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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Ana M. Acosta The College of William & Mary 2003 ECL27102-Acosta.q4.jw.SH 4/14/03 2:10 PM Page 1 Spaces of Dissent and the Public Sphere in Hackney, Stoke Newington, and Newington Green...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 69–82.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Christel Stalpaert The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26206-82-stal.q4 5/28/02 2:23 PM Page 69 The Entry of Charles-Alexandre de Lorraine into Brussels: Monarchical Discourse in Public...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Louise Curran Duke University Press 2010 R “Into Whosoever Hands Our Letters Might Fall”: Samuel Richardson’s Correspondence and “the Public Eye” Louise Curran University College...
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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 (2020) 44 (3): 140–159.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 3, September 2020 doi 10.1215/00982601-8718699 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 1 4 0 The Private Sublime in Public Discourse: War Poetry of the American Revolution John Richardson National University of Singapore Introduction Poetry of the American...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (3): 30–62.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Alessio Mattana This essay examines the myth of Isaac Newton's modesty in eighteenth‐century Britain. By analyzing both primary sources by and on Newton and scholarship on the concept of “modest witnessing,” this essay argues that a number of actors concerned with Newton's public relevance...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 12–16.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Michael Gavin Thomas F. Bonnell. The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry, 1765 - 1810 (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2008). Pp. xiv + 387. $99 Duke University Press 2009 Review Essay Serial Publication...
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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...
Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 1. Interior of Castletown House print room, County Kildare, Ireland. Courtesy of Castletown House and Parklands, Office of Public Works/Davison and Associates. More
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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 (2013) 37 (3): 55–84.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Danielle Spratt The essay argues that David Garrick and Sarah Siddons—two of the most financially successful celebrities of their time—cultivated their parental public images in print and portrait culture by capitalizing on the level of their participation in benefits for actors and in the Drury...
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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 (2012) 36 (2): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2012
... an idea of nature as full of wonders to one in which nature is a treasure-house of loot and knowledge. Whereas the Restoration had embraced the new definition of a scholar-collector as a gentleman who contributed to the public good, by the midcentury, collectors seemed self-absorbed and deluded. Yet...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 53–84.
Published: 01 April 2013
... in what ways these print objects were produced in a competitive environment that saw, in its most prolific decades, the publication of up to forty different titles per year. Due to the ephemeral nature of the pocket diaries, very few copies have survived, and some titles known to have existed from...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Jolene Zigarovich This paper looks at the cultural discourse of embalming in the eighteenth century. Not uncommon, embalming was performed, improved, and commercialized. From mummy unrollings, to churchyard reorderings, to public viewings of “curiosities,” the embalmed were often exposed to public...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 8–14.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Peter Sabor This essay envisages what a new scholarly edition of John Cleland’s notorious novel, Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748 – 49), might provide. Drawing on digital resources such as ECCO, it could readily refer to the full range of Cleland’s numerous publications, and taking advantage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 43–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
...David Duff Prospectuses, a type of printed advertisement widely used in the eighteenth-century book trade, played a vital but previously unexamined role in the French Revolution controversy, attracting subscribers to political publications and encapsulating their message. Focusing on journal...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 September 2022
...‐century Romantic ideals, freely interpreting traditional artistic conventions to show the unity between childhood innocence, women, and nature. This pictorial approach appealed to Marie‐Louise, who faced an increasingly unfavorable reputation in the wake of Napoleon's 1809 divorce and mounting public...
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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): 96–115.
Published: 01 January 2017
...John McTague This article begins with a literary and material analysis of two instances of post- and intra-publication censorship in Poems on Affairs of State, vol. 4 (1707), and The Foundling Hospital for Wit (1743, 1744). As well as illuminating the climate in which political materials were read...