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Antoine CAPET 
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John Iceland, Poverty in America (Berkeley: UCP, 2006)—Emmanuelle Le Texier, Université Lille 3, France 2

Virginie Iché, L'esthétique du jeu dans les Alice de Lewis Carroll (Paris : L'Harmattan, 2015—Recension de Laurent Bury, Université Lumière – Lyon 2 2

Raphaël Ingelbien, Misreading England: Poetry and Nationhood Since the Second World War (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2002)—Jo Gill

Robert Ingham & Duncan Brack (eds.), Peace, Reform and Liberation : A History of Liberal Politics in Britain, 1679-2011 (London: Biteback Publishing, 2011)—Reviewed by Kenneth O. Morgan, The Queen’s College, Oxford 2

Ronald Inglehart & Pippa Norris, eds., Rising Tide: Gender Equality and Cultural Change Around the World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003)Chris Bell

Billy Ingram, TV Party! Television's Untold Tales (Chicago: Bonus Books, 2002)—Barbara Villez

William Henry Ireland, L’Abesse (Edition d’Élizabeth Durot-Boucé, Lettres & Langues, Lettres Modernes, Éditions Publibook, Paris, 2006)—Pierre Morère, Grenoble 3

John H. Irsfeld, Radio Elvis and Other Stories (Fort Worth, Texas: Texas Christian University Press, 2002)—Lincoln Geraghty

Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go ( London , Faber & Faber, 2005, 282 pages, £6.99, ISBN 0571224113)—Alain Blayac, Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier III

Jonathan I. Israel Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752 (Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006)—Franck Lessay, Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle, France 2

Velichka D. Ivanova (ed.), Reading Philip Roth’s American Pastoral (Presses Universitaires du Mirail, 2011)—Reviewed by Françoise Palleau-Papin, Université Paris Nord-13 2

Velichka D. Ivanova, Architecture d’un rêve : American Pastoral de Philip Roth : Une étude narrative (Toulouse : Presses Universitaires du Mirail, 2012)—Recension de Françoise Palleau-Papin, Université Paris Nord-13 2

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Ashley Jackson & David Tomkins, Illustrating Empire : A Visual History of British Imperialism (Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011)—Reviewed by Adam Stephenson, Université de Picardie Jules-Verne, Amiens 2

Ben Jackson & Robert Saunders (eds.), Making Thatcher’s Britain (Cambridge: University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Timothy Whitton, Université Université Blaise-Pascal Clermont II 2

John S. Jackson, The American Political Party System : Continuity and Change over Ten Presidential Elections (Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Olivier Richomme, Université de Lyon  2

Robert H. Jackson, That Man: An Insider’s Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt (John Q. Barrett, ed.)Thomas J. Mayock

Troy Jackson, Becoming King : Martin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a National Leader (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2011)—Reviewed by Cécile Cottenet, Université de Provence, Aix-Marseille 2

David Jacques, Gardens of Court and Country: English Design 1630-1730 (Yale University Press, 2017)—Reviewed by Peter Borsay, Aberystwyth University 2

Nathalie Jaëck. Charles Dickens : L’écriture comme pouvoir, l’écriture comme résistance. (Paris : Ophrys, 2008)Recension de Marc Porée, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3 2

Michael Jago, Rab Butler : The Best Prime Minister We Never Had? (London: Biteback Publishing, 2015)—Reviewed by Trevor Harris, Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

Pierre Jamet. Shakespeare et Nietzsche : La volonté de joie. (Paris : Publibook, 2008)  Recension de François Laroque, Université Paris III -Sorbonne Nouvelle  2

Églantine Jamet-Moreau, Le Curé est une femme : L’ordination des femmes à la prêtrise dans l’Église d’Angleterre (Paris : L’Harmattan, 2012)—Recension de Rémy Bethmont, Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis 2

Beth Kiyoko Jamieson, Real Choices: Feminism, Freedom, and the Limits of the Law (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2001)—Diana Dominguez

Mark Jancovich, The Cultural Politics of New Criticism ([1993] Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006)—Jamil Khader, Stetson University, Deland, Florida, USA. 2

Erika Janik, Pistols and Petticoats : 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction (Boston: Beacon Press, 2017)—Reviewed by Christophe Gelly, Université Clermont Auvergne 2

Michael P. Jeffries, Paint the White House Black : Barack Obama and the Meaning of Race in America (Stanford: University Press, 2013)—Reviewed by George Katito, Université Paris IV Sorbonne 2

Philip Jenkins, Dream Catchers: How Mainstream America Discovered Native Spirituality (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, $16.95, 306 pages, ISBN 0-19-518910-8)—Malie Montagutelli, Université Paris III

David Fraser Jenkins, John Piper : The Forties (London: Philip Wilson 2012 [2000])—Reviewed by Sophie Aymes, Université de Bourgogne (Dijon) 2

Deborah Jermyn & Sean Redmond, eds., The Cinema of Kathryn Bigelow: Hollywood Transgressor (London & New York: Wallflower Press, 2003)—Diana Dominguez

Flint F. Johnson, Evidence of Arthur : Fixing the Legendary King in Factual Place and Time (Jefferson (North Carolina): McFarland, 2014)—Reviewed by Alan Lupack, University of Rochester (New York State) 2

E. Patrick Johnson & Mae G. Henderson, eds., Black Queer Studies: A Critical Anthology ( Durham :  Duke University Press, 2005, $23.95, 377 pages, ISBN 0-8223-3618-9)—Chris Bell, Nottingham Trent University

Devin Johnston, Precipitations; Contemporary American Poetry as Occult Practice (Middleton: Wesleyan University Press, 2002)—Joanny Moulin

Mark Johnston & Peter Stanley, eds., Alamein: The Australian Story (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2002)Susan Ballyn

Jończyk, Rafał, Affect-Language Interactions in Native and Non-Native English Speakers (Heidelberg: Springer, 2016)—Reviewed by Claire Tardieu, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris3  2

Daniel Stedman Jones, Masters of the Universe : Hayek, Friedman, and the Birth of Neoliberal Politics (Princeton: University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Françoise Coste, Université Toulouse—Jean-Jaurès 2

David R. Jones & Monika L. McDermott. Americans, Congress and Democratic Responsiveness: Public Evaluations of Congress and Electoral Consequences (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2009)Reviewed by Pierre Sicard, Université de Picardie-Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

M.G. Jones, Hannah More (Cambridge: University Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Élizabeth Durot-Boucé, Université du Havre 2

Nicholas Jose (ed.) The Literature of Australia (London & New York: Norton, 2009).

 

Peter Pierce (ed.) The Cambridge History of Australian Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009) Reviewed by Jean-François Vernay 2


Sheri Joseph, Bear Me Safely Over (London: Virago Press, 2003)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Mélanie Joseph-Vilain & Judith Misrahi-Barak (dir). Another Life / Une autre vie (Montpellier : Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2012)—Reviewed by Camille Fort, Université de Picardie Jules-Verne, Amiens 2

Davis D. Joyce, Howard Zinn: A Radical American Vision (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2003)Daniel Opler

Denis Judd, The Lion and the Tiger: The Rise and Fall of the British Raj 1600-1947 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004)Thomas J. Mayock

Henri Justin (traduction et édition), Edgar Poe : Contes policiers et autres (Paris : Classiques Garnier, 2014)—Recension de Camille Fort, Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

 

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Marvin Kalb, The Road to War : Presidential Commitments Honored and Betrayed (Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Laura Considine, University of Leeds 2

Kari Kallioniemi, Englishness, Pop and Post-War Britain (Bristol: Intellect, 2016)—Reviewed by Trevor Harris, Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

Robyn Karney, ed., Cinema Year by Year: 1894-2002 (London: Dorling Kindersley, 2002)—Nicolas Magenham

Marie Nadia Karsky (dir.), Palimpsestes 27 : Traduire le rythme (Paris : PSN, 2014)—Recension de Nicolas Froeliger, Université Paris–Diderot 2

Jennie A. Kassanoff, Edith Wharton and the Politics of Race (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004, $70.00, 226 pages, ISBN 0-521-83089-3)Chris Bell, Nottingham TrentUniversity

Burton Kaufman. The Post-Presidency from Washington to Clinton (Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2013)—Reviewed by Jeffrey H. Bloodworth, Gannon University (Erie, Pennsylvania) 2

Eric P. Kaufmann, The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004, $49, 95, 384 pages, ISBN 0-674-01303-4)—Gerardo Del Guercio, Independent Researcher

Stanley Kauffmann, Regarding Film: Criticism and Comment (Baltimore: Performing Arts Journal Books / The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001)—Nicolas Magenham

Hilda Kean, The Great Cat and Dog Massacre : The Real Story of World War Two's Unknown Tragedy (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press: 2017)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London 2

 

Melba Cuddy Keane, Virginia Woolf, the Intellectual & the Public Sphere (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003)—Nephie Christodoulides

Evelien Keizer. The English Noun Phrase: The Nature of Linguistic Categorization (Cambridge: University Press, 2007 [2010])—Reviewed by Evelyne Chabert, Université Stendhal – Grenoble 3 2

Henry Ansgar Kelly, Louis J. Karlin & Gerard B. Wegemer (eds.), Thomas More’s Trial by Jury : A Procedural and Legal Review with a Collection of Documents (Woodbridge: Boydell, 2013)—Reviewed by Isabelle Bore, Université de Picardie–Jules Verne 2

James R. Keller, Anne Rice and Sexual Politics: The Early Novels (Jefferson & London: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2000)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Jim Kelly (ed.), Ireland and Romanticism : Publics, Nations and Scenes of Cultural Production (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)—Reviewed by Sylvie Mikowski, Université de Reims 2

Patrick J. Kelly. Tirpitz and the Imperial German Navy (Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press 2011)—Reviewed by Michael Epkenhans, Militärgeschichtliches Forschungsamt, Potsdam 2

Randall Kennedy, Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word (New York: Pantheon Books, 2002)—Françoise Clary

Nigel KeohaneThe Party of Patriotism : The Conservative Party and the First World War (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010)—Reviewed by Jules Gehrke, Saginaw Valley State University 2

Frank Kermode, Pieces of My Mind ( Allen Lane: London, 2003)Ann Skea

François Kersaudy, De Gaulle et Roosevelt : Le duel au sommet (Paris : Librairie Académique Perrin, 2004) & David Stafford, Roosevelt and Churchill: Men of Secrets (Woodstock, N.Y.: Overlook Press, 2000)Antoine Capet

Thomas Keymer, Sterne, the Moderns and the Novel (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)—Min Wild

Daniel Keyes, Algernon, Charlie, and I (New York: Harvest/Harcourt, 2000/2004)—Megan O'Neill, Stetson University

David Kieran, Forever Vietnam : How a Divisive War Changed American Public Memory (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2014)―Reviewed by Françoise Coste, Université Toulouse–Jean Jaurès 2

Victor Kiernan, The Lords of Human Kind : European Attitudes to other Cultures in the Imperial Age (London: Zed Books, 2015) Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London 2

Desmond King, Robert C. Lieberman, Gretchen Ritter & Laurence Whitehead, (Eds.) Democratization in America : A Comparative-Historical Analysis (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009)—Reviewed by Michael L. Krenn, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC  2

Geoff King, New Hollywood Cinema: An Introduction (London & New York: I.B. Tauris Publishers, 2002)—Nicolas Magenham

Geoff King, Film Comedy (London & New York: Wallflower Press, 2002)—Nicolas Magenham

Geoff King, American Independent Cinema (London: I.B. Tauris, 2005, $14.95, 294 pages, ISBN 1850439389)—Thomas Aiello,University ofArkansas

Peter King. The New Politics : Liberal Conservatism or same old Tories? (Bristol: Policy Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Nicholas Deakin, London School of Economics & Political Science 2

Stephen King, Écriture : mémoires d’un métier (Paris: Albin Michel, 2001)—Philippe Romanski, Université de Rouen

Steven King & Geoffrey Timmins, Making Sense of the Industrial Revolution: English Economy and Society 1700-1850 ( Manchester & New York: Manchester University Press, 2001) — Alain Lauzanne

Miles Kington, Le Bumper Book of Franglais (Tiverton: Old Street, 2010)—Reviewed by Peter Catterall, Queen Mary University of London 2

David L. Kirp, Shakespeare, Einstein, and the Bottom Line: The Marketing of Higher Education (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003)—George D. Oberle III

Judith Kitchen, The House on Eccles Road (New York: Penguin Books, 2003)—Janne Stigen Drangsholt

Bakari Kitwana, The Hip Hop Generation: Young Blacks and the Crisis in African-American Culture (New York: BasicCivitas Books, 2002)—Joycelyn A. Wilson

Bakari Kitwana, Why White Kids Love Hip-Hop: Wankstas, Wiggers, Wannabes, and the New Reality of Race in America (New York: BasicCivitas, 2005, $23.00, 222 pages, ISBN 0-465-03746-1)—Chris Bell, Nottingham Trent University

Felix Klos, Churchill on Europe : The Untold Story of Churchill's European Project (London: IB Tauris, 2016)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen  

 

Ethan Knapp, The Bureaucratic Muse, Thomas Hoccleve and the Literature of Late Medieval England( Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2001)—Blaise Douglas

 

Charles A. Knight, The Literature of Satire (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004)—Véronique Alexandre, Université de Caen, France. 2

 

Louise W. Knight, Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy (Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2005, $35.00, xvi-582 pages, ISBN 0-226-44699-9)—Alain Suberchicot, Université Jean-Moulin - Lyon 3

Thomas J. Knock, The Rise of a Prairie Statesman : The Life and Times of George McGovern (Princeton: University Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Peter Marquis, Université de Rouen

 

U.C. Knoepflmacher & Logan D. Browning, Victorian Hybridities : Cultural Anxiety and Formal Innovation (Baltimore, The John Hopkins University Press, 2010)—Recension de Yann Tholoniat, Université de Lorraine 2

Paul L. Knox, London : Architecture, Building and Social Change (London: Merrell, 2015)— Reviewed by Timothy Brittain-Catlin, University of Kent (Canterbury)

Paul L. Knox. Metroburbia : The Anatomy of Greater London (London: Merrell, 2017)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London

Tim Knox (photography by Derry Moore), Sir John Soane’s Museum, London (London: Merrell Publishers, 2009)—Reviewed by Jacques Carré, Université Paris-Sorbonne 2

Peter Knox-Shaw, Jane Austen and the Enlightenment (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2004)—Chloé Beccaria, Université de Provence, France —Caroline Bertonèche, Université de Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle, France. 2

Wayne Koestenbaum, Andy Warhol (New York: Lipper / Viking, 2001); Annette Michelson, ed., Andy Warhol: October Files #2 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert, Université de Rouen

Yusef Komunyakaa, Pleasure Dome (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2001, $24.95, 445 pages, ISBN 0-8195-6739-6)—Aileen La Tourette, Liverpool John Moores University

Korda, Michael, Alone : Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk : Defeat into Victory (New York: Liveright, 2017)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen

Donna Kornhaber, Charlie Chaplin, Director (Northwestern University Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Delphine Letort, Université du Maine – Le Mans

Barbara Korte & Frédéric Regard (eds.), Narrating Poverty and Precarity in Britain (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2014)—Reviewed by Jacques Carré, Université Paris-Sorbonne 2

Françoise Král, Social Invisibility and Diasporas in Anglophone Literature and Culture : The Fractal Gaze (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)—Reviewed by Fernando Galván, Universitad de Alcalá (Madrid) 2

Nicole Krauss, The History of Love ( London : Penguin, 2006, £7.99, 272 pages, ISBN 0141019972)—Toni Saldivar, Mount Saint Mary College

Stephan Kraitsowits, J.G. Ballard : Inventer la réalité (Rouen : Publication des Universités de Rouen et du Havre, 2012)—Recension d’Hélène Machinal, Université de Bretagne Occidentale (Brest) 2

Theodora Kroeber, Ishi in Two Worlds: A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America (Berkeley &London:University ofCalifornia Press, 2002, $50.00, 255 pages, ISBN 0-520-00674-7)Roger E. Chapman,LincolnTrail College

Bruce Kuklick, Blind Oracles: Intellectuals and War from Kennan to Kissinger (Princeton & Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2006)Céline Letemplé, Université du Maine, Le Mans, France

Krishan Kumar, The Making of English National Identity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003)—Steven Guilbert

Harshan KumarasinghamA Political Legacy of the British Empire : Power and the Parliamentary System in Post-Colonial India and Sri Lanka (London: I.B. Tauris, 2013)—Reviewed by Bérénice Guyot-Réchard, Cambridge University 2

Josh Kun, Audiotopia. Music, Race and America (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005)Emmanuelle Le Texier, Université de Lille 3, France