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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 Methuen in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL19841930M

Morrison's most famous novel is A Child of the Jago, The 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). item 4 Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping! - Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping! $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all.

This novel, first published in , is 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. item 1 A Child of the Jago (Hardback or Cased Book) - A Child of the Jago (Hardback or Cased Book) $ Free shipping. item 2 A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison: New - A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison: New. $ +$ shipping.

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A Child of the Jago book. Read 54 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This novel, first published inis the story of Dick Perro /5. “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(7).

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.

The descriptions of life in a hell-hole packed to/5(27). 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. 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.

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A Child of the Jago By Arthur Morrison Author of ‘Tales of Mean Streets’ Third Edition PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION I am glad to take this, the first available opportunity, to acknowledge the kindness with which _A Child of the Jago_ has been received: both by the reading public, from which I have received many gratifying assurances that what I have tried to say has not /5(17).

The book opens with a thorough introduction covering biographical and contextual information 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 Pages: The Project Gutenberg EBook of A Child of the Jago, by Arthur Morrison This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: A Child of the Jago. 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).

(Introduction by Wikipedia and Algy Pug) First Page:3/5(1). The book opens with a thorough introduction covering biographical and contextual information 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 /5(17).

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.

Only the characters themselves are fictional: Morrison's descriptions of the fearful physical conditions are based /5(4). Page - Jago ere its influence suck him under for ever; leaving for his own community none but the entirely vicious. And among these he spent his life: preaching little, in the common sense, for that were but idle vanity in this place; but working, alleviating, growing into the Jago life, flinging scorn and ridicule on evil things, grateful for tiny negative successes — for keeping a 5/5(1).

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Get this from a library. A child of the Jago. [Arthur Morrison] -- A tale of the short life of Dicky Perrot, a child raised in the fictional 'Old Jago', a slum in east London.

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.

A Child of the Jago/Chapter 1. however, a story years old, and may have been no more than an exemplary fiction designed, like a Sunday School book, to convey a counsel of perfection to the dutiful matrons of the Old Jago.

they met full tilt at the corner, staggered out to the gutter and flung a veteran curse after them. He was a slight. This shop is ‘A Child of the Jago’ & it’s recent younger brother ‘Jack Sheppard’.

First opened in in Great Eastern St, EC2, ‘A Child of the Jago’ takes its name from the title of the book by Arthur Morrison written in The premise of the book is that if you are born into poverty then you will never leave it. A Child of the Jago charts nine years of Dicky Perrott’s life in his East End slum, from the summer night when we first encounter him to the afternoon when his nemesis from Dove Street, Bobby Roper, pulls a blade on him in a street fight and the book reaches its inevitable conclusion.

Editions for A Child of the Jago: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paper Cited by: The novel recounts the brief life of Dicky Perrott, a child growing up in the "Old Jago", a fictionalisation of the Old Nichol, a slum in the East End of London.

Fiction Literary Book Details."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.