restricted access   Volume 59, Number 4, Summer 2017

Table of Contents


Cooperative Quotation: George Eliot and George Jacob Holyoake

pp. 585-608

The "Organic Appeal" in Felix Holt: Social Problem Fiction, Paternalism, and the Welfare State

pp. 609-635

A Mother's Joy at Her Child's Death: Conversion, Cognitive Dissonance, and Grief

pp. 636-657

Book Reviews

Poetry and the Thought of Song in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Elizabeth Helsinger (review)

pp. 658-659

The Idea of Infancy in Nineteenth-Century British Poetry: Romanticism, Subjectivity, Form by D. B. Ruderman (review)

pp. 660-661

The Lyric Poem and Aestheticism: Forms of Modernity by Marion Thain (review)

pp. 662-663

Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Siècle: Libidinal Lives ed. by Jane Ford, Kim Edwards Keates, and Patricia Pulham, and: Literature and the Politics of Post-Victorian Decadence by Kristen Mahoney (review)

pp. 664-667

Richard Marsh by Minna Vuohelainen (review)

pp. 667-669

Balfour's World: Aristocracy and Political Culture at the Fin de Siècle by Nancy W. Ellenberger (review)

pp. 670-671

Science, Fiction, and the Fin-de-Siècle Periodical Press by Will Tattersdill (review)

pp. 672-673

Landscapes of Decadence: Literature and Place at the Fin de Siècle by Alex Murray (review)

pp. 674-675

Writing the Stage Coach Nation: Locality on the Move in Nineteenth-Century British Literature by Ruth Livesey (review)

pp. 675-677

Space and Narrative in the Nineteenth-Century British Historical Novel by Tom Bragg (review)

pp. 677-679

The Narrative of the Good Death: The Evangelical Deathbed in Victorian England by Mary Riso (review)

pp. 679-681

Nineteenth-Century British Secularism: Science, Religion, and Literature by Michael Rectenwald (review)

pp. 681-682

Nineteenth-Century Energies: Literature, technology, culture ed. by Lynn Voskuil (review)

pp. 683-685

The Secret Poisoner: A Century of Murder by Linda Stratmann (review)

pp. 685-687

Communal Violence in the British Empire: Disturbing the Pax by Mark Doyle (review)

pp. 687-688

The Crimean War in Imperial Context, 1854–1856 by Andrew C. Rath, and: Engines for Empire: The Victorian army and its use of railways by Edward M. Spiers (review)

pp. 689-692

The Trouble with Empire: Challenges to Modern British Imperialism by Antoinette Burton (review)

pp. 692-694

The British Empire and the Hajj, 1865–1956 by John Slight (review)

pp. 694-696

British Women Writers and the Reception of Ancient Egypt, 1840–1910: Imperialist Representations of Egyptian Women by Molly Youngkin (review)

pp. 696-698

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956: A History by James Heartfield (review)

pp. 698-700

Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660–1980 by Myles Osborne and Susan Kingsley Kent, and: Heroic imperialists in Africa: The promotion of British and French colonial heroes, 1870–1939 by Berny Sèbe (review)

pp. 700-703

Hunting Africa: British Sport, African Knowledge and the Nature of Empire by Angela Thompsell (review)

pp. 703-704

Hunger Movements in Early Victorian Literature: Want, Riots, Migration by Lesa Scholl (review)

pp. 705-706

Britain, Ireland and the Italian Risorgimento ed. by Nick Carter (review)

pp. 706-708

The Comfort of Strangers: Social Life and Literary Form by Gage McWeeny (review)

pp. 708-710

Green Victorians: The Simple Life in John Ruskin's Lake District by Vicky Albritton and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson (review)

pp. 710-712

London and the Making of Provincial Literature: Aesthetics and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1800–1850 by Joseph Rezek (review)

pp. 712-714

Wanting and Having: Popular Politics and Liberal Consumerism in England, 1830–70 by Peter Gurney (review)

pp. 714-716

Art versus industry? New perspectives on visual and industrial cultures in nineteenth-century Britain ed. by Kate Nichols, Rebecca Wade, and Gabriel Williams (review)

pp. 716-718

The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture ed. by Juliet John (review)

pp. 719-721

Comments & Queries

pp. 722-723


pp. 724-727

Victorian Studies: Index to Volume 59 (2016–2017)

pp. 728-738