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

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Ron Broglio
BEASTS OF BURDEN: BIOPOLITICS, LABOR, AND ANIMAL LIFE IN BRITISH ROMANTICISM
(SUNY, April 2017) xiii + 178 pp.
Reviewed by Alastair Hunt on 2017-10-19.

Not too long ago, the director of graduate studies in my department, seeking to fine-tune...
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Jan Golinski
THE EXPERIMENTAL SELF: HUMPRHEY DAVY AND THE MAKING OF A MAN OF SCIENCE
(Chicago, 2016) 256 pp.
Reviewed by Jon Klancher on 2017-10-19.

In recent years, Humphry Davy (1778-1829) has become as interesting to literary studies...
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Casie LeGette
REMAKING ROMANTICISM: THE RADICAL POLITICS OF THE EXCERPT
(Palgrave, 2017) ix + 245 pp.
Reviewed by Ian Newman on 2017-10-19.

At the heart of this book--a bracing study of how radical texts of the Romantic period...
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Emily Harrington
SECOND PERSON SINGULAR: LATE VICTORIAN WOMEN POETS AND THE BONDS OF VERSE
(Virginia, 2014) 248 pp.
Reviewed by Jill Ehnenn on 2017-09-16.

Inspired by Alice Meynell's 1898 essay "Second Person Singular," Emily Harrington's...
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Jessica Straley
EVOLUTION AND IMAGINATION IN VICTORIAN CHILDREN’S BOOKS
(Cambridge, 2016) xi + 258 pp.
Reviewed by Stephen Prickett on 2017-09-16.

Straley's thesis is a simple and potentially interesting one: "that evolutionary discourse...
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