He made the friendship of Addison, who called him, perhaps rightly, 'the greatest genius of the age,' and of Steele, but he failed of his main purposes; and when in 1710 the Tories replaced the Whigs he accepted their solicitations and devoted his pen, already somewhat experienced in pamphleteering
, to their service.
Political discourse has always had a shadowy component, all the way back to Thomas Paine's pamphleteering
in favor of American independence.
But this is not just about BT, against whose failures and ineptitude I have railed on countless occasions; this is another example of the refusal of our wannabe political representatives to abandon the boastful pamphleteering
and much-photographed walkabouts alongside whistlestop Westminster tourists in favour of tackling REAL issues.
Unhitched comes as a Counterblasts installment, part of a series from Verso Books, a publication Hitchens also frequented, aiming to revive a sort of polemical pamphleteering
The title might lead one reasonably to expect a kind of pamphleteering
campaign against abusers and a tick list of suggestions for new structures and programs to deal with abuse.
Das's latest book, which he calls moral essay' in the pamphleteering
tradition, is built on this idea: that the country must uncover the dharma hidden in people's hearts if India is to prosper.
He made use of the existing literary and political traditions in England, especially as manifested in public writings and pamphleteering
Papers discuss the ways in which popular forms of literary entertainment, such as plays and poems, informed and reflected public discourse, as well as the direct effects of pamphleteering
and political polemic on the body politic on both national and local levels.
Heicklen has been cited or arrested many times in the past for protesting or pamphleteering
in prohibited places.
Mohammad Zia ul-Haq did not take kindly to his pamphleteering
for the restoration of democracy.
In today's click-and-send world of blast emails and multimedia press releases, reporters must equate the sheer volume of pitches they receive every day to air-dropped pamphleteering
over a war zone.
He uses his camera to expose squalor and oppression, likening his filmmaking to visual pamphleteering
-but "more exciting than the usual fare"-using images to "overcome the shackles of illiteracy" (p.