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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Laura Tallon This essay seeks to expand our understanding of ekphrasis and its dynamics by analyzing the poetry of Anne Finch. In the standard model constructed by critics from the eighteenth century to the present, ekphrasis represents a contest between poetry and visual art that applies...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 98–103.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Ashley Marshall Hone Joseph . Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne ( Oxford : Oxford Univ. , 2017 ). Pp. vi + 209 . $81 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 1, January 2020 doi...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 66–70.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Philip Smallwood Winn James Anderson . Queen Anne: Patroness of Arts . ( New York : Oxford Univ. , 2014 ). Pp. xxi + 792. 35 b/w ills., 18 color inserts, 28 musical examples. $39.95 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (3): 63–84.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Lina Jiang This article focuses on Ann Murry's serial essay “The Moral Zoologist, or Natural History of Animals,” which appeared in the Lady's Magazine in sixty‐seven letters between 1800 and 1805. I argue that Murry's “The Moral Zoologist” contested the bounds of women's scientific knowledge...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 140–159.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., both in the later eighteenth century and the present day. It focuses specifically on two poets who formulated the private sublime: Freneau in the 1781 British Prison-Ship and Ann Eliza Bleecker in the poems that she wrote after her daughter’s death in 1777. While Freneau’s poetry emphasizes terror...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Anne Barbeau Gardiner The College of William & Mary 2001 Dryden, Bower, Castlemaine, and the Imagery of Revolution, 1682–1687 In 1683, when details of the Rye House Plot emerged, there was a sharp swing of public opinion...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 162–167.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Rebecca Anne Barr The Irish Poet and the Natural World: An Anthology of Verse in English from the Tudors to the Romantics . ( Cork : Cork Univ. , 2014 ), ed. Carpenter Andrew and Collins Lucy . Pp. xiv + 418 . €39 , £35 Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 29–54.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Anne M. Thell Published in collaboration with the Royal Society of London in 1697, William Dampier’s A New Voyage Round the World was the most popular and influential travel account of the first half of the eighteenth century. Yet despite the astonishing success of New Voyage within commercial...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Anne M. Thell Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 3, September 2020 doi 10.1215/00982601-8718622 Copyright 2020 by Duke...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 134–147.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Timothy Erwin Marshall Ashley , ed. Representation, Heterodoxy, and Aesthetics: Essays in Honor of Ronald Paulson . ( Newark : Univ. of Delaware , 2015 ). Pp. 269 . 44 ills . $80 Reverand Cedric D. II , ed. Queen Anne and the Arts . ( Lewisburg : Bucknell Univ. , 2015...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 29–38.
Published: 01 April 2008
... that “this is quite a female case.”7 Anne Elliot’s opinions turn out to agree with those of Sir Charles Grandison. She says “Nursing does not belong to a man, it is not his province,” and adds “A sick child is always the mother’s property, her own feelings generally make it so” (P, 56). As the plot progresses...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 12–13.
Published: 01 April 2018
... (Hetty) 5 Others Key Ann OR Charles 1749 – 1832 Hannah = Biological Descent...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 January 2017
... in Queen Anne’s reign by Chief Justice Holt (1642–1710) to use his severe interpretation of seditious libel law as a means of press control is one instance of the continuance of such anxieties into the eighteenth century.2 The two instances of censorship in 1707 and 1743–44 explored below fur- ther...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 65–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
... at war; at age thirty-two, shortly after his return to Parliament in 1710, he was appointed secretary of state for the Northern Department. Bolingbroke and Robert Harley, Queen Anne’s last lord treasurer and prime minister, were the principal engineers of the controversial Treaty of Utrecht...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 39–75.
Published: 01 April 2011
... of   locating histories of the actress within literary rather than economic or social history, have elided her from being considered as a working or professional woman.5 Yet more than anything, this is exactly what she was. Those actresses, like Susan- nah Cibber, Anne Oldfield, and Dora Jordan, who...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 37–43.
Published: 01 January 2009
... in the Age of Queen Anne (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2005). Pp. 341. 4 ills. $125. ISBN 0-19-927439-8 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay Ye Jacobites by Name? Brean Hammond University of Nottingham...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 138–158.
Published: 01 April 2008
... are as frequent, and owe their rise to the same principles, as those in the political world. — Pique, resentment, ambition, or interest, which ever motive happens to preponderate, brings them about.” George Anne Bellamy, An Apology for the Life (1786) G The London stage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 73–113.
Published: 01 January 2010
... J In Jane Austen’s Persuasion, Anne Elliot and Captain Benwick form an inti- macy through their shared love of literature. The narrator remarks, “Having talked of poetry, the richness of the present age, and gone through a brief com- parison of opinion as to the first-rate poets,” Benwick...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of everybody else” (6). He can “plainly see how old all the rest of his fam- ily and acquaintance were growing. Anne haggard, Mary coarse, every face in the neighbourhood worsting”; he notes “the rapid increase of the crow’s-foot about Lady Russell’s temples” (7). It takes repeated, close exam- inations...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 89–95.
Published: 01 September 2017
... competing readings. In a closely argued essay on Dryden’s “Discourse Concerning the Original and Progress of Satire,” admirably attentive to details of politics in the period, Anne Cotterill detects an “undercurrent of hostility” beneath Dryden’s “hyperbolic praise” of his patron Dorset. Her essay...