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Arthur Ransome On The Broads

Author : Roger Wardale
ISBN : 144561152X
Genre : History
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The inside story of the two Swallows and Amazons books set on the Norfolk Broads.
Category: History

In The Nature Of Landscape

Author : David Matless
ISBN : 9781118295717
Genre : Science
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In the Nature of Landscape presents regional culturallandscape as a new direction for research in culturalgeography. Represents the first cultural geographic study of the NorfolkBroads region of eastern England Addresses regional cultural landscape through consideration ofnarratives of landscape origin, debates over human conduct, theanimal and plant landscapes of the region, and visions of the endsof landscape through pollution and flood Draws upon in-depth original research, spanning almost twodecades of archival work, interviews, and field study Covers a great diversity of topics, from popular culture toscientific research, folk song to holiday diaries, planning surveyto pioneering photography, and ornithology to children’sliterature Features a variety of illustrative material, including originalphotographs, paintings, photography, advertising imagery,scientific diagrams, maps, and souvenirs
Category: Science

Coot Club

Author : Arthur Ransome
ISBN : 9781448161447
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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‘Let fly jib sheet! Slack away main! Fenders out!’ Dick and Dorothea – also known as The Ds – arrive in Norfolk all ready to learn how to sail. They couldn’t hope for a better teacher than Tom Dudgeon. But Tom is in a spot of trouble. After seeing the beastly Margoletta moored clean across the nests of his beloved coots, Tom set the motorcruiser adrift. Now the enemy have offered a bounty on his head. Can they save the birds’ nest from almost certain destruction? Will they avoid being caught by the awful Hullabaloos? Only some brave friends and quick thinking stands between them and disaster... Includes exclusive material: In ‘The Backstory’ you can test your knowledge of the book, learn about the adventurous author and get some handy facts about birds and boats. Vintage Children’s Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Arthur Ransome On Fishing

Author : Arthur Ransome
ISBN : UOM:39015045621920
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Arthur Ransome began to fish as a boy in the Lake District, but the pursuit became almost an obsession when he lived in Russia during World War I and reported the Revolution and its aftermath for the Daily News and the Manchester Guardian. When he returned to England with Trotsky's secretary as his wife, he settled in Lakeland and began his four-year weekly column Rod and Line for the Guardian, stopping only to write the twelve Swallows and Amazons books for children which made him famous. Although he published a few of these and other fishing essays in two books, Rod and Line and Mainly about Fishing, most of his writing and broadcasting on the subject has never appeared in book form.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Reading Series Fiction

Author : Victor Watson
ISBN : 9781134588466
Genre : Education
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This book investigates the 'series' in children's literature. The works of several well-known children's authors - UK and the US, traditional and contemporary - are analyzed, and using these examples, the book explores the special nature and appeal of series writing for children. As well as providing an historical overview of the series, the author raises important questions about the nature of literary criticism applied to children's literature.
Category: Education

Norfolk Broads

Author : Pete Goodrum
ISBN : 9781445613284
Genre : History
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Spread out under the vast Norfolk skies, the Broads have helped define the county. In a panoramic sweep of facts, anecdotes and historical research, Pete Goodrum tells their story. From the Roman occupation, when the peat excavations that would form them were first begun, through the dark days of the Middle Ages, to the innovations of the nineteenth century and the emergence of the area as an internationally loved holiday location, this is the complete picture of the Norfolk Broads. Long thought to be a natural phenomenon the Broads are now known to be manmade. And man has made much of them. An inspiration to writers and artists, a passion for conservationists and a recreational wonderland for holidaymakers, the Norfolk Broads are inextricably linked to the history and social development of the county. Covering the development of this beautiful and intriguing area up to the present day, Norfolk Broads: The Biography is a rewarding insight into the history of these magical waterways.
Category: History

Arthur Ransome

Author : Peter Hunt
ISBN : UOM:39015019868333
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Arthur Ransome.
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The Life Of Arthur Ransome

Author : Hugh Brogan
ISBN : UOM:39015032855077
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Arthur Ransome

Author : Wayne G. Hammond
ISBN : UVA:X004476574
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A prolific 20th-century author, editor, critic, reviewer and foreign correspondent, Arthur Ransome is historically considered one of the most important English children's writers between the wars. This first comprehensive bibliography describes in detail the various editions of the books he wrote and to which he contributed. Included in this work are more than 1,500 contributions by Ransome to newspapers and magazines, with extensive notes on their publication history. Among these contributions are controversial reports from Russia during World War I and the rise of the Bolsheviks.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Approaching Arthur Ransome

Author : Peter Hunt
ISBN : UOM:39015025299671
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Much has been written about the life of Arthur Ransome. Yet, until now, there has been no critical assessment of his legacy to English literature. Dr Hunt begins his study with the astonishing stream of writings Ransome produced in his twenties before the First World War - among them books on French literature, on the work of Poe and Wilde, on the pleasures of Bohemian life. For Hunt, three books culled from Ransome's Russian journalism reveal as much about their author as about the turmoil of revolution. These led to a ten-year association with the Manchester Guardian, where Ransome first published his classic fishing essays. Hunt examines the mature technique of the books for children. With the 'Swallows and Amazons' series Ransome invented a new genre, whose sales were to reach many millions. A deep commitment to democracy and freedom (though never licence) is seen as the hallmark of their lasting quality. These books, together with Ransome's Autobiography, continue to have a wide following among adults as well as children. Their author was honoured in 1990, long after his death, with the founding of the Arthur Ransome Society.
Category: Biography & Autobiography