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Summer 2018 Books Received 

Bailes, Melissa. Questioning Nature: British Women’s Scientific Writing and Literary Originality, 1750–1830. Charlottesville and London: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 264. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-8139-3976-6.

Barnard, Toby. Brought to Book: Print in Ireland, 16801784. Dublin and Portland OR: Four Courts Press, 2017. Pp. 400. $70.00. ISBN 978-1-84682-629-0.

Blaim, Artur. Robinson Crusoe and His Doubles: The English Robinsonade of the Eighteenth Century. Bern: Peter Lang, 2016. Pp. 212. $56.95. ISBN 978-3-631-67942-5.

Breashears, Caroline. Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing and the “Scandalous Memoir.” Palgrave Pivot. Houndmills UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. viii + 124. $54.99. ISBN 978-3-319-48654-3.

Bullard, Rebecca, and Rachel Carnell, eds. The Secret History in Literature, 16601820. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii + 284. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-15046-1.

Davison, Carol Margaret, and Monica Germaná, eds. Scottish Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion. Edinburgh Companions to the Gothic. Series eds. Andrew Smith and William Hughes. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 250. $130.00. ISBN 978-1-4744-0819-6.

DeWispelare, Daniel. Multilingual Subjects: On Standard English, Its Speakers, and Others in the Long Eighteenth Century. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 336. $69.95. ISBN 978-0-8122-4909-5.

Domingo, Darryl P. The Rhetoric of Diversion in English Literature and Culture, 1690–1760. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xiv + 306. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-14627-3.

Douglas, Aileen. Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 16901840. Oxford Textual Perspectives. Gen. eds. Elaine Treharne and Greg Walker. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xiv + 242. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-19-878918-5.

Fairclough, Mary. Literature, Electricity, and Politics, 1740–1840: “Electrick Communication Every Where.” Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science, and Medicine. Series eds. Sharon Ruston, Alice Jenkins, and Catherine Belling. Houndmills UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. x + 266. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-137-59314-6.

Goodridge, John, and Bridget Keegan, eds. A History of British Working Class Literature. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxiv + 480. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-19040-5.

Goulbourne, Russell, and David Higgins, eds. Jean-Jacques Rousseau and British Romanticism: Gender and Selfhood, Politics and Nation. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. viii + 256. $82.00. ISBN 978-1-4742-5066-5.

Ingram, Allan, and Leigh Wetherall Dickson, eds. Disease and Death in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture: Fashioning the Unfashionable. Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science, and Medicine. Series eds. Sharon Ruston, Alice Jenkins, and Catherine Belling. Houndmills UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. viii + 292. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-137-59717-5.

Keenan, Tim. Restoration Staging, 166074. Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama. Gen. ed. Helen Ostovich. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xiv + 222. $145.00. ISBN 978-1-4724-4520-9.

Kottman, Paul A., ed. The Insistence of Art: Aesthetic Philosophy after Early Modernity. New York: Fordham Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. vi + 298. $125.00 cloth. ISBN 978-0-8232-7573-1. $35.00 paper. ISBN 978-0-8232-7580-9.

Maioli, Roger. Empiricism and the Early Theory of the Novel: Fielding to Austen. Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism, and Cultures of Print. Series eds. Anne K. Mellor and Clifford Siskin. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. xxii + 204. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-39858-7.

McDowell, Paula. The Invention of the Oral: Print Commerce and Fugitive Voices in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Chicago and London: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2017. Pp. xiv + 354. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-226-45696-6.

Mulryan, Michael J., and Denis D. Grélé, eds. Eighteenth-Century Escape Tales: Between Fact and Fiction. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture, 1650–1850. Series eds. Greg Clingham and Kate Parker. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xxx + 134. $85.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-770-1.

Overton, Bill, ed. The Collected Verse of John, Lord Hervey (1696–1743). Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. liv + 794. $120.00. ISBN 978-1-107-01017-8.

Radcliffe, Ann. The Italian. Ed. Nick Groom. Oxford World’s Classics. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. lvi + 442. $16.95 paper. ISBN 978-0-19-870443-0.

Richter, David H. Reading the Eighteenth-Century Novel. Reading the Novel. Gen. ed. Daniel R. Schwarz.  Hoboken NJ, Oxford, and Chichester UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017. Pp. viii + 240. $104.95 cloth. ISBN 978-1-118-62114-1. $34.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-118-62110-3.

Schellenberg, Betty A. Literary Coteries and the Making of Modern Print Culture, 17401790. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xii + 308. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-12816-3.

Shapiro, Rebecca, ed. Fixing Babel: An Historical Anthology of Applied English Lexicography. Foreword by Jack Lynch. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xl + 608. $150.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-809-8.

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 46 (2017). Ed. Eve Tavor Bannet and Roxann Wheeler. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xiv + 282. $45.00. ISBN 978-1-4214-1936-7.

Thompson, Helen. Fictional Matter: Empiricism, Corpuscles, and the Novel. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 360. $59.95. ISBN 978-0-8122-4872-2.

Uściński, Przemysław. Parody, Scriblerian Wit, and the Rise of the Novel: Parodic Textuality from Pope to Sterne. Transatlantic Studies in British and North American Culture 22. Ed. Marek Wilczyński. Frankfurt am Main and New York: Peter Lang, 2017. Pp. 276. $67.95. ISBN 978-3-631-68122-0.

Williams, Abigail. The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home. Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History. New Haven and London: Yale Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. x + 358. $40.00. ISBN 978-0-300-20829-0.