on The World, the Flesh, and Angels by Mary B. Campbell

on Reading in America: Literature and Social History by Cathy N. Davidson

on All-American Girl: The Ideal of Real Womanhood in Mid-Nineteenth Century America by Frances B. Cogan

on Herself Beheld: The Literature of the Looking Glass by Jenijoy La Belle

on The Sisters’ Arts: The Writing and Painting of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell by Diane Filby Gillespie

on Wildish Things: An Anthology of New Irish Women’s Writing by Ailbhe Smyth

on Looking On: Images of Femininity in the Visual Arts and Media by Rosemary Betterton

Challenging the Hierarchies (on Reading in Detail: Aesthetics and the Feminine by Naomi Schor; The Pirate’s Fiancee: Feminism, Reading, Postmodernism by Meaghan Morris; & The Feminist Spectator as Critic by Jill Dolan and Ann Arbor)

Unfinished Lives of Sylvia Plath (on Sylvia Plath: A Biography by Linda Wagner-Martin & Bitter Fame: A Life of Sylvia Plath by Anne Stevenson)

Edward Butscher’s poetry and criticism have appeared in numerous literary journals and publications, including the Saturday Review of Literature, Newsday, and the American Book Review. In 1976 he published the first biography of Sylvia Plath, and in 1988 his biography Conrad Aiken: Poet of White Horse Vale won the Poetry Society of America’s Melville Cane Award.