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Online Reviews Editor: Emrys Jones

Specialist Online Reviews Editors: Allison Goudie, Fine Art; Tullia Giersberg, Music; Daniel Cook, Media; James Harriman-Smith, Theatre

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Fame and Friendship: Pope, Roubiliac and the Portrait Bust in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Waddesdon Manor
September 2014
Brigid von Preussen, Columbia University
An impressive reflection on the mutual influence of portraiture and literary fame in the eighteenth century.

Andrew Marr's James Boswell

September 2014
Adam James Smith, University of Sheffield
The first part in Andrew Marr's 'Great Scots: The Writers Who Shaped a Nation'

Tiepolo Caricatures from the Robert Lehman Collection

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
September 2014
Lucy Gellman, Florence B. Selden Fellow, Yale University Art Gallery
The Tiepolo duo conquer a small corner of the Met with their charming cartoons.

Joanna Trollope’s ‘Sense and Sensibility’

September 2014
Andrew McInnes, University of Exeter
A re-imagining of Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility'.

Als die Royals aus Hannover kamen | The Hanoverians on Britain’s Throne 1714-1837

Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum Hannover
September 2014
Caroline and Peter Cannon-Brookes
It’s not just the British who are marking the tercentenary of the Personal Union.

Amore: The Romantic Poets

August 2014
Lucy Linforth, University of Edinburgh
An insightful exporation of the lives of the poets.

Olaudah Equiano

August 2014
Matthew Dziennik, University of Edinburgh
An unsettling but intellectually and emotionally stimulating experience making for an excellent piece of historical theatre.

Amma Asante’s ‘Belle’

August 2014
Andrew McInnes, University of Exeter
Review of the major motion picture adaptation of the best-selling study.

The Art and Science of Exploration, 1768-80

The Queen’s House, Greenwich
August 2014
Ruth Scobie, University of Oxford
An understated new display that shows eighteenth-century British exploration as digested by the pencils and paintbrushes of its contemporaries.

Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
August 2014
Paul Stock, International History Department, London School of Economics and Political Science
An impressive exhibition that brings to life the sociability of science in the eighteenth century.

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