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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].

Adams, James Eli. A History of Victorian Literature. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009 [Review by David Riede].

A Companion to Thomas Hardy. Ed. Keith Wilson. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. pp. xiv + 488 [review by Kristin C. Ross].

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

Amy Levy: Critical Essays. Ed. Naomi Hetherington and Nadia Valman. Ohio, 2010. xi +241 pp. [review by Cynthia Scheinberg].

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

Arondekar, Anjali. For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009 [Review by Josna E. Rege].

A little too thin: A Review of Sara Atwood’s Ruskin’s Educational Ideals [review by George P. Landow].

The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Hardy. Ed. Rosemarie Morgan. Ashgate, 2010) xii + 603. [review by Kristin C. Ross].

Bills, Mark. Dickens and the Artists. Yale, 2012. xi + 188 pp. [Review by Deirdre David]

Birch, Dinah, and Mark Llewellyn, eds. Conflict and Difference in Nineteenth-Century Literature. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 [Review by Jonathan Farina].

Brown, Daniel. The Poetry of Victorian Scientists. Cambridge, 2013. xi + 310 pp. [Review by John Holmes]

Brownell, Robert. Marriage of Inconvenience. Euphemia Chalmers Gray and John Ruskin: the secret history of the most notorious marital failure of the Victorian era. London: Pallas Athene: 2013 [1. Review by George P. Landow. 2. Review by James Spates].

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

Bullen, J. B. Rossetti: Painter and Poet. London: Frances Lincoln, 2011 [Reviews by Laurent Bury and by Elizabeth Helsinger].

Burton, Antoinette. Empire in Question: Reading, Writing, and Teaching British Imperialism. Durham: Duke UP, 2011 [Review by Patrick Brantlinger].

Bushell, Sally. Text as Process: Creative Composition in Wordsworth, Tennyson, and Dickinson. Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 2009 [Review by Richard Brantley].

The Cambridge Companion to Anthony Trollope. . Eds. Carolyn Dever and Lisa Niles. Cambridge, 2011. xv + 236 pp. [Review by Deborah Denenholz Morse]

The Cambridge Edition of the Poems of Rudyard Kipling. Ed. Thomas Pinney. Cambridge, 2013. 3 vols, xlviii + 2349 pp. [Review by Richard Cronin].

Chang, Elizabeth. Britain's Chinese Eye: Literature, Empire, and Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2010 [Review by Gillen D'Arcy Wood].

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].

Cohen, Philip K. John Evelyn Barlas, A Critical Biography: Poetry, Anarchism, and Mental Illness in Late-Victorian Britain. Rivendale Press, 2012. [review by George P. Landow].

Colledge, Gary. Dickens, Christianity and “The Life of Our Lord”: Humble Veneration, Profound Conviction. Continuum, 2009. x + 183 pp. [Review by Christine Colón]

Conner, Patrick. Savage Ruskin. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. 1979. Pp. xiv, 189. [Review by George P. Landow]

Cronin, Richard. Reading Victorian Poetry. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. 248 pp. [Review by Linda K. Hughes]

Richard Cronin Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture After Waterloo. Oxford, 2010. [Review by Anthony H. Harrison]

Cunningham, Valentine. Victorian Poetry Now: Poets, Poems and Poetics. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell, 2011 [Review by Erik Gray].

Dickens, Charles. “A Tale of Two Cities” and the French Revolution. Ed. Colin Jones, Josephine McDonagh, and Jon Mee. Palgrave US, 2009. [Review by Laurence Davies]

Flegel, Monica. Conceptualizing Cruelty to Children in Nineteenth-Century England: Literature, Representation, and the NSPCC. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2009 [Review by Megan Norcia].

Fleishman, Avrom. George Eliot's Intellectual Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [Review by Patrick Fessenbecker]

Flint, Kate, ed. The Cambridge History of Victorian Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge, 2012 [Review by David Riede].

Furneaux, Holly. Queer Dickens: Erotics, Families, Masculinites. Oxford: Oxford, 2009 [Review by Andres Elfenbein].

Godfrey, Esther. The January-May Marriage in nineteenth-century British Literature. Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. i-xii + 256 pages. [Review by Deborah Denenholz Morse]

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].

Gordon, John. Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 226 pp. [Review by Diana C. Archibald]

Grass, Sean. Charles Dickens’s Our Mutual Friend: A Publishing History. Burlington, VT, and Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2014. [Review by Philip V. Allingham]

Gray, Erik. The “Milton and the Victorians. Cornell, 2009. xii + 183 pp. [Review by Stefanie Markovits]

Grossman, Jonathan H. Charles Dickens's Networks: Public Transportation and the Novel. Oxford, 2012. xi + 256pp. [Review by Laurence Davies]

Gubar, Marah. The “Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden age of Children's Literature. [Review by James Eli Adams]

Hanson, Ingrid. William Morris and the Uses of Violence, 1856-1890. London: Anthem Press, 2013. [review by George P. Landow].

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

Jordan, Joseph P. Dickens Novels as Verse. Madison and Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson U. P.; Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2012. Pp. 145. (Cloth) ISBB 978-1-61147-5241-1. [review by Philip V. Allingham and Andrzej Diniejko]

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

LaPorte, Charles. The Victorian Poets and the Changing Bible. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011. Pp. 284. [Review by George P. Landow].

Larsen, Timothy. A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. Pp. 326. [Review by George P. Landow].

Ledbetter, Kathryn. British Victorian Women's Periodicals: Beauty, Civilization, Poetry. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009 [Review by Kimberly J. Stern].

Liddle, Dallas. The Dynamics of Genre: Journalism and the Practice of Literature in Mid-Victorian Britain. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009 [Review by Laurel Brake].

Levin, Yisrael. The “A.C. Swinburne and the Singing — Reflections on the Mature Work. Ashgate, 2010. x + 190 pp. Review by Elizabeth K. Helsinger]

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

Malton, Sara. Forgery in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture: Fictions of Finance from Dickens to Wilde: . New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009 [Review by Leeann D. Hunter].

Martin, Meredith. The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1860-1930. Princeton, 2012. [Review article by Eric C. Walker].

Mee, John. The Cambridge Introduction to Charles Dickens. Cambridge, 2010. xi + 115 pp. [Review by Diana C. Archibald]

Mitchell, Rebecca N. Mm and Criscillia Ann Benford Eds. Meredith, George. Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2013. [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Morse, Deborah Denenholz. Reforming Trollope: Race, Gender, and Englishness in the Novels of Anthony Trollope. Ashgate, 2013. xii + 197 [Review by Robert Polhemus]

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

Nichols, Ashton. Beyond Romantic Ecocriticsm: Toward Urbanatural Roosting. Palgrave, 2011. [Review by Samantha Harvey].

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O'gorman, Francis, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge, 2010 [Review by James Eli Adams].

Price, Leah. How to do things with books in Victorian Britain. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2011. [Review by George P. Landow]

Purton, Valerie, and Norman Page. The “The Palgrave Literary Dictionary of Tennyson. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. xii+ 233pp. [Review by Linda Hughes]

Rudy, Jason R. Electric Meters: Victorian Physiological Poetics. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2009 [Review by Meredith Martin].

Schmitt, Cannon. Darwin and the Memory of the Human: Evolution, Savages, and South America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009 [Review by George Levine].

Shapiro, Harold I., Ed. Ruskin in Italy: Letters to His Parents, 1845. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972. [Review by George P. Landow]

Marion Sherwood. The “Tennyson and the Fabrication of Englishness. Palgrave, 2013. vii + 230pp. [Review by Kirstie Blair]

Garrett Stewart. The “Novel Violence: A Narratography of Victorian Fiction. Chicago, 2009) 268 pp. [Review by Andrew Bennett]

Tange, Andrea Kaston. Architectural Identities: Domesticity, Literature and the Victorian Middle Classes. Toronto, 2010. [Review by Elizabeth Gargano]

“Claire Tomalin's Invisible Woman after two decades” — a review of The Invisible Woman: The Story of Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan. (1990) republished by Vintage in 2012 in anticipation of Ralph Fienes' film of the same name. [Review by George P. Landow]

Van Remoortel, Marianne. The “Lives of the Sonnet, 1787-1895: Genre, Gender and Criticism . Ashgate, 2011. xii +204 pp. [Review by Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor]

Wagner, Tamara, ed. Frances Trollope: Beyond "Domestic Manners". Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2013 [Review by Abigail Burnham Bloom].

The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde, Volumes VI and VII (Journalism I and II). Ed. John Stokes and Mark Turner. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013 [Review by Anya Clayworth].

Wolfreys, Julian. Dickens's London: Perception, Subjectivity, and Phenomenal Urban Multiplicity. Edinburgh UP, 2012. [Review by Jeremy Tambling]

Susan J. Wolfson Romantic Interactions: Social Being and the Turns of Literary Action. Johns Hopkins, 2010. [Review by Kenneth R. Johnston]


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