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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (3): 63–84.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Lina Jiang This article focuses on Ann Murry's serial essay “The Moral Zoologist, or Natural History of Animals,” which appeared in the Lady's Magazine in sixty‐seven letters between 1800 and 1805. I argue that Murry's “The Moral Zoologist” contested the bounds of women's scientific knowledge...
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Published: 01 September 2023
Figure 1. The Lady's Magazine 32 (1801): 625. More
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Published: 01 September 2023
Figure 2. The Lady's Magazine 33 (1802): 684. More
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Published: 01 September 2023
Figure 4. A plate of the toucan in Lady's Magazine 35 (1804). More
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Figure 3. A plate entitled Paris Dress from “Parisian Fashions” in the Lady's Magazine 34 (1803). More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 89–104.
Published: 01 April 2017
... project “represented an attempt to invade the large and growing market for women’s magazines.”18 Lennox’s title, The Lady’s Museum, emphasizes this affiliation, given the association of “museum” with collections. Although she might have had Mark Akenside’s literature- centric The Museum...
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Published: 01 April 2023
Figure 2: T. Stothard, “[Palemon Dying],” engraved by J. Heath, The Lady's Poetical Magazine 16 (London: J. Harrison, 1782). Reproduced from a copy in the author's collection. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 158–177.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of contents. 20. Lady's Monthly Museum; or, Polite Repository of Amusement and Instruction , (London: Vernor & Hood, 1798–1832). 19. Eliza Haywood, The Female Spectator , 5th ed., vol. 3 (London: T. Gardiner, 1744–46), and George Robinson, The Lady's Magazine, or Entertaining Companion...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 January 2005
...), women’s voices outsound them all. Thunder is the common metaphor for a woman’s unrestrained speech, indicating that such speech was regarded as seriously dangerous, to be restrained at all cost. The LadiesMagazine (9 February 1751) carried verses, “How a Woman’s Tongue may be said...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 47–90.
Published: 01 April 2005
...: Virago, 1985), 49. 17. Susanna Centlivre, The Gamester (London: W. Turner, 1705), I.i.284. The time spent in dressing hair, the Lady’s Magazine 20 (April 1789) observes, “has been very serviceable to reading. Look at the popular books of a circulating library, and you will fi nd the binding...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2003
...: indeed, the essayists’ debate on the novel only advertised its presence to the public” (211–12); and Jacqueline Pearson interprets the attacks against novels in The Lady’s Magazine as a savvy marketing tool that increased demand for the magazine Books, my greatest joy’: Constructing the Female Reader...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
... will were published several years later in the Ladies Magazine, which comments on its remarkable detail and seems to support Bancroft’s planning and meticulous orders for his posthumous endurance.27 According to Matthew Craske, surgeon Francis Douce (d. 1760), who also practiced embalming, goes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 70–94.
Published: 01 January 2002
... treated. All the more shocking than that was the 1769 brawl at Bath between polite gentlemen and ladies resulting from the conflict over an election of the King of Bath, or master of ceremonies. As depicted in the Oxford Magazine (1769), at least each gender confined itself...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 98–116.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the genre became both feminized and diversified within the late eighteenth century’s expanded cultural marketplace: marriage rites were a popular, semiregular fixture both in the Lady’s Magazine— which had an enormous circulation— and on the commercial stage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 January 2011
... only from printed sources. The latter include some 280 letters published by Barbauld for which no manuscripts survive, as well as some 160 letters exchanged between Richardson and Edward Young, first published in the Monthly Magazine in 1813  –  19, most known only from this source. Few...
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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): 201–213.
Published: 01 April 2001
... list no pocket books before 1757.46 The three “short-lived magazines” for ladies do not in- clude illustrations before 1759, but this evidence is necessarily inconclu- sive. Certainly by the second decade after Pamela, these magazines grew in number and were...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2023
... in the Ladies Magazine of 1790, professional actors are likely to be alert to the power of repetition, but acting in private theatricals can blunt “by degrees the fine edge of [a young woman's] modesty”—or, more generally, any virtue of any novice actor. 72 The repetition of performance, that is, can...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 119–135.
Published: 01 January 2002
... the wearer’s legs, not because the goddess was supposed to wear pants. When the Town and Country Magazine for May 1772 reported that at masquerades “many of the ladies of rank and beauty chose to adapt the male dress in domino,”14 the meaning is that women wore a long...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 January 2005
... at the Minerva-Press, for A. K. Newman, 1813). Also, on a tale of “a deserted orphan” published in the Lady’s Magazine in November 1802 as an important source of Emma’s fantasy of Harriet as a gentleman’s daughter, see Edward Copeland, “Money,” in The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, ed. Edward...