Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2017 Edward Lloyd’s Sunday Newspapers c.1840-1843 and the Cultural Politics of Crime News in Early Victorian Newspapers (forthcoming)Victorian Periodicals Review.
2012 Review of Victorian Servants, Class, and the Politics of Literacy, by Jean FernandezNineteenth-Century Contexts. Routledge. 65-68.
2011 “Shrinking Historicism”. Review of The Orders of Gothic: Foucault, Lacan, and the Subject of Gothic Writing 1764-1820, by Dale TownshendThe Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation.
2010 John Cleave’s Weekly Police Gazette (1834-36), Francis Place, and the Pragmatics of the Unstamped Press: An Attribution and Interpretation of Annotation on the 18 April 1835 Issue of the Weekly Police Gazette at Glasgow University LibraryPapers of the Bibliographical Society of America. 53-75.
2009 The Pursuit of an Unstamped Newspaper: Interactions between Prosecution and the Evolving Form, Politics, and Business Practices of John Cleave’s Weekly Police Gazette (1834-36)Publishing History. 41-69.
2008 The Politicization of Everyday Life in Cleave’s Weekly Police GazetteVictorian Periodicals Review. 225-47.
2003 Eigtheenth-Century British Circulating Libraries and Cultural Book HistoryBook History. 1-22.
2000 Dispersing Gothic DiscourseGothic Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal.
1999 Buying into Classes: the Exercise of Power through Book Selection in Eighteenth-Century BritainEighteenth-Century Studies. 43-64.
1995 A Previously Unremarked Circulating Library: John Roson and the Role of Circulating-Library Proprietors as Publishers in Eighteenth-Century BritainPapers of the Bibliographical Society of America. 61-71.
1995 Anonymous Signatures: Circulating Libraries, Conventionality, and the Production of Gothic RomancesELH. 603-29.
1995 Bloods in the Street: London Street Culture, `Industrial Literacy,' and the Emergence of Mass Culture in Victorian EnglandNineteenth-Century Contexts. 321-47.
1995 `Lost Books' and Publishing History: Two Annotated Lists of Imprints for the Fiction Titles Listed in the Circulating-Library Catalogs of Thomas Lowndes (1766) and M. Heavisides (1790), of Which No Known Copies SurvivePapers of the Bibliographical Society of America. 260-97.
1994 Review of Things, Thoughts, Words, and Actions: The Problem of Language in Late Eighteenth-Century British Rhetorical Theory, by H. Lewis Ulman (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University PressJournal of Advanced Composition. 605-7.
1991 Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto and `the Semiotics of WasteRevista da Associaçäo Portuguesa de Estudos Anglo-Americanos. 25-37.

Books

Year Title
2011 The Newgate Novel. In Blackwell Companion to Sensation Fiction
2007 Jack Sheppard, by William Harrison Ainsworth.  Broadview Press.
2007 Jack Sheppard, by William Harrison Ainsworth. Edited, with a critical introduction and explanatory notes, by Edward Jacobs and Manuela Mourão.  Broadview Press.

Chapters

Year Title
2014 Ann Radcliffe and Romantic Print CutlureAnn Radcliffe, Romanticism, and the Gothic. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2011 Newgate NovelsA Companion to Sensation Fiction. London, UK: Blackwell.

Education And Training

Full Name

  • Edward Jacobs