Reviews, Fall 2008, Vol. 27, No. 2

Pandora’s Senses: The Feminine Character of the Ancient Text, by Vered Lev Kenaan, 371-372
Lillian E. Doherty

On Matricide: 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 Dickenson’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 Delap, 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

Reviews, Spring 2008, Vol. 27, No. 1

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

Reviews, Fall 2007, Vol. 26, No. 2

Literary Couplings: Writing Couples, Collaborators, and the Construction of Authorship, edited by Marjorie Stone and Judith Thompson, 339-342
Janice Doane and Devon Hodges

Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England, by Sharon Marcus, 342-344
Jill Rappoport

From Sensation to Society: Representations of Marriage in the Fiction of Mary Elizabeth Braddon, 1862-1866, by Natalie Schroeder and Ronald A. Schroeder, 344-346
Winifred Hughes

In Science’s Shadow: Literary Constructions of Late Victorian Women, by Patricia Murphy, 346-347
Ellen Bayuk Rosenman

Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literature: Reading Women’s Lives, 1600-1680, by Sharon Cadmon Seelig, 348-349
Meredith Anne Skura

British Women’s Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century: Authorship, Politics, and History, by Jennie Batchelor and Cora Kaplan, 349-351
Laura J. Rosenthal

Narrative Settlements: Geographies of British Women’s Fiction Between the Wars, by Jennifer Poulos Nesbitt, 351-352
Jennifer Shaddock

Rebecca West Today: Contemporary Critical Approaches, edited by Bernard Schweizer, 353-354
Lyn Pykett

The Critical Waltz: Essays on the Work of Dorothy Parker, edited by Rhonda S. Petit, 354-356
Charlotte Templin

Ordering the Facade: Photography and Contemporary Southern Women’s Writing, by Katherine Henninger, 356-358
Mary Titus

Politics of the Female Body: Postcolonial Women Writers of the Third World, by Ketu H. Katrak, 358-360
Gita Rajan

New Visions of Community in Contemporary American Fiction: Tan, Kingsolver, Castillo, Morrison, by Magali Cornier Michael, 360-361
Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

Reviews, Spring 2007, Vol. 26, No. 1

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

Reviews, Fall 2006, Vol. 25, No. 2

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 Totten, 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

Reviews, Spring 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1

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 Morrisonby 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

Reviews, Fall 2005, Vol. 24, No. 2

Worrying the Line: Black Women Writers, Lineage, and Literary Tradition, by Cheryl A. Wall, 341-343
Suzanne W. Jones

Humoring Resistance: Laughter and the Excessive Body in Latin American Women’s Fiction, by Dianna C. Niebylski, 343-345
Stacey Schlau

Maxine Hong Kingston’s Broken Book of Life: An Intertextual Study of of The Woman Warrior and China Men, by Maureen Sabine, 345-346
Shameem Black

Race and Time: American Women’s Poetics from Anti-Slavery to Racial Modernity, by Janet Gray, 346-348
Laurel Bollinger

Reading Adoption: Family and Difference in Fiction and Drama, by Marianne Novy, 348-350
Margaret Homans

Scenes of the Apple: Food and the Female Body in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Women’s Writing, edited by Tamar Heller and Patricia Moran, 351-353
Sarah Sceats

Raising the Dust: The Literary Housekeeping of Mary Ward, Sarah Grand, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman, by Beth Sutton-Ramspeck, 353-355
Mary Titus

Writing for Immortality: Women Writers and the Emergence of High Literary Culture in America, by Anne E. Boyd, 355-356
Mary Rigsby

Subjects on Display: Psychoanalysis, Social Expectation, and Victorian Femininity, by Beth Newman, 357-358
Laura Green

The Romantic Poetess: European Culture, Politics and Gender, 1820-1840, by Patrick H. Vincent, 358-360
Mary Anne Nunn

Reviews, Spring 2005, Vol. 24, No. 1

Skeptical Feminism: Activist Theory, Activist Practice, by Carolyn Dever, 151-155
Molly Hite

Wonder Women: Feminism and Superheroes, by Lillian S. Robinson, 155-157
Shelley Armitage

Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1778-1928, by Martha Vicinus, 157-159
Caroline Gonda

Writing out of Place: Regionalism, Women, and American Literary Culture, by Judith Fetterley and Marjorie Pryse, 159-162
Carolyn L. Karcher

Sherlock’s Sisters: The British Female Detective, 1864-1913,by Joseph A. Kestner, 162-164
Lynn M. Alexander

Women, Compulsion, Modernity: The Moment of American Naturalism, by Jennifer L. Fleissner, 164-166
Marjorie Pryse

Colonial Strangers: Women Writing The End of The British Empire, by Phyllis Lassner, 166-168
Margaret D. Stetz

Hearts of Darkness: White Women Write Race, by Jane Marcus, 168-170
Jeanne

Edith Wharton’s Writings From the Great War, by Julie Olin-Ammentorp, 170-171
Mary Anne Schofield

Healing Narratives: Women Writers Curing Culture Dis-ease, by Gay Wilentz, 172-173
Marilyn Dallman Seymour

Risking Difference: Identification, Race, and Community in Contemporary Fiction and Feminism, by Jean Wyatt, 173-177
J. Brooks Bouson

Reviews, Fall 2004, Vol. 23, No. 2

Incest and the English Novel, 1684-1814, by Ellen Pollack, 371-373
Theresa Braunschneider

Domesticity, Imperialism, and Emigration in the Victorian Novel, by Diana C. Archibald, 373-375
Catherine J. Golden

Modernism and Cultural Conflict, 1880-1922, by Ann Ardis, 375-377
Talia Schaffer

Step-Daughters of England: British Women Modernists and the National Imaginary, Jane Garrity, 377-379
Eileen Barrett

The Feminine Middlebrow Novel, 1920s to 1950s: Class, Domesticity, and Bohemianism by Nicola Humble, 379-382
Trysh Travis

Middlebrow Moderns: Popular American Women Writers of the 1920s, edited by Lisa Botshon and Meredith Goldsmith, 379-382
Trysh Travis

Elizabeth Bowen: The Shadow Across the Page,by Maud Ellmann, 382-384
Jeanette Roberts Shumaker

Women’s Experience of Modernity, 1875-1945, by Ann L. Ardis and Leslie W. Lewis, 384-386
Stella Deen

Her Husband: Hughes and Plath–A Marriage, by Diane Middlebrook, 386-387
Dianne Hunter

A Desire for Women: Relational Psychoanalysis, Writing, and Relationships Between Women, by Suzanne Juhas; HerSpace: Women, Writing, and Solitude, edited by Jo Malin and Victoria Boynton, 388-393
Patricia Moran

Zarathustra’s Sisters: Women’s Autobiography and the Shaping of Cultural History, by Susan Ingram, 393-394
Joan Givner

Reviews, Spring 2004, Vol. 23, No. 1

The Limits of the Human: Fictions of Anomaly, Race, and Gender in the Long Eighteenth Century, by Felicity A. Nussbaum, 135-137
Cynthia Richards

Women, Work and Representation: Needlewomen in Victorian Art and Literature, by Lynn M. Alexander, 138-139
Sarah Webster Goodwin

Same-Sex Desire in Victorian Religious Culture, by Frederick S. Roden, 139-141
Margaret D. Stetz

The Reception of Virginia Woolf in Europe, edited by Mary Ann Caws and Nicola Luckhurst, 141-143; Lily Briscoe’s Chinese Eyes: Bloomsbury, Modernism and China, by Patricia Laurence, 141-143
Helen Southworth

The Poetics of Enclosure: American Women Poets from Dickinson to Dove, by Lesley Wheeler, 143-144
Renée Olander

Women and Self: Fictions of Jean Rhys, Barbara Pym, Anita Brookner, by Rajni Walia, 144-146
Marcia K. Farrell

Muriel Rukeyser’s “The Book of the Dead,by Tim Dayton, 146-148
Meryl Altman

Mary Wollstonecraft Sojourner Truth Margaret Atwood Abigail Adams Amy Tan H.D. Simone de Beauvoir Zora Neale Hurston Frances Burney Virginia Woolf

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— Turner, Herbal, III, 68 [1568]