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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., to remain “Widow,” and to retain the rights that title confers. Manly, The Plain Dealer’s misanthropic hero, also must confront his own crisis of identity as a result of his self-­imposed dispossession. Hav- ing sunk his ship with all his goods on board, and having left his remain- ing fortune...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Stephen H. Gregg The College of William & Mary 2001 “A Truly Christian Hero”: Religion, Effeminacy, and Nation in the Writings of the Societies for Reformation of Manners In the critical discussion concerning manliness...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 20–45.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., the opposition developed two strategies for justifying war, strategies which help us to understand the political implications of the female-soldier narratives at midcentury. The first strategy was to refash- ion British masculinity and seamlessly unite the opposition’s stance with proper “manliness...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 261–272.
Published: 01 April 2023
... House, in Spanish Town, on the 22d of July last. With the Letters that past; the Remarkable Trial; and other Incidents of the Extraordinary Adventure that happen'd to our Homeward-bound Knight Errants. By an honest sailor . London: Printed for G. Foster. Captain Manly. A Summer Voyage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 60–79.
Published: 01 April 2012
... to military defeat. Sermons addressed to reforming societies condemned debauchery and effeminacy — ​a term that could imply a debilitating attachment to luxury or to women — ​sometimes contrasting these vices with traditional ideas of manly virtue, including courage and readiness for war.26 In Addison...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 98–115.
Published: 01 April 2006
... was fascinated by local culture and made friends with aborigines such as Baneelon (Bennelong) and Colbee, even though it nearly cost him his life when he was hit by a spear at Manly Cove while Baneelon looked on, apparently aware that the attack was to be made. However, Phillip’s main task...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 30–63.
Published: 01 September 2014
... about the complex textures of actual Anglo- Jewish experience. Notes 1.  Maria Edgeworth, Harrington [1817], ed. Susan Manly (Peterborough: Broadview, 2004); all references to the novel will rely on this edition. 2.  Michael Ragussis, Figures of Conversion: “The Jewish Question...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 69–87.
Published: 01 September 2021
... spaces where order, duty, and the devotion of men to their leaders were used to exemplify and justify a paternalistic system. Dixon observes that in civil life, too, the “manly tear” could have “radical egalitarian potential,” but “tended to reinforce the existing paternalistic social order.” 30...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., and the Pedagogical Periodical,” Children’s Literature 29, ed. Elizabeth Lennox Keyser and Julie Pfeifer (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2001), 1  –  ­17. 7. Maria Edgeworth and Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Practical Education [1798], vol. 11 of Novels and Selected Works of Maria Edgeworth, ed. Susan Manly (London...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 88–112.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., on bodily and often aggressive manliness. 51 The type of masculinity that makes Lovelace, by his own admission, a “mad fellow” and “rake,” makes it possible for him also to become a dueler ( Clarissa , 419, 430). 52 Such a characterization further illustrates what Philip Carter understands...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 3–18.
Published: 01 April 2001
... was thoroughly manly.”26 We can’t assume that each of these readers meant exactly the same ECL25203-sb/18-Lewi.p65 8 10/19/01, 3:32 PM 9 thing when he invoked Dryden’s manliness...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 88–93.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., was par- tially resolved by presenting Tongans as industrious farmers who had peace- fully improved the wilderness through cultivation. Displaying what naturalist Johann Forster called an “Expression in their Musculation” (104), Tongan men have an aptitude for manly labor and ingenuity that likens...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 25–46.
Published: 01 April 2005
.... They who have never studied eloquence in its principles, nor have been trained to attend to the genuine and manly beauties of good writing, are always ready to be caught by the mere glare of language; and when they come to speak in public, or to compose, have no other standard...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., James Edward Stuart. At the court in exile, Horatio learns a “manly way of thinking” and decides to leave to fight in the service of Charles XII of Sweden. Louisa meantime goes with Melanthe to the court at Venice, where she is courted by a number of admirers, among them Count Bellfleur...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of the English Poets from 1655 to 1738, inclusively.”13 Compared to the “manly melodies” of Paradise Lost’s blank verse, Milton’s juvenile poetry is “professedly written in a lighter strain” because, as Warton argues, much of its imagery derives from “Romances and fabulous narratives” (Warton, x, xx...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 72–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
... 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 eighteenth-century Britain, where...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 127–141.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: in a note to the preface for volume 1, Stuart states that “in the Collection of Antiquities published by Palladio, there is no example of a Doric Building; and the Temple of Manly Fortune is the only ancient example of the Ionic order he has given us. This Temple is built of a coarse Stone, is ill...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 73–102.
Published: 01 September 2000
... invariably gender as female what is being proscribed—the sensational, the inter- ested, the thoughtless are all labelled ‘effeminate.’ The complementary virtues of manliness, improvement, and social responsibility reinforce this gendering of reader and text” (p. 156...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is not necessarily Pope himself, but the poet he would like to be, one “That if he pleas’d, he pleas’d by manly ways” (l. 337, my empha- sis); that is, he pleased in those virtues becoming to a man of courage and honor, a good man who esteems himself yet is not proudly self-centered.32 Again, Pope invokes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 April 2001
... in a crisis. In Threnodia, Dryden declares that the king’s manner led his enemies to underrate his mental courage: So much thy Foes thy manly Mind mistook, Who judg’d it by the Mildness of thy look: Like a well-temper’d...