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Book Review Editor

Antoine Capet
antcapet@aol.com

Université de Rouen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sinikka Aapola, Marnina Gonick, & Anita Harris, Young Femininity: Girlhood, Power and Social Change (Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)Malie Montagutelli

Bas Aarts, Joanne Close, Geoffrey Leech & Sean Wallis (eds.), The Verb Phrase in English : Investigating Recent Language Change with Corpora (Cambridge: University Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Martin Hilpert, Université de Neuchâtel 2

Jack L. Abecassis, Albert Cohen: Dissonant Voices (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004)—Nadia Malinovich

Nathan Abrams (ed.), Hidden in Plain Sight : Jews and Jewishness in British Film, Television and Popular Culture (Evanston (Illinois): Northwestern University Press, 2016)—Reviewed by David Dee, De Montfort University (Leicester) 2

Peter Ackema, Patrick Brandt, Maaike Schoorlemmer & Fred Weerman (eds.), Arguments and Agreements (Oxford: University Press, 2006)—Reviewed by Geneviève Girard-Gillet, Université Paris III-Sorbonne nouvelle 2

Peter Ackroyd (Thomas Wright, ed.), The Collection: Journalism, Reviews, Essays, Short Stories, Lectures (London: Vintage / Random House, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Peter Ackroyd, Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination (London: Chatto & Windus, 2002)—Megan O'Neill

Peter Ackroyd, The Clerkenwell Tales (London: Chatto & Windus, 2003)Ann Skea

W. Royce Adams, Teacher, Teacher, I Declare! and other Little Tattle Tales (Santa Barbara: Rairarubia Books, 2002)—Megan O'Neill

Tim Adler, The Producers. Money, Movies, and Who Really Calls the Shots (London: Methuen, 2004)Anne Cremieux, Paris X Nanterre, France.

Hélène Aji, Antoine Cazé, Agnès Derail-Imbert & Clément Oudart (dir.), H.D.’s Trilogy and Beyond (Nanterre : Presses Universitaires Paris-Ouest, 2014)— Reviewed by Nicholas Manning, Université Paris-Sorbonne 2


Richard Alba & Victor Nee, Remaking the American Mainstream: Assimilation and Contemporary Immigration (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003)Dominique Daniel

Jean Albrespit, Construire l’énoncé en anglais : Voix, négation, exclamation, interrogation (Toulouse : Presses universitaires du Mirail, 2011)—Recension de Laure Gardelle, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon 2

Christine Alexander & Juliet McMaster eds.,The Child Writer from Austen to Woolf ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005)Claire Bazin, University of Paris X Nanterre, France.2

Agnès Alexandre-Collier & François Vergniolle de Chantal (eds.), Leadership and Uncertainty Management in Politics : Leaders, Followers and Constraints in Western Democracies (Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)— Reviewed by Emma Bell, Université de Savoie Mont-Blanc 2

Alexander Alland, Race in Mind: Race, IQ, and Other Racisms (New York & Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2004)—George D. Oberle III

Eric Alterman & Mark Green, The Book on Bush: How George W. (Mis)leads America (New York: Viking, 2004)Sergio A. Ruano

Dee E. Andrews, The Methodists and Revolutionary America, 1700-1800: The Shaping of an Evangelical Culture (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002)Caroline Bélan

Maggie Andrews, The Acceptable Face of Feminism :The Women’s Institute as a Social Movement (London: Lawrence & Wishart, New and Revised Edition, 2015)—Reviewed by Pat Thane, King's College, London 2

Libby Angel, Robert J Bloomfield & Rob Walker, Friendly Street: New Poets Ten (Kent Town: Wakefield Press, 2005, AUD$19.95, 90 pages, ISBN 1862546703)—Susan Ballyn, Universitat de Barcelona

Gwen Ansell, Soweto Blues—Jazz, Popular Music & Politics in South Africa (Continuum Intl Pub Group, 2004)—Bernard Cros, University of Paris X, France

Mark Antliff & Vivien Greene (eds.) The Vorticists: Manifesto For A Modern World (London: Tate Publishing, 2010)—Reviewed by Grant Pooke, University of Kent 2

Franco Antonetti, I Wouldn’t Die, A Memoir (Gilbert, Arizona: Via Novi Press, 2004)Mireille Quivy

Joyce Appleby, Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000)—Bill Mohr

Clifford Armion, Shakespeare : Le langage des blessures (Montpellier : L'Entretemps, 2013)—Recension de Sophie Chiari, Aix-Marseille Université 2

Dana Arnold & David Peters Corbett (eds.), A Companion to British Art, 1600 to the Present (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)—Reviewed by Charlotte Gould, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3 2

Oliver Arnold, The Third Citizen, Shakespeare’s Theater and the Early Modern House of Commons (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007)—Marie-Dominique Garnier, Université Paris 8, France. 2

Mathilde Arrivé (coordination), Art et utopie : Pensées anglo-américaines (Paris : Michel Houdiard, 2012)—Recension de Jacques Carré, Université Paris-Sorbonne – Paris 4 2

Anthony Arthur, Literary Feuds: A Century of Celebrated Quarrels—From Mark Twain to Tom Wolfe (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2002)—Thomas J. Mayock

Mary Arseneau, Recovering Christina Rossetti: Female Community and Incarnational Poetics (Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)Elisabeth Lamothe

Mike Ashley. Transformations : The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines, From 1950 to 1970 (The History of the Science-Fiction Magazine Vol. II) (Liverpool: University Press, 2005)Reviewed by Claude Chastagner, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3 2

Clive Aslet, The Edwardian Country House : A Social and Architectural History (London: Frances Lincoln, 2012)—Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière–Lyon 2 2

Clive Aslet, The Age of Empire : Britain’s Imperial Architecture from 1880-1930 (London: Aurum Press, 2015)—Reviewed by G. A. Bremner, University of Edinburgh 2

Neil Astley, ed., Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times (Highgreen: Boodaxe Books, 2002, £10.95, 496 pages, ISBN 1-85224-588-3)—Joanny Moulin, Université de Provence, Aix-Marseille I

Eric Athenot, Walt Whitman : poète-cosmos (Paris : Belin, 2002) — Joanny Moulin

Harriet Atkinson, The Festival of Britain : A Land and its People (London: I.B. Tauris, 2012)—Reviewed by Elizabeth Darling, Oxford Brookes University 2

Helena Attlee, Great Gardens of Britain (London: Frances Lincoln, 2011)—Reviewed by Laurent Châtel, Université Paris-Sorbonne 2

Margaret Atwood, Negotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002)—Millard Dunn

Didier Aubert & Hélène Quanquin (dir.), Refaire l’Amérique : Imaginaire et histoire des États-Unis (Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2011)—Recension d’Arlette Frund, Université François-Rabelais, Tours 2

Christian Auer, Armel Dubois-Nayt & Nathalie Duclos, Femmes, pouvoir et nation en Écosse du XVIe siècle à aujourd’hui (Villeneuve d’Ascq : Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2012)—Recension d’Annie Thiec, Université de Nantes 2

Philip Auslander, Performing Glam Rock (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2006)—Charles Holdefer, Université de Poitiers, France. 2

Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies (Picador, Henry Holt and Company, New York, 2006)—Frédéric Dumas, University of Grenoble 3, Stendhal, France. 2

Brenda Ayres, ed., The Emperor's Old Groove: Decolonizing Disney's Magic Kingdom (New York: Peter Lang, 2003)—Debra Boyle

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Marie-Hélène Bacqué, Amélie Flamand, Anne-Marie Paquet-Deyris, Julien Talpin (dir.), The Wire : L’Amérique sur écoute (Paris : La Découverte, 2014)—Recension de Delphine Letort, Université du Maine (Le Mans) 2

Matthew Baerman, Dunstan Brown & Greville G. Corbett. The Syntax-Morphology Interface :  A Study of Syncretism (Cambridge : University Press, 2005)Reviewed by Laure Gardelle, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon 2

Peter J. Bailey, The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016)—Reviewed by André Kaenel, Université de Lorraine 2

Stephen Bailey & Chris Nottingham, Heartlands : A Guide to D.H. Lawrence's Midland Roots (London: Troubador Publishing, 2013)—Reviewed by Ginette Katz-Roy, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense 2

Gil Bailie, La Violence révélée : l’humanité à l’heure du choix (Castelnau-le-Lez : Climats, 2004)Marie Liénard

Claudia Baldoli & Andrew Knapp, Forgotten Blitzes : France and Italy under Allied Air Attack, 1940-1945 (New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2012)—Reviewed by Stephen A. Bourque, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 2

Michel Ballard, Versus :La Version réfléchie – Repérages et paramètres (Paris, Ophrys, 2003, 18,00€, 283 pages, ISBN 2-7080-1059-X)—Denis Jamet, Université Jean Moulin – Lyon 3

Michel Ballard, Versus : La Version réfléchie  –  Des signes au texte ( Paris : Ophrys, 2004)Denis Jamet, Université Jean Moulin, Lyon 3, France, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Stuart Banner, The Death Penalty: An American History (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2002)—Philippe Chassaigne

Stuart Banner, How the Indians Lost Their Land: Land and Power on the Frontier (Cambridge, Mass. & London: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005)—Malie Montagutelli, Université Paris III

Michel Banniard & Dennis Philps (dir.) La fabrique du signe :  Linguistique de l’émergence entre micro- et macro-structures (Toulouse : Presses Universitaires du Mirail, 2010)—Recension de Bénédicte Guillaume en collaboration avec Pedro Duarte, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis 2

Nathalie Bantz. Les Nouvelles de Thomas Hardy : Stratégies narratives d’une écriture sous contrainte (Paris : Honoré Champion, 2011)—Recension de Stéphanie Bernard, Université de Rouen 2

Samantha Barbas, Movie Crazy: Fans, Stars and the Cult of Celebrity (New York & London: Palgrave, 200)—Dominique Sipière

Muriel Barbazan (dir.), Énonciation, texte, grammaire : De la linguistique à la didactique (Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2013)—Recension de Marie-Christine Deyrich, Université de Bordeaux 2

Fionna Barber, Art in Ireland since 1910 (London: Reaktion Books 2013)—Reviewed by Peter Murray, Crawford Art Gallery (Cork) 2

Michael Barkun, A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003)Thomas J. Mayock

Aaron Barlow, The DVD Revolution: Movies, Culture, & Technology (Wesport, CT, Praeger, 2005, $44.95, 179 pages, ISBN 0-275-98387-0)—Anne Cremieux, Université Paris X - Nanterre

Dagmar Barnouw, Naipaul's Strangers (Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2003)Judie Newman

Nick Barratt, Greater London :  A Story of the Suburbs (London: Random House, 2012)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London 2

Tim Barringer & Oliver Fairclough (eds.), Pastures Green & Dark Satanic Mills : The British Passion for Landscape (New York: American Federation of Arts - In association with D. Giles Ltd, London, 2014)—Reviewed by Jacques Carré, Université Paris-Sorbonne, Paris 4 2

Juanita De Barros, Reproducing the British Caribbean : Sex, Gender, and Population Politics After Slavery (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Leonard Smith, University of Birmingham 2

John Barth, Coming Soon!!! A Narrative (Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2001)— Emmanuelle Delanoë-Brun

Robert Bartlett. The Natural and the Supernatural in the Middle Ages.: The Wiles Lecture given at the Queen's University of Belfast, 2006.  Reviewed by Wendy Harding, Université de Toulouse - Le Mirail 2

Paula Bartley, Ellen Wilkinson : From Red Suffragist to Government Minister (London: Pluto Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Deborah Mutch, De Montfort University (Leicester) 2

Kathryn Batchelor & Claire Bisdorff (eds.), Intimate Enemies : Translation in Francophone Contexts (Liverpool: University Press, 2013)—Reviewed by John Hewson, Memorial University of Newfoundland 2

Tim Batchelor, Cedar Lewisohn & Martin Myrone (eds). Rude Britannia : British Comic Art (London: Tate Publishing, 2010)—Reviewed by Gilbert Millat, Université Charles-de-Gaulle – Lille 3 2

Jonathan Bate & Dora Thornton, Shakespeare : Staging the World (London: The British Museum Press, 2012); Jonathan Bate & Dora Thornton, with Becky Allen, Shakespeare’s Britain (London: The British Museum Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Christine Sukic, Université de Reims 2

Brian R. Bates, Wordsworth’s Poetic Collections, Supplementary Writing and Parodic Reception (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012)—Reviewed by Sylvie Crinquand, Université de Bourgogne (Dijon) 2

Stephen Bates, Royalty Inc. Britain’s best-Known Brand (London: Aurum Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London 2

Toby Glenn Bates. The Reagan Rhetoric : History and Memory in 1980s America (DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Pierre Sicard, Université de Picardie-Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

Isabelle Baudino (dir.), Les Voyageuses britanniques au XVIIIe siècle : L'étape lyonnaise dans l'itinéraire du Grand Tour (Paris : L'Harmattan, 2015)—Recension de Suzy Halimi, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 2

Samuel Bawlf, The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake (London, Allen Lane. The Penguin Press, 2003)Jacques Coulardeau

Christopher Alan Bayly, The Birth of the Modern World, 1780-1914. Global Connections and Comparisons (Malden, M.A./Oxford, 2004, Blackwell Publishing)—Detlev Mares, Institute of History, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany

Christopher Beach, Class, Language, and American Film Comedy (Cambridge University Press, 2002)—Nicolas Magenham

Robert Beaken, Cosmo Lang : Archbishop in War and Crisis (London : I.B. Tauris, 2012)—Reviewed by Stephen Parker, University of Worcester 2

Steve Beard, Aftershocks: The End of Style Culture (London: Wallflower Press, 2002)—Richard Butsch

Gustave de Beaumont (préface et postface de Laurence Cossu-Beaumont), Marie ou l’Esclavage aux États-Unis (Paris : Aux Forges de Vulcain, 2014)—Recension de Marie-Jeanne Rossignol, Université Paris-Diderot 2

Brett Bebber, Violence and Racism in Football : Politics and Cultural Conflict in British Society, 1968-1998 (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012)—Reviewed by Christian Civardi, Université de Strasbourg 2

Francis Beckett, Clem Attlee : Labour’s Great Reformer (London: Haus, 2015)—Reviewed by Laura Beers, University of Birmingham 2

Hilary Beckles, Britain's Black Debt : Reparations for Caribbean Slavery and Native Genocide (Kingston (Jamaica): University of the West Indies Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Paul E. Lovejoy, York University, Toronto (Ontario) 2

Kate Beeching, Pragmatic Markers in British English : Meaning in Social Interaction (Cambridge: University Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Laure Gardelle, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon 2

Laura Beers. Your Britain : Media and the Making of the Labour Party (Cambridge, Massachusetts & London, England: Harvard University Press, 2010)—Reviewed by Michael Parsons, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour 2

Stephen C. Behrendt. British Women Poets and the Romantic Writing Community. (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009)—Reviewed by Aurora Barsalou, York University (Toronto, Ontario) 2

Philip D. Beidler, The Victory Album: Reflections on the Good Life after the Good War (Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of AlabamaPress, 2010)Reviewed by Mark Meigs, Université Denis-Diderot Paris VII 2

Melanie Bell, Femininity in the Frame : Women and 1950s British Popular Cinema (London: I.B. Tauris, 2010)—Reviewed by Christine Etherington-Wright, University of Portsmouth 2

P. M. H. Bell, France and Britain, 1940-1994: The Long Separation ( London and New York: Longman, 1997)—Antoine Capet

Bellin de La Liborlière La Nuit anglaise, édition et préface de Maurice Lévy (Toulouse: Anacharsis, 2006)—Élizabeth Durot-Boucé, Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle, France. 2

Saul Bellow. Dangling Man (London:  Penguin Modern Classics, 2007)—Reviewed by Armand Terrien, École normale supérieure, Paris 2

Saul Bellow, Humboldt's Gift (New York: Penguin Modern Classics, 2007)—Aristie Trendel, Robert Schuman University 2

Catherine Belsey, Shakespeare and the Loss of Eden: The Construction of Family Values in Early Modern Culture (London: Palgrave, 2001)—Frédérique Menant

James C. Bennett, The Anglosphere Challenge: Why the English-Speaking Nations Will Lead the Way in the Twenty-First Century (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.: Lanham, MD, 2004, $39.95, 337 pages, ISBN 0-7425-3332-8)—Trevor Harris, Université François Rabelais – Tours

Phillippa Bennett & Rosie Miles (eds.) William Morris in the Twenty-First Century (Bern: Peter Lang, 2010)—Reviewed by Gilbert Bonifas, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis 2

Paul Bensimon (dir.), Palimpsestes N°13 : Le cliché en traduction. Revue du centre de recherche en traduction et communication transculturelle anglais-français / français-anglais (TRACT) (Paris : Presse de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2001)—Mireille Quivy

Sean Benson, Shakespeare, Othello and Domestic Tragedies (London: Bloomsbury, 2013)—Reviewed by Sophie Chiari, Aix-Marseille Université 2

Jeremy Bentham [Owen, Alysha et al. (eds.)], Jeremy Bentham’s Prison Cooking : A Collection of Utilitarian Recipes (University College London Library, 2015)—Recension d’Anne Brunon-Ernst, Université Paris 2 et Centre Bentham 2

Michael Bentley, Lord Salisbury's World. Conservative Environments in Late-Victorian Britain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001)—Alain Lauzanne

Carine Berbéri & Monia O’Brien Castro (eds.), 30 Years After : Issues and Representations of the Falklands War (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015)—Reviewed by Neil Davie, Université Lumière Lyon 2 2

Carine Berbéri & Martine Pelletier (eds.), Ireland : Authority and Crisis (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2015)—Reviewed by Christophe Gillissen, Université de Caen-Normandie 2

Sacvan Bercovitch General Ed., The Cambridge History of American Literature, Volume Three: Prose Writing, 1860-1920 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005)—Robert Sayre, University of Marne la Vallée, France. 2

Harris Berger & Giovanna Del Negro, Identity and Everyday Life: Essays in the Study of Folklore, Music, and Popular Culture (Middleton,CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2004, $65.00, 185 pages, ISBN 0-8195-6686-1)—Marylin Mell, University ofWisconsin -Oshkosh

Bernard Bergonzi, A Study in Greene (OUP, 2006)—François Gallix, University of Paris IV, Sorbonne, France

Ira Berlin, Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves (Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press / Harvard University Press, 2003)—Gerald Butters

John Berra (ed.) Directory of World Cinema : American Independent (Bristol: Intellect, 2010)—Reviewed by André Kaenel, Université de Lorraine

Caroline Bertonèche (dir.), Bacilles, phobies et contagions : Les métaphores de la pathologie (Paris : Michel Houdiard, 2012)—Recension de Laurent Bury, Université Lumière – Lyon 2

Caroline Bertonèche, John Keats : Le poète et le mythe (Presses Universitaires de Lyon & Éditions littéraires et linguistiques de l'université de Grenoble (ELLUG), 2011)—Recension de Jean-Marie Fournier, Université Paris Diderot

Bernadette Bertrandias, Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre : la parole orpheline (Paris: Ellipses, 2004, 12,50€, 120 pages, ISBN 2-7298-1931-2)—Shannon Wells-Lassagne, Université de Bretagne Sud

Brian Best, Reporting the Second World War (Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2015)—Reviewed by Michael S. Sweeney, Ohio University

Geoffrey Best, Churchill: A Study in Greatness (London: Penguin, 2002)—Antoine Capet

John Beston, Patrick White within the Western Literary Tradition (Sydney: University Press, 2010)—Reviewed by Nicholas Birns, Eugene Lang College, the New School (New York City)

Pamela Bickley & Jenny Stevens, Essential Shakespeare : The Arden Guide to Text and Interpretation (London: Bloomsbury / The Arden Shakespeare, 2013)—Reviewed by Sophie Chiari, Aix-Marseille Université

James Bieri, Percy Bysshe Shelley : A Biography  (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008 [2004])Reviewed by Rowland Weston, University of Waikato

Jonathan Bignell. Beckett on Screen : The Television Plays (Manchester: University Press, 2009)—Reviewed by Lea Sinoimeri, Université du Havre 

Florence Binard & Guyonne Leduc (dir.), Mères-Célibataires : De la malédiction au libre-choix ? Regards croisés France / Grande-Bretagne (Paris : L’Harmattan, 2016)—Recension de Muriel Pécastaing-Boissière, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris 4)

Kevin Binfield ed., Writings of the Luddites (Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004)Catherine Heyrendt

Adam Bingham (ed.), Directory of World Cinema : India (Bristol: Intellect, 2015)—Reviewed by Gautam Basu Thakur, Boise State University (Indiana)  

Robert I. Binnick (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Tense and Aspect (Oxford: University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Marc Fryd, Université de Poitiers

J.C. Bird, Control of Enemy Alien Civilians in Great Britain, 1914-1918 (London: Routledge, 2015)—Reviewed by Mark Pearsall, The National Archives of the United Kingdom

Jonathan Black, Winston Churchill in British Art, 1900 to the Present Day (London: Bloomsbury, 2017)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen

Bob Blaisdell (Selected and Edited by-), The Wit and Wisdom of Anthony Trollope (Pickering: Blackthorn Press, 2003)Laurent Bury

Angela M. Blake, How New York Became American, 1890-1924 (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)—Daniel Opler, College of Mount St Vincent, New York, USA. 2

Harry Blatterer, Everyday Friendships : Intimacy as Freedom in a Complex World (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)—Reviewed by Guillaume Marche, Université Paris-Est Créteil

Erik Bleich, Race Politics in Britain and France: Ideas and Policymaking since the 1960s (Cambridge University Press, 2003)Bernard Cros

James E. Block, A Nation of Agents: The American Path to a Modern Self and Society (Cambridge, MA & London: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2002)—Lincoln Geraghty

Marceline Block (ed.), World Film Locations : Las Vegas (Bristol: Intellect, 2011)—Reviewed by Todd McGowan, University of Vermont

Jan Blommaert, Discourse, A Critical Introduction (Key Topics in Sociolinguistics, Cambridge University Press, 2005)—Albert Hamm, Marc Bloch University, Strasbourg, France

Clive Bloom, Bestsellers: Popular Fiction Since 1900 (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Kristin Bluemel, George Orwell and the Radical Eccentrics: Intermodernism in Literary London (New York & Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, £45.00, xi-246 pages, ISBN 1403965102)Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen

Sidney Blumenthal, The Clinton Wars: An Insider’s Account of the White House Years (Penguin Books, 2003)—Mokhtar Ben Barka

Hugh Bochel (ed.). The Conservative Party and Social Policy (Bristol: The Policy Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Pat Thane, Kings College London

Richard Bodek & Simon Lewis (eds.), The Fruits of Exile : Central European Intellectual Immigration to America in the Age of Fascism (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2010)—Reviewed by Ursula Langkau-Alex, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam

John Bodnar, Blue-collar Hollywood: Liberalism, Democracy, and Working People in American Film (Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003)—Nicolas Magenham

John Bodnar. The “Good War” in American Memory (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010)—Reviewed by Emily S. Rosenberg, University of California, Irvine

Ronald Bogue, Deleuze’s Way, Essays in Tranverse Ethics and Aesthetics (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2007)—Françoise Baillet, University of Cergy-Pontoise, IUFM, France. 2

Christine van Boheemen-Saaf, Joyce, Derrida, Lacan, and the Trauma of History: reading, narrative, and Postcolonialism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006)—Marie-Dominique Garnier, University of Paris 8, France. 2

Monica Bohm-Duchen, Art and the Second World War (Farnham: Lund Humphries 2013)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen

Maryvonne Boisseau & Marie Nadia Karsky (dir.). Traduire la cohérence (Palimpsestes, n°23. Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2010)—Recension de Camille Fort, Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens)

Maryvonne Boisseau, Catherine Chauvin, Catherine Delesse & Yvon Kerommes (dir.) Linguistique et traductologie : Les enjeux d’une relation complexe (Arras : Artois Presses Université, 2016)—Recension de Frédérique Brisset, Université Charles-de-Gaulle (Lille)

Derek Bok, Universities in the Marketplace: The Commercialization of Higher Education (Princeton & Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2003/2005)—Olivier Frayssé

John Bolin, Beckett and the Modern Novel [Cambridge: University Press, 2013]—Reviewed by Katherine Weiss, East Tennessee State University

Marie Bolton & Frédéric Robert. Les Républicains, de Dwight D. Eisenhower à George W. Bush, 1952-2008 (Lille : Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2015)—Recension de Sébastien Mort, Université de Lorraine (Site de Metz)

Drummond Bone, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Byron (Cambridge: Cambridge U. P., 2004)Yann Tholoniat

Gilbert Bonifas & Martine Monacelli (eds.), Southern Horrors : Northern Visions of the Mediterranean World (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London

Denis Bonnecase & Pierre Morère (choix de textes, traduction & présentation), Samuel Johnson : Vies des poètes anglais (Paris : Éditons du Sandre, 2016)—Recension d’Alain Morvan, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3

Stéphanie Bonnefille & Sébastien Salbayre, éd., « La négation – formes, figures, conceptualisation », La revue du GRAAT, n° 35/2006 (Presses universitaires François Rabelais, Tours, 2006)—Albert Hamm, Marc Bloch University, Strasbourg, France

Isabelle Boof-Vermesse, Bruno Monfort, Anne-Marie Paquet-Deyris & Anne Ullmo (dir.),  Edith Wharton, Terence Davies : The House of Mirth – Les Limites du jeu / The Limits of the Game (Nanterre : Presses Universitaires de Paris Ouest, 2014)—Recension de Laurent Mellet, Université Toulouse Jean-Jaurès

Christopher Booker, The Seven Basic Plots. Why we tell stories ([2004] London and New York: Continuum, 2005)—Isabelle Roblin, Université de Boulogne, France. 2

Alison Booth, How to Make It as a Woman: Collective Biographical History fromVictoria to the Present (Chicago &London: University ofChicago Press , 2004, $25.00, 424 pages, ISBN 0-226-06546-4)—Diana Dominguez, The University of Texas-Brownsville/Texas Southmost College

Kristina Borjesson, ed., Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press (Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2002)Sergio A. Ruano

Marc Bosco, Graham Greene’s Catholic Imagination (American Academy of Religion, Academy Series, London & Oxford, OUP, 2005)Alain Blayac, University of Montpellier III, France

Suzanne Bosman. The National Gallery in Wartime (London: National Gallery, 2008)Antoine Capet (Université de Rouen)  

Patricia Bosworth, Marlon Brando (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2001)—James Friel

Stephen Bottoms, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Edward Albee (London: Cambridge University Press, 2005)—Geneviève Chevallier, University of Nice, France. 2

David Boucher & Gary Browning, eds., The Political Art of Bob Dylan (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)Claude Chastagner

Corinne Bouillot (dir.), La reconstruction en Normandie et en Basse-Saxe après la seconde guerre mondiale : Histoire, mémoires et patrimoines de deux régions européennes (Mont-Saint-Aignan : Presses Universitaires de Rouen et du Havre, 2013)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London

George Boulukos. The Grateful Slave : The Emergence of Race in Eighteenth-Century British and American Culture. (Cambridge: University Press, 2008) Marie-Jeanne Rossignol  2

Claire Bourhis-Mariotti, L'union fait la force : Les Noirs américains et Haïti, 1804-1893 (Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2016)—Recension d’Éric Agbessi, Université Clermont-Auvergne

Joanna Bourke, The Second World War: A People’s History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)—Antoine Capet

Myriam Boussahba-Bravard, ed., Suffrage Outside Suffragism Britain 1880-1914 (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007)—Bradley Kadel, Fayetteville State University, USA. 2

Élisabeth Bouzonviller, Louise Erdrich : Métissage et écriture, histoires d'Amérique (Saint-Étienne : Publications de l'Université de Saint-Étienne, 2015)—Recension d’Anne Garrait-Bourrier, Université Blaise Pascal (Clermont-Ferrand)

[Bowen] Allan Hepburn (ed.), Listening In : Broadcasts, Speeches, and Interviews by Elizabeth Bowen (Edinburgh:University Press, 2010)Reviewed by Christine Reynier, Université Paul-Valéry-Montpellier III

Oliver Bradbury, Sir John Soane’s Influence on Architecture from 1791 : A Continuing Legacy (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015)—Reviewed by Timothy Brittain-Catlin, University of Kent

John R. Bradley, Henry James’s Permanent Adolescence (Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave, 2000)—James Friel

David Bradshaw, ed., The Cambridge Companion to E. M. Forster (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007)—Laurent Mellet, Université de Bourgogne, France. 2

Élise Brault-Dreux, Le « je » et ses masques dans la poésie de D.H. Lawrence (Lille : Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2014)—Recension de Sylvain Floc’h, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour

Thomas A. Breslin, The Great Anglo-Celtic Divide in the History of American Foreign Relations (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2011)—Reviewed by Elodie Chazalon, Université de La Rochelle

Shirley Bricout, Politics and the Bible in D.H. Lawrence's Leadership Novels (Montpellier : Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2015)—Recension d’Élise Brault-Dreux, Université de Valenciennes

Cynthia Brideson & Sara Brideson, Ziegfeld and His Follies : A Biography of Broadway’s Greatest Producer (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015)—Reviewed by Linda Mizejewski, Ohio State University

John Channing Briggs, Lincoln’s Speeches Reconsidered (Baltimore & London : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005)—Marie-Jeanne Rossignol, University of Paris 7, France. 2

André Brink, The Other Side of Silence (London: Secker & Warburg, 2002)—Mélanie Joseph-Vilain

Douglas Brinkley, Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress, 1903-2003 (New York: Penguin Books, 2004)Thomas J. Mayock

Laurel J. Brinton & Leslie K. Arnovick. The English Language : A Linguistic History (Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2011. Second Edition)—Reviewed by Joan C. Beal, University of Sheffield

Joseph Bristow (ed.), Oscar Wilde and Modern Culture: The Making of a Legend (Athens (Ohio): Ohio University Press, 2008)—Reviewed by Emily Eells, Université de Paris-Ouest-Nanterre

Alessandro Brogi. Confronting America : The Cold War between the United States and the Communists in France and Italy (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Eric J. Morgan, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Robert Alan Brookey, Reinventing the Male Homosexual: The Rhetoric and Power of the Gay Gene (Bloomington & Indianapolis, Indiana University Press, 2002)—Guillaume Marche

Anita Brookner, Leaving Home (London: Viking, 2005, £12.99, 168 pages, ISBN 0-670-91568-8)—Aileen La Tourette,LiverpoolJohn Moores University

Anita Brookner, The Next Big Thing (London: Penguin Books, 2003); The Rules of Engagement (London: Viking, 2003)Carol Bere

Mikita Brottman, ed., Car Crash Culture (New York: Palgrave, 2001)—Wendy O’Brien

David Brown, Foreword by Contre-amiral Jean Kessler, Introduction by Geoffrey Till, The Road to Oran: Anglo-French Naval Relations - September 1939 - July 1940 (London & New York: Frank Cass, 2004, £65.00, 216 pages, ISBN 0-7146-5461-2)—Richard Davis, Université Charles de Gaulle - Lille III

Clare Brown & Don Paterson, eds., Don't Ask Me What I Mean: Poets in Their Own Words (London : Picador, 2004, £8.99, 335 pages, ISBN 0-330-41281-7)—Charles Holdefer, Université de Poitiers

Kathryn Cramer Brownell, Showbiz Politics : Hollywood in American Political Life (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Nolwenn Mingant, Université de Nantes

Charles Brownson, The Figure of the Detective : A Literary History and Analysis (Jefferson: McFarland, 2014)—Reviewed by Malcah Effron, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland (Ohio)

Gabriel Brownstein, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Apt. 3w. (New York: W.W. Norton, 2002)—Steven Marc Jones

Inès Brulard, Philip Carr & Jacques Durand (dir.), La prononciation de l'anglais contemporain dans le monde : Variation  et structure (Toulouse : Presses Universitaires du Midi, 2015)—Recension de Stephan Wilhelm, Université de Bourgogne (Dijon)

W. Fitzhugh Brundage, The Southern Past: A Clash of Race and Memory (Cambridge, MA, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005)—Jennifer Kilgore, Université de Caen

Brunet, François (dir.), L’Amérique des images : Histoire et culture visuelles des États-Unis (Paris : Hazan / Université Paris-Diderot, 2013)—Recension de Georges-Claude Guilbert, Université François Rabelais (Tours)

François Brunet & William B. Becker, L'héritage de Daguerre en Amérique : Portraits photographiques (1840-1900) de la collection Wm. B. Becker (Paris : Mare & Martin Arts, 2013)—Recension de Nathalie Dessens, Université de Toulouse–Le Mirail

Fiona Buckland, Impossible Dance: Club Culture and Queer World-Making (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2002)—Guillaume Marche

Spike Bucklow & Sally Woodcock (eds.), Sir John Gilbert, Art and Imagination in the Victorian Age (Farnham: Lund Humphries, 2011)—Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière–Lyon 2

Lawrence Buell, Writing for an Endangered World: Literature, Culture, and Environment in theU.S. and Beyond,London: Harvard University Press, 2001/2003, £12.95, 365 pages, ISBN 0-674-01232-1)—Charles Mitchell,Elmira College

Elizabeth Buettner, Empire Families: Britons and Late Imperial India (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004)Antoine Mioche

John Bugg, Five Long Winters : The Trials of British Romanticism (Stanford: University Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Sylvie Crinquand, Université de Bourgogne (Dijon)


Paul Buhle & Dave Wagner, Blacklisted: The Film Lover’s Guide to the Hollywood Blacklist (Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003)Daniel Opler

J.B. Bullen. Rossetti, Painter and Poet (London: Frances Lincoln, 2011)—Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière - Lyon 2


Kathleen Burk, Troublemaker: The Life and History of A.J.P. Taylor (Newhaven & London: Yale University Press, 2002)—Antoine Capet

Kathleen Burk, ed., The British Isles since 1945 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)—Antoine Capet

Liam Burke (ed.), Fan Phenomena : Batman (Bristol: Intellect, 2013)—Reviewed by Allister Mactaggart, Chesterfield College

Mark Thornton Burnett, Shakespeare and World Cinema (Cambridge: University Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Sonia Massai, The London Shakespeare Centre, King’s College London

Sarah Burns, Painting the Dark Side, Art and the Gothic Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004, $33.37, 326 pages, ISBN 0-520-23821-4)—Caroline Bélan, Université de Rouen

William Burroughs, Ghost of Chance (London: Serpent's Tail, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

John A. Burrow, Gestures and Looks in Medieval Narrative (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002)Diana Dominguez

Daniel Burston, Erik Erikson and the American Psyche: Ego, Ethics, and Evolution (Lanham, MD.: Jason Aronson, 2007)—David Waterman, Université de La Rochelle, France. 2

Daniel Burston, & Rebecca I. Denova, ed., Passionate Dialogues: Critical Perspectives on Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Mise Publications, 2005, $37.95, 262 pages, ISBN 978-0-9749086-1-8)—Jean-François Baillon, Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux III

Daniel Burston & Roger Frie, Psychotherapy as a Human Science (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Duquesne University Press, 2006)—Patrick Favro, University of French Polynesia, Tahiti 2

Clive Bush, The Century’s Midnight : Dissenting European and American Writers in the Era of the Second World War (Oxford : Peter Lang, 2010)—Reviewed by Mark Meigs, Université Paris-Diderot

Alexis Butin, Isaiah Berlin, libéral et pluraliste (Paris : Michel Houdiard, 2014)—Recension de Valentine Brunet, Université Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle

Tim Butler with Garry Robson, London Calling: The Middle Classes and the Re-making of Inner London (Oxford & New York: Berg, 2003)—Detlev Mares

Richard Butsch, The Making of American Audiences: From Stage to Television, 1750-1990 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000 [reprint 2004])Megan O'Neill

A. S. Byatt, The Whistling Woman (London: Chatto & Windus, 2001)—James Friel

A.S. Byatt, Little Black Book of Stories (London: Chatto & Windus, 2003, New York: Knopf, 2004)James Friel