Brown, Daniel. The Poetry of Victorian Scientists. Cambridge UP: Cambridge, 2013. [Review by John Holmes]

Dawson, Gowan, and Bernard Lightman, eds. Victorian Science and Literature: Part 1 (Vols. 1-4) London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011. [Review by Christine Ferguson]

Tondre, Michael. The Physics of Possibility: Victorian Fiction, Science, and Gender. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2018. [Review by Diane Josefowicz]

Archaeology and Egyptology

Gange, David. Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz]


Chang, Elizabeth Hope. Novel Cultivations: Plants in British Literature of the Global Nineteenth Century. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2019 [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz]

Darwin, Wallace and Evolution

The Darwin Exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London, 14 November 2008-19 April 2009 [Review by Antoine Capet].

Holmes, John. Darwin's Bards: British and American Poetry in the Age of Evolution. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Levine, George. Darwin the Writer. Oxford, 2011 [Review by Jonathan Smith].

De Paolo, Charles. The Ethnography of Charles Darwin: A Study of His Writings on Aboriginal Peoples. Jefferson, North Carolina, and London: MacFarland, 2010 [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz].

Elshakry, Marwa. Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013 [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz].

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

Smith, Charles H., James T. Costa, and David Collard, eds. An Alfred Russel Wallace Companion. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019 [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Medicine & Public Health

Conolly, Pauline. The Water Doctor's Daughters. London: Robert Hale, 2013 [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz].

Ebenstein, Joanna. The Anatomical Venus: Wax, God, Death & the Ecstatic. New York, NY: D. A. P./Distributed Art Publishers, 2016 [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz].

Pamboukian, Sylvia A. Doctoring the Novel: Medicine and Quackery from Shelley to Doyle. Ohio 2012 [Reviews by Joanne Eysell and Diane Greco Josefowicz].

Shifrin, Malcolm. Victorian Turkish Baths. Swindon: Historic England, 2015 [Review by Susan Guraknik].

Craton, Lillian. The Victorian Freak Show: The Significance of Disability and Physical Differences in 19th-Century Fiction. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2009. [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz]


Braun, Gretchen. Narrating Trauma: Victorian Novels and Modern Stress Disorders. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2022. [Review by Diane Josefowicz].

Garratt, Peter. Victorian Empiricism: Self, Knowledge, and Reality in Ruskin, Bain, Lewes, Spencer, and George Eliot. Madison, WI and Teaneck, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2010 [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz].

Tate, Gregory. The Poet's Mind: The Psychology of Victorian Poetry 1830-1870. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012 [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz].

Young, Kay. Imagining Minds: The Neuro-Aesthetics of Austen, Eliot, and Hardy. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2010 [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz].

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