Life As We Have Known It The Voices of Working-Class Women

Serie: VMC
Taal: Engels
Life As We Have Known It
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9781844088010
  • Druk: 1
  • juli 2012
  • 208 pagina's
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'I was born in Bethnal Green . . . a tiny scrap of humanity. I was my mother's seventh, and seven more were born after me . . . When I was ten years old I began to earn my own living.' Told in the distinctive and memorable voices of working class women, Life as We Have Known It is a remarkable first-hand account of working lives at the turn of the last century. First published in association with the Women's Co-operative Guild in 1931, Life as We Have Known it is a unique evocation of a lost age, and a humbling testament to what Virginia Woolf called 'that inborn energy which no amount of childbirth and washing up can quench'. Here is domestic service; toiling in factories and in the fields, and of husbands - often old and ill before their time, some drinkers or gamblers. Despite telling of the hardship of a poverty-stricken marriage, the horrors of childbirth and of lives spent in search of jobs, these are spirited and inspiring voices.

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Paperback
Druk
1
Verschijningsdatum
2012-10-11
Afmetingen
19,7 x 12,7 x 1,3 cm
Aantal pagina's
208 pagina's
Aanbevolen leeftijd
18 - 22 jaar
Illustraties
Nee

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Auteur
Margaret Llewelyn Davies
Redacteur
Margaret Llewelyn Davies
Uitgever
Little Brown UK

EAN

EAN
9781844088010

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Extra groot lettertype
Nee
NUR code
320
Oorspronkelijke releasedatum
2012-07-05
Subtitel
The Voices of Working-Class Women
Thema Qualifier Code
1DDU-GB-ESL
Thema Subject Code
DNB

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