Spring 2007, Vol. 26, No. 1

The Silver Jubilee Issue: What We Have Done & Where We Are Going

From the Editor, 7-9 [full preface]
Laura M. Stevens

Articles

From a Former Editor’s Perspective: Women’s Literary History, Continued, 11-14
Shari Benstock with Suzanne Ferriss

What Difference(s) Did “She” Make? Or, My Aunt, the Dragon, 15-22
Holly A. Laird

Treason Our Text: A Preposthumous View, 23-27
Lillian S. Robinson with Douglas Michael Massing

The Personal Is Political, the Past Has Potential, and Other Thoughts on Studying Women’s Literature–Then and Now, 29-38
Frances Smith Foster

Professionalizing Feminism: What a Long, Strange Journey It Has Been, 39-51
Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth

SOFA: Toward a History of the Future, 53-60
Mary Louise Pratt

Ancient Roman Women’s Writings Sub Specie XXV Annorum, 61-65
Judith P. Hallett

Medieval Feminism in Middle English Studies: A Retrospective, 67-79
Elizabeth Robertson

Risky Business: Feminism Now and Then, 81-86
Felicity Nussbaum

Women Writers ≠ Women Novelists, 87-95
Susan Staves

Bound by Convention: Women’s Writing and the Feminine Voice in Eighteenth-Century China, 97-105
Maram Epstein

Writing Women in Early American Studies: On Canons, Feminist Critique, and the Work of Writing Women into History, 107-118
Carla Mulford

Native Women Writing: Reading Between the Lines, 119-125
Hilary E. Wyss

Archives

An Introduction to The Orlando Project, 127-134
Susan Brown, Patricia Clements, Isobel Grundy, Sharon Balazs, and Jeffrey Antoniuk

Innovations

The Story of the Orlando Project: Personal Reflections, 135-143
Susan Brown, Patricia Clements, Isobel Grundy, Sharon Balazs, and Jeffrey Antoniuk

Reviews

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

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]