William Cobbett Summary

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Biographies (4)

587 words, approx. 2 pages
The English radical journalist and politician William Cobbett (1763-1835) was an advocate of parliamentary reform and a critic of the new industrial urban age.William Cobbett was born at Farnham, Surr... Read more
4,821 words, approx. 17 pages
William Cobbett was a British subject who fled to the United States in 1793 as a refugee from the violence of the French Revolution. While living in America, Cobbett became embroiled in the political ... Read more
11,642 words, approx. 39 pages
Thomas Carlyle called William Cobbett "The pattern John Bull of his century, strong as the rhinosceros, and with singular humanities and genialities shining through his thick skin" (Essay on Scott, 18... Read more
7,717 words, approx. 26 pages
Blunt, forthright, and insufficiently refined to please some contemporaries, William Cobbett continues to challenge modern assumptions. Some readers, regarding his style more highly than his politics,... Read more
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