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A child of the Jago

Arthur Morrison

A child of the Jago

by Arthur Morrison

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boys,
  • Slums,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxviii]-xxx).

    StatementArthur Morrison ; edited with an introduction and notes by Peter Miles
    SeriesOxford world"s classics
    ContributionsMiles, Peter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5089.M7 C5 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25366958M
    ISBN 109780199605514
    LC Control Number2011942630

    Download Arthur Morrison's A Child of the Jago for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. Download A Child of the Jago free in PDF & EPUB format. Download Arthur Morrison's A Child of the Jago for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile Related books. The Hole in the Wall. Arthur Morrison. A square of two hundred and fifty yards or less—that was all there was of the Jago. But in that square the human population swarmed in thousands. Old Jago Street, New Jago Street, Half Jago Street lay parallel, east and west: Jago Row at one end and Edge Lane at the other lay parallel also, stretching north and south: foul ways all.

    Novel. Originally published in The Jago is a London slum where crime and violence are the only way of life, and from which there is no escape for the inhabitants. The story of Dick Perrot, born and bred in this area, but it is also a brilliant portrait of a community. "Diana Maltz's new Broadview edition of Arthur Morrison's classic A Child of the Jago is superb in every respect. With a fine, wide-ranging introduction, helpful notes, and useful appendices identifying the many controversies in which Morrison's work enveloped him, this Jago is destined to become the standard text for readers of this important novel/5(8).

    Buy the Hardcover Book A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison at sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com, Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. A Child of the Jago is both thriller and condemnation of social conditions in the East End slums at the turn of the century. Boy hero Dicky Perrott is at heart full of humane instinct but his environment ensures his down fall. "It was my fate to encounter a place in Shoreditch where children were born and reared in circumstances which gave them no reasonable chance of living decent lives.


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A Child of the Jago. This novel, first published inis the story of Dick Perrot, born and bred in the Jago; but it is also a brilliant portrait of the community. The Jago is a London slum where crime and violence are the only way of life, and from which there is no escape for the inhabitants/5.

May 21,  · Appendices include the debates prompted by A Child of the Jago around the nature of realist fiction, writings on the world of the slum from contemporary researchers and reformers focusing especially on middle-class attitudes, childhood, women’s labor, and philanthropy, and a detailed glossary to assist with the slang that saturates Morrison’s writing.

This material provides a veritable /5(7). A Child of the Jago (Oxford World's Classics) Paperback – February 20, by Arthur Morrison (Author), Peter Miles (Author)Cited by: A tale of the short life of Dicky Perrot, a child raised in the citional 'Old Jago', a slum in east London.5/5(1).

A Child of the Jago. This novel, first published inis the story of Dick Perrot, born and bred in the Jago; but it is also a brilliant portrait of the community.

The Jago is a London slum where crime and violence are the only way of life, and from which there is no escape for the inhabitants/5(4). A Child of the Jago Arthur Morrison Edited by Peter Miles Oxford World's Classics.

The only critical edition of Morrison's searing tale of life in the slums of London's East End, the story of a boy who yearns to escape poverty and violence with the odds stacked against him. 8 rows · Aug 03,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Jay’s third book, A Story of Shoreditch, appeared shortly before A Child of the Jago was published, and the crossover between the two is notable, both in the use of specific Nichol incidents and the bleak despair at the notion of ineradicable, biologically transmitted criminality and indigence.

The parallels were not lost on the unsigned reviewer of Morrison’s novel for the St James’s Gazette. As it was in the time of the Jago, the street is our stage. We are not a part of the ‘fashion system’ producing mass conformity and consumption; our clothes are designed to look great until they rot off your back whatever the year or season.

A Child Of The Jago is the title and subject of Arthur Morrison’s book first published in to much uproar in Victorian Britain for exposing the desperation and depravity existing in the Jago slum of Shoreditch.

A Child of the Jago: Special EditionBy Arthur MorrisonA bestseller in its time, it recounts the brief life of Dicky Perrott, a child growing up in the Old Jago, a fictionalisation of the Old Nichol, a slum located between Shoreditch This book includes a selection of poems from.

The novel opens after midnight on a hot summer night, when many of the residents of the Jago, likened to "great rats", prefer to sleep in the street to avoid the oppressive heat and stench of the closely packed houses.

A man lured into a dwelling by a woman is brutally coshed, robbed and dragged. A Child of the Jago, by Arthur Morrison A Child of the Jago is London-born journalist Arthur Morrison’s best known novel. It was first published in November and is set in a fictional East End slum known as the Jago, which Morrison based a real district called the Old Nichol.

Feb 15,  · Arthur Morrison's novel 'A Child Of The Jago' was first published in and still. packs a punch. The story of young Dicky Perrott, growing up in an infamous slum. neighbourhood located just off Shoreditch High Street in late Victorian London, is a tale of survival in adversity/5(22).

Three volumes of Martin Hewitt stories were published before the publication of the novel for which Morrison is most famous: A Child of the Jago (). Other less well-received novels and stories Arthur George Morrison () was an English author and journalist, known for his realistic novels about London's East End and for his detective stories/5.

Morrison's vivid novel of London slum life – the warren of grimy streets he called the Jago was actually the Old Nichol in Shoreditch – is notable for its absence of sentimentality or Author: Christopher Hirst.

Morrison's most famous novel is A Child of the Jago, published inThe novel described in graphic detail living conditions in the East End, including the permeation of violence into everyday life (it was a barely fictionalized account of life in the Old Nichol Street Rookery).3/5(1).

A sketch of the Old Jago from the first American edition of A Child of the Jago, In Morrison published his first detective story featuring the detective Martin Hewitt. In November he published his short story collection Tales of Mean Streets, dedicating the work to sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.comen: Guy Morrison.

A child of the Jago. [Arthur Morrison; P J Keating] -- Theft, assault, and worse are everyday events in the Jago, a London ghetto where the Perrott family must live. Josh, the. A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison. Narrated by Sarah Bacaller and Denis Daly. This grimly picturesque novel by Arthur Morrison was first published in The central character is Dicky Perrott, an urchin living in the Jago, an extremely squalid district of London's East End.

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Read by Algy Pug. Arthur George Morrison (1 NovemberPoplar, London - 4 DecemberChalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire) was an English author and journalist known for his realistic novels about .