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Autumn 2018 Books Received

Addison, Catherine. A Genealogy of the Verse Novel. Newcastle UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2017. Pp. x + 494. £70.99. ISBN 978-1-4438-7899-9.

Agnew, Éadaoin. Imperial Women Writers in Victorian India: Representing Colonial Life, 18501910. Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture. Gen. ed. Joseph Bristow. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. viii + 206. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-33194-2.

Aguirre, Robert D. Mobility and Modernity: Panama in the Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Imagination. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. x + 206. $69.95. ISBN 978-0-8142-1344-5.

Anstey, F. The Statement of Stella Maberly. Ed. Peter Merchant. Richmond VA: Valancourt, 2017 (paper only). Pp. xvi + 176. $15.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-943910-61-8.

Austen, Jane. Teenage Writings. Ed. Kathryn Sutherland and Freya Johnston. Oxford World’s Classics. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. lx + 340. $12.95 paper. ISBN 978-0-19-873745-2.

Bailes, Melissa. Questioning Nature: British Women’s Scientific Writing and Literary Originality, 1750–1830. Charlottesville and London: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 264. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-8139-3976-6.

Bennett, Michael Y., ed. Philosophy and Oscar Wilde. Houndmills UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. x + 196. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-137-57957-7.

Bohanon, Cecil E., and Michelle Albert Vachris. Pride and Profit: The Intersection of Jane Austen and Adam Smith. Capitalist Thought: Studies in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. Series ed. Edward W. Younkins. Lanham MD, Boulder CO, New York, and London: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2017 (paper only). Pp. x + 196. $42.99 paper. ISBN 978-0-4985-3026-2.

Booth, Alison. Homes and Haunts: Touring Writers’ Shrines and Countries. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xii + 340. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-1987-5909-6.

Bownas, Jane L. War, the Hero, and the Will: Hardy, Tolstoy, and the Napoleonic Wars. Brighton UK, Portland OR, and Toronto: Sussex Academic Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. viii + 192. $34.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-84519-904-3.

Brown, Daniel. Representing Realists in Victorian Literature and Criticism. Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture. Gen. ed. Joseph Bristow. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. viii + 198. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-40678-7.

Buchanan, David. Acts of Modernity: The Historical Novel and Effective Communication, 1814–1901. Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies. Series eds. Kevin Hutchings and Julia M. Wright. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xii + 242. ISBN 978-1-4724-2556-0.

Carroll, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Ed. Mark Burstein. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xxxii + 104. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-691-17002-2.

Chander,  Manu Samriti. Brown Romantics: Poetry and Nationalism in the Global Nineteenth Century. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture, 1650–1850. Series eds. Greg Clingham and Kate Parker. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xvi + 128. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-821-0.

Cheshire, Jim. Tennyson and Mid-Victorian Publishing: Moxon, Poetry, Commerce. Houndmills UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. xiv + 262. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-137-33814-3.

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. Coleridge: Lectures on Shakespeare (1811–1819). Ed. Adam Roberts. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. l + 190. £85.00. ISBN 978-1-4744-1378-7.

Corporaal, Marguérite, and Christina Morin, eds. Traveling Irishness in the Long Nineteenth Century. New Directions in Irish and Irish American Literature. Series ed. Claire A. Culleton. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xvi + 260. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-52526-6.

Crabb, Jon, ed. Decadence: A Literary Anthology. London: British Library, 2017. Pp. 224. £20.00. ISBN 978-0-7123-5663-3.

Daithota, Shilpa Bhat. Indians in Victorian Children’s Narratives: Animalizing the Native, 18301930. Children and Youth in Popular Culture. Series ed. Debbie Olson. Lanham MD, Boulder CO, New York, and London: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xxxii + 104. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-4985-4684-3.

Davison, Carol Margaret, and Monica Germaná, eds. Scottish Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion. Edinburgh Companions to the Gothic. Series eds. Andrew Smith and William Hughes. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 250. $130.00. ISBN 978-1-4744-0819-6.

Doyle, Arthur Conan. Gothic Tales. Ed. and introduction by Darryl Jones. Oxford World’s Classics Hardback Collection. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xl +552. $27.95. ISBN 978-0-19-873429-1.

Dwor, Richa. Jewish Feeling: Difference and Affect in Nineteenth-Century Jewish Women's Writing. New Directions in Religion and Literature. Series eds. Mark Knight and Emma Mason. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic/Bloomsbury, 2015. Pp. x + 200. $88.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4725-8979-8.

 $39.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-3500-3037-4.

Edgeworth, Maria. Ennui. Ed. Robin Runia. Introduction by Robin Runia and Stacey Kikendall. Richmond VA: Valancourt, 2016 (paper only). Pp. xx + 226. $16.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-943910-47-2.

Eliot, George. Silas Marner. Ed. Juliette Atkinson. Oxford World’s Classics. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. xlvi + 210. $8.95 paper. ISBN 978-0-19-872464-3.

Frankel, Nicholas. Oscar Wilde: The Unrepentant Years. Cambridge MA and London: Harvard Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. 374. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-6747-3794-5.

Galperin, William H. The History of Missed Opportunities: British Romanticism and the Emergence of the Everyday. Stanford: Stanford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xiv + 186. $55.00. ISBN 978-1-5036-0019-5.

Goldstein, Amanda Jo. Sweet Science: Romantic Materialism and the New Logics of Life. Chicago and London: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 336. $100.00 cloth. ISBN 978-0-226-45844-1. $35.00 paper. ISBN 978-0-226-48470-9.

Green-Lewis, Jennifer. Victorian Photography, Literature, and the Invention of Modern Memory: Already the Past. Photography, History: History, Photography. Series eds. Elizabeth Edwards, Patricia Hayes, and Jennifer Tucker. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xxii + 178. $91.99. ISBN 978-1-4742-6308-5.

Guite, Malcolm. Mariner: A Voyage with Samuel Taylor Coleridge. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2017. Pp. viii + 472. £25.00. ISBN 978-1-473-61105-4.

Guscin, Mark, ed. The Additional Memoirs of Lady Hester Stanhope: An Unpublished Historical Account for the Years 18191820, as Recorded by Her Physician Charles Lewis Meryon. Brighton UK, Portland OR, and Toronto: Sussex Academic Press, 2017. Pp. x + 310. $74.95. ISBN 978-1-84519-873-2.

Guscin, Mark. A Very Good Sort of Man: A Life of Dr. Charles Lewis Meryon (17831877), Physician to Lady Hester Stanhope. Brighton UK, Portland OR, and Toronto: Sussex Academic Press, 2017. Pp. x + 238. $59.95. ISBN 978-1-84519-872-5.

Hall, Lynda A. Women and “Value” in Jane Austen’s Novels: Settling, Speculating, and Superfluity. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. x + 226. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-50735-4.

Harkness, Margaret. A City Girl. Ed. Tabitha Sparks. Broadview Editions. Series ed. Martin R. Boyne. Peterborough ON and Tonawanda NY: Broadview Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. 184. $18.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-55481-270-7.

Hensley, Nathan. Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xii + 324. $90.00. ISBN 978-0- 19-879245-1.

Hunter, John. The Spirit of Self-Help: A Life of Samuel Smiles. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 2017. Pp. viii + 320. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-8568-3512-4.

Husbands, Shayne. The Early Roxburghe Club, 18121835: Book Club Pioneers and the Advancement of English Literature. London and New York: Anthem Press, 2017. Pp. x + 218. $115.00. ISBN 978-1-78308-690-0.

Kingstone, Helen. Victorian Narratives of the Recent Past: Memory, History, Fiction. Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture. Gen. ed. Joseph Bristow. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xii + 246. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-49549-1.

Kövesi, Simon. John Clare: Nature, Criticism, and History. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xii + 268. $99.99. ISBN 978-0-230-27787-8.

Laing, Tony. Dickens's Working Notes for “Dombey and Son”: Facsimiles and Transcriptions of the Original Manuscript with Commentary on Dickens’s Working Methods. Cambridge UK: Open Book, 2017. Pp. 220. £34.95 cloth. ISBN 978-1-78374-224-0. £21.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-78374-223-3.

Lechner, Doris. Histories for the Many: The Victorian Family Magazine and Popular Representations of the Past. The “Leisure Hour,” 18521870. History in Popular Cultures 17. Series eds. Barbara Korte, Sylvia Paletschek, Hans-Joachim Gehrke, Wolfgang Hochbruck, Sven Kommer, and Judith Schlehe. Bielefeld: Transcript-Verlag (distributed by Columbia Univ. Press), 2017 (paper only). Pp. 340. $45.00 paper. ISBN 978-3-8376-3711-3.

LeGette, Casie. Remaking Romanticism: The Radical Politics of the Excerpt. Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism, and Cultures of Print. Series eds. Anne K. Mellor and Clifford Siskin. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. x + 248. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-46928-7.

Livesey, Ruth. Writing the Stage Coach Nation: Locality on the Move in Nineteenth-Century British Literature. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. x + 246. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-19-876943-9.

Looser, Devoney. The Making of Jane Austen. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. x + 294. $29.95. ISBN 978-1-4214-2282-4.

Lovesey, Oliver. Postcolonial George Eliot. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. viii + 312. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-137-33211-0.

Malthus, Thomas Robert. An Essay on the Principle of Population. Ed. Joyce E. Chaplin. Norton Critical Editions. New York and London: W. W. Norton, 2018 (paper only). Pp. xxiv + 320. $23.12 paper. ISBN 978-1-324-00055-6.

Mayer, Robert. Walter Scott and Fame: Authors and Readers in the Romantic Age. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xiv + 226. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-19-879482-0.

Mazzeno, Laurence W., and Ronald D. Morrison, eds. Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture: Contexts for Criticism. Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature. Series eds. Susan McHugh, Robert McKay, and John Miller. Houndmills UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. x + 290. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-137-60218-3.

McCleave, Sarah, and Brian G. Caraher, eds. Thomas Moore and Romantic Inspiration: Poetry, Music, and Politics. Poetry and Song in the Age of Revolution 7. Series eds. Michael Brown, Kath Campbell, John M. Kirk, and Andrew Noble. New York and London: Routledge, 2018. Pp. x + 284. ISBN 978-1-138-28147-9.

Moore, Tara, ed. The Valancourt Book of Victorian Christmas Ghost Stories. Richmond VA: Valancourt, 2016. Pp. 294. $29.99 cloth. ISBN 978-1-943910-57-1. $16.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-943910-56-4.

Naidu, Sam, ed. Sherlock Holmes in Context. Crime Files. Gen. ed. Clive Bloom. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. x + 206. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-137-55594-6.

Newton, K. M. Modernizing George Eliot: The Writer as Artist, Intellectual, Proto-Modernist, Cultural Critic. London and New York: Bloomsbury  Academic/Bloomsbury, 2016 (paper only). Pp. viii + 232. £28.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-4742-7568-2.

O’Malley, Patrick R. Liffey and Lethe: Paramnesiac History in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-Ireland. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii + 276. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-19-879041-9.

Parker, Peter. Housman Country: Into the Heart of England. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2017. Pp. xii + 530. $30.00. ISBN 978-0-374-17304-3.

Pfordresher, John. The Secret History of “Jane Eyre”: How Charlotte Brontë Wrote Her Masterpiece. London and New York: W. W. Norton, 2017. Pp. 254. $26.95. ISBN 978-0-393-24887-6.

Pietrzak-Franger, Monika. Syphilis in Victorian Literature and Culture: Medicine, Knowledge, and the Spectacle of Victorian Invisibility. Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science, and Medicine. Series eds. Sharon Ruston, Alice Jenkins, and Catherine Belling. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xiv + 342. $129.00. ISBN 978-3-319-49534-7.

Pinney, Thomas, ed. Rudyard Kipling's Letters to His Agents, A. P. Watt and Sons, 18891899. 1880–1920 British Authors Series 32. Greensboro NC: ELT Press, 2016. Pp. xxii + 250. $75.00. ISBN 978-0-944318-77-5.

Prins, Yopie. Ladies’ Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xx + 300. $75.00 cloth. ISBN 978-0-691-14188-6. $29.95 paper. ISBN 978-0-691-14189-3.

Reid, Fred. Thomas Hardy and History. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xiv + 242. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-54174-7.

Richardson, Elsa. Second Sight in the Nineteenth Century: Prophecy, Imagination and Nationhood. Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science, and Medicine. Series eds. Sharon Ruston, Alice Jenkins, and Catherine Belling. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. viii + 262. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-137-51969-6.

Ritschel, Nelson O’Ceallaigh. Bernard Shaw, W. T. Stead, and the New Journalism: Whitechapel, Parnell, “Titanic,” and the Great War. Bernard Shaw and His Contemporaries. Series eds. Nelson O’Ceallaigh Ritschel and Peter Gahan. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xii + 248. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-49006-9.

Robertson, Ben P., ed. Romantic Sustainability: Endurance and the Natural World, 17801830. Ecocritical Theory and Practice. Series ed. Douglas A. Vakoch. Lanham MD, Boulder CO, New York, and London: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2017 (paper only). Pp. xiv + 288. $49.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-4985-1892-5.

Roye, Susmita, ed. Flora Annie Steel: A Critical Study of an Unconventional Memsahib. Edmonton: Univ. of Alberta Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. xxvi + 230. $49.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-77212-260-2.

Salmons, Kim. Food in the Novels of Joseph Conrad: Eating as Narrative. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xiv + 130. $54.99. ISBN 978-3-319-56622-1.

Salmons, Kim. Food in the Novels of Thomas Hardy: Production and Consumption. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xiv + 134. $54.99. ISBN 978-3-319-63470-8.

Saville, Julia F. Victorian Soul-Talk: Poetry, Democracy, and the Body Politic. Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture. Gen. ed. Joseph Bristow. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xii + 310. $129.00. ISBN 978-3-319-52505-1.

Scott, Grant F., ed. The Illustrated Letters of Richard Doyle to His Father, 1842–1843. Series in Victorian Studies. Series ed. Joseph McLaughlin. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2016. Pp. xxvi + 350. $79.95. ISBN 978-0-8214-2185-9.

Shaw, Philip. The Sublime. 2d edn. New Critical Idiom. Series ed. John Drakakis. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xii + 238. $130.00. ISBN 978-1-138-85963-0.

Shelley, Mary. Mathilda. Ed. Michelle Faubert. Broadview Editions. Series ed. Martin R. Boyne. Peterborough ON: Broadview Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. 208. $17.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-5548-1227-1.

Stephen, Leslie. The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, by his brother Leslie Stephen. Ed. Christopher Tolley with Hermione Lee and Thomas E. Schneider. Selected Writings of James Fitzjames Stephen. Gen. eds. Christopher Ricks, Jan-Melissa Schramm, and Frances Whistler. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xliv + 404. $190.00. ISBN 978-0-19-957853-5.

Stern, Kimberly J. The Social Life of Criticism: Gender, Critical Writing, and the Politics of Belonging. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 2016. Pp. viii + 240. $70.00. ISBN 978-0-472-13007-8.

Stevenson, Robert Louis. Weir of Hermiston. Ed. Gillian Hughes. New Edinburgh Edition of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson. Gen. eds. Stephen Arata, Penny Fielding, Richard Dury, and Anthony Mandal. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. l + 262. $120.00. ISBN 978-1-4744-0525-6.

Stoddart, Judith. Ruskin’s Culture Wars: “Fors Clavigera” and the Crisis of Victorian Liberalism. Victorian Literature and Culture. Ed. Jerome J. McGann and Herbert Tucker. Charlottesville and London: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2016 (paper only). Pp. xii + 198. $35.00 paper. ISBN 978-0-8139-3884-4.

Symonds, John Addington. The Memoirs of John Addington Symonds: A Critical Edition. Ed. Amber K. Regis. Genders and Sexualities in History. Series eds. John Arnold, Sean Brady, and Joanna Bourke. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. xx + 588. $100.00. ISBN 978-1-137-29123-3.

Thain, Marion. The Lyric Poem and Aestheticism: Forms of Modernity. Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture. Series ed. Julian Wolfreys. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. x+ 272. $120.00. ISBN 978-1-4744-1566-8.

Tomko, Michael. Beyond the Willing Suspension of Disbelief: Poetic Faith from Coleridge to Tolkien. New Directions in Religion and Literature. Series eds. Mark Knight and Emma Mason. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic/Bloomsbury, 2017 (paper only). Pp. xii + 174. $39.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-3500-3602-4.


Turner, Michael J. Radicalism and Reputation: The Career of Bronterre O’Brien. East Lansing: Michigan State Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii + 380. $49.95. ISBN 978-1-61186-229-4.

Wånggren, Lena. Gender, Technology, and the New Woman. Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture. Series ed. Julian Wolfreys. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii + 220. $105.00. ISBN 978-1-4744-1626-9.

Ward, Candace. Crossing the Line: Early Creole Novels and Anglophone Caribbean Culture in the Age of Emancipation. New World Studies. Series ed. J. Michael Dash. Charlottesville and London: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2017. Pp. xiv + 226. $65.00 cloth. ISBN 978-0-8139-4000-7. $29.50 paper. ISBN 978-0-8139-4001-4.

White, Adam. John Clare’s Romanticism. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xii + 332. $109.00. ISBN 978-3-319-53858-7.

Wootton, Sarah. Byronic Heroes in Nineteenth-Century Women’s Writing and Screen Adaptation. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. viii + 256. $95.00. ISBN 978-0-230-57439-7.