Fall 1985, Vol. 4, No. 2

Between Women: Women Critics on Women Writers, 189-198
Shari Benstock


A Patriarch of One’s Own: Jane Eyre and Romantic Love, 199-216
Jean Wyatt

The Madonna and the Child Wife in Romola, 217-233
Susan Schoenbauer Thurin

“The Muddle of the Middle”: May Sinclair on Women, 235-251
Diane F. Gillespie

“Untying the Mother Tongue”: Female Difference in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own, 253-264
Frances L. Restuccia

Review Essays

Reading Gertrude Stein, 265-271
Catharine R. Stimpson

Must Horses Drink. or “Any Language is Funny If You Don’t Understand It,272-280
Ulla E. Dydo

Virginia Woolf’s Politics and Her Mystical Vision, 281-290
Louise A. DeSalvo


Christine de Pizan: Her Life and Works, by Charity Cannon Willard, 291-293
Katharina Wilson

Medieval Women Writers, edited by Katharina M. Wilson, 293-295
Anne Larsen

The Whole Duty of a Woman: Female Writers in Seventeenth-Century England, by Angeline Goreau; The Brink of All We Hate: English Satires on Women, 1660-1750, by Felicity A. Nussbaum, 295-302
Susan Hastings

Marietta Holley: Life with “Josiah Allen’s Wife,by Kate H. Winter, 302-303
Nancy Walker

(Alternative) Literary Publishing: Five Modern Histories, by Sally Dennison, 303-305
Noël Riley Fitch

A Protest and Reform: The British Social Narrative by Women, 1827-1867, by Joseph A. Kestner; Writing Beyond the Ending: Narrative Strategies of Twentieth-Century Women Writers, by Rachel Blau DuPlessis, 305-308
Priscilla Dorr


“The Yellow Wallpaper” and Women’s Discourse, 309-314
Karen Ford

Alternative Women’s Discourse, 315-322
Carol Thomas Neely

The Wall Behind the Yellow Wallpaper: Response to Carol Neely and Karen Ford, 323-330
Paula A. Treichler

Mary Wollstonecraft Sojourner Truth Margaret Atwood Abigail Adams Amy Tan H.D. Simone de Beauvoir Zora Neale Hurston Frances Burney Virginia Woolf

"The white saxifrage with the indented leafe is moste commended for the breakinge of the Stone."

— Turner, Herbal, III, 68 [1568]