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Thomas Cooper

Timothy Larsen

in Crisis of Doubt: Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199287871
eISBN:
9780191713422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287871.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Thomas Cooper was a Methodist preacher as a young man. His radical politics as a Chartist led to a time of prison. He became a leading, popular, freethinking lecturer who was particularly influenced ... More


Introduction

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book tells the life of Ernest Jones from birth to death, with the aim of reconstituting a plausible account of his activities, speeches, and writings. It serves as a corrective to the wilder ... More


Karl, or Literary Life in London, 1839–1845

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the summer of 1838 the Jones family — Charles, Charlotte, and the then nineteen-year old Ernest — sailed back to London. Their return was closely connected to the fact that Ernest was soon to come ... More


The Poet as Patriot, 1846–1848

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In January 1846, Ernest Jones began the move which led him from the fringes of the London literary scene and the bar to centre-stage in the Chartist movement. Chartist poetry of the 1840s represented ... More


The Poor Man’s Editor 1850–1859

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Ernest Jones entered a changed political landscape in England upon his release from prison. In defeat many of the Chartist leaders had turned to a more socialist-sounding agenda: ‘the Charter and ... More


Epilogue

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Ernest Jones might well have ended up out of place in the world of later Victorian radical liberalism, but as this book has tried to show he caught the mood of the moment during the twilight years of ... More


The Prelude: 1820–1850

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth's Revisitings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199268771
eISBN:
9780191730832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268771.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Wordsworth worked over The Prelude once more in 1832. This chapter discusses the major revisions which, reflecting the poet’s anxiety over Reform, involved revisiting his earlier radicalism and ... More


The Revival of Radicalism, 1807–15

Katrina Navickas

in Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire, 1798-1815

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559671
eISBN:
9780191721120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559671.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter charts the revival of political agitation from 1806. It was a revival on a scale not seen since the early 1790s and much earlier than historians of the postwar ‘mass platform’ have ... More


The Dissenters

Michael R. Watts

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The expansion of Evangelical Nonconformity was one of the most important developments in English and Welsh history in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In eighty years the number of ... More


The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Miles Taylor

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book is a study of British radicalism in the years between the collapse of Chartism in 1848 and the advent of Gladstonian liberalism in the 1860s. It explains how and why radicalism lost its ... More


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