Volume 21, Number 1, 2004

(Can be accessed

online through Project MUSE at http://muse.jhu.edu or through university electronic journal websites)



Editor's Note
Harris, Sharon M.; Dandurand, Karen; Cutter, Martha; Tonkovich, Nicole pp. vii-vii



Panic Fiction: Women's Responses to Antebellum Economic Crisis Templin, Mary pp. 1-16

"A true woman's courage and hopefulness": Martha W. Tyler's A Book without a Title: or, Thrilling Events in the Life of Mira Dana (1855-56) Ranta, Judith A. pp. 17-33

"Queer myself for good and all": The House of Mirth and the Fictions of Lily's Whiteness Harrison-Kahan, Lori pp. 34-49

Harriet Monroe's Pioneer Modernism: Nature, National Identity, and Poetry, A Magazine of Verse Schulze, Robin G. pp. 50-67

Gendered Vision(s) in the Short Fiction of Harriet Prescott Spofford Spengler, Birgit pp. 68-73


Legacy Profile:

Laura Jane Curtis Bullard (1831-1912) Kohn, Denise M. pp. 74-82

Excerpt From Laura Curtis Bullard's Writings: From "The Field is the World," Chapter 20 of Christine: or, Woman's Trials and Triumphs (1856) Bullard, Laura Curtis pp. 83-84 Legacy Reprint:

Sex, Love, Revenge, and Murder in "Away Down in Jamaica": A Lost Short Story by Sui Sin Far (Edith Eaton) Cutter, Martha J. pp. 85-89

Away Down in Jamaica Sui, Sin Far pp. 90-95



Book Reviews:

Writing Out of Place: Regionalism, Women, and American Literary Culture (review) Campbell, Donna M. pp. 96-97

Lillie Devereux Blake: Retracing a Life Erased (review) Gussman, Deborah pp. 97-99

Poets in the Public Sphere: The Emancipatory Project of American Women's Poetry, 1800-1900 (review) Gray, Janet Sinclair pp. 99-100

Imagining Rhetoric: Composing Women of the Early United States (review) Cowell, Pattie pp. 100-101

Onoto Watanna: The Story of Winnifred Eaton, and: The Literary Voices of Winnifred Eaton: Redefining Ethnicity and Authenticity (review) Ferens, Dominika pp. 102-103

Middlebrow Moderns: Popular American Women Writers of the 1920s (review) Patterson, Martha pp. 104-105

A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton (review) Wegener, Frederick pp. 105-106

The Life and Writings of Betsey Chamberlain: Native American Mill Worker (review) Jacobson, Lori pp. 107-108

She Left Nothing in Particular: The Autobiographical Legacy of Nineteenth-Century Women's Diaries (review) Long, Lisa A. pp. 108-109

Fleshing Out America: Race, Gender, and the Politics of the Body in American Literature, 1833-1879 (review) Hoeller, Hildegard pp. 109-110

The Syntax of Class: Writing Inequality in Nineteenth-Century America (review) Hendler, Glenn pp. 111-112

Legacy Bookshelf
Lock, Sarah J. pp. 113-122

Legacy Index: Volumes 11-20, 1994-2003
Hagenrater, Amy B. pp. 123-139