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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (2): 26–53.
Published: 01 April 2024
... culture” in the period. Understanding these responses can help us reassess the history of literary criticism as it was shaped by these poems’ efforts to delineate the inhumanities of the slave trade. christopher.chan@ugent.be Copyright 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 antislavery poetry...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 105–113.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Rousseau and Smith, as well as the poetry of Cowper, Yeardsley, Wordsworth, and Shelley, not to mention par- liamentary hearings, and lesser-­known journalism and literary works. In a New Work on Money, Finance, and Thought    1 1 1 compelling chapter on antislavery poetry...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 January 2010
... abolitionist movement. Late eighteenth-century antislavery texts, Carey asserts, widely deployed sentimental rhetoric to mobilize the humani- tarian public: “One can think of few other occasions in history at which a lit- erary discourse was so closely allied with a popular political movement” (196...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 56–82.
Published: 01 April 2007
..., and the antislavery movement.7 Upper- or middle-class activists led these groups, whose sympathies for the poor often arose from self-interest as much as compassion. Workers as Intermarriage in Late-Eighteenth-Century British Literature 5 9 well as vagrants were frequently criticized for idleness...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 188–215.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Bridget Keegan The essay examines the history of poetry written by sailors from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. William Falconer's The Shipwreck (1762, 1764 and 1769) inspired many seamen to turn poet and to write about their experiences at sea. Falconer's influence is seen in how...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 183–216.
Published: 01 January 2024
... that there were earlier and subsequent announcements in the same publication. See < https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/(LITERATURE-AND-POETRY )-WHEATLEY-PHILLIS-Proposal-for-Republ?saleno = 2204&lotNo = 270&refNo = 625969>. Just over two months after Phillis Wheatley Peters's...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 236–261.
Published: 01 January 2024
... in the Ballitore Collection. For instance, Leadbeater composed poetry that praised Edmund Burke, a former pupil at the Ballitore School, for his speeches in Parliament opposing the slave trade. And in 1788, Yorkshire Quaker Morris Birkbeck wrote to Richard Shackleton, “The Abolition of the Slave Trade is likely...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 20–45.
Published: 01 September 2004
... to Walpole: Politics, Poetry, and National Myth, 1725 – 1742 [Oxford: Clarendon, 994], 9). Gerald Newman notes that the attacks on the masculinity of Britain’s ruling elite escalated over the next decade, reaching its peak during the Seven Years’ War (80 – 84). I maintain...