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

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Laure Katsaros
NEW YORK-PARIS: WHITMAN, BAUDELAIRE, AND THE HYBRID CITY
(Michigan, October 2012) 176 pp.
Reviewed by William Sharpe on 2014-11-07.

The title tells it (almost) all. This short, clearly written book furnishes a graceful, shrewd introduction to the ways in which Walt Whitman and...
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Mrs. S. C. Hall
SKETCHES OF IRISH CHARACTER, ed. Marion Durnin
Chawton House Library Series: Women’s Novels (no. 20)
(Pickering & Chatto, 2014)
Reviewed by Barry Sloan on 2014-11-07.

Anna Maria Fielding was born in Dublin in 1800, a few months before the passage of the Act of Union led to the dissolution of the Irish Parliament and the...
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Andrew Nash
WILLIAM CLARK RUSSELL AND THE VICTORIAN NAUTICAL NOVEL: GENDER, GENRE AND THE MARKETPLACE
(Pickering & Chatto 2014) xi + 231 pp.
Reviewed by Oliver Buckton on 2014-10-19.

Whatever happened to William Clark Russell? Paradoxically, after garnering fulsome praise from contemporaries such as Algernon Charles Swinburne, Robert...
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Saeko Yoshikawa
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH AND THE INVENTION OF TOURISM, 1820-1900
(Ashgate, 2014) xii + 268
Reviewed by Paul Westover on 2014-10-04.

This book makes two principal claims: first, that Wordsworth's...
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