The discourse of sovereignty, Hobbes to Fielding : the state of nature and the nature of the state

David Walker, Stuart Sim

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationFarnham
Number of pages232
ISBN (Print)9780754604556
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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