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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Cedric D. Reverand, II Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 • Editor’s Note Cedric D. Reverand II University of Wyoming The annual meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Cedric D. Reverand, II; Mark Booth Duke University Press 2005 Editors’ Note Cedric D. Reverand II & Mark Booth University of Wyoming With the retirement of Robert P. Maccubbin, Eighteenth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Cedric D. Reverand, II Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 • Editor’s Note Cedric D. Reverand II University of Wyoming Around 2004–05, shortly after Robert P. Maccubbin stepped down...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 1.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Cedric D. Reverand, II Duke University Press 2008 R Editor’s Note Cedric D. Reverand II The usual issue of Eighteenth-Century Life contains four scholarly essays followed by a miscellany of book reviews. However...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 April 2023
... also should go the invisible force at work behind all of them, our book-review editor, Ashley Marshall, who assigns the reviews, then works with the reviewers, advising, revising, editing, encouraging, cajoling, and sometimes even consoling, always with great patience, and good humor; Ashley has done...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 197–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
... by editors in the middle decades of the eighteenth century. It was, variously, a space in which to preserve poetry, to test readers’ appetites for the unfamiliar, and to establish or challenge poetic taste. Most of all, however, the verse miscellany functioned as a virtual space of the Enlightenment...
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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
... and its sequel, The New Foundling Hospital for Wit (1768-73), came about, we need to probe its printers, booksellers, and editors, whose names, more often than not, are omitted or disguised. Ornaments provide one key to determining who printed what. The Foundling Hospital for Wit appears to have been...
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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 (2016) 40 (2): 119–135.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of matters with editors' answers, Dunton enhanced the credibility of the Mercury by inventing a fictional “Athenian Society” of experts who pondered questions and provided answers. Published responses thus carried the weight of their collective authority. The Voyage used an opposite strategy, featuring two...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 29–37.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Richard Terry; Helen Williams Our essay documents some of the issues we faced as modern editors of John Cleland’s Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748–49). We were conscious of the groundbreaking earlier editions of Peter Sabor and Peter Wagner, and also of the particular difficulties posed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 50–71.
Published: 01 January 2024
..., copyists, makers, editors, and authors. As a result, when they took ownership of their books by signing their names on elaborate title‐pages, such gestures signified something more complex and variable than a claim to “authorship.” Rejecting a post‐Romantic oppositional hierarchy of writer over reader...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., or with a complete and textually authoritative apparatus, this new edition by two distinguished scholars fills a real gap and is hence more than welcome. The editors have assembled all those pamphlets that illustrate Swift s engagement in Irish affairs after 1725 and contain his favorite themes, such as the state...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 142–157.
Published: 01 January 2017
... 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 identification of an author. Consequently, any reader—or, indeed, any editor or printer of a new collection—who­ wished...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 113–118.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of essays, volume editor Michael Edson acknowledges the potential skepticism and wariness that one might bring to a book devoted to the topic of annotation. Often regarded as rep- resenting the worst stereotypes of eighteenth- century poetry and scholar- ship, namely didacticism bordering on pedantry...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 January 2021
... McLaverty (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2016). Pp. liv + 787. $120 This handsome volume is a fitting memorial to its principal editor Bill Over- ton, who died in 2012. Overton s work has been completed lovingly by Elaine Hobby and selflessly by James McLaverty, whose names do not so much as appear...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 73–113.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to question. Janet Todd, the general editor, and the editors of the individual volumes, deserve congratula- tion for bringing out all but one of these between 2005 and 2006, a striking exception to the notorious custom of taking decades to publish authoritative editions. The final volume, Later...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Press 1 2 Eighteenth-Century Life Didactic Mercury (1730  –  31). Discussing the figure of  “Mr. X,” the pseudony- mous figure of the author in both the Sedolärande Mercurius and the Didactic Mercury, Forselius posited that the editors, like Joseph Addison...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 56–62.
Published: 01 April 2021
... in print: no respect is paid to the variously constituted categories of verse, initiated in Pope s lifetime according to the custom of subsequent major editions, including the Twickenham. As the editors observe in their preface, this tells a particular kind of story (one which otherwise requires...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 63–67.
Published: 01 April 2021
... scholarly writ- ing has to be called meager: over a career of nearly forty years he wrote a few articles on John Bunyan, John Keats, Samuel Richardson, Henry David Tho- reau, and William Wordsworth; he served as technical editor for the Georgia Edition of Tobias Smollett and was one of the editors...