Books Recently Reviewed in MHRA Journals

Reviews published in July to September 2024

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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 2024, alphabetized by the first-named author or editor of the book being reviewed.

Arrington, Lauren, The Poets of Rapallo: How Mussolini’s Italy Shaped British, Irish, and U.S. Writers: reviewed by Francesco Rognoni in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Bacigalupo, Massimo, Ezra Pound, Italy, and ‘The Cantos’: reviewed by Francesco Rognoni in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Bardazzi, Adele, Francesco Giusti, and Emanuela Tandello (ed.), A Gaping Wound: Mourning in Italian Poetry: reviewed by Simona Di Martino in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Bell, Bill, Crusoe’s Books: Readers in the Empire of Print, 1800–1918: reviewed by Lars Atkin in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Breeze, Andrew, The Historical Arthur and the ‘Gawain’ Poet: Studies on Arthurian and Other Traditions: reviewed by P. J. C. Field in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Coates, John, Kipling the Trickster: Knowingness, Practical Jokes and the Use of Superior Knowledge in Kipling’s Short Stories: reviewed by John Lee in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Freebury-Jones, Darren, Shakespeare’s Tutor: The Influence of Thomas Kyd: reviewed by Goran Stanivukovic in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Grigorian, Natasha, Visions of the Future: Malthusian Thought Experiments in Russian Literature (1840–1960): reviewed by Eliane Fitzé in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Lassner, Phyllis, and Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz (ed.), Holocaust Literature and Representation: Their Lives, Our Words: reviewed by Avril Tynan in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Levick, Alice, Memory and the Built Environment in 20th-Century American Literature: A Reading and Analysis of Spatial Forms: reviewed by Vladimir Rizov in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Majumder, Doyeeta, Tyranny and Usurpation: The New Prince and Lawmaking Violence in Early Modern Drama: reviewed by Rachel Willie in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Mayer, Mathias, King Lear—Die Tragödie des Zuschauers: Ästhetik und Ethik der Empathie: reviewed by Sabine Schülting in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Medeiros, Paulo de, and José N. Ornelas (ed.), Saramago after the Nobel: Contemporary Readings of José Saramago’s Late Works: reviewed by Carlos Garrido Castellano in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Migiel, Marilyn, Veronica Franco in Dialogue: reviewed by Francesca Magnabosco in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Pippin, Robert B., Philosophy by Other Means: The Arts in Philosophy and Philosophy in the Arts: reviewed by Feng Dong in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Robins, William (ed.), The ‘Decameron’ Eighth Day in Perspective: reviewed by Rebecca Bowen in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Schönfeld, Christiane, The History of German Literature on Film: reviewed by Anne Fuchs in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Stephen, Lynn, Stories that Make History: Mexico through Elena Poniatowska’s ‘Crónicas’: reviewed by Niamh Thornton in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Suvin, Darko, Disputing the Deluge: Collected 21st-Century Writings on Utopia, Narration, and Survival: reviewed by Edmund Hurst in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)

Tremblay, Michel, Plays in Scots: reviewed by Rachel Killick in MLR 119.3 (text at JSTOR)