Pacifism and English Literature

Wednesday 6 April 2022

White, R.S., 2008. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

The book recognizes that Peace Studies is an interdisciplinary field and seeks to highlight the role of English and Literature within that field. This text focuses on poetry across a range of historical contexts including Medieval, Renaissance, Romantic, and Modern poetry, emphasizing that pacifist sentiments are present in the subtle details of poetry and ultimately asserting that any poem, irrespective of time period, can contribute towards a recognition of literary pacifism.


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