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Peter Porcupine a Study of William Cobbett, 1762-1835. by Marjorie Bowen

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Published by Longmans,Green and co in London .
Written in English


  • Cobbett, William, -- 1763-1835.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination312p. ;
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18954057M

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Once upon a time, there was a porcupine named Peter, and he was a misfit. They called him mean names and teased him for having quills. Lame! Weirdo! O. By taking his most readable pieces and providing excellent background on each, Wilson has made William Cobbett, aka Peter Porcupine, readable and quotable once again. While the book is scholarly and written by a scholar, it is also malevolent, witty and amazingly timely. Cobbett lives once again!Cited by: 9. Peter Porcupine was the pseudonym for William Cobbett, the most widely read pamphleteer and journalist in the early American republic. Known for his malicious humor and venomous pen portraits of his political enemies, Cobbett dismissed Benjamin Franklin as a "whoremaster, a hypocrite, and an infidel," and he greeted the news that the Scottish democrat Thomas Muir had lost an eye in a naval. Peter Porcupine in America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Peter Porcupine was the pen name of William Cobbett () /5(3).

William Cobbett, pseudonym Peter Porcupine, (born March 9, , Farnham, Surrey, England—died J , Normandy, Surrey), English popular journalist who played an important political role as a champion of traditional rural England against the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution.. His father was a small farmer and innkeeper. Cobbett’s memories of his early life were pleasant. The first book from Kingmaker Publishing (a joint venture between journalist Nick Shilton and Big Big Train’s Greg Spawton), Genesis – to The Peter Gabriel Years is the definitive biography of the early years of one of the world’s greatest bands. Consulting Editor to the Porcupine Collection - Helen Depree Co-author of the best selling Early Literacy in the Classroom and co-creator of the popular Foundations and Wonder World series, New Zealand author/educator Helen Depree has worked with each contributor to ensure the careful levelling of texts that makes the Porcupine Collection so. Peter Dursin, a metahuman from 30th Century Earth with quill-like growths all over his body, was rejected by the Legion of Super-Heroes and instead joined the Legion of Substitute Heroes.

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