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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Kathleen Lawton-Trask A sometime friend, sometime adversary of Alexander Pope, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu largely resisted publication, sharing her work privately and denying authorship of some of her poems that made their way into print. Nevertheless, today she is considered a prominent literary...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Ros Ballaster Duke University Press 2010 R The Economics of Ethical Conversation: The Commerce of the Letter in Eliza Haywood and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Ros Ballaster University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... with his involvement with, and rejection by, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu sometime in the 1720s. Though Pope is largely remembered for his satire, this essay takes a more holistic view of Pope's life and work, drawing attention to the ways that his translation, scholarship, and especially love poetry...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of the principal members, Elizabeth Montagu, Elizabeth Carter, and Hester Chapone, underwent a complete transformation by the time she published her father's biography, Memoirs of Dr. Burney (1832), which contains glowing tributes to the group and its members. This essay seeks to explain the radical change...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 25–55.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of Oklahoma Sarah Scott’s life and opus have become separated from those of her sister, Elizabeth Montagu, by some accidents of history and ideology that have determined and partly falsifi ed our interpretations of their work.1 The per- sistence of the notion that the sisters’ lives took divergent...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 133–148.
Published: 01 January 2011
... for the summer, their houses are adorned by the ingenuity of the owners, but as their income is small, they deny themselves unnecessary expenses. My sister seems very happy. . . . Lady Bab Montagu concurs with her in all these things and their convent, for by its regularity it resembles one, is really...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
... posited the secondary not as inferior, but as a necessary, often highly desirable, condition of women's belatedness. My discussion primarily addresses the development of this doctrine in Mary Leapor's “Man the Monarch” (1751), Mary Seymour Montague's Original Essay on Woman (1771), Mary Scott's...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 121–126.
Published: 01 January 2021
... was marginally attached to mul- tiple circles (58), was introduced to Elizabeth Montagu that Hester Chapone flourished with widely disseminated print publications in the 1770s, including her bestseller Letters on the Improvement of the Mind (1773). Why and how the more egalitarian Elizabeth Montagu- George...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Montagu’s vol- untary exile in France and Italy from 1739 to early in 1772 led her to create in her letters a “home in exile.” Exploring the epistolary form and what it could achieve, Garner demonstrated Montagu’s recurring dependence on and independence from her correspondents, which created...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 January 2014
... figures in the book, whom Major for good reasons dislikes labeling as Bluestockings (81 – ​­84), are the Anglicans Elizabeth Montagu, her sister Sarah Scott, their friends Catherine Talbot, Elizabeth Carter, and Hannah More, and, to a lesser extent, the Dissenter Anna Laetitia Barbauld...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 19–27.
Published: 01 January 2009
... that the lighter verse of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Anne Finch might have encouraged poets like Jones to write unchallenging, self-deprecating verse. Such dismissals will be contested, but Staves will be challenged far more rigorously for her maverick appraisals of Aphra Behn, Delarivier Manley...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 23–27.
Published: 01 September 2010
... for the significance of  Whig aesthetics. Williams aims to resus- citate a corpus—perhaps even a canon—of partisan literature that was both popular and acclaimed by contemporaries. Working in concert, Whigs like Charles Montagu, Earl of Halifax; Rich- ard Blackmore; Joseph Addison; and John Dennis developed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 105–121.
Published: 01 April 2017
... judgments on political issues that were considered the exclusive preserve of the formally educated. To arrive at the same conclusion, Elizabeth Montagu contrasted radicals like Paine— whose “principles” were then being “sounded” by the rebellious colliers she employed at her estate in North Yorkshire...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 168–187.
Published: 01 January 2011
... was work, did it relate to the sports engaged in by gentlemen of leisure, or to the manufacturing world of the working class? Elizabeth Montagu was outraged that balloons lured workers away from their trades. She herself, taking a walk, saw Lunardi attempt an ascent at Newcastle, where a terrible...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 January 2021
... development as an Orientalist occurred in the early 1780s when Lady Elizabeth Craven offered him access to the Wortley Montagu manuscripts of Alf Layla wa- Layla, better known in Britain as the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Beckford retained leaves of this manuscript in his possession (140 nights worth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of a metropolitan audience. This is how Montagu would remember “Bunny! O! Bunny The Burney Family in Oceania 6 9 him, in a few years, as she imagined the perfect salon to be one in which “a Philosopher, a …ne Lady, and a Gallant O¤cer form a triangle in one corner; a Maccaroni, a Poet...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
... death, Dorothea was adopted by the Bluestocking hostess Elizabeth Montagu, trained up in every elegant accomplishment and introduced by her to court and circles of fashion. Yet despite a decade of the high life, Dorothea refused a glittering match and married a Scottish Episcopalian cleric...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 102–125.
Published: 01 January 2023
... 1778, verbally to attack Elizabeth Montagu, “queen of the Bluestockings” and facilitator of the Horace Walpole-William Mason literary coterie ranged against Johnson. (Montagu had been invited to Streatham by Hester Thrale to meet Burney.) Johnson recounted to her that “when I was beginning the World...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 29–50.
Published: 01 January 2011
... — and to give full genealogies for all per- sons mentioned and background histories of any events alluded to. As he prepared to edit a collection of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu’s letters, he touched on many critical points. It is amazing that in the fifty years since, no one has responded to his wide...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 111–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Hill ( JPO, 11).35 Walpole provided more detail in a letter to George Montagu, in which he recounted his hospitality, including the breakfast, the French horns and clarinets in the great parlor, and the little gentillesse offered by his printing press: As the French ladies had never seen a printing...