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An Energy Field More Intense Than War: The Nonviolent Tradition and American Literature

By Michael True

Paperback: 171 pages
Publisher: Syracuse University Press (November 1, 1995)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces
Condition: Like new

Price: $19.95


An account of the tradition of literature dealing with non-violence in the United States, from the 17th to the 20th century. Beginning with Quakers of the 1680s, through the Sanctuary Movement and Plowshares of the 1980s, various novelists and poets, including Hawthorne and Whitman, are discussed.