ISSUE 2.3 (WINTER 2006)



Casey Cothran, “Fanged Desire: the New Woman and the Monster

Adeline Johns-Putra, “Home and the Harem: Early Nineteenth-Century Orientalist Representations of Women by Women

Anna Marutollo, “A Long Way from Home: De-constructing the Domestic and Re-constructing Empire in Brontë’s Villette and Eliot’s Mill on the Floss


Eric Eisner, “Revolutionary Women.” Review of Adriana Craciun’s Fatal Women of Romanticism and British Women Writers and the French Revolution: Citizens of the World.

Rita Bode, “Reconfiguring Pictures: Pre-Raphaelite Images in the Victorian Novel.” Review of Sophia Andres’s The Pre-Raphaelite Art of the Victorian Novel: Narrative Challenges to Visual Gendered Boundaries.

Daniel Wong, “Escaped Nuns, Crafty Jesuits, and the Many Uses of Anti-Catholic Fiction.” Review of Susan M. Griffin’s Anti-Catholicism and Nineteenth-Century Fiction and Diana Peschier’s Nineteenth Century Anti-Catholic Discourses.

Kathryn Crowther, “Curing Cultural Dis-ease: Illness as Social Critique in the Novels of the Brontë Sisters.” Review of Beth Torgerson’s Reading the Brontë Body: Disease, Desire, and the Constraints of Culture.

Gordon Bigelow, “Dickens’s Costs.” Review of Paul A. Jarvie’s Ready to Trample on All Human Law: Financial Capitalism in the Fiction of Charles Dickens.

David Hennessee, “Between Friends, Sodomites, and Semites: A New Look at Victorian Democracy.” Review of Richard Dellamora’s Friendship's Bonds: Democracy and the Novel in Victorian England.

Robin Chamberlain, “Sexing the Brain.” Review of Rachel Malane’s Sex in Mind: The Gendered Brain in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Mental Sciences.

Brandon Jernigan, “Incorporating Technology, Industrializing Subjectivity.” Review of Nicholas Daly’s Literature, Technology, and Modernity, 1860-2000.


Editors-in-Chief: Stacey Floyd and Melissa Purdue

Reviews Editor: Lauren Goodlad

Techinical Editor: Josh Reid