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The Politics of Hunger: Protest, Poverty and Policy in England, c. 1750-c. 1840

Carl J. Griffin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145628
eISBN:
9781526152022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145635
Subject:
History, Social History

In the age of Malthus and the workhouse when the threat of famine and absolute biological want had supposedly been lifted from the peoples of England, hunger remained a potent political force – and ... More


The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three Lives in an Age of Empire

Kate Fullagar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243062
eISBN:
9780300249279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243062.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Today, the portrait of the Pacific Islander, Mai, painted by Joshua Reynolds is world-renowned as a symbol of empire and of the eighteenth century. But Reynolds painted other visitors from the New ... More


Discoveries and Rediscoveries

Giovanna Ceserani

in Italy's Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744275
eISBN:
9780199932139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744275.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter complicates the received notion of the Magna Graecia's modern discovery during the 'Hellenic turn’ of eighteenth-century Europe. The historical geography of Leandro Alberti and others ... More


Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this book, Sharada Balachandran Orihuela examines property ownership and its connections to citizenship, race and slavery, and piracy as seen through the lens of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century ... More


Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Matthew Ingleby and Matthew P. M. Kerr (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435734
eISBN:
9781474453721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century examines the importance of the coastline in the nineteenth-century British imagination. The years between the naval blockade of 1775, which began the ... More


Religion and National Identity: Governing Scottish Presbyterianism in the Eighteenth Century

Alistair Mutch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748699155
eISBN:
9781474412513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699155.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Presbyterianism has shaped Scotland and its impact on the world. Behind its beliefs lie some distinctive practices of governance which endure even when belief fades. These practices place a ... More


Sinister Histories: Gothic Novels and Representations of the Past, From Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft

Jonathan Dent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095979
eISBN:
9781526115195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095979.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘This is a dark story…’ Clara Reeve, The Old English Baron (1778) Sinister Histories is the first book to offer a detailed exploration of the Gothic’s response to Enlightenment historiography. It ... More


Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Cécile Vidal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Combining Atlantic and imperial perspectives, Caribbean New Orleans offers a lively portrait of the city and a probing investigation of the French colonists who established racial slavery there as ... More


Misfit Forms: Paths Not Taken by the British Novel

Lorri G. Nandrea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263431
eISBN:
9780823266623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263431.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Misfit Forms re-interprets a series of choices that shaped the development of the British novel. Histories of the novel often situate the early nineteenth century as a culminating moment in the ... More


Pauper Policies: Poor Law Practice in England, 1780-1850

Samantha A. Shave

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719089633
eISBN:
9781526124142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089633.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Pauper Policies examines how policies under both old and New Poor Laws were conceived, adopted, implemented, developed or abandoned. The author engages with recent literature on the experience and ... More


A Pacific Celebrity and the Portrait That Worked

Kate Fullagar

in The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three Lives in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243062
eISBN:
9780300249279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243062.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 7 picks up Mai’s story after his arrival in Britain and marries it with Reynolds’s story through the momentous years of 1774 to 1776. First, we focus on Mai. The First Admiral, Lord Sandwich, ... More


Introduction

Alison C. DeSimone

in The Power of Pastiche: Musical Miscellany and the Cultural Identity in Early Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781942954774
eISBN:
9781800852372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954774.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the reception of musical miscellany by focusing on how the practice shaped taste, aesthetics, and ultimately, cultural identity in eighteenth-century England. It was through the ... More


“An Assemblage of Every Kind”: The Pasticcio Opera Tradition as Miscellany

Alison C. DeSimone

in The Power of Pastiche: Musical Miscellany and the Cultural Identity in Early Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781942954774
eISBN:
9781800852372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954774.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 2 argues that the pasticcio opera tradition, which began in 1706, represented an organized form of musical miscellany. Analyses of the pasticcio opera tradition from the perspective of ... More


Shaping English Identity in the Songbook Miscellany

Alison C. DeSimone

in The Power of Pastiche: Musical Miscellany and the Cultural Identity in Early Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781942954774
eISBN:
9781800852372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954774.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 3 shows how many collections of printed music compiled miscellaneous pieces from opera and concerts, as well as folk tunes, drinking songs, and even instrumental music into anthologies that ... More


Composition, Cosmopolitanism, and Musical Miscellany

Alison C. DeSimone

in The Power of Pastiche: Musical Miscellany and the Cultural Identity in Early Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781942954774
eISBN:
9781800852372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954774.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 4 discusses musical miscellany form the point of view of the composer, who was required to master a multitude of musical styles and languages in order to achieve prominence and patronage in ... More


Variety in Criticism and Aesthetics in Eighteenth-Century England

Alison C. DeSimone

in The Power of Pastiche: Musical Miscellany and the Cultural Identity in Early Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781942954774
eISBN:
9781800852372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954774.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 5 considers how “variety” and “miscellany” became valued in Enlightenment philosophy, eighteenth-century music history, and more specifically, early music criticism between 1700 and 1720, ... More


Harlequin Stock-Jobber

Frans De Bruyn

in Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter is an introduction to Harlequin Stock Jobber, intended to supplement the introductory discussion provided by Meijer in 1892 with an updated consideration of the play’s continuing ... More


The Artist-Philosopher: Reynolds in Britain

Kate Fullagar

in The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three Lives in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243062
eISBN:
9780300249279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243062.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 2, much like Chapter 1, traces the first several decades of an eighteenth-century life, dwelling on what childhood can reveal about a whole society; when lives might be said to begin in a ... More


A Cherokee Envoy and the Portrait That Failed

Kate Fullagar

in The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three Lives in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243062
eISBN:
9780300249279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243062.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The focus of this chapter alternates throughout from Ostenaco and his travels to the centre of London, to Reynolds’s endeavour to paint his portrait, back to Ostenaco, back to Reynolds, and then ... More


Robert Burns and the Scottish Bawdy Politic

Hamish Mathison

in Scottish Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474408196
eISBN:
9781474434508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408196.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Oft-times, Lowland Scots wrote of death in the eighteenth century without engaging in what we now call ‘Scottish Gothic’. Witness Robert Blair, above, Edinburgh-born, as he brings the adverb ... More


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