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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 56–75.
Published: 01 January 2006
...James Watt Duke University Press 2006 Goldsmith’s Cosmopolitanism James Watt University of York Although imaginary travelers and voyages date back at least as far as the work of Lucian...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 46–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Tobias Menely The College of William & Mary 2004  Traveling in Place: Gilbert White’s Cosmopolitan Parochialism Tobias Menely Indiana University “We have great Faith in your...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... 1750-1830 . ( Manchester : Manchester Univ. , 2010 ). Pp. xii + 244 . $95 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Review Essay Cosmopolitan Islanders? Britain and Europe in the Long Eighteenth Century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 122–138.
Published: 01 April 2017
... to protect themselves from foreign competition. Those policies became instead more open (without ever being truly inclusive, mainly because of the strong opposition of the Milan senate) under Austria's rulers, who were more cosmopolitan and ready to accept the new eighteenth-century Enlightenment political...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and imagined costumes for self-promotion, and to assert expertise, fashionability, and cosmopolitanism. Celebrations of James Burney’s adventures in Oceania, however, were disturbed by his recollections of violent scenes in New Zealand, which were so traumatic that he could only mention them in whispers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 28–57.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., and other perceived outsiders at the heart of the expanding empire. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Hannah Cowley Georgic domestic comedy cosmopolitanism waxworks • “A City Graced with Many a Dome”: Hannah Cowley’s Domestic Comedies...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 January 2023
... Concerning the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit (both 1704). Because he was employing Swift's methods to undercut him, as well as shifting his purpose from politics to theology, Defoe embraced a Lucianic model. Lucianic satire was cosmopolitan, witty, considered profane and heretical (hence the Deist...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 76–91.
Published: 01 January 2006
...-312-29522-7 Gershon David Hundert. Jews in Poland-Lithuania in the Eighteenth Century: A Genealogy of Modernity (Berkeley: Univ. of California, 2004). Pp. 306. $50. ISBN 0-520-23844-3 Daniel M. Swetschinski. Reluctant Cosmopolitans: The Portuguese Jews of Seventeenth-Century Amsterdam...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 115–119.
Published: 01 April 2014
... literary cosmopolitanism that helped spread nov- els, by Richardson and others, to meet nationally disparate affective expecta- tions. Most recently, Cohen’s The Novel and the Sea (2011), winner of the Louis Gottschalk Prize, aims to correct our “hydrophasia” and establish the oceans themselves...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 88–115.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of local patriotism professed cosmopolitanism and acceptance of difference, where “feeling at home” meant legitimizing one's originary “climate,” embedded in notions of place, language, and culture, but also meant accepting the validity of the same traits in other civilizations. Where humans feel at home...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 23–56.
Published: 01 January 2008
... It is the backlash against the homosocial and private cosmopolitan predilections of the dilettanti of the 1770s and 80s, coupled with opposition to the French Revolution in the 1790s, that contributed to a “sex panic,” and a popular reinforcement of traditional gender and sexual roles.27 Perhaps...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 41–60.
Published: 01 April 2004
... that Diogenes’ privilege in being able to reject the state, becoming “cosmopolitan,” put the ancient in an enviable position vis à vis his own stateless condition.14 But Diogenes does not use the opportunity to convince others; instead, he passively resists an authority he does not recognize...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 January 2009
... the Enlightenment was cosmopolitan, tolerant, secular, sentimental, yet given to rational thought. Although he tells us that publishing was but one factor among others (23) contributing to the Scottish Enlightenment, he often writes as if it were the only one that counted, because he sees it as sustaining...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 214–224.
Published: 01 April 2001
... arranged should be like the world in miniature, where each quarter is typified by its representatives” [Meditation 3, Section 19.] This was no inflated claim. Brillat-Savarin was seriously cosmopolitan in taste and glo- bal in his studies; the foods that commanded his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of the Easy Club are cosmopolitans themselves, as Andrews sug- gests when citing their travel itinerary, which prevented regular club sessions. If Ramsay’s circle puzzled over the place of politeness in Scotland, its anxiety was not simply how one’s manners and morals stood visvis London. Polite- ness...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2004
... to the more cosmopolitan ethos of Killigrew’s Thomaso. For reasons of space a full investigation of Behn’s modifications of that source text is not possible here, although I have already discussed some of her most significant alterations. In addition, it is important to note that the movement from...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
...- being. Many writers on taste, manners, and aesthet- ics expected women to regulate the excesses of a commercial, potentially luxurious, society.9 The stakes were high. Anna Larpent was a cosmopolitan, unusually well- read, strenuously high- minded Anglican, the daughter of a diplomat, and the second...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 89–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Lady Blessington was holding salons in 1830s, Francophilia and libertine cosmopolitanism had become social liabili- ties. Lady Byron and her satellites—philanthropists and evangelical clergy- men—were then charting a very different path for liberal reform. To under- stand what was going...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2021
...: as long as the Jacobite succession remained a threat, long sojourns in France or Italy especially in Rome, home to the exiled Stuart court might arouse suspicion.26 Once anti- Jacobite preju- dice began to decline in midcentury, a newer form of xenophobia, anti- cosmopolitan nationalism, quickly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 54–60.
Published: 01 January 2009
...- ti’s “ec-centric” position between the primitive Highlands and cosmopolitan London provides an objective point of view from which we might perform a Marxist critique of postmodern society. However, as Wickman points out, Jameson ironically grounds his critique of commodification in an already com...