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Author Iacono Lobo, Giuseppina, 1980- author

Title Writing conscience and the nation in revolutionary England / Giuseppina Iacono Lobo
Published Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, 2017
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Contents Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Revolutions of Conscience; 1 Charles I, Eikon Basilike, and the Pulpit-Work of the King's Conscience; 2 Oliver Cromwell and the Duties of Conscience; 3 Early Quaker Writing and the Unifying Light of Conscience; 4 Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan and the Civilizing Force of Conscience; 5 Lucy Hutchinson's Revisions of Conscience; 6 Milton's Nation of Conscience; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Examining works by well-known figures of the English Revolution, including John Milton, Oliver Cromwell, Margaret Fell Fox, Lucy Hutchinson, Thomas Hobbes, and King Charles I, Giuseppina Iacono Lobo presents the first comprehensive study of conscience during this crucial and turbulent period
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Conscience in literature.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Revolutionary literature, English -- History and criticism.
Great Britain -- History -- Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660 -- Literature and the revolution.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1487512694 (electronic bk.)
9781487512699 (electronic bk.)