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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2011
... London In this article I examine seventeen letters exchanged between Samuel Rich- ardson and the woman he called his “best Adviser,” Lady Bradshaigh, from 19 November 1757 to 21 July 1758, in which they discuss a proposal the author had received from the Leipzig-­based bookseller Philipp...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., but for the final entries dealing with the major items, all bought by William Upcott, the cataloger is regrettably impre- cise. The correspondence with Lady Bradshaigh, for example, is said to amount “to many hundred letters of each,” although only 110 manuscript letters are known today, all in the Forster...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 88–112.
Published: 01 April 2022
... the body, prefigure Lovelace's chosen method of death by the point of Morden's sword. 65. Fielding, Remarks on Clarissa , 49. In her letter to Richardson of 11 January 1749, in Correspondence with Lady Bradshaigh and Lady Echlin , ed. Sabor, 51–61, Lady Bradshaigh, upon reading of Lovelace's death...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 73–102.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Women’s Reading in Britain:1750–1835. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. 300. $59.95. ISBN 0-521-58439- 6 Janine Barchas with Gordon D. Fulton. The Annotations in Lady Bradshaigh’s Copy of “Clarissa.” English Literary Studies, University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Bradshaigh’s plea for a happy end- ing, which blended the language of moral imperatives with her wish for a pleasing read, typifi ed the demands of many who awaited the fi nal volumes: “I still must hope that you will not think such a catastrophe necessary. May some good natured little sylph attend you...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 57–88.
Published: 01 September 2017
... volumes of Clarissa with readers, and espe- cially with Lady Bradshaigh. He gleaned excellent advice from them, but nonetheless found that several thought Lovelace a very bad boy but worth saving and worth marrying to the heroine. Many also thought Clarissa a very good girl who should have saved...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 99–123.
Published: 01 September 2003
... was not opposed to puzzling his readers or engaging them in a crisis of interpreta- tion. If he wished, as he wrote to Lady Bradshaigh “to set People into Debates” (Selected Letters, 244), he nevertheless held that the debates could be resolved if readers paid proper “attention” to the story. To attend...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2011
... poetics of letter collections.” Louise Curran concentrates on the correspondence between Richard- son and Lady Dorothy Bradshaigh exchanged between November 1757 and July 1758. These letters are concerned with a proposal from the Leipzig bookseller Phillipp Erasmus Reich to publish Richardson’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 118–124.
Published: 01 September 2014
... inevitable, as Richardson once argued in an emotional letter to Lady Bradshaigh. Take, for example, the entry for 23 November 1721: “Marries Martha, daughter of John Wilde; five sons and a daughter from the marriage die in infancy.” In addition to supplying the works with biographical context...