Selected Readings, No 48

December 17, 1996

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

  Greetings! Selected Readings is compiled and edited by Kevin Berland, with the able assistance of the Volunteer Fire Brigade, viz., Erin Blake, Dorothy Medlin, Benoît Melançon and A.J. Wright, not to mention the ever-present company of the Man in the Funny Hat, the Operator of the Moderately Elegant Machines, and the Secret Admirer.

  This issue of Selected Readings was originally circulated as an email message to all C18-L subscribers; in this format, special characters, diacritical marks, and formatting were not provided, and may be missing from this version. Thanks to Erin Blake for recovering the text.

  What kinds of things make it into the bibliography? Good question! Please see the explanations and caveats on the Selected Readings Modus Operandi Page.



Douglas, Ann. "Crashing the top: Women at elite universities may have broken the ivory ceiling, but they're still battling old-fashioned discrimination." Salon [online magazine], October 11, 1999. Available:

* McCoy, L. Melanie, & Joanne DiGeorgio-Lutz. The Woman-Centered University: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. University Press of America, 1999. 192 pp. ISBN 0-7618-1459-0 (cloth); 0-7618-1459-4 (paper)


* McCaskie, T.C. State and Society in Pre-Colonial Asante. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 514 pp., ill., maps ISBN 0-521-41009-6


Durrschmid, K., & K. Hohensinner. "Austrian Writer Franz Armand Berghofer, 1745-1825" [in German]. Literatur und Kritik, 303, 4 (1996): 101 ff.


Janssens, Paul. "Het lot van de Belgische adel in de revolutiejaren 1789-1799." De Achttiende Eeuw, 28, 1-2 (1996): 103-18. [The fate of Belgian nobility during revolutionary decade].

Klein, Stephan. "De sprong naar 95: van patriots naar Bataafs republikanisme." De Achttiende Eeuw, 28, 1-2 (1996): 39-46 [Effect of French cultural policy on history-writing; independent evolution of Belgian history].

[see also title by van der Meer listed under History of Sexuality]


* Hudson, Nicholas. Writing and European Thought, 1600-1830. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 238 pp. ISBN 0-521-45540-5

* Richarson, Alan. Literature, Education, and Romanticism: Reading as Social Practice, 1780-1832. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 345 pp. ISBN 0-521-46276-2

§ Harvard Library Bulletin, 6, 3 (Autumn 1995) is a special issue on how excellent it is indeed to study in the Widener Library.


Grabowski, J. "French criminal justice and Indians in Montreal, 1670-1760." Ethnohistory, 43, 3 (Summer 1996): 405-30.


Geggus, David. "Esclaves et gens de couleur libres de a Martinique pendant l'époque révolutionnaire napoleonienne: trois instants de resistance." Revue historique, 597 (janvier-mars 1996): 105-132.

Stark, David M. "Discovering the Invisible Puerto Rican Slave Family: Demographic Evidence from the Eighteenth Century." Journal of Family History, 21, 4 (October 1996): 395-418.

[See also title by Matthewson listed under U.S.- Colonial & Federal History]


Huang, Chin-shing. Philosophy, Philology, and Politics in 18th-Century China: Li Fu and the Lu-Wang School Under the Ch'ing. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 224 pp. ISBN 0-521-48225-9 [Confucianism; Emperors K'ang-hsi,Yung-cheng, & Chien-lung]


[see title by Baldwin listed under England-Literature-Johnson]


Hamada, M. "Slovak Baroque and Pre-Enlightenment Culure and Jan Amos Komensky" [in Czech]. Ceska Literatura, 44, 3 (1996): 245-69.


Dussinger, John. "'The Working Class of People': An Early Eighteenth-Century Source." Notes and Queries, 43, 3 (September 1996): 299-302.

Macher, H. "Justin Friedrich Bertuch s Tract on Poverty, 1782: Proto-Capitalistic Reform Proposals in the Context of Extant Social Conditions, Economic Rationalism & Enlghtened Humanism" [in German]. Internationales Archiv fur Sozialgeschichte der Deutschen Literatur, 20, 2 (1995): 1-55.

* Midgley, Graham. University Life in Eighteenth-Century Oxford. Yale University Press, 1996. 256pp. ISBN 0-300-06813-1

Whatley, Christopher. "Scotland, England and 'the Golden Ball': Putting Economics back into the union of 1707." The Historian [magazine], 51 (Autumn 1996): 9-13.

* Winch, Donald. Riches and Poverty: An Intellectual History of Political Economy in Britain, 1750-1834. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 388 pp. ISBN 0-521-55105-6 (cloth), 55920-0 (paper)

[see also title by Carter listed under Poland-History]


* Ben-Amos, Ilana Krausman. Adolescence and Youth in Early Modern England. Yale University Press, 1994. 320 pp. ISBN 0-300-05597-8

* Donald, Diana. The Age of Caricature: Satirical Prints in the Reign of George III. Yale University Press, 1996. 256 pp., 183 b/w & 27 col. Ill. ISBN 0-300-06605-8

* Fletcher, Anthony. Gender, Sex, and Subordination in England, 1500-1800. Yale University Press, 1996. 464 pp., ill. ISBN 0-300-06531-0

Morris, Marilyn. "The Royal Family and Family Values in Late 18th-Century England." Journal of Family History, 21, 4 (October 1996): 519-32.

* Muir, Rory. Britain and the Defeat of Napoleon, 1807-1815. Yale University Press, 1995. 480 pp., ill. ISBN 0-300-06443-8

Smith, S. D. "Accounting for Taste: British Coffee Consumption in Historical Perspective." Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 27, 2 (Autumn 1996): 183-214.

Speck, W. A. "The 18th Century in Britain: long or short?" The Historian [magazine], 51 (Autumn 1996):16-18.


* Beer, John. Against Finality. Cambridge University Press, 1994. 48 pp. ISBN 0-521-45954 [Inaugural Lecture, 4 February 1993; role of imagination in literature; Johnson]

* Bohls, Elizabeth A. Women Travel Writers and the Language of Aesthetics, 1716-1818. Cambridge University Press, 1995, ill. 235 pp. ISBN 0-521-47458

* Bowers, Toni. The Politics of Motherhood: British Writing and Culture, 1680-1760. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 278 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-55174-9

* Clery, Emma. The Rise of Supernatural Fiction, 1762-1800. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 235 pp. ISBN 0-521-45316-X [the Cock Lane Ghost; Garrick's Hamlet; Walpole, Radcliffe, & Lewis]

* Copeland, Edward. Women Writing About Money: Women's Fiction in England, 1790-1820. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 309 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-45461-1

* Ellis, Markman. The Politics of Sensibility: Race, Gender and Commerce in the Sentimental Novel. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 278 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-55221-4 [the novel and reform; the morality of slavery, commerce, & prostitution]

* Fulford, Tim. Landscape, Liberty and Authority: Poetry, Criticism and Politics from Thomson to Wordsworth. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 264 pp. ISBN 0-521-55455-1 [Thomson, Cowper, Johnson, Gilpin, Repton, &c.]

Goldberg, Brian. "Romantic professionalism in 1800: Robert Southey, Herbert Croft, and the letters and legacy of Thomas Chatterton." ELH, 63, 3 (Fall 1996):681-706.

* Gonda, Caroline. Reading Daughters Fictions, 1709-1834: Novels and Society from Manley to Edgeworth. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 309 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-55395-4

* Goodridge, John. Rural Life in Eighteenth-Century Poetry. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 243 pp. ISBN 0-521-43381-9 [Thomson, Stephen Duck, Mary Collier, John Dyer]

* Hawes, Clement. Mania and Literary Style: The Rhetoric of Enthusiasm from the Ranters to Christopher Smart. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 255 pp. ISBN 0-521-55022-X [Swift]

* Hempton, David. Religion and Political Culture in Britain and Ireland, From the Glorious Revolution to the Decline of Empire. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 203 pp. ISBN 0-521-47375-6 (cloth), 47925-8 (paper)

* Henderson, Andrea K. Romantic Identities: Varieties of Subjectivity, 1774-1830. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 211 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-48164-3 [Radcliffe &c.]

Hinnant, Charles H. "Anne Finch and Jacobitism: Approaching the Wellesley College Manuscript." Journal of Family History, 21, 4 (October 1996): 496-502.

Kane, S.A. "Wives With Knives: Early Modern Murder Ballads and the Transgressive Commodity." Criticism, 38, 2 (Spring 1996): 219-38.

* Griffin, Dustin. Literary Patronage in England, 1650-1800. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 327 pp. ISBN 0-521-56085-3

Landry, D. "Mud, Blood, and Muck: Country Filth and the Invention of the Countryside." Genre, 27, 4 (Winter 1994): 315-32 [special issue on the Culture of Filth ].

* MacLean, Gerald, ed. Culture and Society in the Stuart Restoration: Literature, Drama, History. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 308 pp. ISBN 0-521-41605-1 (cloth), 47566-X (paper)

* Martin, Peter. Edmond Malone, Shakespearean Scholar: A Literary Biography. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 324 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-46030-1

Merchant, Peter. "Robert Paltock and the Refashioning of Inkle and Yarico." Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 1 (October 1996): 37-50.

* Pittock, Murray. Poetry and Jacobite Politics in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 270 pp. ISBN 0-521-41092

* Prince, Michael. Philosophical Dialogue in the British Enlightenment: Theology, Aesthetics, and the Novel. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 266 pp. ISBN 0-521-55062-9 [Fielding, Sterne, Johnson, Austen]

Ross, Trevor. "The emergence of 'literature': making and reading the English canon in the eighteenth century." ELH, 63, 2 (Summer 1996): 397-422.

Scodel, J. "The Pleasures of Restraint: The Mean of Coyness in Cavalier Poetry." Criticism, 38, 2 (Spring 1996): 239-80.

* Schmid, Astrid. The Fear of the Other: Approaches to English Stories of the Double (1764-1910). Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt/M., New York, Paris, Wien, 1996. 265 pp. ISBN 3-906756-39-4

Woodward, Carolyn. "Who Wrote The Cry?: A Fable for Our Times." Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 1 (October 1996): 91-97.


Roberts, Adam, and Robertson, Eric. "The Giaour's Sabre: A Reading of Beckford's Vathek." Studies in Romanticism, 35, 2 (Summer 1996): 199-212.


* Todd, Janet, ed. Aphra Behn Studies. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 342 pp. ISBN 0-521-47169-9


Lussier, M. "Blake Reading / Reading Blake." Southern Humanities Review, 30, 2 (Spring 1996): 101-34.


DeLuna, D. N. "Jure Divino: Defoe's 'whole Volume in Folio, by Way of Answer to, and Confutation of Clarendon's History of the Rebellion.'" Philological Quarterly, 75, 1 (Winter 1996):43-66.

Michael, Steven C. "Thinking parables: what Moll Flanders does not say." ELH, 63, 2 (Summer 1996):367-95.

Novak, Maximillian E. "Defoe and the Art of War." Philological Quarterly, 75, 2 (Spring 1996): 197-214.

Novak, Maximillian E. "Picturing the Thing Itself, or Not: Defoe, Painting, Prose Fiction, and the Arts of Describing." Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 1 (October 1996): 1-20.

Novak, Maximillian E. Whither the Defoe Canon?" Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 1 (October 1996): 89-91.

O'Brien, John F. "The Character of Credit: Defoe's 'Lady Credit,' The Fortunate Mistress, and the resources of inconsistency in early eighteenth century Britain." ELH, 63, 3 (Fall 1996): 603-31.

[see also title by Glaser listed under Political Thought]


Keymer, Tom. "Fielding's amanuensis." Notes and Queries, 43, 3 (September 1996): 303-304.


Barchas, Janine. "Sarah Fielding's dashing style and eighteenth-century print culture." ELH, 63, 3 (Fall 1996):633-56.


Haggerty, George E. O Lachrymæ Fons: Tears, Poetry, and Desire in Gray." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30, 1 (1996): 81-95.


Baldwin, Barry. "Plautus in Johnson: an unnoticed quotation." Notes and Queries, 43, 3 (September 1996): 305-306.

* Clark, J.C.D. Samuel Johnson: Literature, Religion, and English Cultural Politics from the Restoration to Romanticism. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 284 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-47304-7 (cloth), 47885-5 (paper)

* Cambridge University Press has announced the publication of a CD-ROM edition of the Dictionary of the English Language, ed. Ann McDermott; it containsa both the 1st and 4th editions (1755 & 1773), with over 80,000 entries, and is available for both PC and Mac platforms.

* Primary Source Media has announced the publication of a Johnson & Boswell CD-ROM, containing the complete works of Johnson and a selection of Boswell s works, including the Life of Johnson. Leopold Damrosch edited the text. (12 Lunar Drive, Woodbridge, CT 06525; website: -- e-mail:


Chandler, E.V. "Pope's Emetic: Bodies, Books, and Filth." Genre, 27, 4 (Winter 1994): 351-76 [special issue on the Culture of Filth].

* Griffin, Robert J. Wordsworth's Pope: A Study in Literary Historiography. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 202 pp. ISBN 0-521-48171-6 [how English Romanticism defined itself by reconfiguring its literary past; transmission of romantic literary history from Wartons to M.H. Abrams]


Berglund, B. "Ann Radcliffe and Rebecca." Studia Neophilologica, 68, 1 (1996): 73-82. [Daphne DuMaurier]


Gill, P. "Filth of All Hues and Odours: Public Parks, City Showers, and Promiscuous Acquaintance in Rochester and Swift." Genre, 27, 4 (Winter 1994): 333-50 [special issue on the Culture of Filth ].


Fitzpatrick, Barbara Laning. "Some Pieces in the British Magazine and 'A Small Part of the Translation of Voltaire's Works': Smollett Attributions." Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 1 (October 1996): 97-100.

Jacobsen, Susan L. "'The Tinsel of the Times': Smollett's Argument against Conspicuous Consumption in Humphry Clinker." Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 1 (October 1996): 71-88.


Boehm, Alan D. "The 1798 Lyrical Ballads and the poetics of late eighteenth-century book productions." ELH, 63, 2 (Fall 1996):453-87.


* Andrews, Richard Mowery. Law, Magistracy and Crime in Old Regime Paris, 1735-1789. Vol. I: The System of Criminal Justice. Cambridge University Press, 1994. 630 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-36169-9

Asholt, Wolfgang. "Ésprit libertaire ou servitude volontaire: Les anarchistes et la Révolution." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996): 477-90.

Aston, Nigel. "Recent Work on the French Revolution." European History Quarterly, 26, 4 (October 1996): 603-13.

Benoit, Bruno. "Histoire, memoire et identité politique: L'exemple de la Révolution à Lyon." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996): 491-510.

Bianchi, Serge. "Vie, pratiques et sociabilité politiques en milieu rural dans le sud de l'Ile de France." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996):: 541-58.

Burke, Janet M., & Jacob, Margaret C. "French Freemasonry, Women, and Feminist Scholarship." Journal of Modern History, 68, 3 (September 1996): 513-49.

Defranceschi, Jean. "La création du royaume anglo-corse." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996): 531-34.

Ducoudray, Emile. "L'informatisation de l'enregistrement des cartes de sureté parisiennes." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996): 539ff.

Dupuy, Pascal. "La diffusion des stereotypes révolutionaires dans la littérature et le cinema anglo-saxons (1789-1989)." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996): 511-28.

Gelbart, Nina Rattner. "The Monarchy's Midwife Who Left No Memoirs." French Historical Studies. 19, 4 (Fall 1996): 997-1024.

* Goldgar, Anne. Impolite Learning: Conduct and Community in the Republic of Letters, 1680-1750. Yale University Press, 1995. 320 pp. ISBN 0-300-05359-2

* Jones, P.M. Reform and Revolution in France, 1774-1791: An Essay in the Politics of Transition. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 291 pp., ill., maps ISBN 0-521-45322-4 (cloth), 45942-7 (paper)

Justus, Kevin L. "Gilded Palace, Gilded Playpen: Louis XV's Use of Palatial Space to Control His Rebellious Children and Their Politics." Journal of Family History, 21, 4 (October 1996): 470-95.

Kaiser, Thomas E. "Madame de Pompadour and the Theaters of Power." French Historical Studies, 19, 4 (Fall 1996): 1025-44.

Legrand, Robert. "Un chant sur la prise de Toulon, à Lyon." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996): 537-38.

* Lepetit, Bernard. The Pre-Industrial Urban System: France, 1740-1840. Tr. Godfrey Rogers. Cambridge University Press & the Maison des Sciences de l Homme, 1994. 503 pp., diagrams, tables. ISBN 0-521-41734-1

Martin, Xavier. "Fonction paternelle et Code Napoleon." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996): 465-76.

Merrick, Jeffrey. "The Family Politics of the Marquis de Bombelles." Journal of Family History, 21, 4 (October 1996): 503-18.

Monnier, Raymonde. "Chronique des publications 1995." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996): 581-88.

Morineau, Michel. "Reponse à Guy Lemarchand." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996): 529-30.

Plongeron, Bernard. "Sur Gregoire 'regicide' d'apres les documents pris pour sources." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996): 535-36.

* Price, Munro. Preserving the Monarchy: The Comte de Vergennes, 1774-1787. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 268 pp. ISBN 0-521-46566-4

* Rogister, John. Louis XV and the Parlement of Paris, 1735-1755. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 314 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-40395-2

Schaeper, Thomas J. "Recent Books and Dissertations on French History." French Historical Studies, 19, 4 (Fall 1996):1230-34.

Scott, W. "The Pursuit of Interests in the French Revolution: A Preliminary Survey." French Historical Studies, 19, 3 (Spring 1996): 811-52.

Stefanovska, Malina. "A Monumental Triptych: Saint-Simon's Parallele des trois premiers rois Bourbons." French Historical Studies, 19, 4 (Fall 1996): 927-42.

* Swann, Julian. Politics and the Parlement of Paris under Louis XV, 1754-1774. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 400 pp. ISBN 0-521-47349-7 (cloth), 48362-X (paper).

* Tesnière, Marie-Helene, & Prosser Gilford, eds. Creating French Culture: Treasures from the Bibliothèque nationale de France. Introd. By Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie. Yale University Press (in association with the Library of Congress and the Bibliothèque nationale de France),1995. 472 pp, 68 b/w & 180 colour ill. ISBN 0-300-06283-4

Usandivaras, Muriel. "Le théâtre de la révolution française." Annales historiques de la révolution française, 305 (juillet-septembre 1996): 559-60.

Viguerie, Jean de. "Étude sur l'origine et sur la substance du patriotisme révolutionnaire." Revue historique, 597 (janvier-mars 1996): 83-104.

[See also title by Cormack listed under Maritime History]


* Denby, David J. Sentimental Narrative and the Social Order in France, 1760-1820. Cambridge University Press, 1994. 296 pp. ISBN 0-521-43086-0

Ekstein, Nina. "Appropriation and Gender: The Case of Catherine Bernard and Bernard de Fontenelle." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30, 1 (1996): 59-80.

Rancœur, René. "Bibliographie de la littérature française, année 1995." Revue d'histoire littéraire de la France, 96, 4 (juillet-août 1996): 629-73.

* Seifert, Lewis. Fairy Tales, Sexuality, and Gender in France, 1690-1715: Nostalgic Utopias. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 260 pp. ISBN 0-521-55005-X

Trouille, Mary. "Eighteenth-Century Women Writers Through the Eyes of Sainte-Beuve: Gender Ideology and the Politics of Literary History." Romance Notes. 37, 1 (Fall 1996): 3-16.


Manca, S. "Nicolas-Antoine Boulanger's Articles for the Encyclopédie" [in Italian]. Rivista Storica Italiana, 107, 3 (September 1995): 614-46.

Schmidt, James. "The Fool's Truth: Diderot, Goethe, and Hegel." Journal of the History of Ideas, 57, 4 (October 1996): 625-44 [Le neveu de Rameau; Schiller; Palissot; Goethe's translation; Hegel's Phenomenology of the Spirit as retranslation]


McEachern, Jo-Ann, & David Smith. "Mme de Graffigny's Lettres d'une Peruvienne: Identifying the First Edition." Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 1 (October 1996): 21-36.

Smith, D. W. "La composition et la publication des contes de Mme de Graffigny." French Studies, 50, 3 (juillet 1996): 275-84.


Mortimer, Armine Kotin. "Dialogues of the Deaf: The Failure of Consolation in Les Liaisons dangereuses." Modern Language Notes, 111, 4 (September 1996): 671-87.

Vanpee, Janie. "Dangerous Liaisons 2: The Riccoboni-Laclos Sequel." Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 1 (October 1996): 51-70.


Martin, Christophe. "Tombeaux du feminin. Notes sur l'espace et le corps chez l'abbé Prévost." Littérature, 103 (octobre 1996): 20-31.


Sturzer, Felicia Berger. "Literary Portraits and Cultural Critique in the Novels of Marie Jeanne Riccoboni." French Studies, 50, 4 (October 1996): 400-412.

[See also title by Vanpee listed under France-Literature-Laclos]


Palmeri, Frank. "The Metamorphoses of Satire in Eighteenth-Century Narrative." Comparative Literature, 48, 3 (Summer 1996): 237-64 [Rousseau, Montesquieu, Swift, Goethe, and others]

[see also title by Rorty listed under Philosophy]


Dipiero, T. "Shit Happens: Rabelais, Sade, and the Politics of Popular Fiction." Genre, 27, 4 (Winter 1994): 295-314 [special issue on the Culture of Filth ].

[see also title by Glaser listed under Political Thought]


* Isbell, John Claiborne. The Birth of Romanticism: Truth and Propaganda in Staël's D'Allemagne. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 286 pp. ISBN 0-531-43359-2


§ Neue Rundschau, 107, 3 (1996) is a special issue on the political geography of Europe, focusing on the 1799 essay by Novalis, Die Christianheit Oder Europa. The text by Novalis and seven essays are in German.



* Amrine, Frederick, ed. Goethe in the History of Science. Vol. I: Bibliography, 1776-1949. Vol. II, Bibliography, 1990. New York: Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt/M, Paris, Wien: Peter Lang: 1996. 465 pp., 464 pp. ISBN 0-8204-1076-4, 1077-2

Kinzel, U. "From Natural Description to Literary Biology: Transformations in Literary Discourse c. 1800" [in German]. Internationales Archiv fur Sozialgeschichte der Deutschen Literatur, 20, 2 (1995): 75-110

Neumann, T. "Essay on a Typically German Reception of Goethe" [inGerman]. Studia Neophilologia, 68, 1 (1996): 95-106.

[See also title by Schmidt listed under France-Literature-Diderot]


* Allan, Sean. The Plays of Heinrich Kleist: Ideals and Illusions. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 335 pp. ISBN 0-521-49511-3


Bianchi, P. "Peter Gay and the Enlightenment: Philosophes and Modernity in the Laboratory of a Social History of Ideas" [in Italian]. Rivista Storica Italiana, 107, 3 (September 1995): 727-830.

Bunzi, M. "How to Change the Unchanging Past." Clio, 25, 2 (Winter 1996): 181-94.

Klein, K.L. "Anti-History: The Meaning of Historical Culture." Clio, 25, 2 (Winter 1996): 125-44.

Rozett, M.T. "Constructing a World: How Postmodern Historical Fiction Reimagines the Past." Clio, 25, 2 (Winter 1996): 145-64.


Chapman, W. "Irreconcileable Differences: Urban Residences in the Danish West Indies." Winterthur Portfolio, 30, 2-3 (Summer-Fall 1995): 129-72.

* Tait, A.A. Robert Adam: Drawings and Imagination. Cambridge University Press, 1994. 194 pp., 10 colour, 143 b/w ill. ISBN 0-521- 43315-0

* Turner, Paul Venable. Joseph Ramée: International Architect of the Revolutionary Era. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 368 pp., 20 colour, 300 b/w ill. ISBN 0-521-49552-0

Vaughn, Gerard. "'Vincenzo Brenna Romanus: Architectus et Pictor': Drawing from the Antique in late eighteenth-century Rome." Apollo (October 1996): 37-41.

Watts, Teresa S. "The Hardwick Album: Works from Chambers's office rediscovered in Dublin." Apollo (October 1996): 19-24. [incl. page by page description of drawings collected by 18th-c architect as pattern-book]


Cohen, Sarah R. "Body as 'Character' in Early Eighteenth-Century French Art and Performance." Art Bulletin, (September 1996): 454-66 [18th-c. appreciation of the body as spectacle]

Finch, Irene. "Composing in Colour: Outlining on Japanese Porcelains." Arts of Asia, 26, 4 (July-Aug. 1996): 53-65. [technique, 18th-20th centuries; 44 colour details]

Henderson, John. "Seeing through Socrates: Portrait of the philosopher in sculpture culture." Art History, 19, 3 (September 1996): 327-52.

Koolhaas-Grosfield, Eveline. "Economische schilderkunst de verbeelding van broederschap in de laat achttiende-eeuwse genre-schilderkundt, in het bijzonder van Adriaan de Lelie." De Achttiende Eeuw, 28, 1-2 (1996): 141-83. [Representation of fraternity in late18th-c paintings for patrons who supported enlightened reform]

Lavezzari, P. "The Picturesque: Artistic Literature and Painting in England During the Second Half of the 18th Century" [in Italian]. Richerche di Storia dell Arte, 58 (1996): 85 ff.

Stephens, Richard. "New Material for Francis Towne's biography." Burlington Magazine (August 1996), pp. 500-505.

Tanyol, Derin. "A Napoleonic Death Sentence: Classical Execution in Gros' Sappho at Leucadia." Gazette des Beaux-Arts (juillet-aout1996): 51-62.


* Heppner, Christopher. Reading Blake's Designs. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 320 pp., 16 colour, 86 b/w ill. ISBN 0-521-47381-0 [Blake as illustrator of other writers; Blake & Michaelangelo; illustrations for Young s Night Thoughts, Bible]


Hyde, Melissa. "Confounding Conventions: Gender Ambiguity and Francois Boucher's Painted Pastorals." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30, 1 (1996): 25-57.


Brown, S. "David's The Oath of the Horatii as Authoritarian Fiction.." Word & Image, 12, 2 (April-June 1996): 151-60.


McNamara, Ruthann. "Hogarth and the Comic Muse." Print Quarterly (Sept. 1996): 251-58. [Hogarth's "Comic Muse" as a reaction to Sandby's caricature of H. when H. opposed the foundation of an Academy]


* Postle, Martin Joseph. Sir Joshua Reynolds: The Subject Pictures. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 396 pp., 8 colour, 100 b/w ill. ISBN 0-521-42066-0


* Scott, Jonathan. Salvator Rosa: His Life and Times. Yale University Press, 1996. 288 pp. 165 b/w & 75 colour ill. ISBN 0-300-06416-0


Maes, Gaetane. "Le dessin chez Louis et François Watteau: caracteristiques et fonctions." Gazette des Beaux-Arts (juillet-aout 1996): 37-50 [division of works of "Watteau de Lille" into works by Louis and his son, François]

McClellan, Andrew. "Watteau's Dealer: Gersaint and the Marketing of Art in Eighteenth-Century Paris." Art Bulletin (September 1996): 439-53. [longer and with many more illustrations than article of similar title in Eighteenth Century Studies].


Chrisman, Kimberly. "Unhoop the Fair Sex: The Campaign Against the Hoop Petticoat in Eighteenth-Century England." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30, 1 (1996): 5-23.

* Ribiereo, Eileen. The Art of Dress: Fashion in England and France, 1750-1820. Yale University Press, 1995. 272 pp., ill. ISBN 0-300-6287-7

Young, Roger. "George Walker's Costume of Yorkshire (1814): The representation and negotiation of class difference and social unrest." Art History (September 1996): 393-417.


Devereaux, Simon. "The City and the Sessions Paper: 'Public Justice' in London, 1770-1800." Journal of British Studies, 35, 4 (October 1996): 466-503.

* Howard, Michael; George J. Andreopoulos; & Mark R. Shulman, eds. The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World. Yale University Press, 1994. 320 pp. ISBN 0-300--5899-3

[see title by Weickhardt listed under Russia-History; by Eigen listed under


* Eigen, Joel Peter. Witnessing Insanity: Madness and Mad-Doctors in the English Court. Yale University Press, 1995. 272 pp. Foreword by Nigel Walker. ISBN 0-300-06289-3 [examines criminal trial records from 1760-1743]

* Lawrence, Susan C. Charitable Knowledge: Hospital Pupils and Practitioners in 18th-Century London. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 399 pp, diagrams, tables ISBN 0-521-36355-1

Patch, Robert W. "Sacraments and Disease in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, 1648-1727." The Historian, 58, 4 (Summer 1996): 731-44.

Voth, Hans-Joachim. "Physical Exertion and Stature in the Habsburg Monarchy, 1730-1800." Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 27, 2 (Autumn 1996): 263-75.

* Williams, Elizabeth A. The Physical and the Moral: Anthropology, Physiology, and Philosophical Medicine in France, 1750-1850. Cambridge University Press, 1994. 300 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-43067-4

[see also title by Ruderman listed under History of Science]


* Agricola, Johann Friedrich. Introduction to the Art of Singing. Tr., ed. Julianne C. Baird. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 308 pp. ISBN 0-521-45428 [Agricola's 1757 updating of Tosi's 1723 treatise]

* Baker, Nancy, & Thomas Christensen, eds. Aesthetics and the Art of Musical Composition in the German Enlightenment: Selected Writings of Johann Georg Sulzer and Heinrich Christoph Koch. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 222 pp. ISBN 0-521-36035-8

* Bauman, Thomas, & Marita Petzoldt McClymonds, eds. Opera and the Enlightenment. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 331 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-46172-3

Burnett, H., & S. O'Donnell. "Linear Ordering of the Chromatic Aggregate in Classical Symphony Music." Music Theory Spectrum, 18, 1 (Spring 1996): 22-50.

* Jones, David Wyn, ed. Music in 18th-Century Austria. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 335 pp. ISBN 0-521-45349-6 [Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven & musical traditions]


Brown, E.F. "Zarathustra: Reflection of the Baroque Overture." Bach, 26, 1-2 (Spring-Winter 1995): 84-90.

Collins, D. "Musical Terminology in the Canonic Works of Bach: An Historical Context." Bach, 26, 1-2 (Spring-Winter 1995): 91 ff.

Emans, R. "Stylistic Analysis and Text Philology in the Service of Inner Chronology." Bach, 26, 1-2 (Spring-Winter 1995): 1-27 [analysis of select arias].

* Melamed, Daniel. J.S. Bach and the German Motet. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 245 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-41864-X

* Melamed, Daniel R., ed. Bach Studies 2. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 252 pp. ISBN 0-521-47067-6

Schenckman, W. "Bach and the Beer-Fiddlers." Bach, 26, 1-2 (Spring-Winter 1995): 48-56.

Smithers, D.L. "The Original Circumstances in the Performance of Bach's Leipzig Church Cantatas, Wegen Seiner Sonn, and Festtagigen Amst-Verrichtungen." Bach, 26, 1-2 (Spring-Winter 1995): 28-47.

* Thomas, Downing A. Music and the Origins of Language: Theories from the French Enlightenment. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 207 pp. ISBN 0-521-47307-1

[See also titles by Harmon & Noehren listed under History of Music - Instruments]


Channon, Merlin. "Handel's Early Performances of Judas Maccabaeus: Some New Evidence and Interpretations." Music & Letters. 77, 4 (November 1996): 499-526.

Jahn, B. "Baroque Opera Production From the Viewpoint of Communication Theory and Media History" [in German]. Internationales Archiv fur Sozialgeschichte der Deutschen Literatur, 20, 2 (1995): 116-54 [Handel's Ottone, Lotti's Teofane].

Mace, Nancy A. "Haydn and the London Music Sellers: Forster v. Longman & Broderip." Music & Letters. 77, 4 (November 1996): 527-41.

* Smith, Ruth. Handel's Oratorios and 18th-Century Thought. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 498 pp. ISBN 0-521-40265-4


Harmon, T. "The Mulhausen Organ Revisited: Precious Clues to Bach's Preference in Organ Design and Registration." Bach, 26, 1-2 (Spring-Winter 1995): 57-69.

Noehren, R. "Notes on Bach and the Organ of His Time." Bach, 26, 1-2 (Spring-Winter 1995): 70-83.


* Brown, Bruce Alan. W.A. Mozart: Cosi fan tutte. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 220 pp. ISBN 0-521-43134-4 (cloth), 43735-0 (paper).

* Knepler, Georg. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Tr. J. Bradford Robinson. Cambridge University Press, 1994. 392 pp., ill, musical examples. ISBN 0-521-41972-7

* Lawson, Colin. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 222 pp. ISBN 0-521-47384-5 (cloth), 47929-0 (paper)

* Morris, James M. On Mozart. Cambridge University Press, 1994. 260 pp., diagrams ISBN 0-521-47065-X (cloth), 47661 (paper)


* Price, Curtis, ed. Purcell Studies. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 317 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-44174-9



* Haakonssen, Knud, ed. Enlightenment and Religion: Rational Dissent in 18th-Century Britain. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 360 pp. ISBN 0-521-56060-8

* Lund, Roger D., ed. The Margins of Orthodoxy: Heterodox Writing and Cultural Response, 1660-1750. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 312 pp. ISBN 0-521-47177-X [orthodox Anglicans vs. Deists, free-thinkers, atheists; 18th-c assault on orthodoxy influences the development of law, historiography, public policy, philosophy, & rise of English novel]

Mautner, Thomas. "A note on Daniel Waterland." Notes and Queries, 43, 3 (September 1996): 302-303.

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

* Schleiermacher, Friedrich. Schleiermacher: On Religion, Speeches to its Cultured Despisers. Ed. Richard Crouter. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 173 pp. ISBN 0-521-47448-5 (cloth), 47975-4 (paper) [1st publ. in 1799; Kant, Spinoza]

Smith, Jay E. "Thomas Paine and the Age of Reason's Attack on the Bible." The Historian, 58, 4 (Summer 1996): 745-62.

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

[See also title by Hempton listed under England - History]


Clemens, Theo. "Het vuur de revolutie en de Rooms-katholieke Kerk in de Noordelijke Nederlanden." De Achttiende Eeuw, 28, 1-2 (1996): 75-86 [beneficial effects on Roman Catholic Church of Dutch Revolution of 1795]

De Rubeis, F., & F. Medioli. "Forced to be a Nun and Forced to Write: Biographical Notes on Sister Arcangela Tarabotti and the Text of Several of Her Letters" [in Italian]. Rivista di Storia e Letteratura Religiosa, 32, 1 (1996): 142-56.

* Ennis, Arthur J. No Easy Road: The Early Years of the Augustinians in the United States, 1796-1874. New York: Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt/M, Paris, Wien: Peter Lang: 1993. 472 pp. ISBN 0-8204-2124-3.

Fontana, P. "Women Forced to Become Nuns and Clandestine Literature: An 18th-Century Letter and Poem from Genoa" [in Italian]. Rivista di Storia e Letteratura Religiosa, 32, 1 (1996): 127-32.

Leri, C. "David in Arcadia: 18th-Century Paraphrases of the Psalms by Girolamo Ascanio Giustiniani and Benedetto Marcello" [in Italian]. Rivista di Storia e Letteratura Religiosa, 32, 1 (1996): 3-54.

Medioli, F. "Some Letters Handwritten by the 17th-Century Nun Arcangela Tarbotti: Self-Criticism and Self-Image" [in Italian]. Rivista di Storia e Letteratura Religiosa, 32, 1 (1996): 133-41.

* Saint-Saens, Alain. Art and Faith in Tridentine Spain (1545-1690). New York: Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt/M, Paris, Wien: Peter Lang: 1995. 224 pp. ISBN 0-8204-2644-X

* Sire, H.J.A. The Knights of Malta. Yale, 1994. 336 pp., ill. ISBN 0-300-05502-1

[See also title by Hempton listed under England - History]


[see title by Huang listed under China-History]


* Donavan, Arthur. Antoine Lavoisier: Science, Administration and Revolution. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 367 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-56218-X (cloth), 56672-X (paper).

* Hofmann, James R. André-Marie Ampère: Enlightenment and Electrodynamics. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 320 pp., ill., table ISBN 0-521-56220-1

* Miller, David Philip, & Peter Hans Reill, eds. Visions of Empire: Voyages, Botany, and Representations of Nature. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 387 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-48303-4

* Ruderman, David B. Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe. Yale University Press, 1994. 424 pp. ISBN 0-300-06112-9

* Ruestow, E.G. The Microscope in the Dutch Republic: The Shaping of Discovery. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 360 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-47078-1 [Swammerdam, Leeuwenhoek]

Strack, Thomas. "Alexander von Humboldts amerikanisches Reisewerk: Ethnographie und Kulturkritik um 1800." German Quarterly, 69, 3 (Summer 1996): 233-46.

* Taton, Rene, & Curtis Wilson. Planetary Astronomy from the Renaissance to the Rise of Astrophysics. Part B: The 18th and 19th Centuries Cambridge University Press, 1995. 295 pp., ill., diagrams, maps. ISBN 0-521-35168

[see also title by Amrine listed under Germany - Literature -Goethe; by Stoye listed under Miscellaneous]


Meer, Theo van der. "Verlos de maatschappij van deze monsters: Sodomieten en Batafse Revolutie." De Achttiende Eeuw, 28, 1-2 (1996): 103-118. [Change in legal policy during 1795 Batavian Revolution; increased prosecutions for desire to commit sodomy]

* Porter, Roy, & Lesley Hall. The Facts of Life: The Creation of Sexual Knowledge in Britain, 1650-1950. Yale University Press, 1995. 432 pp, ill. ISBN 0-300-06221-4

Richter, S. "Wet-nursing, onanism, and the breast in 18th-century Germany." Journal of the History of Sexuality, 7, 1 (July 1996): 1-22.

[See also title by Fletcher listed under England-History]


[See title by Hempton listed under England - History]



Elias, A. C., Jr. "Swift's Corrected Copy of Contests and Dissensions, with Other pamphlets from His Library." Philological Quarterly, 75, 2 (Spring 1996): 167-96.

* Higgins, Ian. Swift's Politics: A Study in Disaffection. Cambridge University Press, 1994. 247 pp. ISBN 0-521-4184-3

Montag, Robert. "Response to Carole Fabricant's review of The Unthinkable Swift: The Spontaneous Philosophy of a Church of England Man (ECF 8:3)." Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 1 (October 1996): 101-2.

* Phiddian, Robert. Swift's Parody. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 233 pp. ISBN 0-521-47437-X

Stannard, Michael. "The 'South-East Point of New-Holland' as No-Place: a possible solution to a textual problem in the fourth voyage of Gulliver's Travels." Notes and Queries, 43,3 (September 1996): 297-99.

[see also title by Hawes listed under England-Literature; by Gill listed under England-Literature-Rochester]


Birn, R. "Rousseau without barriers" [in Italian]. Rivista Storica Italiana, 107, 3 (September 1995): 575-613.

Rao, A.M. "Michele Torcia (1736-1808): A Letterato Faticore in 18th-Century Europe [in Italian]. Rivista Storica Italiana, 107, 3 (September 1995): 647-726.


[see also title by Ruderman listed under History of Science; by Librett listed unde Philosophy-Schlegel]


* Cervantes, Fernando. The Devil in the New World: The Impact of Diabolism in New Spain. Yale University Press, 1994. 192 pp., ill. ISBN 0-300-05975-2

* Cornblit, Oscar. Power and Violence in the Colonial City: Oruro from the Mining Renaissance to the Rebellion of Tupac Amaru (1740-1782). Tr. Elizabeth Ladd Gluck. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 233 pp., tables, maps. ISBN 0-521-44148-X

[see also title by Harris listed under Political Thought]


Kates, Gary. "Fashioning Gender: Introduction." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30, 1 (1996): 1-4 [preface to a special issue featuring titles by Chrisman listed under History of Costume; by Hyde listed under History of Art-Boucher; by Ekstein under France-Literature; and by Haggerty listed under England-Literature-Gray]

* Szondi, Peter. Introduction to Literary Hermeneutics. Tr. Martha Woodmansee, foreword Joel Weinsheimer. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 170 pp. ISBN 0-521-30111-4 (cloth), 0-521-45931-1 (paper) [historical development of hermeneutics through German Enlightenment theorists; material theory of interpretation]

* Walker, William. Locke, Literary Criticism, and Philosophy. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 260 pp. ISBN 0-521-55005-X

§ Poetics, 23, 6 (May 1996) is a special issue on "Expert and Novice Readers." Articles include B. Graves, "The Study of Literary Expertise as a Research Strategy" (385); P. Dixon & M. Bortolussi, "Literary Communication: Effects of Reader-Narrator Cooperation" (405); E. Andringa, "Effects of Narrative Distance on Readers' Emotional Involvement and Response" (431); M.H. Dorfman, "Evaluating the Interpretive Community: Evidence from Expert and Novice Readers" (453); and M. Bortolussi & P. Dixon, "The Effects of Formal Training on Literary Reception" (471).


* Cormack, William S. Revolution and Political Conflict in the French Navy, 1789-1794. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 357 pp., ill., maps. ISBN 0-521-

* Edwards, Philip. The Story of the Voyage: Sea-Narratives in 18th-Century England. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 256 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-41301-X

Wilkinson, D., & B. Williams. "The discovery of an early 18th-century boat in Lough Neagh." International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 25, 2 (May 1996): 95-103.


Yang Boda. "The Palace Workshops and Imperial Kilns Snuff Bottles of Emperor Qianlong." Tr. Wang Ning. Arts of Asia (Sept-Oct 1996): 65-77.


Placanica, A. "Socioeconomic impact of major earthquakes: myths and realities" [in Italian]. Rivista Storica Italiana, 107, 3 (September 1995): 831-39.

* Snodin, Michael, & Maurice Howard. Ornament: A Social History Since 1450. Yale University Press, 1996. 232 pp. Ill. ISBN 0-300-6455-1

* Stoye, John. Marsigli's Europe, 1680-1730: The Life and Times of Luigi Ferdinando Marsigli, Soldier & Virtuoso. Yale University Press, 1994. 488 pp., ill. ISBN 0-300-05542-0

* Vallone, Lynne. Disciplines of Virtue: Girls' Culture in the 18th and 19th Centuries. Yale University Press, 1995. 240 pp., ill. ISBN 0- 300-06172-2


[See title by Grabowski listed under Canada &c.; see title by Pagden listed under Political Thought]


Hanou, Andre. "Literaire en politieke vrijheidsstrijd 1780-1800: Raakvlakken?" De Achttiende Eeuw, 28, 1-2 (1996): 61-74. [Links between the literary & political struggle for freedom; Wolff-Deken, Kinker, Bosch, Paape-Schasz, Van Woensel, Bilderdijk, Le Francq van Berkhey; Feith, Post, Daalberg]

Herten, Bart van der. "De Franse Revolutie: een satanisch complot aan de vooravond van het einde van de wereld. De Achttiende Eeuw, 28, 1-2 (1996): 71-6. [1795 and the history of Dutch republicanism; a new look at the relationship between the 1780s Patriot movement and the 1795 Batavian Revolution]

Krol, Ellen. "Huiselijkheid in soorten en maten." De Achttiende Eeuw, 28, 1-2 (1996): 131-40 [literary portrayal of domesticity & the national character]

Los, Willeke. "Huiselijke versus publieke opvoeding: de vorming van vaderlandslievende burgers en de Revolutie in de Nederlanden." De Achttiende Eeuw, 28, 1-2 (1996): 119-30. [Domestic vs public education: the making of patriotic citizens & the revolution in the Netherlands]

Vega, Judith. "Feminist Discourses in the Dutch Republic at the End of the Eighteenth Century." Journal of Women's History, 8, 2 (Summer 1996): 130-51.

[see also title by Clemens listed under History of Religion-Christianity-Roman Catholic]


* Outram, Dorinda. The Enlightenment. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 156 pp. ISBN 0-521-41522-5 (cloth), 42534 (paper)

* Haakonssen, Knud. Natural Law and Moral Philosophy: From Grotius to the Scottish Enlightenment. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 396 pp. ISBN 0-521-49686-1 (cloth), 49802-3 (paper).


Fogelin, Robert J. "The intuitive basis of Berkeley's materialism." History of Philosophy Quarterly, 13, 3 (July 1996): 331-44.


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

Radcliffe, Elizabeth S. "How Does the Humean Sense of Duty Motivate?" Journal of the History of Philosophy, 34, 3 (July 1996): 383-408.


Arntzen, Sven. "Kant on Duty to Oneself and resistance to Political Authority." Journal of the History of Philosophy, 34, 3 (July 1996): 409-24.

Djukic, George. "Kant on Existence as a Property of Individuals." History of Philosophy Quarterly, 13, 4 (October 1996): 469-82.

Greenberg, Robert. "Perception and Kant's Categories." History of Philosophy Quarterly, 13, 3 (July 1996): 345-62.

* Kant. Kant: The Metaphysics of Morals. Ed., tr. Mary J, McGregor. Introd. Roger Sullivan. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 277 pp. ISBN 0-521-56217-1 (cloth), 56673-8 (paper)

* Reuscher, Jay. A Concordance to the Critique of Pure Reason. New York, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt/M., Paris, Wien: Peter Lang: 1996. ISBN 0-8204-2108-1

Serequeberhan, Tsenay. "Eurocentrism in Philosophy: The Case of Immanuel Kant." Philosophical Forum, 27, 4 (Summer 1996): 333-56.


* La Mettrie, Julien Offray de. La Mettrie: Machine Man and Other Writings. Ed. Ann Thomson. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 209 pp. ISBN 0-521-47258-X (cloth), 47849-9 (paper)


Stuart, Matthew. "Locke's Geometrical Analogy." History of Philosophy Quarterly, 13, 4 (October 1996): 451-68.

[see also title by Walker listed under Literature - Criticism &c.]


Librett, Jeffrey S. "Figuralizing the Oriental, Literalizing the Jew: On the Attempted Assimilation of Letter to Spirit in Friedrich Schlegel's Uber die Sprache und Weisheit der Indier." German Quarterly, 69, 3 (Summer 1996): 260-76.


Rorty, Amelie O. "The Two Faces of Stoicism: Rousseau and Freud." Journal of the History of Philosophy, 34, 3 (July 1996): 335-58.


* Beiser, Frederick C., ed. The Early Political Writings of the German Romantics. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 248 pp. ISBN 0-521- 44501-9 (cloth), 44951-0 (paper) [Schlegel, Schleiermacher, Novalis, 1797-1803]

* Burgess, Glenn. Absolute Monarchy and the Stuart Constitution. Yale University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-300-06532-9

* Glaser, Horst Albert. Utopische Inseln: Beitrage zu ihrer Geschichte und Theorie. Frankfurt/M., Berrlin, Bern, New York, Paris, Wien: Peter Lang: 1996. 241 pp. ISBN 3-631-48965-X [Plato, More, Bacon, Campanella, "Robinsonaden," Cook in Hawaii & Tahiti, Sade's Aline et Valcour]

Harris, Jonathan. "An English Utilitarian Looks at Spanish American Independence: Jeremy Bentham's 'Rid yourselves of Ultramaria.'" The Americas, 53, 2 (October 1996): 217-34.

Miller, Peter N. "Citizenship and Culture in Early Modern Europe" [review essay]. Journal of the History of Ideas, 57, 4 (October 1996): 725-42.

* Pagden, Anthony. Lords of All the World: Ideologies of Empire in Spain, Britain, and France, 1492-1830. Yale University Press, 1995. 272 pp. ISBN 0-300--6425-3 [development of political theory, national identity, justification of subjugation of aboriginal people & seizure of their lands, enlightenment hostility to empire, emerging cosmopolitan ideal]

* Robertson, John, ed. A Union for Empire: Political Thought and the British Union of 1707. Cambridge University Press (in association with the Folger Institute), 1995. 388 pp. ISBN 0-521-43113-1

* Vernon, James. Re-reading the Constitution: New Narratives in the Political History of England s Long 19th Century. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 280 pp. ISBN 0-521-46474-9 (cloth), 58941-X (paper)


* Adam Ferguson: An Essay on the History of Civil Society. Ed. Fania Oz-Salzberger. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 319 pp. ISBN 0-521-44215-X (cloth), 44736-4 (paper) [1st publ. 1767]


* Hundert, E.J. The Enlightenment's Fable : Bernard Mandeville and the Discovery of Society. Cambridge University Press, 1994. 296 pp. ISBN 0-521-46082-4


* Voltaire. Voltaire: Political Writings. Ed. David Williams. Cambridge University Press, 1994. 342 pp. ISBN 0-521-43116-6 (cloth), 43727-X (paper).


* Carter, F.W. Trade and Urban Development in Poland: An Economic Geography of Cracow, from Its Origins to 1795. Cambridge University Press, 1994


Weickhardt, G.G. "Legal Rights of Women in Russia, 1100-1750." Slavic Review, 55, 1 (Spring 1996): 1-23.


* Schwend, Joachim. Kirk, Gesellschaft und Literatur: Die Kirche im Kontext der literarischen Tradittion Schottlands. Frankfurt/M, Berlin, Bern, New York, Paris, Wien, 1996. 260 pp. ISBN 3-631-49742-3


[see note on CD-ROM listed under England-Literature-Johnson]



* Booth, Michael R.; John Stokes; & Susan Bassnett. Three Tragic Actresses: Siddons, Rachel, Ristori. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 200 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-41115-7

Carlson, S. "Aphra Behn's Emperor of the Moon: Staging 17th-Century Farces for 20th-Century Tastes." Essays in Theatre / Études théâtrales, 14, 2 (May 1996): 117-30.

* Morwood, James, & David Crane, eds. Sheridan Studies. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 217 pp., ill. ISBN 0-521-46466 [Richard Brinsley Sheridan as playwright, theatre manager, & politician]


Bellesiles, Michael A. "The Origins of Gun Culture in the United States, 1760-1865." Journal of American History, 83, 2 (September 1996): 425-55.

Buckley, Thomas E., S. J. "After Disestablishment: Thomas Jefferson's Wall of Separation in Antebellum Virginia." Journal of Southern History, 61, 3 (August 1995): 445-80.

Burnard, Trevor. "A Tangled Cousinry? Associational Networks of the Maryland Eldite, 1691-1776." Journal of Southern History, 61, 1 (February 1995): 17-44.

* Franklin, Benjamin. The Papers of Benjamin Franklin. (Vol. 32: March 1 through June 30, 1780). Barbara B. Oberg, ed. Yale University Press, January 1997. 800pp. ISBN 0-300-06617-1

* Laderman, Gary. The Sacred Remains: American Attitudes Toward Death, 1799-1883. Yale University Press, 1996. 240pp. ISBN 0-300-06432-2

Matthewson, Tim. "Jefferson and Haiti." Journal of Southern History, 61, 2 (May 1995): 209-48.

Miller, Jacquelyn C. "An 'Uncommon ranquility of Mind': Emotional Self-Control and the Construction of a Middle-Class Identity in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia." Journal of Social History, 30, 1 (Fall 1996): 129-48.

Minkema, Kenneth P. "The Lynn End 'Earthquake' Relations of 1727." New England Quarterly, 69, 3 (September 1996): 473-99.

White, Shane, & Graham White. :Slave Hair and African American Culture in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries." Journal of Southern History, 61, 1 (Feruary 1995): 45-76.

* Zobel, Hiller B. The Boston Massacre. New York: W.W. Norton, 1996 (reissue of 1970 ed.). ISBN 0 393 31483 9 (Paper)

§ The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 104, 2 (Spring 1996) is a special issue on "Constructing a Revolution: Women and Gender Roles in Virginia." Essays include: L.L. Sturz, "The Ladies and the Lottery: Elite Women s Gambling in 18th-Century Virginia" (165); C.A. Kierner, "Genteel Balls and Republican Parades: Gender and Early Southern Civic Rituals, 1677-1826" (185); A. Jabour, "No Fetters but Such as Love Shall Forge: Elizabeth and William Wirt and Marriage in the Early Republic" (211); K.M. Dierenfield, "One Desegregated Heart: Sarah Boyle Patton and the Crusade for Civil Rights in Virginia" (251).


Kelley, Mary. "Reading Women/ Women Reading: The Making of Learned Women in Antebellum America." Journal of American History, 83, 2 (September 1996): 401-24.


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