Selected Readings, No 21

November 15, 1993

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

[These early editions of Selected Readings were originally circulated to C18-L subscribers via e-mail, and are being posted here with minimal re-editing-- hence the absence of special characters, diacritical marks, and fancy formatting]


Flood, J.L. "Nationalistic Currents in Early German Typography." Library, 15, 2 (June 1993): 125-41.

May, James. "Scribleriana Transferred: Late 1991 Through 1992 Auctions, 1992 Catalogues." Scriblerian, 25, 2 (Spring 1993): 246-55.

Suarez, M.F. "Making History: William Temple and the Politics of Publishing." Book Collector, 42, 2 (Summer 1993): 213-28.

Weimerskirch, P.J. "John Harris, 1767-1832: Memoir by His Son, John Harris, 1791-1873." Book Collector, 42, 2 (Summer 1993): 245-52.

[See also title by Barratt listed under Women's Studies;]


[see also title by Ng listed below under Philosophy-China;]


* Black, Jeremy. _The British Abroad: The Grand Tour in the Eighteenth Century_. New York: St. Martin's, 1993. 352pp., ill. ISBN 0-312-08609-1.

* Spector, Robert D. _Political Controversy: A Study in Eighteenth Century Propaganda_. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1992. 200 pp. ISBN 0-313-28206-4.


* Scheuermann, Mona. _Her Bread to Earn: Women, Money, and Society from Defoe to Austen_. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1993. ISBN 0-8131-1817-4

* Van Sant, Ann Jessie. _Eighteenth-Century Sensibility and the Novel: The Senses in Social Context_. Cambridge University Press, 1993. 143pp., bibl. ISBN 0-521-40226-3


* Kaplan, Deborah. _Jane Austen Among Women_. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. 288pp.

[See also title by Scheuermann listed above;]


Athey, S., & D.C. Alarcon. "Oronooko's Gendered Economics of Honor/Horror: Reframing Colonial Discourse Studies in the Americas." American Literature, 65, 3 (September 1993): 415-44.


Esterhammer, A. "The Constitution of Blake's Innocence and Experience." English Studies in Canada, 19, 2 (June 1993): 151-60.

* Mee, Jon. _Dangerous Enthusiasm: William Blake and the Culture of Radicalism in the 1790s_. Oxford University Press, 1992. 268pp., ill.

* Norvig, Gerda S. _Dark Figures in the Desired Country: Blake's Illustrations to The Pilgrim's Progress_. University of California Press, 1993. 327pp., bibl. ISBN 0-520-04471-1

[See also title by Rogal listed below under Hymnody]


Backscheider, Paula R. "Defoe: A New Brush With the Law." Scriblerian, 25, 2 (Spring 1993): 223.

Owens, W.R., & P.N. Furbank. "Defoe as Secret Agent: Three Unpublished Letters." Scriblerian, 25, 2 (Spring 1993): 145-53.

[See also title by Scheuermann listed above;]


Wheeler, D. "After the Restoration: David Garrick's The Country Girl." College Language Association Journal, 36, 4 (June 1993): 430-39.


* Winton, Calhoun. _John Gay and the London Theatre_. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1993. ISBN 0-8131-1832-8.


[See title by Illiano listed below under Italy-Literature;]


Munns, J. "The Interested Heart and the Absent Mind: Samuel Johnson and Otway's The Orphan." ELH, 60, 3 (Autumn 1993): 611-24.


[see title by Munns listed above under England-Literature-Johnson;]


Manning, S. "Eloisa's Abandonment." Cambridge Quarterly, 22, 3 (1993): 231-48.

"The Rape of the Lock Onstage." Scriblerian, 25, 2 (Spring 1993): 256-7.


Brooks, C. "The Family and the Familiar in Clarissa: Dictators and Scribes." College Language Association Journal, 36, 4 (June 1993): 440-57.


* Marshall, W. Gerald. _A Great Stage of Fools: Theatricality and Madness in the Plays of William Wycherly_ (AMS STudies in the 17th Century, 4). New York: AMS, 1993. 121pp.


Black, J. "The European Idea and Britain, 1688-1815." History of European Ideas, 17, 4 (July 1993): 439-60.

Luebke, D.M. "Factions and Communities in Early Modern Europe." Central European History, 25, 3 (1992): 281-302.


Barker, N.N. "Let Them Eat Cake: The Mythical Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution." Historian, 55, 4 (Summer 1993): 709-24.

Cattelona, G. "Control and Collaboration: The Role of Women in Regulating Sexual Behavior in Early Modern Marseilles." French Historical Studies, 18, 1 (Spring 1993): 13-33.

Phillips, R. "Women, Neighborhood, and Family in the Late 18th Century." French Historical Studies, 18, 1 (Spring 1993): 1-12.


* Kavanagh, Thomas M. _Enlightenment and the Shadows of Chance: The Novel and the Culture of Gambling in Eighteenth-Century France_. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Rancoeur, R. "Bibliographie de la litterature francaise (de sixieme siecle a vingtieme siecle). Revue d'histoire litteraire de la France, 93, 3-4 (mai-juin 1993): 321-656.


Calderini, E. "The English-Style Garden in the Racconigi Park: Giuseppina di Lorenacarignano's So-Called Happy Island" [in Italian]. Studi Piemontesi, 22, 1 (March 1993): 73-80.

Cross, A. "The English Garden in Catherine the Great's Russia." Journal of Garden History, 13, 3 (July-September 1993): 172-81.

Garrett, W. "The Relation of the Arts and Landscape Gardening." Magazine Antiques, 144, 3 (September 1993): 307.

Parshall, L. "C.C.L. Hirschfeld and the Concept of the Garden in the German Enlightenment." Journal of Garden History, 13, 3 (July-September 1993): 125-71.


* Gillespie, Gerard, ed. _German Theater Before 1750._ New York: Continuum, 1993. Forward by Martin Esslin.

* Walse-Engel, Ingrid, ed. _German Poetry from the Beginnings to 1750_. New York: Continuum, 1993. Foreward by George C. Schoolfield.


[see also title by Ng listed below under Philosophy-China;]


Clayton, T. "Reviews of English Prints in German Journals, 1750-1800." Print Quarterly, 10, 2 (June 1993): 123-37.

* Goldthwaite, Richard A. _Wealth and the Demand for Art in Italy, Thirteenth to Seventeenth Centuries_. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. 304pp.


Farrington, J. "Canaletto's Legacy in England: Painting Views of Venice and London." Magazine Antiques, 144, 3 (September 1993): 308-17.


Kraemer, R.S. "Drawings by Charles-Nicolas Cochin for Monsieur's Gerusalemme Liberata." Master Drawings, 31, 2 (Summer 1993): 146-62.


Townsend, R.P. "Two Rediscovered Tiepolo Drawings from Robert Lehman's Early Collection." Master Drawings, 31, 2 (Summer 1993): 163-69.


Grasselli, M.M. "Eighteen Drawings by Watteau: A Chronological Study." Master Drawings, 31, 2 (Summer 1993): 103-27.


Antolini, B.M. "La stampa periodica dell'Otticento come fonte per la ricerca musicologica: Il 'Repertoire International de la Presse Musicale.'" Rivista Italiana di Musicologia, 26, 2 (1992): 347-85.

Banducci, A. "Staging a Tragedie-en-Musique: A 1748 Promptbook of Campra's Tancrede." Early Music, 21, 2 (May 1993): 180-90.

Barbieri, P. "Calegari, Vallotti, Riccati e le teorie armoniche di Rameau: priorita, concordanze, contrasti." Rivista Italiani di Musicologia, 26, 2 (1991): 241-302.

Charlton, David. "'A maitre d'orchestre...conducts': new and old evidence on French practice." Early Music, 21, 3 (August 1993): 340-53.

Christensen, Thomas. "The Spanish Baroque Guitar and Seventeenth-Century Triadic Theory." Journal of Music Theory, 36, 1 (Spring 1992): 1-42.

Fuller, David. "Sous les doits de Chambonierre: French Harpsichord Music of Jacques Champion de Chambonierre." Early Music, 21, 2 (May 1993): 191-202.

Fuller, David. "A new French harpsichord of the mid-18th century with an Eckard connection." Early Music, 21, 3 (August 1993): 423-28.

Garden, Greer. "A link between opera and cantata in France: tonal design in the music of Andre Campra." Early Music, 21, 3 (August 1993): 397-414.

Giannini, Tula. "Jacques Hotteterre le Romain and his father, Martin: a re-examination based on recently found documents." Early Music, 21, 3 (August 1993): 377-96.

Heartz, S. "The Concert-Spirituel in the Tuileries Palace." Early Music, 21, 2 (May 1993): 240-50.

Rice, Albert R. "The Musical Instrument Collection of Michiel van Bolhuis (1764)." Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society, 18 (1992): 5-21.

Sadler, Graham. "Vincent d'Indy and the Rameau _Oeuvres completes: a case of forgery?" Early Music, 21, 3 (August 1993): 415-22.

Sawkins, Lionel. "Doucement and legerement: tempo in French Baroque music." Early Music, 21, 3 (August 1993): 365-76.

Schmierer, Elisabeth. "Piccinni's Iphigenie en Tauride: 'Chant periodique' and dramatic structure." Cambridge Opera Journal, 4, 2: 91-118.

* Weber, William. _The Rise of Musical Classics in Eighteenth-Century England: A Study of Canon, Ritual, and Ideology_. Oxford University Press, 1992. 288pp.

Zazlaw, Neal. "Scylla et Glaucus: A case study" [libretto by D'Albaret, opera by Jean-Marie Leclair aine (1697-1764)]. Cambridge Opera Journal, 4, 3: 199-228.

[See also listings under Hymnody;]


Parker, Mara. "Luigi Boccherini and the Court of Prussia." Current Musicology, 52 (1993): 27-37.


Fend, Michael. "Literary motifs, musical form and the quest for the 'Sublime': Cherubini's _Eliza ou le Voyage aux glaciers du Mont St Bernard_." Cambridge Opera Journal. 5, 1: 17-38.


Malloch, William. "The minuets of Haydn and Mozart: goblins or elephants?" Early Music, 21, 3 (August 1993): 437-45.


Harris-Warrick, Rebecca. "From score into sound: questions of scoring in Lully's ballets." Early Music, 21, 3 (August 1993): 354-64.

Rosow, L.A. "Making Connections: Thoughts on Lully's Entr'actes." Early Music, 21, 2 (May 1993): 231-9.


Carter, Tim. "'In Love's harmonious consort'? Penelope and the interpretation of _Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria_." Cambridge Opera Journal. 5, 1: 1-16.


Geck, M. "Pleasure and Longing: Mozart's Susanna and Beethoven's Leonora" [in German]. Musica, 47, 4 )July-August 1993): 212-14.

Jungkaiser, U. "The Mystery Surrounding Stage Sets Used in Productions of Mozart's Magic Flute: Iconographic Constants from the Time of the the Premiere to the Present" [in German]. Musica, 47, 4 )July-August 1993): 205-11.

Neumann, Frederick. "Dots and strokes in Mozart." Early Music, 21, 3 (August 1993): 429-36.

Stone, J.F. "Korner and Mozart: Response to Nicholas Till" [correspondence]. Cambridge Quarterly, 22, 3 (1993): 284-5.


* Semmel, Bernard. _The Liberal Ideal and the Demons of Empire: Theories of Imperialism from Adam Smith to Lenin_. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. 240pp.

[See also title by Mee listed above under England-Literature-Blake; and titles by Brown, Crowley, Green, Miller, Olson, & Vile listed below under US & Colonial History;]



Klauber, Martin I. "Between Protestant Orthodoxy and Rationalism: Fundamental Articles in the Early Career of Jean LeClerc." Journal of the History of Ideas, 54, 4 (October 1993): 611-36.


Jones, Daniel C.L. "Elias Mann: Reform-Era Massachusetts Psalmodist." American Music, 11 (Spring 1993): 54-89.

Rogal, Samuel J. "Blake's 'And did those feet' as Congregational Hymn." The Hymn, 44, 3 (July 1993): 22-5.

Smith, S.E. Boyd. "The Effective Countess: Lady Huntingdon and the 1780 edition of _A Select Collection of Hymns)." The Hymn, 44, 3 (July 1993): 26-32.

Teuscher, Gerhart. "Joachim Neander: A Seventeenth-Century Hymn Writer." The Hymn, 44, 3 (July 1993): 33-40.


Illiano, A. "From Gray's Elegy to Fosco's Carme: Highlighting the Mediation and Sublimation of the Sepulchral." Symposium, 47, 2 (Summer 1993): 117-31.

Mancini, A.N.. "Translation Theory and Practice in 17th-Century Italy: The Case of the French Novel." Symposium, 47, 2 (Summer 1993): 132-46.


Emerson, R.H. "The Distribution of 18th-Century Prerhotic o-Phonemes in Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary." American Speech, 68, 2 (Summer 1993): 115-38.


Allen, J.E. "Lying at the Port of Philadelphia: Vessel Types, 1725-1775." American Neptune, 53, 3 (Summer 1993): 149-76.


* Boucher, Philip P. _Cannibal Encounters: Europeans and Island Cannibals, 1492-1763_. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. 232pp.


Broughton, W.H. "The History of 17th-Century New Mexico: Is it Time for New Interpretations?" New Mexico Historical Review, 68, 1 (January 1993): 3-12.

Hendricks, R. "Pedro Rodriguez Cubero, New Mexico's Reluctant Governor, 1697-1703." New Mexico Historical Review, 68, 1 (January 1993): 13-40.



Ng, On-cho. "A Tension in Ch'ing Thought: 'Historicism' in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Chinese Thought." Journal of the History of Ideas, 54, 4 (October 1993): 561-83.


* Seidel, George. _Fichte's Wissenschaftslehre of 1794: A Commentary on Part 1_. Purdue University Press (History of Philosophy Series).


Russell, Paul. "Epigram, Pantheists, and Freethought in Hume's Treatise: A Study in Esoteric Communication." Journal of the History of Ideas, 54, 4 (October 1993): 659-73.


* Fenves, Peter D., ed. _Raising the Tone of Philosophy: Late Essaus by Immanuel Kant, Transformative Critique by Jacques Derrida_. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. 208pp.

Schroeter, F. "Kant's Theory on Formal Determination of Will" [in German]. Zeitschrift fur Philosophische Forschung, 47, 3 (July-September 1993): 388-407.


Aut Aut, Revista di Filosofia e di Cultura, 254-5 (March-June 1993) is a special (double) issue on Leibniz; all articles in Italian.


Mitchell, Harvey. "Reclaiming the Self: The Pascal-Rousseau Connection." Journal of the History of Ideas, 54, 4 (October 1993): 637-58.


[see title by Semmel listed under History of Political Thought;]


Drews, P. "The Slavic Adventures of Telemaque: Translations of Fenelon's Romance, with an Accompanying Bibliography" [in German]. Zeitschrift fur Slavische Philologie, 52, 2 (1992): 231-56.

Keipert, H. "A.A. Nartov's Translation of Povestvovanie Chelovecheskogo Razuma (1775-83)" [in German]. Zeitschrift fur Slavische Philologie, 52, 2 (1992): 357-77.


[see also title by Miller listed below under US & Colonial History]


Whyte, C. "Defamiliarising Tam o Shanter." Scottish Literary Journal, 20, 1 (May 1993): 5-18.


Mrva, I. "Tax Load in the Slovak Counties at the End of the 17th Century and its Consequences" [in Slovak, abstract ib English, French, Russian]. Historicky Casopis, 40, 6 (1992): 649-63.


* Bellamy, Liz. _Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels_ (Critical Studies of Key Texts series). New York: St. Martin's, 1993. 144 pp. Cloth ISBN 0-312-08425-0, paper 0-312-08598-2.

Condon, Adrienne. "'The Syphilitic Lady' Revisited: A Second Opinion." Scriblerian, 25, 2 (Spring 1993): 221.

Real, Hermann J. "More 'Gum" to Chew On" [answering Condon]. Scriblerian, 25, 2 (Spring 1993): 221-22.


* Burling, William J. _A Checklist of New Plays and Entertainments on the London Stage, 1700-1737_. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 240pp. ISBN 0-8386-3451-6

Ravel, J.S. "Seating the Public: Spheres and Loathing in the Paris Theatres, 1777-1788." French Historical Studies, 18, 1 (Spring 1993): 173-210.

Stokes, J. "Women and Mimesis in Medieval and Renaissance Somerset (and Beyond)." Comparative Drama, 27, 2 (Summer 1993): 176-96.

[See also title by Wheeler listed under England-Literature-Garrick; by Winton listed under England-Literature-Gay; by Marshall listed under England-Literature-Wycherly; by Gillespie listed under Germany-Literature;]


* Bradford, Syd. _Tom Sullivan, 49th Regiment of Foot. Redcoat to Yankee, 1775-1778_. Philadelphia: Audacious Press, 1993. Ill., maps, bibl. ISBN 1-879663-00-7.

* Brown, Roger H. _Redeeming the Republic: Federalists, Taxation, and the Origins of the Constitution_. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. 320pp.

Castronovo, R. "Radical Configurations of History in the Era of American Slavery." American Literature, 65, 3 (September 1993): 523-48.

* Crowley, John E. _The Privileges of Independence: Neomercantilism and the American Revolution_. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. 224pp.

* Greene, Thurston. _The Language of the Constitution: A Sourcebook and Guide to the Ideas, Terms, and Vocabulary Used by the Framers of the United States Constitution_. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1991. 1074pp. ISBN 0-313-28202-1.

Miller, T.P. "John Witherspoon and Scottish Rhetoric and Moral Philosophy in America: An Acknowledgement of the Transition to the Contemporary Cultural Idiom in 18th-Century Higher Education as Evidenced in the Federalist Essays of James Madison." Rhetorica, 10, 4 (Autumn 1992): 381-404.

Olson, L. "An Ideological Rupture: Metaphorical Divergence in Loyalist Rhetoric During the American Revolution." Rhetorica, 10, 4 (Autumn 1992): 405-22.

* Schultz, Ronald. _The Republic of Labor: Philadelphia Artisans and the Politics of Class, 1720-1830_. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. 320pp., ill.

* Vile, John R. _A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments_. Praeger, 1992. 240pp. ISBN 0-275-94511-1

[See also listings under New Mexico]


Ellison, J. "Race and Sensibility in the Early Republic: Ann Eliza Bleecker and Sarah Wentworth Morton." American Literature, 65, 3 (September 1993): 445-74.

* Foster, Frances Smith. _Written By Herself: Literary Production of African-American Women, 1746-1892_. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993. 240pp.

Hayes, K.J. "The Board of Trade's Cruel Sarcasm: Benjamin Franklin's Comments of Convict Ship Transportation, a Neglected Franklin Source." American Literature, 65, 3 (September 1993): 171-76.

Rice, G.S. "Crevecoeur and the Politics of Authorship in Republican America." Early American Literature, 28, 2 (1993): 91-119.


Barratt, A. "Early Modern Women's Involvement in the Production and Transmission of Male Texts: Cooking the Books." AUMLA, 79 (May 1993): 45-58.

* Ezell, Margaret J.M. _Writing Women's Literary History_. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. 224pp.

See titles by by Scheuermann listed under England-Literature; by Athey & Alarcon listed under England-Literature-Behn; by Cattelona listed under France-History; by J. Stokes listed under Theatre History;

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