Reviews, Fall 2014, Vol. 33, No. 2

Utopian Negotiation: Aphra Behn and Margaret Cavendish, by Oddvar Holmesland, 239-241
Cynthia Richards

The Matrimonial Trap: Eighteenth-Century Women Writers Redefine Marriage, by Laura E. Thomason, 242-244
Katherine Montwieler

Women, Work, and Clothes in the Eighteenth-Century Novel, by Chloe Wigston Smith, 244-247
Ashley Schoppe

Fallen Forests: Emotion, Embodiment, and Ethics in American Women’s Environmental Writing, 1781-1924, by Karen L. Kilcup, 247-250
Rochelle L. Johnson

Victorian Art Criticism and the Woman Writer, by John Paul M. Kanwit, 250-252
Jennifer J. Krisuk

George Eliot and Money: Economics, Ethics and Literature, by Dermot Coleman, 252-254
Susan E. Cook

Virginia Woolf, Jane Ellen Harrison, and the Spirit of Modernist Classicism, by Jean Mills, 255-257
Theodore Koulouris

The Past That Might Have Been, the Future That May Come: Women Writing Fantastic Fiction, 1960s to the Present, by Lauren J. Lacey, 257-259
Sharon R. Wilson

Activism and the American Novel: Religion and Resistance in Fiction by Women of Color, by Channette Romero, 259-261
Robin E. Field

Nomadic Ethics in Contemporary Women’s Writing in German: Strange Subjects, by Emily Jeremiah, 261-263
Heike Henderson

Poetry, Geography, Gender: Women Rewriting Contemporary Wales, by Alice Entwistle, 264-266
Helen Fulton

Sherazade, by Leïla Sebbar, translated from French by Dorothy S. Blair, 266-268
Michael O’Riley

A True Novel, by Minae Mizumura, translated from Japanese by Juliet Winters Carpenter, 268-270
Janice Brown

Reviews, Fall 2013/Spring 2014, Vol. 32, No. 2/Vol. 33, No. 1

Mammographies: The Cultural Discourses of Breast Cancer Narratives, by Mary K. DeShazer, 241-243
Shelly A. Gregory

Elizabeth Singer Rowe and the Development of the English Novel, by Paula R. Backscheider, 243-246
John Richetti

Anna Seward and the End of the Eighteenth Century, by Claudia Thomas Kairoff, 246-248
Jacqueline M. Labbe

In Contempt: Nineteenth-Century Women, Law, and Literature, by Kristin Kalsem, 248-250
Ayelet Ben-Yishai

Modernism, Feminism, and the Culture of Boredom, by Allison Pease, 251-253
Bonnie Kime Scott

Mother and Myth in Spanish Novels: Rewriting the Maternal Archetype, by Sandra J. Schumm, 253-255
Teresa S. Soufas

Hatred and Forgiveness, by Julia Kristeva, translated from French by Jeanine Herman, 255-257
Nicole Pohl

Reviews, Spring 2013, Vol. 32, No. 1

Conversational Rhetoric: The Rise and Fall of a Women’s Tradition, 1600-1900, by Jane Donawerth, 221-223
Patricia Phillippy

A Monarchy of Letters: Royal Correspondence and English Diplomacy in the Reign of Elizabeth I, by Rayne Allinson, 223-225
Debra Barrett-Graves

The Politics of Rape: Sexual Atrocity, Propaganda Wars, and the Restoration Stage, by Jennifer L. Airey, 225-227
Paula R. Backscheider

Jane Austen’s Civilized Women: Morality, Gender, and the Civilizing Process, by Enit Karafili Steiner, 228-229
Carole Moses

Gabriel, by George Sand, translated from French by Kathleen Robin Hart and Paul Fenouillet, 230-231
Maryline Lukacher

Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture, by Jill Rappoport, 231-233
Adrienne Munich

In the Hollow of the Wave: Virginia Woolf and Modernist Uses of Nature, by Bonnie Kime Scott, 233-236
Kelly Sultzbach

The American H. D., by Annette Debo, 236-239
Meryl Altman

Composing Selves: Southern Women and Autobiography, by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw, 239-241
Thomas F. Haddox

Disciplining Girls: Understanding the Origins of the Classic Orphan Girl Story, by Joe Sutliff Sanders, 241-242
Gregg Camfield

Literary Identification from Charlotte Brontë to Tsitsi Dangarembga, by Laura Green, 242-245
Beth C. Rosenberg

The Myth of Persephone in Girls’ Fantasy Literature, by Somaya Sami Sabry, 245-247
Marilyn Pemberton

Reviews, Spring/Fall 2012, Vol. 31, Nos. 1/2

Women in Early America: Recharging Hemispheric and Atlantic Desire, special issue of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers, edited by Tamara Harvey, 245-248
Lorrayne Carroll

The Second Sex, by Simone de Beauvoir, translated from French by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier, 248-250
Dorothy Z. Baker

Eighteenth-Century Women Writers and the Gentleman’s Liberation Movement: Independence, War, Masculinity, and the Novel, 1778-1818, by Megan A. Woodworth, 250-253
Danielle Spratt

The Family, Marriage, and Radicalism in British Women’s Novels of the 1790s: Public Affection and Private Affliction, by Jennifer Golightly, 253-257
Susan Celia Greenfield

Sister Arts: The Erotics of Lesbian Landscapes, by Lisa L. Moore, 257-260
Fiona Brideoake

Feminism and the Politics of Travel after the Enlightenment, by Yaël Schlick, 260-263
Barbara Pauk

Translation, Authorship and the Victorian Professional Woman: Charlotte Brontë, Harriet Martineau and George Eliot, by Lesa Scholl, 263-265
Joanne Wilkes

Time, Space, and Gender in the Nineteenth-Century British Diary, by Rebecca Steinitz, 265-268
Carol Hanbery MacKay

Beyond the Pulpit: Women’s Rhetorical Roles in the Antebellum Religious Press, by Lisa J. Shaver, 268-270
Molly K. Robey

Vigilante Women in Contemporary American Fiction, by Alison Graham-Bertolini, 270-272
Linda Byrd Cook

The Nation Writ Small: African Fictions and Feminisms, 1958-1988, by Susan Z. Andrade, 273-274
Samantha Pinto

Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective, by Anissa Janine Wardi, 275-277
Scott Hicks

Arab-American Women’s Writing and Performance: Orientalism, Race and he Idea of “The Arabian Nights”, by Somaya Sami Sabry, 277-280
Hala Halim

Visitation, by Jenny Erpenbeck, translated from German by Susan Bernofsky, 281-283
Nancy Nobile

Reviews, Fall 2011, Vol. 30, No. 2

Exaltadas: A Female Genealogy of Transcendentalism, special issue of ESQ, edited by Phyllis Cole and Jana Argersinger, 451-454
Brigitte Bailey

Women Writers of the American West, 1833-1927, by Nina Baym, 454-456
Shelley S. Armitage

Domesticity and Design in American Women’s Lives and Literature: Stowe, Alcott, Cather, and Wharton Writing Home, by Caroline Chamberlin Hellman, 456-458
Randi Lynn Tanglen

Writing the Black Revolutionary Diva: Women’s Subjectivity and the Decolonizing Text, by Kimberly Nichele Brown, 458-461
Kevin Quashie

Unassimilable Feminisms: Reappraising Feminist, Womanist, and Mestiza Identity Politics, by Laura Gillman, 462-464
Megan Sibbett

Spiritual Mestizaje: Religion, Gender, Race, and Nation in Contemporary Chicana Narrative, by Theresa Delgadillo, 465-467
C. Alejandra Elenes

Jane Austen’s Anglicanism, by Laura Mooneyham White, 467-469
Malinda Snow

Women’s Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies, by Beth Palmer, 469-472
Vicky Simpson

Radclyffe Hall: A Life in the Writing, by Richard Dellamora, 472-474
Margaret D. Stetz

Stevie Smith and Authorship, by William May, 474-475
Marina MacKay

Women’s Poetry and Popular Culture, by Marsha Bryant, 475-478
Amanda Golden

Modernist Short Fiction by Women: The Liminal in Katherine Mansfield, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair, and Virginia Woolf, by Claire Drewery, 478-480
Geneviève Brassard

Contemporary Women Writers Look Back: From Irony to Nostalgia, by Alice Rideout, 480-482
Nick Turner

Chick Lit and Postfeminism, by Stephanie Harzewski, 482-484
Mallory Young

Reviews, Spring 2011, Vol. 30, No. 1

Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland, by Marie-Louise Coolahan, 159-161
Katharine Gillespie

Of Love and War: The Political Voice in the Early Plays of Aphra Behn, by Judy A. Hayden, 161-164
Cynthia Richards

The Ravishing Restoration: Aphra Behn, Violence, and Comedy, by Ann Marie Stewart, 164-167
Jennifer Frangos

Women’s Work: Labour, Gender, Authorship, 1750-1830, by Jennie Batchelor, 168-170
Laura Stenberg

The Fiction of Enlightenment: Women of Reason in the French Eighteenth Century, by Heidi Bostic, 170-172
Nadine Bérenguier

Uneasy Possessions: The Mother-Daughter Dilemma in French Women’s Writings, 1671-1928, by Katharine Ann Jensen, 172-174
Juliette M. Rogers

Canadian Women in Print, 1750-1918, by Carole Gerson, 175-176
Roxanne Rimstead

Mary Chestnut’s Civil War Epic, by Julia A. Stern, 177-178
Catherine Clinton

Antebellum American Women Writers and the Road: American Mobilities, by Susan L. Roberson, 178-180
Mary Bortnyk Rigsby

Hellenism and Loss in the Work of Virginia Woolf, by Theodore Koulouris, 180-182
Beth C. Rosenberg

The White Negress: Literature, Minstrelsy, and the Black-Jewish Imaginary, by Lori Harrison-Kahan, 183-184
Stephanie Li

Pink Pirates: Contemporary American Women Writers and Copyright, by Caren Irr, 184-186
Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern Magazine Culture, by Catherine Keyser, 186-188
Rhonda Pettit

Neodomestic American Fiction, by Kristin J. Jacobson, 188-190
Mary Titus

Techniques for Living: Fiction and Theory in the Work of Christine Brooke-Rose, by Karen R. Lawrence, 190-193
Patrick Moran

Reviews, Fall 2010, Vol. 29, No. 2

Gilbert and Gubar’s “The Madwoman in the Attic” After Thirty Years, edited by Annette R. Federico, 459-462
Margaret Homans

Bluebeard Gothic: “Jane Eyre” and Its Progeny, by Heta Pyrhönen, 462-464
Sue Thomas

Revolutionary Subjects in the English “Jacobin” Novel, 1790-1805, by Miriam L. Wallace, 464-466
Shawn Lisa Maurer

Fictions of Dissent: Reclaiming Authority in Transatlantic Women’s Writing of the Late Nineteenth Century, by Sigrid Anderson Cordell, 466-468
Cheryl A. Wilson

Thinking Through the Mothers: Reimagining Women’s Biographies, by Janet Beizer, 468-470
Nicole S. Dobianer

Looking Back: Canadian Women’s Prairie Memoirs and Intersections of Culture, History, and Identity, by S. Leigh Matthews, 470-472
Lorraine York

Women Reviewing Women in Nineteenth-Century Britain: The Critical Reception of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë and George Eliot, by Joanne Wilkes, 472-474
Kara M. Ryan

The Selected Letters of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, edited by Denise D. Knight and Jennifer S. Tuttle, 474-477
Frederick Wegener

Style, Gender, and Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing, by Dorri Beam, 477-478
Sari Edelstein

Edith Wharton and the Making of Fashion, by Katherine Joslin; Virginia Woolf, Fashion and Literary Modernity, by R. S. Koppen, 479-482
Margaret D. Stetz

Virginia Woolf and the Russian Point of View, by Roberta Rubenstein, 482-484
Jane Costlow

Fascism and Anti-Fascism in Twentieth-Century British Fiction, by Judy Suh, 484-487
Kathryn Simpson

Post-War British Women Novelists and the Canon, by Nick Turner, 487-490
Jim Byatt

Food and Femininity in Twentieth-Century British Women’s Fiction, by Andrea Adolph, 490-492
Caroline J. Smith

The Creative Crone: Aging and the Poetry of May Sarton and Adrienne Rich, by Sylvia Henneberg, 492-494
Susan Rudy

Eroticism, Spirituality, and Resistance in Black Women’s Writing, by Donna Aza Weir-Soley, 494-495
Lisa Hinrichsen

Traumatic Possessions: The Body and Memory in African American Women’s Writing and Performance, by Jennifer L. Griffiths, 496-498
J. Brooks Bouson

Dark Eyes on America: The Novels of Joyce Carol Oates, by Gavin Cologne-Brookes, 498-500
Darryl Hattenhauer

Transnational Latina Narratives in the Twenty-First Century: The Politics of Gender, Race, and Migrations, by Juanita Heredia, 500-502
Norma Klahn

Rumer Godden: International and Intermodern Storyteller, edited by Lucy Le-Guilcher and Phyllis B. Lassner, 502-504
Mary Anne Schofield

Reviews, Spring 2010, Vol. 29, No. 1

Writing Gender in Women’s Letter Collections of the Italian Renaissance, by Meredith K. Ray, 181-183
Cosetta Seno Reed

Figuring Modesty in Feminist Discourse Across the Americas, 1633-1700, by Tamara Harvey, 183-186
Hilda L. Smith

The Art of Political Fiction in Hamilton, Edgeworth, and Owenson, by Susan B. Egenolf, 186-188
Ada Sharpe

Becoming a Woman of Letters: Myths of Authorship and Facts of the Victorian Market, by Linda H. Peterson, 188-190
Laurie Langbauer

Frontiers of Femininity: A New Historical Geography of the Nineteenth-Century American West, by Karen M. Morin, 190-193
Cathryn Halverson

The Color of Democracy in Women’s Regional Writing, by Jean C. Griffith, 193-194
Marjorie Pryse

The Shapes of Silence: Writing by Women of Colour and the Politics of Testimony, by Proma Tagore; Subversive Silences: Nonverbal Expression and Implicit Narrative Strategies in the Works of Latin American Women Writers, by Helene Carol Weldt-Basson, 194-199
Marta Caminero-Santangelo

Improper Modernism: Djuna Barnes’s Bewildering Corpus, by Daniela Caselli, 199-201
Susan Edmunds

Female Embodiment and Subjectivity in the Modernist Novel: The Corporeum of Virginia Woolf and Olive Moore, by Renée Dickinson, 201-202
April Pelt

Imagining Virginia Woolf: An Experiment in Critical Biography, by Maria DiBattista, 203-205
Rosemary Joyce,

I Made You to Find Me: The Coming of Age of the Woman Poet and the Politics of Poetic Address, by Jane Hedley, 205-207
Estella Lauter

Everybody’s Family Romance: Reading Incest in Neoliberal America, by Gillian Harkins, 207-210
Trysh Travis

Rainforest Narratives: The Work of Janette Turner Hospital, by David Callahan, 210-212
Bronwen Levy

100 Years of Anne with an “e”: The Centennial Study of “Anne of Green Gables,” edited by Holly Blackford, 212-214
Kathleen A. Miller

Reviews, Fall 2009, Vol. 28, No. 2

Gender and the Garden in Early Modern English Literature, by Jennifer Munroe, 375-376
Rebecca Bushnell

Acting Like a Lady: British Women Novelists and the Eighteenth-Century Theater, by Nora Nachumi, 376-378.
Jennifer L. Airey

Women Writers and Old Age in Great Britain, 1750-1850, by Devoney Looser, 378-380
Lisa Vargo

Traveling Economies: American Women’s Travel Writing, by Jennifer Bernhardt Steadman, 380-382
Cheryl J. Fish

Heretical Hellenism: Women Writers, Ancient Greece, and the Victorian Popular Imagination, by Shanyn Fiske, 382-384
Catherine J. Golden

Ouida the Phenomenon: Evolving Social, Political, and Gender Concerns in Her Fiction, by Natalie Schroeder and Shari Hodges Holt, 384-386
Jane Jordan

Family Likeness: Sex, Marrige, and Incest from Jane Austen to Virginia Woolf, by Mary Jean Corbett, 386-389
Jill Rappoport

Transcending the New Women: Multiethnic Narratives in the Progressive Era, by Charlotte J. Rich, 389-392
Carol Farley Kessler

Transatlantic Women’s Literature, by Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson, 392-394
Kate Flint

At Home and Abroad in the Empire: British Women Write the 1930s, edited by Robin Hackett, Fedea Hauser, and Gay Wachman, 394-396
Marina MacKay

Anglo-Jewish Women Writing the Holocaust: Displaced Witnesses, by Phyllis Lassner, 396-398
Elizabeth R. Baer

Histories, Cultures, and National Identities: Women Writing Spain, 1877-1984, by Christine Arkinstall, 398-399
Catherine G. Bellver

When “I” Was Born: Women’s Autobiography in Modern China, by Jing Wang, 399-402
Hong Zeng

Reviews, Spring 2009, Vol. 28, No. 1

On Latinidad: U. S. Latino Literature and the Contstruction of Ethnicity, by Marta Caminero-Santangelo, 173-177
Katherine Sugg

Toni Morrison and the Idea of Africa, by La Vinia Delois Jennings,
177-178
Anissa Janine Wardi

Galactic Suburbia: Recovering Women’s Science Fiction, by Lisa Yaszek, 179-180
Jane Donawerth

Little House, Long Shadow: Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Impact on American Culture, by Anita Clair Fellman, 180-183
Donna Campbell

Picturing a Different West: Vision, Illustration, and the Tradition of Cather and Austin, by Janis P. Stout, 183-186
Jeane Harris

Djuna Barnes’ Consuming Fictions, by Diane Warren, 186-190
Meryl Altman

Art and the Transitional Object in Vernon Lee’s Supernatural Tales, by Patricia Pullham, 190-193
Rita Severi

Come Buy, Come Buy: Shopping and the Culture of Consumption in Victorian Women’s Writing, by Krista Lysack, 193-194
Kathleen Blake

The Brontës in the World of the Arts, edited by Sandra Hagan and Juliette Wells, 195-197
Kathleen A. Miller

Seeing Suffering in Women’s Literature of the Romantic Era, by Elizabeth A. Dolan, 197-198
Linda L. Reesman

Women, Sociability and Theatre in Georgian London, by Gillian Russell, 199-201
Katherine Scheil

Women Novelists Before Jane Austen: The Critics and Their Canons, by Brian Corman, 201-202
Audrey Bilger

Jane Leade: Biography of a Seventeenth-Century Mystic, by Julie Hirst, 202-205
Paula McDowell

Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature, by Bernadette Andrea; Religion, Reform and Women’s Writing in Early Modern England, by Kimberly Anne Coles, 205-207
Erica Longfellow

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]