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  Volume 38, Number 2, Fall 2012

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note

p. 7

Forum: Victorian Media

The Victorian Walkman

pp. 9-13

Henry Heath’s The Caricaturist’s Scrap Book

pp. 13-18

Phonographic Etiquette; or, “The Spirit First Moves Mister Knowles”

pp. 18-23

The January 1861 Quarterly Review as Genre, Media Event, and Research Heuristic

pp. 23-27

The Domestic and the Disruptive: A Musical Setting of Tennyson’s Maud

pp. 28-31

Translocal Artistry: James McNeill Whistler’s Wapping

pp. 31-35

The “Fooliton”: A French Media Invention

pp. 35-38

An Archaeology of Edison’s Metal Box

pp. 39-41


Reading Numbers by Numbers: Digital Studies and the Victorian Serial Novel

pp. 43-68

Bibliographic Databases and “The Golden Stream”: Constructing the Periodical Poetry Index

pp. 69-80

Marginalia and Community in the Age of the Kindle: Popular Highlights in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

pp. 81-99

“One Hot Electric Breath”: EBB’s Technology Debate with Tennyson, Systemic Digital Lags in Nineteenth-Century Literary Scholarship, and the EBB Archive

pp. 101-125

Book Reviews

The Making of the West End Stage: Marriage, Management and the Mapping of Gender in London, 1830–1870 by Jacky Bratton (review)

pp. 127-128

Satire in an Age of Realism by Aaron Matz (review)

pp. 128-130

Liberalism, Imperialism, and the Historical Imagination: Nineteenth-Century Visions of a Greater Britain by Theodore Koditschek (review)

pp. 130-133

The Science of History in Victorian Britain: Making the Past Speak by Ian Hesketh (review)

pp. 133-135

Sentimental Masculinity and the Rise of History, 1790–1890 by Mike Goode (review)

pp. 135-137

The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 3: The Nineteenth-Century Novel 1820–1880 ed. by John Kucich, Jenny Bourne Taylor (review)

pp. 137-139

The Camera as Historian: Amateur Photographers and Historical Imagination, 1885–1918 by Elizabeth Edwards (review)

pp. 139-141

Popular Fiction and Brain Science in the Late Nineteenth Century by Anne Stiles (review)

pp. 141-143


pp. 145-149

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