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SELECTED READINGS, No. 12

 

Compiled and edited by Kevin Berland, with the able assistance of the Volunteer Fire Brigade, viz., Jeffrey Merrick and Benoît Melançon.

 

[These early editions of Selected Readings, originally circulated as longish text messages to C18-L subscribers, are now being posted here on the C18-L Website with minimal re-editing. Note that we formerly used abbreviations for journals. To find the key to abbreviations, please follow this link - Old SR Abbreviation Key]

 

 

AFRICA

Shell, R.C.H. "A Family Matter: The Sale and Transfer of Human Beings at the Cape, 1658-1850." IJAHS, 25. 2 (1992): 285-336.

 

AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, & PACIFIC HISTORY

Chappell, D.A. "Shipboard Relations Between Pacific Island Women and Euroamerican Men, 1767-1887." JPacH, 27, 2 (December 1992): 131-49.

BALTIC HISTORY

Konya, P. "Presov during the Anti-Hapsburg Revolts in the Late 17th and Early 18th Century" (in Slovak). Historicky Casopis, 40, 2 (1992): 171-84.

BIBLIOGRAPHY, BIBLIOPHILY, EDITING, LIBRARIERS, HISTORY OF THE BOOK (& PUBLISHING & READERSHIP) &c.

Adler, Jeremy. "Duke August's Library" (review of Paul Raabe, Bibliosibirsk oder Mitten in Deutschland [Zurich: Arche], and George Ruppert & Sabine Solf, eds., Lexicon zur Geschichte und Gegenwart der Herzog August Bibliothek [Wiesbaden: Harassowitz]). TLS, 4687 (January 29, 1993): 25.

 

CANADA, L'ACADIE, L'AMÉRIQUE FRANÇAISE, LA NOUVELLE FRANCE - QUÉBEC

Bernard, Andres. "La reception de l''etrange' au Quebec: Pierre de Sales Laterriere (1743-1815)," in Critique et littérature québecoise, A. Hayward et A. Whitfield eds. (Montreal: Triptyque, 1992), pp. 199-216.

Caulier, B. "Batir l'Amerique des dévots. Les confrèries de dévotion montrealaises depuis le Régime français." RHAF 46, bb1 (été 1992): 45-66.

Roy, F. "Une mise en scéne de l'histoire. La fondation de Montréal a travers les siècles." RHAF 46, 1 (été 1992): 7-36.

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

Mundt Espin, C. "Von Storchen und Fuchsen: Observations on Madame de Staël's Method of Contrastive Literary Analysis on the Example of Goethe's Interpretation in 'De l'Allemagne'" [in German]. Arcadia, 27, 1-2 (1992): 162-81.

Wilpert, G.V. "The Vision of Charles XI in the Writings of Arndt, Alexis, Merimée and Fontaine: A Case for Further Comparative Studies" [in German]. Arcadia, 27, 1-2 (1992): 182-9.

ENGLAND - HISTORY

Griffiths, T., P.A. Hunt, & P.K. O'Brien. "Inventive Activity in the British Textile Industry." JEconH, 52, 4 (December 1992): 881-906.

Yardley, B. "Buckingham and the Politics of Toleration." HLQ 55, 2 (Spring, 1992): 317-38.

ENGLAND - LITERATURE

Brewer, John. "Keeping Feelings Sensible: Eighteenth-century fiction and the moulding of the New Man" (review of G.J. Barker-Benfield, The Culture of Sensibility: Sex and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain). TLS, 4687 (January 29, 1993): 8.

Corman, Brian. "What is the Canon of English Drama, 1660-1737?" ECS, 26, 3 (Winter 1992/93): 307-321.

Nunning, A. "Narrative Form and Fictional Reality-Construction from the View of New Historicism and Narratology: Foundations and Perspectives of Culturoscientific Studies on an 18th-Century English Novel" [in German]. ZAA, 40, 3 (1992): 197-213.

[see also Scotland-Literature-Mackenzie, Ireland-Literature-Swift]

AUSTEN

Nollwiemann, R. "Austen's Fragments, Sanditon and the b

Watsons" (in German). Anglia, 110, 3-4 (1992): 368-94.

DRYDEN

Gelber, Michael Werth. "Dryden's Theory of Comedy." ECS, 26, 3 (Winter 1992/93): 261-83.

JOHNSON

Dussinger, John A. "Hester Piozzi, Italy, and the Johnsonian Aether." SCR, 9, 4 (Winter 1992): 46-58.

Greene, Donald. "The Myth of Johnson's Misogyny: Some Addenda." SCR, 9, 4 (Winter 1992): 6-17.

Hain, Bonnie, & Carole McAllister. "James Boswell's Ms. Perceptions and Samuel Johnson's Ms. Placed Friends." SCR, 9, 4 (Winter 1992): 59-70.

Parke, Catherine N. "Negotiating the Past, Examining Ourselves: Johnson, Women, and Gender in the Classroom." SCR, 9, 4 (Winter 1992): 71-80.

Thomas, Claudia. "Samuel Johnson and Elizabeth Carter: Pudding, Epictetus, and the Accomplished Woman." SCR, 9, 4 (Winter 1992): 18-30.

Wallace, Tara Ghoshal. "'Guarded With Fragments': Body and Discourse in Rasselas." SCR, 9, 4 (Winter 1992): 31-45.

[SCR titles come from a special issue of South Central Review on Johnson and Gender, edited by Charles H. Hinnant.]

POPE

Nash, R. "Translation, Editing, and Poetic Invention in Pope's Dunciad." SP, 89, 4 (Autumn 1992): 470-84.

SMART

Raycroft, Brent. "A New Footnote to the Biographia Literaria: Mary Midnight's Cat-Harpsichord." ESC, 18, 4 (December 1992): 402-13.

STERNE

Benedict, Barbara M. "'Dear Madam': Rhetoric, Cultural Politics, and the Female Reader in Tristram Shandy." SP, 89, 4 (Autumn 1992): 485- .

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

Feustle, J.A. "Sending Foreign Language Word Processor Files Over Networks." Hispania, 75, 5 (December 1992): 1376.

FRANCE - HISTORY

Barber, W.H. "Enlightenment from exile" (review of E.L. Eisenstein, Grub Street Abroad: Aspects of the French Cosmopolitan Press from the Age of Louis XIV to the French Revolution). TLS, 4687 (January 29, 1993): 25.

Cornette, J. "Fils de memoire. L'autobiographie de Jean Conan 1765-1834." RHMC, 39 (juillet-septembre 1992): 353-402.

Faure, C. "Les Constituants de 1789 avaient-ils la volonte deliberée d'évincer les femmes de la vie politique?" HEI 15, 4-6 (août 1992): 537-42.

Jones, A. "Towards a New Structural Theory of Revolution: Universalism and Community in the French and Russian Revolution." EHR, 107, 425 (October 1992): 862-900.

Jourdan, A. "Du sacre du philosophe au sacre du militaire: les grands hommes et la Revolution." RHMC, 39 (juillet-septembre 1992): 403-22.

Loft, Leonore. "Le Journal du Licée de Londres: A Study in the Pre-Revolutionary French Press." EHQ 23 (1993):7-

FRANCE - LITERATURE

* [Anonyme.] L'Enfant du bordel (1800). Édition de Michel Delon. Cadeilhan: Zulma, 1992. 125 pp.

Dedeyan, Charles. Telémaque ou la liberté de l'ésprit. Paris: Nizet, 1991.

Ekstein, N. "Reference and Resemblance in the 17th-Century Literary Portrait." StFr 36, 1 (janvier-avril 1992): 9-20.

Gevrey, F. "Souvenirs de théâtre dans les Illustres Francaises." Littératures, 27 (automne 1992): 61-75.

Gough, H. "France and the Memory of Revolution, 1789-1989." HEI, 15, 4-6 (August 1992): 811-6.

Halpern, J.C. "L'universel et le lointain. Les mondes exotiques dans la culture populaire, en France, a la fin du XVIIIe siècle." HEI. 15, 4-6 (août 1992): 767-72.

Hayes, Julie C. "Plagiarism and Legitimation in Eighteenth-Century France." ECTI, 34 (1993): 1-17.

Pageaux, D.H. "Formes nouvelles de la comédie au XVIIIe siècle (Marivaux, Goldoni, Lessing)." Littératures, 27 (automne 1992): 77-96.

McGuire, James R. "La Princesse de Cleves de-mouant La Princesse de Cleves. FrR, 66, 3 (février 1993): 381-92.

* Weil, Michele. Robert Challe, romancier. Genève et Paris: Droz (coll. "Histoire des idées et critique littéraire", 298), 1991. 340 pp.

[see also title by Mundt-Espin listed under Comparative Literature]

PRÉVOST

Cusset, Catherine. "Loi du pére et symbolique de l'éspace dans Manon Lescaut." ECF, 5, 2 (janvier 1993): 93-103.

ROUSSEAU

Bok, Christian. "The Monstrosity of Representation: Frankenstein and Rousseau." ESC, 18, 4 (December 1992): 415 ff.

[See also title by Michisaw listed under Scotland - Literature - Mackenzie

VOLTAIRE

Badir, M.G. "Race et nation au XVIIIe siècle. Étude comparative de la nation juive et arabe par Voltaire." HEI, 15, 4-6 (août 1992): 709-15.

Condat, R. "Voltaire et les iconoclastes." Littératures, 27 (automne 1992): 221-7.

Steiner, U. "Voltaire or Optimism: On Several Philosophical and Poetic Aspects of Voltaire's 'Poème sur le Désastre de Lisbonne' with Accompanying New Translation" (in German). Daphnis, 21, 2-3 (1992): 305-410.

Steiner, U. "Anger in Paradise: Rousseau's Reply to 'Poème sur le Désastre de Lisbonne'" (in German). Daphnis, 21, 4 (1992): 695 ff.

GERMANY - LITERATURE

GOETHE

Batley, E. "Werther's Final Act of Alienation: Goethe, Lessing, and Jerusalem on the Poetry and the Truth of Suicide." MLR, 87, 4 (October 1992): 868-78.

Rueger, Alexander, "The Cultural Use of Knowledge: Goethe's Theory of Color in Weimar Classicism." ECS, 26, 3 (Winter 1992/93): 211-32.

[see also title by Mundt-Espin listed under Comparative Literature]

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

Kenney, A. "Catalogue of the Archives of the Manchester Society of Architects." BJRULM 74, 2 (Summer 1992): 37-64.

HISTORY OF ART

Colley, Linda. "Sleek insecurities: Grand Manner portraiture, arrivistes and the national character" [review of Andrew Wilton, The Swagger Portrait, and the show of the same name at the Tate Gallery]. TLS, 4681 (December 18, 1992): 14-15.

Griffiths, A. "Two Letters on the Print Trade Between London and Paris in the Early 18th Century." Print Quarterly, 9, 3 (September 1992): 282-5.

Hubala, E. "The Rottmayer Quellwunder des Moses (1706)" (in German). Pantheon, 50 (1992): 74-9.

Louza Martinez, F.J. "A Colonial Silverwork Found in the Real Colegiata de Santa Maria del Campo de La Coruna" (in Spanish). AEsA 65, 258 (April-June 1992): 235-8.

See also title by Rueger listed under Germany-Literature - Goethe.

GOYA

Cabanas Bravo, R. "On a 'Fernando VII' by Goya Commissioned by the Junta of Talavera de La Reina" (in Spanish). AEsA 65, 258 (April-June 1992): 221-7.

KAUFMANN, ANGELICA

Pointon, Marcia. "Limning politely" [review of W.W. Roworth, ed., Angelica Kauffman: A Continental Artist in Georgian England, and the exhibit of the same name at the York City Art Gallery]. TLS, 4684 (January 8, 1993): 16.

U.S. - COLONIAL & FEDERAL

Magazine Antiques, 142, 5 (November 1992) is a special issue on "American Painting"; articles include: A.E. Ledes: Art from Sacred Landscapes" [exhibition] (606); E.H. Gustafson, "John F. Kensett's 'Niagara Falls' Lost and Now Found" (658); "Museum Acquisitions: Smithsonian Receives Copley and Peale Portraits" (674); W. Garrett, "American Artists and Italy" (690); E.E. Hirshler, "American Painters on the Grand Tour: The Lure of Italy, 1760-1870" (714); M.B. Hill, "Grandmother's Garden: American Landscape Painting" (726); L.B. Miller, "In Pursuit of Fame: The European Travels of Rembrandt Peale" (736), and more.

HISTORY OF MUSIC

[see also title by Roldan listed under Latin America]

BACH, C.P.E.

Hartmann, G. "Es is vollbracht: Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach's Freyer Fantasie in F# minor (Wq-67) of 1787" (in German). Musiktheorie, 7, 2 (1992): 99-112.

HAYDN

Norris, D.O. "Haydn's Hidden Rhythms." Clavier, 32, 1 (January 1993): 24-7.

Tolley, T. "Music in the Circle of William Jones: A Contribution to the History of Haydn's Early Reputation." M&L 73, 4 (November 1992): 525-50.

HISTORY OF RELIGION

CHRISTIANITY - PROTESTANT

Bradshaw, Brendan. "Obstacles to Faith" (review of C.J. Sommerville, The Secularization of Early Modern England). TLS, 4687 (January 29, 1993): 24.

Duffy, Eamon. "Toland and Mahomet" (review of J.A.I. Champion, The Pillars of Priestcraft Shaken: The Church of England and Its Enemies, 1660-1730). TLS, 4687 (January 29, 1993): 24.

CHRISTIANITY - ROMAN CATHOLIC

Reinhardt, R. "Catholicism and Catholicisms: The Interpretation of Church History during the 17th and 18th Century" [in German]. ZK 103, 3 (1992): 361-66.

[See also title by Batelli listed under Italy; titles by Noll and by Wilson listed under US - Colonial & Federal History; titles by Hambrick-Stowe, Thomas, and Winship listed under US - Colonial & Federal Literature]

IRELAND - LITERATURE

SWIFT

Wagner, P. "Swift and the Female Idol: The Dean as Iconoclast." Anglia, 110, 3-4 (1992): 347-67.

ITALY - HISTORY

Battelli, G. "Studies on Bishops and Dioceses on Northern Italy Between the 16th Century and the 20th Century" (in Italian). RSLR 28, 2 (1992): 391-444.

Innocenti Pierini, R. degli'. "Foscolo and Classical Literature on Exile: Some Reading Notes" (in Italian). Maia, 44, 2 (May-August 1992): 147-56.

Quaderni Storici, 27, 3 (December 1992) is a special issue on Collective Resources; articles include: D. Moreno & O. Raggio, "Historical Perspectives on the Use of Collective Resources" (613); G. Comino, "Exploitation and Redistribution of Collective Resources: The Confraternity of the Holy Spirit in the Region of Monregale, 13th-18th century" (687); E. Arioti, "Collective Property and Periodic Land Allotment in a Small Town on the Bolognese Plai: San Giovanni in Persiceto, 1500-1800" (703); B. Palmero, "Community, Creditors and Land Management: Briga in the 17th Century" (739); M. Caffiero, "Communal Lands, Private Fortunes: Elite Practices and Conflicts over the Control of Collective Resources in Lazio, 1700-1900" (759), and more.

Revue des études italiennes, 38, 1-4 (1992) is a special issue on Italy and the French Revolution, including articles on Alfieri, Parini, Foscolo, Pindemonte, Monti, musical & theatrical Italians living in Paris in 1789, the Revolution in Italian eulogies and autobiography, and other more (in French and Italian).

LATIN AMERICA - HISTORY

Roldan, W.A. "The Mulattoes and the Colonial Society of Buenos Aires at the End of the 18th Century" (in Spanish). LAMR/RMLA 13, 2 (Fall-Winter 1992): 226-33.

NATIVE AMERICANS, FIRST NATIONS, LES INDIGÈNES, INDIANS, &c.

Kolodny, Annette. "Among the Indians: The Uses of Captivity" [Review article]. New York Times Book Review, January 31, 1993, pp. 1, 26-9.

Toulouse, T. "My Own Credit: Strategies of (E)Valuation in Mary Rowlandson's Captivity Narrative." AmL 64, 4 (December 1992): 655-76.

NETHERLANDS

Dibbets, G.R.W. "Moonen Nederduitsche Spraekkunst (1701) in Letters to Vollenhove" (in Dutch). TVNTL, 108, 3 (1992): 256-75.

PHILOSOPHY

HUME

Martinez y Martinez, J.A. "The Problem of the External World in Hume" (in Spanish). Pensiamento, 48, 192 (October-December 1992): 403-24.

HUTCHESON

Paxman, David. "Aesthetics as Epistemology, or Knowledge Without Certainty." ECS, 26, 3 (Winter 1992/93): 285-306.

KANT

Bilbeny, N. "The Occult Pathos of Kant's Ethics" (in Spanish). Pensiamento, 48, 192 (October-December 1992): 385-402.

Engstrom, S. "The Concept of the Highest Good in Kant's Moral Theory." Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 52, 4 (December 1992): 747-80.

Kerman, D.E. "Mencius and Kant on Moral Failure." Journal of Chinese Philosophy, 19, 3 (September 1992): 309-28.

Palmquist, S. "Kant's So-Called Appropriation of the God of Lampe: The Problem of Transcendental Theology and an Affirmation of Physicotheology as an Empirical Confirmation of the God Hypothesis." Harvard Theological Review, 85, 1 (January 1992): 85-108.

Piche, C. "The Philosopher-Artist: A Note on Lyotard's Reading of Kant." Research in Phenomenology, 22 (1992): 152-60.

Thomson, G. "The Weak, the Strong, and the Mild: Readings of Kant's Ontology." Ratio, N.S. 5, 2 (December 1992): 160-76.

LA METTRIE

Jones, Colin. "Taking physic" [review of Kathleen Wellman, La Mettrie: Medicine, Philosophy and Enlightenment (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1992)]. TLS, 4681 (December 18, 1992): 21.

Sozzi, M. "Lamettrie and the History of Criticism: Fortune in the 18th Century" (in Italian). StFr 36, 1 (janvier-avril 1992): 21-36.

SMITH

Brown, Vivienne. "The Dialogic Experience of Conscience: Adam Smith and the Voices of Stoicism." ECS, 26, 3 (Winter 1992/93): 233-60.

Salter, J. "Adam Smith on Feudalism, Commerce, and Slavery." HPT, 13, 2 (Summer 1992): 219-42.

POLITICAL THOUGHT

BURKE

O'Brien, Conor Cruise. "The Great Melody" [Correspondence re: December 4 E.P. Thompson review]. TLS, 4681 (December 18, 1992): 13.

RUSSIA - HISTORY

Otechestvennaya Istoriya, 6 (November-December 1992) includes a note [in Russian] by O. Kosheleva, R. Martin, B. Morozov, & M. Po., on an international project establishing a biographical database of the Russian Statefrom the 14th-17th centuries, pp. 212-14.

SCOTLAND - LITERATURE

MACKENZIE

Michasiw, Kim Ian. "Imitation and Ideology: Henry Mackenzie's Rousseau." ECF, 5, 2 (January 1993): 153-176.

TEACHING THE 18TH CENTURY

Yaari, Monique, & Vera Mark. "'Approaches to French Civilization': A Graduate Theory and Methods Course." FrR, 66, 3 (février 1993): 433-2 [not, of course, just 18th-century...].

U.S. - COLONIAL & FEDERAL HISTORY

Bielinski, S. "A Middling Sort: Artisans and Tradesmen in Colonial Albany." NYH, 73, 3 (July 1992): 261-90.

Noll, M.A. "The American Revolution and Protestant Evangelism." JIH 23, 3 (Winter 1993): 615-38.

Smith-Rosenberg, C. "Dis-Covering the Subject of the Great Constitutional Discussion, 1786-1789." JAmH, 79, 3 (December 1992): 841-73.

Steele, I.K. "Suppressed Official British Report of the Siege and Massacre at Fort William Henry, 1757." HLQ 55, 2 (Spring 1992): 339-52.

Wilson, J.F. "Religion and Revolution in American History." JIH 23, 3 (Winter 1993): 597-614.

Essex Institute Historical Collections, 128, 4 (October 1992) features articles on witches: E.G. Breslaw, "The Salem Witch from Barbados: In Search of Tituba's Roots" (217); A.A. Cave, "Indian Shamans and English Witches in 17th-Century New England" (239); B.R. Dailey, "'Where Thieves Break Through and Steal': John Hale versus Dorcas Hoar, 1672-92" (255); R.P. Gildrie, "The Salem Witchcraft Trials as a Crisis of Popular Imagination" (270); J. Kamensky, Words, Witches, and Woman Trouble: Witchcraft, Disorderly Speech, and Gender Boundaries in Puritan New England" (286).

U.S. - COLONIAL & FEDERAL LITERATURE

Hambrick-Stowe, Charles. "The Spiritual Pilgrimage of Sarah Osborn (1714-1796)." CH, 61 (1992): 408-21.

Thomas, J.M. "Peculiar Soil: Mining the Early American Imagination." EAL 27, 3 (1992): 151-69.

Winship, M.P. "'Behold the Bridegroom Cometh!' Marital Imagery in Massachusetts Preaching, 1630-1730." Early American Literature 27, 3 (1992): 170-84.

EQUIANO, OLAUDAH

Marren, S.M. "Between Slavery and Freedom: The Transgressive Self in Olaudah Equiano's Autobiography." PMLA, 108, 1 (January 1993): 94-105.

WOMEN'S STUDIES

Floyd Wilson, M. "Ophelia and Femininity in the 18th Century: Dangerous Conjectures in Ill-Breeding Minds." WS 21, 4 (1992): 397-410.

[See also the title by Hambrick-Stowe listed under US - Federal & Colonial Literature, and titles concerning New England witches listed under US - Federal & Colonial History]

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