restricted access   Volume 35, Number 2, Fall 2009

Table of Contents

Victorian Disability
A Special Issue

Editors' Note

p. 7

Victorian Prostheses

The Prosthetic Body

pp. 9-13

The Sphygmograph: Pros-theses on the Body

pp. 13-17

The Victorian Automaton as Imaginary Prosthetic

pp. 18-23

Baby Incubators and the Prosthetic Womb

pp. 23-27

The Telescope as Prosthesis

pp. 27-32

Prosthetic Divinity: Babbage's Engine, Spiritual Intelligence, and the Senses

pp. 33-36

Anthroprosthesis, or Prosthetic Dogs

pp. 36-41

The Imperial Boy as Prosthesis

pp. 41-44


Victorian Disability: Introduction

pp. 45-51

"Happy and Yet Pitying Tears": Deafness and Affective Disjuncture in Dickens's "Doctor Marigold"

pp. 53-64

Deafness and Holiness: Home Missions, Deaf Congregations, and Natural Language 1860-1890

pp. 65-82

"To Invest a Cripple with Peculiar Interest": Artificial Legs and Upper-Class Amputees at Mid-Century

pp. 83-100

Home Work: The Ambiguous Valorization of "Affliction" in Charlotte Yonge's The Pillars of the House (1873)

pp. 101-115

"The Spirit of a Man and the Limbs of a Cripple": Sentimentality, Disability, and Masculinity in Charlotte Yonge's The Heir of Redclyffe

pp. 117-131

The "Deaf Traveller," the "Blind Traveller," and Constructions of Disability in Nineteenth-Century Travel Writing

pp. 133-154

Book Reviews

The Idea of English Ethnicity (review)

pp. 155-156

Ireland, India and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature (review)

pp. 157-158

Grand Designs: Labor, Empire, and the Museum in Victorian Culture (review)

pp. 158-161

The Woman Painter in Victorian Literature (review)

pp. 161-163

Religious Experience and the New Woman: The Life of Lily Dougall (review)

pp. 163-165

Our Victorian Education (review)

pp. 165-167

Come Buy, Come Buy: Shopping and the Culture of Consumption in Victorian Women's Writing (review)

pp. 168-169


pp. 171-174