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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 September 2022
... clothing and attributes. Even a portrait's setting can contribute to the exploration of a sitter's bodily and psychological presence. 26 And at the end of the eighteenth century, portraiture's aim to express one's inner character coincided with the rise of Romanticism and the growing social...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2023
... Romanticism (Durham: Duke Univ., 2010); Heather McPherson, Art and Celebrity in the Age of Reynolds and Siddons (University Park: Pennsylvania State Univ., 2017); Henry Miller, Politics Personified: Portraiture, Caricature, and Visual Culture in Britain, ca. 1830–1880 (Manchester: Manchester Univ., 2015...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 29–59.
Published: 01 September 2011
...,” Romanticism on the Net: An Electronic Journal Devoted to Romantic Studies 46 (2007); Timothy Clayton, The English Print, 1688  – 1802 (New Haven: Yale Univ., 1997); Diana Donald, The Age of Caricature: Satirical Prints in the Reign of George III (New Haven: Yale Univ., 1996); Vic Gatrell, City...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 April 2002
...: Cambridge Univ., 1995). Pp. 222. $21.95. isbn 0-521-66458-6 Clingham, Greg, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ., 1997). Pp. 266. $23. isbn 0-521-55625-2 Conway, Alison. Private Interests: Women, Portraiture...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 54–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... In order to appreciate fully the significance of Bell’s series to celeb- rity culture, we should consider his portraits in the context of other modes of actor portraiture in the second half of the eighteenth century. When John Bell began his project, actors’ portraits were available primarily in two...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 January 2005
..., and British Writing, 1790 – 1830. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism, 53 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2002). Pp. 317. $65. ISBN 0-521-81577-0 Carrera, Magali M. Imagining Identity in New Spain: Race, Lineage, and the Colonial Body in Portraiture and Casta Paintings (Austin: Univ. of Texas...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 129–142.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Religion, Toleration, and British Writing, 1790 – 1830. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism, 53 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2002). Pp. 37. $65. ISBN 0-52-8577-0 Carrera, Magali M. Imagining Identity in New Spain: Race, Lineage, and the Colonial Body in Portraiture and Casta Paintings...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 110–117.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... 162. $50 Baggerman, Arianne, and Rudolf Dekker. Child of the Enlightenment: Revolutionary Europe Reflected in a Boyhood Diary, trans. from Dutch by Diane Webb (Leiden: Brill, 2009). Pp. xii + 553. 164 ills. $158 Baker, Samuel. Written on the Water: British Romanticism and the Maritime...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., Alastair J., ed. Travels in Scotland, 1788  – 1881: A Selection from Contemporary Tourist Journals (Woodbridge: Boydell, 2012). Pp. x + 239. 42 ills. $45 Elliott, Kamilla. Portraiture and British Gothic Fiction: The Rise of Picture Identification, 1764  – 1835 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 130–138.
Published: 01 January 2003
... in Portraiture, 1720–1892 (Cranbury, NJ: Bucknell, 2002). Pp. 156. $59.50. ISBN 0-8387-5495-3 Quataert, Donald. The Ottoman Empire, 1700–1922 (New York: Cambridge Univ., 2000). Pp. 204. $20. ISBN 0-521-63360-5 O’Neal, John C. Changing Minds...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 39–59.
Published: 01 April 2008
... to the Romantic Age: British Culture, 1776 – 1832, ed. Iain McCalman (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 1999), 207. 7.  Mrs. [Eliza] Parsons, Woman as She Should Be; or, memoirs of Mrs. Menville. A novel, 4 vols. (London: printed for William Lane at the Minerva, 1793), 3:86. 58 Eighteenth-Century Life 8...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 112–126.
Published: 01 September 2000
... & Edwardsville: Southern Illinois Univ., 2000). Pp. xi + 206. $44.95. ISBN 0-8093-2288-9 Batten, Guinn. The Orphaned Imagination: Melancholy and Commodity Culture in English Romanticism (Durham & London: Duke Univ., 1998). Pp. xi + 307. $59.95, $19.95 paper...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 55–84.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of portraiture in the celebrity development of Siddons in “Searching for Sarah Siddons: Portraiture and the Historiography of Fame,” Eighteenth-­Century Studies 33 (2000): 281 – ​84; “Picturing Tragedy: Mrs. Siddons as the Tragic Muse Revisited,” Eighteenth-­Century Studies 33 (2000): 401 – ​30...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 33–54.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of virtuous prin- ciples, but also for its use of historical examples: Satyr only giv[es] negative definitions of Virtue, like Mr. Cowlys of Wit: But in Epic posie and Panegyric all goes in the clear, and evident affirmative, presenting so exact a portraiture of Vertue, that you can’t...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2016
... portraits of Shakespeare, then, date from the late eigh- teenth and move into the nineteenth centuries. Shakespeare is here vari- ously imagined as an aristocratic gentleman in lace collar, a more down- to-earth working artisan, or a romantically poetic dreamer (figure 3a). Although the Droeshout...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
...: Clarendon, Ruth Scobie, “Mary Shelley’s Monstrous Explorers: James Cook, James King, and a Sledge in Kamchatka,” in Keats-Shelley Review š and Eric G. Wilson, The Spiritual History of Ice: Romanticism, Science, and the Imagination (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, . Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
...: Portraiture and Social Formation in Eighteenth-Century England (New Haven: Yale Univ., 1983), section 1, part I; and Peltz, Facing the Text , 56–59. 61. For example, eight folio volumes of portrait prints titled “Reign of K. George 3rd” are recorded in Alnwick Castle, DNP: MS 122B, f.213. Some...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2015
... into the hands of a West Country collector, from whose executors it was acquired by the museum in 1967, with the aid of a contribution from the National Art Collections Fund. This romantic story, Mayne assures us, is true.24 Mayne also asserts that the impression in the V&A’s possession is the original...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 47–90.
Published: 01 April 2005
... portraiture. She argues that the wig serves as a sign of austere masculine authority, articulating the claims of professional men in an emerging public sphere. The wig’s unde- viating form, Pointon contends, also creates gender solidarity by muting diff erences of rank, political interest, region...