On 19th-Century Literary Scholarship

Reviews of Richard Holmes’ Age of Wonder

In Books on August 12, 2009 at 2:24 pm

Here is a small collection of reviews of Richard Holmes’s new book, The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and the Terror of Science

Molly Young, on the Poetry Foundation website:

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/journal/article.html?id=237378

Patricia Fara, in the Literary Review:

http://www.literaryreview.co.uk/fara_10_08.html

Jenny Uglow in the Guardian:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/oct/11/richard-holmes

Adam Kirsch in Slate:

http://www.slate.com/id/2222360/

An excerpt from The Age of Wonder, courtesy of Random House and the New York Times:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/09/books/excerpt-age-of-wonder.html

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