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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 29–50.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Temma Berg Duke University Press 2010 R Truly Yours: Arranging a Letter Collection Temma Berg Gettysburg College On September 5th, 1956, Robert Halsband presented a paper...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 60–80.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Leith Davis As the first published anthology of Scottish poetry, the Choice Collection of Comic and Serious Scots Poems has long been regarded as a milestone in Scottish literary history. But acknowledgments of the Choice Collection 's importance have historically been coupled with criticisms about...
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 1a. Melesinda Munbee and Valentine Munbee, “A Collection of various kinds of Poetry” (1749 – 50). Houghton Library, GEN MS Eng 768, vol. 1. Courtesy of the Houghton Library, Harvard University. More
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 4. Sermons Collection, Folders 1 – 3. Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 44–75.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Bettina Dietz; Thomas Nutz Duke University Press 2005 Collections Curieuses: The Aesthetics of Curiosity and Elite Lifestyle in Eighteenth-Century Paris Bettina Dietz...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Barbara M. Benedict This article argues that the shifts in the reputation of Sir Hans Sloane, the foremost British collector of the eighteenth century, reflect the changing reputation of collecting itself from the Restoration to the Regency. By examining the literary representations of Sloane...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 23–56.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Thora Brylowe Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 R Two Kinds of Collections: Sir William Hamilton’s Vases, Real and Represented Thora Brylowe Carnegie Mellon...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Brean S. Hammond The Collected Verse of John, Lord Hervey (1696–1743) , ed. Overton Bill Hobby Elaine McLaverty James ( Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. , 2016 ). Pp. liv + 787 . $120 Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 236–261.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Chip Badley; Sydney Coleman; Deena Al-halabieh; Lacey Johnson; Rachael Scarborough King; Jaucqir LaFond; John Henry Merritt In this essay, the authors use an archival collection housed at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Library Special Research Collections to examine how the concept...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 197–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Alison Horgan Using current scholarship on verse miscellanies to contextualize a comparison of Robert Dodsley's Collection of Poems by Several Hands (1748) and Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765), this article considers how the verse miscellany was used to different purposes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 179–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Abigail Williams This article explores the role of miscellany collections as aids to recitation and education. It offers an insight into the perceived social and cultural roles of literature in the later eighteenth century, and suggests some of the ways we might use miscellanies to understand...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 111–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... valuable body of our arts.” Specimens collected and collated with the text anchor, document, and illustrate the words on the page. As a result, an identical multiple in a print run was turned into a unique object. Through the art of extraillustration, the extra-illustrator Richard Bull “erected for himself...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 159–182.
Published: 01 January 2024
... into ten blank octavo books. The items collected include scaffold speeches by executed Jacobite prisoners, eyewitness narratives of those who helped the Stuart cause, letters, songs, poems, and even a list of goods the Jacobites purchased in the last few months of the conflict. Although “The Lyon...
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Figure 5. John Bacon, Medical commonplace book of John Bacon (1775), FEM, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles, Biomed History and Special Collections Cage Manuscripts, Franklin E. Murphy, M.D. Collection, Ms. Coll. no 618. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 116–141.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Donald W. Nichol Literary miscellanies have long been popular. Richard Tottel's 1557 collection, Songes and Sonettes , gathered the works of various Tudor poets. In 1684, Jacob Tonson and John Dryden launched a miscellany that reached six volumes by 1709. By 1743, the time was ripe for a satirical...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 21–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... for his initial championing of Burns and the origins of the song-collecting project over which they eventually collaborated while drawing attention to how Blacklock’s own somewhat ambivalent, yet active engagement with the vernacular poetic tradition had been largely hidden at the behest of his own...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2020
... methods from folklore, musicology, and literary study. The formats of the ephemera, and their performative modes seemingly identify these expressions as impermanent; at the same time, examining them collectively, we recognize an ironic gesture for lasting universal human sentiment and meaning...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 24–55.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Eve Tavor Bannet This essay outlines the comprehensive theory of “modern” eighteenth-century biography that was articulated throughout the century in the often lengthy prefaces to collections of lives, disseminated in periodical essays, and applied in reviews to stand-alone lives. This theory...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Louise Voll Box In the second half of the eighteenth century, “print rooms”—created by pasting prints and paper ornaments directly onto walls—were a short-lived mode of fashionable English interior decoration. Concurrently, collections of prints continued to be bound into albums or stored...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 50–71.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Figure 1a. Melesinda Munbee and Valentine Munbee, “A Collection of various kinds of Poetry” (1749 – 50). Houghton Library, GEN MS Eng 768, vol. 1. Courtesy of the Houghton Library, Harvard University. ...
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