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Tempestuous Petticoat epub ebook

by Leighton

Tempestuous Petticoat epub ebook

Author: Leighton
Category: Arts & Literature
Language: English
Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers (April 1, 1984)
Pages: 280 pages
ISBN: 0897330994
ISBN13: 978-0897330992
Rating: 4.1
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Tempestuous Petticoat book. The author tells the story of her eccentric mother, who wrote. The book itself was interesting, but not necessarily in the way intended; Leighton takes a neutral tone towards her mother despite the fact that the woman was clearly a mo This was an interesting read: artist Clare Leighton's biography of her now-forgotten writer mother, Marie Conner Leighton. It's told in the first person from child-Clare's point-of-view, and I went into reading it somehow unaware of the Leightons' chief claim to fame - Clare's older brother, Roland, was Vera Brittain's fiance.

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The author tells the story of her eccentric mother, who wrote potboiling novels for the London dailies while attempting to run a complete upper-class Edwardian household. ISBN13: 9780897330992.

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The best known of her books are The Farmer's Year (1933; a calendar of English husbandry), Four Hedges - A Gardener's Chronicle (1935; the development of a garden from a meadow she had bought in the Chilterns) and Tempestuous Petticoat; The story of an Invincible Edwardian (1948 . Clare Leighton met the radical journalist H. N. Brailsford in 1928, and they lived together for several years. He was separated from Jane Esdon Brailsford who refused him a divorce

Tempestuous Petticoat Mass Market Paperback – February 12, 1978.

Tempestuous Petticoat Mass Market Paperback – February 12, 1978.

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Bibliographic Details Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd. Publication Date: 1948.

Clare Leighton was born in London on 12 April 1898, the daughter of Robert Leighton (1858-1934) and Marie Connor Leighton (1865-1941), both authors. Her early efforts at painting were encouraged by her parents and her uncle Jack Leighton, an artist and illustrator. In 1915, she began formal studies at the Brighton College of Art and later trained at the Slade School of Fine Art (1921-23), and the Central School of Arts and Crafts, where she studied wood engraving under Noel Rooke. During the late 1920s and 1930s, Clare Leighton visited the United States on a number of lecture tours.

Clare Leighton met the radical journalist H. Brailsford in 1928 and they lived together for several years.

Over the course of a long and prolific career, Leighton wrote and illustrated numerous books praising the virtues of the countryside and the people who worked the land. The best known of her books are The Farmer’s Year (1933; a calendar of English husbandry), Four Hedges – A Gardener’s Chronicle (1935; the development of a garden from a meadow she had bought in the Chilterns) and Tempestuous Petticoat; The story of an invincible Edwardian (1948; describing her childhood and her bohemian mother).

The author tells the story of her eccentric mother, who wrote potboiling novels for the London dailies while attempting to run a complete upperclass Edwardian household.
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