Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net

Number 51, August 2008 Modelling the Self: Subjectivity and Identity in Romantic and Post-Romantic Thought and Culture Guest-edited by Mark Sandy and Sarah Wootton

Table of contents (21 articles)

  1. Preface


  1. Smith, Wordsworth, and the Model of the Romantic Poet
  2. “The Colossal Fabric’s Form”: Remodelling Memory, History, and Forgetting in Byron’s Poetic Recollections of Ruins
  3. Good self, bad self: The Struggle in Shelley
  4. “Into her Dream he Melted”: Women Artists Remodelling Keats
  5. “Something Intended, Complete”: Yeats and the Remodelled Self
  6. North of Boston: Models of Identity, Subjectivity and Place in the Poems of Robert Frost
  7. The Visual and the Self in Contemporary Poetry
  8. Discursive Constructions of the Self in British Romanticism


  1. Ian Duncan. Scott’s Shadow: The Novel in Romantic Edinburgh. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. ISBN: 978-0-691-04383-8. Price: US$39.50.
  2. Christopher Rovee. Imagining the Gallery: The Social Body of British Romanticism. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006. ISBN 0-8047-5124-2. US$58.
  3. Thomas Pfau. Romantic Moods: Paranoia, Trauma, and Melancholy, 1790–1840. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. ISBN 0–8018–8197–8. Price: US$65.
  4. John William Polidori. The Vampyre and Ernestus Berchtold; or, The Modern Oedipus. Eds. D.L. Macdonald and Kathleen Scherf. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2008. ISBN: 10-1551117452. Price: CDN$11.95 (US$ 15.95).
  5. Nancy Armstrong. How Novels Think: The Limits of Individualism from 1719-1900. New York: Columbia UP, 2005. ISBN 9780231130592. Price: US$25.50. Elaine Freedgood. The Ideas in Things: Fugitive Meaning in the Victorian Novel. Chicago: U. of Chicago Press, 2006. ISBN 9780226261553. Price: US$29.00.
  6. Carolyn Lesjak. Working Fictions: A Genealogy of the Victorian Novel. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006. ISBN: 978-0-8223-3835-2. Price: $22.95.
  7. Rachel Ablow. The Marriage of Minds: Reading Sympathy in the Victorian Marriage Plot. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. ISBN: 978-0-804-75466-8. Price: US$55.
  8. Brian Cooper. Family Fictions and Family Facts: Harriet Martineau, Adolphe Quetelet, and the Population Question in England, 1798-1859. London and New York: Routledge, 2007. ISBN: 0415150582. Price US$130.
  9. Gowan Dawson, Darwin, Literature and Victorian Respectability. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. ISBN-13: 9780521872492. Price: US$96.00/£50.
  10. Vincent P. Pecora. Secularization and Cultural Criticism: Religion, Nation, and Modernity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. ISBN: 978-0-226-65311-2. Price: US$55.
  11. Oz Frankel. States of Inquiry: Social Investigations and Print Culture in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the United States. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2006. ISBN: 9780801883408. Price: US$48.00.
  12. Simon Joyce. The Victorians in the Rearview Mirror. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2007. ISBN 13: 978-0-8214-1761-4. Price: US$49.95.


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