Books and editions

  • Journalism and the Periodical Press in Nineteenth-Century Britain (ed).  Cambridge University Press, 2017
  • Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant. Joanne Shattock and Elisabeth Jay, general editors, 25 vols. Pickering Masters. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011-16.
    • Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant vol. 1. Literary Criticism 1854-69. (ed.)  London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011. xl + 515 pp.
    • Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant vol. 5 Literary Criticism 1887-97 (ed. with Valerie Sanders and Joanne Wilkes). London. Pickering & Chatto. 2012. xli + 536 pp.
    • Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant vol.13. Essays on Life-Writing and History. 2013.
    • Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant vol.17. The Perpetual Curate. 2014.
  • The Cambridge Companion to English Literature 1830-1914. (ed.)  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xix + 322 pp.
  • The Works of Elizabeth Gaskell, Pickering Masters Edition,  General Editor. 10 vols. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2005-6.
  • The Works of Elizabeth Gaskell, Vol. 1 Journalism, early fiction and personal writing. (ed.) Pickering Masters Edition, London: Pickering and Chatto, 2005.  xli + 478pp.
  • Women and Literature in Britain 1800-1900 (ed.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001, xxii + 311pp.
  • The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature 3rd edition Vol. 4, 1800-1900. (ed.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000, xxx + 2998 cols.
  • The Oxford Guide to British Women Writers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993.  x + 492pp;  paperback (revised and updated) 1994, ix + 493pp.
  • Politics and Reviewers: the Edinburgh and the Quarterly in the early Victorian Age. Leicester and New York:  Leicester University Press and St. Martin’s Press, 1989), viii + 184pp
  • Dickens and other Victorians. (ed.) London: Macmillan, 1988. 246pp.
  • The Victorian Periodical Press: Samplings and Soundings. Joanne Shattock and Michael Wolff, eds. Leicester: Leicester University Press and University of Toronto Press, 1982. 400pp.

Articles and chapters (2007- )

  • ‘Margaret Oliphant on Marriage and its Discontents’, in For Better, For WorseMarriage in Victorian Novels by Women., ed. Carolyn Lambert, and Marion Shaw (Routledge, 2018): 101-15
  • ‘The Feminization of Literary Culture’, in The History of British Women’s Writing 1830-1880, vol.6, ed. Lucy Hartley. Basingstoke (Palgrave Macmillan/Springer, 2018)
  • ‘Women Journalists and Periodical Spaces’ in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900, ed Alexis Easley, Clare Gill and Beth Rodgers (Edinburgh University Press, 2018)
  • ‘Researching Periodical Networks: William and Mary Howitt’, in Researching the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Case Studies ed. Andrew King, John Morton and Alexis Easley (Routledge, 2017): 60-73
  • ‘Michael Wolff 1927-2016: a Tribute’, Victorian Periodicals Review 50.1 (Spring 2017): 3-8
  • ‘Literature and the Expansion of the Press’, The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture ed. Juliet John (Oxford University Press, 2016): 507-21
  • ‘The Sense of Place and Blackwood’s (Edinburgh) Magazine’, Victorian Periodicals Review 49.3 (Fall 2016): 431-42
  • ‘Becoming a Professional Writer’, The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, ed. Linda H. Peterson (Cambridge University Press, 2015): 29-42
  • ‘Elizabeth Gaskell: Book Reviewer’, in Elizabeth Gaskell: a Study of Novellas and Short Stories (in Japanese, tr. Chieko Itchikawa) (Kyoiku Tosho, 2015): 15-26
  • ‘Elizabeth Gaskell’, in The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature, ed. Dino Felluga, Pamela K. Gilbert and Linda K. Hughes (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015)
  • ‘Margaret Oliphant and the Changing House of Blackwood’, in Studies in Victorian and Modern Literature: A Tribute to John Sutherland, ed. William Baker (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2015): 51-60
  • Joanne Shattock, ‘Literature and the Expansion of the Press’, The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture ed. Juliet John. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • 'Contexts and Conditions of Criticism’ in The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism. Vol. 6. ed Rafey Habib. Cambridge; Cambridge University Press. 2012.
  • 'Publishers and Publication’ and ‘Editions', George Eliot in Context. ed. Margaret Harris. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • The Publishing Industry’, The Oxford History of the Novel in English. Vol. 3.  ed. Jenny Bourne Taylor and John Kucich. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 3-21.
  • 'The Professionalisation of Authorship in the Mid-Nineteenth Century'. ZAA (Zeitschrift fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik) 60.1 (2012), pp. 65-76.
  • 'Elizabeth Gaskell and her Readers: from Howitt's Journal to the Cornhill. The Gaskell Journal 25 (2011), pp. 77-87.
  • ‘Professional Networks: Masculine and Feminine’, Victorian Periodicals Review. 44:2 (Summer 2011). 128-40.
  • ‘Newspapers and Magazines’, The Brontës in Context ed. Mariannne Thormählen. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2012.
  • ‘The Authentic Voice of Elizabeth Gaskell’, Literature and Authenticity, ed. A. Chandler, M. Davis and P. Shaw. Aldershot: Ashgate,  2011, pp. 131-40.
  • ‘The Culture of Criticism’ in The Cambridge Companion to English Literature 1830-1914. ed. Joanne Shattock. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. pp. 71-90.
  • ‘The “Orbit” of the Feminine Critic: Gaskell and Eliot’, in Nineteenth Century Gender Studies. 6.2 (Summer 2010).
  • ‘The Life of a Woman as a Professional Writer’ in Society and Culture in the Times of Elizabeth Gaskell. ed. Mitsuharu Matsuoka. Hiroshima, JP: Keisuisha, 2010. pp. 535-557.
  • ‘Gaskell the Journalist: Letters, Diaries, Stories’, in Elizabeth Gaskell, Victorian Culture, and the Art of Fiction. ed. Sandro Jung. Gent: Academia Press, 2010.  pp. 28-39.
  • ‘Elizabeth Gaskell: Journalism and Letters’ in The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century. ed. Laurel Brake and Marysa Demoor. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, pp. 119-27.
  • ‘Gaskell and Eliot on Women in France’ in Victorian Turns, NeoVictorian Returns. ed. P. Gay, J. Johnston, and C. Waters. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008, pp. 59-67.
  • ‘Reviews and Monthlies’ in The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland. Vol. 3. ed. Bill Bell. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007, pp. 343-75.
  • ‘Where Next in Victorian Studies? – Revising the Canon, Extending Cultural Boundaries, and the Challenge of Interdisciplinarity’, Literature Compass 2007.


  • Joanne Shattock and Vincent Newey, eds. The Nineteenth Century series. Aldershot: Ashgate, 1994--. 150 +  volumes published to date. .
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Associate Editor with responsibility for a block within Literature 1789-2001. I also contributed to the dictionary.
  • Editor-in-Chief, 19th Century U.K. Periodicals Online. Gale Cengage Publishing, 2007 --
  • Dictionary of Nineteenth Century Journalism. L Brake and M. Demoor, gen. eds. London and Brussels: British Library/Academia Press, 2009). Associate editor and contributor.

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