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Official Members in the Commons, 1660–1690: A Study in Multiple Loyalties

JOHN FERRIS

in Public Duty and Private Conscience in Seventeenth-Century England: Essays Presented to G.E. Aylmer

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202295
eISBN:
9780191675270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202295.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

John Ferris, the author of this chapter, examines multiple loyalties of the representatives in Commons. He notes that representative institutions offer fertile breeding grounds for split ... More


America against Itself: The South, Slavery, and Dissociative National Identities

J. Gerald Kennedy

in Strange Nation: Literary Nationalism and Cultural Conflict in the Age of Poe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780195393682
eISBN:
9780190490621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393682.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Slavery formed an egregious contradiction to myths of national virtue, creating a strange, split personality at the core of American identity. This split long manifested itself as sectional ... More


Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Richard J. Walker

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Prominent citizens in nineteenth-century England believed themselves to be living in a time of unstoppable progress. Yet running just beneath Victorian triumphalism were strong undercurrents of chaos ... More


Introduction: Tracing the fragments of modernity

in Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404.001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the interaction between crisis and modernity in nineteenth-century England as articulated by Isobel Armstrong in her radical rethinking of the political and subversive elements of ... More


Introduction

in Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404.002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The status of the body and the nature of consciousness and identity emerged as important themes in nineteenth-century England as industrialisation gave rise to an increasingly mechanised way of life. ... More


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