Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, Volume 35
This well-illustrated new volume continues the tradition of Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture of publishing innovative interdisciplinary scholarship on the interpretive edge.
ASECS Women's Caucus Roundtable: The Career and Work of Madelyn GutwirthCarol Blum, Madeleine Dobie, Madelyn Gutwirth, Katherine Jensen, Sarah Maza, Karyna Szmurlo, and Janet Whately
The Plantation and the Polis: Reform Ideology and the Generic Structure in Matthew Lewis' Journal of the West Indian ProprietorEllen Malenas
Give Us Our Daily Breadfruit: Bread Substitution in the Pacific in the Eighteenth CenturyVanessa Smith
The People Things Make: Locke's An Essay Concerning Human Understanding and the Properties of SelfMark Blackwell
Covering Sexual Disguise: Passing Women and Generic RestraintFraser Easton
Sapphic Self-Fashioning in the Baroque Era: Women's Petrarchan Parody in English and Spanish, 1650–1700Dianne Dugaw and Amanda W. Powell
"Why, you... I oughta'... ": Aposiopesis and the Natural Language of the Passions, 1670–1770Robert G. Dimit
From Geneva to Glasgow: Rousseau and Adam Smith on the Theatre and Commercial SocietyRyan Hanley
Faux savants, femmes philosophes, and philosophes amoureux: Foibles of the philosophe on the Eighteenth-Century French StageAnne Vila
The New Paris in the Guise of the Old: Louis Sebastian Mercier from Old Regime to RevolutionJoanna Stalnaker
Carriages, Conversation, and A Sentimental JourneyDanielle Bobker
Hyperborean Atlantis: Jean-Sylvian Bailly, Madame Blavatsky, and the Nazi MythDan Edelstein
About the Authors
Jeffrey S. Ravel is an associate professor of history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of The Contested Parterre: Public Theater and French Political Culture, 1680–1791 (Cornell, 1999) and a cofounder of CESAR, a Web site devoted to the study of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French theater. Linda Zionkowski is a professor of English at Ohio University and the author of Men's Work: Gender, Class, and the Professionalization of Poetry, 1660–1784 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2001).
The editors of Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, volume 35, have assembled an impressive interdisciplinary collection. Each of the essays is theoretically sophisticated and convincingly presented. Together they evidence the creativity and vitality that define modern eighteenth-century studies.
The editors of SECC 38 have done a laudable job of selecting challenging, thoughtful essays. The volume has been carefully edited and is beautifully produced with an abundance of useful illustration.
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