Book Review Editor

Antoine CAPET 
Université de Rouen














Roger Sabin, ed., Punk Rock: So What? The Cultural Legacy of Punk (London & New York: Routledge, 1999)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Elizabeth Sabiston, Private Sphere to World Stage from Austen to Eliot (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008)Reviewed by Robin Ganev, University of Regina (Canada) 2

Celia Sandys & Jonathan Littman, We Shall Not Fail : The Inspiring Leadership of Winston Churchill (New York: Portfolio, 2004)Antoine Capet

C.J. Sansom, Dissolution (New York: Penguin Books, 2003)Marialana Wittman

Pascale Sardin (dir.), La cohérence discursive à l’épreuve : Traduction et homogénéisation - Palimpsestes 26 (Paris: Presse Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2013)—Recension de Sabrina Baldo-de Brébisson, Université d’Évry-Val d’Essonne 2

Scott Saul, Freedom Is, Freedom Ain’t: Jazz and the Making of the Sixties (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2003)Robert Springer

Frances Stonor Saunders, Hawkwood: Diabolical Englishman ( London : Faber, 2005)—Nicholas Deakin, London School of Economics

Max Saunders, Ford Madox Ford : A Dual Life. (1) World Before the War (2) After-war World (Oxford: University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Stéphanie Bernard, Université de Rouen 2

Robert Saunders. Democracy and the Vote in British Politics, 1848-1867 : The Making of the Second Reform Act (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011)—Reviewed by Anthony Howe, University of East Anglia 2

James Robert Saunders & Renae Nadine Shackelford, eds., The Dorothy West Martha’s Vineyard: Stories, Essays and Reminiscences by Dorothy West Writing in the Vineyard Gazette (Jefferson & London: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2001)—Anne Wicke

Dan Savage, Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America (New York: Dutton, 2002)—Michael Langan

Christine Savinel, Gertrude Stein : Autobiographies intempestives (Paris : Éditions Rue d’Ulm, 2017)—Recension d’Hélène Aji, Université Paris Nanterre  2

Joe Saward. The Grand Prix Saboteurs : The Grand Prix Drivers who became British Secret Agents during World War II. (London: Morienval Press, 2006Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

June Skinner Sawyers, ed., Racing in the Street: The Bruce Springsteen Reader (New York: Penguin, 2004)Claude Chastagner

Robert Sayre, La modernité et son autre : Récits de la rencontre avec l’Indien en Amérique du Nord au XVIIIe siècle (Bécherel : Les Perséides, 2008)Bernadette Rigal-Cellard, Université de Bordeaux 2

Elizabeth Schafer & Susan Bradley Smith, eds., Playing Australia. Australian theatre and the international stage (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2003)Susan Ballyn

Paul Schlicke (ed.) The Oxford Companion to Charles Dickens (Oxford: University Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Jeremy Tambling, University of Manchester 2

Will Scheibel, American Stranger : Modernisms, Hollywood, and the Cinema of Nicholas Ray (Albany (New York): State University of New York Press, 2017)—Reviewed by Blaine Allan, Queen’s University, Kingston (Ontario) 2

Jonathan Schneer, Ministers at War : Winston Churchill and his War Cabinet (London: Oneworld Publications, 2015)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

Anne-Marie Scholz, From Fidelity to History : Film Adaptations as Cultural Events in the Twentieth Century (New York: Berghahn, 2013)—Reviewed by Laraine Porter, De Montfort University, Leicester 2

Michele Schreiber, American Postfeminist Cinema : Women, Romance and Contemporary Culture (Edinburgh: University Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Krystina Osborne, Liverpool John Moores University 2

Thomas Schuttenhelm, The Orchestral Music of Michael Tippett : Creative Development and the Compositional Process (Cambridge: University Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Oliver Soden, London 2

Catherine V. Scott, Neoliberalism and U.S. Foreign Policy : From Carter to Trump (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)—Reviewed by Roger Chapman, Palm Beach Atlantic University (Florida) 2

Ellen C. Scott, Cinema Civil Rights : Regulation, Repression, and Race In the Classical Hollywood Era (New Brunswick (New Jersey): Rutgers University Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Keith Corson, Rhodes College (Memphis, Tennessee)  2

Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex & Anke C. Plagnol (eds.), Gendered Lives : Gender Inequalities in Production and Reproduction (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012)—Reviewed by Pat Thane, Kings College, London 2

John Scott & Ann Nilsen (eds.), C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination : Contemporary Perspectives (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar: 2013)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London 2

Daniel Scroop. Mr. Democrat: Jim Farley, the New Deal, and the Making of Modern American Politics. (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2006) — Reviewed by Terry Golway, Kean University 2 

Jeremy Seabrook, The Refuge and the Fortress : Britain and the Persecuted, 1933-2013 (London:  HarperMacmillan 2013 - Second Edition)—Reviewed by Nicholas Deakin, University of Birmingham 2

James T. Sears, Rebels, Rubyfruit, and Rhinestones: Queering Space in the Stonewall South (New Brunswick, N. J.: Rutgers University Press, 2001)—Guillaume Marche

Alice Sebold, Lucky: A Memoir (New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2002); Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones (New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2002)—Joelle d'Entremont

John E. Seery (ed.) A political Companion to Walt Whitman (Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2011)—Reviewed by Claudette Fillard, Université Lumière-Lyon 2 2

Steven Seidman, Beyond the Closet: The Transformation of Gay and Lesbian Life (New York & London: Routledge, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Robert C. Self, Neville Chamberlain: A Biography (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006)—Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen, France.

Will Self, Feeding Frenzy (London: Penguin, 2001)—Cher Holt-Fortin

Adriana Serban & Jean-Marc Lavaur (dir.), Traduction et médias audiovisuels (Villeneuve d’Ascq : Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2011)—Recension de Fabrice Antoine, Université Charles-de-Gaulle Lille 3 2 

John Sergeant, Maggie: Her Fatal Legacy (London: Macmillan, 2005, £20.00, 368 pages, ISBN 1405005262)Richard Davis, Université Charles de Gaulle - Lille III

Mohammad Shaheen, E.M. Forster and the Politics of Imperialism (Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)—Shannon Wells-Lassagne

Jeanne Shami, Dennis Flynn & M. Thomas Hester (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of John Donne (Oxford: University Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Freyja Cox Jensen, Christ Church, Oxford 2

Lisa K. Shapiro, No Forgotten Fronts : From Classrooms to Combat (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018)—Reviewed by Gina G. Palmer, U.S. Naval War College, Newport (Rhode Island) 2

Michael Shattock, Making Policy in British Higher Education, 1945-2011 (Maidenhead: Open University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Robert Anderson, University of Edinburgh 2

W. David Shaw, The Ghost Behind the Masks : The Victorian Poets and Shakespeare (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014)—Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière – Lyon 2 2

Aurelie Sheehan, The Anxiety of Everyday Objects (New York: Penguin Books, 2004)Catherine Heyrendt

Barry Sheils, W.B. Yeats and World Literature : The Subject of Poetry (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015)—Reviewed by Pierre Longuenesse, Université d’Artois 2

Mary Shelley, Les Aventures de Perkin Warbeck. Éd. et trad. par Anne Rouhette-Berton (Paris : Classiques Garnier, 2016)—Recension d’Alain Morvan, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris 3) 2

Sam Shepard, Great Dream of Heaven (London: Secker and Warbug, 2002)—Mireille Quivy

Ben Shephard, After Daybreak: The Liberation of Belsen, 1945 ( London : Jonathan Cape , 2005, £17.99, viii-260 pages, ISBN 0224073559)—Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen

Andrée Shepherd, Le Cinéma Britannique, Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique (CRECIB), volume XI, numéro 2 (Paris: Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Juin 2001)— Nicolas Magenham

John Shepherd & Keith Laybourn, Britain’s First Labour Government (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006)—Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen, France. 2

Philippa Sheppard, Devouring Time : Nostalgia in Contemporary Shakespearean Screen Adaptations (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Victoria Bladen, University of Queensland 2

Mark Shiel, Hollywood Cinema and the Real Los Angeles (London: Reaktion Books, 2012)—Reviewed by Allister Mactaggart, Chesterfield College 2

Carol Shields, Unless (Toronto: Random House of Canada, 2002)—Joelle d'Entremont

Malcolm Shifrin, Victorian Turkish Baths (Swindon: Historic England, 2015)—Reviewed by Jacqueline Banerjee, The Victorian Web 2

Shivani, Anis, Against the Workshop : Provocations, Polemics, Controversies (Huntsville, Texas: Texas Review Press, 2011)—Reviewed by John W. Presley, Illinois State University 2

Leonard Shlain, Sex, Time and Power: How Women's Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution (New York: Penguin, 2003)—Amélie Moisy

Carol Loeb Shloss, Lucia Joyce. To Dance in the Wake. Tragic Muse and Wild Beauty: The Story of James Joyce's Only Daughter (London: Bloomsbury, 2003)—Caroline Marie

Gary Shteyngart, The Russian Debutante’s Handbook (New York: Riverhead Books, 2002)—Steven Marc Jones

Ruth Sidel, Unsung Heroines: Single Mothers and the American Dream (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006)—Diana Dominguez, The University of Texas-Brownsville/Texas Southmost College, USA. 2

Fred Siegel, The Prince of the City: Giuliani, New York and the Genius of American Life (San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2005, $26.95, xv-386 pages, ISBN 1-59403-084-7)—Stefano Luconi, University of Florence

Stuart Sillars, Painting Shakespeare: The Artist as Critic, 1720-1820 ([2006] Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006)—Samuel Baudry, Université Lumière-Lyon 2, France. 2

Michael J. Silverstein & Neil Fiske, Trading Up: The New American Luxury (New York: Portfolio, 2003)—Zachary Lamm

Lorraine Sim, Virginia Woolf : The Patterns of Ordinary Experience (London: Ashgate, 2010)—Reviewed by Claire Davison-Pégon, Université Paris 3 2

Brendan Simms, Unfinest Hour: How Britain Helped to Destroy Bosnia (London: Allen Lane/Penguin Press, 2001)—Joseph Pearson

Michel Simon, Les prépositions de l’anglais et leurs régimes (Toulouse : Presses Universitaires du Midi, 2015)—Recension de Bénédicte Guillaume, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis 2

[Simpson] W.T. Stead. The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon : Report of the Secret Commission. Originally published in the Pall Mall Gazette in 1885. Edited and with annotations and an introductory essay by Antony E.Simpson.

Witnesses to the Scaffold : English Literary Figures as Observers of Public Executions : Pierce Egan, Thackeray, Dickens, Alexander Smith, G.A. Sala, Orwell. Edited, with annotations, commentaries, and an introductory essay by Antony E. Simpson.

Vicarious Vagrants : Incognito Social Explorers and the Homeless in England, 1860-1910. Edited, with annotations and an introductory essay by Mark Freeman & Gillian Nelson (Lambertville, NJ: The True Bill Press, 2007-2008) Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

David Simpson, The Rediscovery of Classical Economics : Adaptation, Complexity and Growth (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2013)—Reviewed by Gavin Kennedy, Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh) 2

James Simpson (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics (Abingdon: Routledge, 2013)—Reviewed by Wilfrid Rotgé, Université Paris-Sorbonne 2

Michael Simpson (ed.) Anglo-American Naval Relations, 1919-1939 (Farnham: Ashgate, for the Naval Records Society, 2010)—Reviewed by Alan Sharp, University of Ulster 2

Michael Sims. Dracula’s Guest: A Connoisseur’s Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories (London:Bloomsbury, 2010)Reviewed by Nathalie Saudo-Welby, Université de Picardie, Amiens 2

Iain Sinclair ed., London: City of Disappearances (London: Hamish Hamilton, 2006)—Hugh Clout, University College London, Great-Britain. 2

Barry Singer, Churchill Style : The Art of Being Winston Churchill (New York: Abrams, 2012)— Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

Irving Singer, Three Philosophical Filmmakers: Hitchcock, Welles, Renoir (Cambridge, MA. &London : The MIT Press, 2004, 29.00€, 279 pages, ISBN 0-262-19501-1)Marjorie Vanbaelinghem, Université de Poitiers

Robert Singh, Barack Obama’s Post-American Foreign Policy : The Limits of Engagement (London & New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2012)—Reviewed by Roger Chapman and Kyra Kinnaman, Palm Beach Atlantic University (West Palm Beach, Florida) 2

Carol J. Singley, ed., Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth (Oxford: O.U.P., 2003)—Denise Ginfray

C. Edward Skeen, 1816: America Rising (Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2003)Gerardo Del Guercio

John D. Skrentny, The Minority Rights Revolution (Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 2002, $35.00, 473 pages, ISBN 0-674-00899-5)—Guillaume Marche, Université de Paris 12

Kevin Slack, Benjamin Franklin, Natural Right, and the Art of Virtue (Rochester (New York): University of Rochester Press, 2017)—Reviewed by Robert T. Jones, U.S. Army Command & General Staff College, Fort Gordon (Georgia) 2

Andrew L. Slap. The Doom of Reconstruction: The Liberal Republicans in the Civil War Era (New York: Fordham University Press, 2006 [2010])—Reviewed by Évelyne Payen-Variéras, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 2

Marcia Slatkin, A Woman Milking (Cincinnati: Word Press, 2006)—Charles Holdefer, University of Poitiers, France 2

Peter Sloman, The Liberal Party and the Economy, 1929-1964 (Oxford: University Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Ian Packer, University of Lincoln 2

Glenda Sluga, Internationalism in an Age of Nationalism (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Eric J. Morgan, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 2

Nick Smedley, The Roots of Modern Hollywood : The Persistence of Values in American Cinema, from the New Deal to the Present (Bristol: Intellect, 2014)—Reviewed by André Kaenel, Université de Lorraine (Nancy) 2

Ali Smith, The Accidental (London:  Hamish Hamilton, 2005, also published in paperback, London: Penguin, 2006)—Shirley Jones, Liverpool Hope University, England. 2


Anne-Marie Smith (ed.) Culture Is… Australian Stories Across Cultures – An Anthology. (Kent Town, South Australia: Wakefield Press, 2008)  Reviewed by Ingeborg van TeeselingUniversity of Wollongong 2


Curtis Smith. Sound + Noise (Sacramento: Casperian Books, 2008)  Reviewed by Charles Holdefer, Université de Poitiers 2 

Lindsay Smith, Lewis Carroll : Photography on the Move (London: Reaktion Books, 2015)—Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière–Lyon 2 2

Simon C. Smith (ed.), The Wilson-Johnson Correspondence, 1964-69 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015)—Reviewed by Peter Catterall, University of Westminster 2

Valerie Smith, Toni Morrison : Writing the Moral Imagination (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014)—Reviewed by Claudine Raynaud, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 2

Zadie Smith, The Autograph Man (London: Penguin, 2002)—Adrian Smith

Michael Snape, God and Uncle Sam : Religion and America’s Armed Forces in World War II (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Timothy J. Demy, U.S. Naval War College, Newport (Rhode Island) 2

Steve Sohmer, Reading Shakespeare’s Mind (Manchester: University Press, 2017)—Reviewed by Sean Benson, University of Dubuque (Iowa) 2

Rodolphe Solbiac, Émergence d’une identité caribéenne canadienne anglophone (Paris : L’Harmattan, 2015)—Recension d’Alexandra Roch, Université des Antilles, Martinique 2

David H. Solkin, Art in Britain, 1660-1815 (London: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art/ Yale University Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Isabelle Baudino, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon 2

Rebecca Solnit, River of Shadows: Eadward Muybridge and the Technological Wild West (New York: Penguin Books, 2003, $15.00, 305 pages, ISBN 0-14-200410-3)—Jeff Filipiak, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

Stefan Solomon, William Faulkner in Hollywood : Screenwriting for the Studios (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2017)—Reviewed by Sarah Gleeson-White, University of Sydney 2

Gabriel Solomons (ed.), World Film Locations: Los Angeles (Bristol: Intellect, 2011)—Reviewed by Marianne Kac-Vergne, Université de Picardie Jules-Verne (Amiens) 2

Gerald Sorin, Irving Howe: A Life of Passionate Dissent (New York: New York University Press, 2002)—Geneviève Cohen-Cheminet

Sandrine Sorlin (dir.), L’Art du langage : Fragments anglo-américains IV (Paris : Michel Houdiard, 2011)—Recension de Camille Fort, Université de Picardie Jules-Verne (Amiens) 2

Sandrine Sorlin. La défamiliarisation linguistique dans le roman anglais contemporain (Montpellier : Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée (PULM), 2010)—Recension de Simone Rinzler, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense 2

Sandrine Sorlin. Langue et autorité : De l’ordre linguistique à la force dialogique (Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2012)—Recension de Laure Gardelle, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon 2

Sandrine Sorlin, Stylistique anglaise : Théories et pratique (Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2014)—Recension de Virginie Passot-Valentin, Université Paris-Sorbonne 2

Brian Southall, The Rise and Fall of EMI Records (London: Omnibus, 2012)—Reviewed by Claude Chastagner, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3 2

Muriel Spark, The Finishing School (London: Viking, 2004)—James Friel

François Specq (traduction, présentation et notes), Thomas Jefferson : Observations sur l’État de la Virginie (Paris : Éditions Rue d’Ulm, 2015)—Recension de Marie-Jeanne Rossignol, Université Paris Diderot 2

Peter Speiser, The British Army of the Rhine : Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners (Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Christopher Knowles, Kings College London 2

Martine Spensky (dir.), Citoyenneté(s), perspectives internationales (Clermont-Ferrand : Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, 2003)Jacques Carré

rt Spiegelman, The Complete Maus (London: Penguin Books, 2003 [reprint])—Joanne Hall

Hortense J. Spillers, Black, White, and in Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture (Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press, 2003)—Adrian Smith

Arvid F. Sponberg, ed., A. R. Gurney: A Casebook (New York & London: Routledge, 2004)Robert F. Gross

Dominique Sportiche, Hilda Koopman & Edward Stabler, An Introduction to Syntactic Analysis and Theory (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)—Reviewed by Laure Gardelle, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon 2

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

Fiona Stafford, Reading Romantic Poetry (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)—Reviewed by Samuel Baudry, Université Lumière (Lyon 2) 2

David N. Stamos, Edgar Allan Poe, Eureka, and Scientific Imagination. (New York: State University of New York Press, 2017)—Reviewed by Hélène Cottet, Université de Lille 2

Gavin Stamp, Gothic for the Steam Age : An Illustrated Biography of George Gilbert Scott (London: Aurum Press, 2015)—Reviewed by William Whyte, St John’s College (Oxford) 2

Robert Henry Stanley, Making Sense of Movies: Filmmaking in the Hollywood Style (New York: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2003); Joseph M. Boggs & Dennis W. Petrie, The Art of Watching Films (New York: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2003)—Nicolas Magenham

David E. Stannard, Honor Killing: How the Infamous “Massie Affair” TransformedHawaii (New York, Penguin, 2005, $29.95, 467 pages, ISBN 0-670-03399-5)—Thomas J. Mayock,Annandale,Virginia

Peter Stansky, The First Day of the Blitz: September 7, 1940 ( New Haven, Conn. & London: Yale University Press, 2007)—Antoine Capet, University of Rouen, France 2

Peter Stansky, Edward Upward : Art and Life (London: Enitharmon Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Stan Smith, Nottingham Trent University 2

Peter Stansky & William Abrahams, Julian Bell : From Bloomsbury to the Spanish Civil War (Stanford: University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Patricia Laurence, City University of New York 2

M.L. Stapleton, Admired and Understood: The Poetry of Aphra Behn (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2004, £28.43, 247 pages, ISBN 0-87413-849-3)—Bill Phillips, Universitat de Barcelona

G. Gabrielle Starr, Lyric Generations: Poetry and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century (Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004)Bill Phillips

William St Clair, The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2004)—Robert Mankin, University of Paris-Diderot, France

W.T. Stead. The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon : Report of the Secret Commission. Originally published in the Pall Mall Gazette in 1885. Edited and with annotations and an introductory essay by Antony E.Simpson.

Witnesses to the Scaffold : English Literary Figures as Observers of Public Executions : Pierce Egan, Thackeray, Dickens, Alexander Smith, G.A. Sala, Orwell. Edited, with annotations, commentaries, and an introductory essay by Antony E. Simpson.

Vicarious Vagrants : Incognito Social Explorers and the Homeless in England, 1860-1910. Edited, with annotations and an introductory essay by Mark Freeman & Gillian Nelson (Lambertville, NJ: The True Bill Press, 2007-2008) Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2


Wayne Steger, A Citizen's Guide to Presidential Nominations : The Competition for Leadership (New York: Routledge, 2015)—Reviewed by Jasper M. Trautsch, Universität Regensburg 2

Marc Stein, Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement (New York & London: Routledge, 2012)—Reviewed by Antoine Servel, Université François Rabelais - Tours 2

Susie L. Steinbach. Understanding the Victorians : Politics, Culture and Society in Nineteenth-Century Britain (London: Routledge, 2011)Reviewed by Ingrid Hanson, University of Sheffield 2 

Enit Karafili Steiner, Jane Austen’s Civilized Women : Morality, Gender and the Civilizing Process (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012)—Reviewed by Wendy O’Brien, University of Melbourne 2

George Steiner, Lessons of the Masters (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003)Véronique Alexandre

Jessica Stephens (dir.), Traduire la poésie : Sonorités, oralité et sensations (Palimpsestes N°28. Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2015)—Recension de Nicolas Froeliger, Université Paris Diderot 2

Kimberly J. Stern, The Social Life of Criticism : Gender, Critical Writing, and the Politics of Belonging (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Jacqueline Banerjee, The Victorian Web 2

Iain Stevenson. Book Makers : British Publishing in the Twentieth Century (London: British Library, 2010)  Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2 

John Allen Stevenson, The Real History of Tom Jones (Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005)—Reviewed by Laura Miller, University of West Georgia 2

Randall Stevenson, Literature and the Great War, 1914-1918 (Oxford: University Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Josiane Paccaud-Huguet, Université Lumière-Lyon 2 2

Margaret Stewart, The Architectural, Landscape and Constitutional Plans of the Earl of Mar, 1700-32 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Clarisse Godard Desmarest, Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens) 2

Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg, Impious Fidelity : Anna Freud, Psychoanalysis, and Politics (Ithaca (New York): Cornell University Press, 2011)—Reviewed by Deborah P. Britzman, York University (Toronto, Ontario) 2

Melvyn Stokes, American History Through Hollywood Film : From the Revolution to the 1960s (London: Bloomsbury, 2014)—Reviewed by David Roche, Université Toulouse Jean-Jaurès 2

James D. Stone, America Through a British Lens : Cinematic Portrayals, 1930-2010 (Jefferson (North Carolina): McFarland & Company, 2017)—Reviewed by Andrea Gazzaniga, Northern Kentucky University 2

Peter Stoneley, Consumerism and American Girls’ Literature, 1860-1940 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003)—Daniel Opler

Randi Storch, Working Hard for the American Dream : Workers and their Unions, World War I to the Present (Chichester: John Wiley, 2013)—Reviewed by Michael Schiavone, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2

Colin Storer, Britain and the Weimar Republic : The History of a Cultural Relationship (London: I.B. Tauris 2010)— Reviewed by Stefan Berger, Ruhr-Universität Bochum 2

James Stourton, Kenneth Clark : Life, Art and Civilisation (London: William Collins, 2017)—Reviewed by Sue Breakell, University of Brighton Design Archives 2

Randall Strahan. Leading Representatives : The Agency of Leaders in the Politics of the U.S. House (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007)—Reviewed by Bernard Genton, Université de Strasbourg 2

Michael Strangelove, The Empire of Mind. Digital Piracy and the Anti-Capitalist Movement (Toronto, The University of Toronto Press, 2005)—Claude Chastagner, University of Montpellier 3, Paul-Valéry, France. 2

Linda Stratmann. Cruel Deeds and Dreadful Calamities : The Illustrated Police News, 1864-1938 (London: The British Library, 2011)—Reviewed by Jean-Claude Sergeant, Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle, Paris III 2

Alex Strick Van Lindschoten & Felix Kuehn (eds.), Poetry of the Taliban (London: Hurst & Co. / New York: Columbia University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by SMSteele, University of Exeter 2

Michele M. Strong, Education, Travel and the “Civilisation” of the Victorian Working Classes (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)—Reviewed by Jules Gehrke, Saginaw Valley State University (Michigan) 2

Kim C. Sturgess, Shakespeare and the American Nation (Cambridge: C.U.P., 2004)—Michèle Vignaux

Morag Styles, Louise Joy & David Whitley (eds). Poetry and Childhood (Stoke on Trent: Trentham Books, 2010)—Reviewed by Jennifer Kilgore-Caradec, Université de Caen  2 

Christine Sukic (dir.), Corps héroïque, corps de chair dans les récits de vie de la première modernité (Imaginaires 16, 2013)—Recension de Myriam-Isabelle Ducrocq, Paris-Ouest-Nanterre-La Défense 2

Jane Sunderland, Gendered Discourses (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, $26.95, 248 pages, ISBN 1-4039-1345-5)—Chris Bell, Nottingham Trent University

Anita M. Superson & Ann E. Cudd, eds., Theorizing Backlash: Philosophical Reflections on the Resistance to Feminism (Lanham & Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert

Kathryn Sutherland. Jane Austen : Writer in the World (Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2017)—Reviewed byJacqueline Banerjee  2

Carol M. Swain, The New White Nationalism in America: Its Challenge to Integration (New York & Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002 [reprint 2004])Malie Montagutelli

Mark Evan Swartz, Oz Before the Rainbow: L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz on Stage and Screen to 1939 (Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000, paperback 2002)—Diana Dominguez

Graham Swift, The Light of Day (London: Hamish Hamilton, 2003)—Leigh Kirkland



Irma Taavitsainen, Merja Kytö, Claudia Claridge & Jeremy Smith (eds.), Developments in English : Expanding Electronic Evidence (Cambridge: University Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Laure Gardelle, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon 2

CaroleTalon-Hugon (dir.), Art et éthique : Perspectives anglo-saxonnes (Paris : Presses universitaires de France, 2011)—Recension de Jacques Morizot, Université d’Aix-Marseille 2

Claire Tardieu, Notions-clés pour la didactique de l’anglais (Paris : Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2014)—Recension de Martine Derivry-Plard, Université Paris 6, Pierre-et-Marie Curie 2

Booth Tarkington, La splendeur des Amberson (Paris : Édition Phébus, 2017)—Recension d’Henri de Montety, Université de Budapest 2

Brian Taves, Hollywood Presents Jules Verne : The Father of Science Fiction on Screen (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015)—Reviewed by Allister Mactaggart, Chesterfield College 2

Barbara Taylor, Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003)—Alain Lauzanne

D.J. Taylor, Orwell: The Life (London: Chatto & Windus, 2003), Gordon Bowker, George Orwell (London: Little, Brown, 2003)Antoine Capet

Ian Taylor. Music in London and the Myth of Decline from Haydn to the Philharmonic. (Cambridge: Cambridge U.P., 2010) Reviewed by Pierre Dubois, Université François Rabelais (Tours, France) 2

John Taylor, Cognitive Grammar (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002/2003)—Jean-Charles Khalifa

John R. Taylor, Linguistic Categorization (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003/2005)—Craig Hamilton

Natalie Fuehrer Taylor (ed.), A Political Companion to Henry Adams (Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2010)—Recension de Michel Imbert, Université Paris-Diderot

Miles Taylor, Empress : Queen Victoria and India (Yale University Press, 2018)—Reviewed by Antoinette Burton, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)  

Mark Taylor-Batty, The Theatre of Harold Pinter (London: Bloomsbury, 2014)—Reviewed by Eléonore Obis, Université de Paris-Sorbonne 

Oliver Tearle, Bewilderments of Vision : Hallucination and Literature, 1880-1914 (Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2013)—Reviewed by Nathalie Saudo-Welby, Université de Picardie-Jules-Verne (Amiens)

Pam Tent, Midnight at the Palace: My Life as a Fabulous Cockette (Los Angeles: Alyson, 2004, $17.95, 274 pages, ISBN 1-55583-874-X)Chris Bell, Nottingham Trent University

Rei Terada, Feeling in Theory, Emotion after the "Death of the Subject" (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001)Geneviève Cohen-Cheminet

Gilles Teulié, Aux origines de l'apartheid : La racialisation de l'Afrique du Sud dans l'imaginaire colonial (Paris : Éditions l'Harmattan, 2015)—Recension de Bernard Cros, Université-Paris-Ouest-Nanterre-La Défense  

Pat Thane & Tanya Evans, Sinners? Scroungers? Saints? Unmarried Motherhood in Twentieth-Century England (Oxford : University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Sue Bruley, University of Portsmouth

Clémentine Tholas-Disset & Karen A. Ritzenhoff (eds.), Humor, Entertainment, and Popular Culture during World War I (Basingstoke Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)— Reviewed by Jessica Meyer, University of Leeds 

Amanda J. Thomas, Cholera : The Victorian Plague (Barnsley: Pen & Sword History, 2015)—Reviewed by Keir Waddington, Cardiff University

Audrey Thomas, Isobel Gunn: A Novel (Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2000); The Path of Totality: New and Selected Stories (Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2002)—Cécile Fouache

George Thomas. The Madisonian Constitution (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008)—Reviewed by Raymond Richards, University of Waikato

Greg Thomas, The Sexual Demon of Colonial Power—Pan-African Embodiment and Erotic Schemes of Empire (Bloomington (Ind.): Indiana University Press, 2007)—Xavier Pons, Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail, France. 2

J.E. Thomas, Social Disorder in Britain, 1750-1850 : The Power of the Gentry, Radicalism and Religion in Wales (London: I.B. Tauris, 2011)—Reviewed by David W. Howell, University of Wales, Swansea

Vivian Thomas & Nicki Faircloth, Shakespeare's Plants, Gardens and Landscapes : A Dictionary (London: Bloomsbury, 2014)—Reviewed by Sophie Chiari, Aix-Marseille Université

Ben Thompson (ed.), Ban This Filth! Letters from the Mary Whitehouse Archive (London: Faber & Faber, 2012)—Reviewed by Trevor Harris, Université François-Rabelais, Tours

George J. Thompson. Hammett’s Moral Vision (San Francisco: Vince Emery, 2007) J.A. Zumoff, City College of New York 2

Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century (London: Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 2003)—David McBride

Andrew Thorpe, A History of the British Labour Party (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)—Reviewed by Emma Bell, Université de Savoie Mont-Blanc (Chambéry)

Karen W. Tice, Queens of Academe : Beauty Pageantry, Student Bodies, and College Life (Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2012)—Reviewed by Georges-Claude Guilbert, Université François Rabelais (Tours)

Lisa Tickner & David Peters Corbett (eds.), British Art in the Cultural Field, 1939-69 (Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2012)—Reviewed by Charlotte Gould, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3

Daniel Tilles, British Fascist Antisemitism and Jewish Responses, 1932-40 (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015)Reviewed by David Renton, Garden Court Chambers (London)

Ivor Timmis, Corpus Linguistics for ELT : Research and Practice (London: Routledge, 2015)—Reviewed by Claire Tardieu, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3

Vera Tobin, Elements of Surprise : Our Mental Limits and the Satisfactions of Plot (Harvard University Press, 2018)—Reviewed by Cécile Beaufils, Sorbonne Université (Paris)

Antony Todd. Authorship and the Films of David Lynch : Aesthetic Receptions in Contemporary Hollywood (London: I.B. Tauris, 2012)—Reviewed by Allister Mactaggart, Chesterfield College

Colm Tóibín, Love in a Dark Time: Gay Lives from Wilde to Almodóvar (London: Picador, 2002)—James Friel

Claire Tomalin, Jane Austen: A Life (London: Penguin Books, 2000 (reprint))Diana Dominguez

Leslie Tomory, The History of the London Water Industry, 1580-1820 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 2017)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London

Michael Toolan & Jean-Jacques Weber eds., The Cognitive Turn: Papers in Cognitive Literary Studies (European Journal of English Studies (EJES) Volume 9, Number 2, August 2005, London: Routledge)—Manuel Jobert, University of Lyon 3, Jean Moulin, France. 2

Yen-Maï Tran-Gervat (dir.), Traduire l’humour (Revue Humoresques, n°34. Automne 2011. Paris : CORHUM, 2011)—Recension de Catherine Delesse, Université de Lorraine

Peter W. Travis & Frank Grady (eds.), Approaches to Teaching Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales (New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2014)—Reviewed by Martine Yvernault, Université de Limoges

Nicolas Tredell, ed., Cinemas of the Mind: a Critical History of Film Theory (Cambridge: Icon Books UK, 2002)—Nicolas Magenham

Nicholas Tromans. Richard Dadd : The Artist and the Asylum (London: Tate Publishing, 2011)—Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière – Lyon 2

Gil Troy, Why Moderates Make the Best Presidents : George Washington to Barack Obama (Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2012)—Reviewed by Jasper M. Trautsch, German Historical Institute, Rome

Paul Trynka, Editor-in-Chief / Mojo, The Beatles. Ten Years That Shook the World (London: Dorling Kindersley, 2004)Claude Chastagner

Thomas Trzyna, Karl Popper and Literary Theory : Critical Rationalism as a Philosophy of Literature (Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, 2017)—Reviewed by Rafe Champion, University of Sydney

Barry Turner. Beacon for Change : How the 1951 Festival of Britain Helped to Shape a New Age (London: Aurum, 2011)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London

David Turner, The Old Boys : The Decline and Rise of the Public School (London: Yale University Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Hugh Clout, University College London

Jack Turner (ed.), A Political Companion to H.D. Thoreau (Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2009)—Reviewed by Yves Carlet

Frank Miller Turner, Contesting Cultural Authority : Essays in Victorian Intellectual Life (Cambridge: University Press, 2008)Reviewed by Philippe Vervaecke, Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille-III

Penelope Tuson, Playing the Game: Western Women in Arabia (London: I.B. Tauris, 2003)—Mélanie Torrent

Robert Twigger, Being A Man… in the Lousy Modern World (London: Phoenix, 2002)—Georges-Claude Guilbert