New Publications, October-December 2012

If you would like to review or write about any of these publications for the History of Emotions Blog, then please get in touch with me (Thomas Dixon).

A book listed in a previous round-up on this blog, Hannah Newton’s The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720 has been short-listed for the 2013 Longman/History Today Book Prize. Hannah recently wrote a post for the History of Emotions Blog about her research.

Happy reading, happy holidays, and happy new year…!


Gavin Budge, Romanticism, Medicine and the Natural Supernatural:Transcendent Vision and Bodily Spectres, 1789-1852

Rae Greiner,  Sympathetic Realism in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction

Elizabeth T. Hurren, Dying for Victorian Medicine: English Anatomy and its Trade in the Dead Poor, c. 1834-1929

Ann Cvetkovich, Depression: A Public Feeling

Michael Trimble, Why Humans Like to Cry

Eric Dunning and Jason Hughes, Norbert Elias and Modern Sociology: Knowledge, Interdependence, Power, Process

Caterina Albano, Fear and Art in the Contemporary World

Jan Plamper, Geschichte und Gefühl: Grundlagen der Emotionsgeschichte


Sally Alexander and Barbara Taylor (eds), History and Psyche: Culture, Psychoanalysis, and the Past

Pascale Goetschel, Christophe Granger,
Nathalie Richard, et Sylvain Venayre (eds), Ennui: Histoire d’un état d’âme (xixe-xxe siècle)

David Picard and Mike Robinson (eds), Emotion in Motion: Tourism, Affect and Transformation

Esther Cohen, Leona Toker, Manuela Consonni and Otniel E. Dror (eds), Knowledge and Pain

Jan Plamper and Benjamin Lazier (eds), Fear Across the Disciplines


Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies: The Senses

Educational Philosophy and Theory: Humor, Laughter, and Philosophy of Education

Literature CompassPhilosophy and Literature in the Nineteenth Century

19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century: Perspectives on Pain


AHR Conversation: ‘The Historical Study of Emotions’: Nicole Eustace, Eugenia Lean, Julie Livingston, Jan Plamper, William Reddy, Barbara Rosenwein, American Historical Review 117 (2012): 1487-1531.

Alice Jorgensen, ‘Historicizing Emotion: The Shame-Rage Spiral in Ælfric’s Life of St Agatha’, English Studies 93 (2012):: 529-538.

Tanya Pollard, ‘What’s Hecuba to Shakespeare?’, Renaissance Quarterly 65 (2012), 1060-1093.

Fay Bound Alberti, ‘Heart and Literature: Heart of Myth – Heart of Science: Part I. Harriet Martineau’s cardiac symptoms: a Victorian case history’, Dialogues in Cardiovascular Medicine, Vol 17 . No. 2, 2012

Daniel Larlham, ‘The Felt Truth of Mimetic Experience: Motions of the Soul and the Kinetics of Passion in the Eighteenth-Century Theatre’ The Eighteenth Century 53 (2012): 432-454.

Benjamin D. Crowe, ‘Herder’s Moral Philosophy: Perfectionism, Sentimentalism and Theism’, British Journal for the History of Philosophy 20 (2012): 1141-1161.

Katerina Bantinaki, ‘The Paradox of Horror: Fear as a Positive Emotion’, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 70 (2010): 383-392.

Samantha Matherne, ‘The Inclusive Interpretation of Kant’s Aesthetic Ideas’, British Journal of Aesthetics (2012)

Malcom Budd, ‘The Musical Expression of Emotion’, Estetika: The Central European Journal of Aesthetics (2012): 131-147.

Frank Biess, ‘Moral Panic in Postwar Germany: The Abduction of Young Germans into the Foreign Legion and French Colonialism in the 1950s’, The Journal of Modern History 84 (2012): 789-832.

Jessica Wang, ‘Physics, Emotion, and the Scientific Self: Merle Tuve’s Cold War’, Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, 42 (2012): 341-388.

René Rosfort and Giovanni Stanghellini, ‘In the Mood for Thought: Feeling and Thinking in Philosophy’, New Literary History 43 (2012): 395-417.

Sheen M. Eagan Chamberlin, ‘Emasculated by Trauma: A Social History of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Stigma, and Masculinity’, Journal of American Culture 35 (2012): 358-365.