Thomas Paine and the Literature of Revolution
Thomas Paine has been celebrated for his role in persuading the American colonists to revolt against Britain and declare their independence. At the same time, however, scholars have generally dismissed his writings as propaganda. This book demonstrates that Paine was a skilled and sophisticated writer and thinker who transformed political literature in the late eighteenth...more
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published June 27th 2005 by Cambridge University Press
(first published 2005)
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