Class and the Canon: Constructing Labouring-Class Poetry and Poetics, 1750-1900

Kirstie Blair (Editor), Mina Gorji (Editor)

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
Number of pages216
Publication statusPublished - 13 Nov 2012

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