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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 108–114.
Published: 01 September 2016
...: The Poetry of History and Autobiography Timothy M. Costelloe College of William & Mary James A. Harris. Hume: An Intellectual Biography (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2015). Pp. xiii + 621. $55 • As a historian...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 76–96.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Joseph A. Dane; Svetlana Djananova Duke University Press 2005 The Typographical Gothic: A Cautionary Note on the Title Page to Percy’s Reliques of Ancient English Poetry Joseph...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 23–27.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Brett D. Wilson Abigail Williams. Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture, 1681 - 1714 (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2005). Pp. 304. $140 Duke University Press 2010 Review Essay The Whig Interpretation of  Poetry...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 130–134.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Sibel Zandi-Sayek Shirine Hamadeh. The City's Pleasures: Istanbul in the Eighteenth Century (Seattle: Univ. of Washington, 2008). Pp. xiv + 350. 105 ills. $60 Duke University Press 2009 Review Essay Poetry, Pleasure, and Building...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 105–110.
Published: 01 April 2015
...William Donaldson Henigan Julie . Literacy and Orality in Eighteenth–Century Irish Song . Poetry and Song in the Age of Revolution Series , no. 2 ( London : Pickering and Chatto , 2012 ). Pp. ix + 272. 9 ills. $99 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 January 2007
...David S. Shields Corey Andrews. Literary Nationalism in Eighteenth-Century Scottish Club Poetry . Studies in British Literature, no. 82 (Lewiston: Edward Mellen Press, 2004). Pp. 378. $119.95. ISBN 0-7734-6463-8 Duke University Press 2007 Review...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Aaron Santesso Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 R “Playful” Poetry and the Public School Aaron Santesso University of  Nevada Not to name the school or the masters of men illustrious...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 89–94.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 8–29.
Published: 01 September 2020
... reconciliation. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 civil war Jacobitism odes war poetry William Collins Hester Mulso Chapone Tobias Smollett Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 3, September 2020 doi 10.1215/00982601-8718633 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 8 Civil Rage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 140–159.
Published: 01 September 2020
...John Richardson This essay examines how poetry of the American Revolution contributed to the broader tradition of Anglophone war poetry through the “private sublime,” which would start as a minor and relatively unknown development, but eventually become one of the primary modes of depicting war...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
... that comes second in time, whether as a refined Eve in relation to a rudimentary Adam, or as the revisionary woman poet in relation to the originary masculine classic author. Taken together, their rewritings of Original Sin, human origins, English poetry, and Britain's progress transformed the discourse...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 216–260.
Published: 01 April 2023
... are not numbered; the log entries occupy the first thirty-three leaves, and are followed by twenty-nine leaves of draft poems, here designated leaves 34v to 62r. These are the only surviving manuscripts of Falconer's poetry. We can assume from the log entries that the date of these drafts is 1760 onward, which...
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 1b. Elizabeth Munbee, “Miscellany Poems containing various kinds of Poetry collected from the most Eminent Poets With some Originals never publish'd, vol. y e 3d” (1745), title-page, Clark, MS 1982.002. Courtesy of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... Modern critics, such as Dustin Griffin (1986), have explored how Milton's poetry influenced writers in the succeeding century, yet its appropriation in miscellaneous publications remains largely unexplored. This essay analyzes the history of Milton's reception in the period 1700-1800 through his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Laura Tallon This essay seeks to expand our understanding of ekphrasis and its dynamics by analyzing the poetry of Anne Finch. In the standard model constructed by critics from the eighteenth century to the present, ekphrasis represents a contest between poetry and visual art that applies...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 50–75.
Published: 01 January 2019
... on a methodology that privileged the existence of multiple perspectives and the splitting of knowledge into facts. In “A Farewell to Poetry with a Long Digression on Anatomy,” Barker, in particular, offers a synthetic take on two issues: (1) the multiplicity of perception, now imaginatively disjointed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... death in 1744, he no longer wrote this kind of poetry, but instead turned his creative energies toward passionate social and political satire, fashioning a poetic persona of the satirist as powerful, wide-ranging, virtually sacred raptor. Hence, Pope's poetic career moves in a direction from portraying...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 197–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Alison Horgan Using current scholarship on verse miscellanies to contextualize a comparison of Robert Dodsley's Collection of Poems by Several Hands (1748) and Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765), this article considers how the verse miscellany was used to different purposes...
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 1a. Melesinda Munbee and Valentine Munbee, “A Collection of various kinds of Poetry” (1749 – 50). Houghton Library, GEN MS Eng 768, vol. 1. Courtesy of the Houghton Library, Harvard University. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 179–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
... the relationship between the practical, educational, and aspirational uses of poetry, and the formation of a literary canon. Recitation miscellanies not only showed readers how to achieve affect, but they also gave them collections of literature to appreciate, and some introduction to the terms on which those...