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The Lab'Ring Muses

Work, Writing, and the Social Order in English Plebeian Poetry, 1730-1830

William J. Christmas

The Lab'ring Muses is the first study to bring together a wide range of verse published by laboring-class authors between 1730 and 1830. The book examines a total of sixteen case studies that establish a specifically English tradition of laboring-class poetics. « less more »
University Press Copublishing Division / University of Delaware Press
Pages: 364Size: 6 3/4 x 9 1/2
978-1-61149-202-6 • Hardback • October 2001 • $95.00 • (£65.00)