Fall 2011, Vol. 30, No. 2


From the Editor, 241-244 [full preface]
Laura M. Stevens


“Connections, which are of service … in a more advanced age”: The Lady’s Magazine , Community, and Women’s Literary Histories, 245-267 [abstract]
Jennie Batchelor

“The Character of Editress”: Marian Evans at the Westminster Review, 1851-54, 269-290 [abstract]
Fionnuala Dillane

The Anatomy of Complicity: Rebecca Harding Davis, Peterson’s Magazine, and the Civil War, 291-315 [abstract]
Sharon M. Harris

Expanding Woolf’s Gift Economy: Consumer Activity Meets Artistic Production in The Dial, 317-342 [abstract]
Amanda Sigler

Tears on Trial in the 1920s: Female Emotion and Style in Chicago and Machinal, 343-369 [abstract]
Jean Marie Lutes

A Chameleonic Character: Celebrity, Embodiment, and the Performed Self in Cornelia Otis Skinner’s Magazine Monologues, 371-392 [abstract]
Jamie Libby Boyle

From a Tarantula on a Banana Boat to a Canary in a Mine: Ms. Magazine as a Cautionary Tale in a Neoliberal Age, 393-405 [abstract]
Amy Erdman Farrell


The Mess and Muddle of Modernism: The Modernist Journals Project and Modern Periodical Studies, 407-428
Sean Latham

Review Essay

Around 1910: Periodical Culture, Women’s Writing, and Modernity, 429-439 [full essay]
Barbara Green


We Other Periodicalists, or, Why Periodical Studies?, 441-450 [full afterword]
Manushag N. Powell


Exaltadas: A Female Genealogy of Transcendentalism,, special issue of ESQ, edited by Phyllis Cole and Jana Argersinger, 451-454
Brigitte Bailey

Women Writers of the American West, 1833-1927, by Nina Baym, 454-456
Shelley S. Armitage

Domesticity and Design in American Women’s Lives and Literature: Stowe, Alcott, Cather, and Wharton Writing Home, by Caroline Chamberlin Hellman, 456-458
Randi Lynn Tanglen

Writing the Black Revolutionary Diva: Women’s Subjectivity and the Decolonizing Text, by Kimberly Nichele Brown, 458-461
Kevin Quashie

Unassimilable Feminisms: Reappraising Feminist, Womanist, and Mestiza Identity Politics, by Laura Gillman, 462-464
Megan Sibbett

Spiritual Mestizaje: Religion, Gender, Race, and Nation in Contemporary Chicana Narrative, by Theresa Delgadillo, 465-467
C. Alejandra Elenes

Jane Austen’s Anglicanism, by Laura Mooneyham White, 467-469
Malinda Snow

Women’s Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies, by Beth Palmer, 469-472
Vicky Simpson

Radclyffe Hall: A Life in the Writing, by Richard Dellamora, 472-474
Margaret D. Stetz

Stevie Smith and Authorship, by William May, 474-475
Marina MacKay

Women’s Poetry and Popular Culture, by Marsha Bryant, 475-478
Amanda Golden

Modernist Short Fiction by Women: The Liminal in Katherine Mansfield, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair, and Virginia Woolf, by Claire Drewery, 478-480
Geneviève Brassard

Contemporary Women Writers Look Back: From Irony to Nostalgia, by Alice Rideout, 480-482
Nick Turner

Chick Lit and Postfeminism, by Stephanie Harzewski, 482-484
Mallory Young

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]