Fall 2018, Vol. 37, No. 2

From the Editor: Abstractions, 265-269 [full preface]
Jennifer L. Airey

Articles

Haberdasher’s Plot: The Romance of Small Trade in Frances Burney’s Fiction, 271-293 [abstract]
Chloe Wigston Smith

Feminist Fancy in the National Tale: Edgeworth, Owenson, and Sarah Isdell’s The Irish Recluse (1809), 295-323 [abstract]
Colleen Taylor

The Wild Work of Gender Play in the Journals of Abby Williams Hill, 325-348 [abstract]
Tiffany Aldrich MacBain

Cultivating Childishness: The Gertrude Stein First Reader and the Reparative Turn in Criticism, 349-375 [abstract]
Julie Taylor

Not With the Program: Sandra Cisneros on Feeling and Being a Latina Writer in the Program Era, 377-396 [abstract]
Corey Hickner-Johnson

The Black Woman as Artist: The Queer Erotics of Rita Dove’s Beulah, 397-418 [abstract]
Kevin Quashie

Between Forster and Gilroy: Race and (Re)connection in Zadie Smith’s NW, 419-434 [abstract]
Jesse van Amelsvoort

Archives

Doris Lessing and the Ethical African Archive, 435-444
James Arnett

Reviews

A Revelation of Purgatory, translated from Middle English by Liz Herbert McAvoy, 445-446
Daniel Anlezark

Two Centuries of Manchu Women Poets: An Anthology, translated from Chinese by Wilt L. Idema, 447-449
Grace S. Fong

The Evolution of the French Courtesan Novel, by Courtney Sullivan,  450-452
Diana Holmes

Romance’s Rivals: Familiar Marriage in Victorian Fiction, by Talia Schaffer, 452-455
Christine L. Krueger

Archives of Labor: Working-Class Women and Literary Culture in the Antebellum United States, by Lori Merish, 455-457
Bill V. Mullen

The Composition of Sense in Gertrude Stein’s Landscape Writing, by Linda Voris, 458-60
Georgina Nugent-Folan

A Curious Peril: H. D.’s Late Modernist Prose, by Lara Vetter, 460-463
Eric Keenaghan

Women’s Writing in Colombia: An Alternative History, by Cherilyn Elson, 463-465
Gina Ponce de León

Spoiling the Stories: The Rise of Israeli Women’s Fiction, by Tamar Merin, 466-468
Orian Zakai

Staging Creolization: Women’s Theater and Performance from the French Caribbean, by Emily Sahakian, 468-471
Tanya L. Shields

Spring 2018, Vol. 37, No. 1

From the Editor: #MeToo, 7-13 [full preface]
Jennifer L. Airey

Articles

Wollstonecraft’s Widow: Understanding the Dead Husband’s Gaze, 15-40 [abstract]
Laura Fairchild Brodie

Species Thinking: Animals, Women, and Literary Tropes in Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, 41-66 [abstract]
Adela Ramos

History Repeating: Mothers, Daughters, and Incest in Mary Robinson’s Vancenza and The False Friend, 67-90 [abstract]
Stephanie Russo

“Imperfect Notices”: The 1820 Continental Journal of Mary Wordsworth, 91-110 [abstract]
E. R. Hammack

Antebellum Womanhood and Taming Her “Wild Way”: Pet Keeping, Mourning, and Social Indoctrination in Grace Greenwood’s History of My Pets, 111-129 [abstract]
Elizabeth A. Boyle

“The dance of the intelligence”? Dancing Bodies in Mina Loy, 131-156 [abstract]
Alex Goody

Responding to Patriarchy in India: Resistance and Complicity in Samina Ali’s Madras on Rainy Days and Anita Desai’s Fasting, Feasting, 157-171 [abstract]
Elizabeth Jackson

The Academy

Low-Spoon Teaching: Labor, Gender, and Self-Accommodation in Academia, 173-180 [full essay]
Sara N. Beam and Holly Clay-Buck

Review Essay

Elizabeth Bishop’s Theater of the Inevitable, 181-193 [full essay]
Heather Treseler

Reviews

Women’s Poetry and Poetics in Late Imperial China: A Dialogic Engagement, by Haihong Yang, 195-196
Elena Suet-Ying Chiu

Sin and Salvation in Early Modern France: Three Women’s Stories, by Marguerite d’Auge, Renée Burlamacchi, and Jeanne du Laurens, translated from French by Nicholas van Handel and Collette H. Winn, 197-199
Jane Couchman

Women’s Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain, by Carme Font,  199-201
Claire McGann

Questioning Nature: British Women’s Scientific Writing and Literary Originality, 1750-1830, by Melissa Bailes, 201-203
Lauren Cameron

Byronic Heroes in Nineteenth-Century Women’s Writing and Screen Adaptation, by Sarah Wootton, 203-206
Cheryl A. Wilson

Sympathy, Madness, and Crime: How Four Nineteenth-Century Journalists Made the Newspaper Business, by Karen Roggenkamp. Women, Work and the Victorian Periodical: Living by the Press, by Marianne Van Remoortel, 206-210
Jennifer Phegley

At Home in the World: Women Writers and Public Life, from Austen to the Present, by Maria DiBattista and Deborah Epstein Nord. Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins, by Susan Fraiman, 211-214
Margaret Homans

British Boarding Houses in Interwar Women’s Literature: Alternative Domestic Spaces, by Terri Mullholland, 215-217
Bryony Randall

Off to the Pictures: Cinema-Going, Women’s Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain, by Lisa Stead, 217-220
Laurel Harris

Women Lovers, or The Third Woman, by Natalie Clifford Barney, translated from French by Chelsea Ray, 220-222
Lowry Martin, II

The Subversive Art of Zelda Fitzgerald, by Deborah Pike, 223-225
Christine Grogan

Love and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison’s Later Novels, by Jean Wyatt, 225-228
Evelyn Jaffe Schreiber

The Fiction of Valerie Martin: An Introduction, by Veronica Makowsky, 228-230
Nancy Schoenberger

Latin American Women and the Literature of Madness: Narratives at the Crossroads of Gender, Politics, and the Mind , by Elvira Sánchez-Blake and Laura Kanost. Intersections of Harm: Narratives of Latina Deviance and Defiance, by Laura Halperin, 230-233
María Rosa Olivera-Williams

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]