Fall 2002, Vol. 21, No. 2

The Adoption Issue

From the Editor, 227-230
Holly Laird


Preface, 231-236
Holly Laird

One’s Own: Reflections on Motherhood, Owning, and Adoption, 237-255 [abstract]
Janet Beizer

Adoption and Essentialism, 257-274 [abstract]
Margaret Homans

Ending in the Middle: Revisioning Adoption in Binjamin Wilkomirski’s Fragments and Anne Michaels’s Fugitive Pieces, 275-300 [abstract]
Barbara L. Estrin

Papadada: Reinventing the Family, 301-317 [abstract]
Andrew Elfenbein and John Watkins

All of Us Are Real: Old Images in a New World of Adoption, 319-331 [abstract]
Susan Bordo

Dolphins, Dying Rooms, and Destablized Demographics, Or: Loving Anna in a Transmodern World, 333-345 [abstract]
Alice Jardine


Ann Yearsley and the Politics of Patronage: The Thorp Arch Archive, Part I, 346-392
Frank Felsenstein


Imagining Adoption: Essays on Literature and Culture, edited by Marianne Novy, 393-395
J. M. Baker, Jr.

Doing Time: Feminist Theory and Postmodern Culture, by Rita Felski, 396-399
Jennifer L. Fleissner

British Women’s Comic Fiction, 1890-1990: Not Drowning, But Laughing, by Margaret D. Stetz; Women, Modernism, and British Poetry, 1910-1939: Resisting Femininity, by Jane Dowson, 399-402
Laura Severin

Contemporary Women’s Poetry: Reading/Writing/Practice, edited by Alison Mark and Deryn Rees-Jones, 402-404
Steven Gould Axelrod

A Gendered Collision: Sentimentalism and Modernism in Dorothy Parker’s Poetry and Fiction, by Rhonda S. Pettit, 404-405
Suzanne L. Bunkers

Staging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in Early Modern Drama, by Wendy Wall, 405-407
Nancy Bunker

Feminist Metafiction and the Evolution of the British Novel, by Joan Douglas Peters, 407-409
Theresa Braunschneider

Home Matters: Longing and Belonging, Nostalgia and Mourning in Women’s Fiction, Roberta Rubinstein, 410-411
Pauline T. Newton

Spiritual Interrogations: Culture, Gender, and Community in Early African American Women’s Writing, by Katherine Clay Bassard, 411-414
Katy L. Chiles

Spring 2002, Vol. 21, No. 1


From the Editor: Feminism and Time, 5-12
Holly Laird


Feminist Futures?, 13-20 [abstract]
Elizabeth Grosz

Telling Time in Feminist Theory, 21-28 [abstract]
Rita Felski

Feminism, Ethics, and History, or What Is the “Post” in Postfeminism?, 29-44 [abstract]
Misha Kavka

Is Feminism a Historicism?, 45-66 [abstract]
Jennifer L. Fleissner

Gendering Time in Globalization: The Belatedness of the Other Woman and Jamaica Kincaid’s Lucy, 67-83 [abstract]
Betty Joseph

Found Footage: Feminism Lost in Time, 85-98 [abstract]
Dana Heller

Refusing History at the End of the Earth: Ursula Le Guin’s “Sur” and the 2000-01 Women’s Antarctica Crossing, 99-121 [abstract]
Elena Glasberg


Women’s Writing of the First World War: An Anthology, edited by Angela K. Smith; The Second Battlefield: Women, Modernism, and the First World War, by Angela K. Smith, 123-128
Geneviève Brassard

Lesbian Empire: Radical Crosswriting in the Twenties, by Gay Wachman, 128-129
Robin Hackett

Feminism and Film, edited by E. Ann Kaplan, 129-133
Jeffrey S. Longacre

The Language of Inquiry, by Lyn Hejinian, 133-136
Lynn Keller

Traditions of Victorian Women’s Autobiography: The Poetics and Politics of Life Writing, by Linda H. Peterson, 137-140
Carol Hanbery MacKay

The Bitch is Back: Wicked Women in Literature, by Sarah Appleton Aguiar, 140-142
Elizabeth McGeachy Mills

Advancing Sisterhood? Interracial Friendships in Contemporary Southern Fiction, by Sharon Monteith, 142-144
Ivy Schweitzer

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]