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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 1–50.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Iain Gordon Brown Water, Windows, and Women: The Signifi cance of Venice for Scots in the Age of the Grand Tour Iain Gordon Brown National Library of Scotland At the age...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 60–80.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Leith Davis As the first published anthology of Scottish poetry, the Choice Collection of Comic and Serious Scots Poems has long been regarded as a milestone in Scottish literary history. But acknowledgments of the Choice Collection 's importance have historically been coupled with criticisms about...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Juliet Shields Swenson Rivka . Essential Scots and the Idea of Unionism in Anglo-Scottish Literature, 1603–1832 ( Lewisburg : Bucknell Univ. , 2016 ). Pp. xviii + 329 . 16 ills. $100 Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 January 2009
... – 1800) and Philadelphia (ca. 1770 – 1800) will interest many who have no particular concerns with either Scotland or book history, because the book offers insights into how ideas were spread and how influential Scots and Irishmen were in spreading them. Sher has followed the 619 pages of text...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 20–43.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Two separate attempts by Scotsmen on the life of John Wilkes in 1763 sug- gest the general level of antipathy the Scots felt toward Wilkes and indi- cate the turbulent nature of an increasingly bitter political quarrel. Yet, as Linda Colley remarks, evidence of such antipathy is “usually omitted...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 107–129.
Published: 01 January 2003
...” (written not in Scots but in neo-classical English, as are about half of Fergusson’s surviving poems). Here the journeying is done for trade, to carry luxury goods “from China’s coast to Britain’s colder clime” (p. 175). Even those Scots who were more-or-less...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 21–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... and tradi- tions.” 7 McIlvanney usefully observes how in practice “these cultural forces, interacted with one another and intersected in the lives of individual Scots” (27). As will emerge, Blacklock’s literary career exemplifies this pattern of interaction and intersection, although the lack...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 25–46.
Published: 01 April 2005
... Literature 27 of the Edinburgh literary establishment to deal with a whole area of imagi- native literature,” namely, literature written in the Scots vernacular.4 More recently, a new body of work has reinforced this perception of an unbridgeable chasm between the worlds of Burns and Hugh...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 93–100.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Scots- Irish Stuart tradition of esoteric and political Masonry. She details an ancient Hebraic, Cabalistic, Rosicrucian, and chivalric history Masonic R iva l r ies and Literar y Pol it ics 9 5 of Scots- Irish Masonry that was taken into exile by the Jacobites and was the tradition of Masonry inherited...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 68–73.
Published: 01 April 2021
... forebears (261) rather than from the garrisons of Roman Britain. Poets and nationalists both rely on invented versions of the antique past to jus- tify their lineage and authority. Beginning in the sixteenth century, antiquar- ian scholars brought into view pre- Conquest Welsh, Scots, Anglo- Saxon...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 81–97.
Published: 01 April 2008
... appeared fond of it, and used often to stand for some time with his ear close to the great drone” ( Journal, 372). Folk music thrived in Scotland, prized by the Scots as nowhere else in Europe as the sacred signifier of their culture. People of every class and calling treasured their indigenous...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 January 2007
... that merge with the largely satiric, the burlesque, or the parodic? Certainly something more must be said about the artifi ce and playfulness of these expressions. Andrews’s focus when considering the way Scots poets and clubmen con- ceived nation may be too constricted. To present the Scottish...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 120–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
...,” “Scots,” and “British” in the wake of the 1707 Act of Union. Robert Crawford’s Devolving English Literature (1992), a work whose title alone seems to have pre- dicted the subsequent course of UK politics, exemplified this turn. Trumpener adopted a broader opposition, of periphery against core...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 101–108.
Published: 01 September 2015
... on the man Scots historians usually refer to simply as Ilay and on the central role he played in the political and cultural life of Scotland in the early Scottish Enlightenment. Ilay, who, in 1743, at the age of sixty-three, succeeded his elder brother to become the third Duke of Argyll and Chief...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of the elabo- rate culture of gift giving and receiving within and between royal courts.5 The Scottish monarchy had its own traditions of jeweled magnificence, going back well beyond Mary Queen of Scots; but James VI & I was anx- ious after 1603 to raise...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 53–69.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the propriety of the English, and to bring them away when they are the masters age, and ready for philosophy. I have known not a few both English and Scots come from the famous English scholes to us for their philosophy and mathematics and if your Ldp. should think it fit to send the master...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 99–104.
Published: 01 September 2010
... been in place in Scotland since at least the beginning of the eighteenth century, as we see in that founding document of modern Scottish literature, James Wat- son’s Choice Collection of Comic and Serious Scots Poems published in three parts between 1706 and 1711. James Beattie’s essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 8–29.
Published: 01 September 2020
... was a French regular. Pittock adds that two Scots among Cumberland s o¤cers, Captain Caroline Scott and Major William Lockhart, stood out for their brutality in the immediate aftermath of battle and in follow- up reprisals against Highland communities.10 Yet when the dust settled in the nineteenth century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 271–273.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Maccubbin. She re- ceived her Ph.D. in 1988 from Princeton University, and is currently Pro- fessor of English at UCLA. She is the author of: The English Fable: Aesop and Literary Culture, 1650–1740 (1996); Mary Queen of Scots: Romance and Nation (1998...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 96–100.
Published: 01 April 2002
... (1741); well-known verse responses by Josiah Relph (1747) and Pamela: or, The Fair Impostor (1743); and lesser known miscellaneous poems gathered from the Gentleman’s Magazine (1741 & 1745), London Magazine (1741), Scot’s Magazine (1741...