Editor: Rosemarie Morgan


 Volume X.ii                                                                                              Fall 2008  ___________________________________________________ 

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_____________________________________________               CONTENTS

        List of Illustrations


        Editor’s Column



Report on TTHA’s LIFE page, Richard Nemesvari


Two Uncollected Items: “Femininity In Literature,” Constance Goddard Dubois; “The Case of Two First Edition Illustrations to The Mayor of Casterbridge



THE POEM OF THE MONTH: “Four in the Morning”


NOTES on “Proud Songsters” and “The Melancholy Hussar.”



“Prestidigitations of Discourse,” Ross Murfin


“The Letter Killeth: the Text as Fetish,” Thierry Goater.


“Reflections on Water and Time: Hardy and Brodsky in Venice,” Ilaria Mallozzi


“The American Intoxication: Discontinuity, Vision, and Tragic Experience in Tess of the d’Urbervilles,” Keith Callises




Book Reviews

Amanda Claybaugh, The Novel of Purpose: Literature and Social Reform in the Anglo-American World, reviewed by Sara A Malton; Pamela S. Gossin, Thomas Hardy’s Novel Universe: Astronomy, Cosmology, and Gender in the Post-Darwinian World, reviewed by Anna Henchman; Scott Rode, Reading and Mapping Hardy’s Roads, reviewed by Rebecca Boylan.


The Robert Schweik Memorial Prize