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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 89–104.
Published: 01 April 2017
...S. Cailey Hall This article argues that Charlotte Lennox innovates with nonstandard narrative techniques to conjure up lively new discursive communities. In her most famous work, The Female Quixote (1752), Lennox experiments with the formal feature of chapter titles, whose insouciant, disembodied...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 159–182.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Leith Davis This chapter presents a book‐history analysis of a 2,148‐page manuscript book known as “The Lyon in Mourning.” Compiled after the defeat of the Jacobites at the Battle of Culloden (1746), the work consists of pro‐Jacobite materials copied out by Episcopalian minister Robert Forbes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 104–112.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth- Century Poetry (hereafter CC), edited by Sitter, appeared in 2001, followed in 2006 by Wiley s A Companion to Eighteenth- Century Poetry (hereafter WC), edited by Christine Gerrard. With forty- three chapters, Jack Lynch s Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660 1800...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 115–126.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and discursively, for their original audiences” (17). Gentility, Governance, and Race 1 17 Gentility and the Comic Theatre of Late Stuart London is divided into four parts, each consisting of three chapters. Parts one and two argue that “gentility was fundamentally...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 55–62.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to borderland theory, throughout Bár- baros Weber continues to mine the borderlands for knowledge.1 Weber’s wide- ­ranging chapters may seem at times confusing, yet when read in order, their compelling narratives cement his argument. Weber cites both original and modern editions of colonial sources...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 130–134.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 130     13 1 Hamadeh’s is a layered book, divided into eight chapters, each of which strikes a careful balance between close reading and wider contextual discus...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 114–123.
Published: 01 September 2010
... is not even so much a history of describing things as a lively and intriguing history of description itself, and 120 Eighteenth-Century Life its changing objects, in the long eighteenth century. Indeed, the playful titles of her first and last chapters, self-­consciously evoking Tom Jones —  “ A H...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 92–109.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., deserved this rather pejorative treatment is a question Cliff ord Siskin takes up, indirectly, in the fi nal chapter of this fresh edition. But Richetti establishes from the outset that his volume’s purpose will be to provide not only a standard introduction to the literary period, but also a review...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 January 2014
... by Duke University Press 137 138  Eighteenth-Century Life power with women: for two thirds of the eighteenth century (or exactly for sixty-­six years), four empresses ruled the Russian empire. Naroditskaya’s first chapter offers a detailed look at masquerades...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 150–155.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., as a progressive narrative of internalization, Jager—as the introduction and chapter 1 boldly argue—says that seculariza- tion results from a far more interesting and uneasy division of bivalent discur- sive practices: empiricism vs. teleology, skeptical inquiry vs. a commitment to God’s intentional design...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 81–87.
Published: 01 January 2023
... genres of drama and non-fictional prose” (9). Havens organizes the book by canonical authors Samuel Richardson, Frances Burney, Jane Austen, and Maria Edgeworth—with a final chapter on Laurence Sterne, Matthew Lewis, and William Godwin. The strengths of this organization are many: the chapters...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 127–137.
Published: 01 September 2019
...- first century, but I was not surprised that both these 2017 books, like sprinters getting their impetus pushing off against a starting block, refer to Ian Watt s monograph The Rise of the Novel, which had been published exactly sixty years earlier. Leah Orr s last chapter in Novel Ventures asks Did...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 January 2008
.... The first chapter tells the compelling story of Richardson’s crafty interventions in the marketing mania for Pamela. Keymer and Sabor successfully articulate the stages by which the book was marketed: first based on piety, then as pornography, and finally for its pedagogical value. And they provide...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 125–129.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of fascinating historical detail to enrich our read- ing of Austen’s work. Barchas organizes her study around specific Austen texts but does not follow the traditional format of devoting a chapter to each of the completed novels. Instead, she gives us a chapter on Lady Susan, two on Northanger Abbey...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 105–109.
Published: 01 January 2021
... defamiliarization of its subject opens by reminding us that this history of reading is one of a changing soundscape as much as it is of a changing bookscape. Chapter 1, How to Read, is less interested in what people chose or were told to read than in the mechanics of orating and performing texts in the pulpit...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 97–101.
Published: 01 January 2023
... consists of five chapters, all of which explore how the ideology of sociable profit functions in England, as well as an introduction and epilogue, which place these domestic concerns in the context both of England's position in the Atlantic world, and of its participation in the slave trade and in slavery...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 108–113.
Published: 01 January 2000
.... Two chapters in particular treat buildings not normally discussed in connection with the monarch. Chapter five, “A Building for the Sciences: the Observatoire,” concerns Claude Perrault’s structure housing the Royal Academy of Science, with its stark decor and unusual octagonal corner towers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 January 2020
... strategies. This chapter is the most struc- tural as it lays out conceptually the supply and demand sides of the finan- cial market as it presented itself to women investors. It shows how women learned about investments and taught themselves the necessary mathemati- cal skills to maintain their own accounts...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 130–134.
Published: 01 January 2023
.... In chapter 1, Wright argues that Smollett's understudied novels, Ferdinand Count Fathom and Sir Launcelot Greaves , and little-known stage comedy, The Reprisal , illustrate the “juridical limbo in which travelers, noncitizens, and other outsiders become marooned on entering alien jurisdictions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 93–97.
Published: 01 January 2012
...). “Waste,” Gee concludes, “marks the spot where literary meaning has been made” (143). The individual chapters of Gee’s book offer illuminating readings of wellknown works from the Restoration and early Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 36, Number 1, Winter 2012...