Issue 7.2 of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Now Available: “Women Write the Natural World”

Issue 7.2 of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is now available at

This special issue entitled Women Write the Natural World was guest edited by  Lizzie Harris McCormick and Cecile Kandl.

It includes the following:


  • 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 Blind”
  • Eadaoin Agnew, “‘An Old Vagabond’: Science and Secuality in Marianne North’s Representations of India”
  • Richard Somerset, “Arabella Buckley and the Feminization of Evolution as a Communication Strategy”
  • Stephanie Eggermont, “The Scientific Design of Sarah Grand’s Short Story Collection Our Manifold Nature (1894)”


  • Jesse Oak Taylor, “Urban Nature or Urbanature? Those Ecocentric Romantics.” Review of Ashton Nichols’s Beyond Romantic Ecocriticism: Toward Urbanatural Roosting.
  • 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.
  • Kate Thomas, “Mediated Experience.” Review of Rachel Ablow’s The Feeling of Reading: Affective Experience and Victorian Literature.
  • 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.
  • Ellen Rosenman, “The Limits of Sympathy.” Review of Carolyn Betensky’s Feeling for the Poor: Bourgeois Compassion, Social Action, and the Victorian Novel.
  • Kari J. Winter, “Revisiting Slave Narratives and Master Plots.” Review of Julia Sun-Joo Lee’s The American Slave Narrative and the Victorian Novel.

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