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

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]