Cotters" England. by Christina Stead

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .

Written in English

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S7986 Co, PR9619.3.S75 Co
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5578337M
LC Control Number67091250
OCLC/WorldCa4377430

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A study of politics and betrayal in the lives of the Cotter family. Introduction by Michelle de Kretser Cotters' England follows the lives of Nellie Cook, sister Peggy Cotter and brother Tom.

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It is a story of smothered aspirations and dashed hopes, as class politics trap the Cotters and stifle their attempts to break free from the boundaries of the working- and middle-classes.

This strange and fascinating novel is the first of Christina Stead's Cotters England. book to be set wholly in England, the England of the post-war working class, explored through the lives of one particular family, the Cotters, and their friends and acquaintances in the East End of London, in Newcastle and in Durham.

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Cotters England › Customer reviews Attracted to this book by raves from Patrick White and my favourite writer, Angela Carter, I was eagerly expecting some unholy mix of reckless epic and verbal fusillade.

What I got was a stubbornly inedible stew of Arnold Bennett and DH Lawrence; the flat social realism of the former, detailing post-war. Cotters' England is also a novel about the variety of human sexuality - heterosexual love within and outside marriage, lesbian love, incestuous love.

With dramatic irony Christina Stead interweaves these personal and political themes in the glittering personality of the wildly eccentric Nellie an incorrigible sentimentalist, one of Stead's most /5(3). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stead, Christina, Cotters' England.

North Ryde, NSW, Australia: Angus & Robertson, (OCoLC) Cotter, cottier, cottar, Kosatter or Kötter is the German or Scots term for a peasant farmer (formerly in the Scottish Highlands for example).

Cotters occupied cottages and cultivated small Cotters England. book word cotter is often employed to translate the cotarius recorded in the Domesday Book, a social class whose exact status has been the subject of some discussion among historians, and is still.

Set in post-war England, it is a study of politics and betrayal in Nellie's professional and personal life.

It is a story of smothered aspirations and dashed hopes, as class politics trap the Cotters and stifle their attempts to break free from the boundaries of the working- and middle-classes.

The book is also an exploration of love and sexuality. Stead set her only British novel, Cotters' England, partly in Gateshead (called Bridgehead in the novel).

She was in Newcastle upon Tyne in the summer ofaccompanied by her friend Anne Dooley (née Kelly), a local woman, who was the model for Nellie Cotter, the extraordinary heroine of the book.

Anne was no doubt responsible for Stead's. Squatters were the original householders, and this book explores the story of squatter settlements in England and Wales, from our cave-dwelling ancestors to the squeezing out of cottagers in the enclosure of the is a widespread folk belief that if a house could be erected between sundown and sunset the occupants had the right to tenure and could not be evicted.

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England. Cottar definition is - a peasant or farm laborer who occupies a cottage and sometimes a small holding of land usually in return for services. Cotters' England is a dreary, hopeless place, and Stead offers no solutions or even any ideas on how the workers might be able to strive for a better future.

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (). It might be outdated or ideologically biased. Cotters in the Middle Ages and at the beginning of the modern period in England, a stratum of the feudally dependent peasantry, the holders of the smallest land allotments.

References to the cotters date back to the Domesday Book (). Coronavirus stars: BBC sports commentator Andrew Cotter's dogs Olive and Mabel go viral Bereft of actual sports to preside over, Cotter turns.

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