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Special Issue:

The Child in Neo-Victorian Arts and Discourse:

Renegotiating 19th Century Concepts of Childhood

Guest edited by: Anne Morey and Claudia Nelson


The Secret Sharer: The Child in Neo-Victorian Fiction

Anne Morey and Claudia Nelson

1-13 PDF

Cannibalised Girlhood in Richard Flanagan's Wanting

Tammy Ho Lai-Ming

14-37 PDF

Double Lives: Neo-Victorian Girlhood in the Fiction of Libba Bray and Nancy Springer

Sonya Sawyer Fritz

38-59 PDF

The Mad Child in the Attic: John Harding’s Florence & Giles

as a Neo-Victorian Reworking of The Turn of the Screw

Sandra Dinter

60-88 PDF

Why can’t you love me the way I am?”:

Fairy Tales, Girlhood, and Agency in Neo-Victorian Visions of Jane Eyre

Katie Kapurch

89-116 PDF


Anne Ryan Hanafin

117-124 PDF

Victorian Genres at Play:

Juvenile Fiction and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Lara Rutherford

125-151 PDF

Kidnapped Romance:

From Walter Scott to C. S. Lewis

Elsie B. Michie

152-174 PDF

“But I’m grown up now”:

Alice in the Twenty-First Century

Catherine Siemann

175-201 PDF

“Like Topsy, We Grow”: The Legacy of the Sentimental Domestic Novel

in Adoption Memoirs from Fifties America

Elisabeth Wesseling

202-233 PDF
Reviews/Review Essays

Family Tradition and Revision: Review of Marie-Luise Kohlke and Christian Gutleben (eds.),Neo-Victorian Families: Gender, Sexual and Cultural Politics

Sharon Aronofsky Weltman

234-240 PDF

Visions of New London:

Review of Tiffany Trent, The Unnaturalists

Amy L. Montz

241-246 PDF

“Can we just have a little break from being terrified?”

or the Dangerous Invention of Secret-Keeping:

Review of Eden Unger Bowditch’s The Atomic Weight of Secrets

Marie-Luise Kohlke

247-254 PDF
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Notes on Contributors 290-292 PDF


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