Michael Mason, 19 August 1993
Show More City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late Victorian London by Judith Walkowitz.
Virago, 353 pp., £16.99, November 1992, 1 85381 517 9Show More
Cruelty and Companionship: Conflict in 19th-century Married Life by James Hammerton.
Routledge, 236 pp., £37.50, November 1992, 0 415 03622 4Show More
Victorian Scandals: Representations of Gender and Class edited by Kristine OttersenGarrigan.
Ohio, 337 pp., $34.99, August 1992, 0 8214 1019 9Show More
“... This year is a minor jubilee in Victorian studies: in 1973 there appeared The Victorian City: Images and Realities. Somewhat against the odds this burly two-volume compilation of essays, brought together by Jim Dyos in England and Michael Wolff in America, became a classic. Against the odds, because these essays were, in origin, conference proceedings, and there were nearly forty of them ...”