Table of contents — Femspec 4.2, Vol 4, Issue 2, 2004

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EDITORIAL REMARKS:

BATYA WEINBAUM, Editor’s Note xiii

SPECULATING JEWISH WOMEN

LIORA MORIEL, An Introduction, or the Jacket Blurb Comes of Age

CRITICISM

SUSAN KRAY, Refamiliarization: Jewish Women in the Narrative Strategies of Pulp Science Fiction Magazine Stories, 1993-2000 7

GLORIA ORENSTEIN, Vision and Visibility: Contemporary Jewish Women Artists Visualize the Invisible 46

MEMOIR

PAMELA SARGENT, Jewish Enough 83

HISTORICAL FICTION

LESLIE F. STONE, Cosmic Joke 90

OVUMINAL WORK

JUDITH MERRIL, That Only a Mother 103

FICTION

MARLEEN S. BARR, Close Encounters of the Monica Kind 115

E. M. BRONER, De-Winging the Angel 119

MARILYN GALE, Lilith 1996 123

BATYA WEINBAUM, Sasha’s Harlem: Excerpts 130

POETRY

KAREN ALCALY-GUT, One of Those Nights 143

MARILYN JURICH, Even Death Is Uncertain without the Proper Forms 146

CAROL ROSE, Ex-nihilio 152

LORRAINE SCHEIN, The Goddess at Bergen-Belsen 153

REVIEWS

SCOTT BARR, Review of The Defiant Muse 159

ROBERT CHARLICK, Review of Sleeping with Cats 164

PHILLIPA KAFKA, Review of A Spiritual Life 167

BRIAN KELLEY, Review of Dreaming the Actual 171

PHYLLIS LASSNER, Review of Women’s Holocaust Writing 175

DIANA ORENDI, Review of Soundless Roar 180

AUDREY VANDERFORD, Review of The Raw Brunettes 184

ILANA WOLPERT, Review of Bee Season 188

BATYA WEINBAUM, Review of Klezmer Music 191

RACE AND CULTURE


BATYA WEINBAUM, Editor’s Note 199

CRITICISM

ALYSON BUCKMAN, What Good Is All This to Black People? Octavia Butler’s Reconstruction of Corporeality 201

SHARON DEGRAW, The More Things Change, the More They Remain the Same: Gender and Sexuality in Octavia Butler’s Oeuvre 219

SANDRA GOVAN, The Parable of the Sower as Rendered by Octavia Butler: Lessons for Our Changing Times 239

STEPHANIE S. TURNER, What Actually Is: The Insistence of Genre in Octavia Butler’s Kindred 259

FICTION

DONNA MARIE ROBB, Soul Spinner 281

POETRY

RITA GRABOWSKI, Recessively Blond 293

SHANNON MARIANA HOUSTON, Haiku 295

REVIEWS

NSENGA K. BURTON, Review of Female Hip-Hop Artists in Outer Space 296

MONIQUE MORRISON, Octavia Butler Speaks: A Visit to Cleveland State University 305

IFEOMA C.K. NWANKWO, Review of Brown Girl in the Ring 307

GENERAL REVIEWS

DEBRA RAE COHEN, Review of The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction 311

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