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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Claudine van Hensbergen Duke University Press 2010 R “Why I Write Them, I Can Give No Account”: Aphra Behn and “Love- Letters to a Gentleman” (1696) Claudine van Hensbergen St. Edmund...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Alison Conway The College of William & Mary 2001 The Protestant Cause and a Protestant Whore: Aphra Behn’s Love-letters Critics have often commented on Aphra Behn’s identification with the figure of the whore, especially in relation to her work as a playwright...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2018
... concentrate on the early (indeed, to my mind, originary) novelistic writings of Aphra Behn. For even if Behn did not voice her interest in the Rights of Woman as overtly or polemically as did Mary Wollstonecraft in her landmark feminist Vindication , so many of Behn’s narratives hinge upon the question...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Adam R. Beach The College of William & Mary 2004  Carnival Politics, Generous Satire, and Nationalist Spectacle in Behn’s The Rover Adam R. Beach Ball State University In the epilogue...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 9–27.
Published: 01 April 2017
... it among the long English narratives with which it was contemporary: Butler's Hudibras (1663, 1664, 1678), Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress (1678, 1684), Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel (1681), and Behn's Love-Letters between a Noble-Man and His Sister (1984, 1985, 1987). What Paradise Lost shares...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 19–27.
Published: 01 January 2009
... that the lighter verse of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Anne Finch might have encouraged poets like Jones to write unchallenging, self-deprecating verse. Such dismissals will be contested, but Staves will be challenged far more rigorously for her maverick appraisals of Aphra Behn, Delarivier Manley...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 150–156.
Published: 01 April 2016
... • From Laura Brown’s ground-breaking Ends of Empire (1993) up to the pres- ent, the work of Behn, Defoe, and Swift have been central to a canon of texts that engage in issues of slavery, colonialism, and overseas encounter in ­eighteenth-century British fiction. The two books under review here point...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 33–54.
Published: 01 September 2015
... works that, despite being penned by canonical authors, have fallen into obscurity or critical dis­repute: Jonathan Swift’s Ode to the Athenian Society (1692) and Aphra Behn’s Pindaric on the Death of our Late Sovereign (1685). I have deliberately Reconsidering...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (2): 88–92.
Published: 01 April 2024
... and culturally persistent” of her selected authors’ repertoire. These authors—many of them fixtures of eighteenth-century literature, from Aphra Behn, to Richard Steele, to Eliza Haywood—are particularly illustrative, Ingrassia argues, because they each “had a connection in the material workings of the British...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 145–149.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of George Etherege, William Wycherley, John Dryden, Aphra Behn, Thomas Shadwell, William Congreve, Catherine Trotter, Thomas Southerne, John Vanbrugh, Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 38, Number 3, Fall 2014  doi 10.1215/000982601-2774109...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 24–55.
Published: 01 April 2021
... curios- ity. 15 Thomas Flloyd s Bibliotheca Biographica (1760) provided lives of the most celebrated Persons of both Sexes, adding Learned Ladies such as Aphra Behn and Susanna Centlivre, Arch- Heretics, and Philosophers, Modern Biography 2 9 Historians, Orators, Civilians, Poets, Painters...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2011
... questions of authenticity when picking through the scant remains of Aphra Behn’s biography. Using the troublesome evidence of a series of letters claimed to be written by Behn, she illuminates the problems attendant on working with printed letters that lack manuscript sources. The article highlights...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 115–119.
Published: 01 April 2014
... for readers on both sides of the Atlantic. Doyle takes a “regional transnational approach” to writers from Aphra Behn to Virginia Woolf, analyzing a rhetoric of freedom that remains blind to the forms of exploitation it entails. Mary Helen McMurran, a contrib- utor to The Literary Channel, returns...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 127–137.
Published: 01 September 2019
...), and thus to the first volume of Aphra Behn s Love- Letters (1684), where this wave of desire breaks on the shores of England. Bowers then takes us to the epistolary works of Delarivier Manley (The Lady s Pacquet Broke Open, 1707 08), Mary Hearne (The Lover s Week, 1718), Eliza Haywood (Letters from...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 262–267.
Published: 01 January 2024
..., becoming the prestigious medium for aspiring authors. For writers, as Virginia Woolf famously announced in A Room of One's Own , “Money dignifies what is frivolous if unpaid for”: while literary figures such as Aphra Behn at the end of the seventeenth century felt compelled to explain and apologize to her...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 188–207.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Behn and Francis Atterbury are among those correspondents who in this decade express familiarity with the publisher, although only one letter to Tonson and none from him sur- vives for each.8 Luttrell was a Londoner, but seems according to the address on the third letter, which is largely...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 January 2005
...: Cambridge Univ., 2003). Pp. 414. 51 ills., incl. 10 color. $50. ISBN 0-521-59090-6 Beeman, Richard R. The Varieties of Political Experience in Eighteenth-Century America (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2004). Pp. 376. 25 ills. $39.95. ISBN 0-8122-3770-6 Behn, Aphra. The Lover’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 129–142.
Published: 01 September 2004
... (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2003). Pp. 44. 5 ills., incl. 0 color. $50. ISBN 0-52-59090-6 Beeman, Richard R. The Varieties of Political Experience in Eighteenth-Century America (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2004). Pp. 376. 25 ills. $39.95. ISBN 0-822-3770-6 Behn, Aphra...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 30–65.
Published: 01 April 2015
...—whether of country or of court, comedy or tragedy—“shew our Faults” with the aim “to mend ’em.” Aphra Behn, in “The Epistle Dedicatory” to The Lucky Chance (1686), emphasizes this heuristic function of the stage, saying that theaters are “the schools of virtue, where vice is always either punished...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 126–139.
Published: 01 April 2013
...  Eighteenth-Century Life cal ends (a tradition on display as far back as Behn’s late seventeenth-­century seduction tales). Alertness to precedent allegorical-­moralizing seduction stories might have enriched Binhammer’s interpretations of the 1790s stories (which she takes, with considerable truth...