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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 59–83.
Published: 01 January 2016
... especially wide-reaching implications for scholars of Restoration and eighteenth-century literature because it was during this period that writers began to codify connections between universal laws of nature, beauty, and human cognition. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Dennis motion...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 162–187.
Published: 01 April 2019
... editions of Fanny Hill . Cleland Fanny Hill obscenity search and seizure law and literature Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 30–60.
Published: 01 April 2022
... spirit that characterizes his works. bfeldman@univ.haifa.ac.il Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 George Farquhar humane comedy eighteenth-century drama contract law law & literature spousal contracts “To complete the patterns of literary history,” writes Alan Roper...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 April 2002
...). Pp. 261. $60. isbn 0-521-80805-7 Simon, Julia. Beyond Contractual Morality: Ethics, Law, and Literature in Eighteenth- Century France (Rochester: Univ. of Rochester, 2000). Pp. 233. $70. isbn 1-58046-056-9 Smith, Adam, The Theory...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 57–88.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., “Sexual Assault in the Shadow of the Law: Character and Proof in Samuel Richardson’s Clarissa,” Law and Literature 25 (2013): 312, that cites Wilt’s notion “most famously” as a “disputed key” element in reading the novel. 26. Jacob, New Law-Dictionary, s.v. “Appeal of Rape,” “Rape...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 31–56.
Published: 01 September 2012
... explores these developments in English criminal law and argues that awareness of them reveals how closely late eighteenth-­century “paranoid gothic” literature, exemplified here by William Godwin’s novel Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 36, Number 3, Fall 2012  doi...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 133–143.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., 1500  –  1700 (Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota, 2011). Pp. xxvii + 233. 82 ills. $27.50 paper Nixon, Cheryl L. The Orphan in Eighteenth-­Century Law and Literature: Estate, Blood, and Body (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011). Pp. xi + 290. 13 figures. $104.95 Noggle, James. The Temporality of Taste...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 56–72.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and Certainty in Seventeenth-Century England: A Study of the Relationships between Natural Science, Religion, History, Law, and Literature (Princeton: Princeton Univ., 1983): “The practitioners of chorography, as the genre was called, combined descriptive geography and narrative history, built...
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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 (2003) 27 (3): 99–123.
Published: 01 September 2003
... “the whole law” as pre- scribed by Richardson. As a legislator of an ever-increasing number of rules Richardson over-burdens Clarissa and the reader with advice, not all of which can possibly be remembered. Readers of advice literature then, like readers of self-help literature today, are confronted...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 56–82.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Susan B. Iwanisziw Duke University Press 2007 Intermarriage in Late-Eighteenth-Century British Literature: Currents in Assimilation and Exclusion Susan B. Iwanisziw Philadelphia...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 118–122.
Published: 01 April 2003
..., 2002). Pp. 250. $65. ISBN 0-19-726248-1 Bowen, H. V., Margarette Lincoln, & Nigel Rigby, eds. The Worlds of the East India Company (Rochester: Boydell, 2002). Pp. 246. $75. ISBN 0-85115-877-3 Bradford, Richard. Augustan Measure.Studies in Early Modern English Literature (Burlington...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Roger contributes to a burgeoning scholarly con- versation on eighteenth- century literature and law, the outlines of which I can sketch only briefly here. Nancy E. Johnson s introduction in the essay collection Impassioned Jurisprudence, though not focused on the justices of the peace specifically...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 January 2003
... between justice, emotion, and the self. Popular Legal Culture in Early Modern England Legal sources and popular pamphlet literature reflect a distinctive charac- teristic of eighteenth-century English popular culture: the strength of the ideology of law, which...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 41–47.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in industrial quantities.2 Studies focusing on plagiarism and forgery take as their point of departure the long-­term effects, largely ideological in nature, of the various copyright laws introduced or modified in the course of the eighteenth century.3 Copy- right placed a premium on originality...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and medieval Europe. Via his personal and professional connections with the law courts and these festivities, Dryden would have had ample oppor- tunity to experience something very like the carnivalized view of the world that is also the animating force behind Menippean satire...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 107–112.
Published: 01 January 2012
... to Voltaire (New York: Cambridge Univ., 2009). Pp. xv + 235. $29.99 James Hanrahan, Voltaire and the Parlements of France, SVEC 6 (2009). Pp. xii + 266. €65. £55. $85 J The Cambridge Companions to Literature elucidate and summarize recent schol- arship on famous...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 130–138.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... Original Subjects: The Child, the Novel, and the Nation. Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature (Cambridge, MA: Harvard, 2001). Pp. 228. $22. ISBN 0-674-00263-6 Anderson, Misty G. Female Playwrights and Eighteenth-Century Comedy: Negotiating...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 113–118.
Published: 01 January 2020
... or com- modification of literature; and . . . reflected the machinations of editors and money- minded booksellers (xiii). Edson and the book s contributors suc- cessfully make the case instead that annotators and poets are not always rivals but collaborators; annotations are not simply distractions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 62–80.
Published: 01 January 2007
... action to mitigate the disas- ter, although, ironically, the public’s enduring interest in the mutiny led to debate challenging the very social order that supporters of enlightenment and commerce were trying to protect. Two kinds of liberty are at issue: lib- erty under the law, implying duty, self...