restricted access   Volume 59, Number 1, Autumn 2016

Table of Contents

The Utopian Evolutionary Aestheticism of W. K. Clifford, Walter Pater, and Mathilde Blind

pp. 9-34

Caught in the Act: Photography on the Victorian Stage

pp. 35-64

Nobody, Somebody, and Everybody

pp. 65-86

V21 Forum on Strategic Presentism


pp. 87-89

In the Present of No Future

pp. 90-93

Durations of Presents Past: Ruskin and the Accretive Quality of Time

pp. 94-97

Present Tense Futures of the Past

pp. 98-101

Some Thoughts on Time Travel

pp. 102-104

We Have Always Been Presentist

pp. 105-108

Scale, Resonance, Presence

pp. 109-112

Unquiet Slumbers

pp. 113-116

Response: Strategic Presentism or Partisan Knowledges?

pp. 117-121

Response: Responsibility to the Present

pp. 122-126

Book Reviews

Communities in Fiction by J. Hillis Miller (review)

pp. 127-129

English Fiction and the Evolution of Language, 1850–1914 by Will Abberley (review)

pp. 129-131

Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture: Immersions and Revisitations ed. by Nadine Boehm-Schnitker, Susanne Gruss, and: Nineteenth-Century British Literature Then and Now: Reading with Hindsight by Simon Dentith, and: Twenty-First Century Perspectives on Victorian Literature ed. by Laurence W. Mazzeno (review)

pp. 131-134

Why Literary Periods Mattered: Historical Contrast and the Prestige of English Studies by Ted Underwood (review)

pp. 134-137

Poetic Force: Poetry After Kant by Kevin McLaughlin (review)

pp. 137-139

The Loudons and the Gardening Press: A Victorian Cultural Industry by Sarah Dewis, and: The Working Man’s Green Space: Allotment Gardens in England, France, and Germany, 1870–1919 by Micheline Nilsen, and: The Gardens of the British Working Class by Margaret Willes (review)

pp. 139-143

Convict Voices: Women, Class, and Writing about Prison in Nineteenth-Century England by Anne Schwan (review)

pp. 143-145

Nineteenth-Century Female Poisoners: Three English Women Who Used Arsenic to Kill by Victoria Nagy (review)

pp. 145-147

Addiction and British Visual Culture, 1751–1919: Wasted Looks by Julia Skelly (review)

pp. 147-148

Anti-Social Behaviour in Britain: Victorian and Contemporary Perspectives ed. by Sarah Pickard (review)

pp. 149-151

British Pirates in Print and Performance by Frederick Burwick, Manushag N. Powell (review)

pp. 151-153

A Tale of Two Capitalisms: Sacred Economics in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Supritha Rajan (review)

pp. 153-155

Autobiologies: Charles Darwin and the Natural History of the Self by Alexis Harley (review)

pp. 155-157

Thomas Hardy’s Brains: Psychology, Neurology, and Hardy’s Imagination by Suzanne Keen (review)

pp. 157-159

Dickens and the Business of Death by Claire Wood (review)

pp. 159-160

Beastly Possessions: Animals in Victorian Consumer Culture by Sarah Amato, and: Wild Animal Skins in Victorian Britain: Zoos, Collections, Portraits, and Maps by Ann C. Colley (review)

pp. 161-163

The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience by Lauren M. E. Goodlad (review)

pp. 163-165

Loyalism and the Formation of the British World, 1775–1914 ed. by Allan Blackstock, Frank O’Gorman (review)

pp. 165-167

Corporate Character: Representing Imperial Power in British India, 1786–1901 by Eddy Kent (review)

pp. 168-169

Empire of Religion: Imperialism and Comparative Religion by David Chidester, and: Loyal Enemies: British Converts to Islam, 1850–1950 by Jamie Gilham (review)

pp. 169-172

An Anglican British World: The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790–1860 by Joseph Hardwick, and: Mighty England Do Good: Culture, Faith, Empire, and World in the Foreign Missions of the Church of England, 1850–1915 by Steven S. Maughan (review)

pp. 173-175

Entanglements of Empire: Missionaries, Maori, and the Question of the Body by Tony Ballantyne (review)

pp. 175-177

Daughters of the Anglican Clergy: Religion, Gender and Identity in Victorian England by Midori Yamaguchi (review)

pp. 177-179

The Measure of Manliness: Disability and Masculinity in the Mid-Victorian Novel by Karen Bourrier (review)

pp. 179-181

Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities: Constructions of Masculinity in Art and Literature ed. by Amelia Yeates, Serena Trowbridge (review)

pp. 181-184

Women Writing Art History in the Nineteenth Century: Looking Like a Woman by Hilary Fraser (review)

pp. 184-186

The Poster: Art, Advertising, Design, and Collecting, 1860s–1900s by Ruth E. Iskin, and: British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response: Reflections Across the Pond ed. by Inge Reist (review)

pp. 187-189

The Victorian Novel and the Space of Art: Fictional Form on Display by Dehn Gilmore (review)

pp. 189-191

Comments & Queries

pp. 192-194


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