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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Press 2020 musical elegy popular balladry female warrior heroine musicology folklore Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 2, April 2020 doi 10.1215/00982601-8218591 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 1 7 Transcendent Ephemera: Performing Deep Structure in Elegies, Ballads...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 20–45.
Published: 01 September 2004
... 2 0 2 1 patriotic inspiration to a well-known figure from popular balladry: the cross-dressing, plebeian heroine who goes to war. Two fictionalized memoirs of female soldiers — Davies’ Life and Adven- tures and the anonymous The Female...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 138–158.
Published: 01 April 2008
... that they need to per- form to protect their private subjectivities that may be at odds with cultural expectations. In Charlotte Lennox’s The Female Quixote (1752), Arabella, the deluded heroine, inhabits a world of romance that threatens to overwhelm her contact with the “real” world. When Arabella’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 31–52.
Published: 01 September 2003
... cause. By virtue of her parentage, her adventures, and her marriage, Clementina became a prominent figure in Jacobite and European imaginations. Her prominence suggests that we ought to ask whether when Richardson called the Italian heroine in his last novel “Clementina,” he was joining in Stuart...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 116–134.
Published: 01 April 2001
... 10/19/01, 4:13 PM 131 novels are there to frame the new alliances on the topography of London. In Mrs. Armytage; or Female Domination (1836), she tracks the changes with a heroine from a third-rate...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 135–141.
Published: 01 September 2006
...). Pp. 301. 8 ills. $29.95. ISBN 1-85285-295-x Batchelor, Jennie. Dress, Distress, and Desire: Clothing and the Female Body in Eighteenth-Century Literature (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005). Pp. 216. ISBN 1-4039-4847-x Bell, Matthew. The German Tradition of Psychology in Literature...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 70–94.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., emblematically echoed by fighting cocks (figure 3). Laboring women throughout the century could also be pitted against men. In August 1725, “Sutton the champion of Kent and a couragious female heroine of that County” challenged the noted gladiator Stokes and his wife...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 110–117.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., and Identity in Late Eighteenth-­Century Fiction: The Heroine of Disinterest (New York: Palgrave, 2009). Pp. viii + 180. $80 Cotton, John, Jr. The Correspondence of John Cotton Junior, ed. Sheila McIntyre and Len Travers (Boston: The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 2009). Pp. 656. $49.50...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 56–82.
Published: 01 April 2007
... as the innocent male counterpart of the experienced Wowski and a pitiful reminder of the royal Juba in Addison’s Cato.36 Addison’s warrior-prince is warmly admired as handsome, sensitive, honorable, virtuous, principled, honest, and brave, endowed with “more than female sweetness.” Juba the prince would...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
... secondhand.27 For authors such as Clara Reeve, whose School for Widows (1791) and Plans of Education (1792) present female educational communities as utopias, to open a simple country dame school is an enviable choice, one that leads to economic freedom and social respect.28 However, O’Keeffe...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., and lead to the catastrophe,” complains another observer the following year.9 A third critic mockingly describes the Gothic heroine fainting in a dungeon: “How long she may have remained in this swoon, no one can tell; but when she awakes, the sun peeps through the crevices, for all subterraneous pas...