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Chartist Fiction

Chartist Fiction

by Ian Haywood (Editor), Thomas Doubleday, Thomas M. Wheeler

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Reprints the two major radical narratives for the first time since they appeared in Chartist newspapers. Doubleday's is a Bunyanesque tale of the journey by Radical and his family from the City of Plunder to the City of Reform; it appeared in the during 1839. Wheeler's (1849-50), the only novel ever serialized in the , combines fictional biography and historical chronicle into the first truly working-class novel. Haywood (English, Roehampton Institute, London) contributes notes and introductions. This is the second of his three volumes of Chartist fiction; the first collected several short stories and the second will reprint Ernest Jones' . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
The Nineteenth Century Series
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.49(h) x 0.98(d)

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