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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 123–143.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Quixote drama D'Urfey comedy farce Cervantes A founding work of western literature and one of the most beloved books of all time, Miguel Cervantes's Don Quixote exercised great influence over English literature of the long eighteenth century. 1 In the 1940s, Edwin Knowles argued...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 237–251.
Published: 01 April 2001
... ECL25217-sb/251-Sche.p65 236 10/19/01, 3:57 PM Hannah More and the English Poor Hannah More was one of those fortunate human beings who fit pre- cisely into their society and so...
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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 (2005) 29 (1): 50–81.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Norbert Schürer Duke University Press 2005 The Storming of the Bastille in English Newspapers Norbert Schürer California State University, Long...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 43–64.
Published: 01 April 2000
...David Fairer The College of William & Mary 2000 43 Historical Criticism and the English Canon: A Spenserian Dispute in the 1750s The recent surge of interest in how a concept of the English...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 73–102.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Mona Scheuermann The College of William & Mary 2000 — Review Essay — Gender Studies of English Fiction Isobel Grundy. Lady Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. 680...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 36–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Keith Johnston Montesquieu's climatological theory of character played an important role in English musical criticism in the third quarter of the eighteenth century and helped form an intellectual basis for an English critique of Italian comic opera in the sentimental mode. Critics like Joseph...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Frances A. Chiu The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26202-22-chiu.q4 5/28/02 2:15 PM Page 1 From Nobodaddies to Noble Daddies: Writing Political and Paternal Authority in English...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 70–98.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Yu Liu The College of William & Mary 2003 The Importance of the Chinese Connection: The Origin of the English Garden Yu Liu Niagara County Community College In the first half...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 76–96.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Joseph A. Dane; Svetlana Djananova Duke University Press 2005 The Typographical Gothic: A Cautionary Note on the Title Page to Percy’s Reliques of Ancient English Poetry Joseph...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 81–87.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Review Essay English Women Writing Politics Joanne H. Wright University of New Brunswick Hilda L. Smith, Mihoko Suzuki, and Susan Wiseman, eds. Women’s Political Writings, 1610–1725 (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2007). 4 vols. Pp...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 155–182.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the office of British first minister in the person of his son, William Petty, second Earl of Shelburne. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Peerage Patronage London Parliament Petty • Irish or English? The Rise and Rise of John...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Amy Dunagin The first two sustained efforts to chronicle the history of English music were conducted independently during the 1710s and 1720s by Thomas Tudway and Roger North. They wrote in the context of the escalating popularity of Italian opera in England. Their histories also resonated...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 110–114.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Peggy Thompson Jean I. Marsden. Fatal Desire: Women, Sexuality, and the English Stage, 1660-1720 (Ithaca: Cornell Univ., 2006). Pp. 216. 4 ills. $45. £25.50. ISBN 978-0-8014-4447-0 Duke University Press 2007 Review Essay Spectacular Suff ering...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 138–143.
Published: 01 January 2009
... “The Call of the Popular” Revisited; Or, English Literary History’s Resistance to Balladry Corrected Dianne Dugaw University of Oregon Steve Newman. Ballad Collection, Lyric, and the Canon: The Call of the Popular...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 121–126.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., January 2021 doi 10.1215/00982601-8794011 Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 1 2 1 The First Information Age: Women and the Making of the English Literary Canon Susan Carlile California State University, Long Beach Betty Schellenberg. Literary Coteries and the Making of Modern Print Culture: 1740...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
... that comes second in time, whether as a refined Eve in relation to a rudimentary Adam, or as the revisionary woman poet in relation to the originary masculine classic author. Taken together, their rewritings of Original Sin, human origins, English poetry, and Britain's progress transformed the discourse...
Published: 01 April 2023
Figure 4. Coastal descriptions in The English Pilot (London: J. Mount and T. Page, 1771), 30–31. Courtesy the American Antiquarian Society. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 113–133.
Published: 01 January 2024
... outlines of the “bookscape” of the Poor Clare convents founded in the seventeenth century on the Continent to allow young English women to pursue a religious vocation that was proscribed at home. Typical of the broader book culture of continental English convents at the time, the libraries of the Poor...