ISSUE 5.3 (WINTER 2009)



Stephanie Green, “The Serious Mrs. Stopes: Gender, Writing and Scholarship in Late-Victorian BritainPDF Version

Kirstin Hanley, “‘A New Servitude’: Pedagogy and Feminist Practice in Brontë’s Jane EyrePDF Version

Narin Hassan, “Female Prescriptions: Medical Advice and Victorian Women’s TravelPDF Version

Julia Kuehn, “Amelia Edwards’s Picturesque Views of Cairo: Touring the Land, Framing the ForeignPDF Version

Daniel Lewis, “‘I saw him looking at me’: Male Bodies and the Corrective Medical Gaze in Sheridan Le Fanu’s ‘Green Tea’PDF Version



Kirstyn Leuner, “British Women Poets and the Romantic Canon.” Review of Stephen C. Behrendt’s British Women Poets and the Romantic Writing Community. PDF Version

Luca Caddia, “The Romance of the Man of Letters as Historical Authority.” Review of Mike Goode’s Sentimental Masculinity and the Rise of History, 1790-1890. PDF Version

Daniela Garofalo, “Defining Masculinity: Class, Nation, and Consumption.” Review of Maureen M. Martin’s The Mighty Scot: Nation, Gender, and the Nineteenth-Century Mystique of Scottish Masculinity and Gwen Hyman’s Making a Man: Gentlemanly Appetities in the Nineteenth-Century British Novel. PDF Version

Helena Gurfinkel, “Feeling like a New Man: Trollope’s Multi-Dimensional Masculinities.” Review of Margaret Marwick’s New Men in Trollope’s Novels: Rewriting the Victorian Male. PDF Version

Elsie B. Michie, “Reassessing the Cleverness of Frances Trollope’s Social Fictions.” Review of Brenda Ayres’s The Social Problem Novels of Frances Trollope, 4 volumes. PDF Version

Whitney Womack Smith, “Transatlantic Cross-Currents: Reform and Authorship in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Literature.” Review of Amanda Claybaugh’s The Novel of Purpose: Literature and Social Reform in the Anglo-American World and Jennifer Cognard-Black’s Narrative in the Professional Age: Transatlantic Readings of Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Eliot, and Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. PDF Version

Deborah Denenholz Morse, “Not “Just” a Children’s Writer: Hesba Stretton’s Reformist Fiction.” Review of Elaine Lomax’s The Writings of Hesba Stretton: Reclaiming the Outcast.

Yevgeniya Traps, “Collaborating Women.” Review of Jill R. Ehnenn’s Women’s Literary Collaboration, Queerness, and Late-Victorian Culture. PDF Version


Editors-in-Chief: Stacey Floyd and Melissa Purdue

Reviews Editor: Mary Jean Corbett

Reviews Assistant: Zach Weir

Technical Editor: Josh Reid