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Paul Pelckmans. “Thanatos au péril de la mer: à propos du
Journal de voyage de Robert Challe” 1

John F. Boitano. Startling Revelations From the Orient:
Martino Martini’s Histoire de la Chine 19

Ziad Elmarsafy. Love and Anarchy in 1666: The Case of
Corneille’s Agésilas 29

Thomas P. Finn. Reputation and Imaginary Identity in Le
Menteur and La Verdad sospechosa 44

Perry Gethner. A Baroque Guilt Trip: False Death
Announcements in Rotrou 58

Valerie Nao Yoshimura. Permeable Boundaries: Secrecy,
Gossip and Community in La Princesse de Clèves 68

Claude Abraham. The Role of Molière’s Mothers 85

James F. Gaines. Black Box and Multi-dimensional Grid:
Two Historical Readings of Molière 96

Homayoun Mazaheri. L’apologétique et le mythe du juif dans
les Pensées de Pascal 107

Rosa Galli-Pellegrini. Le libre arbitre de la femme dans les
tragi-comédies «pseudo-historiques» de Georges de Scudéry:
le problème du suicide. 120

Marie-France Wagner. Le Rétablissement de l’ordre public, ou
l’entrée du chancelier Séguier à Rouen 128

Russell Goulbourne. The Bacchic Sign: Wine in Seventeenth-
Century French Comedy. 143

Jeanne Morgan Zarucchi. Royal Dominion Over Time: The
Tapestries Of The Four Seasons 157

BOOK REVIEWS

Edited by Laurent Ditmann and John Boitano
Saba, Guido. (ed.) Théophile de Viau. OEuvres complètes.
Paris: Champion, 1999. 3 volumes. (Sources Classiques # 11,
16 & 18). Pp. 504, 488, 456. Hardbound, 430, 430, and 390 F
(Claude Abraham). 171

Saba, Guido. Théophile de Viau: un poète rebelle.
Paris : PUF,1999. Pp. 232. Paper (Claude Abraham) 172

Arditi, Jorge. A Genealogy of Manners: Transformations of
Social Relations in France and England from the Fourteenth
to the Eighteenth Century. Chicago: U of Chicago Press, 199.
312 Pp. (Lewis C. Seifert) 174

Hoffmann, Kathryn. Society of Pleasures: Interdisciplinary
Readings in Pleasure and Power During the Reign of Louis
XIV. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1997. Pp. xv + 240. Hard
cover. $39.95. (Thomas P. Finn) 177

Mariner, Francis. Histoires et autobiographies spirituelles: Les
Mémoires de Fontaine, Lancelot et Du Fossé. Tübingen:
Gunter Narr Verlag (PFSCL/Biblio 17), 1998. 182pp.
(Nicholas Paige) 181

McMahon, Elise Noël. Classics Incorporated: Cultural Studies
and Seventeenth-Century French Literature. Birmingham, AL:
Summa Publications, Inc., 1998. Pp. ix + 131. ISBN 1-
883478-21-5. (Nancy M. McElveen) 184

Debaisieux, Martine, (ed.) Le Labyrinthe de Versailles.
Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1998. Pp. 215. Paperback. (Peter
Shoemaker) 188

Arbour, Roméo. Les Femmes et les métiers du livre en France,
de 1600 à 1650, Studies on Montaigne and the Renaissance, I
Chicago/Paris: Garamond Press & Didier Erudition, 1997.
Pp. x + 314. Hardcover. (Suzanne C. Toczyski) 190

Venesoen, Constant. Quand Jean-Baptiste joue du Molière.
Essai. Paris, Seattle, Tübingen: Biblio 17, 94: Papers on
French Seventeenth-Century Literature, 1996. Pp. 222. Paper.
$26.00. (Thomas P. Finn) 193

Connon, Derek, and George Evans. Anthologie de pièces du
Théâtre de la foire. Surrey, England: Runnymede Books,
1996. (Jolene Vos-Camy) 197

Becherer, Agnes. Das Bild Heinrich IV. (Henri Quatre) in der
französischen Versepik (1593-1613). Tübingen: Gunter Narr
Verlag, 1996. Pp. x + 465. Cloth, illus. DM158 and Schneider,
Bettina. Nature und Art in Montaigne’s Essais,
Biblio 17 (99) Paris/Seattle/Tübingen: PSFCL. Pp. 377.
Paper. $30. (Sean Ward) 200

Zoberman, Pierre. Les Cérémonies de la parole: l’éloquence
d’apparat en France dans le dernier quart du XVIIe siècle.
Paris: Honoré Champion, 1998. Pp. 713. Hardback. (Peter
Shoemaker) 203

Beasley, Faith E. & Katherine Ann Jensen, (eds.) Approaches
to Teaching Lafayette’s Princess of Clèves. New York:
MLA, 1998. (Mary C. Ekman) 207

Stone, Harriet. The Classical Model: Literature and Knowledge
in Seventeenth-Century France. Ithaca and London: Cornell
University Press, 1996. (Mary C. Ekman) 209

Alison Adams, and Stanton J. Linden, (eds.) Emblems and
Alchemy. Glasgow: Glasgow Emblem Studies, 1998. Pp. 215.
Paper. (Russell Ganim)212

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