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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 43–64.
Published: 01 April 2000
...David Fairer The College of William & Mary 2000 43 Historical Criticism and the English Canon: A Spenserian Dispute in the 1750s The recent surge of interest in how a concept of the English...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 142–157.
Published: 01 January 2017
... reading: those poems, the authorship of which was (or appeared to be) disputed. This article considers how, through accident or design, misattributions entered into and persisted in the printed record. Each case of disputed authorship provides insight into the reception history of the poem under...
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 5. Raphael, Disputation on the Blessed Sacrament ( La disputa des sacramento ), fresco. Vatican, Rome. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... The essay argues that Walpole’s selective use of Shakespearean materials is symptomatic of an eighteenth-century ambivalence towards the use of death as spectacle, an ambivalence that manifests itself in the critical dispute over the stage corpse. The analysis of this dispute reveals two contradictory...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 18–38.
Published: 01 April 2011
... often challenges and confounds the aesthetic and narrative expectations of experienced readers. Similarly, popular chapbook editions of Robinson Crusoe contest, dispute, and sometimes reject the ideological underpinnings of their elite source text. Duke University Press 2011...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 64–99.
Published: 01 September 2014
... at the center of continuing scholarly disputes concerning Cook’s death. This essay reconstructs King’s previously unknown American experience, suggests the formative effect of his activities on both sides of the Atlantic in the years just prior Cook’s third voyage, and proposes new approaches to reading his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 43–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
... with other forms of writing and publication, mirroring the techniques of pamphlets and contributing to the polemical intertextuality that was a feature of the Revolution debate. For all its ephemerality, the genre had a powerful impact, serving all sides of the dispute and marking a convergence of literature...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 120–126.
Published: 01 September 2019
... disputes as to merit special attention, and to be preserved in the historiography of the period as a Quarrel or Battle, fought in terms of what it meant to be Ancient or Modern. Is it appropriate to preserve this confrontation in these terms? Certainly, in the 1680s, France saw a series of written...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
... at Waikiki Beach, Oahu, ca. 1900. Figure 2. Modern alaias shaped by Tom Wegener. Courtesy of Tom Wegener. 4 Eighteenth-Century Life King during their visit to Lono s house on 19 January 1779 one of the most controversial moments in the dispute between Gananath Obeyesekere and Marshall Sahlins concerning...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2005
... in the incomprehensibility of all things, in which they found reason both for affi rming and denying; accordingly they seemed, during their whole lives, to be in search of truth, without ever acknowledging that they had found it: hence the art of disputing upon all things, without ever going farther...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 12–16.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Connected System of Biography” (134 – 68), in which Bonnell recounts a pla- giarism dispute between Scottish bookseller John Bell and the powerful con- sortium of publishers behind The Works of the English Poets, commonly known as Johnson’s Poets. The dispute began in 1779 when Bell published The Poeti...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 23–27.
Published: 01 September 2010
... by their Whig targets and interlocutors, like Thomas Shadwell, Elkanah Settle, and John Dennis. In their disputes, Tories established a taxonomy of “bad” poetry that possessed (somewhat con- tradictory) attributes like ephemerality, hackish production, didactic zeal, or theological “enthusiasm,” or whose...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 6–11.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., of great relevance to the Ossian dispute, moves to an account of diplomatics, the study of the provenance of written texts, as a solution to the same problem, albeit formulated in earlier times. This, in turn, leads to counterfeiting, to the development of sophisticated methods to match...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 143–153.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... This seems like an important qualification to this book’s rather downbeat approach to human agency. In the words of Tristram Shandy, “The Philosopher [Diogenes the Cynic] would use no other argument to the sceptic [Zeno], who disputed with him against the reality of motion, save that of rising up...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (3): 30–62.
Published: 01 September 2023
... homage to his mathematical philosophy, would be now regularly evoked as a role model to settle disputes stemmed from arrogance, as a commentator in the Lloyd's Evening Post in 1758 implied when taking on an anonymous slanderer: Sir Isaac Newton has been no less remarkable for his modest manner...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2021
...). Whether this discrepancy is a result of two authors differing views, or an evolution of the character, Sir Roger s stock has risen by the time of Mr. Spectator s country visit. A conversation that starts in a highly contentious manner ultimately neutralizes tensions surrounding a dispute. Riding together...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 January 2018
...- possession and its rewards were understood to be at the core of human purpose, or whether one looked instead towards dispossession, or self- dissolution into a morally superior totalizing whole, as the goal of human existence. Within Catholicism, this dispute was played out in the Quietist affair (1694...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 76–79.
Published: 01 September 2015
... must have figure, and that figure must resemble the figure of that body acting on it.”3 All theories of an ethical, ratio- nal, or moral sublime dispute the anarchy of this position, but I do not think Longinus associates the sudden impact of a great force with any other value than the pressure...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 154–157.
Published: 01 September 2014
... ideological dispute that the term ‘war’ might imply” (126). To my mind, the term “paper war” carries with it, more than all else, an allusion to the highly sectarian pamphlet battles of the previous century. So, I wonder, are these later paper wars less, or perhaps differently, ideological...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the (or a) “received view” of the early Enlightenment, arguing “that materialism was not necessarily fueled by atheism or even deism, but was also an unintended consequence of certain, admittedly unorthodox, Christian beliefs. Doctrinal disputes within Christianity were at least as important as the onslaught...