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Publications: Prof Isabel Rivers

Rivers I ( 2021 ) . Converting Britannia: Evangelicals and British Public Life, 1770–1840, by Gareth Atkins . The English Historical Review vol. 136 , ( 581 ) 1077 - 1078 .
Rivers I ( 2021 ) . The Welsh Methodist Society: The Early Societies in South-West Wales 1737–1750. By Eryn M. White. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2020. viii + 350 pp. £24.99 paper . Church History vol. 90 , ( 2 ) 459 - 461 .
Rivers I ( 2020 ) . Geordan Hammond, John Wesley in America: Restoring Primitive Christianity . 270 - 272 .
Rivers I ( 2019 ) . The Oxford History of Anglicanism, II: Establishment and Empire, 1662–1829, ed. Jeremy Gregory . The English Historical Review vol. 134 , ( 569 ) 1018 - 1019 .
Rivers I ( 2019 ) . Evangelical Gotham: Religion and the Making of New York City, 1783–1860 . Wesley and Methodist Studies vol. 11 , ( 1 ) 98 - 100 .
RIVERS I ( 2018 ) . Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England, 1720–1800 . Oxford University Press
RIVERS I ( 2018 ) . ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress in the Evangelical Revival’ . The Oxford Handbook of John Bunyan , Editors: Davies, M, Owens, WA , Oxford University Press
Rivers I ( 2016 ) . Bookscape: Geographies of Printing and Publishing in London before 1800. The Panizzi Lectures 2010 . The Scriblerian and the Kit-Cats vol. 48-49 , ( 2-1 ) 124 - 126 .
RIVERS I ( 2016 ) . Inward Religion and its Dangers in the Evangelical Revival . Heart Religion Evangelical Piety in England and Ireland, 1690-1850 , Editors: Coffey, J , Oxford University Press
Rivers I ( 2016 ) . Bookscape: Geographies of Printing and Publishing in London before 1800. The Panizzi Lectures 2010 by James Raven (review) . The Scriblerian and the Kit-Cats vol. 49 , ( 1 ) 124 - 126 .
RIVERS I ( 2016 ) . Whitefield's Reception in England, 1770-1839 . George Whitefield: Life, Context, and Legacy , Editors: Hammond, G, Jones, DC , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Rivers I ( 2014 ) . Exemplary Women . Eighteenth-Century Life vol. 38 , ( 1 ) 134 - 136 .
RIVERS I ( 2014 ) . Thomas Jackson (1783-1873), Book Collector, Editor, and Tutor . Wesley and Methodist Studies vol. 6 , 63 - 89 .
Rivers I, Field CD, Flanagan K, MacCulloch DNJ, Binfield C, Barker N ( 2013 ) . The Cheshunt College collection . TLS - The Times Literary Supplement ( 5730 )
Rivers I ( 2012 ) . Enlightened Evangelicalism. The life and thought of John Erskine. By Jonathan M. Yeager. Pp xii+321 incl. 10 figs and 6 tables. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. £45. 978 0 19 977255 1 . The Journal of Ecclesiastical History vol. 63 , ( 4 ) 837 - 837 .
RIVERS I, Gibbard N ( 2012 ) . Carmarthen Academy, later Presbyterian College, Carmarthen (1795-1963) . Dissenting Academies Online: Database and Encyclopedia, Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies
RIVERS I ( 2012 ) . Jackson, Thomas (1783-1873) . Dissenting Academies Online: Database and Encyclopedia, Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies
Rivers I ( 2012 ) . Scougal's The Life of God in the Soul of Man: the Fortunes of a Book, 1676-1830 . Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain , Editors: Savage, R , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
RIVERS I ( 2012 ) . Wesleyan Theological Institution: Hoxton (1834-1842) and Abney House (1839-1843) . Dissenting Academies Online: Database and Encyclopedia, Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies
RIVERS I ( 2012 ) . Wesleyan Theological Institution: Southern Branch, Richmond (1843-1972) . Dissenting Academies Online: Database and Encyclopedia, Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies
Rivers I, Wykes DL ( 2011 ) . Foreword . Religious Dissent and the Aikin-Barbauld Circle, 1740–1860 ,
Rivers I, Wykes DL ( 2011 ) . Introduction .
Rivers I, Wykes DL ( 2011 ) . Dissenting Praise: Religious Dissent and the Hymn in England and Wales . Editors: Rivers, I, Wykes, DL , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
RIVERS I, Orchard S ( 2011 ) . Fletcher, John William (c.1729-1785) . Dissenting Academies Online: Database and Encyclopedia, Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies
RIVERS I, Orchard S ( 2011 ) . The Countess of Huntingdon's College, Trevecka (1768-1791) . Dissenting Academies Online: Database and Encyclopedia, Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies
Rivers I ( 2011 ) . Toms, Isaac (1710-1801) . Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press
Rivers I ( 2010 ) . Philip Doddridge's New Testament: The Family Expositor (1739-56) . The King James Bible after Four Hundred Years: Literary, Linguistic, and Cultural Influences , Editors: Hamlin, H, Jones, NW , Cambridge University Press ( Cambridge ),
Rivers I ( 2009 ) . Religious publishing . The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain ,
Rivers I ( 2009 ) . Writing the History of Early Evangelicalism . HIST EUR IDEA vol. 35 , ( 1 ) 105 - 111 .
RIVERS I ( 2009 ) . John Wesley as Editor and Publisher . The Cambridge Companion to John Wesley , Editors: Maddox, RL, Vickers, JE , Cambridge University Press ( Cambridge ),
RIVERS I ( 2009 ) . Religious Publishing . The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, vol. 5, 1695–1830 , Editors: Suarez, M, Turner, M , Cambridge University Press ( Cambridge ),
RIVERS I ( 2009 ) . The Oxford Companion to English Literature . Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Rivers I ( 2009 ) . Writing the History of Early Evangelicalism . History of European Ideas vol. 35 , 105 - 111 .
Wykes DL, Rivers I ( 2008 ) . Introduction * . Joseph Priestley, Scientist, Philosopher, and Theologian ,
RIVERS I, Wykes DL ( 2008 ) . Joseph Priestley, Scientist, Philosopher and Theologian . Editors: Rivers, I, Wykes, DL , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
RIVERS I ( 2008 ) . William Law and Religious Revival: The Reception of A Serious Call . Huntington Library Quarterly vol. 71:4 , 633 - 649 .
Rivers I ( 2007 ) . The Evangelical conversion narrative: Spiritual autobiography in early modern England . MOD LANG REV vol. 102 , 483 - 484 .
Rivers I ( 2007 ) . The first evangelical tract society . HIST J vol. 50 , ( 1 ) 1 - 22 .
Rivers I ( 2007 ) . Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture 1681-1714 by Abigail Williams . The Modern Language Review vol. 102 , ( 1 ) 211 - 212 .
Rivers I ( 2007 ) . Poetry and the creation of a Whig literary culture 1681-1714 . MOD LANG REV vol. 102 , 211 - 212 .
Rivers I ( 2007 ) . The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England by D. Bruce Hindmarsh . The Modern Language Review vol. 102 , ( 2 ) 483 - 484 .
Rivers I ( 2007 ) . The Society for Promoting Religious Knowledge among the Poor . The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Rivers I ( 2007 ) . The Society for Promoting Religious Knowledge among the Poor (act. 1750–1920s) . Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press
Rivers I ( 2007 ) . Williams, Joseph (1692–1755) . Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press
RIVERS I ( 2006 ) . Joseph Williams (1692 - 1755) . The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online , Editors: Goldman, L , Oxford UP ( Oxford ),
RIVERS I ( 2005 ) . Joseph Williams of Kidderminster (1692 - 1755) and his Journal . Journal of the United Reformed Church History Society vol. 7 , 358 - 378 .
RIVERS I ( 2005 ) . Religion and Literature . The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660 - 1780 , Editors: Richetti, J , Cambridge UP ( Cambridge ),
RIVERS I ( 2004 ) . Balguy, John (1686 - 1748) . The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , Editors: Matthew, C, Harrison, B , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Rivers I ( 2004 ) . Balguy, Thomas (1716 - 1795); . Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , Editors: Matthew, C, Harrison, B , Oxford University Press
Rivers I ( 2004 ) . Doddridge, Philip (1702 - 1751) . Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , Editors: Matthew, C, Harrison, B , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Rivers I ( 2004 ) . Glimpses of glory John Bunyan and English dissent . ALBION vol. 35 , ( 4 ) 648 - 650 .
Rivers I ( 2004 ) . Haime, John (1708 - 1784) . Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , Editors: Matthew, C, Harrison, B , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Rivers I ( 2004 ) . Hervey, James (1714 - 1758) . Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Rivers I ( 2004 ) . Law, William (1686 - 1761) . Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , Editors: Matthew, C, Harrison, B , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Rivers I ( 2004 ) . Staniforth, Sampson (c.1720 - 1799) . Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , Editors: Matthew, C, Harrison, B , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Rivers I ( 2004 ) . Tillotson, John (1630 - 1694) . Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , Editors: Matthew, C, Harrison, B , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Rivers I ( 2004 ) . Watts, Isaac (1674 - 1748) . Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , Editors: Matthew, C, Harrison, B , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
RIVERS I ( 2003 ) . Charles Bulkley, the Baptist Shaftesburian . Il Gentlemen Filosofo: Nuovi Saggi su Shaftesbury , Editors: Zanardi, P, Carabelli, G , Il Poligrafo ( Padova ),
Rivers I ( 2003 ) . John Wesley and religious biography . BULLETIN OF THE JOHN RYLANDS UNIVERSITY LIBRARY OF MANCHESTER vol. 85 , ( 2-3 ) 209 - 226 .
RIVERS I ( 2003 ) . The Defence of Truth through the Knowledge of Error: Philip Doddridge's Academy Lectures . Dr Williams's Trust ( London ),
Rivers I ( 2003 ) . The power of the passive self in English literature, 1640-1770 . ALBION vol. 35 , ( 3 ) 485 - 486 .
RIVERS I ( 2001 ) . Responses to Hume on Religion by Anglicans and Dissenters . Journal of Ecclesiastical History vol. 52:4 , 675 - 695 .
Rivers I ( 2001 ) . Prayer-book devotion . The Cambridge Companion to Writing of the English Revolution ,
RIVERS I ( 2001 ) . Biographical Dictionaries and their Uses from Bayle to Chalmers . Books and their Readers in Eighteenth-Century England: New Essays , Editors: Rivers, I , Leicester University Press ( London and New York ),
Rivers I ( 2001 ) . Books and their Readers in Eighteenth-Century England: New Essays . Editors: Rivers, I , Leicester University Press ( London, New York ),
RIVERS I ( 2001 ) . Prayer-Book Devotion: the Literature of the Proscribed Episcopal Church . The Cambridge Companion to Writing of the English Revolution , Editors: Keeble, NH , Cambridge University Press ( Cambridge ),
Rivers I ( 2000 ) . Anthony Ashley Cooper, Third Earl of Shaftesbury, 'Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times' . REV ENGL STUD vol. 51 , ( 204 ) 617 - 621 .
Rivers I ( 2000 ) . Enthusiasm and enlightenment in Europe, 1650–1850. Edited by Lawrence E. Klein and Anthony J. La Vopa. Pp. vi+206 incl. 5 figs. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1998. $15 (paper). 0 87328 200 0 - . The Journal of Ecclesiastical History vol. 51 , ( 3 ) 592 - 651 .
Rivers I ( 2000 ) . Reason, Grace, and Sentiment .
RIVERS I ( 2000 ) . Reason, Grace, and Sentiment: A Study of the Language of Religion and Ethics in England, 1660-1780: Shaftesbury to Hume . Cambridge University Press ( Cambridge ),
RIVERS I ( 1999 ) . REVIEWS . The Review of English Studies vol. 50 , ( 197 ) 104 - 105 .
RIVERS I ( 1994 ) . Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry . Routledge ( London and New York ),
RIVERS I ( 1993 ) . "Galen's Muscles": Wilkins, Hume, and the Educational Use of the Argument from Design . Historical Journal vol. 36 , 577 - 597 .
RIVERS I ( 1993 ) . Shaftesburian Enthusiasm and the Evangelical Revival . Revival and Religion since 1700: Essays for John Walsh , Editors: Garnett, J, Matthew, C , Hambledon Press
Rivers I ( 1992 ) . Taylor, J. (ed. P. G. Stanwood), Holy Living and Holy Dying . Notes and Queries vol. 39 , ( 1 ) 102 - 103 .
RIVERS I ( 1991 ) . Reason, Grace, and Sentiment: A Study of the Language of Religion and Ethics in England, 1660-1780: Whichcote to Wesley . Cambridge University Press ( Cambridge ),
RIVERS I ( 1990 ) . Literature and the History of Ideas . Encyclopedia of Literature and Criticism , Editors: Coyle, M , Routledge ( London and New York ),
RIVERS I ( 1988 ) . Grace, Holiness, and the Pursuit of Happiness: Bunyan and Restoration Latitudinarianism . John Bunyan: Conventicle and Parnassus , Editors: Keeble, NH , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Rivers I, Kenny VC ( 1988 ) . The Country-House Ethos in English Literature 1688-1750: Themes of Personal Retreat and National Expansion . The Yearbook of English Studies vol. 18 ,
RIVERS I ( 1983 ) . Reviews . Notes and Queries vol. 30 , ( 5 ) 459 - 461 .
RIVERS I ( 1982 ) . Books and their Readers in Eighteenth-Century England . Editors: Rivers, I , Leicester University Press ( Leicester ),
RIVERS I ( 1982 ) . Dissenting and Methodist Books of Practical Divinity . Books and their Readers in Eighteenth-Century England , Editors: Rivers, I , Leicester University Press ( Leicester ),
RIVERS I ( 1981 ) . John Wesley and the Language of Scripture, Reason, and Experience . Prose Studies: history, theory, criticism vol. 4 , 252 - 286 .
Rivers I ( 1980 ) . Joan Malory Webber. Milton and His Epic Tradition. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1979. xiv+244 pp. $15. - Francis C. Blessington. Paradise Lost and the Classical Epic. Boston and London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979. xiii + 126 pp. $12.75 . Renaissance Quarterly vol. 33 , ( 3 ) 488 - 490 .
RIVERS I ( 1979 ) . Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry . George Allen & Unwin ( London ),
RIVERS I ( 1978 ) . "Strangers and Pilgrims": Sources and Patterns of Methodist Narrative . Augustan Worlds , Editors: Hilson, JC , Leicester University Press
RIVERS I ( 1973 ) . Reviews . Notes and Queries vol. 20 , ( 5 ) 185 - 187 .
RIVERS I ( 1973 ) . Milton's Life and Times: Aids to Study . John Milton: Introductions , Editors: Broadbent, JB , Cambridge University Press ( Cambridge ),
RIVERS I ( 1973 ) . The Making of a Seventeenth-Century Poet . John Milton: Introductions , Editors: Broadbent, JB , Cambridge University Press ( Cambridge ),
Rivers I ( 1973 ) . The Poetry of Conservatism, 1600-1745: A Study of Poets and Public Affairs from Jonson to Pope . Rivers Press ( Cambridge ),