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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 23–44.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Deborah Payne Fisk; Jessica Munns The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26203-44-fiskREV.q4 5/28/02 2:49 PM Page 23 “Clamorous with War and Teeming with Empire”: Purcell and Tate’s Dido and Aeneas...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 84–101.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in 1984 and is now brought to completion in one sumptuous boxed Yale University Press volume by the sure hand of Elizabeth Einberg. As a catalog of Hogarth’s paintings it will not be superseded.1 My impression of Einberg, from her previous work, mostly cataloging for Tate Britain, has been...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 106–113.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Richard Hurleston (active 1763  –  77) and William Tate (1748  –  1806). In descriptive prose that is a joy to read, she hones in on Wright’s innovations, such as capturing the effects of fire, lamp, and candlelight, or building up layers of warmer, but- tery yellows and hot red facial tones...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (2): 100–105.
Published: 01 April 2024
... theater managers, seek to embrace. Indeed, in the case of Foote, his reliance on mimicry suggests to others the very strategy that they could use to appropriate the behaviors he wants to claim as his. The other, in this case, would be Tate Wilkinson, actor, playwright, and theater manager alike. Inspired...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Wright’s book, Nahum Tate gives well-merited praise to all these “Em- blems and Figures,” exclaiming that they have such “Life and Force,” they seem a “discourse” to “the Eye,” as if a “Universal Language [were] found at last.”11 This remark is particularly apt for “The King’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
... (1812). Courtesy of the Tate Gallery, ©Tate, London 2018. Figure 10. Philip James de Loutherbourg, An Avalanche in the Alps (1803). Courtesy of the Tate Gallery, ©Tate, London 2018. Surf Writers of the Resolution and Discovery 1 3 cated the revival of the Welsh bardic tradition and found in Thomas Gray...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Wentworth is a sensitive Man of Feeling, and Anne Elliot is the generous and responsive female sensorium. In their romance, Nagle discovers a subtle, libidinal charge and an expressive language of the body that facili- tates the courtship’s “choreography of feeling” (109). Nagle allows that passions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 55–58.
Published: 01 September 2015
... that Literature, Religion, and the Evolution of Culture is “a heavily anno- tated text,” and his footnotes furnish rich veins of ore for further scholarly work on the topic of religious controversy in the period (16). Unfortunately, this study’s archival discoveries and historical insights...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2012
... in representation” (Vickers, 5:392). He even berates Nahum Tate and George Colman for failing to exclude Gloucester’s blinding in their respective versions of King Lear: “Both the alterers, through a reverence even for Shakespeare’s blemishes, or want of invention, have preserved what we thus object...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 104–109.
Published: 01 April 2013
.... An exception is the more generalized Charles Macklin as Shylock (Tate Britain), which is comparable to Hogarth’s great Garrick as Richard III, and another is the Jeffrey Dunstan painting mentioned above. I should add that Zoffany is capable, upon occasion, of the simple portrait group without props...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 28–42.
Published: 01 April 2017
... by their practical divinity, their actions as they imi- tate Christ’s “Humility” (260) in relation to the community at large and as promulgated in the Gospels: The Qualities which are laid down as absolutely necessary to form this Character . . . are no other than the Copies of their great Master’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 66–87.
Published: 01 April 2016
... with promises of marriage while Tom had been a stu- dent at Oxford” (105). On the Tate Britain’s website, Sarah is identified as the rake’s “pregnant lover/fiancée.”13 Both the casual seduction and the broken engagement are plausible explanations. Hogarth’s frequent use of even seemingly irrelevant...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 101–114.
Published: 01 September 2019
...); Gloster in Tate s King Lear (1708 30); Bayes in Buckingham s Rehearsal (1717 36).3 Cibber was not well suited to hero or lover roles, but he took on many different sorts of parts, continued to accept new roles in his last decade of full- time performance at Drury Lane, and, in the eyes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 124–129.
Published: 01 January 2018
... to skimming, these practices include browsing, sorting, anno- tating, and jumping across pages or links. Bringing together the Enlighten- ment dictionary and the contemporary database enables Pasanek to consider recent developments in the digital humanities in the broader historical context of nonlinear...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Copley, The Collapse of the Earl of Chatham in the House of Lords, 7 July 1778. Courtesy of the Tate Gallery, ©Tate, London 2012. the floor of Lords that April afternoon and raises new questions about the role of the London newspapers and journals in not only reporting parlia- mentary debates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 9–27.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of sacred history—primarily the second book of Samuel in the Old Testament— becomes no more than a past narrative that enables the disclosure not of a spiritual fulfillment, but of a secular parallel with present events that facili- tates their partisan interpretation.4 At certain points...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 178–196.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and the Bildungsroman (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014), 71; Angus Carlyle, “Becoming Second Nature: Dan Holdsworth and the Sublime,” in Dan Holdsworth (Photoworks/Steidl: Göttingen, 2005), 38–45; and Luke White, “Damien Hirst's Shark: Nature, Capitalism and the Sublime,” Tate Papers 14 (2010), online at < http...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 89–95.
Published: 01 September 2017
... blows old interpretations out of the water: Bryan White’s indisputable redating of Nahum Tate and Henry Purcell’s opera Dido and Aeneas, which we now know was performed no later than the summer of 1688, invalidates all those readings that sought to see the opera as an allegory of the revolution...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 41–47.
Published: 01 September 2010
... that chafed Hogg, of having to play at playing himself, that is, a rustic outside the literary economy, where the form he has to imi- tate — the person, “ formaliter considered” — is determined by the very culture that excludes him. Earlier chapters on the Caraboo hoax, and the Maid of But- termere...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 119–135.
Published: 01 January 2002
... established earlier in the century even for dancing, at least in rural towns, as seen in Hogarth’s Country Dance (1745, Tate Gallery), and for fishing, as seen in Edward Haytley’s The Brockman Family (1744, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne). By the late 1770s some riding...