restricted access   Volume 69, Number 1, Spring 2015

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Theorizing Space and Gender in the 21st Century

Guest Editor: Theda Wrede


Introduction to Special Issue: “Theorizing Space and Gender in the 21st Century”

pp. 10-17


Space as the Representation of Cultural Conflict and Gender Relations in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s The Thing Around Your Neck

pp. 18-36

Trauma and Testimony: Embodied Memory in Loida Maritza Pérez’s Geographies of Home

pp. 37-48

“. . . just crushing silence like the inside of a drum before the stick drops”: Zwischenraum as a Site for Productive Silences in Louise Erdrich’s The Painted Drum

pp. 49-67

Narrow Escapes: Gendered Adolescent Resistance to Intergenerational Neo/Colonial Violence across Time and Space

pp. 68-86


Humanities in the Twenty-First Century: Beyond Utility and Markets ed. by Eleonora Belfiore and Anna Upchurch (review)

pp. 87-89

Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction ed. by Sara K. Day, Miranda A. Green-Barteet, and Amy L. Montz (review)

pp. 89-92

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Then and Now: Reading with Hindsight by Simon Dentith (review)

pp. 92-94

Hold it Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art by Jennifer Doyle (review)

pp. 94-96

Trading Tongues: Merchants, Multilingualism, and Medieval Literature by Jonathan Hsy (review)

pp. 96-99

The Lyric Theory Reader: A Critical Anthology ed. by Virginia Jackson and Yopie Prins (review)

pp. 99-102

Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books by Wendy Lesser (review)

pp. 102-104

Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing by Elizabeth Losh et al. (review)

pp. 104-107

East of Eden: New and Recent Essays ed. by Michael J. Meyer and Henry Veggian (review)

pp. 107-109

Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories ed. by Achy Obejas and Megan Byles (review)

pp. 109-111

The Making of Modern Children’s Literature in Britain: Publishing and Criticism in the 1960s and 1970s by Lucy Pearson (review)

pp. 111-112

Gaining a Face: The Romanticism of C.S. Lewis by James Prothero and Donald T. Williams (review)

pp. 113-114

Wordsworth and Welsh Romanticism by James Prothero (review)

pp. 114-116

Romantic Literature in Light of Bakhtin by Walter L. Reed (review)

pp. 116-117

Splendor of Heart: Walter Jackson Bate and the Teaching of Literature by Robert D. Richardson (review)

pp. 118-119

Archipelago: A Novel by Monique Roffey (review)

pp. 119-122

Julian Hawthorne: The Life of a Prodigal Son by Gary Scharnhorst (review)

pp. 122-125

Bridges of Paris by Michael Saint James (review)

pp. 125-127

Rebozos by Carmen Tafolla (review)

pp. 128-129

Mediating Culture in the Seventeenth-Century German Novel: Eberhard Werner Happel, 1647-1690 by Gerhild Scholz Williams (review)

pp. 129-131

Balzac, Grandville, and the Rise of Book Illustration by Keri Yousif (review)

pp. 131-134

Falling in Love with Fellow Prisoners: Poems by Gwendolyn Zepeda (review)

pp. 134-137


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