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, the General Reviews Editor, at G.Budge@herts.ac.uk, letting him 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 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)
- Paul Stephens, The Poetics of Information Overload: From Gertrude Stein to Conceptual Writing
- Bennett Zon, Evolution and Victorian Musical Culture
- Robert Lanier Reid, Renaissance Psychologies: Spenser and Shakespeare
- Julie Holledge, Jonathan Bollen, Frode Helland, and Joanne Tompkins, A Global Doll’s House: Ibsen and Distant Visions
- J Andrew Hubbell, Byron’s Nature: A Romantic Vision of Cultural Ecology
- Margrit Pernau, Helge Jordhem et al., Civilizing Emotions. Concepts in Nineteenth-Century Asia and Europe