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Genuine Memoirs of Maria Brown
Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 38–57.
Published: 01 April 2019
... evidence. Both works, the Memoirs of an Oxford Scholar (1756) and Genuine Memoirs of Maria Brown (1766), are nevertheless indebted to Cleland’s work. This article starts by examining the canny, fraudulent marketing of these eighteenth-century erotic novels after Fanny Hill ’s revival, including...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2013
... had a decade earlier published a memoir of her famous father, Memoirs of Rich- ard Lovell Edgeworth, Esq., Begun By Himself and Concluded by His Daughter (1820). Maria Edgeworth writes in a private letter to a friend that Frances Burney in the Memoirs of Doctor Burney has a strange...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 82–92.
Published: 01 January 2012
...) and property; Juliet Shields on the differences between Maria Edgeworth’s and Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s treatments of the “Irish Cath- olic problem” in post-Union Ireland and the nascent United States; and two essays on Fanny Burney’s monkey in Evelina, the first, by Laura Brown, a rich catalog...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 78–106.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., Prince Casimir, and the gift of a traveling coach from the king, Boruwlaski ventured on another tour of Europe in 1780 – 81. This time he had no patrons; he presented himself as a dwarf-father who had to make his own fortune. The trip was a failure. Maria Theresa, the empress queen who had once...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 113–142.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Minerva title, Anna Maria Bennett's Anna; or Memoirs of a Welch Heiress. Interspersed with Anecdotes of a Nabob (1785). Bennett's novel enjoyed considerable success, with four editions appearing by 1796, as well as a serialized magazine version, and a French translation. 19 The similarities between...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2021
... to be a charitable landlord or a benevo- lent friend. Instead of returning to Everingham to devote more attention 8 2 Eighteenth-Century Life to the estate and the needy in his parish, he elopes with Fanny s married cousin, Maria. This self- indulgent and shortsighted choice brings shame to the Bertram family...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 30–65.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825), 1:91. 72. Horace Walpole to the Countess of Upper Ossory, 3 November 1782, from The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole’s Correspondence, ed. W. S. Lewis, 48 vols. (New Haven: Yale Univ., 1937–1983), 33:359–60, and James Boaden, Memoirs...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 138–158.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Hamilton, Maria Nossiter, and Sarah Ward (Mrs. West Digges) were among those acting as the rival queens. George Anne Bel- lamy as Statira and Peg Woffington as Roxana, for example, inaugurated a popular new production of The Rival Queens on 15 January 1756 that ran through sixteen performances...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 252–270.
Published: 01 April 2001
... that offers fairer opportunities for conveying useful precepts?”51 Maria Edgeworth carried through the implications of this view by abandoning the generic label of “novel” for that of “moral tale,”52 and in 1805 the critic Hugh Murray drove home the point with an exhaustive...