ISSUE 5.2 (SUMMER 2009)

Special Issue:
Gender, the Professions, and the Press

Guest Edited by Marysa Demoor and Andrew King



Marysa Demoor and Andrew King, “Why Gender, Professions and the Press Now?PDF Version



Andrew King, “‘Army Navy, Medicine, Law,/Church, Nobility, Nothing at all’: Towards the Study of Gender, the Professions and the Press in the Nineteenth Century

Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi, “Profession, Vocation, Trade: Marian Evans and the Making of the Woman Professional WriterPDF Version

Debbie Harrison, “All the Lancet’s Men: Reactionary Gentleman Physicians Vs. Radical General Practitioners in the Lancet, 1823-1832PDF Version

Lisieux Huelman, “The (Feminist) Epistemology of the Nineteenth Century Periodical Press: Professional Men in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Wives and Daughters PDF Version

Sarah McNeely, “Beyond the Drawing Room: The Musical Lives of Victorian WomenPDF Version

Nickianne Moody, “Gardening in Print: Profession, Instruction and Reform PDF Version

James Mussell, “Private Practices and Public Knowledge: Science, Professionalization and Gender in the Late Nineteenth CenturyPDF Version

Lorna Shelley, “Female Journalists and Journalism in fin-de-siècle Magazine Stories



Kristin Huston, “The Girl of the Period and the Gender of the Periodical.” Review of Hilary Fraser, Stephanie Green, and Judith Johnston’s Gender and the Victorian Periodical. PDF Version

Gwen Hyman, “Men in Charge, Men Underfoot: Nineteenth-Century Masculinities in Private and in Public.” Review of John Tosh’s A Man’s Place: Masculinity and the Middle-Class Home in Victorian England and Daniela Garofalo’s Many Leaders in Nineteenth-Century British Literature. PDF Version

Christine L. Krueger, “Legal Precedents.” Review of Mary Jane Mossman’s The First Women Lawyers: A Comparative Study of Gender, Law and the Legal Professions. PDF Version

Paul Minoletti, “A Spirited, Albeit Flawed, Attack on Custom.” Review of Joyce Burnette’s Gender, Work and Wages in Industrial Revolution Britain. PDF Version


Editors-in-Chief: Stacey Floyd and Melissa Purdue

Reviews Editor: Mary Jean Corbett

Reviews Assistant: Zach Weir

Technical Editor: Josh Reid