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The local press as poetry publisher, 1800-1900
The local press as poetry publisher, 1800-1900

English local newspapers published around two million poems during the nineteenth century – more, if we include Scottish, Irish and Welsh papers. Although poetry in periodicals is now being acknowledged in recent research and scholarly databases, newspaper poetry has received less attention. Studies of working-class poets acknowledge in passing that much of their writing was […]