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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 136–146.
Published: 01 January 2002
...David Alexander The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26108-146-alex.q4 5/24/02 3:13 PM Page 136 Prints after John Collet: Their Publishing History...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Peter Sabor Duke University Press 2010 R “The Job I Have Perhaps Rashly Undertaken”: Publishing the Complete Correspondence of Samuel Richardson Peter Sabor McGill University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Gene Hammond Valerie Rumbold . Swift in Print: Published Texts in Dublin and London, 1691–1765 ( Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. , 2020 ). Pp. xxviii + 314. £75 . Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Jonathan Swift lived several lives simultaneously. He aspired...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Anthony Mandal “Mrs. Meeke” was the most prolific novelist of the Romantic period, publishing twenty-four novels and four translations between 1795 and 1823, eclipsing Walter Scott’s twenty-two titles. Yet until recently, scholars knew little about her, and she was misidentified for decades...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 57–80.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., Francis Osborne, Sir William Temple, Charles de Sainte-Évremond, John Locke, John Wilson, the Earl of Shaftesbury, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, and John Gay. It examines examples of miscellanies produced by John Dryden and his publisher Jacob Tonson, by John Dennis and Charles Gildon, and by Pope...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 23–64.
Published: 01 April 2010
... a number of illustrations that were printed in editions, published both in London and the newly emerging regional publishing centers but disseminated across Britain. Apart from documenting the representational shift from depicting the poem as theodicy to reading it as a narrative of nature and domesticity...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 162–187.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to the US Constitution. The essay also discusses several famous but inaccurate claims about the prosecution of Cleland and his publishers (e.g., that Cleland was paid to stop writing obscene novels, and that his publishers made a fortune from the book), and also includes a list of eighteenth-century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., Samwell described Hawaiians surfing six- to seven-foot “alaias” on the “great swell rolling into the Bay,” and in March 1779, King recorded his version of the same event, but neither text was published until 1967. In 1784, King published a significantly revised and expanded version of the scene...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 119–139.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Andrew Lincoln This essay considers works published by two women writers as Britain was preparing for hostilities against revolutionary France in 1793: a Fast Day sermon, Sins of Government, Sins of the Nation , published anonymously by Anna Barbauld, Charlotte Smith’s novel The Old Manor House...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of the principal members, Elizabeth Montagu, Elizabeth Carter, and Hester Chapone, underwent a complete transformation by the time she published her father's biography, Memoirs of Dr. Burney (1832), which contains glowing tributes to the group and its members. This essay seeks to explain the radical change...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (2): 54–76.
Published: 01 April 2024
... Crèvecœur's book weighed in to promote the North American colonies. In the collection of manuscript essays Crèvecœur presented to London publisher Davis and Davies in 1781, some described plagues ruining crops, or swarms biting colonists, but these texts were passed over, and not published until the 1920s...
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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...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 59–72.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and the English Civil War. Jean-Paul Marat also appreciatively referred to this history, and hints such as these suggest that this work was quite well known in France before the Revolution, although a French translation was not published there until 1791-92. This paper provides an overview of Macaulay's influence...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 April 2011
... of exactly the same advice in the 4,000 lines of John Dunton's The Pulpit-Fool , published in 1707, serves to alert us to the possibility that Sterne echoes a long tradition of irenic and moral preaching after the religious wars of the seventeenth century. Dunton offers more than 200 preachers, across...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 60–80.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Leith Davis As the first published anthology of Scottish poetry, the Choice Collection of Comic and Serious Scots Poems has long been regarded as a milestone in Scottish literary history. But acknowledgments of the Choice Collection 's importance have historically been coupled with criticisms about...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 54–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Aparna Gollapudi In the last quarter of the eighteenth century, John Bell commissioned hundreds of actor portraits in dramatic roles, which were published as book illustrations in the series Bell’s Shakespeare and Bell’s British Theatre. These portraits contributed significantly to the emergent...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 21–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... literary patrons, notably David Hume, Joseph Spence, James Beattie, and Henry Mackenzie. The discussion focuses upon Blacklock’s substantial vernacular verse epistle “To the Revd Mr. Oliver On receiving a collection of Scotch poems from him,” published here for the first time in its entirety (see appendix...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 72–96.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Shayda Hoover The third Earl of Shaftesbury creates a “sociable enthusiast” in The Moralists (1708), published in his major work, Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times (1711). This sociable enthusiast embodies a refined form of enthusiasm in a respectable subject—a philosopher...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Devoney Looser This essay considers Frances Burney’s last published work, Memoirs of Doctor Burney (1832), for its sustained attention to gender, aging, and authorship. When the Memoirs is read from cover to cover, significant and previously unnoticed patterns emerge that offer new insights...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 29–54.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Anne M. Thell Published in collaboration with the Royal Society of London in 1697, William Dampier’s A New Voyage Round the World was the most popular and influential travel account of the first half of the eighteenth century. Yet despite the astonishing success of New Voyage within commercial...