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

 
Megan Ward
SEEMING HUMAN: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND VICTORIAN REALIST CHARACTER
(Ohio State, 2018) 216 pp.
Reviewed by Kristen Pond on 2018-12-07.

What if humans are more like machines than we are willing to admit? This is the most basic...
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Mai-Lin Cheng
BRITISH ROMANTICISM AND THE LITERATURE OF HUMAN INTEREST
(Bucknell University Press, 2018) xii + 193 pp.
Reviewed by Heidi Thomson on 2018-12-06.

"In our own age of clickbait, every reader knows a thing or two about the magnetism...
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Graham A. MacDonald
JOHN RUSKIN’S POLITICS AND NATURAL LAW: AN INTELLECTUAL BIOGRAPHY
(Palgrave Macmillan 2018) xxii + 276 pp
Reviewed by Richard Lansdown on 2018-12-03.

Right now, the study of Ruskin is thriving. In the world of academic publishing,...
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Nicholas Frankel
OSCAR WILDE: THE UNREPENTANT YEARS
(Harvard, 2017)
Reviewed by Josephine M. Guy on 2018-10-06.

The idea of the part-biography, highlighting a crucial period of an individual's life,...
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Richard J. Hill
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON AND THE PICTORIAL TEXT: A CASE STUDY IN THE VICTORIAN ILLUSTRATED NOVEL
(Routledge, 2017), xiv + 219 pp.
Reviewed by Simon Cooke on 2018-10-06.

The Victorian novel, like Victorian poetry, was essentially an illustrated form....
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