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

Spring 2009, Vol. 28, No. 1

From the Editor, 7-14 [full preface]
Laura Stevens


Recovery 2.0: Beginning the Collective Biographies of Women Project, 15-35
Alison Booth


The Letter and the Law, or How Caroline Norton (Re)Wrote Female Subjectivity, 37-55 [abstract]
Nicole Fluhr

Placing the Margins: Literary Reviews, Pedagogical Practices, and the Canon of Victorian Women’s Writing, 57-74 [abstract]
Cheryl A. Wilson

“So Many Useful Women”: The Pseudonymous Poetry of Marjorie Allen Seiffert, 1916-1938, 75-96 [abstract]
Audrey Russek

English Lesbians and Irish Devotion: The Manipulation of Sexual Discourse in Molly Keane’s The Rising Tide, 97-119 [abstract]
Catherine Bacon

“Oh! You Beautiful Doll!”: Icon, Image, and Culture in Works by Alvarez, Cisneros, and Morrison, 121-139 [abstract]
Trinna S. Frever

Intervening in Trauma: Bodies, Violence, and Interpretive Possibilities in Vyvyane Loh’s Breaking the Tongue, 141-163 [abstract]
Sally E. McWilliams


“Nothing Remarkable Took Place”: Discovering the Flynt Sisters,
Jessica Lang


On Latinidad: U. S. Latino Literature and the Contstruction of Ethnicity, by Marta Caminero-Santangelo, 173-177
Katherine Sugg

Toni Morrison and the Idea of Africa, by La Vinia Delois Jennings,
Anissa Janine Wardi

Galactic Suburbia: Recovering Women’s Science Fiction, by Lisa Yaszek, 179-180
Jane Donawerth

Little House, Long Shadow: Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Impact on American Culture, by Anita Clair Fellman, 180-183
Joanne Fiet Diehl

Picturing a Different West: Vision, Illustration, and the Tradition of Cather and Austin, by Janis P. Stout, 183-186
Jeane Harris

Djuna Barnes’ Consuming Fictions, by Diane Warren, 186-190
Meryl Altman

Art and the Transitional Object in Vernon Lee’s Supernatural Tales, by Patricia Pullham, 190-193
Rita Severi

Come Buy, Come Buy: Shopping and the Culture of Consumption in Victorian Women’s Writing, by Krista Lysack, 193-194
Kathleen Blake

The Bront√ęs in the World of the Arts, edited by Sandra Hagan and Juliette Wells, 195-197
Kathleen A. Miller

Seeing Suffering in Women’s Literature of the Romantic Era, by Elizabeth A. Dolan, 197-198
Linda L. Reesman

Women, Sociability and Theatre in Georgian London, by Gillian Russell, 199-201
Katherine Scheil

Women Novelists Before Jane Austen: The Critics and Their Canons, by Brian Corman, 201-202
Audrey Bilger

Jane Leade: Biography of a Seventeenth-Century Mystic, by Julie Hirst, 202-205
Paula McDowell

Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature, by Bernadette Andrea; Religion, Reform and Women’s Writing in Early Modern England, by Kimberly Anne Coles, 205-207
Erica Longfellow

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]