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Summer 2018 Books Received 

Akalin, Esin. Staging the Ottoman Turk: British Drama, 16561792. Stuttgart: ibidem (distributed by Columbia Univ. Press), 2016 (paper only). Pp. 332. $44.00 paper. ISBN 978-3-8382-0949-4.

Alff, David. The Wreckage of Intentions: Projects in British Culture, 1660–1730. Alembics: Penn Studies in Literature and Science. Series eds. Mary Thomas Crane and Henry S. Turner. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Pp. 240. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-8122-4959-0.

Anonymous. Count Roderic’s Castle; or, Gothic Times. With a new introduction by Hannah Doherty Hudson. Gothic Classics. Richmond VA: Valancourt, 2017. Pp. xxiv + 126. $29.99 cloth. ISBN 978-1-943910-60-1. $15.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-943910-59-5.

Austen, Jane. Teenage Writings. Ed. Kathryn Sutherland and Freya Johnston. Oxford World’s Classics. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. lx + 340. $12.95 paper. ISBN 978-0-19-873745-2.

Ayres, Brenda. Betwixt and Between: The Biographies of Mary Wollstonecraft. London and New York: Anthem Press, 2017. Pp. xviii + 264. $115.00. ISBN 978-1-78308-684-9.

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.

Booker, Kristina. Menials: Domestic Service and the Cultural Transformation of British Society, 1650–1850. Transits: Literature, Thought, and Culture 16501850. Series eds. Greg Clingham and Kate Parker. Lewisburg PA: Bucknell Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018. Pp. xii + 198. $95.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-860-9.

Boulukos, George E., ed. Memoirs on the Life and Travels of Thomas Hammond, 1748–1775. Charlottesville and London: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2017. Pp. lxx + 306. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-8139-3967-4.

Bowden, Betsy. The Wife of Bath in Afterlife: Ballads to Blake. Studies in Text and Print Culture. Gen. ed. Sandro Jung. Bethlehem PA: Lehigh Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xxiv + 392. $120.00. ISBN 978-1-61146-243-2.

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.

Buckley, Jenifer. Gender, Pregnancy, and Power in Eighteenth-Century Literature: The Maternal Imagination. 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 + 296. $109.00. ISBN 978-3-319-53834-1.

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.

Burney, Frances. The Court Journals and Letters of Frances Burney. Vol. 5: 1789. Ed. Geoffrey Sill. Court Journals and Letters of Frances Burney 1786–1791. Gen. ed. Peter Sabor. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xxxii + 528. $210.00. ISBN 978-0-19-926207-6.

Carnes, Geremy. The Papist Represented: Literature and the English Catholic Community, 1688–1791. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xlviii +214. $95.00. ISBN 978-1-61149-652-9.

Carson, Craig. The Aesthetics of Democracy: Eighteenth-Century Literature and Political Economy. Houndmills UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. vi + 174. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-33962-7.

Casaliggi, Carmen, and Porscha Fermanis. Romanticism: A Literary and Cultural History. London and New York: Routledge, 2016. Pp. xxii + 262. $130.00. ISBN 978-0-415-67907-7.

Clery, E. J. Eighteen Hundred and Eleven: Poetry, Protest, and Economic Crisis. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism 116. Gen. ed. James Chandler. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii + 316. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-18922-5.

Cope, Kevin L., and Cedric D. Reverand II, eds. An Expanding Universe: The Project of Eighteenth-Century Studies: Essays Commemorating the Career of Jim Springer Borck. AMS Studies in the Eighteenth Century 71. Norwalk CT: AMS Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. xx + 392. $64.50 paper. ISBN 978-0-404-67009-2.

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.

Duffy, Cian, ed. Romantic Norths: Anglo-Nordic Exchanges, 17701842. Houndmills UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xii + 288. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-51245-7.

Edson, Michael, ed. Annotation in Eighteenth-Century Poetry. Studies in Text and Print Culture. Gen. ed. Sandro Jung. Bethlehem PA: Lehigh Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xxxvi + 246. $95.00. ISBN 978-1-61146-252-4.

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.

Fielding, Sarah, and Jane Collier. The Cry: A New Dramatic Fable. Ed. Carolyn Woodward. Eighteenth-Century Novels by Women. Series ed. Isobel Grundy. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2018. Pp. vi + 402. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-8131-7410-5.

Frassetto, Anna Livia. The Metamorphoses of Lucretia: Three Eighteenth-Century Reinterpretations of the Myth: Carlo Goldoni, Samuel Richardson, and Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. Bern: Peter Lang, 2017 (paper only). Pp. 248. $71.95 paper. ISBN 978-3-0343-2058-0.

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.

Jenkins, Bethan M. Between Wales and England: Anglophone Welsh Writing of the Eighteenth Century. CREW Series of Critical and Scholarly Studies: Writing Wales in English. Gen. eds. Kirsti Bohata and Daniel G. Williams. Cardiff UK: Univ. of Wales Press (distributed by Univ. of Chicago Press), 2017. Pp. xviii + 252. $125.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-78683-029-6. $55.00 paper. ISBN 978-1-78683-030-2.

Johnson, Christopher D. A Political Biography of Sarah Fielding. Eighteenth-Century Political Biographies. Series ed. J. A. Downie. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xii + 278. $140.00. ISBN 978-1-84893-385-9.

Kavanagh, Declan. Effeminate Years: Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain. 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, 2017. Pp. xliv + 226. $105.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-824-1.

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.

La Vopa, Anthony J. The Labor of the Mind: Intellect and Gender in Enlightenment Cultures. Intellectual History of the Modern Age. Series eds. Angus Burgin, Peter E. Gordon, Joel Isaac, Karuna Mantena, Samuel Moyn, Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen, Camille Robcis, and Sophia Rosenfeld. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Pp. x + 350. $79.95. ISBN 978-0-8122-4928-6.

Larsen, Lyle. The Johnson Circle: A Group Portrait. Madison and Teaneck NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xiv + 334. $110.00. ISBN 978-1-68393-115-7.

Lewis, Jayne Elizabeth, ed. Religion in Enlightenment England: An Anthology of Primary Sources. Documents of Anglophone Christianity. Gen. eds. Roger Lundin and Debora Shuger. Waco TX: Baylor Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxx + 394. $59.95. ISBN 978-1-60258-300-9.

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

Mangano, Bryan. Fictions of Friendship in the Eighteenth-Century Novel. Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism, and the Cultures of Print. Series eds. Anne K. Mellor and Clifford Siskin. Houndmills UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. x + 302. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-48694-9.

Mattfeld, Monica. Becoming Centaur: Eighteenth-Century Masculinity and English Horsemanship. Animalibus: Of Animals and Cultures 9. Gen. ed. Nigel Rothfels. University Park: Pennsylvania State Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii + 276. $99.95. ISBN 978-0-271-07577-8. 

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.

Nash, Richard. Wild Enlightenment: The Borders of Human Identity in the Eighteenth Century. Charlottesville and London: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2016 (paper only). Pp. xii + 222. $35.00 paper. ISBN 978-0-8139-3882-0.

Orr, Leah. Novel Ventures: Fiction and Print Culture in England, 1690–1730. Charlottesville and London: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 336. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-8139-4013-7.

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.

Percival, Thomas. A Father’s Instructions: Consisting of Moral Tales, Fables, and Reflections. Cambridge Library Collection. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. 300. $32.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-108-07759-0.

Pötzsch, Janelle, ed. Jonathan Swift and Philosophy. Lanham MD and London: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xii + 260. $95.00. ISBN 978-1-4985-2153-6.

Prins, Jacomien, and Maude Vanhaelen, eds. Sing Aloud Harmonious Spheres: Renaissance Conceptions of Cosmic Harmony. Warwick Studies in the Humanities. Series eds. Karen O’Brien, Loredana Polezzi, and Samantha Haigh. London and New York: Routledge, 2018. Pp. xii + 298. $149.95. ISBN 978-1-138-06346-4.

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.

Ronald, D. A. B. Youth, Heroism, and War Propaganda: Britain and the Young Maritime Hero, 17451820. Bloomsbury Studies in Military History. Series ed. Jeremy Black. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic/Bloomsbury, 2016 (paper only). Pp. xii + 294. £28.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-350-00201-2.

Sabor, Peter, and Betty A. Schellenberg, eds. Samuel Richardson in Context. Literature in Context. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxxii + 360. $120.00. ISBN 978-1-107-15012-6.

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.

Schoenenberger, Petra. Transformations of the Supernatural: Problems of Representation in the Work of Daniel Defoe. Lettre. Bielefeld: Transcript-Verlag (distributed by Columbia Univ. Press), 2017 (paper only). Pp. 204. $40.00 paper. ISBN 978-3-8376-3775-5.

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.

Sheridan, Elizabeth. The Triumph of Prudence over Passion; or, The History of Miss Mortimer and Miss Fitzgerald. Ed. Aileen Douglas and Ian Campbell Ross. Early Irish Fiction, c. 16801820. Gen. eds. Aileen Douglas, Moyra Haslett, and Ian Campbell Ross. Dublin and Portland OR: Four Courts Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. 202. $29.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-84682-663-4.

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley. Pizarro. Ed. Selena Couture and Alexander Dick. Broadview Editions. Series ed. Martin R. Boyne. Peterborough ON: Broadview, 2017 (paper only). Pp. 224. $21.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-55481-154-0.

Smith, Charlotte. Ethelinde, or The Recluse of the Lake. Ed. Ellen Moody. Richmond VA: Valancourt, 2016 (paper only). Pp. xx + 598. $24.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-943910-54-0.

Sorensen, Janet. Strange Vernaculars: How Eighteenth-Century Slang, Cant, Provincial Languages, and Nautical Jargon Became English. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii + 340. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-691-16902-6.

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.

Swift, Jonathan. Jonathan Swift’s “Word-Book”: A Vocabulary Compiled for Esther Johnson and Copied in Her Own Hand. Ed. A. C. Elias, Jr., John Irwin Fischer, and continued by Panthea Reid. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xxxvi + 222. $95.00. ISBN 978-1-61149-655-0.

Thell, Anne M. Minds in Motion: Imagining Empiricism in Eighteenth-Century British Travel 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, 2017. Pp. xviii + 270. $105.00. ISBN 978-1-61148-827-2.

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.

Voller, Jack G., ed. The Graveyard School: An Anthology. Richmond VA: Valancourt, 2015 (paper only). Pp. 276. $19.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-941147-86-3.

Volz, Jessica A. Visuality in the Novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth, and Burney. Anthem Nineteenth-Century Series. Series ed. Robert Douglas-Fairhurst. London and New York: Anthem Press, 2017. Pp. xii + 246. $115.00. ISBN 978-1-78308-660-3.

Willes, Margaret. The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. New Haven and London: Yale Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xx + 284. $27.50. ISBN 978-0-300-22139-8.

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.