Selected Readings, No 59

May 25, 1998

"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. Erin Blake, Bill Everdell, Dorothy Medlin, Benoît Melançon, A.J. Wright, as well as the Man in the Funny Hat, the Operator of the Moderately Elegant Machines, and the Secret Admirer

AFRICA - HISTORY

* Oliver, Roland. In the Realms of Gold: Pioneering in African History. Cass, 1997. 425 pp., ill. ISBN 0-7146-4847-7 (hardcover), 4405-6 (paper)

Saillant, John. "The American Enlightenment in Africa: Jefferson's Colonizationism and Black Virginians' Migration to Liberia, 1776-1840." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 31, 3 (Spring 1998): 261-82.

* Thomas, Hugh. The Slave Trade: The History of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1440-1870. Macmillan, 1997. 810 pp. ISBN 0-330-35437-X [and see review by John Lynch, "This monstrous migration," TLS, 4942 (December 19, 1997): 8.

AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, & PACIFIC HISTORY

* Denoon, Donald; Malama Meleisa, et al., eds. The Cambridge History of the Pacific. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 540 pp. ISBN 0-521-44195-1

* Edmond, Rod. Representing the South Pacific: Colonial Discourse from Cook to Gaugin. Cambridge University Press, 1998. 319 pp. ISBN 0-521-55054-8

* Lummis, Trevor. Pitcairn Island: Life and Death in Eden. Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998. 173 pp. ISBN 1-85928-431-0 [and see review by Greg Dening, "Irony in Paradise," TLS, 4952 (February 27, 1998): 31.

BELGIUM

Kisters, F. "Institutional intendancy in 1787 under Joseph II, particularly in Brussels." Revue belge de philologie etd'histoire, 74, 3-4 (1996): 761-804 [in French].

BIBLIOGRAPHY, BIBLIOPHILY, HISTORY OF THE BOOK (& READERSHIP & PUBLISHING), LIBRARIES

Basting, B. "From parchment to megabyte: The new buildings of the British Library in London and the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris." Die Zeitschrift der Kultur, 12 (December 1997): 59-65 [in German].

Baurmeister, Ursula. "The Recording of Marks of Provenance in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and Other French Libraries." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 91 (December 1997): 525-38.

Canfora, L. "A divine sea of fire: A history of book-burning." Die Zeitschrift der Kultur, 12 (December 1997): 56-58 [in German].

Cope, Kevin L. "Eighteenth-Century Studies is on a Roll: Plotting a Bearing for the Bibliothek Otto Schafer." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 12, 1-2 (April 1998): 15-19.

* Ferdinand, C.Y. Benjamin Collins and the Provincial Newspaper Trade in the Eighteenth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1997. 258 pp. ISBN 0-19-820652-6 [and see review by James Raven, "Magnate of Information," TLS, 4941 (December 12, 1997): 32.

Hellinga, Lotte. "The 'Marks in Books' Project of the Bibliographical Society (London)." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 91 (December 1997): 573-78.

Kelly, Ann, & Kathy Larsen. "Resources at the Folger Shakespeare Library for the Eighteenth-Century Studies Scholar." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 12, 1-2 (April 1998): 25-6.

Leslie, Deborah J. "Provenance Evidence and Printing and Publishing Evidence: Use and Revision of the RBMS Thesaurus." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 91 (December 1997): 517-24.

McCarthy, Muriel. "From Manuscript to the Internet: The Catalogues of the Marsh's Library." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 12, 1-2 (April 1998): 21-23 [reprinted from The Long Room, 42 (1998): 14-15].

McKitterick, David. "Institutional Management of Book Stocks." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 91 (December 1997): 477-84.

Needham, Paul. "Index possessorum incunabulorum (IPI): Notes on the Ownerships of Incunables." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 91 (December 1997): 539-56..

Pearson, David. "Exploring and Recording Provenance: Initiatives and Possibilities" Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 91 (December 1997): 505-16.

Rosenthal, Bernard M. "The Rosenthal Collection of Printed Books with Manuscript Annotations." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 91 (December 1997): 485-94.

Shevlin, Eleanor. "The English Short Title Catalogue: Past, Present, and Future -- A Report on the January 21, 1998 Conference." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 12, 1-2 (April 1998): 10-14.

Woodfield, Denis. "Marks of Ownership of British and American Collectors." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 91 (December 1997): 579-82.

[see also title by Haugen listed under Scotland - Literature]

CANADA, L'ACADIE, LA NOUVELLE FRANCE, QUÉBEC

Bernier, Marc André. "Enseignement de la rhétorique et théories de l'elocutio: l'invention d'une prose militante dans le Québec des Lumières." Canadian Journal of Rhetorical Studies/La revue canadienne de rhétorique, 9 (à paraître en septembre 1998).

Bernier, Marc André. "Pour une histoire de la rhétorique au Québec au XVIIIe siècle: enjeux et perspectives de recherche." Canadian Journal of Rhetorical Studies/La revue canadienne de rhétorique, 9 (à paraître en septembre 1998).

Cahill, B. "The treason of the merchants: Dissent and repression in Halifaz in the era of the American Revolution." Acadiensis, 26, 1 (Autumn 1996): 52-70.

* Choquette, Leslie P. Frenchmen Into Peasants: Modernity And Tradition In The Peopling Of French Canada. Harvard University Press (Harvard Historical Studies, 123), 1997. 416 pp., tables. ISBN 0-674-32315-7

MacLeod, J. & F.L. Pigot. "Recent publications relating to the history of the Atlantic region." Acadiensis, 26, 1 (Autumn 1996): 102 ff.

CARIBBEAN HISTORY

* Burton, Richard D.E. Afro-Creole: Power, Opposition, and Play in the Caribbean. ill. Cornell University Press, 1997.

CARTOGRAPHY

Cohen, P.E. "Michel Capitaine de Chesnoy, the Marquis de Layfayette's cartographer." Magazine Antiques, 153, 1 (January 1998): 170 ff.

CHINA - HISTORY

* Elvin, Mark, & Liu Ts'ui-jung. Sediments of Time: Environment and Society om Chinese History. Cambridge University Press, 1998. 820 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-56381-X

CLASSICS & CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION

* Gajek, Konrad, ed. Das Breslauer Schultheater im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert. Einladungsschriften zu Schulactus und Szenarezu den Aufführungen förmlicher Comödien an den protestantischen Gymnasien. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1994. 520 pp.

McNeal, R.A. "Joseph Allen Smith, American Grand Tourist." International Journal of the Classical Tradition, 4, 1 (Summer 1997): 64-91. [Smith traveled & collected in the Aegean 1703-1807; collecting; historical painting; West; Winckelmann; F.-X. Fabre; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts;Peale Museum]

Sergardi, Lodovico. The Satires of Lodovico Sergardi. Tr. Ronald E. Pepin. New York &c,: Peter Lang, 1994. [LS (1660-1726), Roman satirist writing under the name Quintus Sectanus, using extensive classical antecedents]

Virgil

Ziolkowski, Theodore. "Vergil's Nachleben: from Monograph to Mélange." International Journal of the Classical Tradition, 4, 1 (Summer 1997): 92-99 [Review essay; Goethe; Schiller]

COMPUTERS, SCHOLARSHIP & TEACHING, &c.

De Kerckhove, D. "Exploding into everywher: Hypertext andthe enduring advantage of the book." Die Zeitschrift der Kultur, 12 (December 1997): 77-80 [in German].

Schahadat, S. "Lost in space: From books to the Internet." Die Zeitschrift der Kultur, 12 (December 1997): 74-77 [in German].

CRITICISM & THEORY

Grosse, M. "The books' revenge: Of the unreadability of the world." Die Zeitschrift der Kultur, 12 (December 1997): 66-73 [in German].

Harth, Dietrich. "Relativism in Comparative Literature: A Short Reconsideration with Special Reference to Edward Said's Culture and Imperialism." Rivista dit Letterature moderne e comparate, 48 (1995): 403-12.

Larsen, S.E. "Benjamin, a literary critic?" New Literary History, 29, 1 (Winter 1998): 135-52.

* Loomba, Ania. Colonialism, Postcolonialism: The New Critical Idiom. Routledge, 1998. 289 pp. ISBN 0-415-12808-0 (hardcover), 12809-9 (paper)

* Moore-Gilbert, Bart; Gareth Stanton; & Willy Maley, eds. Postcolonial Criticism. Harlow: Longman, 1998. 301 pp. ISBN 0-582-23797-1

* Pepper, Thomas Adam. Singularities: Extremes of Theory in the Twentieth Century. Cambridge University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-521-57382-3 [and see review by Malcolm Bowie, "Read slowly, read again: Thomas Adam Pepper and the importance of difficulty in the practice of Theory," TLS, 4952 (February 27, 1998): 8-9].

* Sedgewick, Eve Kosofsky, ed. Novel Gazing: Queer Readings in Fiction. Duke University Press, 1998. 518 pp. ISBN 0-8223-2028-2 [and see review by Simon Jarvis, "Reflections in the golden bowl," TLS, 4962 (May 8, 1998): 25-6.

Tallis, Raymond. "In defence of deconstruction." TLS, 4941 (December 12, 1998): 19 [correspondence]

* Woods, Gregory. A History of Gay Literature: The Male Tradition. Yale University Press, 1998. 456 pp. ISBN 0-300-07201-5 [reviewed in TLS with title by Sedgewick above]

CULINARY HISTORY, OENOLOGY

* Brennan, Thomas. Burgundy to Champagne: The Wine Trade in Early Modern France. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. 350 pp. ISBN 0-8018-5567-5

* Witteveen, Joop. Bibliotheca Gastronomica: Eten en Drinken in Nederland en Belge, 1474-1960. Amsterdam: Linnaeus, 1998 [in Dutch].

ECONOMICS

Roberts, M.J.D. "The concept of luxury in British political economy: Adam Smith to Alfred Marshall." History ofthe Human Sciences, 11, 1 (February 1998): 23-48.

* Engerman,Stanley L., and Robert E. Gallman, eds. The Cambridge Economic History of the United States. Vol. One: The Colonial Era. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 481 pp. ISBN 0-5221-39442-2 [and see review by Jack P. Greene, "The Englishing of America: How the early American colonies made such spectacular progress," TLS, 4941 (December 12, 1998): 13-14.

ENGLAND - HISTORY

de la Bédoyère, Guy, ed. Particular Friends: The Correspondence of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. Woodridge: Boydell & Brewer, 1998. 350 pp. ISBN 0-85115-690-8 [and see review by Barry Coward, "Of the same Kidney," TLS, 4962 (May 8, 1998).

* Bowen, H.V. War and British Society 1688-1815. Cambridge University Press, 1998. 116 pp. ISBN 0-521-5722-6 (hardcover), 57645-8 (paper)

* Bradshaw, Brendan, & Peter Roberts, eds. British Consciousness and Identity: The Making of Britain, 1533-1707. Cambridge University Press, 1998. 368 pp. ISBN 0-521-43383-5

* Brockliss, Laurence, & David Eastwood, eds. A Union of Multiple Identities: The British Isles, c1750-1850. Manchester University Press, 1998. 222 pp. ISBN 0-7190-5046-4 [and see review by John Cannon, "A nation unforged," TLS, 4959 (April 17, 1998): 10].

* Moore, Lucy. The Thieves' Opera: The Remarkable Lives of Jonathan Wild, Thief-taker, and Jack Shepphard, House-breaker. Viking, 1997. 304 pp. ISBN 0-670-87215-6 [and see review by John Mullan, "Jack and Jonathan," TLS, 4941 (December 12, 1997): 27.

* Morris, Marilyn. The British Monarchy and the French Revolution. Yale University Press, 1998. 246 pp., ill. ISBN 0-300-017144-2 [and see review by Frank Prochaska, "The saneness of George III," TLS, 4959 (April 17, 1998): 11-12].

* Picard, Liza. Restoration London. Wedenfield & Nicholson, 1997. 330 pp. ISBN 0-297-81900-3 [and see review by Helen Simpson, "Nits, pets, torts, and sex," TLS, 4941 (December 12, 1997): 28.

* Rackham, Oliver. The History of the Countryside. Phoenix, 1998. 445 pp. ISBN 0-75380-173-6 (paper).

* Robbins, Keith. Great Britain: Indentities, Institutions, and the Idea of Britishness. Harlow: Longman, 1997. 377 pp. ISBN 0-582-03128-9 [and see review by John Cannon, "A nation unforged," TLS, 4959 (April 17, 1998): 10].

* Mendelson, Sara, & Patricia Crawford. Women in Early Modern England 1550-1720. Oxford University Press, 1998. 520 pp., ill. ISBN 0-19-820124-9

* Searby, Peter. A History of the University of Cambridge. Vol. 3: 1750-1870. Cambridge University Press, 1998. 815 pp. ISBN 0-521- 36060-3

* Sharpe, James. Instruments of Darkness: Witchcraft in England 1550-1750. Penguin, 1998. 365 pp. ISBN 0-14-013065-9 [and see review by Jenny Wormald, "The Burning Times," ," TLS, 4959 (April 17, 1998): 12-14].

* Vickery, Amanda. The Gentleman's Daughter: Women's Lives in Georgian England. Yale University Press, 1998. 256 pp., ill.

* Wroughton, John. The Longman Companion to the Stuart Age 1603-1714. London and New York: Longman, 1997. viii, 340 pp., chronologies, tables, maps. ISBN 0-582-25776-X (hardcover), 0-582-25755-1 (paper).

ENGLAND - LITERATURE

* Ashfield, Andrew, ed. Romantic Women Poets 1770-1831. Rev. paperback ed. Vol. I. Manchester University Press, 1997. 327 pp. ISBN 0-7190-5308-0

* Chandler, James. England in 1819: The Politics of Literary Culture and the Case of Romantic Historicism. University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Cowan, Brian. "Reasonable Ecstasies: Shaftesbury and the Languages of Libertinism." Journal of British Studies, 37 (April 1998): 111-38.

Conway, A. "Private interests: The portrait and the novel in 18th-century England." Eighteenth-Century Life, 21, 3 (November 1997): 1-15.

* Dacre, Charlotte. Zofloya. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1997. 303 pp. ISBN 1-55111-146-2 (paper)

Dussinger, John. "The Pedagogue's Post: Towards Defining an Age of Sensibility, Tourism and Touristic Discourse." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 12, 1-2 (April 1998): 40-42 [graduate course descriptions]

* Fenwick, Eliza. Secresy. Ed. Isobel Grundy. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1995. 356 pp. ISBN 1-55111-014-8 (paper)

Flint, Christopher. "Speaking Objects: The Circulation of Stories in Eighteenth-Century Prose Fiction." PMLA, 113, 2 (March 1998): 212-26.

* Hays, Mary. The Victim of Prejudice. Ed. Eleanor Ty. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1994. 198 pp. ISBN 0-921149-37-9 (paper)

King, K.R., & J. Medoff. "Jane Barker and her life (1652-1732): The documentary record." Eighteenth-Century Life, 21, 3 (November 1997): 16-38.

Manning, S.L. "Enlightenment's dark dreams: Two fictions of Henry Mackenzie and Charles Brockden Brown." Eighteenth-Century Life, 21, 3 (November 1997): 39-56.

* Marks, Emerson R. Taming the Chaos: English poetic diction theory since the Renaissance. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1998. 416 pp. ISBN 0-8143-2698-6

* Moore, Lisa L. Dangerous Intimacies: Towards a Sapphic History of the British Novel. Duke University Press, 1998. 191 pp. ISBN 0-8223-2036-3 (hardcover), 2049-5 (paper)

* Plumptre, Anne. Something New [1801]. Ed. Deborah McLeod. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1996. 349 pp. ISBN 1-55111-079-2 (paper)

* Raftery, Deirdre. Women and Learning in English Writing, 1600-1900. Dublin: Four Courts, 1997. 272 pp. ISBN 1-85182-348-3

Vermeule, Blakey. "Jovial Fanatics: Hume, Warton, Cowper." Modern Language Quarterly, 59, 1 (March 1998): 1-32.

* Watson, J.R. The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study. Oxford: Clarendon, 1998. 552 pp. ISBN 0-19-826762-2 [and see review by Paul Davis, "Without the music," TLS, 4960 (April 24, 1998): 26.]

Eighteenth-Century Life, 21, 3 (November 1997) contains part 2 of the "Forum on Canon Formation" (the first part appeared in the February 1997 issue) including Richard Terry, "Rejoinder to Professors Miller & Sisken" (79); J.B. Kramnick, "The Aesthetics of Revisionism, a response" (82); Howard D. Wienbrot, "Notes toward a fertility theory of the 18th-century canon" (86); B.M. Benedict, "Canon as canard" (89); T. Ross, "Two ways of looking at a canon" (90); R. Crawford, "Response to Richard Terry" (93); J. Paul Hunter, "When is literature? What is a canon?" (95); T. Bonnell, "Speaking of institutions and canonicity, don't forget publishers" (97).

Arbuthnot

* Condren, Conal. Satire, Lies, and Politics: The Case of Dr. Arbuthnot. Macmillan, 1998. 192 pp. ISBN 0-333-69944-0 [and see review by David Womersley, "Jerry-built in Grub Street," TLS, 4962 (May 8, 1998): 26.

Austen

* Austen, Jane. Northanger Abbey. Ed. Claire Grogan. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1996. 340 pp. ISBN 1-55111-078-4 (paper)

"Jane Austen and the Rice portrait." [Letters from Richard Wheeler & Jacob Simon of the National Portrait Gallery.] TLS, 4957 (April 3, 1998): 19.

* Tucker, George Herbert. A History of Jane Austen's Family [1983]. Far Thrupp: Sutton, 1998. 238 pp. ISBN 0-7509-1663-X (paper)

Behn

* Behn, Aphra. The Rover. Ed. Anne Russell. 2nd ed. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1994. 195 pp. ISBN 1-55111-214-0 (paper)

Blake

[see title by McConnell listed under Historiography]

Brooke, Frances

* Brooke, Frances. The Excursion. Ed.Paula R. Backscheider & Hope D. Cotton. University Press of Kentucky, 1998 (new in paper). ISBN 0-8131-0881-0 (also available in hardcover)

Burney, Frances

* Darby, Barbara. Francis Burney, Dramatist: Gender, Performance, and the Late 18th-Century Stage. University Press of Kentucky, 1997. 237 pp. ISBN 0-8131-2022-5

Centlivre

* Centlivre, Susanna. A Bold Stroke for a Wife. Ed. Nancy Copeland. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1995. 158 pp. ISBN 1-55111-021-0 (paper)

Cibber

[see title by Peck listed under Theatre History - England

Dryden

* Gardiner, Anne Barbeau. Ancient Faith and Modern Freedom in John Dryden's "The Hind and the Panther." Catholic University of America Press, 1998. 266 pp. ISBN 0-8132-0898-X

Fielding, Henry

* Fielding, Henry. Miscellanies by Henry Fielding Esq, Volume Three. Ed. Hugh Amory & Bertrand Goldgar. Oxford: Clarendon,1998. 370 pp. ISBN 0-19-818275-9 [and see review by Claude Rawson, "Walpole and the highwaymen: The genesis of Jonathan Wild," TLS, 4952 (February 27, 1998): 4-6].

* Wang, Jenny. Novelistic Love in the Platonic Tradition: Fielding, Faulkner, and the Postmodernists. Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield, 1998. 213 pp. ISBN 0-8476-8622 (hardcover), 8623-X (paper)

Fielding, Sarah

* Fielding, Sarah. The Adventures of David Simple and Volume the Last. Ed. Peter Sabor. University Press of Kentucky, 1998. 416 pp, ill. ISBN 0-8131-2055-1 (hardcover), 0945-0 (paper)

Garrick

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

Griffith

* Griffith, Elizabeth. The Delicate Distress. Ed. Cynthia Booth Ricciardi & Susan Staves. University Press of Kentucky, 1998 (new in paper). ISBN 0-8131-0925-6 (also available in hardcover)

Haywood

* Haywood,Eliza. History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless. Ed. Christine Blouch. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1998. 620 pp. ISBN 1-55111-147-0 (paper)

* Haywood, Eliza. Love in Excess. Ed. David Oakleaf. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1998. 620 pp. ISBN 1-55111-147-0 (paper)

Johnson

Clingham, Greg, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 286 pp. ISBN 0-521-55311-X (hardcover), 55625-2 (paper)

Pope

Edgecombe, R.S. "The Tragedy of Valentinian and Thalestris' speech in the Rape of the Lock." Eighteenth-Century Life, 21, 3 (November 1997): 77 ff.

Scott, Sarah

* Scott, Sarah. The History of Sir George Ellison. Ed. Betty Rizzo. University Press of Kentucky, 1998 (new in paper). ISBN 0-8131-0849-7 (also available in hardcover)

* Scott, Sarah. Milennium Hall. Ed. Gary Kelly. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1995. 356 pp. ISBN 1-55111-015-6 (paper)

Shelley, Mary

* Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein. Ed. D.L. Macdonald & Kathleen Scherf. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1994. 371 pp. ISBN 1-55111-038-5 (paper) [original 1818 text]

* Shelley, Mary. The Last Man. Ed. Anne McWhir. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1996. 425 pp. ISBN 1-55111-076-8 (paper)

* Shelley, Mary. Lodore. Ed. Lisa Vargo. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1997. 555 pp. ISBN 1-55111-077-6 (paper)

* Shelley, Mary. Valperga. Ed. Tilottama Rajan. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1998. 858 pp. ISBN 1-55111-144-6 (paper)

FRANCE - HISTORY

Astoul, Guy. "Solidarités paysannes au pays des croquants au XVIIIe siècle." Annales historiques de la revolution française, 311 (janvier-mars 1998): 25-48.

* Barny, Roger. le Triomphe du droit naturel: la constitution de la doctrine révolutionnaire des droits de l'homme (1787-1789). Université de Besançon (coll. "Annales littéraires de l'Université de Besançon," 622), 1997. 239 pp.

Bernier, Marc André. "Bibliographie analytique et critique." Canadian Journal of Rhetorical Studies/La revue canadienne de rhétorique, 9 (à paraître en septembre 1998).

Benot, Yves. "Comment Santo Domingo n'a pas eté occupe par la Republique française en 1795-1796." Annales historiques de la revolution française, 311 (janvier-mars1998): 79-88.

Bernet, Jacques. "Le Journal de l'Aube et les difficultés de la levée des 300,000 hommes." Annales historiques de la revolution française, 311 (janvier-mars1998): 129-31.

Bernier, Marc André. "Des mouvements de la nature à la mise en scène du corps libertin: la savante éloquence d'une Fille de joye." Tangence, 9 (à paraître en septembre 1998).

* Bexorat, Henri. 1789: l'imposture. Tome III. Paris: la Pensée universelle, 1997.

Biard, Michel. "Les pouvoirs des representants en mission sous la Convention." Annales historiques de la revolution française, 311 (janvier-mars 1998): 3-24.

Bossut, Nicole. "Terreur à Clameçy. Quelques reflexions." Annales historiques de la revolution française, 311 (janvier-mars 1998): 49-78.

Bourges, Jean-Luc. "De la production cerealière du royaume de France au XVIIIe siècle." Revue historique, 298, 604 (octobre-decembre 1997): 271-86.

Ciotti, Bruno. "Du volontaire au conscrit, les levées militaires dans le departement du Puy-de-Dome sous la Revolution." Annales historiques de la Revolution française, 311 (janvier-mars 1998): 141-48.

* Cobb, Richard. The French and their Revolution: Selected Writings. John Murray, 1998. 471 pp. ISBN 0-7195-5467-5 [and see review by Norman Hampson, "Spotting the aspidistra," TLS, 4961 (May 1, 1998): 12-13.

* Geyer, Paul. Modenität wider Willen. Chateaubriands Frühwerk. Francfort, Berlin, Berne, New York, Paris & Vienne: Peter Lang (coll. "Europäische Hochschulschriften: Reihe 13, Französische Sprache und Literatur," 227), 1998. 157 pp. ISBN: 3-631-31718-2.

Horn, Jeff. "Toute politique est locale: une relecture critique de Le nombre et la raison: la Revolution française et les elections de Patrice Gueniffey." Annales historiques de la Revolution française, 311 (janvier-mars 1998): 89-110.

* Ladurie, Emmanuel Le Roy. Saint-Simon, ou le système de la cour. Paris: Fayard, 1998. 632 pp. ISBN 2-213-5994-7 [and see review by John Rogister, "A well-stocked zoo of courtly animals," TLS, 4959 (April 17, 1998): 36.

Moureau, François. "Esprit philosophique et Révolution: le voyage de Meister à Paris (1795)," dans Emanuele Kanceff (édit.), Voyage et Révolution. II. Viaggi di uomini e di idee al tempo della Rivoluzione (Genève: Slatkine, 1993), pp. 291-311.

Moureau, François. "Journaux et journalistes," dans Lucien Bély (édit.), Dictionnaire de l'Ancien Régime. Royaume de France XVIe-XVIIIe siècle (Paris: PUF, 1996), pp. 702-706.

Moureau, François. "L'Île d'amour à l'âge classique," dans Jean-Claude Marimoutou et Jean-Michel Racault (édit.), l'Insularité. Thématique et représentations (Paris: L'Harmattan, 1995), pp. 69-77.

Moureau, François. "Le mythe des origines dans la Querelle des Anciens et des Modernes," dans Pierre Brunel (édit.), Mythes et littérature (Paris: Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne, 1994), pp. 39-50.

Moureau, François. "Politique et poésie dans la chanson révolutionnaire," dans 1789-1989. De la Révolution à nos jours (Université d'Athènes, 1991), pp. 235-243.

Moureau, François. "La presse véhicule et miroir des Lumières," dans Werner Schneiders (édit.), Aufklärung als Mission. La Mission des Lumières. Akzeptanzprobleme und Kommunikationsdefizite. Accueil réciproque et difficultés de communication (Marburg: Hitzeroth, 1993), pp. 220-226.

Piquionne, Nathalie. "Lettre de Jean-François, Biassou et Belair." Annales historiques de la Revolution française, 311 (janvier-mars 1998): 132-40.

Pons, Jose. "Francois Chevremont, bibliographe de Jean-Paul Marat." Annales historiques de la Revolution française, 311 (janvier-mars 1998): 111-28.

* Sedgwick, Alexander. The Travails Of Conscience: The Arnauld Family And The Ancien Régime. Harvard University Press (Harvard Historical Studies, 128), August 1998. 404 pp., ill. ISBN 0-674-90567-9

* Wagner, Monique. From Gaul to De Gaulle. An Outline of French Civilization. New York, Berne, Berlin, Francfort, Paris: Vienne, Peter Lang (coll. "American University Studies: Series 9, History," 43), 1998 (rééd.). 376 pp. ISBN: 0-8204-0729-1.

History Today, 48, 1 (January 1998) includes a section on Napoleon & Europe: J. Black, "Napoleon and Europe: Introduction" (10); "Napoleon and Europe: Chronology 1792-1821" (12); M. Rapport, "Napoleon's rise to power" (12); M. Broers, "The Empire behind the lines" (20); A.D. Harvey, "Napoleon: the myth" (27).

[see also title by Moureau listed under Maritime History]

FRANCE - LITERATURE

* Alluin, B. Anthologie de textes littéraires du Moyen Âge au XXe siècle. Paris: Hachette, 1998.

* Bonnel, Roland et Catherine Rubinger (édit.). Femmes savantes et femmes d'esprit. Women Intellectuals of the French Eighteenth Century. New York, Berne, Berlin, Francfort, Paris et Vienne: Peter Lang (coll. "Eighteenth Century French Intellectual History," 1), 1997. xiv, 449 pp., ill. 1994; new in paberback: ISBN: 0-8204-3937-1

Duggan, Maryse Madeleine Elisabeth. "Les contes de Mlle de Lubert: les textualités du ludique." Vancouver: University of British Columbia, thèse de doctorat, 1996. 274 pp. Directrice: Olga Cragg. Résumé dans DAI 57, 1996-1997, 2506A.

Horlacher, S. "Heterogeneity, coherency and the principle of travel in 18th-century novels: Amilec, Giphantie, and the Histoire des Galligènes ou Memoires de Duncan by Tiphaigne de la Roche." Romantische Zeitschrift fur Literaturgeschichte - Cahiers d'histoire des littératures romanes, 21, 3-4 (1997): 269-96 [in German].

* Melançon, Robert, Élisabeth Nardout-Lafarge et Stéphane Vachon (édit.). le Portatif d'histoire littéraire. Université de Montréal, Département d'études françaises ( coll. "Paragraphes," 15, 1998). xxv, 697 pp. ISBN: 2-921447-08-8; ISSN: 0843-5235.

Moureau, François, "Un parallèle d'Homère et de Rabelais au début du XVIIIe siècle ou le brut et le poli," dans Y. Bellenger (édit.), la Littérature et ses avatars. Discrédits, déformations et réhabilitations dans l'histoire de la littérature (Paris: Aux Amateurs de Livres, 1991), pp. 151-163.

* Thérien, Céline (avec la collaboration de Luc Gauvreau et Yvette Francoli). Anthologie de la littérature d'expression française des origines au romantisme. Montréal, CEC, 1998.

Trégouët, Annick. "La poétique du regard dans le Tableau de Paris de Louis Sébastien Mercier," Montréal, Université de Montréal, Département d'études françaises, mémoire de maîtrise, mars 1998, vii/150 p. Directeur: Benoît Melançon.

Casanova

* Casanova. History of my Life. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. 6 vols., ill. Tr. Willard R. Trask. ISBN: 0-8018-5662-0; 0-8018-5663-9; 0-8018-5664-7; 0-8018-5665-5; 0-8018-5666-3; 0-8018-5667-1.

Challe

Moureau, François. "Un manuscrit déguisé de Challe: le Journal de voyage aux Indes," dans Frédéric Deloffre (édit.), Autour de Robert Challe. Actes du Colloque de Chartres (20-22 juin 1991), (Paris: Honoré Champion, 1993), pp. 293-302.

Diderot et les Encyclopédistes

* La Matière et l'homme dans l'Encyclopédie. Paris: Klincksieck, 1998, 350 pp. ISBN: 2-252-03140-9.

Moureau, François. "Vandoliana," dans Sylvain Auroux, Dominique Bourel et Charles Porset (édit.), l'Encyclopédie, Diderot, l'esthétique. Mélanges en hommage à Jacques Chouillet 1915-1990 (Paris: PUF, 1991), pp. 223-229.

Fénelon

* Fénelon. Oeuvres, II. Édit. Jacques Le Brun. Paris: Gallimard, 1998. 1830 pp. ISBN 2-07-011338-8 [and see review by Peter Bayle, "Fénelon's melancholy fate: The eclipse of the once popular author of Telemaque," TLS, 4961 (May 1, 1998): 8].

La Fontaine

Hemmerdinger, B. "The glory of La Fontaine." Belfagor, 52, 6 (November 1997): 733 ff. [in Italian]

Marivaux

Moureau, François. "Traits pour des comédies et des tragédies: le manuscrit retrouv* Marivaux. le Triomphe de l'amour. Paris: Gallimard (coll. "Folio théâtre"), é de Marivaux," dans Mario Matucci (édit.), Marivaux e il Teatro italiano (Pisa: Pacini Editore, 1992), pp. 75-85.

Rizzoni, Nathalie. Marivaux, Pannard et Le Chemin de Fortune. Revue d'histoire litteraire de la France, 98, 2 (mars-avril 1998): 215-30.

Riccaboni

* Doucette, Wendy Carvalho. Illusion and the Absent Other in Madame Riccoboni's Lettres de mistriss Fanni Butlerd. New York, Berne, Berlin, Francfort, Paris & Vienne: Peter Lang (coll. "The Age of Revolution and Romanticism. Interdisciplinary Studies," 22), 1997. x, 157 pp. ISBN: 0-8204-3394-2.

Rousseau

* Adamy, Paule. les Corps de Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Paris: Éditions Honoré Champion, 1997.

* Domech, Jacques (édit.). Autobiographie et fiction romanesque. Autour des Confessions de Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Université de Nice SophiaAntipolis, 1997.

* Jean-François Perrin présente les Confessions de Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Paris: Gallimard (coll. "Foliothèque"), 1997.

* Perrin, Jean-François. le Chant de l'origine: la mémoire et le temps dans les Confessions de Jean-Jacques Rousseau Oxford: Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century, 339, 1997.

* Quesnel, Alain. Premières leçons sur les Confessions de J.-J. Rousseau. Paris: PUF (coll. "Major Bac"), 1997.

* Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. les Rêveries du promeneur solitaire. Paris: GF-Flammarion(coll. "GF," 905), 1997. Présentation et dossier par Érik Leborgne.

* Santerre, Jean-Paul. Confessions de J.-J. Rousseau, thèmes et sujets. Paris: PUF(coll. "Major Bac"), 1997.

* Turiel, Frédéric. Confessions de J.-J. Rousseau, textes commentés. Paris: PUF (coll. "Major Bac"), 1997.

Sade

* Castillo Durante, Daniel. Sade ou l'ombre des Lumières. New York, Berne, Berlin, Francfort, Paris et Vienne: Peter Lang (coll. "Eighteenth Century French Intellectual History," 7), 1997. 129 pp. Ill. ISBN: 0-8204-3785-9.

Voltaire

Moureau, François. "Voltaire, Frédéric et le Siècle de Louis XIV ou les lectures du Prince." Bulletin du bibliophile, 1 (1994): 56-81. Ill.

Smith, David. "Voltaire's Micromégas: In Search of the First Edition," dans Parth Bhatt (édit.), Essais en l'honneur d'Henry Schogt / Essays in Honour of Henry Schogt (Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 1998), pp. 231-39. ISBN: 1-55130-001-X.

GARDEN & LANDSCAPE HISTORY

Harris, John. "A pagoda fountain for Prior Park: Sambrooke Freeman's unrealized project." Apollo, new series 147, 434 (April 1998): 9-10

GERMANY - HISTORY

* Wunder, Heide. He Is The Sun, She Is The Moon: Women In Early Modern Germany. Translated By Thomas Dunlap. Harvard University Press, 1998. 352 pp. ISBN 0-674-38321-4

* Weber, Paul. On the Road to Rebellion: The United Irishmen and Hamburg, 1796-1803. Dublin: Four Courts, 1997. 192 pp. ISBN 1-85182-311-5

GERMANY - LITERATURE

* Bonstetten, Karl Viktor von. Bonstettiana. Historisch-kritische Ausgabe der Briefkorrespondenzen. Karl Viktor von Bonstettens und seines Kreises 1753-1832. Band 6: 1787-1793. Berne, Berlin, Francfort, New York, Paris & Vienne: Peter Lang, 1997. xxi, 841 pp., ill. Introduction & commentary by Doris & Peter Walser-Wilhelm. ISBN: 3-906756-78-5.

* Stauder, Thomas. Die literarische Travestie. Terminologische Systematik und paradigmatische Analyse (Deutschland, England, Frankreich, Italien). Francfort, Berlin, Berne, New York, Paris et Vienne: Peter Lang (coll. "Europäische Hochschulschriften: Reihe 18, Vergleichende Literaturwissenchaft," 72), 1993. xvi, 550 pp. ISBN: 3-631-45682-4.

Wieland

* Jørgensen, Sven-Aage; Herbert Jaumann; John McCarthy; & Horst Thomé. Christoph Martin Wieland, Epoche - Werk - Wirkung. München: Beck, 1994. 234 pp.

HISTORIOGRAPHY

Dionisotti, C. "Momigliano and the context" [in Italian]. Belfagor, 52, 6 (November 1997): 633-48 [critical response to Riccardo di Donato's edition of AM's unpublished 1940 Cambridge lectures].

* Gillis, John R. A World of Their Own Making: A History of Myth and Ritual in Family Life. Oxford University Press, 1998. 310 pp. ISBN 0-19-288042-X [and see review by Ronald Hutton, "No golden age," TLS, 4962 (May 8, 1998): 28.

Mali, J. "Retrospective Prophets: Vico, Benjamin,and other German mythologists." Clio, 26, 4 (Summer 1997): 427-48.

Martin, R. "Progress in historical studies." History and Theory, 37, 1 (February 1998): 14-39 [the idea of progress in historiography of the American Revolution].

McConnell,W. "Blake, Bataille, and the accidental processes of history in 'Milton.'" Clio, 26, 4 (Summer 1997): 449-72.

McNeill, W.H. "History of the scientific worldview." History and Theory, 37, 1 (February 1998): 1-13

Quillen, C.E. "Crossing the line: Limits and desire in historical interpretation." History and Theory, 37, 1 (February 1998): 40-68.

Simori, J. "Natural man and the lessons of history: Rousseau's chronotypes." Clio, 26, 4 (Summer 1997): 473-84.

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

* Ballantyne, Andrew. Architecture, Landscape, and Liberty: Richard Payne Knight and the Picturesque. Cambridge University Press, 1998. 315 pp. ISBN 0-521-46200-2 [and see review by Kerry Downes, "The pagan deist of Downton Castle," TLS, 4961 (May 1, 1998): 36].

Bowdler, Roger. "The Mausoleum at Blickling." Apollo, New Series 147, 434 (April 1998): 11-14.

* Brumfield, William C. A History of Russian Architecture. Cambridge University Press, 1997 (new in paperback). 656 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-59724-2

* Hoffman, Alexander von, ed. Form, Modernism, And History: Essays In Honor Of Eduard F. Sekler. Harvard University Press, 1997. 256 pp., ill. ISBN 0-935617-29-9

* Kirker, Harold. The Architecture Of Charles Bulfinch. Harvard University Press, 1998. 416 pp., ill. ISBN 0-674-04391-X [Bulfinch (1763-1844) exerted a wide influence on New England architecture; his version of the Adam style became characteristic of the early Republican period]

Ledes, A.E. "Robert Adam: The Creative Mind, From the Sketch to the Finished Drawing." Magazine Antiques, 153, 1 (January 1998): 30 ff [exhibition review].

Woodward, Christopher. "Ralph Allen and Prior Park, Bath: A kingdom of stone." Apollo, New Series 147, 434 (April 1998): 3-8.

* Yeomans, Richard. History of Islamic Architecture. Garnet, 1998. 236 pp., ill. ISBN 1-85964-108-3

HISTORY OF ART

* Alexander, David. Richard Newton and the English Caricature in the 1700s. Manchester University Press, 1998. 178 pp., ill. ISBN 0-7190-5479-6 (hardcover), 5480-X (paper)

* Clunas, Craig. Pictures and Visuality in Early Modern China. Reaktion, 1997. 221 pp., ill. ISBN 1-86189-008-7

* Cracraft, James. The Petrine Revolution in Russian Imagery. University of Chicago Press, 1998. 375 pp. ISBN 0-226-11665-4 [and see review by Ann Kodicek, "In Peter's style," TLS, 4957 (April 3, 1998): 8-9.]

Halliday, Tony. "Academic Outsiders at the Paris Salons of the Revolution: the Case of Drawings à la manière noire." Oxford Art Journal, 21, 1 (1998): 69-86.

* Higonnet, Anne. Pictures of Innocence: The History and Crisis of Ideal Childhood. Thames & Hudson, 1998. ill., paperback.

* Hults, Linda C. The Print in the Western World: An Introductory History. University of Wisconsin Press, 1996. xx, 948 pp., ill.

Lochnan, K.A. "Caricatures and fashion plates." Magazine Antiques, 153, 1 (January 1998): 196 ff,

Marini, G. "Algarotti, Bianconi, and Volpato." Print Quarterly, 14, 4 (December 1997): 407.

Priem, R. "The 'most excellent collection' of Lucretia van Winter: the years 1809-22, with a catalogue of the works purchased." Simiolus, 25, 2-3 (1997): 103-235.

Scott, Katie. "Authorship, the Académie, and the Market in Early Modern France." Oxford Art Journal, 21, 1 (1998): 27-41.

* Slive, Seymour. Dutch Painting 16001-1800. Yale University Press, Pelican History of Art. 392 pp, ill. New in paperback.

Screech, Timon. "Glass, paintings on glass, and vision in eighteenth-century Japan." Apollo, New Series 147, 433 (March 1998): 28-32.

Wrigley, Richard. "Between the Street and the Salon: Parisian Shop Signs and the Spaces of Professionalism in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries." Oxford Art Journal, 21, 1 (1998): 43-67.

[See also title by McNeal listedunder Classics; by Brilliant listed under Judaica &c.]

Collectors & Collecting

Adshead, David. "A cabinet of curiosities at Peckover House, 'Keep off dirty paws!'" Apollo, New Series 147, 434 (April 1998): 22-24.

Rowell, Christopher. "The 2nd Earl of Egremont and Egremont House: A private London palace and its pictures." Apollo, New Series 147, 434 (April 1998): 15-21.

Hogarth

* Egerton, Judy. Hogarth's Marriage A-la-mode. London: Nation Gallery Publications,1998. 64 pp., ill.

Le Brun

[see title by Jonker listed under Theatre History - Netherlands]

Reynolds

* Wendorf, Richard. Sir Joshua Reynolds: The Painter In Society. Harvard University Press, 1996; new in paperback March 1998. 328 pp., ill. ISBN 0-674-80967-X [Co-winner of the 1997 Annibel Jenkins Biography Prize of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies]

Rigaud, Hyacinthe

Posner, Donald. "The Genesis and Political Purposes of Rigaud's Portraits of Louis XIV and Philip V." Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 131, 1549 (février 1998): 77-90.

West

Reinhardt, Leslie. "British and Indian Identities in a Picture by Benjamin West." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 31, 3 (Spring 1998): 283-306.

HISTORY OF DANCE

Friedler, S. "Dance research in Ghana." Dance Research Journal, 29, 2 (Autumn 1997): 126 ff.

Garland, I. "Early modern dance in Spain: Tortola Valencia, dancer of historical intuition." Dance Research Journal, 29, 2 (Autumn 1997): 1-22.

HISTORY OF LAW

* Posner, Richard. Law and Literature, Revised Edition. Harvard University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-674-51470-X [and see review by Anthony Julius, "Let's kill all the lawyers," TLS, 4962 (May 8, 1998): 27.

[see title by Spierenburg listed under Netherlands-History, and by Sullivan listed under U.S.-Federal & Colonial History]

HISTORY OF MEDICINE

* Andrews, Jonathan, et al. The History of Bethlem. Routledge, 1997. 752 pp. ISBN 0-415-01773-4 [and see review by J.K. Wing, "A Place of Refuge: From asylum to psychiatric hospital -- the harrowing history of Bedlam," TLS, 4941 (December 12, 1997): 3-4.

* Bazin, Herve. Ce bon docteur Jenner: grace à la première vaccination (14 mai 1796), il delivra le monde du fleau de la variole (9 decembre 1979): la premiere (et la seule) eradication d'une maladie infectieuse humaine. Paris: Josete Lyon, 1997.

Ben Miled, A. "La syphilis dans les oeuvres des médicins Tunisiens de 17e à 19e siècles." Tunis Medicale, 72, 10 (octobre 1995): 419-29.

Cerino, C. "The military hospital at Belle Ile en Mer during the 18th century." Annales de bretagne et des pays de l'ouest, 104, 4 (1997): 41-50.

* Conrad, Lawrence I., et al. The Western Medical Tradition,800 BC to AD 1800. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 800 pp. ISBN 0-521-38135-5

* Crellin, John K., & Jane Philpott. A Reference Guude to Medicinal Plants: Herbal Medicine Past and Present [1989]. Duke University Press, 1998. 551 pp., ill. ISBN 0-8223-1019-8

* Dixon, Laurinda. Perilous Chastity: Women and Illness in Pre-Enlightenment Art and Medicine. Cornell University Press, 1995. xvi, 297 pp.

* Duden, Barbara. The Woman Beneath The Skin: A Doctor's Patients In Eighteenth-Century Germany. Translated By Thomas Dunlap. Harvard University Press, 1991; new in paper, 1998. 256 pp. ISBN 0-674-95404-1

Dunn, P.M. "Thomas Malthus (1766-1834): population growth and birth control." Archives of Diseases of Childhood, 78, 1 (January 1998): F76-77

Ferling, J., & L.E. Braverman. "John Adams's health reconsidered." William and Mary Quarterly, 55, 1 (January 1998): 83-104.

Kapronczay, K. "Portrait of a doctor from the 18th century." Lege Artis Med, 7, 12 (1997): 840-842.

Norton, M.B. "'The ablest midwife that wee knowe in the land': Mistress Allice Tilu and the women of Boston and Dorchester, 1649-1650." William and Mary Quarterly, 55, 1 (January 1998): 105-34..

Schnalke, T. "Medicine in letters. The urban physician of the 18th century reflected in his correspondence." Sudhoffs Archiv: Zeitschrift fur Wissenschaftsgeschichte Beihefte, 37 (1997): 1-271. [in German].

Scholdstrom, U. "Why is Doctor Jekyll a physician? ...and how closely related is he to Frankenstein?" Lakartidningen, 95, 10 (March 4 1998):1028-1030 [Swedish].

Sournia, J.C. "La Revolution française et troubles mentaux 1789-1799." Vesalius,3, 2 (decembre 1997): 67-72.

Trepardoux F. "Philippe-Nicolas Pia (1721-1799), creator of the first-aid service to rescue drowned people." Rev Hist Pharm (Paris), 45, 317 (1997): 375-84 [in French]

Stegeman, S. "The laudationes of Theodorus Janssonius van Almeloveen (1657-1712), professor of medicine at Herderwijk University." LIAS, 24, 2 (1997): 213-44.

 

HISTORY OF MUSIC

* Boydell, Barra, ed. Music at Christ Church before 1800: Documents and Selected Anthems. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 176 pp. ISBN 1-85182-413-8

Moureau, François. "Le chanoine Papillon (1666-1738), voyageur et historien de la Bourgogne musicale," dans Francis Claudon (édit.), Itinéraires mozartiens en Bourgogne (Paris: Klincksieck, 1992), pp. 11-124.

* Sullivan, Lawrence E. Enchanting Powers: Music In The World's Religions Harvard University Press (Harvard Center for the Study of World Religions), 1997. 288 pp., ill., 14 musical scores. ISBN 0-945454-12-0

Timms, Colin. "Music and Musicians in the Letters of Giuseppe Riva to Agostino Steffani (1720-27)." Music & Letters, 79, 1 (February 1998): 27-49.

[see also title by Scott listed under Philosophy - Rousseau]

Bach

Smithers, D.L. "Anomalies of tonart and stimmton in the first version of Bach's Magnificat (BWV-243a)." Bach, 27, 2 (Fall-Winter 1996): 1-59.

Instruments, Instruction, & Music

Gleason, H. "A seventeenth-century organ instruction book." Bach, 27, 2 (Fall-Winter 1996): 60-83.

Mozart

Porter, Andrew. "Royal operas, real people." TLS 4960 (April 24, 1998): 19 [review of productions by the Welsh National Opera & Opera for Europe]

HISTORY OF RELIGION

* Butler, Jon, & Harry S. Stout. Religion in American History:A Reader. Oxford University Press, 1997. 517 pp. ISBN 0-19-509776-9

Mastnak, T. "The invention of secular power: Towards a religious history of secularism." Filozofski Vestnik / Acta Philosophica, 18, 3 (1997): 115-32.

[see title by Sullivan listed under History of Music]

Christianity - Protestant

* Harrison, Richard. A Biographical Dictionary of Irish Quakers. Dublin: Four Courts, 1997. 160 pp. ISBN 1-85182-304-2

* Herlihy, Kevin, ed. The Politics of Irish Dissent, 1650-1800. Dublin: Four Courts, 1997. 128 pp. ISBN 1-85182-301-8 (hardcover), 302-6 (paper).

* Herlihy, Kevin, ed. Propagating the Word of Irish Dissent, 1650-1800. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 144 pp. ISBN 1-85182-411-1 (hardcover), 412-X (paper).

Krumenacker, Y. "Protestant missions in the 18th century (1690-1790)." Études théologiques et religieuses, 73, 1 (1998): 37-60. [in French]

* Outhewaite, R.B. Scandal in the Church: Dr, Edward Drax Free, 1764-1843. Hambledon, 1998. 180 pp. ISBN 1-85285-165-1 [pre-reform Church of England]

Sommer, Elisabeth. "Gambling With God: The Use of the Lot by the Moravian Brethren in the Eighteenth Century." Journal of the History of Ideas, 59, 2 (April 1998): 267-86.

Stevens, L.M. "Civility and skepticism in the Woolston-Sherlock debate over miracles." Eighteenth-Century Life, 21, 3 (November 1997): 57-70.

* Young, B.W. Religion and Enlightenment in 18th-Century England: Theological Debate from Locke to Burke. Oxford University Press, 1998. 259 pp. ISBN 0-19-826942-0

Christianity - Roman Catholic

* Forrestal, Alison. The Catholic Synods in Ireland, 1600-1690. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 224 pp. ISBN 1-85182-410-3

* Moran, Gerard, ed. Radical Irish Priests, 1660-1950. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 220 pp. ISBN 1-85182-249-6

* Kelly, James, & Dáire Keogh, eds. The Catholic Church in the Diocese of Dublin. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 256 pp. ISBN 1-85182-248-8

* Ó Connell, Patricia. The Irish College at Alcalá de Henares, 1649-1785. Dublin: Four Courts, 1996. 256 pp. ISBN 1-85182-344-1

* O'Connor, Thomas. An Irish Theologian in Enlightenment France 1714-96: Luke Joseph Hooke. Dublin: Four Courts, 1995. 218 pp. ISBN 1-85182-139-2

* Ocso, Comcille Ó Conbhuidhe. Studies in Irish Cistercian History. Foreword by Roger Stalley. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 256 pp. ISBN 1-85182-378-6 (hardcover), 379-4 (paper).

HISTORY OF RHETORIC

Abbot, D. "Blair 'Abroad': The European Reception of the Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998). ISBN 1-880393-27-1

Cohen, H. "Rhetoric and Freedom in the Scottish Treatment of the History of Rhetoric," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998).

* Dwyer, John. The Age of the Passions: An Interpretation of Adam Smith and Scottish Enlightenment Culture. East Linton: Tuckwell, 1998. 205 pp. ISBN 1-898410-17-8 [and see review by Alexander Broadie, "Backward-looking passions ofthe North," TLS, 4959 (April 17, 1998): 25].

Ferreira-Buckley, L. "'Scotch Knowledge' and the Formation of Rhetorical Studies in 19th-Century England," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998).

Gellis, M. "The Rhetoric of George Campbell's Sermons," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998).

Harrington, D. "Hume's Concept of Taste in the Context of Epideictic Rhetoric and Eighteenth-Century Ethics," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998).

Hatch, G.L. "Student Notes of Hugh Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998).

Jarratt, S.C. "Ekphrastic Rhetoric and National Identity in Adam Smith's Rhetoric Lectures," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998).

McKenna, S.J. "Fitting Words: Propriety in Adam Smith's Rhetoric Lectures," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998).

Pittock, M. "Staff and Student: The Teaching of Rhetoric in the Scottish Universities," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998).

Sarkela, S.J. "Rhetorical Theory and Practice in Scottish Sermons Against American Independence," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998).

Sloane, S. "Professor William Greenfield, Sad Successor toProfessor Hugh Blair: A Study of the Second Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres at the University of Edinburgh, 1784-1798," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998).

Nienkamp, J. "Scottish Influences on Richard Whately's Theory of Pathos," in Lynée Lewis Gaillet, ed., Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences (Hermagoras Press, 1998).

 

HISTORY OF SCIENCE

Findlen, P. "Translating the New Science: Women and the Circulation of Knowledge in Enlightenment Italy." Configurations, 3, 2 (Spring 1995): 167 ff.

* Gillispie, Charles Coulston. Pierre-Simon Laplace, 1749-1827: A Life in Exact Science. Princeton University Press, 1997.

Gough, J.B. "Witchcraft and chemistry in 18th-century France: Chaptal and the invention of chaptalization." Technology and Culture, 39, 1 (January 1998): 74-104.

Koerner, L. "Women and Utility in Enlightenment Science." Configurations, 3, 2 (Spring 1995): 233 ff.

* Livingston, James D. Driving Force: The Natural Magic of Magnets. Harvard University Press, 1996; new in paper 1997. 366 pp., ill. ISBN 0-674-21645-8 [H.U.P. offers an on-line sample: Chapter II -- the book connects magnetism to both past and present human culture and its underlying technology. This connection ranges over an incredible breadth of topics and personalities, a few (nonscientist) examples of the latter being James Bond, Plato, Ben Jonson, Gilbert and Sullivan, Jonathan Swift, Mary Baker Eddy, Dick Tracy, Uri Geller and Madonna]

Mitchell, Trent A. "The Politics of Experiment in the Eighteenth Century: The Pursuit of Audience and the Manipulation of Consensus in the Debate over Lightning Rods." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 31, 3 (Spring 1998): 307-32.

Pannabecker, J.R. "Representing mechanical arts in Diderot's Encyclopédie." Technology and Culture, 39, 1 (January 1998): 33-73.

Terrall, M. "Introduction." Configurations, 3, 2 (Spring 1995): 135 ff. [introduces issue on Gender and Early-Modern Science]

HISTORY OF SEXUALITY

Biagioli, M. "Knowledge, Freedom, and Brotherly Love: Homosociality and the Accademia dei Lincei." Configurations, 3, 2 (Spring 1995): 159 ff.

* Rand, Richard. Intimate Encounters: Love and Domesticity in Eighteenth-Century France. Hanover, N.H.: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1997

IN MEMORIAM

Winton, Calhoun. "In Memoriam, Dorothy Seidman Bilik." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 12, 1-2 (April 1998): 9-10.

INDIA - HISTORY

* Basham, A.L., Editor. A Cultural History of India. Oxford University Press, 1998. 585 pp., ill. ISBN 0-19-563921-9

* Bayly, C.A. Empire and Information: Intelligence Gathering and Social Communication in India, 1780-1870. Cambridge University Press, 1998. 412 pp. ISBN 0-521-57085-9 [and see review by Clive Dewey, "How the Raj played Kim's game," TLS, 4959 (April 17, 1998): 9-10.

* Stein, Burton. A History of India. Oxford: Blackwell (History of the World), 1998. 432 pp. ISBN 0-631-17899-6 (hardcover), 0-631-20546-2 (paper)

[See title by Reinhardt listed under History of Art - West]

IRELAND - HISTORY

* Agnew, Jean. The Merchant Community of Belfast, 1660-1700. Dublin: Four Courts, 1996. 258 pp. ISBN 1-85182-251-8

* Andrews, J.H. Interpreting the Irish Landscape: Explorations in Settlement History. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 96 pp. ISBN 1-85182-256-9

* Blackstock, Allan. An Ascendancy Army: The Irish Yeomanry, 1796-1834. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 320 pp. ISBN 1-85182-329-8

* Chambers, Liam. Rebellion in Kildare, 1790-1803. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 176 pp. ISBN 1-85182-362-X (hardcover), 363-8 (paper).

* Cohen, Marilyn. Linen, Family, and Community in Tullylish, County Down, 1690-1914. Dublin: Four Courts, 1997. 288 pp., ill. ISBN 1-85182-312-3

* Connolly, S.J., ed. The Oxford Companion to Irish History. Oxford University Press, 1998. 636 pp., maps. ISBN 0-19-211695-9

* Doherty, Richard. The Williamite War in Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 256 pp., ill. ISBN 1-85182-374-3 (hardcover), 375-1 (paper).

* Fagan, Patrick. Ireland in the Stuart Papers, 1719-1765. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 2 vols., 724 pp. ISBN 1-85182-151-1

* Fagan, Patrick. The Catholic Dimension in Eigteenth-Century Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 208 pp. ISBN 1-85182-417-0

* Harvey, Karen. The Bellews of Mount Bellew: A Catholic Gentry Family in Eighteenth-Century Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 160 pp. ISBN 1-85182-351-4

* Kelly, James. Henry Flood: Parties and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 480 pp. ISBN 1-85172-365-4 (published in North America by the University of Notre Dame Press).

* Keogh, Dáire, & Nicholas Furlong, eds. The Mighty Wave: The 1798 Rebellion in Wexford. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 192 pp., ill. ISBN 1-85182-253-4 (hardcover), 254-2 (paper)

* Keogh, Dáire, & Nicholas Furlong, eds. The Women of 1798. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 208 pp. ISBN 1-85182-358-1 (hardcover), 359-X (paper)

* McBride, Ian. The Siege of Derry in Ulster Protestant Mythology. Dublin: Four Courts, 1997. 93 pp. ISBN 1-85182-299-2 [and see review by David Fitzpatrick, "Joshua reversed," TLS, 4942 (December 19, 1997): 9.

* McNally, Patrick. Parties, Patriots and Undertakers: Parliamentary Politics in Early Hanoverian Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts, 1997. 356 pp. ISBN 1-85182-255-0

* Ó Dalaigh, Brian; Denis A. Cronin; & Paul Connell, eds. Irish Townlands: Studies in Local History. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 240 pp., maps. ISBN 1-85182-319-0 [includes Brian Ó Dalaigh on Drumcavan, Clare; Paul Connell on Dysart, Westmeath; Denis A. Cronan on Ballynahalisk, Cork; Charles V. Smith on Kilmacud, Dublin; Gabriel O'Connor on Cloonfush, Galway; William Gacquin on Eskerbaun, Roscommon; Karina Holton on Cloncurry, Kildare; Seamus Ó Maitiu on Lacken, Wicklow; and Frank Hayes on Kildoney, Donegal]

* O'Shaughnessy, Peter, ed. Rebellion in Wicklow: General Joseph Holt's Personal Account of 1798. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 176 pp. ISBN 1-85182-366-2 (paper)

* Refaussé, Raymond, ed. The Registers of Christchurch Cathedral. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 160 pp. ISBN 1-85182-344-1 [baptisms, marriages, burials from 1710]

* Thompson, Glen. The Uniforms of 1798. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 64 pp., ill. ISBN 1-85182-393-X (hardcover), 396-4 (paper)

[see also title by Weber listed under Germany - History, by Crowe listed under Political Thought - Burke, and by Wilson listed under U.S.-Colonial & Federal History]

IRELAND - LITERATURE

Burgess, Miranda J. "Violent Translations: Allegory, Gender, and Cultural Nationalism in Ireland, 1796-1806." Modern Language Quarterly, 59, 1 (March 1998): 33-70.

* Lenox-Conyngham, Melosina, ed. Diaries of Ireland: An Anthology, 1590-1987. Dublin: Lilliput, 1998. 276 pp. ISBN 1-874675-88-0 (hardcover), 1-874675-78-3 (paper)

Swift

* Douglas, Aileen; Patrick Kelly; & Ian Ross, eds. Locating Swift: Essays from Dublin on the 250th Anniversary ofthe Death of Jonathan Swift, 1667-1745. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 224 pp. ISBN 1-85182-317-4 [and see review by David Nokes, "Seductive but dangerous?" TLS, 4959 (April 17, 1998): 25].

Ellis, F.H. "No apologies, Dr. Swift!" Eighteenth-Century Life, 21, 3 (November 1997): 71-76 [Tale of a Tub].

ITALY - HISTORY

* Brucker, Gene. Florence: The Golden Age, 1138-1737. University of California Press, 1998. 278 pp., ill. ISBN 0-520-21522-2

Wolff, L. "Venice and the Slavs of Dalmatia: The drama of the Adriatic empire in the Venetian enlightenment." Slavic Review, 56, 3 (Autumn 1997): 428-55.

ITALY - LITERATURE

Moureau, François. "Les types secondaires dans le Théâtre italien de Gherardi," dans l'Art du Théâtre. Mélanges en hommage à Robert Garapon (Paris: PUF, 1992), pp. 247-256.

JAPAN- HISTORY

Roberts, L.S. "A petition for a popularly-chosen council of government in Tosa in 1787." Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, 57, 2 (December 1997): 575-96.

JAPAN- LITERATURE

Gerstle, C.A. "Heroic honor: Chikamatsu and the Samurai ideal." Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, 57, 2 (December 1997): 307-82.

JUDAICA, JEWISH HISTORY, &C.

* Bodian, Miriam. Hebrews of the Portuguese Nation: Conversos and community in early-modern Amsterdam. Indiana University Press, 1998. 219 pp. ISBN 0-253-33292-3

* Brilliant, Richard. Facing the New World: Jewish Portraits in Colonial and Federal America. Prestel, 1997. 111 pp., ill. ISBN 3-7913-1863-2

Goldberg, J. "18th-century memoirs of Polish Jews: Memoirs of Mojzesz Wasercug from Great Poland." Acta Poloniæ Historica, 76 (1997): 19-30.

MARITIME HISTORY

* Morriss, Roger. Cockburn and the British Navy in Transition: Admiral Sir George Cockburn, 1772-1853. Exeter University Press, 1997. 338 pp., ill. ISBN 0-85989-526-2

Moureau, François. "La littérature des voyages maritimes, du classicisme aux Lumières." Revue d'histoire maritime, 1, 1 (octobre 1997): 243-264.

MATERIAL CULTURE & THE DECORATIVE ARTS

Arizzoli-Clémentel, Pierre. "The Percier and Biennais album in the Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris." Burlington Magazine, 140, 1140 (March 1998): 195-200.

Evans, Christopher. "Napoleonic treasure for Lyme Park: The best laid table in the north of England." Apollo, New Series 147, 434 (April 1998): 45-48.

* Gaimster, David. German Stoneware 1200-1900: Arcaheology and Cultural History. British Museum, 1995. 430 pp. ISBN 0-7141-0571-6 [and see review by Anthony Thwaite, "Vessels and their voyages," TLS, 4962 (May 8, 1998): 20.

* Gleeson, Janet. The Arcanum: The Extraordinary True Story of the Invention of European Porcelain. Bantam, 1998. 273 pp. ISBN 0-593-04348-0 [and see review by David Watkin, "The secret of China," TLS, 4957 (April 3, 1998): 10.]

Scott, R. "Ceramics in daily life at the Qing court." Magazine Antiques, 153, 1 (January 1998): 162 ff.

Stumberg Edmunds, Martha-Mel. "New observations on drawings related to trophées d'église in the Royal Chapel at Versailles." Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 131, 1549 (février 1998): 91-110.

MEXICO, LATIN AMERICA, NEW SPAIN &C.

Morales, F. "Mexican society and the Franciscan order in a period of transition, 1749-1859." Americas, 54, 3 (January 1998): 323-56.

MISCELLANEOUS

* Clark, Stuart. Thinking With Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe. Oxford: Clarendon, 1998. ISBN 0-19-820001-3 [and see review by Jenny Wormald, "The Burning Times," TLS, 4959 (April 17, 1998): 12-14].

* Doueihi, Milad. A Perverse History of the Human Heart. Harvard University Press, 1997. ISBN 0-674-66325-X (hardcover); ISBN 0-674-66327-6 (paper) [the human heart through custom, legend, religion, and literature from antiquity to early modern times]

* Levi, Giovanni & Jean-Claude Schmitt, eds. A History Of Young People. (Volume 1: Ancient And Medieval Rites Of Passage; Volume 2: Stormy Evolution To Modern Times). Harvard University Press (Belknap Press), 1997. Volume I: 447 pp., ill. ISBN 0-674-40405-X; Volume 2: 448 pp., ill. ISBN 0-674-40406-8

* Purkiss, Diane. The Witch in History: Early-Modern and 20th-Century Representations. Routledge, 1998. 296 pp. ISBN 0-415-08761-9 [and see review by Jenny Wormald, "The Burning Times," TLS, 4959 (April 17, 1998): 12-14].

Vercruysse, J. "The concept of gaming in the 18th-century: the moral ambivalence of encyclopedias and dictionaries." LIAS, 24, 2 (1997): 273-89 [in French].

NATIVE AMERICANS, FIRST NATIONS, LES INDIGÈNES

Arnold, L. "'Now... didn't our people laugh?' Female misbehavior and Algonquian culture in Mary Rowlandson's Captivity and Restauration." American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 21, 4 (1997): 1-28.

Moreau, J.F. "Traditions and cultural transformayions: European copper-based kettles and Jesuit ringsfrom 17th-century Amerindian sites." North American Archaeologist, 19, 1 (1998): 1-12.

NETHERLANDS - HISTORY

* Israel, Jonathan. Conflicts of Empires: Spain, the Low Countries, and the Struggle for World Supremacy. Hambledon, 1997. 420 pp., ill. ISBN 1-85285-161-9

* Israel, Jonathan. The Dutch Republic: Its Rise, Greatness, and Fall 1477-1806. Oxford University Press, 1998 (new in paperback). 1264 pp, ill., maps, tables. ISBN 0-19-9220734-4

Mijnhardt, Wijnand W. "The Dutch Republic as a Town." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 31, 3 (Spring 1998): 345-8.

Oostindie, Gert, & Bert Paasman. "Dutch Attitudes towards Colonial Empires, Indigenous Cultures, and Slaves." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 31, 3 (Spring 1998): 349-54.

Spierenburg, Pieter. "Closer to the Edge: Criminals and Marginals in Dutch Cities." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 31, 3 (Spring 1998): 355-60.

* Winter, Johanna Maria. Sources Concerning the Hospitallers of St. John in the Netherlands, 14th-18th Centuries. Leiden: Brill, 1998.

NETHERLANDS - LITERATURE

Wallinga, T, "Laurentius Theodorus Gronovius (1648-1724) as a traveller." LIAS, 24, 2 (1997): 245-72.

[see also title by Gras & Patrasik listed under Theatre History - Netherlands]

OTTOMAN HISTORY, THE ISLAMIC WORLD, ARABIA, THE MAGHREB, PERSIA, &C.

* Davies, Charles E. The Blood-Red Arab Flag: An Investigation into Qasimi piracy, 1797-1820. Exeter University Press, 1998. 453 pp., ill. ISBN 0-85989-509-2

* Goffman, Daniel. Britons in the Ottoman Empire1642-1660. University of Washington Press, 1998. 328 pp. ISBN 0-295-

* Goodwin, Jason. Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire. Chatto & Windus, 1998. 351 pp., ill. ISBN 0-7011-3669-3

* Johnston, Hilary McKenzie. Ottoman and Persian Odysseys: James Morier, Creator of Hajji Baba of Ispahan, and His Brothers. Tauris, 1998. 272 pp. ISBN 1-86064-33-2 [and see review by M.E. Yapp, "Haji Baba and James of the F.O.," TLS 4960) April 24 1998): 9.

* Khoury, Dina Rizk. State and Provincial Society in the Ottoman Empre:Mosul, 1540-1834. Cambridge University Press, 1998. 271 pp. ISBN 0-521-59060-4

* Vassiliev, Alex. The History of Saudi Arabia (1745-1994). Saqi Books, 1998. ISBN 86356-935-8

POLAND - HISTORY

* Butterwick, Richard. Poland's Last King and English Culture: Stanislaw August Poniatowski, 1732-1798. Oxford: Clarendon, 1998. 375 pp., ill. ISBN 0-19-820701-8

PHILOSOPHY

"Ablondi: Le Spinoziste Malgre Lui?: Malebranche, De Mairan, and Intelligible Extension." History of Philosophy Quarterly 15, 2 (April 1998): 191-204.

* Collins, Randall. The Sociology Of Philosophies: A Global Theory Of Intellectual Change. Harvard University Press (Belknap Press), 1998. 1120 pp., ill., maps. ISBN 0-674-81647-1

* Darwall, Stephen. The British Moralists and the Internal 'Ought' 1640-1740. Cambridge University Press, 1995. xii, 352 pp. [Culverwell, Locke, Hobbes, Cumberland, Cudworth, Shaftesbury, Hutcheson, Butler, Hume]

Olson,R. "Sex and status in the Scottish enlightenment: John Millar and the sociology of gender roles." History ofthe Human Sciences, 11, 1 (February 1998): 73-100.

* Sutton, John. Philosophy and Memory Traces: Descartes to Connectionism. Cambridge University Press, 1998. 372 pp. ISBN 0-521-49194-5

Aesthetics

* Feagin, Susan, & Patrick Maynard, eds. Aesthetics. Oxford University Press, 1997. 418 pp. 0-19-289275-4 (paper)

Hume

[see title by Vermeule listed under England-Literature]

Kant

Denis, L. "Kant's ethics and duties to oneself." Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 78, 4 (December 1997): 321-48.

Forster, P. "Kant, Boole and Peirce's early metaphysics." Synthese, 113, 1 (October 1997): 43-70.

* Heidegger, Martin. Phenomenological Interpretation of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. Tr. Parvis Emad & Kenneth Maly. Indiana University Press, 1998. 296 pp. ISBN 0-253-33258-3

Hymers, M. "Kant's private clock argument." Kant-Studien, 88, 4 (1997): 442-62.

Lloyd, G. "Group-based identity and Kantian orientation." Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 75, 4 (December 1997): 463-73.

Lorenz, H. "Conditions and completeness a priori of Kant's catalogue of judgements." Kant-Studien, 88, 4 (1997): 386-405 [in German]

Oberhausen, M. "A misplaced leaf in the Logik Philippi: On a mistake in vol. XXIV.1 of the Akademy ed, of Kant's Gesammelten Schriften." Kant-Studien, 88, 4 (1997): 462 ff. [in German]

Ruffing, M. "Kant bibliography for 1995." Kant-Studien, 88, 4 (1997): 473-511. [in German].

Shin, S.J. "Kant's syntheticity revisted by Peirce." Synthese, 113, 1 (October 1997): 1-42.

Watkins, E. "Kant's third analogy of experience." Kant-Studien, 88, 4 (1997): 406-41.

[see also title by Covell listed under Political Thought]

Locke

Clark, S.H. "'The Whole Internal World His Own': Locke and Metaphor Reconsidered." Journal of the History of Ideas, 59, 2 (April 1998): 241-66.

* Rogers, G.A.J. Locke's Enlightenment: Aspects of the Origin, Mature, and Impact of His Philosophy. Hildesheim: Olms, 1998. 208 pp. ISBN 3-487-10529-5 (paper)

Rousseau

Scott, John T. "The Harmony between Rousseau's Musical Theory and His Philosophy." Journal of the History of Ideas, 59, 2 (April 1998): 287-308.

[see title by Simon listed under Historiography]

Vico

[see title by Mali listed under Historiography

POLITICAL THOUGHT

* Cato's Letters: Essays on Liberty. By John Trenchard & Thomas Gordon. Ed. Ronald Hamowy. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1995. 2 vols, 1015 pp. ISBN 0-86597-128-5 (hardcover); 129-3 (paper)

* Cohen, Paul M. Freedom's Moment: An Essay on the French Idea of Liberty from Rousseau to Foucault. University of Chicago Press, 1997.

* Colbourn, Trevor. The Lamp of Experience: Whig History and the Intellectual Origins of the American Revolution [1966]. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1998. xxvi, 307 pp. ISBN 0-86597-158-7 (hardcover); 159-5 (paper)

Condren, C. "Liberty of office and its defence in 17th-century political argument." History of Political Thought, 18, 3 (Autumn 1997): 460-82.

* Covell, Charles. Kant and the Law of Peace: A Study in the Philosophy of International Law and International Relations. Macmillan, 1998. 237 pp. ISBN 0-333-60211-0

* Koumoulides, John A., ed. The Good Idea: Democracy and Ancient Greece. Essays in Celebration of the 2500th Anniversary of its Birth in Athens. New Rochelle NJ, Athens, & Moscow: Aristide D. Caratzas, 1995. vii, 191 pp.

* Morrow, John. History of Political Thought: A Thematic Introduction. Macmillan, 1997. 417 pp. ISBN 0-333-63220-6 (hardcover), 63221-4 (paper)

* Robertson, Andrew W. The Language of Democracy: Political Rhetoric in the United States and Britain, 1790-1900. Cornell University Press, 1995. xv, 264 pp.

* Saxonhouse, Arlene W. Athenian Democracy: Modern Mythmakers and Ancient Theorists. University of Notre Dame Press, 1996. x, 173 pp.

* Wesseling, H.L. Imperialism and Colonialism: Essays on the History of European Expansion. Greenwood, 1997. 212 pp. ISBN 0-313-30439-9

Burke

* Crowe, Ian, ed. Edmund Burke: His Life and Legacy. Dublin: Four Courts, 1997. 228 pp. ISBN 1-85182-306-9 (published in N. America by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute).

Hobbes

Tregenza, I. "The life of Hobbes in the writings of Michael Oakeshott." History of Political Thought, 18, 3 (Autumn 1997): 531-60.

Locke

Jacobs, S., & A. McNeish. "Locke, McCann, and voluntarism." Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 78, 4 (December 1997): 349-62.

Swanson, S.G. "The medieval foundations of John Locke's theory of natural rights: Rights of subsistence and the principle of extreme necessity." History of Political Thought, 18, 3 (Autumn 1997): 399-459.

Mandeville

Heath, Eugene. "Mandeville's Bewitching Engine of Praise." History of Philosophy Quarterly, 15, 2 (April 1998): 205-26.

* Mandeville, Bernard. The Fable of the Bees, and Other Writings. Ed. E.J. Hundert. Hacket, 1997. 228 pp. ISBN 0-8720-375-1 (hardcover), 374-3 (paper)

* Stafford, J. Martin, ed. Private Vices, Publick Benefits? The Contemporary Reception of Bernard Mandeville. Ismeron, 1997. 639 pp. ISBN 0-9512594-5-8 [Ismeron, 298 Blossomfield Rd., Solihull B81 1TH England]

Rousseau

Thomas, P. "The Revolutionary Festival and Rousseau's Quest for Transparency." History of Political Thought, 18, 4 (Winter 1997): 652 ff.

Sidney

* Sidney, Algernon. Discourses Concerning Government. Ed. Thoas G.West. Rev. Ed. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1996. xlv, 600 pp. ISBN 0-86597-141-2 (hardcover); 142-0 (paper)

Wollstonecraft

* Wollstonecraft, Mary. The Vindications. Ed. D.L. Macdonald & Kathleen Scherf. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1997. 488 pp. ISBN 1-55111-015-6 (paper) [includes Vindication of the Rights of Man and Vindication of the Rights of Women, as well as extensive appendices, including matrerials on the Revolutionary movement, the debate on education, MW's notes meant to be incorporated into the 2nd part of the Vindication of the Rights of Women, and contemporary reviews]

RUSSIA - HISTORY

* LeDonne, John. Russian Empire and the World, 1700-1917. Oxford University Press, 1998. 394 pp. ISBN 0-19-510926-0 [and see review by Dominic Lieven, "Advancing in all directions," TLS, 4961 (May 1, 1998): 30.

* Lindenmeyr, Adele. Poverty is Not a Vice: Charity, Society and the State in Imperial Russia. Princeton University Press, 1998. 335 pp. ISBN 0-691-04489-9 [and see review by Simon Dixon, "The Russian middle," TLS, 4957 (April 3, 1998): 32.]

* Wirtschafter, Elise Kimerling. Social Identity in Imperial Russia. Northern Illinois University Press, 1998. 260 pp. ISBN 0-87580-231-1 [reviewed in TLS with title by Lindenmeyr].

SCOTLAND - LITERATURE

Haugen, Kristine Louise. "Ossian and the Invention of Textual History." Journal of the History of Ideas, 59, 2 (April 1998): 309-27.

Moore, D. "James MacPherson and Adam Ferguson: An enlightenment encounter." Scottish LiteraryJournal, 24, 2 (November 1997): 5-23.

SPAIN - LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

* Frank, Ana Isabel. El Viage de España de Antonio Ponz. Espíritu ilustrado y aspectos de modernidad. Francfort, Berlin, Berne, New York, Paris & Vienne: Peter Lang (coll. "Studien und Dokumente zur Geschichte der romanischen Literaturen," 31), 1997. 261 pp. ISBN: 3-631-49406-8.

* Kailuweit, Rolf. Vom eigenen Sprechen. Eine Geschichte der spanisch-katalanischen Diglossie in Katalonien (1759-1859). Francfort, Berlin, Berne, New York, Paris & Vienne: Peter Lang (coll. "Variolingua. Nonstandard - Standard - Substandard," 4), 1997. xv, 340 pp. ISBN: 3-631-32385-9.

THEATRE HISTORY

 

England

Peck, H. "Anne Oldfield's Lady Townly: Consumption, credit, and the Whig hegemony of the 1720s." Theatre Journal, 49, 4 (December 1997): 397-416. [Cibber's Provok'd Husband]

[see also title by Darby listed under England-Literature-Burney]

Netherlands

de Haas, Anna. "Frans-Classicisme en het Nederlandse Toneel, 1660-1730." De Achttiende Eeuw, 29, 2 (1997): 127-40. ["French Neoclassicism and Drama in the Netherlands, 1660-1730." In Dutch, with English abstract]

Gras, Henk, & Bennie Pratasik. "Theateronderzoek in Nederland: een historiografische en bron-kritische verkenning aan de hand van Corvers Tooneel-Aantekeningen, 1786." De Achttiende Eeuw, 29, 2 (1997): 107-25. :"Studying the Theatre in the Netherlands: a historiographic investigation, with critical scrutiny pf the sources, taking Corvel's Tooneel-Aantekeningen as a starting point." in Dutch, with English abstract]

Jonker, Marijke. "Le Bruns Expression Générale et Particulière (1698) en de achttiende-eeuwse acteur." De Achttiende Eeuw, 29, 2 (1997): 127-40. ["Le Bruns' Expression Générale et Particulière (1698) and the 18th-century actor." Ill., in Dutch, with English abstract]

Konst, Jan. "'De schuld is zwaar, de straf rechtmatig': Poëtische gerechtigheid in de niet-bijbelse treuerspielen van Claas Bruin (1671-1732)." De Achttiende Eeuw, 29, 2 (1997): 141-53. ["'The Guilt is Heavy, the Punishment Just: Poetic justice in the non-biblical plays of Claas Bruin (1671-1732)." [In Dutch, with English abstract]

Pratasik, Bennie. "De toneelgenootschapscultuur in Nederland rond 1800." De Achttiende Eeuw, 29, 2 (1997): 193-202. ["The flourishing of drama societies in the Netherlands around 1800." In Dutch, with English abstract]

Rasch, Rudolf. "Operatroepen in Amsterdam, 1750-1763." )." De Achttiende Eeuw, 29, 2 (1997): 171-92. ["Opera troupes in Amsterdam, 1750-1763." In Dutch, with English abstract, ill., tables]

Ruitenbeek, Henny. "Classicischte treurspelen voor negentiende-eeuwse ogen." )." De Achttiende Eeuw, 29, 2 (1997): 203-217. ["Classicist tragedies for19th-century spectators." In Dutch, with English abstract]

U.S. - COLONIAL & FEDERAL HISTORY

* Bonomi, Patricia U. The Lord Cornbury Scandal: The Politics of Reputation in British America. University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, 1998, xvi, 290 pp. ISBN 0-8078-2413-5

* Casper, Gerhard. Separating Power: Essays On The Founding Period. Harvard University Press, 1997. 208 pp. ISBN 0-674-80140-7

* Crèvecoeur, J. Hector St. John de. Letters from an American Farmer [1782]. Ed. Susan Manning. Oxford University Press (Oxford World Classics), 1997. 235 pp. ISBN 0-19-283234-4 (paper)

* Ferguson, Robert A. The American Enlightenment, 1750-1820. Harvard University Press, 1997. 240 pp. ISBN 0-674-02322-6

Higginbotham, D. "The federalized militia debate: A neglected aspect of second amendment scholarship." William and Mary Quarterly, 55, 1 (January 1998): 39-58.

* Hoffman, Ronald; Mechal Sobel, & Fredrika J. Teute. Through a Glass Darkly: Reflections on Personal Identity in America. xiv, 464 pp. University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, 1997. ISBN 0-8078-2336-8 (hardcover), 0-8078-4644-9 (paper)

* Howe, Daniel Walker. Making The American Self: Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln. . Harvard University Press (Studies in Cultural History, 9), 1997. 352 pp. ISBN 0-674-16555-1

* Maier, Pauline. American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence. New York: Knopf, 1998. 304 pp. ISBN 0-0679-45492-6 [and see review by Sebastian de Graza, "The People's voice," TLS, 4952 (February 27, 1998): 28.

* Morgan, Philip D. Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry. xvi, 290 pp. University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, 1998. ISBN 0-8078-2409-7 (hardcover), 0-8078-4717-8 (paper)

* Parish, Peter J., ed. Reader's Guide to American History. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997. 880 pp. ISBN 1-884964-22-2 [and see review by John David Smith, "The revised versions," TLS, 4941 (December 12, 1998): 12.

* Sensbach, Jon F. A Separate Canaan: The Making of an Afro-Moravian World in North Carolina, 1753-1840. xxvi, 342 pp. University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, 1998. ISBN 0-8078-2394-5 (hardcover), 0-8078-4698-8 (paper)

* Skowronek, Stephen. The Politics Presidents Make: Leadership From John Adams To Bill Clinton. Harvard University Press, Belknap Press, 1997. 560 pp., tables. ISBN 0-674-68937-2

* Spevack, Edmund. Charles Follen's Search For National Identity And Freedom:Germany And America, 1796-1840. . Harvard University Press (Harvard Historical Studies, 124), 1997. 336 pp. ISBN 0-674-11011-0

Sullivan, Robert R. "The Birth of the Prison: The Case of Benjamin Rush." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 31, 3 (Spring 1998): 333-44.

Ulrich, L.T. "Wheels, looms, and the gender division of labor in eighteenth-century New England." William and Mary Quarterly, 55, 1 (January 1998): 3-38.

* Waldstreicher, David. In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism, 1776-1820. University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, 1997. ISBN 0-8078-2384-8 (hardcover), 0-8078-4691-0 (paper)

* Wilson, David A. United Irishmen, United States: Immigrant Radicals in the Early Republic. Dublin: Four Courts, 1998. 256 pp. ISBN 1-85182-367-0 (hardcover), 368-9 (paper). Published in N. America by Cornell University Press.

[and see title by Thomas listed under Africa - History; by Martin listed under Historiography; by Ferling & Braverman and by Norton listed under History of Medicine]

U.S. - COLONIAL & FEDERAL LITERATURE

* Scheick, William J. Authority and Female Authorship in Colonial America. University Press of Kentucky, 1998. 168 pp. ISBN 0-8131-2054-3

Brown, Charles Brockden

* Brown, Charles Brockden. Ormond [1799]. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1998. 400 pp. ISBN 1-55111-091-1 (paper)

[see also title by Manning listed under England-Literature]

WOMEN'S STUDIES

Flanders, Julia. "Inside the Electronic Archive: The Brown University Women Writers Project." East-Central Intelligencer, N.S. 12, 1-2 (April 1998): 19-21.

[see also title by Menselson & Crawford listed under England-History, and by Wunder listed under Germany - History]

 

 

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