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Antoine CAPET
antoine.capet@univ-rouen.fr

Université de Rouen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Denis Lacorne, De la religion en Amérique : Essai d’histoire politique (Paris : Gallimard, 2012)—Université de Toulouse – Le Mirail 2

David Lammy. Out of the Ashes : Britain after the Riots (London: Guardian Books, 2011)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London 2

Annette Landgraf & David Vickers (eds.) The Cambridge Handel Encyclopedia. (Cambridge: University Press, 2009) — Reviewed by Pierre Degott Université Paul Verlaine (Metz) 2 

Joel Lane, The Blue Mask (London: Serpent's Tail, 2003)—Steven Marc Jones

Justine Larbalestier, ed. Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century (Middletow, CO: Wesleyan University Press, 2006)—Jamil Khader, Stetson University, Deland, Florida, USA. 2

Sylvie Largeaud-Ortega, Ainsi soit-île : Littérature et anthropologie dans les Contes des Mers du Sud de Robert Louis Stevenson (Paris : Honoré Champion, 2012)— Recension de Max Duperray, Aix-Marseille Université 2

Philip Larkin, Further Requirements: Interviews, Broadcasts, Statements and Book Reviews (London: Faber and Faber, 2001)—Philippe Romanski

David LaRocca (ed.), The Philosophy of War Films (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2014)—Reviewed by Colin Gardner, University of California (Santa Barbara) 2

François Laroque, Dictionnaire amoureux de Shakespeare (Paris : Plon, 2016)—Recension de Jean-Pierre Moreau, Université Paris III, Sorbonne Nouvelle 2

Klaus Larres, Churchill’s Cold War: The Politics of Personal Diplomacy (New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2002)—Antoine Capet

Timothy Larsen. A People of One Book : The Bible and the Victorians (Oxford: University Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Rémy Bethmont, Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

Claire Larsonneur. La recherche Internet en lettres et langues. (Paris : Éditions Ophrys, 2008)  Recension d'Hervé Thily, Université de Rouen, IUFM de Haute-Normandie  2

Phyllis Lassner, Espionage and Exile : Fascism and Antifascism in British Spy Fiction and Film (Edinburgh: University Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Judy Suh, Duquesne University (Pennsylvania) 2

Béatrice Laurent (ed.), Sleeping Beauties in Victorian Britain : Cultural, Literary and Artistic Explorations of a Myth (Bern: Peter Lang, 2015)—Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière-Lyon 2 2

David Lavery, ed., This Thing of Ours: Investigating the Sopranos (London: Wallflower Press, 2002)—Barbara Villez

Sara Laviosa, Translation and Language Education : Pedagogic Approaches Explored (London: Routledge, 2014)—Reviewed by Susan Pickford, Université Paris-Sorbonne 2

Steven F. Lawson, Civil Rights Crossroads: Nation, Community, and the Black Freedom Struggle (Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2003)Chris Bell

Daniel Lea & Berthold Schoene, eds., Posting the Male: Masculinities in Post-war and Contemporary British Literature (New York & Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2003)—Bill Phillips

Patrick Leary. The Punch Brotherhood : Town Talk and Print Culture in Mid-Victorian Britain (London: The British Library, 2010)—Reviewed by Françoise Baillet, Université de Cergy-Pontoise

Daniel Lebaud & Catherine Paulin (dir.), Variation, ajustement, interprétation (Besançon : Presses Universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2015)—Recension de Dominique Boulonnais, Université Paris III-Sorbonne nouvelle

Georges-Goulven Le Cam. L’Australie au-delà du rêve (Rennes : Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2011)—Recension de Martine Piquet, Université Paris-Dauphine

Guyonne Leduc, Réécritures anglaises au XVIIIe siècle de L'égalité des deux sexes (1673) de François Poulain de la Barre : Du politique au polémique (Paris : L’Harmattan, 2010)Suzy Halimi , Université Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle  

Guyonne Leduc (dir.), Les rôles transfrontaliers joués par les femmes dans la construction de l’Europe (Paris : L’Harmattan, 2012)—Recension de Suzy Halimi, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3

Guyonne Leduc (dir.), Comment faire des études-genres avec de la littérature : Masquereading (Paris : L'Harmattan, 2014)—Recension de Jean-Christophe Murat, Aix-Marseille Université

Maurice S. Lee, Slavery, Philosophy, and American Literature, 1830-1860 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005)—Donald P. Gagnon, Western Connecticut State University

Geoffrey Leech & Jan Svartvik, A Communicative Grammar of English  (London: Longman, (Third Edition) 2002)Reviewed by Wilfrid Rotgé, Université Paris-Ouest-Nanterre-La Défense

Sébastien Lefait, Surveillance on Screen : Monitoring Contemporary Films and Television Programs (Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Allister Mactaggart, Chesterfield College 2

Alexander Leggatt, Shakespeare’s Tragedies:  Violation and Identity (Cambridge University Press, 2005)—Andrea Trocha-Van Nort, Université Paris XII Val de Marne, France, US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO, USA. 2    

Thomas Leitch. Film Adaptation and Its Discontents: From Gone with the Wind to The Passion of the Christ. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007)  Shannon Wells-Lassagne, Université de Bretagne Sud 2

Thomas Leitch & Leland Poague (eds.), A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock (Chichester:  Wiley Blackwell, 2014)—Reviewed by Michael Coyne, The Open University 2

Marie-Christine Lemardeley & André Topia (dir.), L’empreinte des choses (Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2007)—Recension de Thierry Goater, Université Rennes 2 2

Dick Leonard, The Great Rivalry : Gladstone & Disraeli : A Dual Biography (London: I.B. Tauris, 2013)—Reviewed by Anthony Howe, University of East Anglia, Norwich 2

Marion Leonard. Gender in the Music Industry : Rock, Discourse and Girl Power. (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007) Reviewed by Georges-Claude Guilbert, Université François Rabelais –Tours  2

Liz Lerman. Hiking the Horizontal : Field Notes from a Choreographer (Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Aaron Wirtz, Wichita State University 2

Stéphane Lerouge, Sophie Loubière, Alain Pierron, 100% compositeurs de bandes originales de films (Paris : MBC, 2002)—Nicolas Magenham

Delphine Letort, The Spike Lee Brand : A Study of Documentary Filmmaking (New York: State University of New York Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Ryan Engley, The University of Rhode Island 2

Emmanuelle Le Texier, Quand les exclus font de la politique. Le Barrio mexicain de San Diego, Californie ( Paris : Presses de Sciences Po, 2006)—Susan Trouvé Finding, University of Poitiers, France. 2

Fred M. Leventhal, ed., Twentieth-Century Britain: An Encyclopedia (New York: Peter Lang, 2003)—Antoine Capet  

Jean-Paul Levet, Rire pour ne pas pleurer : Le Noir dans l'Amérique blanche / Laughin' Just to Keep from Cryin': Blacks in White America (Marseille : Parenthèses, 2002)—Robert Springer

 

Caroline Levine, The Serious Pleasures of Suspense: Victorian Realism and Narrative Doubt (Charlottesville & London: University of Virginia Press, 2003)—Nathalie Saudo

Sanford Levinson, An Argument Open to All : Reading The Federalist in the 21st Century (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Anthony A. Peacock, Utah State University 2

Stephen C. Levinson, Space in Language and Cognition : Explorations in Cognitive Diversity (Language, Culture & Cognition 5, Cambridge University Press, 2003)—Yvon Keromnes, University of Metz, France 2

Kathrin Levitan, A Cultural History of the British Census : Envisioning the Multitude in the Nineteenth Century (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)—Reviewed by Charles V. Reed, Elizabeth City State University (North Carolina) 2

Adrian Lewis. The American Culture of War : The History of U.S. Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom (New York: Routledge, 2012. Second Edition)—Reviewed by Robert E Kelly, Pusan National University (Korea) 2

Geoffrey Lewis, Carson:The Man Who Divided Ireland ( London: Hambledon and London, 2005)Kevin Matthews, George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia

Jane Lewis, The End of Marriage? Individualism and Intimate Relations (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2001)—Myriam Boussahba-Bravard

 

Nathaniel Lewis, Authenticity and Authorship (University of Nebraska Press, 2003)Catherine Chauche

Robert M. Lewis, From Traveling Show to Vaudeville: Theatrical Spectacle in America 1830-1910 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003)—Richard Butsch

Eric Lichtenfeld, Action Speaks Louder: Violence, Spectacle, and the American Action Movie (Wesport, CT, Praeger, 2004, $39.95, 313 pages, ISBN 0-275-98054-5)—Anne Cremieux, Paris X - Nanterre

Christa Lichtenstern. Henry Moore : Work - Theory - Impact (London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2008)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

A.J. Liebling, Chicago: The Second City (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004)Thomas J. Mayock

Marie Liénard-Yeterian & Gérald Préher, dir., Nouvelles du Sud. Hearing Voices, Reading Stories (Palaiseau : Editions de l'Ecole Polytechnique, 2007)—Amélie Claude Moisy, University of Paris 12, France  2 

Carola Hähnel-Mesnard, Marie Liénard-Yeterian & Cristina Marinas (dir.) Culture et mémoire : Représentations contemporaines de la mémoire dans les espaces mémoriels, les arts du visuel, la littérature et le théâtre. (Palaiseau : Éditions de l’École Polytechnique, 2008)Recension de Daniel Mortier, Université de Rouen  2

Maren Tova Linett, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Women Writers (Cambridge: University Press, 2010)—Reviewed by Frédérique Amselle, Université de Valenciennes 2

Peter J. Ling, Martin Luther King, Jr. (London: Routledge, 2015)—Reviewed by Jennifer J. Yanco, Boston University African Studies Center 2

Fergus Linnane, London: The Wicked City (London, Robson, 2003)—Alain Lauzanne

Toby Litt, Finding Myself (London: Hamish Hamilton, 2003)—Debra Boyle

Penelope Lively, The Photograph (London: Viking, 2003)—Steven Marc Jones

Nick Lloyd, The Amritsar Massacre : The Untold Story of One Fateful Day (London: I.B. Tauris, 2011)—Reviewed by Mélanie Torrent, Université Paris-Diderot 2

David Lodge, Consciousness and the Novel (London: Secker & Warburg, 2002)—James Friel

Pierre Longuenesse, Yeats dramaturge : La voix et ses masques (Rennes : Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2012)—Recension d’Alexandra Poulain, Université Charles-de-Gaulle – Lille III 2

Tania Martin López, The Winter of Discontent : Myth, Memory and History (Liverpool: University Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Stephen Brooke, York University, Toronto (Ontario) 2

Bettelou Los, A Historical Syntax of English (Edinburgh: University Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Laure Gardelle, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon 2

James R. Lothian. The Making and Unmaking of the English Catholic Intellectual Community, 1910-1950 (Notre Dame (Indiana): University of Notre Dame Press, 2009)—Reviewed by Sheridan Gilley, Durham University 2

Tim Lott, The Seymour Tapes (London: Viking, 2005)K. J. Hunt, University of Nottingham

David Lough, No More Champagne : Churchill and his Money (London: Head of Zeus, 2015)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

Mary S. Lovell, The Riviera Set, 1920-1960 : The Golden Years of Glamour and Excess (London: Little, Brown 2016)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

Jerome Loving, The Last Titan: A LIfe of Theodore Dreiser (Berkeley:  University of California Press, 2005)Charles Holdefer, Université de Poitiers, France

Michael Lowenthal, Avoidance (Saint Paul, Minnesota: Graywolf Press, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Ian Lowey & Suzy Prince, The Graphic Art of the Underground : A Countercultural History (London: Bloomsbury, 2014)—Reviewed by Georges-Claude Guilbert, Université François Rabelais (Tours) 2

Wm. Roger Louis, ed., Still more Adventures with Britannia: Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain (London & New York: I.B. Tauris, 2003)—Antoine Capet

William C. Lubenow, The Cambridge Apostles, 1820-1914 : Liberalism, Imagination, and Friendship in British Intellectual and Professional Life (Cambridge: University Press, 1998 [Paperback reissue, 2007])Reviewed by Philippe Vervaecke, Université Charles-de-Gaulle – Lille 3 2

William C. Lubenow. Liberal Intellectuals and Public Culture in Modern Britain, 1815-1914 : Making Words Flesh (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2010)—Reviewed by Peter Mandler, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge 2

William C. Lubenow, ‘Only Connect’ : Learned Societies in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Peter Mandler, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge 2

Mary Luckhurst (ed.), A Companion to Modern British and Irish Drama, 1880-2005 (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)—Reviewed by Alexandra Poulain, Université Charles de Gaulle–Lille 3 2

Cate Ludlow, I Love Winston Churchill : 400 Fantastic Facts (Stroud: Pitkin, 2016)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

Roger Lundin, Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief (Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1998)Nephie Christodoulides

Alison Lurie, Boys and Girls Forever: Children’s Classics from Cinderella to Harry Potter (New York: Penguin Books, 2003)—Daniel Opler

Andrew Lycett, Dylan Thomas: A New Life (Woodstock & New York: The Overlook Press, 2004)—Denise Ginfray

Andrew Lycett, Wilkie Collins: A Life of Sensation (London: Hutchinson, 2013)—Reviewed by Ingrid Hanson, University of Hull 2

James Lyon, Charles Dickens, la musique et la vie artistique à Londres à l'époque victorienne (Paris : Beauchesne,  2015)—Reviewed by  Gilles Couderc, Université de Caen 2

Mark Lyon, The Battle of Grangemouth : A Worker's Story (London : Lawrence & Wishart, 2017)—Reviewed by Keith Laybourn, University of Huddersfield 2

Karen Lystra, Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain’s Final Years (Berkeley, University of California Press, 2004, xxi+342 pages, $27.50, ISBN 0-520-23323-9)—Aristie Trendel, Université Marc Bloch - Strasbourg 2

 

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Lawrence J. McAndrews, What They Wished For : American Catholics and American Presidents, 1960-2004 (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Jasper M. Trautsch, Universität Regensburg 2

James Macaulay. Charles Rennie Mackintosh (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2010)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

Mary McAuliffe & Liz Gillis (eds.), Richmond Barracks 1916 : ‘We Were There’ : 77 Women of the Easter Rising (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Caitriona Clear, National University of Ireland (Galway) 2

Mary McCarthy, How I Grew: A Memoir of the Early Years (New York: Harcourt / Harvest, 1987/2005, $15.00, 304 pages, ISBN 0-15-602788-7)Trudy Bolter, Institut d’Etudes Politiques deBordeaux

Timothy Patrick McCarthy & John Stauffer, eds., Prophets of Protest: Reconsidering the History of American Abolitionism (New York / London: New Press, 2006)—David Waterman, Université de La Rochelle, France. 2

William McCarthy, Anna Letitia Barbauld: Voice of the Enlightenment (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP, 2008) — Recension de Guyonne Leduc, Université Charles de Gaulle–Lille 3 2

David M. McCourt, Britain and World Power Since 1945 : Constructing a Nation's Role in International Politics (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Phil Morgan and Helen Parr, University of Keele 2

MacCulloch, Diarmaid , Reformation: Europe's House Divided 1490-1700 (London & New York: Allen Lane, 2004)Detlev Mares

Laura MacCulloch, Pre-Raphaelite Treasures at National Museums Liverpool (Liverpool: University Press / National Museums Liverpool, 2013)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

McCullough, Peter E. . Sermons at Court : Politics and Religion in Elizabethan and Jacobean Preaching (Cambridge: University Press, 1998 [Paperback reissue, 2011])—Reviewed by Freyja Cox Jensen, Christ Church (Oxford) 2

McDonald, Margaret F. & de Montfort, Patricia. An American in London : Whistler and the Thames (London: Philip Wilson Publishers, 2013)—Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière – Lyon 2 2

Nick McDonell, Twelve (London: Atlantic Books, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Tom McDonough, ed., Guy Debord and the Stituationist International: Texts and Documents (Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2002)—Andrew Hussey

Fred McGlade, The History of the British Army Film and Photographic Unit in the Second World War (Solihull: Helion, 2010)—Reviewed by Toby Haggith, Imperial War Museum 2

Hélène Machinal (dir.), Le Savant fou (Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2013)—Recension de Nathalie Saudo-Welby, Université de Picardie Jules-Verne (Amiens) 2

Hélène Machinal, Gilles Menegaldo & Jean-Pierre Naugrette (dir.), Sherlock Holmes, un nouveau limier pour le XXIe siècle : Du Strand Magazine au Sherlock de la BBC (Rennes : Presses universitaires, 2016)—Recension de Christophe Gelly, Université Clermont Auvergne 2

Ben Macintyre. A Spy Among Friends : Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal (New York: Crown, 2014)—Reviewed by Eric J. Morgan, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay) 2

Shena Mackay, Heligoland (London: Jonathan Cape, 2003)—Georgina Lock

Andrew McKeown & Charles Holdefer, eds., Philip Larkin and the Poetics of Resistance (Paris: L’Harmattan, 2006)—Stephen Sossaman, Westfield State College

Devin McKinney, Magic Circles: The Beatles in Dream and History (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2003)Claude Chastagner

Catherine MacKinnon, Women’s Lives, Men’s Laws (Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005, $39.95, 558 pages, ISBN 0-674-01540-1)—Kristen Chamberland, California State University, Long Beach

Betsy A. McLane, A New History of Documentary Film (London: Continuum, 2013 [Second edition])—Reviewed by Thomas F. Cohen, University of Tampa 2

Cian T. McMahon. The Global Dimensions of Irish Identity : Race, Nation, and the Popular Press, 1840-1880 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015)—Recension de Pauline Collombier-Lakeman, Université de Strasbourg 2

Juliet McMaster, Reading the Body in the Eighteenth-Century Novel (Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)—Véronique Alexandre

Kevin MacNeil (ed.), These Islands, We Sing : An Anthology of Scottish Islands Poetry (Edinburgh: Polygon, 2011)—Reviewed by Bernard Sellin, Université de Nantes 2

Allister Mactaggart. The Film Paintings of David Lynch : Challenging Film Theory (Bristol: Intellect, 2010)—Reviewed by Todd McGowan, University of Vermont 2

John McWhorter, Authentically Black: Essays for the Black Silent Majority (New York: Gotham Books, 2003)—Gerald R. Butters Jr.

John McWhorter, Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should, Like, Care (New York: Gotham Books, 2003)—Adrian Smith

Edward Madigan. Faith under Fire : Anglican Army Chaplains and the Great War (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)—Reviewed by Michael Marino, The College of New Jersey 2

Tony Magistrale, Hollywood’s Stephen King (New York & London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)Trudy Bolter

Karen Ward Mahar, Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)—Anne Crémieux, Université de Paris X, Nanterre, France. 2

[I.M. Maisky] Gabriel Gorodetsky (ed.), The Maisky Diaries : Red Ambassador to the Court of St James's, 1932-1943 (London: Yale University Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

Michael Makovsky, Churchill's Promised Land: Zionism And Statecraft, A New Republic Book (New Haven, Conn. & London: Yale University Press, 2007)—Antoine Capet, University of Rouen, France. 2

Gabrielle Malcolm (ed.), Fan Phenomena : Jane Austen (Bristol: Intellect Books, 2015)—Reviewed by Sandie Byrne, Kellogg College (Oxford) 2

Janet Malcolm, Reading Chekhov (London: Granta, 2003)—James Friel

Maleiha Malik (ed.) Anti-Muslim Prejudice : Past and Present. (London: Routledge, 2010) — Reviewed by Nicholas Deakin, London School of Economics  2

Bertram F. Malle, How the Mind Explains Behavior: Folk Explanations, Meaning, and Social Interaction (Cambridge, MA & London: MIT Press, 2004, $38.00, 328 pages, ISBN 0-262-13445-4)—Craig Hamilton, University of California at Irvine

J. Christopher Maloney. The Mundane Matter of the Mental Language (Cambridge: University Press, 1989 [2007])Reviewed by Laure Gardelle, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon 2

Peter Mandler, History and National Life (London: Profile Books, 2002)—Detlev Mares

Timothy Mangan & Irene Herrmann, ed., Paul Bowles on Music (Berkeley: The University of California Press, 2003)Claude Chastagner

Xolela Mangcu. Biko : A Life (London: I.B. Tauris, 2013)—Reviewed by Bernard Cros, Université de Paris-Ouest Nanterre-La Défense 2

Peter Mangold, Britain and the Defeated French (London: I.B. Tauris, 2012)—Reviewed by Julian Jackson, Queen Mary University of London 2

Alberto Manguel, Stevenson Under the Palm Trees (Edinburgh: Canongate Books, 2005)Gregory McCormick

Robert M. Maniquis & Victoria Myers (eds.), Godwinian Moments : From the Enlightenment to Romanticism (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Rowland Weston, The University of Waikato, New Zealand 2

[Mankin] Edward Gibbon. Essai sur l’étude de la littérature. A critical edition, introduced and annotated by Robert Mankin (Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2010)—Reviewed by Frédéric Ogée, Université Paris-Diderot 2

Nicholas Manning & Clément Oudart, Signs of Eternity : H.D.'s Trilogy (Paris : Éditions Fahrenheit, 2013)—Recension de Xavier Kalck, Université Paris Sorbonne (Paris IV) 2

Philip Mansel, The Eagle in Splendour : Inside the Court of Napoleon (London: I.B. Tauris, 2015)—Reviewed by Philip Dwyer, University of Newcastle, Australia 2

José Manser, Mary Fedden and Julian Trevelyan : Life and Art by the River Thames (London: Unicorn Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Charlotte Gould, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 2

Manning Marable, The Great Wells of Democracy: The Meaning of Race in American Life (New York: BasicCivitas Books, 2002)Marie Liénard

Florence March, La Comédie anglaise après Shakespeare : Une esthétique de la théâtralité (1660-1710) (Aix-en-Provence : Publications de l’Université de Provence, 2010)—Recension de Denis Lagae-Devoldère, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) 2

Florence March. Shakespeare au Festival d'Avignon : Configurations textuelles et scéniques, 2004-2010 (Montpellier : Éditions l'Entretemps, 2012)—Recension de Jean Maurice, Université de Rouen 2

Greil Marcus, Mystery Train (Paris: Editions Allia, 2001). Nick Tosches, Hellfire (Paris: Editions Allia, 2001) — Claude Chastagner 

Victor Margolin & Patty Carroll, Culture Is Everywhere: The Museum of Corn-temporary Art (London & New York: Prestel, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Alice Goldfarb Marquis, The Pop Revolution : The People who radically transformed the Art World (London: Tate Publishing 2013)—Reviewed by Andrew Calcutt, University of East London 2

 

Mike Marqusee, Chimes of Freedom: The Politics of Bob Dylan's Art (New York: The New Press, 2003)Claude Chastagner

Sophie Marret & Pascale Renaud-Grosbras dir. Lectures et Ecritures du Mythe (Collection Interférences, Rennes : Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2006)—Claude Maisonnat, University of Lyon II Lumière, France. 2

Alison Martin & Susan Pickford (eds.), Travel Narratives in Translation, 1750-1830 : Nationalism, Ideology, Gender. (London : Routledge, 2012)—Reviewed by Jan Borm, Université de Versailles—Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines 2

Russell Martin, Picasso’s War: The Destruction of Guernica, and the Masterpiece that Changed the World (New York: Dutton, 2002)—Millard Dunn

Simon Martin, with contributions by Andrew Lambirth & Jane Stevenson. Edward Burra (Farnham: Lund Humphries, 2011)—Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière–Lyon 2 2

William H. Martin & Sandra Mason, The Man behind the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: The Life and Letters of Edward FitzGerald (London: I.B. Tauris, 2016)— Reviewed by Robert D. Richardson, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) 2

Wendy Martin.The Cambridge Introduction to Emily Dickinson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007)  Charles Holdefer,  Université de Poitiers 2

Mark Maslan, Whitman Possessed: Poetry, Sexuality and Popular Authority (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001) — Joanny Moulin

Fran Mason, American Gangster Cinema: From Little Caesar to Pulp Fiction (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Fran Mason. Hollywood’s Detectives : Crime Series in the 1930s and 1940s from the Whodunnit to Hard-Boiled Noir (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)—Reviewed by Delphine Letort, Université du Maine – Le Mans 2

Paula J. Massood, Making a Promised Land : Harlem in 20th-Century Photography and Film (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Isabelle Schmitt, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon 2

Claire Masurel-Murray. Le Calice vide : L’imaginaire catholique dans la littérature décadente anglaise (Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2011)—Recension de Laurent Bury, Université Lumière–Lyon 2 2

Sylvie Mathé et Gilles Teulié, dir., Cultures de la confession. Formes de l’aveu dans le monde anglophone (Aix : Publications de l’Université de Provence, 2006)—Françoise Dupeyron-Lafay, Université Paris 12, France. 2

Willard C. Matthias, America’s Strategic Blunders: Intelligence Analysis and National Security Policy, 1936-1991 (University Park, Penn.: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2001)—Annick Cizel

Kevin Matthews, Fatal Influence: The Impact of Ireland on British Politics, 1920-1925 (Dublin: University College Dublin Press, 2004)John P. McCarthy

Peter H. Matthews, Syntactic Relations. A critical survey (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics 114. Cambridge: CUP, 2007)—Olivier Simonin, University of Paris 13, France. 2

Peter H. Matthews, The Positions of Adjectives in English (Oxford: University Press, [Fourth Edition] 2014)—Reviewed by Geneviève Girard-Gillet, Université Sorbonne- Nouvelle, Paris 2

Thomas Maude. Guided by a Stone-Mason : Exploring the Cathedrals, Abbeys and Churches of Britain (London: Tauris, 2010)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London 2

Lary May, The Big Tomorrow: Hollywood and the Politics of the American Way (Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2000) — Nicolas Magenham

 

Jean-Christophe Mayer, Shakespeare et la postmodernité : Essais sur l’auteur, le religieux, l’histoire et le lecteur (Berne : Peter Lang, 2012)—Recension de Sophie Chiari, Université d’Aix-Marseille 2

María del Pilar García Mayo, María Junkal Gutierrez Mangado María Martinez Adrían (eds.), Contemporary Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (Amsterdam & Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2013)—Reviewed by Claire Tardieu, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 2

 

Marijane Meaker, Highsmith: A Romance of the 1950s (San Francisco,CA: Cleis Press, 2003, $14.95, 207 pages, ISBN 1-57344-171-6)Donald P. Gagnon,WesternConnecticut StateUniversity

Joseph S. Meisel. Knowledge and Power : The Parliamentary Representation of Universities in Britain and the Empire (Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, for The Parliamentary History Yearbook Trust, 2011)—Reviewed by Robert Anderson, University of Edinburgh 2

Laurent Mellet, L’œil et la voix dans les romans de E.M. Forster et leur adaptation cinématographique (Montpellier : Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2012)—Recension de Thierry Goater, Université Rennes II – UEB 2

Laurent Mellet, Jonathan Coe : Les politiques de l'intime (Paris : Presses de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne, 2015)—Recension de Sophie Aymes, Université de Bourgogne (Dijon) 2

Mitchell Meltzer, Secular Revelations: The Constitution of the United States & Classic American Literature (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2005, $39.95, 204 pages, ISBN 0-674-01912-1)—Alice Béja, Université Paris III

Hélène Menegaldo, dir., Figures de la marge : Marginalité et identité dans le monde contemporain (Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2002)—Hélène Pécot, Université de Rouen

Ismail Merchant, My Passage from India: A Filmaker’s Journey from Bombay to Hollywood and Beyond (New York: Viking Studio / Penguin Putnam, 2002)—Millard Dunn

Mandy Merck (ed.), The British Monarchy on Screen (Manchester: University Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Allister Mactaggart, Chesterfield College 2

George Meredith. (Rebecca N. Mitchell & Criscillia Benford, eds.), Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads (New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Jacqueline Banerjee, The Victorian Web 2

Jean-Marie Merle & Lucie Gournay (dir.), Contrastes : Mélanges offerts à Jacqueline Guillemin-Flescher (Paris, Gap : Ophrys, 2004)Mireille Quivy

Mark Merlis, Man about Town (London: Fourth Estate, 2003)—Joanne Hall

Emily Taylor Merriman & Adrian Grafe (eds.), Intimate Exposure : Essays on the Public-Private Divide in British Poetry since 1950 (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 2010)—Reviewed by Helen Goethals, Université de Toulouse (Le Mirail) 2

Claudia Mesch, Art and Politics : A Small History of Art for Social Change since 1945 (London: I.B.Tauris, 2013)—Reviewed by Monica Bohm-Duchen, Independent lecturer, writer and curator 2

Olga M. Mesropova & Stacey Weber-Fève (eds.) Being and Becoming Visible : Women, Performance and Visual Culture (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010)—Reviewed by Margaret Gillespie, Université de Franche-Comté (Besançon) 2

Chris Messenger, Tender Is the Night and F. Scott Fitzgerald's Sentimental Identities (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Élisabeth Bouzonviller, Université Jean Monnet, St-Étienne 2

Alix Meyer, Les Républicains au Congrès : La résistible ascension des conservateurs américains (Rennes : Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2015)—Recension de Catherine Pouzoulet, Université Charles de GaulleLille III 2

Dominique Meyer-Bolzinger, La méthode de Sherlock Holmes : De la clinique à la critique (Paris : Campagne Première, 2012)—Recension de Jean-Pierre Naugrette, Université Paris III-Sorbonne nouvelle 2

Marie Mianowski, Sylvie Nail & Pierre Carboni (dir.), La nature citadine en France et au Royaume-Uni : Concevoir, vivre, représenter (Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2015)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London 2

Marie-Christine Michaud & Philippe Hrodej (dir.), Entre mer et ciel : Le voyage transatlantique de l'Ancien au Nouveau Monde, XVIe-XXIe siècles (Rennes : Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2015)—Recension de Suzy Halimi, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 2

John Micklethwait & Adrian Wooldridge, The Right Nation:Why America is Different (New York, Penguin Group (USA) 2004)Thomas J. Mayock

James Midgley & David Piauchaud (eds.), Colonialism and Welfare : Social Policy and the British Imperial Legacy (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011)—Reviewed by Adam Stephenson, Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

Nolwenn Mingant. Hollywood à la conquête du monde : Marchés, stratégies, influences. (Paris : CNRS Editions, 2010) — Recension d’Anne Crémieux, Université Paris Ouest–Nanterre–La Défense 2

Sylvie Mikowski, Le Roman contemporain irlandais (Caen: Presses universitaires de Caen, 2004, 20,00€, 293 pages, ISBN 2-84133-299-2)Shannon Wells-Lassagne, Université de Bretagne Sud

Carmen Millán & Francesca Bartrina (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies (Abingdon: Routledge, 2013)—Reviewed by Christine Raguet, Université Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle 2

D. A. Miller, Jane Austen, or the Secret of Style (Princeton & Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2003)—Chloé Beccaria

D. Gary Miller, External Influences on English : From its Beginnings to the Renaissance (Oxford: University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Jeremy Smith, University of Glasgow 2

Karl Miller, Tretower to Clyro : Essays (London : Quercus, 2011)—Reviewed by Élisabeth Vialle, Université de Paris Est Créteil 2

Richard H. Millington, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)—Denise Ginfray, Université de Clermont II

Wilson D. Miscamble. From Roosevelt to Truman : Potsdam, Hiroshima, and the Cold War. (Cambridge: University Press, 2007)Bernard Genton 2 

Neil Mitchell (ed.), World Film Locations : London (Bristol: Intellect, 2011)—Reviewed by Allister Mactaggart, Chesterfield College 2

Ayumi Miura, Middle English Verbs of Emotion and Impersonal Constructions : Verb Meaning and Syntax in Diachrony (Oxford: University Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Fabienne Toupin, Université François-Rabelais, Tours 2

Tariq Modood. Still Not Easy Being British (Trentham Books, 2010)—Reviewed by Nicholas Deakin, London School of Economics 2

Wendy Moffat, E.M. Forster – A New Life (London: Bloomsbury, 2010)Reviewed by Laurent Mellet, Université de Bourgogne (Dijon) 2

Joe Moffett (ed.), The Waste Land at 90 : A Retrospective (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011)—Reviewed by Steve Ellis, University of Birmingham 2

David Monaghan, Ariane Hudelet & John Wiltshire, eds. The Cinematic Jane Austen:  Essays on the Filmic Sensibility of the Novels (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2009)Anne-Marie Paquet-Deyris, Université Paris X-Ouest-Nanterre 2 

Sarah Monks, John Barrell & Mark Hallett (eds.), Living with the Royal Academy : Artistic Ideals and Experiences in England,1768-1848 (Farnham : Ashgate, 2013)—Reviewed by Jacques Carré, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) 2

Jeremy Moon & Campbell Sharman, eds., Australian Politics and Government: The Commonwealth, the States and the Territories (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003)Susan Ballyn

Charles Moore. Margaret Thatcher : The Authorized Biography – (1) Not For Turning (London: Allen Lane, 2013)—Reviewed by Detlev Mares, Institut für Geschichte, Technische Universität Darmstadt 2


Michael Moore, Dude, Where's My Country (London: Allen Lane, 2003)—David McBride

Michael Moore, The Official Fahrenheit 9/11 Reader ( New York : Penguin Books, 2004, $20.00, 360 pages, ISBN 0-141-02138-1)Gerardo Del Guercio, Independent Researcher

Michael Moore, Will They Ever Trust Us Again? (London: Allen Lane, 2004)Jacques Coulardeau

A. Lloyd Moote & Dorothy C. Moote, The Story of London’s Most Deadly Year (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)—Alain Lausanne, Université de Rouen, France. 2

James Moran, The Theatre of Seán O’Casey (London: Bloomsbury, 2013)—Reviewed by Ciaran Ross, Université de Strasbourg 2

Joe Moran, Interdisciplinarity (Routledge, New Critical Idiom Series, 2002)—Craig Hamilton, Université de Haute Alsace, France. 2

Ethan Mordden, One More Kiss: The Broadway Musical in the 1970s (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003)—Daniel Opler

Edmund S. Morgan, Benjamin Franklin (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003)—Thomas J. Mayock

Nigel Morgan & Rodney M. Thomson (eds.) The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain: vol. II, 1100-1400. (Cambridge: University Press, 2008)   Robert Mankin 2

Sue Morgan, ed., Women, Religion, and Feminism in Britain 1750-1900 (London: Palgrave, 2002)—Philippe Chassaigne

Jan Morris, Conundrum (London: Faber and Faber, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

John Morris, Culture and Propaganda in World War II : Music, Film and the Battle for National Identity (London: I.B. Tauris, 2014)—Reviewed by Monica Bohm-Duchen, Birkbeck, University of London 2

Pam Morris, Imagining Inclusive Society in Nineteenth-Century Novels: The Code of Sincerity in the Public Sphere ( Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004, $44.95, 272 pages, ISBN 0-8018-7911-6)Gerardo Del Guercio, Independent Researcher

Donna Morrissey, Downhill Chance (Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2002)—Joelle d’Entremont

Jeffry H. Morrison. The Political Philosophy of George Washington (The Political Philosophy of the American Founders. Baltimore:The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009)Reviewed by Yohanna Alimi, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris III 2

Carlo Morselli, Contacts, Opportunities, and Criminal Enterprise (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005)—Reviewed by Guillaume Marche, Université Paris-Est Créteil 2

Ivane Mortelette. Janet Frame : The Lagoon and Other Stories (Neuilly : Atlande, 2010)—Recension d’Alice Braun, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense 2

Peter Mortensen, British Romanticism and Continental Influences: Writing in an Age of Europhobia (Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)Bill Phillips

John E. Moser, Twisting the Lion's Tail: American Anglophobia Between the World Wars. New York: New York University Press, 1999—Antoine Capet

Andrew Motion, ed., First World War Poems (London: Faber & Faber, 2003)—Min Wild

François-Charles Mougel, Une histoire du Royaume-Uni de 1900 à nos jours (Paris : Perrin, 2014)—Recension de Xavier Boniface, Université d’Artois 2

Anne Mounic. Counting the Beats : Robert Graves’ Poetry of Unrest (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012)—Reviewed by John W. Presley, Illinois State University 2

Daniyal Mueenuddin. In Other Rooms, Other Wonders (New York& London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2009)Reviewed by Basima Shaheen, University of North Texas  2 

Constance L. Mui & Julien S. Murphy, eds., Gender Struggles: Practical Approaches to Contemporary Feminism (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002)—Agnieszka Graff

John Mullen. La Chanson populaire en Grande-Bretagne pendant la Grande Guerre, 1914-1918 : “The show must go on!” (Paris : L’Harmattan, 2012)—Recension de Claude Chastagner, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3 2

Winston S. Churchill (James W. Muller, ed.), Great Contemporaries : Churchill Reflects on FDR, Hitler, Kipling, Chaplin, Balfour, and Other Giants of His Age (Wilmington: ISI Books, 2012)—Reviewed by James Lancaster, Churchill Centre 2

Helen H. Mundler, The Otherworlds of Liz Jensen : A Critical Reading (Woodbridge: Camden House, 2016)—Reviewed by Christian Gutleben, Université Côte d’Azur (Nice) 2

Henri Murger, The Bohemians of the Latin Quarter (Translated by Ellen Marriage & John Selwyn. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004)Marialana Wittman

Céline Murillo, Le cinéma de Jim Jarmush : Un monde plus loin (Paris : L'Harmattan, 2016) Recension d’Isabelle Schmitt-Pitiot, Université de Bourgogne (Dijon) 2

Beverley Murphy, Bastard Prince: Henry VIII's Lost Son (Phoenix Mill, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing, 2001)—Claire Gheeraert-Graffeuille

Brenda Murphy & Drew Eisenhauer (eds.), Intertextuality in American Drama : Critical Essays on Eugene O'Neill, Susan Glaspell, Thornton Wilder, Arthur Miller and Other Playwrights (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2013)—Reviewed by Ana Fernández-Caparrós Turina, Universidad de Extremadura 2

Jennifer Murray, Reading Alice Munro with Jacques Lacan (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016)—Recension de Jean-Jacques Lecercle, Université Paris-Ouest Nanterre-La Défense 2