Victorian Review special issue: Trans Victorians

A special issue of Victorian Review, edited by Ardel Haefele-Thomas, is now available. The issue contains a forum on “Victorian Public Art,” an introduction and 7 articles on the “Trans Victorians” theme, and 5 book reviews.

Forum: Victorian Public Art

Ann Rigney, Commemoration by Committee: The National Wallace Monument
pp. 1 – 5

Mark Stocker, “The Pleasantest Object in Christchurch”: Thomas Woolner’s Statue of John Robert Godley
pp. 5 – 12

James Stevens Curl, A Masterwork of a Great British Sculptor: The Titanic Memorial in Belfast
pp. 12 – 16

Paul Dobraszczyk, Ornament and Purity: Macfarlane’s Drinking Fountains
pp. 17 – 20

Mary Ann Steggles, Lost and Found: Priestley & Dunbar’s 1907 Statue of Queen Victoria
pp. 21 – 24

Katherine Faulkner, Medievalism in the Metropolis: The Saint Mungo Memorial, Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum
pp. 24 – 29

Articles: A Special Issue on Trans Victorians

Ardel Haefele-Thomas, Introduction: Trans Victorians
pp. 31 – 36

Lisa Hager, A Case for a Trans Studies Turn in Victorian Studies: “Female Husbands” of the Nineteenth Century
pp. 37 – 54

Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Clemence Housman’s The Were-Wolf: Querying Transgression, Seeking Trans/Formation
pp. 55 – 67

Gregory Luke Chwala, Emerging Transgothic Ecologies in H. Rider Haggard’s She
pp. 69 – 81

Simon Joyce, Two Women Walk into a Theatre Bathroom: The Fanny and Stella Trials as Trans Narrative
pp. 83 – 98

Jolene Zigarovich, “A Strange and Startling Creature” Transgender Possibilities in Wilkie Collins’s The Law and the Lady
pp. 99 – 111

Kirsti Bohata, “A Queer-Looking Lot of Women”: Cross-Dressing, Transgender Ventriloquism, and Same-Sex Desire in the Fiction of Amy Dillwyn
pp. 113 – 130

Kara Raphaeli, Victorian Gender Fluidity: Performativity and Reception in A Florida Enchantment and Gabriel
pp. 131 – 146

Book Reviews

The Age of Analogy: Science and Literature between the Darwins by Devin Griffiths (review)
pp. 147 – 148

Victorian Pain by Rachel Ablow (review)
pp. 149 – 150

Making Oscar Wilde by Michèle Mendelssohn (review)
pp. 150 – 151

Tact: Aesthetic Liberalism and the Essay Form in Nineteenth-Century Britainby David Russell (review)
pp. 152 – 153

Populating the Novel: Literary Form and the Politics of Surplus Life by Emily Steinlight (review)
pp. 153 – 155

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