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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 83–105.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Ashley Marshall Duke University Press 2010 Review Essay The State of Swift Studies 2010 Ashley Marshall Pennsylvania State University English...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 January 2011
...John McTague Duke University Press 2010 R “There Is No Such Man as Isaack Bickerstaff ”: Partridge, Pittis, and Jonathan Swift John McTague St. Catherine’s College, Oxford John Partridge was the most...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Seth Rudy Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift both believed, with varying degrees of self-assuredness, that some part of themselves would outlast their lives. They differed, however, as to precisely what would or could endure. From their earliest works, including Swift's A Tale of a Tub and Pope's...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Mary Carter Most scholars turn a blind eye to A Proposal for Giving Badges to the Beggars in All the Parishes of Dublin , but as Jonathan Swift’s final pamphlet on Irish affairs, it deserves our attention. This essay contextualizes the pamphlet among Swift’s more familiar arguments for solving...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 118–122.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Daniel Cook Damrosch Leo . Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World . ( New Haven : Yale Univ. , 2013 ). Pp. xi + 573 . $35 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review Essay The Ehrenpreis Dilemma and the Lives of Swift...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 60–67.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Chris Ackerley Duke University Press 2008 R “The Last Ditch”: Shades of Swift in Samuel Beckett’s “Fingal” Chris Ackerley University of Otago Samuel Beckett’s use of Jonathan Swift’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 68–80.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Clive Probyn Duke University Press 2008 R Blindness and Insight: The World, the Text (of  Jonathan Swift), and the Criticism of Edward Said Clive Probyn Monash University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and healthy and numerous heirs. The tone of the sermons gradually changed. For example, Swift's sermon in 1726 berates his parishioners for not fully understanding why they must reject any confession other than the Anglican. The regicide heirs have preserved their ancestral political and religious attitudes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 30–50.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Melinda Alliker Rabb “Swift, Secret History, and War” argues that the relationship between Swift’s writing, reading, and his abiding interest in the English Civil Wars produced a distinctive contribution to the discourses that arose after the reestablishment of monarchy, called “secret histories...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (2): 83–87.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Octavia Cox octavia.cox@keble.ox.ac.uk Daniel Cook . Reading Swift's Poetry ( Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. , 2020 ). Pp. 316 . $100 , £75 . Copyright 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 Poets steal. Or, to put it politely, borrow. Jonathan Swift preposterously claimed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 3–24.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Peter M. Briggs Duke University Press 2005 John Graunt, Sir William Petty, and Swift’s Modest Proposal Peter M. Briggs Bryn Mawr College It would be an unsound fancy and self...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 102–118.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Abigail Williams Duke University Press 2010 R “I Hope to Write as Bad as Ever”: Swift’s Journal to Stella and the Intimacy of Correspondence Abigail Williams St Peter’s College...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 110–119.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Ashley Marshall Ormsby-Lennon Hugh . Hey Presto! Swift and the Quacks ( Newark : Univ. of Delaware , 2011 ). Pp. 396 . $85 Walsh Marcus , ed. The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jonathan Swift , Volume 1 : A Tale of a Tub and Other Works ( Cambridge...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Sabine Baltes-Ellermann R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 45, Number 2, April 2021 doi 10.1215/00982601-8902744 Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 1 0 1 An Adamant Patriot in Changing Times: Jonathan Swift s Later Political Pamphlets Sabine Baltes- Ellermann Huerth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 57–80.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., Francis Osborne, Sir William Temple, Charles de Sainte-Évremond, John Locke, John Wilson, the Earl of Shaftesbury, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, and John Gay. It examines examples of miscellanies produced by John Dryden and his publisher Jacob Tonson, by John Dennis and Charles Gildon, and by Pope...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 20–56.
Published: 01 September 2017
... with any confidence. Was Jonathan Swift a virgin? Opinions differ, and evidence is lacking. In theater history huge gaps in performance records prior to the advent of daily newspaper ads post 1700 leave us ignorant of what was performed on more than 80 percent of nights in Restoration London. In some...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 76–101.
Published: 01 April 2011
... to dramatically imagined satiric characters and then to more socially and thematically complex satiric ensembles. Unfortunately for Ward, the rise of Swift and Pope too soon eclipsed his considerable aptitude for satire. Duke University Press 2011 R Satiric...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and interpret his writings. For a variety of reasons—having to do with the nature of his life and work, the lack of much personal record, the anonymity and attribution problems—we are simply not on solid ground, as we are with Dryden, Pope, Fielding, or Swift. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Gene Hammond Valerie Rumbold . Swift in Print: Published Texts in Dublin and London, 1691–1765 ( Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. , 2020 ). Pp. xxviii + 314. £75 . Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Jonathan Swift lived several lives simultaneously. He aspired...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 93–100.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Ian Higgins Marsha Keith Schuchard . Masonic Rivalries and Literary Politics from Jonathan Swift to Henry Fielding (Amazon Create Space: Gauthier Pierozak Editeur, 2018 ). Pp. ii + 715. $30 . Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth...