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Module Reading List

Victorian Literature, 2021/22, Semester 2
Professor Richard Salmon
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

 Set Texts 

Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist, ed. by Philip Horne (London: Penguin Classics, 2003)  

George Eliot, Scenes of Clerical Life, ed. by Thomas Noble (Oxford: Oxford Classics, 2009)  

Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone, ed. by John Sutherland (Oxford: Oxford Classics, 2008)  

Robert Louis Stevenson, Strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, ed. by Robert Mighall (London: Penguin Classics, 2003)  

Rudyard Kipling, The phantom rickshaw, & other eerie tales (1888) [this set text is available online at Internet Archive:]  

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays ISBN: 9780199535972 (pbk.); 0199535973 (pbk.), ed. by Peter Raby (Oxford: Oxford Classics, 2008)  

Francis O'Gorman (ed.), Victorian poetry : an annotated anthology ISBN: 0631234365 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0631234357 (Oxford: Blackwell, 2004)

[Please note: In 2021-22 a selection of poems by the following writers will be discussed in lectures and seminars: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Brontë, George Meredith, and Christina Rossetti. However, the anthology as a whole constitutes a set text on the module, so it is permitted to write on any of the poetry featured in this edition for the purposes of assessment]

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Secondary Material

Although we have tried to be as comprehensive and helpful as possible, inevitably the following list of secondary material has to be selective. There are a lot more books on Victorian subjects and writers in the Brotherton and Laidlaw libraries, so do explore those resources for yourselves as appropriate. Please note that some of the journal articles and book chapters listed below can be found in the folder 'Supplementary Texts: Later Criticism' in the module Learning Resources. 

General Studies of Victorian Literature

Richard D. Altick, The English Common Reader: A Social History of the Mass Reading Public, 1800-1900 (1957)

Nina Auerbach, Woman and the demon : the life of a Victorian myth (1982)

Nina Auerbach, Private theatricals : the lives of the Victorians (1990)

Chris Baldick, In Frankenstein’s Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity and Nineteenth-Century Writing (1992)

Regina Barreca, ed., Sex and death in Victorian literature (1990)

Gillian Beer, Darwin’s Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction (1983)

Christine Bolt, Victorian attitudes to race (1971)

Patrick Brantlinger, Rule of darkness : British literature and imperialism, 1830-1914 (1988)

Joseph Bristow, Empire Boys: Adventures in a Man’s World (1991)

J.B. Bullen, ed., Writing and Victorianism (1997)

J. A. V. Chapple, Science and literature in the nineteenth century (1986)

John Christie and Sally Shuttleworth, eds, Nature Transfigured: Science and Literature, 1700-1900 (1989)

Tess Cosslett, ed., Science and religion in the nineteenth century (1984)

Tess Cosslett, ed., The 'scientific movement ' and Victorian literature (1982)

Bram Dijkstra, Idols of perversity : fantasies of feminine evil in fin-de-siècle culture (1989)

Linda Dowling, Language and decadence in the Victorian fin de siècle (1986)

Linda Dowling, Hellenism and Homosexuality in Victorian Oxford (1994)

Carol Dyhouse, Feminism and the family in England, 1880-1939 (1989)

Norman Feltes, Modes of production of Victorian novels (1986)

Ian Fletcher, ed., Decadence and the 1890s (1979)

Kate Flint, The Woman Reader, 1837-1914 (1993)

Robin Gilmour, The Victorian period : the intellectual and cultural context of English literature, 1830-1890 (1993)

Helsinger, Sheets and Veeder, The Woman Question: Society and Literature in Britain and America, 1837-1883 (1983)

Walter Houghton, The Victorian Frame of Mind (1965)

Holbrook Jackson, The Eighteen-Nineties (1922)

Juliet John and Alice Jenkins, ed., Rethinking Victorian culture (2000)

John O. Jordan and Robert L. Patten, ed. Literature in the marketplace : nineteenth-century British publishing and the circulation of books (1995)

Peter Keating, The haunted study : a social history of the English novel, 1875-1914 (1991)

Andrew King and John Plunkett, ed., Victorian print media : a reader (2005)

U.C. Knoepflmacher, Ventures into childland : Victorians, fairy tales, and femininity (1998)

Sally Ledger and Scott McCracken, ed., Cultural politics at the fin de siècle (1995)

Michael Mason, The Making of Victorian Sexuality (1994)

Michael Mason, The Making of Victorian Sexual Attitudes (1994)

Colin Matthew, ed., The nineteenth century : the British Isles, 1815-1901.

Jill L. Matus, Unstable bodies : Victorian representations of sexuality and maternity (1995)

Dorothy Mermin, Godiva's ride : women of letters in England, 1830-1880 (1993)

Robert Mighall, A Geography of Victorian Gothic Fiction: Mapping History’s Nightmares (1999)

Andrew Miller, Novels behind glass : commodity culture and Victorian narrative (1995)

Francis O'Gorman, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Culture (2010)

Gerald Parsons, ed., Religion in Victorian Britain (1988)

Mary Poovey, Uneven Developments: the Ideological Work of Gender in mid-Victorian England (1989)

Bernard Porter, The lion's share : a short history of British imperialism 1850-1995 (1996)

Thomas Richards, The commodity culture of Victorian England : advertising and spectacle, 1851-1914 (1990)

Cynthia Eagle Russett, Sexual science : the Victorian construction of womanhood (1989)

Edward Said, Culture and Imperialism (1994)

Richard Salmon, The formation of the Victorian literary profession (2013)

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Epistemology of the Closet (1991)

Joanne Shattock, ed., The Cambridge companion to English literature, 1830-1914 (2010)

Linda M. Shires, ed, Rewriting the Victorians : theory, history, and the politics of gender (1992)

Elaine Showalter, Sexual Anarchy: Gender and Culture at the fin de siècle (1991)

John Stokes, In the Nineties (1989)

Herbert Tucker, ed., A Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture (1998; 2012)

Raymond Williams, Culture and Society 1780-1950 (1958)

Raymond Williams, The Country and the City (1973)

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Victorian Poetry and Poetics

Isobel Armstrong, The Major Victorian poets : reconsiderations (1969)

Isobel Armstrong ed., Victorian scrutinies : reviews of poetry, 1830-1870 (1972)

Isobel Armstrong, Victorian poetry : poetry, poetics and politics (1993)

Malcolm Bradbury and David Palmer, eds., Victorian poetry. (1972)

Joseph Bristow, ed., The Victorian poet: poetics and persona (1987)

Joseph Bristow, ed., Victorian Women Poets: Emily Bronte, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti (1995)

Matthew Campbell, Rhythm and will in Victorian poetry (1999)

Tess Cosslett, ed., Victorian women poets (1996)

Richard D. Ghee, Marriage, duty & desire in Victorian poetry and drama (1980)

Eric Griffiths, The printed voice of Victorian poetry (1988)

Anthony H. Harrison, Victorian poets and romantic poems : intertextuality and ideology (1990)

Anthony H. Harrison, Victorian poets and the politics of culture : discourse and ideology (1998)

Angela Leighton, Victorian women poets : writing against the heart (1992)

Angela Leighton, Victorian women poets : a critical reader (1996)

Dorothy John Lucas, England and Englishness : ideas of nationhood in English poetry, 1688-1900 (1990)

E. Warwick Slinn, The discourse of self in Victorian poetry (1990)

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Victorian Fiction

Richard D. Altick, The presence of the present : topics of the day in the Victorian novel (1991)

Stephen Arata, Fictions of loss in the Victorian fin de siècle (1996)

Peter Brooks, Body work : objects of desire in modern narrative (1993)

Monica Cohen, Professional domesticity in the Victorian novel : women, work and home (1998)

Nicholas Dames, Amnesiac selves : nostalgia, forgetting, and British fiction, 1810-1870 (2001)

Carolyn Dever, Death and the mother from Dickens to Freud : Victorian fiction and the anxiety of origins (1998)

Edwin Eigner, Victorian criticism of the novel (1985)

Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth, The English novel in history, 1840-1895 (1996)

Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth, Realism and consensus in the English novel : time, space and narrative (1998)

Catherine Gallagher, The industrial reformation of English fiction : social discourse and narrative form, 1832-1867 (1985)

Robin Gilmour, The novel in the Victorian age : a modern introduction (1986)

William Greenslade, Degeneration, culture and the novel 1880-1940 (1994)

Patricia Ingham, The language of gender and class : transformation in the Victorian novel (1996)

Penny Kane, Victorian families in fact and fiction (1995)

Suzanne Keen, Victorian renovations of the novel : narrative annexes and the boundaries of representation (1997)

Katherine Kearns, Nineteenth-century literary realism : through the looking-glass (1996)

John Kucich and Jenny Bourne Taylor, ed., Oxford history of the novel in English ; v. 3.:The Nineteenth-Century Novel 1820-1880 (2012)

Gail Marshall, Victorian fiction (2002)

Francis O’Gorman, ed., The Victorian Novel (2002)

Matthew Rubery, The Novelty of Newspapers: Victorian Fiction after the Invention of the News (2009)

Garrett Stewart, Dear reader : the conscripted audience in nineteenth-century British fiction (1996)

John Sutherland, Victorian fiction: writers, publishers, readers (1995)

Nicola Diane Thompson, Reviewing sex : gender and the reception of Victorian novels (1996)

Dennis Walder, ed., The realist novel (1996)

Jane Wood, Passion and Pathology in Victorian Fiction (2001)

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Victorian Drama and Theatre

Michael Booth, Theatre in the Victorian age (1991)

Christopher Innes, Modern British Drama, 1890-1990 (1992)

Russell Jackson, ed., Victorian theatre (1989)

Anthony Jenkins, The making of Victorian drama (1991)

Gail Marshall, Actresses on the Victorian stage : feminine performance and the Galatea myth (1998)

Martin Meisel, Realizations : narrative, pictorial, and theatrical arts in nineteenth-century England (1983)

Kerry Powell, Women and Victorian theatre (1997)

James Redmond, ed., Women in theatre. (1989)

Bernard Shaw, Our theatres in the nineties, 3 vols (1932)

John Russell Stephens, The profession of the playwright : British theatre 1800-1900 (1992)

George Taylor, Players and performances in the Victorian theatre (1989)

James Woodfield, English theatre in transition, 1881-1914 (1984)

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Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

Peter Ackroyd, Dickens (1990)

Malcolm Andrews, Dickens and the grown-up child (1994)

Cates Baldridge, ‘ The Instabilities of Inheritance in Oliver Twist ', Studies in the novel., 25 (2) (1993), 184-195. 

Laura C. Berry, The child, the state, and the Victorian novel (1999)

Patrick Brantlinger, The reading lesson : the threat of mass literacy in nineteenth century British fiction [chapter 4] (1998)

Philip Collins, ed., Dickens : the critical heritage (1971)

Philip Collins, ed., Dickens and education. (1963)

Philip Collins, ed., Dickens and Crime (1964)

K.J. Fielding, ‘ Benthamite Utilitarianism and Oliver Twist: A Novel of Ideas ’, Dickens quarterly., 4 (2) (1987), 49-65.  

Kate Flint, Dickens (1986)

Patricia Ingham, Dickens, women, and language (1992)

Juliet John, ‘Twisting the Newgate Tale: Dickens, Popular Culture and the Politics of Genre’ in Juliet John and Alice Jenkins, ed., Rethinking Victorian culture (2000), 127-45 [OCR]

Juliet John, Dickens and mass culture [electronic resource] (2010)

James Kincaid, ‘Performance, Roles and the Nature of the Self in Dickens, in Dramatic Dickens, ed. by Carol Hanbury (1989) 

F. R. Leavis and Q. D. Leavis, Dickens: the novelist (1973)

John Lucas, The melancholy man : a study of Dickens's novels (1970)

Myron Magnet, Dickens and the social order (1985)

Steven Marcus, Dickens : from Pickwick to Dombey (1965)

Joseph Hillis Miller, Charles Dickens : the world of his novels. (1958)

Lyn Pykett, Charles Dickens (2002)

Anny Sadrin, Parentage and inheritance in the novels of Charles Dickens (1994)

Paul Schlicke, Dickens and Popular Entertainment (1985)

F. S. Schwarzbach, Dickens and the City (1979)

Mark Spilka, ‘ On the enrichment of Poor monkeys by myth and dream : or how Dickens Rousseauisticized and pre-Freudianized victorian views of childhood ’, Tennessee studies in literature., 27 (1984)

Michael Slater, Dickens and women (1983)

Jeremy Tambling, Dickens, violence, and the modern state : dreams of the scaffold (1995) Chapter 7 available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

David Trotter, Circulation : Defoe, Dickens, and the economies of the novel (1988)

Deborah Vlock, Dickens, novel reading, and the Victorian popular theatre (1998)

Catherine Waters, Dickens and the politics of the family (1997)

Alexander Welsh, The city of Dickens (1971)

Raymond Williams, The English novel from Dickens to Lawrence (1970)

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Simon Avery, Lives of Victorian Literary Figures: Vol. 1: The Brownings (2004)

Kirstie Blair, Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart (2006) 

Joseph Bristow, ed., Victorian Women Poets: Emily Bronte, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti (1995)

Helen Cooper, Elizabeth Barrett Browning : woman and artist (1988)

Deirdre David, Intellectual Women and Victorian Patriarchy: Harriet Martineau, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Eliot (1987)

Margaret Forster, Elizabeth Barrett Browning: A Biography (1988)

Peaches Henry, 'The Sentimental Artistry of Barrett Browning's "The Cry of the Children"', Victorian Poetry, 49 (4), 2011, 535-56 [OCR]

Daniel Karlin, ed., Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett : the courtship correspondence 1845-1846 : a selection (1989)

Angela Leighton, Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1986)

Angela Leighton, Victorian women poets : a critical reader (1996)

Angela Leighton, Victorian women poets : writing against the heart (1992)

Dorothy Mermin, Elizabeth Barrett Browning : the origins of a new poetry (1989)

Marjorie Stone, Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1995)

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Emily Brontë's poetry

Juliet Barker, The Brontës (1994)

Joseph Bristow, ed., Victorian Women Poets: Emily Bronte, Elizabeth Barrett Browning , Christina Rossetti (1995)

Janet Gezari, Last Things: Emily Brontë’s Poems (2007)

Heather Glen, The Cambridge Companion to the Brontës (2000)

Angela Leighton, Victorian women poets : a critical reader (1996)

Angela Leighton, Victorian women poets : writing against the heart (1992)

Alexandra Lewis, ed., The Brontës and the Idea of the Human: Science, Ethics, and the Victorian Imagination (2019)

Lee O'Brien, 'Emily Brontë's Lyrical Ballads', Victorian Poetry, Vol. 57 (4), Winter 2019, pp. 511-532,577.

Michael O’Neill, ‘Emily Brontë, Arnold, Clough’, in The Cambridge history of English poetry(2010).

Michael O'Neill, 'Visions Rise, and Change': Emily Brontë's Poetry and Male Romantic Poetry', Brontë Studies, Vol. 36 (1), 2011, pp. 57-63

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George Eliot, Scenes of Clerical Life

Rosemary Ashton, George Eliot (1983)

Rosemary Ashton, George Eliot : a life (1996)

Dorothea Barrett, Vocation and desire : George Eliot's heroines (1989)

Gillian Beer, George Eliot (1986)

Alan W. Bellringer, George Eliot (1993)

J. W. Bennett, 'The Apprenticeship of George Eliot: Characterisation as Case Study in "Janet's Repentance", Literature and medicine. ISSN: 0278-9671 (1990): 50-68

David Carroll, ed., George Eliot : the critical heritage (1971)

David Carroll, George Eliot and the conflict of interpretations : a reading of the novels (1992)

George R. Creeger, ed., George Eliot : a collection of critical essays (1970)

Valentine Cunningham, Everywhere spoken against : dissent in the Victorian novel ISBN: 0198120664 (1975)

Deirdre David, Intellectual Women and Victorian Patriarchy (1987)

Michael Davies, George Eliot and nineteenth-century psychology : exploring the unmapped country (2006)

Suzanne Graver, George Eliot and community : a study in social theory and fictional form (1984)

G.S. Haight, George Eliot : a biography. (1968)

Eithne Henson, Landscape and gender in the novels of Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, and Thomas Hardy : the body of nature ISBN: 9781409432142 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1409432149 (hardcover : alk. paper) (2011)

Elisabeth Jay, The religion of the heart : Anglican Evangelicalism and the nineteenth-century novel ISBN: 0198120923 (1979)

Alain Jumeau, 'Scenes of Clerical Life: George Eliot's Own Version of Conversion', George Eliot Review ISSN: 1358345X 4 (2009): 15-24

U. C. Knoepflmacher, George Eliot's early novels : the limits of realism (1968)

Hao Li, Memory and history in George Eliot : transfiguring the past (2000)

Jessica Ling, 'Labors of Attention: The Parish Novel, Parochialism, and George Eliot’s Endearing Parsons', Victorian Literature and Culture 47.4 (2019): 785-812

Stefanie Markovits, 'Scenes of Clerical Life and Silas Marner: Moral Fables', in Amanda Anderson and Harry Shaw, eds, A companion to George Eliot ISBN: 9781119072478 (pbk.) : �32.99; 1119072476 (pbk.) : �32.99 (2013), 93-104 

J. Clinton McCann, Jr., 'Disease and Cure in Janet's Repentance: George Eliot's Change of Mind', Literature and medicine. ISSN: 0278-9671 (1990): 69-78

Alan Mintz, George Eliot & the novel of vocation (1978)

Judith Lowder Newton, Women, Power and Subversion: Social Strategies in British Fiction, 1778-1860 (1985)

Heather Nelson, ' "Nothing that she could allege against him in judicious or judicial ears": "consensual" marital abuse in Victorian literature', George Eliot - George Henry Lewes Studies ISSN: 0953-0754 69.1 (2017): 89-119

Derek Oldfield and Sybil Oldfield, 'Scenes of Clerical Life: The Diagram and the Picture', in Barbara Hardy, ed., Critical essays on George Eliot ISBN: 0710067585 (1970)

Jim Reilly, Shadowtime : history and representation in Hardy, Conrad and George Eliot (1993)

John Rignall, 'Death and Recollection: The Elegiac Dimension of Scenes of Clerical Life', George Eliot Review ISSN: 1358345X 4 (2009): 58-67

Bernard Semmel, George Eliot and the politics of national inheritance (1994)

Linda M. Shires, ed., Rewriting the Victorians : theory, history, and the politics of gender (1992)

 Sally Shuttleworth, George Eliot and nineteenth century science : the make-believe of a beginning (1984)

Brian Spittles, George Eliot : Godless woman (1993)

Jenny Uglow, George Eliot (1987)

Hugh Witemeyer, George Eliot and the visual arts (1979)

Molly Youngkin, ' "Narrative Readings of the Images She Sees": Principles of Nineteenth-Century Narrative Painting in George Eliot's Fiction', George Eliot - George Henry Lewes Studies ISSN: 0953-0754 67.1 (2015): 1-29

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George Meredith, Modern Love

 Isobel Armstrong, ‘Meredith and Others’ in Victorian poetry : poetry, poetics and politics (1993)

Patricia M. Ball, The heart's events : the Victorian poetry of relationships (1976)

Mervyn Jones, The amazing Victorian : a life of George Meredith (1999)

LuAnne Holladay, ‘Movement as Metaphor in George Meredith’s Modern Love’, Journal of Pre-Raphaelite studies.., 5:2 (1985), 33-40. - Available online:

John Holmes, 'Darwinism, Feminism, and the Sonnet Sequence: Meredith's Modern Love', Victorian Poetry, Vol. 48 (4), Winter 2010, pp. 523-38. 

John Lucas, ‘Meredith as Poet’ in Ian Fletcher, ed., Meredith now : some critical essays (1971)

Dorothy Mermin, ‘Poetry as Fiction: Meredith’s Modern Love’, ELH.: a Journal of English Literary History, 43 (1976), 100-19.

Alicia Williams, 'The Search for a Good Cause in George Meredith's Modern Love', Victorian Poetry, Vol. 55 (2), Summer 2017, pp. 211-29

Ioan Williams, ed., Meredith : the critical heritage (1971)

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Christina Rossetti 

Joseph Bristow, ed., Victorian Women Poets: Emily Bronte, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti (1995)

Alison Chapman, The afterlife of Christina Rossetti (2000)

Tess Cosslett, ed., Victorian women poets (1996)

Eric Griffiths, ‘The Disappointment of Christina G. Rossetti’, Essays in criticism., 47 (1997), 107-42.

Antony H. Harrison, Victorian poets and romantic poems : intertextuality and ideology (1990)

Antony H. Harrison, Victorian poets and the politics of culture : discourse and ideology (1998)

David A. Kent, ed., The achievement of Christina Rossetti (1987)

Angela Leighton, ed., Victorian women poets : a critical reader (1996)

Charles Edna Kotin, Christina Rossetti : critical perspectives, 1862-1982. (1985)

Jan Marsh, Christina Rossetti : a literary biography (1994)

Dolores Rosenblum, Christina Rossetti : the poetry of endurance (1986)

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Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone

T.F. Boyle, 'Fishy Extremities: Subversion of Orthodoxy in the Victorian Sensation Novel', Literature & history., 9 (1983), 92-96. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Patrick Brantlinger, 'What is Sensational about the Sensation Novel? ' Nineteenth century fiction., 37 (1982), 1-28.

Winifred Hughes, The maniac in the cellar : sensation novels of the 1860s (1980)

Sue Lonoff, Wilkie Collins and his Victorian readers : a study in the rhetoric of authorship (1982)

D.A. Miller, The novel and the police (1989)

Philip O’Neill, Wilkie Collins: Women, Property and Propriety (1988)

Norman Page, ed., Wilkie Collins : the critical heritage (1974)

Catherine Peters, The king of inventors : a life of Wilkie Collins (1991)

Lyn Pykett, The Sensation Novel (1994)

Nicholas Rance, Wilkie Collins and other Sensation Novelists: Walking the Moral Hospital (1991)

Elaine Showalter, 'Family Secrets and Domestic Subversion: Rebellion in the Novels of the 1860s' in The Victorian family : structure and stresses, ed. by Anthony S. Wohl (1978), pp.101-116. 

Nelson Smith and R.C. Terry, ed., Wilkie Collins to the forefront : some reassessments (1995)

Jenny Bourne Taylor, In the secret theatre of home : Wilkie Collins, sensation narrative, and nineteenth century psychology (1988)

Peter Thoms, Detection and its designs : narrative & power in 19th-century detective fiction (1998)

Anthea Trodd, Domestic crime in the Victorian novel (1989)

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Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Stephen Arata, ‘The Sedulous Ape: Atavism, Professionalism, and Stevenson’s Jekyll and Hyde’, Criticism : a quarterly for literature and the arts., 37 (2) (1995), 233-259.

Patrick Brantlinger, The reading lesson : the threat of mass literacy in nineteenth century British fiction (1998)

Janice Doanne, ‘Demonic Disturbances of Sexual Identity: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’, Novel., 23 (1989), 63-74.

Gerard J. Dollar, ‘Addiction and the “Other Self” in Three Late Victorian Novels’ in Sue Vice, Matthew Campbell, and Tim Armstrong, eds., Beyond the pleasure dome : writing and addiction from the Romantics (1994), 268-274. 

Stephen Heath, ‘Pyschopathia Sexualis: Stevenson’s Strange Case’, Critical quarterly., 28 (1986), 93-108.

Allen MacDuffie, Victorian literature, energy, and the ecological imagination ISBN: 9781316011584 (e-book) (2014)

Paul Maixner, ed., Robert Louis Stevenson : the critical heritage (1981)

Andrew Noble, ed., Robert Louis Stevenson (1983)

Daniel Pick, Faces of degeneration : a European disorder, c.1848-c.1918 (1989)

Julia Reid, Robert Louis Stevenson, science, and the fin de siècle (2006)

Alan Sandison, Robert Louis Stevenson and the appearance of modernism : a future feeling (1996)

Elaine Showalter, Sexual Anarchy: Gender and Culture at the fin de siècle (1991)

Elaine Showalter, ‘Dr Jekyll’s Closet’ in Elton E. Smith and Robert Haas, ed., The haunted mind : the supernatural in Victorian literature (1999), 67-88. 

Andrew Smith, Gothic radicalism : literature, philosophy and psychoanalysis in the nineteenth century (2000)

Anne Stiles, 'Robert Louis Stevenson's Jekyll and Hyde and the Double Brain', Studies in English literature, 1500-1900. 46.4 (2006): 879-900.

William Veeder and Gordon Hirsch, ed., Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde after one hundred years (1988)

Karen Volland Waters, The perfect gentleman : masculine control in Victorian men's fiction, 1870-1901 (1997)

Kellen M. Williams, ‘“Down with the Door, Poole!”: Designating Deviance in Stevenson’s Strange Case’, English literature in transition : 1880-1920., 34 (1996), 412-429.

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Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest

Neil Bartlett, Who was that man? : a present for Mr Oscar Wilde (1988)

Patricia F. Behrendt, Oscar Wilde : Eros and aesthetics (1991)

Karl Beckson, ed., Oscar Wilde: the critical heritage (1970)

Philip Cohen, The moral vision of Oscar Wilde (1978)

Richard Ellmann, Oscar Wilde (1987)

Sos Eltis, Revising Wilde: Society and Subversion in the Plays of Oscar Wilde (1996)

Regenia Gagnier, Idylls of the Marketplace: Oscar Wilde and the Victorian Public (1986)

Josephine Guy and Ian Small, Oscar Wilde's profession : writing and the culture industry in the late 19th century (2000)

Norbert Kohl, Oscar Wilde : the works of a conformist rebel (1989)

Kerry Powell, Oscar Wilde and the theatre of the 1890s (1990)

Peter Raby, Oscar Wilde (1988)

Peter Raby, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Oscar Wilde (1997)

Alan Sinfield, The Wilde century : effeminacy, Oscar Wilde and the queer moment (1994)

John Stokes, Oscar Wilde : myths, miracles, and imitations (1996)

Katharine Worth, Oscar Wilde (1983)

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Rudyard Kipling, short stories

 Elleke Boehmer, Colonial and Postcolonial Literature: Migrant Metaphors (1995)

Howard Booth, ed., The Cambridge companion to Rudyard Kipling [electronic resource] (2011)

Gail Ching-Liang Low, White skins/Black masks : representation and colonialism (1996)

David Gilmour, The long recessional : the imperial life of Rudyard Kipling (2002)

John Gross, ed., Rudyard Kipling : the man, his work and his world (1972)

Philip Mallett, ed., Kipling considered (1989)

John McBratney, Imperial subjects, imperial space : Rudyard Kipling's fiction of the native-born (2002)

B.J. Moore-Gilbert, Kipling and 'Orientalism' (1986)

Harold Orel, ed., Critical essays on Rudyard Kipling (1989)

Norman Page, ed., A Kipling companion (1984)

Zohreh T. Sullivan, Narratives of empire : the fictions of Rudyard Kipling (2008)


This list was last updated on 05/01/2022