Nineteenth-Century Contexts: New Issue (June 2009)

Nineteenth-Century Contexts 31.2 (June 2009)

Special Issue:  Politics and Public Display in Britain, America, and France

Guest Editor, Teresa Mangum


  • “Cobbett’s Chopstick Festival: Event, Representation, Context” by Peter J. Manning
  • “Can the Mummy Speak?: Manifest Destiny, Ventriloquism, and the Silence of the Ancient Egyptian Body” by Charles D. Martin
  • “The 1889 World Exhibition in Paris:  The French, the Age of Machines, and the Wild West” by Susanne Berthier-Foglar
  • “Dickens and the Female Terrorist: The Long Shadow of Madame Defarge” by Teresa Mangum


  • Wai Chee Dimock, Through Other Continents: American Literature Across Deep Time   [Jennifer L. Fleissner]
  • Arthur Riss, Race, Slavery, and Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century American Literature  [Les Harrison]
  • Diane Simmons, The Narcissism of Empire: Loss, Rage and Revenge in Thomas De Quincey, Robert Louis Stevenson, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling and Isak Dinesen  [John McBratney]
  • Pamela Gossin, Thomas Hardy’s Novel Universe: Astronomy, Cosmology, and Gender in the Post-Darwinian World  [Andrew Radford]
  • Carolyn Lesjak, Working Fictions: A Genealogy of the Victorian Novel  [Elizabeth Starr]
  • Sharon Marcus, Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England  [Sarah Annes Brown]
  • Lynda Pratt, ed., Robert Southey and the Contexts of English Romanticism   [Caroline Franklin]
  • Jack Stillinger, Romantic Complexity: Keats, Coleridge, and Wordsworth  [Andrea Henderson]

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