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  Volume 38, Number 1, Spring 2012

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note

p. 7 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0002

Forum: Global Victorians

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

pp. 9-12 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0048

Teaching Dracula in the Netherlands

pp. 12-15 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0003

Teaching Cranford in Taiwan

pp. 15-20 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0011

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

pp. 20-25 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0020

Teaching Ruskin in Venice

pp. 25-29 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0029

Teaching Tess of the D’Urbervilles in Kolkata

pp. 29-33 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0037


Hamilton Prize Essay

Trials of Embodiment: Being a Gothic Body in Mary Barton

pp. 35-53 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0019

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

pp. 55-76 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0028

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

pp. 77-92 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0036

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

pp. 93-112 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0044

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

pp. 113-131 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0052

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

pp. 132-154 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0007

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

pp. 155-171 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0015

Passing for Real: Class and Mimicry in Miss Marjoribanks

pp. 173-192 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0024

Reforming Spaces: The Architectural Imaginary of Middlemarch

pp. 193-209 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0032

Book Reviews

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

pp. 211-212 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0045

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

pp. 212-214 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0000

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

pp. 215-218 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0009

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

pp. 218-220 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0017

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

pp. 221-223 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0026

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

pp. 223-225 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0034

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

pp. 226-227 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0042

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

pp. 228-230 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0050

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

pp. 230-231 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0005

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

pp. 232-233 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0013

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

pp. 233-235 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0022

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

pp. 236-237 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0031

Law and the Brontës by Ian Ward (review)

pp. 237-239 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0039

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

pp. 239-242 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0047


pp. 245-249 | DOI: 10.1353/vcr.2012.0040

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