Volume 45 (2017)


  • Kathryn Brigger Kruger, “Softened with time”: A (Proto) Bergsonian Metaphysics in Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Margaret Kennedy, Anthony Trollope’s Foolish Stewards
  • Cheri L. Larsen Hoeckley, Reimagining “Our Blessed Union”: Monasticism and Community in Middlemarch
  • Simon Cooke, Visualizing the Alien(s): Warwick Goble’s Illustrations for H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds
  • Sally C. Harris, The Unseen in Le Fanu’s Dark Glass: Ether, Imponderables, and Narrative
  • Melissa Schaub, History and the English Individual in Tess of the D’Urbervilles
  • Joshua Benson, Dead Babies and Adulterers: Literary Prophylaxis in On the Face of the Waters
  • 2017 Winner of the Victorians Institute Graduate Paper Competition
  • H. George Hahn, The Tone in the Tune: An Echo of Burns in Hardy’s “The Darkling Thrush”


  • Albert D. Pionke, Secrecy and Disclosure in Victorian Fiction by Leila Silvana May
  • Anna Feuerstein, Victorian Dogs, Victorian Men: Affect and Animals in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture by Keridiana W. Chez
  • Jeremy Davies, Victorian Pain by Rachel Ablow
  • Allison Clymer, Strange Science: Investigating the Limits of Knowledge in the Victorian Age, edited by Lara Karpenko and Shalyn Claggett
  • L. Anne Delgado, Trance Speakers: Femininity and Authorship in Spiritual Séances, 1850-1930 by Claudie Massicotte
  • Judith Bailey Slagle, Victorians Undone: Tales of the Flesh in the Age of Decorum by Kathryn Hughes
  • Daniel Schierenbeck, What the Victorians Made of Romanticism: Material Artifacts, Cultural Practices, and Reception History by Tom Mole
  • Staci Poston Conner, Pirating Fictions: Ownership and Creativity in Nineteenth-Century Popular Culture by Monica F. Cohen
  • Simon Cooke, Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book by Catherine Golden
  • Máire ni Fhlathúin, The Indian Ladies’ Magazine, 1901-1938: From Raj to Swaraj by Deborah Anna Logan
  • Miriam Elizabeth Burstein, Spirit Matters: Occult Beliefs, Alternative Religions, and the Crisis of Faith in Victorian Britain by J. Jeffrey Franklin
  • Notes on Contributors