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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 92–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... ). Pp. xviii + 366. 73 ills. $45 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review Essay The Black African in Enlightenment Cultures of Writing Roxann Wheeler The Ohio State...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 19–31.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Yvonne Noble The College of William & Mary 2001 Light Writing from a Dark Winter: The Scriblerian Annus Mirabilis May 1722 to May 1723 was an anxious time for many in London. Rob- ert Walpole, the prime minister, had...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 28–51.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Jill Marie Bradbury The College of William & Mary 2003 ECL27103-Bradbury.q4.jw 4/14/03 10:55 AM Page 28 New Science and the “New Species of Writing”: Eighteenth-Century Prose Genres...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 68–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
... reconsideration of the economic debate between Whigs and Tories after 1714. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Tories Whigs economics free trade luxury • Challenging the Historical Paradigm: Tories, Whigs, and Economic Writing, 1680–1714...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 81–87.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Joanne H. Wright Hilda L. Smith, Mihoko Suzuki, and Susan Wiseman, eds. Women's Political Writings, 1610-1725 (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2007). 4 vols. Pp. xxxiii + 409 (vol. 1); xvii + 380 (vol. 2); xiv + 327 (vol. 3); xiii + 378 (vol. 4). $595 set Duke University Press 2010...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Frances A. Chiu The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26202-22-chiu.q4 5/28/02 2:15 PM Page 1 From Nobodaddies to Noble Daddies: Writing Political and Paternal Authority in English...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 73–88.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Shane Greentree Mary Hays's Female Biography (1803) stands as a good example of collective biography, and a landmark in women's history writing. Scholarly debate continues on whether this epic text further develops Enlightenment feminism or marks a retreat from 1790s radicalism into early...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Stephen H. Gregg The College of William & Mary 2001 “A Truly Christian Hero”: Religion, Effeminacy, and Nation in the Writings of the Societies for Reformation of Manners In the critical discussion concerning manliness...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Claudine van Hensbergen Duke University Press 2010 R “Why I Write Them, I Can Give No Account”: Aphra Behn and “Love- Letters to a Gentleman” (1696) Claudine van Hensbergen St. Edmund...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 76–101.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Peter M. Briggs This essay examines three satirical works from the most productive decade of Edward (Ned) Ward's long writing career: The London Spy (1698-1700), The London Terraefilius , or, The Satyrical Reformer (1707-08), and The Secret History of Clubs (1709). All three of these colorful...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 102–118.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Abigail Williams Duke University Press 2010 R “I Hope to Write as Bad as Ever”: Swift’s Journal to Stella and the Intimacy of Correspondence Abigail Williams St Peter’s College...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
... contemporaneous developments in partisan history writing in the era of the rage of party. As High-Church Tories writing during the heyday of Italian musical influence in England, they shaped their histories into defenses of the English national musical tradition at precisely the time that tradition was fading...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 28–46.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Melanie Bigold This article reconsiders the importance of antiquarian interests and research methods in the making of George Ballard’s encyclopedic biography of learned women, Memoirs of Several Ladies of Great Britain who have been celebrated for their writings or skill in the learned languages...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 75–104.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Erin Parker Sharing decadent meals and living space with humans, eighteenth-century pets were often compared to guests who were lavishly treated by their hosts. This article examines the intersections between eighteenth-century pet keeping and hospitality in the writings of William Cowper. In The...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the formal erotic, affective, and spiritual experience of rapture and thus demonstrates their dynamic interconnectedness. The result is a new account of Pope's poetic career, and a new assessment of the relationships between writing and life. Pope came to concentrate on writing satire in the last...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 88–118.
Published: 01 April 2016
... our understanding of his achievement and interests. This essay reads three of Wolcot's key poems from the 1780s in terms of his focus on the use of anecdote in writing history and biography, and his self-conscious interest in writing about great men. In A Poetical and Congratulatory Epistle to James...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2012
... eighteenth-century writer, however, our Defoe is a construction—one that is both relatively recent and of dubious validity. Until the 1960s, Defoe was regarded as a sloppy hack writer who happened to write a few interesting novels. In the last fifty years, his reputation has changed drastically: critics have...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Great Britain to the Emperor of China in the Years 1792, 1793, and 1794 (1807)—and its imaginative engagement with Chinese culture. While Macartney’s narrative partakes of formal and aesthetic qualities associated with travel writing from the Grand Tour and with scientific exploration, it cannot wholly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 59–83.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of motion. I trace the ways that Dennis's theories about motion imagery address not only the classical tradition of “bringing-before-the-eyes,” but also the modern philosophical models of inertia and force. In arguing that writing about poetry could better elucidate the motions of the mind/soul than...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 99–124.
Published: 01 January 2019
... lutes, to the lutenist-less Aeolian instruments of the Romantic era (as exemplified in the writings of Coleridge). I will argue that this specific trajectory is of particular importance, especially when viewed from an ecocritical perspective. lutes music literature ecocriticism nature...