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Volume 55, Number 4, Summer 2013

Table of Contents

Special Issue: The Ends of History

Guest Editors: Lauren M. E. Goodlad and Andrew Sartori

The Ends of History: Introduction

pp. 591-614

Interpretation, 1980 and 1880

pp. 615-628

Always Sympathize! Surface Reading, Affect, and George Eliot’s Romola

pp. 629-646

From Nation to Network

pp. 647-666

Materiality, Form, and Context: Marx contra Latour

pp. 667-682

The Ends of History: Afterword

pp. 683-691

Book Reviews

Queer Beauty: Sexuality and Aesthetics from Winckelmann to Freud and Beyond by Whitney Davis (review)

pp. 693-695

Sir John Gilbert: Art and Imagination in the Victorian Age ed. by Spike Bucklow and Sally Woodcock (review)

pp. 695-697

Ford Madox Brown: Pre-Raphaelite Pioneer ed. by Julian Treuherz (review)

pp. 697-699

Walter Crane: The Arts and Crafts, Painting, and Politics, 1875–1890 by Morna O’Neill (review)

pp. 699-702

William Morris in the Twenty-First Century ed. by Phillippa Bennett and Rosie Mills (review)

pp. 702-703

Farewell, Victoria!: English Literature 1880–1900 by Stanley Weintraub (review)

pp. 704-705

Writing Women of the Fin de Siècle: Authors of Change ed. by Adrienne E. Gavin and Carolyn W. de la L. Oulton (review)

pp. 705-707

The Prostitute’s Body: Rewriting Prostitution in Victorian Britain by Nina Attwood (review)

pp. 707-709

Masculinity, Crime and Self-Defence in Victorian Literature by Emelyne Godfrey (review)

pp. 709-712

Pirates and Mutineers of the Nineteenth Century: Swashbucklers and Swindlers ed. by Grace Moore (review)

pp. 712-714

‘Throwing Down White Man’: Cape Rule and Misrule in Colonial Lesotho, 1871–1884 by Peter Sanders, and: Luka Jantjie: Resistance Hero of the South African Frontier by Kevin Shillington (review)

pp. 714-717

The Indian Periodical Press and the Production of Nationalist Rhetoric by Sukeshi Kamra (review)

pp. 717-718

Tracking Modernity: India’s Railway and the Culture of Mobility by Marian Aguiar (review)

pp. 719-721

The Americanization of the British Press, 1830s–1914: Speed in the Age of Transatlantic Journalism by Joel H. Wiener (review)

pp. 721-723

A Sense of Shock: The Impact of Impressionism on Modern British and Irish Writing by Adam Parkes (review)

pp. 723-725

A Companion to Sensation Fiction ed. by Pamela K. Gilbert (review)

pp. 725-727

Human Encumbrances: Political Violence and the Great Irish Famine by David P. Nally (review)

pp. 727-729

The Depiction of Eviction in Ireland, 1845–1910 by L. Perry Curtis, Jr. (review)

pp. 729-731

Ireland, 1815–1870: Emancipation, Famine and Religion ed. by Donnchadh Ó Corráin and Tomás O’Riordan (review)

pp. 731-733

Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851 by Geoffrey Cantor (review)

pp. 733-735

Oscar Wilde’s Fairy Tales: Origins and Contexts by Anne Markey, and: The Christian Goddess: Archetype and Theology in the Fantasies of George MacDonald by Bonnie Gaarden (review)

pp. 736-738

Victorian Lessons in Empathy and Difference by Rebecca N. Mitchell (review)

pp. 738-740

Picturing Scotland through the Waverley Novels: Walter Scott and the Origins of the Victorian Illustrated Novel by Richard J. Hill (review)

pp. 740-742

The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction by Brian Hamnett (review)

pp. 742-744

The Nineteenth-Century Novel 1820–1880: The Oxford History of the Novel in English, Volume 3 ed. by John Kucich and Jenny Bourne Taylor (review)

pp. 744-746

Liberal Epic: The Victorian Practice of History from Gibbon to Churchill by Edward Adams (review)

pp. 746-749

Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code: The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform ed. by Wing-Cheong Chan, Barry Wright, and Stanley Yeo (review)

pp. 749-751

Bengal Industries and the British Industrial Revolution (1757–1857) by Indrajit Ray (review)

pp. 751-752

The Rise of a Victorian Ironopolis: Middlesbrough and Regional Industrialization by Minoru Yasumoto (review)

pp. 753-754

Minds, Bodies, Machines, 1770–1930 ed. by Deirdre Coleman and Hilary Fraser (review)

pp. 754-757

Meter Matters: Verse Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century ed. by Jason David Hall, and: The Music of Verse: Metrical Experiment in Nineteenth-Century Poetry by Joseph Phelan, and: The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1860–1930 by Meredith Martin (review)

pp. 757-760

Museum Trouble: Edwardian Fiction and the Emergence of Modernism by Ruth Hoberman (review)

pp. 760-762

Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel by David Kurnick (review)

pp. 762-764

Comments & Queries

p. 765


pp. 767-772

Victorian Studies: Index to Volume 55 (2012–2013)

pp. 773-783

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