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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 43–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
...David Duff Prospectuses, a type of printed advertisement widely used in the eighteenth-century book trade, played a vital but previously unexamined role in the French Revolution controversy, attracting subscribers to political publications and encapsulating their message. Focusing on journal...
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figures 6a and 6b. Advertisement on p. 462 (left). “To Mr. and Mrs. ******* on the Death of their Infant Son. By Phillis Wheatley,” p. 488 (right), The Boston Magazine (September 1784), Houghton, P 132.1*. Courtesy of the Houghton Library, Harvard University. More
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figures 6a and 6b. Advertisement on p. 462 (left). “To Mr. and Mrs. ******* on the Death of their Infant Son. By Phillis Wheatley,” p. 488 (right), The Boston Magazine (September 1784), Houghton, P 132.1*. Courtesy of the Houghton Library, Harvard University. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 53–84.
Published: 01 April 2013
... advertisements have remained entirely untraced. Yet an attempt at charting this genre’s various contexts of production, marketing, and consumption is rewarding in that it will reveal the richness of these publications in terms of design and layout innovations, the ways in which each of these titles promoted...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2016
... their deaths, and the Will & Jane exhibition tells the story of that process through the display of many and various objects—from porcelain figurines and portraits, to advertisements and bobbleheads—that are part of the marketing and cultural dissemination of literary fame. The authors of the article also...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Dianne Dugaw This essay considers our response to printed ephemera, analyzing British examples of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, specifically elegies, broadside ballads, and the life story and advertised theatrical performing of the eighteenth-century female soldier Hannah Snell, using...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 183–216.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Figures 6a and 6b. Advertisement on p. 462 (left). “To Mr. and Mrs. ******* on the Death of their Infant Son. By Phillis Wheatley,” p. 488 (right), The Boston Magazine (September 1784), Houghton, P 132.1*. Courtesy of the Houghton Library, Harvard University. ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 36–59.
Published: 01 April 2012
... about one play in twelve was advertised with its author’s name attached.” 9 That is, expectations about the literary forms themselves may have dictated the absence or presence of the author’s name, independent of authorial moti- vation or intervention. It was against this context of widespread...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 January 2005
... at home.” Therefore sooner than take such a one for my wife, I will e’en remain single the rest of my life. “Epigram on a Scolding Wife. By the late James Duffi eld, Esq published in the General Advertiser for 9 January 1782, ran: Mills! Thunder! Hammers! your noise now lay aside...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 100–110.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Lacking- ton implies as much in an advertisement he placed in the World newspaper on Wednesday 24 February 1790: “Lost out of a room over J. Lackington’s coach house,” his advertisement stated, “five hundred Watt’s Psalms and five hundred Watt’s Hymns . . . ​unbound,” and he concluded...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 101–114.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of His Country was advertised for three nights at Drury Lane in November 1719, and Dennis himself reports approximate receipts for those nights in his angry dedication of the published text. It cannot have closed after one night. (9) McGirr states that Theophilus Cibber was routinely hissed off stage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to the printed book, they have at the same time recognized that many ephemeral print products entertain a close and complicated relationship with book culture (Harris, 120). As separately issued advertisements, publishing proposals, and prospectuses that are not physically part of the book they prefigure...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Advertiser, printed and edited by Henry Sampson Woodfall, offered an account that closely parallels Walker King’s. In it, Chatham expresses “his Indignation at the pusillanimous idea of giving up the Dependence of America” and a few lines later asks, “Shall Englishmen suffer it with dastardly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 January 2009
... extensive footnotes (sometimes longer than the text on the page above them) reveal the current state of knowledge about eighteenth-century sexuality. Deftly employing a wide range of sources, from newspaper reports and advertisements, through divorce records, bastardy records, and diaries...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 70–94.
Published: 01 January 2002
... privileged women not only did not need physical strength but sometimes positively eschewed it. By their weakness and lan- guor women advertised the gentility of their household and the resources of the husbands who could afford substitute labor. Clothes and a country...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., was responsible for distributing the Foundling Hospital. The second volume is advertised in the Daily Post for 13 March 1744, and is said to be published on that day for “W. Lyon.” The proximity to the end of the 1743 legal year (21 March 1744) means that this is probably an advertisement for the modified...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 86–100.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... He had accompanied her from Mecklenburg- Strelitz for her marriage to George III in 1761 and remained in her service for the rest of his life. 17. Probably Sarah Rush, who advertised in 1780 that she had worked for P. Wright in London, milliner to Her Majesty. See Salisbury and Winchester Journal (27...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 66–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
... convenient house in Trinity Lane, fit for a merchant, late in the possession of Mr Daniel Arthur, merchant” was advertised to let in 1722, and Daniel, “lately failed,” appears simply as a lodger in 1723.72 The Arthurs were connected by marriage to the Fitzgeralds, a gen- try family that enjoyed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 134–165.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Library” in April 1795. 14 In the event, Cooke's edition was not published until 1798, the plate dated 13 February 1798. It featured, as an advertisement informed potential purchasers, a “superb” frontispiece by Richard Corbould, representing the parting of Palemon from Anna, the latter apprehensive...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 23–64.
Published: 01 April 2010
... the initial success of Winter: A Poem, which had been published by the London-based Scots bookseller Millan on 8 April 1726, a second edition of Winter followed in June 1726 and encouraged Thomson to advertise Spring: A Poem, which was dedicated to the Countess of Hertford and published in 1728.13...