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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Brian Michael Norton Gerard W. B. ., ed. Divine Rhetoric: Essays on the Sermons of Laurence Sterne . ( Newark : Univ. of Delaware , 2010 ). Pp. 284 . CD enclosed . $62.50 Gerard W. B. , Taylor Derek , and Walker Robert G. ., eds. Swiftly Sterneward: Essays...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 156–160.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Christopher Fanning W. B. Gerard. Laurence Sterne and the Visual Imagination (Aldershot: Ashhgate, 2006). Pp. 251. 47 ills. $99.95. ISBN 978-0-7456-5673-9 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay Illustrating Sterne...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Howard D. Weinbrot The stern royalist Act of 12 Car. 2, c.30 in 1662 reprobated the “abominable” regicide of Charles I on 30 January 1649 (n.s.). The act mandated that on every 30 January every Anglican church or chapel in every parish in British dominions should read a sermon deploring the murder...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Melvyn New Because Laurence Sterne suggested that sermons should come from the heart and should be practical rather than polemical, his own sermons have often been read as products of a sentimental and secular midcentury ethos, moral essays without theological meaning. However, the appearance...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 142–149.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Elizabeth Kraft Laurence Sterne. “A Sentimental Journey” and “Continuation of the Bramine's Journal” with Related Texts , ed. Melvyn New and W. G. Day (Indianapolis: Hackett, 2006). Pp. 252. $7.95 paper. ISBN 0-87220-800-1 Laurence Sterne's “Tristram Shandy”: A Casebook , ed. Thomas Keymer...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 January 2020
...John Richardson This essay examines Tristram Shandy in the context of philosophers and thinkers such as Hume, Shaftesbury, and Hutcheson, focusing on how the novel represents war, and how it raises questions about sympathetic responses to war. I will argue that Sterne is concerned...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 47–62.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of the writing: a prose style slowly boiled down into sublime puree, imbued with semi-colons functioning as dramatic dashes—as they do in Sterne and Pound—so that it reads like poetry in prose. The entire work, despite huge flashbacks and nonlinear time patterns...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Cynthia Wall University of Virginia Lynn Festa. Sentimental Figures of Empire in Eighteenth-Century Britain and France (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2006). Pp. 300. $55. ISBN 0-8018-8430-6 J Laurence Sterne’s village midwife...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 44–47.
Published: 01 January 2009
... (staged for spectators) and to Sarah Fielding’s Remarks on Clarissa with its instructions for how to read the novel (175). Goring lets Laurence Sterne have the final word, and his status as both a clergyman and novelist makes him the perfect spokesperson for a book that begins by discussing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 72–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of absurdity, but it confirms Sterne’s construction of Tristram’s father, Walter, as an imprac- tical theorizer far detached from the realities of human need; of the med- ical profession as a pack of gnomic bunglers; and of his readers as sensible people like Uncle...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 133–147.
Published: 01 January 2021
...). According to Maioli, Fielding, Charlotte Lennox, Laurence Sterne, William Godwin, and Austen all take up the challenge of figuring out how to tell the truth of experience in fiction. That challenge is most precisely mounted in the work of David Hume. While Hume s view of fiction was certainly complex, He...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 81–87.
Published: 01 January 2023
... genres of drama and non-fictional prose” (9). Havens organizes the book by canonical authors Samuel Richardson, Frances Burney, Jane Austen, and Maria Edgeworth—with a final chapter on Laurence Sterne, Matthew Lewis, and William Godwin. The strengths of this organization are many: the chapters...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 157–161.
Published: 01 April 2016
... as he reassembles the links in the “chain of sentimental modernity” (143). The marquee players in his story are Frank Capra and Laurence Sterne, joined by a large and eclectic supporting cast, including Adam Smith, Friedrich Schiller, William Wordsworth, Mary Shelley, Charles Dickens, D. W...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 124–129.
Published: 01 January 2018
... intellectual and physical meaningsÐ seizes on the unavoidable “aporia” confronted when attempting to capture “ideal origins in arrangements of material things,” ranging from Lau- rence Sterne’s blank sheet of paper to William Hunter’s manual on obstetric anatomy (196). In the background of Silver’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 April 2008
... feature in the writers studied and as an indispensable way of studying them. As Judith Hawley observed of Fielding and Sterne, history is “something that is not yet set in stone, . . . not yet fixed.” Sterne, for instance, in reconstructing Uncle Toby’s battles, “loosens his purchase on history...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 119–125.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Macmillan, 2014). Pp. vii + 234. $90 Stein, Perrin. Artists and Amateurs: Etching in Eighteenthh-Century France (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013). Pp. viii + 231. 197 color ills. $60 Stern, Philip J., and Carl Wennerlind, eds. Mercantilism Reimagined: Political Economy...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 130–136.
Published: 01 September 2014
... prominence in the eighteenth century finds a complex and suggestive outlet in the figure of the ruin, which flaunts what it lacks as precisely the grounds of its authority and moral superiority. Not surprisingly, perhaps, Brodey offers close and compelling readings of Goethe and Sterne. Both...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 136–149.
Published: 01 April 2016
...). This is interesting; the frustrated (and funny) efforts of Laurence Sterne’s characters to shape their lives, and Tristram his Life, critique the heroic adequacy of earlier characters, and certainly are offset by the lively narrative voice. But Sterne’s place in the history of the novel has as much to do...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 82–92.
Published: 01 January 2012
... reversal of the title of John Richetti’s first book to the imperative of his opening sentence, “Listen: Laurence Sterne has come unstuck in time” (357). Lynch’s essay explores the perennial question of where Sterne belongs in the history of the novel, or whether he belongs in it at all. He cites...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in Britain — in the benevolent deism of Thomson, the bourgeois morality of Richardson, the 120 Eighteenth-Century Life reformist novels of Sarah Scott and Sarah Fielding, or the comic-erotic aes- thetics of Sterne — determines how one defines its longer trajectory. For Nagle, sensibility begins...