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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2004
... part to the enormous success of Alexander Pope’s poem “Eloisa to Abelard” (1717), the letters of Abelard and Heloise experienced a remark- able rebirth and vogue in eighteenth-century England. The fashion for their lives and letters swept every genre in its path, and crescendoed in popular- ity...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Eighteenth-Century Life frustrated female erotic rapture and passion, Eloisa to Abelard. I hope to show that both Sapho and Eloisa are in significant respects figurative self- expressions of the young poet. At this time, or even a year or two earlier, Pope was probably writing some of his...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 January 2021
... the model of Pope s Eloisa to Abelard as a template. No mention is made of it in the editorial apparatus supplied with this set of four poems. It is crystal clear, however, from the editing of The Adventures of Telemachus in the Island of Ogygia later in the volume Hervey s version of part of Fénelon s...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 109–114.
Published: 01 April 2014
... by Hayley or Darwin, or of writings by other con- tributors to the Batheaston volumes. Seward’s poems on André, Cook, and the Llangollan women are not compared to those by others on the same subjects. Since Louisa is a rifacimento of Pope’s Eloisa to Abelard, we might expect, in a book on late...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 142–157.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... Attempts to adjudicate the rival claims of Judith Cowper Madan and William Pattison to a response to Pope’s “Eloisa to Abelard” rested on the different kinds of textual evi- dence, in manuscript and print, that were available to different editors. In 1720, Judith Cowper (1702–81, from 1723, Judith...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 29–42.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Rowe.” The elegy appeared with Pope’s poetry on two occasions, first in Poems on Several Occasions published by Bernard Lintot in 1717 and then again with the second edition of Eloisa to Abelard in 1720. Madeleine Forell Marshall may be correct in arguing that Eloisa...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 127–137.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Fiction ) takes us on a grand tour 1 3 2 Eighteenth-Century Life that begins with Ovid s Heroides and Heloise s letters to Abelard, which in turn lead to the Lettres portugaises (1669, English translation 1678), and thus to the first volume of Aphra Behn s Love- Letters (1684), where this wave of desire...
Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 197–230.
Published: 01 January 2017
... was sent down from Cambridge and promptly died of smallpox in Edmund Curll’s attic. Pattison’s posthumous Works offer fascinating insights into the range of genres at which aspiring poets tried their hands. Imitations of Gay, Waller, and Pope’s “Abelard to Eloisa” sit beside burlesques and long...