Selected Readings, No 44

March, 1996

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AFRICA & THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

* de Duras, Claire. Ourika. Original French text ed. by Joan de DeJean; introduction by Joan DeJean & Margaret Waller. New York: Modern Language Association, 1995. xxviii, 45 pp. ISBN 0-87352-779-8 [story of a Senegalese girl rescued from slavery & raised by an aristocratic French family during the Revolution; a popular novel of the 1820s].

* de Duras, Claire. Ourika: An English Translation. Tr. John Fowles; introduction by Joan DeJean & Margaret Waller. New York: Modern Language Association, 1995. xxxiii, 47 pp. ISBN 0-87352-780-1

* Grove, Richard H. Green Imperialism: Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Edens and the Origins of Environmentalism, 1600-1860. Cambridge University Press, 1995. xiv + 525 pp. ISBN 0 521 40385 5. [a review by Jane Carruthers (University of South Africa) on H-AFRICA, quoted with permission, notes, Using insights from postmodern literary theory, Marxian class analysis, resource economics and many other disciplines, Grove traces the origins of modern environmental concern -intellectually, culturally and practically - to European expansion in general, but especially to contact with islands and tropical biota. He explains the importance of islands in European culture, extracting information from Shakespeare, Daniel Defoe, Darwin, and also from the archives in places as varied as Lyons, Brest, Bangalore, Mauritius, St Vincent, Pretoria, Trinidad and Tobago, Cambridge and Kew. The importance of islands, as Grove explains it, is that being isolated and relatively small, they rapidly and dramatically demonstrated the mechanisms and processes of ecological change brought about by European penetration, thus generating theoretical enquiry about such matters and impacting upon environmental policy. Also covered are the environmental and colonial histories of tropical India, St Helena, the Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius, and the Caribbean. Carruthers concludes her review: "Essentially, Green Imperialism can be summarized as the history of how westerners have yearned for a sustainable environment, yet introducing to so many parts of the world so many of the factors which make that impossible. However, far from a `doom and gloom' position, Grove shows how the interaction between people and environment can be surprisingly constructive and how our cultural history has been affected by it."]

[see also title by White under US & Colonial History]

BIBLIOGRAPHY, BIBLIOMANIA, BIBLIOPHAGY, BIBLIOPHILIA, BIBLIOPOLY, EDITING, HISTORY OF THE BOOK & PUBLISHING, LIBRARIES, &C.

* Chartier, Roger. The Order of Books: Readers, Authors, and Libraries in Europe Between the 14th and 18th Centuries. 126 pp. Stanford University Press, 1994.

Cope, Kevin L. "The Noel Library: Sign of a New Millenium in Scholarship." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 10, 1 (February 1996): 20-24 [re: the Noel Collection at Lousiana State]

* Donoghue, Frank. The Fame Machine: Book Reviewing and Eighteenth-Century Literary Careers. Stanford University Press, 1996. 256 pp. [shift from patronage to open market and concomitant changes in writers credentials and measures of success]

Morris, Leslie A. "Provenance Research and the SCIPIO Database: Auction and Booksellers Catalogues in the Philadelphia Area." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 10, 1 (February 1996): 15-20.

* Wortman, William A. A Guide to Serial Bibliographies for Modern Literatures. 2nd ed. New York: Modern Language Association, 1995. 300 pp. ISBN 0-87352-965-0 (cloth); 0-87352-966-9 (paper).

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 89, 4 (December1995) is a special issue on the topic, "Book Catalogues, Today andTomorrow"; articles include R.E. Stoddard. "Introduction" (393) and "Book Catalogues and Life: A Preliminary Witness" (395); G. Mandelbrote, "A New Edition of The Distribution of Books by Catalogue: Problems and Prospects" (399); R. Landon, "The Antiquarian Book Trade in Britain 1659-1830: The Use of Auction andBooksellers' Catalogues" (409); L. Coral, "Towards a Bibliography of British Book Catalogues, 1801-1900" (419); K. Nipps, PACSCL's Auction and Dealer Catalogue Project" (427); G. Austin, "Catalogues of French Booksales: A Handlist" (435); C. Coppens, A Census of Printers' and Booksellers' Catalogues up to 1600" (447); H. Schiller, "From Homer to Shakespeare: The Henri Schiller Collection, Its Objectives, and Its Manuscript File" (457); E. Holzenberg, "Book Catalogue Collections in Selected American Libraries" (465); R. Folter, "An Annotated Checklist of Catalogue Literature" (469).

CHINA - HISTORY

Marks, R.B., & C.S. Chen. "Price Inflation and Its Social, Economic, and Climatic Context in Guangdong Province, 1707-1800." T'oung Pao, International Review of Sinology, 81, 1-3 (1995): 109-52.

CHINA - LITERATURE

* Huang, Martin W. Literati and Self-Re/Presentation: Autobiographical Sensibility in the Eighteenth-Century Chinese Novel. Stanford University Press, 1995. 238 pp.

CLOTHING, COSTUME STUDIES

Medick, H. "A Culture of Appearances: Clothes and their Colours in the Village of Laichingen, 1750-1820" [in Italian]. Quaderni Storici, 30, 2 (August 1995): 515-38.

[see also title by White listed under U.S. - Colonial & Federal History]

COMPUTERS &C.

Hubbard, D. "Virtuality and Rumors of Reality: The Humanist in an Interactive Age." College Language Association Journal, 39, 1 (September 1995): 1-17.

Mosaic - Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, 28, 4 (December 1995) is a special issue on the topic "Media Matters: Technologies of Literary Production," moving from manuscript andcodex to printing history, production history, hypertext, computers in creative writing, &c. -- includes an interdisciplinary bibliography on literature & media change.

DENMARK - HISTORY

Christiansen, Palle Ove. "Culture and Contrasts in a Northern European Village; Lifestyles among Manorial Peasants in 18th-Century Denmark." Journal of Social History, 29, 2 (Winter 1995): 275-94.

ECONOMICS

* Braddick, Michael J. The Nerves of State: Taxation and the Financing of the English State, 1558-1714. St. Martin's, 1996.

Rabuzzi, Daniel A. "Eighteenth-Century Commercial Mentalities as Reflected and Projected in Business Handbooks." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29, 2 (1996): 169-89.

[see also title by Morellet listed under France - Literature]

COMPUTERS &C.

* Greetham, D.C., ed. Scholarly Editing: A Guide to Research. New York: The Modern Language Association, 1996. 750 pp. ISBN 0-87352-560-4 (cloth); 0-87352-561-2 (paper).

ENGLAND- HISTORY

Barry, J. "The Meanings of Freedom: Urban Freedom in 17th and 18th-Century England" [in Italian]. Quaderni Storici, 30, 2 (August 1995): 487-514.

Harris, Bob. "'American Idols': Empire, War and the Middling Ranks in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain." Past & Present, 150 (February 1996): 111-41.

Healy, T. "Selves, States, and Sectarianism in Early Modern England." English, 44, 180 (Autumn 1995): 193-214.

Jenner, M. "The Politics of London Air: John Evelyn's Fumifugium and the Restoration." Historical Journal, 38, 3 (September 1995): 535-52.

* Mingay, G.E. Land And Society In England, 1750-1980. London: Longman, 1994. 278 pp.

Pincus, S. "'Coffee politicians does create': Coffeehouses and restoration political culture." Journal of Modern History, 67, 4 (December 1995): 807-34.

Simms, B. "An Odd Question Enough: Charles James Fox, the Crown, and British Policy During the Hanoverian Crisis of 1806." Historical Journal, 38, 3 (September 1995): 567-96.

[see also title by Horwitz & Polden listed under History of Law]

ENGLAND - LITERATURE

* Clery, E.J. The Rise of Supernatural Fiction, 1762-1800. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 222 pp. ISBN 0-521-45315-X

* Connery, Brian A., & Kirk Combe, eds. Theorizing Satire: Essays in Literary Criticism. St, Martin s, 1995. 212 pp. ISBN 0-312-12302-7

* Ferguson, Moira. Eighteenth-Century Women Poets: Nation, Class, and Gender. SUNY, 1995. 164 pp. ISBN 0-7915-2511-8 [Mary Collier, Mary Scott, Ann Yearsley, Janet Little]

* Johnson, Claudia L. Equivocal Beings: Politics, Gender, and Sentimentality in the 1790s: Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen. University of Chicago Press, 1995. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-226-40183-9 (cloth); 0-226-40184-7 (paper)

* Kilgour, Maggie. The Rise of the Gothic Novel_. Routledge, 1995. 280pp. ISBN 0-415-08181-5 [practical criticism of Godwin, Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Lewis, Shelley; Rousseau, Burke]

* Lawrence, Robert G., ed. Restoration Plays. Boston: Everyman, 1994. 704 pp. ISBN 0-460-87432-2

* Lindsay, David, ed. The Beggar's Opera and Other 18th-Century Plays. Boston: Everyman, 1993. 472 pp. ISBN 0-460-87314-8 [Gay; Addison; Rowe; Fielding; Lillo, Colman & Garrick; Cumberland]

* Lyons, Paddy, & Fidelis Morgan, eds. Female Playwrights of the Restoration: Five Comedies. Boston: Everyman, 1994. 365 pp. ISBN 0-460-87427-6 [Behn, The Feigned Courtesan, Ariadne, She Ventures and He Wins; Mary Pix, The Basset Table; Susannah Centlivre, The Busybody]

* Nelson, T.G.A. Children, Parents, and the Rise of the Novel. Delaware, 1995. 252 pp. ISBN 0-87413-558-3 [sympathetic turn from begetter to child in Augustan comedy; Sarah Fielding; Mandeville]

[see also title by Anselment listed under history of Medicine]

AUSTEN

* Austen, Jane. Northanger Abbey. Claire Grogan, ed. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1996. Paper. ISBN 1-55111-078-4

* Looser, Devoney, ed. Jane Austen and Discourses on Feminism. St. Martin s. 1995. 197 pp. ISBN 0-312-12367-1

BEHN

* Behn, Aphra. The Rover. Ed. Anne Russell. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1994. 204 pp., paper. ISBN 1-55111-037-7

CENTLIVRE

* Centlivre, Susanna. A Bold Stroke for a Wife. Ed. Nancy Copeland. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1995. 200 pp., paper. ISBN 1-55111-021-0

COWPER

Soubrenie, E. "Le nord dans la poésie de William Cowper." Études anglaises, 48, 3 (juillet-septembre 1995): 257-67.

CRABBE

* Whitehead, Frank. George Crabbe: A Reappraisal. Susquehanna University Press, 1995. 243 pp. ISBN 0-945636-70-9

FENWICK

* Secresy. Ed. Isobel Grundy. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1994. 360 pp., paper. ISBN 1-55111-014-8

FIELDING, HENRY

Braverman, R. "Rebellion Redux: Figuring Whig History in Tom Jones." Clio, 24, 3 (Spring 1995): 251-68.

* Campbell, Jill. Natural Masques: Gender and Identity in Fielding's Plays and Novels. Stanford University Press, 1995. 326 pp.

GARRICK

* Garrick, David, & George Colman (the elder). The Clandestine Marriage. Ed. Noel Chevalier. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1995. 242 pp., paper. ISBN 1-55111-027-X

GOLDSMITH

Flint, Christopher. "'The Family Piece': Oliver Goldsmith and the Politics of the Everyday in Eighteenth-Century Domestic Portraiture." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29, 2 (1996): 127-52. [Reynolds, Gainsborough, Devis, Hogarth]

* Goldsmith. Poems and Plays. Ed. Tom Davis. Boston: Everyman, 1995. 328 pp. ISBN 0-460-87390-3

HAYS

* Hays, Mary. The Victim of Prejudice. Ed. Eleanor Ty. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1994. 280 pp., paper. ISBN 0-921149-37-9

HAYWOOD

* Haywood, Eliza. Love in Excess. Ed. David Oakleaf. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1994. 240 pp., paper. ISBN 1-55111-016-4

JOHNSON

Joy, N.R. "A Johnson Allusion in a Letter to Benjamin Franklin Explained and Amplified." ANQ - A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews, 8, 1 (Winter 1995): 13 ff.

* Quinney, Laura. Literary Power and the Criteria of Truth. University Press of Florida, 1995. 183 pp. ISBN 0-8130-1345-3 [a chapter on Johnson in a study of writers with tragic sense of life]

MARVELL

Semler, L.E. "Marvell's Mannerist Scepticism: A Reading of Mourning." English, 44, 180 (Autumn 1995): 214-28.

PIX

Mann, S.G. & D.D. "The Publisher William Turner, Female Playwrights, and Pix's The Adventures in Madrid." Review of English Studies, 46, 184 (November 1995) 531-5.

PLUMPTRE

* Plumptre, Anne. Something New. Ed. Deborah McLeod. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1996. 200 pp., paper. ISBN 1-55111-079-2

POPE

Froes, Joao. "An Unpublished Note from Pope to Lord Orrery." Scriblerian, 27, 2 (Spring 1995): 187 ff.

* Griffin, Robert J. Wordsworth s Pope: A Study in Literary Historiography. Canbridge, 1995. 190 pp. ISBN 0-521-48171-6

RADCLIFFE

* Miles, Robert. Ann Radcliffe: The Great Enchantress. Manchester, 1995. 201 pp. ISBN 0-7190-3826-6 (cloth); 0-7190-3829-4 (paper).

RICHARDSON

Rain, D.C. "Deconstructing Richardson." English Studies, 76, 6 (November 1995): 520-31 [re: Terry Castle's Clarissa's Ciphers]

SCOTT, SARAH

* Scott, Sarah. Millenium Hall. Ed. Gary Kelly. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1995. 260 pp., paper. ISBN 1-55111-015-6

FRANCE - HISTORY

Bell, David A. "Lingua Populi, Lingua Dei: Language, Religion and the Origins of French Revolutionary Nationalism." American Historical Review, 100, 5 (December 1995): 1403-37.

Descimon, R. "The Body Politic, Guilds, and the Bourgeoisie in Paris during the 16th and 17th centuries [in Italian]. Quaderni Storici, 30, 2 (August 1995): 417-44.

* Mirzoeff, Nicholas. Silent Poetry: Deafness, Sign, and Visual Culture in Modern France. Princeton, 1995. 317 pp. ISBN 0-691-03789-2 -- and see review by Patrice Higgonet, "Accidents of nature: The changing treatment of the deaf in France," TLS, 4847 (February 23, 1996): 6-7.]

[see also titles listed under Linguistics - Langages de la Revolution]

FRANCE - LITERATURE

* Cook, Elizabeth Heckendorn. Epistolary Bodies: Gender and Genre in the Eighteenth-Century Republic of Letters. Stanford University Press, 1996. 220 pp. [Habermas's public sphere theory and epistolary narrative; Montesquieu's Lettres Persanes, Richardson's Clarissa, Riccoboni's Lettres de Mistriss Fanni Butlerd, & Crevecoeur s Letters from an American Farmer]

* Russo, Ellen. Skeptical Selves: Empiricism and Modernity in the French Novel. Stanford University Press, 1996. 244 pp.

DIDEROT & LES ENCYCLOPÉDISTES

* Diderot, Denis. Selected Writings on Art and Literature. Translated into English, and with and introduction by, Geoffrey Bremner. Penguin Classics, 1996. ISBN 0-14-044588-9

PASCAL

* Pascal, Blaise. Pensées. Translated into English, rev. introd., by A.J. Krailsheimer. New ed., concordance, new bibliography. Penguin Classic, 1996. ISBN 0-14-044645-1

ROUSSEAU

Denman, Kamilla. "Recovering Fraternité in the Works of Rousseau: Jean-Jacques' Lost Brother." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29, 2 (1996).

* Porter, Dennis. Rousseau's Legacy: Emergence and Eclipse of the Writer in France. 306 pp. Oxford, 1995. ISBN 0-19-509107-8 [and see the review by Michael Sheringham, "The hateful ego," TLS, 4847 (February 23, 1996): 31.

VOLTAIRE

* Voltaire. Micromegas. Tr., preface by Theo Cuff. Penguin, 1996. ISBN 0-14-0378902-4

* Voltaire. Selected Writings. Ed. Christopher Thacker. Boston: Boston: Everyman, 1995. 400 pp. ISBN 0-460-87615-

GARDEN & LANDSCAPE HISTORY

Daufenbach, Claus. "Jefferson's Monticello and the Poetics of Landscape Gardening." Soundings, 78, 3-4 (Fall/Winter 1995): 399-416.

GERMANY -LITERATURE

* Gray, Richard T. Stations of the Divided Subject: Contestation and Ideological Legitimation in German Bourgeois Literature, 1770-1914. Stanford University Press, 1995. 390 pp.

* Hebel, Johann Peter. The Treasure Chest. Tr. John Hibberd. Penguin Classic, 1996. 208 pp, 17 woodcuts. ISBN 0-14-144639-7 [1st published 1811; collection of jokes, comic stories, murder stories, moral tales, mysteries]

* Kuzniar, Alice A., ed. Outing Goethe and His Age. Stanford University Press, [July] 1996. [same-sex erotic attraction and artistic production; Wieland, Lenz, Goethe, Schlegel, Kleist]

[see also title by Wagner listed under Miscellaneous]

GOETHE

Hillenbrand, R. "The Birth of the Idyll from the Spirit of the Elegy: Aphroditic and Apollonian Elements in Goethe's Alexis und Dora" [in German]. Seminar, 31, 4 (November 1995): 288-99.

HISTORIOGRAPHY

Coleman, D.C. "History, Economic History, and the Numbers Game." Historical Journal, 38, 3 (September 1995): 635-46 [review essay].

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

Bedoire, F. "Church, Estate, and Factory: The French Reformed Capitalist as Building Project Commissioner and Cultural Mediator in 18th-Century Sweden" [in Swedish]. Konsthistorisk Tidskrift, 64, 3 (1995): 147-62.

Richerche di Storia dell Arte, 56 (1995) is a special issue on the Palaeo-Christian Revival, 1764-1870, with articles (in Italian) on the basilica plan in French architecture, links between Roman basilicas and the 18th-19th century, and the restoration of basilica-style churches in Rome and elsewhere.

HISTORY OF ART

Clements, Candace. "Noble Liberality and Speculative Industry in Early Eighteenth-Century Paris: Charles Coypel." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29, 2 (1996): 213-18.

Hodkinson, I.S., & D.M. Child. "An 18th-Century Artist-Applied Lining: Joseph Wright of Derby's 'Cut Through The Rock at Cromford.'" Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, 34, 1 (Spring 1995): 33-48.

McClellan, Andrew. "Edmé Gersaint and the Marketing of Art in Eighteenth-Century Paris." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29, 2 (1996): 218-22.

Plax, Julie-Anne. "Introduction to Work, Leisure, and Art." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29, 2 (1996): 211-13 [marketplace shaping discursive contours of work, art, & leisure in 18th c]

Radisich, Paula Rea. "Deconstructing Dissipation." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29, 2 (1996): 222-25. [Diderot; Robert; Salons of 1771 & 73]

HOGARTH

[See title by Wagner listed under Miscellaneous

KAUFFMAN

Roworth, Wendy Wassyng. "Painting for Profit and Pleasure: Angelica Kauffman and the Art Business in Rome." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29, 2 (1996): 225-28.

HISTORY OF LAW

Horwitz, Henry & Polden, Patrick. "Continuity or Change in the Court of Chancery in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries." Journal of British Studies, 35, 1 (January 1996): 24-57.

HISTORY OF MEDICINE

* Anselment, Raymond A. The Realms of Apollo: Literature and Healing in 17th-Century England. University of Delaware Press, 1995. 316 pp. [literary attempts to mediate medical catastrophes; infant deaths, plague, smallpox, syphilis].

Lebeau, B.F. "The Angelical Conjunction Revisited: Another Look at the Preacher-Physician in Colonial America, and the Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735-1740." Journal of American Culture, 18, 3 (Autumn 1995): 1-12.

Jones, Colin. "The Great Chain of Buying: Medical Advertisement, the Bourgeois Public Sphere, and the Origins of the French Revolution." American Historical Review, 101, 1 (1996):13-42.

[see also title by Jenner listed under England-History]

HISTORY OF MUSIC

Dilworth, J. "The Last of the Guarneris: A Profile of Peter Guarneri of Venice and Illustrated Examples of His Work from 1735." Strad, 106,1268 (December 1995): 1260-72.

Museum International, 48, 1 (January-March 1996). 4-42, includes a special dossier on musical instrument collections.

GLUCK

Howard, Patricia. "Gluck the Family Man: an Unpublished Letter." Music & Letters, 77, 1 (February 1996): 92-96.

HANDEL

King, Richard G. "Classical History and Handel's Alessandro." Music & Letters, 77, 1 (February 1996): 34-63.

MOZART

Alfano, D. "An Interpretive Analysis of Mozart's Sonata No. 6." Clavier, 34, 10 (December 1995): 17-22.

Eisen, C. "Mozart and Italy: the Role of Salzburg" [in Italian]. Rivista Italiana di Musicologia, 30, 1 (1995): 51-84.

Glasow, E.T. "Cosi Fan Tutti's Sexual Rhythmics." Opera Quarterly, 11, 4 (1995): 17-30.

Jenkins, John. "Mozart's Good Friend Dr Laugier." Music & Letters, 77, 1 (February 1996): 97-100.

Pfann, W. "The Minuet as a Musical Form, on the Example of Mozart's Haydn Quartetten" [in German]. Archiv fur Musikwissenschaft, 52, 4 (1995): 316-36.

Rice, J.A. "Mozart and His Singers: The Case of Maria Marchetti-Fantozzi, the First Vitellia." Opera Quarterly, 11, 4 (1995): 31-52.

Schenbeck, L. "Leporello, Don Giovanni, and the Picaresque." Opera Quarterly, 11, 4 (1995): 3-16.

Zech, C. "The Portrayal of Women in Mozart's Die Zauberflote on the Musical and Literary Levels"" [in German]. Archiv fur Musikwissenschaft, 52, 4 (1995): 279-315.

PURCELL

Kennicott, P. "A Dream of Purcell: On the 300th Anniversary of the Composer's Death, a Music Critic Wonders What Might Have Been." Opera News, 60, 5 (November 1995): 16-19.

HISTORY OF RELIGION

Van Bunge, W. "Balthasar Bekker on Daniel: An Early Enlightenment Critique of Millenarianism." History of European Ideas, 21, 5 (September 1995): 659-74.

[See also title by Payne listed under US & Colonial History]

HISTORY OF SCIENCE

Appleby, J.H. "A New Perspective on John Rowley, Virtuoso Master of Mechanics and Hydraulic Engineer." Annals of Science, 53, 1 (January 1996): 1-28.

* Hunter, Michael. Science and the Shape of Orthodoxy: Intellectual Change in Late 17th-Century Britain. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1996. 345 pp. ISBN 0-85115-594-4 [And see review by Steven Shapin, "Whimsyes of the contemplative," TLS 4847 (February 23, 1996): 29.]

Withers, C.W.J. "Geography, Science, and National Identity in Early Modern Britain: The Case of Scotland and the Work of Sir Robert Sibbald (1641-1722)." Annals of Science, 53, 1 (January 1996): 29-74.

INDIA - HISTORY

Subrahmanyam, A. "Of Imarat and Tjarat: Asian merchants and state power in the western Indian Ocean, 1400 to 1750." Comparative Studies in Society and History, 37, 4 (October 1995): 750-80.

Talbot, C. "Inscribing the other, inscribing: Hindu-Moselm identities in pre-colonial India." Comparative Studies in Society and History, 37, 4 (October 1995): 692-722.

IRELAND - LITERATURE

ORRERY

[see title by Froes listed under England-Literature-Pope]

SWIFT

Clark, J.R. "The Different Sects in Swift's 'Day of Judgement.'" ANQ, 8, 1 (Winter 1995): 11 ff.

Levin, R. "A Possible Source for Swift's Laputians." ANQ, 8, 2 (Spring 1995): 8-9.

Swinden, P. "Trespassers: Art and Reality in Swift, Waugh, and Tony Benn." Cambridge Quarterly, 24, 3 (1995): 189-208.

Williams, C. "The Absurdity of the Ideas of Obstetric Writers: Birth Weight in A Modest Proposal." Scriblerian, 27, 2 (Spring 1995): 121 ff.

[see also titles by Sanders and by Wagner listed under Miscellaneous]

ITALY - HISTORY

Cerutti, S. "Justice and Locality in Early Modern Turin: Ongoing Research" [in Italian]. Quaderni Storici, 30, 2 (August 1995): 445-86.

Tatti, S. "Among the Italian Exiles in Paris in Year 8: Giuseppi Compagnoni and the Veglie di Torquati Tasso" [in Italian]. Rassegna della Letteratura Italiana, 99, 1-2 (January-August 1995): 74-86.

Ventura, P. "The Ambiguity of Privilege: Neapolitan Citizenship Between the 16th and 17th centuries" [in Italian]. Quaderni Storici, 30, 2 (August 1995): 385-416.

JAPAN - LITERATURE

* Ueda, Makoto. Basho and His Interpreters: Selected Hokku with Commentary. Stanford University Press, 1992; now in paper. 458 pp. [translations of 255 haiku poems of Matsuo Basho and 3 centuries of critical commentary]

JUDAICA

* Ragussis, Michael. Figures of Conversion: The Jewish Question and English National Identity. Duke University Press, 1995. 340 pp. ISBN: 0-8223-1559-9 (cloth); 0-8223-1570-X (paper) [notion of conversion of the Jews in Protestant England, 1790-1870; tolerance to induce conversion vs. tolerance to encourage independent Jewishness; Maria Edgworth]

LINGUISTICS

Gray, Richard T. "Buying into Signs: Money and Semiosis in Eighteenth-Century German Language Theory." German Quarterly, 69, 1 (Winter 1996): 1-14.

* Langages de la Revolution (1770-1815). Paris: Klincksieck (Actes du 4me colloque international de lexicologie politique, 1991), 1995 ISBN 2-252-02938-2

MARITIME HISTORY

* Ehle, Jay C., with William D. Ellis & Nancy A Schneider. Cleveland's Harbor: The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority. Kent State University Press, 1996. 250pp. ill. ISBN 0-87338-543-8 [Ohio frontier port established by General Moses Cleaveland July 22 1796, Lake Erie]

Fontenoy, P.E. "An Experimental Voyage to China, 1785-87." American Neptune, 55, 4 (Autumn 1995): 289-300.

Jervey, Louis P. "Thomas Hall Jervey, Man of God and the Sea." South Carolina Historical Magazine, 96, 2 (April 1995): 135-52.

Stow, Randolph. "Endeavour, resolution, terror: Shaping the world's destiny: navigation and sea exploration across three centuries" [Review of the exhibit "Blood Sea and Ice: Three English Explorers" at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England]. TLS, 4847 (February 23, 1996): 18 [Drake, Franklin, & Cook].

Syrett, D. "The Procurement of Shipping by the Board of Ordnance During the American War, 1775-82." Mariner's Mirror, 81, 4 (November 1995): 409-16

MATERIAL CULTURE

Kowaleski-Wallace, Beth. "Women, China, and Consumer Culture in Eighteenth-Century England." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29, 2 (1996): 153-67. [Pope, Addison, Wycherly, Finch, Burney; 'china fever'; privileging china as trope for femininity]

MISCELLANEOUS

"The Eighteenth Century on Camera." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 10, 1 (February 1996): 37-42. [films on 18th-c subjects, a note drawn from C18-L discussions]

* Kolb, Jocelyne. The Ambiguity of Taste: Freedom and Food in European Romanticism. University of Michigan Press, 1995. 346 pp. ISBN 0-472-10554-X ["Romantic" assault on cultural, literary, and culinary good taste, 1789-1848; Molière, Fielding, Goethe, and later writers move away from neoclassical decorum...]

* Sanders, Barry. Sudden Glory: Laughter as Subversive History. Beacon Press, 1995. 328 pp. ISBN 0-8070-6204-9 [theory & practice of laughter in western tradition; Swift]

Troost, Linda Veronika. "Diana s Votaries; or, The Fair Toxophilites." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 10, 1 (February 1996): 9-15. [the Great Revival of Archery in England in the 1770s, taken up by female archers]

* Wagner, Peter. Reading Iconotexts: from Swift to the French Revolution. Reaktion Books, 1995. 211 pp. ISBN 0-948462-71-X [frontispiece to Swift's Gulliver's Travels; Johann Scheuchzer's Kupfer-Bibel; Hogarth; obscene prints lampooning French Aristocracy; Genette, Foucault & Derrida]

NATIVE AMERICANS, FIRST NATIONS, INDIANS, LES INDIGÈNES

MacLeod, D.P. "Naval History of the Ojibwa of Lake Superior." American Neptune, 55, 4 (Autumn 1995): 301-08.

Recht, M. "The Role of Fishing in the Iroquois Economy, 1600-1792." New York History, 76, 1 (January 1995): 5-30.

NETHERLANDS - HISTORY

Popkin, J.D. "Dutch Patriots, French Journalists, and Declarations of Rights: The Leidse Ontwerp of 1785 and Its Diffusion in France." Historical Journal, 38, 3 (September 1995): 567-96.

Prak, M. "Citizens, Inhabitants, and Foreigners: A Classification of the Population of Amsterdam in Early Modern Times" [in Italian]. Quaderni Storici, 30, 2 (August 1995): 331-58.

PHILOSOPHY

KANT

Chapman, T. "Goedel on Kantian Idealism and Time." Idealistic Studies, 25, 2 (Spring-Summer 1995): 129-40.

Herbert,G.B. "Punishment and the Political Preconditions of Moral Existence." Interpretation - A Journal of Political Philosophy, 23, 1 (Autumn 1995): 61-76.

Kontos, P. "Une interpretation phénomènologique de la Critique de la Raison Pur." Man & World, 28, 4 (octobre 1995): 415-34.

Winfield, R.D. "Conceiving the Individual Arts: Lessons from Kant and Hegel." Idealistic Studies, 25, 2 (Spring-Summer 1995): 195-210.

LEIBNIZ

McDonough, R. "Leibniz's Opposition to Mechanistic Cognitive Science." Idealistic Studies, 25, 2 (Spring-Summer 1995): 175-94.

LOCKE

[see title by Douglas listed under Scotland-Literature-Smollett]

SPINOZA

Harris, E.E. "The Problem of the Attributes in Spinoza's System." Idealistic Studies, 25, 2 (Spring-Summer 1995): 211 ff.

VICO

Cacciatore, G. "A Critical Edition of Vico's Writings and the Goals of the Naples Research Center of Vico's Life and Work" [in German]. Deutsche Zeitschrift fur Philosophie, 43, 5 (1995): 885-88.

POLITICAL THOUGHT

Wilhelm, U. "State, Society, and Nation in the Thought of Johann Friedrich von Pfeiffer (1718-87)" [in German]. Historisches Jahrbuch, 115, 1 (1995): 125-52.

BENTHAM

* Bentham, Jeremy. The Panopticon and Other Prison Writings. Ed. Miran Bozovic. Verso, 1996. ISBN 1-85984-958-X [See also review by Anne Crowther, "Penal Peepshow: Bentham's prison that never was," TLS, 4847 (February 23, 1996): 4-5.

LOCKE

Horak, P. "Not Only John Locke on Tolerance" [in Czech]. Filozoficky Casopis, 43, 5 (1995): 719-29.

MORELLET

Di Rienzo, Eugenio. "Democrazia e rivoluzione in un manoscritto inedito di André Morellet." Il Pensiero politico, 28, 2 (May-August 1995): 237-56.

* Morellet, Andre. Manoscritti storico-politici: Testi inediti. Ed. Eugenio Di Rienzo. Firenze: Centro Editoriale Toscano (Politica e storia: saggi e testi, no. 46), 1995. ISBN: 88-7957-094-3.

PAINE

Blakemore, S. "Revisionist Patricide: Thomas Paine's Letter to George Washington." Clio, 24, 3 (Spring 1995): 269-90.

ROUSSEAU

Klima, M. "Political Philosophical Opinions and the Ideas of J.J. Rousseau" [in Czech]. Filozoficky Casopis, 43, 5 (1995): 839-57.

WOLLSTONECRAFT

* Orr, Clarissa Campbell, ed. Wollstonecraft's Daughters? Womanhood in England and France 1780-1920. St. Martin's, 1996.

* Wollstonecraft. A Vindication of the Rights of Women. Ed Ashley Tauchert. Boston: Everyman, 1995. 400 pp. ISBN 0-460-87615-5

RUSSIA - HISTORY

* Gooding, John. Rulers and Subjects: Government and People in Russia, 1801-1991. St. Martin's, 1996

SCOTLAND - HISTORY

Kidd, C. "Teutonist Ethnology and Scottish Nationalist Inhibition, 1780-1880." Scottish Historical Review, 74, 197 (April 1995): 45-68.

SCOTLAND - LITERATURE

BOSWELL

* Boswell, James. The General Correspondence of James Boswell, 1766-1769 (Vol. 1: 1766-1767). Edinburgh, Yale, 1995. Ed. Richard C. Cole, with Peter S. Baker et al. 282 pp. ISBN 0-300-05803-9

* Lustig, Irma S., ed. Boswell: Citizen of the World, Man of Letters. University Press of Kentucky, 1995. 270pp. ISBN 0-8131-1910-3

MACPHERSON

Gaskill, Howard. "On Macpherson's Ossian." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 10, 1 (February 1996): 27-29. [A note drawn from a C18-L discussion of the "authenticity" of Macpherson's edition of Ossian]

SMOLLETT

* Douglas, Aileen. Uneasy Sensations: Smollett and the Body. University of Chicago Press, 1995. 201 pp. ISBN 0-226-16051-3 [philosophical background (in Descartes, Whytt, Locke) re: body as cultural construct; travels; novels]

SPAIN - LITERATURE

* McEnery, Kathleen, & Cristina Enriquez de Salamanca, eds. Double Minorities of Spain: A Bio-Bibliography to Women Writers of the Catalan, Galician, and Basque Countries. New York: Modern Language Association, 1995. 423 pp. ISBN 0-87352-397-0

THEATRE HISTORY

* Chartier, Roger. Forms and Meanings: Texts, Performances, and Audiences from Codex to Computer. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995. 128 pp. ISBN 0-8122-=3302-6 (cloth), 0-812201546-X (paper) [new sociohistory of the presentation of the play; dedications, patronage, reception]

ENGLAND

Lindop, Grevel. "Deranged marriages." Review of production of Sheridan's The Rivals at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. TLS, 4847 (February 23, 1996): 20.

Kinservik, Matthew J. "Benefit Play Selection at Drury Lane 1729-1769; The Cases of Mrs Cibber, Mrs Clive, and Mrs Pritchard." Theatre Notebook, 50, 1 (Feb. 1996): 15-28.

Sorrell, Mark. "Edmund Kean and Richardson's Theatre." Theatre Notebook, 50, 1 (Feb. 1996): 29-38.

Sutton, R.B. "Further Evidence of David Garrick's Portrayal of Hamlet from the Diary of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg." Theatre Notebook, 50, 1 (Feb. 1996): 8-14.

FRANCE

Maslan, S. "Resisting Representation: Theater and Democracy in Revolutionary France." Representations, 52 (Autumn 1995): 27-51.

Thomas. S.A. "Architectural Visions of Theater and Spectatorship in Late 18th-Century France." Representations, 52 (Autumn 1995): 52-75.

U.S. - COLONIAL & FEDERAL HISTORY

Coker, Kathryn Roe. "Absentees as Loyalists in Revolutionary War South Carolina." South Carolina Historical Magazine, 96, 2 (April 1995): 119-134.

Dowdy, Diana Dru. "'A School for Stoicism': Thomas Tudor Tucker and the Republican Age." South Carolina Historical Magazine, 96, 2 (April 1995): 102-118.

Haw, James. "A Broken Compact: Insecurity, Union, and the Proposed Surrender of Charleston, 1779." South Carolina Historical Magazine, 96, 1 (January 1995): 30-53.

* Kluner, Willard Carl. Lewis Cass and the Politics of Moderation. Kent State University Press, 1996. 440pp. ill. ISBN 0-87338-536-5

Longmore, Paul K. "From Supplicants to Constituents: Petitioning by Virginia Parishioners, 1701-1775." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 103, 4 (October 1995): 407-42.

Menard, Russell R. "Slave Demography in the Lowcountry, 1670-1740: From Frontier Society to Plantation Regime." South Carolina Historical Magazine, 96, 4 (October 1995): 280-303.

Nash, R. C. "Trade and Business in Eighteenth-Century South Carolina: The Career of John Guerard, Merchant and Planter." South Carolina Historical Magazine, 96, 1 (January 1995): 6-29.

Payne, Rodger M. "New Light in Hanover County: Evangelical Dissent in Piedmont, Virginia, 1740-1755." Journal of Southern History, 61, 4 (November 1995): 665-94.

Roper, Louis H. "The Unraveling of an Anglo-American Utopia in South Carolina." Historian, 48, 2 (Winter 1996): 277-88.

Saillant, John. "Slavery and Divine Providence in New England Calvinism: The New Divinity and a Black Protest, 1775-1805." New England Quarterly, 68, 4 (December 1995): 584-608.

Scherr, A. "Inventing the Patriot President: Bache's Aurora and John Adams." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 119, 4 (October 1995): 369-400.

White, Shane, and Graham. "Slave Clothing and African-American Culture in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries." Past & Present, 148 (August 1995):149-86.

[See also title by Daufenbach listed under Garden and Landscape History; by Jervey listed under Maritime History]

ADAMS

* Brown, Walt. John Adams and the American Press: Politics and Journalism at the Birth of the Republic. MacFarland, 1995. 213 pp. ISBN 0-89950-998-3 [invective, falsehood, scurrility, venality of newspapers vs. honest, thin-skinned political figure]

JEFFERSON

Shuffleton, Frank. "Being Definitive: Jefferson Biography Under the Shadow of Dumas Malone." Biography, 18, 4 (Autumn 1995): 291-304.

U.S. - COLONIAL & FEDERAL LITERATURE

Mehaffey, M.M. "Shifting Canons: African-American Women Writers, 1746-1910" [review essay]. College Literature, 22, 3 (October 1995): 132-37.

Pitcher, E.W. "The Moralist Serial in the Federal Gazette of 1798." ANQ, 8, 1 (Winter 1995): 16 ff.

STOCKTON, ANNIS BOUDINOT

* Only for the Eye of a Friend: The Poems of Annis Boudinot Stockton. Ed. Carla Mulford. University Press of Virginia, 1995. ISBN 0-8139-1613-5 [neoclassical verse; home front; praise of Washington & his letters in response]

WHEATLEY, PHYLLIS

Scheick, W.J. "Subjection and Prophecy in Phyllis Wheatley's Verse Paraphrase of Scripture." College Literature, 22, 3 (October 1995): 122-31.

 

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