Most of the following books have been (or soon will be) placed on reserve in the library (a few exceptions are available directly from the instructor and are marked with an asterisk).  They will also be used by my undergraduate seminar students.

*Abelove, Henry, Michele Barale, and David Halperin, eds.  The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader.  New York: Routledge, 1993.
*Anderson, Patricia.  When Passion Reigned: Sex and the Victorians.  BasicBooks, 1995.
*Auerbach, Nina.  Romantic Imprisonment: Women and Other Glorified Outcasts.  Columbia Univ. Press, 1986.
*---.  Woman and the Demon: The Life of a Victorian Myth.
*Barret-Ducrocq, Francoise.  Love in the Time of Victoria.  Trans. John Howe.  Penguin, 1991.
 Beckson, Karl.  London in the 1890s: A Cultural History.  Norton, 1992.
*Belsey, Catherine, and Jane Moore, eds.  The Feminist Reader.  2nd edition.  Blackwell, 1997.
 Claridge, Laura, and Elizabeth Langland, eds., Out of Bounds: Male Writers and Gender[ed] Criticism.  Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1990.
 Davidoff, Leonore, and Catherine Hall.  Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class, 1780-1850.  London: Hutchinson, 1987.
 Faderman, Lillian.  Surpassing the Love of Men: Romantic Friendship and Love Between Women from the Renaissance to the Present.  London: The Women's Press, 1985.
Gay, Peter.  The Bourgeois Experience: Victoria to Freud.  2 of 3 volumes.
 Gilbert, Sandra M. and Susan Gubar.  The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination.  Yale Univ. Press, 1979.
 Gilmour, Robin.  The Victorian Period: The Intellectual and Cultural Context of English Literature, 1830-1890.  Longman, 1993.
 Helsinger, Elizabeth, Robin Sheets, and William Veeder, eds.  The Woman Question: Society and Literature in Britain and America, 1837-1883.  3 volumes.  U of Chicago P, 1983.
Homans, Margaret.  Women Writers and Poetic Identity.  Princeton Univ. Press, 1980.
*Leighton, Angela, ed.   Victoria Women Poets: A Critical Reader.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1996.
Mangan, J. A. and Roberta J. Park, eds.  From "Fair Sex" to Feminism.  1987.
 Mangan, J. A. and James Walvin, eds.  Manliness and Morality: Middle-Class Masculinity in Britain and America, 1800-1940.  St. Martin's Press, 1987.
 Marcus, Steven.  The Other Victorians: A Study of Sexuality and Pornography in Mid-Nineteenth-Century England.  1966; Basic Books, 1974.
 Marks, Patricia.  Bicycles, Bangs, and Bloomers.
Mason, Michael.  The Making of Victorian Sexuality.  New York: Oxford UP, 1994.
Michie, Helena.  The Flesh Made Word: Female Figures and Women's Bodies.  Oxford Univ.  Press, 1987.
 *Morgan, Thaïs E.  Victorian Sages and Cultural Discourse: Renegotiating Gender and Power.   Rutgers Univ. Press, 1990.
Poovey, Mary.  Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian England.  1988.
Russett, Cynthia Eagle.  Sexual Science: The Victorian Construction of Womanhood.
 Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky.  Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire.  Columbia Univ. Press, 1985.
 *Shires, Linda M., ed.  Rewriting the Victorians: Theory, History, and the Politics of Gender.  New York and London: Routledge, 1992.
Showalter, Elaine.  Sexual Anarchy: Gender and Culture at the Fin de Siecle.
 Vicinus, Martha.  Independent Women: Work and Community for Single Women, 1850-1920.  U of Chicago P, 1985.
---., ed.  A Widening Sphere: Changing Roles of Victorian Women.  Indiana UP, 1977.
*Walkowitz, Judith.  City of Dreadful Delight.  U of Chicago P, 1992.
---.  Prostitution and Victorian Society: Women, Class, and the State.  Cambridge UP, 1980.
 Weeks, Jeffrey.  Sex, Politics, and Society: The Regulation of Sexuality Since 1800.  New York: Longman, 1981.


(VP=Victorian Poetry; VS=Victorian Studies)

 Adams, James Eli.  "Women Red in Tooth and Claw: Nature and the Feminine in Tennyson and Darwin."  VS 33: 7-27.
 Anderson, Amanda S.  "D. G. Rossetti's `Jenny': Agency, Intersubjectivity, and the Prostitute."  Genders 4 (March 1989): 103-21.
Behrendt, Patricia Flanagan.  Oscar Wilde: Eros and Aesthetics. St. Martin's Press, 1991.
 Bristow, Joseph.  "Nation, Class, and Gender: Tennyson's Maud and War."  Genders 9   (November 1990): 93-111.
 Brown, Susan.  "Economical Representations: Dante Gabriel Rossetti's `Jenny,' Augusta   Webster's `A Castaway,' and the Campaign against the Contagious Diseases Acts."  Victorian Review 17 (1) Summer 1991: 78-95.
 Buckler, William E.  "Oscar Wilde's `chant de cygne': The Ballad of Reading Gaol in  Contextual Perspective."  VP 28 (3/4): 33-41.
Buckley, Jerome H.  "Echo and Artifice: The Poetry of Oscar Wilde."  VP 28 (3/4): 19-31.
 Bump, J.  "Hopkins, Feminism, and Creativity: An Overview." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 31: 1-30.
 Campbell, Elizabeth.  "Of Mothers and Merchants: Female Economics in Christina Rossetti's `Goblin Market.'"  VS 33: 393-410.
Case, Alison.  "Gender and Narration in Aurora Leigh."  VP 29 (1) Spring 1991: 17-32.
 Casey, Janet Galligani.  "The Potential of Sisterhood: Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market."  VP 29 (1) Spring 1991: 63-78.
 Chichester, Teddi.  "Evading `Earth's Dungeon's Tomb': Emily Brontë, A.G.A., and the Fatally  Feminine."  VP 29 (1) Spring 1991: 1-16.
Christ, Carol T.  "The Feminine Subject in Victorian Poetry."  ELH 54 (1987): 385-401.
 Clarke, Norma.  Ambitious Heights: Writing, Friendship, and Love. The Jewsbury Sisters, Felicia Hemens, and Jane Carlyle.
 Craft, Christopher.  "`Descend, and touch, and enter': Tennyson's Strange Manner of Address."  Genders 1 (1988): 83-101.
David, Deidre.  Intellectual Women and Victorian Patriarchy.
 Dellamora, Richard.  Masculine Desire: The Sexual Politics of Victorian Aestheticism.  Univ. of  North Carolina Press, 1990.
 Dollimore, Jonathan.  Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault.  Oxford Univ. Press, 1991.
Dowling, Linda.  Hellenism and Homosexuality in Victorian Oxford.
 Felski, Rita.  "The Counterdiscourse of the Feminine in Three Texts by Wilde, Huysmans, and Sacher-Masoch."  PMLA 106 (1991): 1094-105.
 Fletcher, Robert P.  "`I leave a page half-writ': Narrative Discoherence in Michael Field's Underneath the Bough."  Gender and Genre: Women's Poetry, 1830-1900.  Eds. Isobel Armstrong and Virginia Blain.  Macmillan, forthcoming in 1998.
Fowler, Rowena.  "Browning's Nudes."  VP 27 (3-4) Autumn-Winter 1989: 29-47.
Freiwald, Bina.  "Tennyson's Princess: Is There a Text in This Woman?"  English Studies in Canada 15: 459-77.
 ---.  "Of Selfsame Desire: Patmore's The Angel in the House."  Texas Studies in Literature and Language.  30 (Winter 1988): 538-61.
 Gay, Penelope.  "Desire and the Female Voice in Browning's Men and Women and Dramatis Personae."  Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association 71 (May 1989): 47-63.
Gelpi, Barbara Charlesworth.  "The Feminization of Dante Gabriel Rossetti."  The Victorian
 Experience: The Poets.  Ed. Richard A. Levine.  Columbus: Ohio UP, 1982.  94-114.
 Gilbert, Sandra, and Susan Gubar, eds.  Shakespeare's Sisters: Feminist Essays on Women Poets.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1979.
Gilmore, David D.  Manhood in the Making: Cultural Concepts of Masculinity.  Yale Univ.  Press, 1990.
Gleason, John B.  "The Sexual Underthought in Hopkins' `The Windhover.'"  VP 27 (2) Summer 1989: 201-08.
 Hickok, Katherine.  Representations of Women: Nineteenth-Century British Women's Poetry.   Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1984.
Holt, Terrence.  "`Men sell not such in any town': Exchange in Goblin Market." VP 28: 51-67.
Karlin, Daniel.  "Browning's Poetry of Intimacy."  Essays in Criticism 39 (1) January 1989: 47-64.
Kent, David, ed.  The Achievement of Christina Rossetti. Ithaca and London: Cornell UP, 1987.
Kirchhoff, F.  William Morris: The Construction of a Male Self.
 Kramer, Lawrence.  "Victorian Poetry/ Oedipal Politics: In Memoriam and Other Instances."  VP 29 (4) Winter 1991: 351-64.
 Leighton, Angela.   Victorian Women Poets: Writing Against the Heart.  Charlottesville, VA: U of Virginia P, 1992.
 Lootens, Tricia.  "Hemans and Home: Victorianism, Feminine `Internal Enemies,' and the Domestication of National Identity."  PMLA 109 (1994): 238-53.
Lown, Judy.  Women and Industrialization: Gender at Work in Nineteenth-Century England.
 McGann, Jerome.  "Christina Rossetti's Poems: A New Edition and a Revaluation." VS 23 (Winter 1980): 237-58.
Mermin, Dorothy.   Godiva's Ride.
---.  "Heroic Sisterhood in `Goblin Market.'"  VP 21 (2) Summer 1983: 107-18.
 Michie, Helena.  "`There is No Friend Like a Sister': Sisterhood as Sexual Difference."  English Literary History 56 (2) 1989: 401-21.
 Mitchell, Sally.  The Fallen Angel: Chastity, Class, and Women's Reading 1835-1880.  Bowling Green Univ. Popular Press, 1981.
 Mizejewski, Linda.  "Charlotte Mew and the Unrepentant Magdalene: A Myth in Transition."  Texas Studies in Literature and Language 26 (3) Fall 1984: 282-302.
 Morgan, Susan.  Sisters in Time: Imagining Gender in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction.  Oxford Univ. Press, 1989.
 Morgan, Thaïs E.  "Male Lesbian Bodies: The Construction of Alternative Masculinities in Courbet, Baudelaire, and Swinburne."  Genders 15 (Winter 1992): 37-57.
 ---. "Violence, Creativity, and the Feminine: Poetics and Gender Politics in Hopkins and Swinburne."  In Gender and Voice in Victorian Literature.  Northern Illinois Univ. Press, 1992.
 Moriarty, David J.  "`Michael Field' (Edith Cooper and Katherine Bradley) and Their Male Critics."  In Nineteenth-Century Women Writers of the English-Speaking World.  Ed. Rhoda B. Nathan.  Greenwood Press, 1986.
 Munich, Adrienne Auslander.  Andromeda's Chains: Gender and Interpretation in Victorian Art and Literature.  Columbia Univ. Press, 1989.
 Murray, Janet Horowitz.  Strong-Minded Women: And Other Lost Voices from Nineteenth-Century England.  Pantheon Books, 1982.
Neal, Linda.  Myths of Sexuality: Representations of Women in Victorian Britain.  Basil Blackwell, 1988.
 Nord, Deborah Epstein.  "`Neither Pairs nor Odd': Female Community in Late Nineteenth-Century London."  Signs 15 (4) Summer 1990: 733-54.
 Nunokawa, Jeff.  "In Memoriam and the Extinction of the Homosexual."  English Literary History 58 (2) Summer 1991: 427-38.
 Paxton, Nancy L.  George Eliot and Herbert Spencer: feminism, evolutionism, and the reconstruction of gender. Princeton Univ. Press, 1991.
Peeck-O'Toole, Maureen.  Aspects of Lyric in the Poetry of Emily Brontë. Rodopi, 1988.
 Psomiades, Kathy Alexis.  "Beauty's Body: Gender Ideology and British Aestheticism."  VS 36, 1 (Fall 1992): 31-52.
Rosenblum, Dolores.  Christina Rossetti: The Poetry of Endurance.
Ross, Marlon B.  The Contours of Masculine Desire. New York: Oxford UP, 1989.
Sedgwick, Eve.  Epistemology of the Closet.  Univ. of California Press, 1990.
 Smith, John H.  "Abulia: Sexuality and Diseases of the Will in the Late Nineteenth Century."   Genders 6 (November 1989): 102-24.
 Smulders, Sharon.  "`A Form That Differences': Vocational Metaphors in the Poetry of  Christina Rossetti and Gerard Manley Hopkins."  VP 29 (2) Summer 1991: 161-74.
 Spivack, Charlotte.  "`The Hidden World Below': Victorian Women Fantasy Poets."  In Patrick Murphy and Vernon Hyles, eds., The Poetic Fantastic: Studies in an Evolving Genre.  Greenwood, 1989.
 Stephenson, Glennis.  "Letitia Landon and the Victorian Improvisatrice: The Construction of L. E. L.."  VP 30 (1) Spring 1992: 1-17.
 Stone, Marjorie.  "Genre Subversion and Gender Inversion: The Princess and Aurora Leigh." VP 25 (1987): 101-27.
 Sulloway, A.  "Gerard Manley Hopkins and `Women and Men' as `Partners in the Mystery of Redemption.'"  Texas Studies in Literature and Language 31: 31-51.
 _- ---. "Hopkins, Male and Female, and the Tender Mothering Earth."  In Francis L. Fennell, ed., The Fine Delight: Centenary Essays on Gerard Manley Hopkins.  Loyola Univ. Press,  1989.
 Sussman, Herbert.  "Robert Browning's `Fra Lippo Lippi' and the Problematic of a Male Poetic."  VS 35 (2) Winter 1992: 185-200.
 ---.  Victorian Masculinities: Manhood and Masculine Poetics in Early Victorian Literature and Art.  Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995.
Taylor, Irene.  Holy Ghosts: The Male Muses of Emily and Charlotte Brontë.  Columbia Univ. Press, 1990.
 White, Christine.  "`Poets and Lovers Evermore': Interpreting Female Love in the Poetry and Journals of Michael Field."  Textual Practice 4 (2) Summer 1990: 197-212.
 Williamson, Marilyn.  Introduction to The Female Poets of Great Britain by Frederic Rowton.  1853; Detroit, 1981.
 Zlotnick, Susan.  "`A Thousand Time I'd be a Factory Girl': Dialect, Domesticity, and Working-Class Women's Poetry in Victorian Britain."  VS 35 (1) Autumn 1991: 7-27.
 Zonana, Joyce.  "The Embodied Muse: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh and Feminist Politics." Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature 8: 241-62.
---. "Swinburne's Sappho: The Muse as a Sister-Goddess."  VP 28: 39-50.