Permission to Read
"Rather than gathering in the South Ballroom for the plenary, we read into gardens, playrooms, cars, stores, home offices, and kitchen tables. These sites are not homey, though, in any Palmolive way." Bill Stobb reviews a collection of writers who consider the complexities of artmaking and motherhood.
Tank Girl, Postfeminist Media Manifesto
Elyce Helford frames Tank Girl as a portrait of the postfeminist woman: hyper-individualist and hyper-sexual - a woman who is quite comfortable in popular cinema but not so much so in reality.
The Female Narrator
Judy Malloy on the voice of female narrators.
Embodying the World
Lance Olsen reviews Shelley Jackson's first print collection.
enGendering Technology: a review
Martha Henn reviews
What is chick-lit?
Diane Goodman on the anthology that helped put the term "postfeminism" into circulation.
the glory of the liberal white teacher woman
Lidia Yukman describes the experience of teaching people of differing backgrounds.
Elisabeth Sheffield on the implications of the anthology that helped to put the term "postfeminsim" into circulation.
Can’t We Just Call It Sex?
Dodie Bellamy gets to the "dirty parts" of contemporary fiction.
Of Graphomania, Confession, and the Writing Self
Todd E. Napolitano on the kitsch of on-line journals, most of which have flashed and disappeared since they were panned here, in the Fall 1996 ebr.