Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers is happy to announce the publication of issue 31.2

LegacyCoverSmall75Shadow Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers is happy to announce the publication of issue 31.2 now available in print and on Project Muse.

SSAWW members may be especially interested in the tributes to Sharon M. Harris, founder and first president of the SSAWW.


Tributes to Sharon M. Harris

“Sharon Harris: Scholar, Mentor, Friend”
Susan Belasco, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

“The Hidden Hand; or, Sharon Harris, Editor”
Nicole Tonkovich, University of California, San Diego


“The Voice of Nature: Hope Leslie and Early American Romanticism”
Laurel V. Hankins, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

 “Elizabeth Stoddard’s Ars Erotica
Carina D. Pasquesi, Baruch College, The City University of New York

“Iconoclasm, Parody, and the Provocations of Lydia Maria Child’s A Romance of the Republic
Melissa J. Lingle-Martin, Florida Gulf Coast University

“The Neighborly Christmas: Gifts, Community, and Regionalism in the Christmas Stories of Sarah Orne Jewett and Mary Wilkins Freeman”
Jana Tigchelaar, University of Kansas

“The Limits of the Cosmopolitan Experience in Wharton’s The Buccaneers
Melanie Dawson, The College of William and Mary

Legacy Reprint

“Ella Rhoads Higginson, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, and Pacific Northwest Women’s Literary Regionalism”
Laura Laffrado, Western Washington University

“The Stubborness of Uriah Slater”
Ella Higginson

From the Archives

“‘Not Ruined, but Hindered’: Rethinking Scandal, Re-examining Transatlantic Sources, and Recovering Madeleine Pollard”
Elizabeth A. De Wolfe, University of New England

Review Essay

“Big Books Wanted: Women and Western American Literature in the Twenty-First Century”
Victoria Lamont, University of Waterloo

Book Reviews

Empowering Words: Outsiders and Authorship in Early America by Karen A. Weyler
Jennifer Desiderio, Canisius College

The Strange History of the American Quadroon: Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World by Emily Clark
Eve Allegra Raimon, University of Southern Maine

Margaret Fuller and Her Circles edited by Brigitte Bailey, Katheryn P. Viens, and Conrad Edick Wright
Leslie Elizabeth Eckel, Suffolk University

Slavery in American Children’s Literature, 1790-2010 by Paula T. Connolly
Lesley Ginsberg, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Fallen Forests: Emotion, Embodiment, and Ethics in American Women’s Environmental Writing, 1781-1924 by Karen L. Kilcup
Cecily Parks, Emerson College

Rhetorics of Literacy: The Cultivation of American Dialect Poetry by Nadia Nurhussein
Stephanie Farrar, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


We urge SSAWW members to consider submitting their work to Legacy, the official journal of the SSAWW.
SSAWW members get a 20% discount on their Legacy subscriptions.
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Jennifer S. Tuttle

Editor, Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers