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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2000
... as racy activity dressed in patriotic garb. At a very general level, the popularity of the legend may have owed something to the Welsh cultural revival, known in London through the foundation of Welsh societies such as the Society of Ancient Britons (1715), and the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 120–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the bard its first cultural-nationalist turn in 1724 when he reframed the courtly Middle Scots poets as “these good old Bards” in his anthology The Ever Green. Four decades later, Evan Evans did the same for the Old Welsh poets, and James Macpherson introduced the Highland bard Ossian to the world...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Emma Stanbridge e.stanbridge@keele.uc.uk Michael John Franklin . Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi ( Cardiff : Univ. of Wales , 2020 ). Pp. xii + 195. $24 . Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Michael Franklin brings Hester Piozzi's Welsh heritage to the fore...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 68–73.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... Poets and nationalists both rely on invented versions of the antique past to jus- tify their lineage and authority. Beginning in the sixteenth century, antiquar- ian scholars brought into view pre- Conquest Welsh, Scots, Anglo- Saxon, and other languages and artifacts as origin stories of the nation...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Martin Fitzpatrick has noted, where Englishmen of similar situations might have gone on to university, Samwell stood no chance of doing the same due to the relative poverty of Welsh clergymen in the Anglican church at the time. 17 Without the opportunity of joining Cook's third voyage, Samwell might...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 14–40.
Published: 01 January 2015
... • The Irish in London and “The London Irish,” ca. 1660–1780 Toby Barnard Oxford University I Irish experiences of London were no more uniform than those of the Welsh, Scots, and English who encountered the capital. Some...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 120–126.
Published: 01 April 2014
... acculturation” in the Welsh “contact zone” may have prepared Jones for his future role on the Calcutta bench in India (118). The chapter titles, by indicating various roles for a single proper name, signal the contradictory and multiple ways in which any individual is activated and positioned by his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Alexander Welsh calls Fielding s vaunted superiority to the reader, Fielding invited criticism from his readers, assuming that they were knowledgeable citizens, aware of a base pattern of law and morality and capable of synthesizing the facts of a case to determine who is in the right.10 Since the seminal...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 28–57.
Published: 01 January 2018
... cannot tell the difference between a statue and a real woman, nonetheless suggests the English contours of Lady Horatia’s classical imitations in his criticism: “This fine Grecian lady is like a Kentish hop-picker” (34).30 Conway con- firms this assessment when he too mistakes the Welsh heroine...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 83–86.
Published: 01 September 2015
... with the remarkable phenomenon that was Tom Thumb (transformed into the Tragedy of Tragedies), a play that later attracted the young Frances Burney to play Glumdalca, and that was still being referred to familiarly by Scott and Byron. Volume 2 (1731-34) begins with the puzzling story of The Welsh Opera...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 134–147.
Published: 01 September 2016
... across the Channel. Rounding out Marshall’s superb collection is a brief, anecdotal homage by J. Hillis Miller (“Mixed Media Forever and a thoughtful study by John Bar- rell of a lesser-known Welsh artist (“On Edward Pugh and Mourning Bar- rell looks at six rural Welsh views from 1794...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 104–112.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and the Visual Arts. For the verse epistle (which receives a mere three paragraphs in Jennifer s Keith s chapter, Lyric, in OH), readers may consult Bill Overton s chap- ter in WC. For discussion of Welsh, Scottish, and Irish poetry, one must make do with the catch- all chapter in WC by Gerard Carruthers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
...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 s ultra- sublime ode The Bard both...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 January 2003
... by necessity and compulsion. When he offered his defense for stealing two pair of worsted stockings in 1746, Thomas Welsh told the court that “neces- sity obliged me.”41 After he pleaded guilty to forgery in 1750, William Smith said that “a case of necessity urged me to commit...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (3): 94–102.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the Welsh or the Irish). Although the achievement of political stability, an industrial revolution, and the Brit- ish Empire have all tended to be seen as British, as the book’s dust jacket explains, “the virtues which brought about this transformation [from sev...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 188–207.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Pepys, in The Diary of Samuel Pepys: A New and Complete Transcription, ed. Robert Latham and William Matthews, 11 vols. (London: G. Bell, 206 Eighteenth-Century Life 1970 – 83), called him “one of the lewdest fellows of the age” (8:532 – 33), and he is later said to have sold his Welsh...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 January 2009
... things about Scottish, English, Welsh, Irish, and British political thought. I think Pocock, Schochet, and Schwoerer write in the spirit of this “incorrect” methodological advice when they argue that, at least in some cases, “English political thought thus goes on being about England and English...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 91–107.
Published: 01 April 2005
...). The power of a limited, but acute skill is something that fascinates him throughout his career and is evident as much in his cham- pioning of the powerful Lorenzo di Medici, as we shall see, as in his curi- osity and support for the Welsh fi sherman turned multilinguist, Richard Roberts Jones.14...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 115–126.
Published: 01 April 2009
... and Régence: Catalogue of the J. Paul Getty Museum Collection (Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008). Pp. xi + 392. 432 b/w + 105 color ills. $125. ISBN 978-0-89236-874-7 Welsh, Alexander. What is Honor? A Question of Moral Imperatives (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2008). Pp. xxii...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 170–186.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., a friendship sprang up between Hester Piozzi and Charlotte’s children, Marianne and Clement Francis 2 Their friendship would last until the year Hester Piozzi died, and was mostly carried on by letters, interspersed by only a handful of meetings in London, at Streatham, and at Piozzi’s Welsh seat...