Below, we discuss the Summer 2022 special issue of Studies in Romanticism, guest-edited by Jeremy Davies and entitled An Inventive Age: Writing of the Industrial Revolution, 1770–1830. The contributors are as follows:
Siobhan Carroll is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware. Her first book was An Empire of Air and Water: Uncolonizable Space in the British Imagination, 1750–1850 (Pennsylvania, 2015), and her current book project is on improvement, agency, and Romantic narrative form.
Jeremy Davies is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Leeds. His last book was The Birth of the Anthropocene (California, 2016), and his next is provisionally called ‘The Altered Landscape, 1793–1830.’
Eric Gidal is Professor of English at the University of Iowa and the editor of Philological Quarterly. His recent work includes Ossianic Unconformities: Bardic Poetry in the Industrial Age (Virginia, 2015), and articles on Scottish and French Romanticism and environmental history.