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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 91–94.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Emily Bowles Straub Kristina ., Domestic Affairs: Intimacy, Eroticism, and Violence between Servants and Masters in Eighteenth-Century Britain . ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. , 2009 ). Pp ix + 223 . $55 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 18–62.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Julian Fung For most modern readers, Tobias Smollett’s novels are defined by violence and crude physical humor, both of which contribute to angry satire on society’s vices. By drawing attention to eighteenth-century illustrations in Smollett’s novels, I want to suggest that illustrators were...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 75–104.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Erin Parker Sharing decadent meals and living space with humans, eighteenth-century pets were often compared to guests who were lavishly treated by their hosts. This article examines the intersections between eighteenth-century pet keeping and hospitality in the writings of William Cowper. In The...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Douglas Kanter Conway Stephen . Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe in the Eighteenth Century: Similarities, Connections, Identities . ( Oxford : Oxford Univ. , 2011 ). Pp. xii + 342. 7 figures . $125 Mori Jennifer . The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, ca...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 66–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
...John Bergin Many Catholics migrated from Ireland to other European countries during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Those who settled in Catholic regions of Europe are relatively well known, but little attention has been paid to an Irish Catholic community that appeared in London in the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 130–136.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Sophie Thomas Brodey Inger Sigrun . Ruined by Design: Shaping Novels and Gardens in the Culture of Sensibility . ( New York : Routledge , 2008 ). Pp. xxiv + 274. 39 ills. $95 Jung Sandro . The Fragmentary Poetic: Eighteenth-Century Uses of an Experimental Mode...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Yet Thoughtful: Readers in Eighteenth-Century Britain William Walker University of New South Wales Kathleen Lubey. Excitable Imaginations: Eroticism and Reading in Britain, 1660–1760 (Lewisburg: Bucknell Univ., 2012). Pp. xi + 271. 19...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 97–100.
Published: 01 September 2015
...James Grehan Sajdi Dana . The Barber of Damascus: Nouveau Literacy in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Levant . ( Stanford : Stanford Univ. , 2013 ). Pp. xv + 293 . $60 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review Essay The World...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 109–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Review Essay Old New Media: Print, Paint, and the Early Eighteenth-Century Media Revolution Rachael Scarborough King University of California at Santa Barbara Dror Wahrman. Mr. Collier’s Letter Racks: A...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 59–83.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Sara Landreth This article examines early eighteenth-century attempts to explain how poetic descriptions of physical motion generated vivid scenes in the imagination. Motion was central to neo-Augustan theories of representation because, for much of this period, writers understood motion as a...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 January 2015
...”: Recovering the London Irish of the Eighteenth Century David O’Shaughnessy Trinity College Dublin “London exclaimed Miss Counihan. “The Mecca of every young aspirant to fiscal distinction.” —Samuel Beckett, Murphy (1939) In 1708...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 47–62.
Published: 01 April 2001
...G. S. Rousseau The College of William & Mary 2001 Ingenious Pain: Fiction, History, Biography, and the Miraculous Eighteenth Century “And Diderot, feeling he’d found a soulmate, promptly decided to...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 28–51.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Jill Marie Bradbury The College of William & Mary 2003 ECL27103-Bradbury.q4.jw 4/14/03 10:55 AM Page 28 New Science and the “New Species of Writing”: Eighteenth-Century Prose Genres...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Dana Y. Rabin The College of William & Mary 2003 ECL27106-Rabin.q4.jw 4/14/03 10:56 AM Page 85 Searching for the Self in Eighteenth-Century English Criminal Trials, 1730–1800...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 107–129.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Matthew Simpson The College of William & Mary 2003 ECL27107-Simpson.q4.jw 4/14/03 10:56 AM Page 107 “Hame Content”: Globalization and a Scottish Poet of the Eighteenth Century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Lisa Zunshine Duke University Press 2005 The Spectral Hospital: Eighteenth-Century Philanthropy and the Novel Lisa Zunshine University of Kentucky Established in 1739 as a shelter for...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 22–44.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Marie E. McAllister The College of William & Mary 2000 22 Stories of the Origin of Syphilis in Eighteenth-Century England: Science, Myth, and Prejudice The stories we tell about the origins of things speak to who we are. Each culture has...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 88–102.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Alex Pitofsky The College of William & Mary 2000 88 The Warden’s Court Martial: James Oglethorpe and the Politics of Eighteenth-Century Prison Reform James Edward Oglethorpe was the most celebrated and prolific En- glish prison reform...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 85–105.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Jessica Warner; Frank Ivis The College of William & Mary 2000 85 Gin and Gender in Early Eighteenth-century London In October 1742, William Bird, keeper of a lockup in Westminster...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 53–72.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Elizabeth Kowaleski Wallace The College of William & Mary 2000 The Needs of Strangers: Friendly Societies and Insurance Societies in Late Eighteenth-Century England In “Tintern Abbey” (1798), Wordsworth’s poetic...