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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Tom Furniss Bullard Paddy . Edmund Burke and the Art of Rhetoric ( Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. , 2011 ). Pp. xi + 272 . $90 Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Review Essay Edmund Burke’s Rhetoric of Character...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Helen Burke This essay analyzes the Irish jokes that circulated in London in the 1680s, paying particular attention to those that emanated from the stage and from the two earliest Irish joke books, Bog Witticisms; or, Dear Joy’s Common-Places (1682) and Teagueland Jests, or Bogg-Witticisms (1690...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 83–95.
Published: 01 April 2007
...John J. Burke, Jr. Howard D. Weinbrot, Menippean Satire Reconsidered: From Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2005). Pp. 375. $60. ISBN 0-8018-8210-9 Howard D. Weinbrot, Aspects of Samuel Johnson: Essays on His Arts, Mind, Afterlife, and Politics (Newark...
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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...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 64–99.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Lance Bertelsen Unpublished letters in the Burke archive (Sheffield and Northampton) reveal that when Captain James Cook’s Resolution departed Plymouth in July 1776, Lieutenant James King harbored strong pro-American sympathies and that these sympathies were possibly shared by his fellow messmates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2012
... into the strikingly uniform descriptions found in biographies of Chatham and in parliamentary histories both contemporary and modern. A letter from Walker King to Richard Burke, Jr., written within hours of the event, offers a compelling new perspective on what may have been said on the floor of Lords on 7 April 1778...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 80–110.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of identification (as described by Kenneth Burke); that is, singers identified with the lyrical and rhythmic qualities of the hymns, thereby confirming spiritual impulses they felt but could not always express. In addition, by questioning the rationality of mainstream Enlightenment religion, the hymns functioned...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 118–125.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., and Bentham) and some of whom are (Burke, Hazlitt, and Coleridge)—is to read them resolutely, even obstinately, against the grain, so that the received opinions of one writer as rationalist, or the other as defender of imaginative power, begin to look inadequate. What one...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 178–196.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Press 2021 habit sound Félix Ravaisson (1813–1900) Edmund Burke (1729–1797) Johann Gottfried Herder (1744–1803) In 1759, the year he published the second, enlarged edition of Edmund Burke's Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful , Robert...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 66–89.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of untamed nature with Romantic terror in The Seasons (Lon- don, 726 – 30), and finally Burke’s integration of his predecessors’ ideas into a clear and coherent whole in his Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (London, 757).1 Building upon Leslie’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 149–154.
Published: 01 January 2012
... in Europe and America, by dissolving the privileges of birth that determined wealth, property, rank, and education, brought a new order of subject into being. For Burke, that dissevered subject was no more than a pulverized substance, “the dust and powder of individuality...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 97–101.
Published: 01 September 2005
.... Imitation and Society: The Persistence of Mimesis in the Aesthetics of Burke, Hogarth, and Kant (University Park: Pennsylvania State Univ., 2004). Pp. 216. $55. ISBN 0 – 271 – 02468 – 2 Nigel Leask. Curiosity and the Aesthetics of Travel Writing, 1770 – 1840 (New York: Oxford Univ., 2002). Pp. 338...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 87–91.
Published: 01 September 2015
... during the Revolution years of creating a “constitutional monarchy à l’anglaise” (177). When Edmund Burke in his 1790 Reflections on the Revolution in France admonished the French to follow English constitutional example, he was probably unaware of just how many were already doing so, or would...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
... political thinker and something of a second father to James King. His name was Edmund Burke. Before we address the Burkean sublime and what it may have to do with King s and Samwell s representations of surfing, however, it is important to understand what the waves they saw might have looked like. Manini...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 140–159.
Published: 01 September 2020
... it something di”erent from prose journal- ism. Poetic form beauti•es, or attempts to beautify, its subject. The aes- thetic quality of some poems of the Revolution is grounded in the terror, which Edmund Burke regarded as the source, the character, and the e”ect of the sublime.1 Reœecting on prose and verse...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 103–111.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Burke’s remarks on the impeachment of Warren Hastings as the defining moment of how the law was imagined by the public and the government; but it, strangely, excludes completely the highly publicized trials of 1794 from its argument about the status of the public sphere...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 105–110.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., rural, unlettered, untainted by modernity, posited by Cecil Sharp and his colleagues, whose existence has been so hard to dem- onstrate in any specific setting. Scholars like Peter Burke have insisted that “popular culture” is the common possession of all social classes, not just the poor...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 63–67.
Published: 01 April 2021
... essay on accents in James Boswell, Edmund Burke, and Ignatius Sancho. Boswell and Burke worked hard to suppress the Scotticisms and Hibernicisms in their speech and writing, and Thomas Sheridan set up shop in London teaching provincials to shed their accents. Good English, she observes, was pro...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 92–109.
Published: 01 September 2007
... that the older version concluded with an entire volume, opening with a chapter on Edmund Burke, devoted to the era of the French Revolution. (Burke is the subject of the penultimate chapter of the present edition). The long eighteenth century now closes in 1780, while the Romantic period has expanded...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2016
... conditions of possibility for Will & Jane. We acknowledge the collecting passions of two American couples, Curating Will & Jane   7 the Folgers (Henry and Emily) and the Burkes (Alberta and Henry) as part of the longing to know, possess, and be close to our two...