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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 98–109.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Gillian Paku Duke University Press 2008 R The Age of Anon: Johnson Rewrite s the Name of the Author Gillian Paku Harvard University In authorial guise as The Adventurer, Samuel...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 37–43.
Published: 01 January 2009
... in the Age of Queen Anne (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2005). Pp. 341. 4 ills. $125. ISBN 0-19-927439-8 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay Ye Jacobites by Name? Brean Hammond University of Nottingham...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 50–71.
Published: 01 January 2024
..., copyists, makers, editors, and authors. As a result, when they took ownership of their books by signing their names on elaborate title‐pages, such gestures signified something more complex and variable than a claim to “authorship.” Rejecting a post‐Romantic oppositional hierarchy of writer over reader...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 1–36.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Janine Barchas Modern readers of Jane Austen have been reluctant to acknowledge that Sense and Sensibility (1811) rewards, and perhaps even demands, detailed knowledge of one of England's most notorious families in Austen's time, namely the Dashwoods of West Wycombe Park. The best-known member...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 116–141.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and its sequel, The New Foundling Hospital for Wit (1768-73), came about, we need to probe its printers, booksellers, and editors, whose names, more often than not, are omitted or disguised. Ornaments provide one key to determining who printed what. The Foundling Hospital for Wit appears to have been...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 142–157.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jennifer Batt As records in the Digital Miscellanies Index (DMI) reveal, verse in miscellanies was printed without attribution or was attributed via descriptive epithets, pseudonyms, or partial indications of a poet's name at least as often as it was printed with a clear and unambiguous...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2012
... literary tradition, with which Shakespeare’s name is rapidly becoming synonymous. The final section of the essay considers The Castle of Otranto ’s reworking of Shakespeare’s macabre materials as a complex and ambiguous reflection of these contradictory urges. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to virtue. Common to all, however, is a shared conception of the “formal requirements of happiness,” namely, that it be durable, and, as much as possible, within one’s own control. According to Norris, Nettleton, and Harris—and countless other writers of the period—only virtue could completely fulfill...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 April 2018
... with the infamous Minerva Press, which issued staggering levels of new fiction written primarily by women. Meeke’s title-pages employed a complex system of authorship: some works carried her name (“Mrs. Meeke”); others were anonymous; a third strain employed the pseudonym “Gabrielli.” As an author of numerous...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 20–28.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of the novel. These decisions are dictated by a confluence of factors, namely, the historical influence of English on the syntactic structure of Marathi, the peculiarities of Marathi grammatical genders in sexual contexts, and the challenges involved in carrying out a cross- cultural transportation...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 125–129.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of Jane Austen might be forgiven for thinking that she took no inter- est in names. After all, she gave her own Christian name not only to the angelic Jane Bennet of Pride and Prejudice, but also to the heroine’s unpleasant sister-in-law in her unfinished novel The Watsons. Perhaps more disconcert...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 36–59.
Published: 01 April 2012
... was hardly an anomaly in eighteenth-­century novel publishing. Nearly every canoni- cal eighteenth-­century work was, at least initially, published either with- out an author’s name or with a pseudonym. Famously, Gulliver’s Travels appeared under a pseudonym, though it was known at least in literary...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 56–75.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., but with what the average eighteenth-century reader thought he wrote: the Rochester discussed here is one that took shape in the hands of a specific group of booksellers and publishers who were eager to trade on the name of the notorious earl. The article deals with how Rochester’s reputation...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 15–37.
Published: 01 April 2018
... were recorded as paid by Sleepe.” One possible explanation for the blank ’ rst name is that Esther’s mother, Mrs. Sleepe, had taken the property: since under coverture it was her husband who owed the tax, if the tax collector did not know her husband’s name, he may have left it blank...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 92–112.
Published: 01 January 2024
....,” is problematic and, while this is not a genealogical paper, the complexities of the genealogical record should be acknowledged for the sake of clarity. Caroline is not one of the second viscount's four sisters (Jane, Theresa, Catherine, Charlotte), nor is “Caroline” a name of one of the three daughters...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 January 2021
... without the sailor s name anywhere in the account:14 An Authentick Relation Of the many Hardships and Sufferings of a DUTCH SAILOR, Who was put on Shore on the uninhabited Isle of Ascension, by Order of the Commadore of a Squadron of Dutch Ships. With 2 4 Eighteenth-Century Life A Remarkable ACCOUNT...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 66–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., and booksellers—as well as by apothecaries, victuallers, tailors, and peruke-makers, to name but a few of the occupations the Irish pursued. The London Irish maintained, often to the second generation and beyond, strong connections with relatives remaining in Ireland, and some retained property...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 225–234.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... Digging, fertilizing, cultivating, getting your hands coated with earth, lov- ing it all. I therefore thought that an appropriate subject for the present volume would be another lover of the land and its cultivation, namely, Saint-John de Crèvecoeur. This transplanted Frenchman...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 April 2018
... ideas about female sexuality covertly.9 I argue, however, that Burney’s interest in tax- onomy provides her with a language for doing something entirely di…erent, namely, re³ecting on the taxonomized literary marketplace in which she operates. In arguing that she uses the terminology of botanical...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 183–216.
Published: 01 January 2024
... to be included in the volume, in the Boston Magazine in September 1784. The 1779 proposal listed by name forty-six previously unpublished works by Phillis Wheatley Peters (PWP): thirty-three poems, and thirteen letters. 3 However, the proposed book of poems and letters never appeared, and the manuscript has...
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