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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 136–157.
Published: 01 April 2020
... by Duke University Press 2020 memorial effigy broadsheet history portraits ephemera Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 2, April 2020 doi 10.1215/00982601-8218635 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 1 3 6 Lively Effigies: Memorial Ephemera Margaret J. M. Ezell Texas A&M University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 138–142.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to curtail the distribution of heretical schismatical blasphemous seditious and treasonable Bookes Pam- phlets and Papers critiques continued to appear.2 A broadsheet called The Poor- Whores Petition (25 March 1668), for instance, alludes to Lady Cas- tlemayne s personal power over the King to suggest...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 120–126.
Published: 01 April 2014
.... For instance, we learn that “An Ode in Imitation of Alcaeus” (1781) was reprinted anonymously in the Annual Register and the European Magazine, then distrib- uted gratis by a radical society in broadsheet, then, when established as a public and democratic document in the 1790s, was quoted at length...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 45–57.
Published: 01 September 2002
...- tacularly tattooed body gives Jeoly Caucasian features and a mannered stance reminiscent of portraits of European royalty. A broadsheet biogra- phy took his life to thrilling heights: stranded on a hostile shore, Jeoly is said to have escaped from captivity to deliver his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., and therefore, were disposable. In addition, the material, unbound format of ephemera, usually understood to consist of a single leaf or folded sheet (such as broadsheets, broadside elegies, theater tickets, and chapbooks), meant that, unless these ephemera were preserved in bundles or as part of bound volumes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 83–95.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Delarivière Manley, but numerous writers and printers of broadsheets and other forms of political ephemera—Elinor James, Anne Docwra, Joan Whitrowe, and many others. If these women of Grub Street are generally unknown even to feminist historians, McDowell contends...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 92–112.
Published: 01 January 2024
... distinct? If “The Exile of Erin” was inescapable in broadsheet and ballad form, then its popularity was not independent of its subject, but because of it. It was against this bloody and divisive background that the first Viscount Newcomen, Sir William Gleadowe-Newcomen, had seen his wife...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 28–51.
Published: 01 January 2003
...- sity of printed matter after the suspension of the Licensing Act in 1695 made classification even more problematic. Pamphlets, tracts, broadsheets, newspapers, periodicals, and short narrative fiction often experimented with generic categories; many went beyond...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 107–134.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., during the 1770s rage for big hair, Wildman’s venerable bee beard would extend to a bee hairpiece, as can be seen in a 1772 broadsheet advertising an extended season of performances at Richard Astley’s Riding-School. For the edifi cation of thousands of specta- tors, between Astley’s amazing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2003
... for control of the public sphere and its ever-greater institutionalization— newspapers, broadsheets, pamphlets; the emerging working class with its proper interests and networks of sociability (including Methodism and itinerant preaching); and increasingly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 87–112.
Published: 01 April 2004
... in broadsheets, chapbooks, and almanacs but also in weighty treatises: the radical publisher Joseph Johnson published over thirty books of such. Cashing in on the market, collections of prophecies from the six- teenth and seventeenth centuries were excerpted and republished anony- Hester Lynch Piozzi...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 78–106.
Published: 01 September 2006
... (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 1995), notes that scientifi c texts intended for a popular audience featured allegorical plates (160). Frederick John Stopp, in Monsters and Hieroglyphs: Broadsheets and Emblem Books in Sixteenth-Century Germany (Cambridge; The Sandars Lectures, 1972), traces the term...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 197–230.
Published: 01 January 2017
... statistical results from the Digital Miscellanies Index (DMI) is the predominance of iambic tetrameter: this meter, rather than the heroic couplet, may be the most common verse form of the age. Fluent and accessible, tetrameter was a favored form not just for humor and topical broadsheets, but also...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... Of the 247 items categorized under “Books, Pam- phlets, and Broadsheets” in Furbank and Owens’s Critical Bibliography, just four named “DeFoe” on the title page, either as part of the title or as author. Three of those were published only in Edinburgh: DeFoe’s Answer, to Dyer’s Scandalous News Letter...