Featured Writers

In its initial format, the Database gave only basic information about authors’ dates, professions, patrons, and key publications.

Increasingly, we are expanding the entries for, and providing samples of work by, several significant writers in the labouring-class tradition. So far, the following entries have been expanded – click on the poet name to see the entry.

Anderson, Robert (written by Iain Rowley)
Bennet, John (written by Iain Rowley)
Billington, William (written by Iain Rowley)
Bryant, John Frederick (written by Iain Rowley)
Freeth, John (written by Iain Rowley)
Gregory, John (written by Iain Rowley)
Grierson, Constantia (written by Iain Rowley)
Hamilton, Janet (written by Iain Rowley)
Hardie, John (written by Tim Burke)
Mary Hutton (written by Meagan Timney)
Jones, John (written By Bridget Keegan)
Keats, John (written by Tim Burke)
Learmont, John (written by Iain Rowley)
MacColl, Evan (written by Iain Rowley)
Massey, Gerald (written by David Shaw & Ian Petticrew)
Newton, William (written by Tim Burke)
Ramsay, John (written by Iain Rowley)
Rushton, Edward (written by Iain Rowley)
Skipsey, Joseph (written by Iain Rowley)
Spence, Thomas (written by Iain Rowley)
Varley, Isabella (written by Iain Rowley)
Welsh, James C. (written by Iain Rowley)
Williams, Edward ‘Iolo Morganwg’ (written by Iain Rowley)
Woodhouse, James (written by Iain Rowley)
   

If you wish to contribute an expanded entry for any other writer in the Database, please contact us.


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