Journal of Victorian Culture

Journal of Victorian Culture
Volume 11, Number 1, Spring 2006

CONTENTS

    Clayton Windscheffel, Ruth.
  • Politics, Religion and Text: W.E. Gladstone and Spiritualism
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898 -- Knowledge -- Spiritualism.
    • Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898 -- Religion.
    • Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898 -- Books and reading.
    • Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898 -- Library.
    Ulrich, John McAllister.
  • Thomas Carlyle, Richard Owen, and the Paleontological Articulation of the Past
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    Subject Headings:
    • Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881.
    • Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881 -- Knowledge -- Paleontology.
    • Owen, Richard, 1804-1892 -- Influence.
    • Historiography -- 19th century.
    Vickers, Roy.
  • Christian Election, Holy Communion and Psalmic Language in Ernest Jones's Chartist Poetry
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jones, Ernest Charles, 1819-1869 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Chartism -- Poetry -- History and criticism.
    • Political poetry, English -- History and criticism.
    • Christianity in literature.
    Jackson-Houlston, C. M. (Caroline Mary), 1950-
  • 'Queen Lilies'? The Interpenetration of Scientific, Religious and Gender Discourses in Victorian Representations of Plants
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    Subject Headings:
    • Botany -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
    • Botanical illustration - Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
    • Botanical literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • Women in botany -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.

Focus on the Oxford DNB (part 2)

In 10:2, Alison Booth and David Amigoni reflected on the differences between the new Oxford DNB, and its Victorian antecedent. Dr Lawrence Goldman, the historian and present editor of the dictionary, provides his own focus on the continuities and discontinuities between the original and revised dictionaries, and their consequences for a shared understanding of the Victorian.

    Goldman, Lawrence, 1957-
  • A Monument to the Victorian Age? Continuity and Discontinuity in the Dictionaries of National Biography 1882-2004
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dictionary of national biography.
    • Great Britain -- Biography -- History and criticism.

Perspective

    Barringer, T. J.
  • Victorian Culture and the Museum: Before and After the White Cube
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    Subject Headings:
    • Museums -- Great Britain -- History.
    • Museum techniques -- Great Britain -- History.
    • Art, Victorian -- Exhibitions.
    • Decorative arts, Victorian -- Exhibitions.

Roundtable

Richard Price's British Society 1680-1880

    Innes, Joanna.
  • When Did the Victorian Age Begin? Reflections on Richard Price's British Society 1680-1880
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    Subject Headings:
    • Price, Richard, 1944- British society, 1680-1880: dynamism, containment, and change.
    • Great Britain -- History -- Periodization.
    • Great Britain -- Historiography.
    Alborn, Timothy L., 1964-
  • Were the Victorians Ever Modern?
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    Subject Headings:
    • Price, Richard, 1944- British society, 1680-1880: dynamism, containment, and change.
    • Great Britain -- History -- Periodization.
    • Civilization, Modern -- Historiography.
    O'Gorman, Frank.
  • Partly Autonomous? Literary-Historical Reflections on Richard Price, British Society 1680-1880
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    Subject Headings:
    • Price, Richard, 1944- British society, 1680-1880: dynamism, containment, and change.
    • English literature -- Periodization.
    Price, Richard, 1944-
  • Response
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    Subject Headings:
    • Innes, Joanna. When did the Victorian age begin? reflections on Richard Price's British society 1680-1880.
    • Alborn, Timothy L., 1964- Were the Victorians ever modern?
    • O'Gorman, Frank. Partly autonomous? literary-historical reflections on Richard Price, British society 1680-1880.
    • Great Britain -- History -- Periodization.
    • English literature -- Periodization.
    • Great Britain -- Historiography.
    • Civilization, Modern -- Historiography.

Book Reviews

    Bailey, Peter, 1937-
  • Music Hall and Modernity: The Late-Victorian Discovery of Popular Culture, and: Musical Comedy on the West End Stage, 1890-1939 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Faulk, Barry J. Music hall & modernity: the late-Victorian discovery of popular culture.
    • Platt, Len. Musical comedy on the West End stage, 1890-1939.
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • Musicals -- Social aspects -- England -- London.
    Edwards, Jason, 1971-
  • Time Present and Time Past: The Art of John Everett Millais (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Barlow, Paul, 1962- Time present and time past: the art of John Everett Millais.
    • Millais, John Everett, Sir, 1829-1896 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Haywood, Ian, 1958-
  • Child Murder and British Culture, 1720-1900 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McDonagh, Josephine. Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900.
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Schwan, Anne.
  • The Art of Alibi: English Law Courts and the Novel, and: Victorian Detective Fiction and the Nature of Evidence: The Scientific Investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Grossman, Jonathan H. Art of alibi: English law courts and the novel.
    • Frank, Lawrence, 1933- Victorian detective fiction and the nature of evidence: the scientific investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle.
    • Legal stories, English -- History and criticism.
    • Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.
    Maitzen, Rohan Amanda.
  • Narrating Women's History in Britain, 1770-1902 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Burstein, Miriam Elizabeth, 1971- Narrating women's history in Britain, 1770-1902.
    • Women -- Great Britain -- History.

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