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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 23–64.
Published: 01 April 2010
... of the ninteenth centuries. Duke University Press 2010 R Visual Interpretations, Print, and Illustrations of  Thomson’s The Seasons, 1 7 3 0   –   1 7 9 7 Sandro Jung Ghent University The painterly properties...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 78–110.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., The Royal Engagement Pocket Atlas , in 1794. Apart from making sense of Stothard’s visual interpretation of Spenser’s romance, the article will pay attention to how the painter creates an anthological miniature gallery of moments with which the users of the pocket diary may have been familiar. In other...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 134–165.
Published: 01 April 2023
... the poem and other visual paratext. In addition to providing a detailed study of the editions, including their marketing and pricing, it focuses on interpretive shifts in the illustrations—from exclusively ship- and shipwreck-related iconography, to the expression of human concerns, especially in terms...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Temma Berg While there have been many reception studies of verbal texts, it is only recently that we have begun to explore the historical and cultural contexts of interpretations of eighteenth-century visual print culture. Given that Thomas Rowlandson's 1784 watercolor Vauxhall Gardens has become...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 88–115.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., and its dissemination during the late German Enlightenment in three thematic contexts: the “popular Enlightenment” ( Volksaufklärung ) and its emphasis on the enhancement of literacy among the lower classes to achieve emotional refinement; the visual representation of domestic emotional scenarios...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Achtzehnte Jahrhundert 27 (2003): 217 34. A copy of the illustrated fan leaf is held by the British Museum, BM, 1891,0713.72. 2. See Sandro Jung, James Thomson s The Seasons, Print Culture, and Visual Interpretation, 1730 1842 (Bethlehem: Lehigh Univ., 2015), and Peter Sabor and Thomas Keymer, Pamela...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 120–125.
Published: 01 April 2013
... far, Marvel has reimagined Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, and Northanger Abbey. Each is ably abridged by writer Nancy Butler and visually interpreted by different teams of illustrators, color artists, and letterers, and then produced serially in five, loose-magazine num- bers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 53–84.
Published: 01 April 2013
...’ ephemerality, making their visual paratexts available to collectors and producing a growing archive of images that visually interpreted cul- ture. Besides the simply bound pocket books with their removeable images, there were also other volumes that were bound ornately, using ivory, silk, gold, silver...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 18–62.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., “Visual Interpretations, Print, and Illustrations of Thomson’s The Seasons, 1730 – 1797,” Eighteenth-Century­ Life 34.2 (2010): 23 – ​­64. 4. David Blewett, The Illustration of “Robinson Crusoe,” 1719 – ​­1920 (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1995), and W. B. Gerard, Laurence Sterne...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 102–109.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., Exoticism and the Formation of the Imperial Mind 1 0 5 Schimdt examines the ways interpretations of visual information create expec- tations, which, in their turn, give rise to new conventions, or, indeed, a new code for interpreting visual material.5 Chapter 2 discusses the significance...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 130–134.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and visual sources, and architectural evidence, but also develops the insights brought by a new generation of social historians and combines literary and architectural approaches to uncover the tastes, aspirations, and recreational practices of Istanbul’s urban society in the eighteenth century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 156–160.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Christopher Fanning W. B. Gerard. Laurence Sterne and the Visual Imagination (Aldershot: Ashhgate, 2006). Pp. 251. 47 ills. $99.95. ISBN 978-0-7456-5673-9 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay Illustrating Sterne...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 51–77.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Denise Amy Baxter Duke University Press 2006 Two Brutuses: Violence, Virtue, and Politics in the Visual Culture of the French Revolution Denise Amy Baxter University of North Texas Je tenais les...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 63–75.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and on these objects, and has an enormous enthusiasm and affection for them. This book makes them visible outside the private spheres to which so many of them have so long belonged. For this we are grateful, but as a model of interpretation of visual culture, it leaves much to be desired...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Amelia Rauser John Bonehill and Geoff Guilley, eds. Conflicting Visions: War and Visual Culture in Britain and France c. 1700-1830 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005). Pp 231. 49 ills. ISBN 0-7546-0575-2 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay The Consuming...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 28–49.
Published: 01 January 2024
... in the shape of a crown or the initials of his name, or his family tree in the shape of a biblical genealogy, the work plays with the visual rhetoric of print and manuscript. It is impossible to know who Cannon imagined his readers to be, but he certainly envisaged that there would be readers. Closing his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 88–93.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., and the Culture of Refinement: Picturing the British West Indies, 1700  – 1840 (New Haven: Yale Univ. / The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2008). Pp. x + 288. 80 b/w + 40 color ills. $75 J In the field of visual representations crafted for an eighteenth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 170–182.
Published: 01 April 2001
...- lapses into the generic in the macaroni prints: all the eccentric macaronis together are really only one familiar visual type. Like women, the maca- ronis were seen as typical and predictable. Such ambiguous signals meant that the prints resist easy interpretation and do...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 23–56.
Published: 01 January 2008
... modern ornaments seem to sink in the comparison” (iii). Like d’Hancarville’s artists and like Tischbein, Kirk has idealized his copies through an interpretive framework that refers to visual texts rather than the classical things the book claims to represent. Also, as with Hamilton’s publications...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 111–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... at Strawberry Hill are two examples of illustration that take advantage of the structure of the codex to remediate the visual format of the companion piece. The first is a striking juxtaposition of two mezzotint portraits of the Earl and Countess of Waldegrave by James McArdell after Sir Joshua Reynolds fac...