restricted access   Volume 51, Number 1, 1997

Table of Contents

Notes From the Executive Director

p. 3


pp. 4-6


p. 7


Tantric Sonnet

p. 8

A Fox is not always a Fox! or How not to be a Renart in Marie de France's Fables

pp. 9-20

"My Authority": Hyper-Mimesis and the Discourse of Hysteria in The Female Quixote

pp. 21-35

Fifth Avenue, July

p. 36

Learning to Box

pp. 37-38

Translations of Poems by Eugénio de Andrade

pp. 39-49

Closet Prayer

pp. 50-51

Tuesday Night at the Hollywood Casino

p. 52

Not "As She Fulfills His Dreams" but "As She Is": The Feminist Voice of Christina Rossetti

pp. 53-68

Book Reviews

"The Excellently Illustrated Re-Statement of a Problem": Recent Work in Melville Studies

pp. 69-75

Unsinn und Sinn der Germanistik by Helmut Arntzen (review)

pp. 76-78

A History of the French Language through Texts by Wendy Ayres-Bennett (review)

pp. 78-80

Biographies of Books: The Compositional Histories of Notable American Writings ed. by James Barbour and Tom Quirk (review)

pp. 80-81

Gender, Genre and the Romantic Poets by Philip Cox (review)

pp. 81-83

The Cloudy Mirror: Tension and Conflict in the Writings of Sima Qian by Stephen W Durrant (review)

pp. 83-85

The Economy of Literary Form: English Literature and the Industrialization of Publishing, 1800-1850 by Lee Erickson (review)

pp. 85-87

Take My Word: Autobiographical Innovations of Ethnic American Working Women by Anne E. Goldman (review)

pp. 87-89

Tragedy in Paradise: Family and Gender Politics in German Bourgeois Tragedy 1750-1850 by Gail K. Hart (review)

pp. 89-91

Recasting Persian Poetry: Scenarios of Poetic Modernity in Iran by Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak (review)

pp. 92-94

Language and Control in Children's Literature by Murray Knowles and Kirsten Malmkjaer (review)

pp. 94-96

The Language of Old and Middle English Poetry by G. A. Lester (review)

pp. 96-97

Changing the Subject: Mary Wroth and Figurations of Gender in Early Modern England by Naomi J. Miller (review)

pp. 98-100

The Purpose of Playing: Shakespeare and the Cultural Politics of the Elizabethan Theatre (review)

pp. 100-102

American Indian Ethnic Renewal: Red Power and the Resurgence of Identity and Culture by Joane Nagel (review)

pp. 102-104

Fantasy, Forgery, and the Byron Legend by James Soderholm (review)

pp. 104-106

The Green Breast of the New World: Landscape, Gender, and American Fiction by Louise H. Westling (review)

pp. 106-109

Women and Arthurian Literature: Seizing the Sword by Marion Wynne-Davies (review)

pp. 109-112