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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Mary McAlpin The College of William & Mary 2000 45 Between Men for All Eternity: Feminocentrism in Montesquieu’s Lettres persanes On la mena dans sa chambre, et...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 31–52.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Patricia Brückmann The College of William & Mary 2003 “Men, Women and Poles”: Samuel Richardson and the Romance of a Stuart Princess Patricia Brückmann...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 January 2010
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 46–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 63–92.
Published: 01 January 2014
... popularity that The Spectator suffered later. The papers’ very success in diffusing its anecdotes throughout popular consciousness in the eighteenth century meant the stories that originally had the force of new insights into human nature came to be regarded as mere illustrations of archaic ideas about men...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 131–154.
Published: 01 January 2015
... focuses on the new opportunities available to both Irish men and women for accumulating capital and wealth in the City. It examines the growth in Anglo-Irish investment, during what historians call “the Financial Revolution,” and analyzes the development of increasingly complex financial networks, which...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 88–118.
Published: 01 April 2016
... our understanding of his achievement and interests. This essay reads three of Wolcot's key poems from the 1780s in terms of his focus on the use of anecdote in writing history and biography, and his self-conscious interest in writing about great men. In A Poetical and Congratulatory Epistle to James...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 72–96.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Shayda Hoover The third Earl of Shaftesbury creates a “sociable enthusiast” in The Moralists (1708), published in his major work, Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times (1711). This sociable enthusiast embodies a refined form of enthusiasm in a respectable subject—a philosopher...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 139–153.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Killian Quigley Irish men and women made up more than a quarter of the approximately one hundred and sixty thousand convicts transported from the British Isles to Australia in the period 1787-1868. They feature, in major accounts of early New South Wales, as irredeemably shiftless, and prone to...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2019
... archival evidence about sexual relations between noblemen and workingmen in eighteenth-century Paris. Nobles who sought and had sex with men, more often in private than in public spaces, have not been studied as a group. As this case study demonstrates, their rank both sheltered then from arrest and...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 136–157.
Published: 01 April 2020
... 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 to be...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Enlightenment that he has set out in earlier publications, which he lists in the bibliography. He is generally committed to the view that the Enlightenment in Scotland (and elsewhere) was an urban affair created mostly by professional men meeting in such venues as clubs, societies, and academies. They...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 January 2001
... represents a fading, or at least mutating, construction of mas- culinity as martial and violent. Nonetheless, the line epitomizes a widely accepted code of behavior for men—namely, gallantry, in which a gentle- man is responsible for protecting the vulnerable and proverbially...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 January 2000
... country of her Floods; Fanes, which admiring Gods with pride survey, Statues of men, scarce less alive than they; Some felt the silent stroke of mould’ring age, Some hostile fury, some religious rage. (ll. 5–12)2 The adjectival clause in line 6...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 109–113.
Published: 01 April 2021
... into English by Jeremy Carden, phi- losophers in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Aberdeen were preoccupied not only 1 1 0 Eighteenth-Century Life by what distinguished the human from the nonhuman, but also by divisions within humanity itself. Were men and, by extension, women originally descended from a...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 January 2001
... eighteenth-century Britain.”1 This study aims to offer a cautionary note to such a judgment by reintroducing the importance of religious discourses in shaping English and, after 1707, British views of men. The Societies for Reformation of Manners—part of a pervasive cul...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 150–153.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of seafaring for black people in par- ticular, noting that some were enslaved, some pressed into service, and some employed on slave ships. As Costello demonstrates from the best available evidence, service at sea was nonetheless understandably attractive to men (and to some women) of African...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 January 2009
... prostitution, and bawdy houses were located throughout the city, not just in the port area. People from all classes, women as well as men, regularly enjoyed casual sexual behavior, and a permissive atti- tude continued relatively unchecked until the nineteenth century, despite an explosion in venereal...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (3): 43–61.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Plume laughs and refuses to fight him (III.ii). Plume is not a coward, however; instead, he symbolizes the kind of man neces- sary for England’s evolving culture: he knows that sword fights over honor are ridiculous, for many good men have lost their lives over silly quibbles...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 70–94.
Published: 01 January 2002
... who preempted male sporting prerogatives. These men demanded that women define them- selves by their differences from themselves; any indication of similarity— equal abilities intellectual or physical— produced a disquiet in them man- ifested in disgust. A...