By Donald Davie
First released in 1978, this research considers the impression of dissenting voices upon literature, faith and politics that allows you to re-examine the nonconformist contribution to English tradition from the eighteenth century via to the 20 th.
This ancient survey takes into the account the contribution of a wealth of seminal literary figures reminiscent of the poets Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley and William Blake; and the novelists Elizabeth Gaskell, George Elliot, Mark Rutherford and D. H. Lawrence. in spite of the fact that, faraway from consigning his examine simply to literature, Davie additionally contains vital orators like Robert corridor; scientists like Michael Farraday and Philip Gosse; political activists like Joseph Priestly, and squaddies like Orde Wingate. Unitarians, Sandemanians, Wesleyan Methodists and the Plymouth Brethren are thought of, in addition to the older denominations.
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A Gathered Church: The Literature of the English Dissenting Interest, 1700-1930 (Routledge Revivals) by Donald Davie