[Msa-discuss] New issue of The Latchkey: Journal of New Woman Studies

Petra Dierkes-Thrun pdthrun at stanford.edu
Tue May 8 01:08:27 EDT 2012

Dear list members,

We are very pleased to announce issue IV of* The Latchkey: Journal of New
Woman Studies*, a peer-reviewed, international, free-access journal
affiliated with The OScholars group of journals (general editor David C.
Rose) and published by The Rivendale Press, UK (webmaster Steven Halliwell).

You can find us at http://www.oscholars.com/Latchkey/Latchkey4/4home.htm.

In issue IV, you will find the following:


 *   Jennifer Givhan. “Murdering the Monstrous Ideal: The ‘Hysterical
Mother’ in Sarah Grand’s *The Heavenly Twins*”
 *   Danielle Nielsen, “The Dangerous New Woman in the Victorian Press:
‘blind alike to maiden modesty and maternal dignity’”

*Book reviews*

 *   Elizabeth Otto and Vanessa Rocco (eds.), T*he New Woman International:
Representations in Photography and Film from the 1870s through the
1960s*(University of Michigan Press, 2011). Reviewed by Judy Suh.
 *   Carolyn W. de la L. Oulton (ed.), *George Egerton, The Wheel of God.
Vol. 8 of New Woman Fiction, 1881-1899*, Part 3 (Pickering & Chatto, 2011).
Reviewed by Lena Wånggren.
 *   Katharine Cockin (ed.), *Ellen Terry, The Collected Letters of Ellen
Terry.* 2 vols. (Pickering & Chatto, 2010, 2011). Reviewed by Christine A.
 *   Tracey S. Rosenberg (ed.) *Mona Caird, The Wing of Azrael *(Valancourt
Books, 2010). Reviewed by Emelyne Godfrey.
 *   Sharon Crozier-De Rosa, *The Middle Class Novels of Arnold Bennett and
Marie Corelli: Realising the Ideals and Emotions of Late Victorian
Women*(Edwin Mellen Press, 2010). Reviewed by Anthony Patterson.
 *   “Legacies of Recuperation: Feminism, Suffrage and the New Woman in the
Honno Classics Series” (Honno, 1999-2007). Seven books that appeared in the
Honno Classics Series are reviewed in this comprehensive essay by Michelle

*Featured New Women section*

   - Constance Naden. By Katy Birch.
   - Mathilde Blind. By Katy Birch.
   - “Michael Field” (Katharine Bradley and Edith Cooper). By Sharon Bickle.
   - Una Lucy Silberrad.  By Christoph Singer.
   - We also feature a response to Christine Pullen’s Featured New Woman
   item on Amy Levy in the last issue, authored by Linda Hunt Beckman (“A
   Scholarly Dialogue: In Response to Christine Pullen”).

Do visit our new *Announcements *page for a review of the recent “Aesthetic
Lives” Conference in Montpellier, France, as well as up to date information
on conferences, journals, new books and web initiatives.

We are always interested in new contributors and comments.  You can
reach the editors at unbolt at gmail.com<mailto:unbolt at gmail.com>

Best wishes--

Petra Dierkes-Thrun (Stanford University) and Sharon Bickle (University
of Queensland, Australia)
Co-Editors,* The Latchkey*

Joellen Masters (Boston University), Book Reviews Editor

Petra Dierkes-Thrun, PhD
Lecturer, Department of Comparative Literature
450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 260 (Pigott Hall)
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
pdthrun at stanford.edu

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