Volume 41, Number 2, Fall 2015

Table of Contents

From: Victorian Review

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A Special Issue on Alfred Russel Wallace

Guest Edited by Kathleen Lowrey and Robert W. Smith

Editors’ Note

p. 7

Forum: Victorian Evolutions

Up in the Air: Evolution and Victorian Culture

pp. 9-13

Rejecting the Myth of the Non-Darwinian Revolution

pp. 13-18

Charles Darwin, Lop-Eared Rabbits, and The Mill on the Floss

pp. 19-23

An Exploration of Darwin’s Beard

pp. 24-27

Images of Evolution in Victorian Culture

pp. 27-35

The Evolutionary Epic

pp. 35-39

Annie Kenney on Evolution, Freedom, and Fellowship

pp. 39-44

(Post-) Evolutionary Embodied Kinships

pp. 44-48


Alfred Russel Wallace: A Survey of Recent Literature

pp. 49-69

Alfred Russel Wallace on Science and the Problems of Progress

pp. 71-89

Alfred Russel Wallace: The Power of Place

pp. 91-111

Politics, Paternalism, and Progressive Social Evolution: Observations on Colonial Policy in the Scientific Travels of Alfred Russel Wallace

pp. 113-131

The Time Travellers: Alfred Russel Wallace and Peter Kropotkin

pp. 133-149

Alfred Russel Wallace, Extraterrestrial Life, Mars, and the Nature of the Universe

pp. 151-175

Other Worlds: Alfred Russel Wallace and Cross-Cultural Spiritualism

pp. 177-191

Book Reviews

Changing Hands: Industry, Evolution, and the Reconfiguration of the Victorian Body by Peter J. Capuano (review)

pp. 193-195

London Zoo and the Victorians, 1828–1859 by Takashi Ito (review)

pp. 195-199

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

pp. 199-201

The Demographic Imagination and the Nineteenth-Century City: Paris, London, New York by Nicholas Daly (review)

pp. 202-203

Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature ed. by Duc Dau and Shale Preston (review)

pp. 204-206

Oscar Wilde’s Chatterton: Literary History, Romanticism, and the Art of Forgery by Joseph Bristow and Rebecca N. Mitchell (review)

pp. 206-208

The Decadent Image: The Poetry of Wilde, Symons and Dowson by Kostas Boyiopoulos (review)

pp. 208-210


pp. 213-216