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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 103–107.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mark A. Pedreira Weinbrot Howard D. , ed. Samuel Johnson: New Contexts for a New Century . ( San Marino : Huntington Library , 2014 ). Pp. xiii + 384 . $55 Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Review Essay Revisiting...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Jack Lynch Duke University Press 2005 Samuel Johnson, Unbeliever Jack Lynch Rutgers University To judge by recent literary scholarship, the world is in a bad way, and has been for a long...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 135–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Christopher Vilmar Clingham Greg Smallwood Philip , eds. Samuel Johnson after 300 Years ( Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. , 2009 ). Pp. xiv + 291 . $95 Johnson Samuel . The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abisinnia , ed. Keymer Thomas ( Oxford : Oxford Univ...
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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 (2007) 31 (3): 76–84.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Philip Smallwood Samuel Johnson. The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works , ed. Roger Lonsdale, 4 vols. (Oxford: Clarendon, 2006). Vol. 1, Pp. 464. £85. ISBN 0-19-928479-2; vol. 2, Pp. 448. £85. ISBN 0-19-928480-6; vol. 3, Pp. 488. £85. ISBN 0-19...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Paul Tankard Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 R Johnson and the Walkable City Paul Tankard University of Otago Two weeks into his career as a periodical essayist, the anonymous writer...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 98–109.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Gillian Paku Duke University Press 2008 R The Age of Anon: Johnson Rewrite s the Name of the Author Gillian Paku Harvard University In authorial guise as The Adventurer, Samuel...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 37–64.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Paul Tankard Samuel Johnson was interested in encyclopedias, and in his own lifetime, encyclopedias were interested in him. This essay examines five eighteenth-century encyclopedias: Rees's revision of Chambers' Cyclopaedia (1778-86), Kippis's revised Biographia Britannica (1777-93), and the first...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Be careful or they will cut your throat. Samuel Johnson is more temperate in his undated sermon. The regicide was a sign of destructive envy, both in its own right and because it ignored alternatives, like legal restraint upon the crown. Swift places the regicide in a political and national context. Johnson...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 38–55.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Peter Sabor This essay offers a revisionist reading of Charles Burney Sr.’s extraordinary talent for networking. It shows that Dr. Burney initiated and burnished a friendship with Dr. Johnson, who would play a crucial role in facilitating Burney’s transition from lowly musician to respected man...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (3): 80–93.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Steven D. Scherwatzky The College of William & Mary 2001 “Complicated Virtue”: The Politics of Samuel Johnson’s Life of Savage One of the most memorable episodes in Johnson’s Life...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 119–124.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Greg Clingham Johnson Samuel . The Lives of the Poets . Vols. 21–23 of The Works of Samuel Johnson , ed. Middendorf John H. ( New Haven : Yale Univ. , 2010 ). Pp. lvii + 1,583 . $350 Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 123–132.
Published: 01 September 2015
...James Horowitz Johnson Samuel . Debates in Parliament , ed. Kaminski Thomas and Hoover Benjamin Beard , textual ed. Brack O M Jr. , vol. 10–13 of The Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson , gen. ed. DeMaria Robert Jr. . ( New Haven : Yale Univ. , 2012 ). Pp...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Lynda Mugglestone Books, as Samuel Johnson stated in 1754 in his Dictionary of the English Language neared completion, always exert “a secret influence on the understanding” so that the reader is informed in both overt and covert ways. Reference works, he stressed, were no exception. As this essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 88–118.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Boswell, Esq on his Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with the celebrated Dr Johnson (1786) and Bozzy and Piozzi, or, The British Biographers, A Town Eclogue (1786), Peter critiques the tendency of Johnson's biographers to represent him not through an account of his great work, but through trivial...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 236–261.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Chip Badley; Sydney Coleman; Deena Al-halabieh; Lacey Johnson; Rachael Scarborough King; Jaucqir LaFond; John Henry Merritt In this essay, the authors use an archival collection housed at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Library Special Research Collections to examine how the concept...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 102–125.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Bradford Q. Boyd bradford.boyd@asu.edu Anthony W. Lee , ed. Samuel Johnson among the Modernists ( Clemson : Clemson Univ. , 2019 ). Pp. xi + 290. $130 . Anthony W. Lee , ed. New Essays on Samuel Johnson: Revaluation ( Newark ; Univ. of Delaware , 2018 ). Pp. xx...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Gentlemen’s Society 3 the reputation of Steele and his periodical, is very much older. It was first composed by SGS founder Maurice Johnson (1688–1755) as part of a “His- torical Account of the State of Learning in Spalding, Elloe, Holland, Lin- colnshire” intended as an introduction to the minute...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 102–118.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to Esther Johnson and her companion Rebecca Dingley in Dublin anticipate an imminent return that was endlessly deferred as Swift became further embroiled in the workings and writings of the Tory ministry.2 Whilst the Journal to Stella clearly demonstrates Swift’s enjoyment of his new role close...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 83–95.
Published: 01 April 2007
...John J. Burke, Jr. Howard D. Weinbrot, Menippean Satire Reconsidered: From Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2005). Pp. 375. $60. ISBN 0-8018-8210-9 Howard D. Weinbrot, Aspects of Samuel Johnson: Essays on His Arts, Mind, Afterlife, and Politics (Newark...