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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 37–64.
Published: 01 September 2009
... University Press 2009 R Reference Point: Samuel Johnson and the Encyclopedias The David Fleeman Memorial Lecture, 2007 Paul Tankard University of Otago Since 1999, a prestigious award...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 136–157.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., and other Learned Men, and Famous Divines, . . . Together with the Livelie Effigies of most of the Eminentest of them cut in Copper. The term “effigy” is a Janus word, meaning both a representation of a specific deceased individual as a celebratory memorial marker, and as a hated figure intended...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 23–40.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to 1770 (1809) and its composition following her mastectomy in 1811. Many of the themes in “Consolatory Extracts” suggest that Burney’s memorializing of Susan is similarly borne out in her fictional works, particularly her unfinished tragedy Elberta (1785–1814) and her novel The Wanderer (1814...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 34–50.
Published: 01 September 2021
... rise, splendour, and decline; and so far characterise its people. . . . Publick buildings remain everlasting memorials of the munificence of their founders, and of the taste of the age wherein they were built. (n.p.) Eighteenth-century commentators looked to Rome in particular as the key example...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2011
... contradistinction. Whereas Pope's belief in the redemptive potential of his own poetic prowess—a belief not always unwavering in the face of the cultural decline he set out to combat—compelled him to give the model of Pope-as-author pride of place in future memory, Swift tended to emphasize the expedient...
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 1b. Elizabeth Munbee, “Miscellany Poems containing various kinds of Poetry collected from the most Eminent Poets With some Originals never publish'd, vol. y e 3d” (1745), title-page, Clark, MS 1982.002. Courtesy of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 January 2024
... that was embraced in the long eighteenth century for its ability to manage, store, and preserve personally significant information and records. Throughout the period, it was a creative method of self-inscription, serving as a paper-based system for shaping and memorializing selfhood. Because it was made out...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 46–65.
Published: 01 April 2023
... rich? Or that they should risk their lives so that the British public could enjoy luxuries such as tea and coffee?” (7) 10 Other commentators, such as the India-based poet John Horsford, called for public memorials to those who sailed and died in the service of the nation and its economic...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 159–182.
Published: 01 January 2024
...” (7:1,496). Anticipating the erasure of Jacobite history, Forbes was keen to fashion the volumes of “The Lyon in Mourning” into a comprehensive and corroborated site of memory. Figure 2. Bishop Robert Forbes, “Lyon in Mourning,” vol. 4, back boards, Simon Fraser University Digitized Collections...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2020
...- standing patterns in the formation, marketing, and function of these various types of ephemera. These examples of topical printed forms mark the transient nature of events 1 8 Eighteenth-Century Life and their outcomes, yet simultaneously memorialize, lament, or celebrate the ongoing impact of what...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of decay is Burney’s indicating that the very materials she works with are old. She writes that the papers of her father she reworks “have been laid aside, though never forgotten . . . dur- ing many years” (1:vi). Such mentions of memory, age, and antiquity are repeated throughout the book...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
... angry, insecure, and keen to destroy lingering notions of authority external to their own. They thus sought to memorial- ize the terrible beheading of Charles I on January 30th 1649 (n.s.) and to do so as a permanent and fundamental basis of English law. The thirtieth of January became one...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 3–19.
Published: 01 September 2017
... that, in a sense, we are all already “digital humanists” using the computer and Internet as valuable tools.7 I am, however, also a skeptic of the fre- quently encountered claim that digital humanities will solve the problem of “memory” by creating a permanent repository in database form for tex- tual...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 221–225.
Published: 01 January 2011
... + 571. 17 ills. $27.95 paper J This is an ambitious and urgent work, given current debates on the memory of slavery within France and beyond. Miller focuses particularly on the slave trade, rather than on slavery more generally, although he acknowledges...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 92–100.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of transparency, but also for the politico-­linguistic issues at stake. The relationship of original memories to a contemporary, potentially redemptive or contestatory politics is at the crux of postcolonial linguistics. This is a particularly urgent issue in Haiti today, where educators and policy makers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 50–71.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Figure 1b. Elizabeth Munbee, “Miscellany Poems containing various kinds of Poetry collected from the most Eminent Poets With some Originals never publish'd, vol. y e 3d” (1745), title-page, Clark, MS 1982.002. Courtesy of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 130–136.
Published: 01 September 2014
... this, and so on. By midcentury, the way the ruin comes to embody remnants of cultural memory affirms the place of the fragmentary in the popular imagination. Finally, its close associa- tion with memory enables a subjective and associative poetic more typical of Romantic poetics. This section...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2017
... conjured visions illustrates the point. It is an extract entwined with eighteenth-century bardolatry. A modified version of the speech is inscribed on the 1741 Westminster Abbey Shakespeare memorial: The Cloud capt Tow’rs, The Gorgeous Palaces, The Solemn Temples, The Great Globe...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 28–46.
Published: 01 April 2014
... text as much more than a series of biographies of exemplary female writers. In the Memoirs, the unique evoca- tion of the very process of creating a textual life is a compelling memorial to the transitory nature of both texts and lives. Likewise, Ballard’s reiter- ated concern...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 152–169.
Published: 01 April 2018
... risking the impropriety of the “garrulous female chronicler,” and legitimizes female memory as another version of (in Coleridge’s phrase) paternalist “useful knowledge.” The “Biographical” Dr. Burney Burney’s version of the paternal, although similar to Hawkins’s, takes a more radical form...