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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 83–86.
Published: 01 September 2015
... + 865 . $350 ; vol. 3 : Pp. xxi + 722 $299 . Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review Essay One Popular Playwright, One Private Man Linda Bree Cambridge, England Henry Fielding. Plays, vol...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 138–143.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Dianne Dugaw Steve Newman. Ballad Collection, Lyric, and the Canon: The Call of the Popular from the Restoration to the New Criticism (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2007). Pp. 294. 3 ills. $65. ISBN 978-0-8122-4009-2 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 18–38.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Andrew O'Malley In this essay, the author argues that chapbook editions of Robinson Crusoe should be viewed not simply as impoverished abridgments of Defoe's novel, but as striking examples of the popular “appropriation” of an elite text by plebeian readers. The ruthless editorial decisions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 118–122.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Eveline Cruickshanks Pincus Steve . 1688: The First Modern Revolution ( New Haven : Yale Univ. , 2009 ). Pp. xiii + 647 . $40 Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Review Essay Popular Revolution or...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 98–116.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Lisa O'Connell The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26308-OConn.q4.jw.SH 3/25/03 3:32 PM Page 98 “Matrimonial Ceremonies Displayed”: Popular Ethnography and Enlightened Imperialism...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 20–45.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Scarlet Bowen The College of William & Mary 2004  “The Real Soul of a Man in her Breast”: Popular Opposition and British Nationalism in Memoirs of Female Soldiers, 1740 – 1750 Scarlet Bowen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 89–94.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Sean Connolly Morley Vincent . The Popular Mind in Eighteenth-Century Ireland ( Cork : Cork Univ. , 2017 ). Pp. 256. €39 Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and circulated, these interventions both turn one bibliographical item into something that looks like two, presenting problems for the way they are represented in the Digital Miscellanies Index (DMI) and other bibliographical databases. For, by certain blunt measures of “popularity,” in such databases...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 105–121.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Peter Denney Sound played a crucial role in plebeian politics in the eighteenth century, with singing, shouting, clapping, and other kinds of acoustic expression conveying a range of meanings. However, historians have mostly neglected the acoustic dimensions of popular political discourse. A...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 63–92.
Published: 01 January 2014
... popularity that The Spectator suffered later. The papers’ very success in diffusing its anecdotes throughout popular consciousness in the eighteenth century meant the stories that originally had the force of new insights into human nature came to be regarded as mere illustrations of archaic ideas about men...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 56–75.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Claudine van Hensbergen The Works of the Earls of Rochester and Roscommon was one of the most popular poetic miscellanies of the eighteenth century, with more than twenty editions published. Rochester's verse filled the entire first volume, a prominence that proclaimed his importance as the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Brian Michael Norton This essay approaches Enlightenment theories of happiness through three forgotten but once highly popular treatises: John Norris’s An Idea of Happiness (1683), Thomas Nettleton’s A Treatise on Virtue and Happiness (1742), and James Harris’s “Concerning Happiness: A Dialogue...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2014
... progenitor from the esoteric rites, and that of the impish mischief-maker from popular tradition. By valorizing the former at the expense of the latter, they sublimated the socially and ontologically disruptive qualities of sexuality itself into decorous abstractions. Reading Darwin alongside these...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Amy Dunagin The first two sustained efforts to chronicle the history of English music were conducted independently during the 1710s and 1720s by Thomas Tudway and Roger North. They wrote in the context of the escalating popularity of Italian opera in England. Their histories also resonated with...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 88–118.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Dafydd Moore John Wolcot, under his nom de plume of Peter Pindar, was one of the most popular satirists of the late eighteenth century. Today his work is primarily known for his anti-ministerial satires during the 1790s and discussed in terms of its radical credentials in ways that have narrowed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 36–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Baretti used Montesquieu's theory to conceptualize relationships between music, audience, and environment. They were drawn to Montesquieu not simply because his political ideas were popular, but also because his thought was directly engaged with midcentury concerns about music's power over the body, its...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2017
... this hugely popular literary form over the century? Whilst the article examines a number of texts, it also offers a more focused analysis of one particular collection, The Agreeable Variety (1717), from which we can draw wider conclusions. The miscellany contains eight “Shakespearean” fragments. Some...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 116–141.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Donald W. Nichol Literary miscellanies have long been popular. Richard Tottel's 1557 collection, Songes and Sonettes , gathered the works of various Tudor poets. In 1684, Jacob Tonson and John Dryden launched a miscellany that reached six volumes by 1709. By 1743, the time was ripe for a satirical...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 65–82.
Published: 01 April 2010
... popular literary works of the time, and was particularly associated with Freemasonry. Using Zoroastro/Zoroaster as a starting point, this article reveals the presence Masonic imagery and ideology in Orlando , and suggests that Handel and his librettist were tailoring their operas to the wealthy Masonic...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
... ability of rational educational approaches to inculcate religious belief. I compare Zenobia to Edgeworth’s Harrington , Rousseau’s Émile , Mme de Genlis’ Adéle et Thèodore , and Hamilton’s Agrippina. Zenobia applies two popular modes of fictional representation of education to the teaching of religion...