Major Field Reading List

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Part I Reading List

Victorian Novels and Print and Media Culture, 1830-1900

Primary Sources

Victorian Novels and Books

  1. Ainsworth, William Harrison. Jack Sheppard. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2007. Print.
  2. Allen, Grant (writing as Olive Pratt Rayner). The Type-Writer Girl. Ed. Clarissa Suranyi. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2004. Print. Encore Editions.
  3. Braddon, Mary Elizabeth. Lady Audley’s Secret. Ed. Lyn Pykett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2012. Print.*
  4. —. Thou Art the Man. Ed. Laurence Talairach-Vielmas. Richmond: Valancourt Classics, 2008. Print.*
  5. Brontë, Anne. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. Ed. Herbert Rosengarten. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992. Print.
  6. Brontë, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. Ed. Richard Nemesvari. Orchard Park: Broadview, 1999. Print.
  7. —. Villette. Eds. Margaret Smith and Herbert Rosengarten. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2008. Print.
  8. Brontë, Emily. Wuthering Heights. 4th ed. Ed. Richard J. Dunn. New York: Norton, 2002. Print.
  9. Collins, Wilkie. The Woman in White. Eds. Maria K. Bachman and Don Richard Cox. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2006. Print.*
  10. —. The Moonstone. Ed. Steve Farmer. Orchard Park: Broadview, 1999. Print.*
  11. Conrad, Joseph. The Secret Agent. Ed. Tanya Agathocleous. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2009. Print.
  12. Corelli, Marie. A Romance of Two Worlds. Rathway: Mershon Co., 1910? Print.*
  13. —. The Sorrows of Satan. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1896. Print.*
  14. Darwin, Charles. The Origin of the Species. Ed. Joseph Carroll. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2003. Print.
  15. Dickens, Charles. Bleak House. Ed. Patricia Ingham. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2010. Print.*
  16. —. Great Expectations. Ed. Edgar Rosenberg. New York: Norton, 1999. Print.*
  17. —. The Pickwick Papers. Ed. James Kinsley. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2008. Print.*
  18. Dixon, Ella Hepworth. The Story of a Modern Woman. Ed. Steve Farmer. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2004. Print.*
  19. Doyle, Arthur Conan. The Lost World. Ed. Ian Duncan. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2008. Print.
  20. —. A Study in Scarlet. Ed. Owen Dudley Edwards. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2009. Print.*
  21. Du Maurier, George. Trilby. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2003. Print. Encore Editions.
  22. Elliot, George. Middlemarch. Ed. David Carroll. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2008. Print.
  23. —. Silas Marner. New York: Bantam, 1990. Print.
  24. Gaskell, Elizabeth. Mary Barton. New York: Norton, 2008. Print.
  25. Gissing, George. New Grub Street. Ed. Stephen Arata. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2007. Print.*
  26. Haggard, H. Rider. King Solomon’s Mines. Ed. Robert Hampson. New York: Penguin Classics, 2007. Print.*
  27. —. She. Ed. Andrew M. Stauffer. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2006. Print.
  28. Hardy, Thomas. Jude the Obscure. Revised ed. Ed. Patricia Ingham. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2009. Print.
  29. Hume, Fergus. Hagar of the Pawn-Shop. New York: F. m. Buckles & Company, 1899. Print.*
  30. Kipling, Rudyard. Kim. Ed. Máire ní Fhlatháin. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2005. Print.
  31. Levy, Amy. The Romance of a Shop. Ed. Susan David Bernstein. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2006. Print.*
  32. MacDonald, George. Lillith: a Romance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1981. Print.*
  33. Marsh, Richard. The Beetle. Ed. Julian Wolfreys. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2004. Print
  34. Stevenson, Robert Louis. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. 3rd ed. Ed Martin a Danahay. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2015. Print.
  35. Wilde, Oscar. The Importance of Being Earnest. Ed. Michael Patrick Gillespie. New York: Norton, 2005. Print.
  36. —. The Picture of Dorian Gray. New York: Dover, 1993. Print.

 

Short Stories

  1. Aguilar, Grace. “The Authoress.” Victorian Love Stories: An Oxford Anthology. Ed. Kate Flint. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1997. 1-17. Print.
  2. Braddon, Mary Elizabeth. “The Cold Embrace.” The Face in the Glass and Other Gothic Tales. London: The British Library, 2014. 11-19. Print.
  3. —. “Herself.” The Face in the Glass and Other Gothic Tales. London: The British Library, 2014. 217-45. Print.
  4. Doyle, Arthur Conan. “The Red-Headed League.” The Original Illustrated Sherlock Holmes. Edison, NJ: Castle, 2001. 26-40. Print.
  5. —. “A Scandal in Bohemia.” The Original Illustrated Sherlock Holmes. Edison, NJ: Castle, 2001. 11-25. Print
  6. James, M.R. “Canon Alberic’s Scrap-book.” Collected Ghost Stories. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2013. 3-13. Print.
  7. —. “The Diary of Mr. Poynter.” Collected Ghost Stories. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2013. 242-51. Print.
  8. —. “The Uncommon Prayer-Book.” Collected Ghost Stories. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2013. 300-14. Print.
  9. Meade, L.T. “The Blood-Red Cross.” The Sorceress of the Strand and Other Stories. Ed. Janis Dawson. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2016. Print.*
  10. —. The Face of the Abbott.” The Sorceress of the Strand and Other Stories. Ed. Janis Dawson. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2016. Print.*
  11. —. “Madame Sara.” The Sorceress of the Strand and Other Stories. Ed. Janis Dawson. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2016. Print.*

 

Essays

  1. Alison, Archibald. “The Influence of the Press.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 25-31. Print.
  2. Arnold, Matthew. “Copyright.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 110-18. Print.
  3. —. “The Function of Criticism at the Present Time.” Essays in Criticism. London: Macmillan, 1865. 1-41. Print.
  4. Blackburn, Helen. “Women’s Books—A Possible Library.” A Serious Occupation: Literary Criticism by Victorian Women Writers. Ed. Solveig C. Robinson. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2003. 269-76. Print.
  5. Braddon, Mary Elizabeth. “A Remonstrance.” A Serious Occupation: Literary Criticism by Victorian Women Writers. Ed. Solveig C. Robinson. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2003. 175-86. Print.
  6. Collins, Wilkie. “The Unknown Public.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 207-16. Print.
  7. Du Maurier, George. “The Illustrating of Books from the Serious Artist’s Point of View.” Magazine of Art. Aug.-Sept. 1890: 349-53. Print.
  8. Eastlake, Elizabeth. “Photography.” Prose by Victorian Women: An Anthology. New York: Garland, 1996. 137-66. Print.
  9. —. “Modern Painters.” Prose by Victorian Women: An Anthology. New York: Garland, 1996. 81-136. Print.
  10. —. “Review of Vanity Fair and Jane Eyre.” A Serious Occupation: Literary Criticism by Victorian Women Writers. Ed. Solveig C. Robinson. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2003. 46-73. Print.
  1. Evans, Marian [George Elliot]. “Silly Novels by Lady Novelists.” Westminster Review 66 (1856): 442-61. Print.
  2. Gore, Catherine. “The New Art of Printing.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 386-90. Print.
  3. Greg, William Rathbone. “False Morality of Lady Novelists.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 50-4. Print.
  4. Heinemann, William. “The Hardships of Publishing.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 150-5. Print.
  5. Linton, Eliza Lynn. “Literature: Then and Now.” A Serious Occupation: Literary Criticism by Victorian Women Writers. Ed. Solveig C. Robinson. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2003. 277-98. Print.
  6. March-Phillips, Evelyn. “Women’s Newspapers.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 366-71. Print.
  7. Mayne, Fanny. “The Literature of the Working Classes.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 40-3. Print.
  8. Mozley, Anne. “On Fiction as an Educator.” A Serious Occupation: Literary Criticism by Victorian Women Writers. Ed. Solveig C. Robinson. Orchard Park: Broadview, 2003.187-207. Print.
  9. Oliphant, Margaret. “The Byways of Literature – Reading for the Million.” Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine 84 (1858): 200-16. Print.
  10. —. “Modern Novelists – Great and Small.” Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine 77 (1855): 554-63. Print.
  11. —. “Novels.” Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine 102 (1867): 257-80. Print.
  12. —. “The Literature of the Last Fifty Years.” Prose by Victorian Women: An Anthology. New York: Garland, 1996. 391-428. Print.
  13. “The Penny Daily Paper.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 348-9. Print.
  14. Rymer, Malcom. “Popular Writing.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 170-5. Print.
  15. “What is the Harm of Novel Reading?” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 48-9. Print.
  16. Salmon, Edward G. “What Girls Read.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 68-72. Print.
  17. Stevenson, Robert Louis. “A Humble Remonstrance.” The Nineteenth-Century Novel: A Critical Reader. Ed. Stephen Regan. London: Routledge, 2010. 93-7. Print.
  18. Taylor, Helen. “Women and Criticism.” Prose by Victorian Women: An Anthology. New York: Garland, 1996. 453-62. Print.
  19. “Useful Sunday Literature for the Masses.” Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Eds. Andrew King and John Plunkett. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. 346. Print.

 

Victorian Periodicals

  1. Belgravia: a London Magazine
  2. Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine
  3. The London Times
  4. Punch
  5. The Yellow Book
  6. The Cornhill

 

Secondary Sources

  1. Altick, Richard D. Victorian People and Ideas. New York: W. W. Norton, 1973. Print.
  2. —. “Punch’s First Ten Years: The Ingredients of Success.” Journal of Newspaper and Periodical History 7 (1991): 5-16. Print.
  3. Bradley, Matthew and Juliet John, eds. Reading and the Victorians. Burlington: Ashgate, 2015. 1-13. Print.
  4. Brake, Laurel and Marysa Dermoor. “Introduction: The Lure of Illustration.” The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. 1-16. Print.
  5. —. Print in Transition, 1850-1910: Studies in Media and Book History. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. Print.
  6. Brantlinger, Patrick. The Reading Lesson: The Threat of Mass Literacy in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana UP, 1998. Print.
  7. Butt, John and Kathleen Tillotson. Dickens at Work. New York: Routledge, 2008. Print.
  8. Cohen, Edward H. “Images of Englishness: The Daily Chronicle and ‘Proposed Laureates’ to Succeed Tennyson.” The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. 251-63. Print.
  9. Cooke, Simon. Illustrated Periodicals of the 1860s. Newcastle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2010. Print.
  10. Davis, Natalie Zemon. Fiction in the Archive: Pardon Tales and Their Tellers in Sixteenth-Century France. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1990. Print.
  11. Delafield, Catherine. Serialization and the Novel in Mid-Victorian Magazines. Burlington: Ashgate, 2015. Print.
  12. Easley, Alexis. “Victorian Networks and the Periodical Press.” Victorian Periodicals Review 2 (2011): 111-14. Print.
  13. Feltes, N.N. Modes of Production of Victorian Novels. Chicago: Chicago UP, 1986. Print.
  14. Garrison, Laurie. “Seductive Visual Studies: Scientific Focus and Editorial Control in The Woman in White and All the Year Round.” The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. 168-83. Print.
  1. Hughes, Linda K. and Michael Lund. The Victorian Serial. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 1991. Print.
  2. Hughes, Linda K. “Aestheticism on the Cheap: Decorative Art, Art Criticism, and Cheap Paper in the 1890s.” The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. 220-33. Print.
  3. Joyce, Simon. “Maps and Metaphors: Topographical Representation and the Sense of Place in Late-Victorian Fiction.” The Victorian Illustrated Book. Ed. Richard Maxwell. Charlottesville: UP Virginia, 2002. 129-62. Print.
  4. Lee, Erickson. The Economy of Literary Form: English Literature and the Industrialization of Publishing, 1800-1850. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000. Print.
  5. Liddle, Dallas. The Dynamics of Genre: Journalism and the Practice of Literature in Mid-Victorian Britain. Charlottesville: U Virginia P, 2009. Print.
  6. Maxwell, Richard. “Afterword: The Destruction, Rebirth, and Apotheosis of the Victorian Illustrated Book.” The Victorian Illustrated Book. Ed. Richard Maxwell. Charlottesville: UP Virginia, 2002.385-422. Print.
  7. —. Introduction. The Victorian Illustrated Book. Ed. Richard Maxwell. Charlottesville: UP Virginia, 2002. xxi-xxx. Print.
  8. Mussell, James. The Nineteenth-Century Press in the Digital Age. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Print.
  9. —. “Science and the Timelessness of Reproduced Photographs in the Late Nineteenth Century Periodical Press.” The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. 203-19. Print.
  10. —. Science, Time and Space in the Late Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press. Burlington: Ashgate, 2007. Print.
  11. Novak, Daniel. Realism, Photography, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008. Print.
  12. Palmer, Beth and Adelene Buckland, eds. A Return to the Common Reader: Print Culture and the Novel, 1850-1900. Burlington: Ashgate, 2011. Print.
  13. Palmer, Beth. Women’s Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2011. Print.
  14. Phegley, Jennifer. Educating the Proper Woman Reader: Victorian Family Literary Magazines and the Cultural Health of the Nation. Columbus: Ohio UP, 2004. Print.
  15. Price, Leah. How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2012. Print.
  16. Rose, Jonathan. The Intellectual Life of the British Working Class. New Haven: Yale, 2002. Print.
  17. Rubery, Matthew. The Novelty of Newspapers: Victorian Fiction after the Invention of the News. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2009. Print.
  18. St. Clair, William. The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2007. Print.
  19. Sutherland, John. Victorian Fiction: Writers, Publishers, Readers. 2nd ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. Print.
  20. Tillotson, Kathleen. Novels of the 1840s. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1961. Print.
  21. Trumpener, Katie. “City Scenes: Commerce, Utopia, and the Birth of the Picture Book.” The Victorian Illustrated Book. Ed. Richard Maxwell. Charlottesville: UP Virginia, 2002.332-84. Print.
  22. Tucker, Herbert F. “Literal Illustration in Victorian Print.” The Victorian Illustrated Book. Ed. Richard Maxwell. Charlottesville: UP Virginia, 2002. 163-208. Print.
  23. Williams, Raymond. The English Novel: From Dickens to Lawrence. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1970. Print.
  24. Wynne, Deborah. The Sensation Novel and the Victorian Family Magazine. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. Print.

 

Part II Special Project Reading List

  1. Armstrong, Nancy. Fiction in the Age of Photography: the Legacy of British Realism. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1999. 124-66. Print.
  2. —.“The Victorian Archive and its Secret.” Nineteenth-Century Contexts5 (2012): 379-396. Web. WorldCat. Web. 10 Nov. 2015.
  3. Arondekar, Anjali. For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India. Durham: Duke UP, 2009. Print.
  4. Benjamin, Walter. “The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility: Second Version.” The Work of Art in the Age of It Technological Reproducibility and Other Writings on Media. Eds. Michael W. Jennings, Brigid Doherty, and Thomas Y. Levin. Trans. Edmund Jephcott, Rodney Livingstone, Howard Eiland, et. al. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard UP, 2008. 19-55. Print.
  5. Burton, Antoinette. Archive Stories. Durham: U North Carolina P, 2006. Print.
  6. Buurma, Rachel Sagner. “Anonymity, Corporate Authority, and the Archive: The Production of Authorship in Late-Victorian England.” Victorian Studies 1 (2007): 15-42. JSTOR. Web. 19 Nov. 2015.
  7. Derrida, Jacques. Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression. Trans. Eric Prenowitz. Chicago: U Chicago P,1998. Print.
  8. Friday, Linda. “Discovering Dracula’s Coffins in the Digital Archive.” Victorian Periodicals Review 2 (2015): 232-37. Project Muse. Web. 19 Nov. 2015.
  9. Gilbert, Pamela K. Disease, Desire, and the Body in Victorian Women’s Popular Novels. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1997. eBook.
  10. Green-Lewis, Jennifer. Framing the Victorians: Photography and the Culture of Realism. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1996. 13-36. Print.
  11. Kittler, Friedrich. Gramophone, Film, Typewriter. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1999. Print.
  12. Latané David E. “The Birth of the Author in the Victorian Archive.Victorian Periodicals Review3 (1989): 109-17. JSTOR. Web. 19 Nov. 2015.
  13. Linley, Margaret. “Conjuring the Spirit: Victorian Poetry, Culture, and Technology.” Victorian Poetry4 (2003): 536-44. Project Muse. Web. 26 April 2015.
  14. Murray, John C. Technologies of Power in the Victorian Period: Print Culture, Human Labor, and New Modes of Critique in Charles Dickens’s Hard Times, Charlotte Brontë’s Shirley, and George Eliot’s Felix Holt. Amherst: Cambria, 2010. Print.
  15. Picker, John M. “The Recorded Voice from Victorian Aura to Modernist Echo.” Victorian Soundscapes. New York: Oxford UP, 2003. 110-45. Print.
  16. —.“The Victorian Aura of the Recorded Voice.” New Literary History3 (2001): 769-86. JSTOR. Web. 26 April 2015.
  17. Richards, Thomas. The Imperial Archive: Knowledge and the Fantasy of Empire. London: Verso, 1993. Print.
  18. Steadman, Caroline. Dust: The Archive and Cultural History. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2001. Print.
  19. Stoker, Bram. Dracula. Ed. Roger Luckhurst. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2001. Print.
  20. Stoler, Ann Laura. Along the Archival Grain: Epistemic Anxieties and Colonial Common Sense. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2009. Print.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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