restricted access   Volume 33, Number 1, 2016

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note

pp. ix-x


Where Are the Women in Black Print Culture Studies?: Obscene Questions and Righteous Hysteria

pp. 1-7

Discovering the Woman in the Text: Early African American Print, Gender Studies, and the Twenty-First-Century Classroom

pp. 8-11

Beyond Recovery: A Process Approach to Research on Women in Early African American Print Cultures

pp. 12-18

Harriet Jacobs and the Lessons of Rogue Reading

pp. 19-21

Misinformation and Fluidity in Print Culture; or, Searching for Sojourner Truth and Others

pp. 22-24

Accessing Early Black Print

pp. 25-30


“Fascinate, Intoxicate, Transport”: Uncovering Women’s Erotic Dominance in Leonora Sansay’s Secret History

pp. 31-54

Anatomy Lessons: Emily Dickinson’s Brain Poems

pp. 55-81

Lucy Larcom and the Time of the Temporal Collapse

pp. 82-102

Victoria Earle Matthews: Making Literature during the Woman’s Era

pp. 103-126

“A Reading Problem”: Margaret Lynn, Jean Stafford, and Literary Criticism of the American West

pp. 127-149

From the Archives

A New Digital Divide: Recovery Editing in the Age of Digitization

pp. 150-156

Legacy Reprint

Victoria Earle Matthews’s Short Stories

pp. 157-161

“Eugenie’s Mistake: A Story”

pp. 162-175

“Zelika—A Story”

pp. 176-186

Book Reviews

Apocalyptic Sentimentalism: Love and Fear in U.S. Antebellum Literature by Kevin Pelletier, and: The Altar at Home: Sentimental Literature and Nineteenth-Century American Religion by Claudia Stokes (review)

pp. 187-193

Gender Protest and Same-Sex Desire in Antebellum American Literature by David Greven (review)

pp. 193-195

The Struggle for Equal Adulthood: Gender, Race, Age, and the Fight for Citizenship in Antebellum America by Corinne T. Field (review)

pp. 195-198

Toward a Female Genealogy of Transcendentalism ed. by Jana L. Argersinger and Phyllis Cole (review)

pp. 198-201

Emily Dickinson in Context ed. by Eliza Richards, and: A Kiss from Thermopylae: Emily Dickinson and Law by James R. Guthrie (review)

pp. 201-206

Thinking Outside the Book by Augusta Rohrbach (review)

pp. 206-209

Between the Novel and the News: The Emergence of American Women’s Writing by Sari Edelstein (review)

pp. 209-211