An Anthology of Chartist Poetry: Poetry of the British Working Class, 1830s-1850s

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Peter Scheckner
Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 353 pages
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Chartist poetry was written by and for workers. In contrast with the portrayal of workers by mainstream Victorian writers, Chartist verse is intellectual, complex, and socially conscious and reflects an international outlook.
  

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Contents

II
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IV
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V
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VII
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VIII
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IX
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X
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XI
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CXV
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CXVII
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CXVIII
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CXX
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CXXI
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CXXIII
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CXXIV
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CXXV
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XIX
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVII
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XXXIX
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XL
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XLI
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XLIII
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XLIV
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XLVI
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XLVIII
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XLIX
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LIII
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LIV
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LVI
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LVIII
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LIX
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LXI
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LXII
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LXIII
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LXV
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LXVII
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LXX
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LXXI
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LXXIII
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LXXIV
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LXXV
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LXXVI
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LXXVIII
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LXXIX
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LXXX
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LXXXIII
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LXXXIV
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LXXXVII
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LXXXVIII
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LXXXIX
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XCI
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CIV
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CVIII
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CIX
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CX
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CXI
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CXII
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CXIII
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CXXVI
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CXXVII
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CXXVIII
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CXXIX
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CXXX
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CXXXIII
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CXXXVI
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CXXXVII
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CXXXVIII
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CXXXIX
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CXL
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CXLI
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CXLIII
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CXLIV
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CXLVI
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CXLIX
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CL
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CLI
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CLIII
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CLIV
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CLV
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CLVI
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CLVII
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CLIX
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CLX
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CLXI
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CLXV
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CLXVI
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CLXVII
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CLXIX
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CLXX
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CLXXIII
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CLXXVII
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CLXXVIII
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CLXXIX
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CLXXX
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CLXXXI
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CLXXXII
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CLXXXIV
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CLXXXV
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CXCI
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CXCIII
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CXCIV
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CXCV
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CXCVI
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CXCVIII
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CCI
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CCII
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CCIII
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CCV
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CCVI
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CCVII
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CCVIII
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CCX
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CCXII
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CCXIII
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CCXIV
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CCXVI
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CCXVII
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CCXVIII
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CCXX
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CCXXI
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CCXXIII
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CCXXIV
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CCXXV
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CCXXVI
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CCXXVII
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CCXXVIII
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CCXXIX
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CCXXX
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CCXXXI
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CCXXXII
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About the author (1989)

Peter Scheckner, Professor of Literature at Ramapo College, is the author of"Class, Politics, and the Individual: A Study of the Major Works of D.H. Lawrence" and editor of a collection of English Chartist poetry.

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