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

Spring 2008, Vol. 27, No. 1

Revisiting Female Authorship in the Long Eighteenth Century

Editor’s Note

From the Editor, 7-16 [full preface]

Laura M. Stevens

Articles

“Affecting the Shade”: Attribution, Authorship, and Anonymity in An Essay in Defence of the Female Sex, 17-37
Johanna Devereaux

“Far Other Times Are These”: The Bluestockings in the Time of Ossian, 39-62
JoEllen M. DeLucia

Parroting and the Periodical: Women’s Speech, Haywood’s Parrot, and its Antecedents, 63-91
Manushag N. Powell

“Little Brown Girl” in a “White, White City”: Una Marson and London, 93-114
Anna Snaith

Jews in China and American Discourses of Identity in Pearl S. Buck’s Peony, 115-139
Taryn L. Okuma

Archives

Avoiding “Troubles of Every Kind”: Lessons for Archival Research, 141-149
Diana Vela

Innovations

Before NEWW (New approaches to European Women’s Writing): Prolegomena to the Launching of an International Project, 151-157
Suzan van Dijk, Anke Gilleir, and Alicia C. Montoya

Review Essay

Middlebrow Feminism, 159-166 [full essay]
Jane Marcus

Reviews

Virginia Woolf and Trauma: Embodied Texts, edited by Suzette Henke and David Eberly, 167-169
Pamela L. Caughie

Virginia Woolf and the Nineteenth-Century Domestic Novel, by Emily Blair, 170-171
Jane de Gay

Red Riding Hood and the Wolf in Bed: Modernism’s Fairy Tales, by Ann Martin, 171-173
Heidi Pierce

Infamous Commerce: Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture, by Laura J. Rosenthal, 173-175
Katherine Binhammer

Tracing Women’s Romanticism: Gender, History, and Transcendence, by Kari E. Lokke, 176-177
Joyce Zonana

The New Woman and the Empire, by Iveta Jusová, 178-181
Sally Ledger

New Woman and Colonial Adventure Fiction in Victorian Britain: Gender, Genre, and Empire, by LeeAnne Richardson, 178-181
Sally Ledger

Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present, 181-186
Miranda Hickman

Front-Page Girls: Women Journalists in American Culture and Fiction, 1880-1930, by Jean Marie Lutes, 186-188
Leslie Petty

Driving Women: Fiction and Automobile Culture in Twentieth-Century America, by Deborah Clarke, 188-189
Laura L. Behling

Soft Weapons: Autobiography in Transit, by Gillian Whitlock, 190-192
miriam cooke

Women Writing Africa: The Southern Region, edited by M. J. Daymond, Dorothy Driver, Sheila Meintjes, Leloba Molema, Chiedza Musengeza, Margie Orford, and Nobantu Rasebotsa; Writing Africa: West Africa and the Sahel, edited by Esi Sutherland-Addy, and Aminata Diaw, 192-195
MaryEllen Higgins

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]