ISSUE 7.2 (SUMMER 2011)

Special Issue:
Women Write the Natural World

Guest Edited by Lizzie Harris McCormick and Cecile Kandl



Lizzie Harris McCormick, “IntroductionPDF Version



Paula Alexandra Guimarães, “‘Over my boundless waste of soul’: Echoes of the Natural World, or a Feminine Naturphilosophie, in the Poetry of Emily Brontë and Mathilde BlindPDF Version

Eadaoin Agnew, “‘An Old Vagabond’: Science and Sexuality in Marianne North’s Representations of IndiaPDF Version

Richard Somerset, “Arabella Buckley and the Feminization of Evolution as a Communication StrategyPDF Version

Stephanie Eggermont, “The Scientific Design of Sarah Grand’s Short Story Collection Our Manifold Nature (1894)PDF Version



Jesse Oak Taylor, “Urban Nature or Urbanature? Those Ecocentric Romantics.” Review of Ashton Nichols’s Beyond Romantic Ecocriticism: Toward Urbanatural Roosting. PDF Version

Barbara T. Gates, “Landscapes as Womanscapes.” Review of Judith W. Page and Elise L. Smith’s Women, Literature, and the Domesticated Landscape: England’s Disciples of Flora, 1780-1870. PDF Version

Kate Thomas, “Mediated Experience.” Review of Rachel Ablow’s The Feeling of Reading: Affective Experience and Victorian Literature. PDF Version

Beth Newman, “What We Think About When We Think About Other People.” Review of Adela Pinch’s Thinking About Other People in Nineteenth-Century British Writing. PDF Version

Ellen Rosenman, “The Limits of Sympathy.” Review of Carolyn Betensky’s Feeling for the Poor: Bourgeois Compassion, Social Action, and the Victorian Novel. PDF Version

Kari J. Winter, “Revisiting Slave Narratives and Master Plots.” Review of Julia Sun-Joo Lee’s The American Slave Narrative and the Victorian Novel. PDF Version


Editors-in-Chief: Stacey Floyd and Melissa Purdue

Reviews Editor: Susan David Bernstein

Reviews Assistant: Rachel Carroll

Technical Editor: Josh Reid