Fall 2009, Vol. 28, No. 2


U. S. Women Writing Race, 237-246 [full preface]
Katherine Adams, Guest Editor


Race, Reproduction, and the Failures of Feminism in Mary Bradley Lane’s Mizora, 247-266 [abstract]
Katherine Broad

“Structure Would Equal Meaning”: Blues and Jazz Aesthetics in the Fiction of Nella Larson, 267-289 [abstract]
Lori Harrison-Kahan

“Bleach[ed] Brotherhood”: Race, Consumer Advertising, and Lorine Niedecker’s Lyric, 291-313 [abstract]
Elizabeth Savage

Border Crossings: Women, Race, and Othello in Gayl Jones’s Mosquito, 315-336 [abstract]
Joyce Green MacDonald

Hairitage: Women Writing Race in Children’s Literature, 337-355 [abstract]
Dianne Johnson


Archived Voices: Refiguring Three Women’s Testimonies Delivered to the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, 357-374
Antjie Krog and Nosisi Mpolweni


Gender and the Garden in Early Modern English Literature, by Jennifer Munroe, 375-376
Rebecca Bushnell

Acting Like a Lady: British Women Novelists and the Eighteenth-Century Theater, by Nora Nachumi, 376-378.
Jennifer L. Airey

Women Writers and Old Age in Great Britain, 1750-1850, by Devoney Looser, 378-380
Lisa Vargo

Traveling Economies: American Women’s Travel Writing, by Jennifer Bernhardt Steadman, 380-382
Cheryl J. Fish

Heretical Hellenism: Women Writers, Ancient Greece, and the Victorian Popular Imagination, by Shanyn Fiske, 382-384
Catherine J. Golden

Ouida the Phenomenon: Evolving Social, Political, and Gender Concerns in Her Fiction, by Natalie Schroeder and Shari Hodges Holt, 384-386
Jane Jordan

Family Likeness: Sex, Marrige, and Incest from Jane Austen to Virginia Woolf, by Mary Jean Corbett, 386-389
Jill Rappoport

Transcending the New Women: Multiethnic Narratives in the Progressive Era, by Charlotte J. Rich, 389-392
Carol Farley Kessler

Transatlantic Women’s Literature, by Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson, 392-394
Kate Flint

At Home and Abroad in the Empire: British Women Write the 1930s, edited by Robin Hackett, Fedea Hauser, and Gay Wachman, 394-396
Marina MacKay

Anglo-Jewish Women Writing the Holocaust: Displaced Witnesses, by Phyllis Lassner, 396-398
Elizabeth R. Baer

Histories, Cultures, and National Identities: Women Writing Spain, 1877-1984, by Christine Arkinstall, 398-399
Catherine G. Bellver

When “I” Was Born: Women’s Autobiography in Modern China, by Jing Wang, 399-402
Hong Zeng

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]