Volume 40 (2012)


  • Winter Jade Werner, “Competing Cosmopolitanisms in Bleak House”; 2012 Winner of the Victorians Institute Patrick Scott Graduate Paper Competition
  • Audrey Murfin, “‘Part Alive, Part Putrescent’: Coral, Culture, and Contagion in the Island Writings of Robert Louis Stevenson”
  • Jennifer Cadwallader, “‘Of all the Times of the Year’: Festival Time and Ghost-Seeing in A Christmas Carol
  • Stephen E. Severn, “Audience and Textuality in Oscar Wilde’s Additions to The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Michael Kramp, “Exposing Visual Discipline: Amy Levy’s Romance of a Shop, the Decay of Paternalistic Masculinity, and the Powers of Female Sight”
  • Lana L. Dalley, “Fatal Postponements: Production, Consumption, and the Economic Imagination in George Gissing’s The Odd Women
  • Ashley Faulkner, “Christ among the Doctors: Pedagogy, Pediatrics, and Divinity in Alice Meynell’s Criticism”


  • Jennifer Phegley, Rev. of Women Writers and Detectives in Nineteenth-Century Crime Fiction: The Mothers of the Mystery Genre, by Lucy Sussex
  • John Kucich, Rev. of The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State, by Zarena Aslami
  • Jennifer Green-Lewis, Rev. of The Camera as Historian: Amateur Photographers and the Historical Imagination, by Elizabeth Edwards
  • Herbert F. Tucker, Rev. of Meter Matters: Verse Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century, ed. by Jason David Hall
  • Kelly Hager, Rev. of Courtship and Marriage in Victorian England, by Jennifer Phegley
  • Barbara Leckie, Rev. of Reading for the Law: British Literary History and Gender Advocacy, by Christine L. Krueger
  • Elsie Michie, Rev. of Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture, by Jill Rappaport
  • Katharyn Stober, Rev. of Empire, by Jeremy Paxman