No 4 (2007)

Rethinking Victorian Sentimentality

Cover Page
This issue, guest edited by Nicola Bown, looks again at Victorian sentimentality, aiming to consider it critically yet sympathetically.

Table of Contents


Introduction: Crying Over Little Nell Abstract PDF
Nicola Bown
Feeling Dickensian Feeling Abstract PDF
Emma Mason
‘Thousands of throbbing hearts' - Sentimentality and community in popular Victorian poetry: Longfellow's Evangeline and Tennyson's Enoch Arden Abstract PDF
Kirstie Blair
"Don't be so melodramatic!" Dickens and the affective mode Abstract PDF
Sally Ledger
Sentiment and Vision in Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol and The Cricket on the Hearth Abstract PDF
Heather Tilley
Selling Sentiment: The Commodification of Emotion in Victorian Visual Culture Abstract PDF
Sonia Solicari
From Sentiment to Sentimentality: A Nineteenth-Century Lexicographical Search Abstract PDF
Marie Banfield

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