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Volume 51, Number 2, Winter 2009

Table of Contents

From: Victorian Studies

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Special Issue: Darwin and the Evolution of Victorian Studies

Guest Editor: Jonathan Smith

Introduction: Darwin and the Evolution of Victorian Studies

pp. 215-221

Reflections on Darwin and Darwinizing

pp. 223-245

Natural Representation: Diagram and Text in Darwin's On the Origin of Species

pp. 247-273

Natural History's Hypothetical Moments: Narratives of Contingency in Victorian Culture

pp. 275-297

Sympathetic Science: Charles Darwin, Joseph Hooker, and the Passions of Victorian Naturalists

pp. 299-320

Darwin and the Uses of Extinction

pp. 321-331

Book Reviews

Orientalism, Empire and National Culture: India, 1770–1880 (review)

pp. 333-334

Interiors of Empire: Objects, Space and Identity within the Indian Subcontinent c. 1800-1947 (review)

pp. 335-336

Women and the Making of Built Space in England, 1870-1950 (review)

pp. 336-338

Women's Literary Collaboration, Queerness, and Late-Victorian Culture (review)

pp. 339-340

Material and Visual Cultures Beyond Male Bonding, 1870–1914: Bodies, Boundaries and Intimacy (review)

pp. 340-342

Art of the Everyday: Dutch Painting and the Realist Novel (review)

pp. 342-344

Empathy and the Novel (review)

pp. 344-346

Dickens, Family, Authorship: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Kinship and Creativity (review)

pp. 346-348

Style and the Nineteenth-Century British Critic: Sincere Mannerisms (review)

pp. 348-350

The Burdens of Perfection: On Ethics and Reading in Nineteenth-Century British Literature (review)

pp. 350-352

Masked Atheism: Catholicism and the Secular Victorian Home (review)

pp. 352-354

Shaping Belief: Culture, Politics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Writing (review)

pp. 354-356

Islam and the Victorians: Nineteenth Century Perceptions of Muslim Practices and Beliefs (review)

pp. 356-357

Church, Chapel and Party: Religious Dissent and Political Modernization in Nineteenth-Century England (review)

pp. 358-359

Unlikely Allies: Britain, America, and the Origins of the Special Relationship (review)

pp. 359-361

"England's Darling": The Victorian Cult of Alfred the Great (review)

pp. 361-363

Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer (review)

pp. 363-365

Victorian Glassworlds: Glass Culture and the Imagination 1830–1880 (review)

pp. 365-367

Metropolis on the Styx: The Underworlds of Modern Urban Culture, 1800-2001 (review)

pp. 367-369

The Haunted Gallery: Painting, Photography, Film c. 1900 (review)

pp. 369-370

The Pursuit of High Culture: John Ella and Chamber Music in Victorian London, and: The Piano in Nineteenth-Century British Culture: Instruments, Performances, and Repertoire (review)

pp. 371-373

The Chinese in Britain, 1800-Present: Economy, Transnationalism, Identity (review)

pp. 374-376

Home Economics: Domestic Fraud in Victorian England (review)

pp. 376-377

Samuel Butler: Victorian Against the Grain (review)

pp. 378-380

Arthur Cayley, Mathematician Laureate of the Victorian Age, and: James Joseph Sylvester, Jewish Mathematician in a Victorian World (review)

pp. 380-382

The Transit of Venus Enterprise in Victorian Britain (review)

pp. 382-384

The Earth on Show: Fossils and the Poetics of Popular Science, 1802–1856 (review)

pp. 384-386

Telegraphic Realism: Victorian Fiction and Other Information Systems (review)

pp. 386-387

On Form: Poetry, Aestheticism, and the Legacy of a Word (review)

pp. 388-389

Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790–1910 (review)

pp. 389-392

Comments & Queries

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pp. 395-399

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