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Volume 55, Number 3, Spring 2013

Table of Contents


Rethinking Provincialism in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Fiction: Our Village to Villette

pp. 399-424

Queen Victoria and the “Bloody Mary of Madagascar”

pp. 425-449

The Productions of Time: Keble, Rossetti, and Victorian Devotional Reading

pp. 451-470

Reverse Slumming: Cross-Class Performativity and Organic Order in Dickens and Gaskell

pp. 471-499

Book Reviews

Joseph Chamberlain: A Most Radical Imperialist by Travis L. Crosby (review)

pp. 501-503

Empire and Imperial Ambition: Liberty, Englishness and Anti-Imperialism in Late-Victorian Britain by Mira Matikkala (review)

pp. 503-504

Harriet Martineau, Victorian Imperialism, and the Civilizing Mission by Deborah A. Logan (review)

pp. 504-506

Women, Dissent and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865 edited by Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey (review)

pp. 506-508

Liberalism and Local Government in Early Victorian London by Benjamin Weinstein (review)

pp. 508-510

Reforming Urban Labor: Routes to the City, Roots in the Country by Janet L. Polasky (review)

pp. 510-512

Working-Class Organisations and Popular Tourism, 1840–1970 by Susan Barton (review)

pp. 512-514

English Catholics and the Education of the Poor, 1847–1902 by Eric G. Tenbus (review)

pp. 514-516

The German Example: English Interest in Educational Provision in Germany Since 1800 by David Phillips (review)

pp. 516-518

University Coeducation in the Victorian Era: Inclusion in the United States and the United Kingdom by Christine D. Myers (review)

pp. 518-519

Nursing and Women’s Labour in the Nineteenth Century: The Quest for Independence by Sue Hawkins (review)

pp. 520-521

Communities of Science in Nineteenth-Century Ireland by Juliana Adelman (review)

pp. 521-522

Savage or Civilised?: Manners in Colonial Australia by Penny Russell (review)

pp. 523-524

The Cambridge Companion to Gilbert and Sullivan edited by David Eden and Meinhard Saremba, and The Japan of Pure Invention: Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado by Josephine Lee (review)

pp. 524-526

Royal Patronage, Power and Aesthetics in Princely India by Angma Dey Jhala (review)

pp. 527-528

Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity by Simon Goldhill (review)

pp. 529-531

Society Dancing: Fashionable Bodies in England, 1870–1920 by Theresa Jill Buckland (review)

pp. 531-533

The Making of the West End Stage: Marriage, Management and the Mapping of Gender in London, 1830–1870 by Jacky Bratton (review)

pp. 533-535

Salome’s Modernity: Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetics of Transgression by Petra Dierkes-Thrun (review)

pp. 535-537

Postal Pleasures: Sex, Scandal, and Victorian Letters by Kate Thomas (review)

pp. 537-539

Real Money and Romanticism by Matthew Rowlinson, and: The Vulgar Question of Money: Heiresses, Materialism, and the Novel of Manners from Jane Austen to Henry James by Elsie B. Michie (review)

pp. 539-542

Translation, Authorship and the Victorian Professional Woman: Charlotte Brontë, Harriet Martineau and George Eliot by Lesa Scholl (review)

pp. 542-543

A Return to the Common Reader: Print Culture and the Novel, 1850–1900 edited by Beth Palmer and Adelene Buckland (review)

pp. 544-546

George Eliot, European Novelist by John Rignall, and: George Eliot’s Grammar of Being by Melissa Anne Raines (review)

pp. 546-548

Charles Dickens: A Life by Claire Tomalin (review)

pp. 548-550

The Cambridge Introduction to Charles Dickens by Jon Mee, and: Charles Dickens in Context edited by Sally Ledger and Holly Furneaux, and: Supposing Bleak House by John O. Jordan (review)

pp. 550-553

Victorian Disharmonies: A Reconsideration of Nineteenth-Century English Fiction by Francesco Marroni (review)

pp. 553-555

Reading Victorian Poetry by Richard Cronin (review)

pp. 556-557

Victorian Poets and the Changing Bible by Charles LaPorte (review)

pp. 557-559

Lives of the Sonnet, 1787–1895: Genre, Gender and Criticism by Marianne Van Remoortel (review)

pp. 559-561

Poetics of Luxury in the Nineteenth Century: Keats, Tennyson, and Hopkins by Betsy Winakur Tontiplaphol (review)

pp. 561-563

Affective Worlds: Writing, Feeling & Nineteenth-Century Literature by John Hughes (review)

pp. 563-565

Narrative Middles: Navigating the Nineteenth-Century British Novel edited by Caroline Levine and Mario Ortiz-Robles (review)

pp. 565-567

Reading for the Law: British Literary History and Gender Advocacy by Christine L. Krueger, and: Law, Literature, and the Transmission of Culture in England, 1837–1925 by Cathrine O. Frank (review)

pp. 567-570

The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume Four: The Irish Book in English, 1800–1891 edited by James H. Murphy (review)

pp. 570-572


pp. 575-580

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