Poetry after Waterloo

Gardner, John (2016) Poetry after Waterloo. In: Festival of History and English, 27 January 2016, Bury St Edmunds, UK.

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This conference paper argued that, in the years immediately following Waterloo, poetry was probably never more important again. In the repressive atmosphere after the war, when any dissent among the unrepresented 95% of the population was being violently supressed, poetry with its potential for transmission to even the illiterate became an essential radical political form.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Literature
Faculty: ARCHIVED Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences (until September 2018)
Depositing User: Repository Admin
Date Deposited: 29 Feb 2016 09:31
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2022 09:58
URI: https://arro.anglia.ac.uk/id/eprint/600362

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