Hobbes, Sovereignty, and Early American Literature

  title={Hobbes, Sovereignty, and Early American Literature},
  author={P. Downes},
  • P. Downes
  • Published 2015
  • History, Art, Philosophy
1. Sovereignty's new clothes 2. Re-reading Leviathan: the 'state of nature' and the 'artificial soul' 3. Hobbes in America 4. 'Heaven's sugar cake': Puritan sovereignty 5. Tyranny's corpse: Jonathan Mayhew's revolutionary sermon on Romans 6. 'Imperium in imperio': founding sovereignty 7. Tar and feathers: Hawthorne's revolution 8. Hobbes, slavery, and sovereign resistance 9. Nat Turner and the African American revolution. 
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