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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 170–182.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Shearer West The College of William & Mary 2001 The Darly Macaroni Prints and the Politics of “Private Man” During the early 1770s, the rage for caricatures in London was fueled by the activities of the print...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 20–45.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Scarlet Bowen The College of William & Mary 2004  “The Real Soul of a Man in her Breast”: Popular Opposition and British Nationalism in Memoirs of Female Soldiers, 1740 – 1750 Scarlet Bowen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 January 2011
...John McTague Duke University Press 2010 R “There Is No Such Man as Isaack Bickerstaff ”: Partridge, Pittis, and Jonathan Swift John McTague St. Catherine’s College, Oxford John Partridge was the most...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 65–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... 438 . Vol. 5 : Pp. 375 . $795 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review Essay The Epistolary Canon of the “Man of Mercury” Ashley Marshall University of Nevada, Reno The Unpublished Letters...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 83–86.
Published: 01 September 2015
... + 865 . $350 ; vol. 3 : Pp. xxi + 722 $299 . Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review Essay One Popular Playwright, One Private Man Linda Bree Cambridge, England Henry Fielding. Plays, vol...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 109–113.
Published: 01 April 2021
...- Century Life Volume 45, Number 2, April 2021 doi 10.1215/00982601-8902757 Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 1 0 9 The Descent of Man Arianne Chernock Boston University Silvia Sebastiani. The Scottish Enlightenment: Race, Gender, and the Limits of Progress, trans. Jeremy Carden (New York: Palgrave...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 90–95.
Published: 01 January 2008
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 April 2018
... 131 132 Eighteenth-Century Life husband’s death a few years earlier, married Dr. Charles Burney, father of Frances, in Sent to Paris for an extended stay in the ‡fteen-year- old Bessy eloped with Samuel Meeke, a man of dubious reputation twenty- four years her senior. Although they were...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 50–75.
Published: 01 January 2019
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 152–169.
Published: 01 April 2018
... man-of-letters rather than a musical professional. In Memoirs , Burney uses biography as a vehicle for the establishment of her own literary authority. In transforming her father from artisanal musician to man-of-letters, she establishes an artistic-professional genealogy in which to site her own...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 9–27.
Published: 01 April 2017
... it among the long English narratives with which it was contemporary: Butler's Hudibras (1663, 1664, 1678), Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress (1678, 1684), Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel (1681), and Behn's Love-Letters between a Noble-Man and His Sister (1984, 1985, 1987). What Paradise Lost shares...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 31–56.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Gary Dyer In the later eighteenth century, the twelve justices of the supreme English common law courts ruled repeatedly that blackmailing a man by threatening to accuse him of sodomitical practices constituted the capital offense of robbery; the judges focused on the overwhelming terror...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 21–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
...David E. Shuttleton The Scottish poet Dr. Thomas Blacklock (1720-90) is often cited as the first professional man of letters to recognize the poetic achievements of Robert Burns. As Burns later recalled to John Moore, it was a letter from Blacklock in late 1786 praising the “Kilmarnock Poems...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 183–211.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Man (1768) and a scandalous episode in Fox’s life, the play was a creative attack on Fox’s political opponents Lord Shelburne and the moneylender John “Jew” King. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Theater Whig satire Charles James Fox Shelburne O’Bryen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2015
... from the more familiar watercolor. At center left, just behind the figures that have often been identified as the Duchess of Devonshire and Lady Duncannon, stands a man who appears to be holding a drawing pad with which to capture the likeness of the viewer who stands before him, or, better yet...
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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 (2020) 44 (2): 111–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Fugitive Pieces in Verse and Prose (1758), which he presents as “trifles” and “idlenesses”—to his supposedly “diminutive” house, which he called “a paper Fabric and an assemblage of curious Trifles, made by an insignificant Man.” In this essay, I will read the practice of extra-illustration against...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Marie E. McAllister In seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England, the Grand Tour, sex, and venereal disease became almost indivisible in the public imagination. The Grand Tour was an essential element of a well-born man's education. Yet a persistent belief developed that continental travel...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Michael Nicholson Mary Leapor, Mary Scott, Joanna Southcott, Lucy Aikin, and their peers collectively articulate what I call women's “superior secondariness.” To counter an eighteenth-century culture that represented man as “primary” (universal and originary) and woman as “secondary” (derivative...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 13–45.
Published: 01 April 2023
...William Jones William Falconer (1732–1770) suffered a catastrophic shipwreck as a young man, which became the subject of his celebrated poem The Shipwreck (1762), with revised and extended editions in 1764 and 1769. He is also the compiler of the Dictionary of the Marine which remained the standard...