The Literature of Propaganda

Editor: Riggs, Thomas
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Gale

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-55-862858-8
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Image Count: 300
Book Status: Available
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Throughout history, literary works of all kinds have been used to spread propaganda and influence public opinion for or against one cause or another. The Literature of Propaganda examines these literary works and explores ways in which propaganda shapes public opinion, persuades its audience, and impacts society.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Editor's Note
  • Contributors
  • Academic Reviewers
  • APPEALS AND EXHORTATIONS
  • “An Address to the Slaves of the United States” by Henry Highland Garnet
  • An Almond for a Parrat by Thomas Nashe
  • Crusade Sermons by James of Vitry
  • The Epistle, The Epitome, and Hay Any Work for Cooper by Martin Marprelate
  • Graveside Oration for Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa by Padraig Pearse
  • “Hope Speech” by Harvey Milk
  • “In Flanders Fields” by John McCrae
  • “Iron Curtain” Speech by Winston Churchill
  • “Liberty or Death” by Jean-Jacques Dessalines and Louis Félix Boisrond-Tonnerre
  • A Manifesto of the Lord Protector to the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, Ireland, &c. by Oliver Cromwell
  • “The Negro's Complaint” by William Cowper
  • On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church by Martin Luther
  • Pericles's Funeral Oration by Thucydides
  • “Throw Your Bodies upon the Gears” by Mario Savio
  • “Total War” Speech by Joseph Goebbels
  • EDUCATION AND INDOCTRINATION
  • The Boarding School by Hannah Webster Foster
  • Charlotte Temple by Susanna Haswell Rowson
  • How to Win by Frances E. Willard
  • John Hopkins's Notions of Political Economy by Jane Marcet
  • Momotarō
  • “On Seeing England for the First Time” by Jamaica Kincaid
  • A Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come by John Bunyan
  • Quotations from Chairman Mao by Mao Zedong
  • Six Nights with the Washingtonians by T. S. Arthur
  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  • EXPOSÉS
  • An Account, Much Abbreviated, of the Destruction of the Indies by Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas
  • And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts
  • The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan
  • How the Other Half Lives by Jacob A. Riis
  • “How Railroads Make Public Opinion” by Ray Stannard Baker
  • I, Rigoberta Menchú by Rigoberta Menchú
  • “In Salvador, Death” by Pablo Neruda
  • Inside the Company by Philip Agee
  • “J‘accuse” by émile Zola
  • The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
  • My Lai 4 by Seymour Hersh
  • Secrets by Daniel Ellsberg
  • Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
  • This Blinding Absence of Light by Tahar Ben Jelloun
  • WikiLeaks Manifesto by Julian Assange
  • FORMAL INNOVATIONS
  • American Slavery As It Is by Theodore Dwight Weld
  • The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
  • A Game at Chesse by Thomas Middleton
  • Halfway to Freedom by Margaret Bourke-White
  • Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee and Walker Evans
  • “Of Cannibals” by Michel de Montaigne
  • Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
  • Palestine by Joe Sacco
  • Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
  • The Political House That Jack Built by William Hone and George Cruikshank
  • The Silver Tassie by Seán O'Casey
  • U.S.A. by John Dos Passos
  • HISTORIES
  • The Broken Spears by Miguel León-Portilla
  • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
  • The Crusades through Arab Eyes by Amin Maalouf
  • An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution by Charles Austin Beard
  • The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappe
  • The Gallic War by Gaius Julius Caesar
  • The History and Topography of Ireland by Gerard of Wales
  • History of the Kings of Britain Geoffrey of Monmouth
  • “History Will Absolve Me” by Fidel Castro
  • The Influence of Seapower upon History by Alfred Thayer Mahan
  • The Irish Rebellion by Sir John Temple
  • Maninbo by Ko Un
  • My Grandmother by Fethiye Çtin
  • “National Liberation and Culture” by Amílcar Cabral
  • Native Life in South Africa, Before and Since the European War and the Boer Rebellion by Solomon Tshekeisho Plaatje
  • A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
  • POLITICAL ACTIONS
  • The Bomb by Frank Harris
  • The Coming Insurrection by the Invisible Committee
  • Green Book by the Irish Republican Army
  • Guerrilla Warfare by Ernesto “Che” Guevara
  • Hind Swaraj by Mohandas Gandhi
  • Manifesto for Armed Action by Ulrike Meinhof
  • Minimanual of the Urban Guerrilla by Carlos Marighella
  • The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey
  • The Port Huron Statement by Tom Hayden
  • Prison Poems by Bobby Sands
  • Science of Revolutionary Warfare by Johann Most
  • The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
  • THEORIES
  • “Art or Propaganda?” by Alain Locke
  • “Criteria of Negro Art” by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • “Freudian Theory and the Pattern of Fascist Propaganda” by Theodor W. Adorno
  • General Plan of the Constitution of a Protestant Congregation or Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge by Thomas Bray
  • The Gulf War Did Not Take Place by Jean Baudrillard
  • Inscrutabili Divinae Providentiae Arcano by Pope Gregory XV
  • Manufacturing Consent by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky
  • Mythologies by Roland Barthes
  • A New Look at the Language Question by Tom Paulin
  • “The Paranoid Style in American Politics” by Richard Hofstadter
  • “Politics and the English Language” by George Orwell
  • The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  • Propaganda by Edward Bernays
  • Propaganda by Jacques Ellul
  • The Public and Its Problems by John Dewey
  • Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  • Rhetoric by Aristotle
  • “Talks at the Yan'an Forum on Literature and Art” by Mao Zedong
  • The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon
  • CULTURAL CRITICS
  • Arabesques by Anton Shammas
  • “Bangladesh I,” “Bangladesh II,” and “Bangladesh III” by Faiz Ahmed Faiz
  • “The Better Part” by Booker T. Washington
  • The Bone People by Keri Hulme
  • Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
  • The Great Scourge and How to End It by Christabel Pankhurst
  • The Image, the Icon, and the Covenant by Sahar Khalifeh
  • Infants of the Spring by Wallace Thurman
  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie
  • The Lying Days by Nadine Gordimer
  • Maria; or, The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
  • “The New Year's Sacrifice” by Lu Xun
  • Nine Parts of Desire by Heather Raff o
  • The Outsider by Richard Wright
  • Rachel by Angelina Weld Grimké
  • Second-Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta
  • The Secret Life of Saeed by Emile Habiby
  • Taxi by Khaled al-Khamissi
  • Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf
  • “Toba Tek Singh” by Sa'adat Hasan Manto
  • The Worming of a Mad Dog by Constantia Munda
  • DISSIDENTS AND REBELS
  • An Address to the People on the Death of the Princess Charlotte by Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Appeal, in Four Articles by David Walker
  • “Black Panther Party Platform and Program” by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale
  • Blake, or The Huts of America by Martin Delany
  • Dyke Manifesto by the Lesbian Avengers
  • Fire from the Mountain by Omar Cabezas
  • Genocide in Nigeria by Ken Saro-Wiwa
  • I Write What I Like by Steve Biko
  • Lysistrata by Aristophanes
  • Manifesto of Umkhonto we Sizwe by Nelson Mandela
  • Mayombe by Pepetela
  • “Open Letter from a Writer to the Military Junta” by Rodolfo Walsh
  • “A Plea for Captain John Brown” by Henry David Thoreau
  • The Red Man's Rebuke by Simon Pokagon
  • NATIONS
  • Aeneid by Virgil
  • “Battle Hymn of the Republic” by Julia Ward Howe
  • A Bell for Adano by John Hersey
  • The Blinkards by Kobina Sekyi
  • “The British Prison Ship” by Philip Morin Freneau
  • Carta de Jamaica by Simón Bolívar
  • The Chrysanthemum and the Sword by Ruth Benedict
  • Common Sense by Thomas Paine
  • Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson
  • England and Spain, or, Valour and Patriotism by Felicia Hemans
  • Facundo by Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
  • The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser
  • The Federalist by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay
  • The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Letters from General Washington to Several of His Friends in the Year 1776 by George Washington
  • Letters from Mexico by Hernán Cortés
  • Make Bright the Arrows by Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler
  • The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck
  • “National Song” by Sándor Petőfi
  • “Odes 3.2” by Horace
  • Selected Works by Ho Chi Minh
  • Song of Roland
  • Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
  • “Swept and Garnished” by Rudyard Kipling
  • “Transvaal” by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • “Vitai Lampada” by Sir Henry Newbolt
  • “The War Prayer” by Mark Twain
  • The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
  • PARTIES AND FACTIONS
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell
  • Beware the Cat by William Baldwin
  • The Cantos by Ezra Pound
  • The Clansman by Thomas Dixon Jr.
  • “El matadero” by Esteban Echeverría
  • Mao II by Don DeLillo
  • The Mozi by Mo Di
  • The Muses Are Heard by Truman Capote
  • Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching towards the Somme by Frank McGuinness
  • Poems for Spain by Stephen Spender and John Lehmann
  • Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke
  • The Rice Sprout Song by Eileen Chang
  • Seven Interpretive Essays on Peruvian Reality by José Carlos Mariátegui
  • “Spain” by W. H. Auden
  • “Spring Silkworms” and “The Shop of the Lin Family” by Mao Dun
  • Sweet and Sour Milk by Nuruddin Farah
  • Venice Preserv'd, or, a Plot Discovered by Th omas Otway
  • What Is the Third Estate? by Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès
  • When Heaven and Earth Changed Places by Le Ly Hayslip
  • SOCIAL CLASSES
  • Dumb Luck by Vu Trong Phung
  • The Factory Ship by Takiji Kobayashi
  • God's Bits of Wood by Ousmane Sembène
  • A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  • Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw
  • “In the Slums of Glasgow” by Hugh MacDiarmid
  • “Johannesburg Mines” by Langston Hughes
  • Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
  • “Life in the Iron-Mills” by Rebecca Harding Davis
  • Meet Me on the Barricades by Charles Yale Harrison
  • Mother by Maxim Gorky
  • Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht
  • North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Plumes by Georgia Douglas Johnson
  • “Preamble to the Constitution of the IWW” by Thomas J. Hagerty
  • The Purgatory of Suicides by Thomas Cooper
  • The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  • DISTORTIONS AND DELUSIONS
  • American Hero by Larry Beinhart
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • Far and Beyon' by Unity Dow
  • Homo Zapiens by Victor Pelevin
  • The Hothouse by the East River by Muriel Spark
  • “The Letter” by Wilfred Owen
  • The Liberty Campaign by Jonathan Dee
  • The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon
  • “Mario and the Magician” by Thomas Mann
  • Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
  • The Nuclear Age by Tim O'Brien
  • “The Sale of the Hessians” by Benjamin Franklin
  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carré
  • Thank You for Smoking by Christopher Buckley
  • Tono-Bungay by H. G. Wells
  • “We'll Meet Again” by Hugh Charles and Ross Parker
  • DYSTOPIAS AND UTOPIAS
  • Black No More by George Samuel Schuyler
  • A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.
  • The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
  • Ecotopia by Ernest Callenbach
  • Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
  • Erewhon by Samuel Butler
  • The Fat Years by Chan Koonchung
  • Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
  • In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
  • The Iron Heel by Jack London
  • Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy
  • News from Nowhere by William Morris
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
  • The Space Merchants by Frederik Pohl and Cyril M. Kornbluth
  • Swastika Night by Katharine Burdekin
  • Utopia by Thomas More
  • We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
  • Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy
  • LEGISLATION AND REFORM
  • The Adventures of Oliver Twist, or the Parish Boy's Progress by Charles Dickens
  • The Annihilation of Caste by Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
  • “The Chimney Sweeper” by William Blake
  • “The Cry of the Children” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Declaration of Sentiments by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Poor Laws and Paupers Illustrated by Harriet Martineau
  • Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Uncle Toms Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • “The Weapon Shop” by A. E. van Vogt
  • White-Jacket by Herman Melville
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Lyman Frank Baum
  • MYTHS AND MARTYRS
  • The Actes and Deidis of the Illustre and Valyeant Campioun Schir William Wallace by Henry the Minstrel
  • André by William Dunlap
  • Antigone by Jean Anouilh
  • Cathleen ni Houlihan by W. B. Yeats and Lady Augusta Gregory
  • “The Charge of the Light Brigade” by Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • Dusklands by J. M. Coetzee
  • Endymion, The Man in the Moon by John Lyly
  • The Gold-Crowned Jesus by Kim Chi-Ha
  • Henry V by William Shakespeare
  • A History of the Life and Death, Virtues and Exploits of General George Washington by Mason Locke Weems
  • Konrad Wallenrod by Adam Mickiewicz
  • Kynge Johan by John Bale
  • Nineteen Fourteen by Rupert Brooke
  • Paradise Lost by John Milton
  • “Paul Reveres Ride” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • The Peach Blossom Fan by Kong Shangren
  • Prison Writings by Leonard Peltier
  • Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw
  • The Trial of Decdan Kimathi by Ngngi wa Thionsf'o
  • The Violence of Love by Archbishop Oscar Romero
  • The White-Haired Girl by Ho Ching-chih and Ting Yi
  • PREDICTIONS AND PRESCRIPTIONS
  • Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank
  • Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
  • Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman
  • “Cassandra” by Florence Nightingale
  • Eighteen Hundred and Eleven by Anna Laetitia Barbauld
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • The Group by Mercy Otis Warren
  • The Impending Crisis of the South by Hinton Rowan Helper
  • The Japan That Can Say No by Shintaro Ishihara and Akio Morita
  • “Nuestra América” by José í
  • “Path of Thunder” by Christopher Okigbo
  • The Quiet American by Henry Graham Greene
  • The State and Revolution by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
  • SUPPRESSION AND SCAPEGOATING
  • Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje
  • The Arraignment of Lewde, Idle, Froward and Unconstant Women or the Vanity of Them by Joseph Swetnam
  • The Committee by Sonallah Ibrahim
  • The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • First Blast of the Trumpet against the Monstrous Regiment of Women by John Knox
  • Madmen and Specialists by Wole Soyinka
  • The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
  • The Protocols of the Elders of Zion
  • Red Cavalry by Isaac Babel
  • Red Crag by Lo Kuang-pin and Yang Yi-yen
  • Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey
  • This Side of Innocence by Rashid al-Daif
  • The Turner Diaries by William Luther Pierce III
  • Village Politics by Hannah More
  • Woman from Shanghai by Xianhui Yang