Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net

Number 49, February 2008 Interdisciplinarity and the Body Guest-edited by Pamela K. Gilbert

Table of contents (18 articles)

  1. Introduction


  1. Normal Bodies, Normal Prices: Interdisciplinarity in Victorian Life Insurance
  2. Imitations of Insanity and Victorian Medical Aesthetics
  3. “Art’s Neurosis”: Medicine, Mass Culture and the Romantic Artist in William Hazlitt
  4. Victorian Hallucinogens
  5. Diagnosis or Detour? The Uses of Medical Realism in the Victorian Novel


  1. Daniel O’Quinn. Staging Governance: Theatrical Imperialism in London, 1770-1800. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. ISBN: 978-0801879616. Price: US$60
  2. Timothy Morton. Ecology without Nature: Rethinking Environmental Aesthetics. Cambridge, MA, and London: Harvard University Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-674-02434-2. Price: US$49.95.
  3. Robert Mitchell. Sympathy and the State in the Romantic Era: Systems, State Finance, and the Shadows of Futurity. New York and London: Routledge, 2007. ISBN 978-0-415-77142-9. Price: US$135.
  4. Luisa Calé. Fuseli’s Milton Gallery; ‘Turning readers into Spectators’. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2006. ISBN: 978-0199267383. Price: US$99.
  5. Catherine Gallagher. The Body Economic: Life, Death, and Sensation in Political Economy and the Victorian Novel. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2006. ISBN: 0691123586. Price: US$32.95.
  6. Kirsten Pullen. Actresses and Whores: On Stage and in Society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN: 521 83341 8. Price: US$64.00 (£43.00).
  7. Sondra M. Archimedes. Gendered Pathologies: The Female Body and Biomedical Discourse in the Nineteenth-Century Novel. New York: Routledge, 2005. ISBN: 978-0-415-97526-1. Price: US$79.00.
  8. Colette Colligan. The Traffic in Obscenity from Byron to Beardsley: Sexuality and Exoticism in Nineteenth-Century Print Culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. ISBN: 978-0-230-00343-9. Price: US$74.95.
  9. Mervyn Heard. Phantasmagoria: The Secret Life of the Magic Lantern. Hastings: The Projection Box, 2006. ISBN: 978-1903000120. Price: US$75.00.
  10. Amanda Claybaugh. The Novel of Purpose: Literature and Social Reform in the Anglo-American World. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2007. ISBN: 9780801444807. Price: US$45.00.
  11. Oliver S. Buckton, Cruising with Robert Louis Stevenson: Travel, Narrative and the Colonial Body. Athens: Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2007 ISBN: 0-8214-1756-8. Price: US$44.95.
  12. Bruce Robbins. Upward Mobility and the Common Good: Toward a Literary History of the Welfare State. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2007. ISBN: 978-0691049878. Price: US$35.00.


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