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

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Jonathan Farina
EVERYDAY WORDS AND THE CHARACTER OF PROSE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN
(Cambridge, 2017) xxi + 214
Reviewed by Barbara Black on 2018-02-16.

Jonathan Farina's new book is true to its title. Brimming, even bursting, with everyday words, his study aims to make...
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J. Michelle Coghlan
SENSATIONAL INTERNATIONALISM: THE PARIS COMMUNE AND THE REMAPPING OF AMERICAN MEMORY IN THE LONG NINETEENTH CENTURY
(Edinburgh University Press, 2016) xi + 228 pp.
Reviewed by Dean de la Motte on 2018-01-22.

Ambition can yield greatness and, on occasion,...
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Gregory Vargo
AN UNDERGROUND HISTORY OF EARLY VICTORIAN FICTION: CHARTISM, RADICAL PRINT CULTURE, AND THE SOCIAL PROBLEM NOVEL
(Cambridge, 2018) xii + 278 pp.
Reviewed by John Plotz on 2018-01-16.

Thomas Carlyle and Benjamin Disraeli were not...
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Alexis Easley, Andrew King and John Morton
RESEARCHING THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY PERIODICAL PRESS: CASE STUDIES
(Routledge, 2018) xii + 220 pp.
Reviewed by Clare A. Simmons on 2018-01-11.

It is hardly a stretch to call the development...
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Lily Gurton-Wachter
WATCHWORDS: ROMANTICISM AND THE POETICS OF ATTENTION
(Stanford, 2016) xiii + 270 pp.
Reviewed by Colin Jager on 2018-01-10.

To attend to something is a curious thing. When...
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