Reviews, Fall 2022, Vol. 41, No. 2

The Picturesque, the Sublime, the Beautiful: Visual Artistry in the Works of Charlotte Smith (1749-1806), by Valerie Derbyshire, 343-345
Rachael Isom

Fracture Feminism: The Politics of Impossible Time in British Romanticism, by David Sigler, 345-348
Harriet Kramer Linkin

Publishing “Northanger Abbey”: Jane Austen and the Writing Profession, by Margie Burns, 348-350
Claire Grogan

Friendship and Devotion, Or Three Months in Louisiana, by Camille Lebrun, translated from French by E. Joe Johnson and Robin Anita White, 350-352
Juliane Braun

The Only Wonderful Things: The Creative Partnership of Willa Cather and Edith Lewis, by Melissa J. Homestead, 352-354
Jennifer Haytock

Virginia Woolf and Poetry, by Emily Kopley, 354-357
Benjamin Bagocius

Virginia Woolf and the Ethics of Intimacy, by Elsa Högberg, 357-358
Pamela L. Caughie

Material Spirituality in Modernist Women’s Writing, by Elizabeth Anderson, 359-361
Geneviève Brassard

Beat Feminisms: Aesthetics, Literature, Gender, Activism, by Polina Mackay, 361-363
Mary Paniccia Carden

The Fiction of Doris Lessing: Re-Envisioning Feminism, by Ratna Raman, 364-366
Carmen García-Navarro

Marginalized: Southern Women Playwrights Confront Race, Region, and Gender, by Casey Kayser, 367-369
Susan N. Mayberry

Grotesque Touch: Women, Violence, and Contemporary Circum-Caribbean Narratives, by Amy K. King, 369-371
Tanya L. Shields

Lives Beyond Borders: U.S. Immigrant Women’s Life Writing, Nationality, and Social Justice, by Ina C. Seethaler, 371-374
Marta Caminero-Santangelo

Reviews, Spring 2022, Vol. 41, No. 1

Writing Gender in Early Modern Chinese Women’s Tanci Fiction, by Li Guo, 155-158
Yu Zhang

New Media and the Rise of the Popular Woman Writer, 1832-1860, by Alexis Easley, 158-160
Carolyn W. de la L. Oulton

The Ethical Vision of George Eliot, by Thomas Albrecht, 160-163
Nancy Henry

Lyrical Strains: Liberalism and Women’s Poetry in Nineteenth-Century America, by Elissa Zellinger, 163-165
Cristanne Miller

Oceans at Home: Maritime and Domestic Fictions in Nineteeth-Century America, by Melissa Gniadek, 166-168
Amy Parsons

What a Library Means to a Woman: Edith Wharton and the Will to Collect Books, by Sheila Liming, 168-171
Arielle Zibrak

Cather Among the Moderns, by Janis P. Stout; Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, and the Place of Culture, by Julie Olin-Ammentorp, 171-174
Catherine Morely

Women, Literature, and the Arts of the Countryside in Early Twentieth-Century England, by Judith W. Page and Elise L. Smith, 174-177
Kate Flint

Cautiously Hopeful: Metafeminist Practices in Canada, by Marie Carrière, 177-180
Roxanne Rimstead

Reviews, Fall 2021, Vol. 40, No. 2

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

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]