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Liberal epic : the Victorian practice of history from Gibbon to Churchill / Edward Adams.

Author/creator Adams, Edward, 1963-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoCharlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2011.
Descriptionx, 322 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Victorian literature and culture series
Victorian literature and culture series. ^A254898
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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2011005590
ISBN9780813931456 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0813931452 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780813931500 (e-book)
ISBN0813931509 (e-book)
Standard identifier# 40019805359

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