Broomhall, S. (2015). Feeling in the Wynds: Media representation of affective practices in urban Scotland in the first half of the nineteenth century. S. Broomhall. Spaces for Feeling: Emotions and Sociabilities in Britain, 1650-1850 202-222. London, United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis Inc..
[Extract] This chapter explores the depiction of feelings among those prosecuted in Scotland’s police courts as they were presented in the newspapers and unstamped periodicals of the 1820s and 1830s. The role of the press in supporting, reinforcing, and occasionally questioning the work of the legal elite has been widely explored in the existing scholarship...
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