□ 39 [Ariosto]
Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture / Everson,
Jane E.. et al. (ed) (Proceedings of the British Academy 221)
374 p. Oxford, 2019:01.
Ground breaking research on the Orlando Furioso , with new findings and
interpreta- tions. Explores Ariosto's influence, from the sixteenth to the twenty-
□ 40 [Arthurian Studies]
Arthurianism in Early Plantagenet England: From Henry II
to Edward I / Berard, Christopher Michael. 363 p. Boydell &
□ 41 [Austen, Jane]
Jane Austen and Comedy / Goss, Erin (ed) (Transits:
Literature, Thought & Culture 1650-1850) 250 p. Bucknell
ISBN:9781684480777 pap \5,871
In bringing together Austen and comedy, which are both often dismissed as
superfluous or irrelevant to a contemporary world, this collection of essays
directs attention to the ways we laugh, the ways that Austen may make us do so,
and the ways that our laughter is conditioned by the form in which Austen writes.
□ 42 -Jane Austen's Fiction Manuscripts, 5 vols.
/ Sutherland, Kathryn (ed) 2464 p. Oxford, 2018.
Vol. 1: Introduction; Editorial Procedure; Three Essays/ Vol. 2/ Vol. 3; Lady
Susan/ Vol. 4: The Watsons; Persuasion; Susan; Opinions of Mansfierld Park
and Opinions of Emma: Plan of a Novel; Profits of My Novels/ Vol. 5: Sanditon,
□ 43 [Beowulf]
Beowulf: A Verse Translation, 2nd ed. / Heaney, Seamus (tr);
Donoghue, D. (ed) (Norton Critical Editions)
299 p. W W Norton, 2019.
ISBN:9780393938371 pap \3,150
□ 44 [Blake, W.]
William Blake in Context / Haggarty, Sarah (ed)
(Literature in Context) 350 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:04.
William Blake, poet and artist, is a figure often understood to have 'created his
own system'. Combining close readings and detailed analysis of a range of Blake's
work, from lyrical songs to later myth, from writing to visual art, this collection
of thirty-eight lively and authoritative essays examines what Blake had in
common with his contemporaries, the writers who influenced him, and those he
influenced in turn
□ 45 -The Reception of William Blake in Europe. 2 vols.
/ Erle, Sibylle & Paley, Morton D. (eds) (The Reception of
British and Irish Authors in Europe) 768 p. Bloomsbury
The Reception of William Blake in Europe is the first comprehensive and
systematic reference guide to Blake's influence across Europe. Exploring Blake's
impact on literature, art, music and culture, the book includes bibliographies of
major translations of Blake's work in each country covered, as well as a
publication history and timeline of the poet's reception on the continent.
□ 46 [Cartography of English Renaissance]
Pocket Maps and Public Poetry in the English Renaissance
/ Lecky, Katarzyna (Early Modern Literary Geographies)
304 p. Oxford, 2019:04.
□ 47 [Donne, J.]
John Donne in Context / Schoenfeldt, Michael (Literature in
Context) 420 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:03.
Short, lively, and accessible chapters written by leading experts in early modern
studies shed light on Donne's literary career, language and works as well as
exploring the social and intellectual contexts of his writing and its reception from
the 17th to the 21st century. These chapters provide the depth of interpretation
that Donne demands, and the range of knowledge that his prodigiously learned
□ 48 [Doyle, A. C.]
The Cambridge Companion to Sherlock Holmes / Allan,
Janice M (ed) (Cambridge Companion to Literature)
280 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:03.
ISBN:9781316609590 pap \3,358
'Contexts' explores late-Victorian culture, from the emergence of detective fiction
to ideas of evolution, gender, and Englishness. 'Case Studies' reads selected
Holmes adventures in the context of empire, visual culture, and the gothic.
Finally, 'Holmesian Afterlives' investigates the relationship between Holmes and
literary theory, film and theatre adaptations, new Holmesian novels, and the
fandom that now surrounds him.
□ 49 [Drabble, M.]
The Plays of Margaret Drabble: A Critical Edition.
/ Fernandez, Jose Francisco (ed.) 175 p. Syracuse UP, 2018.
ISBN:9780815636113 pap \3,351
She wrote two plays?one for television, Laura (1964), and one for the stage, Bird
of Paradise (1969). Fernandez’s penetrating new critical edition makes both plays
available for the first time, giving Drabble fans a new vantage point from which
to understand her work.
□ 50 [Early Modern English Literature]
Religious Conversion in Early Modern English Drama
/ Stelling, Lieke. 230 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:01.
□ 51 -Ruin and Reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and
Marvell / Mottram, Stewart. 272 p. Oxford, 2019:02.
□ 52 -Gathering Force: Early Modern British Literature in
Transition, 1557-1623, Vol. 1 / Poole, Kristen (ed) (Early
Modern Literature in Transition) 350 p. Cambridge UP, 2018.
The twenty innovative contributions in Gathering Force: Early Modern
Literature in Transition, 1557-1623 trace ways that five different genres both
spurred and responded to change. Chapters explore different facets of lyric poetry,
romance, commercial drama, masques and pageants, and non-narrative prose.
□ 53 -Unwritten Poetry: Song, Performance, and Media in
Early Modern England / Trudell, Scott A. 272 p. Oxford, 2019:03.
Explores the work of composers and performers such as Thomas Campion, John
Dowland, Henry Lawes, and Alice Egerton, and the writings of poets including
Sidney, Shakespeare, Jonson, and Milton
□ 54 -The Concept of Nature in Early Modern English
Literature / Remien, Peter. 244 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:02.
Table of Contents; 1. The oeconomy of nature in seventeenth-century England/ 2.
Penshurst's parasites: Ben Jonson and the art of bad housekeeping/ 3. The school
of beasts: human and animal dwellings in Viret and Marvell/ 4. Divine
husbandry: providence and oikonomia in the works of George Herbert/ 5. Labors
of luxury: John Milton, Thomas Burnet, and the nature of human labor/
Epilogue: from economy to ecology
□ 55 -Retelling the Siege of Jerusalem in Early Modern
England / Neelakanta, Vanita (Early Modern Exchange)
256 p. Delaware UP, 2019.
ISBN:9781644530139 pap \5,880
The siege featured prominently in many early modern English sermons, ballads,
plays, histories, and pamphlets, functioning as a touchstone for writers who
sought to locate their own national drama of civil and religious tumult within a
larger biblical and post-biblical context. Reformed England identified with
besieged Jerusalem, establishing an equivalency between the Protestant church
and the ancient Jewish nation but exposing fears that a displeased God could
destroy his beloved nation.
□ 56 [Eighteenth Century]
Novel Cleopatras: Romance Historiography and the Dido
Tradition in English Fiction 1688-1785 / Horejsi, Nicole
272 p. Toronto UP, 2019:03.
Advocating a revised history of the eighteenth-century novel, Novel Cleopatras
showcases the novel’s origins in ancient mythology, its relation to epic narrative,
and its connection to neoclassical print culture.
□ 57- The Sentimental Novel in the Eighteenth Century
/ Rivero, Albert J. (ed) 320 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:04.
Albert J. Rivero, Professor of English at Marquette University, has published
widely on British literature of the long eighteenth century. He has edited critical
editions of Gulliver's Travels (2002), Moll Flanders (2004), Samuel Richardson's
Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded (Cambridge, 2011) and Pamela in Her Exalted
Condition (Cambridge, 2012).
□ 58 -Anecdotes of Enlightenment: Human Nature from
Locke to Wordsworth / Wood, James Robert. 272 p. Virginia
Anecdotes of Enlightenment features careful readings of the philosophy of John
Locke and David Hume; the periodical essays of Joseph Addison, Richard Steele,
and Eliza Haywood; the travel narratives of Joseph Banks, James Cook,
and James Boswell; the poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth;
and Laurence Sterne’s Tristram Shandy.
□ 59 -Public Vows: Fictions of Marriage in the English
Enlightenment / Ganz, Melissa J. 328 p. Virginia UP, 2019.
In eighteenth-century England, the institution of marriage became the subject of
heated debates, as clerics, jurists, legislators, philosophers, and social observers
began rethinking its contractual foundation. Public Vows argues that these
debates shaped English fiction in crucial and previously unrecognized ways and
that novels played a central role in the debates, of such novelists as Daniel Defoe,
Samuel Richardson, Frances Burney, Eliza Fenwick, and Amelia Opie.
□ 60 -A World of Disorderly Notions: Quixote and the Logic
of Exceptionalism / Hanlon, Aaron R. 224 p. Virginia UP,
As British and American societies of the Enlightenment developed the need to
question the acceptance of various forms of imperialism and social contract
theory?and to explain both the virtues and limitations of revolutions past and
ongoing-it was Quixote’s exceptionalism. As a consequence, the eighteenth
century witnessed an explosion of imitations of Quixote in fiction and polemical
writing, by writers such as Jonathan Swift, Charlotte Lennox, Henry Fielding.
□ 61 -4E Cognition and Eighteenth-century Fiction: How
the Novel Found its Feet / Kukkonen, Karin (Cognition and
Poetics) 264 p. Oxford, 2019:03.
Applies the contemporary philosophical theory of 4E cognition to the eighteenth-
century novel, forging new paths in Cognitive Poetics Explores lesser-known
works from Eliza Haywood, Charlotte Lennox, Sarah Fielding, and Frances
Burney, and includes a discussion of Burney's manuscripts and letters
□ 62 -The Printed Reader: Gender, Quixotism, and Textual
Bodies in Eighteenth-Century Britain / Dale, Amelia
(Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture 1650-1850)
224 p. Bucknel UP, 2019:06.
ISBN:9781684481026 pap \5,871
Explores the transformative power of reading in the eighteenth century, and how
this was expressed in the fascination with Don Quixote and in a proliferation of
narratives about quixotic readers, readers who attempt to reproduce and embody
□ 63 -Novel Bodies: Disability & Sexuality in 18th-century
British Literature / Farr, Jason S. (Transits: Literature,
Thought & Culture 1650-1850) 224 p. Bucknell UP, 2019.
ISBN:9781684481071 pap \5,871
Novel Bodies examines how disability shapes the British literary history of
sexuality. Jason Farr shows that various eighteenth-century novelists represent
disability and sexuality in flexible ways to reconfigure the political and social
landscapes of eighteenth-century Britain.
□ 64 -Intelligent Souls?: Feminist Orientalism in
Eighteenth-century English Literature / Cahill, Samara
Anne (Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture 1650-1850)
250 p. Bucknel UP, 2019:04.
ISBN:9781684480975 pap \5,871
Surprisingly, women writers of the period accepted the stereotype, but used it for
their own purposes. Rowe, Carter, Lennox, More, and Wollstonecraft, Cahill
argues, established common ground with men by leveraging the “otherness”
identified with Islam Islam to dispute British culture’s assumption that British
women were lacking in intelligence, selfhood, or professional abilities.
□ 65 -Eliza Fenwick: Early Modern Feminist
/ Paul, Lissa. 352 p. Delaware UP, 2019:06.
ISBN:9781644530108 pap \5,880
This captivating biography traces the life of Eliza Fenwick, an extraordinary
woman who paved her own unique path throughout the late 18th and 19th
centuries as she made her way from country to country as writer, teacher, and
□ 66 -The Circuit of Apollo: Eighteenth-century Women's
Tributes to Women / Runge, Laura L. & Jessica Cook (ed)
264 p. Delaware UP, 2019:04.
ISBN:9781644530047 pap \5,880
Written by a combination of established scholars and new critics in the field,
the essays collected in Circuit of Apollo attest to the vital practice of commemorating
women’s artistic and personal relationships. In doing so, they illuminate the
complexit of female friendships and honor as well as the robust creativity and
intellectual work contributed by women to culture in the long eighteenth century.
□ 67 [Eliot, G.]
In Love with George Eliot [Fiction] / O'Shaughnessy, Kathy
320 p. Scribe, 2019:11.
Who was the real George Eliot? In Love with George Eliot is a glorious debut
novel which tells the compelling story of England's greatest woman novelist as
you've never read it. Kathy O'Shaughnessy is a famous book-reviewer and editor.
□ 68 [Eliot, T. S.]
T. S. Eliot's Dialectical Imagination / Brooker, J. S. (Hopkins
Studies in Modernism) 215 p. Johns Hopkins UP, 2018.
The first principle is that contradictions are best understood dialectically, by
moving to perspectives that both include and transcend them. The second is that
all truths exist in relation to other truths. Together or in tandem, these two
principles-dialectic and relativism-constitute the basis of a continual reshaping of
□ 69 [Jacobean Studies]
Writing the Monarch in Jacobean England: Jonson, Donne,
Shakespeare and the Works of King James / Rickard, Jane
282 p. Cambridge UP, 2016/2019.
ISBN:9781107546769 pap \5,038
This book is the first sustained study of the reception of King James VI and I's
works, covering various genres including poetry, drama and sermons. It is of
great interest to researchers and upper-level students of Renaissance and
Jacobean literature, Shakespeare studies, Ben Jonson, John Donne and Jacobean
□ 70 [Joyce, J.]
Serial Encounters: Ulysses and the Little Review
/ Hutton, Clare. 304 p. Oxford, 2019:06.
□ 71 -Ulysses, Film and Visual Culture / Sicker, Philip
288 p. Cambridge UP, 2018:08.
Although Joyce was losing his sight when he wrote Ulysses, Stephen's and
Bloom's visual experiences are extraordinarily rich and complex. Absorbing the
influences of popular visual attractions such as dioramas, stereoscopes and
mutoscopes, their perceptions of Dublin are shaped by what Walter Benjamin
calls 'unconscious optics'.
□ 72 -James Joyce's America / Brian Fox. 256 p. Oxford,
□ 73 [Kipling, R.]
The Cause of Humanity and Other Stories: Rudyard
Kipling's Uncollected Prose Fictions / Kipling, R.; ed. Thomas
Pinney. 450 p. Cambridge UP, 2018:11.
This volume brings together for the first time some 86 uncollected short fictions.
Almost all of them will be unfamiliar to readers; some are unrecorded in any
bibliography; some are here published for the first time.
□ 74 [Langland, W.]
Approaches to Teaching Langland's Piers Plowman /
Goodmann, Th. A. (ed) (Approaches to Teaching World
Literature 151) 266 p. MLA, 2018.
ISBN:9781603293402 pap \4,032
□ 75 [Lawrence, D. H.]
The Poems, Volume 3: Uncollected Poems and Early
Versions / Pollnitz, Christopher (ed) (The Cambridge Edition
of the Letters and Works of D. H. Lawrence) 750 p.
Cambridge UP, 2018.
Volume 3 includes his uncollected poems and many early versions; versions in his
first two collections, Love Poems and Others and Amores, are published in full.
The chronological ordering of uncollected poems and early versions in this
volume makes developments in theme and style readily traceable and offers new
perspectives on each period of his verse-writing.
□ 76 [Malory, Sir Th.]
A New Companion to Malory / Leitch, M.G. & C.J. Rushton
(Arthurian Studies) 325 p. Boydell & Brewer, 2019:04.
□ 77 [Marvell, A.]
The Oxford Handbook of Andrew Marvell / Dzelzainis,
Martin & E. Holberton (ed) 822 p. Oxford, 2019：03.
A landmark collection that opens a new window into the relations between
literature and history as exemplified by a writer at the epicentre of the
revolutionary upheavals of the seventeenth century
□ 78 [Medieval Studies]
Shaping Identity in Medieval French Literature: The Other
Within / Tudor, Adrian P. & Kristin L. Burr (ed)
176 p. Florida UP, 2019:08.
Contributors to this collection consider the multiplicity and instability of
medieval French literary identity, arguing that it is fluid and represented in
many different ways. Inherently unstable, identity is created, re-created, adopted,
refused, imposed, and self-imposed. Additionally, taken together the essays posit
that an individual may identify with a group, existing within it, and yet remain
foreign to it.
□ 79 [Modernist Literature]
Affective Materialities: Reorienting the Body in Modernist
Literature / Watts, Kara et al. (ed) 240 p. Florida UP,
Showing the ways the body in literature can be a lens for understanding the
fluidities of race, gender, and sexuality, as well as species and subjectivity, this
volume maps the connections among modernist aesthetics, histories of the 20th-
century body, the concerns of modernism that can also speak to urgent concerns
□ 80 [Renaissance Studies]
Impossible Desire and the Limits of Knowledge in
Renaissance Poetry / Hyman, Wendy Beth. 256 p.
□ 81 -Premodern Ecologies in the Modern Literary
Imagination / Nardizzi, Vin & Tiffany Jo Werth (ed)
336 p. Toronto UP, 2019:05.
The essays connect real environments and their imaginative (re)creations and
affirm the urgency of reorienting humanity’s responsiveness to, and
responsibility for, the historical links between human and non-human existence.
□ 82 [Rossetti, Ch.]
Christina Rossetti :The Critical Heritage / Humphries,
Simon (ed) (The Critical Heritage II) 347 p. Routledge, 2019.
The volume draws on hundreds of manuscript sources unnoticed in scholarship in
order to provide the most accurate available literary biography and publication
history of Rossetti, illuminating many aspects of her writing life - including her
involvement with the Portfolio society and her relation with Macmillan ? which
have been misunderstood. with the Portfolio society and her relation with
Macmillan - which have been misunderstood.
□ 83 [Ruskin, J.]
John Ruskin: Selected Prose / Lansdown, R. (ed) (21st
Century Oxford Authors) 560 p. Oxford, 2019:3.
Published authors in the series: William Blake, Thomas Browne, Elizabeth
Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Thomas De Quincey, John Donne, Samuel
Johnson, John Keats, Isaac Rosenberg, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and
□ 84 [Shakespeare, W.]
The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Religion /
Hamlin, Hannibal (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
332 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:02.
ISBN:9781316624234 pap \5,374
Hannibal Hamlin is Professor of English at the Ohio State University. He is the
author of The Bible in Shakespeare (2013) and Psalm Culture and Early Modern
English Literature (Cambridge, 2004); and co-editor of The King James Bible
after Four Hundred Years: Literary, Linguistic, and Cultural Influences
(Cambridge, 2010); and The Sidney Psalter: The Psalms of Philip and Mary
□ 85 -Impressive Shakespeare: Identity, Authority and the
Imprint in Shakespearean Drama / Newman, Harry
(Material Readings in Early Modern Culture)
199 p. Routledge, 2019.
Harry Newman argues that Shakespeare deploys the imprint as a self-reflexive
trope in order to advertise the value of his plays to audiences and
readers, and that in turn the language of impression has shaped,
and continues to shape, Shakespeare’s critical afterlife.
□ 86 -Much Ado about Nothing, 3rd ed. / Mares, F. H. (ed)
(The New Cambridge Shakespeare) 198 p. Cambridge UP,
ISBN:9781316626733 pap \2,007
□ 87 -Shakespeare Seen: Image, Performance and Society
/ Sillars, Stuart. 306 p. Cambridge UP, 2018.
Covering a rich chronological terrain, from the beginning of the eighteenth
century to the midpoint of the nineteenth, Stuart Sillars offers a
multidisciplinary, nuanced approach to reading Shakespeare in relation to image,
history, text, book history, text, book history, print culture and performance.
□ 88 -Shakespearean Territories / Elden, Stuart
338 p. Chicago UP, 2018.
ISBN:9780226559193 pap \3,685
□ 89 [Shelley, P. B.]
Shelleyan Reimaginings and Influence: New Relations
/ O'Neill, Michael. 368 p. Oxford, 2019:03.
□ 90 -Romantic Revelations: Visions of Post-Apocalyptic
Life and Hope in the Anthropocene / Washington, Chris
264 p. Toronto UP, 2019:06.
Romantic Revelations argues that Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Lord Byron,
JClare, and Jane Austen sketch out a post-apocalyptic world that, in contrast to
the sunnier Romantic narratives, is paradoxically the vision that offers us hope.
In thinking through life after disaster, Washington contends that these authors
craft an optimistic vision of the future that leads to a new politics.
□ 91 [Tragedy]
Tragedy as Philosophy in the Reformation World
/ Leo, Russ. 320 p. Oxford, 2019.
Draws on a unique archive of writing on tragedy, making available information
about many unduly neglected poets, critics, and philosophers Presents English
translations of key passages, in many cases for the first time, from crucial works
crucial works originally published in Latin, Dutch, and Italian
□ 92 [Victorian Studies]
Novel Cultivations: Plants in British Literature of the Global
Nineteenth Century / Chang, Elizabeth Hope (Under the
Sign of Nature) 240 p. Virginia UP, 2019:04.
ISBN:9780813942483 pap \4,956
Situated in a mid-Victorian moment of frenetic plant collecting from the far
reaches of the British empire, Novel Cultivations recognizes plants as vital and
sentient subjects that serve as actors and narrative engines in the 19th century
□ 93 -Romance's Rival: Familiar Marriage in Victorian
Fiction / Schaffer, Talia. 352 p. Oxford, 2019.
ISBN:9780190887414 pap \4,900
□ 94 -The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women's
Poetry / Hughes, Linda K. (ed) (Cambridge Companion to
Literature) 320 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:03.
ISBN:9781316633571 pap \5,374
The book is inclusive in method, demonstrating, for example, the benefits of both
distant and close reading approaches, and featuring major figures like Elizabeth
Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti and over one hundred poets altogether.
□ 95 [Welsh Literature]
The Cambridge History of Welsh Literature / Evans, Geraint
(ed) 550 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:02.
In the early twentieth century, Welsh writers in English outnumbered writers in
Welsh for the first time, generating new modes of writing and a crisis of national
identity which began to resolve itself at the end of the 20th century with the
political devolution of Wales within the United Kingdom. By considering the two
literatures side by side, this book argues that bilingualism is now a normative
condition in Wales.
□ 96 [Wordsworth, Coleridge]
Wordsworth, Coleridge, and 'The Language of the Heavens'
/ Owens, Thomas. 224 p. Oxford, 2019:05.