Prison narratives from Boethius to Zana

Introduction / Philip Edward Phillips and John R. Vile -- Boethius, the prisoner, and the consolation of philosophy / Philip Edward Phillips -- "For this was drawyn by a knyght presoner": Sir Thomas Malory and the confined body / Amy S. Kaufman -- The self-incriminator: John Lilburne, the...

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Contributors: Phillips, Philip Edward (Hrsg.)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY [u.a.] Palgrave Macmillan 2014
Edition:1. ed.
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Summary:Introduction / Philip Edward Phillips and John R. Vile -- Boethius, the prisoner, and the consolation of philosophy / Philip Edward Phillips -- "For this was drawyn by a knyght presoner": Sir Thomas Malory and the confined body / Amy S. Kaufman -- The self-incriminator: John Lilburne, the Star Chamber, and the English origins of American liberty / Robb McDaniel -- John Bunyan, Pilgrim's progress, and nonconformist prison literature / Brett Hudson -- Henry David Thoreau and the principle of passive resistance / Tom Strawman -- The radicalization of Louise Michel / Nancy Sloan Goldberg -- "From prison to people": how women jailed for suffrage inscribed their prison experience upon the American public / Jane Marcellus -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer: an exemplar of costly discipleship in action / John R. Vile -- "The jail house is full of blues": Lead Belly's Prison pleas / Mark Allan Jackson -- The autobiography of Malcolm X and the African American quest for freedom and literacy / Laura Dubek -- Mehdi Zana and the struggle for Kurdish ethnic identity / Kari Neely
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:VIII, 248 S.
ISBN:9781137428677
1137428678