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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Melvyn New Because Laurence Sterne suggested that sermons should come from the heart and should be practical rather than polemical, his own sermons have often been read as products of a sentimental and secular midcentury ethos, moral essays without theological meaning. However, the appearance of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 28–51.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Jill Marie Bradbury The College of William & Mary 2003 ECL27103-Bradbury.q4.jw 4/14/03 10:55 AM Page 28 New Science and the “New Species of Writing”: Eighteenth-Century Prose Genres...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 103–107.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mark A. Pedreira Weinbrot Howard D. , ed. Samuel Johnson: New Contexts for a New Century . ( San Marino : Huntington Library , 2014 ). Pp. xiii + 384 . $55 Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Review Essay Revisiting...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jordan Howell O’Malley Andrew . Children’s Literature, Popular Culture, and Robinson Crusoe . ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2012 ). Pp. 195 . $85 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Review Essay What’s New with Robinson Crusoe...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 80–82.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Essay How Did We Miss This? A New Take on the Enlightenment in Practice Ronald Schechter The College of William & Mary Jeremy L. Caradonna. The Enlightenment in Practice: Academic Prize Contests and Intellectual Culture...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 109–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Review Essay Old New Media: Print, Paint, and the Early Eighteenth-Century Media Revolution Rachael Scarborough King University of California at Santa Barbara Dror Wahrman. Mr. Collier’s Letter Racks: A...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Wortley Montagu print culture attribution reputation women's writing Court Poems Alexander Pope Edmund Curll manuscript culture • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: New Insights from the Digital Miscellanies Index Kathleen Lawton...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 116–141.
Published: 01 January 2017
... parodies set to old tunes and prose extracts haranguing the new administration and promoting amputation with Swiftian gusto. One of the problems facing twenty-first-century readers is how to get a handle on what exactly is being satirized. In order to gain a fuller understanding of how this collection and...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 83–95.
Published: 01 April 2007
...: Univ. of Delaware, 2005). Pp. 417. $40. ISBN 0-87413-874-4 Duke University Press 2007 Review Essay Reconfi guring the Idea of Eighteenth-Century Literature in a New Epoch: Moving from the Augustan to the Menippean...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 74–82.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and the New Story of Eliza Haywood Amy Wolf Canisius College Donald J. Newman and Lynn Marie Wright, eds. Fair Philosopher: Eliza Haywood and “The Female Spectator” (Lewisburg: Bucknell, 2006). Pp. 252. $48.50. ISBN 0-8387-5636-0...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 142–149.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Elizabeth Kraft Laurence Sterne. “A Sentimental Journey” and “Continuation of the Bramine's Journal” with Related Texts , ed. Melvyn New and W. G. Day (Indianapolis: Hackett, 2006). Pp. 252. $7.95 paper. ISBN 0-87220-800-1 Laurence Sterne's “Tristram Shandy”: A Casebook , ed. Thomas Keymer...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 105–113.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Alexander Dick Ian Baucom. Specters of the Atlantic: Finance Capital, Slavery, and the Philosophy of History (Durham: Duke Univ., 2006). Pp. x + 387. $23.95 paper Robert Mitchell. Sympathy and the State in the Romantic Era: Systems, State Finance, and the Shadows of Futurity (New York...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 92–100.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Press 2012 Review Essay The Haitian Revolution Today: New Voices, Complications, Potentials Julia V. Douthwaite University of Notre Dame Chris Bongie. Friends and Enemies: The Scribal Politics of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 112–122.
Published: 01 September 2012
... + 296. $60 Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Review Essay New Approaches to “The Rise of the Novel” Wendy Jones Cornell University Sandra Macpherson...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 29–54.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Anne M. Thell Published in collaboration with the Royal Society of London in 1697, William Dampier’s A New Voyage Round the World was the most popular and influential travel account of the first half of the eighteenth century. Yet despite the astonishing success of New Voyage within commercial...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 147–155.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Jonathan Lamb The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26109-155-lamb.q4 5/24/02 3:14 PM Page 147 Review Essay Coming to Terms with What Isn’t There: Early Narratives of New Holland...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 97–101.
Published: 01 September 2005
...G. Gabrielle Starr Duke University Press 2005 Review Essay Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics in New Perspective G. Gabrielle Starr New York University Tom Huhn...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 8–14.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Peter Sabor This essay envisages what a new scholarly edition of John Cleland’s notorious novel, Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748 – 49), might provide. Drawing on digital resources such as ECCO, it could readily refer to the full range of Cleland’s numerous publications, and taking advantage of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2012
... acquisition. At the same time, they find in Sloane and the fashion for collecting several dangers: it reflected the increasing power of objects to oust abstract concepts as the subjects of literary description, presented new modes of self-definition and sociability, and, above all, led to a transition from an...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 26–52.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Mary Fairclough This essay explores how the new technology of the optical telegraph provoked discussion of the possibilities of globalized communication in the 1790s. It focuses on the Telegraph , an anti-ministerial London newspaper. the Telegraph exploits its metaphorical connections with...