Mary Barton, ‘The Song of the Shirt’ and the figure of the working-class woman

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talkResearch


Online talk about the figure of the seamstress in Thomas Hood's The Song of the Shirt in relation to Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton
Period4 Oct 2023
Held atElizabeth Gaskell's House, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Gaskell
  • seamstress
  • Condition of England
  • class