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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2019) 43 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2019) 43 (2): 15–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Peter Wagner This essay reflects on the way my research on eighteenth-century erotica in general, and Fanny Hill in particular, affected my career as an academic in Europe from the 1970s to the 1990s. Still far from being generally accepted subjects of serious academic work, erotica and pornography...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2019) 43 (2): 20–28.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jaydeep Chipalkatti John Cleland’s novel Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (popularly known as Fanny Hill ) is a classic of eighteenth- century English erotica. This article contains a brief discussion of some of the linguistic and stylistic decisions taken by the author in his Marathi translation of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2019) 43 (2): 38–57.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Hal Gladfelder In the wake of the court cases that led to the clearing for publication of Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure , a handful of publishers rushed other more or less erotic eighteenth-century novels into print, eager to cash in on the new celebrity of Fanny Hill (as it was usually known). In...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2019) 43 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Clorinda Donato This study charts the resonance of John Cleland’s Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure , known more commonly as Fanny Hill , in the Italian peninsula in the long eighteenth century. It discusses and compares four different editions of Italian translations of the novel as well as its...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2019) 43 (2): 162–187.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Simon Stern This essay discusses John Cleland’s novel The Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748–49), better known as Fanny Hill ), in the context of eighteenth-century obscenity law and the law of search and seizure. To explain why obscenity could have been treated as a criminal offense at all, the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2019) 43 (2): 105–136.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., including Cleland’s interests in ancient and medieval history, and their bearing on eighteenth-century culture. Hal Gladfelder’s Fanny Hill in Bombay (2012) has drawn intriguing parallels between Fanny and the empowered Druidesses who occupy Cleland’s idealized Celtic world. Proceeding from this point, I...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2019) 43 (2): 58–75.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Norbert Schürer While John Cleland’s Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure , also known as Fanny Hill , seems to be mostly obsessed with sexual activity, it is actually just as much about the burgeoning free-market capitalist economy of mid- eighteenth-century England. In the explicit references to...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2019) 43 (2): 76–104.
Published: 01 April 2019
... performing sexual acts. In “Fanny’s Feeling,” I argue instead that Fanny Hill tells the story of the heroine’s development of emotional sophistication, which provides the key to her success. Other novelists, such as Samuel Richardson and Eliza Hay-wood, depict characters that acquire emotion sophistication...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2013) 37 (2): 85–103.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., featuring the stories of Mrs. Hill, Henrietta Belfield, and Priscilla Harrel, undermines Parliament’s claims about the economic outcomes of heiresses’ marital choices. The economic plot eventually usurps the courtship plot, leading to a dystopian conclusion that tacitly argues marriage itself is the problem...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2014) 38 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Mark Blackwell Gladfelder Hal . Fanny Hill in Bombay: The Making and Unmaking of John Cleland . ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. xii + 311 . $54.95 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Review Essay Should John...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2009) 33 (1): 97–105.
Published: 01 January 2009
... reformers (9). This assuages the most obvious objection to the pleasure-replaced-by-commerce thesis, which is that Fanny Hill blatantly contradicts it. Rosenthal does valuable work bringing “reformist” texts to light (for example, the couplets of Samuel Jackson Pratt on 34); they can be usefully...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2011) 35 (3): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 2011
... overflow of powerful feelings,” but a reasonable resolution of shared values. Scheuermann’s study of Emma illuminates “the only really serious moral error she commits in the novel” (127), insulting Miss Bates at Box Hill, and thereby reveals a great deal about how class and morality are related...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2016) 40 (1): 108–111.
Published: 01 January 2016
... sec- ond chapter’s meditation on desire, transformation, and the Methodist body leads perfectly to the surprising and compelling third chapter, on Fanny Hill and its overlap with Methodist and anti-Methodist discourses of desire and 110   Eighteenth-Century Life corporeality. Chapter 4...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2009) 33 (3): 1–36.
Published: 01 September 2009
... ecstatic “running with all possible speed Hell-Fire Jane: Austen and the Dashwoods of West Wycombe     15 Figure 6. Venus’s Temple and the entrance to the cave below, as it appears now. down the steep side of the hill which led immediately to their garden gate,” may yet be innocent of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2003) 27 (3): 140–146.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., Jean Henri Samuel. Correspondence (1711–1797), ed. Jens Häseler (Paris: Honoré Champion, 2003). Pp. 473. €75. ISBN 2-7453-0781-9 Fowler, Patsy, and Alan Jackson, eds. Launching Fanny Hill: Essays on the Novel and Its Influence. AMS Studies in the Eighteenth Century, no. 41 (New York: AMS...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2013) 37 (1): 133–143.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... xxiii + 280. 5 ills. $90 Gikandi, Simon. Slavery and the Culture of Taste (Princeton: Princeton Univ., 2011). Pp. 386. 73 ills. $45. Gill, Stephen. Wordsworth’s Revisitings (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2011). Pp. vii + 265. $45 Gladfelder, Hal. Fanny Hill in Bombay: The Making and Unmaking of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2013) 37 (3): 91–94.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Jean Hecht, Bridget Hill, Michael McKeon, Ruth Perry, Lawrence Stone, and Naomi Tadmor. She also sets up the theoretical background that informs much of Domestic Affairs. The “semi- otics of servants’ sexuality,” which she views as being “grounded in both their social and economic mobility in an...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2013) 37 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., elegance, or vivacity. Nevertheless, in that chapter, I admittedly did little more than scratch the surface where the subject of Burney and old age is concerned. As I quipped there, we have Winifred Gérin’s The Young Fanny Burney and Anna Bird Stewart’s Young Miss Burney, but no titles trumpeting...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2011) 35 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 January 2011
... introduction to her edition; let- ters from Ralph Allen, Mary Barber, and Edward Young on Richardson’s continuation of Pamela; and several letters to and from Aaron Hill and his daughters. Fewer items are missing from the Clarissa and Sir Charles Gran- dison files, but three are of particular interest...