ANN: Recent Publications, Jan. 2018

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Dear all,

Please find below some exciting recent work in emotion studies.  Happy reading!

All best,


Ahern, Stephen, “Nothing More Than Feelings?: Affect Theory Reads the Age of Sensibility,” The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 58.3 (2017): 281-94. (

Bailey, Merridee L., and Kimberley-Joy Knight, eds., Special Issue: “Emotions in Legal History,” Journal of Legal History 38.2 (2017): 117-227.

Bailey, Merridee L., and Kimberley-Joy Knight, “Writing Histories of Law and Emotion,” Journal of Legal History 38.2 (2017): 117-29.

Bailey, Merridee L., “The Importance of Equilibrium in Thomas Dekker’s A Worke For Armourers (1609),” English Studies 99.2 (2018): 1-17. (

Boddice, Rob, Pain: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017).

Boddice, Rob, “The History of Emotions: Past, Present, Future,” Revista de Estudios Sociales 62 (2017): 10-15 (

Boddice, Rob, The History of Emotions (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018).

Boddice, Rob, “The History of Emotions,” in New Directions in Social and Cultural History, eds. Sasha Handley, Rohan McWilliam and Lucy Noakes (London: Bloomsbury, 2018).

Bondi, Erika, “Militant Emotions in Reina Roffé’s Monte de Venus,” Emotions: History, Culture, Society 1.2 (2017): 39-58.

Crozier-De Rosa, Sharon, Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash, Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890-1920 (New York: Routledge, 2018).

Gook, Ben, “Ecstatic Melancholic: Ambivalence, Electronic Music and Social Change around the Fall of the Berlin Wall,” Emotions: History, Culture, Society 1.2 (2017): 11-37.

Griffin, Emma, "The Emotions of Motherhood: Love, Culture, and Poverty in Victorian Britain," The American Historical Review, Volume 123.1 (2018): 60–85

Irish, Bradley J. Emotion in the Tudor Court: Literature, History, and Early Modern Feeling. (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2018).

Lydon, Jane, “Pity, Love or Justice? Seeing 1830s Australian Colonial Violence,” Emotions: History, Culture, Society 1.2 (2017): 109-30.

Mason, Jan, and Tobia Fattore, “Shame, Social Orders and the Governing of Women and Girls through Institutions in New South Wales,” Emotions: History, Culture, Society 1.2 (2017): 59-79.

Milka, Amy, “Impostors: Performance, Emotion and Genteel Criminality in Late Eighteenth-Century England,” Emotions: History, Culture, Society 1.2 (2017): 81-107.

Olsen, Stephanie, and Rob Boddice, “Studying Emotions History,” Journal of Social History (Advance access:

Poma, Alice, and Tommaso Gravante, “Emotions and Empowerment in Collective Action: The Experience of a Women’s Collective in Oaxaca, Mexico, 2006–2017,” Emotions: History, Culture, Society 1.2 (2017): 59-79.

Vasilyev, Pavel, “Beyond Dispassion: Emotions and Judicial Decision-Making in Modern Europe,” Rechtsgeschichte – Legal History 25 (2017): 277-285 (

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