Reviews, Fall 2021, Vol. 40, No. 1

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

Reviews, Spring 2021, Vol. 40, No. 1

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

Reviews, Fall 2020, Vol. 39, No. 2

Unbinding“The Pillow Book”: The Many Lives of a Japanese Classic, by Gergana Ivanova, 349-351
Joannah Peterson

Intelligent Souls? Feminist Orientalism in Eighteenth-Century English Literature, by Samara Anne Cahill, 352-353
Misty G. Anderson

Religion Around Mary Shelley, by Jennifer L. Airey, 354-356
Staci Stone

Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen, by Jocelyn Harris. The Making of Jane Austen, by Devoney Looser, 357-358
Natasha Duquette

Mina Loy’s Critical Modernism, by Laura Scuriatti, 359-361
Tara Prescott-Johnson

The Outside Thing: Modernist Lesbian Romance, by Hannah Roche, 362-364
Emma Heaney

Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange, by Rebecca Colesworthy, 365-365
Elizabeth Anderson

Women’s Writing in Canada, by Patricia Demers, 366-379
Patricia Keeney

Bright, by Duanwad Pimwana, translated from Thai by Mui Poopoksakul, 370-372
Janit Feangfu

Reviews, Spring 2020, Vol. 39, No. 1

Structure and Features of Anna Komnene’s “Alexiad”: Emergence of a Personal History, by Larisa Orlov Vilimonović, 155-157
Penelope Buckley

“The Book of the City of Ladies” and Other Writings by Christine de Pizan, edited and introduction by Rebecca Kingston and Sophie Bourgault, translated from Middle French by Ineke Hardy, 158-160
Geri L. Smith

Wollstonecraft’s Ghost: The Fate of the Female Philosopher in the Romantic Period, by Andrew McInnes. The Female Philosopher and Her Afterlives: Mary Wollstonecraft, the British Novel, and the Transformations of Feminism, 1796-1911, by Deborah Weiss, 161-164
Anne Chandler

Tasteful Domesticity: Women’s Rhetoric and the American Cookbook, 1790-1940, by Sarah Walden, 165-166
Erin Branch

Reconceiving Nature: Ecofeminism in Late Victorian Women’s Poetry, by Patricia Murphy, 167-169
Marion Shaw

Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture, by Chris Mourant, 169-172
Carey Snyder

Tillie Olson and the Dialectical Philosophy of Proletarian Literature, by Anthony Dawahare, 173-175
Jennifer Forsberg

Women Writers of the Beat Era: Autobiography and Intertextuality, by Mary Paniccia Carden, 175-178
Isabel Castelao-Gómez

Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed, by Lisa Duggan, 179-181
Claudia Franziska Brühwiler

Politics and Affect in Black Women’s Fiction, by Kathy Glass, 181-183
Janaka Lewis

Black Female Vampires in African American Women’s Novels, 1977-2011: She Bites Back, by Kendra R. Parker, 184-186
Shari Evans

Indigenous Women’s Writing and the Cultural Study of Law, by Cheryl Suzack, 186-187
Maggie Ann Bowers

Reviews, Fall 2019, Vol. 38, No. 2

Mihrî Hatun: Performance, Gender-Bending, and Subversion in Ottoman Intellectual History, by Didem Havlioğlu, 443-445
Michael D. Sheridan

Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy, by Alexandra Coller, 446-448
Caterina Mongiat Farina

Women, Food Exchange, and Governance in Early Modern England, by Madeline Bassnett, 448-450
Elisa Tersigni

Hearing Voices: Aurality and New Spanish Sound Culture in Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, by Sarah Finley, 451-453
Colleen R. Baade

Her Voice Will Be on the Side of Right: Gender and Power in Women’s Antebellum Antislavery Fiction, by Holly M. Kent, 453-454
Kara B. Clevinger

Maternal Metaphors of Power in African American Women’s Literature: From Phillis Wheatley to Toni Morrison, by Geneva Cobb Moore, 455-457
Donna Aza Weir-Soley

Self-Harm in New Woman Writing, by Alexandra Gray, 458-459
Casey Cothran

Vivien Leigh: Actress and Icon, edited by Kate Dorney and Maggie B. Gale, 460-462
Laura Engel

Women Fight, Women Write: Texts on the Algerian War, by Mildred Mortimer, 462-465
Patricia Geesey

Spiral of Silence, by Elvira Sánchez-Blake, translated from Spanish by Lorena Terando with a foreword by Debra A. Castillo, 465-467
María Constanza Guzmán

Clever Girls and the Literature of Women’s Upward Mobility, by Mary Eagleton, 467-469
Faye Hammill

The “Ulysses” Delusion: Rethinking Standards of Literary Merit, by Cecilia Konchar Farr, 469-471
Mallory Young

Poetry Matters: Neoliberalism, Affect, and the Posthuman in Twenty-First Century North American Feminist Poetics, by Heather Milne, 471-473
Angela Hume

My Brilliant Friends: Our Lives in Feminism, by Nancy K. Miller, 474-476
Joli Jensen

Reviews, Spring 2019, Vol. 38, No. 1

Mary Robinson and the Genesis of Romanticism: Literary Dialogues and Debts, 1784-1821, by Ashley Cross, 235-236
Susan Civale

Romantic Women Writers and Arthurian Legend: The Quest for Knowledge, by Katie Garner, 237-238
Clare Broome Saunders

City Folk and Country Folk, by Sofia Khvoshchinskaya, translated from Russian by Nora Seligman Favorov,  238-241
Svetlana Grenier

The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow, by Ashley Andrews Lear, 241-243
Linda Kornasky

Women Writing Cloth: Migratory Fictions in the American Imaginary, by Mary Jo Bona, 243-245
Ann M. Ciasullo

Posthuman Blackness and the Black Female Imagination, by Kristen Lillvis, 246-248
James Arnett

Odious Caribbean Women and the Palpable Aesthetics of Transgression, by Gladys M. Francis, 248-251
Hadley Galbraith

Reviews, Fall 2018, Vol. 37, No. 2

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

Reviews, Spring 2018, Vol. 37, No. 1

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

Reviews, Fall 2017. Vol. 36, No. 2

Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century, by Nazera Sadiq Wright, 477-478
Shelby L. Crosby

Truth of My Songs: Poems of the Trobairitz, translated from Provençal by Claudia Keelan, 479-481
Sarah White

Women Writing the English Republic, 1625-1681, by Katharine Gillespie,  482-484
David Norbrook

Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Worldly Realism, by Pam Morris, 484-486
Elsie B. Michie

The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres, by Tricia Lootens, 486-489
Julia Hansen

E. Œ. Somerville and Martin Ross: Female Authorship and Literary Collaboration, by Anne Jamison, 490-492
Holly A. Laird

Style and the Single Girl: How Modern Women Re-Dressed the Novel, 1922-1977, by Hope Howell Hodgkins, 493-495
Jessica Burstein

Lesbian Modernism: Censorship, Sexuality and Genre Fiction, by Elizabeth English, 495-499
Jodie Medd

The Astral H. D.: Occult and Religious Sources and Contexts for H. D.’s Poetry and Prose, by Matte Robinson, 499-501
Victoria Papa

Being Ugly: Southern Women Writers and Social Rebellion, by Monica Carol Miller, 501-503
Laura Patterson

Our Emily Dickinsons: American Women Poets and the Intimacies of Difference, by Vivian R. Pollak, 503-505
Linda Anderson

Women’s Experimental Writing: Negative Aesthetics and Feminist Critique, by Ellen E. Berry, 505-509
Laura Hinton

Veiled Figures: Women, Modernity, and the Spectres of Orientalism, by Teresa Heffernan, 509-512
Roberta Micallef

Women Writers of Gabon: Literature and Herstory, by Cheryl Toman, 512-514
Gladys M. Francis

The Cultural Politics of Chick Lit: Popular Fiction, Postfeminism, and Representation, by Heike Mißler, 514-516
Stephanie Harzewski

Reviews, Spring 2017, Vol. 36, No. 1

Baptist Women’s Writings in Revolutionary Culture, 1640-1680, by Rachel Adcock, 219-221
Kathleen Lynch

Vision in the Novels of George Sand, by Manon Mathias, 221-224
Alexandra K. Wettlaufer

Westerns: A Women’s History, by Victoria Lamont, 224-226
Jennifer S. Tuttle

Mamas of Dada: Women of the European Avant-Garde, by Paula K. Kamenish, 227-229
Ruth Hemus

Opening Acts: Narrative Beginnings in Twentieth-Century Feminist Fiction, by Catherine Romagnolo, 230-232
Marilyn Edelstein

Lydia Ginzburg’s Prose: Reality in Search of Literature, by Emily Van Buskirk, 233-235
Irina Sandomirskaja

Words of Witness: Black Women’s Autobiography in the Post-Brown Era, by Angela A. Ards. Bridges to Memory: Postmemory in Contemporary Ethnic American Women’s Fiction, by Maria Rice Bellamy, 236-239
Caroline A. Streeter

Of Women Borne: A Literary Ethics of Suffering, by Cynthia R. Wallace, 239-242
Mariam Marty Clark

Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous, by Brigitte Weltman-Aron, 242-244
Lynn Penrod

The Complete Stories, by Clarice Lispector, translated from Portuguese by Katrina Dodson, 244-247 Irene Marques

The Future of Silence: Fiction by Korean Women, translated from Korean by Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton, 247-250
Young-Key Kim-Renaud

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]