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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Philip Woodfine Duke University Press 2006 Debtors, Prisons, and Petitions in Eighteenth-Century England Philip Woodfi ne University of Huddersfi eld Drawing on manuscript sources...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 48–73.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Celestina Wroth Duke University Press 2006 “To Root the Old Woman out of Our Minds”: Women Educationists and Plebeian Culture in Late-Eighteenth-Century Britain Celestina Wroth Indiana...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 107–134.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Deirdre Coleman Duke University Press 2006 Entertaining Entomology: Insects and Insect Performers in the Eighteenth Century Deirdre Coleman University of Sydney...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Refashioning the Epic for Eighteenth-Century Consumers in Henry Fielding’s Novels Nancy A. Mace U.S. Naval Academy Henry Power. Epic into Novel: Henry Fielding, Scriblerian Satire, and the Consumption of Classical Literature (Oxford...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Darryl P. Domingo Harrow Sharon , ed. British Sporting Literature and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century ( Farnham : Ashgate , 2015 ). Pp. 232. $107 Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 76–80.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 95–109.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 January 2019
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 99–124.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Marcus Tomalin Recent revisionist historiographical and organological studies have shown that, contrary to the traditional narrative, western lutes continued to be made and played throughout the long eighteenth century. Much more is known now about the luthiers who created them, the professional...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 162–187.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Simon Stern This essay discusses John Cleland’s novel The Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748–49), better known as Fanny Hill ), in the context of eighteenth-century obscenity law and the law of search and seizure. To explain why obscenity could have been treated as a criminal offense at all...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 143–147.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Nicholas Hudson Douglas Aileen . Work in Hand: Script, Printing, and Writing, 1690–1840 ( Oxford : Oxford Univ. , 2017 ). Pp. xiv + 229 . $80 Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 43, Number 3, September 2019 doi...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 74–97.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Andrew Rudd In this article, I examine how notions of charity shaped eighteenth-century literature. I begin by examining Horace Walpole’s philanthropy, which I argue belied his posthumous reputation for miserliness, and proceed to trace the theme of charity in Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto (1764...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 January 2021
... by Duke University Press 2021 travel writing authenticity realism reader response shipwreck accounts Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 45, Number 1, January 2021 doi 10.1215/00982601-8793923 Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2 1 Presenting Truth in Early Eighteenth- Century Travel...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Amanda Lahikainen Trévien Claire . Satire, Prints, and Theatricality in the French Revolution ( Oxford : Voltaire Foundation , 2016 ). Pp. xix + 254 . $82 Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 45, Number 1...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 24–55.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Eve Tavor Bannet This essay outlines the comprehensive theory of “modern” eighteenth-century biography that was articulated throughout the century in the often lengthy prefaces to collections of lives, disseminated in periodical essays, and applied in reviews to stand-alone lives. This theory...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 74–81.
Published: 01 April 2021
...D. Christopher Gabbard Chris Mounsey . Sight Correction: Vision and Blindness in Eighteenth-Century Britain ( Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia , 2019 ). Pp. 340 . $79.50 cloth. $39.50 paper. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 158–177.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of the late eighteenth century used the empirical approach promoted by their polite scientific education to turn their leisured travels into knowledge-finding pursuits. The specimens and observations that they brought home played an overlooked role in allowing them to shape themselves as authoritative...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 51–68.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Garritt Van Dyk Atlantic sugar production and European sugar consumption rose dramatically in the late eighteenth century. Despite this increase, there were two separate calls to refrain from consuming sugar in both Britain and France at the end of the eighteenth century. Demands for abstinence...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 34–50.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Alison O'Byrne This essay explores the relationship between plans for the improvement of London and other forms of writing about the city that imagine its inevitable decline and fall. Those lamenting the appearance of London in the eighteenth century frequently looked back to the Great Fire...
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