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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Oleg Timofeyev Naroditskaya Inna . Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage . ( New York : Oxford Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. xvi + 401 . $74 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Review Essay Russia’s Male and Female...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 92–114.
Published: 01 April 2009
... looking on bound to a tree. (2:112) The narrator continues by reporting his rescue, after he has been left to die by the Russians, and his volunteering himself into the army of the King of Bulgaria, a thinly disguised and highly idealized version of Frederick II of Prussia. The passage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 47–62.
Published: 01 April 2001
... 49 the great Dr. James Fothergill, to inoculate Catherine the Great in St. Petersburg. Handsome and rugged, Dyer soars to fame as an unlicensed quack surgeon, commanding the most lucrative practice in Bath. The competition to inoculate the Russian Empress...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 130–138.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Sphere in Europe and North America, 1760–1820 (New York: Cambridge Univ., 2002). Pp. 263. $60. ISBN 0-521-66207-9 Barran, Thomas. Russia Reads Rousseau, 1762–1825.Studies in Russian Literature and Theory (Evanston, IL: Northwestern...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 114–121.
Published: 01 April 2010
...-century Russian novel, “The Rise of the Russian Novel and the Problem of Romance,” looks at another case of transplantation, the extremely interesting story of Trediakovsky’s adaptation of Tallemant’s romance. Kahn explains that Trediakovsky wanted to seed Russia with an earlier mode of narrative...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 118–122.
Published: 01 January 2012
... for questioning the assumption that 1688 was a uniquely English event and compares it with the American, French, Russian, and Chinese Revolutions. He sees the 1688 revo- lution as a landmark moment in the emergence of a modern state. With pass- ing glances at Scotland and Ireland, his book is concerned...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Dorilaus, which asks him, in the name of duty and obedience, to come to Paris. He struggles briefly with his obligations to Charles, Dorilaus, and the baron, but chooses loyalty and service to the king. He fights gallantly against the Russian forces, but is taken prisoner and held in a dungeon...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 127–130.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Cochrane (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 2007). Pp. 300. 8 color ills. $30. ISBN 0-226-51956-2 Moser, Nancy. Mozart’s Sister (Minneapolis: Bethany House, 2006). Pp. 335. $12.99 paper. ISBN 0-7642-0123-9 Moulton, James R. Peter the Great and the Russian Military Campaigns during the Final...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 136–149.
Published: 01 April 2016
... attention, the basis of what the Russian formal- ists called his “defamiliarization,” with Levin’s gentle perspective: “In Tolstoy’s novel, an unsophisticated, generous character catches a few surprising glimpses of the world and lets them fill him with wonder” (235). This is just the effect...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 81–86.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., Spanish, German, and Russian, remarking at times on “Anglicisms” in French verse or instances of “Scwabian dialect” in German prose. He moves with admirable ease from the history of ideas to the history of music to the history of literature, with occasional intel- ligent forays into the visual arts...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 164–180.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., and intellectual turmoil in Europe in the wake of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. In a letter to the Russian Count Uwarow (18 May 1818) concerning the genesis of the Divan, Goethe reminisces: “In terrible and unbearable times when I could not physically remove myself...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 128–134.
Published: 01 January 2012
... equivalent to the philosophical genre theory of German Romanticism” (9). The Germans, among them Goethe, Schelling, and the Schlegels, figure in as indicators of what was happening across the channel in British literature, predecessors of Bakhtin and the Russian formalists, and forerunners of pres...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Gymnasium in Berlin before studying for a degree in theology at the University of Halle. After serving as a general surveyor on a Russian expedition up the Volga in 1765, he moved to Britain to give lectures on natural history at the Warrington Academy. Through the 1760s, he published numerous translations...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 96–102.
Published: 01 April 2007
... via the Russian Imperial Collections during the reign of Catherine the Great, then via private collections, including those of the twelfth Earl of Pembroke, as well as Baron Gustav de Rothschild and his descendants (82 – 92). A Lancret specialist, Holmes writes in a lively, some- times...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 January 2022
... as to tell the story of the Russian war with Ottoman Turkey. Dmitri Shvidkovskii, in “Catherine the Great's Field of Dreams: Architecture and Landscape in the Russian Enlightenment,” from Architecture of Russian Identity: 1500 to the Present , ed. James Carcraft and Daniel Rowland (Ithaca: Cornell Univ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 93–100.
Published: 01 April 2021
... activists, such as the Mason John Erskine, the sixth Earl of Mar, who led the defeated Jacobite rebellion of 1715, utilized Scots Masonic networks to solicit potential support for the cause from the Russian and Swedish courts in the aftermath of the defeat. In a book the size of this one it is almost...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 96–118.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... Shelley furthers such an association in the way that she elaborates on Frankenstein s scienti˜c desires as a means for achieving the distinctly military virtue of glory (Shelley, 23). The nov- el s conclusion in the Arctic wastes suggests Napoleon s disastrous Russian campaign that saw his army...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 122–129.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... $19 paper. ISBN 978-0-226-67583-1 Ransel, David L. A Russian Merchant’s Tale: The Life and Adventures of  Ivan Alekseevich Tolchënov, Based on His Diary (Bloomington: Indiana Univ., 2009). Pp. xxvi + 320. 15 ills. 5 maps. $65 hardcover. ISBN 978-0-253-35236-1. $24.95 paper...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 January 2021
... eulogies and notices signaled an individual s entry into history, furnish- ing encyclopedists and others with materials for biographies. In his partial Russian adaptation (1769) of Jean- Baptiste Ladvocat s Dictionnaire historique portatif (1752), the compiler and translator Piotr Seminiov thus attributed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 96–107.
Published: 01 April 2003
... not only for his lively ideas and lectures, but also for his wit and love of bon vivant. Especially during the years under the Russian occupation (1758–62), which liberated Königsberg (albeit temporarily) from its musty past, Kant joined the aristocracy and town elite in their rounds of balls...