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The Resource Political Magic : British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750

Political Magic : British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750

Label
Political Magic : British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750
Title
Political Magic
Title remainder
British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Political Magic' examines British fictions of exploration and colonialism from 1650 to 1750, arguing that narratives of intercultural contact reimagine political categories such as sovereignty and popular power. By examining works by Margaret Cavendish, Daniel Defoe, Aphra Behn, Jonathan Swift, and Eliza Haywood in conjunction with political writing and travelogues, 'Political Magic' locates a subterranean discourse of sovereignty in the century after Hobbes, finding surprising affinities between the government of 'savages' and of Britons
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Loar, Christopher F
Dewey number
823.409358
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR858.P6.L83 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Political fiction, English
  • Politics and literature
  • Politics and literature
  • English fiction
  • Political fiction, English
  • Politics and literature
  • Great Britain
Label
Political Magic : British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Magical Government -- 1. Enchanting the Savage: The Politics of Pyrotechnics in the Cavendish Circle -- 2. Fire and Sword: Aphra Behn and the Materials of Authority -- 3. Talking Guns and Savage Spaces: Daniel Defoeâ€?s Civilizing Technologies -- 4. Doctrines Détestables: Jonathan Swift, Despotism, and Virtue -- 5 Savage Vision: Violence, Reason, and Surveillance in Eliza Haywood -- Coda: Enemies -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K
  • Lm -- n -- o -- p -- r -- s -- t -- u -- v -- w -- z
Control code
923764427
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823256921
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)923764427
Label
Political Magic : British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Magical Government -- 1. Enchanting the Savage: The Politics of Pyrotechnics in the Cavendish Circle -- 2. Fire and Sword: Aphra Behn and the Materials of Authority -- 3. Talking Guns and Savage Spaces: Daniel Defoeâ€?s Civilizing Technologies -- 4. Doctrines Détestables: Jonathan Swift, Despotism, and Virtue -- 5 Savage Vision: Violence, Reason, and Surveillance in Eliza Haywood -- Coda: Enemies -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K
  • Lm -- n -- o -- p -- r -- s -- t -- u -- v -- w -- z
Control code
923764427
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823256921
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)923764427

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