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Updated June 16, 2016

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Kate Beeching, Pragmatic Markers in British English : Meaning in Social Interaction (Cambridge: University Press, 2016)—Reviewed by Laure Gardelle, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon 2

Denis Bonnecase & Pierre Morère (choix de textes, traduction & présentation), Samuel Johnson : Vies des poètes anglais (Paris : Éditons du Sandre, 2016)—Recension d’Alain Morvan, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3

Florence D'Souza, Knowledge, Mediation and Empire : James Tod’s Journeys among the Rajputs (Manchester: University Press, 2015)—Reviewed by Timothy Nicholson, Saint Peter’s University, Jersey City (New Jersey) 2

Jean-Michel Ganteau, The Ethics and Aesthetics of Vulnerability in Contemporary British Fiction (London: Routledge, 2015)—Reviewed by Catherine Bernard, Université Paris Diderot

Jon Grinspan, The Virgin Vote : How Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016)—Reviewed by John S. Jackson, Southern Illinois University Carbondale 2

Elizabeth T. Hurren, Protesting about Pauperism : Poverty, Politics and Poor Relief in Late-Victorian England, 1870-1900 (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2015)—Reviewed by Alannah Tomkins, Keele University 2

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

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

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

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

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


Next issue : 15 July 2016

Reviews published in previous series can be accessed in the Archives section