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- 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 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...
- 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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 39.95
This book offers new insights into the application of a well-established approach to people who have traditionally been thought not to benefit from them. It demonstrates that rehabilitation has positive outcomes for people with dementia's quality of life and self-esteem, especially if rehabilitation is seen as a positive philosophy of practice. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Although they wrote in the same historical milieu as their male counterparts, women writers of the 19th- and early 20th-centuries have generally been "ghettoized" by critics into a separate canonical sphere. These original essays argue in favor of reconciling male and female writers, both historically and in the context of classroom teaching. ... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Circling Faith is a collection of essays by southern women that encompasses spirituality and the experience of winding through the religiously charged environment of the American South. Mary Karr, in ?Facing Altars,? describes how the consolation she found in poetry directed her to a similar solace in prayer. In ?Chiaroscuro: Shimmer... more...