Selected Readings, No. 2

April 17, 1992

"In this Work, when it shall be found that much is omitted, let it not be forgotten that much likewise is performed." -- Samuel Johnson

[Thanks and a tip of the hat to James Woolley for the virtual archaeology that has allowed us to restore SR 2 to eager dix-huitièmistes everywhere. This copy has been edited -- dated material has been silently omitted, and entries have been shifted to or consolidated in new categories.]

Articles in English unless otherwise noted; titles may appear in translation; no guarantee offered or implied of coherence, perfect accuracy in listing or intrinsic merit in the essays themselves; generally speaking, reviews of books are not included except in the case of longer review essays; compiled entirely with volunteer labour by your friendly neighbourhood List-editor, factotum, dogsbody, &c., viz., yr. obdt. humble servant, Kevin Berland for C18-L

BIBLIOGRAPHY, BIBLIOPHILY, BIBLIOPHAGY, BIBLIOPOLITY, EDITORIAL METHODOLOGY, LIBRARIES, HISTORY OF THE BOOK (& AUTHORSHIP, PUBLISHING, & READING), &c.

May, James E. "Scribleriana Transferred, 1988-89" [an account of the sale and movement of 18th-century British books and mss.]. Scriblerian, 24, 1 (Autumn 1991): 91-101.

Mulvihill, Maureen.. "Feminism and the Rare-Book Market." Scriblerian, 22, 1 (Autumn 1989): 1-5.

ENGLAND - HISTORY

Rose, C. "'Seminarys of Faction and Rebellion': Jacobites, Whigs, and the London Charity Schools, 1716-1724." Historical Journal, 34, 4 (December 1991): 831-56.

Bowen, H.V. "The Little Parliament, the General Court of the East India Company, 1750-1784." Historical Journal, 34, 4 (December 1991): 857-72.

Schworer, Lois G. "Locke, Lockean Ideas, and the Glorious Revolution." Journal of the History of Ideas, 51 (1990): 531-48.

Taylor, M. "John Bull and the Iconography of Public Opinion in England, c.1712-1944." Past & Present, 134 (Feb. 1992): 93-128.

ENGLAND - LITERATURE

Backscheider, Paula.. "Recent Studies in the Restoration and Eighteenth Century." Studies in English Literature, 31 (1991): 569-614.

Frank, Frederick S. "The Masks of [Montague] Summers." Scriblerian, 23, 1 (Spring 1991): 1-5.

Tiekenboon van Ostade, I. "Social Ambition Reflected in the Language of Betsy Sheridan and Richard Brinsley Sheridan." Neuphilologische Mitteilungen, 92, 2 (1991): 237-46.

AUSTEN, JANE

Neill, E. "The Politics of Jane Austen: Literary Criticism of Her Novels." English, 40, 168 (Autumn 1991): 205-16.

Harris, R. Allen. "Social Definitions in Pride and Prejudice: An Exercise in Extensional Semantics." English Studies in Canada, 17, 2 (June 1991): 163-76.

BLAKE, WILLIAM

Den Otter, A. G. "Thel: The Lover." English Studies in Canada, 16, 4 (December 1990): 385-402.

Finch, G.J. "Blake and Civilization: His Poetry and Standard 18th-Century Pastoral." English, 40, 168 (Autumn 1991): 193-204.

DIAPER, WILLIAM

"Madidus." "Remembering William Diaper (1685-1717): Dampness into Art." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 5, 1 (Jan. 1991): 11-15.

DRYDEN, JOHN

Steiner, T.R. "[William] Frost and the Art of Dryden." Scriblerian, 22, 2 (Spring 1990): 125-27.

[See also entry under History of Law.]

FIELDING, HENRY

Bartolomeo, J.F. "Interpolated Tales as Allegories of Reading in Joseph Andrews." Studies in the Novel, 23, 4 (Winter 1991): 405-15.

Hudson, Nicholas. "Signs, Interpretations, and the Collapse of Meaning in Tom Jones and Amelia." English Studies in Canada, 16, 1 (March 1990): 17-34.

JOHNSON, SAMUEL

Campbell, Charles Leo. "Image and Symbol in Rasselas: Narrative Form and 'The Flux of Life.'" English Studies in Canada, 16, 3 (September, 1990): 263-78.

[See also under Political Thought - Wollstonecraft.]

FINCH, ANNE

Barash, C. "The Political Origins of Anne Finch's Poetry." Huntington Library Quarterly, 54, 4 (Autumn 1991): 327-52.

POPE

Bevis, Richard. "From Windsor Forest to Bartholomew Fair: The Education of an Imperialist." English Studies in Canada , 17, 2 (June 1991): 151-61.

Black, Jeremy. "Lord Hervey's Diet." Scriblerian, 22, 1 (Autumn 1989): 86-7.

Stephanson, Raymond. "The Love Song of Young Alexander Pope: Allusion and Sexual Displacement in the Pastorals." English Studies in Canada, 17, 1 (March 1991): 21-36.

Williams, Carolyn D, "Otho: Emperor or Artefact" [Dunciad IV].

Scriblerian, 23, 2 (Spring 1991): 293-4.

RADCLIFFE, ANN

Taylor, Michael. "Reluctant Romancers: Self-Consciousness and Derogation in Prose Romance." English Studies in Canada, 17, 1 (March 1991): 89-106.

STERNE

New, Melvyn. "A Manuscript of the Le Fever Episode in Tristram Shandy." Scriblerian, 23, 2 (Spring 1991): 165-74.

FRANCE - HISTORY

Darrow, M.H. "Economic Terror in the City: The General-Maximum in Montauban." French Historical Studies, 17, 2 (Autumn 1991): 498-525.

Merrick, Jeffrey. "Subjects and Citizens in the Remonstrances of the Parlement of Paris on the Eighteenth Century. " Journal of the History of Ideas, 51 (1990): 453-60.

Spagnoli, P.G. "The Revolution Begins: Lambesc's Charge, 12 July 1789." French Historical Studies, 17, 2 (Autumn 1991): 466-97.

Vankley, D.K. "New Wine in Old Wineskins: Continuity and Rupture in the Pamphlet Debate of the French Pre-Revolution, 1787-89." French Historical Studies, 17, 2 (Autumn 1991): 447-65.

FRANCE - LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

Dagenais, L. "French Phonology around 1700 - Vocalic Systems of Hindret (1687, 1696) and Vaudelin (1713, 1715)" [in French]. Linguistique, 27, 2 (1991): 75-90.

LeClerc, M.D. "Rebirth of a Literary Theme in the 17th-Century and 18th Century: The Patience of Griseldis" [in French]. Revue d'histoire litteraire de la France, 91, 2 (mars-avril 1991): 147-76.

MARIVAUX

Études Littéraires_, 24, 1 (Summer 1991) is an all-Marivaux issue; essays (in French) include: M. Gilot, "From the 'Jeu de L'Amour et du Hasard' to the 'Fausses Confidences: Remarks on the Evolution of Marivaux's Theatre" (9); D. Trott, "Marivaux and Theatrical Life from 1730 to 1737" (18); J. Sgard, "Three French Philosophes of 1734: Marivaux, Prevost, and Voltaire" (31); R. Tomlinson, "Marivaux in the Gardens of Socrates or the Anti-Banquet: Marivaux's 'Triomphe de l'Amour' and Plato's 'Symposium'" (39); R. Joly, "Hatred of the Philosopher: Notes for a Psychoanalytical Reading of the 'Triomphe de l'Amour'" (51); W. Moser, "The Prince, the Philosopher, and the Female Statue - Marivaux and the Pygmalion Legend - A Reading of 'La Dispute'" (63); C. Miething, "The Marivaux Problem: Defining 'False' in the 'Fausses Confidences'" (81); H. Coulet, "Novelistic Topoi in 'La Vie de Marianne'" (95); E. Haghebaert, "The Role of Clothing in Marivaux's 'La Vie de Marianne' (105); R. Demoris, "Incest Avoided: Identification and Object in the Writings of Marivaux" (121).

ROUSSEAU

Krumm, P. "Murs et matrice dans Les Confessions de Rousseau." Symposium, 44 (Winter 90-91): 252-63.

Macleod, J. "Misreading Writing: Rousseau, Byron, and Childe Harold III." Comparative Literature, 43 (Summer 91): 260-79.

Mitchell, W. "Influence, Autobiography, and Literary History: Rousseau's Confessions and Wordsworth's The Prelude." ELH, 57 (Fall, 90): 643-64.

Robinson, P. "Literature versus theory: Rousseau's Second Preface to Julie." French Studies, 44 (Oct. 90): 403-15.

Rosenberg, A. "Julie ou la Nouvelle Heloise Today." University of Toronto Quarterly, 60 (Winter 90-91): 265-73.

Simon-Ingram, J. "Expanding the Social Contract: Rousseau, Gender, and the Problem of Judgment." Comparative Literature, 43 (Spring 1991): 134-49.

VOLTAIRE

Mervaud, C. "From Westminster Abbey to the Pantheon: The Status of Writers in the Lettres Philosophiques" [in French]. Revue d'histoire littéraire de la France, 91, 2 (mars-avril 1991): 177-95.

GERMANY - LITERATURE

Kneller, Jane. "Imaginative Freedom and the German Enlightenment." Journal of the History of Ideas, 51 (1990): 217-32.

Pfau, Thomas. "Immediacy and the Text: Friedrich Schleiermacher's Theory of Style and Interpretation." Journal of the History of Ideas, 51 (1990): 51-73.

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

Gallet, D. "Pompadour and the Ground-Floor Apartment at the Palace of Versailles" [in French]. Gazette des beaux-arts, 118, 1473 (octobre 1991): 129-38.

HISTORY OF LAW

Gardiner, Anne Barbeau. "Lord Castlemaine, Dryden, and the Property-Rights Argument for Freedom of Conscience." Scriblerian, 22, 2 (Spring 1990): 195-99.

HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS

Brown, Gary I. "The Evolution of the Term 'Mixed Mathematics'." Journal of the History of Ideas, 52, 1 (1991): 81-102 [especially D'Alembert].

HISTORY OF MUSIC

MOZART

Keller, J.M. "High Water Mark: Mozart Opera Premiered in 1781 - Idomeneo Raised Opera Seria to New Levels." Opera News, 56, 7 (Dec. 21, 1991): 12-15.

Breiholz, J. "Another View: The Libretto of Idomeneo." Opera News, 56, 7 (Dec. 21, 1991): 37-8.

Tyler, L. ""Bastien und Bastienne': The Libretto, Its Derivation, and Mozart's Text-Setting." Journal of Musicology, 8 (Fall 90): 520-52.

Wagner, M. "Recent Works on Mozart on the Occasion of the Anniversary" [in German]. Osterreichische Musik Zeitschrift, 46, 12 (Dec. 1991): 706-10.

Wessely, O. "Mozart and the Spirit of Europe: The Influence of Politics and European Culture on His Music" [in German]. Osterreichische Musik Zeitschrift, 46, 12 (Dec. 1991): 670-76.

HISTORY OF RELIGION

CHRISTIANITY - PROTESTANT

Maclear, J.F. "Isaac Watts and the Idea of Public Religion." Journal of the History of Ideas, 53, 1 (1992): 25-45.

DEISM

Whelan, R. "From Christian Apologetics to Enlightened Deism: The Case of Jacques Abbadie (1656-1727)." Modern Language Review, 87, 1 (January 1992): 32-40.

HISTORY OF SCIENCE

Brooks, J. "The Circular Dividing Engine: Development in England 1739-1843." Annals of Science, 49, 2 (March 1992): 101-36.

Bradley, M. "Engineers as Military Spies? French Engineers Come to Britain, 1780-1790." Annals of Science, 49, 2 (March 1992): 137-62.

Jacquette, Dale. "Aesthetics and Natural Law in Newton's Methodology." Journal of the History of Ideas, 51 (1990): 659-66.

IRELAND - HISTORY

Ellis, S.G. "Historiographical Debate - Representations of the Past in Ireland - Whose Past and Whose Present?" Irish Historical Studies, 27, 108 (Nov. 1991): 289-308.

Walton, James. "Thomas Tickell as Irish Secretary: Three Unpublished Letters." Scriblerian, 22, 2 (Spring 1990): 121-24.

IRELAND - LITERATURE

Foster, Roy. "Nations, yet again: Constructing or deconstructing an Irish canon?" [Review of Seamus Deanes, ed. The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing]. TLS , No. 4643 (March 27, 1992): 5-6.

SWIFT

Cronin, Mark. "Rudyard Kipling's Houyhnhnms." Scriblerian, 23, 2 (Spring 1991): 294-6.

Guerinot, J.V.; J.K. Welcher; & Jonathan Gray. "Re Egg Breakers, Egg Cups, and Gulliver." Scriblerian, 24, 1 (Autumn 1991): 58-61.

"Kikarow." "The Apotheosis of Dean Swift." East-Central Intelligencer N.S. 5, 1 (Jan. 1991): 16-19.

Regan, Thomas. "'Allum Flower' in Swift's 'The Lady's Dressing Room.'" Scriblerian, 23, 2 (Spring 1991): 292-3.

ITALY - HISTORY

Torre, A. "Politics Cloaked in Worship: State, Church, and Local Power in Piedmont 1570-1770." Past & Present, 134 (Feb. 1992): 42-92.

MISCELLANEOUS

Ness, Robert. "James Ralph, Philadelphia Dunce." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 5, 2 (May 1991): 17-22.

PHILOSOPHY

Harris, H.S. "History of the History of Philosophy." Journal of the History of Ideas, 51 (1990): 115-20.

Kennedy, Rick. "The Alliance between Puritanism and Cartesian Logic at Harvard, 1687-1735." Journal of the History of Ideas, 51 (1990): 549-72.

Schneewind, J. B. "Natural Law, Skepticism, and Methods of Ethics." Journal of the History of Ideas, 52, 2 (1991): 289-308.

CAMBRIDGE PLATONISTS

Greene, Robert. "Whichcote, the Candle of the Lord, and Synderesis." Journal of the History of Ideas, 52, 4 (1991): 617-44. [See also Greene's earlier essay, "Synderesis, the Spark of Conscience, in the English Renaissance," Journal of the History of Ideas, 52, 2 (1991): 195-220.]

HUME

Groark, Leo, & Graham Solomon. "Some Sources for Hume's Account of Cause." Journal of the History of Ideas, 52, 4 (1991): 645-64.

Hillyard, B., & D.F. Norton. "The David Hume Bookplate: A Cautionary Note." The Book Collector, 40, 4 (Winter 1991): 539-44.

Olshewsky, Thomas M. "The Classical Roots of Hume's Skepticism." Journal of the History of Ideas, 52, 2 (1991): 269-87.

KANT, IMMANUEL

Habib, M.A.R. "The Prayers of Childhood: T.S. Eliot's Manuscripts on Kant." Journal of the History of Ideas, 51 (1990): 93-114.

Falkenstein, Lorne. "Was Kant a Nativist?" Journal of the History of Ideas, 51 (1990): 573-97.

MALEBRANCHE

Nadler, Steven. "Malebranche and the Vision in God: A Note on The Search After Truth, III,2,iii." Journal of the History of Ideas, 52, 2 (1991): 309-14.

ROUSSEAU

Goodman, D. "The Hume-Rousseau Affair: From Querelle to Public Proces," Eighteenth-Century Studies, 25, 2 (Winter 91-2): 171-201.

Krumm, P. "Murs et matrice dans Les Confessions de Rousseau." Symposium, 44 (Winter 90-91): 252-63.

SPINOZA

Geismann, Georg. "Spinoza--beyond Hobbes and Rousseau." Journal of the History of Ideas, 52, 1 (1991): 35-53.

VICO

Hutton, Patrick H. "The Problem of Oral Tradition in Vico's Historical Scholarship." Journal of the History of Ideas, 53, 1 (1992): 3-23.

Levine, Joseph M. "Giambattista Vico and the Quarrel between the Ancients and the Moderns." Journal of the History of Ideas, 52, 1 (1991): 55-79.

POLITICAL THOUGHT

Higgonet, Patrice. "Orphans of the Enlightenment, or, in the Wake of Francois Furet" [review essay]. Journal of the History of Ideas, 52, 4 (1991): 685-91.

LOCKE, JOHN

Glassner, Wayne. "Three Approaches to Locke and the Slave Trade." Journal of the History of Ideas, 51 (1990): 199-216.

MONTESQUIEU

Carrithers, David W. "Not So Virtuous Republics: Montesquieu, Venice, and the Theory of Aristocratic Republicanism." Journal of the History of Ideas, 52, 2 (1991): 245-68.

ROUSSEAU

Kaufman-Osborn, T. "Rousseau in Kimono: Nakae Chomin and the Japanese Enlightenment." Political Theory, 20, 1 (Feb. 92): 53-85.

Simon-Ingram, J. "Alienation, Individuation, and Enlightenment in Rousseau's Social Theory." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 24, 3 (Spring 91): 315-35.

Sorenson, L. "Natural Inequality and Rousseau's Political Philosophy in his Discourse on Inequality." Western Political Quarterly, 43 (Dec. 90): 763-88.

Thomas, P. "Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Sexist?" Feminist Studies, 17 (Summer 91), 195-217.

Riley, P. "Rousseau's General Will: Freedom of a Particular Kind." Political Studies, 39 (March 91): 55-74.

WOLLSTONECRAFT, MARY

Nicholson, Mervyn. "The Eleventh Commandment: Sex and Spirit in Wollstonecraft and Malthus." Journal of the History of Ideas, 51 (199): 401-21.

Sherman, Stuart. "Wollstonecraft and Johnson." Johnsonian Newsletter 51, 4 and 52, 1 (1991-2): 11-15.

RESEARCH TIPS

Benson, Charles (Keeper of Early Printed Books, TCD). "Research Resources in Trinity College Dublin." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 5, 1 (Jan. 1991): 20-22.

Chaison, Joanne D. "Indices for American Periodicals." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 5, 1 (Jan. 1991): 22-3.

Mace, Nancy A. "Archival Research at the Public Record Office, London." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 5, 2 (May 1991): 8-10.

Merians, Linda. "Research Notes from Fall 1991." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 6, 1 (Jan. 1992): 14-19 [re: research in the United Kingdom, including text of PRO leaflet 71, on emigration records].

Stewart-Murphy, Charlotte A, "Research Resources for the Eighteenth Century at McMaster University Library." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 4, 2 (May 1990): 4-6.

SCOTTISH STUDIES

A double issue of Eighteenth Century Life, 15, 1-2 (February - May 1991) is dedicated to "Sociability and Society in 18th-Century Scotland." Herewith is a listing of the essays: J. Dwyer, "Introduction: A Peculiar Blessing: Social Converse in Scotland from Hutcheson to Burns" (1); S.M. Purviance, "Intersubjectivity and Sociable Relations in the Philosophy of Francis Hutcheson" (23); J.R. Smitten, "Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion as Social Discourse" (39); P.J. Diamond, "Rhetoric and Philosophy in the Social Thought of Thomas Reid" (57); J.G. Basker, "Scotticisms and the Problem of Social Identity in 18th-Century Britain: Scotch Etymology and Language in Boswell, Hume, and Smollett" (81); J. Dwyer, "Enlightened Spectators and Classical Moralists - The Self, Society, and Philosophy - Sympathetic Relations in 19th-Century Scotland" (96); B.M. Benedict, "Service to the Public - Booksellers and 18th-Century Popular Literature - William Creech and Sentiment for Sale" (119); D. Dawson, "Is Sympathy So Surprising? Adam Smith and French Fictions of Sympathy" (147); D. Daiches, "John Witherspoon, James Wilson, and the Influence of Scottish Rhetoric on America" (163); R.B. Sher, "An Agreeable and Instructive Society: Benjamin Franklin and Scotland" (181); N.C. Landsman, N.C. "Presbyterians and Provincial Society: The Evangelical Enlightenment in the West of Scotland, 1740-1775" (194); K. Simpson, "Burns and Scottish Society" (210); J. Ashmead & J. Davison, "Words, Music and Emotion in the Love Songs of Robert Burns" (225).

TEACHING THE 18TH CENTURY

Braun, T.E.D. "Incorporation and Structure: Two Models for Teaching Ethics in Content Courses." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 5, 2 (May 1991): 11-14.

McAllister, Marie E. The Pedagogue's Post: Early Women Writers: A Course Description and Rationale." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 5, 1 (Jan. 1991): 12-14.

Overton, B. "Teaching 18th-Century English Poetry - An Experiment." English, 40, 167 (Summer 1991): 137-44.

Russell, Lois Ann. "The Pedagogue's Post: Castles and Courts - François I to Napoleon III." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 4, 1 (Jan. 1990): 23-25.

Singh, Brijraj. "Jefferson in the Ghetto." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 4, 1 (Jan. 1990): 12-16.

Stewart, Mary Margaret. "The Pedagogue's Post: Mid & Late 18th-Century English Literature." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 5, 1 (Jan.1991): 32-3.

Szilagyi, Stephen. "The Pedagogue's Post: English 381 - The Later 18th Century." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 4, 1 (Jan. 1990): 25-7.

Szilagyi, Stephen. "The Pedagogue's Post: English 680 - Genius and Madness." East Central Intelligencer, N.S. 5, 1 (Jan. 1991): 31-2.

TEXTUAL STUDIES & "STYLOMETRICS"

Burrows, J. F. "'I Lisp'd in Numbers': Fielding, Richardson, and the Appraisal of Statistical Evidence." Scriblerian, 23, 2 (Spring 1991): 234-41.

Furbank, P.N. & W.R. Owens. "Dangerous Relations." Scriblerian, 23, 2 (Spring 1991): 242-44.

U.S. - COLONIAL & FEDERAL HISTORY

Countryman, E. "The Uses of Capital in Revolutionary America: The Case of New York Loyalist Merchants." William and Mary Quarterly, 49, 1 (Jan. 1992): 3-28.

Chaplin, J.E. "Tidal Rice Cultivation and the Problem of Slavery in South Carolina and Georgia 1760-1815." William and Mary Quarterly, 49, 1 (Jan. 1992): 29-61.

Perkins, Jean A. "Marie Du Pont: Portrait of an Ordinary Housewife." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 6, 1 (Jan. 1992): 10-13.

Russo, J.B. "A Model Planter: Edward Lloyd of Maryland, 1770-1796." William and Mary Quarterly, 49, 1 (Jan. 1992): 62-88.

Bullion, J.L. "British Ministers and American Resistance to the Stamp Act, October-December 1765." William and Mary Quarterly, 49, 1 (Jan. 1992): 89-107.

Swanson, D.F. and A.P. Trout. "Alexander Hamilton's Hidden Sinking Fund." William and Mary Quarterly, 49, 1 (Jan. 1992): 108-19.

JEFFERSON, THOMAS

Peterson, Leland D. "The Jeffersons' Wedding Trip: Fact and Fancy." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 4, 2 (May 1991): 7-11.

 

 

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