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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 1–36.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Janine Barchas Modern readers of Jane Austen have been reluctant to acknowledge that Sense and Sensibility (1811) rewards, and perhaps even demands, detailed knowledge of one of England's most notorious families in Austen's time, namely the Dashwoods of West Wycombe Park. The best-known member...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 170–182.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Shearer West The College of William & Mary 2001 The Darly Macaroni Prints and the Politics of “Private Man” During the early 1770s, the rage for caricatures in London was fueled by the activities of the print...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 43–58.
Published: 01 April 2017
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 51–68.
Published: 01 September 2021
... were directed toward women to stop household consumption of sugar. In Britain, abolitionists urged women to stop buying West Indian sugar because it was a slave good, produced on plantations where enslaved Africans were subject to cruelty and where mortality rates were high. In France, the call...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 88–93.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 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 Duke University Press 2009 Review Essay The Challenges of Representing Islands...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 164–180.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in the collection entitled West-Östlicher Divan [West-Eastern Divan] (1815); and his Orientalism con- tinued in two shorter lyrical sequences, the Indian trilogy Paria (1824), and the Chinesisch-deutschen Jahres- und Tageszeiten [Chinese-German Seasons and Times of Day...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 85–87.
Published: 01 September 2013
... one of the governors of a British outpost in West Africa wrote a letter in support of Equiano’s application. In explaining the benefits of ordaining him, the gover- nor invoked the legacy of a previous black missionary in Africa, one who was well known throughout the eighteenth century but has...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 139–163.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of the Ottoman Empire was the ancient city of Istanbul, located between two continents. Because of Istanbul’s loca- tion, the study of its culture and architecture sheds light on how the Islamic world took over ideas from the Christian West. Much research has been done...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 76–80.
Published: 01 September 2010
... China back to England, where he showed and discussed them in person. Whereas Ripa was not part of a religious mission, the Jesuits were the most important source for disseminating Chinese ideas in the West; for this reason, the second chapter is devoted to the interaction between Chinese...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 88–90.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of their subject matter, which is English notions about China during the long eighteenth century. Yet what they also have in common is that they participate in a relatively new trend in premodern East-­West studies for showing how China influenced England in often unexpected and surprising ways. According...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 116–134.
Published: 01 April 2001
...), or simply stroll the street for pleasure. As Franco Moretti demonstrates in his recent study of spatially generated narratives, Regent Street functions for the novel as a dividing wall for London narratives from the mid 1820s through the mid 1840s—silverforks to the west...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 92–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... in an African coffle; another chapter on jarring modern intersections points to the Palladian architecture shared among slave factories on the west coast of Africa, plantations in the West Indies, and ­English country estates; and another chapter reminds us that absentee slave- owners living in Britain...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 54–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., such as Joshua Reynolds, could charge up to two hundred guineas for a full-­length — but their viewership was not limited to society’s elite. 8 The “growth of theatrical portrait production in the second half of the century coincided with the proliferation of public art exhibi- tions,” Shearer West notes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 22–44.
Published: 01 January 2000
... the prejudices of their societies: misogyny, racism, anti-Semitism, and national prejudice. The earliest Italian texts, Foa notes, all link the pox to the French invasion of Naples. But by the 1530s, West Indians—Europe’s most important new “Other”—were being assigned the blame. In the intervening years...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 62–80.
Published: 01 January 2007
..., economic benefi t. Cook had found the breadfruit tree growing abundantly in the Society Islands, and had brought its food value to public notice. In 1787, a number of West India merchants and planters in London petitioned the government to introduce the tree into the West Indies, thinking it would...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 January 2021
... as for critics interested in the formal dimensions of poetry in the later decades of the century. Bailes compellingly defines what she under- Nature s Quest ions, Answered 1 2 9 stands to be Maria Riddell s West India Georgic as a mode of poetry that pushes against British cultural concerns of colonial...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 118–122.
Published: 01 January 2012
... made a move until some time after the expedi- tion had landed. Pincus contends that the English people enthusiastically wel- comed William everywhere, in the West Country especially. This assertion is supported by mythical propaganda scenes from Dutch prints and medals, and by Whig propaganda...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 66–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and in the newer streets and squares toward the west. Lawyers worked and often lived in the Inns of Court, while from the City of London, merchants conducted far-flung trading operations with Ireland, continental Europe, and overseas colonies. In their households and their offices, Irish Catholics employed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 43–64.
Published: 01 April 2000
... confronted the principles of criticism and literary history set out in Upton’s Critical Observations. When Warton was writing, Upton’s edition of The Faerie Queene was still in prospect; but Upton had previewed it in A Letter concerning A New Edition of Spenser’s Faerie Queene. To Gilbert West, Esq...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 115–119.
Published: 01 April 2014
... reappraised the sovereignty of European empires, identifying overlooked ways that the East impacted the West. Meanwhile, research on the novel has demonstrated the porosity of national boundaries, making it easier to see the ingress of genres such as the Oriental tale. The following paragraphs survey...