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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 63–77.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Kim Wheatley The College of William & Mary 2001 Comedies of Manners: British Romantic-Era Writers on America In Letters from North America (1824), Adam Hodgson identifies “the most offensive peculiarity in American...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 150–156.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Adam R. Beach Loar Christopher F. . Political Magic: British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650–1750 . ( New York : Fordham Univ. , 2014 ). Pp. vii + 326. 5 ills . $45 Pearl Jason H. . Utopian Geographies and the Early English Novel . ( Charlottesville : Univ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 20–45.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Scarlet Bowen The College of William & Mary 2004  “The Real Soul of a Man in her Breast”: Popular Opposition and British Nationalism in Memoirs of Female Soldiers, 1740 – 1750 Scarlet Bowen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 89–103.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Eve Tavor Bannet Berg Temma . The Lives and Letters of an Eighteenth-Century Circle of Acquaintance ( Aldershot : Ashgate , 2006 ). Pp. 306 . 20 ills. $99.95 Brant Clare , Eighteenth-Century Letters and British Culture ( Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan , 2006...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 54–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Aparna Gollapudi In the last quarter of the eighteenth century, John Bell commissioned hundreds of actor portraits in dramatic roles, which were published as book illustrations in the series Bell’s Shakespeare and Bell’s British Theatre. These portraits contributed significantly to the emergent...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 56–82.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Susan B. Iwanisziw Duke University Press 2007 Intermarriage in Late-Eighteenth-Century British Literature: Currents in Assimilation and Exclusion Susan B. Iwanisziw Philadelphia...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 90–95.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Martin Maner Jennie Batchelor and Cora Kaplan, eds. British Women's Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century: Authorship, Politics, and History (Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2005). Pp. 205. 2 ills. $65. ISBN 1-4039-4931-8; Helen Thompson. Ingenuous Subjection: Compliance and Power...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 January 2009
...William Walker David Armitage, ed. British Political Thought in History, Literature, and Theory, 1500-1800 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2006). Pp. 326. $90.00. ISBN 0-521-87041-0 D. N. DeLuna, ed. The Political Imagination in History: Essays concerning J. G. A. Pocock (Baltimore...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 95–109.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Marsha Keith Schuchard Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Péter Róbert , general ed., and Snoek Jan A. M. Révauger Cécile , eds. British Freemasonry, 1717–1813 ( London : Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group , 2016 ), 5 vols. $875 hardcover. $612 eBook ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 158–177.
Published: 01 September 2021
... was not alone in challenging the gendered demarcation of scientific observation. From the second half of the century, British women travelers carefully packed minerals in cases, filled bags with botanical specimens, and roamed the shores in search of shells and seaweed. This article proposes that British women...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 143–147.
Published: 01 September 2019
... 10.1215/00982601-7725815 Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 1 4 3 Handwriting, the Self, and Society in the Eighteenth Century Nicholas Hudson University of British Columbia Aileen Douglas. Work in Hand: Script, Printing, and Writing, 1690 1840 (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2017). Pp. xiv + 229. $80...
Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 2. Unknown artist, Print Room, South Side (fol.24), from Designs for a Print Room at Wricklemarsh (undated, eighteenth century), Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, 12191-B1975.2.779. Courtesy of the Yale Center for British Art. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Barbara M. Benedict This article argues that the shifts in the reputation of Sir Hans Sloane, the foremost British collector of the eighteenth century, reflect the changing reputation of collecting itself from the Restoration to the Regency. By examining the literary representations of Sloane...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Greg Clingham Sir George Macartney’s British embassy to the court of the Qiánlóng emperor in 1792-94 was a political and commercial failure. This essay seeks to think critically about Macartney’s failure as it pertains to his journal—the posthumously published Journal of an Embassy from the King...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 69–87.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and heroism, this work typifies what has come to be known as “military Enlightenment.” This essay examines a selection of military texts and images that represent soldiers’ sensory and emotional experience of the wartime spaces of battlefield and bivouac: the anonymous Journal Kept in the British Army (1796...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Louise Curran Over the course of the eighteenth century, Milton's place in the British poetic canon was both contested and established. The first scholarly editions of Paradise Lost were printed, and the full range of his verse—both in form and content—was frequently imitated as well as discussed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 155–182.
Published: 01 January 2015
... a family of Anglo-Norman pedigree repositioning himself in London society to take maximum advantage of an extraordinary piece of good fortune. He was so successful in confirming his own family’s preeminence, that the Fitzmaurice-Pettys procured a British peerage in one generation, and in the next, attained...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Howard D. Weinbrot The stern royalist Act of 12 Car. 2, c.30 in 1662 reprobated the “abominable” regicide of Charles I on 30 January 1649 (n.s.). The act mandated that on every 30 January every Anglican church or chapel in every parish in British dominions should read a sermon deploring the murder...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 68–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
... trade in their journal the Mercantor while Whigs continued to urge for protection against imports in the British Merchant . A revised understanding of the economic policies of Tories and Whigs should lead to a reinterpretation of poems such as Alexander Pope's Windsor-Forest (1713) as well...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 43–58.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Rowland Weston Burke's outrage at the revolutionary insult dealt to Marie Antoinette is one of the better-known pieces of the British pamphlet war that erupted in the wake of the French Revolution. What is less well known today is that William Godwin's anarchist magnum opus, Enquiry Concerning...