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The majesty of the people : popular sovereignty and the role of the writer in the 1790s

Author: Georgina Green
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press, 2014. ©2014
Series: Oxford English monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the writing of John Thelwall, Thomas Paine, Helen Maria Williams, William Godwin, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and William Wordsworth, Georgina Green examines how theories about the role of the intellectual or the writer were developed as part of the 1790s' contestation of the concept of the majesty of the people.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Reproduction of (manifestation):
Green, Georgina.
Majesty of the people.
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014
(DLC) 2013950319
(OCoLC)846552322
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Georgina Green
ISBN: 9780191003073 0191003077 9780191768170 0191768170
OCLC Number: 878148577
Description: 1 online resource (x, 229 pages) : illustrations (black and white).
Contents: ""Cover""; ""The Majesty of the People""; ""OXFORD ENGLISH MONOGRAPHS""; ""Copyright""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""Introduction""; ""PART I The Political Existence of The People""; ""1 The Right of Resistance and the People out of Doors""; ""1.1 The Tradition of Resistance""; ""1.2 John Wilkes and the Right of Resistance""; ""1.3 Burke and Second Nature""; ""1.4 Natural and Constitutional Rights""; ""2 Assembling the People: John Thelwall and the London Corresponding Society""; ""2.1 Visions of the People"" ""2.2 John Thelwall and the spectre of popular opinion""""2.3 The Role of the Intellectual""; ""Part II The Sovereignty of Justice""; ""3 An American in Paris: Thomas Paine and the Politics of the Outsider""; ""3.1 The Politics and Ethics of Language""; ""3.2 Rights of Man, Part Two""; ""3.3 Paine at the Trial of Louis XVI and the Ethics of imperfect representation""; ""4 �I Am the People, Myself�: Embodying the People and the Letters of Helen Maria Williams""; ""4.1 Two Versions of the People, Two Versions of Truth""; ""4.2 Identifying with the people"" ""4.3 The disintegrating mass""""4.4 The tyranny of narrating the people""; ""5 William Godwin and the Passive Multitude""; ""5.1 Private judgement and political justice""; ""5.2 �A Commerce of Good Words and Works�""; ""5.3 The ideal reader of Political Justice""; ""5.4 The ideal reader of THE ENQUIRER""; ""5.5 The Alienation of Literary Labour""; ""PART III Redeeming the People""; ""6 Vox Populi, Vox Dei: Coleridge�s Apologetic Voice of the People""; ""6.1 Vox populi, vox dei""; ""6.2 �That all may know the truth�.�.�.�"" ""6.3 �Like Sampson, the People were blind�""""7 Wordsworth and the People as Original Power""; ""7.1 The people as Original power""; ""7.2 The People and Political Violence""; ""7.3 The Nature of the people and the Lyrical Ballads""; ""7.4 The People, Necessity, and the Hunger-Bitten Girl of Blois""; ""7.5 The people redeemed in the Peninsular uprising""; ""Afterword""; ""Works Cited""; ""Index""
Series Title: Oxford English monographs.
Responsibility: Georgina Green.
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