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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
... projects of historicizing the associations between women writers and theorizing the gender of aesthetic production. Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 eighteenth-century women poets Genesis revision feminist literary history second-wave feminism feminist literary criticism...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 56–62.
Published: 01 April 2021
... that audiences other than Pope s might as often recall both Genesis and Milton. Doubtless some of the glosses are a little basic, and only marginally necessary even for the unini- tiated reader. Does Bow r ( Summer, l.7) really require the definition from Johnson s Dictionary an arbour, . . . etc Or who...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 83–105.
Published: 01 April 2010
....” Usually this is the first London edition, though in the case of The Conduct of the Allies, the editors have used the fourth edition, “partly because the first four editions appeared in such rapid succession but mainly because Swift was closely involved in revising his text up to and including...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 130–136.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to disdain the authority he depends on to advance those very claims. In an early 132   Eighteenth-Century Life chapter, Brodey contextualizes this distrustful deployment of the inexpressibil- ity topos in terms of eighteenth-century reengagements with the story of the Tower of Babel in Genesis...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 82–92.
Published: 01 January 2012
...; as DeMaria argues, Plutarch is ethical while Johnson is empirical. In “Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure and the Culture of Pornography,” Robert Folkenflik pro- vides an engagingly detailed treatment of the context, genesis, and reception of eighteenth-­century England’s most enduring piece of dirty work...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 January 2011
... as general editors: twelve 12 Eighteenth-Century Life volumes for the works and thirteen for the letters. While outlining the genesis, aims, and organization of the Cambridge Edition of the Corre- spondence of Samuel Richardson (henceforth, CECSR), I shall touch on an area of concern in current...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 January 2004
... with the Scriptural passages advocating kindness to animals. In Genesis 1:26, God makes man in his own image and grants him “dominion” over the animals. Eating and killing animals as food or as part of thanksgiving and purification rituals feature prominently in the Old Tes- tament. Yet Isaiah 1:11 claims that God...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 120–137.
Published: 01 April 2008
..., for a detailed history of the opposition between head and hand. My discussion here is indebted to Whitney’s work. The Genesis account of work as a curse could be mapped onto the head/hand hierarchy to produce an even stronger bias against the practical, physical labor of hands. 3.  Any such work...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 45–57.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of that work, a reworked account “Revised and Corrected by Friends” of the no longer extant journal that formed its basis, he declares his motivation as curiosity—“I came into these seas this second time more to Endulge my cureosity then to gett wealth” (BL Sloane 3236, fol...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2019
... the name of the ancient city whose offenses and destruction are recounted in the book of Genesis 19. In the last decade of the Ancien Régime, in hundreds of cases documented in the papers of the designated commissaires responsible for the surveillance of sex between men in Paris, they used the classical...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 30–50.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... As anecdota or formerly unpublished stories, they always exist in rela- tion to, and revise a prior version of, something. In this way, they encour- age skepticism and suspicion about o¿cial truths. The publication of an En glish translation of Procopius s Anekdota, or Secret History of the Reign of 3 6...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2012
... revision was guided by multiple considerations, such as the play’s length and the depth of characterization. The changes were also meant to reclaim Hamlet from the realm of vulgar entertainment; in another letter, Garrick declared, “I have destroyed the gravediggers (those favourites of the people...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., affected both North and Tudway, and I also place them in the broader context of Tory history writing. I then discuss the genesis and scope of their histories, and the extent of their influence on later music historians. Finally, I move chronologically through the narrative of English music history...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 62–87.
Published: 01 January 2000
... and its importance in the rise of financial capitalism, have furnished useful tools for undertaking a revised, more comprehensive critical reading of a book that juxtaposes legal documents and economic analyses with poems, plays, and engrav- ings. Taking advantage of the critical perspectives now...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 9–27.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the anticipatory types of pre-Christian belief as those of pagan natural religion rather than of the Jewish Law. This revision lays the ground for his later conception of Paradise Lost as the Christian fulfillment of classical epic. But Milton makes no use of such a framework in Para- dise Lost, limiting...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 105–126.
Published: 01 September 2009
... for the correct attribution of her own poetry, at least as strongly as that of Darwin. For Seward, being able to recognize a poet’s style had important bearing on determining plagiarism. In the Memoirs, Seward recounts the genesis of The Botanic Garden, explaining that Darwin’s poem grew from verses...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... as pri- marily a satirist, but writing verse satire was only part of his career as a writer, though he came to concentrate on satire in the last third of his life. Pope was also an indefatigable translator, a textual scholar, a prolific writer and reviser of letters, and, in the first major phase...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 1–36.
Published: 01 September 2009
... inform even characters such as Henry Craw- ford in Mansfield Park, where an identity as a rake goes hand in hand with pretentious suggestions for so-called improvements. Contradiction is, of course, part and parcel of the emblematic garden. With prominent symbolic gardens in both Genesis...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 134–165.
Published: 01 April 2023
..., including the tragedy of shipwreck, Falconer's revision reoriented the genre, the poem becoming a modal hybrid incorporating both georgic and “pathetic” elements. The map, as well as the explanatory engraved plan of the ship accompanying the first edition, had indicated the didacticism of the poem. In fact...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
...” (226). They were leading England into chaos and a “Babel” that had to fall (228). The allusion to Genesis 11:1 – 9 likens the proud and once linguistically unified biblical people to Puritan England. Their assault upon monarchy mimicked the biblical assault upon God, with comparable destructive...