42.2 Winter 2013


42.2 (Winter 2013)


The Covering Cherub: Harold Bloom and Northrop Frye, 1959-69

Trevor Cook

The Puzzle of Dialect in Harryette Mullen’s Sleeping with the Dictionary

Nadia Nurhussein

Fiction & Poetry:

Hilary Plum: “Occupation”

Zach Savich: Five Poems

Profession & Pedagogy:

From Intimate Enemies to Genuine Colleagues: Redefining the Relationship between Composition and Literature

Betsy A. Bowen and Sally O’Driscoll


Beth Palmer. Women’s Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies

Kathryn M. Harrison

Paul Christian Jones. Against the Gallows: Antebellum American Writers and the Movement to Abolish Capital Punishment

Christopher Allan Black

Marc Fitten. Valeria’s Last Stand

Tor Ehler

Christine J. Gardner. Making Chastity Sexy: The Rhetoric of Evangelical Abstinence Campaigns

Joel Wilson


Remembering Michael J. Kiskis, 1954-2011

NeMLA Awards and Prizes

NeMLA Fellowships and Assistantships