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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Robert A. Erickson The essay examines Pope's entire poetic career under the aspect of rapture, in all its many connotations and contexts. Though Pope's early amatory poems and his later satire are usually considered in isolation from each other, this essay explores their common preoccupation...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 115–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Art, Reform, and a Very Enlightened Pope Robert Kiely Harvard University Christopher M. S. Johns. The Visual Culture of Catholic Enlightenment (University Park: Pennsylvania State Univ., 2015). Pp. xxi + 413. 56 color + 35 b/w ills...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 45–52.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Frieda Koeninger The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26204-52-koen.q4 5/28/02 2:18 PM Page 45 Pope-Bashing by Papists? A Curious Censoring of Alexander Pope’s Letters...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 56–62.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Philip Smallwood Julian Ferraro and Paul Baines , ed. The Poems of Alexander Pope , vol. 1 , Longman Annotated English Poets ( London : Routledge , 2019 ). Pp. xxv + 750. £ 165 . Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Raymond Stephanson Duke University Press 2007 Letters of Mr. Alexander Pope and the Curious Case of Modern Scholarship and the Vanishing Text Raymond Stephanson University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Seth Rudy Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift both believed, with varying degrees of self-assuredness, that some part of themselves would outlast their lives. They differed, however, as to precisely what would or could endure. From their earliest works, including Swift's A Tale of a Tub and Pope's...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Rodney Stenning Edgecombe The College of William & Mary 2000 103 Ambivalent Judgments in the Proem of Pope’s “To Mr. Addison, Occasioned by his Dialogues on Medals” The opening...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Tita Chico The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26102-23-chic.q4 5/24/02 1:04 PM Page 1 The Arts of Beauty: Women’s Cosmetics and Pope’s Ekphrasis Tita...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 3–13.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Edmund G. C. King Duke University Press 2008 R Pope’s 1723 – 25 Shakespear, Classical Editing, and Humanistic Reading Practices Edmund G. C. King University of Auckland In his 1756 Proposals...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2012
... problematic case. Dryden, Pope, and Fielding as we now conceive them are constructions built on the basis of relatively clear (if not uncontested) materials; the evidence we possess about them is open to varying interpretations, but we have a considerable amount to work with. More than any other major...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 57–80.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., Francis Osborne, Sir William Temple, Charles de Sainte-Évremond, John Locke, John Wilson, the Earl of Shaftesbury, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, and John Gay. It examines examples of miscellanies produced by John Dryden and his publisher Jacob Tonson, by John Dennis and Charles Gildon, and by Pope...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 68–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
... trade in their journal the Mercantor while Whigs continued to urge for protection against imports in the British Merchant . A revised understanding of the economic policies of Tories and Whigs should lead to a reinterpretation of poems such as Alexander Pope's Windsor-Forest (1713) as well...
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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 (2017) 41 (1): 116–141.
Published: 01 January 2017
... miscellany; Sir Robert Walpole's reign as Britain's prime minister had just come to an end, and Pope revised his Dunciad to devastating effect. Out of the mix of political uncertainty and satiric excess emerged The Foundling Hospital for Wit , which ran to six volumes by 1749. It offered a potpourri...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 197–230.
Published: 01 January 2017
... descendants of the medieval fabliau. In the process, it explores a best-selling anthology of them, the Noble brothers' The Muse in Good Humour (1744–85), and the career of Matthew Prior, the greatest contemporary producer of this genre and by far the most prominent English poet between Dryden and Pope. While...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 8–29.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., and others. Classical tropes of civil war are among the literary features structuring these poems, which often take the form, more specifically, of odes, exploiting the formal capacity of the ode to dramatize internal division. Roman concepts of bellum civile and “Intestine Wars” (Pope’s Pharsalian...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 76–101.
Published: 01 April 2011
... to dramatically imagined satiric characters and then to more socially and thematically complex satiric ensembles. Unfortunately for Ward, the rise of Swift and Pope too soon eclipsed his considerable aptitude for satire. Duke University Press 2011 R Satiric...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 37–43.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Brean Hammond Pat Rogers. The Symbolic Design of “Windsor-Forest”: Iconography, Pageant, and Prophecy in Pope's Early Work (Newark: Univ. of Delaware, 2004). Pp. 270. 5 ills. $52.50. ISBN 0-87413-837-x Pat Rogers. Pope and the Destiny of the Stuarts: History, Politics, and Mythology...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 19–31.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., and Alexander Pope (Jonathan Swift was in Ire- land and Thomas Parnell was dead)—the times were more oppressive. Gay had lost the profits of his Poems on Several Occasions in the South Sea Bubble crash of 1720, and his health was poor (he spent almost eleven...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 67–95.
Published: 01 April 2003
... and critics to eradicate false wit, the title pages of eighteenth-century poetic miscellanies offer powerful evi- dence that the popular taste for anagrams, acrostics, jests, riddles, rebuses, conundrums, epigrams, and cheap witticisms never really disappeared.1 In a long footnote to the Dunciad,Pope...