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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 88–102.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Alex Pitofsky The College of William & Mary 2000 88 The Warden’s Court Martial: James Oglethorpe and the Politics of Eighteenth-Century Prison Reform James Edward Oglethorpe was the most celebrated and prolific En- glish prison reform...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 January 2014
... in her journals for 1786 and 1787, some of which are made widely available for the first time in the new edition of the court journals, not as egotistical or compensatory, but rather as evidence of the dilemmas Burney felt she had to deal with as a single woman in a particular context, dilemmas...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Susan K. Howard Burney Frances . Court Journals and Letters . ( Oxford : Clarendon , 2011 ). Vol. 1 : ( 1786 ) , ed. Sabor Peter . Pp. xlix + 343. 8 ills. ; vol. 2 : ( 1787 ) , ed. Cooke Stewart . Pp. xxiii + 334. 5 ills . $185 each Copyright 2013 by Duke...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 82–92.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Mascha Hansen Michael Kassler , gen. ed. Memoirs of the Court of George III , 4 vols: vol. 1: The Memoirs of Charlotte Papendiek (1765–1840) , ed. Kassler ; vol. 2: Mary Delany (1700–1788) and the Court of King George III , ed. Alain Kerhervé ; vol. 3: The Diary of Lucy...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 116–134.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Matthew Martin The mastery of a hard-paste porcelain technology in Dresden in 1708 was a major natural philosophical achievement for the European Enlightenment. From the outset, the material possessed a representative function at the Saxon court, where it served to promote the power and cultural...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 30–51.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Susan Kubica Howard Writing in the popular nineteenth‐century genre of queens’ lives, Charlotte Papendiek's memoirs, published under the title Court and Private Life in the Time of Queen Charlotte , chronicle both the life of the queen as well as that of Papendiek. Papendiek establishes her agency...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 56–75.
Published: 01 January 2017
... as the foremost court poet of the Restoration. The Rochester the volume presented—as well as the poems it attributed to him—evolved across the early editions of The Works , and it was in the hands of the notorious bookseller Edmund Curll that its vision of Rochester took its most influential turn. Inserting...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 31–56.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Gary Dyer In the later eighteenth century, the twelve justices of the supreme English common law courts ruled repeatedly that blackmailing a man by threatening to accuse him of sodomitical practices constituted the capital offense of robbery; the judges focused on the overwhelming terror...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Carol Stewart Signs of Eliza Haywood’s Jacobite sympathies are scattered throughout her work, becoming pronounced in The Fortunate Foundlings (1744), a novel written on the eve of the ’45 Rebellion. There is a positive representation of the Stuart court in exile, an emphasis on loyalty, and unusual...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Greg Clingham Sir George Macartney’s British embassy to the court of the Qiánlóng emperor in 1792-94 was a political and commercial failure. This essay seeks to think critically about Macartney’s failure as it pertains to his journal—the posthumously published Journal of an Embassy from the King...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 94–111.
Published: 01 April 2018
... with Burney in late 1782 and Burney’s internment in George III’s court in mid-1786. Nonetheless, it is not clear how much the other members of the Cambridge family wanted her at Twickenham. Burney’s relationship with the Cambridges, especially during the years 1783 to 1786, was problematic at best...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 38–57.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Hal Gladfelder In the wake of the court cases that led to the clearing for publication of Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure , a handful of publishers rushed other more or less erotic eighteenth-century novels into print, eager to cash in on the new celebrity of Fanny Hill (as it was usually known...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 September 2022
... suspicion of the emperor's character. The empress utilized Prud'hon's romanticized image of her son to cast herself as the ideal Napoleonic woman and mother, thereby demonstrating her inherent virtue, reassuring the public of the empire's stability, and legitimizing her place at court on her own terms...
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 5. Portrait of Lee Sam (1677–1735), early eighteenth century, ink and colors on silk, Baekje Military Museum, on loan from the Hampyeong Lee Family Collection. This portrayal of Lee as a vigilant military officer in the field differs markedly from the formal poses in court dress More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (3): 20–42.
Published: 01 September 2001
...- mor, Petronella by then was fleeing to the town of Cleves just outside Dutch territory. In June sheriff Daniel Canisius—who, like all sheriffs in the Netherlands at the time, combined the offices of head of police and chair of the local court—managed to arrest her...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Wortley Montagu print culture attribution reputation women's writing Court Poems Alexander Pope Edmund Curll manuscript culture • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: New Insights from the Digital Miscellanies Index Kathleen Lawton...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2004
...: “The Banisht Cavaliers! a Roving Blade!/ A Popish Carnival! a Masquerade!”1 Here, Behn attempts to school her audience in the politics of reading by anticipating, parodying, and therefore dis- missing, a particular anti-Catholic, anti-court hermeneutics of paranoia that she associates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 81–115.
Published: 01 April 2001
...), explains that Wren’s Hampton Court designs “echoed projects for the Louvre by Bernini, François Mansart and Le Vau” (p. 285). Later on Perrault and Sangallo make an appearance as sources, and Watkin even goes so far as to put a photograph of the façade of St. Paul’s (p...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 102–107.
Published: 01 April 2011
... virtuosity she displayed in her “paper mosaicks” and embroidery projects remains central to many of the discussions here, this work also examines the position she held at court, her contribution to late eighteenth-­century female accomplishments, and her involvement in popu- larizing and feminizing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to all current theorists of Menippean satire, the direct social progenitor of this genre. In Dryden, such an influ- ence takes the form primarily of the Christmas revels traditional at the Inns of Court, revels that have their origins in the carnival cults of ancient...