Fall 1997, Vol. 16, No. 2

From the Editor, 255-257
Holly Laird


Refiguring the Postcolonial Imagination: Tropes of Visuality in Writing by Rhys, Kincaid, and Cliff, 259-280
Mary Lou Emery

“Like a Hook Fits an Eye”: Jean Rhys, Ford Madox Ford, and the Imperial Operations of Modernist Mentoring, 281-301
Sheila Kineke

Plotting the Mother: Caroline Norton, Helen Huntingdon, and Isabel Vane, 303-325
Elisabeth Rose Gruner

Imagining Women at War: Feminist Strategies in Edith Wharton’s War Writing, 327-343
Claire M. Tylee

Re-Versing the Past: Adrienne Rich’s Postmodern Inquietude, 345-371
Barbara L. Estrin


Katie’s Canon: Womanism and the Soul of the Black Community, by Katie Geneva Cannon; The Rising Song of African American Women, by Barbara Omolade, 373-376
Laurel Bollinger

The Fiction of Paule Marshall: Reconstructions of History, Culture, and Gender, by Dorothy Hamer Denniston, 376-377
Kimberly N. Brown

Writing Mothers, Writing Daughters: Tracing the Maternal in Stories by American Jewish Women, by Janet Handler Burstein; Her Face in the Mirror: Jewish Women on Mothers and Daughters, edited by Faye Moskowitz, 377-380
Miriyam Glazer

Impertinent Voices: Subversive Strategies in Contemporary Women’s Poetry, by Liz Yorke, 380-382
Karen Kaivola

The Disobedient Writer: Women and Narrative Tradition, by Nancy A. Walker, 382-383
Molly Hite

Eudora Welty and Virginia Woolf: Gender, Genre, and Influence, by Suzan Harrison, 383-385
Gail Mortimer

Women’s Fiction of the Second World War: Gender, Power and Resistance, by Gill Plain; War, Women, and Poetry, 1914-1945: British and German Writers, by Joan Montgomery Byles, 385-387.
Ann Ardis

Women Editing Modernism: “Little” Magazines and Literary History, by Jayne Marek, 387-389
Margaret D. Stetz

Seeing Together: Friendship Between the Sexes in English Writing, From Mill to Woolf, by Victor Luftig; The Web of Friendship: Marianne Moore and Wallace Stevens, by Robin G. Schulze, 389-91
Joyce Wexler

The Veiled Mirror and the Woman Poet: H. D., Louise Bogan, Elizabeth Bishop, and Louise Glück, by Elizabeth Dodd, 391-393
Tony Trigilio

Imperialism at Home: Race and Victorian Women’s Fiction, by Susan Meyer, 393-395
Lynn M. Alexander

Keeping the Victorian House: A Collection of Essays, edited by Vanessa D. Dickerson, 395-397
Jane Curlin

The World of Hannah More, by Patricia Demers, 397-400
Mitzi Myers

Erotic Dawn-Songs of the Middle Ages, by Grace Sigal, 400-401
Roberta Davidson

Spring 1997, Vol. 16, No. 1

From the Editor, 7-12
Holly Laird

Anniversary Lecture: The American University and Women’s Studies, 13-25
Carol T. Christ


The Reproduction of Mothering in Mariam, Queen of Jewry: A Defense of “Biographical” Criticism, 27-56
Meredith Skura

Elizabeth Freke’s Remembrances: Reconstructing a Self, 57-75
Raymond A. Anselment

Enslaved to Both These Others: Gender and Inheritance in H. D.’s “Secret Name: Excavator’s Egypt, 77-105
Meredith Miller

The Clothes Make the Woman: the Symbolics of Prostitution in Nella Larsen’s Quicksand and Claude McKay’s Home to Harlem, 107-130
Kimberly Roberts


The Censored Erotic Works of Félicité de Choiseul-Meuse, 131-143
Beth A. Glessner


American Women Writers and the Work of History, 1790-1860, by Nina Baym, 145-147
Mary Tiryak

Dorothy Richardson: A Biography, by Gloria G. Fromm; A Reader’s Guide to Dorothy Richardson’s “Pilgrimage,by George H. Thomson; Narrative’s Journey: The Fiction and Film Writing of Dorothy Richardson, by Susan Gevirtz, 147-151
Lynette Felber

Out of Line: History, Psychoanalysis, and Montage in H.D.’s Long Poems, by Susan Edmunds, 151-153
Johanna Dehler

Snow on the Canefields: Women’s Writing and Creole Subjectivity, by Judith L. Raiskin; Jean Rhys’s Historical Imagination: Reading and Writing the Creole, by Veronica Marie Gregg, 154-158
Kevin Meehan

Gender and Genre in Novels Without End: The British ‘Roman-Fleuve’, by Lynette Felber, 159-161
Lisa Rado

Refiguring Modernism. Volume I: The Women of 1928, by Bonnie Kime Scott; Refiguring Modernism. Volume II: Postmodern Readings of Woolf, West, and Barnes, by Bonnie Kime Scott, 161-163
Ellen Friedman

Scheming Women: Poetry, Privilege, and the Politics of Subjectivity, by Cynthia Hogue, 163-165
Paula Bernat Bennett

Women Creating Women: Contemporary Irish Women Poets, by Patricia Boyle Haberstroh, 165-166
Caitriona Moloney

Catholic Girlhood Narratives: the Church and Self-Denial, by Elizabeth N. Evasdaughter, 167-170
Elaine Orr

Feminism and the Postmodern Impulse: Post World War II Fiction, by Magali Cornier Michael, 170-172
Ellen Cronan Rose

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]