Fall 1999, Vol. 18, No. 2

From the Editor, 167-171
Holly Laird


A Feminist Romance: Adapting Little Women to the Screen, 173-192 [abstract]
Karen Hollinger and Teresa Winterhalter

Mates, Marriage, and Motherhood: Feminist Visions in Pauline Hopkins’s Contending Forces, 193-214 [abstract]
Gloria T. Randle

Mother’s Pain, Mother’s Voice: Gabriela Mistral, Julia Kristeva, and the Mater Dolorosa, 215-233 [abstract]
Margaret Bruzelius

Revisiting Woolf’s Representations of Androgyny: Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Nation, 235-261 [abstract]
Karen Kaivola

Supplanting Shakespeare’s Rising Sons: A Perverse Reading through Woolf’s The Waves, 263-280 [abstract]
Robin Hackett

“The Old Maps are Dissolving”: Intertextuality and Identity in Atwood’s The Robber Bride, 281-298 [abstract]
Donna L. Potts


A Bibliography of Works By and About Caroline Kirkland, 299-350
Erika M. Kreger


Women and the Rise of the Novel, 1405-1726, by Josephine Donovan, 351-352
Joanne M. Cordón

Authorship, Commerce, and Gender in Early Eighteenth-Century England: A Culture of Paper Credit, by Catherine Ingrassia; Misogynous Economies: The Business of Literature in Eighteenth-Century Britain, by Laura Mandell, 352-357
Laura Stevens

Proposing Men: Dialectics of Gender and Class in the Eighteenth-Century English Periodical, by Shawn Lisa Maurer; The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730, by Paula McDowell, 357-362
Elizabeth Kowaleski Wallace

Caroline Bowles Southey 1786-1854: The Making of a Woman Writer, by Virginia Blain, 362-365
John Bury

Women, Writing, and the Industrial Revolution, by Susan Zlotnick, 365-367
Lynette Felber

Lives of Their Own: Rhetorical Dimensions in Autobiographies of Women Activists, by Martha Watson, 367-369
Stacey Short

Mary Butts: Scenes from the Life, by Nathalie Blondel, 369-371
Donna Krolik Hollenberg

Black Venus: Sexualized Savages, Primal Fears, and Primitive Narratives in French, by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, 371-372
Opportune Zongo

Spring 1999, Vol. 18, No. 1

From the Editor, 7-9
Holly Laird


Placing Children at the Fulcrum of Social Change: Antiracist Mothering in Tillie Olsen’s “O Yes,11-28
Joanne S. Frye

Creating a Symbol: The Seamstress in Victorian Literature, 29-38
Lynn M. Alexander

Homesickness in Susan Warner’s The Wide, Wide World, 39-58
Sara E. Quay

Home Fires: Doris Lessing, Colonial Architecture, and the Reproduction of Mothering, 59-89
Victoria Rosner

Economies of Experience in The Book of Jessica, 91-111
Laura J. Murray


Desiring Women Writing: English Renaissance Examples, by Jonathan Goldberg, 113-114
Teresa Feroli

Unnatural Affections: Women and Fiction in the Later 18th Century, by George E. Haggerty, 115-116
Terri Nickel

Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Spiritual Progress: Face to Face with God, by Linda M. Lewis, 116-118
Joyce Zonana

Mary Ann Shadd Cary: the Black Press and Protest in the Nineteenth Century, by Jane Rhodes, 118-120
Jennifer Bernhardt Steadman

Spectacular Confessions: Autobiography, Performative Activism, and the Sites of Suffrage, 1905-1938, by Barbara Green, 120-122
Stacey Short

Through the Window, Out the Door: Women’s Narratives of Departure, From Austin and Cather to Tyler, Morrison, and Didion, by Janis P. Stout, 122-123
Heather White

Racechanges: White Skin, Black Face in American Culture, Susan Gubar, 124-125
Anne Stavney

Haiti, History, and the Gods, by Joan Dayan; Framing Silence: Revolutionary Novels by Haitian Women, by Myriam J. A. Chancy, 126-130
Kevin Meehan

The Mother and Narrative Politics in Modern China, by Sally Taylor Lieberman; Writing Women in Modern China: An Anthology of Women’s Literature From the Early Twentieth Century, edited by Amy D. Dooling and Kristina M. Torgeson, 130-134
Charles A. Laughlin

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]