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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 57–88.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Howard D. Weinbrot Like other earlier authors, Fielding and Richardson place culturally shared “codes” in their texts and exploit those codes for their readers' instruction and delight. The historical critic uses multiple approaches to reclaim what our ancestors knew and what can enlarge modern...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 31–52.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Patricia Brückmann The College of William & Mary 2003 “Men, Women and Poles”: Samuel Richardson and the Romance of a Stuart Princess Patricia Brückmann...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 29–59.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Janet Aikins Yount Duke University Press 2007 Strange Bedfellows: Textual Transference among Samuel Richardson, Edith Wharton, and T. S. Eliot in the Modernist Sexology Movement Janet...
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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 (2003) 27 (3): 99–123.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Heather Zias The College of William & Mary 2003 Who Can Believe? Sentiment vs. Cynicism in Richardson’s Clarissa Heather Zias West Virginia University You actually accept a law...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Adam Budd Duke University Press 2007 Why Clarissa Must Die: Richardson’s Tragedy and Editorial Heroism Adam Budd University of Edinburgh When Samuel Richardson released the final...
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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 (2017) 41 (3): 89–95.
Published: 01 September 2017
... better readers of eighteenth-century novels. One of his examples is the phrase “dispensing power,” which James II claimed in his attempt to remake the monarchy on an autocratic model, and which Samuel Richardson used in a different context while describing Pamela in her “exalted condition.” Further...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 19–30.
Published: 01 September 2000
...John Richardson The College of William & Mary 2000 John Gay, The Beggar’s Opera, and Forms of Resistance It is a truism that The Beggar’s Opera (1728) articulates dissent through form as much as through content...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 January 2020
...John Richardson This essay examines Tristram Shandy in the context of philosophers and thinkers such as Hume, Shaftesbury, and Hutcheson, focusing on how the novel represents war, and how it raises questions about sympathetic responses to war. I will argue that Sterne is concerned...
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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...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 92–114.
Published: 01 April 2009
...John Richardson The martial literature of the eighteenth century shows an increasing preoccupation with atrocity. By the middle decades of the century, writers imagining war routinely include narratives in which cruel enemy soldiers brutally mistreat and kill innocent civilians. The development...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 76–104.
Published: 01 April 2019
... performing sexual acts. In “Fanny’s Feeling,” I argue instead that Fanny Hill tells the story of the heroine’s development of emotional sophistication, which provides the key to her success. Other novelists, such as Samuel Richardson and Eliza Hay-wood, depict characters that acquire emotion sophistication...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 158–177.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., Oxfordshire, Caroline Lybbe Powys (1738–1817); the first woman to publish a Grand Tour account, Lady Anna Miller (1741–81) of Batheaston, Somerset; the unmarried daughter of the rector of Thornton in Craven, Yorkshire, Dorothy Richardson (1748–1819); and the Whig political salon hostess, Lady Elizabeth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 118–124.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Janine Barchas Richardson Samuel . Early Works: “Aesop’s Fables,” “Letters Written to and for Particular Friends,” and Other Works , ed. Pettit Alexander ., vol. 1 of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Samuel Richardson . ( Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. civ + 742...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 96–100.
Published: 01 April 2002
... University of Toronto Thomas Keymer & Peter Sabor, eds. The ‘Pamela’ Controversy: Criticisms and Adaptations of Samuel Richardson’s ‘Pamela,’ 1740–1750. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2001. Volume 1: pp. lxxi + 260; 2: l + 355; 3: pp. xxx + 349; 4: xliii + 312; 5: 335...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 January 2008
...: Cambridge Univ., 2006). Pp. 295. 14 ills. $85. ISBN 0-521-81337-9 J Several years ago, Peter Sabor and Thomas Keymer published The Pamela Controversy: Criticism and Adaptations of Samuel Richardson’s Pamela, 1740   –  1750, an incredibly important and comprehensive...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 April 2015
... instruction in the midst of sexual excitement” and that provides vivid illustrations of how the mind works while engaged in the act of reading (113). She takes issue with those who see Richardson’s novel as mere light or inadvertent porn, on grounds that “the confusion that surrounds erotic scenes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 127–137.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., Richardson, Fielding, Smol- lett, and Sterne; for Watt the canon was exactly the same.1 In fact, to get his book published more easily, he eliminated his planned chapters on Smollett and Sterne.2 The reason Watt s book is still read, while McKillop s has been long out of print, is that, while McKillop...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., ably chaired by Abigail Williams, bringing together several academics currently working on editions of letters: Chris- tine Gerrard, editor of Samuel Richardson’s Correspondence with Aaron Hill, the Hill Family, and George Cheyne (2 vols Nicole Pohl, editor of The Col- lected Letters of Sarah...