restricted access   Volume 32, Number 2, Fall 2013 / Volume 33, Number 1, Spring 2014

Table of Contents

Theorizing Breast Cancer: Narrative, Politics, Memory

Mary K. DeShazer and Anita Helle

From the Editors

Theorizing Breast Cancer: Narrative, Politics, Memory

pp. 7-23


Postmillennial Theories and Feminist Genealogies

Virtual Cancer: BRCA and Posthuman Narratives of Deleterious Mutation

pp. 25-45

Emplotted Bodies: Breast Cancer, Feminism, and the Future

pp. 47-70

Narrative Genres: Memoir, Fiction, Theater

Valid/Invalid: Women’s Cancer Narratives and the Phenomenology of Bodily Alteration

pp. 71-87

“This is how we live”: Witnessing and Testimony in BRCA Memoirs

pp. 89-105

“Less Than Perfect”: Negotiating Breast Cancer in Popular Romance Novels

pp. 107-128

“Is Anybody Paying Attention?”: Breast Cancer on Stage in the Twenty-First Century

pp. 129-146

Visual Culture: Comics, Film, Photography, Painting

Cancer Comics: Narrating Cancer through Sequential Art

pp. 147-162

Onco-Filmographics: The Politics and Affects of the Canadian Breast Cancer Documentary

pp. 163-187

Willful Vulnerability: Generous Offerings in Cancer in Two Voices and The Century Project

pp. 189-217

Living Breast Cancer: The Art of Hollis Sigler

pp. 219-239


Mammographies: The Cultural Discourses of Breast Cancer Narratives by Mary K. DeShazer (review)

pp. 241-243

Elizabeth Singer Rowe and the Development of the English Novel by Paula R. Backscheider (review)

pp. 243-246

Anna Seward and the End of the Eighteenth Century by Claudia Thomas Kairoff (review)

pp. 246-248

In Contempt: Nineteenth-Century Women, Law, and Literature by Kristin Kalsem (review)

pp. 248-250

Modernism, Feminism, and the Culture of Boredom by Allison Pease (review)

pp. 251-253

Mother and Myth in Spanish Novels: Rewriting the Maternal Archetype by Sandra J. Schumm (review)

pp. 253-255

Hatred and Forgiveness by Julia Kristeva (review)

pp. 255-257

Books Received

pp. 265-267


pp. 269-272