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Volume 50, Number 2, Winter 2008

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction

p. 187

States of Undress: Nakedness and the Colonial Imagination

pp. 189-219

The Presence of Poetry

Michael Field and the Detachable Lyric

pp. 221-232

Newspaper Poems: Material Texts in the Public Sphere

pp. 233-242

Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Stigma of Meter

pp. 243-253

The Presence of Poetry: Response

pp. 254-262

Imperial Possessions, Cultural Histories and the Material Turn

Hands of Beauty, Hands of Horror: Fear and Egyptian Art at the Fin de Siècle

pp. 263-271

Spinning Cotton: Domestic and Industrial Novels

pp. 272-278

Career Development: Domestic Display as Imperial, Anthropological, and Social Trophy

pp. 279-288

Imperial Possessions, Cultural Histories, and the Material Turn: Response

pp. 289-296

Book Reviews

The English National Character: The History of an Idea from Edmund Burke to Tony Blair (review)

pp. 297-299

The Tichborne Claimant: A Victorian Sensation (review)

pp. 299-301

Affective Communities: Anticolonial Thought, Fin-de-Siècle Radicalism, and the Politics of Friendship (review)

pp. 301-303

From Empire to Orient: Travellers to the Middle East 1830–1926, and: The Accidental Tourist, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, and the British Invasion of Egypt in 1882 (review)

pp. 304-305

Victoria's Wars: The Rise of Empire, and: The Victorians at War (review)

pp. 305-307

The Fenian Ideal and Irish Nationalism, and: The IRB: The Irish Republican Brotherhood from the Land League to Sinn Féin (review)

pp. 307-310

Lost Causes: Historical Consciousness in Victorian Literature (review)

pp. 310-312

Moral Taste: Aesthetics, Subjectivity, and Social Power in the Nineteenth-Century Novel (review)

pp. 312-314

The Cut of His Coat: Men, Dress, and Consumer Culture in Britain 1860–1914 (review)

pp. 314-316

Stories from Home: English Domestic Interiors 1750-1850 (review)

pp. 316-318

Rebels and Martyrs: The Image of the Artist in the Nineteenth Century (review)

pp. 318-319

The Deceivers: Art Forgery and Identity in the Nineteenth Century (review)

pp. 320-321

God's Architect: Pugin & the Building of Romantic Britain, and: Augustus Welby Pugin, Designer of the British Houses of Parliament: The Victorian Quest for a Liturgical Architecture (review)

pp. 322-324

Nineteenth-Century Religion and Literature: An Introduction (review)

pp. 324-326

Christina Rossetti's Faithful Imagination: The Devotional Poetry and Prose (review)

pp. 326-328

Little Songs: Women, Silence and the Nineteenth-Century Sonnet (review)

pp. 328-330

Hopkins's Poetics of Speech Sound: Sprung Rhythm, Lettering, Inscape (review)

pp. 330-332

Problem Novels: Victorian Fiction Theorizes the Sensational Self (review)

pp. 332-334

Thomas Hardy's Novel Universe: Astronomy, Cosmology, and Gender in the Post Darwinian World (review)

pp. 334-335

Equations from God: Pure Mathematics and Victorian Faith (review)

pp. 336-337

Darwin Loves You: Natural Selection and the Re-enchantment of the World (review)

pp. 337-339

Darwin, Literature and Victorian Respectability (review)

pp. 339-340

Daybooks of Discovery: Nature Diaries in Britain, 1770-1870 (review)

pp. 341-342

Space and the 'March of Mind': Literature and the Physical Sciences in Britain, 1815–1850 (review)

pp. 342-344

Science, Time and Space in the Late Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Movable Types (review)

pp. 344-346

Disciplining Statistics: Demography and Vital Statistics in France and England, 1830–1885 (review)

pp. 346-348

States of Inquiry: Social Investigations and Print Culture in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the United States (review)

pp. 348-350

The English Cult of Literature: Devoted Readers, 1774–1880 (review)

pp. 350-351

The Professional Ideal in the Victorian Novel: The Works of Disraeli, Trollope, Gaskell, and Eliot (review)

pp. 352-353

The Novel of Purpose: Literature and Social Reform in the Anglo-American World (review)

pp. 353-355

Comments and Queries

Comments & Queries

pp. 357-359



pp. 361-365

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