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Oscar Defoe and the Victorian Workhouse 1834

by Barbara O"Sullivan

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Published by PublishAmerica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11854055M
    ISBN 101424138000
    ISBN 109781424138005

    THE EARLY VICTORIAN WORKHOUSE For several generations, American junior high school students have learned of the early Victorian workhouse from Oliver Twist’ s plaintive request for a second helping of gruel, “Please, sir, I would like some more.1 ” If one trusts Dickens’ description of workhouses inOliver Twist, these were loveless institutions whose employees starved children, while.   The Victorian Poor Law Act made homelessness and unemployment a case for the workhouse. To avoid starvation the poor had to live and work in these haunting b Missing: Oscar Defoe.

    The Victorian workhouse was undoubtedly a phenomenon that captured and defined a huge aspect of Victorian society, particularly the grim reality for the working class in Victorian England. First established in after the passing of Poor Law Amendment Act, workhouses were set up to prevent workers from claiming poor relief and instead earn Missing: Oscar Defoe.   Why universal credit is like the Victorian workhouse Policy coheres quite closely to that of amendments to the poor law in , says history professorMissing: Oscar Defoe.

    Worcester workhouse site, Like many institutions of this period, Worcester was based on a pavilion-plan layout with separate blocks for the different categories of inmates. At the centre, opposite the entrance, was the Master and Matron's house, behind Missing: Oscar Defoe. Oliver Twist and the workhouse Article by: Ruth Richardson The hardships of the Victorian workhouse led Oliver Twist utter the famous phrase ‘Please Sir, I want some more’. Here Ruth Richardson explores Dickens’s own experiences of poverty and the social and political context in .


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Its response was the Poor Law of which set up local Poor Law Unions with a view to actively discouraging the provision of relief to anyone who refused to enter a workhouse – and workhouses were intended to be harsh, to deter the able-bodied poor and to ensure that only the truly destitute would apply.

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