We heartily welcome the return of this fine scholarly annual after a hiatus of several years caused by the death of publisher Gabe Hornstein in early 2017. Longtime subscribers will notice three changes, only one of which is at all important. The dustcover, present since the volume size was enlarged in 2003 (volume 14), is no more, a negligible price to pay for the resumption, as is the reversion to the original volume size. However, the index, a fixture since the first volume, will be missed. The current volume contains eight contributions, seven of which are reviewed below, two review essays and five book reviews.

Susan Kubica Howard’s “The Curious Case of Charlotte Lennox: Conducting a Professional Literary Life in Eighteenth-Century Britain Outside the Bluestocking Circle” is a comparison of what seems like every conceivable connection, or lack thereof, between Lennox and the Blues: “Lennox’s choice of literary themes, her...

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