Makeshift & Hunger March: Two Novels by Dot Allan

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Confronting issues of class and gender, these two novels offer insight into city living for Scottish women in the 1920s and 1930s. First published in 1928, "Makeshift" deals with young Jacqueline's adolescence and early adulthood in early-20th-century Scotland. Her mother, a dressmaker working at home, is embittered about the state of her marriage and commits suicide. Jacqueline grows up and begins to write, struggling through difficult relationships. "Hunger March," first published in 1934, confines its action to a single ...

Makeshift & Hunger March: Two Novels by Dot Allan 2010, Association for Scottish Literary Studies (ASLS)

ISBN-13: 9780948877964

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Makeshift & Hunger March: Two Novels by Dot Allan 2010, Association for Scottish Literary Studies (ASLS)

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