Fall 2021, Vol. 40, No. 2

PREFACE: All About My Mother: Archives, Art, and Memory, 209-214 Download PDF


Recollecting Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Archival Labor and Women’s Literary Recovery, 215-239 [abstract]
Jennifer S. Tuttle

Anna Julia Cooper, Archival Absences, and Black Women’s “muffled” Knowledge, 241-272 [abstract]
Vivian M. May

Tina De Rosa’s Ethnic Archive: Displacement, Disability, and the Writer’s Life, 273-306 [abstract]
Mary Jo Bona

Archival Theatre: Susan Howe’s Tactile Elegies, 307-332 [abstract]
Julie Phillips Brown

Glancing Encounters: The Ephemeral City Archive in Eliza Haywood’s Fantomina, or Love in a Maze and Frances Burney’s Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress, 333-357 [abstract]
Kristen T. Saxton


Must Anonymous Be A Woman? Gender and Discoverability in the Archives, 359-371
Emily C. Friedman


The Archive of Lady Anne Barnard, 1750-1825, 373-385
Greg Clingham


A Note on Centering Black Women’s Voices and Scholarship on Singer Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, 387-394
Alexandra Reznik


The Female Baroque in Early Modern English Literary Culture: From Mary Sidney to Aphra Behn, by Gary Waller. 395-397
Elaine Hobby

The Novel Stage: Narrative Form from the Restoration to Jane Austen, by Marcie Frank. 398-400
Alexandra Bennett

Words of Her Own: Women Authors in Nineteenth-Century Bengal, by Maroona Murmu. 401-402
Tara Puri

How Women Must Write: Inventing the Russian Woman Poet, by Olga Peters Hasty. 403-405
Hilde Hoogenboom 

Behind the Times: Virginia Woolf in Late-Victorian Contexts, by Mary Jean Corbett. 406-408
Jane De Gay

Templates for Authorship: American Women’s Literary Autobiography of the 1930s, by Windy Counsell Petrie. 409-411
Margaret Stetz

Nancy Cunard, Perfect Stranger, by Jane Marcus. 412-413
Jane Dowson

Eukuan nin matshi-manitu innushkueu / I Am a Damn Savage and Tanite nene etutamin nitassi? / What Have You Done to My Country?, by An Antane Kapesh, translated from French by Sarah Henzi. 414-417
Valerie Henitiuk

Misreading Anita Brookner: Aestheticism, Intertextuality, and the Queer Nineteenth Century, by Peta Mayer. 418-419
Nicola Darwood

Contemporary Women’s Post-Apocalyptic Fiction, by Susan Watkins. 419-421
Claire Curtis

Osnabrück Station to Jerusalem: A Memoir, by Hélène Cixous, translated from French by Peggy Kamuf. 422-424
Phyllis Lassner

One Left: A Novel, by Kim Soom, translated from Korean by Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton. 425-427
Ji-Eun Lee

Spring 2021, Vol. 40, No. 1


Women and Archives, 5-14 [full essay]
Laura Engel and Emily Ruth Rutter


Alternative, Imaginary, and Affective Archives of the Self in Women’s Life Writing, 15-44 [abstract]
Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson

“An archive of accounts”: This Bridge Called My Back in Feminist Movement, 45-68 [abstract]
Meredith Benjamin

 “An experiment in archive”: Robin Coste Lewis’s “Voyage of the Sable Venus” and Contemporary Black Female Poets’ Conceptual Epistemologies, 69-94 [abstract]
Laura Vrana

Willa Cather’s Letters in the Archive, 95-118 [abstract]
Melissa J. Homestead


Archival Interventions and Agency: Irma McClaurin in Conversation with Emily Ruth Rutter about the Irma McClaurin Black Feminist Archive, 119-130 [full interview]


Archival Relations: Women and Regional Theater in the Kathleen Barker Archive, 131-136
Fiona Ritchie


Discoveries in the Archives: New Sarah Harriet Burney Letters at the Borthwick Institute for Archives, 137-150
Lorna J. Clark

“The rights and privileges all people should enjoy”: Reflections on Archival Collaboration and Black Women’s Epistolary Resistance, 151-160
Emily Ruth Rutter with Derrick C. Jones


Stripped and Script: Loyalist Women Writers of the American Revolution, by Kacy Dowd Tillman. 161-162
Ami Pflugrad-Jackisch

A Double Life, by Karolina Pavlova, translated from Russian by Barbara Heldt. 163-165
Catherine Ciepiela

Gender, Science, and Authority in Women’s Travel Writing: Literary Perspectives on the Discourse of Natural History, by Michelle Medeiros. 166-168
Leila Gómez

Becoming Willa Cather: Creation and Career, by Daryl W. Palmer. 169-170
Christine E. Kephart

Faraway Women and the “Atlantic Monthly,” by Cathryn Halverson. 171-173
Miranda Hickman

Christina Stead and the Matter of America, by Fiona Morrison. 174-176
Michael Ackland

Ukranian Women Writers and the National Imaginary: From the Collapse of the USSR to the Euromaidan, by Oleksandra Wallo. 177-179
Tetyana Dzyadevych

Writing the Survivor: The Rape Novel in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction, by Robin E. Field. 180-181
Jerrica Jordan

Women of Valor: Orthodox Jewish Troll Fighters, Crime Writers, and Rock Stars in Contemporary Literature and Culture, by Karen E. H. Skinazi. 182-184
Susan K. Thomas

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]