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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Louise Voll Box In the second half of the eighteenth century, “print rooms”—created by pasting prints and paper ornaments directly onto walls—were a short-lived mode of fashionable English interior decoration. Concurrently, collections of prints continued to be bound into albums or stored...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 114–123.
Published: 01 September 2010
... processes directed eighteenthcentury impressions and representations of domestic interiors, requiring a concerted act of translation on our part to recognize them in terms of our post-­eighteenthcentury expectations of what rooms look like, and how they should be described, as well as envisioned...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 132–137.
Published: 01 January 2009
... just traveled across a fully recognizable terrain of modernity to reach a destination in that interior space—as the domestic household, as interiorized subjectivity, as novelistic discourse—whose intimacy is rendered only more 134 Eighteenth-Century Life profound by being precisely plotted...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 63–75.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Century (Newark: Univ. of Delaware, 2007). Pp. 151. 52 ills. $57.50 Dena Goodman and Kathryn Norberg, eds. Furnishing the Eighteenth Century: What Furniture Can Tell Us about the European and American Past (New York: Routledge, 2007). Pp. x + 245. 101 ills. $65 Duke University Press 2010...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 36–59.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Vareschi University of  Texas at San Antonio There are two familiar stories about Daniel Defoe and his relation to the novel: first, that Daniel Defoe’s novels are central to the rise of the novel in the eighteenth century, and second, that “the novelist” Daniel Defoe...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 136–165.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Edward Chaney. The Evolution of the Grand Tour: Anglo-Italian Cultural Relations since the Renaissance (Portland, Ore.: Frank Cass, 1998). Pp. 432. $59.50. ISBN 0-7146-4577-x. $29.50 paper. ISBN 0-7146-4474-9 Philip Ayres. Classical Culture and the Idea of Rome in Eighteenth-Century England...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 112–122.
Published: 01 September 2012
... to our inborn fascination with social information in an age in which such information was vital to participation in an increasingly capitalist and contractual society. She focuses on novels by Richardson, Fielding, Aus- ten, Godwin, and other eighteenthcentury authors. In Harm’s Way, Sandra...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 44–75.
Published: 01 September 2005
... to establish his place within the social hierarchy. Eighteenth-century French architects and theorists of architecture saw the arrangement of the interior, the ordering and decoration of rooms, as a strength if not an invention of their time. To the display of splendor on the facade was added the decora...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., in the second half of the eighteenth century, and the early nineteenth century. Print rooms were a popular and short-lived mode of interior decoration for the elite, created by pasting prints and paper ornaments directly onto the walls of domestic interiors. Drawing on the unpublished journals...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 January 2016
... pinned to a single spot” (8). The book charts the move from an eighteenth-century sentimental self, in conflict perhaps with social roles but generally knowable, to a self conceived as fundamentally inac- cessible, disclosed only through various external objectifications and projec- tions. Taken...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 23–48.
Published: 01 April 2003
... on the interior history of motives nonetheless had important consequences for historical narrative in the eighteenth century. Neo-Tacitean historians such as Enrico Caterino Davila (1576–1631) and Paolo Sarpi (1552–1623) had shown how analysis of the nexus between the interest of a nation, order...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 147–169.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of the Pantheon interior by William Hodges and William Pars, 1770–72 (Temple Newsam House, Leeds), see Grand Tour: The Lure of Italy in the Eighteenth Century, ed. Andrew Wilton & Ilaria Bignamini (Lon- don: Tate Gallery, 1996), p. 291, repr. 34. The unique...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 139–163.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Ali Uzay Peker Middle East Technical University, Turkey This article portrays the initial century of Westernization in Ottoman cul- ture by studying the architectural developments of the eighteenth century. The political and cultural center...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 January 2008
... will that he has to cling to a bollard at the Temple Bar; heading off from his quarters in Gough Square or Johnson’s Court to dine at a tavern or in someone else’s home. Although these are mainly Boswell’s images, they Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 32, Number 1...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 93–101.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Keats, Flaxman, and so many others would not be acquired by the British Museum until 1816 — ​the Reynolds retrospective represents a sig- nificant moment in the history of the visual arts. It was a high-­profile affair Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 38, Number 1...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 133–147.
Published: 01 January 2021
.... of Pennsylvania , 2017 ). Pp. 359. $65 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, January 2021 doi 10.1215/00982601-8794033 Copyright 2021 by Matthew J. Rigilano 1 3 3 Novel Empiricisms Matthew J. Rigilano Pennsylvania State...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 30–51.
Published: 01 September 2022
... wax mortars, and the remains of any meal served to them separately, with wine or whatever it might be” ( Memoirs , 112). 17. Hannah Greig, “Eighteenth-Century English Interiors in Image and Text,” in Imagined Interiors: Representing the Domestic Interior since the Renaissance , ed. Jeremy...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 117–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to the governor of Costa Rica they handled firearms “like fish in the sea and birds in the air” (203). The eighteenth century saw them take over a large portion of the coast, push rival Sumu tribes back into the interior, and exact annual tributes from them.15 Slave raids...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 30–65.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Terry F. Robinson This essay explores the impact of mirrors on Georgian-era theatrical and social performance. It suggests that looking glasses—as they burgeoned in eighteenth-century playhouses, offstage, onstage, and backstage—provided key sites for actors and audiences to engage with both...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 105–109.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Jennie Batchelor Williams Abigail . The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home ( New Haven : Yale Univ. , 2017 ). Pp. ix + 352 . 57 ills. $40 Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 45...