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Summer 2016 Books Received 

1650–1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era 22 (2015). Ed. Kevin L. Cope. New York: AMS Press, 2015. Pp. x + 374. $163.50. ISSN 1065-3112.

Alber, Jan. Unnatural Narrative: Impossible Worlds in Fiction and Drama. Frontiers of Narrative. Series eds. Jesse E. Matz and David Herman. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. Pp. xiv + 316. $55.00. ISBN 978-0-8032-7868-4.

Augustine, Matthew C., and Steven N. Zwicker, eds. Lord Rochester in the Restoration World. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. x + 294. $99.00. ISBN 978-1-107-06439-3.

Barnard, Teresa, ed. British Women and the Intellectual World in the Long Eighteenth Century. British Literature in Context in the Long Eighteenth Century. Series ed. Jack Lynch. Farnham UK and Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2015. Pp. xx + 196. $109.95. ISBN 978-1-4724-3745-7.

Berg, Temma, and Sonia Kane, eds. Women, Gender, and Print Culture in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Essays in Memory of Betty Rizzo. Bethlehem PA: Lehigh Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2013. Pp. xxvi + 326. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-61146-141-1.

Blackwell, Mark, ed. The Secret Life of Things: Animals, Objects, and It-Narratives in Eighteenth-Century England. Bucknell Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture. Gen. ed. Greg Clingham. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield; Cranbury NJ and London: Associated Univ. Presses, 2014. Pp. 366. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-557-8.

Broadhead, Alex. The Language of Robert Burns: Style, Ideology, and Identity. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015 (paper only). Pp. xiv + 238. $39.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61148-704-6.

Brooks, Helen E. M. Actresses, Gender, and the Eighteenth-Century Stage: Playing Women. Houndmills UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. x + 206. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-230-29833-0.

Butler, Marilyn. Mapping Mythologies: Countercurrents in Eighteenth-Century British Poetry and Cultural History. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xxvi + 214. $39.99. ISBN 978-1-107-11638-2.

Carretta, Vincent, ed. Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African. Peterborough ON: Broadview Press, 2015. Pp. 368. $18.95. ISBN 978-1-55481-196-0.

Cook, Daniel, and Nicholas Seager, eds. The Afterlives of Eighteenth-Century Fiction. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. x + 304. $99.00. ISBN 978-1-1070-5468-4.

Cope, Kevin L., and Samara Anne Cahill, eds. Citizens of the World: Adapting in the Eighteenth Century. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture 1650–1850. Series eds. Greg Clingham and Kate Parker. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015. Pp. xlviii + 176. $80.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-684-1.

Cousins, A.D., and Geoffrey Payne, eds. Home and Nation in British Literature from the English to the French Revolutions. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xii + 290. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-06440-9.

DeGabriele, Peter. Sovereign Power and the Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Literature and the Problem of the Political. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture 1650–1850. Series eds. Greg Clingham and Kate Parker. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015. Pp. xxxiv + 184. $70.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-696-4.

Dellarosa, Franca. Talking Revolution: Edward Rushton’s Rebellious Poetics, 1782­–1814. Eighteenth Century Worlds. Series eds. Eve Rosenhaft and Mark Towsey. Liverpool: Liverpool Univ. Press (distributed by Oxford Univ. Press), 2014. Pp. xxviii + 238. $110.00. ISBN 978-1-78138-144-1.

DeLucia, JoEllen. A Feminine Enlightenment: British Women Writers and the Philosophy of Progress, 17591820. Edinburgh Critical Studies in Romanticism. Series eds. Ian Duncan and Penny Fielding. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. viii + 208. $115.80. ISBN 978-0-7486-9594-2.

ECCB The Eighteenth-Century Current Bibliography 36 for 2010. Gen. ed. Kevin L. Cope. New York: AMS Press, 2014. Pp. 680. $465.00. ISBN 978-0-404-62238-1.

Eighteenth-Century Fiction 27, 3-4 (Spring-Summer 2015). “Georgian Theatre in an Information Age: Media, Performances, Sociability.” Ed. Daniel O’Quinn and Gillian Russell. Toronto, Buffalo NY, and London: Univ. of Toronto Press, 2015. Pp. 764. $85.00. ISSN 0840-6286.

Eighteenth-Century Studies 48, 4 (Summer 2015). “Special Issue: Performance.” Ed. Steve Pincus. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. 571. $42.50. ISSN 0013-2586.

Erwin, Timothy. Textual Vision: Augustan Design and the Invention of Eighteenth-Century British Culture. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture 1650–1850. Series eds. Greg Clingham and Kate Parker. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015. Pp. xviii + 284. $95.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-569-1.

Esterhammer, Angela, Diane Piccitto, and Patrick Vincent, eds. Romanticism, Rousseau, Switzerland: New Prospects. Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism, and Cultures of Print. Gen. eds. Anne K. Mellor and Clifford Siskin. Houndmills UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. xii + 232. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-137-47585-5.

Fermanis, Porscha, and John Regan, eds. Rethinking British Romantic History, 1770­–1845. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xiv + 338. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-19-968708-4.

Frohock, Richard. Buccaneers and Privateers: The Story of the English Sea Rover, 16751725. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014 (paper only). Pp. xii + 190. $34.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61149-521-8.

Garside, Peter, and Karen O’Brien, eds. The Oxford History of the Novel in English Vol. 2: English and British Fiction 1750–1820. The Oxford History of the Novel in English. Gen. ed. Patrick Parrinder. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xxxii + 672. $160.00. ISBN 978-0-19-957480-3.

Gavin, Michael. The Invention of English Criticism, 1650–1760. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. viii + 220. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-1071-0120-3.

Goss, Erin M. Revealing Bodies: Anatomy, Allegory, and the Grounds of Knowledge in the Long Eighteenth Century. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture 1650–1850. Series ed. Greg Clingham. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014 (paper only). Pp. xiv + 224. $39.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61148-592-9.

Haywood, Eliza. “The Masqueraders, or Fatal Curiosity” and “The Surprize, or Constancy Rewarded.” Ed. Tiffany Porter. Toronto, Buffalo NY, and London: Univ. of Toronto Press, 2015. Pp. xviii + 190. $60.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4426-4779-4. $24.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4426-1587-8.

Hume, David. Further Letters of David Hume. Ed. Felix Waldmann. Occasional Publications. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 2014. Pp. x + 316. £25.00. ISBN 978-0-9573359-1-2.

Ingrassia, Catherine. The Cambridge Companion to Women’s Writing in Britain 1660– 1789. Cambridge Companion to Topics. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xx + 268. $29.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-107-60098-0.

Johnson, Nancy E., ed. Impassioned Jurisprudence: Law, Literature, and Emotion, 17601848. Aperçus: Histories Texts Cultures. Series ed. Greg Clingham. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015. Pp. xxvi + 172. $70.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-61148-675-9. $39.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61148-677-3.

Jost, Jacob Sider. Prose Immortality, 1711–1819. Charlottesville and London: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2015. Pp. x + 246. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-8139-3680-2.

Keener, Frederick M. Implication, Readers’ Resources, and Thomas Gray’s Pindaric Odes. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014 (paper only). Pp. viii + 244. $39.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61149-524-9.

Kelleher, Paul. Making Love: Sentiment and Sexuality in Eighteenth-Century British Literature. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture 1650–1850. Series eds. Greg Clingham and Kate Parker. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015. Pp. xii + 260. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-693-3.

Lanser, Susan S. The Sexuality of History: Modernity and the Sapphic, 1565­–1830. Chicago and London: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2014. Pp. x + 350. $32.30 paper. ISBN 978-0-226-18773-0.

Lavery, Hannah. The Impotency Poem from Ancient Latin to Restoration English Literature. Farnham UK and Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2014. Pp. viii + 200. $109.95. ISBN 978-1-4724-2202-6.

Lehleiter, Christine. Romanticism, Origins, and the History of Heredity. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014. Pp. xvi + 328. $100.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-565-3.

Leigh, John. Touché: The Duel in Literature. Cambridge MA and London: Harvard Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. x + 340. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-674-50438-7.

Lennox, Charlotte. Charlotte Lennox: Correspondence and Miscellaneous Documents. Ed. and introduction by Norbert Schürer. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014 (paper only). Pp. lvi + 424. $32.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61148-567-7.

Lewis, Jayne, and Lisa Zunshine, eds. Approaches to Teaching the Works of John Dryden. Approaches to Teaching World Literature 126. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2013. Pp. x + 206. $37.50 cloth. ISBN 978-1-60329-125-5. $19.75 paper. ISBN 978-1-60329-126-2.

Looser, Devoney, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Women’s Writing in the Romantic Period. Cambridge Companions to Topics. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xxx + 248. $29.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-107-60255-7.

Lubey, Kathleen. Excitable Imaginations: Eroticism and Reading in Britain, 1660–1760. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture 1650–1850. Series ed. Greg Clingham. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014 (paper only). Pp. xii + 274. $39.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61148-586-8.

McCarthy, William. Anna Letitia Barbauld: Voice of the Enlightenment. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2015 (paper only). Pp. xxvi + 726. $39.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4214-1823-0.

McCrea, Brian. Frances Burney and Narrative Prior to Ideology. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015 (paper only). Pp. xiv + 194. $39.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61149-574-4.

Menely, Tobias. The Animal Claim: Sensibility and the Creaturely Voice. Chicago and London: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2015. Pp. viii + 272. $30.00 paper. ISBN 978-0-226-23925-5.

Mentz, Steve. Shipwreck Modernity: Ecologies of Globalization, 15501719. Minneapolis and London: Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2015. Pp. xxxiv + 230. $105.00 cloth. ISBN 978-0-8166-9103-6. $30.00 paper. ISBN 978-0-8166-9106-7.

Meranze, Michael, and Saree Makdisi, eds. Imagining the British Atlantic After the American Revolution. UCLA Clark Memorial Library Series. Gen. ed. Barbara Fuchs. Toronto: Univ. of Toronto Press (in association with the UCLA Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library), 2015. Pp. xii + 284. $65.00. ISBN 978-1-4426-5069-5.

Michals, Teresa. Books for Children, Books for Adults: Age and the Novel from Defoe to James. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. x + 278. $95.00. ISBN 978-1-107-04854-6.

Miller, Christopher R. Surprise: The Poetics of the Unexpected from Milton to Austen. Ithaca NY and London: Cornell Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. x + 270. $49.95. ISBN 978-0-8014-5369-4.

Montagu, Edward Wortley. Reflections on the Rise and Fall of the Ancient Republicks: Adapted to the Present State of Great Britain. Ed. David Womersley. The Thomas Hollis Library. Gen. ed. David Womersley. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2015. Pp. xl + 312. $24.00. ISBN 978-0-86597-871-3.

Mounsey, Chris, ed. Developments in the Histories of Sexualities: In Search of the Normal, 1600–1800. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture, 1650–1850. Series ed. Greg Clingham. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2013. Pp. xxvi + 304. $95.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-500-4.

Müller, Lothar. White Magic: The Age of Paper. Trans. Jessica Spengler. Cambridge and Malden MA: Polity (distributed by Wiley), 2014. Pp. xiv + 322. $25.00. ISBN 978-0-745-67253-3.

Napier, Elizabeth R. Defoe’s Major Fiction: Accounting for the Self. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. Pp. xxxii + 160. $70.00. ISBN 978-1-61149-613-0.

New, Melvyn, and Gerard Reedy, S.J., eds. Theology and Literature in the Age of Johnson: Resisting Secularism. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014 (paper only). Pp. xxii + 350. $32.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61147-697-2.

New, Melvyn, Peter de Voogd, and Judith Hawley, eds. Sterne, Tristam, Yorick: Tercentenary Essays on Laurence Sterne. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. Pp. xviii + 268. $85.00. ISBN 978-1-61149-570-6.

Nichol, Donald W., ed. Anniversary Essays on Alexander Pope’s “The Rape of the Lock.” Toronto, Buffalo NY, and London: Univ. of Toronto Press, 2016. Pp. xl + 272. $65.00. ISBN 978-1-4426-4796-1.

Norbrook, David, Stephen Harrison, and Philip Hardie, eds. Lucretius and the Early Modern. Classical Presences. Gen. eds. Lorna Hardwick and James I. Porter. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xi + 320. $100.00. ISBN 978-0-19-871384-5.

O’Brien, John. Literature Incorporated: The Cultural Unconscious of the Business Corporation, 1650–1850. Chicago and London: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2016. Pp. vi + 274. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-226-29112-3.

Pasanek, Brad. Metaphors of Mind: An Eighteenth-Century Dictionary. Baltimore MD: John Hopkins Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xviii + 374. $49.95. ISBN 978-1-4214-1688-5.

Philp, Mark. Reforming Ideas in Britain: Politics and Language in the Shadow of the French Revolution, 1789–1815. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xii + 324. $99.00. ISBN 978-1-107-02728-2.

Porter, Anna Maria. Walsh Colville: Or, A Young Man’s First Entrance Into Life. A Critical and Annotated Edition. Ed. David Owen. Lewiston NY, Queenston ON, and Lampeter UK: Edwin Mellen Press, 2015. Pp. lvi + 160. $159.95. ISBN 978-1-4955-0382-5.

Power, Henry. Epic Into Novel: Henry Fielding, Scriblerian Satire, and the Consumption of Classical Literature. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xiv + 242. $95.00. ISBN 978-0-19-872387-5.

Prendergast, Thomas A. Poetical Dust: Poets’ Corner and the Making of Britain. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. Pp. ix + 242. $59.95. ISBN 978-0-8122-4750-3.

Regan, Shaun, ed. Reading 1759: Literary Culture in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and France. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture, 1650–1850. Series ed. Greg Clingham. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014 (paper only). Pp. viii + 256. $39.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61148-593-6.

Reilly, Patrick. Bills of Mortality: Disease and Destiny in Plague Literature from Early Modern to Postmodern Times. Currents in Comparative Romance Languages and Literatures, Vol. 223. Gen. eds. Tamara Alvarez-Detrell and Michael G. Paulson. New York and Frankfurt am Maim: Peter Lang, 2015. Pp. 202. $83.95. ISBN 978-1-4331-2422-8.

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment. Vol. 5 (2015). Ed. Brett C. McInelly and Kathryn Duncan. New York: AMS Press, 2015. Pp. viii + 340. $125.00. ISBN 978-0-404-63315-8.

Richetti, John. The Life of Daniel Defoe: A Critical Biography. Malden MA, Oxford, and Chichester UK: Wiley Blackwell, 2015. Pp. xii + 412. $39.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-119-04530-4.

Rooney, Morgan. The French Revolution Debate and the British Novel, 1790–1814: The Struggle for History’s Authority. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture, 1650–1850. Series ed. Greg Clingham. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014 (paper only). Pp. viii + 224. $39.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61148-596-7.

Rushton, Edward. The Collected Writings of Edward Rushton (1756­–1814). Ed. Paul Baines. Liverpool English Texts and Studies 65. Liverpool: Liverpool Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xii + 348. $110.00. ISBN 978-1-78138-136-6.

Shields, Juliet. Nation and Migration: The Making of British Atlantic Literature, 1765–1835. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xii + 196. $74.00. ISBN 978-0-19-027255-5.

Silver, Sean. The Mind Is a Collection: Case Studies in Eighteenth-Century Thought. Material Texts. Series eds. Roger Chartier, Joseph Farrell, Anthony Grafton, Leah Price, Peter Stallybrass, and Michael F. Suarez. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. Pp. xii + 372. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-8122-4726-8.

Solomon, Diana. Prologues and Epilogues of Restoration Theater: Gender and Comedy, Performance and Print. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2013. Pp. viii + 264. $75.00. ISBN 978-1-61149-422-8.

Solomon, Diana. Prologues and Epilogues of Restoration Theater: Gender and Comedy, Performance and Print. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015 (paper only). Pp. viii + 264. $39.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61149-576-8.

Starr, G. Gabrielle. Lyric Generations: Poetry and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2015 (paper only). Pp. xii + 300. $29.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4214-1822-3.

Stephanson, Raymond, and Darren N. Wagner, eds. The Secrets of Generation: Reproduction in the Long Eighteenth Century. Toronto, Buffalo NY, and London: Univ. of Toronto Press, 2015. Pp. xviii + 566. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-4426-4696-4.

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 44 (2015). Ed. Michelle Burnham and Eve Tavor Bannet. Baltimore MD and London: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xiv + 270. $45.00. ISBN 978-1-4214-1862-9.

Swan, Jesse G, ed. Editing Lives: Essays in Contemporary Textual and Biographical Studies in Honor of O.M. Brack, Jr.. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014. Pp. xxx + 262. $85.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-540-0.

Swenson, Rivka. Essential Scots and the Idea of Unionism in Anglo-Scottish Literature, 1603–1832. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture, 1650–1850. Series eds. Greg Clingham and Kate Parker. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. Pp. xviii + 332. $100.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-678-0.

Thomason, Laura E. The Matrimonial Trap: Eighteenth-Century Women Writers Redefine Marriage. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture, 1650–1850. Series ed. Greg Clingham. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015 (paper only). Pp. x + 206. $39.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-61148-705-3.

Townshend, Dale, ed. Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination. London: British Library (distributed by Univ. of Chicago Press), 2014. Pp. 224. $40.00 paper. ISBN 978-0-7123-5791-3.

Walters, Lisa. Margaret Cavendish: Gender, Science and Politics. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. vi + 266. $95.00. ISBN 978-1-107-06643-4.