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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 23–44.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Deborah Payne Fisk; Jessica Munns The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26203-44-fiskREV.q4 5/28/02 2:49 PM Page 23 “Clamorous with War and Teeming with Empire”: Purcell and Tate’s Dido and Aeneas...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of the Elizabethan and Jacobean era, when it competed with (or even surpassed) European music for the first and, some might argue, the last time. Civil War and Puritan solemnity produced a valley, and then the Restoration of monarchy and church, and the genius of Henry Purcell, furnished another dizzying...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 89–95.
Published: 01 September 2017
... blows old interpretations out of the water: Bryan White’s indisputable redating of Nahum Tate and Henry Purcell’s opera Dido and Aeneas, which we now know was performed no later than the summer of 1688, invalidates all those readings that sought to see the opera as an allegory of the revolution...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of the Historical Nation (Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2001). Pp. 240. $20. isbn 1-84158-151-8 Burden, Michael, ed. Henry Purcell’s Operas: The Complete Texts (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2000). Pp. 528. $125. isbn 0-19-816445-9 Burling, William J. Summer Theatre...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 135–141.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 0-8061-3657-x Purcell, Jane. Not of an Age, but for All Time: Shakespeare at the Huntington (San Marino: Huntington Library, 2005). Pp. 85. $12.95. ISBN 0-87328-201-9 Rabin, Dana Y. Identity, Crime, and Legal Responsibility in Eighteenth-Century England (New York: Palgrave, 2005). Pp...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 134–147.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Henry Purcell, John Blow, and Jeremiah Clarke in his chapter, mentioned earlier, on the musical education of the queen. Winn also provides a nuanced analysis of several performances at court both before and after Anne assumed the throne. Most remarkable is Clarke’s ode Let Nature Smile (1701...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2020
... a century. However, a closer look discloses traditional patterns of thought and feeling that overshadow the report- age of the occasion. Set to the tune of Let the Soldiers rejoice, a martial song composed by Henry Purcell for a 1690 revival of The Prophetess; or, the History of Diocletian, this news...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 123–143.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... Curtis Price, Henry Purcell and the London Stage (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 1984), 206. 14. Recently, Lisa A. Freeman, in Antitheatricality and the Body Public (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2017), has provided an illuminating allegorical reading of The Comical History . Noting...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 24–45.
Published: 01 January 2002
... from Handel, Arne, and Purcell (a hefty triumvirate) and a dramatic battle scene staged before backcloths by Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourgh. According to David Crane, the scene works as a moment of reconciliation because although the visual jokes provided...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 53–84.
Published: 01 April 2013
... to Mark Purcell, the Library Curator of the National Trust, who made available the otherwise inaccessible copy of Le Souvenir held at Dorneywood. 1. Margaret J. M. Ezell, “Invisible Books,” Producing the Eighteenth-­Century Book: Writers and Publishers in England, 1650  –  1800, ed. Laura...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 70–98.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of the world” (quoted in Jonathan D. Spence’s The Chan’s Great Continent: China in Western Minds [New York: Norton, 1998], 65). Was Spence referring to Henry Purcell’s Fairy- Queen, first produced in 1692? He doesn’t mention the name and date of the piece. 38. John Nieuhoff, An Embassy from the East-India...