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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 116–134.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Enlightenment Vienna porcelain monasticism Stift Zwettl alchemy Although the concept of the Catholic Enlightenment remains dubious for some, a growing body of recent scholarship has revealed how the reforming impulse of the Catholic Church in the eighteenth century was real, if inconsistent. 1...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2021
... bolstered monasticism while also contributing to a new project of Catholic Enlightenment. In the Zwettl library, ceiling frescoes, music, and porcelain—three very different modes of artistic expression—shared an iconographic program that allegorized the cardinal virtues, thereby creating a new kind...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of monasticism in almost symbolic succession.10 Yet the extraordi- nary efforts that Johnson put into strategy, correspondence, and record- keeping for SGS belie any implication of the merely casual.11 This occluded Polite Print and the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society 5 relationship between...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 32–46.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., Edwy and Elgiva, based on Hume’s account.)19 The Gothic villain of Hume’s scenario is Dunstan (c. 909–88), abbot of Glastonbury later made archbishop of Can- terbury, who fought for the establishment of Benedictine monasticism in England, and who, in Hume’s...