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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Press 2021 benevolence charity masculine Austen novel Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 45, Number 1, January 2021 doi 10.1215/00982601-8793945 Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 7 5 Jane Austen and the Tradition of Masculine Benevolence Marilyn Roberts Waynesburg University Memorialized...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 113–119.
Published: 01 April 2004
... and sons in a critique of the legible under the aegis of the probable. Here the totalizing circuit of “tyranny” and “disobedience” turns out not only a partialization of Jane Austen: Afterlives 115 human practice and progress along an axis of masculine...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 120–124.
Published: 01 April 2004
... and sons in a critique of the legible under the aegis of the probable. Here the totalizing circuit of “tyranny” and “disobedience” turns out not only a partialization of Jane Austen: Afterlives 115 human practice and progress along an axis of masculine...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 90–95.
Published: 01 January 2008
...- ume were first presented there. The conference was occasioned by the opening of the Chawton House Library and Study Centre in the Elizabethan manor house in Hampshire once owned by Jane Austen’s brother Edward. The library enjoys a close association with the University of Southampton, which...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 January 2010
... resists sensibility’s queer eroticism, Jane Austen pushes sensibility to its limits within the conservative climate of Regency Eng- land. Nagle reads Austen, against the critical grain, as a sentimental writer for whom embodied emotion is the wellspring of sociability. In Persuasion, Captain...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 73–113.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of Lord Nelson’s career, “rep- resented a new kind of masculinity and a new kind of Englishness” (91). She builds on insights in Brian Southam’s Jane Austen and the Navy (2000) to reject readings of Austen’s last novel as an “autumnal” autobiographical work, a point she reaffirms in her reading...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 73–102.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Burney, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen. Detroit: Wayne State University, 1998. Pp. 261. $39.95. ISBN 0-814327222 Barbara Zonitch. Familiar Violence: Gender and Social Upheaval in the Novels of Frances Burney. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1997. Pp...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 118–122.
Published: 01 April 2003
... at the 18th-Century Spa (Bath: Ruton, 2002). Pp. 138. £8. ISBN 0-9526326-3-2 Galperin, William H. The Historical Austen (Philidelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2002). Pp. 296. $39.95. ISBN 0-8122-3687-4 Gascoigne, John. The Enlightenment and the Origins of European Australia (N.Y.: Cambridge...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 133–143.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Modern Era, vol. 18 (New York: AMS, 2011). Pp. xii + 421. $163.50 Copeland, Edward, and Juliet McMaster, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, 2nd ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2011). Pp. xvii + 271. $24.99 paper Cotlar, Seth. Tom Paine’s America: The Rise and Fall...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 158–164.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to reflect critically on each other and expose the fantasized social and personal framework in which they move” (34). This is Dr. Johnson’s definition of taste? Or is Jane Austen’s description of a new acquaintance more appo- site: “There are two Traits in her Character which are pleasing; Namely, she...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
... fashionable performance? Their basic response in their central moral commentary was not to mention their own clothes. This absence marks a strong contrast with the manuscripts of other genteel and middling women I have studied, and with the letters of a contemporary, vicar s daughter, Jane Austen. Both must...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of feminine beauty and gallantry, see Claudia Johnson, Equivocal Beings: Politics, Gender, and Sentimentality in the 1790s: Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago,1995). 35. As Landry notes, this critique of the “traditional” sources...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 70–94.
Published: 01 January 2002
... in retirement in both wet weather and fine. In the city they walked in specified parks. Walking became a trope for their lives— nothing too strenuous, nothing ungraceful, but rather the practice of an art, as, walking about the drawing room of Netherfield, Austen’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 98–109.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... Parke, Samuel Johnson and Biographical Thinking (Columbia: Univ. of Missouri, 1991), especially chapter 3. 14.  The Rambler 14 (5 May 1750), from Works, 3:74. See also Jenny Davidson, Hypocrisy and the Politics of Politeness: Manners and Morals from Locke to Austen (Cambridge: Cambridge...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2001
... as Style in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley, and Jane Austen (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 1984), pp. 3-47. 13. For biographical information on Conway, see Brian Fothergill, The Strawberry Hill Set: Horace Walpole and His Circle (London: Faber...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 46–69.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... “Citizenship, Empire, and Modernity in the English Provinces, c. 1720–1790,” Eighteenth-Century Studies 29.1 (1996): p. 80. 4. Laughing Feminism: Subversive Comedy in Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen (Detroit: Wayne State Univ., 1998), p. 25. ECL26104-69...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 105–126.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in the text, by volume and page number. 2. Adela Pinch, Strange Fits of Passion: Epistemologies of Emotion, Hume to Austen (Stanford: Stanford Univ., 1996), 61. For a survey of recent critical attention to Smith’s poetical borrowings, see Paula Backscheider, Eighteenth-Century Women...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Austen’s Northanger Abbey (1818), Hannah More’s Coelebs in Search of a Wife; Comprehending Observations on Domestic Habits and Manner, Religion and Morals (1810), and the two nov- els I discuss below, which eschew the dominant model of female readers as passive receptacles and assume an intelligent...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 83–105.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Davidson attempt, I think not altogether suc- cessfully, to identify Austen’s “Swiftian” tendencies, and Marjorie Perloff reads Beckett “under the sign of Swift” (281). These essays tend to tell us little about Swift; at their best, however, they illuminate some aspect of the borrower, or some part...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2015
... happened on the website “What Jane [Austen] Saw,” I learned that the portrait was titled Portrait of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent in the catalog for the 1813 retrospective of Reynolds works on exhibit at the British Institution in Pall Mall, London: <httpdev.laits.utexas.edu/whatjanesaw/sta...