Books, 2004

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Books, 2004

Ankarsjo, Magnus. "Bring Me My Arrows of Desire": Gender Utopia in Blake's The Four Zoas. Goteborg, Sweden: Goteborg UP, 2004.

Austen, Jane. Emma. Ed. Kristin Flieger Samuelian. Peterborough, Ont: Broadview, 2004.

Austen, Jane. Selected Letters. Ed. Vivien Jones. New York: Oxford UP, 2004.

Baker, John Haydn. Browning and Wordsworth. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2004.

Barfoot, C. C., ed. "A Natural Delineation of Human Passions": The Historic Moment of Lyrical Ballads. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2004.

Beiser, Frederick C. The Romantic Imperative: The Concept of Early German Romanticism. Cambridge MA: Harvard UP, 2004.

Bentley, G. E. Blake Records: Documents (1714-1841) concerning the life of William Blake and his Family, Incorporating Blake Records (1969), Blake Records Supplement (1988), and Extensive Discoveries since 1988. 2nd. ed. New Haven: Yale UP, 2004.

Bieri, James. Percy Bysshe Shelley, A Biography: Youth's Unextinghuished Fire, 1792-1816. Newark, DE: U of Delaware P, 2004. RC Review

Binfield, Kevin, ed. Writings of the Luddites. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2004. RaVon Review

Blake, William. Portfolio of Thirteen Drawings for Paradise Lost. Commentary by Robert N. Essick and John T. Shawcross. San Francisco: Arion Press, 2004.

Bloom, Harold, ed. English Romantic Poetry. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.

Bloom, Harold. Lord Byron. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.

Bone, Drummond, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Byron. New York: Cambridge UP, 2004. RC Review

Bowerbank, Sylvia. Speaking for Nature: Women and Ecologies of Early Modern England. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, forthcoming 2004.

Braida, Antonella. Dante and the Romantics. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2004.

Byron, George Gordon, Lord. Don Juan. Ed. T. G. Steffan, E. Steffan, and W.W. Pratt; Introduction by Susan J. Wolfson and Peter J. Manning. New York: Penguin, 2004.

Caldwell, Janis McLarren. Literature and Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Britain: From Mary Shelley to George Eliot. New York: Cambridge UP, 2004.

Capaldi, Nicholas. John Stuart Mill: A Biography. New York: Cambridge UP, 2004.

Cardwell, Richard, ed. The Reception of Byron in Europe: Vol. 1, Southern Europe, France, and Romania. New York: Continuum, 2004.

Clare, John. Major Works. Ed. Eric Robinson and David Powell. New York: Oxford UP, 2004.

Clery, E. J. The Feminization Debate in Eighteenth-Century England: Literature, Commerce, and Luxury. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Conti Camaiora, Luisa and Carlo M. Bajetta. Shakespearean Readings: Shakespeare, Keats, Shelley. Milan: ISU University Cattolica, 2004.

Crawford, Robert. The Modern Poet: Poetry, Academia, and Knowledge since the 1750s. New York: Oxford UP, 2004.

Crochunis, Thomas C., ed. Joanna Baillie, Romantic Dramatist: Critical Essays. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Davis, Leith, Ian Duncan, and Janet Sorensen, eds. Scotland and the Borders of Romanticism. New York: Cambridge UP, 2004.

Davison, Carol Margaret. Anti-Semitism and British Gothic Literature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Dean, Dennis R. Coleridge and Geology. Ann Arbor, MI: Scholars' Facsimiles and Reprints, 2004.

Delli-Carpini, John. History, Religion, and Politics in William Wordsworth's Ecclesiastical Sonnets. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2004.

Donnachie, Ian and Carmen Lavin. From Enlightenment to Romanticism. New York: Palgrave, 2004. (See also volume 2.)

Douglass, Paul. Lady Caroline Lamb: A Biography. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Edwards, Pamela. The Statesman's Science: History, Nature, and Law in the Political Thought of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. New York: Coumbia UP, 2004.

Faflak, Joel, and Julia M. Wright, eds. Nervous Reactions: Victorian Recollections of Romanticism. Albany: State U of New York P, 2004.

Fischer, Kevin. Converse in the Spirit: William Blake, Jacob Boehme, and the Creative Spirit. Madison NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2004.

Forbes, Deborah. Sincerity's Shadow: Self-Consciousness in British Romantic and Mid-Twentieth-Century American Poetry. Cambridge MA: Harvard UP, 2004.

Fosso, Kurt. Buried Communities: Wordsworth and the Bonds of Mourning. Albany: State U of New York P, 2004.

Frank, Manfred. The Philosophical Foundations of Early German Romanticism. Trans. Elizabeth Milln-Zaubert. Albany: State U of New York P, 2004.

Fulford, Tim, Debbie Lee and Peter J. Kitson. Literature, Science and Exploration in the Romantic Era: Bodies of Knowledge. New York: Cambridge UP, 2004.

Gallet, Ren. Romantisme et postromantisme: de Wordsworth Pater. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2004.

Gill, Stephen, ed. Guide to the Lakes (Wordsworth, ed. Ernest de Selincourt). London: Lincoln, 2004.

Gold, John Robert. Representing the Environment. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Goodman, Kevis. Georgic Modernity and British Romanticism. New York: Cambridge UP, 2004. RaVon Review

Gould, Eliga H. and Peter S. Onuf. Empire and Nation: The American Revolution in the Atlantic World. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2004.

Gravil, Richard. Wordsworth's Bardic Vocation, 1787-1842. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Greacen, Robert. Shelley Plain: Literary Encounters. Essex: Happy Dragons Press, 2004.

Hcov, Pavlna. The Bridge and the Eclipse: Metaphor in the Poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Olomouc: Palacky UP, 2004.

Hartman, Geoffrey. The Geoffrey Hartman Reader. Ed. Daniel T. O'Hara. New York: Fordham UP, 2004.

Haywood, Ian. The Revolution in Popular Literature: Print, Politics and the People, 1790-1860. New York: Cambridge UP, 2004. RaVon Review

Heringman, Noah. Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology. Ithaca NY: Cornell UP, 2004.

Ingrassia, Catherine and Jeff Ravel, eds. Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, Vol. 33. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2004.

Janowitz, Anne F. Women Romantic Poets: Anna Barbauld and Mary Robinson. Tavistock: Northcote House, 2004.

Jarvis, Robin. The Romantic Period: The Intellectual and Cultural Context of English Literature, 1789-1830. New York: Pearson/Longman, 2004.

Jones, Darryl. Jane Austen. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Kahan, Jeffrey. The poetry of W. H. Ireland, 1801-1815, including the poet's imitations, satires, romantic verses, and commentaries on Coleridge, Wordsworth, Southey, and others. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2004.

Keach, William. Arbitrary Power: Romanticism, Language, Politics. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2004.

Keen, Paul, ed. Revolutions in Romantic Literature: An Anthology of Print Culture, 1780-1832. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview, 2004.

Keymer, Thomas and Jon Mee, eds. The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1740-1830. New York: Cambridge UP, 2004.

Laman, Barbara. James Joyce and German Theory: The Romantic School and All That. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2004.

Leask, Nigel. Curiosity and the Aesthetics of Travel Writing, 1770-1840: "From an Antique Land." New York: Oxford UP, 2004.

Lee, Yoon Sun. Nationalism and Irony: Burke, Scott, Carlyle. New York: Oxford UP, 2004.

Lokke, Kari. Tracing Women's Romanticism: Gender, History and Transcendence. New York: Routledge, 2004. RaVon Review

Louise, Dorothy. Frankenstein, from the Novel by Mary Shelley. [Stage adaptation.] Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2004.

Mahoney, Dennis F., ed. The Literature of German Romanticism. Rochester NY: Camden House, 2004.

Masson, Scott. Romanticism, Hermeneutics, and the Crisis of the Human Sciences. Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2004.

Matthews, Samantha. Poetical Remains: Poets' Graves, Bodies, and Books in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Oxford UP, 2004. RaVon Review

McGoogan, Kenneth. Ancient Mariner: The Arctic Adventures of Samuel Hearne, the Sailor who Inspired Coleridge's Masterpiece. New York: Carroll and Graf, 2004.

Mortensen, Peter. British Romanticism and Continental Influences. New York: Palgrave, 2004.

Morton, Timothy. Cultures of Taste/Theories of Appetite. New York: Palgrave, 2004.

Mulvihill, James. Upstart Talents: Rhetoric and the Career of Reason in English Romantic Discourse, 1790-1820. Newark, DE: U of Delaware P, 2004.

Murphy, Sharon. Maria Edgeworth and Romance. Portland, OR: Four Courts, 2004.

Murray, Christopher John, ed. Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850. New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004. RaVon Review

Nichols, Ashton, ed. Romantic Natural Histories: William Wordsworth, Charles Darwin, and Others. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004.

Nijibayashi, Kei. Poetic Development and the Romantic Self in Exile in Byron and Shelley. Lewiston NY: Mellen, 2004.

Page, Judith. Imperfect Sympathies: Jews and Judaism in Romantic Literature and Culture. New York: Palgrave, 2004

Perry, Seamus, ed. Coleridge's Notebooks: A Selection. New York: Oxford UP, 2004. [Paperback of 2002 edition]

Pick, Daniel and Lyndal Roper, eds. Dreams and History: The Interpretation of Dreams from Ancient Greece to Modern Psychoanalysis. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Punter, David, and Glennis Byron. The Gothic. Malden MA: Blackwell, 2004.

Rajan, Tilottama and Arkady Plotnitsky, eds. Idealism without Absolutes: Philosophy and Romantic Culture. Albany: State U of New York P, 2004.

Rancire, Jacques. The Flesh of Words: The Politics of Writing Publication. Trans. Charlotte Mandell. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2004.

Reeve, Clara. The Old English Baron. Ed. James Trainer and James Watt. New York: Oxford UP, 2004

Reid, Ian. Wordsworth and the Formation of English Studies. Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2004.

Rigby, Catherine E. Topographies of the Sacred: The Poetics of Place in European Romanticism. Charlottesville, VA: U of Virginia P, 2004.

Roberts, David and Peter Murphy. Dialectic of Romanticism: A Critique of Modernism. New York: Continuum, 2004.

Rudy, John G. Romanticism and Zen Buddhism. Lewiston NY: Mellen, 2004.

Rule, Philip C. Coleridge and Newman: The Centrality of Conscience. New York: Fordham UP, 2004.

Schipper, Gerold. Identitt und Entfremdung: zum Konzept des Dichterischen bei Keats und Hofmannsthal. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2004.

Schroeder, Jeanne Lorraine. The Triumph of Venus: The Erotics of the Market. Berkeley: U of California P, 2004.

Scott, David. Conscripts of Modernity: The Tragedy of Colonial Enlightenment Durham: Duke UP, 2004.

Semmel, Stuart. Napoleon and the British. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 2004.

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. Frankenstein. Ed. Harold Bloom. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.

Shelley, Percy Bysshe. The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Vol. 2. Ed. Donald H. Reiman and Neil Fraistat. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2004.

Sondrup, Steven P., Virgil Nemoianu, and Gerald Gillespie, eds. Nonfictional Romantic Prose: Expanding Borders. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2004.

Southey, Robert. Poetical Works, 1793-1810 [5 vols.]. Ed. Lynda Pratt, with Tim Fulford and Daniel Roberts. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2004. RaVon Review

Stambovsky, Phillip. Philosophical Conceptualization and Literary Art: Inference, Ereignis, and Conceptual Attunement to the Work of Poetic Genius. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2004.

Stein, Atara. The Byronic Hero in Film, Fiction, and Television. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 2004.

St. Clair, William. The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period. New York: Cambridge UP, 2004.

Stott, Anne. Hannah More: The First Victorian. New York: Oxford UP, 2004.

Trigazes, Panos. Bairon enantion Elgin (Byron versus Elgin). Athens: Taxideftis, 2004.

Turley, Richard Marggraf. Keats's Boyish Imagination: The Politics of Immaturity. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Vickers, Neil. Coleridge and the Doctors, 1795-1806. New York: Oxford UP, 2004.

Vincent, Patrick H. The Romantic Poetess: European Culture, Politics, and Gender, 1820-1840. Durham, NH: U of New Hampshire P, 2004.

Wahrman, Dror. The Making of the Modern Self: Identity and Culture in Eighteenth-Century England. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 2004.

Wallen, Martin. City of Health, Fields of Disease: Revolutions in the Poetry, Medicine, and Philosophy of Romanticism. Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2004.

Waters, Mary A. British Women Writers and the Profession of Literary Criticism, 1789-1832. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Watson, J. Romanticism and War: A Study of British Romantic Period Writers and the Napoleonic Wars . New York: Palgrave, 2004.

Weliver, Phyllis, ed. The Figure of Music in Nineteenth-Century British Poetry. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004.

Wilson, Eric. Coleridge's Melancholia: An Anatomy of Limbo. Gainesville, FL: UP of Florida, 2004.

Wood, Marcus, ed. The Poetry of Slavery: An Anglo-American Anthology, 1764-1865. New York: Oxford UP, 2004.

Woof, Robert. The Spirit of the Age; or, Contemporary Portraits and My First Acquaintance with Poets. Foreword by Michael Foot. Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 2004.

Wordsworth, William. Sonnet Series and Itinerary Poems, 1820-1845. Ed. Geoffrey Jackson. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2004.

Wright, Julia M. Blake, Nationalism, and the Politics of Alienation. Athens OH: Ohio UP, 2004. RC Review RaVon Review

Yousef, Nancy. Isolated Cases: The Anxieties of Autonomy in Enlightenment Philosophy and Romantic Literature. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2004.