Issue 3 (January 2021) 

Reform in the Long-Nineteenth Century

Welcome to the third issue of Romance, Revolution & Reform. We are delighted to be a fully open access publication. All our submissions go through a rigorous double-blind review process, and we are proud to publish work from a mixture of established and emerging scholars.
Click on the links below to read the individual articles, or click on the pdf link at the bottom of the page to download the full issue.
Representing Reform in the Long-Nineteenth Century
Katie Holdway, Editor-in-Chief
Measuring the General Level of Prices in the UK in the long-Nineteenth Century: from Individual Innovation to State Production
Paul Smith and Jeff Ralph - University of Southampton
'Humanity invested with a new form’ the Post Office and the Hospital in Household Words c.1850
Jonathan Potter - Birmingham City University
‘Liberty joined with Peace and Charity’: Elizabeth Inchbald and Woman’s Place in the Revolution
Eva Lippold - Coventry University
‘Let the Feminine Plebiscite be Consulted’: English Women’s Campaign Journalism, Foreign Policy and the Crisis in France of 1870-71
Sian Kitchen - Independent Scholar
The Bolama Colony and Abolitionary Reform in Captain Beaver’s African Memoranda (1805)
Carol Bolton - Loughborough University
Review: Robert Poole, Peterloo: The English Uprising
Leonard Baker - University of Exeter
Review: Colin Carman, The Radical Ecology of the Shelleys: Eros and the Environment
Katherine Warby - University of Huddersfield
Review: Edith Hall and Henry Stead, A People’s History of Classics: Class and Greco-Roman Antiquity in Britain and Ireland, 1689 to 1939
Quentin Broughall - Independent Scholar
Review: Maaheen Ahmed, Monstrous Imaginaries: The Legacy of Romanticism in Comics
William Kitchen - University of Southampton
Review: Rory Muir, Gentlemen of Uncertain Fortune: How Younger Sons Made Their Way in Jane Austen’s England
Zack White - University of Southampton
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Romance, Revolution and Reform is an interdisciplinary PGR-led  journal specialising in the long-nineteenth century and run in association with the Southampton Centre for Nineteenth-Century Research.

The Journal is committed to helping new researchers publish their work in addition to acting as a forum for the discussion of new ideas in the field of nineteenth-century Studies.

ISSN 2517-7850


Editor in Chief: Emma Hills

Deputy Editor: Gemma Holgate

University of Southampton, UK

SO17 1BJ


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