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Abeles, Francine F., ed. The Political Pamphlets and Letters of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and Related Pieces: A Mathematical Approach. Charlottesville: Lewis Carroll Society of North America/University of Virginia Press, 2001 [Review by George P Landow].

Altick, Richard D. A Little Bit of Luck: The Making of an Adventurous Scholar. Xlibris, 2002 [Review by George P Landow].

Aplin, John. Memory and Legacy: A Thackeray Family Biography, 1876-1919. Cambridge: The Lutterworth Press, 2011 [Review by Andrzej Diniejko].

Buckton, Oliver S. Cruising with Robert Louis Stevenson: Travel, Narrative, and the Colonial Body. Ohio University Press, 2007 [Review by Sharon Aronofsky Weltman].

Cohen, Morton N., and Edward Wakeling. Lewis Carroll & His Illustrators: Collaborations and Correspondence, 1865-1898. Ithaca, NY: Cornell U. P., 2003 [Review by Philip V. Allingham].

González-Rivas Fernández, Ana. El mundo clásico desde la mirada femenina: Margaret Fuller, Mary Shelley y George Eliot. Liceus (Madrid): Biblioteca de Recursos Electrónicos de Humanidades, 2008 [Review by Christopher Rollason; versión en español].

Hewison, Robert. Ruskin on Venice. Yale University Press, 2009 [Review by Steve Donoghue].

Kitton, Frederic G. Dickens and His Illustrators — the 2004 reprint [Review by Philip V Allingham].

"Major Biographies of Dickens — A Critical Overview" [Review article by Philip V. Allingham].

Nayder, Lillian. Unequal Partners: Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, & Victorian Authorship. London and Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2001 [Review by Philip V. Allingham].

Gender Matters

Fiske, Shanyn. Heretical Hellenism: Women Writers, Ancient Greece, and the Victorian Popular Imagination. Athens. Ohio University Press, 2008 [Review by Frank Turner].

Holden, Philip. Autobiography and Decolonization: Modernity, Masculinity, and the Nation-State [Review by George P Landow].

Jones, Garrett. Alfred and Arthur: An Historic Friendship. Hertford, U.K.: Authors OnLine, 2001. [Review by George P Landow: "Were Tennyson and Hallam Gay, and Did They Have a Physically Consummated Homosexual Relationship?"].

Krueger, Christine. The Reader's Repentance: Women Preachers, Women Writers, and Nineteenth-Century Social Discourse. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1992 [Review by Asako Serizawa].

Stockton, Kathryn Bond. God between Their Lips: Desire between Women in Irigaray, Brontë, and Eliot. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1994 [Review by Carrie Watterson].

Genre and Technique

Jaffe, Audrey. Scenes of Sympathy: Identity and Representation in Victorian Fiction. London and Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2000 [Review by Philip V. Allingham].

Levine, Caroline. The Serious Pleasures of Suspense: Victorian Realism & Narrative Doubt. London and Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2003 [Review by Philip V. Allingham].

O'Rourke, James. Sex, Lies, & Autobiography: The Ethics of Confession. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2006 [Review by James A. W. Hefferan].

Shaw, Harry E. Narrating Reality: Austen, Scott, and Eliot. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1999 [Review by Philip V. Allingham].

Spurgeon, Caroline F. E. Mysticism in English Literature (1913). Public Domain Books, 2004 [Review by Dick Sullivan].


The Dynamics of Genre: Journalism and the Practice of Literature in Mid-Victorian Britain. London and Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009 [Review by Katherine M. Miller].


Craig, Charles, et al. London's Changing Riverscape: Panoramas from London Bridge to Greenwich. London: Francis Lincoln, 2009 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Jackson, Lee. A Dictionary of Victorian London: An A-Z of the Great Metropolis. London: Anthem Press, 2006 [Review: "The Great Wen" (with Ashton's 142 Strand: A Radical Address in Victorian London) by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Picard, Liza. Victorian London: The Life of a City 1840-1870. London: Phoenix, 2006 [Review: "More on 'The Great Wen'" (with White's London in the Nineteenth Century) by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Weinreb, Ben, Christopher Hibbert, Julia Keay and John Keay, eds. The London Encyclopaedia. 3rd ed. London: Macmillan, 2008. [Review: "Capital" by Jacqueline Banerjee].

White, Jerry. London in the Nineteenth Century: "A Human Awful Wonder of God". London: Jonathan Cape, 2007 [Review: "More on 'The Great Wen'" (with Picard's Victorian London) by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Political History

Crider, Lawrence W. In Search of the Light Brigade: A book to commemorate the services and sacrifices of all of the men of the five original regiments of the Light Brigade. In Memoriam. Barnham, West Sussex: Eurocommunica, 2004 [Review by George P. Landow].

Gilbert, Helen, and Chris Tiffin. Burden or Benefit? Imperial Benevolence and Its Legacies. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2008 [Review: "Imperial and Postimperial Rhetorics of Benevolence" by Andrzej Diniejko].

Goodlad, Lauren M. E. Victorian Literature and the Victorian State: Character and Governance in a Liberal Society. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2003 [Review by George P. Landow].

Sinnema, Peter W. The Wake of Wellington: Englishness in 1852. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006 [Review by George P. Landow].


Fyfe, Aileen. Science and Salvation: Evangelical Popular Science Publishing in Victorian Britain. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2003 [Review by George P. Landow].

"Shadows of Shadows: Biblical Typology and English Literature." Books by Paul J. Korshin, Herbert L. Sussman, and Leslie Tannenbaum [Review article by George P. Landow].

Shea, Victor and William Whitla, eds. Essays and Reviews: The 1860 Text and Its Readings. Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 2000. [Review by George P. Landow].

Social History

Allen, Michelle. Cleansing the City: Sanitary Geographers in Victorian London. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2008 [Review by George P. Landow].

Ashton, Rosemary. 142 Strand: A Radical Address in Victorian London. London: Chatto & Windus, 2006 [Review: "The Great Wen" (with Jackson's Dictionary of Victorian London) by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Buzard, James, Joseph W. Childers, and Eileen Gillooly, eds. Victorian Prism: Refractions of the Crystal Palace. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2007 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Cohen, Deborah. Household Gods: The British and Their Possessions. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2006 [Review by by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Douglas-Fairhurst, ed. Selected ed. of Henry Mayhew's London Labour and the London Poor. Oxford: Oxford Univeristy Press, 2010 [Review by A. Banerjee].

Flanders, Judith. Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain. London: Harper, 2006 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Oldfield, Sybil. Jeanie, an "Army of One": Mrs Nassau Senior, 1828-1877, The First Woman in Whitehall. Brighton and Portland: Sussex University Press, 2008 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].


Bizup, Joseph. Manufacturing Culture: Vindications of Early Victorian Industry. Charlottesville: U. of Virginia Press, 2003 [Review by George P. Landow].

Porter, Dale H. The Thames Embankment: Environment, Technology, and Society in Victorian London. Akron, Ohio: University of AkronPress, 1998 [Review by George P. Landow].

Victorians, Victorianism and Queen Victoria

Basu, Shabrani. Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of Queen’s Closest Confidant. London: The History Press, 2011 [Review by A. Banerjee].

Buzard, James, Joseph W. Childers, and Eileen Gillooly, eds. Victorian Prism: Refractions of the Crystal Palace. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2007 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Cox, Michael. The Glass of Time: The Secret Life of Miss Esperanza Gorst Narrated by Herself. New York: W. W. Norton, 2008 [Review by George P. Landow].

Ferry, Kathryn. The Victorian Home. Botely, Oxford: Shire Books, 2010 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Jones, Trevor. The French Riviera: A Literary Guide for Travellers. New York: Tauris Parke, 2007. [Short notice by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Joyce, Simon. The Victorians in the Rearview Mirror by Simon Joyce [Review: "Ambivalent Victorians in Modern and Postmodern Perceptions" by Andrzej Diniejko].

Nelson, Michael. Queen Victoria and the Discovery of the Riviera. New York: Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2007. [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Visual Arts

Barringer, Tim. Reading the Pre-Raphaelites. New Haven: Yale UP, 1999. [Review by George P. Landow].

Batchelor, John. Lady Trevelyan and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. London: Chatto & Windus, 2006 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee]

Bills, Mark, and Vivien Knight, eds. William Powell Frith: Painting the Victorian Age. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2006 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Bullus, Claire, and Ronald Asprey. Statues of London, with photographs by Dennis Gilbert. London &: New York, Merrell, 2009 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Colquhoun, Kate. "The Busiest Man in England:" A Life of Joseph Paxton, Gardener, Architect, and Visionary. Boston: David R. Godine, 2006 [Review by George P. Landow].

Curtis, Penelope, and Keith William's Modern British Sculpture. London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2011 [Review by John Sankey].

Galliot-Rateau, Véronique. Henry de Triqueti, 1803-1874, Sculpteur: Collection du Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Orléans [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Hill, Rosemary. God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain. London: Penguin, 2008 [Review: "A Marvellous Man" by by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Hill, Rupert. Walking London's Statues. London: New Holland, 2010 [Review by John Sankey].

King, Edmund. Victorian Decorated Trade Bindings, 1830-1880: A Descriptive Bibliography. The British Library and Oak Knoll Press, 2003 [Review by Thomas E. Kinsella].

Marsden, Jonathan, ed. Victoria & Albert: Art & Love. London: Royal Collection Publications, 2010. [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Merritt, Douglas, and Francis Greenacre with Katharine Eustace. Public Sculpture of Bristol. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2010. [review by John Sankey]

Murphy, Paula. Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed. Yale University Press, New Haven and London 2010. [Review by John Sankey].

Paxman, Jeremy. The Victorians: Britain through the Paintings of the Age. London: BBC Books (Random House), 2009 [Review: "Art for (and of) the People" by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Ruskin, Turner and the Pre-Raphaelites, 2000 Exhibition at Tate Britain and catalogue [Review by Diane J. Gamble].

Shannon, Brent. The Cut of His Coat: Men, Dress, and Consumer Culture in Britain, 1860-1904 [Review: "Commodifying the Straw Man" by George P. Landow].

Stamp, Gavin. Lost Victorian Britain: How the Twentieth Century Destroyed the Nineteenth Century's Architectural Masterpieces. London: Aurum Press, 2010 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Toll, Simon. Herbert Draper, 1863-1920: A Life Study. Woodbridge, UK: Antique Collector's Club, 2003 [Review by George P. Landow].

Walker, John A. "Work": Ford Madox Brown's Painting and Victorian Life. London: Francis Boutle, 2006. [Review by George P. Landow].

Walton, Paul H. The Drawings of John Ruskin. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972 [Review by George P. Landow].

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