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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 104–112.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Michael Edson Lynch Jack , ed. The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660–1800 ( New York : Oxford Univ. , 2016 ). Pp. xxi + 794 . $150 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 1, January 2020 doi 10.1215...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 158–177.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., handbooks, and instruments—to “enlarge our minds” by testing out received knowledge against the evidence of their own eyes and hypothesize on the basis of accumulated evidence. In the process, they transformed the small and mundane items that they found when traveling into specimens and themselves...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of literary scholars. Introduct ion 7 Notes 1. John Richardson, Literature and War in the Eighteenth Century, Oxford Handbooks Online, at <httpswww.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb /9780199935338.001.0001/oxfordhb- 9780199935338- e- 005?rskey=pMK6Xr&result=1>. 2. Maximillian E. Novak, Warfare...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 6–27.
Published: 01 January 2024
... Mazzio, Book Use, Book Theory: 1500 – 1700 (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 2005), 24 and 39. 22. Angela N. H. Creager, Mathias Grote, and Elaine Leong, “Learning by the Book: Manuals and Handbooks in the History of Science,” BJHS Themes 5 (2020): 1 – 13; the quotation is from 2. 21. Jerome...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 143–147.
Published: 01 September 2019
...- ness, the specialized work of the scribe became the discipline demanded of any middle- rank gentleman or lady, taught by a new team of writing masters and authors of handbooks such as John Ayres s The New A- La- Mode Secretarie or Practical Pen- Man (1682). Writing differentiated the educated man from...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... Gerard, E. Derek Taylor, and Robert G. Walker — ​all former students of Professor New — ​offers reading pleasures of a very different sort. Where the Companion, with its handbook aspirations, is Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 38, Number 1, Winter 2014  doi...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 128–134.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., not a genres-­based study of history. While we are told that an idea is taken from a handbook, or an anthol- ogy, or a lecture, or a preface, not much analysis is devoted to ideas in their formal and rhetorical context — if it were, at least some of the inconsistency and paradox that Duff discovers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to the duties detailed in his handbook. Those duties estab- lish the order and structure of a successful society, Austen would agree, and Scheuermann connects them with lines from Pope’s Essay on Man (1733 – 34, which are strangely printed with center-­justification in this book). Assump- tions about...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and Johnson s revisions are examined in Allen Reddick s The Making of Conf l icted Representat ions 9 3 Johnson s Dictionary, 1746 1773 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 1996), especially chapter 5. 6. John Richardson, Literature and War in the Eighteenth Century, Oxford Handbooks Online...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 119–125.
Published: 01 April 2015
... + 260. $85 Swindells, Julia, and David Francis Taylor, eds. The Oxford Handbook of the Georgian Theatre, 1737–1832 (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2014). Pp. xxv + 758. $150 Tennant, Bob. Corporate Holiness: Pulpit Preacher and the Church of England Missionary Societies, 1760–1870 (Oxford...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 87–112.
Published: 01 April 2004
... handbook of English synonyms for foreigners, Piozzi wonders at “those writers who encourage the present race of politi- cal madmen in their frenzy, and seem to enjoy as sport the consequences of a mania, new in its appearance, dangerous in its symptoms, dreadful in its effects upon the moral world...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 127–137.
Published: 01 September 2019
... in The Living Handbook of Narratology.9 As a commuter between various branches of ASECS and the International 1 3 6 Eighteenth-Century Life Society for the Study of Narrative, I can attest that crossover between scholar- ship and literary theory would be very welcome, and would certainly improve future...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 214–224.
Published: 01 April 2001
... reception of Brillat-Savarin’s book in terms of its preoccupation with sumptuary regulation is a heavily edited translation of The Physi- ology as The Handbook of Dining: or, Corpulency and Leanness Scientifically Considered; comprising the Art of Dining on Correct...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 133–143.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... $59.95 Books Received      135 Chaplin, Sue, and Joel Faflak, eds. The Romanticism Handbook (London: Continuum, 2011). Pp. xxxiii + 235. $29.95 Chopra, Ruma. Unnatural Rebellion: Loyalists in New York City during the Revolution...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2020
... . . . Never Heard of Before, Journal of Social History 46 (2013): 843 71; the quotation is from 844. 8. Ipswich Journal (11 March 1721). 9. Newcastle Courant (13 October 1739). 10. The first quotation is from Lorna Clymer, The Funeral Elegy in Early Modern Britain: A Brief History, The Oxford Handbook...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (3): 103–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Harris, Tim, ed. The Politics of the Excluded, c. 1500–1850 (N.Y.: Palgrave, 2001). Pp. ix + 295. $65. ISBN 0-333-72223-X Harrison, Bernard. Haydn: The ‘Paris’ Symphonies. Cambridge Music Handbooks (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 1998). Pp. 124. $15.95 paper. ISBN 0...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 201–213.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., Costume in Detail: Women’s Dress 1730–1930 (London: Harrap, 1968), p. 116. See also C. Willett and Phillis Cunnington, Handbook of English Costume in the Eighteenth Century (Boston: Plays, 1972), p. 174. The Cunningtons quote the passage in Pamela on the white clocks...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 158–178.
Published: 01 January 2017
... poetic collections, up to Chalmers’s The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper (1810). 27.  See A. D. Culler, “Edward Bysshe and the Poet’s Handbook,” PMLA 63 (1948): 858–85, especially 861–62. 28.  The Art of English Poetry, ed. Edward Bysshe, 5th ed., 2 vols. (London: S...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 179–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... John Drummond (Edinburgh: Printed for the Editor, 1762). 20.  See Stephen Jarrod Bernard, “Edward Bysshe and The Art of English Poetry: Reading Writing in the Eighteenth Century,” Eighteenth-Century Studies 46 (2012): 113–29, and A. Dwight Culler, “Edward Bysshe and the Poet’s Handbook...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 88–115.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... 39. Ernst Benz, “Escaping Malthus: Population Explosion and Movement, 1760–1884,” in The Oxford Handbook of Modern German History , ed. Helmut Walser Smith (New York: Oxford Univ., 2011), 195–210. 40. Helmut Walser Smith, “What Travelers Saw in Eighteenth-Century Germany,” Bulletin...
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