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  • Books Received
The Consumption of Culture. By Ann Bermingham and John Brewer. New York: Routledge, 1997. 548 pp. $49.95.
Fictions of (In)Betweeness. By Claudia Egerer. Gothenburg Studies in English 68. Göteborg, Sweden, 1997. 200 pp.
The Calvinist Roots of the Modern Era. Edited by Aliki Barnstone, Michael Tomasek Manson, and Carol J. Singley. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1997. 317 pp. $50.00 (cloth); $25.00 (paper).
The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection. By Judith Butler. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. 218 pp. $39.50 (cloth); $14.95 (paper).
Philosophical Dialogue in the British Enlightenment: Theology, Aesthetics, and the Novel. By Michael Prince. Cambridge Studies in Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Thought 31. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. 282 pp. $54.95.
The Transformation of Authorship in America. By Grantland S. Rice. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. 242 pp. $42.00 (cloth); $16.95 (paper).
Music and Meaning. Edited by Jenefer Robinson. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997. 261 pp. $47.50 (cloth); $16.95 (paper).
Loose Ends: Closure and Crisis in the American Social Text. By Russell Reising. New Americanists series. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1997. 374 pp. $54.95 (cloth); $18.95 (paper).
Forms of Expansion: Recent Long Poems by Women. By Lynn Keller. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. 373 pp. $45.00 (cloth); $18.95 (paper).
Signs of Paradox: Irony, Resentment, and Other Mimetic Structures. By Eric Gans. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. 222 pp. $45.00.
Fin-de-siècle Splendor: Repressed Modernities of Late Qing Fiction, 1849–1911. By David Der-wei Wang. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. 433 pp. $49.50.
Angels and Absences: Child Deaths in the Nineteenth Century. By Laurence Lerner. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1997. 268 pp. $29.95.
Unspeakable Subjects: The Genealogy of the Event in Early Modern Europe. By Jacques Lezra. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. 413 pp. $55.00.
Lukács after Communism: Interviews with Contemporary Intellectuals. By Eva L. Corredor. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1997. 210 pp. $49.95 (cloth); $15.95 (paper).
Das Kulturelle Imaginäre: Eine Funktionsgeschichte des amerikanischen Romans 1790–1900. By Winfried Fluck. Suhrkamp Taschenbuch Wissenschaft 1279. Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1997. 488 pp.
Emerson and the Climates of History. By Eduardo Cadava. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. 256 pp. $45.00 (cloth); $16.95 (paper).
Aids and the National Body. By Thomas E. Yingling. Edited, and with an introduction by Robyn Wiegman. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1997. 195 pp. $49.95 (cloth); $16.95 (paper).
The Letters of Matthew Arnold. Vol. 2, 1860–65. Edited by Cecil Y. Lang. Victorian Literature and Culture Series. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1997. 560 pp. $60.00.
Beauty’s Body: Femininity and Representation in British Aestheticism. By Kathy Alexis Psomiades. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. 240 pp. $39.50.
Land Sliding: Imagining Space, Presence, and Power in Canadian Writing. By W. H. New. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997. 278 pp. $45.00 (cloth); $17.95 (paper).
Lili.Zeitschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Linguistik. Universität Gesamthochschule Siegen. Heft 106. Technologischer Wandel in den Philologien. Stuttgart: J. B. Metzler, 1997.
Shakespeare among the Moderns. By Richard Halpern. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997. 302 pp. $45.00 (cloth); $18.95 (paper).
The Cambridge History of American Literature. Volume 1: 1590–1820. General editor Sacvan Bercovitch. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. 830 pp. $69.95 (cloth); $27.95 (paper).
Dislocating the Color Line: Identity, Hybridity, and Singularity in African-American Literature. By Samira Kawash. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. 266 pp. $15.95 (paper).
Roland Barthes. Edited by Diana Knight. Nottingham French Studies, 36, no. 1. Nottingham: University of Nottingham, 1997. 106 pp. $24.00.
Rendering French Realism. By Lawrence R. Schehr. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. 268 pp. $39.50.
People of the First Crusade. By Michael Foss. New York: Arcade Publishing, 1997. 256 pp. $24.95.
The Fateful Discourse of Worldly Things. By David Halliburton. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. 415 pp. $49.50.
Friendship. By Maurice Blanchot. Translated by Elizabeth Rottenberg. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. 310 pp. $49.50 (cloth); $17.95 (paper).
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ISSN
1080-661X
Print ISSN
0028-6087
Pages
pp. 835-837
Launched on MUSE
1997-11-01
Open Access
No
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