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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 188–215.
Published: 01 April 2023
... intellectual achievement when they incorporate maritime terms of art. sailors nautical poetry maritime culture navy William Falconer The Shipwreck Other poets wax lyrical in their recognition of Falconer; their efforts also reveal that Falconer's influence ranged geographically...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 166–187.
Published: 01 April 2023
... practice at sea. Since maritime practice involved diverse processes in an environment that could not be controlled, maritime and navigation books thereby contained diverse styles and forms, from poetry, to criticism, to illustrations, to definitions, in an effort to reflect the diversity, and experience...
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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 (2023) 47 (2): 3–12.
Published: 01 April 2023
... focus from Falconer's poetry to his Universal Dictionary of the Marine , which she situates in a longer history of navigational pilot books and maritime dictionaries, stretching from John Smith's Sea Grammar (1627) and John Seller's English Pilot (1671) to Thomas Blanckeley's Naval Expositor...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 134–165.
Published: 01 April 2023
... cultural concerns that have informed critics’ readings of The Shipwreck for over 200 years, criticism has predominantly regarded the poem as a georgic recording of an authentic experience of maritime labor, travel, and imperialism. Yet such an understanding of the poem, and especially of the first...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 216–260.
Published: 01 April 2023
...William Jones wrjarion@aol.com Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 The Caird Library at the UK National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, holds a personal logbook (shelf mark BRK/13) kept by Falconer on voyages as chief mate of the merchant ship Vestal in 1760–61. The leaves...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 106–133.
Published: 01 April 2023
... to voyages recorded by the hour in logs, from a poet who also drafted his poetry in logs (including one logbook surviving today at the UK National Maritime Museum). 22 But foregrounding time also aided the poem's celebration of sailorly labor. From the storm's appearance in canto 2 (A, 2:9...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 46–65.
Published: 01 April 2023
...” of workers be understood as the “maritime proletariat,” Linebaugh and Rediker not only reanimate them as historical actors, but also as the conduits of revolutionary sentiments that originated in agrarian protest movements in England in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to disenfranchised communities...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 66–86.
Published: 01 April 2023
...@berkeley.edu 22. “Advertisement” to The Shipwreck (1764), sig.1Br. 21. For a discussion of eighteenth-century criticism of technical language and georgic poetry, see Bridget Keegan, “Georgic Transformations and Stephen Duck's ‘The Thresher's Labour,’ ” Studies in English Literature 1500–1900...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 261–272.
Published: 01 April 2023
... to the late nineteenth centuries. Goodridge's compendium identifies any other trade or form of work conducted by each author and focuses primarily on published volumes of poetry. Similarly, the list below focuses on authors who produced published volumes. In both cases, access to poets who published...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 92–98.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Andrews, Corey. Literary Nationalism in Eighteenth-Century Scottish Club Poetry. Studies in British Literature, vol. 82 (Lewiston: Edwin Mellen, 2004). Pp. 382. $119.95. ISBN 0-7734-6463-8 Applebaum, Robert, and John Wood Sweet. Envisioning an English Empire: Jamestown and the Making...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 113–118.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Bridget Keegan Edson Michael , ed., Annotation in Eighteenth-Century Poetry ( Bethlehem : Lehigh Univ. , 2017 ). Pp. xxxv + 241 . $95 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 1, January 2020 doi 10.1215...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 87–105.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Discontents,” International Journal of Maritime History 30 (2018): 52–73. For honor in the Royal Navy, see N. A. M. Rodger, “Honour and Duty at Sea, 1660–1815,” Historical Research 75 (2002): 429–31. 20. For the value of impressment as a tool for securing “sea-faring men,” see, for example, A Copy...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 62–80.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Margarette Lincoln Duke University Press 2007 Mutinous Behavior on Voyages to the South Seas and Its Impact on Eighteenth-Century Civil Society Margarette Lincoln National Maritime...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (3): 103–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in English Plebian Poetry, 1730–1830 (Newark & London: Univ. of Delaware, 2001). Pp. 364. $55. ISBN 0-87413-747-0 Cogliano, Francis D. American Maritime Prisoners in the Revolutionary War: the Cap- tivity of William Russell (Annapolis, Naval Institute, 2001). Pp. 218...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 September 2021
... toward an Enlightenment mindset before they even saw the southern hemisphere. A different story about Enlightenment and the Pacific emerges for less-obviously philosophical voyagers. For these travelers—most of them destined for a maritime but not necessarily an intellectual life—the Pacific could prove...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 110–117.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... 162. $50 Baggerman, Arianne, and Rudolf Dekker. Child of the Enlightenment: Revolutionary Europe Reflected in a Boyhood Diary, trans. from Dutch by Diane Webb (Leiden: Brill, 2009). Pp. xii + 553. 164 ills. $158 Baker, Samuel. Written on the Water: British Romanticism and the Maritime...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 140–159.
Published: 01 September 2020
...John Richardson This essay examines how poetry of the American Revolution contributed to the broader tradition of Anglophone war poetry through the “private sublime,” which would start as a minor and relatively unknown development, but eventually become one of the primary modes of depicting war...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 122–129.
Published: 01 April 2010
... in the Channel Fleet, 1 7 9 9   –   1 8 0 0 (Greenwich: The National Maritime Museum, 2008). Pp. 144. 75 color ills. £20. ISBN 978-0-948-06579-8 Beghin, Tom, and Sander M. Goldberg, eds. Haydn and the Performance of  Rhetoric. (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 2007). Pp. xx + 366. 6 color ills. DVD...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 115–126.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of English Poetry, 1765  – 1810 (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2008). Pp. xiv + 387. $99. ISBN 978-0-19-953220-9 Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 33, Number 2, Spring 2009  © 2009 by Duke University Press 115 116      Eighteenth...