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The Resource Political magic : British fictions of savagery and sovereignty, 1650-1750, Christopher F. Loar

Political magic : British fictions of savagery and sovereignty, 1650-1750, Christopher F. Loar

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Political magic : British fictions of savagery and sovereignty, 1650-1750
Title
Political magic
Title remainder
British fictions of savagery and sovereignty, 1650-1750
Statement of responsibility
Christopher F. Loar
Creator
Author
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
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Loar, Christopher F
Index
index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Political fiction, English
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Politics and literature
  • Politics and literature
  • FICTION
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • English fiction
  • Political fiction, English
  • Politics and literature
  • Great Britain
Label
Political magic : British fictions of savagery and sovereignty, 1650-1750, Christopher F. Loar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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 Defoe'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; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
ocn880454954
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (340 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823256921
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt132kd6r
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880454954
Label
Political magic : British fictions of savagery and sovereignty, 1650-1750, Christopher F. Loar
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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 Defoe'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; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
ocn880454954
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (340 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823256921
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt132kd6r
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880454954

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