Boys Will Be Boys

Chalton Lea was one of Aldine's most fertile romancers; another was Stephen H. Agnew. It was the Aldine Company that published, in the nineties, two school stories of more than ordinary popularity. These were The Lambs of Littlecote and ...

Author: E. S. Turner

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571287888

Category: History

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E.S. Turner's first book, published in 1948, is a wholly original, richly researched and uncommonly insightful study of a somewhat disreputable genre: the 'Boys' Weekly' papers commonly known as 'penny dreadfuls.' 'A classic of its kind... [Turner] ploughed through back numbers of the old blood-and-thunder adventure magazines specialising in cliffhanger serials; the young hero would be left hanging over a cliff in a totally impossible situation, which would be easily resolved in the next issue: 'With one bound Jack was free.' Social history had never been as much fun or, with three extra printings in its first week - such was the demand - as profitable.' Jonathan Sale, Guardian 'Some people felt that E.S. Turner may have invented a new kind of book - the popular social history, very British, very funny, but written with a glistening elegance.' Andrew O'Hagan, London Review of Books

The Publishers Circular and Booksellers Record

Shakespeare— “ Besturne " in Troubadour Poetry — Provand's Lordship , Glasgow - Landor and Menage - John Price - Littlecote House , Wiltshire . QUERIES : -Charles ' II . and Catherine of Braganza - Suffolk Bishopric — Courvoisier ...

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... Troubadour Poetry — Provand's Lordship , Glasgow - Landor and Menage -- John Price — Littlecote House , Wiltshire . ... Plaine Pathway ” —Prayers about Lambs and Green Fields -- " My name is William Guiseman " --Literary Allusions .

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A Brief History of Boys Journals

They now issue the " Boys ' Own Threepenny Library " of complete stories , and quite recently they have reprinted in this series , in abridged form , those two fine tales by E. H. Burrage , " The Lambs of Littlecote , " and " The Island ...

Author: Ralph Rollington

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ISBN: MINN:319510016410559

Category: Adventure stories

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Shakespeare- “ Besturne " in Troubadour Poetry — Provand's Lordship , Glasgow — Landor and Menage — John Price - Littlecote House , Wiltshire . QUERIES : -Charles II . and Catherine of Braganza - Suffolk Bishopric - Courvoisier ...

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