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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Betty Rizzo Duke University Press 2005 Male Oratory and Female Prate: “Then Hush and Be an Angel Quite” Betty Rizzo City University of New York Content not Phoebus’ envy’d heights...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 31–52.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Will Pritchard The College of William & Mary 2000 Masks and Faces: Female Legibility in the Restoration Era Thus while he spake, each passion dimm’d his face, Thrice chang’d with pale, ire...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 29–42.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Sarah Prescott The College of William & Mary 2001 Provincial Networks, Dissenting Connections, and Noble Friends: Elizabeth Singer Rowe and Female Authorship in Early Eighteenth-Century England ’Twas...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 28–57.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., the Georgic Impulse, and the Female Arts Tanya Caldwell Georgia State University In 1786, in response to plans to build “an extensive Village” in Pitcairne Green for the expansion of “Lancashire Manufactures” into Scotland, Hannah Cowley...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Katherine Binhammer The College of William & Mary 2003 The Persistence of Reading: Governing Female Novel-Reading in Memoirs of Emma Courtney and Memoirs of Modern Philosophers Katherine...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 87–112.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Orianne Smith The College of William & Mary 2004 “Unlearned & ill-qualified Pokers into Prophecy”: Hester Lynch Piozzi and the Female Prophetic Tradition Orianne Smith Loyola...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 20–45.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Scarlet Bowen The College of William & Mary 2004  “The Real Soul of a Man in her Breast”: Popular Opposition and British Nationalism in Memoirs of Female Soldiers, 1740 – 1750 Scarlet Bowen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 73–88.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Shane Greentree Mary Hays's Female Biography (1803) stands as a good example of collective biography, and a landmark in women's history writing. Scholarly debate continues on whether this epic text further develops Enlightenment feminism or marks a retreat from 1790s radicalism into early...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 126–139.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Univ. , 2010 ). Pp. xii + 291. 9 ills . $65 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Review Essay Figures of  Impropriety and the Joys of Female Community Toni Bowers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Oleg Timofeyev Naroditskaya Inna . Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage . ( New York : Oxford Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. xvi + 401 . $74 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Review Essay Russia’s Male and Female...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 74–82.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Amy Wolf Donald J. Newman and Lynn Marie Wright, eds. Fair Philosopher: Eliza Haywood and “The Female Spectator ” (Lewisburg: Bucknell, 2006). Pp. 252. $48.50. ISBN 0-8387-5636-0 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay The Female Spectator...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Anna K. Sagal This article argues that Eliza Haywood’s periodical Epistles for the Ladies is an important contribution to the perennially popular eighteenth-century dialogue about female friendships. Contextualizing this work in other seventeenth-and eighteenth-century writings about women...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Nora Gilbert This essay seeks to explore the pivotal role that female rebellion, refusal, and flight played in both the rise of the novel and the rise of modern feminism. To make my case for the ideological and narratological importance of what I am referring to as the “runaway-woman plot,” I...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 89–104.
Published: 01 April 2017
...S. Cailey Hall This article argues that Charlotte Lennox innovates with nonstandard narrative techniques to conjure up lively new discursive communities. In her most famous work, The Female Quixote (1752), Lennox experiments with the formal feature of chapter titles, whose insouciant, disembodied...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 15–37.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Amy Louise Erickson Esther Sleepe Burney, the wife of Charles and mother of Frances, features almost not at all in the literature on the Burney family. This paper introduces her, her sisters and her mother, as part of a London fan-making enterprise that was highly lucrative and female-dominated...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 158–177.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Emma Gleadhill “We endeavoured with some tools our servants had, to carry some pieces of it with us,” Caroline Powys wrote of her visit to Stonehenge in 1759. “Tho’ our party were chiefly female,” she remarked, “we had no more curiosity than the learn'd gentlemen of the Royal Society.” Carolyn...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (3): 63–84.
Published: 01 September 2023
... in the eighteenth century. Although some scholarship has argued that women's magazines usually did not provide a coherent curriculum for female readers and confined their female readership to the merely entertaining or domestic, Murry used “The Moral Zoologist” to present readers with a systematic view of animal...
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 5. Network map showing the correspondence network sized by degree and colored by gender, where green represents a female writer or recipient, and pink represents a male writer or recipient. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2013
... the limited and contingent nature of female ownership. By following the movement of these containers, readers can trace the shifting power dynamics that property creates between people and, thereby, the influence that property has on constructing, expressing, and containing identities. Copyright 2013...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... passive subjects, usually young women under the influence of erotic rapture, to exercising his own poetic power of depicting the active force of rapture as satiric predation. The transition from poet of rapturous, death-haunted female love to poet of avenging satirical rapture coincided significantly...