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We’ve just published the autumn number of The BARS Review, containing thirty-five containing thirty-five reviews covering forty-three recent publications in the field of Romantic Studies, with a ‘Spotlight’ feature focusing on recent work in the field of Romanticism and Science.  The table of contents below provides a direct link to each of the reviews in html format; all the reviews are also available as downloadable pdfs and the complete number can be downloaded with a table of contents here (large file).  We hope that you enjoy all the contributions to this number, but if you do have any feedback or suggestions as to how the Review can be improved, we’d be glad to hear these either in the comments here or by email to the Editor, Dr Susan Valladares.

The BARS Review, No. 46 (Autumn 2015)

Table of Contents


John Bugg, Five Long Winters: The Trials of British Romanticism; Kenneth R. Johnston, Unusual Suspects; and Murray Pittock, Material Culture and Sedition, 1688–1760
   Elias Greig
David Simpson, Romanticism and the Question of the Stranger and Jane Stabler, The Artistry of Exile: Romantic and Victorian Writers in Italy
   Omar F. Miranda
Peter J. Kitson, Forging Romantic China: Sino-British Cultural Exchange 1760-1840 and David Vallins, Kaz Oishi and Seamus Perry, eds., Coleridge, Romanticism and the Orient: Cultural Negotiations
   Andrew Rudd
Elizabeth A. Bohls, Romantic Literature and Postcolonial Studies
   Kang-yen Chiu
Daniel E. White, From Little London to Little Bengal: Religion, Print and Modernity in Early British India
   Daniel S. Roberts
Cynthia Schoolar Williams, Hospitality and the Transatlantic Imagination, 1815-1835
   Evan Gottlieb
David Sergeant and Fiona Stafford, eds., Burns and Other Poets
   Vivien Estelle Williams
Evan Gottlieb, Walter Scott and Contemporary Theory
   Ainsley McIntosh
James Noggle, The Temporality of Taste in Eighteenth-Century British Writing and Ashley Chantler, Michael Davies and Philip Shaw, eds., Literature and Authenticity, 1780-1900
   Matthew Scott
Nancy Yousef, Romantic Intimacy
   Ashley Jenkins
Monika Class, Coleridge and Kantian Ideas in England, 1796-1817: Coleridge’s Responses to German Philosophy
   Philip Aherne
Lisa Feurzeig, Schubert’s Lieder and the Philosophy of Early German Romanticism
   Kristina Muxfeldt
Stephanie Kuduk Weiner, Clare’s Lyric: John Clare and Three Modern Poets
   Andrew Hodgson
Gavin Hopps, ed., Byron’s Ghosts: The Spectral, the Spiritual and the Supernatural
   Anna Camilleri
Mark Sandy, Romanticism, Memory, and Mourning
   Tim Chiou
Daniel Cook, Thomas Chatterton and Neglected Genius, 1760-1830
   Nick Groom
Jane Darcy, Melancholy and Literary Biography, 1640-1816
   Anita O’Connell
Michael Phillips, ed., William Blake. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
   David Fuller
Martin Blocksidge, The Banker Poet: The Rise and Fall of Samuel Rogers
   Charlotte May
Rachel Schulkins, Keats, Modesty, and Masturbation
  James Najarian
Barbara K. Seeber, Jane Austen and Animals
   James Castell
Mary Brunton, Self-Control, ed. Anthony Mandal and Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade, In Search of Jane Austen: The Language of the Letters
   Katie Halsey
John Wiltshire, The Hidden Jane Austen
   Anne-Claire Michoux
Angela Escott, ‘The Celebrated Hannah Cowley’: Experiments in Dramatic Genre
   Kathleen James-Cavan
Allan I. Macinnes and Douglas J. Hamilton, eds., Jacobitism, Enlightenment and Empire
   Bob Harris
Mark Philp, Reforming Ideas in Britain: Politics and Language in the Shadow of the French Revolution 1789-1815
   Amanda Goodrich
Marisa Linton, Choosing Terror: Virtue, Friendship and Authenticity in the French Revolution
   Joseph Clarke
Julia Swindells and David Francis Taylor, eds., The Oxford Handbook of the Georgian Theatre, 1737-1832
   David Kennerley
Patrick Spedding and Paul Watt, General eds.; Ed Cray, David Gregory and Derek B. Scott, Volume eds., Bawdy Songbooks of the Romantic Period
   Simon Kövesi

Spotlight: Romanticism and Science

Jon Klancher, Transfiguring the Arts and Sciences: Knowledge and Cultural Institutions in the Romantic Age and Roderick Tweedy, The God of the Left Hemisphere: Blake, Bolte Taylor, and the Myth of Creation
   Robert Mitchell
Martin Priestman, The Poetry of Erasmus Darwin: Enlightened Spaces, Romantic Times
   Trevor H. Levere
Warwick Mules, With Nature: Nature Philosophy as Poetics Through Schelling, Heidegger, Benjamin and Nancy
   Frederick Gregory
Robert Mitchell, Experimental Life: Vitalism in Romantic Science and Literature
   Jan Golinski
David Ward, Coleridge and the Nature of Imagination: Evolution, Engagement with the World, and Poetry
   Jessica Roberts
Sharon Ruston, Creating Romanticism: Case Studies in the Literature, Science and Medicine of the 1790s and Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell, eds., Legacies of Romanticism: Literature, Culture, Aesthetics
   Edward Larrissy

Whole Number

The BARS Review No. 46 (Autumn 2015) – review compilation (.pdf)
   The BARS Review Editors