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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 25–46.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Liam McIlvanney Duke University Press 2005 Hugh Blair, Robert Burns, and the Invention of Scottish Literature Liam McIlvanney University of Aberdeen On 4 May 1787, the day before...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 28–51.
Published: 01 January 2003
...- tinctions made between forms of discourse.5 The study of rhetoric in the eighteenth century opened new vistas for the classification and explication of prose works: George Campbell, Adam Smith, and Hugh Blair drew particularly from the belletristic works of French writers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 49–66.
Published: 01 April 2003
... or madness and an affront to social convention. So too was the opposite, the shaved or uncov- The Face of Madness 53 ered head, which in contemporary portraits signified not only the undig- nified and anarchic rabble, but madness.26 The oddities of one Hugh Blair...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 21–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... which they collaborated, but in so doing, to cast more light upon the contemporary dialogue between vernacular and Anglophone literary culture. In an essay addressing Hugh Blair’s significance for Burns, Liam McIlvanney has convincingly challenged a tendency in recent accounts by Robert...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 95–104.
Published: 01 September 2013
... also occurs on the chronology of Enlightenment. For example, Ann Blair and Peter Stallybrass begin their essay, “Mediating Information, 1450 – ​1800,” by pointing out that “from about 1450 information began to be stockpiled in Europe on a radically new scale” (139). They are interested...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 179–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Hugh Blair’s sermon “The Duties of the Young.”18 Excerpts were labeled: “Introduction to the Oeconomy of Human Life”; “On Content- ment, Employment of Time, &c”; “On Pleasing in Company”; and “On industry and the Improvement of Time.” The verse passages are similarly selected and titled...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 23–48.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of the Anabaptists of Mün- ster (8–29). This interest in Robertson’s characterizations was not restricted to the readers of reviews, but to attentive readers of the narratives them- selves: hence, John Blair informed Robertson that “The Ministry of Cardi- nal Ximenes & the Conduct of Luther are favorite passages...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 23–64.
Published: 01 April 2010
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 140–159.
Published: 01 September 2020
... was to become a central mode of war representation. Private War Experience in Public Discourse An extensive public sphere determines the nature of the texts in it. Blair Worden describes the period of the English Wars and the Commonwealth as the •rst age of political journalism, and quotes the claim...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 123–132.
Published: 01 September 2012
... to resemble the tradi- tional experience of reading an encyclopedia. This shift has been the subject of both anxiety and excitement, and now, of historical research, too. In recent years, historians such as Ann Blair, Richard Yeo, Daniel Brewer, and David Bates have asked, what is an encyclopedic way...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 188–207.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Exclusion Parliament. Removing himself from public life, he concentrated on landscaping the garden of his house, Wolseley, in Staffordshire, and was part of “the literary campaign for liberty of conscience.” See Blair Worden, “Toleration and the Cromwellian Protectorate,” Persecution and Toleration...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 32–46.
Published: 01 April 2001
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 178–196.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., “ ‘Second Nature’: The Idea of Custom,” in The Transmission of Culture in Early Modern Europe , ed. Anthony Grafton and Ann Blair (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1990), 160–61. 8. Edmund Burke, “Seventh Day” in the impeachment of Warren Hastings, quoted in James Chandler, Wordsworth's Second...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 252–270.
Published: 01 April 2001
... 257 preceptive—verse. Other critics, though, made didactic poetry a much broader category. Hugh Blair’s Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres (1783) extends “this numerous Class of Writings” to include not just formal philosophical po- ems...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 January 2005
... The Orator (1776); George Campbell’s Philosophy of Rhetoric (1776); William Scott’s Les- sons in Elocution (1779); Sheridan’s A New General Dictionary of the English Language, preceded by a Rhetorical Grammar (1780); Richard Turner’s The Young Orator (1783); Hugh Blair’s Lectures on Rhetoric...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 43–64.
Published: 01 April 2000
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of Ossian’s poems and Robert Ferguson’s poems, for example (“Minutes,” 17). Several of the surviving manuscripts seem to have been read at Society meetings; and some of these, like Rev. McLaggan’s paper on the parish of Blair Atholl, demonstrate the Society’s interest in Perthshire antiquities (MSS 354...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 37–64.
Published: 01 September 2009