The discourse of sovereignty, Hobbes to Fielding : the state of nature and the nature of the state

Walker, David and Sim, Stuart (2003) The discourse of sovereignty, Hobbes to Fielding : the state of nature and the nature of the state. Ashgate, Farnham. ISBN 9780754604556

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Abstract

This monograph takes as its central theme arguments about the state of nature that were rehearsed in literary, political and philosophic writing between the English Revolution and the Jacobite Rebellion. Texts and authors are placed in their social, historical and political context. Such writers include Milton, Harrington, Hobbes, Locke, Dryden, Behn, Manley, and Pope.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Those sections written by Walker are as follows: Introduction, pp. 5-8 Chapter 2: pp. 27-36 Chapter 4: pp. 53-68 Chapter 6: pp. 87-96 Chapter 7: pp. 97-115 Chapter 8: pp. 115-131 Chapter 11: pp. 165-180
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nature in literature, Monarchy in literature, Politics and literature, Sovereignty in literature
Subjects: Q300 English studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Humanities
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Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 29 May 2008 14:27
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2016 10:49
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1693

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