Volume 42, Number 1, Spring 2016

Table of Contents

Editors' Note

p. v
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Nude Bodies: The Controversial Aesthetics of Exposure

pp. 1-4
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The Working Body: Re-forming the Factory Body

pp. 4-9
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The Beautified Body: Physiognomy in Victorian Beauty Manuals

pp. 9-14
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The Modified Body: The Nineteenth-Century Tattoo as Fugitive Stigmata

pp. 14-20
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Incarcerated Bodies: Interactions and Emotional Dynamics in an Early Victorian Prison

pp. 20-25
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The Exhibited Body: The Nineteenth-Century Human Zoo

pp. 25-29
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The Reading Body

pp. 29-33
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Supported Bodies: Prostheses, Disability, and Masculine Friendship in the Victorian Novel

pp. 34-37
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Trained Bodies: From Gymnasts to "Jujutsu Suffragettes"

pp. 37-43
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Dickensian Dimensions of Time

pp. 45-64
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"The Novelist of a New Era": Deepening the Sketch of Catherine Gore

pp. 65-84
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"I Mistook the Faint Shadow": The Tractarian Ethos in Felicia Skene's Sensational Realism

pp. 85-105
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Elizabeth Gaskell's Early Contributions to Household Words: The Use of Parable and the Transformation of Communities through "Kinder Understanding"

pp. 107-125
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A Lesson to "the Western Barbarian": Culture and Civility in British and American Debates on Japanese Decorative Art during the Meiji Period

pp. 127-148
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Staying Calm and Seizing the Iron: Contagion, Fermentation, and the Management of the Rabies Threat in Charlotte Brontë's Shirley

pp. 149-166
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The Victorian "Cameo Craze": Cameos, Femininity, and the Fashioning of Britain's Imperial Identity

pp. 167-184
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Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture: Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family by Monica Flegel, and: At Home and Astray: The Domestic Dog in Victorian Britain by Philip Howell (review)

pp. 185-188
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The Victorian Novel, Service Work, and the Nineteenth-Century Economy by Joshua Gooch (review)

pp. 188-191
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Fresh Strange Music: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Language by Donald S. Hair (review)

pp. 191-193
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Convict Voices: Women, Class, and Writing about Prison in Nineteenth-Century England by Anne Schwan (review)

pp. 193-195
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Reading for Health: Medical Narratives and the Nineteenth-Century Novel by Erika Wright (review)

pp. 195-196
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The New Woman Gothic: Reconfigurations of Distress by Patricia Murphy (review)

pp. 197-198
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Contributors

pp. 199-202
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