William Cobbett Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Bowen, Marjorie. Peter Porcupine: A Study of William Cobbett, 1762-1835. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1935, 312 p.

Broad-stroked life of Cobbett which attempts "to reduce to their simplest elements the problems that vexed Cobbett and his contemporaries.…

Briggs, Asa. William Cobbett. London: Oxford University Press, 1967, 63 p.

Succinct, well-informed, illustrated biography.

Clarke, John. The Price of Progress: Cobbett's England, 1780-1835. London: Granada Publishing, 1977, 200 p.

Supplies background on the state of agricultural England during the years 1780 to 1835,...

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