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Adrienne Fried Block. Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian: The Life and Work of an American Composer, 1867–1944. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. xiii + 409 pp.; ill.; musical scores. ISBN 0-19-507408-4 (cl).
James Boylan. Revolutionary Lives: Anna Strunsky and William English Walling. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998. vi + 334 pp.; ill.; no bibliography. ISBN 1-55849-164-3 (cl).
S. P. Cerasano and Marion Wynne-Davies, eds. Readings in Women’s Drama: Criticism, History, and Performance, 1594–1998. London: Routledge, 1998. xiv + 322 pp. ISBN 0-415-16442-7 (cl); 0-415-16443-5 (pb).
Simone de Beauvoir. America Day by Day. Trans. Carol Cosman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. xviii + 390 pp. ISBN 0-520-20979-6 (cl).
Allison Dube. Fire with Water: Generations and Genders of Western Political Thought. Calgary, Canada: Parhelion Press, 1998. xvi + 478 pp.; no bibliography. ISBN 0-9683568-0-X (pb).
Christopher Frost and Rebecca Bell-Metereau. Simone Weil: On Politics, Religion, and Society. London: Sage Publications, 1998. xiii + 129 pp. ISBN 0-8039-7862-6 (cl); 0-8039-7863-4 (pb).
Barbara T. Gates. Kindred Nature: Victorian and Edwardian Women Embrace the Living World. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xv + 293 pp.; ill. ISBN 0-226-28442-5 (cl); 0-226-28443-3 (pb).
Kali Israel. Names and Stories: Emilia Dilke and Victorian Culture. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. ix + 367 pp.; ill.; no bibliography. ISBN 0-19-512275-5 (cl).
Laura Hanft Korobkin. Criminal Conversations: Sentimentality and Nineteenth-Century Legal Stories of Adultery. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998. vii + 247 pp. ISBN 0-231-10508-8 (cl); 0-231-10509-6 (pb).
Jill Liddington. Female Fortune: Land, Gender, and Authority, The Anne Lister Diaries and Other Writings, 1833–1836. London: Rivers Oram Press, 1998. xxi + 298 pp.; ill. ISBN 1-85489-088-3 (cl); 1-85489-089-1 (pb).
Angus McLaren and Arlene Tigar McLaren. The Bedroom and the State: The Changing Practices and Politics of Contraception and Abortion in Canada, 1880–1997. 2d ed. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1997. 209 pp.; no bibliography. ISBN 0-19-54318-0 (pb).
Grace Porter Miller. Call of Duty: A Montana Girl in World War II. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999. xix + 153 pp.; ill. ISBN 0-8071-2343-9 (cl). Victoria Ocampo. Victoria Ocampo: Writer, Feminist, Woman of the World. Trans. and ed. Patricia Owen Steiner. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1999. xii + 190 pp.; ill.; map. ISBN 0-8263-2003-1 (cl); 0-8263-2997-X (pb).
K. D. Reynolds. Aristocratic Women and Political Society in Victorian Britain. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998. ix + 260 pp. ISBN 0-19-820727-1 (cl).
Nancy J. Smith-Hefner. Khmer American: Identity and Moral Education in a Diasporic Community. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. xx + 237 pp.; ill. ISBN 0-520-21348-3 (cl); 0-520-21349-1 (pb).
Emily Toth. Unveiling Kate Chopin. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1999. xxii + 290 pp.; ill. ISBN 1-57806-101-6 (cl); 1-57806-102-4 (pb).
Drude von der Fehr, Anna G. Jónasdóttir, and Bente Rosenbeck, eds. Is There a Nordic Feminism? Nordic Feminist Thought on Culture and Society. London: University College London Press, 1998. xvi + 366 pp.; ill; tables. ISBN 1-85728-877-7 (cl); 1-85728-878-5 (pb).

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