Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 June 2014

344 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823256914

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Political Magic

British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750

Christopher F. Loar

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • Explores the influence of the rise of guns and gunpowder on enlightenment theories of sovereignty.
  • Includes chapters on long-canonical writers like Swift and Defoe, as well as chapters on women writers, such as Behn, Cavendish, and Haywood.