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Review: Bernhard Kuhn, Autobiography and Natural Science in the Age of Romanticism (rev.)

It is striking that the turn of the nineteenth century saw the earliest use—and swift adoption—of both autobiography and biology and their cognates in European languages. [1] Two very different disciplines of ‘life-writing’ that took … Continue reading

Review: Teresa Barnard, Anna Seward: A Constructed Life (rev.)

Anna Seward: A Constructed Life is the first biography of the ‘Swan of Lichfield’ since Margaret Ashmun’s 1931 account of the writer and her famous literary friends. However, this critical biography is more than just … Continue reading

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