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Professor Angelique Richardson



The Politics of Thomas Hardy: Biology, Culture and Environment, Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2018.

Global Hardy, Special issue of Literature Compass, Oxford, Wiley, 2015.

After Darwin: Animals, Emotions, and the Mind, Amsterdam and New York, Rodopi, 2013.

with Plunkett J, Vadillo A, Gagnier R, Rylance R, Young P, Sourcebook on Victorian Literature, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2012.

Essentialism in Science and Culture, Special edition of Critical Quarterly, Oxford, Blackwell, 2011.

with Burdett C, Eugenics old and new, 2007.

Women Who Did: Stories by Men and Women, 1890-1914, Penguin Classics, 2005.

Love and Eugenics in the late Nineteenth Century: Rational Reproduction and the New Woman, Oxford University Press, 2003.

with Willis C, Eds, The New Woman in Fiction and in Fact, Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.


Global Hardy, Literature Compass, Wiley, 2016, 123-135

'Beyond the Gene' Roundtable, Textual Practice, 2015

with Bloomfield M, Garratt P, Mackay DJG, Spector T, Temple K, Beyond the gene roundtable discussion, Textual Practice, vol. 29, no. 3, 2015, 415-432

Essentialism in Science and Culture, Critical Quarterly, vol. 53, no. 4, 2011, 1-11

'Against Finality: Darwin, Mill and the end of essentialism', Critical Quarterly, vol. 53, no. 4, 2011, 21-44

with Murden J, 'Hardy Players Manuscripts Campaign', Hardy Society Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, 2010, 26-31

Darwin and Reductionisms: Victorian, Neo-Darwinian and Postgenomic Biologies, 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Nineteenth Century, vol. 11, Birkbeck, University of London, 2010

Science in the Marketplace: Nineteenth-Century Sites and Experiences, BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE, vol. 42, no. 155, 2009, 621-623

Thomas Hardy: Neither boring nor syphilitic, CRIT QUART, vol. 50, no. 1-2, BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2008, 234-239

Thomas Hardy's 'Facts' notebook, VICTORIAN STUDIES, vol. 48, no. 4, 2006, 766-769

Thomas Hardy and the survivals of time, VICTORIAN STUDIES, vol. 48, no. 4, 2006, 766-769

Women and British aestheticism, VICTORIAN STUDIES, vol. 45, no. 2, 2003, 370-373

Ruskin and Manangement, Critical Quarterly, no. 44, 2002, 46-50

Biology and feminism, CRIT QUART, vol. 42, no. 3, BLACKWELL PUBL LTD, 2000, 35-63

Hermaphrodites and the medical invention of sex, TLS-THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT, no. 5003, 1999, 8-8

'Allopathic Pills? Health, Fitness and New Woman Fictions', Women: A Cultural Review, vol. 10, 1999, 1-21

The Eugenization of love: Sarah Grand and the morality of genealogy, Victorian Studies, vol. 42, no. 2, 1999, 227-255

Some Science underlies all Art: The Dramatization of Sexual Selection and Racial Biology in Thomas Hardy‟s A Pair of Blue Eyes and The Well-Beloved, Journal of Victorian Culture, 1998, 302-338

'How I mismated myself for love of you!: The Biologization of Romance in Hardy's A Group of Noble Dames', Thomas Hardy Journal, vol. 14, no. 2, 1998, 59-76


Mona Caird, in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature, Blackwell, 2015

Eugenics and Victorian Literature, in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature, Blackwell, 2015

Charles Darwin, Jane Goodall and the Scientific Imagination, in Peterson D, Bekoff M (eds) The Jane Effect: Celebrating Jane Goodall, San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 2015

'Who Was the New Woman?', in Marcus L, Mendelssohn M, Shepherd-Barr K (eds) , Oxford University Press, 2014

Hardy and Science, in Zhenzhao N, Xian M (eds) Translated Essays on the Study of Thomas Hardy, Nanjing: Yilin Press, 2014

'I differ widely from you': Darwin, Galton and the Culture of Eugenics, in Voigts-Virchow E, Schaff B, Pietrzak-Franger M (eds) Reflecting on Darwin, Ashgate, 2014

Heredity, in Thomas Hardy in Context, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013

George Eliot, G.H. Lewes, and Darwin: Animals, Emotions and Morals, in After Darwin, Rodopi, 2013, 136-171

Darwin and Interdisciplinarity: A Historical Perspective, in Richardson A (eds) After Darwin, Rodopi, 2013, 1-23

'The New Fiction and the New Women', in Parrinder P, Gasiorek A (eds) The Oxford History of the Novel in English, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010

'Hardy and the Place of Culture', in Wilson K (eds) A Companion to Thomas Hardy, Oxford: Blackwell, 2009, 54-70

The Life Sciences: Everybody Nowadays Talks about Evolution, in A Concise Companion to Modernism, , 2008, 6-33

The Biological Sciences, in A Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture, , 2007, 50-65

Thomas Hardy, in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality through History, , 2007

The Difference between Human Beings: Biology in the Victorian Novel, in O'Gorman F (eds) Concise Companion to the Victorian Novel, Blackwell, 2005, 202-231

The Birth of National Hygiene and Efficiency: Women and Eugenics in Britain and America 1865-1915, in Heilmann A, Beetham M (eds) New Woman Hybridities: Femininity, Feminism, and International Consumer Culture, Routledge, 2004, 240-262

The Life Sciences: Everybody Nowadays Talks about Evolution, in Modernism, , 2002, 7-33

Hardy and Biology, in Thomas Hardy: Texts and Contexts, Palgrave, 2002, 156-179

Sarah Grand, in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality through History, 2007:

Herbert Spencer, in Europe 1789 to 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, 2006:

Eugenics and Freedom at the fin de siècle, in Culture and Science in the Nineteenth-Century Media, 2004: Ashgate, 275-286

Hardy and Science: A Chapter of Accidents, in Palgrave Advances in Thomas Hardy Studies, 2004: Palgrave, 156-180

People talk a lot of Nonsense about Heredity: Mona Caird and Anti-Eugenic Feminism, in The New Woman in Fiction and in Fact: Fin de Siècle Feminisms, 2001: Palgrave, 183-211

The Book of The Season: The Conception and Reception of Darwin's Expression, in Richardson A (eds) After Darwin, 2013: Rodopi, 51-88


Review of Daniel Brown, The Poetry of Victorian Scientists: Style, Science and Nonsense (Cambridge University Press, 2013), Times Literary Supplement, 2014

The many-sided Thomas Hardy. Rev. of The Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy, Volume 8: Further Letters (OUP, 2012) edited by Michael Millgate and Keith Wilson, Times Literary Supplement, 2013, 3-4

Rev. of Rebecca Stott, Darwin's Ghosts: In Search of the First Evolutionists, Times Literary Supplement, 2013

Rev. of George Levine, Darwin the Writer (OUP, 2011), Times Literary Supplement, 2012


The Invention of Altruism: Making Moral Meanings in Victorian Britain, Critical Quarterly, vol. 52, no. 4, 2010, 107-112

'The Cruel Madness of Love': Sex, Syphilis and Psychiatry in Scotland, 1880-1930, B HIST MED, vol. 84, no. 2, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PRESS, 2010, 303-304


Political Hardy, TLS - The Times Literary Supplement, no. 5849, 2015

Francis Galton and eugenics, TLS - The Times Literary Supplement, no. 5800, 2014

Thomas hardy and royalty, TLS - The Times Literary Supplement, no. 5757, 2013, 6-6