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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 65–82.
Published: 01 April 2010
...William Gibbons The magician Zoroastro plays a critical role in Handel's opera Orlando (1733). He opens the first act with a dramatic monologue, keeps the hero Orlando from wreaking too much havoc in his madness, and eventually brings the opera to a peaceful conclusion. Despite his importance...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 119–139.
Published: 01 September 2020
... some useful distance. From the beginning, the hero Orlando is critical of the traditional chi- valric military ethos associated with the wealthy estate owner Mrs. Ray- land. But although he condemns the sanguinary monsters responsible for the crimes committed in war, he feels he has no choice...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 52–82.
Published: 01 September 2022
... seem even more contrived than necessary. Orlando has some splendid moments, but basically all the problems stem from the hero's madness—and since the magician Zoroastro prevents all harm from occurring, there is little to worry about. We get a fine display of madness, but little dramatic tension...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2002
... & King / who make up a Heaven of our misery,” Mr. Somerive in Charlotte Smith’s Old Manor ECL26202-22-chiu.q4 5/28/02 2:15 PM Page 10 10 Eighteenth-Century Life House (1792) attempts to force his son, Orlando, to marry Eliza Holly- bourne...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 93–97.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., as in Francesco Orlando’s magisterial Obsolete Objects in the Literary Imagination: Ruins, Relics, Rarities, Rubbish, Uninhabited Places, and Hidden Treasures (1993). Indeed, even more local versions of the book’s geneal- ogy of waste are problematic. For instance, a chapter discussing the influence...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 117–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and Customs of the Mosquito Indians (London: R. Baldwin, 1811), 226; Orlando W. Roberts, Narrative of Voyages and Excursions on the East Coast and in the Interior of Central America (Edinburgh: Constable, 1827), 71. 16. Troy S. Floyd, The Anglo...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Weelkes, and Orlando Gibbons. Second, both historians sought to 40   Eighteenth-Century Life promote stylistic continuity rather than change to a more modern, baroque, or even operatic style of church music. To that end, they crafted a defense of English music consistent with the broader Tory...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 3–19.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and image-based knowledge: while I am a huge admirer and sup- porter of digitization projects and the creation of databases such as EEBO, ECCO, the Women Writers Project, and Orlando, a point to which I shall return, having been involved in their formation at the very early stages, I am acutely aware...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 9–27.
Published: 01 April 2017
... poem is read with and against epic poems of the previous century: Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso (1516), Tasso’s Gerusalemme Liberata (1581), and Spenser’s The Faerie Queene (1590, 1596). This may seem the best way to appreciate the generic nature of Paradise Lost. But by disembedding Mil- ton’s poem...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 56–82.
Published: 01 April 2007
...: for example, John Harrington’s 1591 English translation of Lodovico Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso was reedited in some nine or ten versions toward the close of the century. Several Renaissance plays, especially those by Shakespeare, were resur- rected after the Restoration and regularly staged thereafter...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 113–142.
Published: 01 April 2022
.... For the most comprehensive account of Kelly's life to date, see the entry in Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present , ed. Susan Brown, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2006), online at < http://orlando.cambridge.org...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2013
... DNB, online at <http www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/603>. 11. “Frances Burney” entry, Writing Screen within Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present, ed. Susan Brown, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2006), online...