Spring 2005, Vol. 24, No. 1

From the Editor, 7-11
Holly Laird

Articles

“Counterfeit Colour”: Making Up Race in Elizabeth Cary’s The Tragedy of Mariam, 13-34
Kimberly Woosley Poitevin

“In This Strang Labourinth, How Shall I Turne?”: Needlework, Gardens, and Writing in Mary Wroth’s Pamphilia to Amphilanthus, 35-55
Jennifer Munroe

“I Recognized Myself in Her”: Identifying with the Reader in George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss and Simone de Beauvoir’s Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, 57-79
Laura Green

“The Pleas of the Desperate”: Collective Agency Versus Magical Realism in Ana Castillo’s So Far From God, 81-103
Marta Caminero-Santangelo

The Neodomestic American Novel: The Politics of Home in Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible, 105-127
Kristin J. Jacobson

Bread and Brandy: Food and Drink in the Poetry of Marilyn Hacker, 129-150
Mary Biggs

Reviews

Skeptical Feminism: Activist Theory, Activist Practice, by Carolyn Dever, 151-155
Molly Hite

Wonder Women: Feminism and Superheroes, by Lillian S. Robinson, 155-157
Shelley Armitage

Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1778-1928, by Martha Vicinus, 157-159
Caroline Gonda

Writing out of Place: Regionalism, Women, and American Literary Culture, by Judith Fetterley and Marjorie Pryse, 159-162
Carolyn L. Karcher

Sherlock’s Sisters: The British Female Detective, 1864-1913,by Joseph A. Kestner, 162-164
Lynn M. Alexander

Women, Compulsion, Modernity: The Moment of American Naturalism, by Jennifer L. Fleissner, 164-166
Marjorie Pryse

Colonial Strangers: Women Writing The End of The British Empire, by Phyllis Lassner, 166-168
Margaret D. Stetz

Hearts of Darkness: White Women Write Race, by Jane Marcus, 168-170
Jeanne Perreault

Edith Wharton’s Writings From the Great War, by Julie Olin-Ammentorp, 170-171
Mary Anne Schofield

Healing Narratives: Women Writers Curing Culture Dis-ease, by Gay Wilentz, 172-173
Marilyn Dallman Seymour

Risking Difference: Identification, Race, and Community in Contemporary Fiction and Feminism, by Jean Wyatt, 173-177
J. Brooks Bouson

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]