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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
... editors. Thirty-three of Lady Mary's poems appear in the Digital Miscellanies Index (DMI), and she is a dedicatee of four miscellanies. Three further poems are misattributed to her, according to the DMI, and it is those poems that offer interesting insights into her public reputation and her reasons...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 116–141.
Published: 01 January 2017
... engravings of its time. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 satire ornamentation Hanbury-Williams • Old & New Foundling Hospitals for Wit in the Age of the Digital Miscellanies Index Donald W. Nichol...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 142–157.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jennifer Batt As records in the Digital Miscellanies Index (DMI) reveal, verse in miscellanies was printed without attribution or was attributed via descriptive epithets, pseudonyms, or partial indications of a poet's name at least as often as it was printed with a clear and unambiguous...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 158–178.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Adam Rounce This article looks at the reception of a number of seventeenth-century poets in the eighteenth century, using the materials in the Digital Miscellanies Index (DMI). It considers whether the existing reception narrative of the relative neglect of John Donne and George Herbert during...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 57–80.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Multiauthor miscellanies often represented complicated patterns of social and cultural allegiance. Miscellaneity had distinct formal meaning. This essay proposes that editors and designers of electronic editions should consider “digital miscellaneity” as an eligible model for future editions of eighteenth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 59–64.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Digital Humanities and the History of Literary Studies Michael Gavin University of South Carolina Ted Underwood. Why Literary Periods Mattered: Historical Contrast and the Prestige of English Studies (Stanford: Stanford...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 236–261.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of “the book” changes in light of historical archival practices and present‐day techniques of digitization and computational literary analysis. The Ballitore Collection consists of roughly 2,500 letters, journals, and notes related to the eighteenth‐ and nineteenth‐century Irish Quaker community of Ballitore...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 159–182.
Published: 01 January 2024
... on Forbes's project and to generate new research on Jacobitism in general, Simon Fraser University's Research Centre for Scottish Studies and the Digital Humanities Innovation Lab are partnering with the National Library of Scotland to create a Digital Humanities project focused on “The Lyon in Mourning...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and circulated, these interventions both turn one bibliographical item into something that looks like two, presenting problems for the way they are represented in the Digital Miscellanies Index (DMI) and other bibliographical databases. For, by certain blunt measures of “popularity,” in such databases it may...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2012
... reasons for such omissions and subsequent adjustments to the historical and visual record. Such findings in turn posit the desirability of an enhanced method for reconstructing parliamentary debates based on the accessibility of the digital Burney newspaper collection. I wish to thank Janine Barchas...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 8–14.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Peter Sabor This essay envisages what a new scholarly edition of John Cleland’s notorious novel, Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748 – 49), might provide. Drawing on digital resources such as ECCO, it could readily refer to the full range of Cleland’s numerous publications, and taking advantage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 3–19.
Published: 01 September 2017
... as a historian has profoundly affected what I see as my goals in writing literary histories; additionally, I was also involved in the very early days of digital-humanities development. I was a student in the late 1970s and early ’80s, when both the fields of history and literary criticism were becoming...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 124–129.
Published: 01 January 2018
... questions, they similarly claim a reciprocal relationship between the material and intellec- tual worlds of the Enlightenment, and they see contemporary digital media as both occasioning their projects and providing resources for carrying them out. For Pasanek, this has meant building a searchable...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 183–216.
Published: 01 January 2024
... ‘digitized turn,’ ” by which “at an unprecedented rate we are finding connections in unexpected places,” in enabling access to and discovery of PWP's writing, wherever possible, I have linked to digital surrogates of PWP's manuscript and print writings. 10 Where digital copies are not available, I include...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 89–95.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., cultural, and aesthetic interpretation that remain well beyond the reach of any existing computer program. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 history criticism digital Quaker dispensing • Dispensing with Power: A Response to Three...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 104–112.
Published: 01 January 2020
... in a discipline. Some of these recent handbooks are affordable, but others are expensive enough to deter individual purchasing. To return production costs, these handbooks primarily target institutional buyers. Promising an encyclopedic sweep and staying power, and often available in digital form, these volumes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2016
... eager to pur- chase prints and books. A “Shakespeare Lottery” ticket is a rare survivor from the gallery’s dissolution in 1805.28 As modern curators, we are lucky to live in a digital age that allows us to create virtual versions of the performative past alongside its extant rem- nants...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of creating print and digital forms from continual assemblage, disassemblage, and reassemblage. Their essay calls for and models digital humanities methodologies sensitive to the role collaboration has long played in archival “transitions into and out of bookishness.” While these four groupings identify...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 118–124.
Published: 01 September 2014
... literary text (and Richardson is the textbook example of this long-standing problem). Thanks to digital archives, the old bugbear of textual diversity can now be hailed as a feature. Bibliography remains nec- essary to understanding key differences between editions and between mul- tiple and variant...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of sources, but London has rich records (in churches, and local governments) that have not been adequately exploited, such as those held in the London Metropolitan Archives. Developments in digital humanities resources are also exciting; the availability of excellent Internet resources...