Victorian Studies

For more than half a century, Victorian Studies has been devoted to the study of British culture of the Victorian age. It regularly includes interdisciplinary articles on comparative literature, social and political history, and the histories of education, philosophy, fine arts, economics, law, and science, as well as review essays and an extensive book review section. Victorian Studies is the official publication of the North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA). For information about joining NAVSA visit

Journal Details

  • Frequency: quarterly
  • ISSN: 0042-5222
  • eISSN: 1527-2052
  • Keywords: Aesthetics, Cultural Studies, Literary Criticism, Literary Studies, Literature, Novels, Poetry, Theater, Victorian Literature, Victorian Studies
  • First Issue: Volume 1, number 1 (1957)

Additional Information

Editorial Details

Editorial Office Contact Information
Editors, Victorian Studies
Indiana University
Ballantine Hall 338
Bloomington, Indiana 47405
Telephone: (812) 855-9533
Fax: (812) 855-9534

  • Ivan Kreilkamp
  • D. Rae Greiner
  • Lara Kriegel
  • Monique Morgan
Managing Editor
  • Sam Tett
Book Review Editor
  • Brooke Opel
Founding Editors
  • Philip Appleman
  • William Madden
  • Michael Wolff
Advisory Board
  • James Eli Adams
  • Isobel Armstrong
  • Antoinette Burton
  • Pamela M. Fletcher
  • Elaine Freedgood
  • Anne Helmreich
  • John Kucich
  • Andrew H. Miller
  • Elizabeth Carolyn Miller
  • Lynda Nead
  • John Plotz
  • Harriet Ritvo
  • Jason Rudy
  • Talia Schaffer
  • Cannon Schmitt
  • Sambudha Sen
  • Herbert F. Tucker
  • Martha Vicinus

Submission Info

We are especially eager to publish scholarship that represents the most advanced work of its particular discipline as well as intrinsically interdisciplinary scholarship designed to appeal to a diverse audience of historians, literary scholars, art historians, and others. A manuscript that has been published or that is currently under consideration for publication elsewhere in either article or book form should not be submitted to Victorian Studies. The editors will not consider submissions that duplicate other published works in either wording or substance.

All manuscripts should be double-spaced and should conform to MLA Handbook guidelines, with parenthetical documentation and a list of works cited. Manuscripts should be between 7,000 and 9,000 words, and informational endnotes should be kept to a strict minimum. For blind reading purposes, the author's name, affiliation, and contact information should be included in the body of the submission email and not in the manuscript itself. We welcome all submissions by email at Attachments should be formatted as Word documents. Please do not send manuscripts in PDF format. Questions and other editorial correspondence may be addressed by email to

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