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]