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Political Utopias at the Time of the Revolution Debate in England, 1789 -1796

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ISBN-10: 3034311923

ISBN-13: 9783034311922

Edition: 2012

Authors: Reto Suter

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Satire, rather than utopian writing, dominated literature in 18th century England and memories of Cromwell led the population to prefer stability to political experiments. However, when the French Revolution broke out, English supporters of political reform began to hope for constitutional change in their home country too. The publication of Richard Price's Discourse on the Love of Our Country triggered the English Revolution Debate, in which radicals, moderate reformers and conservatives struggled to convince the public of their respective viewpoints. Some authors formulated their view of the French Revolution and its consequences in utopian form. This book explores the contribution that…    
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Book details

List price: $68.20
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Peter Lang AG International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 8/31/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 337
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

The Background of the Revolution Debate
The Revolution Debate and its Main Protagonists
Utopia: Theory and Appearance in 18 th-Century English Literature
The English Utopia at the Time of the Revolution Debate