This monograph takes as its central theme arguments about the state of nature that were rehearsed in literary, political and philosophic writing between the English Revolution and the Jacobite Rebellion. Texts and authors are placed in their social, historical and political context. Such writers include Milton, Harrington, Hobbes, Locke, Dryden, Behn, Manley, and Pope.
|Place of Publication||Farnham|
|Number of pages||232|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|