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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 109–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Rachael Scarborough King Wahrman Dror . Mr. Collier's Letter Racks: A Tale of Art and Illusion at the Threshold of the Modern Information Age . ( Oxford : Oxford Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. 275 . 75 color ills. $34.95 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 64–91.
Published: 01 April 2009
... University of Huddersfield This paper is about certain aspects of social identity recorded in The Gentle- man’s Magazine between 1785 and 1815. Its concern is with representations, with “envisioning society,” as Dror Wahrman expresses it, with the “social imaginary” in Patrick Joyce’s words.1...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 107–134.
Published: 01 September 2006
... for this paper, the hive provided an important locus for studying the politics of sexuality, gender, and royalty. What, for instance, did the queen bee tell us about the social position, behavior, and functions of women? Recently Dror Wahrman has used the queen bee to introduce his more general argument...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 April 2022
... by her opponents, who, to call her character into question, stressed her age and spinsterhood as aberrations from the heteronormative trajectory of a woman's life. 9 Stephens thus presents a limit case for Dror Wahrman's account of the relative gender fluidity coexisting with the two-sex model...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 138–142.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... If she does, then the causal mechanism is left largely unex- plained. Other writers, such as Dror Wahrman, in The Making of the Modern Self (2004), have posited that the very idea of personal character and iden- tity began to alter in the 1780s, ushering in Romanticism s preoccupation with the notion...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2012
... from earlier in the century. What is in play here is not so much the accuracy of any particular version of a speech as the cross checking opportunities provided by multiple versions of the same speech, the “dif- ferent, Rashomon-­like versions of the same oral event,” as Dror Wahrman calls them...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 93–97.
Published: 01 January 2012
... theories of personal identity (Locke and Hume, say), with recent work on eighteenthcentury English identity, such as Dror Wahrman’s Making of the Modern Self   (2004), which is briefly cited in a footnote, or with venerably dusty accounts — Stephen Greenblatt’s Renaissance SelfFashioning (1980) comes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., like Dror Wahrman on identity and Terry Castle on masquerade, but the con- versations are kept to a minimum. Russell opens by discussing how female public culture “created a powerful discursive space for fashionable sociability” (37). Working within the Habermasian model without being either...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2000
... whose culture, values and mores all men of property, irrespective of function, came—as ‘gentlemen’—to share.”10 And in Imag- ining the Middle Class, Dror Wahrman claims that “it remains doubtful that recent research has shown the coherent presence of a middle class as a distinctive cultural...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2009
... in the management of emotions (Claudia Johnson, Julie Ellison), and other work treating sentimentalism and empire (Markman Ellis, Mary Louise Pratt), Festa argues (with Dror Wahrman) that following the thread of personal identity through sentimentalism to empire pulls away from the usual tracks of gender...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 72–96.
Published: 01 January 2013
... to be. The author makes playful-serious use of masks and personas, treating character as highly cultivated rather than inborn. Shaftesbury’s sense of the enthusi- astic character is neither “stable” nor “bounded” in the modern sense that Charles Taylor and Dror Wahrman discuss, but it does provide models...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., Ian, et al. Turner Inspired in the Light of Claude (London: National Gallery, 2012). Pp. 144. 63 color ills. $45 Weinbrot, Howard D. Literature, Religion, and the Evolution of Culture, 1660  – 1780 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2013). Pp. xii + 371. $60 Wahrman, Dror. Mr. Collier’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 48–73.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., would be more important (to women and children of all classes) than traditional ways. Notes I would like to thank Dror Wahrman, Sarah Knott, Konstantin Dierks, and my colleagues in the Indiana University Libraries for their help and encouragement. I am also grateful for constructive...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of writing, I thank Ruben Borg, Siobhan Carroll, Elizabeth Freund, Ruth Ginsburg, Leona Toker, Dror Wahrman, Courtney Wennerstrom, Paul Westover, and the members of the Eighteenth-­Century Group at Indiana University in Bloomington, especially Jonathan Elmer and Mary Favret. The financial assistance...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 130–138.
Published: 01 January 2003
... George III,4 vols. (New Haven & London: Yale, 2000). Pp. 1135. $250. ISBN 0-300-07014-4 Jones, Colin, & Dror Wahrman, eds. The Age of Cultural Revolutions: Britain and France, 1750–1820 (Berkeley: Univ. of California, 2002). Pp. 306. $18.95. ISBN 0...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 47–90.
Published: 01 April 2005
... of the body, in part because they regard sex and gender as divinely given. By contrast, as Dror Wahrman has recently argued, “The fi rm grounding of sex in nature [in the eighteenth century] made possible the conceptualization of masculinity and feminin- ity as social and cultural attributes, distinct...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 January 2005
..., Gent., 1668 – 1751 (Woodbridge: Boydell, 2004). Pp. 218. 15 ills. $39.95. ISBN 1843830574 Wahrman, Dror. The Making of the Modern Self: Identity and Culture in Eighteenth-Century England (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2004). Pp. 432. $45. ISBN 0-300-10251-8 Walmsley, Peter. Locke’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 129–142.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... 5 ills. $39.95. ISBN 843830574 Wahrman, Dror. The Making of the Modern Self: Identity and Culture in Eighteenth-Century England (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2004). Pp. 432. $45. ISBN 0-300-025-8 1 4 2 Eighteenth-Century Life Walmsley, Peter. Locke’s “Essay” and the Rhetoric...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 29–59.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., following Dror Wahrman’s Making of the Modern Self (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2004), contends that caricature offers a key example of the emergence of the modern self, a self whose public and private experiences, inner and outer worlds, are newly at odds. She writes: “Caricature deforms the exterior...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 1–44.
Published: 01 April 2009
..., the tax fell more heavily upon the middling ranks of society. As Dror Wahrman has argued, in Imagining the Middle Class: The Political Representation of Class in Britain, c. 1750 – 1840 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 1995), since taxes were largely imposed by the aristocracy but were paid by those...