Fall 1994, Vol. 13, No. 2

From the Editor, 231-233
Holly Laird


Forum: On Collaborations: Part I

Preface, 235-240
Holly Laird

Scenes from a Collaboration: or Becoming Jael B. Juba, 241-257
Joyce Elbrecht and Lydia Fakundiny

Screaming Divas: Collaboration as Feminist Practice, 259-270
Susan J. Leonardi and Rebecca A. Pope

Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa) and Elaine Goodale Eastman: A Cross-Cultural Collaboration, 271-280
Carol Lea Clark

The Question of Colette and Collaboration, 281-291
Elizabeth Brunazzi

Eating the Bread of Affliction: Judaism and Feminist Criticism, 293-316
Susan Gubar

“Feet so precious charged”: Dickinson, Sigourney, and the Child Elegy, 317-338
Elizabeth A. Petrino

The Dramatic Ambivalence of Self in the Poetry of Louise Bogan, 339-361
Christine Colasurdo

Models for Female Loyalty: The Biblical Ruth in Jeanette Winterson’s Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, 363-380
Laurel Bollinger


Sequel to History: Postmodernism and the Crisis of Representational Time, by Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth, 381-383
Catherine Belsey

Feminist Fabulation: Space/Postmodern Fiction, by Marleen S. Barr; A New Species: Gender and Science in Science Fiction, by Robin Roberts, 383-385
Lucy M. Freibert

The Pink Guitar: Writing as Feminist Practice, by Rachel Blau DuPlessis, 385-388
Martha Nell Smith

Invalid Women: Figuring Feminine Illness in American Fiction and Culture, 1840-1940, by Diane Price Herndl, 389-390
Karen Sánchez-Eppler

Over Her Dead Body: Death, Feminity and the Aesthetic, by Elisabeth Bronfen; Death Comes to the Maiden: Sex and Execution 1431-1933, by Camille Naish, 391-394
Pat E. Boyer

Articulate Silences: Hisaye Yamamoto, Maxine Hong Kingston, Joy Kogawa, by King-Kok Cheung, 395-396
Mary E. Young

Sexual Sameness: Textual Differences in Lesbian and Gay Writing, edited by Joseph Bristow, 396-398
Billie Maciunas

New Lesbian Criticism: Literary and Cultural Readings, edited by Sally Munt, 398-400
Billie Maciunas

Mary Leapor: A Study in Eighteenth-Century Women’s Poetry, by Richard Greene, 400-401
Donna Landry

Romantic Correspondence: Women, Politics and the Fiction of Letters, by Mary A. Favret, 401-403
Susan J. Wolfson

Unbecoming Women: British Women Writers and the Novel of Development, by Susan Fraiman, 404-406
Kristin Flieger Samuelian

Anaïs: The Erotic Life of Anaïs Nin, by Noël Riley Fitch, 406-409
Mary Lynn Broe

Spring 1994, Vol. 13, No. 1

From the Editor, 7-11
Holly Laird

In Memoriam

Susan Clements: Introduction, 13-14
Susan Gubar

The Point of “Slater’s Pins”: Misrecognition and the Narrative Closet, 15-26
Susan Clements


St. Virginia’s Epistle to an English Gentleman; or, Sex, Violence, and the Public Sphere in Woolf’s Three Guineas, 27-56
Christine Froula

The Long-Distance Runner (The Loneliness, Loveliness, Nunliness of), 57-85
Susan J. Leonardi

“You Heard Her, You Ain’t Blind”: Subversive Shifts in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, 87-111
Christine Levecq

“We Have to Defend Ourselves’” Women, Tradition, and Change in Lauretta Ngcobo’s And They Didn’t Die, 113-126
Eva Hunter

Orphans of Culture and History: Gender and Spirituality in Contemporary Jewish-American Women’s Novels, 127-141
Miriyam Glazer


Re-Wrighting Native Son: Gwendolyn Brooks’s Domestic Aesthetic in Maud Martha, 143-145
Malin LaVon Walther

Review Essays

Anthologizing Early Women Writers, 147-159
Isobel Grundy

Novel Strategies, 161-165
George E. Haggerty


Feminism and American Literary History: Essays, by Nina Baym; Feminist Theory: The Intellectual Traditions of American Feminism: New Expanded Edition, by Josephine Donovan, 167-170
Diane Price Herndl

Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine’s Text at the Turn of the Century, by Claudia Tate, 170-172
Sally L. Kitch

The Home Plot: Women, Writing, and Domestic Ritual, by Ann Romines, 172-173
Marjorie Pryse

Elizabeth Bishop: The Biography of a Poetry, by Lorrie Goldensohn; Omissions Are Not Accidents: Gender in the Art of Marianne Moore, by Jeanne Heuving; An Enabling Humility: Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and the Uses of Tradition, Jeredith Merrin, 174-177
Helen V. Emmitt

The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan’s “Cité des Dames,by Maureen Quilligan, 177-178
Roberta Davidson

Bitter Healing: German Women Writers from 1700 to 1830, An Anthology, edited by Jeannine Blackwell and Susanne Zantop; In the Shadow of Olympus: German Women Writers Around 1800, edited by Katherine R. Goodman and Edith Waldstein, 178-182
Margaret Higonnet

Jane Austen Among Women, by Deborah Kaplan, 182-184
Margaret D. Stetz

The Gypsy-Bachelor of Manchester: The Life of Mrs. Gaskell’s Demon, by Felicia Bonaparte; Scheherezade in the Marketplace: Elizabeth Gaskell and the Victorian Novel, by Hilary M. Schor,184-186
Nina Auerbach

The “Improper” Feminine: The Women’s Sensation Novel and the New Woman Writing, by Lyn Pykett; Sentimental Modernism: Women Writers and the Revolution of the Word, by Suzanne Clark, 186-189
Ann Ardis

Women in the House of Fiction: Post-War Women Novelists, by Lorna Sage, 189-191
Ellen Cronan Rose

Fall 1993, Vol. 12, No. 2

From the Editor, 199-202
Holly Laird


Forum: Is There an Anglo-American Feminist Criticism?

Preface, 203-208
Laura Doan and Holly Laird

Grey Suits and Black Leather Jackets: or, Is There an Anglo-American Feminist Criticism?, 209-222 Marilyn Butler

Is There an Anglo-American Feminist Linguistics, 223-227
Deborah Cameron

The Professional Fix: Anglophone Feminist Criticism in National Contexts, 229-240
Cora Kaplan

Anglo-American Difference: Some Thoughts of an Aging Feminist, 241-245
Janet Todd

Relational Epistemology and the Question of Anglo-American Feminist Criticism, 247-261
Susan Stanford Friedman

(White) Anglo-American Feminism in Non-US/Non-us Space, 263-270
Felicity A. Nussbaum

Tangled Histories: Indian Feminism and Anglo-American Feminist Criticism, 271-278
Ania Loomba

Hegemony and “Anglo-American Feminism”: Living in the Funny House, 279-287
Shirley Geok-lin Lim

Djuna Barnes and T. S. Eliot: Authority, Resistance, and Acquiescence, 289-313
Miriam Fuchs

“Drowned in a Willing Sea”: Freedom and Drowning in Eliot, Chopin, and Drabble, 315-332
Helen V. Emmitt

Review Essay

Contradictions: Tracking Adrienne Rich’s Poetry, 333-340
Alice Templeton


Feminism, Utopia, and Narrative, edited by Libby Falk Jones and Sarah Webster Goodwin, 341-344
Rachel Trubowitz

Fictions of Authority: Women Writers and Narrative Voice, by Susan Sniader Lanser, 344-346
Molly Hite

Voices of Their Own: Contemporary Spanish Narrative by Women, by Elizabeth J. Ordóñez; Talking Back: Toward a Latin American Feminist Literary Criticism, by Debra A. Castillo, 347-350
Linda E. Chown

Virginia Woolf and War: Fiction, Reality and Myth, edited by Mark Hussey; Virginia Woolf and Postmodernism: Literature in Quest and Question of Itself, edited by Pamela L. Caughie, 351-54
Alison Booth

The Reading of Silence: Virginia Woolf in the English Tradition, by Patricia Ondek Laurence, 354-356
Suzette Henke

Desire and Truth: Functions of Plot in Eighteenth-Century Novels, by Patricia Meyer Spacks; The “Other” Eighteenth-Century: English Women of Letters, 1660-1800, edited by Robert W. Uphaus and Gretchen M. Foster; Their Father’s Daughters: Hannah More, Maria Edgeworth, and Patriarchal Complicity, by Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace, 357-359
Mary Anne Schofield

How Will the Heart Endure: Elizabeth Bowen and the Landscape of War, by Heather Bryant Jordan, 360-361
Celia Patterson

Emily Dickinson: Woman Poet, by Paula Bennett; Dickinson and the Boundaries of Feminist Theory, by Mary Loeffelholz, 361-363
Elizabeth A. Petrino

Masks Outrageous and Austere: Culture, Psyche, and Persona in Modern Women Poets, by Cheryl Walker, 363-366
Rhonda Pettit

The Desire to Desire: The Woman’s Film of the 1940s, by Mary Ann Doane; Femmes Fatales: Feminism, Film Theory, Psychoanalysis, by Mary Ann Doane, 367-369
Roberta Davidson

Spring 1993, Vol. 12, No. 1

From the Editor, 7-11
Holly Laird


Introduction, 13-29
Moira Ferguson

The Unpublished Poems of Ann Yearsley, 31-46
Edited by Moira Ferguson


Unladylike Polemics: Christine de Pizan’s Strategies of Attack and Defense, 47-59
Christine Moneer Laennec

The Case of Mary Carleton: Representing the Female Subject, 1663-73, 61-83
Mihoko Suzuki

The (M)Other Battle of World War One: The Maternal Politics of Pacifism in Rose Macaulay’s Non-Combatants and Others, 85-101
D. A. Boxwell

Intersexions: Gender Metamorphosis in Angela Carter’s The Passion of New Eve and Lois Gould’s A Sea-Change, 103-118
Roberta Rubenstein


New Women, New Novels: Feminism and Early Modernism, by Ann L. Ardis; Sexual Anarchy: Gender and Culture at the Fin de Siècle, by Elaine Showalter, 119-122
Susan Fraiman

H. D. and Freud: Bisexuality and a Feminine Discourse, by Claire Buck; Rich and Strange: Gender, History, Modernism., by Marianne DeKoven; Penelope’s Web: Gender, Modernity, and H. D.’s Fiction, by Susan Stanford Friedman; H. D.: The Poetics of Childbirth and Creativity, by Donna Krolik Hollenberg, 122-127
Anne Ardis

H. D.’s Freudian Poetics: Psychoanalysis in Translation, by Dianne Chisholm, 128-130
Rose Lucas

Refiguring Woman: Perspectives on Gender and the Italian Renaissance, edited by Marilyn Migiel and Juliana Schiesari; Contemporary Women Writers in Italy: A Modern Renaissance, edited by Santo L. Aricò, 131-134
Giuliana Minghelli

From Sin to Salvation: Stories of Women’s Conversions, 1800 to the Present, by Virginia Lieson Brereton; The Work of Self-Representation: Lyric Poetry in Colonial New England, by Ivy Schweitzer, 134-138
Elizabeth Jane Wall Hinds

Women on the Color Line: Evolving Stereotypes and the Writings of George Washington Cable, Grace King, Kate Chopin, Anna Shannon Elfenbein, 139-140
Caroline Gebhard

Conflicting Stories: American Women Writers at the Turn into the Twentieth Century, by Elizabeth Ammons; Labor and Desire: Women’s Revolutionary Fiction in Depression America, by Paula Rabinowitz, 140-142
Mary Tiryak

Folk Roots and Mythic Wings in Sara Orne Jewett and Toni Morrison, by Marilyn Sanders Mobley, 143-144
Ann Romines

Reading and Writing Women’s Lives: A Study of the Novel of Manners, edited by Bege K. Bowers and Barbara Brothers; Fictions of Modesty: Women and Courtship in the English Novel, by Ruth Bernard Yeazell, 145-47
Jane Curlin

George Sand: Writing for Her Life, by Isabelle Hoog Naginski, 147-148
Jane A Nicholson

Reconstructing Desire: The Role of the Unconscious in Women’s Reading and Writing, by Jean Wyatt, 149-150
Diane Price Herndl

A Lure of Knowledge: Lesbian Sexuality and Theory, by Judith Roof, 150-151.
George E. Haggerty

Rape and Representation, edited by Lynn A. Higgins and Brenda R. Silver, 152-153
Sharon Marcus

Fall 1992, Vol. 11, No. 2

From the Editor, 225-228
Holly Laird


The Reenchantment of Utopia and the Female Monarchical Self: Margaret Cavendish’s Blazing World, 229-245
Rachel Trubowitz

A Wizard Cultivator: Zelda Fitzgerald’s Save Me the Waltz As Asylum Autobiography, 247-264
Mary E. Wood

Striking Back at the (Roman) Empire: The Artist as Classicist in Stead and Others, 265-287
Amy Richlin

Permeable Boundries and the Mother-Function in L’Asphyxie, 289-307
Eileen Boyd Sivert

Feminine Perspectives at Laguna Pueblo: Silko’s Ceremony, 309-328
Edith Swan


Where Does Q Leave Mr. Ramsay?, 329-336
Sandra M. Donaldson

Review Essays

Re-viewing the Renaissance, 337-347
Margaret Ferguson

“It Behooves Us to Struggle,349-354
Frances Smith Foster

The Essentials of Lesbian Studies, 355-361
Judith Roof


Tradition and the Talents of Women, edited by Florence Howe, 363-366
Sandra M. Gilbert

The Contours of Masculine Desire: Romanticism and the Rise of Women’s Poetry, by Marlon B. Ross, 366-367
Mary A. Favret

Sexual Suspects: Eighteenth-Century Players and Sexual Ideology, by Kristina Straub, 368-370
Deborah Kaplan

The Excellence of Falsehood: Romance, Realism, and Women’s Contribution to the Novel, by Deborah Ross, 370-371.
George E. Haggerty

Gender and Representation: Women in Spanish Realist Fiction, by Lou Charnon-Deutsch, 371-373
James D. Fernández

Figures of Ill Repute: Representing Prostitution in Nineteenth-Century France, by Charles Bernheimer; Barbara. Decadent Genealogies: The Rhetoric of Sickness from Baudelaire to D’Annunzio, by Spackman, 373-377
Thaïs E. Morgan

Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation, edited by Helen M. Cooper, Adrienne Auslander Munich, and Susan Merrill Squier, 377-379
Margaret D. Stetz

Women Poets and the American Sublime, by Joanne Feit Diehl; Signets: Reading H. D., edited by Susan Stanford Friedman and Rachel Blau DuPlessis; A Gulf So Deeply Cut: American Women Poets and the Second World War, by Susan Schweik, 380-382
Helen V. Emmitt

The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present, edited by Virginia Blaine, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, 383-386
Jocelyn Harris

Spring 1992, Vol. 11, No. 1

From the Editor, 7-10
Holly Laird


First Persons Plural in Contemporary Feminist Fiction, 11-29
Adalaide Morris

Beloved’s Narrative: Writing Mother’s Milk, 31-46
Lorraine Liscio

Forum: South African Women Writing

Preface, 47-49
Cecily Lockett

South African Women’s Poetry: A Gynocritical Perspective, 51-61
Cecily Lockett

Metonymies of Colonialism in Four Handsome Negresses, 63-78
Wendy Woodward

Black Women Poets in Exile: The Weapon of Words, 79-93
Lynda Gilfillan

Black Women Do Not Have Time to Dream: The Politics of Time and Space, 95-102
Pamela Ryan

Two Women and Their Territories: Sheila Roberts and Miriam Tlali, 103-111
Margaret Lenta

Tradition and Transformation: One Never Knows, 113-123
Miki Flockemann


Wild Women in the Whirlwind: Afra-American Culture and the Contemporary Literary Renaissance, edited by Joanne M. Braxton and Andree Nicola McLaughlin; Race, Gender, and Desire: Narrative Strategies in the Fiction of Toni Cade Bambara, Toni Morrison, and Alice Walker, by Elliott Butler-Evans; The Other Side of the Story: Structures and Strategies of Contemporary Feminist Narratives, by Molly Hite, 125-128
Claudia Tate

Claiming the Heritage: African-American Women Novelists and History, by Missy Dehn Kubitschek, 128-129
Sally L. Kitch

The Gender of Modernism: A Critical Anthology, edited by Bonnie Kime Scott, 130-131
Susan Gubar

Women’s Writing in Exile, edited by Mary Lynn Broe and Angela Ingram, 131-133
Margaret Higonnet

H. G. Wells and Rebecca West, by J. R. Hammond, 133-137
Margaret D. Stetz

Jean Rhys at “World’s End”: Novels of Colonial and Sexual Exile, by Mary Lou Emery, 137-139
Ashley Stockstill

Victorian Sages and Cultural Discourse: Renegotiating Gender and Power, edited by Thaïs E. Morgan, 139-140
Nina Auerbach

The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England, by Sylvia Harcstark Myers; Raising Their Voices: British Women Writers, 1650-1750, by Marilyn L. Williamson; Gender at Work: Four Women Writers of the Eighteenth Century, edited and introduction by Ann Messenger; Women’s Lives and the 18th-Century English Novel, by Elizabeth Berger Brophy; The Courtship Novel, 1740-1820: A Feminized Genre, by Katherine Sobba Green, 141-145
Mary Anne Schofield

New Readings on Women in Old English Literature, edited by Helen Damico and Alexandra Hennessey Olsen, 145-147
Nona Fienberg

Irish Women Writers: An Uncharted Tradition, Ann Owens Weekes, 147-148
Mary O’Toole

Engendering Men: The Question of Male Feminist Criticism, edited by Joseph A. Boone and Michael Cadden, 148-149
George Haggerty

Fall 1991, Vol. 10, No. 2

From the Editor, 191-193
Holly Laird


Echo’s Words, Echo’s Body: Apostasy, Narcissism, and the Practice of History, 197-213
Bradford K. Mudge

Murdering the Lesbian: Lillian Hellman’s The Children’s Hour, 215-232
Mary Titus

Valuing Mariam: Genre Study and Feminist Analysis, 233-251
Nancy A. Gutierrez

Autocracy and the Matrix of Power: Issues of Propriety and Economics in the Work of Mary Wollstonecraft, Jane Austen, and Harriet Martineau, 253-271
Cy Frost

Killing Patriarchy: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the Murder Mystery, and Post-Feminist Propaganda, 273-285
Lillian S. Robinson


Gail Godwin and Ellen Glasgow: Southern Mothers and Daughters, 287-294
Kathryn Lee Seidel


Virginia Woolf and the Madness of Language, by Daniel Ferrer, translated by Geoffrey Bennington and Rachel Bowlby; Reading Gertrude Stein: Body, Text, Gnosis, by Lisa Ruddick, 295-298
Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Mary Diana Dods: A Gentleman and a Scholar, by Betty T. Bennett, 298-300
Jane Marcus

19th-Century American Women’s Novels: Interpretive Strategies, by Susan K. Harris; Declarations of Independence: Women and Political Power in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction, by Barbara Bardes and Suzanne Gossett, 300-303
Sandra A. Zagarell

The Sign of Angellica: Women, Writing and Fiction, 1660-1800, by Janet Todd, 303-305
Deborah Kaplan

The Modernist Madonna: Semiotics of the Maternal Metaphor, by Jane Silverman Van Buren, 305-306
Susan K. Harris

The Life and Rebellious Times of Cicely Hamilton: Actress, Writer, Suffragist, by Lis Whitelaw, 307-309
Margaret D. Stetz

Art and Anger: Reading Like a Woman, by Jane Marcus; Virginia Woolf: The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Her Life and Work, by Louise DeSalvo, 310-312
Robert Spoo

Daughters and Fathers, edited by Lynda E. Boose and Betty S. Flowers; The Mother/Daughter Plot: Narrative, Psychoanalysis, Feminism, by Marianne Hirsch, 313-317
Donna Krolik Hollenberg

Woman and Gender in Renaissance Tragedy: A Study of “King Lear,” “Othello,” “The Duchess of Malfi,” and “The White Devil,by Dympna Callaghan; Seeking the Woman in Late Medieval and Renaissance Writings: Essays in Feminist Contextual Criticism, edited by Sheila Fisher and Janet E. Halley, 317-321
Barbara Correll

Women and Romance: The Consolations of Gender in the English Novel, by Laurie Langbauer, 321-322
Elin Dowdican

Silence and Power: A Reevaluation of Djuna Barnes, edited by Mary Lynn Broe, 323-324
Noel Riley Fitch

Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy, by Kristina Straub; Frances Burney: The Life in the Works, by Margaret Anne Doody; The Iron Pen: Frances Burney and the Politics of Women’s Writing, by Julia Epstein, 324-332
Gordon Turnbull

Spring 1991, Vol. 10, No. 1


From the Editor, 7-11
Holly Laird


My Momma Spoils Me, 13-15
Laura Freixas, translated by Lou Charnon-Deutsch


Fetal Voices: Speaking for the Margins Within, 17-30
Susan M. Squier

The Rhetoric and Politics of Marginality: The Subject of Phillis Wheatley, 31-45
Helen M. Burke

Flush and the Literary Canon: Oh where oh where has that little dog gone?, 47-66
Pamela L. Caughie

Can Cultured Reading Read Culture? Toward a Theory of Literary Incompetence, 67-77
Russell J. Reising

The Spinster in the House of American Criticism, 79-91
Caroline Gebhard

Domesticity and Uncanny Kitsch in “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” and Frankenstein, 93-108
Sarah Webster Goodwin

Re-Placing the Margin: (Non)Representations of Colonialism in Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism, 109-120
Norma Claire Moruzzi

Defining Marginality?, 121-130
Jonathan Crewe


Untold Sisters: Hispanic Nuns in Their Own Works, by Electa Arenal and Stacey Schlau, 133-134
Elizabeth J. Ordóñez

Plotting Women: Gender and Representation in Mexico, by Jean Franco, 135-137
Audrey Mitchell Wick

Spider Woman’s Granddaughters: Traditional Tales and Contemporary Writing by Native American Women, edited by Paula Gunn Allen, 137-139
Audrey Mitchell Wick

Stories by Contemporary Irish Women, edited by Daniel J. Casey and Linda M. Casey; Territories of the Voice: Contemporary Stories by Irish Women Writers, edited by Louise DeSalvo, Kathleen Walsh D’Arcy, and Katherine Hogan, 139-142
Victor Luftig

A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present, by Bonnie S. Anderson and Judith P. Zinsser, 142-145
Robert Spoo

Married Women’s Separate Property in England, 1660-1833, by Susan Staves, 145-147
Deborah Kaplan

Jane Austen’s Manuscript Letters in Facsimile, edited by Jo Modert; The Stanford Companion to Victorian Fiction, by John Sutherland, 147-150
Joseph A. Kestner

Andromeda’s Chains: Gender and Interpretation in Victorian Literature and Art, by Adrienne Auslander Munich; Gendered Interventions: Narrative Discourse in the Victorian Novel, by Robyn R. Warhol, 151-153
Lynn Alexander

Sara Coleridge, A Victorian Daughter: Her Life and Essays, by Bradford Keyes Mudge, 153-155
Scott Simpkins

Fall 1990, Vol. 9, No. 2

From the Editor, 195-199
Holly Laird


Introduction, 201-205
Rowena Fowler

Virginia Woolf and Katherine Furse: An Unpublished Correspondence, 205-228
edited by Rowena Fowler

Afterword, 229-230
Louise DeSalvo


Emily Dickinson’s “Engulfing” Play: Antony and Cleopatra, 231-250
Judith Farr

The Encoding of Homoerotic Desire: Emily Dickinson’s Letters and Poems to Susan Dickinson, 1850-1886, 251-272
Ellen Louise Hart

The Heroine’s Blazon and Hardwicke’s Marriage Act: Commodification for a Novel Market, 273-290
Katherine Sobba Green

The Rape of the Text: Charlotte Gilman’s Violation of Herland, 291-308
Kathleen Margaret Lant


The Authority of Experience: Essays in Feminist Criticism, edited by Arlyn Diamond and Lee R. Edwards; Signature Pieces: On the Institution of Authorship, by Peggy Kamuf; Inessential Woman: Problems of Exclusion in Feminist Thought, by Elizabeth V. Spelman, 309-314
Elaine Marks

Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian England, by Mary Poovey, 314-317
Rachel Bowlby

Inspiring Influences: Tradition, Revision, and Afro-American Women’s Novels, by Michael Awkward; Critical Essays on Toni Morrison, edited by Nellie Y. McKay; Afro-American Women Writers, 1746-1933: An Anthology and Critical Guide, edited by Ann Allen Shockley, 317-321
Claudia Tate

Las Románticas: Women Writers and Subjectivity in Spain, 1835-1850, by Susan Kirkpatrick, 321-323
James D. Fernández

The Woman and the Lyre: Women Writers in Classical Greece and Rome, by Jane McIntosh Snyder, 323-326
Katherine Callen King

Feminism and Theatre, by Sue-Ellen Case; Making a Spectacle: Feminist Essays on Contemporary Women’s Theatre, edited by Lynda Hart, 326-329
Catherine Burroughs

Women in French Literature, edited by Michel Guggenheim, 329-330
Anne R. Larsen

Constance Fenimore Woolson: The Grief of Artistry, by Cheryl B. Torsney, 331-332
Alice Hall Petry

Contemporary Women’s Fiction: Narrative Practice and Feminist Theory, by Paulina Palmer, 332-334
Alice Hall Petry

Willa Cather: Writing at the Frontier, by Jamie Ambrose; Willa Cather and the Fairy Tale, by Marilyn Berg Callander, 334-337
Lady Falls Brown

Willa Cather and France: In Search of the Lost Language, by Robert J. Nelson, 337-339
Patrick W. Shaw

We That Were Young, by Irene Rathbone; Not So Quiet, by Helen Zenna Smith (Evadne Price), 339-342
Bonnie Kime Scott

Spring 1990, Vol. 9, No. 1


From the Editor, 7-10
Holly Laird


Self, Subject, and Resistance: Marginalities and Twentieth-Century Autobiographical Practice, 11-24
Sidonie Smith

Stratagems of the Strong, Strategems of the Weak: Autobiographical Prose of the Seventeenth-Century Hispanic Convent, 25-42
Electa Arenal and Stacey Schlau

Writing Innocence: Fanny Burney’s Evelina, 43-57
Joanne Cutting-Gray

“The synthesis of my being”: Autobiography and the Reproduction of Identity in Virginia Woolf, 59-78
LuAnn McCracken

H. D.’s Autoheterography, 79-106
Dianne Chisholm

I’ll Tell You No Lies: Mary McCarthy’s Memories of a Catholic Girlhood and the Fictions of Authority, 107-126
Barbara Rose


Edith Wharton’s Mothers and Daughters, 127-131
Susan Goodman


Life/Lines: Theorizing Women’s Autobiography, edited by Bella Brodzki and Celeste Schenck, 133-135
Patricia Madoo-Lengermann and Jill Niebrugge-Brantley

Imaging American Women: Idea and Ideals in Cultural History, by Martha Banta; Subject to Change: Reading Feminist Writing, by Nancy K. Miller; The Female Autograph: Theory and Practice of Autobiography from the Tenth to the Twentieth Century, edited by Domna C. Stanton, 135-139
Barbara Green

A Poetics of Women’s Autobiography: Marginality and the Fictions of Self-Representation, by Sidonie Smith; The Private Self: Theory and Practice of Women’s Autobiographical Writings, edited by Shari Benstock, 139-142
Linda Wagner-Martin

The Autobiographical Subject: Gender and Ideology in Eighteenth-Century England, by Felicity A. Nussbaum, 143-144
Terri Nickel

Centuries of Female Days: Englishwomen’s Private Diaries, by Harriet Blodgett, 144-146
Lillian S. Robinson

The Piozzi Letters, Correspondence of Hester Lynch Piozzi, 1784-1821 (Formerly Mrs. Thrale), Volume 1, 1784-1791, edited by Edward A. Bloom and Lillian D. Bloom, 147-149
Betty Rizzo

Discourses of Desire: Gender, Genre, and Epistolary Fictions, by Linda S. Kauffman, 149-150
Joan Hinde Stewart

Writing the Female Voice: Essays on Epistolary Literature, edited by Elizabeth S. Goldsmith, 150-152
Joan Hinde Stewart

On Their Own: Widows and Widowhood in the American Southwest, 1848-1939, edited by Arlene Scadron; American Indian Women: Telling Their Lives, by Gretchen M. Bataille and Kathleen Mullen Sands, 152-156
Manuel G. Gonzales

Monstrous Regiment: The Lady Knight in Sixteenth-Century Epic, by Lillian S. Robinson, 156-158
Marie Cornelia

Women in the First Capitalist Society: Experiences in Seventeenth-Century England, by Margaret George, 158-160
Margaret W. Ferguson

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Woman and Artist, by Helen Cooper, 160-163
Joyce Zonana

Ellen Terry: Player in Her Time, Nina Auerbach, 163-165
Robin Sheets

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]