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, contact Dr Franziska Kohlt, BSLS Reviews Editor.
If you would like to review books, please email Franziska Kohlt, the General Reviews Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org, letting her know your particular field of interest. It would be very helpful if you could propose particular books you'd like to review.
If you would like to review a book published by Cambridge University Press, please contact Harriet Newnes, Assistant Reviews Editor (Cambridge University Press), at email@example.com
If you would like to review a book published by a North American press, please contact Prof. John Murray, Assistant Reviews Editor (North America), at John.Murray@curry.edu.
We're currently seeking reviewers for these books - please email the relevant editor if you are interested in reviewing them, including a brief CV with details of academic or professional background, and previous reviewing experience.
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)
- Rachel Crossland, Modernist Physics: Waves, Particles, and Relativities in the Writings of Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence
- Stella Pratt-Smith, Transformations of Electricity in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Science
- Sylvain Belluc, and Valérie Bénéjam, eds, Cognitive Joyce
- Mark Axelrod-Sokolov, Madness in Fiction: Literary Essays from Poe to Fowles
- Peter Barry and William Welstead, eds, Extending Ecocriticism: Crisis, Collaboration and Challenge in the Environmental Humanities
- Joseph Drury, Novel Machines: Technology and Narrative Form in Enlightenment Britain
- Rebecca Laroche and Jennifer Munroe, Shakespeare and Ecofeminist Theory
- Amara Thornton, Archaeologists in Print: Publishing for the People
- Andrew Smith and William Hughes (eds), Ecogothic
- Keridiana W. Chez, Victorian Dogs, Victorian Men: Affect and Animals in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture
- Ian Hesketh, Victorian Jesus: J.R. Seeley, Religion, and the Cultural Significance of Anonymity
- Michael Gamer, Romanticism, Self-Canonization, and the Business of Poetry
- Richard Adelman, Idleness and Aesthetic Consciousness, 1815-1900
- Jesse Olsynko-Gryn and Patrick Ellis, The British Journal for the History of Science, Special Issue: Reproduction on Film
- Jessica Straley, Evolution and Imagination in Victorian Children's Literature
- Clare Barker and Stuart Murray (eds), The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Disability
- Chris Danta, Animal Fables After Darwin: Literature, Speciesism, and Metaphor