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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 24–45.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Robert W. Jones The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26103-45-jone.q4 5/24/02 3:21 PM Page 24 Sheridan and the Theatre of Patriotism: Staging Dissent during the War for America...
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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 (2012) 36 (2): 60–79.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Andrew Lincoln During the last decades of the seventeenth century and the first decades of the eighteenth, transformations in the financing and organization of the military allowed England, and then Britain, to wage war abroad on an unprecedented scale. At the same time, some writers were trying...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 92–114.
Published: 01 April 2009
...John Richardson The martial literature of the eighteenth century shows an increasing preoccupation with atrocity. By the middle decades of the century, writers imagining war routinely include narratives in which cruel enemy soldiers brutally mistreat and kill innocent civilians. The development...
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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 (2020) 44 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 January 2020
...John Richardson This essay examines Tristram Shandy in the context of philosophers and thinkers such as Hume, Shaftesbury, and Hutcheson, focusing on how the novel represents war, and how it raises questions about sympathetic responses to war. I will argue that Sterne is concerned...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 43–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 4 3 The Prospectus War of the 1790s: Literary Advertising in an Age of Revolution David Duff Queen Mary University of London The French Revolution debate that dominated the British press for much of the 1790s is often referred to as a pamphlet war, but the phrase...
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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 (2020) 44 (3): 8–29.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Thomas Keymer This essay approaches the Jacobite rising of 1745–46 as constituting, by most Enlightenment and modern definitions, a civil war, and considers the implications for poems written during or soon after the rising by William Collins, Hester Mulso (later Chapone), Tobias Smollett...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 September 2020
... explores, Johnson’s precepts prove equally illuminating for his own work, and his representations of war and conflict. On one level, his Dictionary of 1755 is a source of formal exposition in which the meaning of war is anatomized across a range of entries. On another, those who consult its pages...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 96–118.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Neil Ramsey Although Frankenstein has long been read in relation to revolutionary politics, there has been little specific discussion of the themes of suffering and the trauma of war in the novel, concerns that were central to much of Mary Shelley’s writing. Taking inspiration from Ahmed Saadawi’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 119–139.
Published: 01 September 2020
... , and her blank verse poem The Emigrants . It considers how these works, which condemn the guilt arising from war, expose the problem of necessary acquiescence in what is condemned. Taken together, the writings illuminate two sides of the problem. As a Dissenter, Barbauld belonged to a social group...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 140–159.
Published: 01 September 2020
...John Richardson This essay examines how poetry of the American Revolution contributed to the broader tradition of Anglophone war poetry through the “private sublime,” which would start as a minor and relatively unknown development, but eventually become one of the primary modes of depicting war...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 69–87.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Eleanor Morecroft The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars produced a new generation of military authors and artists who recounted their wartime experiences with unprecedented vividness and immediacy. Exploring the intense conflict and suffering of men at war while also underscoring their virtue...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 85–105.
Published: 01 April 2000
... with Manufacturers, Navigation with Mariners, and War with Soldiers.” See The Gentleman’s Magazine; or, Monthly Intelligencer, Nov. 1743, p. 565. 84. To quote Katha Pollit, “The focus on maternal behavior allows the government to appear to be concerned about babies without having to spend any money, change...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Ala Alryyes Although it may appear that geography is distinguished by an objective, neutral subject, a genealogy of geographical knowledge reveals that seventeenth- and eighteenth-century European polemics over the demarcations and legal representations of space were imbued with polemos itself, war...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 34–50.
Published: 01 September 2021
...’ War, which made London the center of an extensive global empire. Through an examination of proposals for and accounts of urban improvements as well as works that look to a future moment when visitors survey London's faded glories, this essay considers how imagining London in ruins—a trope thus far...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 43–58.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Rowland Weston Burke's outrage at the revolutionary insult dealt to Marie Antoinette is one of the better-known pieces of the British pamphlet war that erupted in the wake of the French Revolution. What is less well known today is that William Godwin's anarchist magnum opus, Enquiry Concerning...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 59–72.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and the English Civil War. Jean-Paul Marat also appreciatively referred to this history, and hints such as these suggest that this work was quite well known in France before the Revolution, although a French translation was not published there until 1791-92. This paper provides an overview of Macaulay's influence...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 April 2011
... of exactly the same advice in the 4,000 lines of John Dunton's The Pulpit-Fool , published in 1707, serves to alert us to the possibility that Sterne echoes a long tradition of irenic and moral preaching after the religious wars of the seventeenth century. Dunton offers more than 200 preachers, across...