Labouring-Class Writing


ISBN: 978 0 95315 03-5-9


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Editors’ Preface

Guest Editors’ Introduction: Retrieval and Beyond: Labouring-Class Writing – Tim Burke and John Goodridge

Brute Strength: Labouring-Class Studies and Animal Studies – Donna Landry

Close Reading Yearsley – David Fairer

Not So Lowly Bards: Working-Class Women Poets and Middle-Class Expectations – Florence Boos

Genre Matters: Attending to Form and Convention in Eighteenth-Century Labouring-Class Poetry – William J. Christmas

Ecocriticism – Anne Milne

The Rise of Robert Bloomfield – Scott McEathron

The Foresters: Alexander Wilson’s Transatlantic Labouring-Class Nature Poetry – Bridget Keegan

‘Tracing the Ramifications of the Democratic Principle’: Literary Criticism and Theory in the Chartist CircularMike Sanders

Labour History by Other Means – Jonathan Rose

Graphic Bric-a-brac: Comic Visual Culture and the Study of Early Victorian Lower-Class Urban Culture – Brian Maidment

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Language and Locale: John Locke, Somerset and Plain Style – Olivia Smith

Institutional Culture as Whiteness: ‘a complex argument’ – John Higgins


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