We cannot verify your location
Browse Book and Journal Content on Project MUSE

  Volume 38, Number 1, Spring 2012

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note

p. 7

Forum: Global Victorians

An Unexpected Resonance: Exploring Gender through Victorian Literature in the Middle East

pp. 9-12

Teaching Dracula in the Netherlands

pp. 12-15

Teaching Cranford in Taiwan

pp. 15-20

One Colonialism, Two Colonialisms: Teaching Heart of Darkness in Hong Kong

pp. 20-25

Teaching Ruskin in Venice

pp. 25-29

Teaching Tess of the D’Urbervilles in Kolkata

pp. 29-33


Hamilton Prize Essay

Trials of Embodiment: Being a Gothic Body in Mary Barton

pp. 35-53

A Purveyor of Garbage?: Charles Carrington and the Marketing of Sexual Science in Late-Victorian Britain

pp. 55-76

“You Can’t Trust Wolves No More Nor Women”: Canines, Women, and Deceptive Docility in Bram Stoker’s Dracula

pp. 77-92

Behold the (Anonymous) Man: J.R. Seeley and the Publishing of Ecce Homo

pp. 93-112

The Strange Case of Addiction in Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

pp. 113-131

“A Nasty Thumping at the Top of Your Head”: Muscularity, Masculinity, and Physical Reading in The Moonstone

pp. 132-154

“A Want of Taste”: Carnivorous Desire and Sexual Politics in The Pickwick Papers

pp. 155-171

Passing for Real: Class and Mimicry in Miss Marjoribanks

pp. 173-192

Reforming Spaces: The Architectural Imaginary of Middlemarch

pp. 193-209

Book Reviews

The Dispossessed State: Narratives of Ownership in Nineteenth-Century Britain and Ireland by Sara L. Maurer (review)

pp. 211-212

Health, Medicine, and Society in Victorian England by Mary Wilson Carpenter (review)

pp. 212-214

Stewards of the Nation’s Art: Contested Cultural Authority 1890–1939 by Andrea Geddes Poole (review)

pp. 215-218

Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria: A Mirror to the World by Charlotte Gere and Judy Rudoe (review)

pp. 218-220

Ghost-Seers, Detectives, and Spiritualists: Theories of Vision in Victorian Literature and Science by Srdjan Smajić (review)

pp. 221-223

The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920 by Jennifer Stevens (review)

pp. 223-225

Victorian Glassworlds: Glass Culture and the Imagination 1830–1880 by Isobel Armstrong (review)

pp. 226-227

Literary Celebrity, Gender, and Victorian Authorship, 1850–1914 by Alexis Easley (review)

pp. 228-230

A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians by Timothy Larsen (review)

pp. 230-231

Literary Remains: Representations of Death and Burial in Victorian England by Mary Elizabeth Hotz (review)

pp. 232-233

Morbid Curiosities: Medical Museums in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Samuel J.M.M. Alberti (review)

pp. 233-235

Romances of Free Trade: British Literature, Laissez-Faire, and the Global Nineteenth Century by Ayse Celikkol (review)

pp. 236-237

Law and the Brontës by Ian Ward (review)

pp. 237-239

The Poetic Home: Designing the 19th-Century Domestic Interior by Stefan Muthesius (review)

pp. 239-242


pp. 245-249

Research Areas


  • You have access to this content
  • Free sample
  • Open Access
  • Restricted Access