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‘A Strange Field’: Region and Class in the Novels of Harold Heslop

John Fordham

in Intermodernism

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780748635092
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651924 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635092.003.0004
‘A Strange Field’: Region and Class in the Novels of Harold Heslop

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This chapter studies the political and literary work of the ‘miner writer’ Harold Heslop, whose works present another intermodern concern: community. It determines that the community of value found in Heslop's fiction is that of his fellow trade unionists and miners of ‘the North’.

Keywords: miner writer; Harold Heslop; community of value; trade unionists

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Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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