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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 136–165.
Published: 01 January 2004
...John Wilton-Ely The College of William & Mary 2004 Review Essay “Classic Ground”: Britain, Italy, and the Grand Tour John Wilton-Ely University of Hull...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Ric Berman Formed in London in 1751, the Antients Grand Lodge of Freemasons was created as a rival to the pro-establishment Grand Lodge of England, itself created in 1717. The Antients was shaped by the Irish diaspora in London, although disaffection within London Freemasonry was then so great...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 1–50.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Iain Gordon Brown Duke University Press 2006 Water, Windows, and Women: The Signifi cance of Venice for Scots in the Age of the Grand Tour Iain Gordon Brown National Library...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Marie E. McAllister In seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England, the Grand Tour, sex, and venereal disease became almost indivisible in the public imagination. The Grand Tour was an essential element of a well-born man's education. Yet a persistent belief developed that continental travel...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 3–19.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in the twenty-first century, intended for the “general reader,” must negotiate charges of imposing a reductive grand narrative whose scholarship is rapidly outdated on one hand, and of working with too small a sample of texts to make historical claims on the other. The advent of electronic databases...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of Great Britain to the Emperor of China in the Years 1792, 1793, and 1794 (1807)—and its imaginative engagement with Chinese culture. While Macartney’s narrative partakes of formal and aesthetic qualities associated with travel writing from the Grand Tour and with scientific exploration, it cannot wholly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 24–55.
Published: 01 April 2021
... ubiquitous difficulties arising from their consensus that “fame or celebrity among us in their generation” was “the grand principle” on which biography was founded: first, how to “do justice” to a person on the basis of sources and testimonials that reflected the partisanship of a country “rent by faction...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 158–177.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., Oxfordshire, Caroline Lybbe Powys (1738–1817); the first woman to publish a Grand Tour account, Lady Anna Miller (1741–81) of Batheaston, Somerset; the unmarried daughter of the rector of Thornton in Craven, Yorkshire, Dorothy Richardson (1748–1819); and the Whig political salon hostess, Lady Elizabeth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 34–50.
Published: 01 September 2021
... grand monuments to mark the achievements of the present, on the other, a range of writers invoked the trope of future ruin to indicate how the seeds of decline had already been sown. The manifold meanings of ruin to which these works gesture would continue to play out in the late eighteenth and early...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 January 2021
... proto- encyclopedias burst onto the European literary scene, that is, the late seventeenth century and the first half of the eighteenth. More specifi- cally, the Catholic priest Louis Moréri s Grand Dictionnaire historique, ou le mélange curieux de l histoire sainte et profane, the first best seller...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 93–100.
Published: 01 April 2021
... as Hidden Grand Master. 1 Schuchard finds Masonic politics expressed in an extraordinary range of writers, from the Tory- Jacobite side (such as Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, John Arbuthnot, Richard Savage, Duke of Wharton, Earls of Orrery, Viscount Bolingbroke, Charles Wogan, William Meston, Allan Ramsay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 65–82.
Published: 01 April 2010
... lay much earlier (exactly how much is open to debate), Freemasonry in the modern sense was born in London in 1717, with the creation of the first grand lodge from four independent lodges in the city. After that point, the popularity of  —  and the curiosity about  —  the organization became...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 69–82.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of the Grand Théâtre, introduced the opéra- comique with its danced interludes whose subjects were analogous to that of the main performance. Couvreur describes the French artistic contribu- tion at Le Théâtre de la Monnaie during the war as introducing a com...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 74–97.
Published: 01 April 2006
... that the refl ections of the fi reworks appeared in both the Grand Canal and in the Hall of Mirrors. Costing approximately Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 30, Number 2, Spring 2006 doi 10.1215/00982601-2005-004 Copyright 2006 by Duke University Press...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 81–115.
Published: 01 April 2001
... are, indeed, restrained, not because of a restricted imagination or an “em- barrassment by sheer mass,” but rather because of a historical peculiarity. Around 1688, just as Wren was becoming more adventurous, more com- fortable with complex designs on the grand scale, English...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 31–44.
Published: 01 September 2002
... a pour la mémoire de tous les grands homes” (10). It was Bégon who had originally conceived the idea for the project, and he was related to Colbert, through whom he had been appointed chief colonial administrator in the French Caribbean possessions, a post he...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (3): 181–188.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Cosimo III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, 9 Caligula, Gaius, 34 Cotterell, Sir Charles: death of, 15 Callières, François de, 25, 27 Cotterell, Sir Charles Lodowick, 18 Cantiuncula, Claudius, 1 Cotterell, Sir Clement, 18n6, 47, 55, 56, 74 Carlos II, king of Spain...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2000
... themselves both for their grand scale as well as for their political im- port.16 Both the monarch and the Lord Mayor supported these occasions by cash and in spirit and attendance; and Dryden would have known of them through the several extensive accounts published after...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 153–155.
Published: 01 January 2009
... the Grand Duke of Tuscany), interest in van der Heyden has lagged behind Canaletto, who supplied English grand tourists with his cel- ebrated mementoes of Venice. Thanks to Peter Sutton, whose groundbreaking scholarship has enlight- ened us about many other Dutch topics, including genre subjects...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 170–182.
Published: 01 April 2001
... characters that had been produced in the preceding decades. For example, Pier Leone Ghezzi’s caricatures of antiquaries, published by Arthur Pond in 1742 (Plate 1), and Thomas Patch’s prints and paintings of English Grand Tourists from the 1750s, had several characteristics...