Books Recently Reviewed in MHRA Journals

Reviews published in April to June 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 April to June 2024, alphabetized by the first-named author or editor of the book being reviewed.

Adler, Gillian, Chaucer and the Ethics of Time: reviewed by Chad Schrock in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Batchelor, John, How the ‘Just So’ Stories Were Made: The Brilliance and Tragedy behind Kipling’s Celebrated Tales for Little Children: reviewed by Ben Screech in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Berman, Anna A., The Family Novel in Russia and England, 1800–1880: reviewed by Anna Maslenova in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Brockmann, Stephen (ed.), Bertolt Brecht in Context: reviewed by Karen Leeder in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Caws, Mary Ann, Mina Loy: Apology of Genius: reviewed by Tim Hancock in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Churchwell, Sarah, The Wrath to Come: ‘Gone with the Wind’ and the Lies America Tells: reviewed by Robert Lawson-Peebles in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Dietrich, René, and Kerstin Knopf (ed.), Biopolitics, Geopolitics, Life: Settler States and Indigenous Presence: reviewed by Padraig Kirwan in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Engel, William E., The Printer as Author in Early Modern English Book History: John Day and the Fabrication of a Protestant Memory Art: reviewed by Grace Murray in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Gardiner, Jesse, Soviet Theatre during the Thaw: Aesthetics, Politics and Performance: reviewed by Greer Gerni in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Guzzetta, Juliet, The Theater of Narration: From the Peripheries of History to the Main Stages of Italy: reviewed by Joseph Farrell in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Guzzetta, Juliet, Il teatro di narrazione: dalle periferie della storia ai grandi teatri italiani: reviewed by Joseph Farrell in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Jacobs, Adriana X., and Claire Williams (ed.), After Clarice: Reading Lispector’s Legacy in the Twenty-First Century: reviewed by Paulo de Medeiros in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Jones, Sara, Towards a Collaborative Memory: German Memory Work in a Transnational Context: reviewed by Bill Niven in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Jr, Robert T. Tally, For a Ruthless Critique of All that Exists: Literature in an Era of Capitalist Realism: reviewed by Sabah Carrim in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Kelly, Catriona, Out of Focus: Russia at the Margins: reviewed by Valery Vyugin in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Libbon, Marisa, Talk and Textual Production in Medieval England: reviewed by Alexandra Claridge in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Lübecker, Nikolaj, Twenty-First-Century Symbolism: Verlaine, Baudelaire, Mallarmé: reviewed by Greg Kerr in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Maharaj, J. Vijay (ed.), The First Naipaul World Epics: reviewed by Lynne Macedo in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Marazzi, Martino, Through the Periscope: Changing Culture, Italian America: reviewed by Antonio Salmeri in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

McCallam, David (ed.), André Chénier: Poetry and Revolution 1792–1794. A Bilingual Edition of the Last Poems with New Translations: reviewed by Stephen Romer in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Packham, Jimmy, Gothic Utterance: Voice, Speech and Death in the American Gothic: reviewed by Xavier Aldana Reyes in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Ristow, Ben, Craft Consciousness and Artistic Practice in Creative Writing: reviewed by Katy Mahood in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Romani, Gabriella, Ursula Fanning, and Katharine Mitchell (ed.), Matilde Serao: International Profile, Reception and Networks: reviewed by Sophie Maddison in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Rowland, Antony, Metamodernism and Contemporary British Poetry: reviewed by YU FU in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Sainsbury, Daisy, Contemporary French Poetry: Towards a Minor Poetics: reviewed by Michael G. Kelly in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Saraceni, Mario, Bloomsbury World Englishes: reviewed by Grant Howie in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Smith, Vanessa, Toy Stories: Analyzing the Child in Nineteenth-Century Literature: reviewed by Yuanyuan Zhang in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Stephens, Cynthia Lucy, The Borges Enigma: Mirrors, Doubles, and Intimate Puzzles: reviewed by Andrés Libertun in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Titus, Julia, Dostoevsky as a Translator of Balzac: reviewed by Muireann Maguire in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Utkin, Roman, Charlottengrad: Russian Culture in Weimar Berlin: reviewed by Anoushka Alexander-Rose in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Vega, Inca Garcilaso de la, Los pre-textos de ‘La Florida del Inca’: reviewed by Stephen M. Hart in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)

Volková, Bronislava, Forms of Exile in Jewish Literature and Thought: Twentieth-Century Central Europe and Migration to America: reviewed by Věra Hoffmannová in MLR 119.2 (text at JSTOR)