Issue 10 Editorial

“The Product of a Spoiled America”: Divorce as Collective Crisis in U.S. Popular Culture of the 1990s

Satire, Symbolism, and the “Working Through” of Historical Ghosts in The Confidence-Man

Depictions of Shame: White Identity and Cultural Blackness in Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom! and Styron’s Confessions of Nat Turner

“‘Normal People’ Indeed!”: Anne Tyler, Sally Rooney, and the Narrative of Youthful Quirk

‘The Ethics of Quantum Colonialism’: Navigating American Racial Anxiety in N.K. Jemisin’s The City We Became

The Populist Turn in American Politics: A Review-Essay of Kivisto’s The Trump Phenomenon


Review: Bernice M. Murphy, Key Concepts in Contemporary Popular Fiction

Review: Ernst, Matter-Siebel, and Schmidt, eds., Revisionist Approaches to American Realism and Naturalism


Review: Christian Schmidt, Postblack Aesthetics: The Freedom to be Black in Contemporary African American Fiction.

Review: Andy Connolly, Philip Roth and the American Liberal Tradition

Review: T. H. Breen, The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America


Review: Kloeckner, Knewitz, and Sielke, eds., Knowledge Landscapes North America


Review: Leopold Lippert, Performing America Abroad

Review: Wickham Clayton, ed, Style and Form in the Hollywood Slasher Film