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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Christopher Salamone This article seeks to add nuance to the story of Shakespeare's canonization in the eighteenth century, a story that has hitherto neglected the part played by the period's poetic miscellanies. Are there patterns in the form, quantity, and selection of Shakespearean texts within...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Yael Shapira This essay considers the limited presence of the dead body in Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto . The near absence of gory death from the novella is striking, given both its intensive borrowing from Shakespeare’s Hamlet and its status as the founding work of the Gothic tradition...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 54–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Aparna Gollapudi In the last quarter of the eighteenth century, John Bell commissioned hundreds of actor portraits in dramatic roles, which were published as book illustrations in the series Bell’s Shakespeare and Bell’s British Theatre. These portraits contributed significantly to the emergent...
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 11. Peter Scheemakers, Shakespeare Monument (1741), marble, Westminster Abbey, London. Courtesy Westminster Abbey. More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 12. John Cheere , William Shakespeare (ca. 1749), bronzed plaster statuette, 49.2 cm × 31.2 cm, Castle Museum, York, YORAG: 2004.23. Courtesy York Castle Museum. More
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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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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 2. Azarias Williams, “A Selection of Modern Poems,” title-page, Folger Shakespeare Library, MS M.a.116. Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library. Photograph by the author. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Janine Barchas; Kristina Straub “Curating Will & Jane” provides an overview of the exhibition, Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity , opening at the Folger Shakespeare Library in August 2016. Shakespeare and Austen became literary celebrities roughly 200 years after...
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 1. John Martin, “Several Receipts for the Use of Mankind” (1690 – 96), Folger Shakespeare Library, MS V.b.258 fol.8v. Photograph by the author. More
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 2. John Martin, “Several Receipts for the Use of Mankind” (1690 – 96), Folger Shakespeare Library, MS V.b.258 fol.1r. Photograph by the author. More
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Figure 3. John Martin, “Several Receipts for the Use of Mankind” (1690 – 96), Folger Shakespeare Library, MS V.b.258 fol.247v. Photograph by the author. More
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Figure 3a Azarias Williams, “A Selection of Modern Poems,” p. 1 (detail), Folger, MS M.a.116. Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library. Photograph by the author. More
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Figure 3b. Azarias Williams, “A Selection of Modern Poems,” p. 3 (detail), Folger, MS M.a.116. Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library. Photograph by the author. More
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Figure 4. Azarias Williams, “A Selection of Modern Poems,” p. 16 (detail), Folger, MS M.a.116. Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library. Photograph by the author. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 216–220.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Jack Lynch Vanessa Cunningham. Shakespeare and Garrick (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2008). Pp. vii + 231. 9 ills. $99 Reiko Oya. Representing Shakespearean Tragedy: Garrick, the Kembles, and Kean (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2007). Pp. xii + 244. 20 ills. $95 Stuart Sillars...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 101–114.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Life Cibber. Very few people realize that his plays were unquestionably among the most performed on the eighteenth- century London stage. Only Shakespeare s plays were performed more times than Cibber s (see the appendix, Compara- tive Performance Data Issues, at the end of this review). The design...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Figure 11. Peter Scheemakers, Shakespeare Monument (1741), marble, Westminster Abbey, London. Courtesy Westminster Abbey. ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 43–64.
Published: 01 April 2000
..., and that historicization and canonization are in some way linked.2 Several contributors to the debate have stressed as a determining fac- tor the historical sense that infused criticism and scholarship at mid-cen- tury, when writers such as Shakespeare and Spenser were awarded de- tailed attention previously...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 123–143.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and Shakespeare, is thought to have premiered in 1613, only a year after Don Quixote was first translated into English. 5 Other dramatic imitations and adaptations of the novel—that is, plays that feature a Quixote or a figure inspired by Cervantes's novel—include the following: 6 Francis Beaumont's...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., anachronistic, though trenching war (which, in a citation from Shakespeare s Henry IV, appears in Johnson s Dictionary under channel, v offers an interesting early precedent.5 Nevertheless, the attempt to locate a langscape of eighteenth- century con¨ict whether with reference to its material culture...