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

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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.

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Feature Articles Marnin Young, "Napoleon Disfigured: Nation, Identity, and War in Antoine-Jean Gros's Battle of Eylau
Todd Blake Berryman, "Napoléon’s German Soldiers: Westphalians in Arms"
Quentin Bailey, "William Hazlitt, The National Gallery, and the 'Fairy Vision' of Art"
Doina Pasca Harsanyi, "The Utility of Doing Nothing: Balzac’s Thoughts on Nobility in Historical Context
Trev Broughton, "Anxiety in Action: Letters of Advice between the Constables of East Bergholt in the Early Nineteenth Century"
Elise L. Smith, "Garden Pests and the Inculcation of Virtue in Early Nineteenth Century England"
Urmi Bhowmik, Empire and the Industrial Novel: Imperial Commodities and Colonial Labor in North and South
Caroline Reitz, "How I Found England: The Detective Narratives of Burton and Stanley"
Erik Ringmar, "Thinking Men and Ideals Betrayed: Bentham, Coleridge and British Imperialism in Nineteenth-Century China"
Tricia Cusack, "The “Brightons of Ireland”: The Creation of the Irish Seaside and the Anglo-Irish Civilizing Mission"
Leigh Dillard and Nancy West, "Miss Havisham on the Home Front: Literary Nationalism, Great Expectations, and Harper’s Weekly
Donna Harrington-Lueker, "'As Welcome and Grateful as the Girls in Muslin': Nineteenth-Century Periodicals and the Marketing of Summer Reading"
Constance Crompton, "Embodying the Solution to Degeneration: Eugen Sandow's Effortless Labour"
Alex Goody, "Technological Women and Artificial Erotics in the Late Nineteenth Century"
Review Essays Elizabeth Duquette, "Napoleon Effectts"
Jamison Kantor, "In-House Imperialism"
Robin Peel, "The Center Cannot Hold"
Exhibition Review Maura Coughlin, "Van Gogh and Nature"
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Feature Articles Robert F. Gleckner, Gambling and Byron’s Poetics (1–12)
John Galvin, Deadly Earnest and Earnest Revived: Wilde’s Four-Act Play (13–24)
Robert M. Craig, The Garden of Ease (Yi Yuan), Suzhou: Designed Diversions, Picture Views, and Objects of Contemplation in a Nineteenth-Century Chinese Garden (25–48)
Melinda B. Parsons, Theatrical Productions, Symphonic Music, and the Rise of “Musical Painting” in the Late Nineteenth Century (49–72)
John D. Wilson, Art and Life Reconciled: Goethe in Venice (73–79)
Joy Sperling, Worthington Whittredge’s Landscape with Haywain and the American National School of Painting (80–89)
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Anne K. Mellor, Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience: A Feminist Perspective (1–18)
William Burgan, Dickens and Kevin Lynch: Making Cities Make Sense (19–26)
Susan Casteras, Rossetti’s Embowered Females in Art, or Love Enthroned and “The Lamp’s Shrine” (27–52)
Barbara T. Allen, Poetry and Machinery in Shelley’s “Letter to Maria Gisborne” (53–62)
William A. Poe, Conservative Nonconformists: Religious Leaders and the Liberal Party in Yorkshire/Lancashire (63–72)
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Feature Articles Ashton Nichols, Silencing the Other: The Discourse of Domination in Nineteenth-Century Exploration Narratives (1–22)
John C. Hawley, S.J., Mary Barton: The Inside View from Without (23–30)
Andre Spies, Lohengrin Takes on the Third Republic: Wagner and Wagnerisme in Belle-Epoque Paris (31–36)
Barbara Schapiro, The Rebirth of Catherine Earnshaw: Splitting and Reintegration of Self in Wuthering Heights (37–52)
Frances Smith Foster, Between the Sides: Afro-American Women Writers as Mediators (53–64)
Essay Review Paul Holleran, Gary F. Langer, The Coming of Age of Political Economy, 1815–1825; James Walvin, Victorian Values (65–75)
Reviews Kevin Lewis, Bernard Lightman, The Origins of Agnosticism: Victorian Unbelief and the Limits of Knowledge (77–79)
Barbara T. Allen, Deirdre David, Intellectual Women and Victorian Patriarchy: Harriet Martineau, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Elio ; Betty T. Bennett, ed., The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (80–84)
Michael Cohen, Susan Casteras, Images of Victorian Womanhood in English Art (85–88)
David Bradshaw, Richard Ellmann, Oscar Wilde (89–91)
David Latane, Culture and Society in Victorian Britain: A 1988 NEH Summer Institute at Yale University (92–97)
Suzanne Edwards, Classics in Context: The Victorians. Louisville’s Festival of the Arts and Culture (98–107)
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Feature Articles Ashton Nichols, Silencing the Other: The Discourse of Domination in Nineteenth-Century Exploration Narratives (1–22)
John C. Hawley, S.J., Mary Barton: The Inside View from Without (23–30)
Andre Spies, Lohengrin Takes on the Third Republic: Wagner and Wagnerisme in Belle-Epoque Paris (31–36)
Barbara Schapiro, The Rebirth of Catherine Earnshaw: Splitting and Reintegration of Self in Wuthering Heights (37–52)
Frances Smith Foster, Between the Sides: Afro-American Women Writers as Mediators (53–64)
Essay Review Paul Holleran, Gary F. Langer, The Coming of Age of Political Economy, 1815–1825; James Walvin, Victorian Values (65–75)
Reviews Kevin Lewis, Bernard Lightman, The Origins of Agnosticism: Victorian Unbelief and the Limits of Knowledge (77–79)
Barbara T. Allen, Deirdre David, Intellectual Women and Victorian Patriarchy: Harriet Martineau, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Elio ; Betty T. Bennett, ed., The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (80–84)
Michael Cohen, Susan Casteras, Images of Victorian Womanhood in English Art (85–88)
David Bradshaw, Richard Ellmann, Oscar Wilde (89–91)
David Latane, Culture and Society in Victorian Britain: A 1988 NEH Summer Institute at Yale University (92–97)
Suzanne Edwards, Classics in Context: The Victorians. Louisville’s Festival of the Arts and Culture (98–107)
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Feature Articles Anthony S. Wohl, The 1880s: A New Generation? (1–22)
Janet A. Headley, The (Non) Literary Sculpture of Hiram Powers (23–40)
Kathleen McCormack, The Saccharissa Essays: George Eliot’s Only Woman Persona (41–60)
John R. Reed, Victorians in Bed (61–92)
Robert E. Burkholder, Emerson and the West: Concord, The Historical Discourse, and Beyond (93–104)
Jadviga Da Costa Nunes, O.G. Rejlander’s Photographs of Ragged Children: Reflections on the Idea of Urban Poverty in Mid-Victorian Society (105–36)
Reviews William T. Slayton, David A. Kent, ed., The Achievement of Christina Rossetti; Antony H. Harrison, Christina Rossetti in Context (137–43)
Gayla McGlamery, Richard Stein, Victoria’s Year: English Literature and Culture (144–49)
William Scheuerle, Wolfgang Schivelbusch, Disenchanted Night: The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century (150–52)
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Feature Articles John Pfordresher, D.G. Rossetti’s Venus: Astarte Syriaca (1–18)
Walter L. Reed, Prometheus Unglued: An Olympian View of Romantic Myth (19–28)
John L. Greenway, Penetrating Surfaces: X-rays, Strindberg and The Ghost Sonata (29–46)
Hartley S. Spratt, Tennyson’s Poetry: The Figuration of Death (47–64)
David A. Stewart, Is a Myth a Lie? A Victorian Answer in the Paintings of George Frederic Watts (66–78)
Reviews David S. Shields, David Kunzle, The History of the Comic Strip: The Nineteenth Century (79–80)
Jeffrey D. Parker, William St. Clair, The Godwins and the Shelleys: A Biography of a Family (80–83)
Douglas Robinson, David Leverenz, Manhood and the American Renaissance (83–89)
Willa Z. Silverman, Debora L. Silverman, Art Nouveau in Fin-de-Siècle France: Politics, Psychology and Style (90–94)
Carol Shiner Wilson, Leonore Davidoff and Catherine Hall, Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class, 1780-1850; Elaine S. Abelson, When Ladies Go A-Thieving: Middle-Class Shoplifters in the Victorian Department Store (95–100)
F. S. Schwarzbach, Jerome McGann, ed., Victorian Connections (100–105)
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Feature Articles Marian Wilson, Mendelssohn’s Wife: Love, Art, and Romantic Biography (1–18)
Kristin Flieger Samuelian, Lost Mothers: The Challenge to Paternalism in Mary Barton (19–36)
Adelia V. Williams, Cézanne, Manet, and the Genesis of Zola’s L’oeuvre (37–50)
John Paul Tassoni, Redburn’s Kunstlerroman: Nineteenth-Century Linguistics and Melville’s Signification of Delusion (51–60)
Jerome H. Buckley, The Myth of the Poet (61–72)
Reviews Bonnie J. Robinson, Linda Gertner Zatlin, Aubrey Beardsley and Victorian Sexual Politics (73–77)
Regina Hewitt, Anne L. Rylestone, Prophetic Memory in Wordsworth’s Ecclesiastical Sonnets (78–81)
Michael Cohen, Joseph A. Kestner, Mythology and Misogyny: The Social Discourse of Nineteenth-Century British Classical-Subject Painting (82–85)
Jadviga Da Costa Nunes, Philip C. Beam, et. al., Winslow Homer in the 1890s: Prout’s Neck Observed; Bruce Robertson, Reckoning with Winslow Homer: His Late Paintings and Their Influence (86–93)
Garry M. Leonard, Reginia Gagnier, Idylls of the Marketplace: Oscar Wilde and the Victorian Public (94–102)
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Feature Articles Joseph A. Kestner, The Representations of Armour and the Construction of Masculinity in Victorian Painting (1–28)
John F. Roche, Louis Sullivan’s Architectural Principles and the Organicist Aesthetic of Friedrich Schelling and S.T. Coleridge (29–56)
Carole Stone, George Eliot’s Daniel Deronda: “The Case History of Gwendolen H.” (57–68)
Stanley Tick, Positives and Negatives: Henry James vs. Photography (69–102)
Exhibitions Review Jadvuga M. Da Costa Nunes, Reflections on a Bountiful Season for American Art (103–12)
William Harnett (1848-1892) Retrospective; Just Gathered (still life paintings owned by Stuart and Sue K. Feld); “Up River!”: The Hudson River School; Hudson River Landscapes; The American Landscape: From Cole to Blakelock; American Painting from the Century Association; Adirondack State Park Centennial; Edward Mitchell Bannister (1828–1901); Masterworks of American Impressionism from the Pfeil Collection
Reviews Nancy Fix Anderson, Neil J. Smelser, Social Paralysis and Social Change: British Working-Class Education in the Nineteenth Century (113–16)
David Stewart, Linda Nochlin, The Politics of Vision: Essays on Nineteenth-Century Art and Society (116–18)
Louis J. Hinkel, Jr. Mary Louise Pratt, Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation (118–22)
Heather Kirk Thomas, Dana Brand, The Spectator and the City in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (122–24)
Margaret D. Stetz, Linda K. Hughes and Michael Lund, The Victorian Serial (125–27)
Srilekha Bell, Lucille B. Ritvo, Darwin’s Influence on Freud: A Tale of Two Sciences (127–30)
Paul Grootkerk, Estill Curtis Pennington, Downriver: Currents of Style in Louisiana Painting, 1800–1950 (130–32)
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Feature Articles Laura Otis, Organic Memory: History, Bodies, and Texts in Tess of the d’Urbervilles (1–22)
Edward H. Cohen, Henley among the Nightingales (23–44)
Robert M. Craig, Art Nouveau and the Rejection of Revivalism (45–74)
William R. Hunter, Do Not Be Conformed Unto This World: An Analysis of Religious Experience in the Nineteenth Century African-American Spiritual Narrative (75–88)
Rosemary Jann, Animal Analogies in the Construction of Class (89–104)
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, The Other French Impressionists (105–18)
Frédéric Bazille: Prophet of Impressionism; Alfred Sisley (1839–1899); The Impressionist and the City: Pissarro’s Series Paintings
Reviews John Reed, James Buzard, The Beaten Track: European Tourism, Literature, and the Ways to “Culture” 1800–1918 (119–21)
Andre Spies, Robert Graves, trans., A Winter in Majorca by George Sand (121–22)
Barbara Cooper, Rachel M. Brownstein, Tragic Muse: Rachel of the Comedie-Française (122–24)
Heather McPherson, Patricia Mainardi, The End of the Salon: Art and the State in the Early Third Republic (124–26)
Kyle Grimes, Jerome Christensen, Lord Byron’s Strength: Romantic Writing and Commercial Society (126–28)
Margaret D. Stetz, Jessica R. Feldman, Gender on the Divide: The Dandy in Modernist Literature (128–29)
Carol Abromaitis, Deborah Kaplan, Jane Austen among Women (130–31)
Martin Danahay, Marta Braun, Picturing Time: The Work of Etienne-Jules Marey (131–32)
Valery Cerny, John Minahan, Word Like a Bell: John Keats, Music and the Romantic Poet (133–34)
Maureen Egan, Michael Kammen, Meadows of Memory: Images of Time and Tradition in American Art and Culture (135–37)
David Bradshaw, Herbert F. Tucker, ed., Critical Essays on Alfred Lord Tennyson (137–39)
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Feature Articles Laura Green, “At Once Narrow and Promiscuous”: Emily Davies, George Eliot, and Middlemarch (1–30)
Heather McPherson, Une “Allegorie Reelle”: Courbet’s 1859 Frontispiece for Champfleury’s Les Amis de la nature (31–54)
Gregory G. Kelley, The Fond Believing Lyre: Keats’s “Ode to Psyche” and the Dialectic of Enlightenment (55–64)
Dianna Armstrong, Twain’s Jim: Uncle Remus Redux (65–84)
Elizabeth Winston, Revising Miss Marjoribanks (85–98)
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, Exploring Less Charted Visual Terrains (99–126)
The Golden Age of Danish Art; From Caspar David Friedrich to Ferdinand Hodler: A Romantic Tradition, Nineteenth-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Oskar Reinhart Foundation, Winterthur; Along the Royal Road: Berlin and Potsdam in KPM Porcelain and Painting, 1815–1848; Toil and Plenty: Images of the Agricultural Landscape in England, 1780–1890; A Struggle for Fame: Victorian Women Artists and Authors; Goya: Truth and Fantasy, the Small Paintings; Odilon Redon: Prince of Dreams
Reviews Peter A. Mailloux, Robert Keily, Reverse Tradition: Postmodern Fictions and the Nineteenth-Century Novel (127–29)
Timouthy P. Duffy, Martin A. Danahay, A Community of One: Masculine Autobiography and Autonomy in Nineteenth-Century Britain (129–31)
Carol Shiner Wilson Stuart Curran, ed., The Poems of Charlotte Smith (131–33)
D. J. Trela, Elizabeth M. Vida, Romantic Affinities: German Authors and Carlyle—A Study in the History of Ideas (133–35)
Thomas L. Cooksey, William J. Scheick, The Ethos of Romance at the Turn of the Century (135–37)
Jeffrey D. Parker, David Simpson, Romanticism, Naturalism, and the Revolt Against Theory (137–40)

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Feature Articles Cyndy Hendershot The Animal Without: Masculinity and Imperialism in The Island of Dr. Moreau and “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” (1–32)
Daniel Joseph Nadenicek, Civilization by Design: Emerson and Landscape Architecture (33–48)
Amelia A. Rutledge, Darwin Contra Wagner? Science, Morality, and Music Criticism (49–68)
Katherine J. Haldane, “No Human Foot Comes Here”: Victorian Tourists and the Isle of Skye (69–92)
William Collins Watterson, “Chips off the Old Block”: Birching, Social Class, and the English Public Schools (93–110)
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, Impressionism Redux (111–33)
Origins of Impressionism; Gauguin and the School of Pont-Aven; Impressionism in Britain; James McNeill Whistler; Prints of James McNeill Whistler and His Contemporaries; In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James McNeill Whistler; Whistler and Japan; Visions of Love and Life: Pre-Raphaelite Art from the Birmingham Collection, England; Thomas Cole: Landscape into History; Eakins and the Photograph
Reviews Barbara T. Cooper, Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson, Paris as Revolution: Writing the Nineteenth-Century City (135–36)
Thomas L. Cooksey, Jonathan Smith, Fact and Feeling: Baconian Science and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination (136–38)
Suzanne Ozment, Carol T. Christ and John O. Jordan, eds., Victorian Literature and the Victorian Visual Imagination (138–40)
Heather Kirk Thomas, Lawrence Buell, The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing, and the Formation of American Culture (141–42)
Linda Gertner Zatlin Mark Samuels Lasner, A Selective Checklist of the Published Work of Aubrey Beardsley (143–44)
Heather McPherson, Kenneth McConkey, Impressionism in Britain (144–46)
Marcia Robertson, Nina Baym, American Women Writers and the Work of History (146–48)
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Feature Articles Meredith Veldman, Dutiful Daughter Versus All-Boy: Jesus, Gender, and the Secularization of Victorian Society (1–26)
Annette Federico, Literary Celebrity and Photographic Realism: Marie Corelli and Late-Victorian “Picture Popularity” (27–50)
Gonzalo J. Sánchez, Hephaistos in the New Athens: Design-Art Industries in Republican France, between Politics and the Museum, 1871–1894 (51–70)
Steven Conn, Rescuing the Homestead of the Nation: The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association and the Preservation of Mount Vernon (71–94)
Tamar Heller, “No Longer Innocent”: Sensationalism, Sexuality, and the Allegory of the Woman Writer in Margaret Oliphant’s Salem Chapel (95–108)
George Levine, The Cartesian Hardy: I Think Therefore I’m Doomed (109–30)
Essay Reviews Anthony Wohl, Will the Real Benjamin Disraeli Please Stand Up? Or the Importance of Being Earnest (133–56)
Feldman, Englishmen and Jews: Social Relations, and Political Culture; Michael Ragussis, Figures of Conversion: “The Jewish Question” and English National Identity; Jane Ridley, Young Disraeli: 1804–1846; Paul Smith, Disraeli: A Brief Life; Stanley Weintraub, Disraeli: A Biography
Alan Rauch, Cultivating Literature: Science, Knowledge, Education, and Readers (159–70)
Ann B. Shteir, Cultivating Women, Cultivating Science: Flora’s Daughters and Botany in England, 1760–1860; Alan Richardson, Literature, Education, and Romanticism: Reading as Social Practice, 1780–1832
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, Grand Retrospectives (173–201)
Winslow Homer; Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture; The Art of Thomas Wilmer Dewing: Beauty Reconfigured; Pugin: A Gothic Passion; Edvard Munch and Harald Sohlberg: Landscapes of the Mind; Toulouse-Lautrec; Cézanne
Electronic Resources Review Ashton Nichols, Electronic Resources for Nineteenth-Century Studies: A Provisional Appraisal (203–14)
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Feature Articles Kathleen Kendrick, “The Things Down Stairs”: Containing Horror in the Nineteenth-Century Wax Museum (1–36)
Joe Amato, No Wasted Words: Whitman’s Original Energy (37–63)
Ronald D. Morrison, Humanity towards Man, Woman, and the Lower Animals: Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure and the Victorian Humane Movement (64–83)
Kathleen Spies, Figuring the Neurasthenic: Thomas Eakins, Nervous Illness, and Gender in Victorian America (84–110)
Essay Reviews Elizabeth Mansfield, Facing Modernism (111–26)
David Carrier, High Art: Charles Baudelaire and the Origins of Modern Painting; Bradford R. Collins, ed., Twelve Views of Manet’s Bar; Michael Fried, Manet’s Modernism; Alan Krell, Manet and the Painters of Contemporary Life
John P. McCarthy, Seen but Not Read: Archaeological Perspectives on the Lives and Deaths of Nineteenth-Century American Working People (127–34)
Stephen A. Mrozowski, Grace H. Ziesing, and Mary C. Beaudry, Living on the Boott: Historical Archaeology at the Boott Mills Boardinghouses, Lowell, Massachusetts; Leslie M. Rankin-Hill, A Biohistory of Nineteenth-Century Afro-Americans: The Burial Remains of a Philadelphia Cemetery; Paul A. Shackel, Culture Change and the New Technology: An Archaeology of the Early American Industrial Era
David Nash, Stability in a Distracted Age? The Recent Historiography of the Victorian Monarchy (135–52)
Richard Hough, Victoria and Albert; William Kuhn, Democratic Royalism: The Transformation of the British Monarchy; Adrienne Munich, Queen Victoria’s Secrets Jerold M. Packard, Farewell in Splendor: The Passing of Queen Victoria and Her Age; D. M. Potts and W. T. W. Potts, Queen Victoria’s Gene: Haemophilia and the Royal Family; James Vernon, ed., Re-reading the Constitution: New Narratives in the Political History of England’s Long Nineteenth Century; Stanley Weintraub, Uncrowned King: The Life of Prince Albert; Stanley Weintraub, Victoria; Richard Williams, The Contentious Crown: Public Discussion of the British Monarchy in the Reign of Queen Victoria
Margaret D. Stetz, New Women Writers and the Feminist Readers Who Love Them (153–63)

Mildred Davis Harding, Air-Bird in the Water: The Life and Works of Pearl Craigie (John Oliver Hobbs); Carolyn Christenson Nelson, British Women Fiction Writers of the 1890s; P. B. Harris, His Arms Are Full of Broken Things
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, In Pursuit of Plein Air Pleasures (164–88)
In the Light of Italy: Corot and Early Open-Air Painting; Corot; Impressionists on the Seine: A Celebration of Renoir’s “Luncheon of the Boating Party”; Adolph Menzel (1815–1905): Between Romanticism and Impressionism; The Victorians: British Painting 1837–1901; Rodin and Michelangelo: A Study in Artistic Inspiration; The Peale Family: Creation of an American Legacy, 1770–1870
Electronic Resources Review Phylis Floyd, Electronic Resources for the Visual Arts (189–98)
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Feature Articles Lori Loeb, British Patent Medicines: “Injurious Rubbish”? (1–21)
Lee Jenkins, “The Black O’Connell”: Frederick Douglass and Ireland (22–47)
Sarah E. Chinn, A Show of Hands: Establishing Identity in Mark Twain’s The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson (48–82)
Ruth Mayer, “Arousing the Slumbering Woman’s Nature”: Poetry, Pornography, and Other Nineteenth-Century Writing on Female Passion (83–101)
David L. Pike, Underground Theater: Subterranean Spaces on the London Stage (103–38)

Essay Reviews Sarah Lea Burns, Thomas Eakins Exposed (139–52)
Doreen Bolger and Sarah Cash, eds., Thomas Eakins and the Swimming Picture; Helen A. Cooper, Thomas Eakins: The Rowing Pictures; Kathleen A. Foster, Thomas Eakins Rediscovered: Charles Bregler’s Thomas Eakins Collection at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Rohan McWilliam, The Licensed Stare: Melodrama and the Culture of Spectacle (153–76)
Michael R. Booth and Joel H. Kaplan, eds., The Edwardian Theatre: Essays on Performance and Stage; Jacky Bratton, Jim Cook, and Christine Gledhill, eds., Melodrama: Stage, Picture, Screen; Leo Charney and Vanessa R. Schwartz, eds., Cinema and the Invention of Modern Life; Elaine Hadley, Melodramatic Tactics: Theatricalized Dissent in the English Marketplace, 1800–1885; Michael Hays and Anastasia Nickolopoulou, eds., Melodrama: The Cultural Emergence of a Genre; Vanessa R. Schwartz, Spectacular Realities: Early Mass Culture in Fin-de-Siècle Paris
Thomas Prasch, Rethinking Victorian Photography (177–94)
Carol Armstrong, Scenes in a Library: Reading the Photograph in the Book, 1843–1875; Julian Cox, et al., In Focus: Julia Margaret Cameron, Photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum; Jennifer Green-Lewis, Faming the Victorians: Photography and the Culture of Realism; Violet Hamilton, Annals of My Glass House: Photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron; Michael Haworth-Booth, Photography, an Independent Art: Photographs from the Victoria and Albert Museum 1839–1996; Mark Haworth-Booth and Anne McCauley, The Museum and the Photograph: Collecting Photography at the Victoria and Albert Museum 1853–1900; Therese Mulligan, et al., For My Best Beloved Sister Mia: An Album of Photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron; Sylvia Wolf, et al., Julia Margaret Cameron’s Women
Lee Glazer, Aestheticism in Anglo-American Culture (195–202)
Mary Warner Blanchard, Oscar Wilde’s America: Counterculture in the Gilded Age; Linda Dowling, The Vulgarization of Art: The Victorians and Aesthetic Democracy
Jonathan Rose, The Nineteenth-Century Information Revolution (203–12)
Erik Baark, Lightning Wires: The Telegraph and China’s Technological Modernization, 1860–1890; Alistair Black, A New History of the English Public Library: Social and Intellectual Contexts, 1850–1914; C. A. Bayly, Empire and Information: Intelligence Gathering and Social Communication in India, 1780–1870; Peter Fritzsche, Reading Berlin 1900; Louise McReynolds, The News under Russia’s Old Regime: The Development of a Mass Circulation Press; Silvana Patriarca, Numbers and Nationhood: Writing Statistics in Nineteenth-Century Italy; Abigail A. Van Slyck, Free To All: Carnegie Libraries and American Culture 1890–1920
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Feature Articles Susie L. Steinbach, The Melodramatic Contract: Breach of Promise and the Performance of Virtue (1–34)
Rebecca Stern, “Personation” and “Good Marking-Ink”: Sanity, Performativity, and Biology in Victorian Sensation Fiction (35–62)
Judy Bullington, Henry Bacon’s Imaging of Transatlantic Travel in the Gilded Age (65–92)
Vincent A. Lankewish, Victorian Architectures of Masculine Desire (93–120)
Sheila Sullivan, Dickens’s Newgate Vision: Oliver Twist, Moral Statistics, and the Construction of Progressive History (121–48)
Pamela K. Gilbert, “Scarcely to Be Described”: Urban Extremes as Real Spaces and Mythic Places in the London Cholera Epidemic of 1854 (149–72)
Barri J. Gold, Reproducing Empire: Moreau and Others (173–98)
Essay Reviews Johanna M. Smith, Victorian Embodiments (199–214)
Alison Bashford, Purity and Pollution: Gender, Embodiment, and Victorian Medicine; Barbara T. Gates, Kindred Nature: Victorian and Edwardian Women Embrace the Living World; Laura Otis, Membranes: Metaphors of Invasion in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Science, and Politics; James R. Ryan, Picturing Empire: Photography and the Visualization of the British Empire; Alison Winter, Mesmerized: Powers of Mind in Victorian Britain
Joyce Henri Robinson, How Sweet It Was: Bidding Adieu to the Nineteenth Century (215–34)
Sarah Burns, Inventing the Modern Artist: Art and Culture in Gilded Age America; Michelle Facos, Nationalism and the Nordic Imagination: Swedish Art of the 1890s; Carol Zemel, Van Gogh’s Progress: Utopia, Modernity, and Late Nineteenth-Century Art
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, Inspired Eclectics (235–60)
Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch; Gustave Moreau: Between Epic and Dream; Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer; John Singer Sargent
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Feature Articles Suzanne Thurman, The Seat of Sin, the Site of Salvation: The Shaker Body and the Nineteenth-Century American Imagination (1–18)
Scott Hess, The Wedding Guest as Reader: “The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere” as a Dramatization of Print Circulation and the Construction of the Authorial Self (19–36)
Mary Elizabeth Hotz, A Grave with No Name: Representations of Death in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Mary Barton (37–56)
Chad Rohman, What Is Man? Mark Twain’s Unresolved Attempt to Know (57–72)
Forum: Jerome Hamilton Buckley's The Victorian Temper and the Shaping of Victorian Studies. Edited by Margaret D. Stetz
Margaret D. Stetz, Introduction (73–75)
Jerome Hamilton Buckley, Foreword (75–76)
John Maynard, The Dialectical Temper (77–81)
Norman Kelvin, The View from Here: How the Nineteenth Century Looks to the Twenty-first (81–85)
Leona W. Fisher, The Victorian Temper: A Guide through the Desert (85–88)
Essay Review Roberta Montemorra Marvin, Verdi Scholarship at the Beginning of the Twenty-first Century (89–97)
Julian Budden, The Operas of Verdi; Julian Budden, Verdi; Markus Engelhardt, Verdi und Andere: “Un giorno di regno,” “Ernani,” “Attila,” “Il corsaro,” in Mehrfachvertonungen; Knud Jürgensen, The Verdi Ballets; Roger Parker, “Arpa d’or dei fatidici vati”: The Verdian Patriotic Chorus in the 1840s; Marco Beghelli, Atti performativi nella dramaturgia; Dino Rizzo, Verdi filarmonico e maestro dei Filarmonici bussetani; Roberta Montemorra Marvin, Verdi the Student—Verdi the Teacher; Olga Jesurum, Le scenografie verdiane tra due secoli: “Ieri e oggi”; Damien Colas, Verdi et le rhythme de la langue française des Vêpres siciliennes à Don Carlos; Martin Chusid, ed., Verdi’s Middle Period (1849–1859): Source Studies, Analysis, and Performance Practice; Pierluigi Petrobelli and Fabrizio Della Seta, eds., La realizzazione scenica dello spettacolo verdiano; Roger Parker, Leonora’s Last Act: Essays in Verdian Discourse; Studi verdiani; Verdi Newsletter; Philip Gossett, gen. ed., The Works of Giuseppe Verdi; Giuseppe Verdi: Gli autografi del Museo Teatrale alla Scala; Fabrizio Della Seta, ed., Giuseppe Verdi, “La traviata”: Autograph Sketches and Drafts; Carteggio Verdi-Ricordi; Carteggio Verdi-Boito; Hans Busch, Verdi’s “Aida”: The History of an Opera in Letters and Documents; Hans Busch, Verdi’s “Otello” and “Simon Boccanegra” (Revised Version) in Letters and Documents; Hans Busch, Verdi’s “Falstaff” in Letters and Contemporary Reviews; Linda and Michael Hutcheon, Opera: Desire, Disease, Death; Linda and Michael Hutcheon, Bodily Charm: Living Opera; Peter Brooks, The Melodramatic Imagination: Balzac, Henry James, Melodrama, and the Mode of Excess; Gilles de Van, Verdi’s Theater: Creating Drama through Music
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, 1900 and Looking Back (99–120)
Daumier; Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception; Overcoming All Obstacles: The Women of the Académie Julian; 1900: Art at the Crossroads
Cynthia J. Gamble, Disproving Ruskin’s Advice: “Don’t Go to Exhibitions” (121–30)
Ruskin, Turner and the Pre-Raphaelites
Electronic Resources Reviews: Future Directions for Scholarly Electronis Resources in Nineteenth Century Studies.
Edited by Lawrence Woof
Lawrence Woof, Text, Music, and Image as Digital Artifact (131–33)<
Lawrence Woof, Introduction to the Reviews (133–34)
Claire Wildsmith, The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824–1900, on CD-ROM (134–35)
Julia Flanders, Nineteenth-Century Masterfile (Poole’s Plus) (135–37)
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Feature Articles Gina Marlene Dorré, Handling the “Iron Horse”: Dickens, Travel, and Derailed Masculinity in The Pickwick Papers (1–19)
Christine Kenyon Jones, “Some World’s-Wonder in Chapel or Crypt”: Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Disability (21–35)
Jan Marsh, From Slave Cabin to Windsor Castle: Josiah Henson and “Uncle Tom” in Britain (37–50)
Hsuan Hsu, War, Ekphrasis, and Elliptical Form in Melville’s Battle-Pieces (51–71)
Thomas Grey, Wagner the Degenerate: Fin de Siècle Cultural “Pathology” and the Anxiety of Modernism (73–92)
Essay Reviews Tracy C. Davis, Theater, but Wherefore Politics? (93–102)
Betsy Bolton, Women, Nationalism, and the Romantic Stage: Theatre and Politics in Britain; Catherine Burroughs, ed., Women in British Romantic Theatre: Drama, Performance, and Society, 1790–1840; Jane Moody, Illegitimate Theatre in London, 1770–1840; George Taylor, The French Revolution and the London Stage, 1789–1805
Elizabeth Winston, Remapping and Reframing the Victorian Novel (103–13)
Deirdre David, ed., The Cambridge Companion to the Victorian Novel; Robert Mighall, A Geography of Victorian Gothic Fiction: Mapping History’s Nightmares; Nancy Armstrong, Fiction in the Age of Photography: The Legacy of British Realism; Marlene Tromp, The Private Rod: Marital Violence, Sensation, and the Law in Victorian Britain
Eleanor Courtemanche, Bread, Roses, and Reason; or, Can Victorian Cultural Criticism Reform Political Economy? (115–25)
Regenia Gagnier, The Insatiability of Human Wants: Economics and Aesthetics in Market Society; Mary Poovey, A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society; Lori Merish, Sentimental Materialism: Gender, Commodity Culture, and Nineteenth-Century American Literature; Cathy Shuman, Pedagogical Economies: The Examination and the Victorian Literary Man; Victoria E. Thompson, The Virtuous Marketplace: Women and Men, Money and Politics in Paris, 1830–1870; J.W. Burrow, The Crisis of Reason: European Thought, 1848–1914
Susan P. Casteras, Forging Identities in Nineteenth-Century Art (127–36)
Christopher Wood, Victorian Painting; Paul Barlow and Colin Trodd, eds., Governing Cultures: Art Institutions in Victorian London; John Marriott, Masaie Matsumara, and Judith Walkowitz, eds., Unknown London: Early Modernist Visions of the Metropolis, 1815–45; Lynda Nead, Victorian Babylon: People, Streets, and Images in Nineteenth-Century London; Susan Sidlauskas, Body, Place, and Self in Nineteenth-Century Painting; Martin A. Berger, Man Made: Thomas Eakins and the Construction of Gilded Age Manhood
Suzanne M. Donahue, Making Faces: Changing Modes of Representation in Nineteenth-Century Portraiture (137–48)
Heather McPherson, The Modern Portrait in Nineteenth-Century France; Morton D. Paley, Portraits of Coleridge; Carrie Rebora Barratt, Queen Victoria and Thomas Sully; Liana De Girolami Cheney, Alicia Craig Faxon, and Kathleen Lucey Russo, Self-Portraits by Women Painters
Julie English Early, Putting Women in Their (Rightful) Place (149–55)
Barbara Onslow, Women of the Press in Nineteenth-Century Britain; Paula Gillett, Musical Women in England, 1870–1914: “Encroaching on All Man’s Privileges”; Talia Schaffer, The Forgotten Female Aesthetes: Literary Culture in Late-Victorian England; Angelique Richardson and Chris Willis, eds., The New Woman in Fiction and in Fact: Fin-de-Siècle Feminisms; Carolyn Christenson Nelson, ed., A New Woman Reader: Fiction, Articles, and Drama in the 1890’s
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, Visionaries, Realists, and Reformers: Exploring the Creative Impulse in Nineteenth-Century Art (157–79)
William Blake; Impression: Painting Quickly in France, 1860–1890; Art Nouveau, 1890–1914
Electronic Resources Reviews: Digitization and the Museum: New Developements Edited by Lawrence Woof
Stephen Hebron, Putting Museum Collections On-Line: A Case Study (181–84)
Sally Hubbard, Mexico: From Empire to Revolution (184–87)
Lawrence Woof, Digital Audio Tours (187–89)
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Special Section: Religion and Culture Edited by Elisabeth Jay
Elisabeth Jay, Introduction: The Return of the Culturally Repressed—Religion and Women (1–12)
Sarah C. Williams, Victorian Religion: A Matter of Class or Culture? (13–17)
Jane Garnett, Where Their Treasure Was: Victorian Christianity and Money (19–23)
Thomas Dixon, Looking Beyond “The Rumpus about Moses and Monkeys”: Religion and the Sciences in the Nineteenth Century (25–33)
Nadia Valman, “A Fresh-Made Garment of Citizenship”: Representing Jewish Identities in Victorian Britain (35–45)
David Jasper, Cultural Studies and the Nineteenth Century: Theology and Literature (47–51)
Feature Articles Silvana Colella, Monetary Patriotism: The Letters of Malachi Malagrowther, The Antiquary, and the Currency Question (53–71)
Maria LaMonaca, “Her Director, Her Priest, ... Her God”: Victorian Women Writers on Confession (73–90)
Christopher M. Keirstead, Going Postal: Mail and Mass Culture in Bleak House (91–106)
Bridget Heneghan, The Pot Calling the Kettle: White Goods and the Construction of Race in Antebellum America (107–32)
Essay Reviews Chris Walsh, The Shaping of Religious Identity in the Nineteenth Century: Some Recent Perspectives (133–36)
John Corrigan, Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century; Cynthia Scheinberg, Women’s Poetry and Religion in Victorian England: Jewish Identity and Christian Culture; Andrew Bradstock, Sean Gill, Anne Hogan, and Sue Morgan, eds., Masculinity and Spirituality in Victorian Culture
Kathy Alexis Psomiades, Scientific Knowledge in the Nineteenth Century (137–45)
Barbara M. Benedict, Curiosity: A Cultural History of Early Modern Inquiry; “Cluster on Science in the Nineteenth Century,” PMLA (May 2002); Christopher Herbert, Victorian Relativity: Radical Thought and Scientific Discovery; Simon J. Knell, The Culture of English Geology, 1815–1851: A Science Revealed through Its Collecting; Roy MacLeod, ed., Nature and Empire: Science and the Colonial Enterprise; Alan Rauch, Useful Knowledge: The Victorians, Morality, and the March of Intellect; James A. Secord, Victorian Sensation: The Extraordinary Publication, Reception, and Secret Authorship of “Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation”; James E. Strick, Sparks of Life: Darwinism and the Victorian Debates over Spontaneous Generation
Christine Roth, De-Ciphering the Victorian Child: Childhood, Gender, and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Studies (147–53)
Laura C. Berry, The Child, the State, and the Victorian Novel; Catherine Robson, Men in Wonderland: The Lost Girlhood of the Victorian Gentleman; Valerie Sanders, The Brother-Sister Culture in Nineteenth-Century Literature: From Austen to Woolf; Valerie Sanders, ed., Records of Girlhood: An Anthology of Nineteenth-Century Women’s Childhoods; Don Randall, Kipling’s Imperial Boy: Adolescence and Cultural Hybridity; Wendy S. Ja cobson, ed., Dickens and the Children of Empire
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes and Suzanne Donahue, The World as They Saw It: Embracing, Escaping, Embellishing (155–81)
Thomas Eakins: American Realist; Exposed: The Victorian Nude; Signac, 1863–1935
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Feature Articles Dennis Denisoff and Marlene Tromp, Introduction: Men’s Needs, Women’s Desires, and the Arts (1–8)
Alexandra K. Wettlaufer, Dibutades and Her Daughters: The Female Artist in Postrevolutionary France (9–38)
Zahi Zalloua, Power and Identity in Stendhal’s Le Rouge et le noir (39–58)
Mary A. Armstrong, Multiplicities of Longing: The Queer Desires of Bleak House and Little Dorrit (59–79)
Sarah Annes, Brown, The Double Taboo: Lesbian Incest in the Nineteenth Century (81–98)
Antonia Losano, East Lynne, The Turn of the Screw, and the Female Doppelgänger in Governess Fiction (99–116)
Roberta Montemorr Marvin, Commercial Intrigue, National Identity, and the Italian Premiere of Rossini’s Petite Messe solennelle (117–38)
Wendell V. Harris, A Handlist of Nineteenth-Century London Art Societies and Their Predecessors (139–62)
Essay Reviews Nancy Fix Anderson, Threading Lives: Work, Art, and Pleasure in the Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Women (163–69)
Lynn M. Alexander, Women, Work, and Representation: Needlewomen in Victorian Art and Literature; Amelia Peck and Carol Irish, Candace Wheeler: The Art and Enterprise of American Design, 1875–1900; Patricia Cox Crews, ed., A Flowering of Quilts; Catriona M. Parratt, “More Than Mere Amusement”: Working-Class Women’s Leisure in England, 1750–1914
Sharon Aronofsky Weltman, Women, Creativity, and the Künstlerroman (171–73)
Linda M. Lewis, Germaine de Staël, George Sand, and the Victorian Woman Artist; Evy Varsamopoulou, The Poetics of the “Künstlerinroman” and the Aesthetics of the Sublime; Carol Hanbery MacKay, Creative Negativity: Four Victorian Exemplars of the Female Quest
Carole Kruger, Border Crossings: Recent Scholarship on French Literature and the Visual Arts (175–81)
Alexandra K. Wettlaufer, Pen vs. Paintbrush: Girodet, Balzac, and the Myth of Pygmalion in Postrevolutionary France; Marie Lathers, Bodies of Art: French Literary Realism and the Artist’s Model; Maria Rubins, Crossroad of Arts, Crossroad of Cultures: Ecphrasis in Russian and French Poetry
Lee Orr, Writing the Muse: George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, and Music (183–96)
Delia da Sousa Correa, George Eliot, Music, and Victorian Culture; Alisa Clapp-Itnyre, Angelic Airs, Subversive Songs: Music as Social Discourse in the Victorian Novel; John Hughes, “Ecstatic Sound”: Music and Individuality in the Work of Thomas Hardy
Suzanne M. Donahue, Modern Men: Inventing/Resisting the Modern in Nineteenth-Century French Visual Culture (197–205)
Nina Maria Athanassoglou-Kallmyer, Cézanne and Provence: The Painter in His Culture; Arden Reed, Manet, Flaubert, and the Emergence of Modernism: Blurring Genre Boundaries; Carol Armstrong, Manet Manette; Jennifer R. Gross, ed. Edgar Degas: Defining the Modernist Edge; Gabriel P. Weisberg, Against the Modern: Dagnan-Bouveret and the Transformation of the Academic Tradition
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, Revolution/Evolution: How the French Became Modern (207–36)
Crossing the Channel: British and French Painting in the Age of Romanticism; Manet/Velázquez: The French Taste for Spanish Painting
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Feature Articles Christopher R. Clason, “O Appetit, dein Name ist Kater!” Food, Instinct, and Chaos in E. T. A. Hoffman’s Kater Murr (1–16)
Elizabeth H. Chang, “Eyes of the Proper Almond-Shape”: Blue-and-White China in the British Imaginary, 1823–1883 (17–34)
Micki Archuleta, Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Fugitive Slave on Individual Rights and Community Responsibilities (35–45)
Brian Bonhomme, Nested Interests: Assessing Britain’s Wild-Bird-Protection Laws (47–68)
Suzanne Daly, Indiscreet Jewels: The Eustace Diamonds (69–81)
Francis O’Gorman, Ruskin, Venice, and the Endurance of Authorship (83–97)
Simon Featherstone, Vestal Flirtations: The Performance of the Feminine in Late-Nineteenth-Century British Music Hall (99–112)
S. R. Palmer, The Elusive Correlation: Dialogic Medical Politics in The Wings of the Dove (113–33)
Essay Reviews Christine Roth, Food for Thought (135–38)
Timothy Morton, ed., Cultures of Taste/Theories of Appetite: Eating Romanticism; Denise Gigante, Taste: A Literary History
Regina Hewitt, Reconciling Opposites: Nature and Culture, Animals and Humans, in Romantic-Era Ecocriticism (139–49)
Onno Oerlemans, Romanticism and the Materiality of Nature; David Perkins, Romanticism and Animal Rights; Christine Kenyon-Jones, Kindred Brutes: Animals in Romantic Period Writing
Phylis Floyd, Orientalism Redux (151–58)
Joan DelPlato, Multiple Wives, Multiple Pleasures: Representing the Harem, 1800–1875; Madeleine Dobie, Foreign Bodies: Gender, Language, and Culture in French Orientalism; Roger Benjamin, Orientalist Aesthetics: Art, Colonialism, and French North Africa, 1880–1930; Edward Ziter, The Orient on the Victorian Stage; Frederick N. Bohrer, Orientalism and Visual Culture: Imagining Mesopotamia in Nineteenth-Century Europe
Dennis Denisoff, Theater, Burlesque, and Performance in the Nineteenth Century (159–63)
Margaret D. Stetz, Gender and the London Theatre, 1880–1920; Barry J. Faulk, Music Hall and Modernity: The Late-Victorian Discovery of Popular Culture; Richard W. Schoch, Not Shakespeare: Bardolatry and Burlesque in the Nineteenth Century; Kerry Powell, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Victorian and Edwardian Theatre; Lynn M. Voskuil, Acting Naturally: Victorian Theatricality and Authenticity; Penny Gay, Jane Austen and the Theatre
Janice Simon, The Natural Painter: Art, Science, and Spirit in Nineteenth-Century Landscape Painting (165–72)
James Hamilton, ed., Fields of Influence: Conjunctions of Artists and Scientists, 1815–1860; Carl Gustav Carus, Nine Letters on Landscape Painting, Written in the Years, 1815–1824, translated by David Britt, with a introduction by Oskar Bätschmann; Rebecca Bedell, The Anatomy of Nature: Geology and American Landscape Painting, 1825–1875
Exhibition Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, By the Sea, by the Beautiful Sea: Turner and Venice (173–85) Turner and Venice


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Feature Articles Claudia Nelson, The “Child-Woman” and the Victorian Novel (1–12)
Erin Hazard, “Realized Day-dreams”: Excursions to Nineteenth-Century Authors’ Homes (13–33)
Dan Guernsey, Rousseau’s Emile and Social Palingenesis in Courbet’s The Painter’s Studio (35–60)
Yaël Schlick, Spatial Literacy and the Female Traveler: The Sexual Politics of Map-reading in Flaubert and Sand (61–78)
Jane Wood, A Culture of Improvement: Knowledge, Aesthetic Consciousness, and the Conversazione (79–97)
Deborah Mutch, “A Working-Class Tragedy”: The Fiction of Henry Mayers Hyndman (99–112)
Ioanna Chatzidimitriou, Against Memory: Remodeling the Past in Huysmans’s A Rebours (113–27)
Val Morgan, Huysmans’s Gilles de Rais: Crossing Thresholds, Reaching Limits (129–45)
Andrew Maunder, Making Heritage and History: The 1894 Illustrated Pride and Predjudice (147–69)
Richard Dellamora, Female Adolescence in May Sinclair’s Mary Olivier and the Construction of a Dialectic Between Victorian and Modern (171–82)
Essay Reviews Laureen Tedesco, Models of Girlhood (183–89)
Sarah Bilston, The Awkward Age in Women’s Popular Fiction, 1850–1900: Girls and the Transition to Womanhood; Rebecca Rogers, From the Salon to the Schoolroom: Educating Bourgeois Girls in Nineteenth-Century France; Alison Booth, How to Make It as a Woman: Collective Biographical History from Victoria to the Present
Hsuan Hsu, “Presciently Postmodern” Geographies: Rescaling American Literary History (191–99)
Amy Kaplan, The Anarchy of Empire in the Making of U.S. Culture; Stephanie LeMenager, Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth-Century United States; Anna Brickhouse, Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth Century Public Sphere; Helena Michie and Ronald R. Thomas, eds., Nineteenth-Century Geographies: The Transformation of Space from the Victorian Age to the American Century; David Kazanjian, The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America
Jeanne Dubino, Travel and Identity (201–209)
Marjorie Morgan, National Identities and Travel in Victorian Britain; Julie F. Codell, Imperial Co-Histories: National Identities and the British and Colonial Press; Mary Roussou-Sinclair, Victorian Travellers in Cyprus: A Garden of Their Own; Anna Johnston, Missionary Writing and Empire, 1800–1860; Cheryl J. Fish, Black and White Women’s Travel Narratives: Antebellum Explorations; Nigel Leask, Curiousity and the Aesthetics of Travel Writing, 1770–1840: “From an Antique Land”; Rita C. Severis, ed., The Diaries of Lorenzo Warriner Pease, 1834–1839: An American Missionary in Cyprus and His Travels in the Holy Land, Asia Minor, and Greece; John Hayman, ed., Sir Richard Burton’s Travels in Arabia and Africa: Four Lectures from a Huntington Library Manuscript; Barbara Harlow and Mia Carter, eds., Archives of Empire. Vol. 1, From the East India Company to the Suez Canal. Vol. 2, The Scramble for Africa
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Feature Articles Jane Stabler and Ane Stabler, Jane Austen and Caricature
Kevin A. Morrison, The Politics of Pain in Charlotte Brontë’s Shirley
Andrew Burkett, Victorian Tocopobia: Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Aurora Leigh
Anu King Dudley, The Role of the Obstetrical Supporter in the Medicalization of Childbirth
Dan Bivona, Poverty, Pity, and Community: Urban Poverty and the Threat to Social Bonds in the Victorian Age
Wendy Katz Fancy Painting, Street Children, and the Fast Men of the Pavé
Christine L. Krueger, Vox Populi, Vox Vulagri: Pro Se Representation in Victorian Popular Culture
Shawn Malley, Theatre/Archaeology: Performing Material History in Charles Kean’s Sardanapalus
Marian Wilson Kimber, Mr. Riddle’s Readings: Music and Elocution in Nineteenth-Century Concert Life
James A. Davis, All Sounds of Life and Rage: Musical Imagery in the Writings of Civil War Soldiers
Jean Gregorek, The Odd Man: Masculinity and the Modern Intellectual in George Gissing’s Born in Exile
Essay Reviews Sharon A. Weltman, On Theatrical Performance and Public Reading
Silvana Colella, On Economics and Literature
Kay Boardman, On Gothic, Contagion, and Gender
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Feature Articles Laura Green, “At Once Narrow and Promiscuous”: Emily Davies, George Eliot, and Middlemarch (1–30)
Heather McPherson, Une “Allegorie Reelle”: Courbet’s 1859 Frontispiece for Champfleury’s Les Amis de la nature (31–54)
Gregory G. Kelley, The Fond Believing Lyre: Keats’s “Ode to Psyche” and the Dialectic of Enlightenment (55–64)
Dianna Armstrong, Twain’s Jim: Uncle Remus Redux (65–84)
Elizabeth Winston, Revising Miss Marjoribanks (85–98)
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, Exploring Less Charted Visual Terrains (99–126)
The Golden Age of Danish Art; From Caspar David Friedrich to Ferdinand Hodler: A Romantic Tradition, Nineteenth-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Oskar Reinhart Foundation, Winterthur; Along the Royal Road: Berlin and Potsdam in KPM Porcelain and Painting, 1815–1848; Toil and Plenty: Images of the Agricultural Landscape in England, 1780–1890; A Struggle for Fame: Victorian Women Artists and Authors; Goya: Truth and Fantasy, the Small Paintings; Odilon Redon: Prince of Dreams
Reviews Peter A. Mailloux, Robert Keily, Reverse Tradition: Postmodern Fictions and the Nineteenth-Century Novel (127–29)
Timouthy P. Duffy, Martin A. Danahay, A Community of One: Masculine Autobiography and Autonomy in Nineteenth-Century Britain (129–31)
Carol Shiner Wilson Stuart Curran, ed., The Poems of Charlotte Smith (131–33)
D. J. Trela, Elizabeth M. Vida, Romantic Affinities: German Authors and Carlyle—A Study in the History of Ideas (133–35)
Thomas L. Cooksey, William J. Scheick, The Ethos of Romance at the Turn of the Century (135–37)
Jeffrey D. Parker, David Simpson, Romanticism, Naturalism, and the Revolt Against Theory (137–40)
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Feature Articles Laura Green, “At Once Narrow and Promiscuous”: Emily Davies, George Eliot, and Middlemarch (1–30)
Heather McPherson, Une “Allegorie Reelle”: Courbet’s 1859 Frontispiece for Champfleury’s Les Amis de la nature (31–54)
Gregory G. Kelley, The Fond Believing Lyre: Keats’s “Ode to Psyche” and the Dialectic of Enlightenment (55–64)
Dianna Armstrong, Twain’s Jim: Uncle Remus Redux (65–84)
Elizabeth Winston, Revising Miss Marjoribanks (85–98)
Exhibitions Review Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, Exploring Less Charted Visual Terrains (99–126)
The Golden Age of Danish Art; From Caspar David Friedrich to Ferdinand Hodler: A Romantic Tradition, Nineteenth-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Oskar Reinhart Foundation, Winterthur; Along the Royal Road: Berlin and Potsdam in KPM Porcelain and Painting, 1815–1848; Toil and Plenty: Images of the Agricultural Landscape in England, 1780–1890; A Struggle for Fame: Victorian Women Artists and Authors; Goya: Truth and Fantasy, the Small Paintings; Odilon Redon: Prince of Dreams
Reviews Peter A. Mailloux, Robert Keily, Reverse Tradition: Postmodern Fictions and the Nineteenth-Century Novel (127–29)
Timouthy P. Duffy, Martin A. Danahay, A Community of One: Masculine Autobiography and Autonomy in Nineteenth-Century Britain (129–31)
Carol Shiner Wilson Stuart Curran, ed., The Poems of Charlotte Smith (131–33)
D. J. Trela, Elizabeth M. Vida, Romantic Affinities: German Authors and Carlyle—A Study in the History of Ideas (133–35)
Thomas L. Cooksey, William J. Scheick, The Ethos of Romance at the Turn of the Century (135–37)
Jeffrey D. Parker, David Simpson, Romanticism, Naturalism, and the Revolt Against Theory (137–40)
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Featured Articles Jason Snart, “Repetition as Re-Visionary Measures: William Blake’s Watercolor Designs for Edward Young’s Night Thoughts
Lara Karpenko, “‘Printed Words That Gave…Pain’ : Embodied Response and Deformito-Mania in The Old Curiosity Shop
Sean Palmer, “Gender and National Strategies of Reconciliation: Macaulay, Eliot, and the Politics of National Consolidation”
Barbara Leckie, “The Architecture of Middlemarch: From Building Cottages to the Home Epic”
Shanyn Fiske, “A Tenuous Heroism: Anna Leonowens and the Autobiographical Subject”
Special Section Christine Roth, “The Green Nineteenth Century”
Susan Bernstein, “Recycling Poetics: Amy Levy’s London Plane Treess”
Susannah Shmurak,“The City’s ‘War with Nature’: Urban Parks in The House of Mirth and Sister Carrie
Mark Feldman, “Animal Pedagogies: Evolutionary Lines and Discontinuities”
Ziba Rashidian, Review essay

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Feature Articles Kristie Allen, “On Duties: Pirates, Jack Tars, the Anti-Slave Trade, and Nautical Melodrama in the Making of the British Nation-State”
Wendelin Guentner, “Vanitas Vanitatum: The Comte de Caylus, Delacroix, and the (Im)morality of the Sketch”
Andre Narbonne, “Thomas Carlyle’s Philosophies of Social Wholeness and Comic Harmony and Their Influence on Canadian Authorship, 1836–1927”
Marc Muneal, “Charles Dickens, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Tom: The Real Culprit’s Name in Hard Times
David Clifford Wall, “Meddling with the Subject: The Dialogics of Language, Race, and Whiteness in Uncle Tom’s Cabin
David Greven, “Jewett’s Mythic Ambivalence: Hellenism, Femininity, and Desire in the Dunnet Landing Stories”
Patricia Murphy, “An Unstable Conception: Grant Allen’s Eugenic Madonna”
Forum Forum on "Victorian Visuality: A Triptych on Portraiture," edited by Dennis Denisoff and Maria P. Gindhart
Margaret D. Stetz, "I Like Looking: Oscar Wilde and Late-Victorian Portraiture"
Dennis Denisoff, “Intimacy, Authority, Anxiety: John Singer Sargent's Portraits of Artists”
Maria P. Gindhart, "The Iconography of Scientific Genius: Charles Darwain and his Contemporaries"
Forum Forum on “Centering the Margins of Nineteenth-Century Art,” edited by Betsy Boone and Joan Greer
Ray Hernández-Durán, "The Politics of Colonial Canon Formation in Nineteenth-Century Mexico"
Margaret Samu, "Exhibiting Westernization: Aleksei Venetsianov's Nudes and the Russian Art Market 1820-1850"
Oscar Vázquez, "Charging the Line: Nineteenth-Century Spanish Painting, Between History and Orientalism"
M. Elizabeth Boone, "Marginalizing Spain at the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893"
Joan Greer, "De Tuin (The Garden) and the Genre of Artists' Periodicals in Late Nineteenth-Century Holland: A Case Study with Reflections on Methods"
Exhibition Reviews Janice Simon, On the Reinstallation of the American Wing, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Caterina Y. Pierre, On Impressionism, Fashion, & Modernity, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Review Essays Arnold Anthony Schmidt, Bluestockings, George Eliot, and Nineteenth-Century Sociability (271–78)