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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Desire in Language: A Semiotic Approach to Literature and Art (Julia Kristeva) (Reviewed by Eugen Baer, Hobart and William Smith Colleges)

Petrarch's Poetics and Literary History (Marguerite R. Waller) (Reviewed by Andrea di Tommaso, Wayne State University)

Puritanism and Theatre: Thomas Middleton and Opposition Drama under the Early Stuarts (Margot Heinemann) (Reviewed by Philip J. Finkelpearl, University of Massachusetts, Boston)

The Sword and the Spirit: Puritan Responses to the Bible (John R. Knott) (Reviewed by Boyd Berry, Virginia Commonwealth University)

Ghosts of the Gothic: Austen, Eliot, & Lawrence (Judith Wilt) (Reviewed by Patrick Brantlinger, Indiana University)

The Living Dead: A Study of the Vampire in Romantic Literature (James B. Twitchell) (Reviewed by Patrick Brantlinger, Indiana University)

The Maniac in the Cellar: Sensation Novels of the 1860s (Winifred Hughes) (Reviewed by Patrick Brantlinger, Indiana University)

The Other Nation: The Poor in English Novels of the 1840s tmd 1850s (Sheila M. Smith) (Reviewed by Ira Nadel, University of British Columbia)

The Language of Canaan: Metaphor and Symbol in New England from the Puritans to the Transcendentalists (Mason I. Lowrance) (Reviewed by Karl Keller, San Diego State University)

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The English Experience, 1853-1864 (Raymona E. Hull) (Reviewed by John Franzosa, Wayne State University)

Ahmad: British Literary Traveling Between the Wars (Paul Fussell) (Reviewed by Alex Zwerdling, University of California, Berkeley)

William Faulkner: His Life and Work (David Minter) (Reviewed by John Bassett, Wayne State University)