Volume 43 (2015)


  • Lauren Miskin, “Jezebel’s Monopoly of the Rouge Pot”: Cosmetics, Anti-Semitism, and Xenophobia in Victorian Print Culture
  • Tamara Wagner, “Everything was a system with Rachel”: Charlotte Yonge’s Modern Mothers and Victorian Childrearing Manuals
  • Brent Shannon, “Well rowed, brave Oxford!”: Rowing and Masculinity in University Fiction
  • Kristen Pond, “Meet me here under a new relation”: The Rhetorical Construction of Private Friendships and Public Duty in Harriet Martineau’s American Writings
  • Natalie Mera Ford, Chronology in a Coma: Diagnosing Trancelike Reverie in Scenes of Clerical Life and Felix Holt, the Radical
  • Mary Balestraci, Shakespeare’s “Wonderful Woman”: A Victorian Defense of Lady Macbeth
  • Jessica Ann Hughes, “Not an Average Man”: Jesus and the Commonplace Heroic of Adam Bede
  • Thomas Berenato, Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Mystery of Forgiveness
    2014 Winner of the Victorians Institute Graduate Paper Competition


  • Marijana Stojkovic, The Ghost Behind the Masks: The Victorian Poets and Shakespeare, by W. David Shaw
  • Sara Melton, At Home and Astray: The Domestic Dog in Victorian Britain, by Philip Howell
  • Catherine England, Intimate Violence and Victorian Print Culture: Representational Tensions, by Suzanne Rintoul
  • Elizabeth Way, Fresh Strange Music: Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Language, by Donald S. Hair
  • Any Coté, Imagined Spiritual Communities in Britain’s Age of Print, by Joshua King
  • Martha P. Hixon, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, by Lewis Carroll. Edited by Richard Kelly
  • Catherine Golden, George Du Maurier: Illustrator, Author, Critic: Beyond Svengali, edited by Simon Cooke and Paul Goldman

Notes on Contributors

The VIJ Digital Annex

  • Award Winning Conference Paper Abstracts