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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 121–126.
Published: 01 January 2021
... circulation of manuscript and print texts, and that they published an extraordinary diversity of important and original ideas at the dawn of the first information age. Not only women s networking, which included writing within tight social circles, but also their reading, copying, collecting, conversing, writ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 23–40.
Published: 01 September 2019
... their writings; and above all, they discuss their emotional lives with thoughtfulness and compassion.14 Both women were prone to low spirits, and Talbot was continually ill. Cart- Memoria l izing Sorrow in Consolator y Extracts 2 7 er s Ode to Melancholy, personifies melancholy as a Companion...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 74–97.
Published: 01 January 2020
... cheek?23 Walpole observed that Dodd s pulpit tour de force reduced Lady Hertford and Fanny Pelham to tears, till I believe the City dames took them both for Jane Shores, a reference to Edward IV s mistress. This leveling of the lower- class magdalens and the high- born women tearfully consuming...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 119–139.
Published: 01 September 2020
... McCarthy discusses this in Anna Letitia Barbauld: Voice of the Enlightenment (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2008), 334. 29. Penny Mahon, In Sermon and Story: Contrasting Anti- War Rhetoric in the Work of Anna Barbauld and Amelia Opie, Women s Writing 7 (2000): 23 38; the quotation is from 27. 30...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Novels and the Heritage of Johnson and Locke (unpublished PhD dissertation, Princeton Univ., 1981); and Irene Collins, Jane Austen: The Parson s Daughter (London: Hambledon, 1998), 59 60. 12. See Patricia Comitini, Vocational Philanthropy and British Women s Writing, 1790 1810: Wollstonecraft, More...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 140–159.
Published: 01 September 2020
... seems to have inœuenced her to write like one. Cathy Rex has argued that the women in the Canadian episodes of Bleeck- er s novel, Maria Kittle, participate in a uniquely female- centered nation within a larger nation. 17 As a poet, Bleecker also behaves as if somehow participating in the new nation...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Danielle Spratt Bailes Melissa . Questioning Nature: British Women’s Scientific Writing and Literary Originality, 1750–1830 ( Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia , 2017 ). Pp. 256. $45 Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2019
... concerned with the larger issue of women s edu- cation. On one such occasion, the correspondent Angelica criticizes her friend Lesbia for her failure to visit on account of not having anything 7 4 Eighteenth-Century Life new or trendy enough to wear. Angelica writes irately, Is it possible, my dear Lesbia...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 82–92.
Published: 01 April 2021
... in Queen Charlotte s Court, women read and wrote history with a keen 8 3 interest at the time, and especially women around court were emboldened to leave their own records of events.1 This does not mean that they shared either men s historical interests or their preferred techniques of writing and under...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
... Female Advocate (1774) applies Original Essay 's alterations of Pope's poetry to his biography. Converting prominent men into women rather than immodest women into men, Scott casts Pope not as a second Homer but as Mary Jones, a poet whose well-known epistles had appeared in Colman's and Thornton's...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 January 2020
... is the changing nature of social norms that are challenged as women gain financial independence by taking advantage of the expanded financial market opportunities. Froide s writings are therefore equally relevant for historians interested in the changing roles of women and their dynamic interplay with changing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2018
... will be of interest to those working on kinship, sociability, lit- erature and science, women’s writing, celebrity, professionalism, print cul- ture, global approaches, and biographical approaches to eighteenth-century literature. Furthermore, this collection as a whole seeks to make a valuable contri...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Meanwhile, religiously in·ected and moralistic advice to all women dinned the message that fashion was a special problem for the weaker sex. A woman s clothes could convict her of immodesty and vanity, dangerously stirring sinful passions in men. Sermons invariably urged reserve, decry- ing the display...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2021
... claim in William Wycherley s The Country Wife that a sojourn in France has left him harmless to women. By the eighteenth century, however, such references increasingly took the form of serious warnings about the tour, sex, and disease. This imagina- tive linkage of wealthy young elites with noxious...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 83–95.
Published: 01 April 2002
...). Pp. 347. $85. ISBN 0-19-818395-X Hammond, Brean S. Professional Imaginative Writing in England 1670–1740: “Hackney for Bread” (Oxford: Clarendon, 1997). Pp. 348. $85. ISBN 0-19-811299-8 Siskin, Clifford. The Work of Writing: Literature and Social Change...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., and a facsimile edition from the s.4 In this essay, I extend the recent work on the signi‡cant, if over - looked, contributions made to the Romantic novel by women writers who published with the Minerva Press.5 In order to redress the paucity of schol- arship on Meeke, I wish to propose a starting point...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 81–87.
Published: 01 September 2010
...): 26 – 32. 8. Mihoko Suzuki, “What’s Political in Seventeenth-­Century Women’s Political Writing?” Literature Compass 6 (2009): 927 – 41. The quotation is on 1. 9. Marina S. Brownlee, “Elusive Subjectivity in Maria de Zayas,” Journal of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies 16 (1994): 163...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 87–112.
Published: 01 April 2004
..., Hilary Hinds, and others have heightened our awareness of the female prophetic tradition, challenging the assumption that the canon of women’s writing in the sev- enteenth and early eighteenth centuries consisted of the works of Aphra Behn, Margaret Cavendish, and a few aristocratic women with time...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 89–104.
Published: 01 April 2017
... in The Female Quixote,” NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction 31 (1997): 45–62, has argued for a more nuanced view of genre in The Female Quixote: “Lennox successfully imagines a place for women’s writing in the history of the novel . . . ​ by challenging the very gendering of literary genres and their histories” (59...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 109–113.
Published: 01 April 2021
... scheme came together to explain at one and the same time the progress of the Europeans and the immobility of peoples such as the Amer- indians (87). Sebastiani s final chapter, Measures of Civilization: Women, Races, and Progress, which develops some of the themes that she set out in an earlier...