Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies

Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies is a fully-refereed journal of Victorian Studies published by the Australasian Victorian Studies Association.

This is the new home of  AJVS from 1 February 2016.

New readers and contributors, please register here. If you are already registered with AJVS, you will have an account automatically from 1 Feb  you will simply need to reset your password when you receive the notification. For past issues please visit the Archives.

Contributors to current and future issues please be aware that work is being done off-line during the change of OJS server, and that your papers will be uploaded to this site on your behalf, but will not be visible until the transition is complete.  Thanks for your patience.  Editor, Meg Tasker.

Vol 20, No 2 (2015)

Table of Contents


Editorial Introduction PDF
Meg Tasker i-vi
“If only there would pass away the horror of those hands!”: Cholmondeley, Jerome and the Woman’s Touch in the Fin de Siècle City PDF
Carolyn Oulton 1-13
Devils, Souls, and the Spectre of Matthew Arnold in Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray PDF
Ilona Urquhart 14-27
“Not to embellish the gallery of some affluent nation:” The Eastlakes, Nationhood, and the Purchase of Italian Art for the National Gallery, London PDF
Claire Thomas 28-41
Terror in the South Seas: Violence, Relationships and the Works of Louis Becke PDF
Jennifer Fuller 42-57

Book Reviews

Conan Doyle: Writing, Profession, and Practice (rev.) PDF
Margaret Harris 58-59
Neo-Victorian Freakery: The Cultural Afterlife of the Victorian Freak Show (rev.) PDF
Ashley Orr 60-62
Victorian Poetry in Context (rev.) PDF
Sarah Parker 63-64
In Her Hand: Letters of Romantic-Era British Women Writers in New Zealand Collections (rev.) PDF
Joanne Wilkes 65-66

Notes on Contributors

Notes on Contributors PDF
Carolyn Lake 67-68

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ISSN: 1327-8746