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Pacifism and English Literature free pdf Topical and passionate, this book connects historical ideas of pacifism to contemporary events. It reminds reader of the relationship of historical ideas of pacifism to contemporary events. The author is extremely well-known and highly regarded in Literary Studies (especially Romanticism and Shakespeare fields). It includes discussion of widely studied texts/writers spanning the history of English Literature e.g. Shakespeare, religious texts, Chaucer, Milton, Wordsworth, Byron, Tolstoy, Lawrence and Maya Angelou. It offers high quality of scholarship/research, written in an accessible style.This timely book traces ideas of pacifism in English literature, particularly poetry. Early chapters, drawing on religious and secular traditions, provide intellectual contexts. There follows a chronological analysis of literature which rejects war and celebrates peace, from the Middle Ages to the present day.

About R.S. White

R.S. WHITE is Professor of English at the University of Western Australia. He has published extensively on Shakespeare and on Romanticism, and is the author of Natural Law in English Renaissance Literature (1996) and Natural Rights and the Birth of Romanticism in the 1790s (2005).

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Author : R.S. White
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 29 February 2008
ISBN : 0230553176
EAN : 9780230553170
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 299 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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