The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals is the most important bibliographic reference work on 43 key nineteenth century British periodicals ever created or conceived. In its coverage of literature, religion, politics, social sciences, political economy, the arts and women's writing, the Wellesley Index is indispensable for any study of the nineteenth century. In a period when the bulk of published articles were anonymous, the Index identifies over 90% of authors making it an essential research tool.
The benefits of an electronic version:
* The availability of an electronic Wellesley means that users can now search among this wealth of information by date, author, title and other criteria with ease.
* This CD-ROM incorporates extensive corrections and additions to the print edition including material published in the Victorian Periodicals Review
* The majority of the periodicals in the Index are not available in any other electronic bibliographic index.
* Includes extra periodicals not included in the print edition.
Table of Contents
* Ainsworths Magazine * The Atlantis * Bentley's Miscellany * Bentley's Quarterly Review * Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine * The British and Foreign Review * The British Quarterly Review * The Contemporary Review * The Cornhill Magazine * The Dark Blue * The Dublin Review * The Dublin University Magazine * The Eclectic Review* * The Edinburgh Review (including 1802-1823) * The Foreign Review, 1828-1830* * The Foreign Quarterly Review * The Fortnightly Review * Frasers Magazine * The Home and Foreign Review * The London and Westminster Review (1836-1840) * The London Quarterly Review * The London Review (1829) * The London Review (1835-1836) * Longmans Magazine * Macmillan's Magazine * The Modern Review * The Monthly Chronicle * The National Review (1855-1864) * The National Review (1883-) * The New Monthly Magazine (1821-1854) * The New Quarterly Magazine * The New Review * The Nineteenth Century * The North British Review * The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine * The Prospective Review * The Quarterly Review * The Rambler * Saint Paul's * The Scottish Review (1882-1900) * Tait's Ediburgh Magazine (1832-1855) * Temple Bar * The Theological Review * The University Magazine * The Westminster Review (1824-1836, 1840-1900)
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