joyce, Cultural Critique and Abstraction: Marianne Moore and the Avant-Garde
Pat Righelato
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323-324
Review of Michael Reynolds, Hemingway: The 1930s
Victoria Bazin
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325-326
Review of Carl P. Eby, Hemingway's Fetishism: Psychoanalysis and the Mirror of Manhood
Peter Coe
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326-327
Review of Michael Reynolds, Hemingway: The Final Years
Victoria Bazin
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327-328
Review of Jerome Klinkowitz, Vonnegut in Fact: The Public Spokesmanship of Personal Fiction
Daniel Cordle
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328-329
Review of T. J. Cribb, Imagined Commonwealths: Cambridge Essays on Commonwealth and International Literature in English
Angela Smith
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330-331
Review of Louise Yelin, From the Margins of Empire: Christina Stead, Doris Lessing, Nadine Gordimer
Stephen Cowden
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331-332
Review of Kadiatu Kanneh, African Identities: Race, Nation and Culture in Ethnography, Pan-Africanism and Black Literatures
Margo Hendricks
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332-333
Review of Jonathan Kertzer, Worrying the Nation: Imagining a National Literature in English Canada
Coral Ann Howells
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333-334
Review of Sheng-Mei Ma, Immigrant Subjectivities in Asian American and Asian Diaspora Literatures
A. Robert Lee
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334-335
Review of Verena Bühler Roth, Wilderness and the Natural Environment: Margaret Atwood's Recycling of a Canadian Theme
Coral Ann Howells
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335-336
Review of Coral Ann Howells, Alice Munro
Clare Hanson
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336-337
Review of Gregory A. Schirmer, Out of What Began: A History of Irish Poetry in English
Bernard O'Donoghue
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337-338
Review of Sam Adams, Seeing Wales Whole: Essays on the Literature of Wales: In Honour of Meic Stephens
J. B. Lethbridge
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Bradbury, Nicola (ed.), North American Short Stories and Short Fictions (= Yearbook of English Studies, 31.1 (2001))

First footnote reference: 35 North American Short Stories and Short Fictions, ed. by Nicola Bradbury (= Yearbook of English Studies, 31.1 (2001)), p. 21.

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