ELT 59.2

English Literature in Transition 59.2 (2016) is now available.


Daniel Blackburn and Alexander Arsov, Somerset Maugham’s Apocryphal “Second-Rate” Status: Setting the Record Straight

Richard Reeve, H. Rider Haggard and the New Woman: A Difference in the Genre in Jess and Beatrice

Andrew Scragg, Rudyard Kipling and Shell Shock: “More than a man could bear”

Emily Kopley, Virginia Woolf’s Cousin J. K. Stephen: Forgotten But Not Gone

John Nash, Arnold Bennett and Home Management: Domestic Efficiency

Book reviews by Stephen E. Tabachnick, Edward Eason, Pamela Gossin, Stanley Weintraub, Simon Gatrell, Melissa Shields Jenkins, Patrick A. McCarthy, Bonnie Kime Scott, Mary Lowe-Evans, Peter Balbert, and Brian W. Schaffer.

ELT 59.1

English Literature in Transition 59.1 (2016) is now available.


Douglass Kerr, Conan Doyle’s Challenger Tales and the End of the World

Bernard F. Dukore, Shaw’s Way with Fanny’s Untitled Play

D. Michael Jones, E. W. Hornung’s Raffles and the English Aesthetic Movement: The Rhetoric of Romance Masculinity

Edward Eason, Conjugal Friendship in the Creation of Wilfred Owen’s “Anthem for Doomed Youth”

Brian J. Hudson, Arnold Bennett’s Literary Journey into World War I Transport

Book reviews by Jean Reynolds, Richard Haslam, James Eli Adams, Margaret J. Godbey, Hyson Cooper, Ailise Bulfin, Priya Satia, Mark D. Larabee, John G. Peters, Stephen E. Tabachnick, and Brian W. Schaffer.

VLC 44.1 (March 2016)

Victorian Literature and Culture 44.1 (March 2016) is now available, and contains:

Research Articles

Work in Progress

Review Essay

Victorian Periodical Reviews 48.4: special issue on Waterloo and Its Afterlife

The just-released issue 48.4 (Winter 2015) of Victorian Periodicals Review is a special issue on “Waterloo and Its Afterlife in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical and Newspaper Press.” The issue contains:


Book Reviews

The issue also contains the announcement and call for papers for the 2016 RSVP Conference: “BIGGER, Better, More!—Growth and Expansion in the Victorian Press.”

Victorian Poetry 53.3 (Autumn 2015)

Victorian Poetry 53:3 (Autumn 2015) is now available, with three articles and their guide to the year’s work. Contents include:

Guide to the Year’s Work:

SiR issues 54:1 and 54:2

If you read Studies in Romanticism by way of Literature Online, you can now read issue 54:1 (Summer 2015), the special issue An Illegitimate Legacy: Essays in Romantic Theater History in Memory of Jane Moody, edited by Kevin Gilmartin, and containing:

Also recently released is issue 54:2 (Fall 2015), which contains:

  • Mark Canuel, Race, Writing, and Don Juan
  • Alexander M. Schultz, Recovering the Beauty of Medusa
  • Anne C. McCarthy, The Aesthetics of Contingency in the Shelleyan “Universe of               Things,” or, “Mont Blanc,” without Mont Blanc
  • Ashly Bennett, Shame and Sensibility: Jane Austen’s Humiliated Heroines
  • Brittany Pladek, “In sickness not ignoble”: Soul-making and the Pains of Identity in the Hyperion Poems
  • Jeffrey A. Bernstein, review of Silke-Maria Weineck’s The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West
  • Marc Redfield, review of Brian McGrath’s The Poetics of Unremembered Acts: Reading, Lyric, Pedagogy
  • Scott J. Juengel, review of Nancy Yousef’s Romantic Intimacy
  • Theresa M. Kelley, review of Andrew Warren’s The Orient and the Young Romantics

Subscription information is available here.


Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies 11.3

Issue 11.3 (Winter 2015) of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is now available. This special issue, entitled Relations: Literary Marketplaces, Affects, and Bodies of 18th- and 19th-Century Women Writers, is guest edited by Julia Fuller, Meechal Hoffman, and Livia Arndal Woods, and derives from the past year’s British Women Writers Conference. The issue contains the following:


Julia Fuller, Meechal Hoffman, and Livia Arndal Woods, “Introduction” PDF Version


Mary Jean Corbett, “‘Ashamed of the Inkpot’: Virginia Woolf, Lucy Clifford, and the Literary Marketplace” PDF Version

Nancy Yousef, “‘Emotions that reason deepens’: Second Thoughts about Affect” PDF Version


Mimi Winick, “Scholarly Collaboration for a Feminist New Age in Jane Harrison’s and Jessie Weston’s Alternative Histories” PDF Version

Constance Walker, “Ménage à trois at the Monthly Museum” PDF Version

Rachel Ablow, “Hypochondria and the Failure of Relationship” PDF Version

Anna E. MacDonald, “Edible Women and Milk Markets: The Linguistic and Lactational Exchanges of ‘Goblin Market’” PDF Version