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Author Adams, Edward, 1963-

Title Liberal epic [electronic resource] : the Victorian practice of history from Gibbon to Churchill / Edward Adams.

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 322 p.
Series Victorian literature and culture series
Victorian literature and culture series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The ethical-aesthetic challenge to epic: Pope, Gibbon, and Scott -- Romantic liberal epic: Southey, Byron, and Napier -- Epic history, the novel, and war in the 1850s: Thackeray, MaCaulay, and Carlyle -- Utilitarianism and the intellectual critique of war: Mill, Creasy, and Buckle -- Popeian strategies in primitive and modern war epic: Morris, Kinglake, and high Victorian liberal epic -- Liberal epic before the Great War: Hardy, Trevelyan, Tolstoy, and Keynes -- Conclusion. from liberal epic to epic liberalism: Churchill and Wedgwood -- Epilogue. the warm and visible hand of liberal epic.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Epic literature, English -- History and criticism.
History in literature.
War in literature.
Liberalism in literature.
Liberalism -- Great Britain -- History.
Literature and history -- Great Britain -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813931456 (cloth alk. paper)
9780813931500 (e-book)

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