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Romanticism and Popular Culture in Britain and Ireland
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9780521880121 - Romanticism and Popular Culture in Britain and Ireland - Edited by Philip Connell and Nigel Leask
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Index

Ackermann, Rudolph 152

A Microcosm of London 225, 233

Act for the Punishment of Idle and Disorderly Persons (1824) 212

actors, legal definition/status 200, 212

See also strolling players

Addison, Joseph 243

Adorno, Theodor 40

Aiken, John 241

Akenside, Mark 125, 245

almanacs 245, 258

America, Utopian views of 114–115

Andersen, Flemming G 23

Anderson, John 241

Anderson, Patricia 19, 25, 26

antiquarianism 15–17, 32

urban 179, 181

Apocalypse, literary/artistic depictions 154–155

appropriation theory 13, 18–19

Argyll, Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of 182

Arnold, Matthew 37–38, 39, 262, 263–264, 271, 272–273

Arnot, Hugo 181, 188

Aubrey, John 254

Avison, Charles 96

Bacchelli, Alice (Signora Corri) 94–95

Bagehot, Walter 263

bagpipes, accompaniment of theatrical performance 204–205

Bailey, Benjamin 206

Bailey, Peter 38

Baillie, Joanna 100

Baillie, Lady Grisell 59

Bakhtin, Mikhail 11–12

limitations of analysis 12

ballad(s) 19–20

audience 54

binary classification 51–52

cultural significance 269–270

distribution 22–23

performance 21

political content 29

(presumed) elite origins 52

Barbauld, Anna Laetitia 245

Barnard, John 253

Barrell, John 11, 28

The Spirit of Despotism 118–119

Barrett, William 17

Barruel, Augustin 138

Barry, Jonathan 18–19, 20

Bartholomew Fair 12, 35, 178, 195

Bate, Jonathan 92

Baudrillard, Jean 201

Beattie, James 96, 111, 245

Bedford, Grosvenor 130, 131, 135, 141

Bee, John, Real Life in London 224

Beerbohm, Max 274–276, 278–279

Beethoven, Ludwig van 94, 95, 99

Belfast Harp Festival (1782) 99, 105

Bell, John 241

Bellingham, John 128, 136–137

Benbow, William 31

Bewick, Thomas 113–114

Bindman, David 151, 155

Black Dwarf (periodical) 29, 153–154, 156, 163–164

Blacklock, Thomas 111

Blackmore, Richard 111

Blake, William 155

Blandford, E. J 166–167

Bloomfield, Robert 30, 243, 245

Bold, Valentina 60

Bolg an tSolaír (magazine) 82–83

Bonaparte, Napoleon

See Napoleon I

Borsay, Peter 32–33, 198

Boswell, Alexander 100

Boswell, James 9, 20

Boulton, James T 160

Bourdieu, Pierre 7, 152–153

Bourne, Henry 14–15, 258

Bradley, A. C 273


Brand, John 14–15, 258

Observations on Popular Antiquities 246–248, 254

Bratton, Jacky 197

Bremner, Robert 92, 96

Bridges, David 183

‘Britannia’, artistic/satirical depictions 161, 164–169, 173

broadsides

See chapbooks/broadsides

Brooke, Charlotte 18, 69, 99

‘Tale of Mäon’ 77–79, 80–81, 82

treatment of colonialism 78–79

See also Reliques of Irish Poetry

Brown, Anna Gordon 60–61

Brown, Charles 195, 202–204, 205–206

Brown, Mary Ellen 62

Browne, William 240, 246

Bruce, James 14

Buccleuch, Henry Scott, 3rd Duke of 59

Buchan, David Erskine, 9th Earl of 15

Buchan, Peter 23

‘Bull, John’ 139–140

Bunting, Edward 93, 99, 105

Burdett, Sir Francis 129, 133, 134, 142–143

Burger, Gottfried August 61

Burke, Edmund 112, 135, 142, 159–160

Reflections on the Revolution in France 80

Burke, Peter 8–10, 12–13, 14, 72, 85, 89, 139, 206

Burnet, Thomas, Sacred Theory of the Earth 9

Burns, Robert 5, 9, 16–17, 22, 24, 57, 59, 61, 67, 70, 94, 98, 100–101, 102, 105, 203, 263

as song writer 90–93

upbringing 92–93

Bute, John Stuart, 3rd Earl of 56

Butler, Marilyn 15–16, 31

Byng, John 198, 203, 205

Byrne, Patrick 28

Byron, George Gordon, 6th Baron 31, 230, 243, 262

attacks on Keats 221

‘The Isles of Greece’ 263

Cameron, William ‘Hawkie’ 23

Campbell, F 241

Campbell, Major 217–219, 230–231

Campbell, Thomas 99

Carey, Matthew 28

caricature 149, 151–153

depictions of Britannia/Liberty 164–166, 167–169

depictions of women 154–156

place in contemporary culture 152–153

political apotheosis and 162–163

publishers 151–152

sales 152

Carlson, Julie 213

Carlyle, Thomas 63

carnival 11–12, 35–37, 41

and caricature 152

Caroline (of Brunswick), Queen 163–164, 167–169

Catholic Emancipation, campaign for 228

Catnach, James 19

Celtic languages, publications in 20

See also Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Certeau, Michel de 13, 17, 18, 181

Chalmers, Alexander, The Works of the English Poets from Chaucer to Cowper 241, 242

Chambers, Robert

Edinburgh Journal 37

Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation 184, 190

See also Traditions of Edinburgh

Chandler, James 72, 81, 191

chapbooks/broadsides

affordability 20–21

distribution 22–23

illustrations 19

reading public 13

in Romantic period 21–22

varieties 19–20

Charlotte, Princess 162, 164

Chartier, Roger 13, 18–19, 204–205

Chatham, Earl of

See Pitt, William (the Elder)

Chatterton, Thomas 58

Chaucer, Geoffrey, The Canterbury Tales 59, 117

Child, Francis James 17, 52–53, 62, 67, 68, 69, 269

cities/city life 177–178

histories 179–190

leisure activities 13–14

modern spatial configuration 187

‘picturesque’ views 191

sophisticate’s mental world 194

temporal condition 184–185

See also Edinburgh, London, urbanization

Clare, John 9, 16, 21, 22, 24, 29, 92–93, 100–101, 266

and The Every-Day Book 240–241, 242, 243, 257

The Shepherd’s Calendar 257

Clark, Peter 179, 180

Clarke, Stephen 105

‘club government’, objections to 143–144

‘Clym of the Clough’ (ballad) 5

Cobbett, William 30–31, 134, 135

Political Register 129

Cockburn, Henry 178, 187

‘Cockney School’ 250–252

attacks on 220–222


Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 28, 29, 119, 240

counter-revolutionary stance/writings 128, 129–139, 140–144, 149

definition of ‘culture’ 30

influence 6–7

theatrical commentary 197

writings for Courier 130

Biographia Literaria 5–6, 271

Christabel 62

‘To Mr Justice Fletcher’ 143–144

Colquhoun, Patrick, Treatise on Intelligence 135–136

Colthurst, Sir John 82, 86

Common, Cormac 76

Connell, Philip 6, 38, 56

Connolly, Sean 84

Constantine, Mary-Ann 103

Corday, Charlotte 163

Corri, Domenico 94, 96

corruption (political), complaints of 109–110, 114–115

cottage, as poetic motif 118–119

Cottle, Joseph 119

county histories, distinguished from town 180

Courier

See underColeridge

Cowper, William 243, 245

Cox, Jeffrey 208

Crabbe, George, The Borough 202, 212

Crawford, Thomas 90, 91, 101–102

Cribb, Tom 194

‘crimping’, social/literary protests against 115–118, 121, 122–123

Cromek, R. H 98

Crosby, Benjamin 111, 112

Cruikshank, George 149, 152, 154, 165–166, 167, 216

Britons Strike Home!!! 159–160

Death or Liberty! 165

depictions of women 157–159

Illumination of Queen Caroline 167–169

Liberty Suspended 165

Universal Suffrage, or the Scum Uppermost!!! 163

Victory at Peterloo 171

Cruikshank, Robert 152, 217, 233

culture, (re)definition 30

Cunningham, ‘Honest Allan’ 62–63

Dafydd ap Gwilym 100

Dahlhaus, Carl 89, 97

Dante (Alighieri) 5

Dart, Gregory 11, 34

Davis, Leith 7, 9, 18, 105

Davis, Michael 127

de Quincey, Thomas 222

Deacon, George 29

Death, allegorical depictions 162

debtors’ prison(s) 222–227

administration 225

attractions 223, 224–225

calls for reform/abolition 223, 229

commercial activity 225–226

‘ethos’ 232–233, 223

fictional representations 234

See also (Dickens)

imprisonment, types/conditions 222–223

paradoxical nature 227

political activity 228–229

social structure 214–216, 226

The Dens of London Exposed (anon.) 200

Devonshire, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of 163

Dibdin, Charles 22, 93

Observations on a Tour through the Whole of England 198–200, 203, 205

‘The Waterman’ 117

Dicey, William/Cluer 19–21, 54

Dickens, Charles 240

Little Dorrit 224–225, 229, 234

magazines 248, 259

The Pickwick Papers 223

Donald, Diana 160

Douce, Francis 35

Drayton, Michael 243, 246

Dresser, Madge 173

Dryden, John 243

Duck, Stephen 243

Dugaw, Dianne 21, 54

Duncan, Ian 178, 191

Dundonald, William Cochrane, 7th Earl of 183

Dunton, John 244

Durkheim, Emile 63

Dyer, John 245

Eaton, Daniel Isaac 28, 109, 111, 119, 122–123

See also The Philanthropist, Politics for the People

Edgeworth, Maria 25

Edinburgh

criticism of alterations 187

as cultural centre 178

as ‘double city’ 185–186

histories 180–190

lands 186–187

physical layout 178

social construction 185–189

social unrest 187–188

transformation (1760s on) 178–179, 181, 183–186, 187

West Bow 184–185


Egan, Pierce 34

Book of Sports 219

Life in London 197, 216

The Life of an Actor 212

Eisteddfod 99

Elgin Marbles 231

elite culture, relationship with popular 9–14, 72–73, 79–82

distancing from 12

Ellis, Henry 247–248, 254

Specimens of the Early English Poets 241

Specimens of the Later English Poets 241

Emmet, Robert 93

Epstein, James 129, 134, 141

The Every-Day Book (Hone) 197, 239–241, 252, 253–255, 260, 261

contemporary recommendations 256

influences 245–246, 248–252

publishing history 239–240

selection of material 242–246, 260

sources 240–241, 250–252, 258

target readership 240, 242–243, 256

treatment of poetic heritage 243–248, 255

‘A Female Citizen’, poems by 121–122, 165

Ferguson, Adam, An Essay on the History of Civil Society 186

Ferris, Ina 9, 32

fiddle, role in popular culture 92

Fielding, Penny 28

Finn, Margot 227, 229, 234

Fletcher, William, Justice 143

folk-song/culture 17, 88

dissemination 88

national character 88–89

as non-‘literature’ 53

Romantic concepts of 97–98

Fores, Richard 167

Fores, Samuel William 152

forgery 59, 98

Foster, Birket 266

Foucault, Michel 13, 67

Fox, Charles James 163, 166

France, war with 109, 118–119, 128

French Revolution, impact on British culture/politics 24, 25–26, 80, 138

See also Jacobinism

Friedman, Albert 19, 53, 61

Gainsborough, Thomas 30

Garrick, David 197, 259

Garth, Sir Samuel 245

Gatrell, Vic 35, 152

Gay, John 246–247, 257–258

George, Eric 232–233

George III 161

George IV 220, 228, 231

Germany, popular culture 8, 17

Gifford, William 135, 136

Gillespie, Stuart 12

Gillies, Robert Pearse 223, 234

Gillray, James 152, 155

Apotheosis of Hoche 163

The Butchers of Freedom 159–160

The Genius of France Triumphant 165

The Liberty of the Subject 160–161

The Nursery 165

Gilmartin, Kevin 28, 191

Godwin, William 149

Golby, J. M 14

Goldsmith, Oliver 30, 96

The Deserted Village 113–115, 120, 122

Gordon riots 226–227

Gorji, Mina 31, 38

Graham, Dougal 23

Grahame, James, Rev 100

Gramsci, Anton 8, 72

Grant, Anne 100

Grattan, Henry 85

Gray, Thomas 245

‘Elegy in a Country Churchyard’ 15, 110, 113, 115, 116

‘great tradition’ 11

vs. ‘little tradition’ 9–10, 89

Griffin, Emma 13

Griffith, Amyas 81

Griffith, Thomas 100

Grimm, Jakob/Wilhelm 8

Groom, Nick 18, 53, 55–56, 90

Grose, Francis 16–17

Habermas, Jürgen 10, 153, 190

Hailes, Lord 55

Hall, Stuart 81

Hand, Ferdinand, Aesthetik der Tonkunst 97

Hardy, Lydia 123

Hardy, Thomas (secretary of LCS) 123

Harrall, Thomas, Scenes of Life 141

Harris, Tim 10, 13

Harte, Walter 111

Haydn, Josef 94, 95

Haydon, Benjamin Robert 34

biography 219–220, 229–230

contemporary image 219–220

history paintings, style/themes 220, 232

imprisonment 214, 232–233

personal characteristics 229–230, 233

political/social outlook 220–222

Autobiography 220

Chairing the Member 221–222

Dentatus 232

Marcus Curtius Leaping into the Gulf 232

Punch, or May Day 221–222

See also The Mock Election

Haydon, Mary, née Hyman 219, 229

Haywood, Ian 11, 30

Hazlitt, William 190, 220, 222, 248–249, 250, 259

Liber Amoris 221

‘On Londoners and Country People’ 217

‘What is the People?’ 3–4, 5, 6–7, 35

Henry II of England 78

Herd, David 57–58, 94, 96

Herder, Johann Gottfried 8, 17

Herrick, Robert 240, 243, 245–246, 247–248

Herries, John Charles 135

Hill, Aaron 257–258

Hoche, Lazare 163

Hogarth, William 216, 220

Hogg, James 9, 16, 24, 60, 61, 67, 92–93, 100–101, 102

Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner 187

Holcroft, Thomas 212

Holland, William 152

Holmes, Richard 131

Holt, Harry 216

Hone, William 31, 38, 154, 165–166, 167–169, 195, 240–255, 258, 259

radical pamphlets 256

The Year Book 257

See also The Every-Day Book

Horkheimer, Max 40

Houston, R.A 186–187

Howe, George 115–116

Howett, Mary 17

‘Hoxton letter’

See Politics for the People

Hudson, Edward 93

Hummel, Johann Nepomuk 95

Humphrey, Hannah 152

Hunt, Henry 142

Hunt, John 248

Hunt, Leigh 34–35, 169, 190, 208, 220–221, 248

Lord Byron and his Contemporaries 220–221

The Months 250–252, 260

‘Ode for the Spring of 1814’ 159, 172

The Story of Rimini 221

Hurdis, James 245

Hustvedt, S. B 57

Hutton, Richard Holt 263–264, 269, 271

Hyman, Mary

See Haydon, Mary

imprisonment

See debtors’ prison(s)

industrialization, poetry as antidote to 4–5

Innes, Joanna 222, 223, 234

Ireland/Irish people

civil wars 83, 85

continuity of poetic traditions 75–79

English conquest/colonization 72–73, 78–81, 84

linguistic character 7, 82–83

literacy rates 42, 87

negative stereotypes 82–83

political culture 25

popular songs 98–99

religious divisions 79–82

See also (Catholic Emancipation)

social conditions 86

urbanization 32

Irish Studies 72

Italian literature

See Seicento

Jacobinism, English 128–129

criticisms/alleged decline 132–134, 135–139, 141, 143–144

Jacobus, Mary 278–279

Jago, Richard 111

James VI/I 73

Jamieson, Robert 22–23, 56, 63

Janowitz, Anne 160

Jeffrey, Francis 269

Johnson, James 57, 96, 102

Johnson, Samuel, Dr 15–16, 24, 57

Jones, Edward 99

Jones, John 243

Jones, Steven E 171

Jones, William (pamphleteer) 139–140

Jones, William (prison governor) 228

Jonson, Ben 12, 246

‘Discoveries’ 252

Kames, Lord 189

Kay, John 189, 192–193

Kean, Edmund 34, 195–196, 197, 206–207, 208

Kearney, Richard 72

Keating, Geoffrey 73

Keats, Fanny 203, 205

Keats, John 34, 240

criticisms 220, 221, 255, 261

‘Duchess of Dunghill’, comments on 205

local inhabitants’ attitudes to 203–204

social background 207–208, 213, 255

social life 208–209

theatrical interest/experiences 194–196, 202–203, 206–209, 210

tour of northern Britain (1818) 202–206

Endymion 202–203

‘The Eve of St Agnes’ 253–255, 260

‘Lines on the Mermaid Tavern’ 252–253

Otho the Great 207

Keen, Paul 11


Kelley, Theresa M 171

Kentucky

See ‘Ode to Kentucky’

Kidd, Colin 58

Kilpatrick, Nelly 91

King’s Bench prison 225–227

‘college’ 226–227, 228

descriptions 224–225

destruction by fire 226–227

mock election (1827) 214, 226, 227–229

See also (The Mock Election)

Kingston, Elizabeth Pierrepont, Duchess of 206

Kirke-White, Henry 243

Klancher, Jon 5

Knight, Charles 37, 267

Knight, William 266

Knox, Vicesimus, Elegant Extracts from the Most Eminent British Poets 241–242

Kotzebue, August von, The Stranger (Menschenhass und Reue) 204–205, 209

Kozeluch, Leopold 95

Kramnick, Jonathan Brody 53

Lackington, James 9–10, 22

Laidlaw, Margaret 60

Lamb, Charles 34, 190, 248, 249–250, 259

‘A Complaint of the Decay of Beggars in the Metropolis’ 35–37

‘Old China’ 209–210

‘Quatrains to the Editor of The Every-Day Book’ 239, 255

Lamb, Mary 249

Lang, Andrew 63

Langan, Celeste 89–90, 101, 201

Leask, Nigel 9, 18

Lee, Richard ‘Citizen’ 123

Leerssen, Joep 86

Lefebvre, Henri 177

Leslie, Charles ‘Mussel-mou’d Charlie’ 23

Lévy-Bruhl, Lucien 63

Lewis, Matthew 61–62

Leyden, John 61

Liberty, personalized representations 110–111, 164–169, 173

Licensing Act (1737) 196, 200

Linden, Patrick 18, 76–77

lingua communis, concept of 5–6

literacy levels 20, 29–30, 42

literary studies, rise of 6–7, 263–264

Llwydd, Richard 100

Locke, John 124

Lockhart, John Gibson 220–221, 222, 255

London

character of inhabitants 217–219

depictions of society 34–35

low life, depictions 200

mixing of social levels 33

popular entertainments 33–34

population 33

social unrest 115, 196, 226–227

street cries 244–245

London Corresponding Society 111, 123–124, 126, 127, 144, 147

See also Moral and Political Magazine

The London Magazine 252, 260

Lord, Alfred 65

‘Lord Thomas and Fairy Eleanor’ (ballad) 23

Love, David 23

Low, Donald A 102

Lyle, Emily 91, 102

Lynch, Patrick 82–83, 87

MacGauran, Hugh 73

MacMurchada, Diarmait 78

Macpherson, James (‘Ossian’) 17–18, 55–56, 58, 59, 74, 85, 264

magic lantern shows 199

Magnusson, Paul 190

Maitland, William 181

Marie-Antoinette, Queen 159–160

Marshall, William 19, 94

Marvell, Andrew 257

Marx, Karl 7

The Mask of Anarchy (Shelley) 30

allegorical treatment of female figures 149–151, 167–169, 170

‘Earth’ 164, 167

‘Hope’ 155–156, 157–159, 160, 171

‘Shape’ 161–162, 164

departure from artistic traditions 155–156

didacticism 148–149

genesis 148

influence of caricature tradition 169

political agenda 148–149

sources/influences 153–155

style 148

‘mass culture’ 37–39

Mayers (participants in May Day festivals) 243

M’Cabe, Elegy on the Death of Carolan 77

McCalman, Iain 132, 144, 152

McCarthy, William 62

McCue, Kirsteen 9, 18, 23–24

McDowell, Paula 68

McLane, Maureen 67

McVeigh, Simon 106

Mekie, Margeorie 191

melody

See undersong

memory, nature of 185

Meredith, Lt 216

Merry, Robert 119

Michelangelo (Buonarotti) 163

military atrocities, depictions of 159–160


Mill, John Stuart 37

Miller, George 44

Milner, George 271

Milton, John 240, 243

Comus 111

‘L’Allegro’ 110

Paradise Lost 111, 161, 230

‘minstrel theory’ 51–52, 63–64, 69, 74–75, 76, 101

attacks on 58–59

The Mirror of Literature, Amusement and Instruction 256

The Mock Election (Haydon) 225

characterization 216–219, 229–232

composition 227, 232

exhibition 214

‘Explanation’ (by the artist) 214, 233

genesis 214–216

reviews 220

style 222

Molineaux, Tom 194

Moody, Jane 196

Moore, Thomas 22, 83, 90–91, 93, 99, 100–101

Moral and Political Magazine 111, 112–113, 117, 122–123, 165

More, Hannah 24, 26, 118, 140, 142

Cheap Repository Tracts 26, 28–29, 140

Morgan, Lady 25

Morgan, Prys 99

Morganwg, Iolo (Edward Williams) 15, 93, 100, 103

Mortimer, John Hamilton, Death on a Pale Horse 154–155

Moss, Thomas, ‘The Beggar’s Petition’ 120, 126–127

Motherwell, William 23, 56, 61, 62–67

attitude to informants 66

criticisms 66–67

editorial practice 64–65, 71

field collecting 65–66

role in ballad scholarship 66–67

Muir, Thomas, sentence of transportation on 109–110, 114, 122

Mullan, John 14

Mulrooney, Jonathan 195–196

Napoleon I 230, 231

Nares, Robert, Archdeacon 244

Neale, John/William 73

Newman, Steve 101–102

Newton, Richard 152, 171

Nicholson, Margaret 161

Nicholson, Renton 224, 226

North, Lord 166

Northumberland, Elizabeth Percy, Countess of 54–55, 69

Nottingham, History of 179

‘Nous sommes sept’ (pictorial riddle) 276–278

novel, rise of 9–10

O’Carolan, Turlough 18, 76–77

Ó Ciosáin, Niall 19, 20, 86

O’Connor, Dermod 73

O’Conor, Charles 74

‘Ode to Kentucky, by an Immigrant’ (anon.) 114–115, 124–125

O’Halloran, Sylvester 15, 74

O’Keeffe, John 212

Old Price riots 196

Oliver and Boyd (publishers) 185

O’Neil, Eliza 204

Opie, Amelia 100

oral culture/transmission

authenticatory function 61

chapbooks and 22

collectors’ disdain for 59, 60

folk-song 89–90

importance to ballad form 23–24, 51

recovery of value 62–64

rigid distinction from print 17–19, 53–54

‘Ossian’

See Macpherson, James

Oswald, James 94

Owenson, Sydney 83

Paine, Thomas 26, 124, 128, 139, 140, 165

Pale Rider, figure of 154–155

Paley, Morton D 171

Palgrave, Francis Turner, Golden Treasury of English Songs and Lyrics 266

Palmer, Thomas, sentence of transportation on 109–110, 114

Park, Thomas 241

Parry, John 99

Parry, Milman 65

past

place in Romantic imagination 177–178

‘portability’ 183–185

pastoral poetry 4, 110–111, 113–125

elegiac 115, 116–118

political agenda 113–115

reasons for choice 122–125

transplantation of urban subject matter to 119–122

See also cottage

Pater, Walter 271

Peachey, James 208–209

Pedersen, Susan 26–28

‘the people’

appeals to 129

artistic/polemical representations 149–151

defined 3–4

denigrations 11–12, 79–80

‘discovery of’ 8–9, 10, 38–39, 89

Irish 72–73

role in cultural theory 6, 7–8

urban 34–35

Pepys, Samuel 9

Perceval, Spencer, assassination of 128, 141

conservative responses 130–132, 135–138

popular responses 130, 131–132, 133

Percy, Thomas, Reliques of Ancient English Poetry 6, 15, 16, 18, 21, 61, 64, 69, 77, 81, 99, 242, 246

apologies for quality of material 75–76, 77

criticisms 57, 58–59

imitations/influence 59–60, 66, 264–265

sources 54–56

subject matter 55

theories of ballad production/transmission 51–52, 53–54, 67, 74, 85, 86

periodicals 111–112

contents 112–113

political agenda 120–125

See also names of specific publications

‘Peterloo’ massacre 30, 129

gendering of crowd 156–157

literary/artistic responses 148, 153–154, 159, 162, 171

The Philanthropist (ed. Eaton) 111–112, 117

Phillips, Mark 16, 192

Philp, Mark 149

Pig’s Meat (ed. Spence) 111, 112, 113, 117, 120–121

Pinkerton, John 56–57, 58–60, 62, 64, 67, 69

Pitt, William (the Elder) 120, 167

Pitt, William (the Younger) 115, 155

Pitts, John 19, 24

Pixay Pool Barn Players 198–199, 205

Place, Francis 259

Pleyel, Ignaz 95

poetry

(alleged) deterioration 76

anthologies 241–245

See also (The Every-Day Book)

‘popular’ sources, theory of 4–5, 264

objections to 6

See also ballad(s), pastoral poetry, song

Politics for the People (ed. Eaton) 111–112, 114–115, 117–118, 166

‘Hoxton letter’ 109–112, 124

Pope, Alexander 12

‘popular’, use(s) of term

ambiguity 7

in literary theory 5, 263

range of applications 7–8

reservations regarding 6

Shakespearean 12

popular culture

celebrations of 248–250

eighteenth-century commentaries 14

elite mistrust of 26–29

political component 25–26, 73

See also ballads, folk-song/culture, ‘the people’, poetry, public houses, song, vernacular poetry

Porteous, John/Porteous riot 188

Power, James/William 93

prints, popular 276–279

See also caricature

Prison Reminiscences (anon.) 223, 225

public houses, role in popular culture 131–135, 141–143, 144

evils of 140

loyalist sentiment and 139–140

radical politics and 136–137, 138–139

shifts in social geography 132–133, 134–135

Pughe, William Owen 15

Pugin, A. W. N 225

Purdue, A. W 14

Pye, Henry 111

The Queen and Magna Charta (anon.) 167

Quiller-Couch, Arthur 273

radicalism

caricaturists’ attacks on 163

conservative responses to 129–136, 139–140

educational aims 123–125

expressions in periodicals 120–125

links with illicit publishing 31

parliamentary reform movement 128–129

spread (amongst lower classes) 24, 139

See also (public houses)

Ramsay, Allan 53, 101–102, 104–105

Rankin, James 23

Read, P. R. Lt 162

Redfield, Robert 9

Reeves, John 138–139

The Register of the Times (ed. Crosby) 111, 112, 117, 122

Reid, Christopher 14

Reliques of Irish Poetry (Brooke) 73–74, 85

critical commentary 86

legacy 83

objectives 77, 80–82

presentation of Anglo-Irish relations 79

republication 82–83

treatment of bardic tradition 75–79

Rhodes, Neil 12

Richardson, John 195, 197

Rigney, Ann 183


riots 128

artistic depictions 159–161

See also ‘crimping’, Edinburgh, London, social unrest

Ritson, Joseph 15–16, 58–59, 60, 63, 66, 67, 70, 86, 96, 97, 98–99, 253

Roberts, W. Hayward, ‘The Poor Man’s Prayer’ 120–121

Robin Hood, references in anthologies 252–253

Robinson, Mary 119

Roe, Nicholas 208, 253, 260

Romanticism

critical commentary 38–39, 190

definition(s) 4

pirate editions of works 31

relationship with popular culture 7

Roscoe, William 100

Rosen, Charles 104

Rossetti, Christina 240

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel 269

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques 201

Dictionnaire de Musique 96

Lettre à d’Alembert 3

Rowe, Nicholas, Jane Shore 199

Rowland, Ann Wierda 21, 55

Rowlandson, Thomas 152, 161, 220, 225

Britannia Rous’d 166

Royal Academy of Arts 221, 229–230

Rubens, Peter Paul, Massacre of the Innocents 159

rural life/people

idealization 142

Ruskin, John, Fors Clavigera 267–269

Russell, Gillian 34

Rutt, John Towell 114, 125

‘The Wrongs of Poverty’ 116

Ryley, S. W 212

Said, Edward 7

Saintsbury, George 269

Samuel, Raphael 14

‘Saunders, Henry Martin’, The Crimps 115–116

Scaliger, Giulio Cesare 5

Schlegel, August Wilhelm 17

Scholnick, Robert 190

Scotland

Borders, agricultural survey (1790s) 200–201

chapmen/balladeers 23

Enlightenment 186

linguistic origins, theories of: as Celtic 59

as non-Celtic 58, 64

political culture 25

popular song 5, 90–92

concert performances 94–95

melodic characteristics 18, 97–98

role in ballad revival 56–67

urbanization 32

vernacular poetry 41

Scott, Walter 9, 16, 18, 20–21, 23, 57, 58, 63, 66–67, 71, 100, 183, 192, 228, 240, 262, 270

ballad collection 59–62, 242, 246

description of Edinburgh 186

editorial practice 61–62

The Heart of Midlothian 188

Waverley novels 178, 181

Scrivener, Michael 154, 172, 173

Secord, James 190

Seditious Meetings Act (1795) 144

Seicento, poetry of 5

Selden, John 9

Sennett, Richard 187

sensibility

personalized representations 110–111

poems of 113

political significance 123–125

Severn, Joseph 208, 210

Seymour, Aaron Crossley 83

Shakespeare, William 34, 110, 196, 206, 240, 244

Coriolanus 12

Henry IV Part II 250

Macbeth 203

Measure for Measure 230

Richard III 195, 206–207

The Winter’s Tale 244

Sharpe, Charles Kirkpatrick 183, 192

Shelley, Mary 173

Shelley, Percy Bysshe 31, 171

‘England in 1819’ 172

‘Ode to a Skylark’ 263

Ode to Liberty 173

Posthumous Fragments of Margaret Nicholson 161, 163

Swellfoot the Tyrant 164

‘We Pity the Plumage, But Forget the Dying Bird’ 162

See also The Mask of Anarchy

Shenstone, William

‘Pastoral Ballad’ 122

‘The School Mistress’ 245

Shepard, Leslie 19–20

Shiach, Morag 17

Siddons, Sarah 197, 204

Slote, Bernice 195

Smiles, Sam 35

Smith, Adam 5, 260

The Wealth of Nations 137

Smith, Charlotte 119, 212, 240, 245

Smith, John Thomas, Vagabondiana 35

Smith, Marshall 257–258


Smollett, Tobias, The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker 33

Smyth, William 100

Society for Constitutional Information 123

song, popular

collection(s) 89

cross-border traditions 91

‘improved’ versions 95–96

melody, role of 101

print versions (lyrics only) 89–90

‘purity’ 97

See also folk-song/culture

Southey, Henry 135–136

Southey, Robert 119, 240, 256

counter-revolutionary stance/writings 128, 129–139, 140–144

place in loyalist movement 135

poetry anthologies 243

Letters from England 130–131, 137–138

‘On the State of the Poor’ (essay) 135–137, 141

Wat Tyler 31

Spence, Thomas 28, 111, 112, 113–114, 126–127

See also Pig’s Meat

Spenser, Edmund 84, 240, 243, 246, 250–252, 254–255

St Clair, William 21–22, 54

Stallybrass, Peter 12

Stanton, Robert, MP 216–217

Stark, John, Picture of Edinburgh 180, 191

Stewart, Keith 258

Stewart, Susan 53, 69

Street, T. G 130

strolling players 197–202

Keats’s encounter with 204–205

personnel/social status 199–201

(quantity of) writings on 202, 212

Strutt, Joseph 41

Sweet, Rosemary 32, 179

Swift, Jonathan 73, 85

Swinburne, Algernon Charles 269

Symonds, Deborah 21

Tairrdelbach mac Ruaidri, King 78

Taylor, Matthew 61

Taylor, Tom 220

Temperley, Nicholas 95–96

Tenducci, Ferdinando 94–95

Tennyson, Alfred, Lord 262

theatre

ambiguous (‘bastard’) status 197–199, 206–207

history 196–198

‘one-shilling gallery’ 208–210

role in urban life 194–196

and social status 208–210

transition from social to cultural space 209–210

See also actors, Keats, strolling players

Theatre Regulation Act (1843) 196–197

Thelwall, John 111, 112, 121–122, 123

The Peripatetic 121

Thompson, E. P 25, 123, 128–129, 201, 202

Customs in Common 10

Thoms, William John 17

Thomson, Christopher 212

Thomson, George 91, 94–101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 245

popular song collections 24, 94

target readership 95

‘Dissertation on the National Melodies of Scotland’ 97–98

Thomson, James, The Seasons 9, 117

Thomson, Robert S 19

Thomson, William 104–105

Thornton, Henry 26

The Times, mock examination paper 194, 209

Traditions of Edinburgh (Chambers) 32, 104, 179, 180–190

afterlife 191

anecdotal content 181–182

character sketches 188–189

innovativeness 181–182, 189–190

(lack of) structure 182, 189

publishing history 180–181, 191–192

sources 182–184

treatment of class/social issues 184, 185–186, 188–189

Trant, Dominick 79–80, 81–82, 86

treason, ‘constructive’ 136–138

The Tribune (ed. Thelwall) 111, 112, 120, 121–122

Tyas, John 156–157

Tytler, William 61, 95, 96, 97–98

United Irishmen 93, 144

Urbani, Pietro 96

urbanization 32–37

Vallancey, Charles, General 74

Vaughan Williams, Ralph 88–89, 100–101

vernacular poetry 4–5, 52–53

Virgil (P. Vergilius Maro) 111

Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet), Histoire des Moueurs 16

Wahrman, Dror 129, 131

Waithman, Robert 134

Wales, popular song 99–100

Walker, Joseph Cooper 74, 76, 77, 99

Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards 75

Walton, Izaak 110


Wardlaw, Lady Elizabeth 56, 57–58, 59

Warrington, George, Rev 100

Warton, Thomas 15–16, 53–54, 55, 56

‘We are Seven’ (Wordsworth) 265–266, 269, 272, 279

critical reception 266, 273, 274, 279

musical settings 270, 281

parodies 270, 274–276, 278–279

visual analogue (in riddle form) 276–279

Weber, Carl Maria von 95–96

Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of 166, 167, 231

Wells, Charles 208, 210

West, Benjamin 154–155

Whelan, Kevin 84, 87

Whitbread, Samuel (Jr) 134

White, Allon 12

Wilkesite riots 226

Wilkie, David 231–232

Williams, Edward

See Morganwg, Iolo

Williams, Raymond 38

Wilson, Andrew 184

Wilson, Charles Henry 85, 86

Wilson, Andrew (executed criminal) 188

Wilson, Daniel (historian) 181–182

Wilson, Kathleen 25

Winston, James 198, 199

women

artistic/allegorical representations 149–151, 153–155

collaborative 167–169

increasing role in cultural life 207

Keats’s encounters with/attitudes to 205–206

as poets/performers 21, 52, 53–54, 59, 66, 93

reform associations 156–157

attacks on 156

stereotyping 157

as target audience 95–96

as victims of violence 159–160

Wood, Marcus 160

Woodward, Richard 79

Wooler, Thomas 153

Wordsworth, Dorothy 185

Wordsworth, William 8, 12, 35–37, 54, 119, 131–132, 203, 240, 243, 246

comments on own work 271–272

(evolution of) literary theory 4–6, 264–265, 271

influence 6–7

nineteenth-century commentaries 38, 262–264, 266–269, 270–276, 278–279

parodies 270

schoolroom commentaries 273

‘simple’ poems 265–269

target readership 265, 267

treatment of memory 185

‘Alice Fell’ 272

‘Anecdote for Fathers’ 272

‘Essay Supplementary to the Preface’ 6, 264–265, 271

The Excursion 23

‘Hart-Leap Well’ 272

‘Lines Written Above Tintern Abbey’ 177

‘Lucy Gray’ 272

Lyrical Ballads 264

‘The Pet Lamb’ 269

‘Preface’ to Lyrical Ballads 4–5, 39, 52

The Prelude 35, 206

The Recluse 272, 273

‘Salisbury Plain’ poems 126–127

‘Simon Lee’ 272

‘The Thorn’ 157

See also ‘We are Seven’

working classes

reading habits 38

See also (literacy levels)

transformation of culture/lifestyle 201

Worrall, David 195

Wyatt, J. and M 162

Yearsely, Anne 243

Young, Edward 111




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