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The Political Writings of Eva Gore-Booth

Sonja Tiernan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719088742
eISBN:
9781781708859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088742.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Political Writings of Eva Gore-Booth is a compilation of writings by this important Irish political activist. This is the first time that Gore-Booth’s writings have been published together. The ... More


In the Footsteps of Flora Tristan: A Political Biography

Máire Fedelma Cross

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622454
eISBN:
9781800341401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622454.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Through the use of the tropes of intersectionality and transnationalism, this first-ever study of Jules Puech (1879–1957), is a double biography as it makes an intergenerational journey through his ... More


Patterns of Violence: Virginia Woolf in the 1930s

Sarah Cole

in At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195389616
eISBN:
9780199979226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389616.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter makes the case for reading Woolf's works—from her first novel to her last, with a special emphasis on her three primary works of the 1930s, The Years, Three Guineas, and Between the ... More


Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Peter Adkins and Derek Ryan (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

From the “prying,” “insidious” “fingers of the European War” that Septimus Warren Smith would never be free of in Mrs Dalloway to the call to “think peace into existence” during the Blitz in ... More


Diversity

Chris Rossdale

in Resisting Militarism: Direct Action and the Politics of Subversion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474443036
eISBN:
9781474465335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443036.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter looks at the internal movement dynamics of British anti-militarism. It first focuses on the contested organising principle known as ‘diversity of tactics’, and on the role of nonviolence ... More


Maxine Hong Kingston’s Transpacific Imagination: From the Talk Story of the “No-Name Woman” to the Book of Peace

Yuan Shu

in Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

In juxtaposing The Fifth Book of Peace with The Woman Warrior, this essay argues that Kingston has moved away from the narrative role as a native informant and presents a new multicultural United ... More


Introduction

Peter Adkins and Derek Ryan

in Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Beginning with a discussion of Virginia Woolf’s response to the 1918 armistice and her fictional reimagining of it in her novel The Years, this introduction sets out the importance of questions of ... More


“Messages of Peace”: Bloomsbury’s Peace Terms; or, Working for “ancient woolf’s peace-time university”

Jane Goldman

in Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter uncouples the binary opposition between peace and war to consider a number of unbridled notions of peace through close attention to its deployment in a rich nexus of Woolf’s writings. ... More


Woolf and Criticism in the Time of Post-Critique: “How Should One Read a Book?” and The Common Reader

Jeff Wallace

in Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Beginning with an apologetically periphrastic account of Virginia Woolf’s 1932 essay ‘How Should One Read a Book?’, this essay identifies paraphrase as a key tool within a guiding principle of ... More


Reason, Ridicule, and Indifference: The Rhetoric of Nonviolence and Collective Security in the Essays of Virginia and Leonard Woolf

Charles Andrews

in Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay provides suggestions for integrating the interdisciplinary field of peace studies and literary analysis by attending to rhetorical strategies in Leonard and Virginia Woolf’s nonfiction. ... More


“Peace as awakeness to the precariousness of the other”: Virginia Woolf’s Pacifist Ethics

Elsa Högberg

in Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this chapter, Högberg traces a specific form of non-violent ethics across Woolf’s interwar and WWII writings, considering its political potential and limits. Focusing on Emmanuel Levinas’s idea of ... More


Breaking the Peace: The Darwinian Politics of Virginia Woolf’s “creature, Dictator”

Saskia McCracken

in Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Woolf’s feminist, pacifist, and anti-fascist engagement with Darwin’s work on dictators through the trope of the worm, suggesting how we might we read both Woolf and Darwin ... More


Between Aesthetic and Political Theory: Virginia Woolf’s Utopian Pacifism

Caroline Pollentier

in Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter interrogates the utopian troping of Virginia Woolf's pacifism through a theoretical, historical, and rhetorical perspective. At a time when peace projects were condemned as utopian, ... More


Radical Hope as Protest: Virginia Woolf’s Everyday Feminism

Stanislava Dikova

in Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf’s pacifist commitments prevented her from fully endorsing militant political protest as a productive strategy for emancipation. This orientation is grounded in her belief that violence ... More


No more peace: Otto Lehmann-Russbueldt and German rearmament

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter considers the case of the veteran pacifist Otto Lehmann-Russbueldt who was forced to flee Germany in 1933 and seek refuge in Britain. Here he attempted to warn against the dangers to ... More


Introduction: “In the Bowels of Our Lord”

John M. Chenoweth

in Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740-1780

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781683400110
eISBN:
9781683400288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400110.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This introductory chapter sketches the questions and goals of the overall project and the needed background information about Quakerism. It introduces the Tortola Monthly Meeting of the Religious ... More


Peace and Weaponry on BVI Quaker Sites

John M. Chenoweth

in Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740-1780

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781683400110
eISBN:
9781683400288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400110.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Pacifism is a defining feature of Quakerism which has led the group into recognition by—and conflict with—society at large. However, it takes on a very different cast when pacifism is understood by ... More


“A Strain on the Tie That Binds”

Elesha J. Coffman

in The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainline

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938599
eISBN:
9780199345885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938599.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The nascent mainline did not collapse in the 1930s, but it did experience sharp theological conflict within its ranks. Ironically, the focus of the bitterest fights was pacifism. The pacifist ... More


‘Middle-class peace men?’ – Labour and the Anti-War Agitation

David Swift

in For Class and Country: The Patriotic Left and the First World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940025
eISBN:
9781786944184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940025.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines opposition to the war from the Left. It will first discuss the conscription issue of 1915-1916, the periodic strikes that threatened to cripple industries during the war, and ... More


“New Social and Moral Values Will Have to Prevail”: Negotiating Crisis and Opportunity in the First World War

Kirsten Leng

in Sexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900-1933

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709302
eISBN:
9781501713248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709302.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how women sexologists diverged from their male peers in their analyses of the First World War and its effects. By focusing on the work of Grete Meisel-Hess, Henriette Fürth, ... More


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