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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 January 2007
...David S. Shields Review David S. Shields University of South Carolina Corey Andrews. Literary Nationalism in Eighteenth-Century Scottish Club Poetry. Studies in British Literature, no. 82 (Lewiston: Edward Mellen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 130–134.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Sibel Zandi-Sayek Review Essay Poetry, Pleasure, and Building: Ottoman Architectural Culture in the Eighteenth Century Sibel Zandi-­Sayek College of William and Mary...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
... (1979) similarly challenges “the glass coffin of silence, stillness, secondariness.” 15 By tracing the ordering force of superior secondariness in eighteenth-century poetry, my research returns to Enlightenment literary form in order to renew and historicize the revisionary genealogical brand...
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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): 32–55.
Published: 01 January 2017
... supplied for eighteenth-century readers. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 poetry miscellanies Milton elocution reading aloud quotation pedagogy • Reading Milton in Eighteenth-Century Poetic Miscellanies...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Laura Tallon This essay seeks to expand our understanding of ekphrasis and its dynamics by analyzing the poetry of Anne Finch. In the standard model constructed by critics from the eighteenth century to the present, ekphrasis represents a contest between poetry and visual art that applies...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 104–112.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Michael Edson Lynch Jack , ed. The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660–1800 ( New York : Oxford Univ. , 2016 ). Pp. xxi + 794 . $150 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 1, January 2020 doi 10.1215...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 59–83.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of representing motion; at the level of experience, motion determined how the act of reading made a representation real to the mind. Dennis’s essays can also teach us about early eighteenth-century proto-disciplinary orga- nization. In his Grounds of Criticism in Poetry (1704), he argues that liter- ary...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
... corpora of texts, Roger Lonsdale argued in his groundbre anding of “the landscape of eighteenth-century poetry” was limited because we hadn’t read enough of what was published in the period: It will seem outrageous to suggest that we still know very little about the subject. Yet given...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 57–80.
Published: 01 September 2012
... eighteenth century, the novel and the encyclopedia. Books called miscellanies typically contain a heterogeneous selection of short or not quite book-­length works. The best-­ known examples are anthologies of poetry, such as the miscellanies that John Dryden and his publisher Jacob Tonson produced...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Aaron Santesso Critics have long pointed to the connections between eighteenth-century landscape gardens and poetry. This essay examines the influence of prose narrative on garden design, arguing that gardens increasingly reflect narrative techniques as the eighteenth century progresses. The essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 140–159.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., both in the later eighteenth century and the present day. It focuses specifically on two poets who formulated the private sublime: Freneau in the 1781 British Prison-Ship and Ann Eliza Bleecker in the poems that she wrote after her daughter’s death in 1777. While Freneau’s poetry emphasizes terror...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 113–118.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Bridget Keegan Edson Michael , ed., Annotation in Eighteenth-Century Poetry ( Bethlehem : Lehigh Univ. , 2017 ). Pp. xxxv + 241 . $95 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 1, January 2020 doi 10.1215...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2012
...- dure. Although eighteenthcentury writers, always fearful of libel, seldom mentioned public figures, such as Sloane, by name, they demonstrated, in genres ranging from poetry to guidebooks, that Sloane epitomized the wonders and worries of collecting as his reputation shifted from...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 179–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
... the relationship between the practical, educational, and aspirational uses of poetry, and the formation of a literary canon. Two contradictory things happen in the history of eighteenth-century reading. One is the birth of a generation of silent readers. As numerous his- torians of reading have argued...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 171.
Published: 01 April 2017
... to examine ever larger corpora of texts, Roger Lonsdale argued in his groundbreaking New Oxford Book of Eighteenth Century Verse (1984) that our understanding of “the landscape of eighteenth-century poetry” was limited because we hadn’t read enough of what was published in the period: This passage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 135–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
... poetic sensibility and the complex- ity of Johnson’s responses to it. This fact has not been lost on editors of more specialized anthologies devoted to eighteenthcentury poetry: Lonsdale him- self begins his New Oxford Book of EighteenthCentury Verse (1989) with “The Choice,” as do Christine...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2020
... at the National University of Singapore in April 2018. Later in his career, John had gravitated toward this topic, and speci—cally toward depictions of su˜ering as they emerged across eighteenth- century poetry. Initially, this turn seemed to me strange and incongruous; John was kind, fatherly, and full...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 130–136.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in the current atomistic society” (197). • In contrast to the broad conceptual sweep of Ruined by Design, with its inher- ently interdisciplinary and trans-European perspective, Sandro Jung’s book is more narrowly focused. Its subject is eighteenth-century English poetry...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 128–134.
Published: 01 January 2012
...-strained classificatory schemes found in anthologies of the romantic era and in the writings of critics. But, Duff argues, it is a mistake to concentrate too much on tyrannical rules, because the transition had more to do with reorienting poetry from mimetic to expressive 130 Eighteenth-Century...