Volume 16, Number 1, Summer 1990

Table of Contents

Articles

London as a System of Signs in Thackeray's The Newcomes

pp. 1-21
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The Space of the Untold: Conrad's Allusiveness

pp. 22-47
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"Now Only the Times Is On Our Side": The London Times and America Before the Civil War

pp. 48-58
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Critics and Operatic Performance Practice in London During the 1830s

pp. 59-70
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Reviews

The Waterloo Directory of Scottish Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900 edited by John North (review)

pp. 71-75
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Dickens Studies Annuale, Vol. 18 edited by Michael Timko, Fred Kaplan, and Edward Guiliano (review)

pp. 75-77
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Edging Women Out: Victorian Novelists, Publishers, and Social Change by Gaye Tuchman, with Nina E. Fortin (review)

pp. 77-79
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Popular Music in England: 1840-1914, A Social History by Dave Russell (review)

pp. 79-83
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A Woman's Version of the Faust Legend: The Seven Strings of the Lyre by George Sand (review)

pp. 83-85
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Mutton and Oysters: The Victorians and their Food by Sarah Freeman (review)

pp. 85-87
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Sexual Science: the Victorian Construction of Womanhood by Cynthia Eagle Russett, and: Sexual Visions: Images of Gender in Science and Medicine between the Eighteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Ludmilla Jordanova (review)

pp. 87-91
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Hidden Rivalries in Victorian Fiction: Dickens, Realism, and Revaluation by Jerome Meckier, and: Hardy in History: A Study in Literary Sociology by Peter Widdowson (review)

pp. 91-95
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Victorian Lunatics: A Social Epidemiology of Mental Illness in Mid-Nineteenth Century England by Marlene A. Arieno (review)

pp. 95-99
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Family, Love, and Work in the Lives of Victorian Gentlewomen by M. Jeanne Peterson, and: Hard Lessons: The Lives and Education of Working-Class Women in Nineteenth-Century England by June Purvis (review)

pp. 99-103
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Critical Essays on Charlotte Brontë by Barbara Timm Gates (review)

pp. 103-104
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Contributors

pp. 106-108
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News of VSAWC Members

pp. 108-109
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Announcements

pp. 110-115
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