Excitable imaginations: eroticism and reading in britain, 1660–1760 (lewisburg : bucknell univ, 2012) pp xi + 271 19 ills $85 • when i offer my undergraduate course on the eighteenth-century novel, i call it “realism, pornography, and the thus, she reads addison's spectator essays on the hoop -petticoat and on the. Women, gender and disease in eighteenth-century england and france 5 morag martin's essay documents the case of augustine debaralle, an “unofficial healer” in the latter part of the eighteenth century and the empire against a background of discrimination, complex and conflicting laws regulating the practice of. Yet this book, edited by james a harris, clears this high bar with room to spare, and provides an outstanding survey of the key figures and questions that dominated eighteenth-century british philosophy there are 27 newly- commissioned essays organized into seven parts, with harris's introduction very. Authorized administrator of the cupola for more information, please contact [email protected] berg, temma and sonia kane, eds women, gender, and print culture in eighteenth-century britain: essays in memory of betty rizzo eds temma berg and sonia kane bethlehem, pa: lehigh university press, 2013. Journal for eighteenth century studies the journal for eighteenth-century studies (jecs) is the official journal of the british society for eighteenth-century studies, published by wiley founded in 1972, jecs publishes essays and reviews on a full range of eighteenth-century subjects it is received by all the society's.
English literature - the 18th century: the expiry of the licensing act in 1695 halted state censorship of the press many beautifully turned essays, including the lengthy, highly successful history of great britain (1754–62) and his piercingly skeptical dialogues concerning natural religion, published posthumously in 1779. ()ighteenth-century visual culture and current british art history: a review essay patricia crown, university of missouri d g c allan and john l abbott, eds the virtuoso tribe of the arts and sciences: studies in the eighteenth-century work and membership of the london society of arts. Records 1 - 7 of 7 title: a general history of trade: and especially consider'd as it respects the british commerce, as well at home, as to all parts of the world with essays upon the improvement of our trade in particular publication info: london [england] : printed for j baker, at the black-boy in pater-noster-row, 1713. This collection of eight new essays investigates ways in which significant kinds of 18th-century writings were designed and received by different audiences.
Conversing with books: reading the periodical essay in eighteenth-century britain and jeffersonian america by richard j squibbs dissertation director: william c dowling the periodical essay is the sole british literary genre to have emerged and declined within the chronological eighteenth century it appeared in. Cities expanded rapidly in 18th century britain, with people flocking to them for work matthew white the population of britain grew rapidly during this period, from around 5 million people in 1700 to nearly 9 million by 1801 many people left extract from an 'essay on the present state of our publick roads' view images.
The explosion of books, toys, games, schools, and services directed at children led historian j h plumb to characterize eighteenth-century england (particularly the second half) as a “new world of children” recently, though, critics have usefully questioned both the idea that childhood was “new” to the eighteenth century. Pastel, as it later became known, arguably became one of the defining characteristics of british portraiture in the following century, yet it has largely been relegated to the sidelines of 18th-century art's accepted narrative this display and accompanying essay aims to reinstate the medium to its rightful place in the. This series provides sophisticated and authoritative overviews of the scholarship that has shaped our current understanding of british history each volume comprises up to forty concise essays written by individual scholars within their area of specialization the aim of each contribution is to synthesize the current state of.