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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
... projects of historicizing the associations between women writers and theorizing the gender of aesthetic production. Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 eighteenth-century women poets Genesis revision feminist literary history second-wave feminism feminist literary criticism...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of women poets with the ekphrastic tradition, especially that of eighteenth-century women poets, who were writing during the surging popularity of ut pictura poesis.5 Learning to draw and paint was a common staple of female education during the eighteenth century; many educated women writers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
... figure of the first half of the century. Tracing Lady Mary's publication in miscellanies over the course of the eighteenth century offers the opportunity to compare a poet's current reputation with her reputation among her peers. This article follows the miscellany publication of some of Lady Mary's...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 19–27.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of two recent and groundbreaking his- tories of eighteenth-century women writers are also renowned mentors. Both Paula Backscheider, author of Inventing Agency, Inventing Genre: Eighteenth- ­Century Women Poets and Their Poetry (2005), and Susan Staves understand that novice readers thirst...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 74–81.
Published: 01 April 2021
... references. Some of these poems also appear to be worth anthologizing. The third is Priscilla Pointon, whom Roger Lonsdale included in his 1989 Eighteenth- Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology. Now a standard addition to lists of eighteenth- century poets, Poin- ton produced two poetry collections, one...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 92–109.
Published: 01 September 2007
... poets in her lively consideration of why, how, and which eighteenth-century women wrote poetry (consideration of Restoration poets would have been welcome, in keeping with the volume’s dates, but presumably they could not be accommodated). Her perspective...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to poems, about marriage, where duty might be the foremost sentiment expressed (Eighteenth- Century Women Poets, 184). Further, friendship poems between women often reflected sympathy, understanding, [and] amusement along- side serious thoughts, as women simultaneously shared both information...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 105–126.
Published: 01 September 2009
...; John M. Anderson, “Beachy Head”; Backscheider, Eighteenth-Century Women Poets; Susan Wolfson, “Charlotte Smith’s Emigrants: Forging Connections at the Borders of a Female Tradition,” in Forging Connections, ed. Mellor, et al. 31. Robert Macfarlane, Original Copy: Plagiarism and Originality...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 April 2014
.... Clandestine Marriage: Botany and Romantic Culture (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2012). Pp. xi + 342. 49 color ills. $55 Kennedy, Deborah. Poetic Sisters: Early EighteenthCentury Women Poets (Lewisburg: Bucknell Univ., 2013). Pp. xii + 303. 12 ills. $90 King, Kathryn R. A Political Biography...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 24–45.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., ed. Paul Edwards & Polly Rewt (Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ., 1994), p. 177. 3. In Eighteenth-Century Women Poets, ed. Roger Lonsdale (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 1990), pp. 361–63. 4. For an account of Britain’s naval predicament, see...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 28–46.
Published: 01 April 2014
... and Nineteenth Centuries,” in Ezell’s Writing Women’s Literary History, 66 – ​103. 11. Elizabeth Eger, “Fashioning a Female Canon: EighteenthCentury Women Poets and the Politics of the Anthology,” in Women’s Poetry in the Enlightenment: The Making of the Canon, 1730   –  ​1820, ed. Isobel...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2002
... relations between people, human beings themselves can come to be redefined as objects.”5 Brown’s analysis productively exposes the ambiguous distinctions between art and nature upon which eighteenth-century aes- thetics depend; but the positioning of women’s “dress...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Danielle Spratt Bailes Melissa . Questioning Nature: British Women’s Scientific Writing and Literary Originality, 1750–1830 ( Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia , 2017 ). Pp. 256. $45 Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 197–230.
Published: 01 January 2017
...’ The Muse in Good Humour (1744–85). I also have a few words for Matthew Prior, the greatest contemporary producer of this genre, and by far the most promi- nent poet between Dryden and Pope. While often offensive in content, eighteenth-century verse tales remain surprisingly quick and colloquial...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 135–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
... in The Age of Johnson vary in length. The shortest, at a mere six pages, details the late Robin Dix’s discovery, in three different nations, of three previously unknown eighteenthcentury manuscript refer- ences to Johnson by figures as diverse as the poet Mark Akenside, the actor Charles Adams...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
...    Eighteenth-Century Life frustrated female erotic rapture and passion, Eloisa to Abelard. I hope to show that both Sapho and Eloisa are in significant respects figurative self- expressions of the young poet. At this time, or even a year or two earlier, Pope was probably writing some of his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 105–113.
Published: 01 September 2010
... topic in eighteenthcentury studies — several important books used Pocock’s summary account of the English Financial Revolution as a historical touchstone for their interpretations of the period’s poetry and fiction. Colin Nicholson and Catherine Ingrassia showed how the Augustan poets...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 January 2017
... or Nature) more than any one of all our English Poets.” On the page, Milton “appears very negligent,” whilst “the Harmony of his Verse” is, in fact, “very happy.”11 These arguments were not of utmost importance to all readers of Mil- ton in the eighteenth century. Alongside these debates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 50–71.
Published: 01 January 2024
... miscellany (or commonplace book, in Allan's account) is for some individuals a work of autobiography. 25. Kathleen Keown, “Eighteenth-Century Women's Poetry and the Feminine Accomplishment,” Review of English Studies 73 (2022): 78 – 99. See also Abigail Williams, Social Life of Books , 45 – 49...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Sutherland notes that during the late eighteenth century “moral tales about children and animals are a notice- able feature of female educational tracts.”38 From the beginning, animal advocacy was associated with women, particularly through their involve- ment in the evangelical movement: women were...