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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2011) 35 (2): 102–107.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Alison E. Martin Mark Laird and Alicia Weisberg-Roberts, eds. Mrs. Delany and Her Circle (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2009). Pp. 283. 10 b/w + 267 color ills. £40 Duke University Press 2011 Review Essay Society, Creativity, and Science: Mrs...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2011) 35 (1): 226–233.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Robert Leventhal Michael C. Carhart. The Science of Culture in Enlightenment Germany (Cambridge: Harvard Univ., 2007). Pp. xii + 360. 9 ills. 4 maps. $49.50 Duke University Press 2010 Review Essay The Emergence of a Science of Culture in...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2014) 38 (1): 63–92.
Published: 01 January 2014
...James Robert Wood Joseph Addison’s and Richard Steele’s The Spectator turned anecdotes into the moral equivalents of experiments in the science of human nature. Just as the experimental reports of the early Royal Society described exceptions to the ordinary workings of nature, The Spectator...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2003) 27 (1): 28–51.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Jill Marie Bradbury The College of William & Mary 2003 ECL27103-Bradbury.q4.jw 4/14/03 10:55 AM Page 28 New Science and the “New Species of Writing”: Eighteenth-Century Prose Genres...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2000) 24 (1): 22–44.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Marie E. McAllister The College of William & Mary 2000 22 Stories of the Origin of Syphilis in Eighteenth-Century England: Science, Myth, and Prejudice The stories we tell about the origins of things speak to who we are. Each culture has...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2002) 26 (3): 45–57.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Geraldine Barnes; Adrian Mitchell The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26305-Barnes.q4.jw.SH 3/26/03 12:37 PM Page 45 Measuring the Marvelous: Science and the Exotic in William Dampier...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2018) 42 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 April 2018
... wrote to her sister Susan, “quelque chose extraordinaire.” Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Burney Solander science sociability authorship “A Philosophical Gossip”: Science and Sociability in Frances Burney’s Cecilia...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2018) 42 (3): 59–63.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2014) 38 (2): 28–46.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., arts and sciences (1752). Ballard has a contested legacy in women’s literary history: many critics draw attention to the exemplary bias in his collection and question his rhetorical aims. However, this article presents new manuscript evidence suggesting that Ballard’s initial research for the project...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2016) 40 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of improving sociability with Steele's periodical in relation to such topics of local concern as London's relation to the regions, religion, politics, and the improving potential of conversation, there were also important areas of difference, notably the society's commitment to science and...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2019) 43 (1): 50–75.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Rachel Mann Through the figures of Jane Barker, a gentlewoman who lived from 1652 to 1732, and whose work was both circulated in manuscripts as well as print, and Robert Hooke, curator to the Royal Society, this essay shows that experimental science and manuscript culture were premised on a...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2017) 41 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 April 2017
... inclusion in Austen’s texts. It is “hard to imagine anyone further from Dar- win,” writes Brian Boyd, and while George Levine argues that Austen’s fic- tion reflects contemporary trends in epistemology that had been “derived from seventeenth-century science and absorbed into the discourse even 156...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2010) 34 (3): 28–31.
Published: 01 September 2010
... how easy it is for scholars — especially, in Eco’s opinion, the French — to breach the all-­too-­permeable boundaries between reason and lunacy, science and the occult, history and myth. The Sophisians occupy the no man’s land between these various binaries, for the order’s mem- bers sought...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2012) 36 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2012
... in the Eighteenth-­Century Orinoco (Lewisburg: Bucknell Univ., 2008). Pp. 258. 7 ills. $55 J Jesuits in Hispanic America during the eighteenth century have typically been addressed both as promoters of science and civilization and as precursors of the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2009) 33 (1): 71–73.
Published: 01 January 2009
... connec- tions between economic discourse and natural science. Anson Rabinbach’s The Human Motor (1990), Philip Mirowski’s More Heat than Light (1990), and Charles Clark’s Economic Theory and Natural Philosophy (1992) all presented his- tories of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century economic thought...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2011) 35 (1): 168–187.
Published: 01 January 2011
... is a story in itself. As Jan Golinski has observed, the dispersal of Enlightenment ideas was assisted by increased publication of printed materials and by the intellectual activities of numerous clubs and societ- ies, in which “experimental science and literature were frequently pursued in...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2008) 32 (1): 81–89.
Published: 01 January 2008
... labeled “structural geology,” is a fundamentally important part of Earth science. 8.  Fossils of marine organisms (such as lobsters) contained in rocks on present-day land settings were not put there by catastrophic mega- tsunamis, but rather such fossils provide direct evidence that ancient...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2018) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Burney, on her Character of Blanch in “Country Neighbours,” a Tale Bright spirits have arisen to grace the BURNEY name, And some in letters, some in tasteful arts, In learning some have borne distinguished parts; Or sought through science of sweet sounds their fame: And...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2012) 36 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Jeffrey Barnouw Koch Erec R. . The Aesthetic Body: Passion, Sensibility, and Corporeality in Seventeenth-Century France ( Newark : Univ. of Delaware , 2008 ). Pp. 390 . $75 Thomson Ann . Bodies of Thought: Science, Religion, and the Soul in the Early Enlightenment...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2008) 32 (2): 120–137.
Published: 01 April 2008
...      12 1 ing the work of hands from the punitive idea of labor, and in rejecting the hierarchy of head to hand, Defoe is drawing on two important elements of his intellectual world: the new science and the georgic “revolution.” And in attending to details of work, to process and method, Defoe...