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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Juliet Feibel The College of William & Mary 2000 1 Vortigern, Rowena, and the Ancient Britons: Historical Art and the Anglicization of National Origin On 2 April 1796...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 76–96.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Joseph A. Dane; Svetlana Djananova Duke University Press 2005 The Typographical Gothic: A Cautionary Note on the Title Page to Percy’s Reliques of Ancient English Poetry Joseph...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 April 2014
... these requirements. Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 R Ancient Ethics and Modern Happiness: A Study of  Three Treatises in Enlightenment Britain Brian Michael Norton California State...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 22–38.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Hal Gladfelder Duke University Press 2007 In Search of Lost Texts: Thomas Cannon’s Ancient and Modern Pederasty Investigated and Exemplify’d Hal Gladfelder University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 39–61.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Hal Gladfelder Duke University Press 2007 The Indictment of John Purser, Containing Thomas Cannon’s Ancient and Modern Pederasty Investigated and Exemplify’d Edited by Hal Gladfelder...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 120–126.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Katherine A. East Bullard Paddy Tadié Alexis , eds. Ancients and Moderns in Europe: Comparative Perspectives ( Oxford : Voltaire Foundation , 2016 ). Pp. xi + 316 . £60 Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 43...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 105–136.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Carolyn D. Williams Attempts to find connections between Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure and Cleland’s etymological tracts, in which he attempted to recover the ancient Celtic language, have, so far, met with mixed success. The most promising approach is to relate them to their broader contexts...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2014
... (1792) with his account of the famous Portland Vase as reproduced by Josiah Wedgwood. According to Darwin, the vase represents the Eleusinian Mysteries, an ancient fertility ritual where the god Eros presides. Darwin’s interest in this tradition parallels the contemporary antiquarian movement...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Taylor Corse This essay examines the impassioned lecture on animal rights that John Dryden adapted from Ovid and included in Fables Ancient and Modern (1700). This lecture, which Dryden called “Of the Pythagorean Philosophy,” reflects many aspects of the contemporary debate about ethical eating...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 January 2019
... “ancient” Scottish tradition posed to the standard English literary history, with its canon based on Chaucer, Spenser, Milton, etc. Richard Hurd James Macpherson literary history English canon Scottish literature Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 197–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Alison Horgan Using current scholarship on verse miscellanies to contextualize a comparison of Robert Dodsley's Collection of Poems by Several Hands (1748) and Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765), this article considers how the verse miscellany was used to different purposes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 September 2022
... conventional imperial attributes that characterized Napoleonic imagery at the time. On one level, the portrait can be understood according to Christian iconography or as an allegory of the new French order according to ancient Roman mythology. I argue, however, that Prud'hon subscribed to early nineteenth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 3–13.
Published: 01 April 2008
... form of textual criticism. In the “Essay on . . . Homer” in the first volume of Pope’s Iliad, Thomas Parnell gives a brief account of Homer’s ancient critical reception. “The Ptolomies,” writes Parnell, “trained up their princes under Græcian Tutors; Pope’s 1723...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 143–153.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Univ., 2009). Pp. xx + 288. $70 Christian Thorne. The Dialectic of Counter-­Enlightenment (Cambridge: Harvard Univ., 2009). Pp. ix + 377. $49.95 J The ancient Cynics have been accessible to twentieth-­century English read- ers ever since Donald R. Dudley’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 23–56.
Published: 01 January 2008
... in Naples and the securing of a second villa located roughly between the excavation sites of the ancient cities Pompeii and Herculaneum soon afforded Hamilton the opportunity to acquire an extensive collection of ancient artifacts including medallions, coins, jewelry, bronze sculptures, and, most...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 114–121.
Published: 01 April 2010
... of modernity to organize a history of the genre. Margaret A. Doody’s “The Representation of Consciousness in the Ancient Novel” shows that putatively premodern texts are organized by the dynamics we tend to think as uniquely modern. And Diana de Armas Wilson’s “Of Pilgrims and Polyglots: Heliodorus...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 January 2018
...: Oxford Univ., 2015). Pp. xiv + 232. 3 ills. $95 • Fielding scholars have long debated the relationship between his “new Spe- cies of Writing” and classical epic. By focusing on the difficulty Fielding faced in making ancient literature both intelligible...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 January 2009
... omissions. Had- field points to the ways in which Shakespeare “narrates” what he calls “the republican story” embodied in ancient Roman history and literature, and he clearly sympathizes with historians such as Patrick Collinson and Markku Peltonen who find a republican sensibility developing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., proclaiming English musical excellence in the face of burgeoning foreign musical influence, and issued a call for maintaining an older sacred repertoire consistent with Tory emphasis on continuity with the past. They achieved both these aims by stressing the excellence of an “ancient” English...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 104–109.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., one need look no further than Rousseau (1712 – 78), who in the Discourse on the Arts and Sciences lists Ovid among the authors whose rise to prominence marked the irrevocable decline of ancient Roman valor. “Mais après les Ovide, les Catulle, les Martial, et cette foule d’auteurs obscènes...