An underground history of early Victorian fiction : Chartism, radical print culture and the social problem novel / Greg Vargo, New York University.
- Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
- Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; v. 110.
Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; v. 110
xiv, 278 pages ; 24 cm.
- English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Social problems in literature.
Working class in literature.
Chartism in literature.
- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
- Introduction: can a social problem speak?
Social inheritance in the new poor law debate: William Cobbett, Harriet Martineau, and the Royal Commission of Inquiry
Books of (social) murder: melodrama and the slow violence of the market in anti-new poor law satire, fiction, and journalism
A life in fragments: Thomas Cooper's Chartist Bildungsroman
Questions from workers who read: education and self-formation in Chartist print culture and Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton
Revenge in the age of insurance: villainy in theatrical melodrama and Ernest Jones's fiction
"Outworks of the citadel of corruption": the Chartist press reports the empire
Two nations revisited: the refugee question in the people's paper, household words and Charles Dickens's A tale of two cities.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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