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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 112–130.
Published: 01 April 2018
... R. Hawkins and Maura Ives, a welcome recognition of her importance and her in”uence. Devoney Looser has stressed the need for “big data” and more bio - graphical work on Romantic women writers, preferably done in collabora- tion: “Each woman writer’s life and career we document and record...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2018
... issued a call “to think more creatively and collaboratively about new bio- graphical practices that could emerge for Romantic women writers in con- cert with big data,” citing Macdonald’s “fascinating, even profound” dis- covery about Elizabeth Meeke as a trailblazing example of what might...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 119–125.
Published: 01 April 2015
... (Belgique, 1890–1940) (Brussels: Univ. of Brussels, 2014). Pp. 380. €28 Mason, Nicholas. Literary Advertising and the Shaping of British Romanticism (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2013). Pp. viii + 202. $49.95 Books Received 1 2 3 Maunder...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 113–142.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Warren Hastings Minerva Press Romantic women writers fictionality During a research trip to the British Library, I chanced across a letter that novelist Isabella Kelly sent to Warren Hastings in May 1795. Hastings (1732–1818), the first British governor-general of India, had been acquitted...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2001
... (Lexington: Univ. of Kentucky, 1997); Catherine R. Burroughs, Closet Stages: Joanna Baillie and the Theater Theory of British Romantic Women Writers (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1997); on the stage, see Joseph Donohue, “The London Theatre at the End...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 87–112.
Published: 01 April 2004
..., the appropriation of the model of the female prophet by Romantic women writers was viewed by their contemporaries with sus- picion and mistrust. Women writers who participated in prophetic discourse became objects of derision for Britons, who were protective of the status quo and perceived female prophets...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., contributions made to the Romantic novel by women writers who published with the Minerva Press.5 In order to redress the paucity of schol- arship on Meeke, I wish to propose a starting point for considering her role in the Romantic literary marketplace. I analyze how the Minerva Press, and Meeke’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of male naturalists and suggest women s supremacy in both poetry and science, as well as explore possibilities for literary originality (203). Through this exploration, Bailes recovers an alternative literary and scientific canon of early and high Romanticism. Divided into three sections, Questioning...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 149–154.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of Wallace’s prin- cipal critical forbearers; Robert Kiely’s The Romantic Novel in England (1972) would be the other. Wallace’s edited book, Enlightening Romanticism, joins two other recent collections that have revitalized study of the English romantic novel: a special issue of Novel devoted...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 January 2001
...-1 McLane, Maureen N. Romanticism and the Human Sciences: Poetry, Population, and the Discourse of the Species (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2000). Pp. x + 282. $54.95. ISBN 0-521-77348-2 Mahoney, John L. Wordsworth and the Critics: The Development...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2003
... and Genotext in Mary Hays’ Memoirs of Emma Courtney,” Studies in Romanticism 32.2 (Summer 1993): 149–76. Mary Jacobus also takes up the question of reading in Emma Courtney and argues that the novel theorizes the “unconscious inter-subjective exchanges between reader and text,” Psychoanalysis and the Scene...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 105–126.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Review 6 (1995): 112 – 13. 4. Seward thus participates in what Judith Pascoe has “recognized as a literary movement . . . of British women’s writing merging poetry and science” in her essay “Female Botanists and the Poetry of Charlotte Smith,” in Re-Visioning Romanticism: British Women Writers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 92–109.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of infl uence in the early period. He builds on scholarship that shows how women writers thrived within supportive networks. Even poets who claimed independence—Pope serves as a prime example—participated in chains of acquaintances providing criticism and patronage to one another. The old...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 252–270.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... As an account of Romanticism, however, there are several problems with this argument. The idea of a comprehensive rejection of didacticism (the “fashion of moralizing in verse,” as Joseph Warton called it)13 has always lain a little uneasily alongside other aspects of Romantic...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
... [Southcott's] hand there is no man can read, But soon they'll find the truth of all thou'st said. (pp. 225–26) As Southcott's vatic verses suggest, this later generation of women writers used the eighteenth-century rhetoric of women's superior secondariness to counter an emergent masculine Romantic...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 119–139.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of Romanticism, 1793 1815, ed. Betty T. Bennett (New York: Garland, 1976); Simon Bainbridge, British Poetry and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: Visions of Con™ict (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2003); and Stephen Behrendt, A Few Harmless Numbers : British Women Poets and the Climate of War, 1793 1815...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 135–141.
Published: 01 September 2006
...: A Scholarly Annual 16 (New York: AMS, 2005). Pp. 373. 5 ills. $144.50. ISBN 0-404-62766-8 Labbe, Jacqueline M. Charlotte Smith: Romanticism, Poetry, and the Culture of Gender (Manchester: Manchester Univ., 2003). Pp. 180. $74.95. ISBN 0-7190-6004-4 Lambert, David. White Creole Culture: Politics...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Stephen C. Behrendt Arthur H. Cash. John Wilkes: The Scandalous Father of Civil Liberty (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2006). Pp. 482. 27 ills. $37.50. ISBN 0-300-10871-0. Andrew M. Stauffer. Anger, Revolution, and Romanticism (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2005). Pp. 221. $80. ISBN 0-521-84675-7...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of the Humanities and a fellowship from the Huntington Library. 1. Elizabeth Eger, Bluestockings: Women of Reason from Enlightenment to Romanticism (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), 112; Betty A. Schellenberg, The Professionalization of Women Writers in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Cambridge...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and science scholarship of this period to “investigate connec- tions between speci–c scienti–c organisations . . . and particular literary –gures, genres, and philosophies” But this approach presents a problem when it comes to women writers, since in a post-Habermasian age we must acknowledge...