Legacy 36:1

Legacy 36:1

Edited by Susan Tomlinson, Jennifer Putzi, and Jennifer S. Tuttle 

Table Of Contents

Volume 36, Issue 1 (2019)
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Editor’s Note
Susan Tomlinson

Tributes to Nina Baym (1936–2018)
Frances Smith Foster, Eric Gardner, Susan K. Harris, Melissa J. Homestead, Carla L. Peterson, Jean Pfaelzer, Sarah Ruffing Robbins, Nicole Tonkovich, Mary I. Unger, Karen A. Weyler, and Sandra A. Zagarell

“Let the Light Enter!”: Illuminating the Newspaper Poetry of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Hannah Wakefield      

Grief’s Theatrical Tutelage: Drama, Recitation, and a Collaborative Sociability in Constance Fenimore Woolson’s “Miss Grief”
Stephanie Byttebier     

Androgynes, Amazons, Agenes: Transgender Studies and the College Girl, 1878
Molly K. Robey                     

Forum: Little Women at 150
Jennifer Putzi  

Playing Pilgrims
María Carla Sánchez   

“[Even] Beth’s stage-struck!”: Theatrical Little Women
Anne K. Phillips         

Jo’s Invisible Sisters
Barbara McCaskill      

Little Women, Made Small
Laura M. Stevens       

Her Bosom Enemy
Cynthia Davis 

Frado, Linda, Ellen, and Iola
Cherene Sherrard-Johnson      

My Meg’s Queer Turn
Jean M. Lutes 

Doing Nothing
Alexandra Socarides   

“Experiments”; or, “Housekeeping ain’t no joke”
Lorrayne Carroll         

The Death of Pip
Donna M. Campbell   

“Hope, and Keep Busy”: Little Women and Critical Pedagogy in the Era of Trump
Randi Lynn Tanglen   

Amy’s Dark Night
Gregory Eiselein         

Little Women’s Literary Lessons
Sari Edelstein  

In Defense of Young Balloons
Katherine Adams        

Serious Literature
Catherine Keyser       

Surprise, Surprise
Deborah Gussman      

The Magic Combination of Family and Books: Jo Lighting the Way
Anne Boyd Rioux       

Legacy Reprint
Absolving La Llorona: Yda H. Addis’s “The Wailing Woman”
Rene H. Treviño         

“The Wailing Woman”
Yda H. Addis

Legacy Reprint
Rewriting the Scribbling Women
Nina Baym     

Selected Bibliography of Works by Nina Baym

Book Reviews
Imitation Nation: Red, White, and Blackface in Early and Antebellum US Literature, by Jason Richards
Laura Barrio-Vilar      

Antebellum American Women’s Poetry: A Rhetoric of Sentiment, by Wendy Dasler Johnson
Karen L. Kilcup          

The Moral Economies of American Authorship: Reputation, Scandal, and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Marketplace, by Susan M. Ryan
Ellen J. Goldner         

Unconventional Politics: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and U.S. Indian Policy, by Janet Dean; and Recovering Native American Writings in the Boarding School Press, edited by Jacqueline Emery
Amy Gore       

The Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century, by Kyla Schuller
Sheila Liming  

Iola Leroy; Or, Shadows Uplifted, by Frances E. W. Harper, edited by Koritha Mitchell
Mollie Barnes 

Charlotte Perkins Gilman and a Woman’s Place in America, edited Jill Bergman
Charlotte Rich 

Willa Cather at the Modernist Crux, edited by Ann Moseley, John J. Murphy, and Robert Thacker; and Something Complete and Great: The Centennial Study of My Ántonia, edited by Holly Blackford
Matthew J. Lavin        

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, by Caroline Fraser; Libertarians on the Prairie: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books, by Christine Woodside; and The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes That Inspired the Little House Books, by Marta McDowell
Elif S. Armbruster       

Resistance Reimagined: Black Women's Critical Thought as Survival, by Regis M. Fox
April Langley