restricted access   Volume 53, Number 1, 1999

Table of Contents

From the Editors

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Message in a Bottle: Tricks of Time in Las batallas en el desierto, by José Emilio Pacheco

pp. 11-28

Immediate Memories: (Nostalgic) Time and (Immediate) Loss in the Poetry of David Shapiro

pp. 29-45

Can the Female Muse Speak?: Chacel and Poniatowska Read Against the Grain

pp. 47-66

Memory Tricks: Re-Calling and Testimony in the Poetry of Alicia Gaspar de Alba1

pp. 67-81


The Education of the Soul: The Forsaken Ideal of Literary Study

pp. 83-89


House of Geishas

pp. 91-93


Teaching a Foreign Language with Some Technological Help

pp. 95-100

Untangling the Web: St. Martin's Guide to Language and Culture on the Internet by Carl S. Blyth (review)

pp. 100-103

Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human by Harold Bloom (review)

pp. 103-105

The Art of Shakespeare's Sonnets by Helen Vendler (review)

pp. 105-107

At Zero Point: Discourse, Culture, and Satire in Restoration England by Rose A. Zimbardo (review)

pp. 107-109

Authority and Female Authorship in Colonial America by William J. Scheick (review)

pp. 109-112

Gothic Feminism by Diane Long Hoeveler (review)

pp. 112-113

Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" and the History of Its Publication and Reception: A Critical Edition and Documentary Casebook by Julie Bates Dock (review)

pp. 114-117

Rucksacks in the Classroom: Teaching Jack Kerouac in the Twenty-First Century

pp. 119-127

What Is It Then Between Us?: Traditions of love in American Poetry by Eric Murphy Selinger (review)

pp. 128-130

Signature: Contemporary Southern Writers (review)

pp. 130-132

"The Studio System" Directed and produced by Chris Rodley, and: "Film Noir" Directed by Jeffrey Schon and Produced by Sasha Alpert, and: American Cinema (review)

pp. 132-135

Women, Autobiography, Theory: A Reader by Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson (review)

pp. 135-137

What's Happened to the Humanities? ed. by Alvin Kernan (review)

pp. 137-140

Universities and their Leadership ed. by William G. Bowen and Harold T Shapiro (review)

pp. 140-141