The Ohio State University Press

Victorian Studies Catalog 2007

The Citizen’s Body: Desire, Health, and the Social in Victorian England
Pamela K. Gilbert
Performing the Victorian: John Ruskin and Identity in Theater, Science, and Education
Sharon Aronofsky Weltman
Problem Novels: Victorian Fiction Theorizes the Sensational Self
Anna Maria Jones
Little Songs: Women, Silence, and the Nineteenth-Century Sonnet
Amy Christine Billone
Disciplining Love: Austen and the Modern Man
Michael Kramp
The Novel and the Menagerie: Totality, Englishness, and Empire
Kurt Koenigsberger
Detecting the Nation: Fictions of Detection and the Imperial Venture
Caroline Reitz
Lost Causes: Historical Consciousness in Victorian Literature
Jason B. Jones
Feminist Realism at the Fin de Siècle: The Influence of the Late-Victorian Woman’s Press on the Development of the Novel
Molly Youngkin
Novel Professions: Interested Disinterest and the Making of the Professional in the Victorian Novel
Jennifer Ruth
The Old Story, with a Difference: Pickwick’s Vision
Julian Wolfreys
Consuming Fantasies: Labor, Leisure, and the London Shopgirl, 1880–1920
Lise Shapiro Sanders
Victorian Sensations: Essays on a Scandalous Genre
Edited by Kimberly Harrison and Richard Fantina
The Imagination of Class: Masculinity and the Victorian Urban Poor
Dan Bivona and Roger B. Henkle
The Dangerous Lover: Gothic Villains, Byronism, and the Nineteenth-Century Seduction Narrative
Deborah Lutz

To be published
in 2008

The Woman Painter in Victorian Literature
Antonia Losano

Victorian Freaks: The Social Context of Freakery in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Edited by Marlene Tromp


Jane R. Cohen  Charles Dickens and His Original Illustrators
Michael Hancher  The Tenniel Illustrations to the “Alice” Books
John Clubbe  Froude’s Life of Carlyle
Clyde de L. Ryals  A World of Possibilities: Romantic Irony in Victorian Literature
Edward Alexander  Matthew Arnold, John Ruskin, and the Modern Temper
Chris R. Vanden Bossche  Carlyle and the Search for Authority
John Lewis Bradley  The Letters of John Ruskin to Lord and Lady Mount-Temple
Edited by Abigail Burnham Bloom and John Maynard  Anne Thackeray Ritchie Journals and Letters
Rosemary Jann  The Art and Science of Victorian History
Michael Bright  Cities Built to Music: Aesthetic Theories of the Victorian Gothic Revival
Richard D. Altick  Paintings from Books: Art and Literature in Britain, 1760–1900
Mildred Newcomb  The Imagined World of Charles Dickens


A/Moral Economics: Classical Political Economy and Cultural Authority in Nineteenth Century England 
Claudia Klaver
Beyond the Reproductive Body: The Politics of Women's Health and Work in Early Victorian England
Marjorie Levine-Clark
Criminal Conversations: Victorian Crimes, Social Panic, and Moral Outrage
Edited by Judith Rowbotham and Kim Stevenson
The English Common Reader: A Social History of the Mass Reading Public, 1800–1900, Second Edition
Richard D. Altick
Certain Other Countries: Homicide, Gender, and National Identity in Late Nineteenth-Century England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales
Carolyn A. Conley
Punch: The Lively Youth of a British Institution, 1841–1851
Richard D. Altick
Deciphering Race: White Anxiety, Racial Conflict, and the Turn to Fiction in Mid-Victorian English Prose
Laura Callanan
Imperial Subjects, Imperial Space: Rudyard Kipling’s Fiction of the Native-Born
John McBratney
The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in The Victorian Novel
Richard D. Altick
Imagining Poverty: Quantification and the Decline of Paternalism
Sandra Sherman
The Silent Revolution and the Making of Victorian England
Herbert Schlossberg