CFP: Book Reviews: Australasian Victorian Studies Journal (10/31/03; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Hale
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The editors of the Australasian Victorian Studies Journal (AVSJ) are
soliciting reviews of the following books, for a forthcoming issue of the
journal to be published in December 2003.

The Australasian Victorian Studies Journal is published in December each
year by the Australasian Victorian Studies Association whose
inter-disciplinary nature it reflects: articles from disciplines as diverse
as archeology, architecture,art, economics, history, landscape gardening,
literature, medicine, philosophy, psychology, science, sociology,
spiritualism, town planning and theatre are likely to appear in its pages.
The journal is refereed and each issue is normally devoted to a theme.

If you are interested in reviewing any of the books listed for AVSJ,or if
you would like to propose a book for review, please email us at the address
below, including the following details:

        Your name, affiliation, and contact details

        The title(s) of books from the above list you would like to review

        A short paragraph summarizing your CV and a short sample of your

        critical writing, or a book review on any related topic.

        We will send you submission guidelines on receipt of your expression of
        interest. We cannot offer payment for reviews, but reviewers may
        the copy of the book they review.

With best wishes,

Dr Jennifer McDonell:
Dr Elizabeth Hale:


Books available for review:

Bickley, Verner. Searching for Frederick and Adventures Along the Way.
Hong Kong: Asia 2000 Ltd, 2001.

Carroll, Alicia. Dark Smiles: Race and Desire in George Eliot. Ohio: Ohio
UP, 2003.

Davis, Philip. Volume 8:1830-1880: The Victorians. Oxford: OUP, 2002.

Fegan, Melissa. Literature and the Irish Famine 1845-1919. Oxford: OUP, 2002.

Fisher, Judith L. Thackeray's Skeptical Narrative and the 'Perilous Trade'
of Authorship. The Nineteenth-Century Series. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002.

Garlick, Barbara. Ed. Tradition and the Poetics of Self in
Nineteenth-Century Women's Poetry. Costerus New Series 140. Amsterdam-New
York: Rodolphi, 2002. (essays on EBB, Christina Rossetti and Emily

Hughes, George. Reading Novels. Nashville: Vanderbilt UP, 2002.

Joshua, Essaka. Pygmalion and Galatea: the History of a Narrative in
English Literature. The Nineteenth-Century Series. 2001.

Kenyon-Jones, Christine. Kindred Brutes: Animals in Romantic-Period
Writing. Ashgate, 2001.

Marshall, Gail. Lives of Victorian Literary Figures 1. 3 vols. Eliot,
Dickens and Tennyson by their Contemporaries. London: Pickering & Chatto,

Nash, Julie and Barbara A. Suess. Eds. New Approaches to the Literary
Art of Anne Brontë. The Nineteenth-Century Series. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001.

Sellick, Douglas R.G. Ed. Venus in Transit: Australia's Women Travellers
1788-1930. Freemantle: Freemantle Arts Centre P, 2003.

Small, Helen and Trudi Tate. Eds. Literature, Science, Psychoanalysis,
1830-1970. Essays in Honour of Gillian Beer Oxford: Oxford University
Press, 2003

Sutton, Emma. Aubrey Beardsley and British Wagnerism in the 1890s. Oxford:
OUP, 2002.

Ulrich, John. M. Signs of Their Times: History, Labor and the Body in
Cobbett, Carlyle and Disraeli. Ohio: Ohio UP, 2002.


Elizabeth Hale
Lecturer, School of English, Communication & Theatre
University of New England
Armidale, NSW 2351
(02) 6773-2356

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