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Readership: Students and scholars of Victorian literature.
Edited by Lisa Rodensky, Associate Professor, Wellesley College
Lisa Rodensky is the Barbara Morris Caspersen Associate Professor in the Humanities (2011-14) at Wellesley College. She is the author of The Crime in Mind: Criminal Responsibility and the Victorian Novel (2003) and the editor of Decadent Poetry from Wilde to Naidu (2006). Her essays have appeared in Victorian Literature and Culture and Essays in Criticism. She is currently at work on an analysis of the critical vocabulary of the nineteenth-century novel review.
Lisa Rodensky: Introduction
Peter Garside: The Early Nineteenth-Century English Novel, 1820-1836
William McKelvy: New Histories of English Literature and the Rise of the Novel, 1835-1859
Rebecca Edwards Newman: Genre, Criticism and the Early Victorian Novel
Publishing, Reading, Reviewing, Quoting, Censoring.
Rachel Sagner Buurma: Publishing the Victorian Novel
Debra Gettelman: The Victorian Novel and Its Readers
Solveig C. Robinson: The Victorian Novel and the Reviews
Lynda Mugglestone: The Victorian Novel and the OED
BarbaraLeckie: The Novel and Censorship in Late-Victorian England
The Victorian Novel Elsewhere.
Marie-Françoise Cachin: Victorian Novels in France
Julie Buckler: Victorian Literature and Russian Culture: Translation, Reception, Influence, Affinity
Amanda Claybaugh: The Victorian Novel and America
Margery Sabin: Colonial India and Victorian Storytelling
Technologies: Communication, Travel, Visual
Richard Menke: The Victorian Novel and Communication Networks
Alison Byerly: Technologies of Travel and the Victorian Novel
Jennifer Green-Lewis: Victorian Photography and the Novel
Janice Carlisle: Novels of the 1860s
Commerce, Work, Professions.
Evan Horwitz: Industrialism and the Victorian Novel
George Levine: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Money: Max Weber, Silas Marner, and the Victorian Novel
Jennifer Ruth: The Novel and the Professions
Kenneth Haynes: Gentleman's Latin, Lady's Greek
The Novel and Other Disciplines.
Jonathan Smith: The Victorian Novel and Science
Meegan Kennedy: The Victorian Novel and Medicine
Suzy Anger: Naturalizing the Mind in the Victorian Novel: Consciousness in Wilkie Collins's Poor Miss Finch and Thomas Hardy's Woodlanders Two Case Studies
Jan-Melissa Schramm: The Victorian Novel and the Law
Patrick R. O'Malley: The Novel and Religion: Catholicism and Victorian Women's Novels
Lynn Voskuil: The Victorian Novel and Horticulture
Emily Allen: The Victorian Novel and Theater
Poetry and Criticism.
James Najarian: Verse Versus the Novel
Philip Horne: Poetic Allusion and the Novel
Christopher Ricks: The Novelist as Critic
Distinguishing the Victorian Novel.
Julia Prewitt Brown: The Moral Scope of the English Bildungsroman
Mark Lambert: Three Matters of Style
Anna Vaninskaya: The Novel, its Critics, and the University: A New Beginning?
Talia Schaffer: The Victorian Novel and the New Woman
The Last Victorian Novel
Rosemarie Bodenheimer: Slapstick Noir: The Secret Agent Works the Victorian Novel
Daniel Hack: The Quest of the Silver Fleece, by W. E. B. Du Bois