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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 109–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Rachael Scarborough King Wahrman Dror . Mr. Collier's Letter Racks: A Tale of Art and Illusion at the Threshold of the Modern Information Age . ( Oxford : Oxford Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. 275 . 75 color ills. $34.95 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 January 2001
....” However, Mary Collier, who as a working-class woman had been posi- tioned outside of the class-inscribed definitions of feminine beauty, voices such a criticism of gallantry in her most famous poem, “The Woman’s Labour.” Published in the same year as Sophia’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 January 2023
... tuition from Arthur Collier (7). Collier “championed female education,” and his conversation, Franklin argues, “was good practice” for Piozzi's later participation in literary circles where she would converse with the likes of Johnson and Elizabeth Montagu (9). In exploring these acquaintances, Franklin...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 30–60.
Published: 01 April 2022
... the target audience for Jeremy Collier's infamous Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage (1698). 25 As John Loftis explains, “The alliance of merchant and dissent has important implications for the relations of the theater with the business community” (26). Since...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 237–251.
Published: 01 April 2001
... in misery as the result of injuries he causes himself while attempting a robbery. Justice in the Cheap Repository Tracts is absolute. These principles of behavior for the poor are enunciated even more forcefully in the story of “The Lancashire Collier Girl” (which though...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 123–143.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., as opposed to featuring the novel's many straightforward stories of the young lovers. 21 And Ardila claims that, as opposed to earlier iterations, in D'Urfey's plays, Sancho is simply funnier. 22 One scene that merited Jeremy Collier's objection features Teresa and Mary retrieving a letter from...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (3): 43–61.
Published: 01 September 2001
... behaviors and specialized skills all categorized within a planned division of labor, and all carefully reflected in The Recruiting Officer. Captain Plume gathers for his platoon a baker, a tailor, a blacksmith, a butcher, and a collier, which reveals the new...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 110–114.
Published: 01 September 2007
... analyses provide only a limited “foundation” for the subsequent discussion of serious drama because Collier and his fol- lowers focus their anxiety upon comedy’s eff ects (15). Most intriguing in this chapter, given Marsden’s emphasis on she-tragedy, is her reference to a letter by Dennis in which he...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 115–126.
Published: 01 September 2007
... a close analysis of Jeremy Collier’s Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage (1698). Collier considers the theater immoral “because it could raise doubts in the minds of the spectators about the legibility of social distinctions” (214). Chapter eleven strives to modify...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 25–55.
Published: 01 January 2006
... her income.19 The three women also played a role in creating the “community of women” at Bath. Sarah Fielding had been accustomed to living with other women — her sisters until their death, then her friend, Jane Collier, until hers — for reasons both of companionship and of economics...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2014
... (2002). Building on Keymer’s work, Robert Folkenflik’s illuminating Companion essay, “Tristram Shandy and Eighteenth-­Century Narrative,” con- nects Tristram Shandy with the “comic romances” of Smollett and Fielding, such lesser-­known works as Sarah Fielding and Jane Collier’s The Cry (1754...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 140–146.
Published: 01 September 2003
... 141 Casanova, Giacomo. The Duel,trans. J. G. Nichols (London: Hesperus, 2003). Pp. 112. $12. ISBN 1-84391-032-2 Cheek, Pamela. Sexual Antipodes: Enlightenment Globalization and the Placing of Sex (Stanford: Stanford Univ., 2003). Pp. 236. $49.50. ISBN 0-8047-4663-x Collier, Jane...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
... (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2016), 166. 25. There are other transoceanic fluidities linking these scenes. James Cook learned his seamanship on coasting vessels sailing between the north of England and London. The light colliers that Crusoe sees run away to sea to avoid foundering off Winterton...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., Ian, et al. Turner Inspired in the Light of Claude (London: National Gallery, 2012). Pp. 144. 63 color ills. $45 Weinbrot, Howard D. Literature, Religion, and the Evolution of Culture, 1660  – 1780 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2013). Pp. xii + 371. $60 Wahrman, Dror. Mr. Collier’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (3): 62–79.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 79 42. Other laboring-class writers who figured the comfortable classes as to some degree cannibalistic in consuming the bodies of the poor include Stephen Duck and Mary Collier. Duck’s poem, “The Thresher’s Labour” (1736), shows the worker’s sweat...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 71–80.
Published: 01 April 2015
... discussion of canonical works and instead to devote space to truly satirical nov- els, such as The Cry by Sarah Fielding and Jane Collier, Amory’s Life of John Buncle, and Charles Johnstone’s Chrysal or Adventures of a Guinea. More seri- ous is the omission of periodical essays and newspaper flyting—we...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 66–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
... their learned friends probably had access.107 Some of the lawyers also had their own libraries, and Dennis Molony’s sale catalog survives. Among the works he owned was “Collier’s Dictionary, 2 Vol. 1701,” an encyclopaedia to which Molony himself con- tributed a four-thousand word entry on the history...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 January 2015
... an Irishman and an Englishman in the anonymous 1698 pamphlet, The Animadversions on Mr. Congreve’s Late Answer to Mr. Collier, we find the following exchange: johnson: O Lard! Will Congreve’s alive Man, he’s my Countryman, he has been regenerated ever since he turn’d Poet, and his Muse has...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 75–104.
Published: 01 April 2014
... hospitality” discredited by the discovery of self-­interest.14 Jane Collier’s satirical Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting (1753) likewise suggests that patronesses who “take the distressed into their protection” Cowper’s Hares and the Hospitality of Eighteenth-Century Pet Keeping  7 9...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
...). In solidarity with Egerton's satires of primogeniture, Benger relegates Adam's firstborn son to insignificance. When she finally recounts the first biblical narrative of conflict between men, Benger subordinates the myth to an apostrophe to her fellow woman poet, Mary Collier, who translated the Swiss poet...