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Volume 56, Number 2, Winter 2014

Table of Contents

“The True Meaning of the Word Restoration”: Architecture and Obsolescence in Jude the Obscure

pp. 201-224

Stylistic Virtue in Nineteenth-Century Criticism

pp. 225-249

“A Wizard of Silks and Tulle”: Charles Worth and the Queer Origins of Couture

pp. 251-279

Book Reviews

The Making of British Socialism by Mark Bevir (review)

pp. 281-282

Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture by Jill Rappoport (review)

pp. 282-284

Charity and Condescension: Victorian Literature and the Dilemmas of Philanthropy by Daniel Siegel (review)

pp. 284-286

Recovering Liberties: Indian Thought in the Age of Liberalism and Empire by C. A. Bayly (review)

pp. 286-288

Science and Empire: Knowledge and Networks of Science Across the British Empire, 1800–1970 edited by Brett M. Bennett and Joseph M. Hodge (review)

pp. 288-291

Roads to Power: Britain Invents the Infrastructure State by Jo Guldi (review)

pp. 291-293

British Engineers and Africa, 1875–1914 by Casper Andersen (review)

pp. 293-295

Mathematics in Victorian Britain edited by Raymond Flood, Adrian Rice, and Robin Wilson (review)

pp. 295-297

A Cultural History of the British Census: Envisioning the Multitude in the Nineteenth Century by Kathrin Levitan, and: Statistics and the Public Sphere: Numbers and the People in Modern Britain, c. 1800–2000 edited by Tom Crook and Glen O’Hara (review)

pp. 297-300

Victorians Against the Gallows: Capital Punishment and the Abolitionist Movement in Nineteenth Century Britain by James Gregory (review)

pp. 300-302

Public Health in the British Empire: Intermediaries, Subordinates, and the Practice of Public Health, 1850–1960 edited by Ryan Johnson and Amna Khalid (review)

pp. 302-304

Nursing before Nightingale, 1815–1899 by Carol Helmstadter and Judith Godden (review)

pp. 304-306

The Making of the Modern Admiralty: British Naval Policy-Making, 1805–1927 by C. I. Hamilton (review)

pp. 306-308

The Entrepreneurial Society of the Rhondda Valleys, 1840–1920: Power and Influence in the Porth-Pontypridd Region by Richard Griffiths (review)

pp. 308-309

A Joint Enterprise: Indian Elites and the Making of British Bombay by Preeti Chopra (review)

pp. 309-311

Benefits Bestowed? Education and British Imperialism edited by J. A. Mangan, and: The Imperial Curriculum: Racial Images and Education in the British Colonial Experience edited by J. A. Mangan, and: The Making and Shaping of the Victorian Teacher: A Comparative New Cultural History by Marianne A. Larsen (review)

pp. 311-314

Unseasonable Youth: Modernism, Colonialism, and the Fiction of Development by Jed Esty (review)

pp. 314-316

Thicker than Water: Siblings and their Relations, 1780–1920 by Leonore Davidoff (review)

pp. 317-318

Charlotte Yonge: Rereading Domestic Religious Fiction edited by Tamara S. Wagner (review)

pp. 318-321

Creating a Scottish Church: Catholicism, Gender and Ethnicity in Nineteenth-Century Scotland by S. Karly Kehoe (review)

pp. 321-322

Victorian Occultism and the Making of Modern Magic: Invoking Tradition by Alison Butler (review)

pp. 323-324

A History of the Modern British Ghost Story by Simon Hay, and: Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval by Luke Thurston (review)

pp. 325-327

FitzGerald’s Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: Popularity and Neglect edited by Adrian Poole, Christine van Ruymbeke, William H. Martin, and Sandra Mason (review)

pp. 327-329

The Textual Condition of Nineteenth-Century Literature by Josephine M. Guy and Ian Small (review)

pp. 330-332

How To Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain by Leah Price (review)

pp. 332-333

The Rise of the Modern Art Market in London, 1850–1939 edited by Pamela Fletcher and Anne Helmreich, and: The Development of the Art Market in England: Money as Muse, 1730–1900 by Thomas M. Bayer and John R. Page (review)

pp. 334-337

An Artists’ Village: G. F. Watts and Mary Watts at Compton edited by Mark Bills, and: Hope: The Life and Times of a Victorian Icon by Nicholas Tromans (review)

pp. 337-340

The World In Play: Portraits of a Victorian Concept by Matthew Kaiser (review)

pp. 340-342

Samuel Palmer Revisited edited by Simon Shaw-Miller and Sam Smiles (review)

pp. 342-344

Florence Nightingale at First Hand by Lynn McDonald (review)

pp. 345-346

The Darwin Archipelago: The Naturalist’s Career Beyond Origin of Species by Steve Jones (review)

pp. 346-348

The Art of the Pose: Oscar Wilde’s Performance Theory by Heather Marcovitch, and: The Modern Art of Influence and the Spectacle of Oscar Wilde by S. I. Salamensky, and: Wilde’s Wiles: Studies of the Influences on Oscar Wilde and His Enduring Influences in the Twenty-First Century edited by Annette M. Magid (review)

pp. 348-350

Overcoming Matthew Arnold: Ethics in Culture and Criticism by James Walter Caufield (review)

pp. 350-352

Sidgwickian Ethics by David Phillips, and: Sidgwick and Contemporary Utilitarianism by Mariko Nakano-Okuno (review)

pp. 352-354

British Idealism: A History by W. J. Mander (review)

pp. 355-357

The ‘Invisible Hand’ and British Fiction, 1818–1860: Adam Smith, Political Economy, and the Genre of Realism by Eleanor Courtemanche (review)

pp. 357-359

Economic Woman: Demand, Gender, and Narrative Closure in Eliot and Hardy by Deanna K. Kreisel, and: Romances of Free Trade: British Literature, Laissez-Faire, and the Global Nineteenth Century by Ayşe Çelikkol (review)

pp. 359-362

Modernism and the Women’s Popular Romance in Britain, 1885–1925 by Martin Hipsky, and: The Masculine Middlebrow, 1880–1950: What Mr. Miniver Read edited by Kate Macdonald (review)

pp. 362-365

Blasted Literature: Victorian Political Fiction and the Shock of Modernism by Deaglán Ó Donghaile (review)

pp. 365-367

Vision, Science and Literature, 1870–1920: Ocular Horizons by Martin Willis (review)

pp. 367-369

The Cosmic Time of Empire: Modern Britain and World Literature by Adam Barrows, and: Time and the Moment in Victorian Literature and Society by Sue Zemka (review)

pp. 369-372

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