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Author Joyce, Patrick, 1945-

Title Democratic subjects : the self and the social in nineteenth-century England / Patrick Joyce.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  942.081 JOYC    MISSING
Physical description xii, 242 p. : ill., ports., facsims. ; 25 cm.
Notes Includes index.
Contents Pt. 1. The sorrows of Edwin Waugh: a study in 'working-class' identity. 1. Young Edwin. 2. The struggle for the moral life. 3. The ends of the moral life. 4. The cult of the heart. 5. 'God bless these poor folks'. 6. The legacy of Edwin Waugh -- Pt. 2. John Bright and the English people: a study in 'middle-class' identity. 7. Plain man's prophecy. 8. Speaking Bright. 9. Making the self. 10. Bright makes the social. 11. Creating the democratic imaginary --Pt. 3. Democratic romances: narrative as collective identity in nineteenth-century England. 12. Narrative and history. 13. The romance of improvement. 14. The aesthetic framing of the social. 15. The constitution as an English Eden. 16. The story of the cruel Turk. 17. Some democratic leading men, or Mr Gladstone's dream.
Subject Waugh, Edwin, 1817-1890.
Bright, John, 1811-1889.
Social classes -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Democracy -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Poets, English -- 19th century -- Biography.
Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography.
National characteristics, English
Identity (Psychology)
Narration (Rhetoric)
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
ISBN 0521448026