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Books Received99 seeks papers that explore this rich connection. We have in mind topics Hkc the economic and political relations between Great Britain and the emerging nation state of Germany; the influence of German philosophy, art, science, and literature on their British counterparts and the reciprocal influence of British philosophy, art, science, and literature on the German world; travel between the nations; German settings in British fiction; British settings in German fiction; the British search for its past in Germanic or Anglo-Saxon language or custom; friendships and correspondence between the two nations; the shift in technological ascendancy from Britain to Germany over the course of the century; common institutions, like the family or the residential dweQing; the reception of German music m England, etc. For our purposes, the term 'Germanic' includes Scandinavia, the Netherlands, and other areas where Germanic languages are spoken. Proposals are doe no later than November 15. 1996. Send 250-500 word abstracts to Keith Welsh. Department of Literature and Language. Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood Avenue, St Louis, MO 63119 or by e-mail: The 6? Annual Conference of 18th and 19th Century British Women Writers win be held March 27-29, 1997. A yearly conference devoted to expanding the literary canon and to developing critical and theoretical understanding of women's writing traditions in literary, political, legal, religions, medical and scientific discourses. We especially encourage papers addressing aw past and present significance of noncanontcal British women writes in various olscrpHncs, Inquiries, 1-2 page abstracts for papers, and proposals for panels by September 30, 1996. to Jacqueline Delk> Russo, Sproul HaU, English Department University of California, Davis, California 95616 or e-mail:; inquiries also to Abby ZIdIe - e-mail: or Sonya Wozniak - e-mail: The Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada win hold its Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, October 3 - 5. 1996. BOOKS RECEIVED Inclusion in this list does not preclude the possibility of a future review. Alexander. Christine (ed.). Charlotte Brontts High Life in Verdopolis, A Story from the Glass Town Saga. Ontario: U of Toronto P. 1995. ix + 103. $24.95 CAN (paper). Baker, William (ed.). The Letters of George Henry Lewes, VoL L Victoria: U of Victoria, 1995. 295. 100Victorian Review ____. The Letters ofGeorge Henry Lewes, Vol. ?. Victoria: U of Victoria, 1995. 280. Banta, Martha. Taylored Lives: Narrative Productions in the Age of Taylor, Veblen, and Ford. Chicago: U of Chicago P. 1993. vü + 431. $18.95 US (paper); £15.25 UK (paper). Belchem. John. Popular Radicalism in Nineteenth-Century Britain. New York: St Martin's P, 1996. ? + 222. $39.95 US (cloth); $19.94 US (paper). Booth, Michael R. (ed.). The Lights O' London and Other Victorian Plays. Don Mills: Oxford UP, 1995. vii + 251. $108.00 CAN (cloth). Brake, Laurel (ed.). The Endings of Epochs, Essays & Studies 1995. Rochester BoydeU & Brewer Inc. vü + 149. $53.00 US (cloth). Bristow, Joseph (ed.). Victorian Women Poets. New York: St Martin's P, 1995. ? + 256. $39.95 US (cloth). Bristow, Joseph. Effeminate England, Homoerotic Writing After 1885. New York: Columbia UP, 1995. ix + 193. $15.00 US (paper). Gibson, James. Thomas Hardy: A Literary Life. New York: St Martin's P, 1996. ix + 206. Gibson, John Sibbald. Lochielofthe '45, The Jacobite Chief and the Prince. New York: Columbia UP, 1995. vii + 207. $25.00 US (paper). Gibson, Mary Ellis. Epic Reinvented: Ezra Pound and the Victorians. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1996. ix + 240. $37JO US (cloth). Gleadle, Kathryn. The Early Feminists: Radical Unitarians and the Emergence of the Women's Rights Movement, 1831-51. New York: St Martin's P, 1995. ? + 266. $59.95 US (cloth). Granqvist, Raoul. Imitation as Resistance, Appropriations ofEnglish Literature in Nineteenth-Century America. Cranbury: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1995. 305. $38.50 US (cloth). Hands, Timothy. Thomas Hardy. New York: St Martin's P. 1995. vii + 209. $39.95 US (cloth). Hatfield, CW. (ed.). The Complete Poems of Emily Jane Brontë. New York: Columbia UP. 1996. xxi + 262. $14.00 US (paper). Kahane, Claire. Passions of the Voice, Hysteria, Narrative, and the Figure of the Speaking Woman, 1850-1915...


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