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Published: 30 June 2019

288 Pages | 15 b&w illustrations

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474428569

Bookseller Code (06)

Commemorating Peterloo

Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Edited by Michael Demson and Regina Hewitt

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Romanticism

  • Provides a multi-perspectival, historical revaluation of the violence of Peterloo
  • Draws on contemporary theorizations of violence by Judith Butler, Slavoj Zizek and Rob Nixon to account for the cultural factors leading to Peterloo
  • Supplements treatments of Peterloo centering on English history with attention to the significance of that event from Scottish, Irish and North American perspectives