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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of the principal members, Elizabeth Montagu, Elizabeth Carter, and Hester Chapone, underwent a complete transformation by the time she published her father's biography, Memoirs of Dr. Burney (1832), which contains glowing tributes to the group and its members. This essay seeks to explain the radical change...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 23–40.
Published: 01 September 2019
... commonplace book, “Consolatory Extracts occasioned by the tragic death of her sister Susan Phillips in January 1800,” which reveals her protracted process of mourning through her appropriation of extracts from A Series of Letters Between Mrs. Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 25–55.
Published: 01 January 2006
...-in companion to a wealthy noblewoman or lady of distinction, permanently or even for a few months each year — as Elizabeth Montagu and Mary Delany did with the Duchess of Portland, as Sarah Scott did with Lady Barbara Montagu, or as Elizabeth Carter did with Elizabeth Montagu — and to be treated...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 133–148.
Published: 01 January 2011
... posthumously in 1725, and then two extended editions followed in 1734 – 37 and 1754. 16. Catherine Talbot to Elizabeth Carter, 20 November 1765, in A Series of Letters between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the Years 1741 to 1770, to which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 January 2014
... figures in the book, whom Major for good reasons dislikes labeling as Bluestockings (81 – ​­84), are the Anglicans Elizabeth Montagu, her sister Sarah Scott, their friends Catherine Talbot, Elizabeth Carter, and Hannah More, and, to a lesser extent, the Dissenter Anna Laetitia Barbauld...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 121–126.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and author facilitated multiple reading and writing spheres, which included numerous women. Cen- tral female author Hester Mulso Chapone was initially formed by Richardson s circle, which extensively shared her poetry, but she resisted Richardson s con- trol. It was not until Elizabeth Carter, who...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 170–186.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the §rst-generation Bluestockings, such as Elizabeth Montagu and Elizabeth Carter, were generally committed members of the Church of England, many of the second- and third-generations, such as the Unitarian Anna Laetitia Barbauld or the Quaker Elizabeth Fry, were zealous activists in the service...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 19–27.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., an instance of female cultural leadership. Of another Bluestocking publica- tion, Staves believes that “it is hard to overestimate the importance to women’s writing of the appearance in 1758 of [Elizabeth Carter’s] All the Works of Epic- tetus” (309). Deemed the standard translation of Epictetus until...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
... the respect due to the unfortu- nate when the behaviour was so totaly out of place. 64 On the other hand, the great classicist Elizabeth Carter was condescendingly approved for her unpretentiousness. Mrs Carter is a plump good humoured looking woman, reminding archdeacon Plymley of a citizen s wife dressed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 January 2011
... manuscripts, similarly, survive for Richard- son’s correspondence with Elizabeth Carter, Tobias Smollett, and Sarah Wescomb, also published in the Monthly Magazine and in the European Magazine in 1808 – 19. The spreadsheet — which can be sorted by date, sender, recipient, location, volume number...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 38–55.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and Letters . . Dustin Griªn, Literary Patronage in England, (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., . For an overview of Johnson’s patronage of Frances Burney, Elizabeth Carter, Charlotte Lennox, and Anna Williams, see Linda Zionkowski, Men’s Work: Gender, Class, and the Professionalization...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 89–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., but to the English Bluestockings, which is to say to coteries of writers: “The British Bluestockings,” she writes, “can lay claim to being the mothers of Romantic women’s sociable activities” (9). The Bluestockings—­ Anna Seward, Elizabeth Carter, Elizabeth Montagu, Hannah More, Hes- ter Thrale Piozzi—were...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 50–71.
Published: 01 January 2024
... seventy years: five‐and‐a‐half‐year‐old Melesinda Munbee's “Collection of Several Poems” (1749); Eleanor Peart's “Collection of Poems by Several Hands” (1768); Elizabeth Frances Amherst's “The Whims of E. A. afterwards Mrs. Thomas” (1798); and Lady Charlotte Campbell Bury's untitled miscellany (ca. 1815...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 147–169.
Published: 01 April 2001
....10 The larger lancets were to be rendered in pink, the large quatre- foils in green, and the half-quatrefoils around the circumference in purple. A tantalizing glimpse of the executed work can be seen in one of John Carter’s invaluable watercolors recording Walpole’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 76–96.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of Macpherson, The Tatler, The Spec- tator, Milton, Chaucer, Sterne, Dryden; the title pages presented in such standard collections as Printing and the Mind of Man, Art of the Printed Book, 1455 – 1955, edited by John Carter and Percy H. Muir, or A. F. Johnson’s One Hundred Title Pages.13 These contexts...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (3): 181–188.
Published: 01 September 2008
...: Cotterell, Elizabeth (née Chute), 14, 15, 18, inheritance of, 2n2, 4, 11, 42, 43 27, 33, 42, 52, 59, 60, 62, 63, 78 Carter II, Laurence, 37 Cotterel, Frances / Fanny, 16, 17, 18n6, 34, Caselle Monferato, 79 41, 42, 46, 51, 53, 61 Catiline (Lucius Sergius...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (3): 30–62.
Published: 01 September 2023
... Newtonianismo per le Dame is more general in scope, and it is noteworthy that this work was translated by the intellectually accomplished Elizabeth Carter. 82 In the preface to the English version, the narrator resolutely affirms that “Lines and mathematical Figures are entirely excluded, as they would have...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (3): 103–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
...: Naval Inst., 2001). Pp. 256. 12 ills. $29.95. ISBN 1-55750-199-8 Carter, Ron. Prelude to Glory, vol. 5: A Cold, Bleak Hill. Novel (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 2001). Pp. xvii + 557. $22.95. ISBN 1-57345-956-9 Censer, Jack R., and Lynn Hunt. Liberty, Equality...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 64–91.
Published: 01 April 2009
... easier access for the aged and ailing to medi- cal services in town (Stone and Stone, 323). Second, these obituaries more clearly convey a sense of a broad and generous category of gentility, as sug- gested by Corfield, the Stones, Philip Carter, Christopher Brooks, and Peter Earle.19 In them...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
... Female Advocate (1774), Elizabeth Benger's Female Geniad (1791), Joanna Southcott's Strange Effects of Faith (1801), and Lucy Aikin's Epistles on the Character and Condition of Women, in Various Ages and Nations (1810). 8 The present essay does not merely aim to chronicle the literary history...