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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 32–46.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Adam Potkay The College of William & Mary 2001 Hume’s “Supplement to Gulliver”: The Medieval Volumes of The History of England Difference in Opinions hath cost many Million of Lives...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 47–62.
Published: 01 April 2001
...G. S. Rousseau The College of William & Mary 2001 Ingenious Pain: Fiction, History, Biography, and the Miraculous Eighteenth Century “And Diderot, feeling he’d found a soulmate, promptly decided...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 108–114.
Published: 01 September 2016
...: The Poetry of History and Autobiography Timothy M. Costelloe College of William & Mary James A. Harris. Hume: An Intellectual Biography (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2015). Pp. xiii + 621. $55 • As a historian...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 57–88.
Published: 01 September 2017
... knowledge and, thereby, modern pleasure. I here try to reclaim lost classical allusions, and use lexicography, textual variants, rape and marriage laws, and social and dynastic history to illumine Tom Jones, Pamela in her Exalted Condition , and Clarissa. The historical critic thus is empirical, inductive...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 136–146.
Published: 01 January 2002
...David Alexander The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26108-146-alex.q4 5/24/02 3:13 PM Page 136 Prints after John Collet: Their Publishing History...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 23–48.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Neil Hargraves The College of William & Mary 2003 Revelation of Character in Eighteenth-Century Historiography and William Robertson’s History of the Reign of Charles V Neil Hargraves...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2012
... into the strikingly uniform descriptions found in biographies of Chatham and in parliamentary histories both contemporary and modern. A letter from Walker King to Richard Burke, Jr., written within hours of the event, offers a compelling new perspective on what may have been said on the floor of Lords on 7 April 1778...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 29–54.
Published: 01 September 2013
... broadly, in knowledge production) that were occurring in the final decades of the seventeenth century. I view the text as a literary and scientific document that in its narrative fissures illustrates a particular moment in the history of two increasingly incompatible systems of knowing that developed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 95–104.
Published: 01 September 2013
... This Is Enlightenment: An Event in the History of Mediation? Lee Morrissey Clemson University Siskin, Clifford, and William Warner, eds. This Is Enlightenment (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 2010). Pp. xii + 505. 26 ills. $27.50 paper...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 125–129.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Kim Wheatley Barchas Janine . Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity . ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. xiii + 317 . $45 Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Review Essay Austen’s Allusions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 59–64.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Digital Humanities and the History of Literary Studies Michael Gavin University of South Carolina Ted Underwood. Why Literary Periods Mattered: Historical Contrast and the Prestige of English Studies (Stanford: Stanford...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 71–75.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 89–94.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 30–50.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Melinda Alliker Rabb “Swift, Secret History, and War” argues that the relationship between Swift’s writing, reading, and his abiding interest in the English Civil Wars produced a distinctive contribution to the discourses that arose after the reestablishment of monarchy, called “secret histories...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 January 2021
... regarding contemporary biographies evolved. Finally, I consider some of the broader social and cultural changes, both internal and external to the history of encyclopedia-making, that are reflected in encyclopedias’ growing coverage of the living and the recently deceased. Eighteenth- Century Life Volume...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 105–109.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., Number 1, January 2021 doi 10.1215/00982601-8793978 Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 1 0 5 Rereading the History of the Book Jennie Batchelor University of Kent Abigail Williams. The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2017). Pp. ix + 352...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 98–115.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Jonathan Lamb Duke University Press 2006 Review Essay Cook and the Question of Naval History Jonathan Lamb Vanderbilt University Inga Clendinnen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 January 2009
...William Walker David Armitage, ed. British Political Thought in History, Literature, and Theory, 1500-1800 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2006). Pp. 326. $90.00. ISBN 0-521-87041-0 D. N. DeLuna, ed. The Political Imagination in History: Essays concerning J. G. A. Pocock (Baltimore...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 125–131.
Published: 01 January 2009
... in England and Wales, 1700-1950 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2006). Pp. 541. $110. ISBN 0-521-86292-2 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay Local History from Below Kathrin Levitan College of William & Mary...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 132–137.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Erin Mackie Michael McKeon. The Secret History of Domesticity: Public, Private, and the Division of Knowledge (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2006). Pp. 904. $30. ISBN 0-8018-7873-x Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay The Secret History of Almost...