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War and Pacifism

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow

October 2006; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 5100 words.

This chapter discusses the pacifist sentiment that manifested in Britain during the interwar years. Socio-political pacifism is considered as a major recruiting ground for anarchism, a pure...

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Patriotism, propaganda and pacifism, 1914–1918

Andrew Frayn.

in Writing disenchantment

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 14032 words.

Chapter 1 examines wartime dissent from patriotic ideals, and the wars in which that disenchantment was officially and tacitly circumscribed. Propaganda posters and treatises are analysed...

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“beauty, simplicity and peace”: Faithful Pacifism, Activist Writing, and The Years

Charles Andrews.

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 3564 words.

This essay discusses how Woolf’s pacifism is a deeply-held conviction that remained intact even when its supposed “effectiveness” had been debunked. Pacifism animates much of Woolf’s...

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WILFRED OWEN, TAILHADE, TOLSTOY, AND PACIFISM

MALCOLM PITTOCK.

in The Review of English Studies

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 0 words.

The article that Owen's attitude to the war and, particularly, the pacifist sentiments he expressed in his letter of May 1917, could have been influenced by a knowledge of Tolstoy's...

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r. s. white. Pacifism and English Literature: Minstrels of Peace.

David Norbrook.

in The Review of English Studies

April 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 979 words.

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Why I Am a Pacifist

in Activist Poetics

May 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 5316 words.

This chapter explains Kinsella's views about pacificism. He believes that pacifism extends to all living creatures: he does not eat them, does not consciously exploit them, and does not...

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Pelican Press

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Established by Meynell and Morison in 1916 to explore shared interests in pacifism and typographic ornament. They sought the highest standards of production, based on modern mechanical...

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Macdonald, Dwight (1906–82)

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 139 words.

after graduation from Yale and editorial posts on Fortune and Partisan Review founded his own journal, Politics (1944–49), as an organ of philosophical anarchism and pacifism. His later...

Mitchell, Adrian (1932–2008)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 149 words.

Poet, novelist, and playwright. Associated with the pacifism, protest, and free verse forms of underground poetry, he has always been an accessible poet, a reputation to which his popular...

Mitchell, Adrian (1932–2008)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 166 words.

born in London and educated at Oxford. Associated with the pacifism, protest, and free verse forms of underground poetry, he has always been an accessible poet, a reputation to which his...

Fritz von Unruh

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Theatre.

(b. Koblenz, Germany, 10 May 1885; d. Diez an der Lahn, 28 Nov. 1970)

Playwright. His experiences at the front during the First World War converted him to pacifism and ...

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Elihu Burritt

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1810–79), was called “the learned blacksmith” because in New Britain, Conn., and Worcester, Mass., he forged metals and Greek verbs with equal ease. Influenced by William Ladd, he...

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Noah Worcester

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1758–1837), nephew of Joseph E. Worcester, was a New Hampshire clergyman and editor. His Bible News … (1810) and Respectful Address … (1811) are essentially Unitarian and led him to desert...

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Thomas Dixon

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1864–1946),

born in North Carolina, was a Baptist minister and lyceum lecturer before he became an author. His most sensational novels are the trilogy The Leopard's Spots (1902),...

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Charles Rann Kennedy

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1871–1950), English dramatist, long resident in the U.S., whose plays, all concerned with ethical problems, include The Servant in the House (1908), a study of human relationships,...

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Aldous Huxley

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow

October 2006; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 14259 words.

Aldous Huxley was a novelist and essayist who was born into a family of immense intellectual achievement. This chapter first discusses Huxley's aesthetic approach to social affairs and his...

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Alex Comfort

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow

October 2006; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 11568 words.

This chapter discusses Alex Comfort's social and political writings and his adherence to the anti-war and pacifist sentiment of the 1930s. It demonstrates Comfort's aggressive pacifism and...

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Adrian Mitchell

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1932–2008),

poet, novelist, and playwright, born in London and educated at Christ Church, Oxford. He was associated with the pacifism, social protest, and free verse forms of...

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Thomas Robinson Hazard

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1797–1886), Rhode Island agriculturist generally called “Shepherd Tom” because of his sheep-raising. This and his textile manufacturing were so successful that at 43 he retired from...

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Dwight MacDonald

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1906–82),

after graduation from Yale and editorial posts on Fortune and Partisan Review founded his own journal, Politics (1944–49), as an organ of philosophical anarchism and...

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