Fall 2011 Table of Contents


John Savarese 389

Psyche’s “Whisp’ring Fan” and Keats’s Genealogy of the Secular

Barbara Estermann 413

Attraction and Combination: The Science of Metamorphosis in Shelley’s The Revolt of Islam

Erinç Özdemir 437

Charlotte Smith’s Poetry as Sentimental Discourse

Jason Lawrence 475

“When Despotism kept genius in chains”: Imagining Tasso’s Madness and Imprisonment, 1748-1849

Spencer Jackson 505

Never Getting Home: The Unfulfilled Promise of Maria Edgeworth’s The Absentee


Clifford Siskin and William Warner’s This Is Enlightenment

reviewed by Alan Bewell, Jon Klancher, Christina Lupton, and Ted Underwood 531

Samuel Baker’s Written on the Water: British Romanticism and the Maritime Empire of Culture

reviewed by Evan Gottlieb 543

Michael Ragussis’s Theatrical Nation: Jews and Other Outlandish Englishmen in Georgian Britain

reviewed by Michael Scrivener 548

Andrew Elfenbein’s Romanticism & The Rise of English

reviewed by Eugene Green 553