• The Forgotten Chaucer Scholarship of Mary Eliza Haweis, 1848�1898 book cover

    The Forgotten Chaucer Scholarship of Mary Eliza Haweis, 1848�1898

    1st Edition

    By Mary Flowers Braswell

    The author of numerous books on Geoffrey Chaucer, the nineteenth-century scholar, Mary Eliza Haweis, has been largely erased from general histories of Chaucer studies. In her critical biography, Mary Flowers Braswell traces Haweis’s career, bringing her out of obscurity and placing her…

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  • Reinventing Childhood Nostalgia: Books, Toys, and Contemporary Media Culture book cover

    Reinventing Childhood Nostalgia

    Books, Toys, and Contemporary Media Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth Wesseling

    While Romantic-era concepts of childhood nostalgia have been understood as the desire to retrieve the ephemeral mindset of the child, this collection proposes that the emergence of digital media has altered this reflective gesture towards the past. No longer is childhood nostalgia reliant on…

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  • Transformations of Electricity in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Science book cover

    Transformations of Electricity in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Science

    1st Edition

    By Stella Pratt-Smith

    Throughout the nineteenth century, practitioners of science, writers of fiction and journalists wrote about electricity in ways that defied epistemological and disciplinary boundaries. Revealing electricity as a site for intense and imaginative Victorian speculation, Stella Pratt-Smith traces the…

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  • The Art of Adapting Victorian Literature, 1848-1920: Dramatizing Jane Eyre, David Copperfield, and The Woman in White book cover

    The Art of Adapting Victorian Literature, 1848-1920

    Dramatizing Jane Eyre, David Copperfield, and The Woman in White, 1st Edition

    By Karen E. Laird

    In The Art of Adapting Victorian Literature, 1848-1920, Karen E. Laird alternates between readings of nineteenth-century stage and twentieth-century silent film adaptations to investigate the working practices of the first adapters of Victorian fiction. Laird’s juxtaposition between stage and…

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  • The Dog in the Dickensian Imagination book cover

    The Dog in the Dickensian Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Beryl Gray

    Fascinated by them, unable to ignore them, and imaginatively stimulated by them, Charles Dickens was an acute and unsentimental reporter on the dogs he kept and encountered during a time when they were a burgeoning part of the nineteenth-century urban and domestic scene. As dogs inhabited Dickens’s…

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  • The London Journal, 1845-83: Periodicals, Production and Gender book cover

    The London Journal, 1845-83

    Periodicals, Production and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Andrew King

    This book is the first full-length study of one of the most widely read publications of nineteenth-century Britain, the London Journal, over a period when mass-market reading in a modern sense was born. Treating the magazine as a case study, the book maps the Victorian mass-market periodical in…

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  • Tennyson and Victorian Periodicals: Commodities in Context book cover

    Tennyson and Victorian Periodicals

    Commodities in Context, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Ledbetter

    This is the first book-length study of Tennyson's record of publication in Victorian periodicals. Despite Tennyson's supposed hostility to periodicals, Ledbetter shows that he made a career-long habit of contributing to them and in the process revealed not only his willingness to promote his career…

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  • Science, Time and Space in the Late Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Movable Types book cover

    Science, Time and Space in the Late Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press

    Movable Types, 1st Edition

    By James Mussell

    James Mussell reads nineteenth-century scientific debates in light of recent theoretical discussions of scientific writing to propose a new methodology for understanding the periodical press in terms of its movements in time and space. That there is no disjunction between text and object is already…

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  • The Routledge Handbook to Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals and Newspapers book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals and Newspapers

    1st Edition

    By Andrew King, Alexis Easley, John Morton

    Providing a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of scholarship on nineteenth-century British periodicals, this volume surveys the current state of research and offers researchers an in-depth examination of contemporary methodologies. The impact of digital media and archives on the field…

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  • Researching the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Case Studies book cover

    Researching the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press

    Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexis Easley, Andrew King, John Morton

    Extending the work of The Routledge Handbook to Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals and Newspapers, this volume provides a critical introduction and case studies that illustrate cutting-edge approaches to periodicals research, as well as an overview of recent developments in the field. The…

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  • Macmillan�s Magazine, 1859�1907: No Flippancy or Abuse Allowed book cover

    Macmillan�s Magazine, 1859�1907

    No Flippancy or Abuse Allowed, 1st Edition

    By George J. Worth

    Macmillan's Magazine has long been recognized as one of the most significant of the many British literary/intellectual periodicals that flourished in the second half of the nineteenth century. Yet the first volume of the Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals (1966) pointed out that 'There is no…

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  • The Loudons and the Gardening Press: A Victorian Cultural Industry book cover

    The Loudons and the Gardening Press

    A Victorian Cultural Industry, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Dewis

    Through close readings of individual serials and books and archival work on the publication history of the Gardener’s Magazine (1826-44) Sarah Dewis examines the significant contributions John and Jane Webb Loudon made to the gardening press and democratic discourse. Vilified during their lifetimes…

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