Fall 2008, Vol. 27, No. 2

From the Editor 231-236 [full preface]
Laura M. Stevens

Articles

Planes, Politics, and Protofeminist Poetics: Muriel Rukeyser’s “Theory of Flight” and The Middle of the Air, 237-257
Lexi Rudnitsky

Dreaming Gender: Kyōgoku School Japanese Women Poets (Re)Writing the Feminine Subject, 259-289
Joe Parker

“The Remembrance Haunts Me Like a Crime”: Narrative Control, the Dramatic, and the Female Gothic in Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Mathilda, 291-308
Kathleen A. Miller

Reading Modernism’s Cultural Field: Rebecca West’s The Strange Necessity and the Aesthetic “System of Relations,309-325
Laura Heffernan

Dismembering the Heterosexual Imaginary: A Feminist Cultural Anatomy of the Infidelity Narrative in Nancy Mairs’s Remembering the Bone House, 327-352
Merri Lisa Johnson

Archives

Preface, 353
Laura M. Stevens

National Treasures and Nationalist Gardens: Unlocking the Archival Mysteries of Bean na h-Éireann, 355-364
Lisa Weihman

Finding Order Through Serial Fiction: Literary Detective Work in the National Library of Ireland, 365-369
Emily Janda Monteiro

Reviews

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

On 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 Dickinson’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 Delop, 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

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]