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Conclusion

Hannah Barker

in Newspapers, Politics, and Public Opinion in Late Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207412
eISBN:
9780191677663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207412.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For many contemporaries in late eighteenth-century England, the influence which the press exerted over politics and public opinion was a blessing which ... More


Dissenting Histories: Religious Division and the Politics of Memory in Eighteenth-Century England

John Seed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621514
eISBN:
9780748651306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621514.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is the first major study of the historical writings of religious dissenters in England between the 1690s and the 1790s. It redefines the way we understand religious and political identities ... More


Newspapers, Politics, and Public Opinion in Late Eighteenth-Century England

Hannah Barker

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207412
eISBN:
9780191677663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207412.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Historians have traditionally attributed great influence to newspapers in late eighteenth-century England. Yet in spite of the power they were supposed to wield, very ... More


The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Colin Podmore

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The effects of the great Evangelical Revival in eighteenth-century England were felt throughout the world, not least in America. It has long been accepted that the Revival owed much of its initial ... More


Bull-baiting: intellectual history

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter attempts to establish the extent of concern for animal suffering during eighteenth-century England. An intellectual history of this sport is provided. It looks at the rapid emergence of ... More


For the Pleasure of It: Consuming Novelty

in The Self and It: Novel Objects in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756969
eISBN:
9780804773348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756969.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter explores how the idea of the novel as a cultural experience of novelty emerged concurrently with its solidification as a literary medium. That the global origins of England's early ... More


Appearing Natural, Becoming Strange: The Self as Mimetic Object

in The Self and It: Novel Objects in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756969
eISBN:
9780804773348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756969.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter argues that the complex fascination with dolls in eighteenth-century culture—both life-size and smaller—held implications in constructing the female subject as a mimetic, self-suspended ... More


Aristocratic Vice: The Attack on Duelling, Suicide, Adultery, and Gambling in Eighteenth-Century England

Donna T. Andrew

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300184334
eISBN:
9780300185522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300184334.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the outrage against—and attempts to end—the four vices associated with the aristocracy in eighteenth-century England: dueling, suicide, adultery, and gambling. It also discusses ... More


Unheimlich Maneuvers: Enlightenment Objects in the Age of Psychoanalysis

in The Self and It: Novel Objects in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756969
eISBN:
9780804773348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756969.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This concluding chapter considers Freud as an epiphenomenon of the eighteenth century. Through invoking Freud as a secondary symptom of the eighteenth century that in turn accompanies our reading of ... More


The Self and It: Novel Objects in Eighteenth-Century England

Julie Park

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756969
eISBN:
9780804773348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756969.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Objects we traditionally regard as “mere” imitations of the human—dolls, automata, puppets—proliferated in eighteenth-century England's rapidly expanding market culture. During the same period, there ... More


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