Spring 1994, Vol. 13, No. 1

From the Editor, 7-11
Holly Laird

In Memoriam

Susan Clements: Introduction, 13-14
Susan Gubar

The Point of “Slater’s Pins”: Misrecognition and the Narrative Closet, 15-26
Susan Clements


St. Virginia’s Epistle to an English Gentleman; or, Sex, Violence, and the Public Sphere in Woolf’s Three Guineas, 27-56
Christine Froula

The Long-Distance Runner (The Loneliness, Loveliness, Nunliness of), 57-85
Susan J. Leonardi

“You Heard Her, You Ain’t Blind”: Subversive Shifts in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, 87-111
Christine Levecq

“We Have to Defend Ourselves’” Women, Tradition, and Change in Lauretta Ngcobo’s And They Didn’t Die, 113-126
Eva Hunter

Orphans of Culture and History: Gender and Spirituality in Contemporary Jewish-American Women’s Novels, 127-141
Miriyam Glazer


Re-Wrighting Native Son: Gwendolyn Brooks’s Domestic Aesthetic in Maud Martha, 143-145
Malin LaVon Walther

Review Essays

Anthologizing Early Women Writers, 147-159
Isobel Grundy

Novel Strategies, 161-165
George E. Haggerty


Feminism and American Literary History: Essays, by Nina Baym; Feminist Theory: The Intellectual Traditions of American Feminism: New Expanded Edition, by Josephine Donovan, 167-170
Diane Price Herndl

Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine’s Text at the Turn of the Century, by Claudia Tate, 170-172
Sally L. Kitch

The Home Plot: Women, Writing, and Domestic Ritual, by Ann Romines, 172-173
Marjorie Pryse

Elizabeth Bishop: The Biography of a Poetry, by Lorrie Goldensohn; Omissions Are Not Accidents: Gender in the Art of Marianne Moore, by Jeanne Heuving; An Enabling Humility: Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and the Uses of Tradition, Jeredith Merrin, 174-177
Helen V. Emmitt

The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan’s “Cité des Dames,by Maureen Quilligan, 177-178
Roberta Davidson

Bitter Healing: German Women Writers from 1700 to 1830, An Anthology, edited by Jeannine Blackwell and Susanne Zantop; In the Shadow of Olympus: German Women Writers Around 1800, edited by Katherine R. Goodman and Edith Waldstein, 178-182
Margaret Higonnet

Jane Austen Among Women, by Deborah Kaplan, 182-184
Margaret D. Stetz

The Gypsy-Bachelor of Manchester: The Life of Mrs. Gaskell’s Demon, by Felicia Bonaparte; Scheherezade in the Marketplace: Elizabeth Gaskell and the Victorian Novel, by Hilary M. Schor,184-186
Nina Auerbach

The “Improper” Feminine: The Women’s Sensation Novel and the New Woman Writing, by Lyn Pykett; Sentimental Modernism: Women Writers and the Revolution of the Word, by Suzanne Clark, 186-189
Ann Ardis

Women in the House of Fiction: Post-War Women Novelists, by Lorna Sage, 189-191
Ellen Cronan Rose

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]