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Naughty Narrative Nineties: Sex, Scandal, and Representation in the Fin de Siècle - Disorder in the Court: Trials and Sexual Conflict at the Turn of the Century. Edited by Nancy Erber and George Robb. New York: New York University Press, 1999. Pp. vii+253. $50.00 (cloth). - Victorian Sexual Dissidence. Edited by Richard Dellamora. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. Pp. vii+329. $50.00 (cloth); $20.00 (paper). - Names and Stories: Emilia Dilke and Victorian Culture. By Kali Israel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. ix+367. $49.95 (cloth); $29.95 (paper).

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 May 2013

H. G. Cocks
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Birkbeck College, University of London

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Naughty Narrative Nineties: Sex, Scandal, and Representation in the Fin de Siècle - Disorder in the Court: Trials and Sexual Conflict at the Turn of the Century. Edited by Nancy Erber and George Robb. New York: New York University Press, 1999. Pp. vii+253. $50.00 (cloth). - Victorian Sexual Dissidence. Edited by Richard Dellamora. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. Pp. vii+329. $50.00 (cloth); $20.00 (paper). - Names and Stories: Emilia Dilke and Victorian Culture. By Kali Israel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. ix+367. $49.95 (cloth); $29.95 (paper).
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