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Savage indignation : colonial discourse from Milton to Swift

"Savage indignation, that combination of contempt, disgust, and the hilarity born of frustration and impotence, has driven many to the solace of ink and paper. Writers at wit's end, pushed to the margins by political upheaval during the salad days of the first empire, turned to geography to represent their version of sane thought in a world taken leave of its senses. Across the political spectrum authors invoked the tropes of voyage and new worlds in the hope of making audible what in more familiar, domestic registers had fallen on deaf ears
Print Book, English, ©2005
University of Delaware Press, Newark, DE, ©2005
Criticism, interpretation, etc
204 pages ; 24 cm
9780874138825, 0874138825
"Geographie is better than divinitie"
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Royal slaves: of blood and bondage
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