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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 88–100.
Published: 01 January 2001
...— on a l’impression de voir les images d’un cauchemar, effet largement dû à un accompagnement musical fait de bruits syncopés—Suzanne agenouillée essaie d’étreindre telle ou telle religieuse qui s’écarte avec horreur (le mouvement rappelle celui de Mme Simonin évoqué plus haut). Elle...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 59–83.
Published: 01 January 2016
... literature imagery passion • “Set His Image in Motion:” John Dennis and Early Eighteenth-Century Motion Imagery Sara Landreth University of Ottawa In your mind’s eye, try...
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figures 1a and 1b. Closeup (left); and full-size image of “Proposal, for Republishing by Subscription, POEMS, By PHILLIS WHEATLEY. To which will be added , (Never before published) Her POSTHUMOUS WORKS,” 7 July 1791, Thomas's Massachusetts Spy; Or, the Worcester Gazette (7 July 1791), page 3 More
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figures 1a and 1b. Closeup (left); and full-size image of “Proposal, for Republishing by Subscription, POEMS, By PHILLIS WHEATLEY. To which will be added , (Never before published) Her POSTHUMOUS WORKS,” 7 July 1791, Thomas's Massachusetts Spy; Or, the Worcester Gazette (7 July 1791), page 3 More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 39–59.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Christina Smylitopoulos Duke University Press 2008 R Rewritten and Reused: Imaging the Nabob through “Upstart Iconography” Christina Smylitopoulos McGill University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., imagery, and ideas. Prints in albums or prints on walls could therefore operate as “museums of images”—each format ostensibly encouraged viewers to respond emotionally or intellectually to prints. Yet there is strong evidence to suggest that prints in print rooms and in print collections were perceived...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the definitive image of that famous pleasure garden, and has given rise to many complex and contradictory readings, a reception history of this beguiling print is long overdue. Tracing the print's reception from Henry Angelo, an old, school friend of Rowlandson's, through David Coke and Alan Borg's 2011...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 69–87.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and heroism, this work typifies what has come to be known as “military Enlightenment.” This essay examines a selection of military texts and images that represent soldiers’ sensory and emotional experience of the wartime spaces of battlefield and bivouac: the anonymous Journal Kept in the British Army (1796...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 105–121.
Published: 01 April 2017
... such an image, some radicals deployed the figure of the shoemaker to demonstrate that the ethos of noisy alehouse sociability could further artisan claims to public citizenship. In making this argument, the essay sheds new light on the role of classical republican discourse in plebeian politics, and it also...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2012
... impulses at work: on the one hand, there is a desire to push such images out of sight in hopes of advancing a more refined sensibility; on the other hand, especially in the latter half of the century, there is a gradual emergence of a patriotic wish to embrace the spectacle of death as part of a native...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 54–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and unevenly associated with their stage celebrity. The performers’ images circulating through Bell’s books realigned the contours of the late eighteenth-century market for theatrical celebrity. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 R Selling...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 55–84.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Danielle Spratt The essay argues that David Garrick and Sarah Siddons—two of the most financially successful celebrities of their time—cultivated their parental public images in print and portrait culture by capitalizing on the level of their participation in benefits for actors and in the Drury...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 18–62.
Published: 01 January 2014
... engaged in their own interpretations of Smollett. Their images often criticize the texts they illustrate, and the readings they generate are alternative interpretive possibilities that the illustrators presumably deemed valid. While some of the passages chosen for illustration contribute to Smollett’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 66–87.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Anaclara Castro This article presents a reading of William Hogarth's A Rake's Progress (1733–35) that considers the implications of Sarah Young from the perspective of eighteenth-century matrimonial practices. Historicizing the images within the context of the instability of marital conventions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 65–82.
Published: 01 April 2010
... to the plot, however, Zoroastro was a late addition to the libretto, created expressly for Handel's production—an addition calculated to appeal to London audiences. The image of Zoroaster (the obvious model for Zoroastro) was prevalent in London during the 1720s and 1730s, appearing prominently in popular...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 136–157.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to be destroyed, such as Guy Fawkes. The article will examine what ways effigial images found in broadsides and books lay claim to the reader or viewer’s attention, and explore how are they used to communicate complex meanings about memory and erasure, even in inexpensive ephemeral publications. Copyright 2020...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 September 2022
... suspicion of the emperor's character. The empress utilized Prud'hon's romanticized image of her son to cast herself as the ideal Napoleonic woman and mother, thereby demonstrating her inherent virtue, reassuring the public of the empire's stability, and legitimizing her place at court on her own terms...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 134–165.
Published: 01 April 2023
... coverage of how publishers catered to different groups of buyers, the essay recovers a hitherto uncharted visual archive stemming from Falconer's poem. Questions related to readership, visual literacy, the commodification of the visual images accompanying The Shipwreck , and the role illustrations played...
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 1. George Jones (1786–1869), Battle of Waterloo, 1815 (ca. 1815–20), oil on canvas, The Crown Estate. Image courtesy of Bridgeman Art Library. More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 2. George Jones (1786–1869), The Battle of Waterloo (ca. 1815–20), oil on canvas, 122.4 × 213.8 cm, National Museum Wales. Image courtesy of Bridgeman Art Library. More