- John Goodridge, ed., and eBridgetKeegan, associate ed., Nineteenth-Century Brian Maidment, ed., The Poorhouse Fugitives: Self-Taught Poets and Poetry in Victorian Britain (Manchester: Carcanet, 1987).
English Labourinrg-Class Poets 1800-1900, 3 vols., gen. ed. John Goodridge English Labouring-Class Poets, 1860-1900, vol. 3 of Nineteenth-Century (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2006). I am grateful to Professor Keegan for P<http://human.ntu.ac.uk/research/labouringclasswriters/elsie1.htm>, visited 1 her work on many materials in the present essay, including research on the Hartley disaster (see note 16).
For more on Ben Brierley, see Ben Huk, Ben Brierley 1825-1896 (Manchester: Neil Richardson, 1995); “Benjamin Brierley,” Oxford Dictonary of National Biography, online edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004).