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By Donald Davie

First released in 1978, this learn considers the impression of dissenting voices upon literature, faith and politics with a purpose to re-evaluate the nonconformist contribution to English tradition from the eighteenth century via to the 20th.



This historic survey takes into the account the contribution of a wealth of seminal literary figures equivalent to the poets Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley and William Blake; and the novelists Elizabeth Gaskell, George Elliot, Mark Rutherford and D. H. Lawrence. besides the fact that, faraway from consigning his examine purely to literature, Davie additionally comprises very important orators like Robert corridor; scientists like Michael Farraday and Philip Gosse; political activists like Joseph Priestly, and infantrymen like Orde Wingate. Unitarians, Sandemanians, Wesleyan Methodists and the Plymouth Brethren are thought of, in addition to the older denominations.

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