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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 225–245.
Published: 01 September 2002
...John Patrick Greene The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26314-Greene.q4.jw.SH 3/25/03 3:38 PM Page 225 French Encounters with Material Culture of the South Pacific...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2016
... reflect, as literary-scholars-turned-curators, on what they learned about how material culture produces and records celebrity when the objects of study range beyond standard printed artifacts. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Shakespeare Austen curating celebrity exhibition...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 28–49.
Published: 01 January 2024
... material form in an illustrated manuscript book he produced in the first decades of the eighteenth century. As a work and an object, the Chronicles stages a series of conversations between print and manuscript. In exploring this unique case study, we expose how the mixed medium of the manuscript book could...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 January 2017
...John McTague This article begins with a literary and material analysis of two instances of post- and intra-publication censorship in Poems on Affairs of State, vol. 4 (1707), and The Foundling Hospital for Wit (1743, 1744). As well as illuminating the climate in which political materials were read...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 116–134.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Matthew Martin The mastery of a hard-paste porcelain technology in Dresden in 1708 was a major natural philosophical achievement for the European Enlightenment. From the outset, the material possessed a representative function at the Saxon court, where it served to promote the power and cultural...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 53–84.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Pocket Atlas, The Polite Repository , and Le Souvenir ) in some detail to facilitate an understanding of how the genre developed in the nineteenth century. It will focus, in particular, on these annuals’ illustrative material and the ways in which pocket diaries promoted cultural improvement. Copyright...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of both studied restraint and social status. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 consumerism fashion material culture Anglicanism religion Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 3, September 2020 doi 10.1215/00982601-8718721 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 1 6 5...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 158–178.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Adam Rounce This article looks at the reception of a number of seventeenth-century poets in the eighteenth century, using the materials in the Digital Miscellanies Index (DMI). It considers whether the existing reception narrative of the relative neglect of John Donne and George Herbert during...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 January 2015
... as with a position.16 The Teague of the joke-book preface, by contrast, confidently claims that he can draw on the cultural capital provided by a group of his Irish friends—Bryan and a dozen others—to provide him with the material that he needs for his job, and, as he indicates when he promises that more...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 197–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., the paratext is busy and noisy, an alternative space in the miscellany through which the collection's antiquarian character is expressed. Both collections test their reader's willingness to engage with less well-known material. This article suggests that although the two poetic collections seem to have little...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 158–177.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and trustee of the museum following Dr. William Hunter's death in 1783. 39. Marcia Pointon, Strategies for Showing: Women, Possession, and Representation in English Visual Culture, 1665–1800 (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 1997), 100. 38. Caroline Lybbe Powys, Passages from the Diaries of Mrs. Philip...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 102–109.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and to understand how the people living at that time sensed the texture of fabrics and felt about the marvelous qualities and stories associated with exotic objects. Because the ability to do so is far removed from inhabitants of the digital age, the documents and objects of material culture that have...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 159–182.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of curated items associated with oral, manuscript, print, and material cultures. Forbes conducted numerous oral interviews with eyewitnesses, frequently inviting potential informants to his residence at the Citadel and writing down their accounts. On “Tuesday's Afternoon, Augt 25 1747 in Ed r ,” for example...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 January 2009
... all knowl- edge as forming a single system and producing, or associated with, politeness, intellectual creativity, and improvements of various kinds. He believes this was bound up with material culture. Every place was different in its mix of people, interests, and concerns, but everywhere...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 102–107.
Published: 01 April 2011
... production. In the second introductory essay, Mark Laird locates the collec- tion within broader concerns in eighteenth-­century scholarship, such as issues of taste and virtuosity, material culture, the iconography of the object, and the specialization of space in this period, notably by reconsidering...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 93–97.
Published: 01 January 2012
... female subject formation, was tightly bound up with a world of proliferating things — and with the habits of self- ­­objectification they inspired — is intriguing. Moving fluidly from literary texts to material culture, to Freudian theory, and back again, Park offers a lively and refreshing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2020
... edition at the cost of a complex media economy that engaged with literature and promoted cultural literacy. This media economy includes a hitherto largely uncharted literary material culture that thrived throughout the second half of the eighteenth century. It reflected the popularity of texts...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and the view from the ground, Bell also shifts between the illusory intactness of the nation and the fragmented nature of its damaged subjects. Susan Pearce’s essay on the material culture of Waterloo was perhaps my favorite essay in the book because of its fascinating mini-history of the chang- ing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 262–267.
Published: 01 January 2024
..., too, is being revealed not as a single model of either authorship or material culture. Although they may be considered to belong to a “residual” medium, manuscript books nevertheless on their own and in combination with print texts demand we rethink the dynamics of reading and writing in the long...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 134–158.
Published: 01 January 2024
.... The process of performance also denies the reader any freedom to reread, to skim, or to stop momentarily at the end of a line or page. For such reasons, special layout patterns have been found desirable for musical notation” (312). 5. Robin Bernstein, “Dances with Things: Material Culture...
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