Books Recently Reviewed in MHRA Journals

Reviews published in July to September 2019

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MHRA journals have been reviewing new additions to the scholarly literature since 1905. This page lists the reviews published by us in the quarter July to September 2019, alphabetised by the first-named author or editor of the book being reviewed.

Arloŭ, Uladzimir, Hierasimovič, and Źmicier, Belarus. The Epoch of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania: An Illustrated History: reviewed by Arnold McMillin in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Babović, and Jovana, Metropolitan Belgrade: Culture and Class in Interwar Yugoslavia: reviewed by Bojan Aleksov in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Batyushkov, and Konstantin, Writings from the Golden Age of Russian Poetry: reviewed by Andrew Kahn in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Blair, Linda Nicole, Virginia Woolf and the Power of Story: A Literary Darwinist Reading of Six Novels: reviewed by Matthew Gannon in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Blanchard, Joël, Procès politiques au temps de Charles VII et de Louis XI: Alençon: reviewed by Gert-Jan Van de Voorde in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Bowden, Sarah, and Annette Volfing, Punishment and Penitential Practices in Medieval German Writing: reviewed by Bettina Bildhauer in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Breyfogle, and Nicholas B., Eurasian Environments: Nature and Ecology in Imperial Russian and Soviet History: reviewed by Denis J. B. Shaw in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Bridges, Venetia, Medieval Narratives of Alexander the Great: Transnational Texts in England and France: reviewed by Jonathan Morton in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Brinton, Laurel, and Alexander J. Bergs, The History of English: reviewed by Tim William Machan in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Bross, Kristina, Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings: reviewed by Peter Auger in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Brover-Lubovsky, and Bella, Nachal´noe upravlenie Olega (The Early Reign of Oleg): Music by Carlo Canobbio, Vasilij Pashkevich, and Giuseppe Sarti for the Play by Catherine the Great: reviewed by Miranda Houghton in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Bru, Sascha, Luca Somigli, and Bart van den Bossche, Futurism: A Microhistory: reviewed by Selena Daly in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Butterfield, Ardis, Henry Hope, and Pauline Souleau, Performing Medieval Text: reviewed by Clare Wright in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Chodat, Robert, The Matter of High Words: Naturalism, Normativity, and the Postwar Sage: reviewed by Jeffrey Gonzalez in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Dawson, Leanne, Queering German Culture: reviewed by Helen Finch in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Dodd, W. J., National Socialism and German Discourse: Unquiet Voices: reviewed by Kirstin Gwyer in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Dustagheer, Sarah, and Gillian Woods, Stage Directions and Shakespearean Theatre: reviewed by Jackie Watson in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Edmundson, Melissa, Women's Colonial Gothic Writing, 1850–1930: Haunted Empire: reviewed by Eleanor Dobson in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Ehrig, Stephan, Der dialektische Kleist: Zur Rezeption Heinrich von Kleists in Literatur und Theater der DDR: reviewed by Seán Allan in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Felder, Björn M., Weindling, and Paul J., Baltic Eugenics: Bio-Politics, Race and Nation in Interwar Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania 1918–1940: reviewed by Paris Pin-Yu Chen in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

First, and Joshua, Sergei Paradjanov: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors: reviewed by Steven A. Usitalo in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Fitter, Chris, Shakespeare and the Politics of Commoners: Digesting the New Social History: reviewed by Rory Loughnane in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Frank, and Tibor, Britannia vonzásában: reviewed by Peter Sherwood in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Frolova-Walker, and Marina, Rimsky-Korsakov and His World: reviewed by Philip Bullock in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Fusso, Susanne, Editing Turgenev, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy: Mikhail Katkov and the Great Russian Novel: reviewed by Connor Doak in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Geroni, Riccardo Gasperina, Il custode della soglia: il sacro e le forme nell'opera di Carlo Levi: reviewed by Roberto Bertoni in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Gilburd, and Eleonory, To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture: reviewed by Polly Jones in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Golla, and Robert, Conversations with Vladimir Nabokov: reviewed by Barbara Wyllie in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Gorodetsky, and Gabriel, The Complete Maisky Diaries, Volumes 1–3: reviewed by Michael Jabara Carley in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Gotthelf, Jeremias, Barbara Mahlmann-Bauer, and Christian von Zimmermann, Historisch-kritische Gesamtausgabe: reviewed by Roger Paulin in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Groys, and Boris, Russian Cosmism: reviewed by Zdenko Mandušić in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Gullstam, Maria, and Michael O'Dea, Rousseau on Stage: Playwright, Musician, Spectator: reviewed by Wendy C. Nielsen in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Hale-Dorrell, and Aaron, Corn Crusade: Khrushchev's Farming Revolution in the Post-Stalin Soviet Union: reviewed by Mark B. Tauger in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Hametz, Maura E., and Heidi Schlipphacke, Sissi's World: The Empress Elisabeth in Memory and Myth: reviewed by Andrew Barker in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Healey, and Dan, Russian Homophobia from Stalin to Sochi: reviewed by Kate M. Davison in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Helfant, and Ian M., That Savage Gaze: Wolves in the Nineteenth-Century Russian Imagination: reviewed by Muireann Maguire in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Hiscock, Andrew, and Lina Perkins Wilder, The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Memory: reviewed by Isabel Karremann in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Holloway, Anne, The Potency of Pastoral in the Hispanic Baroque: reviewed by Jonathan Bradbury in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Hone, Joseph, Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne: reviewed by Winifred Ernst in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Honold, Alexander, Der Erd-Erzähler: Peter Handkes Prosa der Orte, Räume und Landschaften: reviewed by Bernhard Malkmus in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Hornby, Louise, Still Modernism: Photography, Literature, Film: reviewed by Massimo Bacigalupo in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Ibbett, Katherine, Compassion's Edge: Fellow-Feeling and its Limits in Early Modern France: reviewed by Elizabeth Chesney Zegura in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Kazartsev, and E. V., Sravnitel´noe stikhovedenie: metrika i ritmika: reviewed by C. L. Drage in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Knox, Philip, Jonathan Morton, and Daniel Reeve, Medieval Thought Experiments: Poetry, Hypothesis, and Experience in the European Middle Ages: reviewed by Leslie C. Brook in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Kostalevsky, and Marina, The Tchaikovsky Papers: Unlocking the Family Archive: reviewed by Arnold McMillin in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Kraniauskas, John, Capitalism and its Discontents: Power and Accumulation in Latin American Culture: reviewed by Joey Whitfield in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Langdon, Alison, Animal Languages in the Middle Ages: Representations of Interspecies Communication: reviewed by David Scott-Macnab in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Lehnstaedt, and Stephan, Occupation in the East: The Daily Lives of German Occupiers in Warsaw and Minsk, 1939–1944: reviewed by John P. Fox in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Levine, Alison J. Murray, Vivre ici: Space, Place, and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary: reviewed by Matthew Gibson in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

London, John, One Hundred Years of Futurism: reviewed by Giuliana Pieri in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Lucas, Ann Lawson, Emilio Salgari: una mitologia moderna tra letteratura, politica, società. Vol. I: Fine secolo 1883–1915: la verità di una vita letteraria; vol. II: Fascismo 1916–1943. lo sfruttamento personate e politico: reviewed by Valentina Abbatelli in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Magocsi, and Paul Robert, Let's Speak Rusyn. Бісїдуйме по русинськы. Bisyiduime po rusyn'skŷ: reviewed by Andrii Danylenko in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Magocsi, and Paul Robert, Let's Speak Lemko Rusyn. Бесідуйме по лемківскы. Besiduime po lemkivskŷ: reviewed by Andrii Danylenko in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Maxwell, Catherine, Scents and Sensibility: Perfume in Victorian Literary Culture: reviewed by Nick Freeman in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

McGilvray, James, The Cambridge Companion to Chomsky: reviewed by Fiona Roxburgh in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Mills, and Richard, The Politics of Football in Yugoslavia: Sport, Nationalism and the State: reviewed by Guy Woodward in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Mogultay, Utku, The Ruins of Urban Modernity: Thomas Pynchon's ‘Against the Day’: reviewed by Kathryn Hume in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Morgan, and Michael Cotey, The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War: reviewed by Rósa Magnúsdóttir in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Niven, Bill, Hitler and Film: The Führer's Hidden Passion: reviewed by Sabine Hake in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Perović, and Jeronim, From Conquest to Deportation: The North Caucasus under Russian Rule: reviewed by A. G. Marshall in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Pittock, Murray, The Oxford Edition of the Works of Robert Burns, vol. II: The Scots Musical Museum, pt 1: Introduction and Text; vol. III: The Scots Musical Museum, pt 2: Notes and Appendices: reviewed by Alex Broadhead in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Pomeranz, and William E., Law and the Russian State: Russia's Legal Evolution from Peter the Great to Vladimir Putin: reviewed by W. E. Butler in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Richmond, Velma Bourgeois, ‘Don Quixote’ as Children's Literature: reviewed by Lourdes Lorenzo in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Rilke, Rainer Maria, Erika Mitterer, and Katrin Kohl, Besitzlose Liebe: Der poetische Briefwechsel: reviewed by Helen Bridge in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Rocchi, Rainier, L'Intertextualité dans l'écriture de Nathalie Sarraute: reviewed by Mark D. Lee in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Rodgers, and Michael, Nabokov and Nietzsche: Problems and Perspectives: reviewed by Laci Mattison in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Ruthner, Clemens, Habsburgs ‘Dark Continent’: Postkoloniale Lektüren zur österreichischen Literatur und Kultur im langen 19. Jahrhundert: reviewed by Florian Krobb in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Sainte-Maure, Benoît de, Glyn S. Burgess, and Douglas Kelly, The ‘Roman de Troie’: reviewed by Carol Sweetenham in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Sanders, Ruth H., The Languages of Scandinavia: Seven Sisters of the North: reviewed by Alan Macniven in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Schlegel, August Wilhelm, and Kaltërina Latifi, 'Hamlet'-Manuskript: Kritische Ausgabe: reviewed by Roger Paulin in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Skarapanava, and I. S., Postavanhardyzm Viktara Žybulia: reviewed by Arnold McMillin in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Smoliarova, and Tatiana, Three Metaphors for Life: Derzhavin's Late Poetry: reviewed by Grahame Smith in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Spiers, Emily, Pop-Feminist Narratives: The Female Subject under Neoliberalism in North America, Britain, and Germany: reviewed by Katherine Stone in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Steele, Stephen, and Anne-Françoise Bourreau-Steele, Louis Gonzague Frick dans tous ses états: poète, soldat, courriériste, ami: reviewed by Alexander Dickow in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Steinlight, Emily, Populating the Novel: Literary Form and the Politics of Surplus Life: reviewed by Gill Ballinger in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Szczerbiak, and Aleks, Politicising the Communist Past: The Politics of Truth Revelation in Post-Communist Poland: reviewed by Anne White in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Thomson, Heidi, Coleridge and the Romantic Newspaper: The ‘Morning Post’ and the Road to ‘Dejection’: reviewed by Philip Aherne in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Tsygankov, and Andrei P., Routledge Handbook of Russian Foreign Policy: reviewed by Peter J. S. Duncan in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Vargas, Jennifer Harford, Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel: reviewed by Elizabeth Anne Jacobs in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Vollaard, and Hans, European Disintegration: A Search for Explanations: reviewed by Seán Hanley in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)

Vopa, Anthony J. La, The Labor of the Mind: Intellect and Gender in Enlightenment Cultures: reviewed by Joseph Morrissey in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Watt, Calum, Blanchot and the Moving Image: Fascination and Spectatorship: reviewed by Garin Dowd in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Wells, Colin, Poetry Wars: Verse and Politics in the American Revolution and Early Republic: reviewed by William Huntting Howell in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Wickerson, Erica, The Architecture of Narrative Time: Thomas Mann and the Problems of Modern Narrative: reviewed by Hugh Ridley in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Wyatt, Siobhán M., Women of Words in ‘Le Morte Darthur’: The Autonomy of Speech in Malory's Female Characters: reviewed by Rebecca E. Lyons in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Yamashita, Masano, Jean-Jacques Rousseau face au public: problèmes d'identité: reviewed by Patrick Coleman in MLR 114.3 (text at JSTOR)

Yarov, and Sergey, Leningrad, 1941–42: Morality in a City under Siege: reviewed by Richard Bidlack in SEER 97.3 (text at JSTOR)