By (author) Dorothy Edwards
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Rhapsody by Dorothy Edwards
Book DescriptionThe ten stories of Rhapsody, together with the three previously uncollected pieces added to this edition, are utterly distinctive in voice and sensibility. At least three of the Rhapsody stories - 'A Country House', 'Days', and the brilliant, allusive and enigmatic 'A Garland of Earth' - are small masterpieces. Not bad by the age of twenty-four. All of them are extremely controlled studies of constrained desire, loneliness and incomplete relationships for which Edwards was developing a non-realist world of imagery and symbolism and her own language. Music is one of the motifs. For Edwards, music represents art, but also the possibility of sexual passion which is otherwise largely unstated but is everywhere a powerful undercurrent.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905762460
(215mm x 135mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Parthian Books
Publisher: Parthian Books
Publish Date: 29-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dorothy Edwards
My Naughty Little Sister Collection, Paperback (August 2013)
My naughty little sister is stubborn and greedy and full of mischief. She tries to cut off the cat's tail and eats all the trifle at Harry's party! My naughty little sister is always getting into trouble. This time she refuses to have her photo taken and shows off in front of Harry. Will she ever learn to be good?
My Naughty Little Sister, Paperback (August 2010)
My naughty little sister is stubborn and greedy and full of mischief. She tries to cut off the cat's tail and eats all the trifle at Harry's party! How much bother can one little sister be?
My Naughty Little Sister and Bad Harry, Paperback (August 2010)
Here's double trouble because my naughty little sister's best friend, Bad Harry, is just as naughty as she is! They make secret friends with a mouse and feed it bacon and cheese, and they pretend to eat their bread crusts but hide them instead. Together they cause terrible mischief.
When My Naughty Little Sister Was Good, Paperback (August 2010)» View all books by Dorothy Edwards
My naughty little sister is very bad but sometimes she can be good. She helps Grannie to make a Christmas pudding, and she even teaches Bad Harry to be good so that he's allowed to wear his new red coat! Has my naughty little sister changed?
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Author Biography - Dorothy Edwards
Dorothy Edwards was born in 1903 in Ogmore Vale, a small mining community in Mid Glamorgan. After a scholarship to Howell's School for Girls, Llandaf, she took a degree at Cardiff University in Greek and Philosophy, but literature was her passion and soon after graduating her short stories began to appear in magazines and journals. These were collected in Rhapsody(1927). Her novel Winter Sonata(1928) followed shortly afterwards. After a brief period spent living in London with acquaintances from the Bloomsbury circle, Edwards committed suicide on a Cardiff railway line in 1934.
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