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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 88–102.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Alex Pitofsky The College of William & Mary 2000 88 The Warden’s Court Martial: James Oglethorpe and the Politics of Eighteenth-Century Prison Reform James Edward Oglethorpe was the most celebrated and prolific En- glish prison reform...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Dafydd Moore Duke University Press 2006 James Macpherson and “Celtic Whiggism” Dafydd Moore University of Plymouth James Macpherson has proved as diffi cult and troublesome a fi gure within recent...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 60–80.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to as the “Caledonian antisyzygy.” Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 R Imagining the Miscellaneous Nation: James Watson’s Choice Collection of Comic and Serious Scots Poems Leith Davis...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 64–99.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Lance Bertelsen Unpublished letters in the Burke archive (Sheffield and Northampton) reveal that when Captain James Cook’s Resolution departed Plymouth in July 1776, Lieutenant James King harbored strong pro-American sympathies and that these sympathies were possibly shared by his fellow messmates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 212–235.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Craig Bailey This article focuses on the physician James Johnson to examine the role Irishness played in the process of identity formation in London during the long eighteenth century. Using biographies, medical journals, and travel literature to chart the development of Johnson’s identity...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 14–28.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Philip Horne Duke University Press 2008 R “A Palpable Imaginable Visitable Past”: Henry James and the Eighteenth Century Philip Horne University College London James’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Duke University Press 2009 R The Thirtieth of  January Sermon: Swift, Johnson, Sterne, and the Evolution of Culture The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies James L. Clifford Lecture, 2008...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 127–141.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Susan Spencer James Stuart and Nicholas Revett. The Antiquities of Athens: Measured and Delineated by James Stuart and Nicholas Revett, Painters and Architects (Princeton: Princeton Architectural, 2007). Pp 496. 400 b/w ills. $125. ISBN 1-568-9872-34 Susan Weber Soros, ed. James “Athenian...
Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 9. James Gillray , A Connoisseur examining a Cooper (18 June 1792), hand-colored stipple engraving, 13 ⅝ in. × 9 ¾ in., National Portrait Gallery, London, NPG D12459. Courtesy National Portrait Gallery. More
Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 5. A page from the King James Bible genealogies; The Holy Bible Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New , printed by Robert Barker (1611), 1. Cambridge University Library, online at EEBO, <ezproxy-prd.bodleian.ox.ac.uk:2082/books/holy-bible-conteyning-old-testament-new-newly/docview More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of Burney’s family, as inhabitants of a late eighteenth-century London saturated by the exotic, participated in all these activities. They had particular interest in, as well as privileged access to, Oceanic material, through Frances’s brother James, a naval officer who traveled on two expeditions with James...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Lance Bertelsen The first descriptions of Hawaiian surfing were written by David Samwell, surgeon of HMS Discovery , and James King, second lieutenant of HMS Resolution , in the months bracketing Captain James Cook’s death at Kealakekua Bay on 14 February 1779. In his journal entry for 22 January...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 89–95.
Published: 01 September 2017
...James A. Winn The essays printed here all make the case for historical criticism in reasonable and persuasive terms. Professor Weinbrot's paper shows how recovering the meaning that classical allusions, formal word order, and particular loaded phrases had for their original audiences makes us...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 21–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... literary patrons, notably David Hume, Joseph Spence, James Beattie, and Henry Mackenzie. The discussion focuses upon Blacklock’s substantial vernacular verse epistle “To the Revd Mr. Oliver On receiving a collection of Scotch poems from him,” published here for the first time in its entirety (see appendix...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Brian Michael Norton This essay approaches Enlightenment theories of happiness through three forgotten but once highly popular treatises: John Norris’s An Idea of Happiness (1683), Thomas Nettleton’s A Treatise on Virtue and Happiness (1742), and James Harris’s “Concerning Happiness: A Dialogue...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 183–211.
Published: 01 January 2015
... to gain political patronage in the 1780s. O’Bryen, a bankrupt Irish immigrant in 1780, became a close confidante and trusted political adviser to Charles James Fox after the Haymarket performance of O-Bryen’s play, A Friend in Need Is a Friend Indeed (1783). Drawing on both Goldsmith’s The Good Natur’d...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 88–118.
Published: 01 April 2016
... our understanding of his achievement and interests. This essay reads three of Wolcot's key poems from the 1780s in terms of his focus on the use of anecdote in writing history and biography, and his self-conscious interest in writing about great men. In A Poetical and Congratulatory Epistle to James...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 23–64.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Sandro Jung In a reading of James Thomson's The Seasons that largely draws on the history of the book and the fields of print culture and illustration studies, I offer a narrative of the changing interpretation of the poem between 1730 and 1797. Not only did readers, in response to changes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 April 2018
... derives principally from the discourse of Linnaean taxonomy, with which Burney was familiar primarily through the personal tutelage of the botanist Daniel Solander (a social acquaintance of her father Charles, and a professional contact of her brother James). Ultimately, taxonomic discourse supplied...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Dialogues were revised last minute to include a response to David Hume’s History of England under the House of Tudor (1759) and explores how Hurd’s Letters on Chivalry and romance engages with the James Macpherson Ossian controversy of the 1760s. It examines the challenge that the recovery of a supposedly...