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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 113–142.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Yael Shapira In 1795, novelist Isabella Kelly (ca. 1759–1857) sent a plea for financial help to Warren Hastings (1732–1818), the first British governor-general of India, who had known her late father-in-law. Six years later, her Minerva Press novel Ruthinglenne, or, the Critical Moment (1801...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 120–126.
Published: 01 April 2014
... their rela- tionships and commercial drive. Much has been written about the spectacular nature of the Warren Hastings trial, but Ahmed’s discussion of the relation- ship of sympathy to public opinion is by far the most illuminating account I have read, largely because he frames the trial within...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 120–124.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... Not only Indians needed correction; English colonists (as the historical instance of Robert Clive and Warren Hastings made clear) could be corrupt too, and thus, these novels offer corrective critiques of colonial functioning while remaining committed to the moral necessity of colonialism per se...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 81–86.
Published: 01 April 2015
... in the impeachment of Warren Hastings, which repeatedly distin- guish between the crimes of the East India Company and the virtues of the British polity in order to suggest that the latter are the real victims of Hast- ings’s greed and cruelty. As with his critique of the North administration’s simplistic...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 115–119.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... McPherson explains how these artists used metaphors and representations of the stage in their political caricatures. Her discussion of the caricatures of the impeachment and trial of Warren Hastings (1721 1818), f irst governor general of India, emphasizes the various ways the theater could be used...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 103–111.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Burke’s remarks on the impeachment of Warren Hastings as the defining moment of how the law was imagined by the public and the government; but it, strangely, excludes completely the highly publicized trials of 1794 from its argument about the status of the public sphere...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 115–126.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of all who are subject to it” (148). Chapter four studies the theatricality of satires on the Warren Hastings impeachment trial. This chapter “looks at how tropes of theatrical illegitimacy were deployed to raise questions about the devolution both of the state and of the impeachment’s audience...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 88–118.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., for giving glorious bastings To that intolerable fellow Hastings. (p. 9) This introduction is characteristic of Peter’s style with its debunking infor- mality and a general facetiousness deployed in an indiscriminate manner. So Edmund Burke’s agitations against Warren Hastings over his conduct...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2013
... understanding of what Dryden is trying to achieve through the use of occult ideas and terminology. 12. Warren L. Chernaik, The Poetry of Limitation: A Study of Edmund Waller (New Haven: Yale Univ., 1968), cited by McKeon, Politics, 32. In this regard, Dryden uses the occult in ways similar to his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 178–196.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., “ ‘Second Nature’: The Idea of Custom,” in The Transmission of Culture in Early Modern Europe , ed. Anthony Grafton and Ann Blair (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1990), 160–61. 8. Edmund Burke, “Seventh Day” in the impeachment of Warren Hastings, quoted in James Chandler, Wordsworth's Second...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 236–261.
Published: 01 January 2024
... Letters Helped Unify the Quakers in the Long Seventeenth Century,” The Seventeenth Century 23 (2008): 209 – 314; the quotation is from 299. 6. Christopher Warren, Daniel Shore, Jessica Otis, Lawrence Wang, Mike Finegold, and Cosma Shalizi, “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: A Statistical Method...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 92–114.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Hinderaker, “Declaring Independence: The Ohio Indians and the Seven Years’ War,” in Cultures in Conflict: The Seven Years’ War in North America, ed. Warren R. Hofstra (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2007), 117. 11. A Complete History of the War in India, From the Year 1749, to the Taking...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 87–112.
Published: 01 April 2004
..., that these . . . of my writings are non-sense. But to such I answer, if they would study the Scriptures as I do, they shall find them very good sense.” Elizabeth Warren meditated on the words of Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Plutarch, and Augustine; her texts are laden with mythical images and her margins...