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.