Table of Contents

Editorial

Anne Lequy: Iconicity as a Doorway to a New Space: Lesser Known East German Women Writers in the Seventies and Eighties

Hong-Chi Shiau: Performativity, Intertextuality, and Social Change:  An Ethnographic Analysis of Taiwanese Gay Personal Ads

Ludger Viefhues-Bailey: Bearing the Beyond:  Women and the Limits of Language in Stanley Cavell

Linda Watts: Are Remarks History?  Gertrude Stein as Conceptual Artist

Interview: “I never dared to write a comedy before. If nobody laughs you’re stuffed, aren’t you?”:  Lisa Evans in Conversation

Review: Christina Wald. “Hysteria, Trauma and Melancholia: Performative Maladies in Contemporary Anglophone Drama.” Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Review: Patricia Hill Collins. “From Black Power to Hip Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism.” Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2006.