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:


Patricia Fara, in the Literary Review:


Jenny Uglow in the Guardian:


Adam Kirsch in Slate:


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


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  1. […] In addition, Andrew Stauffer of The Hoarding has collected several other reviews of The Age of Wonder. […]

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