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

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Eileen Cleere
THE SANITARY ARTS: AESTHETIC CULTURE AND THE VICTORIAN CLEANLINESS CAMPAIGNS
(Ohio State, 2014) 195 pp.
Reviewed by Anna Louise Penner on 2016-04-27.

This book insightfully joins two strands of scholarship rarely interwoven: Victorian...
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Tim Fulford
ROMANTIC POETRY AND LITERARY COTERIES: THE DIALECT OF THE TRIBE
(Palgrave, 2015) 276 pp.
Reviewed by Andrew Franta on 2016-04-27.

This book examines Romanticism "as a discourse made and remade in coteries" (4). Developing...
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Angela Wright and Dale Townshend, eds.
ROMANTIC GOTHIC: AN EDINBURGH COMPANION
(Edinburgh, November 2015) 272 pp.
Reviewed by Lisa Fischer on 2016-04-27.

Viewed against the refinement of the Romantic aesthetic, the Gothic looks excessive,...
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Gillen D'Arcy Wood
TAMBORA: THE ERUPTION THAT CHANGED THE WORLD
(Princeton, 2014), 312 pp.
Reviewed by Ashton Nichols on 2016-03-19.

Gillen D'Arcy Wood has written a wonderfully readable and thoroughly researched book...
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