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Kathleen Anderson
JANE AUSTEN'S WOMEN: AN INTRODUCTION
(SUNY, 2018) xxv + 293 pp.
Reviewed by June Sturrock on 2019-10-07
Kathleen Anderson founds the arguments of this book on a detailed knowledge of Austen's six novels acquired over years of reading, teaching, and thinking about them.
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Adena Spingarn
UNCLE TOM FROM MARTYR TO TRAITOR
(Stanford, 2018) xii + 252 pp.
Reviewed by Debra J. Rosenthal on 2019-10-07
We all know that Uncle Tom died a martyr.
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Jill Galvan and Elsie Michie, eds.
REPLOTTING MARRIAGE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
(Ohio State, 2018) v + 269 pp.
Reviewed by Colleen M. Kropp on 2019-10-05
Marriage in the nineteenth-century is critically central, symbolically and structurally, to the way the British novel emerges as a genre.
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Thomas H. Ford
WORDSWORTH AND THE POETICS OF AIR
(Cambridge, 2018) x + 269 pp.
Reviewed by Scott Hess on 2019-09-16
The scope of Ford's book is much broader than its title suggests.
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Christopher Taylor
EMPIRE OF NEGLECT: THE WEST INDIES IN THE WAKE OF BRITISH LIBERALISM
(Duke, 2018) xi+307 pp.
Reviewed by on 2019-08-26
This is a brilliantly conceived and beautifully executed study of British West Indian writing between approximately 1776 (the year that The Wealth of Nations was published among other world-historical occurrences) and 1860.
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