New issue: Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies 6:2, on 19C Feminisms

Issue 6.2 of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is now available at

This special issue, “Nineteenth-Century Feminisms: Press & Platform,” is guest edited by Susan Hamilton and Janice Schroeder.

The issue features the following articles and reviews:



  • Christopher L. Reese, “Institutional Periodical Identities?” Review of Mark Schoenfield’s British Periodicals and Romantic Identity: The “Literary Lower Empire.”
  • Nicole Fluhr, “Affairs of State: Aristocratic Women and the Politics of Influence.” Review of Muireann Ó’Cinnéide’s Aristocratic Women and the Literary Nation, 1832-1867.
  • Chris Vanden Bossche, “Reading Reynolds’ Radicalism.” Review of Anne Humpherys and Louis James, eds. G. W. M. Reynolds: Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Politics, and the Press.
  • Linda K. Hughes, “Strategic Authorship: Revising Histories of Women’s Writing.” Review of Linda Peterson’s Becoming a Woman of Letters: Myths of Authorship and Facts of the Victorian Market.
  • Joanna Shawn Brigid O’Leary, “Tales of Fancy and the Politics of the Periodical.” Review of Caroline Sumpter’s The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale.
  • Jill Galvan, “Black, White, and Read All Over: Novels and News in the Victorian Age.” Review of Matthew Rubery’s The Novelty of Newspapers: Victorian Fiction after the Invention of the News.

Back issues of NCGS are also available free online.


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