Class perspective in nineteenth century working class poetry.

by Philip James Kitchen

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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of English and History.
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Florence S. Boos is the general editor of the William Morris Archive and author/editor of several books on William Morris, most recently the forthcoming History and Poetics in the Early Writings of William Morris (Ohio State UP). Her essays on working-class poetry have appeared in Victorian Poetry, Literary Compass, Key Words, the Blackwell Companion to Victorian Poetry () and elsewhere. The Best English and British History Books provides a reading list for those serious about history. Made up of modern works, it covers English and British history from the medieval period to the early modern and modern period. The list offers suggestions of the best books to read, but - being limited to one hundred books - is not entirely. Marxist interpretations of class conflict between the aristocracy and emergent middle class are unhelpful in describing the political situation in eighteenth-century Britain and its literary works. Following the restoration of the monarchy in , British society remained under the firm authority of the monarchy, aristocracy, and the landed : Nicholas Hudson. So 19th century poetry is clearly superior because back then they drank real water. Of course that’s ludicrous, but if it gets me to the same conclusion, hey, I’m down with it. April 22nd,

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The nineteenth century also witnessed the beginnings of a canon of working-class, or laboring-class, poetry. Robert Southey's essay "On the Lives and Works of Our Uneducated Poets," an introductory essay to Attempts in Verse, by John Jones, an Old Servant, is a formative document in this process.

“Teaching the Poetry of Victorian Working-Class Women Poets," Teaching Labouring-Class British Literature of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century, edited Kevin Binfield and William Christmas, Modern Language Association, Johnson's observation drew attention to an important development in the eighteenth century literary world: the emergence of the labouring class writer.

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