restricted access   Volume 39, Number 2, Summer 2001

Table of Contents

From: Victorian Poetry

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The Poetics of Chartism

The Poetics of the Working Classes

pp. 103-109

Poetic Agency: Metonymy and Metaphor in Chartist Poetry 1838-1852

pp. 111-135

Slaves in Heaven, Laborers in Hell: Chartist Poets' Ambivalent Identification with the (Black) Slave

pp. 137-163

Sedition, Chartism, and Epic Poetry in Thomas Cooper's The Purgatory of Suicides

pp. 165-186

"In louring Hindostan": Chartism and Empire in Ernest Jones's The New World, A Democratic Poem

pp. 189-204

Women and Working-Class Poetics

Class and Poetic Communities: The Works of Ellen Johnston, "The Factory Girl"

pp. 207-227

Of "Haymakers" and "City Artisans": The Chartist Poetics of Eliza Cook's Songs of Labor

pp. 229-253

The "Homely Muse" in Her Diurnal Setting: The Periodical Poems of "Marie," Janet Hamilton, and Fanny Forrester

pp. 255-285

Language, Criminality, and Gender

"Eawr Folk": Language, Class, and English Identity in Victorian Dialect Poetry

pp. 287-300

Ebenezer Elliott and the Reconstruction of Working-Class Masculinity

pp. 303-318

"Every Man Who Is Hanged Leaves a Poem": Criminal Poets in Victorian Street Ballads

pp. 319-339


pp. 343-344