ISSUE 4.1 (SPRING 2008)



Amy D’Antonio, “Shopping for the Ballin Baby: Infant Food and Maternal Authority in Baby MagazinePDF Version

Lawton A. Brewer, “George Gissing’s Manifesto: The Odd Women and The UnclassedPDF Version

Patricia A. Matthew, “Corporeal Lessons and Genre Shifts in Maria Edgeworth’s BelindaPDF Version

Kathleen A. Miller, “Sarah Waters’s Fingersmith: Leaving Women’s Fingerprints on Victorian PornographyPDF Version

Louise Penner “‘Not yet settled’: Charlotte Brontë’s Anti-Materialism PDF Version

Julia Straub, “George Eliot’s Romola and Its Shattered IdealsPDF Version



Shanyn Fiske, “Reframing the Classics in Victorian England.” Review of Isobel Hurst’s Victorian Women Writers and the Classics: The Feminine of Homer. PDF Version

Anna Maria Jones, “Not the Same Old Masochism.” Review of John Kucich’s Imperial Masochism: British Fiction, Fantasy, and Social Class. PDF Version

Iveta Jusová, “A Feminist Realist Aesthetic at the Fin de Siècle.” Review of Molly Youngkin’s Feminist Realism at the Fin de Siècle: The Influence of the Late-Victorian Woman’s Press on the Development of the Novel.

Dianne Sachko Macleod, “Ceci n’est pas une Pipe’: Fakes, Forgeries, Replicas, and Copies ” Review of Aviva Briefel’s The Deceivers: Art Forgery and Identity in the Nineteenth Century. PDF Version

Maria LaMonaca, “Vampires and Dungeons and Monks, Oh My!” Review of Patrick R. O’Malley’s Catholicism, Sexual Deviance, and Victorian Gothic Culture. PDF Version

Susan Morgan, “When the Foreign becomes the Domestic: Reading Britain in a Transnational Frame.” Review of Catherine Hall and Sonya O. Rose’s At Home with the Empire: Metropolitan Culture and the Imperial World. PDF Version

John Plotz, “I Think I’m Turning European.” Review of Roberto M. Dainotto’s Europe (In Theory). PDF Version

Ellen Bayuk Rosenman, “Circulating Smut.” Review of Colette Colligan’s The Traffic in Obscenity from Byron to Beardsley: Sexuality and Exoticism in Nineteenth-Century Print Culture. PDF Version

Jonathan Smith, “Darwin and the Aesthetes.” Review of Gowan Dawson’s Darwin, Literature, and Victorian Respectability.

Kate Thomas, “Between Victorian Women.” Review of Sharon Marcus’s Between Women: Friendship, Desire and Marriage in Victorian England. PDF Version



Editors-in-Chief: Stacey Floyd and Melissa Purdue

Reviews Editor: Mary Jean Corbett

Reviews Assistant: Zach Weir

Technical Editor: Josh Reid