Republicanism as anti-patriarchalism in Henry Neville's 'the Isle of Pines' (1668)

Mahlberg, Gaby (2008) Republicanism as anti-patriarchalism in Henry Neville's 'the Isle of Pines' (1668). In: Liberty, authority, formality: political ideas and culture, 1600-1900: essays in honour of Colin Davis. Imprint Academic. ISBN 978-1845401429

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Additional Information: In this chapter, Mahlberg studies Henry Neville's 'Isle of Pines'- a text published anonymously in a genre which, being located in a borderland between fact and fiction, posed interpretive problems for contemporary readers and historians. Malhberg argues that Neville's bawdy dystopian island fiction owed its form to its author's wish to provide his readers with a critical political statement that would be licensed for publication despite the sensitivities of a recently restored monarchy grappling with the implications of Englands humiliating defeat at the hands of rebublican Holland in 1667.
Subjects: Q200 Comparative Literary studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Social Sciences & Languages
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Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2011 09:41
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:15
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/715

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