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by Anne Humpherys

Travels into the Poor Man's Country: The Work of Henry Mayhew download ebook
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090457329X
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978-0904573299
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Anne Humpherys
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Caliban Books (July 1, 1980)
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More by Anne Humpherys. Henry Mayhew (Twayne's English Authors Series). Topic, "Victorian Popular Culture".

Different writers would report from across the country, while Mayhew would be the ‘metropolitan correspondent’.

the backs of our houses; until some poet like Hood wakes and sings that dreadful Song of the Shirt ; some prophet like Carlyle rises up and denounces woe; some clear-sighted, energetic man like the writer of the Chronicle travels into the poor man’s country for us, and comes back with his tales of terror and wonder’ (Thackeray: 1850, 93. Henry drifted through his twenties in London, splitting his time between homemade chemical experiments and the bohemian world of comic journalists, dramatists and penny-a-liners, while never seeming to commit to either. Different writers would report from across the country, while Mayhew would be the ‘metropolitan correspondent’.

Anne Humpherys, Travels into the Poor Man’s Country: The Work of Henry Mayhew (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1977), 203. 72. Henry Mayhew, A Visit to the Cholera Districts of Bermondsey, The Morning Chronicle, September 24, 1849

Anne Humpherys, Travels into the Poor Man’s Country: The Work of Henry Mayhew (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1977), 203. Henry Mayhew, A Visit to the Cholera Districts of Bermondsey, The Morning Chronicle, September 24, 1849. 73. E. P. Thompson and Eileen Yeo, ed. The Unknown Mayhew (London: The Merlin Press Lt. 2009), 102–3. 74. Quoted in Humpherys, Travels, 31. 75. Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist (London: Richard Bentley, 1838), 252. 76. Gareth Stedman Jones, Outcast London: A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society (New York: Penguin Books, 1984).

The Work of Henry Mayhew.

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Henry Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor has always had an enthusiastic following, but scholarship on it has been limited and scholars fairly .

Henry Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor has always had an enthusiastic following, but scholarship on it has been limited and scholars fairly restrained in response to it. This essay examines questions about Mayhew’s sample set (the working-class or the lumpenproleteriat? the poor or the marginal?), the veracity of his interviews, his relations with his subjects, and the publication history of his text.

Stroud: Sutton, 2003. Mayhew, Henry and Mayhew, Augustus. The Good Genius That Turned Everything into Gold, or, The Queen Bee and the Magic Dress: A Christmas Fairy Tale. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1977. London: David Bogue, 1847. Meir, Natalie Kapetanios.

Anne Humpherys and Louis James, eds. . Reynolds: Fiction, Politics, and the Press in Nineteenth-Century Britain. University of Georgia Press, 1977. The British Library, Academia Press, and ProQuest, 2008.