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Miss Miles, or, A tale of Yorkshire life 60 years ago

Mary Taylor 1817-1893. Janet Horowitz Murray 1946-


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  • Title:
    Miss Miles, or, A tale of Yorkshire life 60 years ago
  • Author: Mary Taylor 1817-1893.
  • Janet Horowitz Murray 1946-
  • Description: Contents; Introduction to the Oxford Edition of Miss Miles; Bibliography; List of Yorkshire Terms and German Phrases; MISS MILES; I. Die Goldene zeit des Wardens; II. Hold fast to the Faith without Wavering; III. Heaven lies about us in our Infancy; IV. And Fades into the Light of Common Day; V. De Profundis; VI. The Common Lot; VII. Daylight to Fight by; VIII. And Hope again Elastic Springs; IX. Lonely and Helpless; X. Their Words are Sweet as Honey; XI. Trip on Farther, Pretty Sweeting; XII. Quips and Cranks and Wanton Wiles; XIII. In the Valley of the Shadow; XIV. The Tumult of the People
    XV. Out into the WorldXVI. Wir menschen werden wunderbar gepriift; XVII. Hope again Elastic Springs; XVIII. Forget the Things which are Behind; XIX. In Two Minds; XX. Are the White Hours for ever Fled?; XXI. An Evil Genius; XXII. Death Comes to All; XXIII. Anarch Custom; XXIV. Eine anhang von sinnlichkeit die sich niemals concentrirt; XXV. Every Hearth Knoweth its own Bitterness; XXVI. Subtle Serpent; XXVII. Tearlessly, Fearlessly; XXVIII. If we can't help ourselves we can help one another!; XXIX. As the Morning Spread upon the Mountains
    The close friendship between Charlotte Bronte and Mary Taylor began in boarding school and lasted for the rest of their lives. It was Mary Taylor, in fact, who inspired Bronte to leave her oppressive parsonage home and go to Brussels, the eventual setting for her novel, Villette. Mary herself led a much less restricted life, especially in her later years as a feminist essayist who strongly urged women to consider their ""first duty"" to be working to support themselves. In Miss Miles, her only novel, Taylor breaks with tradition by creating a profoundly feminist and morally intense work which
  • Publication Date: 1990
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (497 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-60552-9;ISBN 0-19-802327-8;ISBN 0-19-536234-9
  • Subjects: Friendship -- Fiction; Yorkshire (England) -- Fiction; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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