Fall 2010, Vol. 29, No. 2

From the Editor, 255-262 [full preface]
Laura M. Stevens


At the Margins of Menippean Dialogue: Sarah Fielding’s “History of Anna Boleyn” and the Muted Female Figures of Lucian’s Satiric Underworld, 263-289 [abstract]
Elizabeth Goodhue

The Difference She Makes: Staging Gender Identity in Graffigny’s Phaza, 291-309 [abstract]
Heidi Bostic

“There is no sin in our love”: Homoerotic Desire in the Stories of Two Muslim Women Writers, 311-329 [abstract]
Indrani Mitra

Speaking (in) the Silences: Gender and Anti-Narrative in Carole Maso’s Defiance, 331-349 [abstract]
Robin Silbergleid

Uneasy Lie the Bones: Alice Sebold’s Postfeminist Gothic, 351-373 [abstract]
Sarah Whitney

“Painting While Rome Burns”: Ethics and Aesthetics in Pat Barker’s Life Class and Zadie Smith’s On Beauty, 375-393 [abstract]
Fiona Tolan

“Female Poet” as Revolutionary Grotesque: Feminist Transgression in the Poetry of Ch’oe Sŭng-ja, Kim Hyesoon, and Yi Yŏn-ju, 395-415 [abstract]
Ruth Williams


A Deleted Manuscript, an Early Story, and a New Approach to the Fiction of Lee Smith, 417-424
Martha Billips


Feminism in the Age of Digital Archives: The Woman Writers Project, 425-435
Jacqueline Wernimont and Julia Flanders

Translating The Second Sex, 437-445
Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier

Review Essay

Did a Woman Write “The Great American Novel”? Judging Women’s Fiction in the Nineteenth Century and Today, 447-457 [full essay]
Melissa J. Homestead


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

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]