Fall 1987, Vol. 6, No. 2


Introduction: Women and Nations, 181-188
Nina Auerbach


Revolutionary Women, 189-223
Betsy Erkkila

Expanding “America”: Lydia Sigourney’s Sketch of Connecticut, Catharine Sedgwick’s Hope Leslie, 225-245
Sandra A. Zagarell

Words and Worlds: Emma Lazarus’s Conflicting Citizenships, 247-263
Diane Lichtenstein

Queen Victoria, Empire, and Excess, 265-281
Adrienne Auslander Munich

“East of the Sun and West of the Moon”: Victorians and Fairy Brides, 283-298
Carole Silver

Of Babylands and Babylons: E. Nesbit and the Reclamation of the Fairy Tale, 299-325
U.C. Knoepflmacher

Photographing the Body Politic, 326-332
Carol Shloss


The Defiant Muse: French Feminist Poems from the Middle Ages to the Present, by Domna C. Stanton, 333-334
Jane A. Nicholson

The Defiant Muse: Hispanic Feminist Poems from the Middle Ages to the Present, edited by Angel Flores and Kate Flores, 335-336
Patricia N. Klingerberg

The Defiant Muse: German Feminist Poems from the Middle Ages to the Present, edited by Susan L. Cocalis, 336-337
Vibeke Rützou Petersen

The Defiant Muse: Italian Feminist Poems from the Middle Ages to the Present, edited by Beverly Allen, Muriel Kittel, and Keala Jane Jewell, 337-338
Corinna del Greco Lobner

Mothers of the Novel: 100 Good Women Writers Before Jane Austen, by Dale Spender, 338-347
Betty Rizzo

Women of the Left Bank: Paris, 1900-1940, by Shari Benstock, 347-348
Harriet S. Chessman

Men in Feminism, edited by Alice A. Jardine and Paul Smith, 348-349
Frances L. Restuccia

Stealing the Language: The Emergence of Women’s Poetry in America, by Alicia Suskin Ostriker, 349-352
Diana Hume George

Pocahontas’s Daughters: Gender and Ethnicity in American Culture, by Mary V. Dearborn; Radiant Daughters: Fictional American Women, by Thelma J. Shinn, 353-355
Nancy Walker

Felicitious Space: The Imaginative Structures of Edith Wharton and Willa Cather, by Judith Fryer, 355-356
Celia Patterson

Willa Cather: The Emerging Voice, by Sharon O’Brien; The Voyage Perilous: Willa Cather’s Romanticism, by Susan J. Rosowski, 356-357
Linda Pannill

Christina Rossetti: The Poetry of Endurance, by Dolores Rosenblum, 358
Betty S. Flowers

Fanny Burney, by Judy Simons; The Novels and Journals of Fanny Burney, by D. D. Devlin; Jane Austen, Feminism and Fiction, by Margaret Krikham; Romantic Imprisonment: Women and Other Glorified Outcasts, by Nina Auerbach; Geraldine Jewsbury’s “Athenaeum” Reviews: A Mirror of Mid-Victorian Attitudes to Fiction, Monica Correa Fryckstedt, 358-362
Joseph A. Kestner

Aphra Behn: An Annotated Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Source, by Mary Ann O’Donnell, 362-364
Susan Hastings

Women in German Yearbook 3: Feminist Studies and German Culture, edited by Marianne Burkhard and Edith Waldstein, 365-366
Vibeke Rützou Petersen

Oedipus Anne: The Poetry of Anne Sexton, by Diana Hume George, 366-368
Stephanie Demetrakopoulos


Letter from Josephine Donovan, 371-372

Letter from Paul Lauter, 373

Letter from Angela Ingram, 373-374

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]