Books, 2000

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Books, 2000

Andahazi, Federico. The Merciful Women. Trans. Alberto Manguel. London, New York: Doubleday, 2000.

Baines, Paul and Edward Burns, eds. Five Romantic Plays, 1768-1821. Oxford, New York: Oxford UP, 2000.

Bakewell, Michael and Melissa Bakewell. Augusta Leigh, Byron's Half Sister: A Biography. London: Chatto and Windus, 2000.

Barrell, John. Imagining the King's Death: Figurative Treason, Fantasies of Regicide, 1793-96. New York: Oxford UP, 2000. RaVon Review

Bate, Jonathan. The Song of the Earth. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2000 RaVon Review

Bellamy, Joan, Anne Laurence, and Gill Perry. Women, Scholarship, and Criticism: Gender and Knowledge, c. 1790-1900. Manchester, Manchester UP, 2000.

Benis, Toby R. Romanticism on the Road: The Marginal Gains of Wordsworth's Homeless. New York: St. Martins, 2000. RaVon Review

Bennett, Betty T. and Stuart Curran, eds. Mary Shelley in her Times. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000.

Bogel, Fredric V. The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2000.

Bone, Drummond. Byron. Tavistock: Northcote House in association with the British Council, 2000.

Burgess, Miranda. British Fiction and the Production of Social Order, 1740-1830. New York: Cambridge UP, 2000.

Burroughs, Catherine B. Women in British Romantic Theatre: Drama, Performance, and Society, 1790-1840. New York: Cambridge UP, 2000. RC Review Sample Chapter

Burwick, Frederick. Mimesis and Its Romantic Reflections. University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2000.

Campbell, Kate, ed. Journalism, Literature, and Modernity: From Hazlitt to Modernism. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2000.

Christensen, Allan C., et. al., eds. The Challenge of Keats: Bicentenary Essays, 1795-1995. Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, 2000.

Christensen, Jerome. Romanticism at the End of History. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000. RaVon Review

Clancey, Richard W. Wordsworth's Classical Undersong: Education, Rhetoric, and Poetic Truth. New York: St. Martin's, Palgrave, 2000. RC Review

Clare, John. Champion for the Poor. Ed. Eric Robinson. Manchester: Carcanet, 2000.

Clery, E. J. Women’s Gothic: From Clara Reeve to Mary Shelley. Devon, U.K.: Northcote House, 2000. RC Review

Corbett, Mary Jean. Allegories of Union in English and Irish Writing, 1790-1870: Politics, History, and the Family from Edgeworth to Arnold. New York: Cambridge, 2000. RaVon Review

Corrado, Adriana. Mary Shelley, donna e scittrice: una rilettura. Naples: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 2000.

Coupe, Laurence, ed. The Green Studies Reader: From Romanticism to Ecocriticism. Foreward by Jonathan Bate. London, New York: Routledge, 2000.

Cox, Philip. Reading Adaptations: Novels and Verse Narratives on the Stage, 1790-1840. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2000.

Crinquand, Sylvie. Lettres et poems de John Keats: Portrait de l'artiste. Toulouse: PU du Mirail, 2000.

Cronin, Richard. The Politics of Romantic Poetry: In Search of the Pure Commonwealth. New York: Palgrave, 2000. RC Review

Dabundo, Laura, ed. Jane Austen and Mary Shelley, and their Sisters. Lanham, MD: UP of America, 2000.

Djabri, Susan Cabell. The Shelleys of Field Place: The Story of the Family and Their Estates. Horsham: Horsham Museum Society, 2000. RC Review

Donelan, CharlesRomanticism and Male Fantasy in Byron's Don Juan: A Marketable Vice.  New York: St. Martin's P, 2000.

Eberle-Sinatra, Michael, ed. Mary Shelley's Fictions: From Frankenstein to Falkner. New York: Palgrave, 2000. RC Review

Elledge, Paul. Lord Byron at Harrow School: Speaking Out, Talking Back, Acting Up, Bowing Out. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000.

Erickson, Lee. The Economy of Literary Form: English Literature and the Industrialization of Publishing, 1800-1850. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000.

Esterhammer, Angela. The Romantic Performative: Language and Action in British and German Romanticism. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2000.

Ferris, David S. Silent Urns: Romanticism, Hellenism, Modernity. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2000.

Fleissner, Robert F. Sources, Meaning and Influences of Coleridge's Kubla Khan. Xanadu Re-routed: A Study in the Ways of Romantic Variety. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2000.

Franklin, Caroline. Byron: A Literary Life. New York: St. Martin's, 2000.

Gamer, Michael. Romanticism and the Gothic: Genre, Reception, and Canon Formation. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge UP, 2000. RC Review RaVon Review

Gibson, Matthew. Yeats, Coleridge, and the Romantic Sage. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. RaVon Review

Gilroy, Amanda, ed. Romantic Geographies: Discourses of Travel, 1775-1844. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2000.

Gravil, Richard. Romantic Dialogues: Anglo-American Continuities, 1776-1862. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. RC Review

Grayling, A. C. The Quarrel of the Age: The Life and Times of William Hazlitt. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2000.

Gross, Jonathan David. Byron: The Erotic Liberal. Rowman and Littlefield, 2000. RaVon Review

Hamilton, Elizabeth. Memoirs of Modern Philosophers. Ed Claire Grogan. Peterborough ON: Broadview, 2000. RaVon Review

Hamilton, Paul. Percy Bysshe Shelley. Tavistock: Northcote House in association with the British Council, 2000.

Haverty, Anne. The Far Side of a Kiss. London: Chatto and Windus, 2000.

Hazlitt, William. "The Fight" and Other Writings. Eds. Tom Paulin and David Chandler. London: Penguin, 2000. RaVon Review

Hedley, Douglas. Coleridge, Philosophy, and Religion: Aids to Reflection and the Mirror of the Spirit. New York: Cambridge, 2000.

Helfer, Martha B. Rereading Romanticism. Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, 2000.

Hemans, Felicia. Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials. Ed. Susan J. Wolfson. Princeton NJ: Princeton UP, 2000. RaVon Review

Hobson, Christopher Z. Blake and Homosexuality. New York: St. Martin's, Palgrave, 2000. RC Review

Hogg, James. The Spy. Ed. Gillian Hughes. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2000. RaVon Review

Höhne, Horst. In Pursuit of Love: The Short and Troublesome Life and Work of Percy Bysshe Shelley. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.

Holmes, Richard. Sidetracks: Explorations of a Romantic Biographer. 1st American edition. New York: Pantheon, 2000.

Hughes-Hallet, Penelope. The Immortal Dinner: A Famous Evening of Genius and Laughter in Literary London, 1817. New York: Viking, 2000.

Jones, Kathleen. A Passionate Sisterhood: The Women of the Wordsworth Circle. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. RC Review

Jones, Steven E. Satire and Romanticism. New York: St. Martin's P, 2000. RC Review RaVon Review

Jones, Vivien, ed. Women and Literature in Britain, 1700-1800. New York: Cambridge UP, 2000.

Keats, John. Selected Poems. Ed. John Barnard. New York: Penguin Classics, 2000.

Labbe, Jacqueline M. The Romantic Paradox: Love, Violence, and the Uses of Romance, 1760-1830. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. RaVon Review

Lundeen, Kathleen. Knight of the Living Dead: William Blake and the Problem of Ontology. Selinsgrove PA: Susquehanna University Press, 2000. RaVon Review

Lussier, Mark S. Romantic Dynamics: The Poetics of Physicality. Basingstoke UK: Macmillan, 2000. RC Review

Macdonald, D. L. Monk Lewis: A Critical Biography. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2000. RaVon Review

McFarland, Thomas. The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet. New York: Oxford UP, 2000.

McKusick, James. Green Writing: Romanticism and Ecology. New York: St. Martin's P, 2000. RC Review RaVon Review

McLane, Maureen N. Romanticism and the Human Sciences: Poetry, Population, and the Discourse of the Species. New York: Cambridge UP, 2000. RaVon Review

Mellor, Anne. Mothers of the Nation: Women's Political Writing in England, 1780-1830. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 2000. RaVon Review RC Review

Moody, Jane. Illegitimate Theatre in London, 1770-1840. New York: Cambridge UP, 2000.

Morse, David. The Age of Virtue: British Culture from the Restoration to Romanticism. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. RC Review

Morton, Timothy. The Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge UP, 2000. RC Review Sample Chapter

Motion, Andrew. Wainewright the Poisoner. London: Faber and Faber, 2000. RaVon Review

Newlyn, Lucy. Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception. New York: Oxford UP, 2000. RaVon Review

Painter, Megan Gribsov. The Aesthetic of the Victorian Dramatic Monologue. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2000.

Parker, Christopher. The English Idea of History from Coleridge to Collingwood. Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2000.

Peters, Catherine. Byron. N.P.: Sutton, 2000.

Price, Leah. The Anthology and the Rise of the Novel: From Richardson to George Eliot. New York: Cambridge UP, 2000. RC Review

Priestman, Martin. Romantic Atheism: Poetry and Freethought, 1780-1830. New York: Cambridge UP, 2000.

Punter, David, ed. A Companion to the Gothic. Oxford: Blackwell, 2000. RaVon Review

Rawes, Alan. Byron's Poetic Experimentation: Childe Harold, the Tales, and the Quest for Comedy. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000.

Rich, Morton D. The Dynamics of Tonal Shift in the Sonnet. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2000.

Roberts, Daniel Sanjiv. Revisionary Gleam: De Quincey, Coleridge, and the High Romantic Argument. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2000. RaVon Review

Robinson, Mary. Mary Robinson: Selected Poems. Ed. Judith Pascoe. Peterborough ON: Broadview, 2000. RaVon Review

Saglia, Diego. Poetic Castles in Spain: British Romanticism and Figurations of Iberia. Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, 2000.

Sanders, Valerie. Records of Girlhood: An Anthology of Nineteenth-Century Women's Childhoods. Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2000.

Seymour, Miranda. Mary Shelley. London: John Murray, 2000.

Shattock, Joanne, ed. The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, Volume 4: 1800-1900. 3rd Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2000.

Shaw, Debra Benita. Women, Science and Fiction: The Frankenstein Inheritance. New York: Palgrave, 2000.

Shaw, Philip, ed. Romantic Wars: Studies in Culture and Conflict, 1793-1822. Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2000.

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. Frankenstein: Complete, Authoritative Text with Biographical, Historical, and Cultural Contexts, Critical History, and Essays from Five Contemporary Critical Perspectives. Ed. Johanna M. Smith. 2nd ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000.

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein. Ed. Berthold Schoene-Harwood. New York: Columbia UP, 2000. Edition from the Columbia Critical Guides series.

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. Frankenshtain o Prometeus ha-moderni. [Hebrew] Tel Aviv: Prag, 2000.

Shelley, Percy Bysshe. The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Ed. Donald H. Reiman and Neil Fraistat. Vol. 1. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000. RC Review RaVon Review

Shelley, Percy Bysshe. The Poems of Shelley, Volume 2. Ed. Kelvin Everest and Geoffrey Matthews. New York: Longman, 2000. RaVon Review

Sitterson, Joseph C. Romantic Poems, Poets, and Narrators. Kent, OH: Kent State UP, 2000.

Smith, Andrew. Gothic Radicalism: Literature, Philosophy and Psychoanalysis in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Palgrave, 2000.

Stelzig, Eugene L. The Romantic Subject in Autobiography: Rousseau and Goethe. Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 2000.

Storey, Mark. The Problem of Poetry in the Romantic Period. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. RC Review

Sullivan, Brad. Wordsworth and the Composition of Knowledge: Refiguring Relationships Among Minds, Worlds, and Words. New York: Peter Lang, 2000. RC Review RaVon Review

Thelwall, John. John Thelwall's The Peripatetic Ed. Judith Thompson.. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 2000.

Thomas, Helen. Romanticism and Slave Narratives: Transatlantic Testimonies. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge UP, 2000. RaVon Review Sample Chapter

Todd, Janet. Mary Wollstonecraft: A Revolutionary Life. New York: Columbia UP, 2000.

Trelawny, Edward John. Records of Shelley, Byron, and the Author. New York: New York Review of Books, 2000.

Tsuchiya, Kiyoshi. The Mirror Metaphor and Coleridge's Mysticism: Poetics, Metaphysics and the Formation of the Pentad. Lewiston: Mellen Press, 2000.

Vallins, David. Coleridge and the Psychology of Romanticism: Feeling and Thought. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. RaVon Review

Whale, John C. Imagination Under Pressure, 1789-1832: Aesthetics, Politics, and Utility. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge UP, 2000. Sample Chapter

White, Deborah Elise. Romantic Returns: Superstition, Imagination, History. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2000.

Williams, Anthony Ronald. The Representation of London in Regency and Victorian Drama (1821-1881). Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2000.

Williams, John. Mary Shelley: A Literary Life. New York: Palgrave, 2000.

Wilner, Joshua. Feeding on Infinity: Readings in the Romantic Rhetoric of Internalization. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000.

Wilson, Eric. Romantic Turbulence: Chaos, Ecology, and American Space. New York: St. Martin's P, 2000.