[AZW] ✓ Jean's Golden Term | By ë Angela Brazil #2020


  • Title: Jean's Golden Term
  • Author: Angela Brazil
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 445
  • Format: Hardcover

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    Angela Brazil
    Librarian Note There is than one author by this name in the database.Born in Preston, Lancashire in 1868, Angela Brazil pronounced brazzle was the youngest child of cotton mill manager Clarence Brazil, and his wife, Angelica McKinnel She was educated at the Turrets a small private school in Wallasey and then, when the Brazils were living in Manchester, at the preparatory department of the Manchester High School, and as a boarder at Ellerslie, an exclusive girls school near Victoria Park She subsequently attended Heatherley s Art School, in London, with her sister Amy, and sketching remained a life long interest.With the death of Clarence Brazil in 1899, the family left the North West of England for Llanbedr, Wales, where they took up residence in their former summer house It is believed that, at some point during this period 1899 1911 , Brazil worked as a governess, although she does not mention it in her autobiography, My Own Schooldays 1925 In 1911, she moved to Coventry, where she kept house for her doctor brother, living in that city until her death, in 1947.Brazil s first children s novel, A Terrible Tomboy, was published in 1904, and is believed to have been autobiographical, featuring the adventures of a young Angela Peggy , and her friend Leila Langdale Lilian It was only with the 1907 publication of her second novel, The Fortunes of Philippa, that she turned to the genre in which she would become so influential the Girls School Story.Brazil is often described by readers as the first author of modern girls school stories, and her publisher Blackie once claimed, in a bit of promotional hyperbole, that she had originated the genre While not actually true the genre predates her by some time, and other authors of modern girls school stories, such as May Baldwin, were publishing before she was Brazil was certainly immensely influential, in the genre s move away from a didactic, moralistic model, towards one aimed at entertainment Her books are told from the perspective of her girl characters themselves, and were immensely popular with young readers, both in her own lifetime, and afterward All told, she published close to sixty children s novels, most of them girls school stories.Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread for information.

    Jean's Golden Term By Angela Brazil

    Commentaires:

    Sally
    Jolly good fun Enjoyed the mystery surrounding Jean s past and Vera s abrupt bitchiness, and the over the top answer to it all Fun setting, fun ending different to expected and good characters D

    • [AZW] ✓ Jean's Golden Term | By ë Angela Brazil
      Angela Brazil