Volume 30 (2002)

Special Feature: Contemporary poets / Victorian poems

  • Dana Smith, “Every Man for His Own Hand”
  • Rodney Pybus, “Mariana Now”
  • Talvikki Ansel, “Thin Border”


  • Laura Callanan, “So Help Me God, the Truth and Not the Truth: Hyper-Realism and the Taxonomy of Truth-Seeking in the Royal Commission Inquiry into the 1865 Jamaica Rebellion”
  • Donald Ulin, “Seeing the Country, Imagining a Nation: Tourism and Ideology in William Howitt ‘Rural Life of England
  • Marie LaMonaca, “Virgins and Martyrs: Heroic Spinsterhood in Elizabeth Missing Sewell’s The Experience of Life
  • Virginia Zimmerman, “The Victorian Geologist: Reading the Relic and Writing Time”
  • Kristina Deffenbacher, “The Psychic Architecture of Urban Domestic Heroines: North and South and Little Dorrit


  • Terry L. Meyers, “John Nichol’s Visit to Virginia, 1865: ‘The James River’”
  • John Kinsella, The Case of Elizabeth Deborah Brockman, Western Australian Poet


  • Lydia Murdoch, Rev. of Unknown London: Early Modernist Visions of the Metropolis, 1815-45, ed. John Marriott
  • Deborah A. Logan, Rev. of Women and Literature in Britain 1800-1900, ed. Joanne Shattock
  • Marlene Tromp, Rev. of Time is of the Essence: Temporality, Gender, and the New Woman, by Patricia Murphy
  • Roxanne Eberle, Rev. of Victorian Babylon: People, Streets and Images in Nineteenth-Century London by Lynda Nead
  • Catherine Waters, Rev. of Dickens and Heredity: When Like Begets Like, by Goldie Morgentaler
  • Sophia Andres, Rev. of George Eliot And The British Empire, by Nancy Henry
  • Helen Pike Bauer, Rev. of Late Ruskin: New Contexts, by Francis O’Gorman, and The Rescue of Romanticism: Walter Pater and John Ruskin, by Kenneth Daley
  • Alison Case, Rev. of The Victorian Governess Novel, by Cecilia Wadsö Lecaros
  • Kris Lackey, Rev. of Transcendental Wordplay: America’s Romantic Punsters and the Search for the Language of Nature, by Michael West
  • Andrew Maunder, Rev. of William Tinsley (1831-1902): “Speculative Publisher, by Peter Newbolt
  • Robert P. Fletcher, Rev. of Harems of the Mind: Passages of Western Art and Literature, by Ruth Bernard Yeazell
  • Michelle Mouton, Rev. of The Political Pamphlets and Letters of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and Related Pieces: A Mathematical Approach, ed. Francine F. Abeles
  • Kay Heath, Rev. of The Anthology and the Rise of the Novel, by Leah Price
  • Editors’ Choices (reviews of Laura Green, Educating Women; Leila May, Disorderly Sisters; Lynne Vallone, Becoming Victoria; Martin Garrett, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning)