Spring 1989, Vol. 8, No. 1


From the Editor: Thinking Again about Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, 7-18
Holly Laird


Gendered Doubleness and the “Origins” of Modernist Form, 19-42
Marianne DeKoven

Rebecca West and the Visual Arts, 43-62
Margaret Diane Stetz

The Modern City and the Construction of Female Desire: Wells’s In the Days of the Comet and Robins’s The Convert, 63-75
Susan M. Squier

Fascinating Vision and Narrative Cure: Marguerite Duras’s The Ravishing of Lol V. Stein, 77-94
Deborah Glassman


Edith Wharton’s War Story, 95-100
Alan Price

Review Essays

Lycanthropy: Woolf Studies Now (A Survey of Criticism, 1985-1988), 101-110
Jane Marcus

The (En)gendering of Literary History, 111-120
Pamela L. Caughie


The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Carl Van Vechten, edited by Edward Burns, 121-125
Shari Benstock

Ezra Pound and Margaret Cravens: A Tragic Friendship 1910-1912, edited by Omar Pound and Robert Spoo, 125-128
Bonnie Kime Scott

No Man’s Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century, Volume II: Sexchanges, by Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar, 128-130
Celia Patterson

Woman Against Women in Victorian England: A Life of Eliza Lynn Linton, by Nancy Fix Anderson; Elizabeth Gaskell, by Patsy Stoneman, 131-133
Nina Auerbach

Emily Dickinson: A Poet’s Grammar, by Cristanne Miller, 133-135
Joanne Feit Diehl

Myths of Sexuality: Representations of Women in Victorian Britain, by Lynda Nead; The Landscape of the Brontës, by Arthur Pollard, 135-137
Joseph A. Kestner

Judith Gautier: A Biography, by Joanna Richardson, 137-140
Melanie C. Hawthorne

The Character of Beauty in the Victorian Novel, by Lori Hope Lefkovitz; The Flesh Made Word: Female Figures and Women’s Bodies, by Helena Michie, 140-142
Thaïs E. Morgan


Women Writers in the Proletarian Literature Collection, McFarlin Library, 143-153
Ken Kirkpatrick and Sidney F. Huttner

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]