Poetry and Popular Protest: Peterloo, Cato Street and the Queen Caroline Controversy (Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Cultures of Print) ebook
by J. Gardner
Poetry and Popular Protest is a daring book in which Gardner presents interpretations of individuals and works .
Poetry and Popular Protest is a daring book in which Gardner presents interpretations of individuals and works that sometimes go against the grain of the more commonly accepted Romantic narratives. Through analysing all forms of print culture it brilliantly reveals how much was at stake in the years from 1819 to 1821 and how decisive and long-lasting - was the victory of the small ruling elite over the forces of reform. Professor Janet Todd, University of Cambridge, UK.
Poetry and Popular Protest. Peterloo, Cato Street and the Queen Caroline Controversy. This book provides provocative information on poetry written in response to the most revolutionary set of events seen in Britain since the 1640s: 'Peterloo', a peaceful protest that became a massacre; 'Cato Street', a government scripted rebellion; and the 'Queen Caroline Controversy', when the estranged wife of George IV tried to claim her crown. Great Britain Percy Bysshe Shelley poetry. Authors and affiliations. 1. rincipal Lecturer in EnglishAnglia Ruskin UniversityUK. Bibliographic information.
Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan
Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan. The Cato Street Conspiracy of February 1820, headquartered out of a then obscure thoroughfare off to the east of London's Edgeware Road, was an attempt to assassinate the Cabinet in its entirety. In the event, it was actually an indecisive, much deferred, southern response to Peterloo, with Cato Street uncomfortably intersecting with the country's first truly mass demonstrations championing the cause of the Prince Regent's spurned wife, Caroline of Brunswick. It lasted for two years: from the Peterloo massacre in August 1819 to the funeral of Queen Caroline in August 1821' (.
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John Gardner, Poetry and Popular Protest: Peterloo, Cato Street and the Queen Caroline Controversy (Houndmills and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), pp. xix + 272. £5. 0 hardback. About the Queen Caroline controversy there is much less mystery, as much – perhaps too much – is known about Caroline, her lover, and her corpulent and hypocritical husband.
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Gardner argues that these years, beginning with the Peterloo Massacre .
Gardner argues that these years, beginning with the Peterloo Massacre, embracing the Cato Street Conspiracy and concluding with the demise of Queen Caroline, marked a moment in which revolution in England became a possibility. I suppose it would have entailed a lengthier book, and Hone's story has already been told, in recent years, by Ben Wilson.
Poetry and Popular Protest book. Published July 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2011). Poetry and Popular Protest: Peterloo, Cato Street and the Queen Caroline Controversy. Palgrave studies in the Enlightenment, romanticism and cultures of print, Palgrave studies in the Enlightenment, romanticism and cultures of print. Published 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York, .