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Fenwomen A portrait of women in an English village by Mary Chamberlain ISBN 13: 9780704328006

ISBN 10: 0704328003

Hardcover; London: Quartet Books [for] Virago, 1975; ISBN-13: 978-0704328006

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Virago in association with Quartet Books, 1975. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardback with dust jacket. Original purple boards, a little bruised at spine ends. There is a large pale brown stain to the top outer closed textblock edge with a couple of smaller marks to the other edges. Dust jacket flaps are browned. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Front flap price clipped. 186pp. A good reading copy. .

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ViragoLtd./Quartet Books, London, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. purple end-papers; 'In books on country life, the plough boy and the farrier have a far more popular appeal than the ploughboy's wife. Her story must be told.' Thus Mary Chamberlain introduces her fascinating social and oral history of the lives of the women of Gislea, an isolated village of the Fens - lives which spread, in memory at least, over a hundred and fifty years. Isolation is not new to these Fenwomen. Yet they feel it increasingly. They also feel, as do most women, that their stories are not important. The reader will not share this view - their lives tell us much that is both universal and unique about the experience of women - of girlhood, schooling, marriage, children, work, religion politics, recreation, old age. The accounts challenge the notion of the rural idyll, showing the limitations imposed upon the women of Gislea by their world. As well we get an extraordin ... Read more

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