Spring 2013, Vol. 32, No. 1

From the Editor: Getting What You Pay For? Open Access
and the Future of Humanities Publishing
, 7-21 [full preface]
Laura M. Stevens


New Work on Virginia Woolf’s Nonfiction:

Wartime Cosmopolitanism: Cosmofeminism in Virginia
Woolf’s Three Guineas and Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis,
23-52 [abstract]
Susan Stanford Friedman

“Unsolved Problems”: Essayism, Counterfactuals, and the
Futures of A Room of One’s Own,
53-73 [abstract]
Randi Saloman

Late Victorian and Modern Feminist Intertexts: The Strachey
Women in A Room of One’s Own and Three Guineas
, 75-98 [abstract]
Kathryn Holland

Girls in Bonds: Prehensile Place and the Domestic Gothic
in L. M. Montgomery’s Short Fiction
, 99-117 [abstract]
Christiana Salah

“No proper feeling for her house”: The Relational Formation
of White Womanliness in Shirley Jackson’s Fiction
, 119-141 [abstract]
Alexis Shotwell

Reimagining Migration through the Act of Writing
in Anglophone Caribbean Women’s Narrative
, 143-158 [abstract]
Alisa K. Braithwaite

“Sisters separated for much too long”: Women’s Friendship
and Power in Toni Morrison’s “Recitatif”
, 159-180 [abstract]
Susana M. Morris


The Calm After the Storm: Researching Rebecca West, 181-186
Lorna Gibb

Review Essays

Feminism, Three Ways, 187-194 [full essay]
Samantha Pinto

Negotiating the Traditional and the Modern: Chinese Women’s
Literature from the Late Imperial Period through the Twentieth
, 195-220 [full essay]
Li Guo


Conversational Rhetoric: The Rise and Fall of a Women’s Tradition,
, by Jane Donawerth, 221-223
Patricia Phillippy

A Monarchy of Letters: Royal Correspondence and English Diplomacy in the Reign of Elizabeth I, by Rayne Allinson, 223-225
Debra Barrett-Graves

The Politics of Rape: Sexual Atrocity, Propaganda Wars, and the
Restoration Stage
, by Jennifer L. Airey, 225-227
Paula R. Backscheider

Jane Austen’s Civilized Women: Morality, Gender, and the Civilizing
, by Enit Karafili Steiner, 228-229
Carole Moses

Gabriel, by George Sand, translated from French by Kathleen Robin
Hart and Paul Fenouillet, 230-231
Maryline Lukacher

Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture, by Jill
Rappoport, 231-233
Adrienne Munich

In the Hollow of the Wave: Virginia Woolf and Modernist Uses of Nature, by Bonnie Kime Scott, 233-236
Kelly Sultzbach

The American H. D., by Annette Debo, 236-239
Meryl Altman

Composing Selves: Southern Women and Autobiography, by Peggy
Whitman Prenshaw, 239-241
Thomas F. Haddox

Disciplining Girls: Understanding the Origins of the Classic Orphan Girl Story, by Joe Sutliff Sanders, 241-242
Gregg Camfield

Literary Identification from Charlotte Brontë to Tsitsi Dangarembga, by Laura Green, 242-245
Beth C. Rosenberg

The Myth of Persephone in Girls’ Fantasy Literature, by Somaya Sami Sabry, 245-247
Marilyn Pemberton

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]