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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 115–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Linda Bree Downie J. A. . A Political Biography of Henry Fielding . ( London : Pickering and Chatto , 2009 ). Pp. 269 . £60 . $99 Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Review Essay Henry Fielding, Politician...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 240–242.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Linda Bree J. A. Downie. A Political Biography of Henry Fielding (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2009). Pp. 269. £60. $99 Duke University Press 2010 Review Essay Henry Fielding, Politician? Linda Bree...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 83–105.
Published: 01 April 2010
... intensively on the 1710  –  14 period; he does not make clear how he corrects or improves on J. A. Downie’s Jonathan Swift: Political Writer (1984). The picture that emerges from the Politi- cal Biography is basically sound and accurate, but the best place to go for an account of Swift’s political...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 92–109.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Spectator, J. A. Downie questions the power of polemical pub- lications in “Public Opinion and the Political Pamphlet.” Taking up Haber- mas’s theory of the public sphere, Downie describes how the fi rst half of the eighteenth century was indeed a golden age of political pamphleteering. Great writers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 19–30.
Published: 01 September 2000
... politics and have divided themselves roughly into those who, like Peter Lewis, discuss Gay’s artistry, his specialization “in deliberate generic confusion,” and those who, like J.A. Downie, discuss his political subject, or what Donald Greene calls the “potent content...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 28–42.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and the ‘Contempt of the Clergy’ Revisited,” in Henry Fielding in Our Time: Papers Presented at the Tercentenary Conference, ed. J. A. Downie (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2008), 259; George A. Drake, “Ritual in Joseph Andrews,” in Henry Fielding in Our Time, ed. Downie, 133–46; and on Adams’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 103–111.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and David Downie (remnants of the Scottish Friends of the People) were tried for high treason, the arguments were in place for a conviction, even though there was evidence only of the flimsiest of plans, which could not directly threaten the king and would no doubt...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 122–129.
Published: 01 April 2010
...-Century Life Détis, Elisabeth, and Françoise Knopper, eds. S’Amuser en Europe au Siècle des Lumières (Toulouse: Univ. de Toulouse-Le Mirail, 2007). Pp. 245. 22€. ISBN 978-2-858-16677-0 Downie, J. A. A Political Biography of  Henry Fielding (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2009). Pp...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 127–137.
Published: 01 September 2019
... considers early prose fiction in the absence of any meaningful encounter with narrative theory. It is true that J. A. Downie dutifully refers to Wayne Booth s discussion of Fielding s narrator in his classic Rhetoric of Fiction (1961), and that Ros Ballaster twice taps Nicholas Paige s prize- winning Before...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2012
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 63–77.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., and the grunting of swine, early rouse me from my warm and downy bed; and, all together, make me fancy I am in my farm-yard, although 4000 miles distant. (pp. 19–20; quoted in BM 14 [1823]: 565) Despite the revival of the author’s spirits...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Century Presented to David Nichol Smith (Oxford: Clarendon, 1945), 1 14, and Charles A. Knight, The Spectator s Generalizing Discourse in Telling People What to Think: Early Eighteenth- Century Periodicals from The Review to The Rambler, ed. J. A. Downie and Thomas Corns (London: Frank Cass, 1993...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 26–52.
Published: 01 April 2013
... actions and those of the committee proved extremely high. Robert Watt and the committee’s treasurer, David Downie, were arrested in May 1794 and charged with treason. Other members, Ross included, escaped charges only by absconding (Barrell, 253  –  ­54). After being brought back to Edinburgh...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2016
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 73–113.
Published: 01 January 2010