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Acknowledgements Introduction Poetry from the People's Journal 1. The Muir, 'Complaint and Petition of the Muir of Alyth'. 23 January 1858 2. Trebor, 'Consolation to the Muir of Alyth'. 30 January 1858 3. The Muir, 'Eik to Petition of the Muir of Alyth'. 27 February 1858. 4. Apollo, 'A Young Rhymester's Address to the Editor'. 1 May 1858 5. A Son of St Tammas, 'I sigh not'. 26 June 1858. 6. Apollo, 'The Dundee Maiden'. 3 July 1858. 7. David M. Eli, 'Dialogue between the Auld Brig and the Burn'. 10 July 1858. 8. J. M., 'Think For Yourselves'. 5 March 1859. 9. Factorius, 'Shepherd's Song'. 10 September 1859 10. Pro Libertate, 'Subscription to Garibaldi'. 23 June 1860 11. Anon, 'Garibaldi's Soliloquy'. 17 November 1860 12. Anon, 'Poem on the Forfar Volunteers'. 3 August 1861 13. Hawthorn, 'Epistle to Tammas Bodkin'. 31 August 1861 14. Poute, 'Untitled [Letter to editor]'. 5 October 1861 15. Poute, 'Odd to a Krokis'. 22 March 1862 16. G. D., 'The Lass o' Broughty Ferry'. 5 April 1862 17. E. J., A Factory Girl, 'To My Husband'. 9 August 1862 18. A. F. M., 'On Top of the Law'. 4 October 1862 19. J. E. Watt, 'Nan Tamson's Wean'. 22 November 1862 20. D. Tasker, 'The Bairnies at Hame'. 6 June 1863 21. Iain Ban, 'The Author of "Bonny Strathtay's" Apology to the People's Journal'. 1 August 1863 22. James Watson, 'Home Recollections'. 29 August 1863 23. Anon, 'Rouse, brothers, Rouse'. 5 September 1863 24. E. J., The Factory Girl, 'The Opening of the Baxter Park'. 12 September 1863 25. Will Harrow, 'A Voice from Stanley Mills'. 19 December 1863 26. Poute, 'Apostroffe to the Rainbow'. 30 January 1864 27. A Missionary, 'The Chappin' Laddie'. 30 January 1864 28. Anon, 'The Working Lasses'. 16 July 1864 29. J. F., 'A Voice from Parnassus'. 1 October 1864 30. Poute, 'Kale-Wurms'. 26 August 1865 31. Moses Daylite, 'An Epissel to Poute'. 10 March 1866 32. J. C., 'The Scottish Servant Maid'. 17 March 1866 33. A. L. B., 'A Scottish Servant Maid'. 19 May 1866 34. John Taylor, 'The Navvies'. 17 July 1866 35. William Donaldson, 'A Lay of Reform'. 11 August 1866 36. J. C., 'Song. (Dedicated to the Scottish Servant Maids)'. 18 August 1866 37. A. W., 'Reform'. 13 October 1866 38. Justitia, 'The Plague-Stricken Village'. 8 December 1866 39. Fernogus, 'Hold Up Your Head'. 9 February 1867 40. James Gow, 'Despondency'. 13 July 1867 41. W. R. Mainds, 'Lines Addressed to James Gow'. 20 July 1867 42. David Morrison, 'The Bard of Caldervale'. 10 August 1867 43. J. G., 'Hard Times'. 16 November 1867 44. J. S. M., 'Lines on Receiving a People's Journal'. 30 May 1868 45. James Winthrope, 'Woe'. Christmas 1868 46. John Pettigrew, 'Sweet'. 27 March 1869 47. David Johnson, 'Co-operation'. 3 April 1869 48. A. A., 'John Keats'. 17 April 1869 49. Will Harrow, 'The Tory Lords'. 17 July 1869 50. Wolfhill, 'The Herd Laddie'. 11 September 1869 51. Harpoon, 'A Tale of a Whale'. 20 November 1869 52. J. D., 'The Charge of the Light Brigade (Apollo's)'. 27 November 1869 53. J. B. M., 'The Tay Bridge'. 23 April 1870 54. John Pindar, 'To My Auld Knapsack'. 4 June 1870 55. Backwoodsman, 'The Land That Rear'd Us A". 24 September 1870 56. M. W. W., 'My Washing Machine'. 14 January 1871 57. M., 'Lines on the Death of the Glenlivet Poet'. 18 February 1871 58. G. L., 'The Tailor's Protest'. 25 March 1871 59. T. N. D., 'Murder Most Foul'. 24 June 1871 60. Poute, 'Gouldings Manur'. 18 November 1871 61. Eriphos, 'Defeatit'. 2 December 1871 62. Matilda, 'To the Domestic Servants'. 4 May 1872 63. The Factory Muse, 'Athole's Pies'. 1 June 1872 64. J. Doubleyou, 'The Evening Hours, A Homely Rhyme'. 1 June 1872 65. Anon, 'Address to J. Doubleyou'. 22 June 1872 66. Will Harrow, 'Epistle to Tammas Bodkin'. 13 July 1872 67. W. M., 'A Favourite Picture'. 3 August 1872 68. Eriphos, 'Oor Mill'. 15 February 1873 69. W. T. E., 'Coals'. 22 March 1873 70. Margaret Wallace, 'Lily of the Vale'. 30 May 1874 71. Wandering Willie, 'Happy Lamoo'. 23 January 1875 72. John Stargazer, 'My First Attempt'. 15 May 1875 73. Elizabeth Campbell, 'Three Score and Ten'. 15 May 1875 74. Auld Betty, 'The Lassies o' Bonnie Dundee'. 14 August 1875 75. Mistress Lapstane, 'Ane Strikeing Ballant'. 28 August 1875 76. D. Taylor, 'Jute'. 10 March 1877 77. C., 'Rapidly, Rapidly. A Good Templar Song'. 10 March 1877 78. Lisa M. Smith, 'Only'. 14 April 1877 79. J. A. Duthie, 'Naething New'. 28 July 1877 80. William McGonagall, 'An Address to Thee Tay Bridge'. 15 September 1877 81. W. S. T., 'Burns's Lament'. 2 March 1878 82. Auld C., 'King Jute'. 7 April 1878 83. An Old Stager, 'An Epistle to McGonagall'. 25 May 1878 84. W. W., 'The Millennium of Capital'. 20 July 1878 85. Mrs Duthie, 'The Poets' Wail'. 23 November 1878 86. E. Lindsay, 'The Sack-Sewers of Dundee'. 1 March 1879 87. James Y. Geddes, 'Died on the Street'. 22 March 1879 88. D. Taylor, 'Ring Up the Curtain'. 19 April 1879 89. Per Mare Per Terram, 'Isandula'. 8 November 1879 90. Anon, 'Ketchwayo the Zulu'. 22 November 1879 91. G. W. Donald, 'Lines, Suggested by the Melancholy Wreck of the Tay Bridge'. 3 January 1880 92. J. S. M., 'In Memoriam'. 10 January 1880 93. John Rae, 'An Election Song'. 27 March 1880 94. Jacob Moon, 'An M.P. Non Est'. 27 March 1880 95. Jessie R. McIntyre, 'The Dogs of War'. 10 April 1880 96. P. Mitchell, 'Dakota'. 21 August 1880 97. Grandfather, 'Reminiscences of the People's Journal'. 29 March 1881 98. Jessie R. McIntyre, 'A Year Ago'. 21 May 1881 99. John Rae, 'Eviction'. 23 July 1881 100. Annie S. Swan, 'April Days'. 29 April 1882 101. Jas. Burns, 'Advice to Blue Ribboners at the Fair Holidays'. 24 June 1882 102. J. M. K., 'Victory'. 23 September 1882 103. G. Bruce, 'The Battle of Tel-el-Kebir'. 14 October 1882 104. E. W., 'In the Net Factory'. 14 April 1883 Poetry from the People's Friend 105. Maggie, 'The Trappit Mouse'. 4 August 1869 106. Dorothea, 'With You'. 15 March 1871 107. Surfaceman, 'Jenny wi' the Airn Teeth'. 26 November 1873 108. T. N. D., 'The Night Signalman'. 5 May 1875 109. J. W. R., 'I'll Hae My Freen'. 23 June 1875. 110. Nisbet Noble, 'The Storming of Perth'. 19 January 1876 111. James Nicholson, 'Jenny wi' the Lang Pock'. 20 September 1876 112. Alexander G. Murdoch, 'The Thistle Yet'. 20 December 1876 113. W. M. W., 'The Workmen's Cry to the Masters'. 13 June 1877 114. W. P. Crawford, 'Epistle to "Faither Fernie" (Jas. Nicholson)'. 19 January 1881 115. L. J. Nicolson, 'A Shetland Lullaby'. 10 August 1881 116. Nisbet Noble, 'Epistle to Robert Wanlock'. 4 January 1882 117. Sailon, 'A Song of the Clyde'. 10 May 1882 118. Alexander G. Murdoch, 'Song of the Clyde Workers'. 3 January 1883 Bibliography Index of poems by subgenre

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[Kirstie] Blair has produced a work that simultaneously helps to illuminate the nature of nineteenth-century Scottish popular literature and nineteenth-century working-class literature more broadly.

-- Simon Rennie * Victorian Periodicals Review *

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