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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Tobias Menely Review Essay Returning to Emotion, via the Age of Sensibility Tobias Menely Willamette University Daniel M. Gross. The Secret History of Emotion...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 101–105.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Voltaire Foundation , 2010 ). Pp viii + 250. £60 paper Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Review Essay Reason, Experience, and Emotion in Eighteenth-­Century French Fiction Giulia Pacini...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 44–47.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Judith Pascoe Paul Goring. The Rhetoric of Sensibility in Eighteenth-Century Culture (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2005). Pp. $75. ISBN 0-521-84509-2 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay Emotional Display and National Identity...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 76–104.
Published: 01 April 2019
... performing sexual acts. In “Fanny’s Feeling,” I argue instead that Fanny Hill tells the story of the heroine’s development of emotional sophistication, which provides the key to her success. Other novelists, such as Samuel Richardson and Eliza Hay-wood, depict characters that acquire emotion sophistication...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 80–110.
Published: 01 April 2012
... religious enthusiasm. The emotional power the hymns unleashed required various kinds of constraint so that hymn singing fed the intense feelings of conversion in controlled ways while providing the feelings with content. The hymns achieved this, in part, by creating for singers an experience of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
... interrelated contexts: (1) the history of the texts themselves; (2) their importance to the history of surfing; (3) the significance of the swell occurring during the Makahiki festival; and (4) the emotional and metaphorical impact of the scene on Western observers/writers schooled in the politics of the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 January 2020
...” mode that entails objective reporting, and a mode that involves an individual, sympathetic narrative — to raise questions about the emotion, beauty, and impact of war representations. I will also argue that Sterne is responding to changes in the way war was publicly imagined. Eighteenth- Century Life...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 140–159.
Published: 01 September 2020
... beauty, Bleecker fashions a private sublime by aligning her own suffering with that of war combatants. This essay then turns briefly to Charlotte Smith, who depicts distant war via her own intense and highly aestheticized emotions. As Smith demonstrates, then, the private sublime emerged in the poetry of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 107–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
... traditionally attested heroes enable readers to make a powerful emotional connection that depends on belief — ​not suspending disbelief, but just believing. (Comedy is an excep- tion to this, as it deals with invented characters, but as a low form it does not move one in the way that tragedy or epic does...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 January 2016
... unsettled, layered subjectivity that becomes his own lifelong preoccupation. Rousseau, confident in the moral value of deep-seated impulses, strives for a complete transparency of the self, but nevertheless drives to con- trol and rationalize emotion with an almost paranoid fervor (most notably in...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 January 2003
... faculty: a special and admirable susceptibility to one’s own feelings and the feelings of others with the power to preserve human- ity in the face of secularization, industrialization, and consumerism.7 The relationship between emotion and morality preoccupied the era of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 81–86.
Published: 01 September 2012
... compelling conclu- sions about lyric, including the following: The lyric . . . communicates both emotion and a knowingness about emotion. A poem is not a primal cry from the heart. The precision of utterance removes it from the immediacy of exclamation. But for all its...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 January 2016
...-century French women’s history have spurred Kushner to ask challenging questions. How did elite prostitution function as a market? What forces, economic, juridical, social, or emotional, governed actors in this sexual market? How did actors move into and out of the market? Where did they come from...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 156–160.
Published: 01 January 2009
... non- verbal nature of sentimentalism. The frequent scenes of inexpressible emo- tion in these works call out for a visual representation in which various acts of sympathetic contact can be demonstrated. Gerard derives from the illustra- tions the following categories of emotional contact between...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 23–40.
Published: 01 September 2019
... short letters with Mrs. Delany s great niece Marianne Port at the time, but her most lengthy accounts of the event were written more than a year later, foreshadowing her delayed pro- cess of mourning for Susan.9 Susan also served as her emotional support after Mrs. Delany s death: My Susan, my darling...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 30–65.
Published: 01 April 2015
...” was, he argued, “no Enemy to Good Breeding” and “worth any Young Gentlemans Money in the King- dom” (n.p The notion that words (the language of ideas) should be accom- panied by gestures (the language of emotion) was also popularized during the eighteenth century in works such as Lord Kames’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... his involvement with Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, is my major concern in this essay. Early Rapture “Rapture” in the literal sense is the state of being carried away by a pow- erful emotion, such as joy, love, or pleasure, and is a synonym for ecstasy. “Rapture” is mental transport, abandon...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 105–110.
Published: 01 April 2015
... song tradition to focus on lyric rather than on narrative, and on the aesthetic gains that might result from this in terms of compression and heightened emotional effect. Her review of recent scholarship on this point shows that it may finally have dawned on scholars of popular song that the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 150–155.
Published: 01 September 2009
... intentional design (8 – 9). Secularization, as Jager helps us understand, occurred not because people stopped believing in God, but because arguments from design, while sustained, became dislodged from an explicit theology and embedded in a framework of “intellectual and emotional habits,” or “predis...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the “piracy of knowledge” that, according to Ralph Bauer, was the common strategy whereby other countries and languages appropriated knowledge produced in Spanish.1 Ewalt emphasizes an alternative Enlightenment that, without discarding emotion or God, implied, nonetheless, the extension of...