Modern Fiction Studies

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Modern Fiction Studies  
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Edited byJohn N. Duvall
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Publication history
Johns Hopkins University Press for the Purdue University English Department (United States)
Standard abbreviations
Mod. Fiction Stud.
ISSN0026-7724 (print)
1080-658X (web)
OCLC no.1645443

Modern Fiction Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1955 at Purdue University's Department of English, where it is still edited. It publishes general and themed issues on the topic of modernist and contemporary fiction using original research from literary scholars. It seeks to challenge and expand the perception of "modern fiction". Special issues may focus on a specific topic or author. Recent issues have featured Toni Morrison and J. R. R. Tolkien. The journal also includes book reviews. The current editor in chief is John N. Duvall (Purdue University). The journal is published by Johns Hopkins University Press and appears quarterly in March, June, September, and December. Circulation is 2,265[citation needed] and the average length of an issue is 284 pages.[citation needed]

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