Volume XVI. Numbers 1-2 (2010)

The Uses of Narrative
Special Double Issue in Honor of Professor Zoltán Abádi-Nagy

Editor’s Notes

Curriculum Vitae of Zoltán Abádi-Nagy

Péter Dávidházi
The Uses of Biblical Narrative: Gyula Illyés and the Making of a National Poet

Patrick Parrinder
Memory, Interiority, and the History of the Novel

Roland Végső
The Secrets of Modernism: Henry James and Conspiracy

David Vanderwerken
Faulkner’s “John Browns”

Jaroslav Kušnír
Contesting the Real in American Fiction: Donald Barthelme, “The Angry Young Man” (1992)

Neil Easterbrook
“Playing with a loop of string”: Tropes, Folds, and Narrative Form in Kurt Vonnegut

Donald Wesling
Imagining Science in Kim Stanley Robinson’s Novel Galileo’s Dream

Will Kaufman
Woody Guthrie’s “Union War”

Robert E. Bieder
The Unmaking of a Gentleman: George Johnston and a Mixed-blood Dilemma

Robert Murray Davis
High Plains Local Color, or Maybe It’s Maybelline

Tibor Frank
Interwar New York—City of Europeans: Forging a New Identity

Tibor Glant
Travel Writing as a Substitute for American Studies in Hungary

Péter Csató
Conversation and the Authority of Normal Discourse in Richard Rorty’s Metaphilosophy

Gabriella Varró
Versions of the Clown in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Sam Shepard’s Kicking a Dead Horse

Mária Kurdi
Narrative in Drama: The Example of Contemporary Irish Women Playwrights

Donald E. Morse
“The economics of utter idiocy”: The Rise and Demise of the Celtic Tiger

REVIEWS

Donald Wesling
The Meeting-Place of Neuroscience and Aesthetics
(Barbara Maria Stafford, Echo Objects: The Cognitive Work of Images and Irving Massey, The Neural Imagination: Aesthetic and Neuroscientific Approaches to the Arts)

Zsolt Győri
Hollywood Enlisted
(Robert Eberwein, The Hollywood War Film)

Szabolcs László
“The shortest way to Whitby . . .”
(Mária Kurdi, ed., Literary and Cultural Relations: Ireland, Hungary and Central and Eastern Europe)

Ottilia Veres
A New Addition to Coetzee Criticism
(Hania A. M. Nashef, The Politics of Humiliation in the Novels of J. M. Coetzee)

Boglárka Balázs
Images of Women, Women’s Images
(Jennifer Friedlander, Feminine Look: Sexuation, Spectatorship, Subversion)

Ted Bailey
Black Cultural Nationalism: A Karenga-centric View
(Molefi Kete Asante, Maulana Karenga: An Intellectual Portrait)

ABSTRACTS

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS

INDEX