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Radicals, Reformers, and Legislators of the World

PHILIP CONNELL

in Romanticism, Economics and the Question of ‘Culture’

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282050
eISBN:
9780191714221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282050.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In October 1817, an anonymous contributor to Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine embarked upon one of the most notorious campaigns of critical abuse in British literary history. Its author's single most ... More


Hazlitt, Hunt, and Cockney Conversability

Jon Mee

in Conversable Worlds: Literature, Contention, and Community 1762 to 1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199591749
eISBN:
9780191731433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591749.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the conversable world of the ‘Cockney’ writers associated with Leigh Hunt and, particularly, William Hazlitt. It discusses both Cockney sociability and the ideas of conversation ... More


The Origins of New Zealand English

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

The European settlement of New Zealand is usually dated from 1840, which was the year that Maori and Europeans signed the Treaty of Waitangi. New Zealand English (NZE) has, therefore, developed and ... More


Conclusion

Henry Stead

in A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795–1821

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198744887
eISBN:
9780191806001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744887.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The argument of each chapter is summarized, and the ubiquity and centrality of Catullus in the cockney socio-poetic programme of the 1810s is explained. Although Catullus came late to English shores, ... More


George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Lawrence M. Crutcher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is a biography of George Keats, brother of the poet John Keats and a community leader in Louisville. The book examines how the boys’ troubled childhood in London, orphaned at early ages, linked ... More


‘A Separate and Distinct Tribunal’: Libel Law and Reviewing in Early Issues of Blackwood’s

Tom Mole

in Romantic Periodicals in the Twenty-First Century: Eleven Case Studies from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448123
eISBN:
9781474490931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448123.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In their efforts to attain the authority to police literary culture, reviewers in Blackwood’s and other Romantic periodicals needed models for making judgments that would stick and offering not mere ... More


Maga as Medium: Cockneys in Context

Mark Parker

in Romantic Periodicals in the Twenty-First Century: Eleven Case Studies from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448123
eISBN:
9781474490931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448123.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay examines the renowned Cockney School attacks within their most immediate context: the pages of Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine. It argues that the textual dynamics of Maga are more ... More


Crashing the Blackwood’s Boys’ Club: Caroline Bowles and Women’s Place in Romantic-era Periodicals

Nicholas Mason

in Romantic Periodicals in the Twenty-First Century: Eleven Case Studies from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448123
eISBN:
9781474490931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448123.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While Caroline Bowles has long been remembered as a popular sentimental poet of the 1820s and for becoming Robert Southey’s second wife in the late 1830s, she has never received her due in histories ... More


Youths About London 1811–1818

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

George joins Abbey's tea brokerage in the counting house. John, after a surgeon's apprenticeship in Edmonton, moves to London to attend Guy's Hospital training. The boys live in Cockney Cheapside, ... More


Bright Stars and Close Bosom-Friends: Keats, Cornwall and ‘Cockney’ Politics

in Bright Stars: John Keats, Barry Cornwall and Romantic Literary Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312113
eISBN:
9781846315145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312113.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the political points of contact between Bryan Cornwall and John Keats. It discusses the poems of Cornwall, Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley written weeks after the 1819 Peterloo ... More


Representing Metropolitan Liberty

Kevin Gilmartin

in William Hazlitt: Political Essayist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198709312
eISBN:
9780191785405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709312.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Another strand of Hazlitt’s political vision, the identification of London with emerging popular politics, developed in part against the rural vision of William Wordsworth. Yet the essay “On ... More


Introduction

Henry Stead

in A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795–1821

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198744887
eISBN:
9780191806001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744887.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction focuses on why Catullus arrived in Britain when he did. It discusses the reasons for his work being simultaneously attractive and repulsive to different constituencies of Romantic ... More


Catullus 64 in Translation and Allusion

Henry Stead

in A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795–1821

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198744887
eISBN:
9780191806001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744887.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is about the reception of Catullus’ mini-epic poem 64. The first section shows how the poem was translated by Charles Abraham Elton, the philanthropic disseminator of classical ... More


Catullus the Reformer: Leigh Hunt’s Reception

Henry Stead

in A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795–1821

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198744887
eISBN:
9780191806001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744887.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 4 focuses on the reception of Catullus by Leigh Hunt. It looks at the attraction of the Cockney School to Catullus’ countercultural style, consisting of his eroticism, intimate sociality, and ... More


Radicalism on the Cross-roads: William Hazlitt and William Cobbett

Ruth Livesey

in Writing the Stage Coach Nation: Locality on the Move in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198769439
eISBN:
9780191822438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769439.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Despite loathing Scott’s Tory politics, the radical journalist William Hazlitt treasured his novels for delivering, as Hazlitt saw it, the very air of Scottish localities down the road in London ... More


On the Move with Mr Pickwick

Ruth Livesey

in Writing the Stage Coach Nation: Locality on the Move in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198769439
eISBN:
9780191822438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769439.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the emergence of Pickwick from the visual culture of mobility: the comic Cockney sporting print epitomized by the serial’s initiator, Robert Seymour, and the iconography of ... More


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