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  Volume 39, Number 1, Spring 2013

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note

p. 7

Forum: Victorian Built Environments

The York Retreat

pp. 9-13

Orrell’s Cotton Factory

pp. 13-17

Littlemore Church

pp. 18-22

The Thames Tunnel

pp. 22-25

The First Public Toilet?: Rose Street, Soho

pp. 26-30


pp. 30-35

The St. George’s Museum

pp. 35-40

Everton Public Library

pp. 40-44

The Bedford Music Hall

pp. 44-50

University College Hospital

pp. 50-54


Hamilton Prize Essay

No Clocks in His Castle: The Threat of the Durée in Bram Stoker’s Dracula

pp. 55-69

Twins, Twinship, and Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

pp. 70-86

Charting Culture: Cartography and National Identity in Matthew Arnold’s “Ordnance Maps”

pp. 87-100

The Ranter and the Lyric: Reform and Genre Heterogeneity in Ebenezer Elliott’s Corn Law Rhymes

pp. 101-124

Stevenson in the Third Republic: Fiction and Liberalization

pp. 125-140

George Gissing’s Demos: Public Discourse and the “Many-Headed Monster” of Socialism

pp. 141-157

The Gendering of Habit in George Eliot’s Middlemarch

pp. 158-181

The Serial Reader and the Corporate Text: Hard Times and North and South

pp. 182-199

Book Reviews

Picturing Reform in Victorian Britain by Janice Carlisle (review)

pp. 201-202

Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement: The Biography of an Insurgent Woman by Maureen Wright (review)

pp. 202-205

The Architecture of Sharpe, Paley and Austin by Geoff Brandwood (review)

pp. 205-206

The Nineteenth-Century Sensation Novel by Lyn Pykett (review)

pp. 206-208

Women, Dissent, and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865 ed. by Elizabeth J. Clapp, Julie Roy Jeffrey (review)

pp. 208-211

The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1830–1914 ed. by Joanne Shattock (review)

pp. 211-212

Time and the Moment in Victorian Literature and Society by Sue Zemka (review)

pp. 213-215

Empire in Question: Reading, Writing, and Teaching British Imperialism by Antoinette Burton (review)

pp. 215-216

The Madwoman and the Blindman: Jane Eyre, Discourse, Disability ed. by David Bolt, Julia Miele Rodas, Elizabeth S. Donaldson (review)

pp. 217-219

Victorian Poets and the Changing Bible by Charles LaPorte (review)

pp. 219-221

The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1860–1930 by Meredith Martin (review)

pp. 221-223

Novel Craft: Victorian Domestic Handicraft and Nineteenth-Century Fiction by Talia Schaffer (review)

pp. 223-225

St. John and the Victorians by Michael Wheeler, and: Victorian Parables by Susan Colón, and: Dickens, His Parables, and His Reader by Linda M. Lewis (review)

pp. 225-228

How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain by Leah Price (review)

pp. 228-231


pp. 233-238

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