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Dennis Denisoff
DECADENT ECOLOGY IN BRITISH LITERATURE AND ART, 1860-1910
(Cambridge, 2022) ix + 260 pp.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Helsinger on 2021-12-31
Ecological Criticism
Dennis Denisoff has written extensively about decadence and sexuality.
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Chris Murray
CHINA FROM THE RUINS OF ATHENS AND ROME
(Oxford, 2020) xx + 222 pp.
Reviewed by James Watt on 2021-09-25
The point of departure for this ambitious and original book is that "you can't understand how Anglophone ideas of China formed without paying attention to classics" (6).
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Seth T. Reno
Amorous Aesthetics: Intellectual Love in Romantic Poetry and Poetics, 1788--1853
(Liverpool, 2019) viii + 246 pp.
Reviewed by Chris Murray on 2021-08-25
Victorian Poetry
"The affections lead us on," Wordsworth writes in "Tintern Abbey.
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Jonathan Senchyne
THE INTIMACY OF PAPER IN EARLY AND NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE
(University of Massachusetts, 2020) xiv + 176pp.
Reviewed by D. Berton Emerson on 2021-07-01
Print Culture
Much as the study of ideas in U.
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Ashley C. Barnes
LOVE AND DEPTH IN THE AMERICAN NOVEL: FROM STOWE TO JAMES
(Virginia, 2020) x+230 pp.
Reviewed by Brian Yothers on 2021-06-22
American Novel
The title of Ashley C.
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Joanne Parker and Corinna Wagner, eds.
THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF VICTORIAN MEDIEVALISM Part VI: Literature
(Oxford, 2020) xx + 688 pp.
Reviewed by Veronica Alfano on 2021-06-12
Victorian Novel and Victorian Poetry
Nostalgia can seem intrinsically opposed to progressive ideals.
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