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Forthcoming and Recent Publications in Victorian Studies

Literary Bioethics: Animality, Disability, and the Human

Maren Tova Linett

Uses literature to understand and remake our ethics regarding nonhuman animals, old human beings, disabled human beings, and cloned posthumans

The Unintended: Photography, Property, and the Aesthetics of Racial Capitalism

Monica Huerta

Reimagines photography through the long history of ideas of expression

The Garden Politic: Global Plants and Botanical Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century America

Mary Kuhn

How worldwide plant circulation and new botanical ideas enabled Americans to radically re-envision politics and society

Haiti’s Paper War: Post-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804–1954

Chelsea Stieber

Turns to the written record to re-examine the building blocks of a nation

Emergent Worlds: Alternative States in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Edward Sugden

Reimagines the American 19th century through a sweeping interdisciplinary engagement with oceans, genres, and time

Before Chicano: Citizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959

Alberto Varon

Uncovers the long history of how Latino manhood was integral to the formation of Latino identity

Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture

Britt Rusert

Exposes the influential work of a group of black artists to confront and refute scientific racism

The Latino Nineteenth Century

Edited by Rodrigo Lazo and Jesse Alemán

A retelling of U.S., Latin American, and Latino/a literary history through writing by Latinos/as who lived in the United States during the long nineteenth century

Undisciplined: Science, Ethnography, and Personhood in the Americas, 1830-1940

Nihad Farooq

Encourages an alternative consideration of personhood, one that emerges from evolutionary and ethnographic discourse

The Black Radical Tragic: Performance, Aesthetics, and the Unfinished Haitian Revolution

Jeremy Matthew Glick

2017 Nicolás Guillén Outstanding Book Award presented by the Caribbean Philosophical Association

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