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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Laura Tallon This essay seeks to expand our understanding of ekphrasis and its dynamics by analyzing the poetry of Anne Finch. In the standard model constructed by critics from the eighteenth century to the present, ekphrasis represents a contest between poetry and visual art that applies...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 19–27.
Published: 01 January 2009
... between 1737 and 1756. She admits that some writers (including myself) have found Jones admirable, but speculates that the lighter verse of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Anne Finch might have encouraged poets like Jones to write unchallenging, self-deprecating verse. Such dismissals...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 142–157.
Published: 01 January 2017
... editors (and miscellany readers) with a similar set of problems. It took just over a decade for miscellanies to register either Anne Finch’s elevation to Countess of Winchelsea, or George Granville’s to Lord Lansdowne (both in 1712) consistently, but miscellany editors had much more trouble...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 92–109.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and masterful irony, but a satirist cannot be ranked as highly as a creative writer. Anne Finch is dismissed as an imitator of Matthew Prior; Myra Reynolds’s 1903 edition of her verse was not much to Finch’s credit. And so forth. The earlier Cambridge History estab- lished the Restoration and eighteenth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 112–126.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America (Cambridge, Mass. & London: Harvard Univ., 1998). Pp. xii + 497. $16.95 paper. ISBN 0-674-00211-3 Bermingham, Ann. Learning to Draw: Studies in the Cultural History of a Polite and Useful...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
... the Monarch” initially depicts man's rudimentary being, devoid of superior secondariness: “Tyrant, Man: / . . . invested with despotic Sway” (ll. 4–5) echoes both Anne Finch's “Nocturnal Reverie” (1713)—“whilst Tyrant- Man do's sleep”—and Chudleigh's Ladies Defence : Must Men command, and we alone obey...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2013
... on the basis of Cartesian and Platonic philosophy, she insisted on female rationality, a right to educa- tion, and female self-­reliance. Katherine Philips and Jane Barker were Roy- alist women. In the poetry of Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea, coded support for the king in exile and quiet insistence...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 33–54.
Published: 01 September 2015
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 29–42.
Published: 01 January 2001
... her writing. She also gained con- siderable cultural status from her appearance in collections that contained the work of Prior, Pope, Dryden, and Anne Finch, Countess of Winchelsea. Thus, far from being marginalized because of her provincial existence...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 January 2014
... table.15 This was manageable while she was able to find another woman to keep her company, but distinctly unsettling if not. Looking forward one afternoon to a têtetête with Mrs. Delany, Burney was disappointed to receive another visitor, Miss Finch, in addi- tion; Mrs. Delany, however...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 25–55.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Lucy Stanhope, Lady Charlotte Finch, Lady Sandwich, Lady Carr, Lady Huntington, the Dean of Exeter, Lord and Lady Darlington, the Berkeleys, the Pitts, and the Duchess of Beau- fort. Through Lady Bab, Scott became friendly with the Earl of Bath — later a member of the inner Bluestocking circle...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 140–146.
Published: 01 September 2003
... (Berkeley: Univ. of California, 2003). Pp. 339. $60. ISBN 0-520-23557-6 Secher, Reynald. A French Genocide: The Vendeé,trans. George Holoch (Notre Dame: Univ. of Notre Dame, 2003). Pp. 328. $40. ISBN 0-268-02865-6 Shefrin, Jill. Such Constant Affectionate Care: Lady Charlotte Finch—Royal Governess...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., however, human events—and their analysis in literary discourse—may well have played a part alongside barnacles and finches. Few concepts are as central to romantic-era literary discourse than that of inheritance, whether of wealth, property, or physical characteristics. While Austen had poked fun...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (3): 181–188.
Published: 01 September 2008
... / Firmançon, 79 Hale, Sir Matthew, 84, 85 Finch, Daniel, 2nd Earl of Nottingham, 37; Hanover, views of England, 37 resignation, 66; compared with Hanoverian succession, 19, 37 Sir William Cecil, 1st Baron Sir Thomas Hanmer, 71 Burghley, 66 Harcourt...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 86–100.
Published: 01 September 2019
.../3/0 £17/0/11 £4/14/6 Windsor October 30th To Miss Planta for Ungerland69 For Mrs Davies Embroider70 Half Years House rent to Gascoigne71 £36/19/1 £1/19/6 £15/15/0 November 11 To Ldy C. Finch To Miss Planta 2. Quarters for Suardy & His Lodgings at Windsor, & going & coming72 To the Schwellenberg...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 53–72.
Published: 01 September 2000
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 57–88.
Published: 01 September 2017
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (3): 23–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
... I know, for I have very little of ye Athenian Spirit13 in me, and if so be our vessel keep above water, ye disorders & confusion 9. Louis de Bourbon, the grand dauphin (1661 – 1711). He was Louis XIV’s son and heir. In 1680, he married Marie Anne Victoire, the daughter of the Duke...