Romantic Circles Reviews

Romanticism and the Sciences by Robert Mitchell

Robert Mitchell collects and discusses eight wide-ranging approaches to the subject of Romanticism and the Sciences:

  1. Hannah Arendt, The Human Condition (Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1998)
  2. Alan Bewell, Wordsworth and the Enlightenment: Nature, Man, and Society in the Experimental Poetry (New Haven, Yale University Press, 1989)
  3. Georges Canguilhem, “The Living and its Milieu,” Grey Room 3 (2001): 7-31
  4. Michel Foucault, Security, Territory, Population: Lectures at the College de France, 1977-78, trans. G. Burchell; ed. M. Senellart (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)
  5. Denise Gigante, “The Monster in the Rainbow: Keats and the Science of Life," PMLA 117 (2002): 433–448
  6. Friedrich Kittler, Discourse Networks 1800/1900 (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1990)
  7. Phillip Mirowksi, More Heat than Light: Economics as Social Physics; Physics as Nature's Economics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989)
  8. Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer, Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985)

      Michael Eberle-Sinatra - Leigh Hunt and the London Literary Scene: A Reception History of his Major Works, 1805-1828. Review by Christine Woody

      Michael Eberle-Sinatra. Leigh Hunt and the London Literary Scene: A Reception History of his Major Works, 1805-1828. (Routledge Studies in Romanticism, 2013). 175pp., (Hdbk. $184.00, ISBN 978-0-415-31676-7; paperback $48.95, ISBN 978-0-415-86002-4).

      Christine Woody

      University of Pennsylvania

      Elizabeth A. Bohls - Slavery and the Politics of Place: Representing the Colonial Caribbean, 1770-1833. Review by Peter Hulme

      Elizabeth A. Bohls, Slavery and the Politics of Place: Representing the Colonial Caribbean, 1770-1833, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. ISBN 978-1-107-07934-2

      Peter Hulme

      Emeritus Professor

      University of Essex

      Reading and Raiding: On the Case of Wordsworth. Review by G. Kim Blank

      William Wordsworth in Context, edited by Andrew Bennett (Cambridge University Press, 2015) 360 pp. (Hbk ISBN: 9781107028418)

      The Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth, edited by Richard Gravil and Daniel Robinson. (Oxford University Press, 2015) 896 pp. (Hbk ISBN: 9780199662128)

      Reviews of
      Andrew Bennett, William Wordsworth in Context
      Richard Gravil and Daniel Robinson, The Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth

      G. Kim Blank
      University of Victoria

      Romantic Circles BookChat: Ossianic Unconformities, by Eric Gidal

      Eric Gidal, Ossianic Unconformities: Bardic Poetry in the Industrial Age (University of Virginia Press, 2015). 240 pp. (Hdbk., $39.50; ISBN 9780813938172).

      Eric Gidal, Tobias Menely, and Theresa Kelley discuss Ossianic Unconformities: Bardic Poetry in the Industrial Age (U of Virginia P, 2015); Moderated by Jesse Oak Taylor.

       

       

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