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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 216–260.
Published: 01 April 2023
... are not numbered; the log entries occupy the first thirty-three leaves, and are followed by twenty-nine leaves of draft poems, here designated leaves 34v to 62r. These are the only surviving manuscripts of Falconer's poetry. We can assume from the log entries that the date of these drafts is 1760 onward, which...
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 3. Draft portrait of Oh Myeonghang, 1751, Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), ink on colors on paper, Asian Art Museum, gift of Arthur J. McTaggart, 1992.203.b. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 6. Draft portrait of Yi Ikpil, 1751 (reverse), Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), ink on colors on paper, Asian Art Museum, gift of Arthur J. McTaggart, 1992.203.b. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. Yi was one of the five Bunmu officers who survived long enough to have a second portrait More
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Published: 01 January 2023
in military attire and the set of three versions of Oh Myeonghang's portrait: draft, half-length painting, and full-length painting. The other wall (to the right) served as a screen on which to project a video demonstration of the steps involved in creating an official portrait from draft to completion. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Figure 3. Draft portrait of Oh Myeonghang, 1751, Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), ink on colors on paper, Asian Art Museum, gift of Arthur J. McTaggart, 1992.203.b. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. ...
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Published: 01 January 2023
, or renowned military officials, who were honored for having taken essential roles in suppressing the insurrection against Yeongjo's rule. The survival of a full set of full-length and half-length painted portraits, along with a paper draft of the same subject, is extremely rare. This example was a high point More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 81–87.
Published: 01 January 2023
... made up an important part of her authorial network. Here, Havens shares a fascinating instance of a member of the network serving as scribe, for a draft of Helen (the only full draft of an Edgeworth novel known to exist) reveals that part of the text is not written in Edgeworth's hand. While scholars...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 13–45.
Published: 01 April 2023
... the first two leaves, he returns to redrafting this lyric on another three leaves (45–47). This further draft reveals that this was intended to be sung to a popular tune of the period, “Is There a Charm, ye Powers Above.” 46 The second major section of the manuscript leaves contains Falconer's...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., “Laurence Sterne, the Apos- trophe, and American Abolitionism, 1788 – ​­1831,” warrants special attention here. Gerard analyzes four key passages in Sterne’s corpus that address the question of slavery. The first is the oft-­cited “Consider slavery, . . . how bitter a draught” passage from the sermon...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 38–55.
Published: 01 April 2018
...” (Burney to Johnson, April LCB, The surviving draft shows Burney anx- iously searching for the right word: thus “literature,” in the sentence above, was originally “Learning”; “honoured,” in the second paragraph, was origi- nally “favoured,” and so forth. At the end of the letter, he announces...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 3–12.
Published: 01 April 2023
... some writers directly refer to Falconer, there is no question that his achievement created the grounds of possibility for subsequent authors. Finally, this special issue presents a transcription of the draft poems found in Falconer's logbook of 1760–61, along with several images of key pages...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 262–267.
Published: 01 January 2024
... “manuscript” as shorthand for the “rough draft” of a printed object, the scholars in this collection are engaging with the functions of the manuscript book for their compilers or curators, including the multiple ways in which the physical form of those blank pages can be shaped and organized to make meaning...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (3): 23–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... Endorsement (by Sir William): Mr St Johns. Geneva./23. May. 98./ R[eceived]. 7. June. O.S./wth my Answr.28 June./sent his Father. G 2. Sir William Trumbull to Henry St. John [Easthampstead] 28 June 1698 fols. 36 – 37 [draft] Yor extreamely kind & most obliging L[ett]re...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 225–234.
Published: 01 April 2001
... and political convictions, however, were not the only switches. There was also a linguistic one. His early writings, including the entirety of the es- says that were later to become the Letters and the posthumous More Let- ters, were drafted in English. Beginning with his first...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., since she docketed it after her father's death. She also had access to almost all of Mason's letters to Dr. Burney, as well as to the five by Burney himself, either in draft or in fair copies. All of these letters bear her characteristic editorial marks. Their existence belies her complaint about her...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 29–54.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to focus on its uncertain compositional history.13 Due to discrepancies between the only extant manuscript draft and the published text, many scholars argue that Dampier had the assistance of a coauthor or a ghostwriter who helped introduce more detailed natural histories (or, as Kelly points out...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 56–78.
Published: 01 January 2022
... isn't really about Cato. As persuasive as this reading certainly is, it runs up against the fact that most of Addison's immediate contemporaries—that is, Cato 's first audiences—simply did not experience the play in such terms. Alexander Pope, who read the play in draft, wrote that its final two...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 88–102.
Published: 01 January 2000
... call for prison reform was articulated by a committee sponsored by the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowl- edge (SPCK). The SPCK committee, led by Dr. Thomas Bray, examined conditions in several London prisons and distributed charity to hundreds of incarcerated debtors. Bray drafted...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 39–61.
Published: 01 January 2007
...: But when that luscious Boy comes with the Cup, O how the Omnipotent’s Eyes glitter with Pleasure! You snatch him to you, and kissing declare, he excels the Sweetness of Nectar; which you just taste, (dry you are not) and make him take a Draught, then, resuming the Cup, clap your Lips to the Mark’d...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 43–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and a hatter named Richard Hodgson wrote a draft prospectus for a weekly magazine to be entitled (provocatively) The Politician, priced at one penny an issue. His draft was deemed unsatisfactory, and approaches were made to a series of well- known authors to produce an alternative prospectus. These included...