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Volume 39 (2011)

Special Feature: Teaching Victorian Literature in the 21st Century

Volume 39Introduction

  • Jennifer Phegley, “Pedagogy ‘Up-To-Date with a Vengeance’: Teaching Victorian Literature in the Twenty-First Century”


  • Cheryl A. Wilson, “Embodying Victorian Literature in the Classroom”
  • Andrea Kaston Tange, “Nineteenth-Century British Childhoods: Teaching at the Nexus of Children, Empire and Visual Culture”
  • Helena Michie, “Teaching Archives”
  • Teresa Mangum, Deborah Manion, and Nathan Culmer, “Collaborative, Creative, and Cumulative: Students, Teachers, and Technologists Building the University of Iowa’s Victorian Wiki”


  • Deborah Deneholz Morse, “MLA’s Approaches to Teaching Series: Bleak House, Wuthering Heights, and other Victorian volumes”
  • David E. Latané, “A Companion to Companions”
  • Deborah Maltby, “Leather-bound, no-frills, or critical edition? Choosing a teaching edition of a Victorian novel”


  • Alexander Chase-Levenson, “The Near East and West End: Spectacle, History, and the Presentation of the Ancient Near East Britain, 1820-1860”; 2011 Winner of the Victorians Institute Patrick Scott Graduate Paper Competition
  • Timothy Carens, “Irish Colonial Marriage in Diana of the Crossways
  • Lynn M. Linder, “Dual-ing Diaries, Intersecting Identities: Victorian Subjectivity and Dinah Mulock Craik’s A Life for a Life
  • Justin Prystash, “Fertilizing Darwin’s Flowers: Feminist Narratives of Evolutionary Botany”
  • Susan B. Taylor, “Branwell Brontë’s ‘Sonnet I. On Landseer’s Painting—‘The Shepherd’s Chief [sic] Mourner’” and Nineteenth-Century Images of Canine Fidelity”
  • Jennifer Conary, “‘Things of the heart and mind’: Gender and Philanthropy in George Gissing’s Thyrza
  • Kevin A. Morrison, “Cultural Embeddedness, Gendered Exclusions: The Symbolic Landscape of Middlemarch


  • Mary Ellis Gipbson, Rev. of The Empire Inside: Indian Commodities in Victorian Domestic Novels, by Suzanne Daly
  • Margaret Beetham, Rev. of Women’s Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture, by Beth Palmer
  • Linda M. Shires, Rev. of Poetry, Pictures, and Popular Publishing: The Illustrated Gift Book and Victorian Visual Culture, 1855-1875, by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra
  • Pamela K. Gilbert, Rev. of The Social Life of Fluids: Blood, Milk and Water in the Victorian Novel, by Jules Law
  • Eileen Cleere, Rev. of Feeling for the Poor: Bourgeois Compassion, Social Action & The Victorian Novel, by Carolyn Betensky
  • Devon Fisher, Rev. of Poetics of Luxury in the Nineteenth Century: Keats, Tennyson, and Hopkins, by Betsy Winakur Tontiplaphol
  • Daniel A. Novak, Rev. of About Faces: Physiognomy in Nineteenth-Century Britain, by Sharrona Pearl
  • Philip Harling, Rev. of After Ruskin: The Social and Political Legacies of a Victorian Prophet, 1870-1920, by Stuart Eagles
  • Bradley Deane, Rev. of Masculinities in British Adventure Fiction, 1880-1915, by Joseph A. Kestner

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