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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 September 2020
... are presented with war as an ethical or socio-moral problem, freighted with meanings of a very different kind. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Samuel Johnson lexicography eighteenth-century lexicology Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 3, September 2020 doi 10.1215/00982601...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 57–88.
Published: 01 September 2017
... knowledge and, thereby, modern pleasure. I here try to reclaim lost classical allusions, and use lexicography, textual variants, rape and marriage laws, and social and dynastic history to illumine Tom Jones, Pamela in her Exalted Condition , and Clarissa. The historical critic thus is empirical, inductive...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 166–187.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Compendio del arte de navegar . See Kurt Opitz, “Special Lexicography for Navigation: A Survey,” Fachsprachen/Languages for Special Purposes 2 (Halbband: Walter de Gruyter, 1998), 1,926–30. 14. Andrew Linn, “English Grammar Writing,” in Handbook of English Linguistics , ed. Bas Aarts and April...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 13–45.
Published: 01 April 2023
... University Press 2023 maritime poetry shipwreck lexicography nautical language georgic In his 1867 edition of The Shipwreck , Davenport Adams reproduces an extract from a ship's logbook kept by the poem's author, William Falconer. 1 No other editors, biographers, or historians appear...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 103–107.
Published: 01 September 2016
...- cographical predecessors, and Fix examines how Johnson’s Dictionary “Pref- ace” might be read as “autobiographical,” they share an interest in how John- Revisiting Johnson: New Contexts for a New Century   1 0 5 son’s metaphors about lexicography evolve, between his 1747 Plan and his 1755...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 3–12.
Published: 01 April 2023
... “what sailors did in practice.” As Bolker shows, efforts at simplifying sea experience, by multiplying words and images, defy the simplification they promise. Historians of lexicography as well as scholars in oceanic studies and blue humanities will find much to consider in Bolker's analysis...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 83–95.
Published: 01 April 2007
... Publications The Formal Strain: Studies in Augustan Imitation and Satire (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 1969) New Aspects of Lexicography: Literary Criticism, Intellectual History, and Social Change, ed. Weinbrot (Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ., 1972) Augustus Caesar in “Augustan” England...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 January 2017
... for Improvement in the Art of Reading (1783); Elements of Elocution (1781); Rhetorical Grammar (1785); and The Melody of Speaking (1787). He also published two very influential works on lexicography: Rhyming Dictionary (1775), and Critical Pronouncing Dictionary (1791). See ODNB. 50.  Allen Reddick...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 106–133.
Published: 01 April 2023
...), so he knew how capaciousness, at least in the realm of lexicography, conferred comprehensiveness and prestige. While focusing on the labor of common sailors aligned Shipwreck A with the georgic, far from an undignified mode, the Palemon narrative and the many epic similes added in B and C—thirty...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 36–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
...,” in Aspects of English and Italian Lexicology and Lexicography: Papers Read at the Third National Conference of History of the English Language, Rome 4th-5th October 1990, ed. David Hart (Rome: Bagatto, 1993); Alessandra Vicentini, “In Johnson’s Footsteps: Baretti’s English Grammar and the Spread...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 37–64.
Published: 01 September 2009
... an entry in the Oxford DNB. 48. Johnson says, in the Plan, “Speech was not formed by an analogy sent from heaven. It did not descend to us in a state of uniformity and perfection, but was produced by necessity and enlarged by accident”; in the preface: “I am not yet so lost in lexicography...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., Robert Estienne s Influence on Lexicography (Austin: Univ. of Texas, 1963), 86 ± 100. 12. See the analysis in Barrie Walters, Juigné Broissinière s Contribution to Moréri s Grand Dictionnaire historique, SVEC 256 (1988): 165 ± 83. 13. [Robert Estienne], Dictionarium historicum ac poeticum (Paris...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (3): 23–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
...,” International Journal of Lexicography 17 (2004): 361 – 62. A recent study of the Cruscan Academy concludes that there was no connection between the standardization of Florentine and nationalism. James Stergios, “Language and Nationalism in Italy,” Nations and Nationalism 12 (2006): 15 – 33. Trumbull’s...