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dc.contributor.authorBrighton, VD-
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-09T09:07:02Z-
dc.date.available2014-12-09T09:07:02Z-
dc.date.issued1984-
dc.identifier.citation2:104en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/9423-
dc.descriptionThe Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies was gathered together by John Burnett, David Vincent and David Mayall whilst compiling their three volumes annotated bibliography, "The Autobiography of the Working Class" (Harvester Press, 1984-1989). This book includes descriptions of unpublished autobiographies and indicates their locations. Excerpts from some of the autobiographies have been published in "Destiny obscure: autobiographies of childhood, education, and family from the1820s to the 1920s", edited by John Burnett (Routledge 1994 and A. Lane, 1982). The authors "sought to identify not only the large numbers of printed works scattered in various local history libraries and record offices, but also extant private memoirs, many of which remain hidden in family attics, known only to the author and a handful of relatives" (Introduction to vol.1, p. xxix). The criteria for inclusion were: the writers were working class for at least part of their lives; they wrote in English; and they lived for some time in England, Scotland or Wales between 1790 and 1945. John Burnett was professor of social history at Brunel University from 1972 to 1990.en_US
dc.description.abstractVerbena Daphne Brighton's (born 1915) memories of a happy and comfortable childhood in Norfolk. Brighton recounts celebrations, dress, diet and schooling.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherBurnett Archiveen_US
dc.subjectNorfolken_US
dc.subjecthome lifeen_US
dc.subjectfamilyen_US
dc.subjectdressen_US
dc.subjectdieten_US
dc.subjectschoolen_US
dc.subjectChristmasen_US
dc.subjectcelebrationsen_US
dc.subjectBurnett Archiveen_US
dc.titleNuts in May: memories of care-free daysen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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