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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 170–182.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Shearer West The College of William & Mary 2001 The Darly Macaroni Prints and the Politics of “Private Man” During the early 1770s, the rage for caricatures in London was fueled by the activities of the print...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 53–69.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Henry L. Fulton The College of William & Mary 2003 Private Tutoring in Scotland: The Example of Mure of Caldwell Henry L. Fulton Central Michigan University Modern research...
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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 (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...
Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 3. “Easter Wings” by George Herbert from The Temple. Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations , 2nd ed. (Cambridge: Printed by Thom Buck and Roger Daniels, 1633), 34 – 35, Bodleian Library, Oxford, online at EEBO, <ezproxy-prd.bodleian.ox.ac.uk:2082/eebo/docview/2240881967 More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 88–115.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Amir Minsky The emergent political arena of the late eighteenth century, and the literary one that preceded it, were claimed to be based upon a functional dichotomy between a private sphere of emotive ties and associations, and a “public sphere” of rational criticism (Habermas, 1962...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Kathleen Lawton-Trask A sometime friend, sometime adversary of Alexander Pope, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu largely resisted publication, sharing her work privately and denying authorship of some of her poems that made their way into print. Nevertheless, today she is considered a prominent literary...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 43–58.
Published: 01 April 2017
... thought. In engaging a series of generically diverse texts roughly contemporaneous with the third edition of Political Justice , this essay makes a case for Godwin's consistent and vehement objection to private property and economic inequality. Godwin's views on this topic are shown to emerge from his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2011
... at the expense of textual self-memorializing. This essay examines how their nuanced but fundamental disagreements about the purpose of writing, the value of authorial “remains,” and the nature of possible futures constitute the subject of a dialogue that takes place not only in their “private” correspondence...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 55–84.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., Siddons played the role of maternal benefactress, largely rejecting the concept of supporting the public good and instead aligning herself with the private and domestic. In so doing, Siddons not only countered the sexually charged representations of actresses of the time, but also addressed the related...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 131–154.
Published: 01 January 2015
... spanned both sides of the Irish Sea. Its particular focus is on the experience of Irish investors in the South Sea Company, before, during, and after the famous stock-market bubble of 1720. Drawing on a variety of source materials, including private correspondence, exchange-rate data, and banking ledgers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and archival evidence about sexual relations between noblemen and workingmen in eighteenth-century Paris. Nobles who sought and had sex with men, more often in private than in public spaces, have not been studied as a group. As this case study demonstrates, their rank both sheltered then from arrest...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 30–51.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Susan Kubica Howard Writing in the popular nineteenth‐century genre of queens’ lives, Charlotte Papendiek's memoirs, published under the title Court and Private Life in the Time of Queen Charlotte , chronicle both the life of the queen as well as that of Papendiek. Papendiek establishes her agency...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
... in portfolios in private libraries. Although they took different forms, print rooms and print albums shared characteristics that marked them as “enlightened” cultural practices: both featured prints arranged in preconceived aesthetic or intellectual schemes that presented elite, pan-European cultural subjects...
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 3. George Jones (1786–1869), Studies of a Coldstream Guards Officer and Military Portraits (1815), 38.1 × 48.2 cm, oil on board, private collection. Image courtesy of Bridgeman Art Library. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 132–137.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Erin Mackie Michael McKeon. The Secret History of Domesticity: Public, Private, and the Division of Knowledge (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2006). Pp. 904. $30. ISBN 0-8018-7873-x Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay The Secret History of Almost...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 152–169.
Published: 01 April 2018
... letters, and particularly her Žnal novel; yet in Memoirs, this promise of access to the privatized environment of the Burney household is disingenuous.1 Instead, Burney foregrounds her professional identity in order to present a narrative that is, in many ways, detached from the private reality...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 34–50.
Published: 01 September 2021
... for rebuilding the City, dedicating it to the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Councilmen of London, while in London and Westminster Improved , he blamed the “mean, interested, and selfish views of private property” for rejecting Wren's proposal (30). Though he conceded that the rebuilt city was “more regular...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2003
... separation of the public from the private realm in such a way that the public sphere, made up of private people gathered together as a public and articulating the needs of society with the state, was itself considered part of the private realm.”4 There are two...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 114–117.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Drawing mainly from the library’s awesome bibliographic holdings, it is espe- cially strong on literary culture, though it also displays objects—clothes, por- celain, musical instruments—from the Museum of London, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and other private and public collections. Furthermore...