Fall 1986, Vol. 5, No. 2

Women’s Literary History: To Be Continued, 165-184
Shari Benstock


Interrupted Friendships in Jane Austen’s Emma, 185-202
Ruth Perry

Gender and Genre Anxiety: Elizabeth Barrett Browning and H.D. as Epic Poets, 203-228
Susan Stanford Friedman

Burning Down the House: Sara Coleridge, Virginia Woolf, and the Politics of Literary Revision, 229-250
Bradford K. Mudge

The Rhetoric of Marginality: Why I Do Feminist Theory, 251-272
Laurie Finke

Review Essays

Conceptualizing Women’s Literary History: Reflections on The Norton Anthology of Literature By Women, 273-287
Sandra A. Zagarell

The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: Is There Class in This Text?, 289-302
Lillian S. Robinson

A Philosophy of Questions: Feminist Theory and the Politics of Enunciation, 303-312
Jane Marie Todd


Silent But for the Word: Tudor Women as Patrons, Translators, and Writers of Religious Works, edited by Margaret P. Hannay, 313-314
Joyce Monroe Simmons

First Feminists: British Women Writers, 1578-1799, edited by Moira Ferguson, 314-316
Mitzi Myers

Phillis Wheatley and Her Writings, by William H. Robinson, 316-318
Norman S. Grabo

Reading the Romantic Heroine: Text, History, Ideology, by Leslie W. Rabine, 318-319
Scott Simpkins

Sensational Designs: The Cultural Work of American Fiction 1790-1860, by Jane Tompkins, 319-321
Kate Meyers

With Ears Opening Like Morning Glories: Eudora Welty and the Love of Storytelling, by Carol S. Manning, 321-323
Ruth Weston

Feminist Scholarship: Kindling in the Groves of Academe, by Ellen Carol DuBois, Gail Paradise Kelley, Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, Carolyn W. Korsmeyer, and Lillian S. Robinson, 323-324
Margaret A. Lourie

Jean Rhys, by Carole Angier; Jean Rhys, by Arnold E. Davidson, 324-326
Joan Seay


Ridding Unwanted Suitors: Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park and Charlotte Smith’s Emmeline, 327-329
Eleanor Ty

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]