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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 120–126.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Betty Joseph Ahmed Siraj . The Still Birth of Capital: Enlightenment Writing and Colonial India . ( Stanford : Stanford Univ. , 2011 ). Pp. x + 291 . $24.95 paper Franklin Michael J. . Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794 . ( Oxford...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 January 2021
...James Watt Châtel Laurent . William Beckford: The Elusive Orientalist . Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment ( Oxford : Voltaire Foundation , 2016 ). Pp. xvi + 272 . 8 ills. $100 Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 164–180.
Published: 01 September 2002
... published a short but important essay on the philosophy of history in his “Geistesepochen,” in which the term Urzeit (primordial time) figures prominently (HA, 12:298–300). In this essay, Goethe set out, as did some early Orientalists of his day, to find the origin of European...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 124–139.
Published: 01 September 2003
... today would be still at school or riding skateboards. Post-colonialist accounts are also dissected with polite but telling intelli- gence. Colley acknowledges the seductiveness of the orientalist case, particu- larly Edward Said’s eloquent argument that Europeans have stereotyped Arab...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 56–75.
Published: 01 January 2006
... actively distances himself from the language of orientalist fantasy, appealing to his own experience “as one who is professedly a Chinese” in order to disabuse the grave gentleman of his errors. If the editor’s preface initially proclaims Lien Chi’s “Eastern sublimity,” Lien Chi himself goes 64...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 65–82.
Published: 01 April 2010
... may be seen, for example, in Raphael’s famous fresco The School of  Athens (1510  –  11). Much information regarding Zoroaster and the Zoroastrian faith that emerged around him was disseminated in London in 1700, with the publication of Oxford orientalist Thomas Hyde’s Historia religionis...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 133–143.
Published: 01 January 2013
... in Eighteenth-­Century Fiction (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2011). Pp. xi + 282. 27 ills. $95 Fordham, Douglas. British Art and the Seven Years’ War (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2011). Pp. xiii + 334. 87 ills. $65 Franklin, Michael J. Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 133–147.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of Captain Robert Boyle (1727), the captain illustrates Newton s variable color theory when he smears umber pigment on his lover s hands and face as a disguise. Aubin s travel narratives involve the staunchness of noblewomen s preservation of their chastity under orientalist threat (181). A British woman...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 139–163.
Published: 01 September 2002
... that “buildings with Orientalist flavour were not faithful reproduc- tions, but interpretations of Oriental architecture.”53 Juxtaposed forms and motifs from Indian, Chinese, Moorish, and Turkish traditions were fash- ionable. J. M. MacKenzie states that in the West “Oriental forms...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 April 2007
... of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries who categorically refused to dabble in recognizable Orientalist themes or motifs” (24) is an overstatement. 23. Thomas Paine, Rights of Man [1791], in The Thomas Paine Reader, ed. Isaac Kramnick (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1987), part 1, 206...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 111–127.
Published: 01 April 2000
... in law, poetry, and childrearing.12 In 1764 Day attended Corpus Christi College, Ox- ford, as a gentleman commoner and while studying there met future Orientalist William Jones. Between 1765 and 1769 Day was admitted to the Middle Temple (12 February 1765); met Richard Lovell Edgeworth near Barehill...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 197–230.
Published: 01 January 2017
... studied: a few topical satires, pastorals or didactic tales like Parnell’s “The Hermit” (1714) and, more recently, orientalist tales like Savage’s The Wanderer (1729). The continuing production of droll narra- tive poetry—the tradition of Ovid, Boccaccio, Chaucer, and La Fontaine— goes largely...