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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 115–119.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Jason H. Pearl Aravamudan Srinivas . Enlightenment Orientalism: Resisting the Rise of the Novel . ( Chicago : Univ. of Chicago , 2011 ). Pp. xiv + 342. 13 ills. $29 paper Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 99–104.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Embodying Enlightenment Ethics: Thinking Happiness through the Novel Vivasvan Soni Northwestern University Brian Michael Norton. Fiction and the Philosophy of Happiness: Ethical Inquiries in the Age of Enlightenment (Lewisburg: Bucknell...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Lisa Zunshine Duke University Press 2005 The Spectral Hospital: Eighteenth-Century Philanthropy and the Novel Lisa Zunshine University of Kentucky Established in 1739 as a shelter for...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 114–121.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Scott Black Duke University Press 2010 Review Essay Is the Novel Modern? Scott Black University of Utah Jenny Mander, ed. Remapping the Rise of the European Novel (Oxford: Voltaire...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Donelle Ruwe Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra (1814) is a historical novel by the Irish author Adelaide O’Keeffe that features religious conversions from paganism to Judaism, and from Judaism to Christianity. O’Keeffe stages these conversions within the context of late Enlightenment debates about the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 149–154.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Robert Miles Wallace Miriam L. , ed. Enlightening Romanticism, Romancing the Enlightenment: British Novels from 1750 to 1832 ( Burlington : Ashgate , 2009 ). Pp. x + 229 . $99.95 Wallace Miriam L. . Revolutionary Subjects in the English “Jacobin” Novel, 1790 – 1805...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Carol Stewart Signs of Eliza Haywood’s Jacobite sympathies are scattered throughout her work, becoming pronounced in The Fortunate Foundlings (1744), a novel written on the eve of the ’45 Rebellion. There is a positive representation of the Stuart court in exile, an emphasis on loyalty, and unusual...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 112–122.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Wendy Jones Macpherson Sandra . Harm’s Way: Tragic Responsibility and the Novel Form ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. , 2010 ). Pp. xii + 256. $55 Vermeule Blakey . Why Do We Care About Literary Characters? ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. , 2010 ). Pp. xvi...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Katherine Binhammer The College of William & Mary 2003 The Persistence of Reading: Governing Female Novel-Reading in Memoirs of Emma Courtney and Memoirs of Modern Philosophers Katherine...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Clorinda Donato This study charts the resonance of John Cleland’s Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure , known more commonly as Fanny Hill , in the Italian peninsula in the long eighteenth century. It discusses and compares four different editions of Italian translations of the novel as well as its...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 127–137.
Published: 01 September 2019
...David H. Richter R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 43, Number 3, September 2019 doi 10.1215/00982601-7725793 Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 1 2 7 The Rise of the Novel, or Tis Sixty Years Since David H. Richter Queens College and CUNY Graduate Center Leah Orr. Novel...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 37–41.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 133–147.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Matthew J. Rigilano Maioli Roger . Empiricism and the Early Theory of the Novel: Fielding to Austen ( Cham : Palgrave Macmillan , 2016 ). Pp. xxi + 202 . €93.59 Thompson Helen . Fictional Matter: Empiricism, Corpuscles, and the Novel ( Philadelphia : Univ. of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 96–118.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Neil Ramsey Although Frankenstein has long been read in relation to revolutionary politics, there has been little specific discussion of the themes of suffering and the trauma of war in the novel, concerns that were central to much of Mary Shelley’s writing. Taking inspiration from Ahmed Saadawi’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 18–62.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Julian Fung For most modern readers, Tobias Smollett’s novels are defined by violence and crude physical humor, both of which contribute to angry satire on society’s vices. By drawing attention to eighteenth-century illustrations in Smollett’s novels, I want to suggest that illustrators were...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 136–149.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Scott Black Pavel Thomas G. . The Lives of the Novel: A History . ( Princeton : Princeton Univ. , 2013 ). Pp. xii + 346 . $35 Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Review Essay The Novel’s High Road...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Nancy A. Mace Power Henry . Epic into Novel: Henry Fielding, Scriblerian Satire, and the Consumption of Classical Literature ( Oxford : Oxford Univ. , 2015 ). Pp. xiv + 232 . 3 ills. $95 Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 112–130.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Lorna Clark The recovery of the works of early English women writers is an ongoing project, and should include those of Sarah Harriet Burney (1772–1839). One of her novels has recently appeared in a scholarly edition and the rest will soon follow. Common themes and motifs can be found in her work...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Olivia Murphy Charles Darwin's profound interest in Austen's novels— Persuasion (1817) in particular—is well known. This article offers a new interpretation of Persuasion as a pre-Darwinian novel, concerned with the processes of natural selection and evolution in human societies. Many of the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 30–63.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Catherine Craft-Fairchild Maria Edgeworth, in her novel Harrington (1817), was one of the first proponents of religious and cultural tolerance of the small but growing Jewish population in Great Britain. Edgeworth suggested that the best method of counteracting the irrational biases reinforced by...