ISSUE 9.2 (SUMMER 2013)

Special Issue:
Writing Bodies: Gender and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century

Guest Edited by Ally Crockford and Lena Wånggren


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Ally Crockford and Lena Wånggren, “Introduction" PDF Version



Helen Williams, “Much Fact and Little Imagination: Female Authorship, Authority and Medicine in Wilkie Collins’s Poor Miss FinchPDF Version

Joanne Townsend, “‘Unreliable Observations’: Medical Practitioners and Venereal Disease Patient Narratives in Victorian BritainPDF Version

Abigail Boucher, “‘Unblessed by Offspring’: Fertility and the Aristocratic Male in Reynolds’s The Mysteries of the Court of LondonPDF Version

Christine Crockett, “Medical Gothic: Genre and Gender Bending in Charlotte Dacre’s ZofloyaPDF Version

Julia Fuller, “Redemptive Nursing and the Remarriageable Heroine in The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Diana of the CrosswaysPDF Version



Louise Penner, “Revisiting Tuberculosis in Victorian Literature and Culture.” Review of Katherine Byrne’s Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination. PDF Version

Martha Schoolman, “Alimentary Domesticity.” Review of Kyla Wazana Tompkins’s Racial Indigestion: Eating Bodies in the Nineteenth Century. PDF Version

Travis M. Foster, “Call the Doctor.” Review of Marli F. Weiner and Mazie Hough’s Sex, Sickness, and Slavery: Defining Illness in the Antebellum South. PDF Version

Laura Doyle, “The Intersectional Convergence of the Atlantic and the Global.” Review of Kevin Hutchings and Julia M. Wright’s Transatlantic Literary Exchanges, 1790-1870: Gender, Race, and Nation. PDF Version


Editors-in-Chief: Stacey Floyd and Melissa Purdue

Reviews Editor: Susan David Bernstein

Reviews Assistant: Ruth Kellar

Technical Editor: Josh Reid