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Lark Rise to Candleford

Flora Thompson
Edited by Phillip Mallett

September 2021

ISBN: 9780198796695

560 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

Price: £9.99

Flora Thompson's classic evocation of a vanished world of agricultural customs and rural culture is reissued in a handsome hardback edition including the original wood-engravings by Julie Neild and a new introduction that looks at the background to the trilogy and its enduring popularity.

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Flora Thompson's classic evocation of a vanished world of agricultural customs and rural culture is reissued in a handsome hardback edition including the original wood-engravings by Julie Neild and a new introduction that looks at the background to the trilogy and its enduring popularity.

  • Features the original wood-engravings by Julie Neild
  • Includes a new introduction that considers the changing social backdrop to the trilogy, Flora Thompson's artistry, and the popular afterlife of the book on stage and television
  • Includes a useful Select Bibliography, and a Chronology of Flora Thompson's life and publications

About the Author(s)

Flora Thompson

Edited by Phillip Mallett, Senior Lecturer in English, University of St Andrews

Phillip Mallett is a Lecturer in English at the University of St Andrews. Phillip Mallett's primary research interests are in the field of Victorian studies: in particular, in the work of Thomas Hardy; the idea of the city; gender, sexuality and the social role of women in the period 1870-1930; and in British responses to India from the 1830s till Independence.

Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Note on the Text
    Further Reading
    A Chronology of Flora Thompson
    Lark Rise
    Over to Candleford
    Candleford Green

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