Review 19: An Online Review of New Books on English and American Literature of the 19th Century
 

 
Casie LeGette
REMAKING ROMANTICISM: THE RADICAL POLITICS OF THE EXCERPT
(Palgrave, 2017) ix + 245 pp.
Reviewed by Ian Newman on 2017-10-16.

At the heart of Casie LeGette's bracing study of the circulation of the radical texts...
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Emily Harrington
SECOND PERSON SINGULAR: LATE VICTORIAN WOMEN POETS AND THE BONDS OF VERSE
(Virginia, 2014) 248 pp.
Reviewed by Jill Ehnenn on 2017-09-16.

Inspired by Alice Meynell's 1898 essay "Second Person Singular," Emily Harrington's...
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Anahid Nersessian
UTOPIA, LIMITED: ROMANTICISM AND ADJUSTMENT
(Harvard, 2015) 280 pp.
Reviewed by Samantha Harvey on 2017-09-07.

In The Science of Logic, Hegel loftily claims that "it is not the finite...
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Jessica Straley
EVOLUTION AND IMAGINATION IN VICTORIAN CHILDREN’S BOOKS
(Cambridge, 2016) xi + 258 pp.
Reviewed by Stephen Prickett on 2017-09-07.

Straley's thesis is a simple and potentially interesting one: "that evolutionary discourse...
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Dewey W. Hall, ed.
ROMANTIC ECOCRITICISM: ORIGINS AND LEGACIES
(Rowman & Littlefield / Lexington, 2016) 310 pp.
Reviewed by Alan Bewell on 2017-09-06.

In recent years, as a result of broad concerns about climate change, food,...
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