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Published: 07 May 2020

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780198861065

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Poetry and Sovereignty in the English Revolution

Niall Allsopp

Oxford English Monographs

  • Sets out detailed new arguments for the meaning and significance of major but neglected poems of the revolutionary period
  • Draws on recent research in literary studies and the history of political thought to provide new readings of the reception of Thomas Hobbes by his poetic contemporaries
  • Offers interdisciplinary perspectives in history, literary studies, and political throught, providing new insight on a topic that has received only partial scholarly attention