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Books Received229 such fields as art history, music, theater, Uterature, science, and social science. We welcome proposals from graduate students as weU as established scholars. Please send two-page abstracts accompanied by a one-page curriculum vitae of the presenters) by 15 February 1999 to Linda H. Peterson, Department of English, P.O. Box 208302, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520-8302. Fax: 203-432-7066. BOOKS RECEIVED Inclusion in this list does not preclude the possibUity of a future review. BaUey, Victor. "This Rash Act": Suicide Across the Life Cycle in the Victorian City. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1998. vii + 349. $55.00 US (cloth). BaskerviUe, Peter and Eric W. Sager. Unwilling Idlers: The Urban Unemployed and Their Families in Late Victorian Canada. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1998. ix + 294. $55.00 CAN (cloth); $24.95 CAN (paper); £35.00 UK (cloth);£16.50 UK (paper). Beckson, Karl. The Oscar Wilde Encyclopedia. New York: AMS P, Inc., 1998. vi + 456. $125.00 US (cloth). Bivona, Daniel. British Imperial Literature 1870-1940: Writing and the Administration ofEmpire. New York: Cambridge UP, 1998. xi + 237. Byerly, Alison. Realism, Representation, and the Arts in Nineteenth-Century Uterature. New York: Cambridge UP, 1998. viii + 231. $59.95 US (cloth). Cohen, Monica. Professional Domesticity in the Victorian Novel: Women, Work and Home. New York: Cambridge UP, 1998. xi + 216. $54.95 US (cloth). CornwaU, NeU and Maggie Malone (eds.) The Turn of the Screw and What Maisie Knew: Henry James: Contemporary Critical Essays. New York: St Martin's P, 1998. vii + 252. $45.00 US (cloth). Friedman, Stanley, Edward Guiliano and Michael Timko (eds.). Dickens Studies Annual: Essays on Victorian Fiction. New York: AMS P, Inc., 1998. vii + 359. Vol. 26. $64.50 US (cloth). Garelick, Rhonda K. Rising Star: Dandyism, Gender, and Performance in the Fin de Siècle. New Jersey: Princeton UP, 1998. vii + 231. Harden, Edgar F. Thackeray the Writer: From Journalism to "Vanity Fair". New York: St Martin's P, 1998. ix + 221. $55.00 US (cloth). Horowitz, Joseph. Wagner Nights: An American History. Berkeley: U of CaUfomia P, 194. xi + 389. $17.95 US (paper). Jacobs, Jo EUen (ed.). The Complete Works of Harriet Taylor Mill. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1998. ix + 604. $59.95 US (cloth). Janowitz, Anne. Lyric and Labour in the Romantic Tradition. New York: Cambridge UP, 1998. ? + 278. $59.95 US (cloth). 230Victorian Review Kent David A. and P.G. Stanwood (eds.). Selected Prose of Christina Rossetti. New York: St Martin's P, 1998. ix + 404. $49.95 US (cloth). Knelman, Judith. Twisting in the Wind: The Murderess and the EngUsh Press. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1998. ix + 322. $50.00 CAN (cloth); $21.95 CAN (paper); £3230 UK (cloth); £1430 UK (paper). Knoepflmacher, U.C. Ventures Into Childland: Victorians, Fairy Tales, and Femininity. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1998. vii + 444. $35.00 US (cloth);£27.95 UK (cloth). Machann, Clinton. Matthew Arnold: A Uterary Life. New York: St Martin's P, 1998. ix + 177. $35.00 US (ctoth). Marsden, Gordon. Victorian Values: Personalities and Perspectives in NineteenthCentury Society. New York: Addison Wesley Longman, 1998. vii + 292.£12.99 UK (paper). Marsh, Joss. Word Crimes: Blasphemy, Culture, and Uterature in NineteenthCentury England. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1998. vii + 431. $55.00 US (cloth); $22.50 US (paper); £43.95 UK (cloth); £17.95 UK (paper). Melnyk, George. The Uterary History ofAlberta: From Writing-on-Stone to World War Two. Edmonton: The U of Alberta P, 1998. xi + 240. $24.95 CAN paper. Munich, Adrienne. Queen Victoria's Secrets. New York: Columbia UP, 1998. ix + 254. $16.59 US (paper). Peck, John. War, The Army and Victorian Literature. New York: St Martin's P, 1998. vii + 218. $55.00 US (cloth). Pykett Lynn (ed.), Wilkie Collins. New York: St Martin's P, 1998. vii + 280. $49.95 US (cloth); $19.95 US (paper). Reynolds, Elaine A. Before the Bobbies: The Night Watch and Police Reform in Metropolitan London, 1720-1830. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1998. vii + 235. $49.50 US (cloth). Roy, Parama. Indian Traffic: Identities in Question in Colonial and Postcolonial India. Berkeley: U of CaUfomia P, 1998. vi + 236. $45.00 US (cloth...

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