Publications on Nineteenth-Century Working Class Literature
Florence S. Boos
Memoirs of Victorian Working-Class Women: The Hard Way Up. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Working-Class Women Poets of the Victorian Period: An Anthology. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2008.
“Teaching the Poetry of Victorian Working-Class Women Poets," Teaching Labouring-Class British Literature of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century, edited Kevin Binfield and William Christmas, Modern Language Association, 2018, 382-91, 311-312.
"At the Margins of Print: Life-Narratives of Victorian Working-Class Women," Cambridge Companion to Labouring-Class Literature, eds. John Goodridge and Bridget Keegan, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017, 248-63. Reviewed in Times Literary Supplement, 18 and 25 August, 2017.
"Working-Class Poetry." The Blackwell Companion to Victorian Literature, eds. Dino Felluga, Linda K. Hughes and Pamela Gilbert. London: Blackwell's, 2015.
"Under Physical Siege: Early Victorian Working-Class Women's Autobiographies." Special issue of Philological Quarterly, "Working-Class Writing in Victorian Britain," 91.3 (2013; actual appearance 2014), 251-69.
“Not So Lowly Bards: Victorian Working-Class Women Poets and Middle-Class Expectations,” special issue “Retrieval and Beyond: Labouring-Class Studies” edited by John Goodridge, Key Words: A Journal of Cultural Materialism 8 (2010), 21-37.
"Class and the 'Spasmodics': W. E. Aytoun, George Gilfillan and Alexander Smith," special issue on the Spasmodics, eds. Jason Rudy and Charles La Porte, Victorian Poetry 42.4 (2005): 553-83.
pdf, "Class and the 'Spasmodics"
“'In my mind's eye it will remain the same': Poor women's Autobiographies in the Nineteenth Century Scotland,” in Erfaring og Forstaelse (Experience and Understanding), ed. Oystein Hide, National Department of Higher Education, Oslo, Norway, 2005, 233-57.
“Nurs’d Up Amongst the Scenes I Have Describ’d’: Poetry of Working-Class Victorian Women.” The Functions of Victorian Culture at the Present Time, ed. Christine Krueger, Ohio University Press, 2002, 137-156.
“Poetics of the Working-Classes,” ed. and intro. special issue, Victorian Poetry, 39.2 (2001), 103-109.
“The ‘Homely Muse’ in her Diurnal Setting: “Marie,” Janet Hamilton, and Fanny Forrester in the Periodical Press,” Victorian Poetry 39.2 (2001), 255-85.
“'Oor Location’: Victorian Women Poets and the Transition from Rural to Urban Scottish Culture.” Victorian Urban Landscapes, edited by Debra Mancoff and Dale Trela. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1996, 133-56.
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