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

Reviews, Fall 2016, Vol. 35, No. 2

Recipes for Thought: Knowledge and Taste in the Early Modern English Kitchen, by Wendy Wall, 529-531
Madeline Bassnett

Anglo-American Women Writers and Representations of Indianness, 1629-1824, by Cathy Rex, 531-533
Andrew Newman

The Submerged Plot and the Mother’s Pleasure from Jane Austen to Arundhati Roy, by Kelly A. Marsh, 533-536
Glynis Carr

Margaret Fuller, special issue of Nineteenth-Century Prose, edited by Brigitte Bailey, 536-538
Gary Williams

Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism, by J. Samaine Lockwood, 539-541
Jana Tigchelaar

Women Ethnographers and Native Women Storytellers: Relational Science, Ethnographic Collaboration, and Tribal Community, by Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez, 541-544
Pauline Turner Strong

Policing Gender and Alicia Giménez Bartlett’s Crime Fiction, by Nina L. Molinaro, 544-546
Sandra Kingery

“How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?”: Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs, by Tahneer Oksman, 546-549
Stephen E. Tabachnick

The Lost Garden, by Li Ang, translated from Chinese by Sylvia Li-chun Lin with Howard Goldblatt, 549-551
Liang-ya Liou

Memory at Bay, by Évelyne Trouillot, translated from French by Paul Curtis Daw, 552-554
Laurence Clerfeuille

Reviews, Spring 2016, Vol. 35, No. 1

Women’s Voices in Tudor Wills, 1485-1603: Authority, Influence, and Material Culture, by Susan E. James, 265-267
Patricia Phillippy

Grief and Women Writers in the English Renaissance, by Elizabeth Hodgson, 267-268
Marion Wynne-Davies

Phillis Wheatley’s Miltonic Poetics, by Paula Loscocco, 269-271
Mary McAleer Balkun

Bluestocking Feminism and British-German Cultural Transfer, 1750-1837, by Alessa Johns, 271-273
Kirsten Belgum

A Feminine Enlightenment: British Women Writers and the Philosophy of Progress, 1759-1820, by JoEllen DeLucia, 273-275
E. J. Clery

Jane Austen and Animals, by Barbara K. Seeber. Jane Austen’s Erotic Advice, by Sarah Raff, 275-278
Linda V. Troost

Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Nineteenth-Century Pioneer of Modern Art Criticism, by Kimberly Morse Jones, 278-281
Carol Hanbery MacKay

The Lesbian Muse and Poetic Identity, 1889-1930, by Sarah Parker, 281-283
Pearl Chaozon Bauer

Modernist Voyages: Colonial Women Writers in London, 1890-1945, by Anna Snaith, 283-286
David Farley

Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro, by Sarah H. Jacoby, 286-288
Karma Lekshe Tsomo

Unarrested Archives: Case Studies in Twentieth-Century Canadian Women’s Authorship, by Linda M. Morra, 288-291
Tanis MacDonald

Changing the Subject: Writing Women across the African Diaspora, by K. Merinda Simmons, 291-294
Stephanie Hankinson

Critical Appropriations: African American Women and the Construction of Transnational Identity, by Simone C. Drake, 294-296
Shalini Nadaswaran

Erotic Infidelities: Love and Enchantment in Angela Carter’s “The Bloody Chamber, by Kimberly J. Lau, 296-297
Merja Makinen

Two Confessions, by María Zambrano and Rosa Chacel, translated from Spanish by Noël Valis and Carol Maier, 298-300
Daniela Omlor

Bridging the Divide: The Selected Poems of Hava Pinhas-Cohen, translated from Hebrew by Sharon Hart-Green, 300-302
Ofra Yeglin

Reviews, Fall 2015, Vol. 34, No. 2

Poetic Sisters: Early Eighteenth-Century Women Poets, by Deborah Kennedy, 423-425
Karen Bloom Gevirtz

Sentimental Memorials: Women and the Novel in Literary History, by Melissa Sodeman, 425-428
Peter DeGabriele

British Women Writers and the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1785-1835: Re-Orienting Anglo-India, by Kathryn S. Freeman, 428-430
Andrew Rudd

Fashion Victims: Dress at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette, by Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell, 430-432
Laura Engel

The Romance of the Lyric in Nineteenth-Century Women’s Poetry: Experiments in Form, by Lee Christine O’Brien, 432-434
Patricia Rigg

Second Person Singular: Late Victorian Women Poets and the Bonds of Verse, by Emily Harrington, 434-436
Constance W. Hassett

Between the Novel and the News: The Emergence of American Women’s Writing, by Sari Edelstein. Making Noise, Making News: Suffrage Print Culture and U.S. Modernism, by Mary Chapman, 437-440
Dorri Beam

Panic Fiction: Women and Antebellum Economic Crisis, by Mary Templin, 440-443
Joseph Fichtelberg

Edna Ferber’s America, by Eliza McGraw, 444-445
Lori Harrison-Kahan

A Dark Rose: Love in Eudora Welty’s Stories and Novels, by Sally Wolff, 446-447
Sarah Gilbreath Ford

The Radical Fiction of Ann Petry, by Keith Clark, 448-449
Hazel Arnett Ervin

Confronting Visuality in Multi-Ethnic Women’s Writing, by Angela Laflen, 449-452
Emily M. Hinnov

Ananda Devi: Feminism, Narration, and Polyphony, by Ritu Tyagi, 452-453
Rohini Bannerjee

The Sarashina Diary: A Women’s Life in Eleventh-Century Japan, by Sugawara no Takasue no Musume, transalted from Japanese by Sonja Arntzen and Itō Moriyuki, 453-455
John R. Wallace

Sorrowtoothpaste Mirrorcream, by Kim Hyesoon, translated from Korean by Don Mee Choi, 456-458
Bruce Fulton

Reviews, Spring 2015, Vol. 34, No. 1

Anna Letitia Barbauld and Eighteenth-Century Visionary Poetics, by Daniel P. Watkins, 163-165
Harriet Kramer Linkin

Gender and Genre: German Women Write the French Revolution, by Stephanie M. Hilger, 166-168
Alessa Johns

Irish Women’s Fiction: From Edgeworth to Enright, by Heather Ingman, 169-170
Kathryn Kirkpatrick

British Women Writers and the Short Story, 1850-1930: Reclaiming Social Space, by Kate Krueger, 170-172
Tamara S. Wagner

Playing House in the American West: Western Women’s Life Narratives, 1839-1987, by Cathryn Halverson, 172-174
Melissa J. Homestead

Sacramental Shopping: Louisa May Alcott, Edith Wharton, and the Spirit of Modern Consumerism, by Sarah Way Sherman, 174-176
Christine Doyle

The Motherless Child in the Novels of Pauline Hopkins, by Jill Bergman, 177-179
Karin L. Hooks

Spanish Female Writers and the Freethinking Press, 1879-1926, by Christine Arkinstall, 179-181
Martha Ackelsberg

Comedy and the Feminine Middlebrow Novel: Elizabeth Von Arnim and Elizabeth Taylor, by Erica Brown; Femininity and Authorship in the Novels of Elizabeth Von Arnim: At Her Most Radiant Moment, by Juliane Römhild, 181-185
Alice Ferrebe

Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism, by Ewa Płonowska Ziarek, 185-187
John K. Young

Postmodern Utopias and Feminist Fictions, by Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor, 187-189
Rob McAlear

Other Lives, by Iman Humaydan, translated from Arabic by Michelle Hartman, 189-191
Therese Saliba

Reviews, Fall 2014, Vol. 33, No. 2

Utopian Negotiation: Aphra Behn and Margaret Cavendish, by Oddvar Holmesland, 239-241
Cynthia Richards

The Matrimonial Trap: Eighteenth-Century Women Writers Redefine Marriage, by Laura E. Thomason, 242-244
Katherine Montwieler

Women, Work, and Clothes in the Eighteenth-Century Novel, by Chloe Wigston Smith, 244-247
Ashley Schoppe

Fallen Forests: Emotion, Embodiment, and Ethics in American Women’s Environmental Writing, 1781-1924, by Karen L. Kilcup, 247-250
Rochelle L. Johnson

Victorian Art Criticism and the Woman Writer, by John Paul M. Kanwit, 250-252
Jennifer J. Krisuk

George Eliot and Money: Economics, Ethics and Literature, by Dermot Coleman, 252-254
Susan E. Cook

Virginia Woolf, Jane Ellen Harrison, and the Spirit of Modernist Classicism, by Jean Mills, 255-257
Theodore Koulouris

The Past That Might Have Been, the Future That May Come: Women Writing Fantastic Fiction, 1960s to the Present, by Lauren J. Lacey, 257-259
Sharon R. Wilson

Activism and the American Novel: Religion and Resistance in Fiction by Women of Color, by Channette Romero, 259-261
Robin E. Field

Nomadic Ethics in Contemporary Women’s Writing in German: Strange Subjects, by Emily Jeremiah, 261-263
Heike Henderson

Poetry, Geography, Gender: Women Rewriting Contemporary Wales, by Alice Entwistle, 264-266
Helen Fulton

Sherazade, by Leïla Sebbar, translated from French by Dorothy S. Blair, 266-268
Michael O’Riley

A True Novel, by Minae Mizumura, translated from Japanese by Juliet Winters Carpenter, 268-270
Janice Brown

Reviews, Fall 2013/Spring 2014, Vol. 32, No. 2/Vol. 33, No. 1

Mammographies: The Cultural Discourses of Breast Cancer Narratives, by Mary K. DeShazer, 241-243
Shelly A. Gregory

Elizabeth Singer Rowe and the Development of the English Novel, by Paula R. Backscheider, 243-246
John Richetti

Anna Seward and the End of the Eighteenth Century, by Claudia Thomas Kairoff, 246-248
Jacqueline M. Labbe

In Contempt: Nineteenth-Century Women, Law, and Literature, by Kristin Kalsem, 248-250
Ayelet Ben-Yishai

Modernism, Feminism, and the Culture of Boredom, by Allison Pease, 251-253
Bonnie Kime Scott

Mother and Myth in Spanish Novels: Rewriting the Maternal Archetype, by Sandra J. Schumm, 253-255
Teresa S. Soufas

Hatred and Forgiveness, by Julia Kristeva, translated from French by Jeanine Herman, 255-257
Nicole Pohl

Reviews, Spring 2013, Vol. 32, No. 1

Conversational Rhetoric: The Rise and Fall of a Women’s Tradition, 1600-1900, by Jane Donawerth, 221-223
Patricia Phillippy

A Monarchy of Letters: Royal Correspondence and English Diplomacy in the Reign of Elizabeth I, by Rayne Allinson, 223-225
Debra Barrett-Graves

The Politics of Rape: Sexual Atrocity, Propaganda Wars, and the Restoration Stage, by Jennifer L. Airey, 225-227
Paula R. Backscheider

Jane Austen’s Civilized Women: Morality, Gender, and the Civilizing Process, by Enit Karafili Steiner, 228-229
Carole Moses

Gabriel, by George Sand, translated from French by Kathleen Robin Hart and Paul Fenouillet, 230-231
Maryline Lukacher

Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture, by Jill Rappoport, 231-233
Adrienne Munich

In the Hollow of the Wave: Virginia Woolf and Modernist Uses of Nature, by Bonnie Kime Scott, 233-236
Kelly Sultzbach

The American H. D., by Annette Debo, 236-239
Meryl Altman

Composing Selves: Southern Women and Autobiography, by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw, 239-241
Thomas F. Haddox

Disciplining Girls: Understanding the Origins of the Classic Orphan Girl Story, by Joe Sutliff Sanders, 241-242
Gregg Camfield

Literary Identification from Charlotte Brontë to Tsitsi Dangarembga, by Laura Green, 242-245
Beth C. Rosenberg

The Myth of Persephone in Girls’ Fantasy Literature, by Somaya Sami Sabry, 245-247
Marilyn Pemberton

Reviews, Spring/Fall 2012, Vol. 31, Nos. 1/2

Women in Early America: Recharging Hemispheric and Atlantic Desire, special issue of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers, edited by Tamara Harvey, 245-248
Lorrayne Carroll

The Second Sex, by Simone de Beauvoir, translated from French by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier, 248-250
Dorothy Z. Baker

Eighteenth-Century Women Writers and the Gentleman’s Liberation Movement: Independence, War, Masculinity, and the Novel, 1778-1818, by Megan A. Woodworth, 250-253
Danielle Spratt

The Family, Marriage, and Radicalism in British Women’s Novels of the 1790s: Public Affection and Private Affliction, by Jennifer Golightly, 253-257
Susan Celia Greenfield

Sister Arts: The Erotics of Lesbian Landscapes, by Lisa L. Moore, 257-260
Fiona Brideoake

Feminism and the Politics of Travel after the Enlightenment, by Yaël Schlick, 260-263
Barbara Pauk

Translation, Authorship and the Victorian Professional Woman: Charlotte Brontë, Harriet Martineau and George Eliot, by Lesa Scholl, 263-265
Joanne Wilkes

Time, Space, and Gender in the Nineteenth-Century British Diary, by Rebecca Steinitz, 265-268
Carol Hanbery MacKay

Beyond the Pulpit: Women’s Rhetorical Roles in the Antebellum Religious Press, by Lisa J. Shaver, 268-270
Molly K. Robey

Vigilante Women in Contemporary American Fiction, by Alison Graham-Bertolini, 270-272
Linda Byrd Cook

The Nation Writ Small: African Fictions and Feminisms, 1958-1988, by Susan Z. Andrade, 273-274
Samantha Pinto

Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective, by Anissa Janine Wardi, 275-277
Scott Hicks

Arab-American Women’s Writing and Performance: Orientalism, Race and the Idea of “The Arabian Nights”, by Somaya Sami Sabry, 277-280
Hala Halim

Visitation, by Jenny Erpenbeck, translated from German by Susan Bernofsky, 281-283
Nancy Nobile

Mary Wollstonecraft Sojourner Truth Margaret Atwood Abigail Adams Amy Tan H.D. Simone de Beauvoir Zora Neale Hurston Frances Burney Virginia Woolf

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— Turner, Herbal, III, 68 [1568]