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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 April 2007
...David Fallon Duke University Press 2007 “That Angel Who Rides on the Whirlwind”: William Blake’s Oriental Apotheosis of William Pitt David Fallon University College, Oxford...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 45–57.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Geraldine Barnes; Adrian Mitchell The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26305-Barnes.q4.jw.SH 3/26/03 12:37 PM Page 45 Measuring the Marvelous: Science and the Exotic in William Dampier...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 23–48.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Neil Hargraves The College of William & Mary 2003 Revelation of Character in Eighteenth-Century Historiography and William Robertson’s History of the Reign of Charles V Neil Hargraves...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 3–24.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Peter M. Briggs Duke University Press 2005 John Graunt, Sir William Petty, and Swift’s Modest Proposal Peter M. Briggs Bryn Mawr College It would be an unsound fancy and self...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 91–107.
Published: 01 April 2005
...John Whale Duke University Press 2005 The Making of a City of Culture: William Roscoe’s Liverpool John Whale University of Leeds I On 4 June 2003 Liverpool won the nomination...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 149–167.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Sarah Haggarty Duke University Press 2010 R “The Ceremonial of Letter for Letter”: William Cowper and the Tempo of Epistolary Exchange Sarah Haggarty Newcastle University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 29–54.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Anne M. Thell Published in collaboration with the Royal Society of London in 1697, William Dampier’s A New Voyage Round the World was the most popular and influential travel account of the first half of the eighteenth century. Yet despite the astonishing success of New Voyage within commercial...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 66–87.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Anaclara Castro This article presents a reading of William Hogarth's A Rake's Progress (1733–35) that considers the implications of Sarah Young from the perspective of eighteenth-century matrimonial practices. Historicizing the images within the context of the instability of marital conventions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 23–56.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Thora Brylowe Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 R Two Kinds of Collections: Sir William Hamilton’s Vases, Real and Represented Thora Brylowe Carnegie Mellon...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (3): 23–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Adrian C. Lashmore-Davies Duke University Press 2008 R The Correspondence of Henry St. John and Sir William Trumbull, 1698 – 1710 Edited by Adrian C. Lashmore...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 45–63.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Nathaniel Wolloch This article examines the anti-anthropocentric views of the eighteenth-century Scottish natural philosopher William Smellie, in particular in comparison with the predominant anthropocentric ethic of the human mastery of nature more common during the Enlightenment. Smellie's views...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Lesley Thulin In Deformity: An Essay (1754), William Hay offers an autobiographical account of his life as a hunchbacked member of the House of Commons, followed by an appendix, titled “My Case,” which details an experimental health regimen he adopted to treat the more quotidian ailment of chronic...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 88–96.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Robert L. S. Cowley rlandjcowley@gmail.com J. B. Bullen , Caroline Patey , Cynthia E. Roman , George Letissier , eds. Enduring Presence: William Hogarth's British and European Afterlives , book 1: Aesthetic, Visual, and Performative Cultures , Cultural Interactions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 66–86.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Janet Sorensen The power of the shipwreck motif in William Falconer's The Shipwreck derives in part from an oscillation between, on the one hand, the tragic distance of the spectator or reader from the unfolding catastrophe, and, on the other, a sense of immediacy produced by the poem's...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 87–105.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Julia Banister One month after the publication of his poem on merchant seafaring, The Shipwreck (1762), William Falconer left merchant sailing to become a junior officer in the Royal Navy. In the midcentury, many commentators believed that the Royal Navy's sailors were superior to merchant sailors...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 188–215.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Bridget Keegan The essay examines the history of poetry written by sailors from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. William Falconer's The Shipwreck (1762, 1764 and 1769) inspired many seamen to turn poet and to write about their experiences at sea. Falconer's influence is seen in how...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 13–45.
Published: 01 April 2023
...William Jones William Falconer (1732–1770) suffered a catastrophic shipwreck as a young man, which became the subject of his celebrated poem The Shipwreck (1762), with revised and extended editions in 1764 and 1769. He is also the compiler of the Dictionary of the Marine which remained the standard...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 61–87.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Ronald Paulson; Ashley Marshall William Hogarth and Richard Steele were in many ways part of the same intellectual and religiopolitical milieu, one that also links them both to the radical Whig cleric Benjamin Hoadly. Modern scholars have almost always connected Steele to Joseph Addison...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 166–187.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Jamie M. Bolker This essay explores how William Falconer's A Universal Dictionary of the Marine exemplifies the “rhetoric of the sea,” which operates according to an inclusive approach to maritime knowledge, which maritime authors adopted in an effort to translate into writing a unique, physical...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 216–260.
Published: 01 April 2023
...William Jones wrjarion@aol.com Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 The Caird Library at the UK National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, holds a personal logbook (shelf mark BRK/13) kept by Falconer on voyages as chief mate of the merchant ship Vestal in 1760–61. The leaves...
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