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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Peter Sabor Duke University Press 2010 R “The Job I Have Perhaps Rashly Undertaken”: Publishing the Complete Correspondence of Samuel Richardson Peter Sabor McGill University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Louise Curran Duke University Press 2010 R “Into Whosoever Hands Our Letters Might Fall”: Samuel Richardson’s Correspondence and “the Public Eye” Louise Curran University College...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 102–118.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Abigail Williams Duke University Press 2010 R “I Hope to Write as Bad as Ever”: Swift’s Journal to Stella and the Intimacy of Correspondence Abigail Williams St Peter’s College...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 30–63.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the introductory letter from an American Jew, Rachel Mordecai Lazarus; their twenty-three year correspondence, although postdating the novel’s publication, nevertheless helps to explain the limitations of Harrington and points toward some of the reasons why Edgeworth never moved beyond a text-based understanding...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (3): 23–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Adrian C. Lashmore-Davies Duke University Press 2008 R The Correspondence of Henry St. John and Sir William Trumbull, 1698 – 1710 Edited by Adrian C. Lashmore...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 170–186.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Mascha Hansen The correspondence between Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi and a less well-known member of the Burney clan, Frances Burney’s niece Marianne Francis, is remarkable because it reveals how an ambitious young woman struggled to overcome the prejudices against learning in women at the beginning...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 236–261.
Published: 01 January 2024
... by Duke University Press 2024 letters Quakers abolition digitization manuscript 33. The Huntington's collection includes one intact packet that Leadbeater assembled of her correspondence with Maria Edgeworth that provides a clue as to the collection's original material form. Letters...
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Figure 2. Network map showing correspondence in boxes 2, 3, and 4, sized by degree. More
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Figure 3. Network map showing the correspondence network sized by degree and colored by membership in the Shackleton family, where green indicates a member of the family and pink indicates a correspondent outside the family. More
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Figure 5. Network map showing the correspondence network sized by degree and colored by gender, where green represents a female writer or recipient, and pink represents a male writer or recipient. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2011
... at the expense of textual self-memorializing. This essay examines how their nuanced but fundamental disagreements about the purpose of writing, the value of authorial “remains,” and the nature of possible futures constitute the subject of a dialogue that takes place not only in their “private” correspondence...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 26–52.
Published: 01 April 2013
.... This essay analyzes the Telegraph ’s connections with the London Corresponding Society, and explores the limitations of utopian models of telegraphic communication through the case of reformers exiled to Australia. Despite the practical limitations of telegraphic transmission, the Telegraph demonstrates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 131–154.
Published: 01 January 2015
... spanned both sides of the Irish Sea. Its particular focus is on the experience of Irish investors in the South Sea Company, before, during, and after the famous stock-market bubble of 1720. Drawing on a variety of source materials, including private correspondence, exchange-rate data, and banking ledgers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 8–14.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of a concordance to the novel published in 1988, it could explore Cleland’s remarkably inventive use of metaphors and similes. It could also draw on his collected correspondence, of which a new edition is forthcoming. In addition, such an edition would give full attention to the novel’s murky and protracted...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 111–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... correspondence: “Mr Bull is honouring me, at least my Anecdotes of Painting, exceedingly. He has let every page into a pompous sheet, and is adding every print of portrait, building, etc., that I mention and that he can get, and specimens of all our engravers. It will make eight magnificent folios, and be a most...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 43–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Playfair, the London Corresponding Society, and other individuals and organizations. This article shows how prospectus writers exploited the distinctive resources of the genre, adapting its promissory rhetoric and hyperbolic language for political effect. It also investigates how prospectuses interacted...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
... differently. This essay draws on the predominantly unpublished journals and correspondence of English collector Elizabeth Seymour Percy, first Duchess of Northumberland (1716–76), to reveal the very different ways in which she described prints in each setting. For her, albums or portfolios of prints were...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 149–167.
Published: 01 January 2011
...  doi 10.1215/00982601-2010-033 Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 149 150 Eighteenth-Century Life Cowper. What might Cowper’s habits, representations, and experiences of letter writing suggest about the progress of a correspondence across time...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Montagu’s vol- untary exile in France and Italy from 1739 to early in 1772 led her to create in her letters a “home in exile.” Exploring the epistolary form and what it could achieve, Garner demonstrated Montagu’s recurring dependence on and independence from her correspondents, which created...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 65–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Easy access to a considerable corpus of heretofore The Epistolary Canon of the “Man of Mercury” 6 7 unpublished letters—precisely what we have in Lashmore-Davies’s edition—is worth celebrating. The correspondence of the “man of mercury” should and does make for good...