Georgina Green, The Majesty of the People: Popular Sovereignty and the Role of the Writer in the 1790s

Ian Newman

Abstract


Review by Ian Newman (University of Notre Dame) of Georgina Green, The Majesty of the People: Popular Sovereignty and the Role of the Writer in the 1790s. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. 229. £60. ISBN 9780199689064.


Keywords


Georgina Green; French Revolution; John Thelwall; William Godwin; William Wordsworth; Helen Maria Williams; Thomas Paine; Raymond Williams; Hannah Arendt Sovereignty; Politics; Eighteenth-Century Literature; Political Philosophy; Popular Culture

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