First Issue of New Journal: Victoriographies: A Journal of Nineteenth Century Writing, 1790- 1914

New 19C Journal: Victoriographies: A Journal of Nineteenth Century Writing, 1790-1914, published by Edinburgh University Press on paper and online from May 2011.

The editor is Prof. Julian Wolfreys, its Book Reviews Editors are Megan Becker-Leckrone (US & North America) and Kate Hext (UK & Europe). It has a full and prestigious editorial & advisory board and is fully peer-reviewed.

The first edition is available to peruse online now:

This is a special edition entitled “Whither Victorian Studies,” including an articles by Regenia Gagnier, Dinah Birch, John Kucich, Jonathan Loesberg and Catherine Robson, amongst others.

For links to more information on the journal, including its ethos, submission information and subscription rates see

Special Issue: Whither Victorian Studies?

General Section

  • no accessKant’s Aesthetics and Wilde Form, by Jonathan Loesberg
  • Wilde and Pater’s Strange Appreciations, by Megan Becker-Leckrone


  • Mike Goode, Sentimental Masculinity and the Rise of History, 1790–1890(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), 270 pp. £47.50, $90.00 (USD), €62.32, ISBN: 0521898595, ISBN-13: 978-0521898591
  • George Levine, Realism, Ethics and Secularism: Essays on Victorian Literature and Culture(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), 283+ix pp. £58.00, $98.00 (USD), €71.65, ISBN: 0521885264, ISBN-13: 978-0521885263
  • Catherine Delafield, Women’s Diaries as Narrative in the Nineteenth-Century Novel(Farnham: Ashgate 2009), 191+viii pp. £55.00, $99.95 (USD), €69.55, ISBN: 0754665178, ISBN-13: 978-0754665175
  • Jeffrey Richards, The Ancient World on the Victorian and Edwardian Stage(Houndsmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), 267+xi pp. £52.00, €62.48, $140.00 (USD), ISBN: 0230229360, ISBN-13: 978-0230229365
  • Valerie Sanders, The Tragi-Comedy of Victorian Fatherhood(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), 246+xii pp. £50.00, $94.99 (USD), ISBN: 0521884780, ISBN-13: 978-0521884785
  • Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre, Cosmopolitan Nationalism in the Victorian Empire: Ireland, India and the Politics of Alfred Webb(Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), 272+pp. £49.40, $59.96 (USD), €62.64, ISBN: 0230220851, ISBN-13: 978-023022085
  • Tom Mole (ed.), Romanticism and Celebrity Culture 1750–1850(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), 295+xi pp. £50.00, $95.00 (USD), €64.45, ISBN: 0521884772, ISBN-13: 978-0521884778
  • Julia Sun-Joo Lee, The American Slave Narrative and the Victorian Novel(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), 192 + viii pp. £38, $65 (USD), €46, ISBN: 0195390326, ISBN-13: 978-0195390322
  • Susan David Bernstein and Elsie B. Michie (eds.), Victorian Vulgarity: Taste in Verbal and Visual Culture(Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2009), 250 + x pp. £55.00, $99.95 (USD), €67.50, ISBN: 0754664058, ISBN-13: 978-0754664055
  • Avrom Fleishman, George Eliot’s Intellectual Life(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 296+xi pp. £55.00, $83.00 (USD), €65.00, ISBN: 0521117364, ISBN-13: 978-0521117364
  • Sara Thornton, Advertising, Subjectivity and the Nineteenth-Century Novel: Dickens, Balzac and Language of the Walls(Houndsmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), 214+xi pp. £50, $75 (USD), €61.68, ISBN: 0230008321, ISBN-13: 9780230008328
  • Galia Ofek, Representations of Hair in Victorian Literature and Culture(Farnham: Ashgate, 2009), 271+xi pp. £55.00, €69.55, $99.95 (USD), ISBN: 075466161X, ISBN-13: 978-0754661610
  • Cannon Schmitt, Darwin and the Memory of the Human: Evolution, Savages, and South America(Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009), 243 + xii pp. £53.00, $93.00 (USD), €64.12, ISBN: 0521765609, ISBN-13: 978-0521765602
  • Janet C. Myers, Antipodal England: Emigration and Portable Domesticity in the Victorian Imagination(Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2009), 175+x pp. £40.75, $65 (USD), €47.52 ISBN: 978-1-4384-2713-3
  • John Potvin and Alla Myzelev, eds., Material Cultures, 1740–1920: The Meanings and Pleasures of Collecting (Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009), 234+pp. xiii, £55.00, $99.95, €66.40 ISBN 978-0-7546-6144-3

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