Laurie’s Writing


Popular History

Chapter in Dangerous Women, ed. by Jo Shaw, Ben Fletcher-Watson and Abrisham Ahmadzadeh (London, Unbound: forthcoming).

Guest Blog Posts

‘Alternatives to Patriarchy: Review of Kristin Omarsdottir, Waitress in Fall,’ Translating Women: Gender, Publishing, Translation (2018).

‘Bluestocking Profile: Sarah Grand (1854-1933),’ Bluestocking Bulletin (2016).

‘What Do Women Writers Want from an Editor?’ Reedsy Blog, (2016).

Photo of Science, Sexuality and Sensation NovelsMonograph

Science, Sexuality and Sensation Novels: Pleasures of the Senses (Palgrave, 2010).

  • Shortlisted for the ESSE Book Prize
  • Reviewed by British Society for Literature and Science, Wilkie Collins Journal, and Literature and History

Editing Projects

Laurie Garrison (General Editor) with Sibylle Erle, Verity Hunt, Phoebe Putnam and Peter West (Volume Editors), The Panorama: Texts and Contexts, 1780-1900, 5 vols (Pickering and Chatto, 2012).

  • Reviewed in the TLS, Art Libraries Journal and BARS Bulletin

Laurie Garrison (Ed. and introd. with Sibylle Erle) Special issue on the topic of ‘Science, Technology and the Senses.’ Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net 52 (2008).

Laurie Garrison (Ed. and introd.) The Loves of Arcadia. By Miss Braddon, in The Lord Chamberlain’s Plays Electronic Editions, ed. by Laurie Garrison and Jacky Bratton. (Electronically published by Royal Holloway, 2008).

Laurie Garrison and Jacky Bratton (General Editors), Electronic Editions of the Lord Chamberlain’s Plays, 1852-1863, published on Royal Holloway’s website, 2008.

  • A collection of five popular plays, each transcribed and introduced by experts in nineteenth-century studies.

Chapters in Books

Laurie Garrison, ‘“She read on more eagerly, almost breathlessly”: Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Challenge to Medical Depictions of Female Masturbation in The Doctor’s Wife,’ in The Female Body in Medicine and Literature, ed. by Andrew Mangham and Greta DePledge (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2011), pp. 148-68.

  • Nominated for British Society for Literature and Science Book Prize as well as Feminist and Women’s Studies Association Book Prize
  • Reviewed in the TLS

Laurie Garrison, ‘Seductive Visual Studies: Scientific Focus and Editorial Control in The Woman in White and All the Year Round,’ in The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press, ed. by Laurel Brake and Marysa Demoor (Palgrave, 2009).

Laurie Garrison, ‘Interdisciplinarity in Victorian Studies,’ in The Victorian Literature Handbook, ed. by Alexandra Warwick and Martin Willis (Continuum, 2008).

Journal Articles

‘Virtual Reality and Subjective Responses: Narrating the Search for the Franklin Expedition through Burford’s Panorama,’ Journal of Early Popular Visual Culture, 10.1 (2012), pp. 7-22.

‘My Secret Archive Fetish, Or, How an Editor’s Passion for the Real Led to the Publishing of the Electronic Editions of the Lord Chamberlain’s Plays, 1852-1863,’ Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film, 36.2 (2009), pp. 29-37.

‘Imperial Vision in the Arctic: Fleeting Looks and Pleasurable Distractions in Barker’s Panorama and Shelley’s Frankenstein,’ Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net, 52 (2008), 21 pars.

‘The Seduction of Seeing in M.E. Braddon’s Eleanor’s Victory: Visual Technology, Sexuality and the Evocative Publishing Context of Once a Week,’ Victorian Literature and Culture, 36.1 (2008), pp. 111-30.

‘The Visual Subject, circa 1810-1840: Trends in Romanticism and Victorianism,’ Literature Compass, 4.4 (2007), pp. 1078-91.