Contents: Jan Dirk Baetens: Form, Reform and Reformation: The Politics of Pre-Rubenism - Debbie Bark: Poetry of Social Conscience, Poetry of Transition: Ann Hawkshaw's `Introductory Stanzas' and `The Mother to her Starving Child' - Eric Storm: Crushed between Gauguin and Picasso: Ignacio Zuloaga's Depictions of Spain and the Politics of Nationalism - Timothy Baycroft: Images of France and the French: Political Identities in the Nineteenth Century - Wilfred Jack Rhoden: The Paradoxes of Republican Masculinity: French Political Caricature, 1866-1870 - Charlotte Ashby: The Kalevala: Imagining the Finnish Past, Envisioning the Finnish Future - Joan Allen: `God's alchemy': Interrogating National Identity in the Life and Writings of John Boyle O'Reilly (1844-1890) - Michael Perraudin: Georg Weerth's The Flower Festival of the English Workers and Other Sketches from Britain: Proletarians and Heroes - Ingrid Hanson: Socialist Identity and the Poetry of European Revolution in Commonweal, 1885-1890 - Gregorio Alonso: `Not so faithful nations': The Second Reformation and Religious Persecution in Catholic Europe - Eleonora Sasso: `Reverberant echoes - Love and Change and Fate': W. M. Rossetti's Democratic Sonnets and European Heroic Poetry.
Ingrid Hanson is a lecturer in nineteenth-century literature at the University of Hull. She is the author of William Morris and the Uses of Violence (2013); her work has also been published in Review of English Studies, English and the Journal of William Morris Studies. Wilfred Jack Rhoden is a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Sheffield. He writes primarily about nineteenth-century French political history and has a keen interest in caricature and the press. E. E. Snyder is Digital Arts and Humanities Manager at the University of Nottingham. She writes on nineteenth-century British literature and science.