In print since 1984, Legacy is the only scholarly journal to focus specifically on American women’s writing, broadly defined, from the seventeenth through the early twentieth centuries. We are interested in projects that examine the works of individual authors; genre studies; analyses of race, ethnicity, gender, class, and sexualities in women’s literature; historical and material cultural issues pertinent to women’s lives and literary works; and myriad other topics. In addition, Legacy regularly publishes profiles of lesser-known or newly recovered authors, reprints of primary works in all genres, meditations on archival praxis and issues of literary recovery, and book reviews covering current scholarship in the field.

Legacy is published twice a year by the University of Nebraska Press and is available online through Project MUSE and JSTOR.

Legacy is the official journal of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers.


EDITOR Susan Tomlinson, University of Massachusetts Boston
CO-EDITORS Jennifer Putzi, College of William and Mary
Jennifer S. Tuttle, University of New England
MANAGING EDITOR Mary I. Unger, Ripon College
FEATURES EDITOR Mary Chapman, University of British Columbia
BOOK REVIEW EDITOR Cari M. Carpenter, West Virginia University
EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Katie Warczak, Pennsylvania State University
EDITORIAL INTERNS Shannon Cardinal, University of Massachusetts Boston
Madeline Cooper, University of Massachusetts Boston
Megan Hall, University of New England
Anna McAnnally, College of William and Mary
Halie Pruitt, Northeastern University
EDITORIAL BOARD Alexandra Socarides, University of Missouri, 2019
Barbara McCaskill, University of Georgia, 2020
Marianne Noble, American University, 2020
Laura Stevens, University of Tulsa, 2020                    Catherine Keyser, University of South Carolina, 2021        Kimberly Blockett, Penn State Brandywine 2022                Sari Edelstein, University of Massachusetts Boston 2022
DIGITAL MEDIA COORDINATOR Amanda Stuckey, University of Charleston 
CONSULTANTS Kate Adams, Faith Barrett, Dorri Beam, Susan Belasco, Lisa Botshon, Shannon Brennan, Donna Campbell, Lorrayne Carroll, Katy Chiles, Birte Christ, Cynthia J. Davis, Rynetta Davis, Melanie Dawson, Anna Mae Duane, Elizabeth Duquette, Gregory Eiselein, Amanda Ellis, John Ernest, Mary Eyring, Elizabeth Fenton, Stephanie Foote, Travis Foster, DoVeanna Fulton, Ivonne M. García, Eric Gardner, Ellen Gruber Garvey, Caroline Gebhard, Meredith Goldsmith, Linda Grasso, David Greven, Deborah Gussman, Faye Halpern, Lori Harrison-Kahan, Tamara Harvey, Jennifer Haytock, Desiree Henderson, Laura Henigman, Kim D. Hester Williams, Elizabeth Hewitt, Carol Holly, Melissa J. Homestead, Shermaine M. Jones, Jennie Kassanoff, Betsy Klimasmith, Laura Korobkin, Laura Laffrado, Victoria Lamont, Semaine Lockwood, Mary Loeffelholz, April Logan, Lisa Logan, Lisa Long, Jean Marie Lutes, Etta Madden, Jen McDaneld, Don James McLaughlin, Laura Mielke, Joycelyn Moody, Tim Morris, Carla Mulford, Gretchen Murphy, Tara Penry, Anne K. Phillips, Christopher Phillips, Marjorie Pryse, Charlotte Rich, Christina Roberts, Debra J. Rosenthal, María Carla Sánchez, Karen Sánchez-Eppler, Elizabeth Sheehan, Nancy Strow Sheley, Cassander Smith, Carolyn Sorisio, Derrick R. Spires, Claudia Stokes, Mary Templin, Margaret Toth, Angela Vietto, Karen Weyler, Susan S. Williams, Caroline Woidat, Elizabeth Young, Sandra Zagarell, and Elissa Zellinger.

Legacy thanks the University of Massachusetts Boston, the College of William and Mary, the University of New England, Ripon College, the University of British Columbia, and West Virginia University for their support.

Last Updated: 03/30/2013 18:44 PDT

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