Call For Reviewers

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The BAVS Newsletter is delighted to announce that, from November 2016, we’ll be starting a Reviews section. The current list of items available for review is listed below. We’re particularly keen to solicit reviews from Postgraduate and Early Career Scholars. Reviewers should be members of BAVS; membership details can be found here.

For more information, to express an interest in doing a review, or if you have a publication or resource that you would like to be reviewed in a future issue of the Newsletter, please e-mail Joanna Taylor at

Items available for review:


Maria Damkjær, Time, Domesticity and Print Culture in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2016)

Kumiko Tanabe, Gerard Manley Hopkins and His Poetics of Fancy (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2016)

Barry Turner, The Victorian Parson (Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2015)

Online Resources:

Adam Matthew Digital,  History of Mass Tourism

Adam Matthew Digital,   Victorian Popular Culture

Adam Matthew Digital,   Church Missionary Society Periodicals

Review Details:

Reviews should be 750-1000 words long and should offer both a description of the book or resource as well as an analysis of its achievements.

Please lay out the heading as follows:

Book Title, by Author (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), XXpp., £XX (paper/hardback) ISBN XXX-X-XXXX-XXXX-X

Reviews will be due no later than Sunday 30 October 2016.

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