Selected Readings, No 50

February 15, 1997

 

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

Compiled and edited by Kevin Berland, with the able assistance of the Volunteer Fire Brigade, viz. Bill Everdell, Dorothy Medlin, Benoit Melancon, A.J. Wright, the Man in the Funny Hat, and the Secret Admirer.

AFRICA

Bradford, H. "Women, gender and colonialism: Rethinking the history of the British Cape Colony and its frontier zones, c.1806-70." Journal of African History, 37, 3 (1996): 351-70.

* M'Bokolo, Elikia. Afrique noire. Histoire et civilisations. Tome 1. Jusqu'au XVIIIe siècle. Paris: Hatier, AUPELF et UREF, 1995. 496 pp.

AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, & PACIFIC HISTORY

Faessel, Sonia, "Entre l'état de nature et la civilisation: le mythe de Tahiti." Etudes Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 8 (1996): 143-160.

Michie, Michael. "'Buries in the Antipodes': An Enlightenment Scot in Colonial New Zealand." Scottish Tradition, 21 (1996).

AUSTRIA

* Ingrao, C. W. (édit.). State and Society in Early Modern Austria. West Lafayette, Indiana, 1994.

BIBLIOGRAPHY, BIBLIOMANIA, BIBLIOMETRY, BIBLIOPHAGY, BIBLIOPHILIA, BIBLIOPOLY, HISTORY OF THE BOOK (& PUBLISHING & READING), LIBRARIES, &C.

Dibbets, G.R.W. "Books in the background: A peep in the library of the Rev. Arnold Moonen, 1713." LIAS, 22 (1995): 197-240.

Jochum, U. "Text and book: Reflections on a literary history of the printed book." LILI / Zeitschrift fur Literaturwissenschaft und Linguistik, 26, 103 (September 1996): 20-34.

* Maidment, Brian. Reading Popular Prints, 1790-1870. Manchester University Press, 1996.

Medlin, Dorothy. "Andre Morellet's Library." Libraries & Culture, 31, 3-4 (1996): 574-602.

* Pitman, Paul M. A Short Guide to the Archives of the Quai d'Orsay. Paris: Association des amis des archives diplomatiques, 1993.

Smith, David W. "False Imprints: Identifying the Publishers of Surreptitious French Works of the Eighteenth Century." Cultura. Revista de historia e teoria des ideas, 9, 2 (1997): 207-220.

CANADA, LA NOUVELLE FRANCE, L'ACADIE, QUÉBEC HISTORY

* Bergeron, Leandre et Robert Lavaill. l'Histoire du Québec. Montréal: Balzac, 1994 (reéd.).

Boyer, Marc, "Quand les Anglais inventaient le tourisme." Atlantica, 12 (janvier 1995): 13-18.

* Camu, Pierre. Le Saint-Laurent et les Grands Lacs au temps de la voile, 1608-1850. Montréal: Hurtubise HMH, 1996. 364 pp.

* Champagne, Andre. l'Histoire du Régime Français. Sillery (Québec): Septentrion, 1996.

* Champagne, Andre. le Québec des XVIIIe et XIXe siècle. Sillery, Québec: Septentrion, 1996.

* Chartrand, Rene. le Patrimoine militaire canadien. D'hier a aujourd'hui. Tome II. 1755-1871. Montréal: Art global, 1995.

Cliche, Marie-Aimee. "Les proces en separation de corps dans la region de Montréal, 1795-1879." Revue d'histoire de l'Amerique française, 49, 1 (été 1995).

* Conway, John F. Des comptes a rendre. Le Canada anglais et le Québec de la Conquête a l'accord de Charlottetown. Montréal: VLB editeur, 1995. 286 pp. Traduction de Pierre R. Desrosiers.

Moody, B. "Fortress of Louisbourg CD-ROM" (review). Canadian Historical Review, 77, 3 (September 1966): 466.

Oliver, D.F. "Recent publications relating to Canada." Canadian Historical Review, 77, 3 (September 1966): 408-23.

* Ryerson, Stanley-Brehaut. les Origines du Canada. Montréal: VLB editeur (coll. "Etudes Québecoises"), 1996 (reéd.).

* Vaugeois, Denis. La Fin des alliances franco-indiennes. Montréal: Boréal et Septentrion, 1995. 300 pp.

Young, K.A. "...sauf les perils et fortunes de la mer: Merchant women New France and the French transatlantic trade, 1713-1746." Canadian Historical Review, 77, 3 (September 1966): 388-407.

CANADA, LA NOUVELLE FRANCE, L'ACADIE, QUÉBEC - LITERATURE

* Laurin, Michel, avec la collaboration de Michel Forest. Anthologie de la littérature québecoise. Anjou, Québec: CEC, 1996. ISBN: 2-7617-1303-6.

* Toupin, Robert. Les Ecrits de Pierre Potier. Ottawa: Editions de l'Université d'Ottawa (coll. "Amérique française"), 1996. 2 vol., 1330 pp. ISBN: 2-7603-0426-4.

CARIBBEAN HISTORY

Scarano, F.A. "The Jibaro masquerade and the subaltern politics of Creole identity formation in Puerto Rico, 1745-1823." American Historical Review, 101, 5 (December 1996): 1398-1431.

CLASSICS, &C.

* Auchinloss, Louis. La Gloire: The Roman Empire of Corneille and Racine. University of South Carolina Press, 1997. ISBN 1-57003-122-3

* Institut de recherches néohelleniques, Témoignages sur l'espace et la société. Voyageurs et expéditions scientifiques (XVe-XIXe siècle). Actes du Colloque. Limeni, Acopolis, 4-7 novembre 1993. Athènes, Institut de recherches néohelleniques, F.N.R.S., 1996. 721 pp. Ill.

* Marchand, Suzanne L. Down From Olympus: Archaeology and Philhellenism in Germany, 1750-1970. Princeton University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-691-04393-0 [And see review by A.M. Snodgrass, "Putting Greece on a pedestal," TLS, 4889 (December 13, 1996): 26-7.

* Sichtermann, Hellmut. Kulturgeschichte der Klassichen Archaologie. Munich: Beck, 1996. 418 pp. ISBN 1-406-40392-1 [reviewed in TLS with title by Marchand]

HOMER

Wills, Gary. "Homer's women: A politically correct Odyssey turns out to be a very good thing." New Yorker, 72, 44 (January 27, 1997): 74-78. [review of Robert Fagles new tr. of the Odyssey, with reference to Chapman and Pope]

[see titles by Krischer and Wohlleben listed under Germany - Literature - Wolf].

HORACE

Smith, Warren S. Review of Roland Mayer's edition of the 1st book of Horace's Epistles (Cambridge, 1994), in International Journal of the Classical Tradition, 3, 1 (Summer 1996): 102-104 [brief mention of Pope, Swift, Chesterfield, and Johnson in light of Horatian tradition]

CULINARY HISTORY

* Spencer, Colin. The Heretic's Feast: A History of Vegetarianism. Hanover (NH): University Press of New England, 1995.

CZECHOSLOVAKIA - HISTORY

Vyvijalova, M. "The court of Governor Albert Sachsen-Teschen at Bratislava Castle, 1766-1780" [in Slovak]. Historicky Casopis, 44, 3 (1996): 383-97.

ECONOMICS

Berg, M. "Women's consumption and the industrial classes of 18th-century England." Journal of Social History, 30, 2 (Winter 1996): 415-34.

Carlos, A.M., & S. Nicholas. "Theory and history: Seventeenth-century joint-stock chartered trading companies." Journal of Economic History, 6, 4 (December 1996): 916-24.

Fleischacker, S. "Values Behind the Market: Kant's Response to the Wealth of Nations." History of Political Thought, 17, 3 (Autumn, 1996): 379-407.

Jones, S.R.H. , & S.P. Ville. "Efficient transactors or rent-seeking monopolists? The rationale for early chartered traditing companies." Journal of Economic History, 56, 4 (December 1996): 89-915.

Jones, S.R.H., & S.P. Ville. "Theory and evidence: Understanding joint-stock trading companies." Journal of Economic History, 56, 4 (December 1996): 925-8.

* Lewis, Gwynne. The Development of Modern Capitalism in France. Oxford University Press, 1993.

* Mathias, Peter, & John A. Davis, eds. Enterprise and Labour: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present. Oxford: Blackwell, 1996. 214 pp. ISBN 0-631-17407-9

*May, Trevor. An Economic and Social History of Britain, 1760-1990. 2nd ed. London: Longman, 1996.

* Perrot, Philippe. Le Luxe. Une richesse entre faste et confort. XVIIIe-XIXe. Paris: Seuil, 1996. 256 pp.

ENGLAND - HISTORY

* Alcohol in the British Isles from Roman Times to 1996: An Annotated Bibliography. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1996.

* Bradshaw, Brendan, and John Morill, eds. The British Problem, c. 1534-1707. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996.

* Gross, Jonathan David. Byron's Corbeau Blanc. The Life and Letters of Lady Melbourne, 1751-1818. Rice University Press, 1997. 456 pp., ill. ISBN: 0-89263-351-4.

Guthrie, N. "'No truth or very little in the whole story?' A reassessment of the Mohock Scare of 1712." Eighteenth-Century Life, 20, 2 (May 1996): 33-56.

* Hill, Bridget. Servants: English Domestics in the Eighteenth Century. Oxford University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-19-820621-6

Nunning, V. "'The slaves of our pleasure' or 'our companions and equals'? The construction of femininity in 18th-century England" [in German]. Zeitschrift fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik, 44, 3 (1996): 199-219.

* Sharpe, J.A. Instruments of Darkness: Witchcraft in England, 1550-1750. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1996.

ENGLAND - LITERATURE

Alliston, April. Virtue's Faults: Correspondences in Eighteenth-Century British and French Women's Fiction. Stanford University Press, 1996. 318 pp. ISBN 0-8047-2660-4 [LaFayette to Austen]

Bator, Paul G. "Rhetoric and the Novel in the Eighteenth-Century British University Curriculum." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30, 2 (Winter 1996-97): 173-95. [curricula at Scottish universities, Hugh Blair, Adam Smith, James Beattie, William Barron]

* Cook, Elizabeth Heckendorn. Epistolary Bodies: Gender and Genre in the Eighteenth-Century Republic of Letters. Stanford University Press, 1996. 237 pp. ISBN 0-8047-2538-1 [Richardson, Riccaboni, Montesquieu, Crevecœur]

* Ellis, Markman. The Politics of Sensibility: Race, Gender and Commerce in the Sentimental Novel. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 264 pp. ISBN 0-521-55221-4

* Goodridge, John. Rural Life in Eighteenth-Century English Poetry. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 227 pp. ISBN 0-521-43381-9 [Dyer, Duck, Collier, Thomson]

* Hawes, Clement. Mania and Literary Style: The Rhetoric of Enthusiasm from the Ranters to Christopher Smart. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 243 pp. ISBN 0-521-55022-X [Ranters, Quakers, & Diggers; Swift; Smart]

* Hoagwood, Terence Allan. Politcs, Philosophy, and the Production of Romantic Texts. Northern Illinois University Press, 1996. 222 pp. [Coleridge on Kant; Godwin; Blake; Charlotte Smith; Mary Hays]

Kramnick, Jonathan Brody. "The Cultural Logic of Late Feudalism: Placing Spenser in the Eighteenth Century." ELH, 63, 4 (Winter 1996): 871-92.

Mulvihill, Maureen E. "'Butterfly' of the Restoration Court: A Preview of Lady Mary Villiers, the new 'Ephelia' Candidate." ANQ, 9, 4 (Autumn 1996): 25-39.

* Richter, David H. The Progress of Romance: Literary Historiography and the Gothic Novel. Ohio State University Press, 1996. 242 pp, ISBN 0-8142-0694-8

* Ritchie, Daniel E. Reconstructing Literature in an Ideological Age: A Biblical Poetics and Literary Studies from Milton to Burke. Eerdmans, 1996. [Swift, Johnson, Pope]

* Richetti, John, ed. The Cambridge Companion to the Eighteenth-Century Novel. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 298pp. ISBN 0-521-41908-5 (cloth), 0-521-42945-5 (paper).

BEHN

* Behn, Aphra. The Works of Aphra Behn. Vol. 5 (The Plays, 1671-77), Vol. 6 (The Plays, 1678-1682), Vol. 7 (The Plays, 1682-1696). Ed. Janet Todd. 474 pp. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1996. ISBN 1-85196-137-2 [See also the review by Ros Ballaster, "Astrea, who puts all to bed: The sexual sympathies and political nous of 'Wit's Elder Sister,'" TLS, 4888 (December 6, 1996): 18.]

COWPER

Perkins, D. "Cowper's Hares." Eighteenth-Century Life, 20, 2 (May 1996): 57-69.

DEFOE

* Gliserman, Martin. Psychoanalysis, Language, and the Body of the Text. University Press of Florida, 1996. 196 pp. ISBN 0-8130-1416-6 [Defoe's Robinson Crusoe]

[see also title by Barker listed under Maritime History]

DRYDEN

Cotterill, Anne. "Parenthesis at the Center: The Complex Embrace of The Hind and the Panther." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30, 2 (Winter 1996-97): 139-58.

* Erskine-Hill, Howard. Poetry and the Realm of Politics. Oxford University Press, 1996. 284 pp. ISBN 0-19-811731-0 [Shakespeare, Milton, Dryden's Don Sebastian]

D'URFEY

Wheatley, C.J. "'But speak everything in its nature': Influence and ethics in D'Urfey's adaptations of Fletcher." Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 95, 4 (October 1996): 515-32.

FIELDING

[see title by Walker listed under Philosophy-Locke]

GILPIN

* Gilpin, John. Observations on Cumberland and Westmoreland, 1786. Poole: Woodstock Books, 1996. 268 pp. ISBN 1-85477-207-4 [And see review by David Womersly, "Lakeland disaster," TLS, 4895 (January 24, 1997): 13]

LEAPOR

Mandell, L. "Demystifying (with) the repugnant female body: Mary Leapor and feminist literary history." Criticism, 38, 4 (Autumn 1996): 551-82.

RICHARDSON

Barchas, J. "The engraved score in Clarissa: An intersection of music, narrative, and graphic design." Eighteenth-Century Life, 20, 2 (May 1996): 1-20.

Detis, E. "Le conflit et le désir en Clarissa: entre l'allégorie et le symbolisme." Etudes anglaises, 49, 3 (juillet-septembre 1996): 270-82.

Fulton, G.D. "Why look at Clarissa?" Eighteenth-Century Life, 20, 2 (May 1996): 21-32.

SHELLEY, MARY

* Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley. Ed.Nora Crook et al. William Pickering, 1996. 8 vols. ISBN 1-85916-076-7

STERNE

Zander, H. "'Non enim adiectio hæc eius sed opus ipsum est': Reflections on the paratext in Sterne's Tristram Shandy" [in German]. Poetica, Zeitschrift fur Sprach und Literaturwissenschaft, 28, 1-2 (1996): 132-53.

WYCHERLY

Hynes, P. "Against theory? Knowledge and action in Wycherly's plays." Modern Philology, 94, 2 (November 1996): 153-89.

EUROPEAN HISTORY

* Davies, Norman. Europe: A History. Oxford University Press, 1996. 1360 pp, ill., maps, charts, diagrams. ISBN 0-19-820170-0

* Le Goff, Jacques. l'Europe racontée aux jeunes. Paris: Seuil, 1996. 96 pp. Images de Charley Case.

* Lis, Catharina, Jan Lucassen & Hugo Soly (eds.). Before the Unions: Wage Earners and Collective Action in Europe 1300-1850. Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Maza, S. "Stories in history: Cultural narratives in recent works in European history." American Historical Review, 101, 5 (December 1996): 1493-1515. [Review essay]

Vardi, L. "Imagining the harvest in early modern Europe." American Historical Review, 101, 5 (December 1996): 1357-97.

FICTION SET IN THE 18TH CENTURY

* Caron, Pierre. Marie-Godine. Montréal: Libre expression, 1994. 418 p. [Roman qui se déroule au XVIIIe siècle.] * Bell, Madison Smartt. All Souls Rising. New York: Pantheon/ Knopf, 1995. [Roman se déroulant a Haiti a la fin du XVIIIe siècle / Novel set in Haiti at the end of the 18th century.]

* Follett, Ken, le Pays de la liberté. Paris: Robert Laffont, 1996. 384 pp. [Roman qui se déroule au XVIIIe siècle.]

* Lenormand, Frederic. Mademoiselle Chon du Barry ou les Surprises du destin. Roman. Paris: Robert Laffont, 1996, 175 pp.

* Mas, Paloma Diaz. le Songe de Venise. Roman. Paris: Flammarion, 1996 (1992). 213 pp. Traduction de Marie-Odile Fortier-Masek.

* O'Doherty, Brian. l'Etrange Cas de mademoiselle P. Roman. Paris: Rivages, 1996. 192 pp. Traduction de Julien Deleuze.

* Potocki, Jean. Manuscrit trouvé à Saragosse. Paris: Gallimard (coll. "L'étrangere"), 1996 (1958). 313 pp. Texte établi, presente et preface par Roger Caillois.

FRANCE - HISTORY

* Blanc, Olivier. les Espions de la Revolution française et de l'Empire. Paris: Perrin, 1996. 374 pp.

Denby, David J. "Individual, Universal, National: A French Revolutionary Trilogy?", dans Michael O'Dea et Kevin Whelan (édit.), Nations and Nationalisms: France, Britain, Ireland and the Eighteenth-Century Context, Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century, 335, 1995.

* Duchene, Jacqueline. Henriette d'Angleterre, Duchesse d'Orléans. Paris: Fayard, 1996. 464 pp. ISBN 2-213-594139. [And see review by Roger Mettam, "Death of the Duchess," TLS, 4892 (January 3, 1997): 31.

* Doyle, William. Venality: The Sale of Office in Eighteenth-Century France. Oxford: Clarendon, 1996.

* Dupront, Alphonse. Qu'est-ce que les Lumières ? Paris: Gallimard (coll. "Folio-Histoire. Inédit"), 1996. x, 435 pp.

* Furet, François et Ran Halevi. la Monarchie republicaine. La Constitution de 1791. Paris: Fayard (coll. "Histoire des constitutions de la France"), 1996. 616 pp.

Gelbart, N.R. "The monarchy's midwife who left no memoirs: Angelique Marguerite Le Boursuer du Coudray." French Historical Studies, 19, 4 (Autumn 1996): 997-1024.

* Goubert, Pierre. Le Siècle de Louis XIV: Etudes. Paris: Fallois, 1996. 383 pp. ISBN 2-87706-282-1. [And see review by R.J. Knecht, "A king's ransom," TLS, 4892 (January 3, 1997): 31.

* Histoire générale de la Bretagne et des Bretons. Paris: N.L.F. - G.V. Labat éditeur, 1996. 2 vol. Ill.

* Hoffman, Philip T. Growth in a Traditional Society: The French Countryside 1450-1815. Princeton University Press, 1996. ISBN: 0-6910-2983-0.

Kaiser, T.E. "Madame de Pompadour and the theatres of power." French Historical Studies, 19, 4 (Autumn 1996): 1025-44.

* Lacouture, Jean. Histoire de France en 100 tableaux. Paris: Hazan, 1996, 215 p.

* Lalonde, Michel. la Reconnaissance du temps. Des sociétés archaiques à la société moderne. Montréal: Editions Robert Davies, 1996. 277 pp.

* Ladurie, Emmanuel Le Roy. The Ancien Regime: A History of France, 1610-1774. Tr. Mark Greengrass. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1996. 586 pp. ISBN 0-631-17028-6. [And see the quaintly titled review by David Parker, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," TLS, 4889 (December 13, 1996): 9.

* Loyrette, Henri (édit.). Entre le théâtre et l'histoire. La famille Halevy (1760-1960). Paris: Fayard et Réunion des musées nationaux, 1996. 376 pp.

Margandart, J.B. "Biographical writing in modern France: The new biography in historical practice." French Historical Studies, 19, 4 (Autumn 1996): 1045-58.

Marvick, E.W. "Psychobiography and the early modern French court: Notes on method with some examples." French Historical Studies, 19, 4 (Autumn 1996): 943-66.

* Michelet, Claude. Histoires des paysans de France. Paris: Robert Laffont, 1996. 316 pp.

Moote, A.L. "New Bottles and new wine: The current state of early modern biographical writing." French Historical Studies, 19, 4 (Autumn 1996): 911-26.

Mussard, Alexandre. "Chastellux et l'Angleterre." Studi Francesi, 38, 1, 112 (janvier-avril 1994): 61-76.

Rule, J.C. "A career in the making: The education of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Marquis de Torçy." French Historical Studies, 19, 4 (Autumn 1996): 967-96.

* Smedley-Weill, Annette. Les Intendants de Louis XIV. Paris: Fayard, 1996. 369 pp. ISBN 2-213-59490-2 [reviewed in TLS with title above by Duchene]

Stefanovska, M. "A monumental triptych: Saint Simon's Parallel des trois premiers rois Bourbons." French Historical Studies, 19, 4 (Autumn 1996): 927-42.

* Vallaud, Dominique. Dictionnaire historique. Paris: Fayard, 1995.

* Vircondelet, Alain. la Princesse de Lamballe: l'ange de Marie-Antoinette. Paris: Flammarion, 1995. 274 pp.

FRANCE - LITERATURE

* Aziza, Claude (édit.). Classiques de la littérature amoureuse. Paris: Omnibus, 1996. 942 pp.

* Benichou, Paul. le Sacre de l'écrivain. 1750-1830. Essai sur l'avènement d'un pouvoir spirituel laïque dans la France moderne. Paris: Gallimard (coll. "Bibliothèque des idees"), 1996 [1973]. 492 pp.

* Bott, Francois. Le Cousin de la Marquise. Paris: Le Monde- éditions, 1996. 206 pp. [Porte notamment sur Voltaire, Crebillon fils, Montesquieu, Mme du Deffand.]

* Calvet, Louis-Jean. Histoire de l'écriture. Paris: Plon, 1996. 296 pp.

Cook, Malcolm, "Childhood in the Works of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre." Romance Studies, 28 (1996): 17-27.

Denby, David J. "Topiques de réception dans le narratif sentimental. 1760-1800", dans Jan Herman et Paul Pelckmans (édit.), l'Epreuve du lecteur. Livres et lectures dans le roman d'Ancien Regime. Actes du VIIIe Colloque de la Societe d'analyse de la topique romanesque -- Louvain-Anvers, 19-21 mai 1994 (Louvain-Paris: Editions Peeters, [coll. "Bibliothèque de l'information grammaticale", 31], 1995), pp. 378-386.

* Dorat, Claude-Joseph. les Sacrifices de l'amour, Paris-Genève: Slatkine (coll. "Fleuron"), 1996. 356 pp. Texte integral. Preface de Raymond Trousson.

Droixhe, Daniel. "'Voici un livre qu'on dit imprimé a Liege": le Code de la nature de Morelly." Revue d'histoire littéraire de la France, 96, 5 (septembre-octobre 1996): 943-65.

Inguenaud, Marie-Therese. "Nicolas-Antoine Boullanger, encyclopédiste et ingenieur des Ponts et chaussées." Revue d'histoire littéraire de la France, 96, 5 (septembre-octobre 1996): 990-1012.

* Malo, Marie. Guide de la communication écrite au CEGEP, à l'universite et en entreprise. Montréal: Québec/Amérique, 1996. 322 pp. [Deux des exemples (dissertation, commentaire compose) portent sur le théâtre du XVIIIe siècle (Marivaux et Beaumarchais).] ISBN: 2-89037-875-6.

Nana Kamga, Osée. "Les sermons de Joseph-Octave Plessis et le discours des Lumierès (1790-1800)." Montréal, Universite du Québec a Montréal, memoire de maîtrise, août 1996, 123 p. Directeur: Bernard Andres.

* Neumann, Martin. Das Inzesttabu im Spiegel der franzosischen Erzahlliteratur des 18. Jahrhunderts. Bonn: Romanistischer Verlag (coll. "Abhandlungen zur Sprache und Literatur", 37), 1991. 260 pp. ISBN: 3-924888-70-1.

* Nourissier, Francois (édit.). Les Plus Belles Histoires d'Amour. Paris: Albin Michel, 1996. 440 pp.

* Philidor. Musicien et joueur d'échecs. Picard, 1996. 264 pp. Edition de Marcelle Benoit. Textes liminaires de Jennifer Carter et Charles Michael Carroll.

* Pinaud, Pierre-Francois. Cambacères. Paris: Perrin, 1996. 274 pp.

* La Poésie en prose des Lumières au romantisme (1760-1820). Paris: Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne (coll. "Recherches actuelles en littérature comparée," 5), 1993. 191 pp.

Robinson, Philip. "Remarques sur les valets de comédie et la Foire." Revue d'histoire littéraire de la France, 96, 5 (septembre-octobre 1996): 934-42.

Trouille, Mary. "Eighteenth-century women women writers through the eyes of Saint-Beuve: Gender ideology and the politics of literary history." Romance Notes, 37, 1 (Autumn 1966): 3-16.

* Villeneuve, Mme de. la Belle et la bête. Paris: Gallimard (coll. "Le promeneur"), 1996, 188 p. Edition établié par Jacques Cotin et Elisabeth Lemire.

* Wolfzettel, Friedrich. Le Discours du voyageur. Pour une histoire littéraire du recit de voyage en France, du Moyen Age au XVIIIe siècle. Paris: PUF, 1996. 334 pp.

BAYLE

[see title by Tinsley listed under History of Religion]

CASANOVA

* Abirached, Robert. Casanova ou la dissipation. Eguilles: Titanic, 1996 (nouvelle édition revue). 165 pp. Preface de Christophe Deshoulières.

CHARRIÈRE

Desrochers, Catherine. "Isabelle de Charrière: heroine dans sa correspondance." Montréal, Université du Québec a Montréal, memoire de maîtrise, 1996. 87 pp. Directeur: Bernard Andres.

COTTIN

Trousson, Raymond, "Sophie Cottin, disciple indocile de J.-J. Rousseau." Etudes Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 8 (1996): 73-88.

DIDEROT

* Diderot, Denis. Œuvres. Tome IV. Esthétique -- Théâtre. Paris: Robert Laffont (coll. "Bouquins"), 1996. 1663 pp. Edition établié par Laurent Versini.

Mason, John Hope. "Materialism and History: Diderot and the Histoire des deux Indes." European Review of History/ Revue européenne d'histoire, 3, 2 (automne 1996).

May, Gita, "Zola entre le texte et l'image: l'exemple de Diderot." Les Cahiers naturalistes, 67 (1993): 235-44.

* Schmitt, Eric-Emmanuel. Diderot ou la philosophie de la seduction. Paris: Albin Michel, 1997. 330 pp.

Sermain, Jean-Paul. "Diderot et l'éloquence religieuse," dans T. Mueller, J. G. Pankau et G. Ueding (édit.), Nicht allein mit den Worten, Festschrift fuer Joachim Dyck (Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt, Frommann-Holzboog, 1995).

GRAFFIGNY

Caffier, Michel. "Françoise de Graffigny: à l'origine du roman." l'Erckmann Chatrian, revue littéraire de Lorraine, 4 (1995): 28-40.

LESPINASSE

Melancon, Benoit. "Du corps épistolaire. Les correspondances de Julie de Lespinasse." Orbis Litterarum, 51, 6 (decembre 1996): 321-333.

MARIVAUX

Demoris, Rene. "Le père en jeu chez Marivaux." Op. cit., 7 (novembre 1996). [Publications de l'Université de Pau].

Sermain, Jean-Paul. "Le dispositif du transfert dans le théâtre de Marivaux" Op. cit., 7 (novembre 1996) [Publications de l'Université de Pau].

MONTESQUIEU

* Bergeron, Gerard. Tout était dans Montesquieu. Paris: l'Harmattan, 1996. 266 p.

[See title by Cook listed under England - Literature]

MORELLET

* Morellet, Andre. Lettres 3. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 1996. Publiées et annotées par Dorothy Medlin et Jean-Claude David avec la collaboration de Paul LeClerc. De 1806 a 1819.

[see also title by Medlin listed under Bibliography &c.]

RACINE

Todd, B.E. "Racine's use of Typology in Athalie." College Language Association Journal, 40, 1 (September 1996): 72-81.

ROUSSEAU

Bocquentin, Francoise. "L'ecriture secrète de Rousseau." Etudes Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 8 (1996): 25-50.

Bonnel, Roland. "Lezay-Marnesia, seigneur, poète et paysan, 'lit' Clarens." Etudes Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 8 (1996): 121-142.

Brunet-Rancoeur, Marie-Paule. "La gaieté de Rousseau." Etudes Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 8 (1996): 51-66.

* Dauphin, Claude, Rousseau musicien des Lumières. Montréal: Courteau, 1992.

L'Aminot, Tanguy. "Rousseau et le rêve naturien." Etudes Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 8 (1996): 161-202.

Scanlan, T.M. "The portrayal of Christopher Columbus and the natives of San Salvador in Rousseau's La Découverte du Nouveau Monde." Orbis Litterarum, 51, 5 (1996): 257-66.

Starobinski, Jean. "Rousseau dans la marge de Montaigne. Cinq notes inédites." Le Débat, 90 (mai-août 1996): 3-26.

Viglieno, Laurence, "Rousseau et l'interprétation des réves." Etudes Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 8 (1996): 9-24.

Yamazaki-Jamin, Harumi. "Rousseau et l'hôtel Lambert." Etudes Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 8 (1996): 225-232.

SADE

* De Ceccatty, Rene. Laure et Justine. Paris: J.-C. Lattes, 1996. 211 pp. [Porte sur Sade et Petrarque.]

* Mourey, Jean-Pierre. Philosophies et pratique du detail. Hegel, Ingres, Sade et quelques autres. Seyssel: Champ vallon (coll. "Milieux"), 1996. 172 pp.

STAËL

May, Gita. "Madame de Staël," dans Reference Guide to World Literature (Lonon: St. James Press, 1994).

Smith, B.G. "History and genius: The narcotic, erotic, and baroque life of Germaine de Staël." French Historical Studies, 19, 4 (Autumn 1996): 1059-82.

VOLTAIRE

* The Complete Works of Voltaire, Vol. 3B (The English Essays). Ed. David Williams & Richard Waller. Oxford: The Voltaire Foundation, 1996. 613 pp. ISBN 0-7294-0474-9

* The Complete Works of Voltaire, Vol. 4 (l'Histoire de Charles XII). Ed. Gunnar von Proschwitz. Oxford: The Voltaire Foundation, 1996. 701 pp. ISBN 0-7294-0507-9 [and see review by P.N. Furbank, "Voltaire's vicissitudes," TLS, 4895 (January 24, 1997): 24.

* Waterlot, Ghislain. Voltaire, le procureur des Lumières. Paris: Michalon, 1996, 115 p.

GARDEN & LANDSCAPE HISTORY

The Journal of Garden History, 16, 3 (July-September 1996) is a special issue on Humphrey Repton. Articles include M. Laird, "Corbeille, parterre, and treillage: The case of Humphry Repton's penchant for the French style of planting" (153); S. Daniels, "On the Road with Humphry Repton" (170); E.S. Harwood, "Humphry Repton and the idea of association" (192); and J.D. Hunt, "Humphry Repton and garden history" (215).

GERMANY - HISTORY

*Evans, Richard J. Rituals of Retribution: Capital Punishment in Germany, 1600-1987. Oxford University Press, 1996.

* Theibault, John C. German Villages in Crisis: Rural Life in Hesse-Kassel and the Thirty Years' War, 1580-1720. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1995. xiv + 237 pp. ISBN 0-3910-3839-7. [impact of the Thirty Years' War on a particular area of the Holy Roman Empire, the Werra region in the landgravate of Hesse-Kassel]

GERMANY - LITERATURE

Edighoffer, R. "Encore la tragédie baroque." Etudes germaniques, 51, 3 (juillet-septembre 1996): 513 ff. [review of special number of Dix-septieme siècle on German baroque tragedy].
Katritzky, Linde. "Eighteenth century German literary influences on Coleridge." History of European Ideas, 22, 4(1996): 295-305.

GOETHE

* Goethe. Ballades et autres poèmes. Paris: Aubier, 1996. 265 pp. Traduction de Jean Malaparte. Presentation de Bernard Lortholary.

* Goethe. Histoire de Gottfried von Berlichingen. Lamaneur et Comp'Act, 1996. 143 pp. Traduction de Pascal Paul-Harang.

WOLF

Krischer, T. "Friedrich August Wolf's Prolegomena ad Homerum and Recent Studies on Homer" [in German]." Poetica, Zeitschrift fur Sprach und Literaturwissenschaft, 28, 1-2 (1996): 171-80.

Wohlleben, J. "Friedrich August Wolf's Prolegomena ad Homerum in the German Literary Landscape of the Late 18th-Century" [in German]. Poetica, Zeitschrift fur Sprach und Literaturwissenschaft, 28, 1-2 (1996): 132-53.

HISTORIOGRAPHY

* Gunther, Horst. le Temps de l'histoire. Experience du monde et categories temporelles en philosophie de l'histoire de saint Augustin a Petrarque de Dante a Rousseau. Paris: Editions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme, 1996. 256 pp. Traduction d'Olivier Manonni.

HISTORY OF ART

Ayres, James. "The vernacular art of the artisan in England." Magazine Antiques, 151, 2 (February 1997): 312-21 [Hogarth; English folk art; pictorial signs]

* Chastel, Andre. l'Art francais IV. Le temps de l'eloquence 1775-1825. Paris: Flammarion, 1996. 335 pp.

* Christin, Anne-Marie. l'Image ecrite ou la Deraison graphique. Paris: Flammarion (coll. "Ideé et recherches"), 1996, 252 pp

* Jenkins, Ian, & Kim Sloan. Vases and Volcanoes: Sir William Hamilton and His Collection. British Museum, 1996. ISBN 171-323-234 (paper).

* Laclotte, Michel et Jean-Pierre Cuzin (édit.). Dictionnaire de la peinture. Paris: Larousse (coll. "In extenson"), 1996. 2 vol.

* Mauries, Patrick (édit.). le Trompe-l'oeil. Paris: Gallimard, 1996. 319 p. Powell, K.H. "The art of making animals talk: Constructions of nature and culture in illustrations of the Fables of :La Fontaine." Word & Image, 12, 3 (July-September 1996): 251-73.

Scheller, R.W. "Art and the state: Forms of government and their effect on the collecting of art, 1500-1800." Simiolus - Netherlands Quarterly for the History of Art, 24, 2-3 (1996): 275 ff.

Suber, Lauren. "Paintings in the Colonial Williamsburg Collection." The Magazine Antiques, 150, 5 (November 1996): 716-25.

Vardi, Liana. "Imagining the Harvest in Early Modern Europe." American Historical Review, 101, 5 (December 1996): 1356-97.

Walsh, Linda. "The Expressive Face: Manifestations of sensibility in eighteenth-century French Art." Art History, 19, 4 (December 1996): 523-50.

Wansink, C.J.A. "Painted decorations inspired by the tale of Pandora, by Jacques Ignatius de Roore (1686-1747) in Amsterdam" [in Dutch]. Oud Holland, 110, 2 (1996): 85-93.

HOGARTH

Paulson, Ronald. "Auden, Hogarth, and the Rake's Progress." Raritan, 16, 2 (Autumn 1996): 22-51.

PEALE[S]

Ledes, Allison E. "Philadelphia Celebrates the Peales." The Magazine Antiques, 150, 5 (November 1996): 568, 572 [exhibit review]

STEEN

Buruma, Ian. "Artist of the Floating World." New York Review of Books, 44, 1 (January 9, 1997): 8-11 [review of exhibit at the National Gallery, Washington D.C. & the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam]

WEST

McNairn, Alan D. "Benjamin West and the death of General Wolfe." The Magazine Antiques, 150, 5 (November 1996):678-85. [the grand 1770 painting; engraving by William Woolett, imitations of West, Wolfe teacup, intaglio seal, sugar-bowl, mug, Wedgwood jug; pictorial satire based on West's tableau (death of Fox, death of Pitt by Gillray); Chevillet engraving (after Watteau) Le Mort de général Montcalm]

HISTORY OF LAW

* Robinson, Daniel N. Wild Beasts and Idle Humours: The Insanity Defense from Antiquity to the Present. Harvard University Press, 1996.

HISTORY OF MEDICINE

* Aschoff, Jurgen C. Annotated Bibliography of Tibetan Medicine (1789-1995): Kommetierte Bibliographie zur tibetischen Medizin (1789-1994). Ulm: Fabri Verlag; Dietikon: Garuda Verlag, 1996.

Anselmet, R.A. "'The wantt of health': Elizabeth Freke, an 18th-century self-portrait of sickness." Literature and Medicine, 15, 2 (Autumn 1996): 225-43.

* Brock, C.H. Calendar of the Correspondence of Dr. William Hunter, 1740-1783. Cambridge: Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 1996.

* Cox, Margaret. Life and Death in Spitalfields, 1700-1850. York: Council for British Archaeology, 1996.

* Guerard, Francois. Histoire de la santé au Québec. Montréal: Boréal (coll. "Boréal express"), 1996. 123 pp.

Kaufman, M.H., & J.J. Best. "Monro Secundus and 18th century lymphangiography." Proceedings of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, 26, 1 (January, 1996): 75-90.

Kirkup, J. "Edward Jenner's 1794 account-book for the pocket or desk." Medical History, 40, 4 (October 1996): 487-498.

* Kranke und Krankheiten im Juliusspital zu Wurzburg 1819-1829: sur fruhen Geschichte des allgemeinen Krankenhauses in Deutschland. Husum: Matthiesen Verlag, 1995.

* Lawrence, Susan C. Charitable Knowledge: Hospital Pupils and Practitioners in Eighteenth-Century London. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Peumery, J.J. "La disgrâce d'Antoine Daquin, premier médecin de Louis XIV (1693)." Vesalius - Acta Internationalia Historiæ Medicinæ, 2, 2 (decembre 1996): 79 ff. Sundin, J. "Child mortality and causes of death in a Swedish city, 1750-1860." Historical Methods, 29, 3 (Summer 1996): 93-106.

* Triebs, Michaela. Die Medizinische Fakultat der Universitat Helmstedt (1576-1810): eine Studie zu ihrer Geschichte unter besonderer Berucksichtigung der Promotions- und Ubungsdisputationen. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1995.

* Warm Climates and Western Medicine: The Emergence of Tropical Medicine, 1500-1900. Amsterdam; Atlanta, Ga.: Rodopi, 1996.

[see also title by Zulueta listed under Maritime History]

HISTORY OF MUSIC

Gerhard, A. "Jan Ladislav Dussek's le Retour a Paris: A piano sonata between Enlightenment and Romanticism" [in German]. Archiv fur Musikwissenschaft, 53, 3 (1996): 207-21.

Glixon, B.L. "Scenes from the life of Silvia Gailarti Manni, a 17th-century virtuosa." Early Music History, 15 (1996): 97-146.

* Godwin, Joscelyn. Music and the Occult: French Musical Philsophies, 1750-1950. Woodridge: Boydell & Brewer, 1996. 261 pp. ISBN 1-87822-53-5 [And see review by Wilfred Mellers, "'I am electrical by nature': The magical and the meaningless, music as a speculative art of revelation," TLS, 4895 (January 24, 1997): 18. [Pierre Castel, Fabre- d'Olivet, Fourier, Wronski]

* Vignal, Marc (édit.). Dictionnaire de la musique. Paris: Larousse-Bordas (coll. "In extenso"), 1996 (1982), 2 vol.

Early Music, 24, 3 (August 1996) is a special issue on early music around the world, with articles on early music, tradition, dance, instruments, notation, and collections in China, India, Tunisia, Uganda, and the middle-east.

BACH

Clement, A. "Bach and confession: The choral arrangement of Aus tiefer Not schreij ich zu dir, BWV686" [in German]. Musik und Kirche, 66, 6 (September-October 1966): 278-83.

Ledbetter, D. "The inexhaustible riches of Bach." Early Music, 24, 3 (August 1996): 503-6 [re: performance].

GLUCK

Howard, Patricia. "For the English: What was presented at the British premiere of Gluck's Orfeo in 1773?" Musical Times, 137, 1844 (October 1996): 13-15.

HAYDN

* Marnat, Marcel, Joseph Haydn. La mésure de son siècle. Paris: Fayard (coll. "Les chemins de la musique"), 1996. 408 pp.

HISTORY OF RELIGION

* Clarke, Peter B. (édit.). le Grand Livre des religions du monde. Paris: Solar, 1996. 220 pp.

CHRISTIANITY - PROTESTANT

Spalding, P. "Noble patrons and religious innovators in 18th-century Germany: The case of Johann Lorenz Schmidt." Church History, 65, 3 (September 1996): 376-88.

Tinsley, Barbara Sher. "Sozzini's Ghost: Pierre Bayle and Socinian Toleration." Journal of the History of Ideas 57, 4 (October 1996): 609-24.

CHRISTIANITY - ROMAN CATHOLIC

Hurel, Daniel-Odon, "Le 'Voyage littéraire' comme source de l'histoire monastique (XVIIe-XVIIIe siècles)," dans J.-L. Lemaitre, M. Dmitriev et Pierre Gonneau (édit.), Moines et monastères dans les sociétés de rite grec et latin (Genève: Droz, 1996), pp. 157-78.

HISTORY OF SCIENCE

Appelbaum, W. "Keplerian astronomy after Kepler: Researches and problems." History of Science, 34, 106, 4 (December 1996): 451 ff.

* Ferrone, Vincenzo. The Intellectual Roots of the Italian Enlightenment: Newtonian Science, Religion, and Politics in the Early Eighteenth Century. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1995.

HISTORY OF SEXUALITY & GENDER

* Herdt. Gilbert, ed. Third Sex, Third Gender: Beyond Sexual Dimorphism in Culture and History. Zone Books, 1996. 614 pp, ill. ISBN 0-942299-82-5 (paper).

* Hunt, Lynn, ed. The Invention of Pornography: Obscenity and the Origins of Modernity, 1500-1800. Zone Books, 1996. 411 pp., ill. ISBN 0-942299-69-8 (paper).

* Mosse, George. The Image of Man: The Creation of Modern Masculinity. Oxford University Press, 1996. 256 pp. ISBN 0-19-510101-4. [And see review by Paul Fussell, "A queer ideal," TLS, 4895 (January 24, 1997): 10.

HUNGARY

* Molnar, Miklos. Histoire de la Hongrie. Paris: Hatier, 1996. 470 pp.

INDIA - LITERATURE

* Moore-Gilbert, Bart. Writing India, 1757-1990: The Literature of British India. Manchester University Press, 1996. 271 pp. ISBN 0-7190-4265-8 (cloth), 0-7190-4266-6 (paper)

IRELAND - LITERATURE

Eagleton, T. "The Irish Sublime." Religion & Literature, 28, 2-3 (Summer-Fall 1996): 25-36.

O'Dushlaine, T. "Going for Baroque: The Irish spiritual reformation 1600-1800." Religion & Literature, 28, 2-3 (Summer-Fall 1996): 59-82.

SWIFT

Rosenblum, Michael. "Swift's Holyhead Journal and Circumstantial Talk in Early Modern England." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30, 2 (Winter 1996-97): 159-72.

ITALY

Bertrand, Gilles. "Milan et Venise, deux capitales. Les metamorphoses du régard des voyageurs français entre Grand Tour et tourisme de masse." Franco-Italica, 7 (1995): 177-97.

* Monga, Luigi (édit.). L'Odeporica / Hodoeporics: On Travel Literature. University of North Carolina Press (coll. "Annali d'Italianistica", 14), 1996. 743 pp.

Norci Cagiano, Letizia. "Aspetti della societa italiana del Settecento nell'esperienza di Francesi celebri: Montesquieu e De Brosses." Franco-Italica, 7 (1995): 147-65.

JAPAN

* Frederic, Louis. le Japon. Dictionnaire et civilisation. Paris: Robert Laffont, 1996. 1419 p.

* Proust, Jacques. l'Europe au prisme du Japon, XVIe-XVIIIe siècle. Paris: Albin Michel, 1997.

JUDAICA

* Elon, Amos. Founder: A Portrait of the First Rothschild and His Time. Viking, 1996. 252 pp. [And see review by Gordon A. Craig, "Prophets," New York Review of Books, 44, 1 (January 9, 1997): 37-39; includes review of "From Court Jews to the Rothschilds: Art, Patronage, and Power 1600-1880" at New York's Jewish Museum]

Studia Rosenthalia, 30, 1 (1996) is a special issue on 200 years of Jewish emancipation in the Netherlands. Select articles include P. Mendes-Flohr, :The emancipation of European Jewry: Why was it not self-evident?" (7); H. Vermeulen, "The concept of emancipation in ethnic studies: An analysis of the changing relations between ethno-regional and immigrant minorities and society at large" (21); J.J. Ramakers, "Parallel processes? The emancipation of Jews and Catholics in the Netherlands, 1795/96-1848" (33); J. Michman, "Waiting for the Messiah: Assimilationist tendencies of Amsterdam Jewry during the mid-17th-century: But How?" (179); A. van Voolen, "Dutch Jewish art and the emancipation: A Jewish cultural renaissance in the Netherlands from 1796 to 1940" (109).

LINGUISTICS

* Cerquiglini, Bernard. l'Accent du souvenir. Paris: Minuit (coll. "Paradoxe"), 1996. 165 pp. [Sur l'histoire de l'accent circonflexe.]

Hullen, W. "Johann Joachim Becher, a Little-Known Opponent of Comenius' Theory of Language." Historiographica Linguistica, 23: 1-2 (1996): 73-88.

Isermann, M. "John Wallis on Adjectives: The Discovery of Phrase Structure in the Grammatica Linguæ Anglicanæ." Historiographica Linguistica, 23. 1-2 (1996): 47-72.

Lauzon, M. "Savage Eloquence in America and the Linguistic Construction of a British Identity in the 18th Century." Historiographica Linguistica, 23. 1-2 (1996): 123-58.

Nate, R. "The Interjection as a Grammatical Category in John Wilkins' Philosophical Language." Historiographica Linguistica, 23. 1-2 (1996): 89-110.

* Rey, Alain (édit.). Dictionnaire historique de la langue française. Paris: Dictionnaires le Robert, 1996 (1992). 2 vol.

Subbiondo, J.L. "From Pragmatics to Semiotics: The Influence of John Wilkins' Pulpit Oratory on his Philosophical Language." Historiographica Linguistica. 1-2 (1996): 111-22.

* Walter, Henriette. l'Aventure des langues en Occident. Leur origine, leur histoire, leur géographie. Paris: Robert Laffont, 1994.

Wollock, J. "John Bulwer's Place in the History of the Deaf." Historiographica Linguistica, 23. 1-2 (1996): 1-46.

MARITIME HISTORY

Barker, R. "The Liao and the displacement of ships in the Ming Navy: Defoe's view of China, c. 1700." Mariner's Mirror, 82, 4 (November 1996): 484. [correspondence].

Coates, J.F., & D.K. Browne, "The Liao and the displacement of ships in the Ming navy." Mariner's Mirror, 82, 4 (November 1996): 484 [correspondence].

Greene, C.D. "The Lurcher Cutter in the Seven-Years-War." Mariner's Mirror, 82, 4 (November 1996): 409-19.

Lewis, Tony. "Her effigy in wood: Figureheads with feminine subjects." The Magazine Antiques, 150, 6 (December 1996): 834-41.

Morris, R. "200 years of admiralty charts and surveys." Mariner's Mirror, 82, 4 (November 1996): 420-35.

Reed, A. "An impressive naval memorial: John Western, killed on March 21, 1793." Mariner's Mirror, 82, 4 (November 1996): 463-66.

Zulueta, J.D. "Health problems of the Royal Navy in the 18th century." Mariner's Mirror, 82, 4 (November 1996): 484-5 [correspondence].

MATERIAL CULTURE

* Auslander, Leora. Taste and Power: Furnishing Modern France. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. 495 pp. ISBN )-520-08894-8 . [And see review by Patricia Hogonnet, "The value of FFF," TLS, 4889 (December 13, 1996): 8.

* Edwards, Clive D. Eighteenth Century Furniture. Manchester University Press, 1996.

* Harris, Jennifer. 5000 ans de textiles. Londres, Editions Parkstone British Museum, 1994. 320 p.

Hartop, Christopher. "Engraving on English silver, 1580-1760." The Magazine Antiques, 151, 2 (February 1997): 338-49 [heraldry, arms, cyphers, crests, French & English pattern book, Hogarth & silver engraving]

* Heyraud, Bertrand. 5000 ans de chaussures. Londres: Editions Parkstone British Museum, 1994. 189 pp.

Jarrett, M.M. "'An act of flagrant rebellion against nature': Methods of artificial feeding during the 18th-century and the first half of the 19th century and the controversy surrounding their use." Winterthur Portfolio, 30, 4 (Winter 1995): 279-88. * Lesperance, Marie-Claude. le Dictionnaire du mobilier. La mythologie du beau. Montréal: Logiques, 1996. 316 pp.

MEXICO

* Gruzinsky, Serge. Histoire de Mexico. Paris: Fayard, 1996. 454 pp.

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

[see title by Lauzon listed under Linguistics]

MISCELLANEOUS

* Banville, John. la Lettre de Newton. Roman. Paris: Flammarion, 1996. 120 pp. Traduction de Michele Albaret.

* Bricard, Isabelle. Dictionnaire de la mort des grands hommes. Paris: le Cherche midi editeur, 1995, 450 p.

* Le Chat. Une anthologie des plus beaux textes littéraires. Paris: l'Archipel, 1996. 263 pp. Presentation d'Irene Frain. Textes réunis par Helene Seyres.

* Decker, Ronald; Thierry Depaulis, & Michael Dummer. A Wicked Pack of Cards: The Origins of the Occult Tarot. Duckworth, 1996. 308 pp. ISBN 0-7156-2713-9 [And see review by Ann Geneva, "Wisdom on the Cards," TLS, 4895 (January 24, 1997): 36 [cartomancy began with Antoine Court de Gebelin in the late 18th-c]

Dix textes contre. Paris: Editions Mille et une nuits, 1996. 10 pamphlets sous coffret. Textes de Swift, Voltaire, Lafargue, Thoreau, de Gournay, Peret, Cousse, Vaneigem, Marcos et un collectif.

* Gerbod, Paul. Histoire de la coiffure et des coiffeurs. Paris: Larousse, 1995. 383 pp.

* Minc, Alain. Antiportraits. Paris: Gallimard, 1996. 256 pp. [Un des huit antiportraits est celui de Frederic II.]

* Monestier, Martin. les Animaux-soldats. Histoire militaire des animaux des origines a nos jours. Paris: le Cherche Midi editeur, 1996. 250 pp.

* Muensterberger, Werner. le Collectionneur. Anatomie d'une passion. Paris: Payot, 1996. 326 pp. Traduction de Martine Leroy-Battistelli.

* Race: Origins of an Idea, 1760-1850. Bristol, England: Thoemmes Press, 1996.

* Schmitt, Jean-Claude et Giovanni Levi (édit.). Histoire des jeunes en Occident. Paris: Seuil, 1996. 2 vol. I. )De l'Antiquité à l'époque moderne; II. L'époque contemporaine).

* Silguy, Catherine de. Histoire des hommes et de leurs ordures du Moyen Age a nos jours. Paris: le Cherche-midi éditeur, 1996. 223 pp.

* Shattuck, Roger. Forbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography. New York: St. Martin's, 1996. 369 pp. ISBN 0-312-14602-7. [And see review by Robert Alter, "The rotten apple: Shifting attitudes to illicit knowledge," TLS, 4889 (December 13, 1996): 4. [Goethe's Faust, Sade, Don Juan, Don Quixote, La Princesse de Clèves, Le Neveu de Rameau]

* Valance, Georges. la Legende du franc. Paris: Flammarion, 1996. 448 pp.

NETHERLANDS - HISTORY

Dekker, R.M. "Dutch travel journals from the 17th to the early 19th centuries: An inventory of texts." LIAS, 22 (1995): 277 ff.

Frijhoff, W. "Les étudiants et les gradués dans une société locale: La cité de Zutphen en Gelderland entre les moyen ages et le 19me siècle." LIAS, 22 (1995): 241-76.

NETHERLANDS - LITERATURE

Stegeman. S. "De moralitate ac utilitate dedicationum: Dedications to and by Theodorus Janssonius van Almelooven (1657-1712)." LIAS, 22 (1995): 175-96.

OTTOMAN & ISLAMIC HISTORY

* Fargette, Guy. Mehemet Ali. Paris: l'Harmattan, 1996. 232 pp.

PHILOSOPHY

* Halevy, Elie. la Formation du radicalisme philosophique. Paris: PUF (coll. "Philosophie morale"), 1996. 3 vol. -- I. La jeunesse de Bentham, postface de Jean-Pierre Dupuy; II. L'evolution de la doctrine utilitaire de 1789 a 1815, postface de Pierre Bouretz; III. Le radicalisme philosophique, postface de Philippe Mongin. Edition revisée et dirigée par Monique Canto-Sperber.

* Knee, Philip. Penser l'appartenance: enjeux des Lumières en France. Presses de l'Université du Québec, 1995.

Petrus, K. "The intentio auctoris in hermeneutical writings of the 17th and 18th century" [in German]. Philosophisches Jahrbuch, 103, 2 (1996): 339-54.

Schmidt, James. "The Fool's Truth: Diderot, Goethe, and Hegel." Journal of the History of Ideas, 57, 4 (October 1996): 625-44.

Revue internationale de philosophie, 50, 197 (1996) is a special issue on early German romanticism. Articles (in German) include M. Frank, "Papers on the philosophical bases of early German romanticism found in Schlegel's Philosophische Lehrjahre, Hena 1796" (379); E. Behler, "Schlegel's theory of an alternating principle prior to his arrival in Jena, 6 August 1795" (383; in English); M. Frank, "'Alle wahrheit is relativ, alles wissen symbolisch: Epistemological scepticism in early Jena romanticism, 1796" (403); V. Waibel, "Friedrich Holderlin's early criticism of Fichte's work and its effect on the formulation of his epistemology: (437); J. Stolzenburg, "Self-knowledge: A problem in post-Kantian philosophy" [Reinhold, Holderlin, Fichte] (461); W. Baum, "The Klagenfurt Herbert Circle between the Age of Enlightenemnt and Romanticism" (583); A. Bowie, "John McDowell's Mind and World and early Romantic epistemology" (515, in English).

BOYLE

* Boyle, Robert. A Free Enquiry into the Vulgarly Received Notion of Nature. Ed. Edward B. Davis & Michael Hunter. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 208 pp. ISBN 0-521-56100-0 (cloth), 0-521-56796-3 (paper) [1st publ. 1686]

CUDWORTH

* Cudworth, Ralph. A Treatise Concerning Eternal and Immutable Morality, with A Treatise of Freewill. Ed. Sarah Hutton. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 272 pp. ISBN 0-521-47362-4 (cloth), 0-521-47918-5 (paper).

FREGE

DeJong, W.R. "Gottlob Frege and the analytic-synthetic distinction within the framework of the Aristotelian model of science." Kant-Studien, 87, 3 (1996): 290-324.

HOBBES

Thouard, D. "Hobbes et la rhetorique: un rapport complexe." Rhetorica, 14, 3 (été 1996): 333-40.

HUME

Fieser, James. "The Eighteenth-Century British Reviews of Hume's Writings." Journal of the History of Ideas, 57, 4 (October 1996): 645-58.

Lottenbach, H. "Monkish virtues, artificial lives: On Hume's genealogy of morals." Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 26, 3 (September 1996): 367-88.

KANT

Boi, L. "Non-Euclidean geometry, the philosophical problem of space, and the origins of the transcendental" [in French]. Kant-Studien, 87, 3 (1996): 257-89. [Kant & neo-Kantians]

Briese, O. "Ethics of the finite: The referential nature of the sublime in Kant" [in German]. Kant-Studien, 87, 3 (1996): 325-47.

* Habermas, Jurgen. la Paix perpetuelle. Le bicentenaire d'une idée kantienne. Paris, Cerf (coll. "Humanites"), 1996. 126 pp. Traduction de Rainer Rochlitz.

* Kant. The Metaphysics of Morals. Tr. & ed., Mary Gregor. 241 pp. Cambridge University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-521-56217-1 (paper). [And see review by Ralph C.S. Walker, "What he really means," TLS, 4892 (January 3, 1997): 10-11.

* Kant. Religion and Rational Theology. Tr. George di Giovanni & Allen Wood, ed. Allen Wood. 528 pp. Cambridge University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-521-35416-1

Schonecker, D. "The analyzable nature of Die Grunlegung zur Metaphysik" [in German]. Kant-Studien, 87, 3 (1996): 348-54.

Weinstock, D. "Natural law and public reason in Kant's political philosophy." Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 26, 3 (September 1996): 389-412.

LEIBNIZ

Baumgarten, H.U. "Motion as self-action: Reflections on the theory of monads in Leibniz" [in German]. Philosophisches Jahrbuch, 103, 2 (1996): 355-65.

* Leibniz. New Essays on Human Understanding. Ed. Peter Remnant & Jonathan Bennett. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 523 pp. ISBN 0-521-57211-8 (cloth), 0-521-57660-1 (paper). [Leibniz on Locke]

LOCKE

Walker, William. "The determination of Locke, Hume, and Fielding." Eighteenth-Century Life, 20, 2 (May 1996): 70-93.

PRIESTLEY

Durner, M. "'The Immateriality of matter': Theories of matter by Priestley, Kant, and Schopenhauer" [in German]. Philosophisches Jahrbuch, 103, 2 (1996): 294-322.

POLITICAL THOUGHT

Carr, Craig L. & Michael J. Seidler. "Pufendorf, Sociality and the Modern State." History of Political Thought, 17, 3 (Autumn, 1996): 354-378.

Fermon, Nicole. "The Female Fulcrum: Rousseau and the Birth of Nationalism." Philosophical Forum, 28, 1-2 (Fall-Winter 1997): 21-41.

Fonnesu, L. "Fichte and the ideal of the extinction of the state" [in Italian]. Rivista di storia della filosofia, 51, 2 (1996): 257-70.

Fruchtman, Jack. "Classical republicanism, Whig political science, Tory history: The state of 18th-century political thought" [review essay]. Eighteenth-Century Life, 20, 2 (May 1996): 94-103.

Schall, J.V. "Friendship and political philosophy." Review of Metaphysics, 50, 1 (September, 1996): 121-42.

ROUSSEAU

Galliani, Renato, "Rousseau, utopiste ou realiste ?" Etudes Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 8 (1996): 67-72.

Marcos, Jean-Pierre. "De l'aporie du Contrat social." Etudes Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 8 (1996): 205-224.

Marie, Dominique. "Le rêve aristocratique: L.-E. de Wurtemberg, correspondant de Rousseau." Etudes Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 8 (1996): 89-120.

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RUMANIA

* Durandin, Catherine. Histoire des Roumains. Paris: Fayard, 1996. 573 pp.

RUSSIA - HISTORY

* Volkov, Solomon. St. Petersburg: A Cultural History. Tr. Antonina W. Bouis. Free Press, 1996. [And see review by Aileen Kelly, "Where the Dead Smiled," New York Review of Books, XLIV, 3 (February 20, 1997): 43-49.

RUSSIA - LITERATURE

Romantisme, 26, 92 (1996) is a special issue on Russian Romanticism. The introduction, by M. Espagne & V. Milchina, discusses the development of romanticism in late 18th-c & early 19th-c Russia; articles in French.

SCOTLAND - HISTORY

Leneman, L. "'Disregarding the matrimonial vows': Divorce in 18th and early 19th-century Scotland." Journal of Social History, 30, 2 (Winter 1996): 465-82.

SPAIN - HISTORY

* Bessière, Bernard. Histoire de Madrid. Paris: Fayard, 1996. 378 pp.

* Perez, Joseph. Histoire de l'Espagne. Paris: Fayard, 1996. 926 pp.

* Ringrose, David R. Spain, Europe, and the "Spanish Miracle", 1700-1900. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 439 pp. ISBN 0-521-43486-6. [And see review by Frances Lannon, "The myth of failure," TLS, 4892 (January 3, 1997): 28.

THEATRE HISTORY

ENGLAND

* Hughes, Derek. English Drama, 1660-1700. Oxford University Press, 1996. 503 pp. ISBN 0-19-811974-7.

Kinservik, Matthew .J. "Garrick's Unpublished Epilogue for Catherine Clive's The Rehearsal, or Bays in Petticoats." ANQ, 9, 4 (Autumn 1996): 320-26.

Winn, James A. "Heroic Song: A Proposal for a Revised History of English Theater and Opera." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30, 2 (Winter 1996-97): 113-38. [Handel, Davenant, Dryden, Shadwell, Purcell, Betterton, Settle]

FRANCE

Lemke, I. :'Not translatable,' 'impossible to be performed'? Racine's Phedre as an example." LILI / Zeitschrift fur Literaturwissenschaft und Linguistik, 26, 103 (September 1996): 35-51.

* Larthomas, Pierre. le Théâtre en France au XVIIIe siècle. Paris: PUF (coll. "Que sais-je ?"), 1848; 1994 (troisième édition).

* Les Plus Beaux Manuscrits du théâtre francais, Paris: Bibliothèque nationale et Robert Laffont (coll. "La memoire de l'encre"), 1996. 430 pp.

SCOTLAND

* Campbell, Donald. Playing for Scotland: A History of the Scottish Stage, 1715-1965. Edinburgh: Mercat, 1996. 154 pp. ISBN 1-873644-57-4 (paper)

* Jackson, John. The History of the Scottish Stage. 1793; Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1996. Introduction by Donald Campbell.

SPAIN

Eggington, W. "An epistemology of the stage: Theatricality and subjectivity in early modern Spain." New Literary History, 27, 3 (Summer 1996): 391-414.

U.S. - COLONIAL & FEDERAL HISTORY

Hemphill, C.D. "Middle class rising in revolutionary America: The evidence from manners." Journal of Social History, 30, 2 (Winter 1996): 317-44.

* Irwin, William. The New Niagara: Tourism, Technology, and the Landscape of Niagara Falls, 1776-1917. Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996. 276 pp. [And see review by Henry Allen, "Fall of the Falls," New York Review of Books, 44, 1 (January 9, 1997): 46-48.

* Koistenen, Paul A.C. Beating Plowshares into Swords: The Political Economy of American Warfare, 1606-1865. University of Kansas Press, 1996. 386 pp.

* O'Brien, Conor Cruise. The Long Affair: Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution, 1785-1800. University of Chicago Press, 1996. 367 pp. [And see review by Gordon S. Wood, :Liberty's Wild Man," New York Review of Books, 44, 3 (February 20, 1997): 23-26 [Jefferson as fons et origo of American racism, as revolutionary fanatic; Burke's influence on O'Conor; the current campaign to discredit Enlightenment & universalist ideals; Wood's evaluation of O'Brien's historiographic weaknesses]

* Stevenson, Brenda E. Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South. Oxford University Press, 1996. 457 pp. See review by David Brion Davis, "White Wives and Slave Mothers," New York Review of Books, 44, 3 (February 20, 1997): 35-38 [Loudon Co., Virginia].

Thorp, D.B. "Taverns and tavern culture on the Southern colonial frontier: Rowan County, North Carolina, 1753-1776." Journal of Southern History, 62, 4 (November 1996): 661-88.

 

 

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