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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 28–42.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Lisa O'Connell Recent scholarly work by Jürgen Habermas, Judith Butler, and others posits a new cultural domain that is simultaneously religious and secular. Drawing on the sermons of John Tillotson and the fiction of Henry Fielding, this paper examines literary sentimentalism in this “post-secular...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the specific practices of charity and chastity, both ethical movements with literary manifesta- tions, retained Christian qualities and structures, at the same time that they were radically transformed and displaced by sentimentalism as a virtue of enlightenment. Her prime example is the post-secular...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 April 2014
... York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012). Pp. xi + 292. 31 b/w + 262 color ills. $75 Kroeber, Karl. Blake in a PostSecular Era: Early Prophecies, ed. Joseph Viscomi (College Park: Romantic Circles, 2012). Pp. xxv + 155. 28 ills. $19.95 paper Levene, Alysa. The Childhood of the Poor...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 150–155.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in general tends to work. In Levinson’s work, even while the critique of totalized readings seem to be different from post-structuralist readings of Wordsworth, it ends up being very close to those readings, insofar as it credits Eighteenth-Century Life Volume...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
... influence the later published histories of English music, and that would persist in some respects to the present day. Tudway, North, and the Contexts of Their Histories Thomas Tudway (ca. 1656–1726) was a career musician.15 A boy chorister of the Chapel Royal in the mid 1660s, he held the post...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 110–121.
Published: 01 September 2013
...; and post-­Enlightenment modernity. While each is cru- cial to his narrative, it is, of course, during the long eighteenth century that Taylor’s three inventions take their distinctive modern shape. Reasons of space forbid me from elaborating, so I will content myself with observing that I find...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 82–108.
Published: 01 January 2005
... writing about the way that the wasteland created a post-Fire London that was at once biblical and secular, with the theological concept of waste serving to describe the commercial phenomenon of wasted expenditure. Simon Ford, a Puritan minister (later a conformist) proclaimed in his post-Fire poem...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 116–134.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Trappists, in his 1783 On the Sanctity and Duties of Monastic Life , wherein he rejected all study, arguing that the sole purpose of monastic life was penitence and that only manual labor was a fitting activity for a monk. 13 This was balanced, however, with a Post-Tridentine call for monastics...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 55–62.
Published: 01 September 2010
.../00982601-2010-013 Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 55 56 Eighteenth-Century Life Recent explorations of the transatlantic Hispanic Enlightenment have been recuperating both pre-­ and post-­exile Jesuit contributions to the socially...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 102–125.
Published: 01 January 2023
... to the margins of the post-Pope, pre-Romantic canon. This age (still “Augustan” for Leavis) “had not favoured any very interesting use of minor talents. . . . And since unconvinced and undistinguished verse in Augustan modes . . . is pretty obviously uninteresting, minor talents took largely to the meditative...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 April 2011
... in this statement: “[After 1704] he ruined what remained of his reputation, however, with scurrilous, ‘abusive scribblings’, and public attacks centring upon his personal grievances, such as his Whipping-­Post, or, A Satyr upon Every Body (1706 While there are quite a few “personal grievances” aired...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 154–157.
Published: 01 September 2014
... served as belletristic exemplars of eighteenth-century taste and manners. The pub- lication of Terry Eagleton’s The Function of Criticism: From “The Spectator” to Post-Structuralism (1984) and of the English translation of Jürgen Habermas’s Structural Transformation of the Bourgeois Public Sphere...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in Anglican controversy and were not passive recipients of theological dicta. Plymley identi™ed with a particu- lar campaigning interest within a broad church. Larpent was a painstak- ing critic of sermons of theological publications. Both inherited the post- toleration fear of enthusiasm. Aged nineteen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 23–27.
Published: 01 September 2010
... networks through which to enact the values they extolled. Williams delineates the associations between members of the Whig intelligentsia, including poets (several of whom received government posts), peers, benefactors, and booksellers, touching on 26 Eighteenth-Century Life nodes like...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., takes up the post-­Lockean challenge of defining happiness and its relation to vir- tue without making any direct appeals to a system of rewards and punish- ments after death. Neither the Neoplatonic Latitudinarianism of Norris, nor the Epicurean empiricism of Nettleton, Harris’s approach...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of eighteenth-century Oceania. Rickman's post-voyage career is only slightly known. He never publicly claimed authorship for his contraband account, so he was never rewarded for or encouraged to make more of his Enlightenment musings. He appears to have continued in the navy for another two decades, serving...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2014
... in the Companion. Donald R. Wehrs, in “Postcolonial Sterne,” provides a multifaceted view of the matter, looking at Sterne’s contribution to aboli- tionist sentiment, his later influence on postcolonial writers, and the way post- colonial criticism can illuminate Sterne’s fiction, and vice versa. Carol Watts...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 32–46.
Published: 01 April 2001
...: For Instance, whether Flesh be Bread, or Bread be Flesh: Whether the Juice of a certain Berry be Blood or Wine: Whether Whistling be a Vice or a Virtue: Whether it be better to kiss a Post, or throw it into the Fire: What is the best Colour...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 45–52.
Published: 01 April 2002
.... Yet, at the same time, the censor knows how powerless he is. Because of the inertia of the Inquisition bureaucracy, his opinion on Pope will not carry any consequences; it will be stored among the hundreds of other files. There will be no edict posted against Pope’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 135–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of his birth, Johnson has starred in a detective novel and a Blackadder episode and had his visage and writings plastered onto curiosities ranging from teacups to T-­shirts and post- ers to pence coins. Visitors to his homes in London and Lichfield — both busy tourist attractions — can buy prints...