Chapter 21. Whatever Happened to the Gordon Riots?

  1. Paula R. Backscheider and
  2. Catherine Ingrassia
  1. Carol Houlihan Flynn

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996232.ch23

A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture

A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture

How to Cite

Flynn, C. H. (2005) Whatever Happened to the Gordon Riots?, in A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture (eds P. R. Backscheider and C. Ingrassia), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996232.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101578

Online ISBN: 9780470996232

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Keywords:

  • body politic;
  • popular images;
  • humanity;
  • frankenstein;
  • formalisms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Short Version of the Gordon Riots

  • Knowing Lord George Gordon

  • Reading the Riots

  • Hyde's Poor House

  • Gin Lane

  • Blake Delivers Newgate

  • Rewriting the Riots

  • The Vagabond and St Leon: The Failure of Idealism

  • Harrington: Reformation of Riotous Space

  • The Mystery; or Forty Years Ago. A Novel

  • Continuing the Riots