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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 43–64.
Published: 01 April 2000
...David Fairer The College of William & Mary 2000 43 Historical Criticism and the English Canon: A Spenserian Dispute in the 1750s The recent surge of interest in how a concept of the English...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 158–178.
Published: 01 January 2017
... the century is borne out by the evidence, and also looks at the ways in which the posthumous careers of Abraham Cowley and Sir Richard Blackmore are affected by posterity, according to the patterns of their reprinting in miscellany culture. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 poetry canon...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 65–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... 438 . Vol. 5 : Pp. 375 . $795 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review Essay The Epistolary Canon of the “Man of Mercury” Ashley Marshall University of Nevada, Reno The Unpublished Letters...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 19–27.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Claudia Thomas Kairoff Susan Staves. A Literary History of Women's Writing in Britain, 1660-1789 . (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ, 2006). Pp. 536. $150. ISBN 0-521-85865-8 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay A Canon of Our Own...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2010
...John Richetti Review Essay Women Novelists and the Canon: Ingrained Misogyny? John Richetti University of Pennsylvania Brian Corman. Women Novelists before Jane Austen: The Critics...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 12–16.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and the Vendible Canon Michael Gavin Rutgers University Thomas F. Bonnell. The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry, 1765 – 1810 (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2008). Pp. xiv + 387. $99 J...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 113–118.
Published: 01 January 2020
.../00982601-7993688 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 1 1 3 Annotation, Nation, and Canon Formation Bridget Keegan Creighton University Edson, Michael, ed., Annotation in Eighteenth- Century Poetry (Bethlehem: Lehigh Univ., 2017). Pp. xxxv + 241. $95 At the start of his outstanding collection...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 121–126.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., January 2021 doi 10.1215/00982601-8794011 Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 1 2 1 The First Information Age: Women and the Making of the English Literary Canon Susan Carlile California State University, Long Beach Betty Schellenberg. Literary Coteries and the Making of Modern Print Culture: 1740...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Christopher Salamone This article seeks to add nuance to the story of Shakespeare's canonization in the eighteenth century, a story that has hitherto neglected the part played by the period's poetic miscellanies. Are there patterns in the form, quantity, and selection of Shakespearean texts within...
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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 (2017) 41 (1): 179–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
... the relationship between the practical, educational, and aspirational uses of poetry, and the formation of a literary canon. Recitation miscellanies not only showed readers how to achieve affect, but they also gave them collections of literature to appreciate, and some introduction to the terms on which those...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 20–56.
Published: 01 September 2017
... realms we can dig up lawsuit testimony, but plaintiff and defendant rarely agree. What seems plausible is not always true, and the improbable can sometimes be proven. Attribution is a particularly knotty problem, as the horrible messes in the canons of Defoe and Fielding remind us. Memoirs...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2012
... reconceived him as a brilliant fiction-writer, a master craftsman, and the father of the novel. Defoe is treated very much like other canonical eighteenth-century authors, but he represents a different kind of writer and a unique set of problems, and we should therefore rethink the way we regard him...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 January 2019
... “ancient” Scottish tradition posed to the standard English literary history, with its canon based on Chaucer, Spenser, Milton, etc. Richard Hurd James Macpherson literary history English canon Scottish literature Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 56–78.
Published: 01 January 2022
... and also to place a critical frame around the problematic spectacle of stoic suicide. In the second part of the essay, I then consider how it was that an instrumentalist view of the play nonetheless became canon. Here, I trace Richard Steele's appropriation of Cato to his project to reform the stage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 138–143.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Dianne Dugaw Steve Newman. Ballad Collection, Lyric, and the Canon: The Call of the Popular from the Restoration to the New Criticism (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2007). Pp. 294. 3 ills. $65. ISBN 978-0-8122-4009-2 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2020
... elegiac verses, eight musical elegies by Henry and a circle of friends, ten canons by William, and the latter s own earlier, unpublished elegy for his teacher.11 Robinson outlines the contents of Choice Psalmes as follows: 1. Prefatory material (title- page, picture of the king, a canon by Henry Lawes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 71–80.
Published: 01 April 2015
... tours de force, but the diversity of satiric possibilities and practices. Order-imposing assessments of a select canon have produced a misrepresentation of literary history: what actually exists is much more densely populated, much less logical in its change over time, and spec- tacularly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 130–133.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in the literary achievement of a single canonical author, Samuel Johnson. The contrast between Johnson and Rounce’s motley crew provides evidence that literary failure can occur in a variety of forms, while success is often singu- lar and to posterity seems almost inevitable. This book attempts a theoretical...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 78–110.
Published: 01 April 2020
... it as a work of the literary canon that had sig- nificantly shaped the development of the period s poetry. It had, by then, also helped Richard Hurd, Thomas and Joseph Warton, and others, theo- rize about a type of gothic genre that did not adhere to the rules of the epic, but that nevertheless possessed...