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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Susan K. Howard Burney Frances . Court Journals and Letters . ( Oxford : Clarendon , 2011 ). Vol. 1 : ( 1786 ) , ed. Sabor Peter . Pp. xlix + 343. 8 ills. ; vol. 2 : ( 1787 ) , ed. Cooke Stewart . Pp. xxiii + 334. 5 ills . $185 each Copyright 2013 by Duke...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Gillian Skinner The idea that Burney features in her own journals and letters as a novelistic heroine is something that readers over the years have noted and attributed variously to straightforward egotism or to a need for compensation. In this article, I read narrative performances Burney produced...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 23–40.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Hilary Havens After her beloved sister Susan died on 6 January 1800, Frances Burney wrote several grieving letters, but her ordinarily voluminous journals and letters were markedly scant during the year 1800. Burney expressed her grief later and elsewhere, particularly in her little-known...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 236–261.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of “the book” changes in light of historical archival practices and present‐day techniques of digitization and computational literary analysis. The Ballitore Collection consists of roughly 2,500 letters, journals, and notes related to the eighteenth‐ and nineteenth‐century Irish Quaker community of Ballitore...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2012
... into the strikingly uniform descriptions found in biographies of Chatham and in parliamentary histories both contemporary and modern. A letter from Walker King to Richard Burke, Jr., written within hours of the event, offers a compelling new perspective on what may have been said on the floor of Lords on 7 April 1778...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2022
...John Avery Jones; Peter Sabor 20. Journals and Letters , ed. Hemlow 12:785n1. 19. Not all of Macaulay's writings were subject to current publishing agreements, thus leaving scope for further publication in a collection of the author's complete works. The complications of copyright law...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 74–82.
Published: 01 January 2009
... that The Female Spectator fails in its feminist possibilities. Besides being seen as derivative of Addison and Steele’s Spectator, Haywood’s journal is also often seen as failing to advocate the protofeminism of her earlier novels. Bannet reframes both assumptions, arguing that “through letters...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 88–96.
Published: 01 January 2007
.... Wright (Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ., 1994), 160 – 70. 96 Eighteenth-Century Life 15. On 27 February 1769, Hume was at the French ambassador’s house, where he “contrary to custom was quite out of humour, & said several peevish things.” See The Letters and Journals of Lady Mary Coke [1857...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 April 2018
... engagement with taxo- nomic theory took place through verbal rather than textual conduits has meant that its in³uence on her –ction has gone unnoticed. With the pub- lication of the –nal volume of Burney’s Early Journals and Letters in the textual traces of these verbal conversations have for the –rst...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2021
... that Grand Tourists spent much of their time pursuing sex and catching diseases was no doubt encouraged by the mid- twentieth- century publication of James Boswell s travel dia- ries (1952 55), and then the unexpurgated Leslie Marchand edition of Byron s Letters and Journals (1973 1982). It would be hard...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2004
... to, the transformation of their lives and letters into a narrative of bourgeois love; and which, like all proper French novels, begins and ends in Paris. 14 Eighteenth-Century Life Notes 1. Lord Byron, The Works of Lord Byron: Letters and Journals, ed. Rowland Edmund Prothero, 6 vols. (London: J...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 183–216.
Published: 01 January 2024
...; Pennsylvania Freeman 9 May 1839 1949 “A Phillis Wheatley Letter. The Journal of Negro History 34.4:462–64 Benjamin Quarles 9 To the Earl of Dartmouth 10 Oct. 1772 MHS 1966 Poems of Phillis Wheatley Julian D. Mason 10 To the Countess of Huntington 25 Oct. 1770 Cheshunt Foundation...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 81–86.
Published: 01 April 2015
...), 497–98. 2.  George Gordon, Lord Byron, entry for 17–18 December 1813, vol. 3 of Byron’s Letters and Journals, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (London: John Murray, 1974), 239. • ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 88–115.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Daub, “The State as a Family: The Fate of Familial Sovereignty in German Romanticism,” Republics of Letters: A Journal for the Study of Knowledge, Politics, and the Arts 2 (1 June 2011), online at < http://rofl.stanford.edu/node/95 >. 36. Anthony Pagden, The Enlightenment and Why...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 1–50.
Published: 01 September 2006
... fi rst Grand Tour journal, one of two such records of European travels by Sir James, forms MSS. 6324 – 28. 16. The letter was published ten years later in Alexander Drummond, Travels through Diff erent Cities of Germany, Italy, Greece and Several Parts of Asia . . . in a Series of Letter...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 102–118.
Published: 01 January 2011
... accounts clearly offers one form of intimacy.6 We might too consider what A. B. England has called the “pdfr” style of the letters (“pdfr” is the name Swift uses of himself in the Journal ), the species of apparently undirected nar- rative designed to give the impression that the author is thinking...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 85–87.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Edward E. Andrews Quaque Philip . The Life and Letters of Philip Quaque, the First African Anglican Missionary ., ed. Vincent Carretta and Ty M. Reese ( Athens : Univ. of Georgia , 2010 ). Pp. xii + 219. 5 ills. $39.95 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2011
...   – ) , Swift is coming under the scrutiny of revisionists, and Abigail Williams is in the vanguard. Her article revisits Swift’s relationship with Rebecca Din- gley and Esther Johnson, and posits a radically different ménage than has been hitherto imagined. Reexamining the letters of the Journal i t s e...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 14.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Commonly Used Abbreviations AJL Additional Journals and Letters of Frances Burney, general ed. Peter Sabor, vols. (Oxford: Oxford Univ., ) CB Mem Memoirs of Dr. Charles...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 January 2022
... gatherings, a fact emphasized in the first sentence of the paragraph: “two rising stars in the blue firmament.” This “fatal paragraph,” as Burney termed it in a letter to her sister Susan of 11 April 1783, weighed heavily on her mind and was frequently mentioned in her journals; nine months after its...