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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Janine Barchas; Kristina Straub “Curating Will & Jane” provides an overview of the exhibition, Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity , opening at the Folger Shakespeare Library in August 2016. Shakespeare and Austen became literary celebrities roughly 200 years after...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 50–75.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Rachel Mann Through the figures of Jane Barker, a gentlewoman who lived from 1652 to 1732, and whose work was both circulated in manuscripts as well as print, and Robert Hooke, curator to the Royal Society, this essay shows that experimental science and manuscript culture were premised...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 64–91.
Published: 01 April 2009
... the inferior clergy of the established church, especially curates whose incomes were often inadequate. The salience of this debate reflects the fact, demonstrated earlier, that many of the contributors were clergy. Were all clergymen, including poor curates, gentlemen? Here was a dis- puted boundary...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 120–137.
Published: 01 April 2008
... was curator of experiments to the Royal Society and was, as J. A. Bennet explains, “a link between the natural philosophers and the instrument makers.”13 As an employee of the Society, he did not occupy the same social level as the other members. “In some respects,” Bennet says, “we can regard Hooke...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 2011
... appears also in his refusal to collect the income from his living while hiring a curate to perform his clerical duties. Nonresident clergy were seen as a disgrace to the church, and Edmund will not be an “absent sig- nifier,” not even to win the smiles of Mary Crawford. Scheuermann observes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 January 2018
... primary goal is to redress an incomplete understanding of Pira- nesi’s body of work by considering him as an author as well as an artist. Schol- ars, connoisseurs, curators, and dealers have long treated his striking prints as self-sufficient images. Left out of the equation are the copious texts...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 April 2017
...: Collections for Pacific Studies illustrated the wealth of Sydney’s heritage holdings, including early printed books, maps and charts, works of natural history and fiction, and artifacts from the Macleay Museum. The second exhibition, Great Novels of 1814, was curated by Jacqui Grainger to cele­ brate...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2017
... that appeared after the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion, countering the Whig revision attributed, probably inac- curately, to Dryden and Davenant, which had celebrated Brutus’s love for liberty and his patriotism.28 Cross-checking the DMI against performance records reveals that the first publication...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 197–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of the eighteenth century, the genre had evolved into a location for distinct types of enlightenment, sometimes challenging the reader's tastes, sometimes reaffirming them. These are not the opportunistic or hasty reprintings of fugitive pieces, but meticulously curated collections with strong literary and cultural...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 93–101.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to be pointing toward the doorway. The textual notation remarks, “Whatever the original intent, the British Institution’s curators hung her portrait as if to momentarily redirect the gaze of visitors in the Middle Room, through the central archway, back to the portrait of the King on the starting wall...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 122–129.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... 269. £60. $99. ISBN 978-1-851-96915-0 Droth, Martina, curator and introduction. Taking Shape: Finding Sculpture in the Decorative Arts (Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008). Pp. 222. 88 b/w + 115 color ills. 40. ISBN 978-0-892-36963-8 Duncan, Kathryn, ed. Religion in the Age...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2021
... was one of preservation and recovery. Yet, as Horgan argues, each treats the miscellany form as a “virtual textual space” for the curation, exhibition, and engagement of different modes of literary enlightenment. For Dodsley, the miscellany was a container for poetry that reflected a polished, polite...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2020
... is curated and preserved in the space of a library. By contrast, ephemera disappear, having lost their inscription of cultural capi- 4 Eighteenth-Century Life tal, which has now been replaced by that of the more durable and monu- mental printed codex. These kinds of literary ephemera are thus temporary...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 25–55.
Published: 01 January 2006
... tried to put them in order — Matthew Montagu, Emily Climenson, Reginald Blunt, and the curators at the Huntington — and some letters are still clearly displaced. In this case, the curator dated the letter 1756, which is possible, because Montagu read French and the Memoirs were fi rst...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 28–42.
Published: 01 April 2017
...). After all, Pamela’s brother, Joseph Andrews, a comically chaste manservant, is not Joseph Andrews’s central character in the way that Pamela is Pamela’s central character. Instead, the Reverend Abraham Adams—a poor curate—is the narrative’s primary focus. Not for nothing is he the only character...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2016
... could, in a letter of 1721 from London, combine news of intriguing antiquities just discovered in Muscovy with discussions about pumping out water from a Newcastle coal mine (Corr. SGS, 21–22, 232). John Britain, master of Holbeach Free School and perpetual curate of Gedney Fen, revised William...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 32–47.
Published: 01 April 2006
... Champs-Élyséens, 1789). My thanks to Madelyn Garrett, Curator of Rare Books, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, for photocopying this pamphlet for me. 32. Procès-verbal des derniers états généraux tenus aux enfers, où se trouvent les plaidoyers de l’évêque de Grenoble et de...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 105–121.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Baker], 1710), 5. 9.  John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon, Cato’s Letters (1720–24), ed. Ronald Hamowy, 2 vols. (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1995), 1:103. 10.  See, for example, The Curate and Cobler (London: C. Warburton, 1754), 30–32. 11.  Oliver Goldsmith, The Citizen of the World...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 201–213.
Published: 01 April 2001
... myself, and am indebted to Starr Siegele, Research Curator of Textiles at the Art Inst. in Chicago, currently at the Ratti Center for Textiles at the Metropolitan, for forwarding this electronic communication from the Morgan. Nei- ther Nevinson nor McKendrick...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... 5. The Encyclopedia of Ephemera: A Guide to the Fragmentary Documents of Everyday Life for the Collector, Curator, and Historian, ed. Maurice Richards, completed by Michael Twyman, with the assistance of Sally de Beaumont and Amoret Tanner (New York: Routledge, 2000), vi. 6. Richard Bauman, A World...
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