restricted access   Volume 30, Number 1, 2013

Table of Contents

Women Writing Disability

Michael Davidson

Editor's Note

pp. vii-viii

Forthcoming in Legacy 30.2

p. 1


Introduction: Women Writing Disability

pp. 1-17

The Benevolent Education of Maritime Laborers at America's First Schools for the Deaf

pp. 18-39

Freakery and the Discursive Limits of Be-ing in Julia Ward Howe's The Hermaphrodite

pp. 40-61

Lyric Underheard: The Printed Voice of Laura Catherine Redden Searing

pp. 62-81

Ill Fated: The Disease of Racism in Julia Collins's The Curse of Caste

pp. 82-100

"What mighty transformations!": Disfigurement and Self-Improvement in Emma May Buckingham's A Self-Made Woman

pp. 101-123

"Dropping crooked into rhyme": Djuna Barnes's Disabled Poetics in The Book of Repulsive Women

pp. 124-150

A Different Integration: Race and Disability in Early-Twentieth-Century African American Drama by Women

pp. 151-171

Legacy Profile

Adele M. George Jewel Kerr (1834-?)

pp. 172-183

From A Brief Narrative of the Life of Miss Adele M. George, (Being Deaf and Dumb)

pp. 184-186

Review Essay

Politics and Sympathy: Recognition and Action in Feminist Literary Disability Studies

pp. 187-200

Book Reviews

Love's Whipping Boy: Violence and Sentimentality in the American Imagination by Elizabeth Barnes (review)

pp. 201-204

Style, Gender, and Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing by Dorri Beam (review)

pp. 204-206

Novel Bondage: Slavery, Marriage, and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century America by Tess Chakkalakal (review)

pp. 206-208

Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern Magazine Culture by Catherine Keyser, and: Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space by Alice Fahs (review)

pp. 209-213