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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2019) 43 (1): 50–75.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Rachel Mann Through the figures of Jane Barker, a gentlewoman who lived from 1652 to 1732, and whose work was both circulated in manuscripts as well as print, and Robert Hooke, curator to the Royal Society, this essay shows that experimental science and manuscript culture were premised on a...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2010) 34 (2): 106–113.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Martha Hamilton-Phillips Duke University Press 2010 Review Essay Joseph Wright of  Derby in Liverpool Martha Hamilton-Phillips Williamsburg, Virginia Elisabeth E. Barker and Alex Kidson. Joseph Wright of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2005) 29 (3): 76–96.
Published: 01 September 2005
... in large part at the collection of title pages published by Nicolas Barker, notes that the Percy title page also contains features that are classical; therefore, “In the Reliques a sophisticated typographical programme is used to achieve a twofold aim: fi rst, to claim ‘classical’ quality for...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2009) 33 (1): 44–47.
Published: 01 January 2009
... standards of politeness, Goring also shows how culture gets embodied and the body gets acculturated. Given the number of articles, books, conference papers, and class lectures devoted to the topic of sensibility—G. J. Barker-Benfield’s The Culture of Sen- sibility (1992) and Adela Pinch’s Strange...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2014) 38 (2): 109–114.
Published: 01 April 2014
... effect. Opposite to me sat Miss Barker, towards whom I dared not raise an eye, and who was in as much fear of a glance from me as I was of one from her. 114  Eighteenth-Century Life Thus callow youth in the presence of dignified seniority. But Southey saw something else, and in...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2012) 36 (2): 80–110.
Published: 01 April 2012
... culture of sensibility. As G. J. Barker- ­Benfield points out, “It was Methodism that seems most to have resembled the cult of sensibility, a resemblance noted by contemporaries. Wesley him- self encouraged the convergency by his publication of sentimental novels and poems.” 1 7 Curiously, the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2005) 29 (1): 50–81.
Published: 01 January 2005
... — articulating the political positions of the various British newspapers in this instance. Some critics do address newspaper coverage of the storming of the Bastille at least briefl y.6 Hannah Barker, for instance, contends, “Newspa- pers served both to publicise the events of the revolution, and, in...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2008) 32 (2): 110–119.
Published: 01 April 2008
..., 1996). For more general studies about sensibility, see Janet Todd, Sensibility: An Introduction (London: Methuen, 1986), and G. J. Barker-Benfield, The Culture of Sensibility: Sex and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 1992). 6.  Jeffrey C. Robinson...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2009) 33 (1): 19–27.
Published: 01 January 2009
... subsequent conclusions in this history. No new lit- erary history can omit discussing sensibility, which has received major crit- 24 Eighteenth-Century Life ical attention in the past decade. G. J. Barker-Benfield, among others, has defended sensibility as a major influence in refining mid...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2001) 25 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 January 2001
... male violence associ- ated with the libertine privilege of his reign (see Barker-Benfield, pp. 38– 65). While the processes of civility continued despite the realignment of England’s political power, the source of gallantry in nationalist narratives shifts...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2002) 26 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 April 2002
.... $45. isbn 1-85182-530-4 Kidson, Alex. George Romney, 1734–1802 (Princeton: Princeton Univ., 2002). Pp. 256. $65. isbn 0-691-09559-0 King, Kathryn R. Jane Barker, Exile: A Literary Career 1675–1725 (Oxford: Clarendon, 2000). Pp. 262. $65...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2013) 37 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2013
... 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 on the right to female self-­ expression go hand in hand. This is not to argue that Haywood’s implied argument for...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2002) 26 (1): 119–135.
Published: 01 January 2002
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2013) 37 (2): 110–119.
Published: 01 April 2013
...” (243  –  ­44). Throughout Hey Presto!, he reveals the many resonances of quackery and charlatanism in A Tale, which places “aspiring wits, canonical authors, and cabalists as well as hacks, quacks, barkers, freaks, and early propagators of Christianity” under the classis of the stage itinerant...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2003) 27 (1): 130–138.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... ISBN 0-226-02009-6 Barie, Adalbert Adam. Statistika Europae.2 vols. (Zagreb: Univ. of Croatia, 2002). Pp. 729 (total). $40 each. ISBN 953-6714-33-7 (vol. 1), 953-6714-42-6 (vol. 2) Barker, Hannah & Simon Burrows, eds. Press, Politics, and the Public...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2009) 33 (2): 115–126.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Duke University Press 2009 Books Received Ahern, Stephen. Affected Sensibilities: Romantic Excess and the Genealogy of the Novel, 1 6 8 0  –  1 8 1 0 (New York: AMS, 2007). Pp. 239. $82.50. ISBN 0-404-63549-0 Barker, Elizabeth E., and Alex Kidson. Joseph...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2001) 25 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Seventeenth-Century House of Commons,” Past and Present 128 (1990): 48–91; G. J. Barker-Benfield, The Culture of Sensibility: Sex and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Chi- cago & London: Univ. of Chicago, 1992), pp. 55–65; Rictor Norton, Mother Clap’s Molly House...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2017) 41 (2): 28–42.
Published: 01 April 2017
.... Unless otherwise noted, subsequent quotations of Tillotson rely on this edition. 21. Tillotson, Works (1742–44), 395–96, quoted in Isabel Rivers, “Tillotson, John (1630–1694 22.  G. J. Barker-Benfield, The Culture of Sensibility: Sex and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Chicago...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2007) 31 (2): 29–55.
Published: 01 April 2007
... Britain, 1660 – 1800 (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 1991), 12 – 29. 2. See G. J. Barker-Benfi eld, The Culture of Sensibility: Sex and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 1992), on how fashion could function as a form of “self-expression” and “self-assertion” for women (176...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2011) 35 (2): 39–75.
Published: 01 April 2011