Fall 2006, Vol. 25, No. 2

“Women Didn’t Really Write Back Then”: From the Editor, 209-220 [full preface]
Laura M. Stevens

Articles

From Voice to Persona: Amelia Welby’s Lyric Tradition in Sarah M. B. Piatt’s Early Poetry, 223-246
Susan Grove Hall

(Re)gendering Petrarch: Elizabeth Barret Browning’s Sonnets from the Portuguese, 247-266
Marianne Van Remoortel

“Presumption” and “Unlearning”: Reading Muriel Rukeyser’s ‘The Book of the Dead’ as a Woman’s American Epic, 267-289
Jenny Goodman

Romance and Revolution: Reading Women’s Narratives of Caribbean Decolonization, 291-306
Kevin Meehan

Transnational, Transcultural Feminisms? Amma Darko’s Response in Beyond the Horizon, 307-322
MaryEllen (Ellie) Higgins

Jewish Gender Trouble: Women Writing Men of Valor, 323-334
Helene Meyers

Archives

“It Spoke Directly to the Heart”: Discovering the Mourning Journal of Melesina Trench,335-345
Katharine Kittredge

Reviews

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, 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

Spring 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1

Emotions

From the Editor, 7-12 [full preface]
Laura M. Stevens

Articles

On Fairy Tales, Their Sensitive Characters, and The Sensible Readers They Create, 13-30
Christine A. Jones

“Miserable Reflections on the Sorrows of My Life”: Letters, Loneliness, and Gardening in the 1760s, 31-47
Stephen Bending

“Sympathetic Curiosity”: The Theater of Joanna Baillie, 49-70
Barbara Judson

Romancing the Sublime: Why Mary Wollstonecraft Fell in Love With That Cad, Gilbert Imlay, 71-91
Cynthia D. Richards

“The Medicine of Sympathy”: Mothers, Sons, and Affective Pedagogy in Antebellum America, 93-115
Ken Parille

Vernon Lee’s Art of Feeling, 117-139
Joseph Bristow

Women, Animals, and Jane Goodall: Reason to Hope, 141-151
Marianne DeKoven

Reviews

The Representation of Women’s Emotions in Medieval and Early Modern Culture, by Lisa Perfetti, 153-156
Elizabeth Allen

Novel Relations: The Transformation of Kinship in English Literature and Culture, 1748-1818, by Ruth Perry, 156-157
Heidi Hutner

Dress, Distress and Desire: Clothing and the Female Body in Eighteenth-Century Literature, by Jennie Batchelor, 158-160
Audrey Bilger

Critical Voices: Women and Art Criticsm in Britain, 1880-1905, by Meaghan Clarke, 160-162
Margaret Stetz

Medical Women and Victorian Fiction, by Kristine Swenson, 162-165
Maria Frawley

Territories of the Psyche: The Fiction of Jean Rhys, by Anne B. Simpson; Whiteness and Trauma: The Mother-Daughter Knot in the Fiction of Jean Rhys, Jamaica Kincaid and Toni Morrison by Victoria Burrows, 165-170
Patricia Moran

Mary Austin’s Regionalism: Reflections on Gender, Genre, and Geography, by Heike Schaefer, 170-172
Shelley Armitage

The Recipe Reader: Narratives, Contexts, Traditions, edited by Janet Floyd and Laurel Forster, 172-176
Teresa Mangum

The Victorian Woman Question in Contemporary Feminist Fiction, by Jeannette King, 176-177
Cheryl A. Wilson

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]