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Essays Political and Familiar Two Aspects of Hazlitt's Ideal

Uttara Natarajan

in Hazlitt and the Reach of Sense: Criticism, Morals, and the Metaphysics of Power

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184379
eISBN:
9780191674235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184379.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Criticism/Theory

This chapter returns to Hazlitt's writings characterized as ‘familiar style’. It discusses that his idealism is no less practical than it is theoretical; it moulds both his political beliefs and his ... More


Rochester: The Disappointments of Hobbism and Libertinism

Christopher Tilmouth

in Passion's Triumph over Reason: A History of the Moral Imagination from Spenser to Rochester

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212378
eISBN:
9780191707254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212378.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the complete works of the Earl of Rochester. It begins by noting Rochester's anxious preoccupation with images of boundlessness and dissolution. It then presents a threefold ... More


The Paper State: Paul van Ostaijen, Expressionism and Constitutional Heterotopia

Sascha Bru

in Democracy, Law and the Modernist Avant-Gardes: Writing in the State of Exception

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639250
eISBN:
9780748651931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639250.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on Paul van Ostaijen, who was mostly responsible for the arrival of expressionism in Flanders, Belgium, studying his attempts to bring out a state through literature and the ... More


The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Scott Hamilton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book tells the story of the political and intellectual adventures of Edward Palmer Thompson, one of Britain's foremost twentieth-century thinkers. It shows that all of Thompson's work, from his ... More


The Pariah as Rebel: Hannah Arendt's Jewish Writings

Ron H. Feldman

in Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230754
eISBN:
9780823235858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230754.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Hannah Arendt's Jewish writings. It argues that whether or not one agrees with Arendt's particular positions on Jewish political issues, her stance ... More


Scribal Publication in Seventeenth-Century England

Harold Love

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112198
eISBN:
9780191670695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112198.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Long after the establishment of printing in England, many writers and composers still preferred to publish their work through handwritten copies. Texts so transmitted included some of the most ... More


Checks, balances and popular participation: Rousseau as a constitutionalist

Mads Qvortrup

in The Political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The Impossibility of Reason

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065804
eISBN:
9781781700495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065804.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Often presented as a proto-totalitarian, Rousseau has traditionally been seen as an opponent of constitutionalism, checks and balances, and the separation of powers. Following a brief overview of the ... More


Shaw’s Controversial Socialism

James Alexander

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033723
eISBN:
9780813038117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033723.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book deals with the political writings of Bernard Shaw, with special emphasis given to the years between 1884 and 1904. It was in these decades that Shaw exhibited his greatest commitment to ... More


Writing on the Walls

Swati Chattopadhyay

in Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679317
eISBN:
9781452947266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679317.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter studies the connection between the imagination and practice of public space and the conceptions of freedom. It explains that political wall writings and political posters serve as ... More


The Pope's Two Swords

Stuart Elden

in The Birth of Territory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226202563
eISBN:
9780226041285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226041285.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter looks at the later Middle Ages. It provides a reading of the organic idea of the body politic in the work of John of Salisbury. It examines the idea of the ‘two swords’, where the Pope ... More


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