Issue 8.2 of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies

Issue 8.2 of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies

Issue 8.2 of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is now available at:

This special issue, “Law and Gender in Nineteenth-Century England,” is guest edited by Julia McCord Chavez and Katherine Gilbert. It features the following articles and reviews:


Julia McCord Chavez and Katherine Gilbert, “Introduction


Christine L. Krueger, “The Queer Heroism of a Man of Law in A Tale of Two Cities
Catherine Siemann, “Appellate Lawyers in Petticoats: Access to Justice in Wilkie Collins’s The Law and the Lady
Matthew Ingleby, “Bulwer-Lytton, Braddon, and the Bachelorization of Legal Bloomsbury
Gregory Brennen, “Legal Fictions, Legal Limits: The Noble Patriarch and the Power of Law in Victorian Literature
Danaya C. Wright, “Policing Sexual Morality: Percy Shelley and the Expansive Scope of the Parens Patriae in the Law of Custody of Children
Clare McGlynn, “John Stuart Mill on Prostitution: Radical Sentiments, Liberal Proscriptions
Colleen Fenno, “Testimony, Trauma, and a Space for Victims: Mary Wollsonecraft’s Maria: Or the Wrongs of Woman


Marlene Tromp, “The Case of the Brontës in Law and Fiction.” Review of Ian Ward’s Law and the Brontës.
Elsie B. Michie, “Global Capitalism and Nineteenth-Century Literature.” Review of Ayse Çelikkol’s Romances of Free Trade: British Literature, Laissez-Faire, and the Global Nineteenth Century.
Barbara Leckie, “I Don’t: The Failed-Marriage Plot and the Victorian Novel.” Review of Kelly Hager’s Dickens and the Rise of Divorce: the Failed-Marriage Plot and the Novel Tradition.
Thad Logan, “Imitations of Life, or Art (and Industry) at Home.” Review of Talia Schaffer’s Novel Craft: Victorian Domestic Handicraft and Nineteenth-Century Fiction.


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