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205. Peterloo Revisited: New Forms of Political Dissent in the Aftermath of the 1819 Manchester Massacre

Friday, 4 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Beacon F, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Michael T. R. Demson, Sam Houston State Univ.

1. "The Clerical Magistrate," John Gardner, Anglia Ruskin Univ., Cambridge

2. "'Science Is the Antichrist': Chemistry, Instruction, and Revolution in Richard Carlile's The Republican," Mary Fairclough, Univ. of Huddersfield

3. "Shelley's Other Response to Peterloo: Violence and Nonviolence in 'A Philosophical View of Reform,'" Matthew C. Borushko, Stonehill Coll.

4. "The Violence of Form in Shelley's 'Mask of Anarchy,'" Seth Reno, Wittenberg Univ.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • British Literature – Nineteenth Century

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