Selected Readings, No 51

May 15, 1997

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

Compiled and edited by Kevin Berland, with the able assistance of the Volunteer Fire Brigade, viz. Erin Blake, Bill Everdell, Louis Moureau, Dorothy Medlin, Benoit Melançon, Tim Viator, as well as the Man in the Funny Hat and the Secret Admirer.


* Enders, Armelle. Histoire de l'Afrique lusophone. Paris: Chandeigne (coll. "Lusitane"), 1995. 158 pp.


Ogede, O.S. "Problems of methodology and interpretation in the field of African literature." Research in African Literatures, 27, 4 (Winter 1996): 198-204 [review essay].


* Reid, Anthony, ed. The Last Stand of Asian Autonomies: Responses to Modernity in the Diverse States of Southeast Asia and Korea, 1750-1900. St. Martin's, 1997.


* Ryan, Simon. The Cartographic Eye: How Explorers Saw Australia. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 256 pp. ISBN 0-521-57112-X (cloth), 0-521-57791-8 (paper)


* La Bibliothèque d'un voyageur. Le fonds Rochegude de la Bibliothèque municipale d'Albi. Albi: Bibliothèque municipale, Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, 1996, 72 p. Ill. [Ancien compagnon de Kerguelen, Rochegude avait constitué une bibliothèque de 12 000 volumes magnifiquement conditionnes, dont beaucoup de voyages.]

* Dion, Marie-Pierre (édit.). Du voyage à la géographie. Itineraires et cartes d'Emmanuel de Croy. Valenciennes: Bibliothèque municipale, 1996. 96 pp. Ill. [Exposition sur une collection formée au XVIIIe siècle par un amateur très éclaire.]


* Cajolet-Laganière, Helene et Pierre Martel. La Qualité de la langue au Québec. Québec, Institut Québecois de recherche sur la culture (coll. "Diagnostic", 18), 1995. 167 p. [Voir le chapitre Perspective historique.] ISBN : 2-89224-244-4.

* Lachance, Andre (édit.). les Marginaux, les exclus et l'autre au Canada aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles. Montreal, Fides, 1996. 328 pp.

* Johnston, A.J.B. Life and Religion at Louisbourg, 1713-1758. McGill-Queens University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-7735-`525-9 (new in paperback)


Venegas Fornias, C. "The Cuban Economy, 1790-1810: A Project to Organize and Expand the Slave-Holding Plantation System" [in Spanish]. Revista de Indias, 56, 207 (May-August 1996): 333-66.


* Bernal, Martin. Black Athena. Les racines afro-asiatiques de la civilisation grecque. Volume I: l'invention de la Grece antique. Paris: PUF (coll. "Pratiques théoriques") 1996. 624 pp. Traduction de Maryvonne Menget et Nicole Genaille.


* Sargentson, Carolyn. Merchants and Luxury Markets: The Marchands Merciers of Eighteenth-Century Paris. Oxford University Press, 1996.

* Whyte, Ian D. Scotland's Society and Economy in Transition, c.1500-c.1760. St. Martin's, 1997.

* Winch, Donald. Riches and Poverty: An Intellectual History of Political Economy in Britain, 1750-1834. Cambridge University Press, 1996.


Andrew, Donna T. "'Adultery à-la-Mode': Privilege, the Law and Attitudes to Adultery 1770-1809." History, 82, 265 (Jan. 1997): 5-23.

Binns, J. "Sir John Lawson, Scarborough's Admiral of the Red." Northern History, 32 (1996): 90-110.

* Black, Jeremy, ed. Culture and Society in Britain, 1660-1800. Manchester University Press, 1997.

* Black, Jeremy. An Illustrated History of Eighteenth Century England. Manchester University Press, 1997.

* Brown, Roger Lee. A History of the Fleet Prison, London: The Anatomy of the Fleet. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 1996. 372 pp. ISBN 0-7734-8762-X

* Caedel, Martin. The Origins of War Prevention: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1730-1854. Oxford University Press, 1996.

Cameron, I. "Poaching: Crime and protest from the 18th century to the 20th century." Parergon, 14, 1 (July 1996): 241-56.

* Demeulenaere, Pierre. Homo Oeconomicus. Enquête sur la constitution d'un paradigme. Paris: PUF (coll. "Sociologies"), 1996. 288 pp. [Porte notamment sur David Hume et Adam Smith.]

Duffy, M. "William Pitt and the Origins of the Loyalist Association Movement of 1792." Historical Journal, 39, 4 (December 1996): 943-62.

* Elofson, W.M. The Rockingham Connection and the Second Founding of the Whig Party. McGill-Queens University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-7735-1388-4

*Englander, David, ed. Britain and America: Studies in Comparative History, 1760-1970. Yale University Press, 1997.

Hall, R. "Whig Party Fortunes in the Yorkshire County Election of 1708." Northern History, 32 (1996): 111-32.

Harling, O. "The Duke of York Affair and the complexities of war-time patriotism." Historical Journal, 39, 4 (December 1996): 963-84.

* Harling, Philip. The Waning of 'Old Corruption': The Politics of Economical Reform in Britain, 1779-1846. Oxford University Press, 1996.

* Hitchcock, Tim; Peter King; Pamela Sharpe, eds. Chronicling Poverty: The Voices and Strategies of the English Poor, 1640-1840. St. Martin's, 1997.

Lock, F. P. "Unpublished Burke Letters, 1783-96." English Historical Review 112, 445 (February 1997): 119-41.

Slack, Paul . The English Poor Law, 1531-1782: New Studies in Economic and Social History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. vi + 73 pp. Tables, bibliography, and index. ISBN 0-521-55268-0 (cloth), 55785-2 (paper).

Stafford, William. "Narratives of Women: English Feminists of the 1790s." History, 82, 265 (January 1997): 24-43.


* Banerjee, Jacqueline. Through the Northern Gate: Growing Up in British Fiction, 1719-1901. New York &c: Peter Lang, 1996. xix, 244 pp. ISBN 0-8204-3010-2

Bator, Paul G. "Rhetoric and the Novel in the Eighteenth-Century British University Curriculum." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30, 2, (Winter 1996-1997): 173-195.

* Donoghue, Frank. The Fame Machine: Book Reviewing and Eighteenth-Century Literary Careers. Stanford University Press, 1996. viii/213 pp. ISBN: 0-8047-2563-2.

* Gonda, Caroline. Reading Daughters' Fictions, 1709-1834: Novels and Society from Manley to Edgeworth. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

* Hammond, Paul. Love Between Men in English Literature. St. Martin's, 1996. 255 pp. ISBN --312-16325-6 (cloth), 16327-4 (paper).

* Jager, Andreas. Works of Mourning: Poetische Trauerarbeit, Selbstreflexion und Kritisches Traditionbewusstsein in modernen Englischen Elegien. Frankfurt/Main, &c: Peter Lang, 221 s. ISBN 3-631-30642-3.

* Lewis, Jane Elizabeth. The English Fable: Aesop and Literary Culture, 1651- 1740. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

* Ritchie, Daniel E. Reconstructing Literature in an Ideological Age: A Biblical Poetics and Literary Studies from Milton to Burke. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1996. 311 pp., paperback. ISBN 0-8028-4140-6 [Milton, Swift, Johnson, Pope, Burke]

* Thompson, Ann and Sasha Roberts, eds. Women Reading Shakespeare, 1600-1900: An Anthology of Criticism. Manchester University Press, 1997.

* Wilcox, Helen, ed. Women and Literature in Britain, 1500-1700. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 329 pp. ISBN 0-521-46219-3 (cloth), 0-521-46777-2 (paper).


Macey, J. David , Jr. "Eden Revisited: Re-visions of the Garden in Astell's Serious Proposal, Scott's Millenium Hall, and Graffigny's Lettres d'une Peruvienne." Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 2 (January 1997): 161-82.

Zander, H. "The Married Woman as a Maid and Slave: The Problem of Marriage in Astell and Defoe" [in German]. Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik, 21, 2 (1996): 239-54.


McMaster, J. "From Laura and Augustus to Love and Freindship: Jane Austen, Satire, and 18th-Century Sentimental Literature." Thalia, 16, 1-2 (1996): 16-26.

* Roth, Barry. An Annotated Bibliography of Jane Austen Studies, 1984-1994. Ohio University Press, 1996. 450 pp.

Southward, D. "Jane Austen and the Riches of Embarrassment." Studies in English Literature 1500-1900, 36, 4 (Autumn 1996): 763-84.

[see also title by Prickett listed under Germany-Literature]


Bentley, G.E. "The Death of Blake's Partner, James Parker." Blake, an Illustrated Quarterly, 30, 2 (Autumn 1996): 49-51.

Paley, M.D. "William Blake, Jacob Ilive, and the Book of Jasher." Blake, an Illustrated Quarterly, 30, 2 (Autumn 1996): 51-54.

Robson, L., & J. Viscomi. "Blake's Death." Blake, an Illustrated Quarterly, 30, 2 (Autumn 1996): 36-48.


Kennedy, Laurencer. "The Jubilee Necklace: A New Defoe Attribution for 1704?" Scriblerian, 24, 1 (Autumn 1996): 1-7.

* Sherman, Sandra. Finance and Fictionality in the Early Eighteenth Century: Accounting for Defoe. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

[see also title by Zander listed under England-Literature-Astell]


Cotterill, Anne, "Parenthesis at the Center: The Complex Embrace of The Hind and the Panther." Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30, 2 (Winter 1996-1997): 139-58.


Mann, David D., & Susan Garland Mann. "A Possible Allusion in the Beaux Stratagem to Mary Pix's The Adventures in Madrid." Scriblerian, 24, 1 (Autumn 1996): 66-67.


* Bree, Linda. Sarah Fielding. Prentice-Hall [Twayne's English author Series, 522], 1996. 176 pp. ISBN 0-8057-7051-8


Clark, J. [Review of] "Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language on CD-ROM." History Today, 46, 12 (December 1996): 55 ff..

* Rogers, Pat. The Samuel Johnson Encyclopedia. Greenwood, 1996. 520 pp. ISBN 0-313-29411-9


* Ford, Charles Howard. Hannah More: A Critical Biography. New York, &c.: Peter Lang, 1996. xiv, 309 pp. ISBN 0-8204-2798-5


Levy, M. "Les Mystères d'Udolphe: Ann Radcliffe et la poétique du cache." Etudes anglaises, 49, 4 (octobre-decembre 1996): 402-12.


McCrea, Brian, "Clarissa's Pregnancy and the Fate of Patriarchal Power." Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 2 (January 1997): 125-48.


* Wu, Duncan. Wordsworth's Reading, 1800-1815. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 307 pp. ISBN 0-521-49674-8 [continues the account Wu started with Wordsworth's Reading, 1770-1799 (1993)]


* Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Selected Letters. Ed. Isobel Grundy. Penguin, 1997. 576 pp. ISBN 0-140-434909


* Waldron, Mary. Lactilla, Milkwoman of Clifton: The Life and Writings of Ann Yearsley, 1753-1806. University of Georgia Press, 1996. 339 pp. ISBN 0-8203-1801-9


* Broers, Michael. Europe Under Napoleon 1799-1815. St. Martin's Press, 1997.

* Guizot, Francois. The History of Civilization in Europe. Tr. William Hazlitt [1830s]. Ed. Larry L. Siedentop. Penguin, 1997. 304 pp. ISBN 0-140-4465-6

* Hufton, Olwen. The Prospect Before Her: A History of Women in Western Europe. Volume 1, 1500-1800. Knopf, 1996.


* Bell, Madison Smartt. le Soulèvement des ames. Arles: Actes Sud, 1996. 600 p. Traduction de Pierre Girard. Roman se deroulant a Haiti a la fin duXVIIIe siècle.

* Jonke, Gert. la Tête de George Frederic Haendel. Roman. Paris: Verdier, 1995. 57 pp. Traduction d'Uta Muller et Denis Denjean.

* Marquez, Gabriel Garcia. De l'amour et autres démons. Paris: Grasset, 1995. 248 pp. Traduction d'Annie Morvan. Roman se deroulant au XVIIIe siècle.

* Miller, Andrew. Ingenious Pain. Sceptre, 1997. 337 pp. ISBN 0-340-68207-8. And see review by Alison Woodhouse, "A man without feeling," TLS 4900 (February 28, 1997): 21.


* Beauharnais, Josephine de. Correspondance (1782-1814). Paris: Payot (coll. "Histoire"), 1996, 432 p. Presentation et annotation de Bernard Chevallier, Christophe Pincemaille et Maurice Catinat.

* Bernard, Veronique et Sylvie Delassus. Fées et princes charmants. Nil editions, 1996. 160 pp.

* Chaunu, Pierre (édit.). les Enjeux de la paix. Nous et les autres. XVIIIe-XXI siècle. Paris: PUF, 1995. 360 p.

* Crook, Malcolm. Elections in the French Revolution: An Apprenticeship in Democracy, 1789-1799. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 221 pp. ISBN 0-521-45191-4 [reviewed in TLS with title by Lever listed below]

* Doyle, William. Venality: The Sale of Offices in Eighteenth-Century France. Oxford University Press, 1996.

* Enthoven, Jean-Paul. Les Enfants de Saturne. Paris: Grasset, 1996. 266 p. [Porte notamment sur le prince de Ligne, Benjamin Constant, Vivant Denon, Chamfort.]

* Forrest, Alan. The Revolution in Provincial France: Aquitaine, 1789-1799. Oxford: Clarendon, 1997. 377 pp. ISBN 0-19-820616-X [reviewed in TLS with title by Lever listed below]

* Frerejean, Alain et Emmanuel Haymann. les Maitres de forges. La saga d'une dynastie lyonnaise 1736-1886. Paris: Albin Michel, 1996. 368 pp.

* Guyotjeannin, Olivier (édit.). Clovis chez les historiens. Paris: Bibliothèque de l'Ecole des chartes, 1996. 280 pp.

* Hagege, Claude. le Français, histoire d'un combat. Issy-les-Moulineaux: la Cinquième, 1996. 130 pp. ISBN: 2-9508498-5-7.

* Itard, Jean. Victor de l'Aveyron. Paris: Allia, 1995. 118 pp. Préface de Francois Dagognet.

* Kingston, Rebecca. Montesquieu and the Parlement of Bordeaux. Genève: Librairie Droz, 1996. 392 pp. ISBN 2-600-00503-X

* Lancelot, Helene (édit.). l'Agencement du monde ou le voyage rêve du marquis de Sy. Charleville-Mezières, Bibliothèque municipale, 1996. 92 pp. Ill. Une bibliothèque de voyages fruit du fameux patrimoine liberé par les saisies revolutionnaires.

Lucas, C. "The Theory and Practice of Denunciation in the French Revolution." Journal of Modern History, 68, 4 (December 1996): 768-85.

* Lestringant, Frank. Une sainte horreur ou le Voyage en Eucharistie. XVIe-XVIIIe siècle. Paris: PUF (coll. "Histoires"), 1996. xx/358 pp. Ill. Préface de Pierre Chaunu.

* Lever, Evelyne. Philippe Egalité. Paris: Fayard. 573 pp. ISBN 2-213-59760-X [See review by Gwynne Lewis, "Why Philippe Egalité died on the scaffold," TLS 4900 (February 28, 1997): 30.]

* Mason, Laura. Singing the French Revolution: Popular Culture and Politics, 1787-1799. Cornell University Press, 1997.

* Roessler, Shirley Elson. Out of the Shadows: Women and Politics in the French Revolution, 1789-95. New York &c.: Peter Lang, 1997. x, 275 pp. ISBN 0-8204-2565-6

* Scott, Joan Wllach. Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the Rights of Man. Harvard University Press, 1997. 229 pp. ISBN 0-674-63930-8 [and see review by Biancamaria Fontana, "The Rights of Women, TLS 4900 (February 28, 1997): 31.

* Staum, Martin S. Minerva's Message: Stabilizing the French Revolution. McGill-Queens University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-7735-1442-2

* Stewart, David. Assimilation and Acculturation in Seventeenth-Century Europe: Roussillon and France, 1659-1715. Greenwood, 1997.

* Tackett, Timothy. Becoming a Revolutionary: The Deputies of the French National Assembly and the Emergence of a Revolutionary Culture, 1789-1790. Princeton University Press, 1997. [reviewed in TLS with title by Lever listed above]

* Williams, Helen Maria. An Eye-Witness Account of the French Revolution by Helen Maria Williams: Letters Containing a Sketch of the Politics of France.. Ed. Jack Fruchtman Jr. New York: Peter Lang, 1997. 272 pp. ISBN 0-8204-3120-6


Cook, Malcolm, "Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Paul et Virginie: 'Premier essai autographe de la conversation de Paul et du Vieillard.'" Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 9, 2 (janvier 1997): 149-60.

* Desmoulins, Lucile. Journal 1788-1793. Paris: Editions des cendres, 1995. 164 pp. Texte établi et presenté par Philippe Lejeune.

Genée, Celine, "Ecriture et reécriture dans l'Histoire des naufrages de Jean-Louis Deperthes (1789)." Paris: Universite de Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), DEA de littérature française, octobre 1996. 120 pp. Directeur: François Moureau.

* Makward, Christiane et Madeleine Cottenet-Hage (édit.). Dictionnaire littéraire des femmes de langue française, de Marie de France à Marie Ndiaye. Paris: Editions Khartala, 1997. 642 pp. ISBN: 2-86537-676-1

* Malesherbes. Memoires sur la librairie. Memoire sur la liberté de presse. Paris: Imprimerie nationale, 1995. 356 pp. Presentation de Roger Chartier.

The Australian Journal of French Studies, 33, 3 (septembre-decembre 1996) is a special issue, "Seventeenth-Century Studies in Honour of H. Gaston Hall." Articles include J. Emelina on catharsis from Aristotle to French theatre, G. Dotoli on the burlesque, P. Tomlinson on Antony & Cleopatra plays by Maret and Benserade, J. Mallinson on Corneille's Atille, W. Kirsop on Le Belisaire, C.J. Gossip on normality and abnormality in Molière, H.G. Hall on the roles Molière wrote for himself, and I. Barko on symmetry in Racine.

La Librairie Didier Erudition, rue de la Sorbonne, a crée une nouvelle collection intitulé Classiques Didier destinée a remplacer les Classiques Garnier moribonds. Elle concerne la littérature francaise, mais aussi les littératures étrangéres. Les premiers volumes sont prévus des la fin de l'année 1997. Les principes en sont conformes aux regles habituelles de l'édition savante. Pour le dix-huitiéme siècle, on peut s'adresser Louis Moureau, 14 bis, rue de Milan; 75009 Paris (France). Courriel: Louis Moureau


* Flem, Lydia. Casanova ou l'exercice du bonheur. Paris: Seuil (coll. "La librairie du XXe siècle"), 1995. 240 pp.


Dineen, R. "Love and Absurdity in Constant's Adolphe." AUMLA, 86 (November 1996): 1-16.


Ben Messaoud, Samy. "Une lettre de D'Alembert à Delandine." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 2 (octobre 1996): 183-85.

Brian, Eric. "L'objet du doute. Les articles de D'Alembert sur l'analyse des hasards dans les quatre premiers tomes de l'Encyclopédie", Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21 (octobre 1996): 163-78.

* Brochier, Jean-Jacques, Chroniques du Capricorne. Amiens, Encrage édition, 1996. Porte notamment sur Diderot, Julie de Lespinasse.

Cernuschi, Alain. "D'Alembert pris au jeu de la musique. Ses interventions musicographiques dans l'Encyclopédie." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21 (octobre 1996): 145-61.

Chabanon, Michele. "Presence de Montaigne dans la pensée ultime de Diderot." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21 (octobre 1996): 51-67.

Chouillet, Anne-Marie, "Carnet bibliographique." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21, (octobre 1996): 195-198.

Chouillet, Anne-Marie. "Presentation: un peu d'histoire." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21, (octobre 1996): 71-74.

* Chouillet, Anne-Marie (édit.), Tables et index. Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie. Numéro 11 à numéro 20. Paris: Klincksieck, 1996. 91 pp. ISBN: 2-252-03114-X; ISSN: 0769-0886.

Cusset, Catherine, "Suzanne ou la liberté." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21, (octobre 1996): 23-39.

De Gandt, Francois, "La physique de D'Alembert dans l'Encyclopédie." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21, (octobre 1996): 99-112.

Firode, Alain. "Les lois du choc et la rationalité de la mécanique selon D'Alembert." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21, (octobre 1996): 113-29.

Gauthier, Gerard. "Diderot et son propre portrait." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21, (octobre 1996): 15-21.

Kafker, Frank A. "Le rôle de Diderot dans l'affaire Calas." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21, (octobre 1996): 7-13.

Le Ru, Veronique. "La méthode des éléments de D'Alembert dans l'Encyclopédie." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21 (octobre 1996): 91-97.

Lorenceau, Annette. "Une note autographe de Diderot sur l'île de Lampedouse." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, 21, (octobre 1996): 181-82.


[see title by Hanley listed under History of Law]


Enckell, Pierre. "Francoise de Graffigny est un phénomène." Revue des deux mondes, (janvier 1997): 156-160.


Herman, J. "A Burlesque Version of the Fate of Abelard: The Castration of Valmont in Les Liaisons dangereuses." Nottingham French Studies, 35, 2 (Autumn 1996): 27-40.


[see title by Hermand listed under Garden History]


Pommereau, Isabelle de. "Headed for Auction Block: Voltaire's Château." Christian Science Monitor (13 November 1996): 12.

Rivière, M.S. "Voltaire's Concept of Social History." AUMLA, 86 (November 1996): 49-62.

See also web site for the Voltaire Society of America.


* Bresc-Bautier, Geneviève, Denis Caget et Emmanuel Jaquin. Jardins du Carrousel et des Tuileries. Paris: RMN/CNMHS, 1996, 164 pp.

Hermand, J. "Rousseau, Goethe, and Alexander von Humboldt: The Garden as a Space of Liberation and Sensitivity for a Human Soul Possessed by Absolutism and Clericalism" [in German]. Germanisch-Romanische Monatsschrift, 46, 3 (1996): 270-86.


* Wallace, Peter G. Communities and Conflict in Early Modern Colmar, 1575-1730. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press (Studies in German History Series), 1995. xiv, 299 pp. ISBN 0-391-03822-2.

Wilson, P.H. "The German soldier of trade in the 17th and 18th centuries: Soldatenhandel, a reassessment." International History Review, 18, 4 (November 1996).


* Prickett, Stephen. Origins of Narrative: The Romantic Appropriation of the Bible. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 288 pp. ISBN 0-521-44543-4 [Goethe, Kant; Jane Austen]

* Watanabe-O'Kelly, Helen. The Cambridge History of German Literature. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 627 pp. ISBN 0-521-43417-3

Wolf, N.C. "Blumauer vs. Nicolai, Vienna vs. Berlin" [in German]. Internationales Archiv fur Sozialgeschichte der Deutschen Literatur, 21, 2 (1996): 27-65.


Baerlocher, R.J. "'Le nom insifflable du Grand Goethe': Notes concerning George Sand's image of Goethe" [in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 309-20.

Bahr, E. "Adversaries of Goethe in his later years: Writers associated with the Young German School, nationalists, and orthodox Christians"[in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 227-42.

Bohler, M. "Shared/divided authorship: visions of the poet, realities of writing"[in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 167-82 [Goethe & Schiller]

Bremer, D. "'Wenn starke Geistekraft': Traditional elements conveyed in the final scene of Faust" [in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 287-308.

Costazza, A. "Notes concerning the dating and attribution of Goethe's essay on Spinoza" [in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 259-74.

Golz, J. "Documents of 'understanding friendship' in the Goethe und Schiller Archiv, Weimar" [in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 361-64 [recently-acquired mss. from the estate of Christian Gottlob Voigt]

Hahn, R. "Dies Werk ist nicht da ein fur allemal beurtheilt zu werden: Goethe und Nibelungleide." Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 275-86.

Jaeger, M. "Goethe or Nietzsche: Karl Lowith's philosophical Goethe reception" [in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 321-32.

Krebs, R. "Herder, Goethe, and the aesthetic discussion (c. 1770) on the concepts of 'energie' and 'kraft' in French and German poetics"[in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 83-96.

Leistner, B. "Goethe's Werther and its contemporary critics" [in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 71-82.

Lichtenstern, C. "Jupiter, Dionysus, Eros/Thanatos: Goethe's symbolic picture collections in the house on the Frauenplan" [in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 343-60.

Mommsen, K. "The Turks as reflected in the works of Goethe"[in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 243-58.

Muller, I. "Goethe and the medicine of his time" [in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 55-70.

Osterkamp, E. "The birth of Romanticism from the Spirit of Classicism: Goethe as a mentor to the artist of his times"[in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 135-47.

Richter, T. "A letter by Doris Zetter describing a visit with Goethe made in the company of her father in July, 1826" [in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 365-98.

Sauder, G. "The young Goethe and 18th-century religious thought"[in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 97-110.

Schlaffer, H. Goethe as muse: the author and women writers of his times"[in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 183-96.

Schmidt, G. "Goethe, political thought, and regionally oriented practice in the Old Empire" [in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 197-212.

Schmidt, J. "Goethe and Kleist"[in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 97-110.

Zagari, L. "Goethe and European Romanticism in its effects and counter-effects"[in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 213-26.

Zeilenger, H. "Goethe Bibliography, 1994." Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 485 ff.

See also title by Hermand listed under Garden History; by Schwind listed under Theatre History - Germany


See title by Hermand listed under Garden History


Ziolkowski, T. "Friedrich Schlegel and his three trends: sick or healthy?" [in German]. Goethe Jahrbuch, 112 (1995): 121-34.


* Macciocchi, Maria Antonietta. Eleonora. La vie passionnée d'Eleonora Fonseca Pimentel dans la revolution napolitaine. Paris: Editions du Felin, 1995. 384 pp. Traduction de Monique Baccelli.


* Brand, Peter, & Lino Pertile, ed. The Cambridge History of Italian Literature. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 735 pp. ISBN 0-521-43492-0


* Black, Jeremy. Maps and History: Constructing Images of the Past. Yale University Press, 1997. 304 pp., ill. ISBN 06976-6.

* Carbonell, Charles-Olivier et Jean Walch (édit.). Les Sciences historiques. Paris, coll. "Textes essentiels", 1995, 637 p. Anthologie.

* Haskell, Francis. l'Historien et les images. Paris: Gallimard (coll. "Bibliothèque illustrée des images"), 1995. 790 pp. Ill. Traduction de A. Tachet et L. Evrard.


* Bristow, Ian C. Architectural Colour in British Interiors, 1615-1840. YaleUniversity Press, 1996.

* Bristow, Ian C. Interior Housepainting Colours and Technology, 1615-1840. Yale University Press, 1996.

Crook, J. Mordaunt. "Walpole's 'little Gothic castle': The ups and downs of Strawberry Hill -- and its future." TLS, 4900 (February 28, 1997): 15.

Hornsby, Clare. "Boucher and Servandoni: The Chateau de Navarre in Normandy." Apollo, 145, 419 (January 1997): 19-24. [link between architecture and interior decoration in Servandoni's work, and collaboration between Servandoni and Boucher]

Klein, Bruno. "Napoleons Triumphbogen in Paris und der Wandel der offiziellen Kunstanschauungen im Premier Empire." Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, 59, 2 (1996): 244-269.

* Lubbock, Jules. The Tyranny of Taste: The Politics of Architecture and Design in Britain, 1550-1960. Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for British Art, 1995. xv, 413 pp. Color and black-and-white plates, notes, and index. ISBN 0-300-05889-6.

* Upton, Dell. Holy Things and Profane: Anglican Parish Churches in Colonial Virginia. Yale University Press, 1996. 304 pp., 266 ill. ISBN 06565-5


*Apgar, Garry; Shaun O'L. Higgins; & Colleen Striegel. The Newspaper in Art. Spokane, WA: New Media Ventures, 1996): 220 + xii pp., 177 color ill., 33 b&w ill. ISBN: 0-923910-05-0.

* Barral i Atlet, Xavier (édit.). l'Art espagnol. Paris: Bordas, 1996, 576 p.

Clark, T. J. "Painting in the Year Two." Représentations (été 1994).

* Crow, Thomas. Emulation: Making Artists for Revolutionary France. Yale University Press, 1995. 364 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. ISBN 0-300-06093-9.

Geiger, Joseph. "Giambettino Cignaroli's Deaths of Cato and Socrates." Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, 59, 2 (1996): 270-278. [literary parallel between deaths of Cato and Socrates known in visual arts only in this pair from 2nd half 18th c.]

* Hersey, George L. The Evolution of Allure: From the Medici Venus to the Incredible Hulk. MIT Press, 1996. 219 pp. ISBN 0-262-08244-6

* Martineau, Jane, & Andrew Robinson, eds. The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century. Yale University Press, 1995. 528 pp., ill. ISBN 06186-2

* Pointon, Marcia. Strategies for Showing: Women, Possession, and Representations in English Visual Culture, 1665-1800. Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Pomeroy, Jordana. "The Orleans Collection: Its impact on the British Art World." Apollo, 145, 420 (February 1997): 26-31. [collection of Old Masters formed in first half of 18th c, exhibited and sold in last decade]

* Rowlands, Eliot W. Italian Paintings, 1300-1800: The Collections of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. University of Washington Press, 1996.

Walsh, L. "The Expressive Face: Manifestations of Sensibility in 18th-Century French Art." Art History, 19, 4 (December 1996): 523-50.

* Stafford, Barbara. Good Looking: Essays on the Virtue of Images. MIT Press, 1996. 320pp., ill.

[See also title by Cats listed under Netherlands-Literature.]


Bottoms, Edward. "Charles Jervas, Sir Robert Walpole and the Norfolk Whigs." Apollo, 145, 420 (February 1997): 44-48. [re-assessment of Jervas's painting career]


* Miller, L.B. Peale Family: Creation of a Legacy, 1770-1870. New York: Abbeville Press, 1996. 319 pp., ill.


* Aikema, Bernard. Tiepolo and His Circle: Drawings in American Collections. The Pierpont Morgan Library & Harvard University Art Museum, 1997. 346 pp. ISBN 0-87598-115-1 [see review by David Rosand, "The masks of Punchinello: Beyond rhetoric, the figurative drama at the root of Tiepolo's high style," TLS 4902 (March 14, 1997): 16-17; the review also covers the Tiepolo shows at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Pierpont Morgan Museum in New York]

* Alpers, Svetlana et Michael Baxandall. Tiepolo et l'intelligence picturale. Paris: Gallimard, 1996, 190 p. Ill. Traduction de Xavier Carrere, de Tiepolo and the Pictorial Intelligence. Yale University Press, 1994. 192 pp. Ill. ISBN 0598-7

* Buisine, Alain. les Ciels de Tiepolo. Paris: Gallimard (coll. "L'Infini"), 1996. 120 pp.

* Christiansen, Keith, ed. Giambattista Tiepolo, 1696-1770. Thames & Hudson, 1997. 413 pp. ISBN 0-500-97447-0 [and see review listed in item above]


Montfort, C.R. "Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun: An Exemplary Painter." Nottingham French Studies, 35, 2 (Autumn 1996): 41-51.


Bryant, Julius. "The dark side of The Kitten: A Wright of Derby for Kenwood." Apollo, 145, 418 (December 1996): 18-19. [Dressing the Kitten as allegory on innocence and cruelty]


* Brewer, John, & Susan Staves, eds. Early Modern Conceptions of Property. Routledge, 1997. 599 pp. ISBN 0-415-10533-1. See review by John Habakkuk, "The properties of property," TLS 4901 (March 7, 1997): 12.

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

Hanley, Sarah. "Social Sites of Political Practice in France: Lawsuits, Civil Rights, and the Separation of Powers in Domestic and State Government, 1500-1800." American Historical Review 102, 1 (February 1997): 27-52.

* Jackson, Mark. New-Born Child Murder: Women, Illegitimacy and the Courts in Eighteenth-Century England. Manchester University Press, 1996.

* Kolbert, Colin, ed. The Idea of Property in History and Modern Times. The Sir Ian Mactaggart Memorial Lectures and Complementary Essays. London: Ian Mactaggart Trust, 1997. ISBN 0-90102-30-4. See also review by Ferdinand Mount, "Soil science," TLS 4901 (March 7, 1997): 13.

New Literary History, 17, 4 (Autumn 1996) is a special issue on "Literature, Media, and the Law." Among the articles are several that may be of interest to C18-L are these: R. Waswo, "The formation of natural law to justify colonialism" (743); M.A. Kayman, "Lawful writing: Common law, statute, and the properties of literature" (761); and C.D. Tarlton, "The word for the deed: Hobbes' two versions of Leviathan" (785).


Bebiano, Natalia. "Mathematical Horizons: Light and Darkness in Portugal in the 18th Century." Historia Mathematica, 23, 3 (August 1996): 239-45.


"150th anniversary of the Moscow University School of Medicine Surgical Clinic" [in Russian]. Khirurgiia (Mosk), 3 (1996): 4-8.

* Arrizabalaga, Jon; John Henderson; & Roger French. The Great Pox: The French Disease in Renaissance Europe. Yale University Press, 1997. 352 pp. ISBN 0-300-06934-0. See review by Vivian Nutton, "Venus polluted," TLS 4902 (March 14, 1997): 11 [which reviews the "beautifully produced" Great Pox together with Linda Merians' "humane as well as scholarly book," The Secret Malady, indexed in Selected Readings No. 49.]

Besl, F.R. "Der Chirurg Augustin Paulus (1695-1777) als Bruderhaus- und St. Sebastians-Kirchenverwalter." Salzburger Beitrage Paracelsusforsch, 29 (1995): 75-85.

* Black, S.B. An 18th-Century Mad-Doctor: William Perfect of West Malling, Oxford. Sevenoaks, Kent: Darenth Valley Publications, 1995.

* Bonner, Thomas Neville. Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945. Oxford University Press, 1996.

Boschung, Urs. "Albrect Haller's patient records (Berne 1731-1736)." Gesnerus, 53, 1-2 (1996): 5-14.

* Buti, G. La peste à La Valette: la peste au village, 1720-1721. Marseille: Editions autres temps, 1996.

* Brockliss, Laurence and Colin Jones. The Medical World of Early Modern France. Cambridge University Press, 1997.

*Broman, Thomas H. The Transformation of German Academic Medicine, 1750-1820. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Collins, K.E. "Sarmento, Schomberg and Scotland: Jewish Physicians in the Period of Emancipation, 1739-1839." Israel Journal of Medical Sciences, 32, 7 (1996): 589-91.

* Darwin, Tess. The Scots Herbal: The Plant Lore of Scotland. Edinburgh: Mercat, 1996. 198 pp. ISBN 1-873644-60-4. See also review by Kathleen Jamie, "Twigs for toothbrushes," TLS 4897 (February 7, 1997): 9.

Dunn, P.M. "William Potts Dewees (1768-1841) of Pennsylvania: pioneer of perinatal medicine in America." Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Med, 75, 1 (July 1996): F69-70.

Durrer, Melchior. "Quantitative and qualitative changes in mortality between 1790 and 1990 in a Swiss mountain village." Gesnerus, 53, 1-2 (1996): 27-33.

Eldridge, Larry D. "'Crazy Brained': Mental Illness in Colonial America." Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 70, 3 (Fall 1996): 361-86.

Fredricsson, B. "What part did the Order societies play during the 18th century for the establishment of the Karolinska Institute? [Vilken roll hade frihetstidens ordensliv for tillkomsten av Karolinska Institutet?]" Nord Medicinhist Arsb, 1996: 121-132.

Frey, G. "From animal automatons to scientific questioning--reflections on the development of veterinary medicine in the 18th century" [in German]. Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr, 109, 2 (February 1996): 64-68.

Froggatt, P. "Thomas Ferrar, MD, LRCSI (1797-1837): the absentee professor of surgery at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution." Ulster Medical Journal, 65, 2 (November 1996): 152-61.

Iwarson, S. "Edward Jenner, his prayer was granted after 175 years. He was not perplexed by cow-pox" [in Swedish]. Lakaridningen, 93, 51-52 (December 18 1996): 4755-4757.

Kaitaro T. "Le Peyronie and the experimental search for the seat of the soul: neuropsychological methodology in the eighteenth century." Cortex, 32, 3 (September 1996): 557-564.

Lane, Joan. "Thomas Mister of Shipton (1711-1780)." Medical History, 40 (1996): 365-372.

* Lawrence, Susan C. Charitable Knowledge: Hospital Pupils and Practitioners in Eighteenth-Century London. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 390 pp. ISBN 0-521-36355-1 [and see review by Anne Crowther, "Doctor power," TLS 4902 (March 14, 1997): 10.]

* Lindemann, Mary. Health and Healing in Eighteenth-Century Germany. Johns Hopkins, 1997. 506 pp. ISBN 0-8018-4281-1 See review by James J. Sheehan, "Pfuscherey at work," TLS 4902 (March 14, 1997): 10.

Loriaux, D.L. "John Hunter (1728-1793): Historical Note." Endocrinologist, 6, 4 (1996): 274-76.

*Manuel, Diana E. Marshall Hall (1790-1857): Science and Medicine in Early Victorian Society. Amsterdam; Atlanta, GA: Rodopi, 1996.

* Martin, Martin C. La Farmicia en la America Colonial: El Arte de Preparar Medicamentos. Granada: Universidad de Granada, 1995.

Neild, Guy H. "William Cruickshank (FRS-1802): Clinical Chemist." Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, 11 (1996): 1885-1889.

* Nieuwenhuis T. Vroedmeesters, Vroedvrouwen en Verloskunde in Amsterdam 1746-1805. Amsterdam: Spinhuis, 1995.

* Reed, Edward S. From Soul to Mind: The Emergence of Psychology, From Erasmus Darwin to William James. Yale University Press, 1997.

Roelcke, V. "'We're moving closer and closer to the insane asylum...': Modern life and nervous system diseases by Johann Christian Reil (1759-1813)" [in German]. Sudhoffs Arch Z Wissenschaftsgeschichte, 80, 1 (1996): 56-67.

Rupke, Nicholas A. "Humboldtian Medicine." Medical History, 40 (1996): 293-310.

Rutten, A. "Jacques Cassard et la pharmacie militaire à l'Ile de Curaçao en 1713." Revue d'Histoire Pharmaceutique, 43, 310 (1996): 261-68.

Sauret, Valey J. "The use and therapeutic applications of Nicotiana tabacum (commonly called tobacco) in the 16th-18th centuries" [in Spanish]. Arch Bronconeumol 32, 1 (January 1996): 29-31.

Speranski, V.S. "Russian and German scholars of the 17th and 18th century" [in German]. Anatomischer Anzeiger, 178, 4 (August 1996): 385-88.

Stochik, A.M., & S.N. Zatravkin. "Teaching of surgery at the Moscow University School of Medicine in the 18th century" [in Russian]. Khirurgiia (Mosk), 3 (1996): 75-78.

Weber, Walter. "The Heart of Frederic de Wangen, Bishop of Basel, 1776-1782." Gesnerus, 53, 1-2 (1996): 15-26.


* Baker, Nancy and 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.

Braun Behrens, V. "The grandeur and misery of Salieri" [in German]. Acta Mozartiana, 42, 4 (December 1995): 113-23.

Corp, Edward T. "Further Light on the Career of 'Captain' François de Prendcourt." Music & Letters, 78, 1 (February 1997): 15-23.

Garden, Greer. "Poetic Design and Musical Structure in Campra's Cantata Airs." Music & Letters 78, 1 (February 1997): 24-44.

* Jones, David Wyn. Music in Eighteenth-Century Austria. Cambridge University Press, 1996.


Wolf, U. "A new Bach cantata for the 4th Sunday in Advent: On a reconstruction of the Weimar Advent Cantata Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (BWV 147a)" [in German]. Musik und Kirche, 66, 6 (November-December 1996): 351-56.


Nosow, Robert. "Beethoven's Popular Keyboard Publications." Music & Letters, 78, 1 (February 1997): 56-76.


* LaRue, C. Steven. Handel and His Singers: The Creation of the Royal Academy Operas, 1720-1728. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1995. xiii/213 pp.


Scull, Tony. "More Light on Haydn's English Widow." Music & Letters, 78, 1 (February 1997): 45-55.


* Heartz, Daniel. Haydn, Mozart and the Viennese School, 1740-1780. New York: W.W. Norton, 1995. xxviii/780 pp.

Hennenberg, B. "Mozart's opera La Clemenza di Tito" [in German]. Osterreichische Musik Zeitschrift, 51, 13 (1996): 823-28.

* Knepler, Georg. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Tr. J. Bradford Robinson, foreword by David Blake. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 416 pp., paperback. ISBN 0-521-58823-5

Kuster, K. "Mozart's Thamos and its contexts"[in German]. Acta Mozartiana, 42, 4 (December 1995): 124-43.

* Landon, Howard Chandler Robbins. Mozart connu et inconnu. Paris: Gallimard (coll. "Arcades"), 1996. 350 pp. Traduction de Dennis Collins.

* Landon, Howard Chandler Robbins. Mozart en son âge d'or 1781-1791. Paris: Fayard (coll. "Les chemins de la musique." 1996. 384 pp. Traduction de Dennis Collins.

* Mauriac, Francois. Mozart et autres écrits sur la musique. La Versanne: Encre marine, 1996. 176 pp.



* Burdon, Christopher. The Apocalypse in England: Revelation Unraveling, 1700- 1834. St. Martin's, 1997.

* Davies, Horton. Worship and Theology in England. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1996. 3 vols., paperback: Book 1, From Cranmer to Baxter and Fox, 1534-1690 (1108 pp., ISBN 0-8028-0891-3); Book 2, From Watts and Wesley to Martineau, 1690-1800 (762 pp., ISBN 0-8028-0892-1), Book 3, The Ecumenical Century, 1900-Present (799 pp., including material covering the years since the first publication in 1965; ISBN 0-8028-0890-5)

* Edwards, Jonathan. The Works of Jonathan Edwards. Volume 14: Sermons and Discourses, 1723-1729. Kenneth P. Minkema, ed. Yale University Press, 1997.

* Gisel, Pierre (édit.). Encyclopédie du protestantisme. Paris, Bruxelles et Montréal: Cerf, Labor et Fides, 1995. 1710 pp.

* Green, Ian. The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England, c.1530-1740. Oxford University Press, 1996.

* Haakonssen, Knud, ed. Enlightenment and Religion: Rational Dissent in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Cambridge University Press, 1996.


* Hilaire, Yves-Marie (édit.). Histoire de la papauté. Paris: Tallandier: 1996. 567 pp.

* Haliczer, Stephen. Sexuality in the Confessional: A Sacrament Profaned Oxford University Press, 1995. 272 pp., ill.

* McKnight, Kathryn Joy. The Mystic of Tunja: The Writings of Madre Castillo, 1671-1742. University of Massachusetts Press, 1997.

* Pelikan, Jaroslav. Mary Through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture. Yale University Press, 1996. 240 pp., ill. ISBN 06951-0


Caneva, K.L. "Physics and naturphilosophie: A reconnaissance." History of Science, 3, 107, 1 (March 1997): 35-106.

* Fara, P. Sympathetic Attractions: Magnetic Practices, Beliefs, and Symbolism in 18th-Century England. Princeton University Press, 1996. 326 pp., ill. ISBN 0-691-01099-4

* Hofmann, James R. André-Marie Ampère: Enlightenment and Electrodynamics. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

McEvoy, J.G. "Positivism, whiggism, and the chemical revolution: A study in the historiography of chemistry." History of Science, 3, 107, 1 (March 1997): 1-34.


* Cohen, Michele. Fashioning Masculinities: National Identity and language in the eighteenth century. Routledge, 1996. ISBN 0-415-10736-9

Cook, Harold J. "Seedmen of the Renaissance." TLS 4902 (March 14, 1997): 9 [review of W. Schleiner, Medical Ethics in the Renaissance; includes discussion of Schleiner's frontispiece, first published by Curll in the 1718 English ed. of Meibom, A Treatise of the Use of Flogging in Venereal Affairs; the relation of retaining seed to over-all health.]

* Farr, James R. Authority and Sexuality in Early Modern Burgundy, 1550-1730. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. x + 252 pp. ISBN 0-19-508907-3.

* Hitchcock, Tim. English Sexualities, 1700-1800. St. Martin's, 1997.

[see also title by Arrizabalaga et al. listed under History of Medicine; by Haliczer listed under History of Religion-Christianity-Roman Catholic]


"Ann Messenger." Scriblerian, 24, 1 (Autumn 1996): 117 [by Juliet McLaren].

"Robert Adams Day." Scriblerian, 24, 1 (Autumn 1996): 117-18 [by Irwin Primer].


* Cohen, Marilyn, ed. The Warp of Ulster's Past: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Irish Linen Industry, 1700-1920. St. Martin's Press, 1996.

* McDonnell, Hector. The Wild Geese of the Antrim MacDonells. Blackrock: Irish Academic Press, 1996. 224 pp. ISBN 0-7165-2609-3 See review by Thomas Bartlett, "Swords for hire," TLS 4897 (February 7, 1997): 29. [MacDonnells at major 18th-c battles; Hannah Roche MacDonell, maid to Louise de Kerouailles; Irish Jacobitism and James III]


* Hogan, Robert, ed. Dictionary of Irish Literature. Greenwood, 1996. Revised & expanded edition. ISBN 0-313-29712-1


Real, Hermann J. "The Birth Weight of (Irish) Babies Reconsidered." Scriblerian, 24, 1 (Autumn 1996): 67-69.


* Doubnov, Simon. Histoire moderne du peuple juif. Paris: Editions du Cerf et Les amis de Simon Doubnov, 1994. 1792 pp. Traduction de Samuel Jankelevitch. Préface de Pierre Vidal-Naquet.

* Guttman, Julius. Histoire des philosophies juives. De l'epoque biblique à Franz Rosenzweig. Paris: Gallimard (coll. "Bibliothèque de philosophie"), 1995. 588 pp. Traduction de Sylvie Courtine-Denamy.

* Iancu, Daniele et Carol. les Juifs du Midi. Une histoire millenaire. Le Pontet: A. Barthelemy, 1995. 352 pp. Ill.

* Israel, Gerard. Provences. Juifs, chrétiens et hérétiques. Dix-huit siècles de saga occitane. Paris: J.-C. Lattes, 1996. 328 pp.


* Smith, Verity, ed. Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997. 926 pp. ISBN 1-884964-18-4


* La Conciencia linguistica en Europa. Testimonios de situaciones de convivencia de lenguas (ss. XII-XVIII). Barcelona: Promociones et Publicaciones Universitarias, 1996. 328 pp.


* Freller, Thomas. St Paul's Grotto and its Visitors. Pilgrims, Knights, Scholars and Sceptics from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century. Malta: Valetta Publishing Ltd, 1996 (2nd edition). 348 pp. Ill..


Alcorn, Ellenor M. "'A Chandelier for the King', William Kent, George II, and Hanover." Burlington Magazine, 139, 1126 (January 1997): 40-43 [new documentary evidence about Geo. II's Hanover court life, of role of silver in court ceremonials]

Anninos, Tony. "Painted Tibetan Furniture." Arts of Asia, 27, 1 (January-February 1997): 47-65. [emphasis on pre-19th-c. forms]

Avisseau-Broustet, Mathilde. "Historique de la collection des pierres gravées du cabinet de France aux XVIIIe et XIXe siècles." Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, 59, 2 (1996): 214-29. [engraved gems]

* Banham, Joanna, ed. Encyclopedia of Interior Design. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997. 2 vols., 1400 pp., ill.. ISBN 1-884964-19-2

Bernard-Walcher, Alfred. "Geschnittene Steine des 18. und 19. Jahrhunderts in der Antikensammlung des Kunsthistorischen Museums Wien." Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, 59, 2 (1996): 162-82. [engraved gems]

Delaforce, Angela. "Paul Crespin's silver-gilt bath for the King of Portugal." Burlington Magazine, 139, 1126 (January 1997): 38-40. [contemporary description of solid silver bath commissioned by João V for a mistress in 1720s]

Kagan, Julia. "Zarin Katharina II. als Auftraggeberin und Sammlerin geschnittener Steine des 18. Jahrhunderts." Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, 59, 2 (1996): 230-243. [engraved gems]

Lane, Joan. "The furniture at Croome Court: The patronage of George William, 6th Earl of Coventry." Apollo, 145, 419 (January 1997): 25-29.

Rudoe, Judy. "Eighteenth and nineteenth-century engraved gems in the British Museum; collectors and collections from Sir Hans Sloane to Anne Hull Grundy." Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, 59, 2 (1996): 198-213.

Smith, Roger. "Vulliamy and the Kinnaird candelabra: Craftsmanship and patronage in Regency London." Apollo, 145, 419 (January 1997): 30-34.

Snodin, Michael. "Adam silver reassessed." Burlington Magazine, 139, 1126 (January 1997): 17-25.

Stefanelli, Lucia Pirzio Biroli. "Collezionisti e incisori in pietre dure a Roma nel XVIII e XIX secolo. Alcune considerazioni." Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, 59, 2 (1996): 183-197. [engraved gems]

Weber, Ingrid S. "Zu deutschen Gemmensammlungen und Gemmenschneidern des 18. und 19. Jahrhunderts." Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, 59, 2 (1996): 138-161. [engraved gems]

Willemsen, Mathieu. "Shagreen in Western Europe: Its use and manufacture in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries." Apollo, 145, 419 (January 1997): 35-38. [leather from shark and ray skin]

Yarbrough, Raymond C. "A Bow bowl at Saffron Walden." Apollo, 145, 419 (January 1997): 39-40. [previously unpublished porcelain bowl depicting man in coach and man on horseback]


Patch, R.W. "Sacraments and Disease in Merid, Yucatan, Mexico, 1648-1727." Historian, 48, 4 (Summer 1996): 731-44.


* Augstein, Hannah, ed. Race: Origins of an Idea, 1760-1850. Thoemmes, 1997.

* Centre universitaire de Recherches administratives de Picardie. Public/prive. Paris, PUF, 1996, 230 p.

* Dubois, Pierre. la Grande Encyclopédie des fées. Hoebeke, 1996. 192 pp. Illustrations de Claudine et Roland Sabatier.

* Fauque, Claude. les Perles. Paris: Syros, 1996. 144 pp.

* Hammer, Stephanie Barbe. The Sublime Crime: Fascination, Failure, and Form in Literature of the Enlightment. South Illinois University Press, Source: Internet, 1994.

* Henderson, Andrea K. Romantic Identities: Varieties of Subjectivity, 1774-1830 . Cambridge University Press, 1996.

* Ingamells, John. A Dictionary of British and Irish Travellers in Italy, 1701-1800. Yale University Press, 1997 [compiled from the Brinsley Ford Archive].

* Issa, Kobayashi. En village de miséreux. Paris: Gallimard (coll. "Connaissance de l'Orient"), 1996. 262 pp. Traduction, presentation et annotation de Jean Cholley.

* Jeanneney, Jean-Noel. Une histoire des médias. Paris: Seuil, 1995. 375 pp.

L'Histoire du monde de 1492 à 1789. Paris: Larousse, 1995. 576 pp. Ill. Préface de Jean Delumeau.

* Maiello, Francesco. Histoire du calendrier. De la liturgie à l'agenda. Paris: Seuil, 1996. 294 pp. Traduction de Nathalie Bauer.

* Pleasure in the Eighteenth Century. New York University Press, 1996.


Bartram, William. William Bartram on the Southeastern Indians. Ed. Gregory A Waselkov & Kathryn E. Holland Braund. University of Nebraska Press, 1995. 483 pp. ISBN 0-8032-4772-9 [Bartram's text 1st published in 1791]

* Mandell, Daniel R. Behind the Frontier: Indians in Eighteenth-Century Massachusetts. University of Nebraska Press, 1996. 171 pp., map. ISBN 0-8032-3179-2

* Olmstead, Earl P. David Zeisberger: A Life Among the Indians. Foreword by George W. Knepper. Kent State University Press, 1997. 488 pp., ill. ISBN 0-87338-568-3 [diaries of a Moravian missionary who worked 63 years among the Iroquois & Delaware in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, & Upper Canada]

* Wearne, Phillip. Return of the Indian: Conquest and Revival in the Americas. 240 pp. Cassell, 1996. ISBN 0-304033457-X (paper)


* Cats, Jacob. Sinne-en minnebeelden. Ed. Hans Luijten. The Hague: Constantin Huygens Instituut [Monumenta Literaria Nederlandica 9, 1-3], 1996. 3 vols., 776, 351, and 526 pp. [This scholarly edition of Cats' contributions to 17th-c emblem literature is invaluable to students of emblematics, genre painting, & ekphrastics; lavishly illustrated]


* Ashfield, Andrew and Peter de Bolla, eds. The Sublime: A Reader in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

* Canto-Sperber, Monique (édit.). Dictionnaire d'éthique et de philosophie morale. Paris: PUF, 1996. 1722 pp.

* Ferret, Stephane. le Bateau de Thesée. Le problème de l'identité a travers le temps. Paris: Editions de Minuit, 1995. 160 pp.

* Greppi, Claudio (édit.). Intorno a Humbold (nove interventi 1992/96) Annali dell'Universita di Ferrara, Nuova Serie, Sezione III, Filosofia (coll. "Discussion Paper." 46), 1996. 124 pp.

* Leventhal, Robert. The Disciplines of Interpretation: Lessing, Herder, Schlegel, and Hermeneutics in Germany 1750-1800. Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1994. xi, 351 pp. ISBN 3--11-014424-7

* Wagner, Peter, ed. Icons - Texts - Iconotexts: Essays on Ekphrasis and Intermediality. Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1996. vii, 406 pp., ill. ISBN 3-11-014291-0


Campbell, J.K. "Hume's Refutation of the Cosmological Argument." International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, 40, 3 (December 1996): 149-74. [re: Part IX, Dialogues of Natural Religion]


Joos, J.E. "La norme et l'objet: la théorie d'action en Kant." Archives de philosophie, 59, 4 (octobre-decembre 1996): 555-76.

* Kant, Immanuel. Practical Philosophy. Ed., tr. by Mary J. Gregor, introd. by Allen Wood. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 704 pp. ISBN 0-521-37103-1

Mohanty, J.N. "Kant and Husserl." Husserl Studies, 13, 1 (1996): 19-30.

[see also title by Prickett listed under Germany-Literature]


* Bold, Stephen. Pascal Geometer: Discovery and Invention in Seventeenth-Century France. Genève: Librairie Droz, 1996. 216 pp. ISBN 2-600-00155-7


Adler, J. "Spinoza's Physical Philosophy." Archiv fur Geschichte der Philosophie, 78, 3 (1996): 253-76.

Laux, H., & P.F. Moreau. "Bibliographie des Etudes de Spinoza, XVII (1995)." Archives de philosophie, 59, 4 (octobre-decembre 1996): S1 ff.

[see also title by Costazza listed under Germany-Literature-Goethe; by Guttman listed under Judaica]


* Coleman, Janet (édit.), l'Individu dans la théorie politique et dans la pratique. Paris: PUF, 1996. 462 pp.

* Klinck, David. The French Counterrevolutionary Theorist Louis de Bonald (1754-1840). New York &c.: Peter Lang, 1997. vii, 301 pp. ISBN 0-8204-2797-7

* Maistre, Joseph de. Against Rousseau: On the State of Nature and On the Sovereignty of the People. Tr., ed. by Richard A. LeBrun. McGill-Queens University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-7735-1415-5

* Thomas, Peter D.G. John Wilkes: Friend to Liberty. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

[see also title by Williams listed under France - History]


Biography Database 1680-1830 on CD-ROM. Newcastle upon Tyne: Avero. Disks 1-5. See review by C.Y. Ferdinand, "Brought back to life," TLS 4897 (February 7, 1997): 12.

Foden, Giles. "Surfing is for fun: The true purposes of the Internet and its limitations as a reference tool." TLS 4897 (February 7, 1997): 11-12.


* Hitchins, Keith. The Romanians, 1774-1866. Oxford University Press, 1996.


* Cross, Anthony. By the Banks of the Neva: Chapters from the Lives and Careers of the British in 18th-Century Russia. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 474 pp. ISBN 0-521-55293-1 And see review by Lindsey Hughes, "Laxatives for the Tsar," TLS 4897 (February 7, 1997): 36.

* Jurgenson, Luba. la Dourova. Une amazone russe. Paris: Calmann-Levy, 1995. 218 pp.

Kovalchuk, A.V. "Moscow as the Largest Center of Russia's Textile Industry in the Second Half of the 18th Century" [in Russian]. Otechestvennaya Istoriya, 6 (1996): 3-18.

Lentin, T. "The Return of Catherine the Great: A New Assessment." History Today, 46, 12 (December 1996): 16-21.

Rakhmatullin, M.A. "The Steadfast Catherine: The Reign of Catherine II.1" [in Russian]. Otechestvennaya Istoriya, 6 (1996): 19-47.


Dietz, V.E. "'The Politics of Whisky': Scottish Distillers, the Excise, and the Pittite State." Journal of British State, 36, 1 (January 1997): 35-69.

* Wordsworth, Dorothy. Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland. Introduction, Notes and Photographs by Carol Kyros Walker. Yale University Press, June 1997.

[see also listing by Whyte under Economics]


* McCordick, David, ed. Scottish Litterature: An Anthology. New York, &c: Peter Lang, 1996. Vol. I (early middle ages - 1775), 1256 pp. ISBN 0-8204-2880-9; Vol. II (1775 - R.L. Stevenson), 1260 pp., ISBN 0-8204-3399-3


* Fontaine, Gerard. le Décor d'opera. Un rêve éveille. Plume, 1996. 320 pp.


* Yates, W.E. Theatre in Vienna: A Critical History, 5. Cambridge University Press, 1996.


Burling, William H. "New London Cast Listings, 1696-1737, with other Additions and Corrections to The London Stage." Theatre Notebook, 51, 1 (1997):42-57.

Kaufman, W. "Triumph of Wit, Triumph of Lent: Carnival, Puritans, and Comedy in the 17th-century Theatre." Thalia, 16, 1-2 (1996): 27-45.


Brooks, W. "Louis XIV's Dismissal of the Italian Actors: The Episode of La Fausse Prude." Modern Language Review, 91, 4 (October 1996): 840-47.


Schwind, K. "'Man Iache nicht!' Goethe's theatrical prohibitions as director of the Weimar theatre" [in German]. Internationales Archiv fur Sozialgeschichte der Deutschen Literatur, 21, 2 (1996): 66-112.


Billings, W.M. "Sir William Berkeley and the Diversification of the Virginia Economy." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 104, 4 (Autumn 1996): 433-54.

* Bradford, Syd. Tom Sullivan, 49th Regiment of Foot. Redcoat to Yankee, 1775-1778. Philadelphia: Audacious Press, 1996. ill., maps, bibl. ISBN 1-879663-00-7

DeConde, Alexander. "Perspectives on the Early Republic, in Scott L. Bills & E. Timothy Smith, eds., The Romance of History: Essays in Honor of Lawrence S. Kaplan (Kent State University Press, 1997).

* Johnson, Allen S. A Prologue to Revolution: the Political Career of George Grenville (1712-1770). University Press of America, 1997.

* Kwasny, Mark V. Washington's Partisan War, 1775-1783. Kent State University Press, 1996. 448 pp., ill. ISBN 0-87338-546-2 [Washington's military skills]

* Laniel, Bertlinde. le Mot Démocracy aux Etats-Unis de 1780 à 1856. Saint-Etienne, Publications de l'Universite de Saint-Etienne, 1996. 376 pp.

* Martin, James Kirby. Benedict Arnold, Revolutionary Hero: An American Warrior Reconsidered. New York University Press, 1997.

* Dunaway, Wilma. The First American Frontier: Transition to Capitalism in Southern Appalachia, 1700-1860. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xvii + 448pp. Maps, tables, figures, appendix, endnotes, bibliography, and index. ISBN 0-8078-2236-1 (cloth) 0-8078-4540-X (paper).

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

* Taylor, Alan. William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic. New York: Knopf, 1997. 550 pp. ISBN 0-394-58054-0 And see review by Jack P. Greene, "His people's father," TLS 4900 (February 28, 1997): 8.

Taylor, Q. "From Esteban to Rodney King: Five Centuries of African-American History in the West." Montana, 46, 4 (Winter 1996): 1-17.

Taylor, Q. "Bibliographic Essay on the African-American West." Montana, 46, 4 (Winter 1996): 18-23.

* Thornton, Tamara Platkins. Handwriting in America: A Cultural History. Yale University Press, 1996. 272 pp., ill. ISBN 06477-2

Wood, W.R. "The Missouri River Basin on the 1795 Soulard Map: A Cartographic Landmark." Great Plains Quarterly, 16, 3 (Summer 1996): 183-98.


* Brown, William Hill, and Hanna Webster Foster. The Power of Sympathy and The Coquette. Ed. Carla Mulford. Penguin, 1997. 342 pp. ISBN 0-140-434682 [two early American epistolary novels]

* Caretta, Vincent, ed. Unchained Voices: An Anthology of Black Authors in the English-Speaking World of the 18th Century. University of Kentucky, 1996. 385 pp. ISBN 0-8131-1976-6; also available in paperback [Benjamin Banneker; Phyllis Wheatley; Ignatius Sancho; Johnson Green; Olaudah Equiano; mentors Countess of Huntingdon & Laurence Sterne]

* Looby, Christopher. Voicing America: Language, Literary Form, and the Origins of the United States. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1996. xi/287 pp. ISBN: 0-226-49282-6.

* Peyer, Bernd C. The Tutor'd Mind: Indian Missionary-Writers in Antebellum America. University of Massachusetts Press, 1997.


* Denecke, Karl Heinz. Der Burger im Spannungsfeld von Sittlichkeit und Selbstbestimmung: Studien zur Franklin-Rezeption im Deutschland des 19.Jahrhunderts. Frankfurt &c.: Peter Lang, 1996. 182 s. ISBN 3-631-48857-2


Swett, K.W. "Widowhood, Custom, and Property in Early Modern North Wales." Welsh History Review, 18, 2 (December 1996): 189-227.



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