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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 92–96.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Chardin: “Sage Rival of Nature” Catherine Levesque The College of William & Mary Paula Radisich, Pastiche, Fashion, and Galanterie in Chardin’s Genre Subjects: Looking Smart (Newark: Univ. of Delaware, 2014). Pp. xi + 193. 48 ills. $75...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 138–158.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Felicity Nussbaum Duke University Press 2008 R “Real, Beautiful Women”: Actresses and The Rival Queens Felicity Nussbaum University of California, Los Angeles “Theatrical revolutions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 26–52.
Published: 01 April 2013
... with telegraphic technology, boasting of the speed and accuracy of its transmission of news. the Telegraph ’s reception from its rival publications perpetuates this metaphorical connection: the ministerial press criticizes the speed of the paper’s transmission of news, as much as the principles it transmits...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Ric Berman Formed in London in 1751, the Antients Grand Lodge of Freemasons was created as a rival to the pro-establishment Grand Lodge of England, itself created in 1717. The Antients was shaped by the Irish diaspora in London, although disaffection within London Freemasonry was then so great...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (2): 54–76.
Published: 01 April 2024
.... The article traces Crèvecœur's interactions with Buffon and with Raynal, who were variously rivals and mentors to him, as well as examining how the French-American soldier, farmer, author, and diplomat survived two revolutions and laid down principles today associated with sustainable agriculture. gsayre...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 81–86.
Published: 01 April 2015
... jingoism promoted by the North and Pitt administrations (not to mention his rivals at Covent Garden), but he was just as fervent in his commitment to the ideals of British institutions, both political and theatrical. What he most wanted to promote—in his plays, in his work as a manager, in his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 30–60.
Published: 01 April 2022
... “relational comedy” (Rothstein, 170) dramatizes the pursuit of extralegal forms of justice for parties disadvantaged by the law, who instead have recourse to their social bonds. Speculating that Farquhar was living among law students at Gray's Inn when he composed The Twin-Rivals , Eric Rothstein...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 142–157.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... Attempts to adjudicate the rival claims of Judith Cowper Madan and William Pattison to a response to Pope’s “Eloisa to Abelard” rested on the different kinds of textual evi- dence, in manuscript and print, that were available to different editors. In 1720, Judith Cowper (1702–81, from 1723, Judith...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 124–139.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of the Mediterranean, the Safavids ruled Persia and parts of what is now Afghanistan, and the Mughals struggled to hold India against recalcitrant Hindu kingdoms and rival Moslem sultanates in the south. In North Africa the regencies of Tripoli, Tunis, and Algiers were formally subject to but increasingly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 12–16.
Published: 01 September 2010
... business,” he writes, “profitable and fiercely con- tested” (2). In this atmosphere, “Booksellers match product against product, and react to the innovations or encroachments of rivals in a receptive market” (176). Eager to exploit growing demand, publishers expanded the canon radi- cally between...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 January 2023
... may be well familiar with the Bluestocking salon and the coterie at Streatham Park, Franklin presents a new account of Piozzi's social participation in salon culture. As “the world came to Streatham,” Piozzi's salon soon rivaled established “gatherings hosted by Frances Boscawen or Elizabeth Vesey...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 33–54.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., these two genres had rival relationships to panegyric, and rival claims to superiority in the eyes of literary critics. For historians like Pierre Le Moyne, history was equivalent to or even supe- rior to epic, since “Homer’s Iliads . . . ​are only a copy in Verse, made of what Datis and Dictis have...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 124–129.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the chapter focuses on the elaborate French-­made trousseau that Marie Antoinette brought with her to France to celebrate her marriage to the fifteen-­year-­old French dauphin, Louis Auguste, and to cement an alliance between long-­standing rivals, France and Austria. Her trousseau, carefully...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 108–114.
Published: 01 September 2016
...” and has “no serious rival” (ix)—Harris clearly finds wanting in almost every respect, including its naïveté in taking at “face value” Hume’s autobiography, “My Own Life” (480n102), parading hypotheses with “little or no evidence to support them” (ix), and turning Hume’s relationship...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., Jonathan. The Pleasure Garden, from Vauxhall to Coney Island (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2013). Pp. vi + 316. 73 ills. $69.95 Cooper, Elizabeth. The Rival Widows, or Fair Libertine, ed. Tiffany Potter (2007; Toronto: Univ. of Toronto, 2013). Pp. x + 198. 7 ills. $24.95 paper Cope...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 January 2008
.... Keymer and Sabor claim at the outset that they wish to focus not so much on the key players—Richardson and Fielding—as on their “neglected allies and rivals,” presenting the “plenitude and range” of minor players in the Pamela vogue (2). They succeed, but their claim is far too modest. The book...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 101–114.
Published: 01 September 2019
... is inconsistent from part to part, but the performances are all there, and they are all duly associated with Cibber. (2) McGirr gives 29 June 1710 as the first known performance for Cibber s Rival Queans (192 spelling oddly altered to Queens This is technically correct, but seriously misleading. The play...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 117–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to the governor of Costa Rica they handled firearms “like fish in the sea and birds in the air” (203). The eighteenth century saw them take over a large portion of the coast, push rival Sumu tribes back into the interior, and exact annual tributes from them.15 Slave raids...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 65–82.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., despite the author’s claim to be a former Mason. Some parodies of Masonry emerged more clearly from disaffected members of the order, as one can see from the creation of the Gormogons, a “rival” secret society that appeared briefly in the 1720s, possibly started by former grand master Philip, Duke...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 105–108.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of 1748; a series of engravings by Thomas Row- landson and J. C. Stadler (1792 – ​93); rival illustrations by Richard Corbould and H. Hamilton (1793); and later illustrations by George Cruikshank (1831). The selection enables readers to compare visual responses to the novel from three eras. Another...