Books for Review

Joseph Conrad Today seeks seeks qualified individuals interested in reviewing one or more of the following books on Conrad and other members of his literary circle.  We also have available for review a number of books on British and World modernisms.  

If you would like to write a review for JCT, please email the Book Review Editor, Kim Salmons, at, and include the following information:

  • The titles you are most interested in reviewing (in order of preference)
  • A brief description of your professional credentials
  • A list of your areas of interest and expertise
We will get back to you promptly.

Authors and publishers--please send books for review to: 

Dr Kim Salmons
Programme Director, Foundation Year
St Mary's University
Waldegrave Road
United Kingdom

Available books for review:

Bahun, Sanja. Modernism and Melancholia: Writing as Countermourning. (Oxford UP, 2013)

Blumberg, Ilana M. Victorian Sacrifice: Ethics and Economics in Mid-Century Novels. (Ohio State UP, 2013)

Burden, Robert. Travel, Modernism and Modernity. (Routledge, 2015) 

Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness. Edited by John G. Peters. (Broadview, 2019)

Dalley, Lana L., and Jill Rappoport, eds. Economic Women: Essays on Desire and Dispossession in Nineteenth Century British Culture. (Ohio State UP, 2013)

Gardner, Hunter, and Sheila Murnaghan, eds. Odyssean Identities In Modern Cultures: The Journey Home. (Ohio State UP, 2014)

Harrington, Ellen Burton. Conrad's Sensational Heroines: Gender and Representation in the Late Fiction of Joseph Conrad. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)

Jenkins, Melissa Shields. Fatherhood, Authority, and British Reading Culture, 1831-1907. (Ashgate, 2014)

Maisonnat, Claude. Joseph Conrad and the Voicing of Textuality. (Maria Cure-Sklodowska UP, 2017)

McCarthy, Jeffery Mathes. Green Modernism: Nature and the English Novel, 1900 to 1930. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

Purdon, James. Modernist Informatics: Literature, Information, and the State. (Oxford UP, 2015)

Schneider-Rebozo, Lissa, Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy, and John G. Peters, eds. Conrad and Nature: Essays. (Routledge, 2018)

Stine, Peter, The Art of Survival. (Rocky Shore Books, 2011)