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James Watt
BRITISH ORIENTALISMS, 1759-1835
(Cambridge, 2019)
Reviewed by Gillen D'Arcy Wood on 2019-12-06
This excellent book is a pessimistic study, skeptical of liberal narratives past and present.
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Katherine Bergren
THE GLOBAL WORDSWORTH: ROMANTICISM OUT OF PLACE
(Bucknell, 2018) 226 pp.
Reviewed by Nikki Hessell on 2019-11-13
The full title of Katherine Bergren's marvellous book says it all: William Wordsworth is both a profoundly global poet, influential all over the world, and yet also acutely out of place in many of the locales where his poetry landed.
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David O'Shaughnessy, ed.
IRELAND, ENLIGHTENMENT, AND THE ENGLISH STAGE, 1740-1820
(Cambridge, 2019), xvi+268pp.
Reviewed by on 2019-11-04
The British Enlightenment owed a large debt to Ireland.
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Catherine J. Golden
SERIALS TO GRAPHIC NOVELS: THE EVOLUTION OF THE VICTORIAN ILLUSTRATED BOOK
(Florida, 2017) xviii + 299 pp.
Reviewed by Philip V. Allingham on 2019-10-17
In this book Catherine J.
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Pamela K. Gilbert
SKIN: SURFACE, SELF, HISTORY
(Cornell 2019) xi + 434 pp.
Reviewed by Tabitha Sparks on 2019-10-08
In The Lampshade (2010), journalist Mark Jacobson traces the origin of the titular object, which was purportedly made from the flayed skin of a Jewish victim of the Nazis.
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