• The Horse-Drawn Omnibus in Victorian Visual Culture 

      Dobson, Marla
      In nineteenth-century Britain, the omnibus, a horse-drawn public bus, profoundly changed the nature of urban space. It was the first mass public transport technology in London and as such, fulfilled the mobility needs of ...
    • Marked Men: Sport and Masculinity in Victorian Popular Culture, 1866-1904 

      Smith, Shannon (2012-08-09)
      In Marked Men: Sport and Masculinity in Victorian Popular Culture, 1866-1904 I examine the representation of the figure of the Victorian sportsman in different areas of nineteenth-century popular culture – newspapers, ...
    • Nationalism and Pre-Raphaelite Art 

      Rafiq, Farrukh
      Recent scholars of Pre-Raphaelite art have focused on the history of women, material culture, and social context. An area that has received little attention is the concept of nationalism and national identity. This thesis ...
    • "A Wind of Darkness": The Origins of Disaster Fiction in the Long Nineteenth Century 

      Asselin, Steve
      I argue that the origins of disaster fiction as a literary genre are located in the Long Nineteenth Century. Disaster fiction is a genre as-yet undefined by literary criticism, and my project fills this lacuna by identifying ...