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Jessie Russell was a Scottish working-class poet who published in periodicals and in a single volume, 1877. Her work evinces a strong sense of class identity and of incisive protest against the violence and hardship suffered by working women in the nineteenth century.
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1850 JR was born in GlasgowScotland. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
1877 JR published at Glasgow her single collected volume, The Blinkin' o' the Fire, and Other Poems. Bibliographic Citation link.
The date of JR's death is not known: she may have died any time after 1881. Bibliographic Citation link.
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