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Class and the Canon

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Examining how labouring-class poets constructed themselves and were constructed by critics as part of a canon, and how they situated their work in relation to contemporaries and poets from earlier periods, this book highlights the complexities of labouring-class poetic identities in the period from Burns to mid-late century Victorian dialect poets.

KERRI ANDREWS Lecturer, University of Strathclyde, UKMATTHEW CAMPBELL Professor of English, University of York, UK SUE EDNEY Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, UK JOHN GOODRIDGE Professor of English, Nottingham Trent University, UKBRIAN HOLLINGWORTH former Head of Literature Studies, Derby University, UK NIGEL LEASK Regius Chair of English Language and Literature, University of Glasgow, UK JENNIFER ORR University of Oxford, UKMICHAEL SANDERS Senior Lecturer in 19th Century Writing, University of Manchester, UK MARCUS WAITHE University Lecturer and Fellow of Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, UK

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; K.Blair Was Burns a Labouring-Class Poet?; N.Leask Constructing the Ulster Labouring-Class Poet: The Case of Samuel Thomson; J.Orr Sociable or Solitary? John Clare, Robert Bloomfield, Community and Isolation; J.Goodridge John Clare and the Triumph of Little Things; M.Gorji 'No more than as an atom 'mid the vast profound: Conceptions of Time in the Poetry of William Cowper, William Wordsworth, and Ann Yearsley; K.Andrews The Pen and the Hammer: Thomas Carlyle, Ebenezer Elliott, and the 'active poet'; M.Waithe Samuel Ferguson's Maudlin Jumble; M.Campbell Courtly Lays or Democratic Songs? The Politics of Poetic Citation in Chartist Literary Criticism; M.Sanders Edwin Waugh: The Social and Literary Standing of a Working-Class Icon; B.Hollingworth William Barnes's Place and Dialects of Connection; S.Edney Index


Titel: Class and the Canon
Untertitel: Constructing Labouring-Class Poetry and Poetics, 1780-1900
EAN: 9781137030337
ISBN: 978-1-137-03033-7
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 216
Veröffentlichung: 13.11.2012
Jahr: 2012
Dateigrösse: 0.7 MB