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The song of the shirt

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The Readings Library has two copies of this text:

  • Library item number 90654

  • Library item number 92674

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Type of text:  poem

Publication date:  1843

Author:  HOOD, Thomas  (1799-1845)

Main language:  English

Notes:  First published in Punch, 16 December 1843. Bamforth catalogue incorrectly credits this to Tom Hood, mistaking the father for his son of the same name. 

Related texts (only those already in the Library are shown):

  – contained in Short lantern readings: no. 33, pp. 17-19

  – contained in Poison in the packet: and other stories, pp. 29-31