Volume 12 (2013)


“Oh Doctor, Doctor, don’t expect too much of me! I’m only a woman, after all!”: The (Dis) Embodiment of Lydia Gwilt in Collins’s Miss Gwilt

Jonathan Buckmaster

Wilkie Collins’s Monomaniacs in Basil, No Name, and Man and Wife

Helena Ifill

The New Magdalen and the Rhetoric of Prostitution: Restoring Mercy Merrick’s Agency

Laurie Lyda

Redefining Bodies and Boundaries in Wilkie Collins’s Armadale and The Law and the Lady

Helen Williams

John Kitto’s The Lost Senses: Deafness and Blindness and Wilkie Collins’s Hide and Seek and Poor Miss Finch

Hilary Newman

Authenticism and Post-Authenticism: Wilkie Collins’s Armadale and Michael Cox’s The Meaning of Night: A Confession

Jacqueline Banerjee

“Wilkie Collins: New Directions and Readings” (A Victorian Popular Fiction Association Study Day), 9 November 2013. Keynote Lecture by Professor William Baker

Wilkie Collins: Scholarship and Criticism: Past, Present, and Future

William Baker


The Lighthouse by Wilkie Collins, with an introduction by Andrew Gasson and Caroline Radcliffe

Review by Valerie Pedlar

New Perspectives on Mary Elizabeth Braddon edited by Jessica Cox

Review by Elizabeth Adams.

Women’s Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies by Beth Palmer

Review by Saverio Tomaiuolo.

Women and Literary Celebrity in the Nineteenth Century: The Transatlantic Production of Fame and Gender by Brenda R. Weber

Review by Erin VanLaningham.

Bodies and Things in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture edited by Katharina Boehm

Review by Tabitha Sparks.

Queer Others in Victorian Gothic: Transgressing Monstrosity by Ardel Haefele-Thomas

Review by Neil Hultgren.

Victorian Unfinished Novels: The Imperfect Page by Saverio Tomaiuolo

Review by Graham Law.

Writing Death and Absence in the Victorian Novel: Engraved Narratives by Jolene Zigarovich

Review by Laurence Talairach-Vielmas.