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Justin A. Sider
PARTING WORDS: VICTORIAN POETRY AND PUBLIC ADDRESS
(Virginia, 2018) xi + 263 pp.
Reviewed by Veronica Alfano on 2019-07-27
Victorian poets often find themselves bidding adieu.
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Alexander Regier
EXORBITANT ENLIGHTENMENT: BLAKE HAMANN, AND ANGO-GERMAN CONSTELLATIONS
Oxford, 2018. viii + 253 pp.
Reviewed by David Jasper on 2019-07-13
In this very fine study of eighteenth century England, Alexander Regier radically resituates common assumptions about the Enlightenment and Romanticism in English and Anglo-German literature and culture.
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Brian Rejack and Michael Theune, eds.
KEATS'S NEGATIVE CAPABILITY: NEW ORIGINS AND AFTERLIVES
(Liverpool, 2019) 291+xxii
Reviewed by Rebecca Nesvet on 2019-07-02
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume D: The Romantic Era, last updated in 2018, includes among its selections from the works of John Keats a document titled "Negative Capability"--in brackets.
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Eliza Richards
BATTLE LINES: POETRY AND MASS MEDIA IN THE U.S. CIVIL WAR
(Pennsylvania, 2019) 247 pp.
Reviewed by Vanessa Steinroetter on 2019-06-08
There has never been a better time to study the literature of the American Civil War.
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Colin Carman
THE RADICAL ECOLOGY OF THE SHELLEYS: EROS AND ENVIRONMENT
(Routledge, 2019) xv + 204 pp.
Reviewed by Seth T. Reno on 2019-04-17
Mary and Percy Shelley often wrote about the natural world and sexuality, and they often challenged the dominant cultural and political ideologies of their time.
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