Series in Victorian Studies

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  1. Michael Field
    As “Michael Field,” Katharine Bradley and Edith Cooper conversed with fin-de-siècle aesthetic movements and twentieth-century modernism, articulated ideas associated with the New Woman, and expressed queer desire. Essays... Learn More
    Published: 10th December 2019
    Hardback | £66.00
  2. Collaborative Dickens
    In Collaborative Dickens, Melisa Klimaszewski undertakes the first comprehensive study of Dickens’s Christmas numbers. She argues for a revised understanding of Dickens as an editor who, rather than ceaselessly bullying his... Learn More
    Published: 28th June 2019
    Hardback | £66.00
  3. Transported to Botany Bay
    In analyzing depictions of Australian convicts in novels, broadsides, and first-person accounts, Dorice Williams Elliott demonstrates how Britain linked class, race, and national identity at a key historical moment when it was... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2019
    Hardback | £66.00
  4. The Plot Thickens
    In the early 1800s, books were largely unillustrated. By the 1830s and 1840s, however, innovations in wood- and steel-engraving techniques changed how Victorian readers consumed and conceptualized fiction. A new type of novel... Learn More
    Published: 17th December 2018
    Hardback | £70.00
  5. Drawing on the Victorians
    Late nineteenth-century Britain experienced an unprecedented explosion of visual print culture and a simultaneous rise in literacy across social classes. New printing technologies facilitated quick and cheap dissemination of images—illustrated... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2016
    Hardback | £66.00
  6. Culture and Money in the Nineteenth Century
    Grounded in literary studies and spanning the Americas, India, England, and Scotland, this book explores the relationship between economic concepts and culture in the period, focusing on how economic tropes were abstracted into... Learn More
    Published: 3rd May 2016
    Hardback | £66.00
  7. Reading for Health
    In Reading for Health: Medical Narratives and the Nineteenth-Century Novel, Erika Wright argues that the emphasis in Victorian Studies on disease as the primary source of narrative conflict that must be resolved has obscured the... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2016
    Hardback | £66.00
  8. The Illustrated Letters of Richard Doyle to His Father, 1842–1843
    Before he joined the staff of Punch and designed its iconic front cover, illustrator Richard “Dicky” Doyle was a young man whose father (political caricaturist John Doyle) charged him with sending a weekly letter, even though... Learn More
    Published: 4th January 2016
    Hardback | £66.00
  9. The Victorian Novel of Adulthood
    In The Victorian Novel of Adulthood, Rebecca Rainof confronts the conventional deference accorded the bildungsroman as the ultimate plot model and quintessential expression of Victorian nation building.... Learn More
    Published: 9th September 2015
    Hardback | £50.00
  10. Forget Me Not
    Katherine D. Harris assesses the phenomenal rise of the literary annual and its origins in English, German, and French literary forms as well as its social influence on women, its redefinition of the feminine, and its effects... Learn More
    Published: 28th April 2015
    Hardback | £58.00
  11. A Room of His Own
    In nineteenth-century London, a clubbable man was a fortunate man, indeed. The Reform, the Athenaeum, the Travellers, the Carlton, the United Service are just a few of the gentlemen’s clubs that formed the exclusive preserve... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2014
    Paperback | £25.99
  12. Anglophone Poetry in Colonial India, 1780–1913
    Anglophone Poetry in Colonial India, 1780–1913: A Critical Anthology makes accessible for the first time the entire range of poems written in English on the subcontinent from their beginnings in 1780 to the watershed moment... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2011
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  13. Reading Victorian Deafness
    Reading Victorian Deafness is the first book to address the crucial role that deaf people, and their unique language of signs, played in Victorian culture.... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2013
    Hardback | £50.00
  14. Charity and Condescension
    Charity and Condescension explores how condescension, a traditional English virtue, went sour in the nineteenth century, and considers the ways in which the failure of condescension influenced Victorian efforts to reform philanthropy... Learn More
    Published: 29th May 2012
    Hardback | £41.00
  15. A Room of His Own
    In nineteenth-century London, a clubbable man was a fortunate man, indeed. The Reform, the Athenaeum, the Travellers, the Carlton, the United Service are just a few of the gentlemen’s clubs that formed the exclusive preserve... Learn More
    Published: 27th April 2012
    Hardback | £74.00
  16. Indian Angles
    Indian Angles is a new historical approach to Indian English literature. It shows that poetry, not fiction, was the dominant literary genre of Indian writing in English until 1860 and recreates the historical webs of affiliation... Learn More
    Published: 13th May 2011
    Hardback | £33.00
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