Portrait by Jay Varney. © Rachel Hewitt.
A selection of articles and reviews by Rachel Hewitt:
‘I decided to start walking down the street like a man. Spoiler: it didn’t go well’, New Statesman, 19 November 2018.
‘Do “animal Fluids move by Hydraulick laws”?: the Politics of the Hydraulic Theory of Emotion’, The Lancet Psychiatry (2018, 5, 25-26).
‘Sympathy’, Granta Magazine, 2018
Review: Fiona Sampson’s In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein, Guardian (Jan 2018)
‘From the Vapours to Sad Face: A History of Emotion’, Guardian (Oct 2017)
‘From May’s Tears to Angry Trump: Is Modern Politics Too Emotional?’, New Statesman (Oct 2017)
Review: Maria Alyokhina’s Riot Days, Guardian (Aug 2017)
‘When I was raped, it was female-only spaces that helped me recover’, New Statesman (Feb 2015)
‘The end of the road for Ordnance Survey?’, Guardian (April 2014)
Review: Elisabeth Badinter, The Conflict, Guardian (Aug 2013)
Review: Simon Garfield, On The Map, Guardian (Oct 2012)
‘Summer Walks with the FT: Salisbury Plain’, Financial Times
Review: Jenny Uglow, The Pinecone, Guardian (Aug 2012)
‘The Ordnance Survey: Mapping a Perfect Image of the World’, Telegraph
Reviews of Map of a Nation
Ian Thompson’s review in the Guardian, 17 October 2010: an ‘endlessly absorbing history’.
John Henry’s review in Reviews in History, August 2011: ‘well researched and entertaining’.
Tom Fort in the Telegraph, 17 October 2010: the book ‘offers a route into the national psyche’.
Nick Groom in the Independent, 10 December 2010: ‘meticulous scholarship’.
Jan Morris in the Times, 16 October 2010: ‘Hewitt tackles the subject exuberantly … the book won me over. The sweep of its history has true grandeur, and the incidentals of the tale are like desirables found in a cluttered antique shop’
Read more reviews here.