Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net

Number 50, May 2008

Table of contents (18 articles)


  1. Editing and Noting: Vision and Revisions of Leigh Hunt's Literary Lives
  2. On the Highways of Literature: Herbert Croft’s Unfinished Business
  3. Mingled Measures: Gothic Parody in Tales of Wonder and Tales of Terror
  4. “A Logic of Its Own”: Repetition in Coleridge’s “Christabel”
  5. Enchanted Archive: Influence, Dissemination, and Media Transformation in Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind”
  6. Wordsworth and Emerson: Aurora Borealis and the Question of Influence
  7. ‘Monk’ Lewis’ “The Isle of Devils” and the Perils of Colonialism
  8. The “Peculiar Light” of Blakean Vision: Reorganizing Enlightenment Discourse and Opening the Exemptive Sublime
  9. Coleridge’s Translucence: A Failed Transcendence?
  10. “Conveying Away the Trash”: Sweetening Slavery in Matthew Lewis’s Journal of a West India Proprietor, Kept during a Residence in the Island of Jamaica


  1. Jill Heydt-Stevenson. Austen’s Unbecoming Conjunctions: Subversive Laughter, Embodied History. New York and Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2005. ISBN: 1403964106. Price: US$75.
  2. Cian Duffy. Shelley and the Revolutionary Sublime. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2005. ISBN: 0521854008. Price: US$85.
  3. Janice Carlisle. Common Scents: Comparative Encounters in High-Victorian Fiction. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2004. ISBN: 0195165098. Price: US$60 (£35).
  4. Jonah Siegel. Haunted Museum: Longing, Travel, and the Art-Romance Tradition. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2005. ISBN: 9780691120874. Price: US$26.95.
  5. Captivating Subjects: Writing Confinement, Citizenship, & Nationhood in the Nineteenth Century. Eds. Jason Haslam and Julia M. Wright. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2005. ISBN: 0802089682. Price: Can$55.00.
  6. Pamela K. Gilbert. The Citizen’s Body: Desire, Health, and the Social in Victorian England. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2007. ISBN: 9780814210529. Price: US$39.95.
  7. Molly Youngkin. Feminist Realism at the Fin de Siècle: The Influence of the Late-Victorian Woman’s Press on the Development of the Novel. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2007. ISBN: 9780814210482. Price: US$39.95 (£21.95).
  8. Leela Gandhi. Affective Communities: Anti-colonial Thought, Fin-de-Siècle Radicalism, and the Politics of Friendship. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2006. ISBN: 0822337150. Price: US$21.95.


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