Nettleton on Reverzy and Ducrey, eds. (2009)

Reverzy, Éléonore, and Guy Ducrey, eds. L'Europe en automobile: Octave Mirbeau, écrivain voyageur. Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, 2009. Pp. 320. ISBN: 978-2-86820-382-3

Claire Nettleton, Scripps College

Mosher on Birkett and Rivers, eds. (2009)

Birkett, Mary Ellen, and Christopher Rivers, eds. Approaches to Teaching Duras's Ourika.  New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2009. Pp. 184. ISBN: 978-1-60329-019-7.

Sarah E. Mosher, University of North Dakota

Ifri on Fülöp (2012)

Fülöp, Erika. Proust, the One, and the Many: Identity and Difference in À la recherche du temps perdu. London: Legenda, Modern Humanities Research Association and Maney Publishing, 2012. Pp. 204. ISBN: 978-1-907975-32-5

Pascal Ifri, Washington University

Weir on Potolsky (2013)

Potolsky, Matthew.  The Decadent Republic of Letters: Taste, Politics, and Cosmopolitan Community from Baudelaire to Beardsley. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.  Pp. 256.  ISBN: 978-0-8122-4449-6.

David Weir, The Cooper Union

Tremblay on Russell (2012)

Russell, Adam.  Isabelle de Montolieu reads Jane Austen's Fictional Minds. The First French Translations of Free Indirect Discourse from Jane Austen's Persuasion. New York: Peter Lang, 2012. Pp. 249.  ISBN: 978-3-0343-0710-9

Isabelle Tremblay, Royal Military College of Canada

Le Hir on Kete (2012)

Kete, Kathleen. Making Way for Genius. The Aspiring Self in France from the Old Regime to the New. New Haven and London: Yale UP, 2012.  Pp. x + 240. ISBN: 978-0-300-17482-3

Marie-Pierre Le Hir, University of Arizona

Kerr on Tresch (2012)

Tresch, John. The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology after Napoleon. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2012. Pp. xvii + 449. ISBN-10: 0226812200

Greg Kerr, University of Glasgow

Mosher on Ferguson (2004)

Ferguson, Priscilla Parkhurst. Accounting for Taste: The Triumph of French Cuisine. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. Pp. ix + 258. ISBN: 0-226-24323-0

Sarah E. Mosher, University of North Dakota

Zarobell on Sessions (2011)

Sessions, Jennifer E. By Sword and Plow: France and the Conquest of Algeria. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2011.  Pp. 325.  ISBN: 0801449758

John Zarobell, University of San Francisco

Jennifer Sessions's recent work is a marvelous success on its own terms. It is well-researched, introduces new perspectives into French history of the nineteenth century, and the writing is fluid and clear. In the introduction, she lays out the groundwork for her enquiry:

Lippert on Goddard (2012)

Goddard, Linda. Æsthetic Rivalries: Word and Image in France, 1880-1926. Bern: Peter Lang AG, 2012. Pp. xxii + 275, 36 color illustrations. ISBN: 978-3-03911 879-3

Sarah Lippert, University of Michigan-Flint


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