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New Light on Tony Harrison

Edith Hall (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266519
eISBN:
9780191884238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266519.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This volume of essays arose from a conference which marked the 80th birthday of prizewinning British poet Tony Harrison on 30 April 2017 and with his agreement constitutes his ‘official’ Festschrift. ... More


Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Tom Woodin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This is a unique study of working class writing and community publishing. It evaluates the largely unexamined history of the emergence and development of working class writing and publishing ... More


Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Joanne Begiato

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Manliness in Britain offers a new account of masculinity in the long nineteenth century: more corporeal and material, more emotional, more cross-class, and less heteronormative than other studies. ... More


Passive Resistance and Class in Lesbian Self-Making: Alev’s Story

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Alev is a lesbian and self-identified feminist in her early twenties. She employs what she calls "passive resistance" in her self-making vis-à-vis her family, who view homosexuality as an ... More


The workshop and working-class writing

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The writing produced in workshops explored varied forms of expression including autobiography, short stories, dialect, drama, poetry and novels. Overall there were significant debates about the ... More


Working-Class Comic Book Heroes: Class Conflict and Populist Politics in Comics

Marc DiPaolo (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816641
eISBN:
9781496816689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Occupy Wall Street protests popularized the notion that “We are the 99 percent” mobilized against the political and economic interests of “the top 1%.” Some protestors wore Guy Fawkes masks in ... More


Gateway to Equality: Black Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in St. Louis

Keona K. Ervin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168838
eISBN:
9780813173924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168838.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Gateway to Equality demonstrates that from the 1930s to the 1960s, a critical mass of black working-class women forged a most expansive social justice struggle for economic dignity in St. Louis. ... More


Barry Hines: Kes, Threads and Beyond

David Forrest and Sue Vice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784992620
eISBN:
9781526132208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992620.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book analyses all of Barry Hines’s written works, including fiction, screenplays for film and television and scripts for the theatre. We draw on Barry Hines’s archive, in which appear several ... More


No Longer Newsworthy: How the Mainstream Media Abandoned the Working Class

Christopher Martin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501735257
eISBN:
9781501735264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501735257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Workers in the U.S. have been increasingly invisible since the late 1960s, as the news media shifted their focus to upscale audiences and lost sight of the American working class. This bookcharts the ... More


Labour united and divided from the 1830s to the present

Emmanuelle Avril and Yann Béliard (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126320
eISBN:
9781526138798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126320.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Spanning a period which stretches from the 19th century to the present day, this book takes a novel look at the British labour movement by examining the interaction between trade unions, the Labour ... More


Figures, faces, and desire: male bodies and manliness

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reveals how manliness was conveyed through beautiful, virile, male bodies. Such appealing male figures and faces were associated with positive emotions that were coded as both manly and ... More


Homeward bound: manliness and the home

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter demonstrates how cultural accounts of men in the home inculcated feelings that produced, reinforced, and disseminated notions of masculinity. It shows that while manly men were ... More


Brawn and bravery: glorifying the working body

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines representations of working men’s bodies. Section one explores the nobility assigned to the muscular body, interrogated through the imagined blacksmith and navvy. The second ... More


The measure of a man: an epilogue

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This epilogue explores the continued resonances of emotionalised bodies and material culture for contemporary masculinities. It considers men’s ‘spectacular bodies’ in entertainment and advertising, ... More


Absent character: from Margaret Harkness to John Law

Tabitha Sparks

in Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter looks beyond bio-critical interpretations of Harkness and her work to address the ‘subject’ Margaret Harkness, and specifically her relationship with her pseudonym, ‘John Law’. Although ... More


Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Michael Brown, Anna Maria Barry, and Joanne Begatio (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636
Subject:
History, Military History

Manliness in Britain offers a new account of masculinity in the long nineteenth century: more corporeal and material, more emotional, more cross-class, and less heteronormative than other studies. ... More


Class-based grandfathering practices in Finland

Hanna Ojala and Ilkka Pietilä

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on class-based features of grandfathering in the context of a Nordic welfare state. Based on interviews with 17 middle- and working-class Finnish grandfathers, the chapter shows ... More


Sources of radicalism

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Working class writing and publishing workshops had their origins in the counter cultural trends of the late 1960s. By the 1970s they engaged with urban communities where there was a strong class ... More


Young people’s writing

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The writing of young people in London expanded significantly in the 1970s and 1980s. A number of key strands can be identified: the work produced around Stepney Words and the school strike leading to ... More


The good old days?

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A significant body of written work was produced by older people in the 1970s and 1980s reflecting back on the early twentieth century. Through the individual voice, wider social contexts were ... More


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