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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 5. Marguerite Gérard, Motherhood , early nineteenth century, oil on canvas, Musée des beaux-arts, Lyon, photographic credit: © Jan Arkesteijn, 2013. From Wikimedia Commons. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Figure 5. Marguerite Gérard, Motherhood , early nineteenth century, oil on canvas, Musée des beaux-arts, Lyon, photographic credit: © Jan Arkesteijn, 2013. From Wikimedia Commons. ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 51–54.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the idealization of the domestic woman and motherhood had already been made” (71). Walker begins her study with a curious juxtaposition between the view of Madame Roland, that maternity gave women greater moral understand- ing, and Sigmund Freud’s theory that, lacking the male genitals, women were...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 January 2001
... the social withdrawal of Chudleigh, the celebration of motherhood or au- tonomy, or the sharply penned, but nonetheless polite, essays of Astell. In fact, these writings document the efforts women made to counter the image of docile feminine beauty with one of disciplined...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 30–51.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., and the other of Papendiek and her son Frederick, by Lawrence. The visual representation of motherhood was evident in the many portraits commissioned by George III that depict his wife with his children. Melissa Hyde and Jennifer Milam, in Women, Art and the Politics of Identity in Eighteenth-Century Europe...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 April 2014
... (London: Routledge, 2013). Pp. xxiv + 389. 61 ills. $45.95 paper Francus, Marilyn. Monstrous Motherhood: Eighteenth-­Century Culture and the Ideology of Domesticity (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2012). Pp. xi + 297. $55 Frohock, Richard. Buccaneers and Privateers: The Story of the English Sea...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2004
... maternity around her? For what variety of ideas of motherhood did the breast serve as metonym? Along with the family story of her infancy, what did ambient ideas concerning breastfeeding contribute to Germaine de Staël’s Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 28, Number 2, Spring...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 85–105.
Published: 01 April 2000
... as Consumers Women of all ages drank gin, but in general only single working women were free to do so without serious censure. Moreover, attitudes would appear to have become progressively less permissive as women advanced from marriage to motherhood, and from motherhood to menopause and widowhood...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 55–84.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to the stage, Garrick himself was actually not a father. Sarah Siddons, by contrast, crafted her distinctive rep- utation in three related ways that hinged on representations of the mater- nal: emphasizing her offstage motherhood, choosing onstage roles that were mothers (which sometimes entailed having...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 73–88.
Published: 01 April 2017
...: A History of Women in Western Europe, 1500–1800 (1995) emphasize widespread female support for Rousseau’s theories on wom- en’s education and motherhood, published responses in both France and England varied widely.11 Works such as Mme de Montbart’s Sophie, ou l’education (1777) enthusiastically...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 38–55.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., see two articles by Lorna J. Clark: “The Fortune of Elizabeth (Allen) Burney Reconsidered,” Notes and Queries n.s. and “Sarah Harriet Burney: Traits of Nature and Families,” Lumen See also Marilyn Francus’s chapter, “Pin the Tale on the Stepmother,” in her Monstrous Motherhood...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 98–116.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and the sanctioning of motherhood out of wed- lock.5 For Hume, however, it was by turning to Tonquin that domestic forms of nonmonogamous matrimony could be overlooked, which is how a norm of European consensual monogamy insinuated itself into that apparently benign...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 112–130.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Young’s Love of Fame ) and was applied in Sarah Harriet Burney’s letters to the kind of scheming woman she detested. See Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, ed. Clark, The phrase “vilest parasites” is also from Young’s Love of Fame. Marilyn Francus, Monstrous Motherhood: Eighteenth-Century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 107–134.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of femininity. The queen bee is a highly unstable fi gure, her imperiousness and regality dis- solving into motherhood and tame domesticity only to reemerge with renewed emphasis at diff erent times, and under the pressure of diff erent circumstances and contexts. The hive itself was a conundrum, exhibiting...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 119–139.
Published: 01 September 2020
... motherhood (ll. 202 31, pp. 142 43); a martial ˜gure nurtured on false ideas of nobility and chivalry is seen to mistake inherited status for virtue (ll. 232 60, pp. 143 44). Such ˜gures are manifestly compromised, and bear some direct responsibility for the violence in France, from which they have...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 76–101.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., and to mimick all Manner of Effeminacy” (284). The members then heighten the self- ­conscious theatricality of their meeting even further as they join together to perform an odd mini drama of motherhood — a pretended pregnancy, then labor pains and the birthing of a doll, all followed by a mock chris...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., and the application of scientific and experimental knowledge for the betterment of humankind. As Harriet Guest, in Small Change: Women, Learning, Patriotism, 1750  – ­1810 (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 2000), has demonstrated, these women promote the ideal of a republican motherhood, in which familial domesticity...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 78–106.
Published: 01 September 2006
... – 10, 45 – 48). 23. See M. M. Bakhtin, Rabelais and His World, trans. Hélène Iswolsky (Cambridge: Harvard Univ., 1968); George Cruikshank, Punch and Judy (London: S. Prowett, 1828); Toni Bowers, The Politics of Motherhood: British Writing and Culture, 1680 –1730 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
... that the Bible considers fathers superior to mothers, Leapor goes further, for, as Patricia Meyer Spacks has observed, there is no God in “Man the Monarch.” 23 In disassociating Adam from divinity, Leapor works to redeem Eve and the woman writer. 24 Moreover, she reintroduces motherhood to the Genesis...