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

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Ross Wilson
SHELLEY AND THE APPREHENSION OF LIFE
(Cambridge, 2013) ix + 225 pp.
Reviewed by Omar F. Miranda on 2014-07-17.

In the past few years, scholars and artists have been busy with things Shelleyan. Martin Garrett recently completed The...
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Sean Grass
CHARLES DICKENS'S OUR MUTUAL FRIEND: A PUBLISHING HISTORY
(Ashgate, 2014) xiv + 274 pp.
Reviewed by David Wilkes on 2014-07-17.

Critics have been misinformed about Our Mutual Friend. After setting the record straight with a delightful refutation of Henry James's language...
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Yisrael Levin
SWINBURNE'S APOLLO: MYTH, FAITH, AND VICTORIAN SPIRITUALITY
(Ashgate, 2014), vii + 167 pp.
Reviewed by Nick Freeman on 2014-07-11.

"What a drag it is getting old," sang Mick Jagger on the Rolling Stones' single "Mother's Little...
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Ross G. Forman
CHINA AND THE VICTORIAN IMAGINATION: EMPIRES ENTWINED
(Cambridge,  2013) 318 pp.
Reviewed by Mia Chen on 2014-07-11.

In recent years, a number of books have examined representations of East Asia in British literature of various historical periods. For the nineteenth...
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Margaret Oliphant
SELECTED WORKS, PART III, Vols. 10-14, Ed. Joanne Shattock and Elisabeth Jay
(Pickering & Chatto, 2013)
Reviewed by Elsie B. Michie on 2014-07-11.

Comprising the third part of a six-part edition of Oliphant's Selected Works, these five volumes include Novellas, ed. Josie...
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