The Early Modern Commons

The Lady's Magazine (1770-1818): Understanding the Emergence of a Genre

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What the Lady’s Magazine Project Did Next

7 November 2016

It’s been quite a while since our last blog post. Team Lady’s Magazine spent most of the summer working really hard trying to complete the data compilation and analysis...

Reader, he burned them: Charlotte Bronte, Shipwreck and the Lady’s Magazine

28 July 2016

Sadly, good news stories are rare these days. So when they come along, I tend to cling to them like precious cargo that can keep me afloat amidst the torrents of awfulness threatening...

Pedagogy and cosmopolitanism: Reader translations in the Lady’s Magazine

20 July 2016

This conference season has been busy for Team Lady’s Magazine. In the past two weeks alone, we attended two events that we were looking forward to very much, because we were to...

1815: Modish Dresses, Modest Women and Bonaparte’s Brother

14 July 2016

The frantic barking of the dog at the sound of the doorbell today didn’t result in the usual volley of curses but saw me leaping out of bed shouting “It’s the mailman!...