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Cultural Studies

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The Measure of Manliness

Disability and Masculinity in the Mid-Victorian Novel

Sheds new light on the narrative importance of the disabled man in Victorian literature and culture

Are We There Yet?

Virtual Travel and Victorian Realism

An unusual approach to the Victorian phenomenon of virtual travel and realism through the lens of contemporary conceptualizations of media and its effects

New York-Paris

Whitman, Baudelaire, and the Hybrid City

A comparison of the mid-19th-century city in the poetry of Walt Whitman and Charles Baudelaire and their responses to the inescapable push of modernization

Industry and the Creative Mind

The Eccentric Writer in American Literature and Entertainment, 1790-1860

A new look at the "eccentric author" figure in early nineteenth-century America

Architecture and Modern Literature

Exploring the related cultural forms of architecture and literature in the modern era

The Empire Inside

Indian Commodities in Victorian Domestic Novels

A tightly focused study of the ubiquity of Indian objects in Victorian novels

Building Romanticism

Literature and Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Britain

A study of the importance of architecture in Romanticism

The Feeling of Reading

Affective Experience and Victorian Literature

The first collection of criticism devoted to the problem of reading in Victorian literature

The Animal Within

Masculinity and the Gothic

Explores notions of masculinity in Gothic film and fiction

Animal Advocacy and Englishwomen, 1780-1900

Patriots, Nation, and Empire

What Black Beauty and other books by women of this period reveal about their notions of nation, identity, and empire

Starting Over

Feminism and the Politics of Cultural Critique

Explores the relationships among cultural criticism, materialist feminist criticism, and mainstream feminist work