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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 69–82.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Christel Stalpaert The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26206-82-stal.q4 5/28/02 2:23 PM Page 69 The Entry of Charles-Alexandre de Lorraine into Brussels: Monarchical Discourse in Public...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 31–44.
Published: 01 September 2002
...D. J. Culpin The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26304-Culpin.q4.jw.SH 3/25/03 3:30 PM Page 31 The Exotic and the Creative Imagination in the 1690s: Charles Perrault’s Les Hommes illustres...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 23–48.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Neil Hargraves The College of William & Mary 2003 Revelation of Character in Eighteenth-Century Historiography and William Robertson’s History of the Reign of Charles V Neil Hargraves...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 6. Valuation of Charles Burney's Manuscripts, © John Avery Jones. Courtesy of the UK National Archives. More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 8. Anon., Charles the Third (16 June 1784), etching on paper, 276 mm × 299 mm, Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, 784.06.26.01. Courtesy Lewis Walpole Library. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 57–80.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., Francis Osborne, Sir William Temple, Charles de Sainte-Évremond, John Locke, John Wilson, the Earl of Shaftesbury, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, and John Gay. It examines examples of miscellanies produced by John Dryden and his publisher Jacob Tonson, by John Dennis and Charles Gildon, and by Pope...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2013
... pro-French sentiment; Jacobite themes of exile and lost love are also present. Haywood glorifies the victories and conquests of Charles XII of Sweden, who was a Jacobite hero, and who acts as a surrogate for Charles Edward Stuart in the novel. In that part of the novel concerned with love and amorous...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., and temperament. A close reading of her accounts of her encounters with the Reverend Charles de Guiffardière, reader to the queen, reveals Burney’s anxious internal negotiations with the requirements of propriety and her understandable fear of rumor and gossip in “a tattling Town like Windsor.” Such negotiations...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 183–211.
Published: 01 January 2015
... to gain political patronage in the 1780s. O’Bryen, a bankrupt Irish immigrant in 1780, became a close confidante and trusted political adviser to Charles James Fox after the Haymarket performance of O-Bryen’s play, A Friend in Need Is a Friend Indeed (1783). Drawing on both Goldsmith’s The Good Natur’d...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 April 2015
... be identified with either. Instead, Macartney adopts a skeptical, self-conscious position with regard to his diplomatic and intellectual limitations in dealing with the Qing. Critical analysis of his narrative’s literary qualities, as well as manuscripts in the Charles W. Wason Collection at Cornell University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 68–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Nicholas Hudson This essay challenges the paradigm that depicts Whigs as progressive champions of free-market economics doing battle against the land-based and regressive economic policies of the Tories. Particularly in the period after the Glorious Revolution, Tory economic writers such as Charles...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 116–141.
Published: 01 January 2017
... the brainchild of Sir Charles Hanbury Williams. The New Foundling Hospital for Wit starts off with his poem, “Isabella,” which stands up well beside Rape of the Lock. A vehicle for John Wilkes and his radical bookseller John Almon, this later miscellany offered up the most audacious satires and politicized...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 28–42.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., commercial society heading into what Charles Taylor has recently called the “immanent frame.” Its heroes and heroines are best understood as virtuous Christians beset by new temptations, misunderstandings, seductions, which they generally, in the end, overcome. In this light, sentimentalism might be defined...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Olivia Murphy Charles Darwin's profound interest in Austen's novels— Persuasion (1817) in particular—is well known. This article offers a new interpretation of Persuasion as a pre-Darwinian novel, concerned with the processes of natural selection and evolution in human societies. Many...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 15–37.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Amy Louise Erickson Esther Sleepe Burney, the wife of Charles and mother of Frances, features almost not at all in the literature on the Burney family. This paper introduces her, her sisters and her mother, as part of a London fan-making enterprise that was highly lucrative and female-dominated...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 38–55.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Peter Sabor This essay offers a revisionist reading of Charles Burney Sr.’s extraordinary talent for networking. It shows that Dr. Burney initiated and burnished a friendship with Dr. Johnson, who would play a crucial role in facilitating Burney’s transition from lowly musician to respected man...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 April 2018
... derives principally from the discourse of Linnaean taxonomy, with which Burney was familiar primarily through the personal tutelage of the botanist Daniel Solander (a social acquaintance of her father Charles, and a professional contact of her brother James). Ultimately, taxonomic discourse supplied...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 94–111.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., and Mary; and their sons Richard Owen Jr.; Charles Owen, and, especially, George Owen—in an effort to understand the origins and course of, as Burney puts it, the “war which seems regularly to be declared upon my arrival” at Twickenham. Frances Burney...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 152–169.
Published: 01 April 2018
... specialized labor with an aesthetic of domestic privacy. In Memoirs of Doctor Burney , Burney collapses this separation, using her professional abilities in combination with her own intimate, domestic experience. From this, she constructs a public version of her father, Charles Burney, as a polite, sociable...
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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...