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September 14, 2016
Now Available: 19th Century Studies, Vol. 25.

The cover of NCS Volume 25

March 7, 2013
NCS introduces new online reviews feature. See online reviews.

March 1, 2011
NCSA introduces new Nineteenth Century Studies journal Web site.

March 15, 2010
Now Available: 19th Century Studies, Vol. 22.

Selected Publications Suggested for Review: On Materiality and on "the New"

(availability contingent on publisher's permission)


Commemoration (NCSA conference topic 2017)

Bevir, Mark, ed. Historicism and the Human Sciences in Victorian Britain. Cambridge UP, 2017.

Coghlan, Michelle J. Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century. Edinburgh UP, 2016.

Coleman, James. Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Commemoration, Nationality, and Memory. Edinburgh UP, 2014.

Dawson, Gowan. Show Me the Bone: Reconstructing Prehistoric Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America. University of Chicago Press, 2016.

De Waard, Marco. John Morley and the Uses of History in Victorian Liberal Culture. Routledge, 2016.

Dillion, J. Thomas Hardy: Folklore and Resistance. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Ebbatson, R. Landscapes of Eternal Return. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Garner, K. Nineteenth Century Women Writers and Arthurian Legend. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Hare, J. Laurence. Excavating Nations: Archaeology, Museums, and the German-Danish Borderlands. University of Toronto Press, 2015.

Herford, Oliver. Henry James’s Style of Retrospect: Late Personal Writings, 1890-1915. Oxford UP, 2016.

Kahan, J. The Quest for Shakespeare. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Leerssen, J., and A. Rigney, eds. Commemorating Writers in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Nation-Building and Centenary Fever. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Morgan, Cecilia. Commemorating Canada: History, Heritage, and Memory, 1850s-1990s. University of Toronto Press, 2016.

Strohe, Silke. Gaelic Scotland in the Colonial Imagination: Anglophone Writing from 1600 to 1900. Northwestern University Press, 2016.

Youngkin, M. British Women Writers and the Reception of Ancient Egypt, 1840-1910. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Material Culture (NCSA conference topic 2015)

Binnema, Ted. Enlightened Zeal: The Hudson's Bay Company and Scientific Networks, 1670-1870. Toronto: University of Toronto, 2014. Print. Assigned.

Colley, Ann. Wild Animal Skins in Victorian Britain. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. Assigned.

Crumbley, Paul, and Eleanor Elson Heginbotham. Dickinson’s Fascicles. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2015. Print.

DeCorse, Christopher R. Ethnic Ambiguity and the African Past: Materiality, History, and the Shaping of Cultural Identities. Ed. François G. Richard and Kevin C. MacDonald. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press, 2015. Print. Assigned.

DeSpain, Jessica. Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Reprinting and the Embodied Book. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. Assigned.

Dyke, Ruth M. Van, ed. Practicing Materiality. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2015. Print. Assigned.

Goldhill, Simon. The Buried Life of Things: How Objects Made History in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Print. Assigned.

King, Joshua. Imagined Spiritual Communities in Britain’s Age of Print. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2015. CD and Print. Assigned.

Luck, Chad. The Body of Property: Antebellum American Fiction and the Phenomenology of Possession. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. Print. Assigned.

Lutz, Deborah. Relics of Death in Victorian Literature and Culture. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Print. Assigned.

—. The Brontë Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2015. Print. Assigned.

Morton, Marsha. Max Klinger and Wilhelmine Culture. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. Print. Assigned.

Noble, Mark. American Poetic Materialism from Whitman to Stevens. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Print. Assigned.

Oerlemans, Onno. Romanticism and the Materiality of Nature. Toronto, Ont.; Buffalo, N.Y.: University of Toronto Press, 2015. Print. Assigned.

Richard, Francois G., ed. Materializing Colonial Encounters: Archaeologies of African Experience. New York: Springer, 2015. Print. Assigned.

Russell, Ben. James Watt: Making the World Anew. London: Reaktion Books Ltd, 2014. Print. Assigned.

Ryan, Derek. Virginia Woolf and the Materiality of Theory: Sex, Animal, Life. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015. Print. Assigned.

Shears, Jonathan, and Jen Harrison, eds. Literary Bric-à-Brac and the Victorians. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. Assigned.

The New (NCSA conference topic 2016)

Bradley, Matthew, ed. Reading and the Victorians. Farnham: Ashgate, 2015. Assigned.

Brevik-Zender, ​Heidi. Fashioning Spaces: Mode and Modernity in Late-Nineteenth-Century Paris. ​ Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015. Print. Assigned.

Cassedy, Steven. Connected: How Trains, Genes, Pineapples, Piano Keys, and a Few Disasters Transformed Americans at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. Print. Assigned.

DeVine, Christine, ed. Nineteenth-Century British Travelers in the New World. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. Assigned.

Dentith, Simon. Nineteenth-Century British Literature Then and Now: Reading with Hindsight. Surrey: Ashgate, 2014. Assigned.

Harmanmaa, Marja, and Christopher Nissen, eds. Decadence, Degeneration, and the End: Studies in the European Fin de Siècle. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print. Assigned.

Karschay, Stephan. Degeneration, Normativity and the Gothic at the Fin de Siècle. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Print. Assigned.

Lundblad, Kristina. Bound to Be Modern: Publishers’ Clothbindings and the Material Culture of the Book, 1840-1914. New Castle: Oak Knoll, 2015. Print. Assigned.

Mahoney, Kristin. Literature and the Politics of Post-Victorian Decadence. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Print. Assigned.

Mazzeno, Laurence W., ed. Twenty-First Century Perspectives on Victorian Literature. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. Print. Assigned.

Sherry, Vincent. Modernism and the Reinvention of Decadence. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Print. Assigned.

O’Toole, Tina. The Irish New Woman. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Print. Assigned.

Thomson, Ellen M. Aesthetic Tracts: Innovation in Late-Nineteenth-Century Book Design. New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2015. Print. Assigned.