BSLS Book Prize for 2008: The Shortlist

The British Society for Literature and Science is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2008 book prize. The four shortlisted books are:

  • Armstrong,Isobel. Victorian Glassworlds (Oxford University Press, 2008)
  • Jackson, Noel. Science and Sensation in Romantic Poetry (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism, no.73) (Cambridge University Press, 2008).
  • Levine, George Lewis. Realism, ethics and secularism : essays on Victorian literature and science (Cambridge University Press, 2008)
  • Reiss, Benjamin. Theaters of Madness: Insane Asylums and Nineteenth-Century American Culture (University of Chicago Press, 2008)

The prize of £150 will be awarded to the best book published in 2008 in the field of literature and science. The winner will be announced at this year's conference at Reading University.