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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 36–59.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Mark Vareschi While much scholarly attention has been paid to attributing or de-attributing the texts associated with Daniel Defoe properly, less attention has been paid to the process of attribution itself and the context in which these attributions were made. This essay examines the various means...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 142–157.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jennifer Batt As records in the Digital Miscellanies Index (DMI) reveal, verse in miscellanies was printed without attribution or was attributed via descriptive epithets, pseudonyms, or partial indications of a poet's name at least as often as it was printed with a clear and unambiguous...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of these extracts are firmly attributed to Shakespeare, others are the consequence of adaptation and revision, and some have no provenance at all. What does this tell us about the cultural consumption and assimilation of Shakespeare at this moment of anthologizing? What cultural needs and attitudes do these textual...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 56–75.
Published: 01 January 2017
... as the foremost court poet of the Restoration. The Rochester the volume presented—as well as the poems it attributed to him—evolved across the early editions of The Works , and it was in the hands of the notorious bookseller Edmund Curll that its vision of Rochester took its most influential turn. Inserting...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
... for avoiding print. For a poet who avoided print so assiduously, every erroneous attribution is significant; these poems offer a picture of who she was to her contemporaries, and reveal the risks that appearing in print represented to women. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Lady Mary...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 37–64.
Published: 01 September 2009
... attention to a number of curious details, including early critiques of Johnson's work, and mentions of Johnsonian publications or attributions that have been sometimes overlooked. The whole is intended to be a contribution to the understanding of Johnson's near-contemporary reception and reputation. Duke...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and interpret his writings. For a variety of reasons—having to do with the nature of his life and work, the lack of much personal record, the anonymity and attribution problems—we are simply not on solid ground, as we are with Dryden, Pope, Fielding, or Swift. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Gillian Skinner The idea that Burney features in her own journals and letters as a novelistic heroine is something that readers over the years have noted and attributed variously to straightforward egotism or to a need for compensation. In this article, I read narrative performances Burney produced...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 20–56.
Published: 01 September 2017
... realms we can dig up lawsuit testimony, but plaintiff and defendant rarely agree. What seems plausible is not always true, and the improbable can sometimes be proven. Attribution is a particularly knotty problem, as the horrible messes in the canons of Defoe and Fielding remind us. Memoirs...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 98–109.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... In the “traditional, post-Romantic emphasis on indi- vidual authors,” we customarily attribute authorship to “an individual who could be linked to the work through the medium of a proper name, who could then be understood to be possessed of both an identifiable intention and an originative agency.” 7 Greene’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 April 2018
...-standing attribution was provided in the Dictionary of National Biography at the close of the nineteenth century, suggesting that the author was “Mary Meeke,” the wife of a Sta…ordshire vicar.2 This attri- bution formed the basis for subsequent associations between Mary Meeke and the Mrs. Meeke...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., the relationship between popularity and canonicity, and the connections between notions of authorship and practices of attribution. From close to distant reading, these essays model how the DMI might be used to generate new hypotheses concerning the ways that eighteenth-century readers and writers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 123–132.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Onslow as speaker of the Commons), events that took place between November 1740 and February 1743. The editors also follow George Birkbeck Hill and F. V. Bernard in attributing to Johnson two brief earlier debates on naval affairs published in 1740 and 1741, here printed as an appendix. Also...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 101–105.
Published: 01 September 2012
...). Pp viii + 250. £60 paper J The attributes and centrality of reason in Enlightenment culture are called into question yet again in two recent studies of eighteenth-­century French lit- erature. In The Fiction of Enlightenment, Heidi Bostic contends that Enlight...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 January 2001
... some idea of how these attributes of ideal manliness interact with conceptions of nationhood and manly vir- tue: Great Numbers of Subjects, that in a time of War, might defend their Coun- try, are effeminated, debauched, diseased, and made...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 115–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
... works. No clear personal statement by Fielding about his political motives and beliefs has survived. In its absence, scholars interested in discovering his political views have had to wend a very wary way through books, essays, and pamphlets, many of them insecurely attributed, which seem...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 240–242.
Published: 01 January 2011
... by Fielding about his political motives and beliefs has survived. In its absence, scholars interested in pinning down his political views have had to wend a very wary way through books, essays, and pamphlets, many of them insecurely attributed, which seem to derive from a variety of political...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 January 2021
... occasioned by attribution, choice of copy- text, emendation of that copy- text for publication, and contextualizing annotation, are formi- dable, and the level of achievement here is impressive. Overton (one presumes, given his expertise in generic discrimination) decided to arrange the pieces not 9 6...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 January 2009
... unconcluded. Perhaps their weakest attribute is Thelwall’s language, which verges, unsur- prisingly, on the melodramatic: FAULKLAND: Hold rash man—what are you about to do—what am I, a single individual compared to the welfare of the community?—reflect on your present thoughts when you...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 83–105.
Published: 01 April 2010
... of the prose (1939  –  69), and the Harold Williams three-volume edition of the poetry (1937; rev. 1958). English Political W r i t i n g s , 1 7 1 1   –   1 7 1 4 includes most of the material printed in volumes six and eight of Davis, though Goldgar and Gadd have de-attributed two works  —  the 16...