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Reputable Journals

These journals are recommended by Jennifer Conary, Professor of English.  You can add these journal titles to your searches in MLA International Bibliography to limit your results to these journals. Alternatively, search for your topic and scan the results for articles from these journals.


Brontë Studies*

Critical Inquiry

Dickens Studies Annual


George Eliot – George Henry Lewes Studies*

George Eliot Review*

Journal of Narrative Theory

Journal of Victorian Culture


Nineteenth-Century Contexts

Nineteenth-Century Literature

Nineteenth Century Studies

Notes and Queries

Novel: A Forum on Fiction




Studies in the Novel

Victorian Literature and Culture

Victorian Newsletter

Victorian Periodicals Review

Victorian Review

Victorian Studies

VIJ: Victorians Institute Journal

* These journals are not as prestigious, but they can provide some good biographical and historical details.