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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 January 2011
...John McTague Duke University Press 2010 R “There Is No Such Man as Isaack Bickerstaff ”: Partridge, Pittis, and Jonathan Swift John McTague St. Catherine’s College, Oxford John Partridge was the most...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2011
... complex symbology at work. John McTague’s article forensically examines the corpus of the alma- nac maker John Partridge and the strange circumstances surrounding his Swiftian “death.” Discussing the usefulness of  “genuine” and invented letters as evidence by looking at those that uncover...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (2): 83–87.
Published: 01 April 2024
..., Ovid, and Horace, and admirable contemporary poets, such as Milton and Pope, but also contemptible versifiers who needed to be put in their place, such as John Partridge, who he pretended was dead (54–60), and “his ‘conceited’ Dubliner dean-poet rival Jonathan Smedley” (216, 215–24). Cook demonstrates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2016
... treatment of the Whig populist, anti-popery astrol- oger John Partridge. Steele had taken over from Swift the invented charac- ter of Isaac Bickerstaff as author of The Tatler, but Bickerstaff had originally been invented, in Swift’s Predictions for the Year 1708, as a mouthpiece for an onslaught...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 123–143.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of the canonical novels take liberties with Sancho in ways that divest him of his low comic characteristics: some slim down the Sancho character but fatten up his mental acuity, like Benjamin Partridge in Tom Jones or Trim in Tristram Shandy ; others lack a definitive Sancho figure, like Joseph Andrews ; while...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Hospital 5 The spectral Hospital comes up again later in the story when Nancy Miller is discovered to be pregnant by Mr. Nightingale. “Miss Nancy hath had a mind to be as wise as her mother,” announces Partridge cheerfully, “and so there is a child coming for the Foundling Hospital.” What...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 136–149.
Published: 01 April 2016
.... Pavel considers Fielding’s characters half- way between caricature and icons (141), but Fielding’s novels seem inhabited by carefully distinguished satiric caricatures and idealized icons. Tom travels with Partridge, but each is formed of different kinds of generic material—Tom is certainly human...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Rumbold, “Burying the Fanatic Partridge: Swift’s Holy Week Hoax,” in Politics and Literature in the Age of Swift, ed. Claude Rawson (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2010), 81–115, especially 93–97. 3.  Hamburger, in “Development,” suggests that irony and innuendo in early eighteenth-century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 119–135.
Published: 01 January 2002
... boots, steps on a piece of paper inscribed “Effeminacy,” and displays her gaming trophies— two partridges and a pheasant. Whether she only flaunts them or is offering them to Miss Wicket raises an issue of interpretation. As evidence that this is an image...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2021
... critics, saw danger in passionate women from any country, and in climate itself. See Gideon Harvey, The French Pox . . . All comprised in this Fifth Edition of Little Venus Unmask d (1670) (London: James Partridge, 1685), 68; Wathen, Boerhaave s Academical Lectures, 41 42; John Browne, The Surgeons...