The British Society for Literature and Science reviews books on all aspects of literature and science on the BSLS Reviews website. We aim to be a comprehensive resource on books in the field published since 2010, including subdisciplines such as literature and medicine, cognitive neuroscience criticism, ecocriticism, cyberculture, Gothic and science etc. Please follow these links for all current book reviews by period:
- General and Theory
- Early Modern to Eighteenth Century
- Romantic and Victorian
- Modern and Contemporary
If you would like to submit a book to be reviewed, please send it to Dr Gavin Budge, BSLS Reviews Editor, School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, AL10 9AB, UK
If you would like to review books, please email Gavin Budge at G.Budge@herts.ac.uk, letting me know your particular field of interest. It would be very helpful if you could propose particular books you'd like to review.
We're currently seeking reviewers for these books - please email me if you are interested in reviewing them.
These are the books we currently have under review.
These are some of the most recent reviews (listed in chronological order, most recent at the bottom)
- Devin Griffiths, The Age of Analogy: Science and Literature between the Darwins
- Jonathan Strauss, Human Remains: Medicine, Death and Desire in Nineteenth-Century Paris
- Evaldas Nekrašas, The Positive Mind: Its Development and Impact on Modernity and Postmodernity
- Sam Solnick, Poetry and the Anthropocene: Ecology, Biology and Technology in Contemporary British and Irish Poetry
- Natalie M Phillips, Distraction: Problems of Attention in Eighteenth-Century Literature
- Paul Keen, Literature, Commerce, and the Spectacle of Modernity, 1750-1800
- Elissa Marder, The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction Psychoanalysis, Photography, Deconstruction
- Zygmunt Bauman and Riccardo Mazzeo, In Praise of Literature
- Karl Bell, The Magical Imagination: Magic and Modernity in Urban England 1780-1914