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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 April 2018
... with the infamous Minerva Press, which issued staggering levels of new fiction written primarily by women. Meeke’s title-pages employed a complex system of authorship: some works carried her name (“Mrs. Meeke”); others were anonymous; a third strain employed the pseudonym “Gabrielli.” As an author of numerous...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 113–142.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Yael Shapira In 1795, novelist Isabella Kelly (ca. 1759–1857) sent a plea for financial help to Warren Hastings (1732–1818), the first British governor-general of India, who had known her late father-in-law. Six years later, her Minerva Press novel Ruthinglenne, or, the Critical Moment (1801...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2018
... carried her name (“Mrs. Meeke others were anonymous; a third strain employed the pseudonym “Gabrielli.” As an author of numerous žctions forced to adopt a multi - faceted persona for the marketplace, Meeke, according to Mandal, repre- sents and was shaped by the culture William Lane’s Minerva Press...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 38–55.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to Hester Thrale, October LSJ, : ) Johnson could do nothing for the disgraced Elizabeth Meeke, who would later become a proli‹c Minerva Press novelist and whose literary output is assessed by Anthony Mandal in another contribution to this collection. 22 He did, however, make strenuous e...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 36–59.
Published: 01 April 2012
... an account of attribution as a slow and repetitive process rather than a singular moment or act. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 R Attribution and Repetition: The Case of  Defoe and the Circulating Library Mark...
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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...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 127–137.
Published: 01 September 2019
... History of the Novel in English ( Oxford : Oxford Univ. , 2017 ). Pp. xxxiv + 637 . $125 Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 43, Number 3, September 2019 doi 10.1215/00982601-7725793 Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 1 2...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 39–59.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Christina Smylitopoulos Duke University Press 2008 R Rewritten and Reused: Imaging the Nabob through “Upstart Iconography” Christina Smylitopoulos McGill University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 127–141.
Published: 01 September 2009
...” Stuart: The Rediscovery of Antiquity (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2006). Pp 672. 500 color ills. 100 b/w ills. $100. ISBN 0-300-11713-2 Duke University Press 2009 Review Essay James “Athenian” Stuart and the Greek Revival...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 74–97.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Michael R. Lynn Duke University Press 2006 Sparks for Sale: The Culture and Commerce of Fireworks in Early Modern France Michael R. Lynn Agnes Scott College...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
... literature is her use of both modes to represent religious training. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 R Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra: Adelaide O’Keeffe, the Jewish Conversion Novel, and the Limits of Rational Education...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 99–123.
Published: 01 September 2003
... shares Hume’s annoyance with this particular vein of skepticism I have described as dispositional— a cynical moral skepticism on the attack. As one mark of the “general depravity” of his age, Richardson cites that religious and moral skepticism is “openly avowed” and “propagated from the press” (4...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 88–118.
Published: 01 April 2016
... it is possible to pose about Wolcot as a writer beyond those to do with his attitude to ministerial policy during the revolutionary period. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 John Wolcot Peter Pindar Samuel Johnson James Boswell satire anecdote...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 13–45.
Published: 01 April 2023
... University Press 2023 maritime poetry shipwreck lexicography nautical language georgic In his 1867 edition of The Shipwreck , Davenport Adams reproduces an extract from a ship's logbook kept by the poem's author, William Falconer. 1 No other editors, biographers, or historians appear...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 25–55.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Eve Tavor Bannet Duke University Press 2006 The Bluestocking Sisters: Women’s Patronage, Millenium Hall, and “The Visible Providence of a Country” Eve Tavor Bannet University...