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Poetry of social conscience, poetry of transition: Ann Hawkshaw's 'Introductory Stanzas' and 'The Mother to her Starving Child'

Bark, D. (2013) Poetry of social conscience, poetry of transition: Ann Hawkshaw's 'Introductory Stanzas' and 'The Mother to her Starving Child'. In: Hanson, I., Rhoden, W. J. and Snyder, E.E. (eds.) Poetry, Politics and Pictures: Culture and Identity in Europe, 1984-1914. Writing and Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century (3). Peter Lang, Oxford, pp. 45-65. ISBN 9783034309813

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Abstract/Summary

Through close readings of Ann Hawkshaw's poetry in the context of industrial Manchester in the 1840s, this article highlights the interaction of form and content in poetry that makes use of the idea of the past to question or complicate the politics of the present.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Literature and Languages > English Literature
ID Code:38383
Publisher:Peter Lang

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