Spring 2011, Vol. 30, No. 1

From the Editor: On Translation, 7-14 [full preface]
Laura M. Stevens


An Arab Woman Poet as a Crossover Artist? Reconsidering the Ambivalent Legacy of Al-Khansaʾ, 15-36 [abstract]
Michelle Hartman

Anne Finch, Restoration Playwright, 37-56 [abstract]
Diana Solomon

A Creole Contagion: Narratives of Slavery and Tainted Wealth in Millenium Hall, 57-70 [abstract],
Nicolle Jordan

Writing the Eighteenth-Century Household: Leapor, Austen, and the Old Feudal Spirits, 71-91 [abstract],
Elizabeth Veisz

Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Dog Days, 93-115 [abstract]
Kevin A. Morrison

“This posthumous life of mine”: Tragic Overliving in the Plays of Marina Carr, 117-139 [abstract]
Kelly A. Marsh

Casting the Bones of Willa Mae Beede: Passing and Performativity in Suzan-Lori Parks’s Getting Mother’s Body, 141-157 [abstract]
Laura Wright


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

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]