Resistances

by Gilbert Bonifas (University of Nice) (Editor)

Synopsis

ResistanceThis volume presents essays by participants at the 2001 Nice colloquium whose papers engaged with aspects of anglophone literature and civilisation.

Going beyond the currently best established connotations of the term, the essays in this volume explore the multi-faceted nature of 'resistance' through examples taken from the literary, political and religious history of Britain and the United States of America.

Contents
Préface
Gilbert Bonifas
"Mocked, scoffed, persecuted, and made a gazeing stock": The Resistance of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Post-Toleration South-East Wales c.1689-1836
Richard Allen
Resisting the Conservative Mainstream: On Some Writings of the Monday Club
Valérie Auda-André
Defining the British Will to Resist in 1940
Antoine Capet
Philosophical Resistance and Pragmatic Vistas: Remarks on James and Rorty
Patrick Di Mascio
Resisting Insanity: Language and Disorder in Eighteenth- Century Writing about Madness
Allan Ingram
Resistance through Cooperation: Christian Missions in Colonial America Seen through the Eyes of the Indian Converts
Marketa Krizova
Swift, Gulliver and Resistance
Francoise Lapraz-Severino
Paradigms of Resistance: The "Vietvet" from "Nam" to the American "Jungle."
André Muraire
Resisting Radical Energies: Walter Scott's Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border and the Re-Fashioning of the Border Ballads
Susan Oliver
Street Trading versus Street Traffic in Victorian and Edwardian London
Didier Revest
Nathaniel Bacon: A Forerunner of the Revolution?
Yvette Salviati-Marambaud
Resistance in The Wild Irish Girl
Marie-Noelle Zeender