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  • Books Received
Genealogical Fictions: Cultural Periphery and Historical Change in the Modern Novel. By Jobst Welge. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2015. 254 pp. $54.95 (cloth); $54.95 (ebook).
British Writers and the Approach to World War II. By Steve Ellis. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2014. 249 pp. No price given (cloth).
Portrait Stories. By Michael Peled Ginsburg. New York: Fordham Univ. Press, 2014. 213 pp. $45 (cloth).
Brooklyn Fictions: The Contemporary Urban Community in a Global Age. By James Peacock. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. 272 pp. $110 (cloth).
Tactics of the Human: Experimental Technics in American Fiction. By Laura Shackelford. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 2015. 265 pp. $80 (cloth); $35 (paper); $35 (ebook).
Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses. By Ann Jefferson. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press, 2015. 288 pp. $39.50 (cloth).
Modern Thought in Pain: Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis. By Simon Morgan Wortham. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2014. 208 pp. $120 (cloth).
The Collected Poems of C. S. Lewis: A Critical Edition. Edited by Don W. King. Kent, OH: Kent State Univ. Press, 2015. 496 pp. $75 (cloth).
Wyatt Abroad: Tudor Diplomacy and the Translation of Power. By William T. Rossiter. Suffolk, UK: Boydell and Brewer, 2014. 246 pp. $99 (cloth).
F. B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover’s Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature. By William J. Maxwell. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press, 2015. 384 pp. $29.95 (cloth).
Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel. By HÉctor Hoyas. New York: Columbia Univ Press, 2015. 283 pp. $50 (cloth).
Material Ecocriticism. Edited by Serenella Iovino and Serpil Oppermann. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2014. 359 pp. No price given (paper).
World Literature in Theory. Edited by David Damrosch. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2014. 536 pp. $51.95 (paper). [End Page 189]
Ten Books that Shaped the British Empire: Creating an Imperial Commons. Edited by Antoinette Burton and Isabel Hofmeyr. Durham, NC: Duke Univ. Press, 2014. 296 pp. $89.95 (cloth); $24.95 (paper). [End Page 190]


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