Bookshelf 28-1

Individual Authors

Adams, Abigail

Barker-Benfield, G. J. Abigail and John Adams: The Americanization of Sensibility. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2010. 472 pp. $23.73.

Ellis, Joseph J. First Family: Abigail and John Adams. New York: Knopf, 2010. 320 pp. $16.77.

Holton, Woody. Abigail Adams. New York: Free, 2010. 512 pp. $12.24 paper.

Alcott, Louisa May

Cheever, Susan. Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2010. 320 pp. $17.16.

Reisen, Harriet. Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women. New York: Picador, 2010. 464 pp. $10.88 paper.

Bishop, Elizabeth

Caesar, Terry. “Difference and Proliferation: Race in the Poetry of Elizabeth Bishop.” Acta Scientiarum 32.1 (2010): 21-25.

Gray, Jeffrey. “Postcards and Sunsets: Elizabeth Bishop’s Revision and the Problem of Excess.”Resources for American Literary Study 33 (2010): 155-70.

Tatum, Karen E. “Drawing the Eczema Aesthetic: The Psychological Effects of Chronic Skin Disease as Depicted in the Works of John Updike, Elizabeth Bishop, and Zelda Fitzgerald.” Journal of Medical Humanities 31.2 (2010): 127-53.

Cather, Willa

Besson, Francoise, ed. Mountains Figured and Disfigured in the English-Speaking World. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2010. 730 pp. $97.99. [Includes Willa Cather.]

Newmark, Julianne. “An Introduction to Neonativist Collectives: Place, Not Race, in Cather’s The Professor’s House and Lawrence’s The Plumed Serpent.” Arizona Quarterly 66.2 (2010): 89-120.

Porter, David H. On the Divide: The Many Lives of Willa Cather. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2010. 496 pp. $50.00/$29.95 paper.

See also Cather Studies.

Cazneau, Jane McManus Storm

Griffin, Megan Jenison. “Legacy Profile: Jane McManus Storm Cazneau, 1807-1878.” Legacy 27.2 (2010): 416-32.

Chopin, Kate

Maher, Gary H. “A Matter of Behavior: A Semantic Analysis of Five Kate Chopin Stories.” ETC: A Review of General Semantics 67.1 (2010): 94-104.

Stuffer, Deidre. “Edna Pontellier’s Strip Tease of Essentiality: An Examination of the Metaphorical Role of Clothing in Kate Chopin’s The Awkakening.” Sigma Tau Delta Review 7 (2010): 116-23.

Davis, Rebecca Harding

Sohn, Jeonghee. “Feminizing Class?: Alienation and Reform in Margret Howth and The Silent Partner.” British and American Fiction to 1900 17.1 (2010): 29-55.

Dickinson, Emily

Crumbley, Paul. Winds of Will: Emily Dickinson and the Sovereignty of Democratic Thought. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2010. 344 pp. $53.00.

Day-Lindsay, Lisa. “Emily Dickinson’s ‘There came a wind like a Bugle.’” Explicator 68.1 (2010): 29-32.

Hyonyung, Yoon. “The Trick of Death in Emily Dickinson’s Poetry.” Nineteenth Century Literature in English 14.1 (2010): 53-73.

Lee, Doojin. “A Return to the ‘Circumferential’ Beings: Emily Dickinson’s Ecological Imagination.”Nineteenth Century Literature in English 14.1 (2010): 75-99.

Navarro, Berkcan. “Master and Slave Dialectic in Emily Dickinson’s Poetry.” Journal of Faculty of Letters 27.1 (2010): 147-64.

Peel, Robin. Emily Dickinson and the Hill of Science. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2010. 435 pp. $92.50.

Quinn, Peter. “In Service: Emily Dickinson, Helen Keller & the Irish Help.” Commonweal 137.12 (2010): 9-14.

Spengemann, William C. Three American Poets: Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Herman Melville. Notre Dame: U of Notre Dame P, 2010. 232 pp. $28.00 paper.

See Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin.

See also Emily Dickinson Journal.

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

Chang, Li-Wen. “Economics, Evolution, and Feminism in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Utopian Fiction.” Women’s Fiction 39.4 (2010): 319-48.

Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz. Wild Unrest: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Making of “The Yellow Wall-Paper.” New York: Oxford UP, 2010. 272 pp. $18.01.

Mattis, Ann. “‘Vulgar Strangers in the Home’: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Modern Servitude.”Women’s Studies 39.4 (2010): 283-303.

Meyering, Sheryl L. Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Rochester: U of Rochester P, 2010. 224 pp. $29.95 paper.

Sabanci, Gamze. Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Short Stories as Social Criticism: Conflicts and Contradictions of a Nineteenth-Century Author. Lewiston: Mellen, 2010. 293 pp. $119.95.

Tuttle, Jennifer S., and Carol Farley Kessler. Charlotte Perkins Gilman: New Texts, New Contexts. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2011. 288 pp. $39.04/$9.95 paper.

H. D. (Hilda Doolittle)

Vetter, Lara. Modernist Writings and Religio-Scientific Discourse: H. D., Loy, and Toomer. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 236 pp. $64.13.

Hart, Lizzie

Gardner, Eric. “‘Yours, for the cause’: The Christian Recorder Writings of Lizzie Hart.” Legacy 27.2 (2010): 367-91.

Hurston, Zora Neale

Lillios, Anna. Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2010. 208 pp. $19.77.

Moylan, Virginia Lynn. Zora Neale Hurston’s Final Decade. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2011. 144 pp. $16.47.

Plant, Deborah. Zora Neale Hurston: A Biography of the Spirit. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2011. 264 pp. $10.85 paper.

Saunders, Judith P. “Paternal Confidence in Zora Neale Hurston’s The Gilded Six-Bits.” Evolution, Literature, and Film: A Reader. Ed. Brian Boyd, Joseph Carroll, and Jonathan Gottschall. New York: Columbia UP, 2010. 392-408. 570 pp. $26.22 paper.

Hutchinson, Anne

Kaufmann, Michael W. “Post-Secular Puritans: Recent Retrials of Anne Hutchinson.” Early American Literature 45.1 (2010): 31-59.

Jemison, Mary

Ortells Montón, Elena. “A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison: Rhetorical Drag and the Defiance of Hegemonic Cultural Models.” Atlantis 32.1 (2010): 73-86.

Larsen, Nella

Pontes, Renata Thiago, and Maria Aparecida Salgueiro. Diasporization and Family Relations: The Construction of Female Identity in Nella Larsen’s Quicksand and Jamaica Kinkaid’s Lucy. Saarbrücken: LAP LAMBERT Academic, 2010. 112 pp. $49.97 paper.

Loy, Mina

Prescott, Tara. “Moths and Mothers: Mina Loy’s ‘Parturition.’” Women’s Studies 39.3 (2010): 194-214.

See Vetter on H. D. (Hilda Doolittle).

Lynn, Ethel

Hall, Joanne. “Sisters of the Road?: The Construction of Female Hobo Identity in the Autobiographies of Ethel Lynn, Barbara Starke, and ‘Box-Car’ Bertha Thompson.” Women’s Studies 39.3 (2010): 215-37.

Menken, Adah Isaacs

Foster, Michael, and Barbara Foster. A Dangerous Woman: The Life, Loves, and Scandals of Adah Isaacs Menken, 1835-1868. Guilford: Lyons, 2011. 368 pp. $16.47.

Murray, Judith Sargent

Hewitt, Elizabeth. “Profligate Gleaning and the Textual Economies of Judith Sargent Murray.”Legacy 27.2 (2010): 310-35.

Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

See Lillios on Hurston.

Southworth, E. D. E. N.

An, Jee Hyun. “‘Blackness’ Revisited: The Rhetoric of Slavery and Freedom in E. D. E. N. Southworth’s The Hidden Hand.” Journal of English Language 56.3 (2010): 409-27.

Starke, Barbara

See Hall on Lynn.

Stoddard, Elizabeth

Putzi, Jennifer. “Elizabeth Stoddard’s Civil War: ‘Gossip from Gotham’ and the San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin.” Legacy 27.2 (2010): 392-411.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Farrell, Molly. “Dying Instruction: Puritan Pedagogy in Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” American Literature82.2 (2010): 243-69.

Lang, Jessica. “Retelling the Retold: Race and Orality in Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” Arizona Quarterly 66.2 (2010): 35-58.

Rosenthal, Debra J. “‘I’ve only to say the word!’: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Performative Speech Theory.” Legacy 27.2 (2010): 237-56.

Tarbell, Ida B.

Cadwallader, Robin L. “Ida B. Tarbell’s ‘Women in Journalism.’” Legacy 27.2 (2010): 412-15.

Thompson, “Box-Car” Bertha

See Hall on Lynn.

Truth, Sojourner

Murphy, Larry G. Sojourner Truth: A Biography. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2011. 184 pp. $35.00.

Washington, Margaret. Sojourner Truth’s America. Champaign: U of Illinois P, 2011. 520 pp. $13.57 paper.

Tubman, Harriet

McGowan, James A., and William Kashatus. Harriet Tubman: A Biography. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2011. 168 pp. $35.00.

Wells-Barnett, Ida B.

Bay, Mia. To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells. New York: Hill and Wang, 2010. 384 pp. $19.82/$14.04 paper.

Welty, Eudora

Marrs, Suzanne. What There Is to Say We Have Said: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and William Maxwell. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011. 496 pp. $23.10.

McHaney, Pearl Amelia. Eudora Welty: The Contemporary Reviews. New York: Cambridge UP, 2010. 422 pp. $37.58 paper.

See also Eudora Welty Review.

Wharton, Edith

Backer, Leslie. “Lily Bart as Artist in Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth.” Explicator 68.1 (2010): 33-35.

Garden, Rebecca. “Sympathy, Disability, and the Nurse: Female Power in Edith Wharton’s The Fruit of the Tree.” Journal of Medical Humanities 31.3 (2010): 223-42.

Kiran-Raw, Meltem. “Edith Wharton’s ‘The Other Two.’” Explicator 68.1 (2010): 39-42.

Magin, Sarah E. “Ralph’s Suicide and Undine’s ‘Physical Nearness’ in Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country.” Explicator 68.3 (2010): 181-84.

Rattray, Laura, ed. Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country: A Reassessment. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2010. 198 pp. $99.00.

Renfroe, Alicia Mischa. “Rights and Justice in Edith Wharton’s The Reef.” Women’s Studies 39.3 (2010): 238-61.

See also Edith Wharton Review.

Wheatley, Phillis

Brooks, Joanna. “Our Phillis, Ourselves.” American Literature 82.1 (2010): 1-28.

Carretta, Vincent. “Phillis Wheatley’s First Effort.” PMLA 125.3 (2010): 795-97.

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. The Trials of Phillis Wheatley: America’s First Black Poet and Her Encounters with the Founding Fathers. New York: Basic Civitas, 2010. 144 pp. $11.01 paper.

Shields, John C. Phillis Wheatley and the Romantics. Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 2010. 140 pp. $34.95.

Wilson, Harriet E.

Raimon, Eve Allegra. “Lost and Found: Making Claims on Archives.” Legacy 27.2 (2010): 257-68.

Woolson, Constance Fenimore

Diffley, Kathleen. Witness to Reconstruction: Constance Fenimore Woolson and the Postbellum South, 1873-1894. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2011. 288 pp. $49.10.

Yezierska, Anzia

Botshon, Lisa. “The New Woman of the Tenements: Anzia Yezierska’s Salome.” Modern Fiction Studies 56.2 (2010): 233-61.

Zitkala-Ša (Gertrude Bonnin)

Burt, Ryan. “‘Death Beneath This Semblance of Civilization’: Reading Zitkala-Ša and the Imperial Imagination of the Romantic Revival.” Arizona Quarterly 66.2 (2010): 59-88.

Historical Perspectives

Araujo, Susana, Joao Ferreira Duarte, and Marta Pacheco Pinto. Trans/American, Trans/oceanic, Trans/lation: Issues in International American Studies. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2010. 380 pp. $67.99. [Includes Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins and Harriet Beecher Stowe.]

Corporaal, Marguérite, and Evert Jan van Leeuwen, eds. The Literary Utopias of Cultural Communities, 1790-1910. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010. 298 pp. $84.00. [Includes Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Onoto Watanna (Winnifred Eaton).]

Floyd, Janet, Alison Easton, R. J. Ellis, and Lindsey Traub, eds. Becoming Visible: Women’s Presence in Late Nineteenth-Century America. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2010. 370 pp. $103.00. [Includes Jane Addams, Louisa May Alcott, Willa Cather, Rebecca Harding Davis, Sarah Orne Jewett, and Kate Douglas Wiggin.]

Gross, Robert A., and Mary Kelley, eds. A History of the Book in America: Volume 2: An Extensive Republic: Print, Culture, and Society in the New Nation, 1790-1840. Chapel Hill: The U of North Carolina P, 2010. 672 pp. $52.77.

Howe, Barbara J. “On Stage and in Class: Women Artists in Mid-19th Century Wheeling.”Appalachian Journal 37.3-4 (2010): 184-209.

Kirk, Stephanie L. “Religious Transformations in the Early Modern Americas.” Early American Literature 45.1 (2010): 61-91. [Includes Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Goodwife Jackson, Elizabeth Olbon, María de San José, and Joanna Sill.]

Lauter, Paul, ed. A Companion to American Literature and Culture. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 712 pp. $166.24. [Includes Abigail Adams, Jane Addams, Elizabeth Ashbridge, Mary Austin, Elizabeth Bishop, Lydia Maria Child, Alice Childress, Anna Julia Cooper, Hannah Crafts, Emily Dickinson, Hannah Dustan, Fanny Fern (Sarah Payson Willis Parton), Margaret Fuller, Ellen Glasgow, Angelina Weld Grimké, Charlotte Forten Grimké, Sarah Grimké, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins, Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins, Zora Neale Hurston, Helen Hunt Jackson, Harriet Jacobs, Mary Jemison, Sarah Orne Jewett, Caroline Kirkland, Nella Larsen, Meridel Le Sueur, Marianne Moore, Katherine Anne Porter, Mary Rowlandson, María Amparo Ruiz de Burton, Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Lydia Sigourney, E. D. E. N. Southworth, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Hannah Swarton, Susan Warner, Mercy Otis Warren, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Eudora Welty, Edith Wharton, Phillis Wheatley, and Zitkala-Ša.]

Lutes, Jean Marie. “Beyond the Bounds of the Book: Periodical Studies and Women Writers of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries.” Legacy 27.2 (2010): 336-56.

Roberson, Susan L. Antebellum American Women Writers and the Road: American Mobilities. New York: Routledge, 2010. 200 pp. $93.03. [Includes Margaret Fuller, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Susan Warner.]

Roffman, Karin. From the Modernist Annex: American Women Writers in Museums and Libraries. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2010. 272 pp. $44.50. [Includes Nella Larsen, Marianne Moore, and Edith Wharton.]

Salm, Betsy Krieg. Women’s Painted Furniture, 1790-1830: American Schoolgirl Art. Lebanon: UP of New England, 2010. 252 pp. $37.80.

Scharff, Virginia, and Carolyn Brucken. Home Lands: How Women Made the West. Berkeley: U of California P, 2010. 184 pp. $15.43 paper.

Sicherman, Barbara. Well-Read Lives: How Books Inspired a Generation of American Women. Chapel Hill: The U of North Carolina P, 2010. 400 pp. $28.19. [Includes Jane Addams, Mary Antin, Rose Cohen, Alice Hamilton, Edith Hamilton, Hilda Satt Polacheck, M. Carey Thomas, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett..]

Slate, Claudia, and Carole Policy, eds. Florida Studies: Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Florida College English Association. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2010. 196 pp. $59.99. [Includes Elizabeth Bishop and Zora Neale Hurston.]

Tonkovich, Nicole. “The Second Sex in the Fourth Estate.” Legacy 27.2 (2010): 303-09.

Racial Perspectives

Borgstrom, Michael. Minority Reports: Identity and Social Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century American Literature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 200 pp. $64.13. [Includes Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Harriet E. Wilson.]

Díaz, Mónica. Indigenous Writings from the Convent: Negotiating Ethnic Autonomy in Colonial Mexico. Tucson: U of Arizona P, 2010. 240 pp. $40.46.

Duane, Anna Mae. Suffering Childhood in Early America: Violence, Race, and the Making of the Child Victim. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2010. 224 pp. $36.48 cloth.

Ford, James Edward, III. “Mob Rule in New Orleans: Anarchy, Governance, and Media Representation.” Biography 33.1 (2010): 185-208. [Includes Ida B. Wells-Barnett.]

Garvey, Ellen Gruber. “Nineteenth-Century Abolitionists and the Databases They Created.” Legacy27.2 (2010): 357-66.

Hebbar, Reshmi J. Modeling Minority Women. New York: Routledge, 2010. 184 pp. $39.95 paper. [Includes Sui Sin Far (Edith Maude Eaton) and Onoto Watanna (Winnifred Eaton).]

Jarrett, Gene Andrew, ed. A Companion to African American Literature. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 488 pp. $89.52. [Includes Mary Shadd Cary, Lydia Maria Child, Ellen Craft, Hannah Crafts, Emily Dickinson, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Charlotte Forten Grimké, Jessie Redmon Fauset, Fannie Fern (Sarah Payson Willis Parton), Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins, Fannie Hurst, Zora Neale Hurston, Harriet Jacobs, Ann Petry, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Phillis Wheatley, and Harriet E. Wilson.]

Kaplan, Cora, and John Oldfield, eds. Imagining Transatlantic Slavery. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 288 pp. $74.95. [Includes Ellen Craft and Phillis Wheatley.]

Li, Stephanie. Something Akin to Freedom: The Choice of Bondage in Narratives by African American Women. New York: State U of New York P, 2011. 172 pp. $23.95 paper. [Includes Hannah Crafts and Louisa Piquet.]

Norman, Brian, and Piper Kendrix Williams. Representing Segregation: Toward an Aesthetics of Living Jim Crow, and Other Forms of Racial Division. New York: State U of New York P, 2010. 280 pp. $29.95 paper. [Includes Angelina Weld Grimké, Ann Petry, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett.]

Nunes, Ana. African American Women Writers’ Historical Fiction. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 288 pp. $70.84.

Ogbar, Jeffrey O., ed. The Harlem Renaissance Revisited: Politics, Arts, and Letters. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2010. 264 pp. $24.69 paper. [Includes Jessie Fauset and Zora Neale Hurston.]

Pillow, Gloria Thomas. Motherlove in Shades of Black: The Maternal Psyche in the Novels of African American Women. Jefferson: McFarland, 2010. 199 pp. $38.00 paper. [Includes Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins, Harriet Jacobs, and Nella Larsen.]

Smethurst, James Edward. The African American Roots of Modernism: From Reconstruction to the Harlem Renaissance. Chapel Hill: The U of North Carolina P, 2011. 272 pp. $65.00/$26.95 paper. [Includes Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins.]

Wisker, Gina, ed. Teaching African American Women’s Writing. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 224 pp. $29.00 paper.

Women’s Studies

Adler, K. H., and Carrie Hamilton. Homes and Homecomings: Gendered Histories of Domesticity and Return. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 248 pp. $29.00 paper.

Bizzell, Patricia. “Chastity Warrants for Women Public Speakers in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 40.4 (2010): 385-401. [Includes Louisa May Alcott, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, and Elizabeth Stuart Phelps.]

Block, Marcelline, and Laflen, Angela, eds. Gender Scripts in Medicine and Narrative. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2010. 480 pp. $74.99. [Includes Nella Larsen.]

Cook, Sylvia Jenkins. “‘Oh Dear! How the Factory Girls Do Rig Up!’: Lowell’s Self-Fashioning Workingwomen.” New England Quarterly 83.2 (2010): 219-49.

Gustafson, Sandra M., and Caroline F. Sloat, eds. Cultural Narratives: Textuality and Performance in American Culture before 1900. Notre Dame: U of Notre Dame P, 2010. 416 pp. $40.00 paper.

Showalter, Elaine, ed. The Vintage Book of American Women Writers. London: Vintage, 2011. 848 pp. $12.89 paper.

Sutton, Jane S. The House of My Sojourn: Rhetoric, Women, and the Question of Authority. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2010. 232 pp. $59.50. [Includes Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susanna Wright.]

Reprints and Republications

Adams, Abigail, and John Adams. My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams. Ed. Margaret A. Hogan and C. James Taylor. Cambridge: Belknap, 2010. 528 pp. $13.57 paper.

Arnott, Nellie. Nellie Arnott’s Writings on Angola, 1905-1913: Missionary Narratives Linking Africa and America. Ed. Sarah Robbins and Ann Ellis Pullen. Anderson: Parlor, 2010. 382 pp. $32.00 paper.

Bishop, Elizabeth. Poems. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011. 368 pp. $10.88 paper.

—. Prose. Ed. Lloyd Schwartz. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011. 544 pp. $12.24.

Bullard, Laura Curtis. Christine: Or Woman’s Trials and Triumphs. 1856. Ed. and introd. Denise M. Kohn. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2011. 432 pp. $35.00 paper.

Cather, Willa. My Antonia / O Pioneers!. 1918; 1913. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011. 496 pp. $14.96.

—. Obscure Destinies. 1932. Oxford: Benediction Classics, 2010. 132 pp. $20.99 paper.

—. Sapphira and the Slave Girl. 1940. London: Vintage Classics, 2010. 304 pp. $80.00/$9.57 paper.

Crocker, Hannah Mather. Observations on the Real Rights of Women and Other Writings. Ed. and introd. Constance J. Post. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2011. 304 pp. $31.69 paper.

Dickinson, Emily. Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries. Ed. Helen Vendler. Cambridge: Belknap, 2010. 560 pp. $23.10.

Dyer, Mary, and Joseph Dyer. Domestic Broils: Shakers, Antebellum Marriage, and the Narrative of Mary and Joseph Dyer. Ed. and introd. Elizabeth De Wolfe. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2010. 176 pp. $80.00/$19.95 paper.

Hassal, Mary [Leonora Sansay]. Secret History: Or, the Horrors of St. Domingo, in a Series of Letters. 1808. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. 234 pp. $22.99 paper.

Hurston, Zora Neale. Barracoon. 1999. New York: HarperCollins, 2011. 128 pp. $19.95.

—. Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography. 1942. New York: Harper Perennial, 2010. 336 pp. $16.99 paper.

Parker, Dorothy. Complete Poems. Introd. Marion Meade. New York: Penguin Classics, 2010. 432 pp. $12.24 paper.

Rowson, Susanna. Charlotte Temple. 1794. Ed. Marion L. Rust. New York: Norton, 2010. 518 pp. $11.02 paper.

—. Charlotte Temple. 1794. Ed. Pattie Cowell. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2010. 192 pp. $5.95 paper.

Sansom, Hannah Callender. The Diary of Hannah Callender Sansom: Sense and Sensibility in the Age of the American Revolution. Ed. Susan E. Klepp and Karin Wulf. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2010. 358 pp. $75.00.

Stein, Gertrude. Narration: Four Lectures. 1935. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2010. 96 pp. $14.00 paper.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s Cabin. 1852. 2nd ed. Ed. Elizabeth Ammons. New York: Norton, 2010. 640 pp. $14.70 paper.

Wharton, Edith. The House of Mirth. 1905. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010. 480 pp. $6.99 paper.

Wheatley, Phillis. The Poems of Phillis Wheatley: With Letters. Mineola: Dover, 2010. 96 pp. $5.95 paper.

Wilson, Harriet E. Our Nig: or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black. 1859. Ed. Henry Louise Gates, Jr., and Richard J. Ellis. London: Vintage, 2011. 320 pp. $10.20 paper.

Wolf, Emma. Emma Wolf’s Short Stories in “The Smart Set”. Ed. Barbara Cantalupo. Brooklyn: AMS, 2010. 245 pp. $43.75.


Alagona, Sandra L. “Revolution and Improvement in the Writings of Jane Austen and Margaret Fuller.” Diss. The Claremont Graduate U, 2010.

Anderson, Jill. “Re-Reading the American Renaissance in New England and in Mexico City.” Diss. The U of Texas at Austin, 2010. [Includes Margaret Fuller.]

Arai, Keiko. “American Girls: Nation and Gender in James, Wharton, and Cather.” Diss. U of Maryland, College Park, 2010.

Barclay Skoller, Joanne. “‘Ballet Knowledge’: Emily Dickinson and the Ballet ‘Giselle, ou Les Wilis.’” Diss. Drew U, 2010.

Bayer, Ellen M. “‘Brooding Reflection’: Redefining the Literary Impression in Henry James and Kate Chopin.” Diss. Purdue U, 2010.

Bean, Heidi R. “Poetry ’n Acts: The Cultural Politics of Twentieth-Century American Poets’ Theater.” Diss. The U of Iowa, 2010. [Includes Gertrude Stein.]

Benediktsson, Gunnar. “Angels of History: Reception, Distraction and Resistance.” Diss. The U of Iowa, 2010. [Includes Gertrude Stein.]

Blackmon, Phillip O’Brien. “Literacy, Protest, and Empowerment: 19th & 20th-Century African-American Letter-Writing Rhetoric.” Diss. U of Louisville, 2010.

Bowen, Claire. “‘Between Pole and Tropic’: Writing Suspension, 1945-1955.” Diss. Stanford U, 2010. [Includes Elizabeth Bishop.]

Brady, Trisha Michelle. “Yearning for Redemption: The Lost Cause Narratives and Violent Hopes of the American South.” Diss. State U of New York at Buffalo, 2010. [Includes Harriet Beecher Stowe.]

Bray, Jessie N. “‘A more perfect Indian wisdom’: Transcultural Exchange in the Writings by Henry D. Throeau.” Diss. U of South Carolina, 2010. [Includes Margaret Fuller.]

Brazier, Michelle J. “The Making of Gertrude Stein: Reading, Writing, and Radcliffe.” Diss. Rutgers U, 2010.


Church, Elizabeth L. “Epideictic without the Praise: A Heuristic Analysis for Rhetoric of Blame.” Diss. Bowling State U, 2010. [Includes Ida B. Wells-Barnett.] 

Clark, Audrey Wu. “The Asian American Avant-Garde: Universalist Aspirations in Early Asian American Literature.” Diss. U of California, Berkeley, 2010. [Includes Sui Sin Far (Edith Maude Eaton).]

Clark, Catherine Olevia. “Reading Sapphic Modernism: Belle Epoque Poesie and Poetic Prose.” Diss. The U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. [Includes H. D. (Hilda Doolittle) and Emily Dickinson.]


Cooksey, Sybil J. “Being Black: Reading Obscurity in Afro-American Cultural Practice and Performance.” Diss. New York U, 2010. [Includes Zora Neale Hurston.]

Corlew, Deric. “‘Nerves in Patterns’: Synaptic Space, Neuroscience, and American Modernist Poetry.” Diss. The U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. [Includes Gertrude Stein.]

Crandall, William. “Emily Dickinson and Mediation.” Diss. The Claremont Graduate U, 2010.

Davis, Martha E. “Ad/Dressing Modernism: Emilia Pardo Bazán’s Later Short Stories (1901-1921).” Diss. The Catholic U of America, 2010. [Includes Edith Wharton.]

Denny, Margaret H. “From Commerce to Art: American Women Photographers 1850-1900.” Diss. U of Illinois at Chicago, 2010.

Devers, Rebecca Allison. “The Iron Curtain in the Picture Window: The Cold War Home in American Fiction and Popular Culture.” Diss. U of Connecticut, 2010. [Includes Ann Petry.]

Edwards, Tai S. “Osage Gender: Continuity, Change, and Colonization, 1720s-1870s.” Diss. U of Kansas, 2010.

Fankhauser, Michelle Esther Alexander. “Booked: ‘Womanhood is too tightly bound to give me scope.’” Diss. Washington State U, 2010. [Includes Lydia Maria Child, Margaret Fuller, María Amparo Ruiz de Burton, and Jane Johnston Schoolcraft.].

Frink, Brenda Denise. “Pioneers and Patriots: Race, Gender, and Historical Memory in California, 1875-1915.” Diss. Stanford U, 2010.

Gaskill, Nicholas. “Vibrant Environments: The Feel of Color from the White Whale to the Red Wheelbarrow.” Diss. The U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. [Includes Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Nella Larsen.]

Green, Kim D. “‘To be black and “at home”’: Movement, Freedom, and Belonging in African American and African Canadian Literatures.” Diss. Emory U, 2010. [Includes Ann Petry.]

Hall, Deidre Dallas. “Scientific Methods: American Fiction and the Professionalization of Medicine, 1880-1940.” Diss. The U of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2010. [Includes Meridel LeSueur and Tillie Olsen.]

Harrison, Matthew Bruce. “Unreal Estates: Visions of Place and Identity in Early Twentieth-Century American Narratives.” Diss. U of California, Irvine, 2010. [Includes Willa Cather.]

Hartley, Daniel LeClair. “Transnational Jazz and Blues: Aural Aesthetics and African Diasporic Fiction.” Diss. U of Maryland, College Park, 2010. [Includes Ann Petry.]

Hohl, Elizabeth Anne. “To Uplift Ourselves and Our Race: The New Negro Woman of the 1890s.” Diss. Union Institute and U, 2010. [Includes Maria Baldwin, Victoria Earle Matthews, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett.]

Holcomb, Brian D. “Between Word and Meaning: Wit, Modernism, and Perverse Narrative.” Diss. Michigan State U, 2010. [Includes Dorothy Parker.]

Honey, Emily A. “From Spiritual Guides to Eager Consumers: American Girls’ Series Fiction, 1865-1930.” Diss. U of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010.

Hutchins, Zachary McLeod. “Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England.” Diss. The U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. [Includes Anne Bradstreet.]

Kent, Holly M. “All Reform Depends upon You: Femininity, Authority, and the Politics of Authorship in Women’s Antislavery Fiction, 1821-1861.” Diss. Lehigh U, 2010.

Klauza, Matthew David. “‘Strange Homecomings’: Place, Identity Formation, and the Literary Constructions of Departure and Return in the Works of Sarah Orne Jewett, Mark Twain, and Ernest Hemingway.” Diss. Auburn U, 2010.

Kuo, Jen-feng. “Chinese American Women in the Early Twentieth Century and the Question of Modernity/Coloniality.” Diss. State U of New York at Binghamton, 2010.

Lynch, Suzanne Marie. “From Exile to Transcendence: Racial Mixture and the Journey of Revision in the Works of Lydia Maria Child, Hannah Crafts, Kate Chopin, James Weldon Johnson, and Jean Toomer.” Diss. U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010.

McWilliams, Weldon Merrial, IV. “‘To proclaim liberty to the captives’: The Pan African Orthodox Christian Church and Its Relationship to Black Liberation Theology.” Diss. Temple U, 2010. [Includes Harriet Tubman.]

Moss, Andrew Patrick. “The Cultural Constitution of the Post-Republic: Eighteenth-Century Politics and Nineteenth-Century Literary Form.” Diss. U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010. [Includes Catharine Maria Sedgwick.]

Muneal, Marc. “Novel Chiaroscuro: Inspired Blackness in the Mid-Victorian Novel.” Diss. Emory U, 2010. [Includes Harriet Beecher Stowe.]

Murray, Gregory Kirk. “A Performative Study of Playfulness in Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, Frank O’Hara, and Elizabeth Bishop.” Diss. U of Minnesota, 2010.

Navarre, Susanne Silvia. “‘The Poetics of Everyday Life’: The Sublime as an Aesthetic Force in the Lyric Poetry of Emily Dickinson and Annette von Droste-Hulshoff.” Diss. Rutgers U, 2010.

Oman, Patricia. “There’s No Place for Home: The Modern Displacement of Local Discourse.” Diss. U of Oregon, 2010. [Includes Willa Cather.]

Peterson, Becky. “Experimentation, Identification, Ornamentation: Avant-garde Women Artists and Modernism’s Exceptional Objects.” Diss. U of Minnesota, 2010. [Includes Laura (Riding) Jackson and Gertrude Stein.]

Porche, Amy S. “The Fashioning of Fanny Fern: A Study of Sara Willis Parton’s Early Career, 1851-1854.” Diss. Georgia State U, 2010.

Prescott, Tara Lynn. “A ‘Lyric Elixir’: The Search for Identity in the Works of Mina Loy.” Diss. The Claremont Graduate U, 2010.

Press, John. “Frances Kellor, Americanization, and the Quest for Participatory Democracy.” Diss. New York U, 2010. [Includes Louisa May Alcott, Rebecca Harding Davis, and Elizabeth Stuart Phelps.]

Rackin, Ethel. “Ornamentation and Essence in Modernist Poetry.” Diss. Princeton U, 2010. [Includes H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), Marianne Moore, and Gertrude Stein.]

Ross, Randt A. “The Ghost in James, Pangborn, and Wharton: A Shifting Trope in an Era of Shifting Philosophies.” Diss. Fordham U, 2010.

Setina, Emily Elizabeth. “Modernism’s Darkrooms: Photography and Literary Process.” Diss. Yale U, 2010. [Includes Marianne Moore and Gertrude Stein.]

Shrout, Catherine E. “What Every Girl Dreams Of: A Cultural History of the Sacred in American White Weddings, 1840-1970.” Diss. Emory U, 2010.

Sipley, Tristan Hardy. “Second Nature: Literature, Capital and the Built Environment, 1848-1938.” Diss. U of Oregon, 2010. [Includes Rebecca Harding Davis and Charlotte Perkins Gilman.]

Skebe, Carolyn, Alifair. “Spaces of Risk: The Modern Long Poem Revisited.” Diss. State U of New York at Albany, 2010. [Includes Gwendolyn Brooks, H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), and Gertrude Stein.]

Stuckey, Michelle Anne. “Degeneration Nation: The Body, Medicine, and the Culture of Biofuturity in American Literature, 1883-1928.” Diss. U of California, San Diego, 2010. [Includes Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins, Edith Summers Kelley, and Edith Wharton.]

Sweeney, Brian Dennis. “Professional Sentiments: Professionalism, Affect, and American Literature, 1830-1910.” Diss. Brown U, 2010. [Includes Anna Katharine Green, Sarah Orne Jewett, and Harriet E. Wilson.]

Szilagyi, Charlotte. “Framed! Encountering Otherness in Frame Narratives.” Diss. Harvard U, 2010. [Includes Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.]

Tait, Lisa Olsen. “The ‘Young Woman’s Journal’ and Its Stories: Gender and Generations in 1890s Mormondom.” Diss. U of Houston, 2010.

Turner, Felicity. “Narrating Infanticide: Constructing the Modern Gendered State in Nineteenth-Century America.” Diss. Duke U, 2010.

Veenstra, Michelle Lynne. “Travels with Einstein: The Uneasy Relativity of Modernist Travelogues.” Diss. Michigan State U, 2010. [Includes Gertrude Stein.]

Walker, Karen Ann. “The Art of Resistance: Reappropriating Community in American Women’s Literature, 1898-1987.” Diss. U of Arkansas, 2010. [Includes Jessie Redmon Fauset, Ellen Glasgow, and Nella Larsen.]

Walsh, Megan. “A Nation in Sight: Visual Technology and Literary Culture in the Early United States.” Diss. Temple U, 2010. [Includes Phillis Wheatley.]

Walz, Jonathan Frederick. “Performing the New Face of Modernism: Anti-Mimetic Portraiture and the American Avant-Garde, 1912-1927.” Diss. U of Maryland, College Park, 2010. [Includes Gertrude Stein.]

White, Kristin Kate. “Training a Nation: The General Federation of Women’s Clubs’ Rhetorical Education and American Citizenship, 1890-1930.” Diss. The Ohio State U, 2010.

Witzig, M. Denise. “The Letter of the Law: Rethinking the Woman Writer in the Works of Edith Wharton.” Diss. Brown U, 2010.

Woznick, Aimee Marie. “Time out of Joint: Fixing the Present at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century.” Diss. U of California, Santa Barbara, 2010. [Includes Charlotte Perkins Gilman.]

Wright, Nazera Sadiq. “Girlhood in African American Literature, 1827-1949.” Diss. U of Maryland, 2010. [Includes Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Harriet Jacobs, Mrs. N. F. Mossell, Maria Stewart, Lucy Terry, Phillis Wheatley, and Harriet E. Wilson.]

Zawacki, Andrew. “Relation without Relation: Emily Dickinson – Maurice Blanchot.” Diss. The U of Chicago, 2010.


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