In Our Infancy, Part 1, 1882-1912 by Helen Corke
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In Our Infancy, Part 1, 1882-1912
By Helen Corke

In Our Infancy, Part 1, 1882-1912

An Autobiography Pt. 1

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In Our Infancy, Part 1, 1882-1912 by Helen Corke

Book Description

In this volume of autobiography Helen Corke, now aged 93, recalls her childhood and youth before the First World War. Her account has both a personal and a representative significance. Helen Corke has a gift for recounting the development of her own consciousness and her personality is revealed through this record of instinctive as well as of objective experience. Born into a Kentish middle-class family which was interested both in literature and trade, she was moved from town to country and back to a London suburb as her father's grocery business first prospered and then abruptly failed. Years of extreme poverty followed. For a gifted girl in such circumstances the only hope of further education was apprenticeship as an elementary school teacher. Helen took this course and records the grim (and grimy) conditions of primary education at the end of the nineteenth century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521081665
ISBN-10: 0521081661
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 260
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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