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Mireille QUIVY
rmireille.quivy@univ-rouen.fr

Université de Rouen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Premilla Nadasen, Rethinking the Welfare Rights Movement (New York: Routledge, 2012)—Reviewed by Hélène Quanquin, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 2

Ira B. Nadel, Ezra Pound: A Literary Life (New York , Palgrave Macmillian, 2004, $49, 95, 224 pages, ISBN 0-333-71486-5)Gerardo Del Guercio, Independent Researcher

George H. Nash (ed.), Freedom Betrayed : Herbert Hoover’s Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath (Stanford, California: Hoover Institution Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Jeffrey H. Bloodworth, Gannon University, Erie (Pennsylvania) 2

Lillian Nayder (ed.), Dickens, Sexuality and Gender (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012)—Reviewed by Ben Winyard, University of Buckingham 2

Mark E. Neely, Jr., Lincoln and the Triumph of the Nation: Constitutional Conflict in the American Civil War (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Gregory A. Borchard, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2

Patrick Ness,The Crash of Hennington (London: Flamingo, 2003)—Mireille Quivy

 

Joan Nestle, Clare Howell & Riki Wilchins, eds., GenderQueer: Voices From Beyond the Sexual Binary (New York: Alyson Books, 2002)—Mercedes Cuenca

Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity (Middletown,CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2004, $24.95, 267 pages, ISBN 0-8195-6719-1)Charles Mitchell,Elmira College

Louis E.V. Nevaer, The Rise of the Hispanic Market in the United States: Challenges, Dilemmas, and Opportunities for Corporate Management (M.E. Sharpe, Armonk, New York, London, England 2004)Marie-Christine Pauwels

W.H. New, ed., Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada (Toronto & London: University of Toronto Press, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Paul Newland (ed.), Don’t Look Now : British Cinema in the 1970s (Bristol: Intellect, 2010)—Reviewed by Jo Fox, Durham University 2

Scott L. Newstok (ed.), Kenneth Burke on Shakespeare (West Lafayette, Indiana: Parlor Press, 2007)—Reviewed by Charles Whitworth, Université Paul Valéry-Montpellier III 2

John Nichols & Tony Rennel, Tail-End Charlies: The Last Battles of the Bomber War, 1944-1945 (London: Viking, 2004)—Philippe Rouyer

Jovan Nicholson (et al.), Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Murray : Art and Life 1920-1931 (London: Philip Wilson, 2013)—Reviewed by Charlotte Gould, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 2

Judith Nies, Nine Women: Portraits from the American Radical Tradition (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002)—Dan Opler

Andrew Noble & Patrick Scott Hogg, eds., The Canongate Burns: The Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns (Edinburgh: Canongate Classics, 2001)—Frances McFarlane

Dennis Nordin. From Edward Brooke to Barack Obama : African America Political Success, 1966-2008 (Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Jeffrey H. Bloodworth, Gannon University (Erie, Pennsylvania) 2

Richard D. North, Mr Blair’s Messiah Politics or what happened when Bambi tried to save the world (London: Social Affairs Unit, 2006)—Bill Jones, University of Manchester, U.K.

Richard North, Joe Allard & Patricia Gillies (eds.) The Longman Anthology of Old English, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman Literatures (Harlow: Pearson Education, 2011)—Reviewed by Ryan Lavelle, University of Winchester 2

John Julius Norwich, ed., The Duff Cooper Diaries 1915-1951 (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2005)Richard Davis, Université Charles de Gaulle (Lille III), France

Michel Nuridsany, Andy Warhol (Paris: Flammarion / Grandes biographies, 2001)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

 

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D.P. O’Brien & John Creedy, eds, Darwin’s Clever Neighbour : George Ward Norman and his Circle (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2010)—Reviewed by Martin Hewitt, Manchester Metropolitan University 2

Tim O' Brien, July, July (New York: Penguin Books, 2003)Janne Stigen Drangsholt

Laura O’Connor, Haunted English: The Celtic Fringe, the British Empire, and De-Anglicization (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)—Claire Hélie, University of la Sorbonne nouvelle, France. 2

William O’Grady, How Children Learn Language (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005)—Heather Hilton, University of Savoie, France. 2

Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar (ed.), The Harlem Renaissance Revisited : Politics, Arts and Letters (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010)Reviewed by Cécile Cottenet, Université d’Aix-Marseille 2

Susan Ohmer. George Gallup in Hollywood. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2006) Nolwenn Mingant 2 

Patricia Okker, Social Stories: the Magazine Novel in Nineteenth-Century America (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2003)Gerardo Del Guercio

Peter O’Leary, Gnostic Contagion: Robert Duncan and the Poetry of Illness (Middleton: Wesleyan University Press, 2002)—Joanny Moulin

Richard Olsen, ed., Julian Schnabel (New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc., 2003)—Eliane Elmaleh

Michael O’Neill & Madeleine Callaghan (eds.) Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry : Hardy to Mahon (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011)—Reviewed by Helen Goethals, Université de Toulouse 2

Lois Oppenheim, Palgrave Advances in Samuel Beckett Studies (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)—Gerardo Del Guercio, Independent Researcher, Thomas More Institute, Canada. 2

Françoise Orazi & Philippe Vervaecke. Le Parti libéral, 1906-1924 (Neuilly : Atlande, 2010)Recension de Martine Monacelli, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis 2

Susie Orbach, On Eating (London: Penguin, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Nathanael O’Reilly (ed.) Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature (Amherst [New York]: Cambria Press, 2010)—Reviewed by Jean-François Vernay 2

Catherine Orenstein, Little Red Riding Hood Uncloaked: Sex, Morality and the Evolution of a Fairy Tale (New York: Basic Books, 2002)—Rebecca Munford

 

Paul Ortiz. Emancipation Betrayed : The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of 1920 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005)  Gerardo Del Guercio, Independent Researcher 2

 

Jeffrey Ostler, The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialismfrom Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee (New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004)—Gerardo Del Guercio, Independent Researcher, Thomas More Institute, Canada 2

T.G. Otte & P. Readman (eds.), By-Elections in British Politics, 1832-1914  (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2013)Reviewed by Ian Cawood, Newman University (Birmingham) 2

Terry Otten, The Temptation of Innocence in the Dramas of Arthur Miller (Columbia & London: University of Missouri Press, 2002)—Christiane Desafy-Grignard

 

Julie Otsuka, When the Emperor Was Divine (London: Viking / Penguin Books, 2002)—Mireille Quivy

 

Clément Oudart. Les Métamorphoses du modernisme de H.D. à Robert Duncan : Vers une poétique de la relation (Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2010)—Recension de Xavier Kalck, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) 2

 

Agnes Owens, Bad Attitudes (London: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2003)Janne Stigen Drangsholt

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Dominic Pacyga. Chicago : A Biography. (Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press, 2009)  Reviewed by Jennifer Kilgore-Caradec, Université de Caen  2

Chuck Palahniuk, Diary (London: Jonathan Cape, 2003)—Adrian Smith

Linda Palfreeman, Aristocrats, Adventurers and Ambulances : British Medical Units in the Spanish Civil War (Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Jonathan Sebastian Browne, University of Kent 2

Palimpsestes Hors Série, Traduire ou Vouloir garder un peu de la poussière d’or… (Paris, Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2006)—Jean Szlamowicz, University of Orléans, France 2

Palimpsestes n. 18, « Traduire l’intertextualité » (Paris, Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2006)—Jocelyn Dupont, University of Lyon 2, France. 2

Palimpsestes 20 : De la traduction comme commentaire au commentaire de traduction (Paris : Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2007) — Recension de Camille Fort, Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

Françoise Palleau-Papin (dir.) William T. Vollmann : Le roman historique en question : Une étude de The Rifles (Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2011)—Recension de Marie-Christine Agosto, Université de Bretagne Occidentale (Brest) 2

James T. Palmer, Anglo-Saxons in a Frankish World 690-900 (Turnhout / Tournai (Belgium) : Brepols:, 2009)Reviewed by Ian Wood, University of Leeds 2

LeRoy Lad Panek, Reading Early Hammett: A Critical Study of the Fiction Prior to The Maltese Falcon (Jefferson & London: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2004, $35.00, 219 pages, ISBN 0786419628)J. A. Zumoff, Tecnológico de Monterrey - Campus Sta. Catarina

Lorraine Smith Pangle, The Political Philosophy of Benjamin Franklin (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007)Reviewed by Marie-Jeanne Rossignol, Université Paris VII-Denis Diderot

Anne-Marie Paquet-Deyris & Dominique Sipière (dir.) Le cinéma parle ! Études sur le verbe et la voix dans le cinéma anglophone (Nanterre : Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, 2012)—Recension d’Isabelle Schmitt, Université de Bourgogne (Dijon)

Sandrine Parageau, Les Ruses de l'ignorance : La Contribution des femmes à l'avènement de la science moderne en Angleterre (Paris: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2010)—Recension de Guyonne Leduc, Université Charles de Gaulle–Lille 3 2

Sara Paretsky, Total Recall (London: Penguin, 2002)—Bill Phillips, Universitat de Barcelona

Armelle Parey, Isabelle Roblin & Dominique Sipière (eds.) Happy Endings and Films (Paris : Michel Houdiard, 2010)—Reviewed by André Kaenel, Université Nancy 2

Gail Kern Paster, Humoring the Body: Emotions and the Shakespearean Stage (Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2004, $35.00, 247 pages, ISBN 0-226-64847-8)Hajer Ben Gouider Trabelsi, Université de Montréal

Ben Patterson, The Conservative Party and Europe (London: John Harper, 2011)—Reviewed by Richard Hayton, University of Leeds

Ronald Paulson, Hogarth's Harlot: Sacred Parody in Enlightenment England (Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003)Min Wild

Matthew Pearl, The Dante Club (London: Vintage, 2004)—Alira Ashvo-Munoz

Allison Pease, Modernism, Feminism, and the Culture of Boredom (Cambridge: University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Alice Braun, Université Paris-Ouest-Nanterre-la Défense 2


Robert Pease & Keith Pringle, eds., A Man's World? Changing Men's Practices in a Globalized World (London: Zed Books, 2001)—Valerie Palmer-Mehta

Robrt L. Pela, Filthy: The Weird World of John Waters (Los Angeles: Alyson Books, 2002)—Nicolas Magenham

Carolyn Thomas de la Peña, The Body Electric: How Strange Machines Built the Modern American (New York: New York University Press, 2003)Debra Boyle

Blandine Pennec & Olivier Simonin (dir.) Les Locutions de l’anglais : Emplois et stratégies rhétoriques / Fixed Phrases in English : Use and rhetorical strategies (Cahiers de l’Université de Perpignan n° 40)—Recension de Vincent Hugou, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 2

Stuart Peterfreund, Shelley among Others: The Play of the Intertext and the Idea of Language (Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002)—Florence Cabaret

Marie-Claire Phélippeau. Pour l’amour du ciel : la mort, le péché et l’au-delà dans les écrits de Thomas More (Bouzigues : Moreana Éditions, 2012)—Recension d’Isabelle Bore, Université de Picardie – Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

Nathaniel Philbrick, Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 (New York: Viking, 2003)—Thomas J. Mayock

Caryl Phillips, A Distant Shore (London: Secker & Warburg, 2003)—Ulrike Erichsen

Mike Phillips, London Crossings: a Biography of Black Britain (London: Continuum, 2001)—Bernard Cros

William H. Phillips, Film: An Introduction (Boston & New York: Bedford / St Martin's, 2005, third edition, £23.99, 669 pages, ISBN 0-312-41267-3)—Caroline Marie, Paris IV - Sorbonne

Robert M. Philmus, Visions and Re-Visions: [Re]constructing Science Fiction (Liverpool University Press, 2005)—David Waterman, University of La Rochelle, France

Liza Picard, Elizabeth's London: Everyday Life in Elizabethan London (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003)—Bill Phillips

Sarah Pickard, Corinne Nativel & Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq (dir.), Les politiques de jeunesse au Royaume-Uni et en France : Désaffection, répression et accompagnement à la citoyenneté / Youth Policy in the UK and France : Disengagement, Repression and the Promotion of Citizenship (Paris : Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2012)—Recension de Marie-José Arquié, Université de Lorraine 2

DBC Pierre, Vernon God Little: A 21st Century Comedy in the Presence of Death (London: Faber and Faber, 2003)—Mireille Quivy

Steven Pinker, The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (London: Penguin/Allen Lane, 2002)—Megan O'Neill

Harold Pinter, Various Voices: Prose, Poetry, Politics 1948-2005 (London: Faber and Faber, 2005)—Marylin Mell, Dillard University

Mark Pitchford, The Conservative Party and the Extreme Right, 1945-1975 (Manchester: University Press 2011)—Reviewed by Richard Toye, University of Exeter

Lilian Pizzichini. The Blue Hour : A Portrait of Jean Rhys (London: Bloomsbury, 2009)—Reviewed by Sylvie Maurel, Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail 2

Joan Plowright, And That's Not All: The Memoirs of Joan Plowright (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001)—David Sorfa

Mica Pollock, Colormute: Race Talk Dilemmas in an American School (New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2004)Gerardo Del Guercio

Xavier Pons, Messengers of Eros : Representations of Sex in Australian Writing (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009)—Reviewed by Dominique Hecq, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne

Angelia Poon, Enacting Englishness in the Victorian Period : Colonialism and the Politics of Performance (Aldershot : Ashgate, 2009)Reviewed by Jean-Charles Perquin, Université Lyon II 2

Grant Pooke. Contemporary British Art : An Introduction. (Abingdon & New York: Routledge, 2011)Reviewed by Jennifer Way, University of North Texas

Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason (London: Allen Lane, 2003)—Philippe Chassaigne

Ross Posnock (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Ralph Ellison. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005)Reviewed by Gerardo Del Guercio, Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, Montréal  2  

 

Alan Powers, Eric Ravilious : Artist & Designer (Farnham: Lund Humphries, 2013)—Reviewed by Sam Smiles, University of Exeter

Ray Pratt, Projecting Paranoia: Conspirational Visions in American Film (University Press of Kansas, 2001)—Dominique Sipière

Christopher Pressler & Karan Attar (eds.) Senate House Library, University of London (London: Scala Publishing, 2012)—Reviewed by Peter Stansky, Stanford University

Elizabeth Prettejohn, The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites (London: Tate Publishing, 2000 [Revised paperback reissue 2010])Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen

Igor Primoratz (ed.), Terror from the Sky : The Bombing of German Cities in World War II (New York & Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2010)Reviewed by Gerhard L. Weinberg, University of North Carolina

Christopher Prior, Edwardian England and the Idea of Racial Decline : An Empire’s Future (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)—Reviewed by Adam Stephenson, Université de Picardie Jules-Verne (Amiens)

V.S. Pritchett, London Perceived (London, Penguin, 1962/2003)—Alain Lauzanne

Phillip Prodger, Man Ray / Lee Miller : Partners in Surrealism (London & New York: Merrell, 2011)— Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière – Lyon 2

Francine Prose, Gluttony (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003)Cher Holt-Fortin

Francine Prose, Gluttony (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003)Stephen M. Steck

Francine Prose, ed., Virginia Woolf et al., The Mrs. Dalloway Reader (Orlando: Harvest Books, 2004)—Janne Stigen Drangsholt

Huw Pryce, J.E.Lloyd and the Creation of Welsh History : Renewing a Nation’s Past (University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 2011)—Reviewed by Kenneth O. Morgan, Queen’s College, Oxford 2

Paola Pugliatti. Shakespeare and the Just War Tradition (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010)—Reviewed by Sophie Chiari, Université d’Aix-Marseille 2

Jennifer Purcell. Domestic Soldiers : Six Women’s Lives in the Second World War (London: Constable, 2011)—Reviewed by Lesley Whitworth, University of Brighton

Jedediah Purdy, Being America: Liberty, Commerce, and Violence in an American World (New York: Alfred Knopf, 2003)—Daniel Opler

June Purvis, Emmeline Pankhurst: A Biography (London & New York: Routledge, 2002)—Alain Lauzanne

Anthony Pym, François Grin, Claudio Sfreddo & Andy L.J. Chan, The Status of the Translation Profession in the European Union (London & New York: Anthem, 2013)—Reviewed by Susan Pickford, Université Paris-Sorbonne

 

John Pym, ed., Foreword by Geoff Andrew, Time Out Film Guide- eleventh edition (London: Penguin Books, 2002); Yoram Allon, Del Cullen & Hannah Patterson, eds., Foreword by Neil LaBute, Contemporary North American Film Directors: A Wallflower Critical Guide - second edition (London & New York: Wallflower Press, 2002)—Nicolas Magenham