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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 46–51.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Joseph Hone Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Nichol Donald W. , ed. Anniversary Essays on Alexander Pope’s “The Rape of the Lock” ( Toronto : Univ. of Toronto , 2016 ). Pp. xl + 265 . $65 ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 109–114.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Joseph Hone Thomas Keymer . Poetics of the Pillory: English Literature and Seditious Libel, 1660–1820 ( Oxford : Oxford Univ. , 2019 ). Pp. xiii + 323. $35 . Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 On Saturday, 26 June 1702, William Fuller lost his left eye. It was his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 98–103.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Ashley Marshall Hone Joseph . Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne ( Oxford : Oxford Univ. , 2017 ). Pp. vi + 209 . $81 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...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 106–113.
Published: 01 April 2010
... sojourn in Liverpool was brief, it took place at a seminal moment in the city’s cultural growth, so Wright was in the right place at the right time to make a significant impact on the artistic life of the city, and Liverpool, in turn, provided a fertile milieu where Wright could hone his artistic...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 January 2023
... of the ironic narrator in The Shortest Way was his first venture into adopting personas for this kind of attack, yet it was not the only attempt he made at honing this technique before Robinson Crusoe . His evolution includes both successes and failures, and it is in his first failure that we see him testing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 January 2023
... “captivated the Duke and Duchess of Leeds, honing her performance skills while fed dramatic lines and delicious sweetmeats on David Garrick's lap, and being taught Satan's speech to the sun from Paradise Lost by James Quin, England's leading actor” (4). Perhaps most importantly, Franklin claims, “Earlier...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 32–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... about the portrait. See also Wind’s “Defence of Composite Portraits,” Journal of the Warburg Institute 1 (1937): 138–41. Reynolds’s “borrowings” were mocked by Nathaniel Hone in his well-known 1775 painting, The Conjurer. Interestingly, Hone and Reynolds both painted Kitty Fisher. Hone’s 1765...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 January 2014
... between the British Isles and the Continent, Jennifer Mori produces an intensive account of this relationship in The Culture of Diplomacy, by closely analyzing the lives and careers of fifty diplomats, including thirty-­five men and fifteen women, most of whom honed their craft in the second half...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 88–118.
Published: 01 April 2016
... has termed romantic “hacker satire,” characterized as “parasitic, derivative, opportunistic or parodic” (174). Grimes’s account of William Hone’s satiric voice as a “parodic seizing of cultural authority” that is “definable by the role it plays in very immediate and historically specific...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 89–103.
Published: 01 September 2011
...) — one had to able to write, before one could write a letter. Whyman stringently and repeatedly denies that anyone ever used a let- ter manual to learn letter writing conventions or to hone epistolary skills; she insists that one learned these by osmosis or through parental supervision...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 179–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
... on which to hone their skills.14 Walker, a former actor and then schoolmaster, had risen to fame for his elocution lectures and writings, in which he advocated the mechanical school of inflection, in distinction to Thomas Sheridan’s “natural” school.15 The advertise- ment for his Exercises suggested...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 January 2000
...- ingly. To pay Rica his due, we might also interpret his conte travesti as a polite deflection of a painful truth. Rica’s urbane conversational skills, honed in Parisian salons, oblige him to adjust his story to please his Occi- dental audience. Far more open to Parisian mores than Usbek, Rica knows...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2002
... with Monimia— carried out without Mrs. Somerive’s knowledge— is “not only innocent, but meritorious” (The Old Manor House), p. 434. 33. Spirit of Despotism, ed. William Hone (London, 1821), pp. 59–60. 34. Ruth Perry, “De-Familiarizing the Family; or, Writing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 January 2008
... children and adults is a testa- ment to the disciplinary power of the institution. Two images of the schoolboy, then: incorrigible, rebellious scamp, and tightly disciplined, carefully honed product. I suggest that we can resolve this seeming paradox by understanding the image of the playful...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 117–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of the coast (286–86). The very success of the Miskito in obtaining arms and honing their marksmanship altered the dynamics of their relations with other Amer- indians. Prior to contact with the English buccaneers, the Miskito were a relatively nomadic group...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 26–52.
Published: 01 April 2013
...: A Radical in Two Hemispheres, 1792  –  ­1815,” Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research 31.83 (1958): 68  –  ­78, and J. Ann Hone, For the Cause of Truth: Radicalism in London, 1796  –  ­1821 (Oxford: Clarendon, 1982), 231  –  ­32. 37. Telegraph (14 January 1797), and Palmer, Narrative...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2003
... and North America devoted to developing, qualifying, refining, and honing this idea down to the particulars of local history.3 According to Habermas, the public sphere, by carving out discursive and often physical spaces dis- tinct from those of the state, “presupposed strict...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 44–75.
Published: 01 September 2005
... in the precious objects acquired was experienced in the company of a cir- cle of knowledgeable visitors. The idealizing eulogies for collectors, which have a fi xed place in the forewords of auction catalogues, praise three car- dinal virtues: goût, choix, and the ability, acquired and honed in the course...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 183–211.
Published: 01 January 2015
... never hurts a man in his presence, but delivers himself with a generous indignation against those who are absent” (13). Shelburne’s repu- tation for double-dealing was established and widespread; O’Bryen found it a rich vein of satire. The section where O’Bryen hones in on Shelburne’s dealings...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2015
...: The Lives of a Print 1 3 Grego’s narrative fluency must owe some- thing to a Victorian sensibility honed by the Victorian novel. With their psycholog- ical depth, pervasive symbolism, detailed landscapes, and exhaustive character anal- ysis, Victorian novels gave Grego practice in reading...