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Antoine CAPET
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Université de Rouen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Carmel Quinlan, Genteel Revolutionaries, Anna and Thomas Haslam and the Irish Women’s Movement (Cork: Cork University Press, 2002)Alexandra Poulain

Malcolm Quinn, Utilitarianism and the Art School in Nineteenth-Century Britain (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2013)—Reviewed by Anne Brunon-Ernst, Université Paris 2, Panthéon-Assas & Centre Bentham (IEP, Paris) 2

Robin Quinn, Hitler’s Last Army : German POWs in Britain (Stroud: History Press, 2015)—Reviewed by S.P. MacKenzie, University of South Carolina 2

 

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Ronald Radano, Lying up a Nation: Race and Black Music (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2003)Jacques Coulardeau

Ann Radcliffe, Le Roman de la forêt. Édition de Jérémie Grangé (Paris : Éditions Classiques Garnier, 2011)—Recension d’Élizabeth Durot-Boucé, Université du Havre 2

Craig Raine,T. S. Eliot (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006)—Marylin Mell, Dillard University, New Orleans, USA. 2

Colin Rallings & Michael Thrasher, British Electoral Facts (London: Total Politics, 2009)—Reviewed by Trevor Harris, Université François-Rabelais (Tours) 2

Annie Ramel. The Madder Stain : A Psychoanalytic Reading of Thomas Hardy (Leiden: Brill, 2015)—Reviewed by Stéphanie Bernard, Université de Rouen 2

Sheldon Rampton & John Stauber, Banana Republicans: How the Right Wing Is Turning America into a One-Party State ( New York : Tarcher, 2004, $11.95, viii-264 pages, ISBN 1-58542-342-4)Stefano Luconi, University of Florence

John Ramsden, ed., The Oxford Companion to Twentieth Century British Politics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)—Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen

John Ramsden, Man of the Century: Winston Churchill and his legend since 1945 (London: HarperCollins, 2002)—Monica Charlot.

RANAM – ESSE 6 – Volume 3 – Cultural Studies, General editor: Albert Hamm (Strasbourg: Université Marc Bloch, N° 36/2003)Marie-José Arquié

David C. Rankin, Diary of a Christian Soldier: Rufus Kinsley and the Civil War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004)Gerardo Del Guercio

Helen Rappaport, Magnificent Obsession : Victoria, Albert and the Death that Changed the Monarchy (London: Hutchinson, 2011)—Reviewed by Monika Wienfort, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg 2

Nigel Rapport, ed., British Subjects: An Anthropology of Britain (Oxford: Berg, 2002)—Bernard Cros

Elizabeth Rawitsch, Frank Capra's Eastern Horizons : American Identity and the Cinema of International Relations (London: I.B. Tauris, 2015)—Reviewed by Allister Mactaggart, Chesterfield College 2

Joad Raymond, Pamphlets and Pamphleteering in Early Modern Britain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003)—Claire Gheeraert-Graffeuille

Geoffrey Rayner, Richard Chamberlain, & Annamarie Stapleton, POP! Design Culture Fashion 1956-1976 (London: ACC Editions, 2012)—Reviewed by Georges-Claude Guilbert, Université François Rabelais (Tours) 2

Gerri Reaves, Mapping the Private Geography: Autobiography, Identity, and America (Jefferson & London: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2001)—Ada Savin

Maureen T. Reddy, Traces, Codes, and Clues: Reading Race in Crime Fiction (New Brunswick, N.J., and London: Rutgers University Press, 2003)—Ulrike Erichsen

Jennifer Redmond, Sonja Tiernan, Sandra McAvoy & Mary McAuliffe (eds.), Sexual Politics in Modern Ireland (Sallins: Irish Academic Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Sylvie Mikowski, Université de Reims 2

Jeremy Reed, Heartbreak Hotel: A Tribute to the King in Verse (London: Orion Books, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Deborah Reed-Danahay, Locating Bourdieu (Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 2005, £21.95, 208 pages, ISBN 0-253-21732-6)—Claude Chastagner, Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier III

 

Frédéric Regard (dir.), De Drake à Chatwin : Rhétoriques de la découverte. (Lyon : ENS Éditions, 2007)Recension de Claire Gallien, Université Denis-Diderot, Paris VII  2

Jean-Paul Régis & Fabienne Toupin (dir.),Travaux de diachronie, 3 : Histoire de la langue anglaise : Évolution et système (Tours : Université François Rabelais, 2006)Recension de Paul Larreya, Université Paris XIII 2

Christine Reynier. Virginia Woolf’s Ethics of the Short Story (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)—Reviewed by Camille Fort, Université de Picardie-Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

Christine Reynier (dir.), Les Artistes anglo-américains et la Méditerranée (Paris : Michel Houdiard, collection «Essais sur l'art », 2010)Recension de Jean Viviès, Université de Provence Aix-Marseille 1 2

Christine Reynier (ed.), Cross-Cultural Encounters between the Mediterranean and the English-Speaking Worlds (Bern: Peter Lang, 2011)—Reviewed by Claire Gallien, Université Paris-Diderot 2

Christine Reynier & Jean-Michel Ganteau (eds.), Autonomy and Commitment in Twentieth-Century British Literature (Montpellier : Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2010)—Reviewed by André Topia, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris III 2

Christine Reynier & Jean-Michel Ganteau, eds., Ethics of Alterity, Confrontation and Responsibility in 19th- to 21st-Century British Literature [Montpellier : Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2013]—Reviewed by Vanessa Guignery, École normale supérieure de Lyon / Institut universitaire de France 2

Christine Reynier & Marie-Ève Thérenty (dir.), Les Médiateurs de la Méditerranée (Montpellier : Maison des Sciences de l’Homme / Paris : Geuthner, 2013)—Recension de Laurent Bury, Université Lumière – Lyon 2 2

David Reynolds, In Command of History: Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War (London: Allen Lane, 2004, £30.00, xxvi-646 pages, ISBN 0-713-99819-9)—Paul Addison, University of Edinburgh

Frank Rexroth (Translated by Pamela Selwyn). Deviance and Power in Late Medieval London (Cambridge: University Press, 2007)—Reviewed by Ian W. Archer (Keble College, Oxford) 2

Dan Rhodes, Timoleon Vertu Come Home (Edinburgh & New York: Canongate, 2003)—James Friel

Anne Rice, Blackwood Farm (New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Jeffrey Richards, The Golden Age of Pantomime : Slapstick, Spectacle and Subversion in Victorian England (London: I.B. Tauris, 2015)—Reviewed by Jacqueline Banerjee, The Victorian Web  2

 

John Richardson, Sacred Monsters, Sacred Masters: Beaton, Capote, Dali, Picasso, Freud, Warhol, and More (London: Jonathan Cape, 2001)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Bertrand Richet (dir.), Le Tour du monde d’Astérix (Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2011)—Recension de Fabrice Antoine, Université Charles-de Gaulle, Lille III 2

Christopher Ricks, Reviewery (London: Penguin, 2003)—Jennifer Kilgore

Fern Riddell, The Victorian Guide to Sex : Desire and Deviance in the 19th Century (Barnsley : Pen & Sword, 2014)—Reviewed by D.C. Rose, The Oscholars 2

Diana Ridley, The Literature Review : A Step-by-Step Guide for Students (London:  SAGE Publications, 2nd Revised Edition, 2012)— Reviewed by Robin Ganev, University of Regina (Canada) 2

Laurie Viera Rigler. Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict (London: Bloomsbury 2009 - Paperback reissue, 2010)Reviewed by D.C. Rose 2

 

Laurie Viera Rigler. Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict (London: Bloomsbury 2009 - Paperback reissue, 2011)Reviewed by Nicole Terrien, Université de Haute-Bretagne Rennes II 2

David L. Rinear, Stage, Page, Scandals, and Vandals: William E. Burton and Nineteenth-Century American Theatre (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2005, $55.00, 272 pages, ISBN 0-8093-2572-1)—Gerardo Del Guercio, Independent Researcher

Peter M. Rinaldo, Atheists, Agnostics and Deists in America: A Brief History (New York, Briarcliff Manor: DorPete Press)—Caroline Bélan

John Paul Riquelme (ed.), Gothic and Modernism : Essaying Dark Literary Modernity (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008) —Reviewed by Christine Berthin, Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense 2

Andrew Roberts, Hitler & Churchill: Secrets of Leadership (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003)—Antoine Capet

Ian Roberts, Diachronic Syntax (Oxford: University Press, 2007)—Reviewed by Jean-Charles Khalifa, Université de Poitiers 2

Michèle Roberts, The Mistressclass (London: Little, Brown, 2003)—Jenny Newman

Neil Roberts. A Lucid Dreamer : The Life of Peter Redgrove (London : Jonathan Cape, 2012)—Reviewed by Paul Bentley, University College Plymouth St. Mark & St. John 2

Isabelle Roblin, Harold Pinter, la liberté artistique et ses limites : Approches des scénarios (Paris : L’Harmattan, 2012)—Recension d’Élisabeth Angel-Perez, Université de Paris-Sorbonne 2

David Roche, Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s : Why Don’t They Do It Like They Used To? (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2014)— Reviewed by Georges-Claude Guilbert, Université François Rabelais (Tours) 2

David Roche & Isabelle Schmitt-Pitiot (eds.), Intimacy in Cinema : Critical Essays on English Language Films (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2014)—Reviewed by Sébastien Lefait, Université de Corse 2

François de la Rochefoucauld & Norman Scarfe. A Frenchman’s Year in Suffolk, 1784 (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2011 [1988])—Reviewed by Isabelle Bour, Université de la Sorbonne nouvelle – Paris III 2

Richard T. Rodríguez. Next of Kin : The Family in Chicano/a Cultural Politics (Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2009)—Reviewed by Elyette Benjamin-Labarthe, Université Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux III 2

Philippe Roger, The American Enemy. A Story of French Anti-Americanism (Chicago & London : The University of Chicago Press, 2005, $35.00, 518 pages, ISBN: 0-226-72368-2)—Richard Davis, Université Charles de Gaulle - Lille III

Ben Rogers, Beef and Liberty: Roast Beef, John Bull and the English Nation (London: Chatto & Windus, 2003)—David McBride

 

Jane Rogers, ed., Good Fiction Guide (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Fabio Rojas, From Black Power to Black Studies :  How a Radical Social Movement Became an Academic Discipline (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007)Reviewed by Hélène Christol, Université de Provence (Aix) 2 

Chris Rojek, Celebrity ( London: Reaktion Books, 2001)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Peter C. Rollins & John E. O’Connor, eds., Hollywood’s White House: The American Presidency in Film and History (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2003)—Thomas J. Mayock

Alistair Rolls & Rachel Franks (eds.), Private Investigator (Bristol: Intellect, 2016)—Reviewed by Charles Brownson, Arizona State University 2

Nicholas Rombes. A Cultural Dictionary of Punk 1974-1982 (London: Continuum, 2009)—Reviewed by Carey Fleiner, University of Delaware 2

Jerry Rosco, Glenway Wescott Personally: a Biography (Madison; The University of Wisconsin Press, 2002)—Jim Friel

David Charles Rose, Oscar Wilde's Elegant Republic : Transformation, Dislocation and Fantasy in Fin-de-Siècle Paris (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2015)—Recension de Marie-Noëlle Zeender, Université Côte d’Azur (Nice) 2

Jonathan Rose, The Literary Churchill : Author, Reader, Actor (Yale University Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Movie Wars: How Hollywood and the Media Limit What Films We Can See (London: Wallflower Press, 2002)—Nicolas Magenham

Julia Rosenbaum & Sven Beckert (eds.), The American Bourgeoisie : Distinction and Identity in the Nineteenth Century (Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)—Reviewed by Hélène Quanquin, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III 2

Benita Roth, Separate Roads to Feminism: Black, Chicana, and White Feminist Movements in America’s Second Wave (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004)Guillaume Marche

Laura Rotunno, Postal Plots in British Fiction, 1840-1898 : Readdressing Correspondence in Victorian Culture (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)—Reviewed by Nathalie Saudo-Welby, Université de Picardie–Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

Emmanuel Roudaut (dir.), Affiches politiques britanniques du premier XXe siècle / Early Twentieth-Century British Political Posters (Paris : Mare & Martin, 2016)—Recension d’Emmanuelle de Champs, Université de Cergy-Pontoise 2

Sharon M. Rowley, The Old English Version of Bede's Historia Ecclesiastica (Cambridge: D.S.Brewer, 2011)—Reviewed by Roger Collins, University of Edinburgh 2

Nicholas Royle (ed.), The Best British Short Stories 2012 (London: Salt, 2012)—Reviewed by Nicole Terrien, Université Rennes II – UEB 2

Trevor Royle, Patton: Old Blood and Guts (Great Commanders Series. London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2005)—Dennis Showalter, Colorado College, USA 2

Daniel Royot & Vera Guenova, Les aventuriers du Missouri :Sacagawea, Lewis et Clark à la découverte d’un nouveau monde (Paris : Vendémiaire, 2015)—Recension d’Anne Garrait-Bourrier, Université Blaise-Pascal, Clermont II 2

Paul Rozenberg, Le Romantisme anglais : Le défi des vulnérables et les dissidences du bonheur (Toulouse : Presses universitaires du Mirail, 2011)—Recension de Jean-Marie Fournier, Université Paris Diderot 2

Philip F. Rubio, A History of Affirmative Action, 1619-2000 (University Press of Mississippi, 2001)—Bernard Cros

Patricia Spence Rudden (ed.) Singing for Themselves : Essays on Women in Popular Music. (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007)  Reviewed by Claude Chastagner, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3   2 

Jean-Christophe Rufin, Rouge Brésil (Paris : Gallimard, 2001)—Cécile Fouache

Joanna Russ, The Country You Have Never Seen : Essays and Reviews. Edited by David Seed (Liverpool: University Press, 2007)Reviewed by Frédérique Spill, Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

James Russell, Ravilious (London: Dulwich Picture Gallery / Philip Wilson Publishers, 2015)—Reviewed by Charlotte Gould, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3 2

James Russell, Ravilious (London: Dulwich Picture Gallery / Philip Wilson Publishers, 2015)—Reviewed by Sam Smiles, University of Plymouth 2

Katheryn Russell-Brown, Underground Codes: Race, Crime and Related Fires (New York: New York University Press, 2004)Gerardo Del Guercio

Tom Rutter, The Cambridge Introduction to Christopher Marlowe (Cambridge: University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Jean-Jacques Chardin, Université de Strasbourg 2

Vanessa L. Ryan, Thinking Without Thinking in the Victorian Novel (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Wendy O’Brien, University of Melbourne 2

Sten Rynning, NATO In Afghanistan : The Liberal Disconnect (Stanford: University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Jeffrey H. Bloodworth, Gannon University, Erie (Pennsylvania) 2

Charles J. Rzepka, Being Cool : The Work of Elmore Leonard (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Marie-Christine Agosto, Université de Brest 2