Reviews, Spring 2011, Vol. 30, No. 1

Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland, by Marie-Louise Coolahan, 159-161
Katharine Gillespie

Of Love and War: The Political Voice in the Early Plays of Aphra Behn, by Judy A. Hayden, 161-164
Cynthia Richards

The Ravishing Restoration: Aphra Behn, Violence, and Comedy, by Ann Marie Stewart, 164-167
Jennifer Frangos

Women’s Work: Labour, Gender, Authorship, 1750-1830, by Jennie Batchelor, 168-170
Laura Stenberg

The Fiction of Enlightenment: Women of Reason in the French Eighteenth Century, by Heidi Bostic, 170-172
Nadine Bérenguier

Uneasy Possessions: The Mother-Daughter Dilemma in French Women’s Writings, 1671-1928, by Katharine Ann Jensen, 172-174
Juliette M. Rogers

Canadian Women in Print, 1750-1918, by Carole Gerson, 175-176
Roxanne Rimstead

Mary Chestnut’s Civil War Epic, by Julia A. Stern, 177-178
Catherine Clinton

Antebellum American Women Writers and the Road: American Mobilities, by Susan L. Roberson, 178-180
Mary Bortnyk Rigsby

Hellenism and Loss in the Work of Virginia Woolf, by Theodore Koulouris, 180-182
Beth C. Rosenberg

The White Negress: Literature, Minstrelsy, and the Black-Jewish Imaginary, by Lori Harrison-Kahan, 183-184
Stephanie Li

Pink Pirates: Contemporary American Women Writers and Copyright, by Caren Irr, 184-186
Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern Magazine Culture, by Catherine Keyser, 186-188
Rhonda Pettit

Neodomestic American Fiction, by Kristin J. Jacobson, 188-190
Mary Titus

Techniques for Living: Fiction and Theory in the Work of Christine Brooke-Rose, by Karen R. Lawrence, 190-193
Patrick Moran

Reviews, Fall 2010, Vol. 29, No. 2

Gilbert and Gubar’s “The Madwoman in the Attic” After Thirty Years, edited by Annette R. Federico, 459-462
Margaret Homans

Bluebeard Gothic: “Jane Eyre” and Its Progeny, by Heta Pyrhönen, 462-464
Sue Thomas

Revolutionary Subjects in the English “Jacobin” Novel, 1790-1805, by Miriam L. Wallace, 464-466
Shawn Lisa Maurer

Fictions of Dissent: Reclaiming Authority in Transatlantic Women’s Writing of the Late Nineteenth Century, by Sigrid Anderson Cordell, 466-468
Cheryl A. Wilson

Thinking Through the Mothers: Reimagining Women’s Biographies, by Janet Beizer, 468-470
Nicole S. Dobianer

Looking Back: Canadian Women’s Prairie Memoirs and Intersections of Culture, History, and Identity, by S. Leigh Matthews, 470-472
Lorraine York

Women Reviewing Women in Nineteenth-Century Britain: The Critical Reception of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë and George Eliot, by Joanne Wilkes, 472-474
Kara M. Ryan

The Selected Letters of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, edited by Denise D. Knight and Jennifer S. Tuttle, 474-477
Frederick Wegener

Style, Gender, and Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing, by Dorri Beam, 477-478
Sari Edelstein

Edith Wharton and the Making of Fashion, by Katherine Joslin; Virginia Woolf, Fashion and Literary Modernity, by R. S. Koppen, 479-482
Margaret D. Stetz

Virginia Woolf and the Russian Point of View, by Roberta Rubenstein, 482-484
Jane Costlow

Fascism and Anti-Fascism in Twentieth-Century British Fiction, by Judy Suh, 484-487
Kathryn Simpson

Post-War British Women Novelists and the Canon, by Nick Turner, 487-490
Jim Byatt

Food and Femininity in Twentieth-Century British Women’s Fiction, by Andrea Adolph, 490-492
Caroline J. Smith

The Creative Crone: Aging and the Poetry of May Sarton and Adrienne Rich, by Sylvia Henneberg, 492-494
Susan Rudy

Eroticism, Spirituality, and Resistance in Black Women’s Writing, by Donna Aza Weir-Soley, 494-495
Lisa Hinrichsen

Traumatic Possessions: The Body and Memory in African American Women’s Writing and Performance, by Jennifer L. Griffiths, 496-498
J. Brooks Bouson

Dark Eyes on America: The Novels of Joyce Carol Oates, by Gavin Cologne-Brookes, 498-500
Darryl Hattenhauer

Transnational Latina Narratives in the Twenty-First Century: The Politics of Gender, Race, and Migrations, by Juanita Heredia, 500-502
Norma Klahn

Rumer Godden: International and Intermodern Storyteller, edited by Lucy Le-Guilcher and Phyllis B. Lassner, 502-504
Mary Anne Schofield

Reviews, Spring 2010, Vol. 29, No. 1

Writing Gender in Women’s Letter Collections of the Italian Renaissance, by Meredith K. Ray, 181-183
Cosetta Seno Reed

Figuring Modesty in Feminist Discourse Across the Americas, 1633-1700, by Tamara Harvey, 183-186
Hilda L. Smith

The Art of Political Fiction in Hamilton, Edgeworth, and Owenson, by Susan B. Egenolf, 186-188
Ada Sharpe

Becoming a Woman of Letters: Myths of Authorship and Facts of the Victorian Market, by Linda H. Peterson, 188-190
Laurie Langbauer

Frontiers of Femininity: A New Historical Geography of the Nineteenth-Century American West, by Karen M. Morin, 190-193
Cathryn Halverson

The Color of Democracy in Women’s Regional Writing, by Jean C. Griffith, 193-194
Marjorie Pryse

The Shapes of Silence: Writing by Women of Colour and the Politics of Testimony, by Proma Tagore; Subversive Silences: Nonverbal Expression and Implicit Narrative Strategies in the Works of Latin American Women Writers, by Helene Carol Weldt-Basson, 194-199
Marta Caminero-Santangelo

Improper Modernism: Djuna Barnes’s Bewildering Corpus, by Daniela Caselli, 199-201
Susan Edmunds

Female Embodiment and Subjectivity in the Modernist Novel: The Corporeum of Virginia Woolf and Olive Moore, by Renée Dickinson, 201-202
April Pelt

Imagining Virginia Woolf: An Experiment in Critical Biography, by Maria DiBattista, 203-205
Rosemary Joyce,

I Made You to Find Me: The Coming of Age of the Woman Poet and the Politics of Poetic Address, by Jane Hedley, 205-207
Estella Lauter

Everybody’s Family Romance: Reading Incest in Neoliberal America, by Gillian Harkins, 207-210
Trysh Travis

Rainforest Narratives: The Work of Janette Turner Hospital, by David Callahan, 210-212
Bronwen Levy

100 Years of Anne with an “e”: The Centennial Study of “Anne of Green Gables,” edited by Holly Blackford, 212-214
Kathleen A. Miller

Reviews, Fall 2009, Vol. 28, No. 2

Gender and the Garden in Early Modern English Literature, by Jennifer Munroe, 375-376
Rebecca Bushnell

Acting Like a Lady: British Women Novelists and the Eighteenth-Century Theater, by Nora Nachumi, 376-378.
Jennifer L. Airey

Women Writers and Old Age in Great Britain, 1750-1850, by Devoney Looser, 378-380
Lisa Vargo

Traveling Economies: American Women’s Travel Writing, by Jennifer Bernhardt Steadman, 380-382
Cheryl J. Fish

Heretical Hellenism: Women Writers, Ancient Greece, and the Victorian Popular Imagination, by Shanyn Fiske, 382-384
Catherine J. Golden

Ouida the Phenomenon: Evolving Social, Political, and Gender Concerns in Her Fiction, by Natalie Schroeder and Shari Hodges Holt, 384-386
Jane Jordan

Family Likeness: Sex, Marrige, and Incest from Jane Austen to Virginia Woolf, by Mary Jean Corbett, 386-389
Jill Rappoport

Transcending the New Women: Multiethnic Narratives in the Progressive Era, by Charlotte J. Rich, 389-392
Carol Farley Kessler

Transatlantic Women’s Literature, by Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson, 392-394
Kate Flint

At Home and Abroad in the Empire: British Women Write the 1930s, edited by Robin Hackett, Fedea Hauser, and Gay Wachman, 394-396
Marina MacKay

Anglo-Jewish Women Writing the Holocaust: Displaced Witnesses, by Phyllis Lassner, 396-398
Elizabeth R. Baer

Histories, Cultures, and National Identities: Women Writing Spain, 1877-1984, by Christine Arkinstall, 398-399
Catherine G. Bellver

When “I” Was Born: Women’s Autobiography in Modern China, by Jing Wang, 399-402
Hong Zeng

Reviews, Spring 2009, Vol. 28, No. 1

On Latinidad: U. S. Latino Literature and the Contstruction of Ethnicity, by Marta Caminero-Santangelo, 173-177
Katherine Sugg

Toni Morrison and the Idea of Africa, by La Vinia Delois Jennings,
177-178
Anissa Janine Wardi

Galactic Suburbia: Recovering Women’s Science Fiction, by Lisa Yaszek, 179-180
Jane Donawerth

Little House, Long Shadow: Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Impact on American Culture, by Anita Clair Fellman, 180-183
Donna Campbell

Picturing a Different West: Vision, Illustration, and the Tradition of Cather and Austin, by Janis P. Stout, 183-186
Jeane Harris

Djuna Barnes’ Consuming Fictions, by Diane Warren, 186-190
Meryl Altman

Art and the Transitional Object in Vernon Lee’s Supernatural Tales, by Patricia Pullham, 190-193
Rita Severi

Come Buy, Come Buy: Shopping and the Culture of Consumption in Victorian Women’s Writing, by Krista Lysack, 193-194
Kathleen Blake

The Brontës in the World of the Arts, edited by Sandra Hagan and Juliette Wells, 195-197
Kathleen A. Miller

Seeing Suffering in Women’s Literature of the Romantic Era, by Elizabeth A. Dolan, 197-198
Linda L. Reesman

Women, Sociability and Theatre in Georgian London, by Gillian Russell, 199-201
Katherine Scheil

Women Novelists Before Jane Austen: The Critics and Their Canons, by Brian Corman, 201-202
Audrey Bilger

Jane Leade: Biography of a Seventeenth-Century Mystic, by Julie Hirst, 202-205
Paula McDowell

Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature, by Bernadette Andrea; Religion, Reform and Women’s Writing in Early Modern England, by Kimberly Anne Coles, 205-207
Erica Longfellow

Reviews, Fall 2008, Vol. 27, No. 2

Pandora’s Senses: The Feminine Character of the Ancient Text, by Vered Lev Kenaan, 371-372
Lillian E. Doherty

On Matricide: Matricide, Myth, Psychoanalysis and the Law of the Mother, by Amber Jacobs, 372-374
Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz

Prodigal Daughters: Susanna Rowson’s Early American Women, by Marion Rust, 375-376
Michael J. Drexler

Changing Rapture: Emily Dickenson’s Poetic Development, by Aliki Barnstone, 376-378
Joanne Fiet Diehl

Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts, by Emily J. Orlando, 378-380
Carol J. Singley

The Beauty and the Book: Women and Fiction in Nineteenth-Century China, by Ellen Widmer, 380-384
Patricia Sieber

Screening Novel Women: From British Domestic Fiction to Film, by Liora Brosh, 384-386
Margaret D. Stetz

The Woman Painter in Victorian Literature, by Antonia Losano, 387-388
Kathleen R. Slaugh-Sanford.

The Jewess in Nineteenth-Century British Literary Culture, by Nadia Valman, 389-390
Cynthia Scheinberg

Eternally Eve: Images of Eve in the Hebrew Bible, Midrash, and Modern Jewish Poetry, by Anne Lapidus Lerner. Modernism, Feminism, and Jewishness, by Maren Tova Linett, 391-394
Andrew Vogel Ettin

The Feminist Avant-Garde: Transatlantic Encounters of the Early Twentieth Century, Lucy Delap, 394-396
Melissa Sullivan

Entitled to the Pedestal: Place, Race, and Progress in White Southern Women’s Writing, by Nghana Tamu Lewis, 396-398
Ann Romines

Textual Contraception: Birth Control and Modern American Fiction, by Beth Widmaier Capo, 398-399
Anne Balay

Courting Failure: Women and Law in Twentieth-Century Literature, by Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson, 400-403
Maria Aristodemou

Reviews, Spring 2008, Vol. 27, No. 1

Virginia Woolf and Trauma: Embodied Texts, edited by Suzette Henke and David Eberly, 167-169
Pamela L. Caughie

Virginia Woolf and the Nineteenth-Century Domestic Novel, by Emily Blair, 170-171
Jane de Gay

Red Riding Hood and the Wolf in Bed: Modernism’s Fairy Tales, by Ann Martin, 171-173
Heidi Pierce

Infamous Commerce: Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture, by Laura J. Rosenthal, 173-175
Katherine Binhammer

Tracing Women’s Romanticism: Gender, History, and Transcendence, by Kari E. Lokke, 176-177
Joyce Zonana

The New Woman and the Empire, by Iveta Jusová, 178-181
Sally Ledger

New Woman and Colonial Adventure Fiction in Victorian Britain: Gender, Genre, and Empire, by LeeAnne Richardson, 178-181
Sally Ledger

Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present, 181-186
Miranda Hickman

Front-Page Girls: Women Journalists in American Culture and Fiction, 1880-1930, by Jean Marie Lutes, 186-188
Leslie Petty

Driving Women: Fiction and Automobile Culture in Twentieth-Century America, by Deborah Clarke, 188-189
Laura L. Behling

Soft Weapons: Autobiography in Transit, by Gillian Whitlock, 190-192
miriam cooke

Women Writing Africa: The Southern Region, edited by M. J. Daymond, Dorothy Driver, Sheila Meintjes, Leloba Molema, Chiedza Musengeza, Margie Orford, and Nobantu Rasebotsa; Writing Africa: West Africa and the Sahel, edited by Esi Sutherland-Addy, and Aminata Diaw, 192-195
MaryEllen Higgins

Reviews, Fall 2007, Vol. 26, No. 2

Literary Couplings: Writing Couples, Collaborators, and the Construction of Authorship, edited by Marjorie Stone and Judith Thompson, 339-342
Janice Doane and Devon Hodges

Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England, by Sharon Marcus, 342-344
Jill Rappoport

From Sensation to Society: Representations of Marriage in the Fiction of Mary Elizabeth Braddon, 1862-1866, by Natalie Schroeder and Ronald A. Schroeder, 344-346
Winifred Hughes

In Science’s Shadow: Literary Constructions of Late Victorian Women, by Patricia Murphy, 346-347
Ellen Bayuk Rosenman

Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literature: Reading Women’s Lives, 1600-1680, by Sharon Cadmon Seelig, 348-349
Meredith Anne Skura

British Women’s Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century: Authorship, Politics, and History, by Jennie Batchelor and Cora Kaplan, 349-351
Laura J. Rosenthal

Narrative Settlements: Geographies of British Women’s Fiction Between the Wars, by Jennifer Poulos Nesbitt, 351-352
Jennifer Shaddock

Rebecca West Today: Contemporary Critical Approaches, edited by Bernard Schweizer, 353-354
Lyn Pykett

The Critical Waltz: Essays on the Work of Dorothy Parker, edited by Rhonda S. Petit, 354-356
Charlotte Templin

Ordering the Facade: Photography and Contemporary Southern Women’s Writing, by Katherine Henninger, 356-358
Mary Titus

Politics of the Female Body: Postcolonial Women Writers of the Third World, by Ketu H. Katrak, 358-360
Gita Rajan

New Visions of Community in Contemporary American Fiction: Tan, Kingsolver, Castillo, Morrison, by Magali Cornier Michael, 360-361
Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

Reviews, Spring 2007, Vol. 26, No. 1

Rooms of Our Own, by Susan Gubar, 145-147
Suzette Henke

Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Avant-Garde: War, Civilizations, Modernity, by Christine Froula, 147-149
Jessica Berman

A History of Twentieth-Century British Women’s Poetry, by Jane Dowson and Alice Entwistle, 149-150
William May

The Spectacular Modern Woman: Feminine Visibility in the 1920s, by Liz Conor, 150-154
Jane Garrity

Speaking Power: Black Feminist Orality in Women’s Narratives of Slavery, by DoVeanna S. Fulton, 154-155
Teresa Zackodnik

Representing Female Artistic Labour, 1848-1890: Refining Work for the Middle-Class Woman, by Patricia Zakreski, 156-157
Christine Bayles Kortsch

Political Speaking Justified: Women Prophets and the English Revolution, Teresa Feroli, 158-160
Hilda L. Smith

Reviews, Fall 2006, Vol. 25, No. 2

Approaches to the Anglo and American Female Epic, 1621-1982, edited by Bernard Schweizer, 347-348
Cheryl A. Wilson

Dressed in Fiction, by Clair Hughes, 348-350
Christine Bayles Kortsch

Maverick Autobiographies: Women Writers and the American West, 1900-1936, by Cathryn Halverson, 350-352
Jenny Emery Davidson

British Women Writers 1914-1945: Professional Work and Friendship, by Catherine Clay, 352-354
Melissa Sullivan

The Text Is Myself: Women’s Life Writing and Catastrophe, by Miriam Fuchs, 354-355
Georgia Johnston

The Button Box: A Daughter’s Loving Memoir of Mrs. George S. Patton, by Ruth Ellen Patton Totten, 356-357
Josephine Donovan

Writing Catholic Women: Contemporary International Girlhood Narratives, by Jeana DelRosso; Visual Habits: Nuns, Feminism, and American Postwar Popular Culture, by Rebecca Sullivan, 357-359
Nancy Lusignan Schultz

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]