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Toward a Working-Class Canon

Literary Criticism in British Working-Class Periodicals, 1816–1858

Paul Thomas Murphy

Frontmatter and Acknowledgments

Introduction
1: Schoolmasters Abroad: The Working-Class Press, 1816–1858
2: A Sense of Canon: A Literary History
3: “Imagination Flaps Its Sportive Wings”
4: “Impassioned Truth”: Views of Poetry
5: The Drama and the Dramatic
Conclusion

Notes, Bibliography, and Index

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