Professor Paul Young



with Plunkett J, Vadillo AP, Gagnier R, Richardson A, Rylance R, Victorian Literature: A Sourcebook, Palgrave MacMillan, 2011.

with Rebecca Munford, Neo-Victorianism: The Politics and aesthetics of Appropriation. Double Special Issue of Literature Interpretation Theory, London, Routledge, 2009.

Globalization and the Great Exhibition: The Victorian New World Order, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.


Industrializing Crusoe: Adventure, Modernity and Anglo-American Expansionism, Journal of Victorian Culture, vol. 18, no. 1, Taylor & Francis, 2013, 36-53

Peripheralizing Modernity: Global Modernism and Uneven Development, Literature Compass, vol. 9, no. 9, 2012, 611-616

Rambles Beyond Railways: Globalised Space and Gothicised Place in Victorian Cornwall, Gothic Studies, vol. 13, no. 1, 2011, 55-74

with Munford R, Engaging the Victorians, Literature Interpretation Theory, no. 20.1 & 20.2 (Spring/Summer 2009), 2009, 1-11

The Cooking Animal: Economic Man at the Great Exhibition, Victorian Literature and Culture, vol. 36, no. 2, Cambridge University Press, 2008, 569-586

'Carbon, Mere Carbon': The Kohinoor, the Crystal Palace, and the mission to make sense of British India, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, vol. 29, no. 4, 2007, 343-358

Economy, Empire, Extermination: The Christmas Pudding, the Crystal Palace, and the Narrative of Capitalist Progress, Literature and History, vol. 14, no. 1, 2005, 14-30


The Land that England Lost: W. H. Hudson's The Purple Land, Liebig's Extract of Meat Company, and the Romance of the Outlands, in Parkins W (eds) Victorian Sustainability in Literature and Culture, London: Routledge, 2018

Dickens's World-System: Globalized Modernity as Combined and Uneven Development, in Jordan JO, Patten R, Waters C (eds) The Oxford Handbook to Charles Dickens, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018

Racing Round the World: Geographical Board Games and Britain's Global Expansion, 1780-1850, in Thackeray D, Thompson A, Toye R (eds) Imagining Britain's Economic Future, c.1800-1975: Trade, Consumerism and Global Markets, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

Political Economy, in Ledger S, Furneaux H (eds) Charles Dickens in Context, Cambridge Univ Pr, 2011, 243-251

Mission Impossible: Globalisation and the Great Exhibition, in Auerbach J, Hoffenberg P (eds) Britain, the British Empire and the World at the Great Exhibition, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008, 3-26