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ENGL 256: Pre-Raphaelites, Aesthetes and Decadents (HC)

English 256: Pre-Raphaelites, Aesthetes and Decadents: Gender and Sexuality in 19th-century Literature (Sherman) Fall 2012

Copies of The Yellow Book & The Savoy (HC and online)

Selected Print Sources


Allison, Jonathan, and James Gordon Nelson. Bound for the 1890s : essays on writing and publishing in honor of James G. Nelson. High Wycombe: Rivendale Press, 2006. Print.
Brake, Laurel. "Endgames: The Politics of The Yellow Book or, Decadence, Gender and the the New Journalism." Essays and Studies 48 (1995): 38-64. Print.
---. Subjugated Knowledges : Journalism, Gender, and Literature in the Nineteenth Century. New York University Press, 1994. Print.
Brooker, Peter, and Andrew Thacker. The Oxford critical and cultural history of modernist magazines. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Print.
Chan, Winnie. The Economy of the Short Story in British Periodicals of the 1890s. New York: Routledge, 2007. Print.
Claes, Koenraad, and Marysa Demoor. "The Little Magazine in the 1890s: Towards a 'Total Work of Art.'" English Studies 91:2 (2010): 133–149.
Diebel, Anne. ""The Dreary Duty": Henry James, The Yellow Book, and Literary Personality." The Henry James Review 32.1 (2011): 45-59. Project MUSE. Web. 24 Oct. 2012. <>.
Dowling, Linda. "The Decadent and the New Woman in the 1890's." Nineteenth-Century Fiction 33:4 (1979): 434–453.
Hughes, Linda K. "Women Poets and Contested Spaces in 'The Yellow Book.'" Studies in English Literature, 1500–1900 44:4 (2004): 849–872.
Hunter, Adrian. The Cambridge Introduction to the Short Story in English. Cambridge University Press,, 2007. Print. Cambridge Introductions to Literature.
Jordan, John O, and Robert L Patten. Literature in the marketplace: Nineteenth-century British publishing and reading practices. Cambridge, England; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Print.
Kooistra, Lorraine Janzen. "A Modern Illustrated Magazine: The Yellow Book's Poetics of Format." Illustrations, Optics and Objects in Ninteenth-Century Literary and Visual Cultures. Ed. Luisa Calè and Patrizia Di Bello. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 128–144. Print.
May, J. Lewis (James Lewis). John Lane and the Nineties. J. Lane, The Bodley head,, 1936. Print.
Mix, Katherine Lyon. A Study in Yellow; the Yellow Book and Its Contributors. University of Kansas Press,, 1960. Print.
Nelson, James G. The Early Nineties : a View from the Bodley Head. Harvard University Press,, 1971. Print.
Samuels Lasner, Mark. The Yellow Book: a Checklist and Index / Beardsley, Aubrey,; 1872-1898. London: The Eighteen Nineties Society, 1998. Print. Occasional Series ;; No. 8; Variation: Occasional Series (Eighteen Nineties Society) ; No. 8.
Stetz, Margaret D. 1953-(Margaret Diane), and Houghton Library. The Yellow Book: a Centenary Exhibition / Samuels Lasner, Mark,; 1952-. Cambridge [Mass.]: Houghton Library, 1994. Print.
Turner, Mark W. "Urban Encounters and Visual Play in the Yellow Book." Encounters in the Victorian Press: Editors, Authors, Readers. Ed. Laurel Brake and Julie F. Codell. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. 138–160. Print.
Weintraub, Stanley. The Yellow Book, Quintessence of the Nineties. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1964. Print.
Windholz, Anne M. "The Woman Who Would be Editor: Ella d'Arcy and the 'Yellow Book.'" Victorian Periodicals Review 29:2 (1996): 116–130.