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.
Dickens Studies Annual
George Eliot – George Henry Lewes Studies*
George Eliot Review*
Journal of Narrative Theory
Journal of Victorian Culture
Nineteenth Century Studies
Notes and Queries
Novel: A Forum on Fiction
Studies in the Novel
Victorian Literature and Culture
Victorian Periodicals Review
VIJ: Victorians Institute Journal
* These journals are not as prestigious, but they can provide some good biographical and historical details.