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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 94–111.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Burney at Twickenham, often, in fact, possibly even permanently as a daughter-in-law. Invitations to visit Cambridge house and the family estate at Twickenham Meadows, near Richmond Bridge, were frequent during the years between the first meeting of Richard Owen and his son George Owen Cambridge...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 January 2014
... brothers and sisters, with their children, as well as her extended family. Though unmar- ried at this time — ​she would marry General d’Arblay in 1793 — ​Burney had had a four-­year long relationship with George Owen Cambridge that had recently ended when he failed to propose to her...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 January 2014
...” in the cases of George Owen Cambridge and Stephen Digby, “until, the final and third time,” with Alexandre d’Arblay, “it comes to fruition” (“Epistolarity, 199 6 While Lady Llanover finds Burney crassly delusional, for Clark she is in need of the kind of compensation it seems we all crave: “Mankind...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 January 2022
... with the Bluestocking circle. Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Frances Burney Bluestockings women writers Elizabeth Carter Hester Chapone Elizabeth Montagu George Owen Cambridge Frances Burney's perception of the Bluestockings, the famous eighteenth-century women's literary circle, has...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2012
...), and The Commentator (177). Much of what Furbank and Owens conclude seems very sound, based as it is on solidly attributed early poetry and the Review, but the casual movement back and forth between definite and only probable is disconcerting. 46. The Letters of Daniel Defoe, ed. George Harris Healey...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 36–59.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of institutions, and their own complex structures.” 1 3 Since the unsettling of the Defoe canon by P. N. Furbank and W. R. Owens, the authorship of the pamphlet and periodical writing associated with Defoe has remained vexed, and the novels, many of which were published anonymously, share this problem.14...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 83–100.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., it marks the joyful reunion of the long-suffering Poro and Cleofide, whose relationship is now blessed by Alexander the Great. Fielding, too, uses it as a duet in his last scene to mark the royal blessing of a union. His couple, however, consists of Molly and Master Owen, whose parents—parodies of George...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the lesser gentry and those who merged with the professional classes9 Politeness, unsurprisingly, looms much larger, both in The Tatler and in this founding narrative of SGS, than its underpinning basis in wealth and the work that produces it (SGS Minute-Books, ed. Owen, vii–viii). Johnson...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... The aim of this courtship joke is clearly to ridicule the musical ensemble that was created when Owen went to Patrick and asked him to help his cousin, Bryan, a barber, to serenade “a pretty Girl in Swan-Yard.” And in keeping with this satirical objective, this story ends with a peevish kitchen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., Toronto, & London: Univ. of Toronto, 1999). Pp. 772. $80. isbn 0-8020-4287-2 Owen, David. Hume’s Reason (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 1999). Pp. 234. $49.95. isbn 0-19-823831-2 Paley, Morton D. Portraits of Coleridge (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 1999). Pp. 171. $65. isbn...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 20–56.
Published: 01 September 2017
... there was almost no evidence over which to argue—but they should have objected vehemently to the lack of evidence. Not until 1988 was a serious challenge mounted by P. N. Furbank and W. R. Owens in The Canonisation of Daniel Defoe. They followed up with a small book of de-attributions in 1994, and in 1998...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 166–187.
Published: 01 April 2023
... ). Blanckley's Naval Expositor would be a useful tool for a seafarer or layperson to identify various sea tools and ship parts at a glance. Figure 2. Definition and diagram of “Careen” in Thomas Blanckley's Naval Expositor (London: E. Owen, 1750), 29. Courtesy Newberry Library. Figure 2. Definition...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2004
... is the “Bawdy House” Riots of 668, in which the traditional Shrove Tuesday anti-brothel disturbances quickly metamorphosed into a political attack on the king (74 – 8 Turning back to the carnival atmosphere of the theatre, we might recall Susan J. Owen’s recent argument for the presence of Whig...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 78–106.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and J. Walthoe, Jun., 1718), 174. 36. Daniel Defoe, The Dyet of Poland, A Satyr [1705], in Satire, Fantasy, and Writings on the Supernatural by Daniel Defoe, ed. W. R. Owens (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2003), 379, ll. 1262 – 63. 37. As suggested by South, in Memoirs, 30 – 35. 38...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 112–130.
Published: 01 April 2018
... characters yet. The tale could be read as o†ering the most explicit proto-feminist statement in Burney’s work. It has signišcance as an early example of a female castaway narrative in which the “women are shown acting independently.” In C. M. Owen’s words, it “addressed a woman’s capacity to act...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 115–126.
Published: 01 April 2009
...: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008). Pp. x + 229. $75. ISBN 978-0-230-57452-6 Books Received      123 Owen, Susan J., ed. A Companion to Restoration Drama (Oxford: Blackwell, 2008). Pp. xvi + 456. $45 paper. ISBN 978-1-4051-7610-1 Oya, Reiko...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 142–157.
Published: 01 January 2017
... their initials, or parts of their names. Some writers were easier to identify than others from these clues: while “L. M. W. M “R. O. C and “J. H. S.” could only ever signify Lady Mary Wortley Mon- tagu, Richard Owen Cambridge, and John Hall Stevenson, it was much more difficult to work out whether “Mr Ph...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 39–75.
Published: 01 April 2011
... friends 62 Eighteenth-Century Life with Owen Swiney, the manager of the Haymarket Theater, and had social and political associations with the lord chamberlain, the official responsible for licensing theaters and censoring plays. In short, Maynwaring provided for Oldfield, who was only three...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 14–40.
Published: 01 January 2015
... language of English added to London’s mag- netism. Writers joined actors and artists from Ireland who headed to Lon- don in order to win fame and fortune. Successes like William Congreve, George Farquhar, or Owen McSwiney emboldened others. McSwiney, a theatrical and operatic impresario in London...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 85–105.
Published: 01 April 2000
... attempted “by Menaces & Ill Useage to get Spirituous Liquors” in defi- ance of the Gin Act of 1736.58 At the next level were the various public houses and other drinking establishments, and once again we find women among their customers. Winifred Owen told a jury that “Eleanor Okley, Jane Miller...