Fall 1990, Vol. 9, No. 2

From the Editor, 195-199
Holly Laird


Introduction, 201-205
Rowena Fowler

Virginia Woolf and Katherine Furse: An Unpublished Correspondence, 205-228
edited by Rowena Fowler

Afterword, 229-230
Louise DeSalvo


Emily Dickinson’s “Engulfing” Play: Antony and Cleopatra, 231-250
Judith Farr

The Encoding of Homoerotic Desire: Emily Dickinson’s Letters and Poems to Susan Dickinson, 1850-1886, 251-272
Ellen Louise Hart

The Heroine’s Blazon and Hardwicke’s Marriage Act: Commodification for a Novel Market, 273-290
Katherine Sobba Green

The Rape of the Text: Charlotte Gilman’s Violation of Herland, 291-308
Kathleen Margaret Lant


The Authority of Experience: Essays in Feminist Criticism, edited by Arlyn Diamond and Lee R. Edwards; Signature Pieces: On the Institution of Authorship, by Peggy Kamuf; Inessential Woman: Problems of Exclusion in Feminist Thought, by Elizabeth V. Spelman, 309-314
Elaine Marks

Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian England, by Mary Poovey, 314-317
Rachel Bowlby

Inspiring Influences: Tradition, Revision, and Afro-American Women’s Novels, by Michael Awkward; Critical Essays on Toni Morrison, edited by Nellie Y. McKay; Afro-American Women Writers, 1746-1933: An Anthology and Critical Guide, edited by Ann Allen Shockley, 317-321
Claudia Tate

Las Románticas: Women Writers and Subjectivity in Spain, 1835-1850, by Susan Kirkpatrick, 321-323
James D. Fernández

The Woman and the Lyre: Women Writers in Classical Greece and Rome, by Jane McIntosh Snyder, 323-326
Katherine Callen King

Feminism and Theatre, by Sue-Ellen Case; Making a Spectacle: Feminist Essays on Contemporary Women’s Theatre, edited by Lynda Hart, 326-329
Catherine Burroughs

Women in French Literature, edited by Michel Guggenheim, 329-330
Anne R. Larsen

Constance Fenimore Woolson: The Grief of Artistry, by Cheryl B. Torsney, 331-332
Alice Hall Petry

Contemporary Women’s Fiction: Narrative Practice and Feminist Theory, by Paulina Palmer, 332-334
Alice Hall Petry

Willa Cather: Writing at the Frontier, by Jamie Ambrose; Willa Cather and the Fairy Tale, by Marilyn Berg Callander, 334-337
Lady Falls Brown

Willa Cather and France: In Search of the Lost Language, by Robert J. Nelson, 337-339
Patrick W. Shaw

We That Were Young, by Irene Rathbone; Not So Quiet, by Helen Zenna Smith (Evadne Price), 339-342
Bonnie Kime Scott

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]