The Edwardian Culture Network will review any publication relating to British culture between the years 1895 and 1914. All reviews are written by scholars working in the field. If you would like to suggest a book, or are interested in contributing a review, please e-mail us at, or leave a comment below.

Recent reviews:

Jonathan Wild, Literature of the 1900s: The Great Edwardian Emporium  (Edinburgh University Press, 2017)

James A. Ganz, (ed.), Jewel City: Art from San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exhibition (Berkeley, CA: University of California, 2015)

D. J. Sheppard, Theodore Wratislaw – Fragments of a Life (Rivendale Press, 2017)

James Downs (ed.), A Carnal Medium: fin-de-siècle essays on the photographic nude. (Callum James Books, 2012).

Allan Johnson, Alan Hollinghurst and the Vitality of Influence (Palgrave 2014)

Cecilia Björkén-Nyberg, The Player Piano and the Edwardian Novel (Farnham: Ashgate 2015)

Matthew Beaumont and Matthew Ingleby, eds. G.K. Chesterton, London and Modernity, (London: Bloomsbury 2013)

Una L. Silberrad, The Good Comrade and Elizabeth Robins, The Convert (1907), Victorian Secrets editions, published 2014

Helena Gurfinkel, Outlaw Fathers in Victorian and Modern British Literature: Queering Patriarchy (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2014)

Brian Gibson, Reading Saki: The Fiction of H.H. Munro (McFarland & Company Inc., 2014)

Georgina Downey, ed. Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns (Bloomsbury, 2013)

Charles Ricketts, Everything for Art: Selected Writings, edited by Nicholas Frankel (Rivendale Press, 2014)

Freewomen and Superman: Edwardian Radicals and Literary Modernism, Anne Fernihough (Oxford University Press, 2013)

Aesthetic Lives: ‘New Experiences, New Subjects of Poetry, New Forms of Art,’ eds. Bénédicte Coste and Catherine Delyfer (Hugh Wycombe: Rivendale Press, 2013)

The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines, Volume One: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955, edited by Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker (2013)

David Glover, Literature, Immigration, and Diaspora in Fin-de-Siècle England: A Cultural History of the 1905 Aliens Act (2012)

Isobel Maddison, Elizabeth von Arnim: Beyond the German Garden  (Ashgate 2013)

Angus Trumble and Andrea Wolk Rager, ed. Edwardian Opulence: British Art at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century (Yale Center for British Art, 2013)

Carolyn W. de la L.Oulton, Below the Fairy City: A Life of Jerome K. Jerome (Victorian Secrets, Brighton, 2012)


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