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Portrait of a village.

Francis Brett Young

Portrait of a village.

by Francis Brett Young

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Published by Heinemann for the British Publishers Guild in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1937.

SeriesGuildBooks -- no.6
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13841202M

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Portrait of a Village is a social history of Monk's Norton, a Worcestershire village. It describes the streets, the buildings and the influences of country crafts. And where is this village.

Francis Brett Young has purposely not identified the place. The picture is of a community with the interplay of the inhabitants cleverly painted/5. Ronald Blythe, the describer and recorder of these village voices, from in Akenfield likens it to "making a strange journey to a familiar land" since he himself is a native of Suffolk in East Anglia.

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About the Author/5(19). Akenfield is a film made by Peter Hall inbased loosely upon the book Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village by Ronald Blythe (). Blythe himself has a cameo role as the vicar and all other parts are played by real-life villagers who improvised their own dialogue.

There are no professional actors in the piece. The director's father Reg Hall, a station master born in Bury. Robert Stanford was born in in the village Ballina in County Mayo, Ireland, the son of Francis William Stanford. He received an army commission at the age of ten but his active army life only started at nineteen.

In he was promoted to the rank of captain and on 5 April of that. Stanford Portrait of a Village was launched on 9 Februarie and the whole village was invited. Eleven sheep were braaied, there were salads, bread, wine and for the first time in may, many years the whole community were together again.

“Die bekendstelling van die koffietafel-boek wat Annalize Mouton vir die ste herdenkingsjaar van Stanford geskep het, het. First published inRonald Blythe’s Akenfield is an enormously vivid and affecting portrait of life in one village in the southeast of England, as told through the voices of the farmers Author: Matt Weiland.

The beauty of the book is the manner in which it moves from the quotidian aspects of the various lives to the overall portrait of life in the village over time. The result then is an extremely human document, a fascinating presentation of lives lived in a One comes away from this extraordinary book with a feeling of having personally met each /5.

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Ronald George Blythe, CBE (born 6 November ) is an English writer, essayist and editor, best known for his work Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village (), an account of agricultural life in Suffolk from the turn of the century to the s. Until recently he wrote a long-running and considerably praised weekly column in the Church Times entitled Word from : 6 November (age 96), Acton, Suffolk.

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