Volume 50, Number 1, Spring 2017

Table of Contents

Our Golden Anniversary: The 50th Volume of VPR

p. 1
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Michael Wolff, 1927–2016: A Tribute

pp. 3-8
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Emotional Density, Suspense, and the Serialization of The Woman in White in All the Year Round

pp. 9-38
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“Always Called Jack”: A Brief History of the Transferable Skill

pp. 39-65
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Articles

Melodrama and Natural Science: Reading the “Greenwich Murder” in the Mid-Century Periodical Press

pp. 66-99
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Fictional Systems: Mass-Digitization, Network Analysis, and Nineteenth-Century Australian Newspapers

pp. 100-138
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The Newspaper and the Novel: William Morris’s News from Nowhere in Commonweal

pp. 139-156
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Contested Boundaries: Domesticity, Spatiality, and Short Fiction in the South China Morning Post, 1904–1907

pp. 157-171
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Edmund Yates and the Voice of Society Journalism

pp. 172-189
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“Donations need not be large to be acceptable”: Children, Charity, and the Great Ormond Street Hospital in Aunt Judy’s Magazine, 1868–1885

pp. 190-213
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2016 RSVP Conference Pairing: Humor and the Early Victorian Periodical Press

The Gallery of Comicalities: Graphic Humour, Wood-Engraving, and the Development of the Comic Magazine, 1820–1841

pp. 214-227
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“Out with It,” as the Subeditor Said to the Novel: Wellerisms and the Humor of Newspaper Excerpts

pp. 228-237
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Retrospectives

How I Came to Write A Magazine of Her Own?: Domesticity and Desire in the Woman’s Magazine, 1800–1914

pp. 238-243
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The Roots of RSVP and VPR: A Talk with Louis James

pp. 244-247
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Reviews

Conference Review: European Society for Periodical Research, “Periodical Counter Cultures: Tradition, Conformity and Dissent”

pp. 248-250
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The Routledge Handbook to Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals and Newspapers ed. by Andrew King, Alexis Easley, and John Morton (review)

pp. 250-254
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The News of the World and the British Press, 1843–2011 eds. by Laurel Brake, Chandrika Kaul, and Mark W. Turner (review)

pp. 254-257
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British Women Writers and the Short Story, 1850–1930: Reclaiming Social Space by Kate Krueger (review)

pp. 257-259
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Science, Fiction, and the Fin-de-Siècle Periodical Press by Will Tattersdill (review)

pp. 259-262
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The Reception of George Eliot in Europe eds. by Elinor Shaffer and Catherine Brown (review)

pp. 262-264
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Biographies

pp. 265-268
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