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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 57–80.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., Francis Osborne, Sir William Temple, Charles de Sainte-Évremond, John Locke, John Wilson, the Earl of Shaftesbury, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, and John Gay. It examines examples of miscellanies produced by John Dryden and his publisher Jacob Tonson, by John Dennis and Charles Gildon, and by Pope and...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 23–27.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Brett D. Wilson Abigail Williams. Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture, 1681 - 1714 (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2005). Pp. 304. $140 Duke University Press 2010 Review Essay The Whig Interpretation of  Poetry...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 145–149.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Laura J. Rosenthal Thompson Peggy . Coyness and Crime in Restoration Comedy: Women’s Desire, Deception, and Agency . ( Lewisburg : Bucknell Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. xi + 189 . $60 Wilson Brett D. . A Race of Female Patriots: Women and Public Spirit on the British Stage, 1688...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 114–121.
Published: 01 April 2010
... of modernity to organize a history of the genre. Margaret A. Doody’s “The Representation of Consciousness in the Ancient Novel” shows that putatively premodern texts are organized by the dynamics we tend to think as uniquely modern. And Diana de Armas Wilson’s “Of Pilgrims and Polyglots...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 76–79.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., and imagination into reason. It would have been exciting to compare Longinus with Lucretius, and perhaps to have engaged with Catherine Wilson’s recent history of the recep- tion of Epicureanism, in which she suggests, with considerable plausibility, that the Critique of Judgment was a worried...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2013
....5 I suggested that Burney suffered for these choices, which may, in part, have precipitated the negative reviews she endured, including, most famously, John Wilson Croker’s devastating anonymous assessment. He wrote in the Quarterly Review that The Wanderer was the product of “an old...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 114–119.
Published: 01 January 2000
...; 4846-8 Groom, Nick, ed. Thomas Chatterton and Romantic Culture, foreword by Peter Ackroyd (London: Macmillan; N.Y.: St. Martin’s, 1999). Pp. xii + 300. $69.95. ISBN 0- 312-22848-1 Hall, Mark David. The Political and Legal Philosophy of James Wilson, 1742-1798 (Columbia & London: Univ. of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 128–130.
Published: 01 April 2000
..., Henry. Early Modern European Society (London & N.Y.: Routledge, 2000). Pp. x + 281. $85, $25.99 paper. ISBN 0-415-15864-8; 15865-6 Lehmann, Hartmut, Hermann Wellenreuther, and Renate Wilson, in coopera- tion with John B. Frantz and Carola Wessel, eds. In Search of Peace and Prosper- ity...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... Books alone do not describe the scientific aspects or the role of science in the Scottish Enlightenment. Articles are ignored in this study, but so are some achievements. Thomas Melville, Alexander Wilson, and William Irvine, three important Glaswegian scientists, do not appear in the list of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
... can justly be approved” (Wilson, 288). Although “fiery,” “theatrical,” and “airy” are vague identifi- ers, it is clear that North was using such language as he had at his disposal to describe the revolutionary changes that occurred in musical style at the beginning of the seventeenth century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 237–251.
Published: 01 April 2001
... them—not forgetting to keep some for himself, however. This is the man who turns in “poor Jack Weston, an honest fellow in the neighborhood” (4:125), for poaching. This part of the story is sub- titled “The Upright Magistrate”: the magistrate is Mr. Wilson, who “was...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 130–138.
Published: 01 January 2003
....: Tuckwell, 2002). Pp. 368. $39.95. ISBN 1-86232-100-0 Grassby, Richard. Kinship and Capitalism: Marriage, Family, and Business in the English-Speaking World, 1580–1740.Woodrow Wilson Center Series (New York: Cambridge Univ., 2001). Pp. 505. $65. ISBN 0-521...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 54–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
... specific roles (13). The most famous theatri- cal portraits of the century, such as Benjamin Wilson’s Garrick as Hamlet, Thomas Lawrence’s Kemble as Coriolanus, or Joshua Reynolds’s Mrs. Siddons as the Tragic Muse, sought to capture the “genius” of the actor as embodied in the minutest gesture and...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 January 2005
... in Germany: Religion and Aesthetic Culture from Romanticism to Nietzsche (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 2004). Pp. 376. 25 ills. $55. ISBN 0-226-89945-4. $24 paper. ISBN 0-226-89946-2 Wilson, Frances. The Courtesan’s Revenge: Harriette Wilson, the Woman Who Blackmailed the King...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Cook, William Hodges, and the Return to the Paci˜c (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., and Kathleen Wilson, The Island Race: Englishness, Empire, and Gender in the Eighteenth Century (London: Routledge, . See Cook and Omai: The Cult of the South Seas, ed. Michelle Hetherington (Canberra...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 129–142.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... The Longing for Myth in Germany: Religion and Aesthetic Culture from Romanticism to Nietzsche (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 2004). Pp. 376. 25 ills. $55. ISBN 0-226-89945-4. $24 paper. ISBN 0-226-89946-2 Wilson, Frances. The Courtesan’s Revenge: Harriette Wilson, the Woman Who...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Jacobitism, towards In- dustrialism (Manchester & N.Y.: Univ. of Manchester/Palgrave, 2000). Pp. xiii + 354. $79.95. ISBN 0-7190-4540-1 Wilson, Renate. Pious Traders in Medicine: A German Pharmaceutical Network in Eigh- teenth-Century North America...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 103–107.
Published: 01 September 2016
... writings—and in Scott’s case, Boswellian interpretations, by John Gibson Lockhart and John Wilson Croker, of Johnson’s writings—in shaping the aesthetic, moral, and cultural dimensions of their poetry, novels, and literary and epistolary discourse. In short, Johnston and Engell give the invaluable...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 110–114.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Scrubbado’: Women Actors in the Restoration,” The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 34 (1993): 9, on the possibility that the spectacles themselves assumed a position of power. Other notable discussions of Restoration actresses, all reacting in some measure to John Harold Wilson’s All...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2010
... presentation of the exceedingly influential views of Scott and Hazlitt as well as the ratifica- tion of the novelistic canon by Francis Jeffrey and John Wilson Croker. All of these critics and others “established a progressive history of the novel that was to remain Whiggish throughout the century and...