1-20 of 206 Search Results for

male

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Oleg Timofeyev Naroditskaya Inna . Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage . ( New York : Oxford Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. xvi + 401 . $74 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Review Essay Russia’s Male and Female...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Betty Rizzo Duke University Press 2005 Male Oratory and Female Prate: “Then Hush and Be an Angel Quite” Betty Rizzo City University of New York Content not Phoebus’ envy’d heights to...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 85–103.
Published: 01 April 2013
... a scapegoat for the deeply flawed institution of marriage itself. The courtship narrative rewrites several aspects of conventional clandestine marriage plots, such as stock male characters, lengthy debates between love and duty, climactic wedding scenes, and punitive conclusions. The economic plot...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., rather than fueling escapist fantasy, allowed her to reflect on practical problems of conduct. In particular, to see her concern about the nature of her relationships with male courtiers as evidence of compensation is to overlook its material importance to a woman of Burney’s rank, upbringing, and...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
... only among the émigré Irish, but also within the lower orders more generally. Under the guidance of Laurence Dermott, its enterprising grand secretary, the Antients extended and altered Freemasonry’s profile in Britain and elsewhere, and the Craft became a means by which a broad cross section of male...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2016
... gendered hierarchy to the arts: poetry is masculinized and painting feminized; a masculine speaker describes a feminine object. Founded exclusively on the work of male poets, this account has not yet considered how eighteenth-century female poets contributed to this tradition. Through her ekphrastic...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2016
... antiquarianism and its male-only membership. Analysis of the specific agencies behind the publication of the society's history in Literary Anecdotes shows that these areas of difference were crucial to the process by which the society became a fixture in the literary record. By the beginning of the twenty-first...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2021
... self-indulgence. The heroes of those novels tend to exercise benevolence in accordance with the duties of their profession, especially as described in the courtesy books of the period. Nevertheless, even if adept at helping the needy or extending kindness toward their peers, her central male characters...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 January 2008
... stripped and suffering male, tortured by the Inquisition. In fact, most of the sadomasoch- ism in The Abbess is highly heterosexual, but this does not seem to matter: the “always already transgressive potential” of sexual attraction of whatever sort is sufficient for Haggerty to class this novel as...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 January 2001
... in the response women make to male speech. Compliments on the “fair sex” certainly do not originate in this era, but the confluence of ideologi- cal discourses around polite constructions of beauty invests these commonplaces with new and sometimes contradictory...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 70–94.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., physical prowess, intelligence, wisdom, and judiciousness, to males, leaving the opposite, often negative, attributes to females, but electing for them in general a contingent, supportive, and child-producing identity. In considerations of rank, laboring women...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 January 2000
... misogyny. The Lettres persanes (1721) is a key text in this debate, for after 160 letters dominated by male voices, Montesquieu famously accords the last word to a rebellious harem wife, Roxane: “Comment as-tu pensé que je fusse assez crédule pour m’imaginer que je ne fusse dans le Monde que pour...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 91–94.
Published: 01 September 2013
...-­examined ways in which male servants’ identities extended but remained subordinate to their male masters’ sexuality. In order to suggest the range and complexity of Straub’s book, I will provide a brief overview of each of these thematic areas before suggesting some potential problems and the...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 January 2001
... voices the interdependence of these terms.12 Manliness, and its dark shadow, effeminacy, are not only intertwined with godliness and national duty, but with male homosociality. That one of the labors of the right manly choice is to study to oblige friends is...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 32–35.
Published: 01 September 2010
... male. Mackie’s complex analysis of gender, manners, and class yields a plain conclusion: these glamorous creatures are really just criminals, or alternatively, juvenile delinquents, a point she conveys by sarcastically repeating “boys will be boys.” Like her hero William Godwin, she “indicts the...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 110–114.
Published: 01 September 2007
... female suff ering” (62). The male spectator assumes the power of the cinematic voyeur as the female victim’s own “gaze” is defl ected upward, cast downward, contorted into mas- 112 Eighteenth-Century Life ochistic madness, or represented as a transgressive appropriation of male sexual...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 72–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
... several injuries affecting the males of the novel, particularly in their manly parts.3 In offering a diff- erent explanation of this episode I suggest that previous interpreters have been misled by applying mid-twentieth-century conceptions of circumci- sion to...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 January 2021
... assertions of male naturalists and suggest women s supremacy in both poetry and science, as well as explore possibilities for literary originality (203). Through this exploration, Bailes recovers an alternative literary and scientific canon of early and high Romanticism. Divided into three sections...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2010
... erasure of the female novelists from literary history, which had fash- ioned from the mid and later eighteenth century onwards a canon of five male novelists, who were seen as the founders and forefathers of the genre: Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, and Sterne. Among the host of women novel...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 119–135.
Published: 01 January 2002
... hunting. That he should be the only artist to devote so many prints to women and sport is worth trying to explain beyond their erotic connotations. In some of his images women wear adaptations of male dress, symbolizing and facilitating their appropriation of masculine...