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- Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 4.99
'Mary Gibson is going to go a long way... a really good read' Dee Williams. Heartwarming and gritty, the story of a factory girl in Bermondsey through World War 1. They call them custard tarts - the girls who work at the Pearce Duff custard and jelly factory. But now the custard tarts are up in arms, striking for better conditions. Among them is... more...
- Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 0.99
Three sisters are growing up in 1920s Bermondsey - the larder of London - with its bustling docks, its spice mill, tannery and factories. Southwells jam factory is where many of the girls work. And Milly Colman knows she's lucky. At Southwells she can have a laugh with her mates. She's quick and strong and never misses a day's work. She needs to... more...
- Head of Zeus 2014; Not Available
Heartwarming and gritty, the story of a factory girl in Bermondsey through World War I. They call them custard tarts?the girls who work at the Pearce Duff custard and jelly factory. But now the custard tarts are up in arms, striking for better conditions. more...
- Head of Zeus 2015; Not Available
Three sisters in 1920s Bermondsey struggle to make ends meet and protect their mother from the violence of their father. Milly, the eldest, works in Southwells jam factory. Elsie dreams of a career on the stage, while little Amy runs wild with her friends on the streets. As summer draws to a close, they join the hop pickers in Kent for a short, blissful... more...
- Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 11.65
A Bermondsey factory girl joins the fight against Hitler, in the wonderful new novel from the bestselling author of CUSTARD TARTS AND BROKEN HEARTS. May Lloyd's father calls her his homing pigeon because of her uncanny knack of navigating her way around the streets of South London - even in pitch darkness. It is a gift that will save her life when... more...
- Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 31.99
In Indian Angles , Mary Ellis Gibson provides a new historical approach to Indian English literature. Gibson shows that poetry, not fiction, was the dominant literary genre of Indian writing in English until 1860 and that poetry written in colonial situations can tell us as much or even more about figuration, multilingual literacies, and histories... more...
- Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 33.99
Anglophone Poetry in Colonial India, 1780?1913: A Critical Anthology makes accessible for the first time the entire range of poems written in English on the subcontinent from their beginnings in 1780 to the watershed moment in 1913 when Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize in Literature.Mary Ellis Gibson establishes accurate texts for such well-known... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2014; US$ 69.00
A teenage orphan from Vermont, Mary Gibson burst onto the literary scene during the early 1850s as a star writer, under the pseudonym Winnie Woodfern, for more than half a dozen Boston ?story papers,? mass-circulation weekly periodicals that specialized in popular fiction. Although she would soon join such famous woman authors as Fanny Fern and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
The Christian idea of a good death had its roots in the Middle Ages with ars moriendi, featuring reliance on Jesus as Savior, preparedness for the life to come and for any spiritual battle that might ensue when on the threshold of death, and death not taking place in isolation. Evangelicalism introduced new features to the good death, with its focus... more...