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108Victorian Review JANNA KNITTEL earned her doctorate in English at the University of Oregon. Her primary specialization is nineteenth-century women poets of both Britain and the U.S., though she has many interests. Her article about Australian pianist David Helfgott will appear this summer in Popular Culture Review. At present, she teaches in the Department of English at Oregon State University. ROHAN McWILLIAM is Senior Lecturer in History at Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge. He is the author of Popular Politics in Nineteenth-Century England (London: Routledge, 1998) and is currently writing a book about the cause of the Tichbome Claimant, 1867-1886. JAMES NAJARÍAN is Assistant Professor of English at Boston College, where he teaches nineteenth-century literature. He is working on a book on Keats, sexuality, and the Victorians. JUNE STURROCK's recent publications include "Heaven and Home": Charlotte Yonge's Domestic Fiction and the Victorian Debate over Women (Victoria: ELS series, 1995). '"Ploughing in All Directions': The Literary woman of the 185Os and Yonge's Dynevor Terrace" will appear shortly in Victorian Novelists and the "Woman Question" ed. N.D. Thompson (Cambridge UP), and "Sequels, Series, and Sensation Novels: Yonge and the Popular Fiction Market of the 185Os and 1860s": will appear in Part II: Defining the Sequel ed. P. Budra and B.A. Schellenberg (U of Toronto P). Work in progress includes an edition of Mansfield Park for the Broadview Texts series. LISA VARGO teaches at the University of Saskatchewan. She is the editor of Mary Shelley's novel Lodore with Broadview Press. Her recent publications include essays on Percy Shelley, Mary Robinson, and Anna Barbauld. TAMMY WHITLOCK has recently completed a Ph.D. at Rice University. She will be joining the faculty of Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia as Assistant Professor of History. BOOKS RECEIVED Inclusion in this list does not preclude the possibility of a future review. Arata, Stephen. Fictions of Loss in the Victorian Fin de Siècle: Identity and Empire. New York: Cambridge UP, 1996. xi + 235. $49.95 US (cloth). Beeler, John F. British Naval Policy in the Gladstone-Disraeli Era, 1866-1880. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1997. vii + 354. $49.50 US (cloth). Books Received109 Broughton, Trev and Ruth Symes (eds.). The Governess: An Anthology. New York: SL Martin's P, 1998. ? + 214. $45.00 US (cloth). Burton, Antoinette. At the Heart of the Empire: Indians and the Colonial Encounter in late-Victorian Britain. Berkeley: U of California P, 1998. xi + 278. $55.00 US (cloth); £40.00 UK (cloth). Carter, Sarah. Capturing Women: The Manipulation of Cultural Imagery in Canada's Prairie West. Montreal: McGill-Queen's UP, 1997. ix + 247. $49.95 US (cloth); $18.95 US (paper). Chappie, J.A.V. and Arthur Pollard. The Letters of Mrs. Gaskell. New York: St. Martin's P, 1997. ix + 1010. $24.95 US (paper). Fisher, Trevor. Prostitution and the Victorians. New York: St. Martin's P, 1997. vii + 164. $35.00 US (cloth). Foldy, Michael. The Trials of Oscar Wilde: Deviance, Morality, and Late-Victorian Society. New Haven: Yale UP, 1997. viii + 206. $27.50 US (cloth). Garelick, Rhonda K. Rising Star: Dandyism, Gender, and Performance in the Fin de Siècle. Princeton UP, 1998. vii + 231. $32.50 US (cloth). Goddu, Teresa A. Gothic America: Narrative, History, and Nation. New York: Columbia UP, 1997. ix + 226. $45.00 US (cloth); $16.50 US (paper). Goldie, Sue M. (ed.). Florence Nightingale: Letters from the Crimea I854-I856. New York: St. Martin's P, 1997. vi + 326. $18.95 US (paper). Gregory, Eileen. H.D. and Hellenism: Classic Lines. New York: Cambridge UP, 1997. ix + 321. $64.95 US (cloth). Harman, Barbara Leah. The Feminine Political Novel in Victorian England Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1998. ix + 225. $35.00 US (cloth). Helmstadter, Richard (ed.). Freedom and Religion in the Nineteenth Century. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1997. ix + 446. $55.00 US (cloth). Hickey, Alison. Impure Concepts: Rhetoric and Ideology in Wordsworth's 'Excursion'. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1997. xi + 237. $39.50 US (cloth). Homans, Margaret and Adrienne Munich (eds.). Remaking Queen Victoria. New York: Cambridge UP, 1997. ix + 279. $59.95 US (cloth); $19.95 US (paper). Judd, Catherine. Bedside Seductions...


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