In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

259 Contributors Katharine Anderson is a historian of science inYork University’s Science andTechnology Studies program. She has published Predicting the Weather: Victorians and the Science of Meteorology (Chicago, 2005). She is now working on a book about the history of oceanography and marine environments between the wars, but often finds herself collecting distracting material on the Victorian period. D. M. R. Bentley is a distinguished university professor and the Carl F. Klinck Professor in Canadian Literature at the University of Western Ontario.Among his recent and forthcoming publications are the Norton Critical Edition of Stephen Leacock’s Sunshine Sketches of a LittleTown;“Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Anglo-Dutch EmblemTradition”;“(Dis)Continuities: Arthur’sTomb, Modern Painters, and Morris’s Early Wallpaper Designs” in Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris; and “The Post-Confederation Period: Poetry” in the Cambridge History of Canadian Literature. Kirstie Blair is a lecturer in English literature at the University of Glasgow. Her primary areas of research areVictorian poetry andVictorian religion, and she has published widely in both fields. Recent publications include Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart (Oxford UP, 2006), a special edition of Victorian Poetry onTractarian poetics, and chapters for the Oxford Handbook of Literature and Theology and the Blackwell Companion to Literature and the Bible. Meilee D. Bridges holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and teaches in the English department atTrinity University in San Antonio,Texas. Her research and teaching interests include literature and culture of the long nineteenth century, the classical tradition, and the history of science. She is currently working on a book manuscript that examines literary representations of archaeology and affect in Romantic andVictorian Britain. Leslie Butler,Associate Professor of History at Dartmouth College, is the author of Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals andTransatlantic Liberal Reform (U of North Carolina P, 2007). Susan P. Casteras, Professor of Art History at the University of Washington, is the author of more than seventy-five books, articles, essays, and reviews onVictorian visual culture, especially Pre-Raphaelitism. For many years she served as Curator of Paintings at theYale Center for British Art, where she organized numerous exhibitions onVictorian art. Her current projects include a book onVictorian religious painting and essays on representations of imprisonment and on racial constructions. victorian review • Volume 34 Number 2 260 Stefano Evangelista is Fellow andTutor in English atTrinity College and Lecturer in English at the University of Oxford. His research interests include nineteenth-century English literature (especially Aestheticism and Decadence), comparative literature, cosmopolitanism, the reception of the classics, and the relationship between literary and visual cultures. He is currently completing a monograph entitled Gods in Exile: British Aestheticism and Ancient Greece and editing a volume on the European reception of Oscar Wilde. Jennifer Green-Lewis teaches courses on nineteenth- and early twentiethcentury literary and visual culture at the George Washington University and is also on the summer faculty of the Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College. She is the author of Framing the Victorians: Photography and the Culture of Realism (Cornell, 1996) and, most recently, Teaching Beauty in Delillo,Woolf,and Merrill (with Margaret Soltan; Palgrave, 2008). Donald E. Hall is Jackson Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of English at WestVirginia University. He is the author or editor of nine books, including QueerTheories (Palgrave, 2003) and Subjectivity (Routledge, 2004). His essay in this issue is drawn from his forthcoming book, Reading Sexualities: HermeneuticTheory and the Future of Sexuality Studies (Routledge, 2009). Gail Turley Houston is a professor of English at the University of New Mexico, where she has also directed the department of women’s studies. Her most recent scholarly projects include Royalties:The Queen and Victorian Writers (U Virginia P, 1997) and From Dickens to Dracula (Cambridge UP, 2005). Roslyn Jolly teaches English at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. She is the author of Henry James: History,Narrative,Fiction (1993) and the editor of Robert Louis Stevenson’s South SeaTales (1996). Her book on Stevenson and the Pacific will be published by Ashgate in 2008. She is currently working on nineteenth-century travel writing and imaginative geographies. Lorraine Janzen Kooistra is Professor and Chair of English...


Additional Information

Print ISSN
pp. 259-262
Launched on MUSE
Open Access
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.